July 2 - 8, 2018
News
  • Wilton Library will be closed Wednesday, July 4 for Independence Day.
  • Summer Hours have begun. Wilton Library is closed on Sundays through September 2. We resume our regular 1-5pm Sunday hours on September 9.
  • Artwork drop off for the  74th Annual Summer Show Art Exhibition is June 29 & 30 from 10am to 4pm. Click here for details and entry forms.
  • Sign up now for our online summer reading programs; click the links for Children and Teens. Visit the Children's Library to sign up for the Pre-K program, 1000 Books Before Kindergarten.
     
Here's what's happening the week of July 2 - 8.
Click here for a listing of the full month's events.
Still Time for Friends Campaign Donations 
Donate Now Through June 30th
We need your support! Our fiscal year is coming to a close on June 30th . Every donation helps. Did you know that  25% of the library's budget has to be raised each year through community fundraising efforts?  It is with these resources that 100% of the books, DVDs, CDs and digital services can be purchased and made available for patrons like you to borrow or download. Funds raised benefit the entire community by sustaining the Library's collections, programs, technology and services . Click here to donate now .
Summer Music & More Concert Series kicks off  on Thursday, June 28
Thursdays from 5 to 6:30pm, rain or shine
June 28, July 12, 19 & 26
All ages are welcome to our 18th year of the Summer Music & More concert series. Please note that the concerts are starting a week early this year -- on June 28 -- due to the July 4th midweek holiday. Hence, there will be no concert on July 5; concerts resume on July 12. As always, the concerts and refreshments are free thanks to the generous sponsorship of The Village Market and wine donation from Michael Crystal. The line-up:
Teen Summer Programs -- Sign Up Now 
Vorpal the Hexapod in action!
Vorpal the Hexapod in action!
Throughout July & August 
Our Teen Services staff has been hard at work developing an exciting slate of summer programs for students in grades 6 or 7 to grade 12. Programs include  building and programming a personal 3-D printed Vorpal the Hexapod robot, making Morse Code bracelets, rocketry, virtual reality and green screen, meditation & mindfulness, crafting, Python coding classes and so much more. Many of these programs have limited sign-ups so reserve your spot now. Special thanks to the Amadeo Family and the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund for supporting our teen summer programs.  More info & register
Summer Poetry with Judson Scruton: Everyday Miracles and the Living Past - Poetry of Seamus Heaney 
Thursdays, July 12, 19, 26 & August 2 @10:30am
Judson Scruton leads this 4-part Summer Poetry Seminar Series exploring a selection of poems by Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney. Irish poet Seamus Heaney (1939-2013) won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1995. The Nobel Committee commended his poetry as 'works of lyrical beauty and ethical depth, which exalt everyday miracles and the living past.' Poetry packets available at front desk one week before the seminar begins.  More info & register
Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters
Monday, July 2 @1pm
Weekly drop-in session
on the Library's second floor
Quick Links
New to the Collection: Books,
Digital Library: OverDrive, Hoopla,
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Click the links for  Adults or Children/Teens.
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