January 27 - February 2, 2020
News
  • Take Your Child to the Library Day is Saturday, February 1. Parents and children can enjoy special activities including musical sessions with Lynn Lewis and the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra
  • The library will remain open until 9pm on January 22 & 23 for students studying for midterm exams; the Children's Library will close at 8pm.
  • Hooray for Hollywood -- our annual Oscar Contest is on! Pick up your ballot at the Circulation Desk and select your favorites in nine categories. Contest runs until Oscar night, February 9. Winner receives 3 free DVD rentals and town-wide bragging rights.
Here's what's happening the week of January 27 - February 2.
Click here for a listing of the full month's events.
Wilton Winter Carnival Fun
This Sunday, January 26 from 12-4pm
Join in some Wilton Winter Carnival fun this Sunday! There will be outdoor winter activities to enjoy in the center, and in the library with a warm fireplace and fun activities for kids and adults alike. Join in on button making, a winter craft, "#bookface" photos using green screen technology, and kids can write a letter to the library in "Why Children Love Wilton Library." These letters will later be bound in a book for the Wilton Children's Library Forever Collection. Be sure to check out the library's new  125th  anniversary  logo ice sculpture created especially for the carnival.
Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities: What They Are, What They Aren't, and What We Can Do About Them
Monday, January 27 @10am
In this interactive presentation, school psychologist Dave Sylvestro will compare and contrast NVLD, Asperger's and LD. He will discuss how to help kids with NVLD develop and practice key social skills and anticipate emotional pitfalls often associated with NVLD. Sylvestro has worked in the field for more than 40 years providing individual and group counseling to students, parents, service staff and professional development. Co-sponsored by SPED*NET and Wilton Library.  More info & register
Senior Center Book Discussion: The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
Tuesday, January 28 @11am
Michael Hess will lead a discussion of Thomas Kuhn's The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. Based on years of research on how scientific progress actually takes place, Kuhn's controversial book became a landmark event in the history, philosophy, and sociology of scientific knowledge and coined the phrase "paradigm shift." Click here for meeting dates and titles. Group meets at the Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road in Wilton. Call the Senior Center   at 203-834-6240  to register.
Author Talk: Jill Santopolo - More Than Words
Monday, February 10 @7pm
National and international bestselling author of The Light We Lost, Jill Santopolo, visits Wilton Library to discuss her latest book, More Than Words. It is a heartbreaking and romantic novel about grief, loss, love, and self-discovery, and how we choose which life we are meant to live. A Q&A will follow the talk. No charge. Book signing and purchase will be available courtesy of Elm Street Books, New Canaan. Media sponsor is GOOD Morning WiltonMore info & register
Save the Date for our 125th Anniversary Gala
Saturday, March 28 at Rolling Hills Country Club
Save the date for a very special celebration! We are holding our annual spring benefit -- our 125th Anniversary Gala -- at Rolling Hills Country Club on March 28, 2020. We are especially pleased this year to be honoring Claude & Jennifer Amadeo, and Catherine Romer. Please join us in celebrating this momentous occasion. Tickets will go on sale at the end of February. For questions and sponsorship opportunities, email Courtney Lilly, Development Director, or call 203-762-6323. 
Save the Date for Upcoming Events 
Here are a few upcoming programs and library events that you won't want to miss. Mark your calendars and click the dates for more information: 
  • February 4: WLA/WGG Green Speaker Series - Recycling: What's In? What's Out? What's Up?
  • February 6: Winter Poetry with Judson Scruton: Bouquets from Harold Bloom's The Best Poems of the English Language 
  • February 18: Author Talk: Daryl Beyers - The New Gardener's Handbook
  • February 20: The Treaties of Sèvres and Lausanne - Case Studies of Diplomatic Nonsense
Stitch Time for Knitters & Crocheters
Monday, Jan. 27 @1pm OR 
Night Time Knitters
Tuesday, Jan. 28 @6:15pm
Drop-in sessions
Electronic Embroidering
Thursday, Jan. 30 @5:30m OR
Click dates to register
Making Gifts with the Cricut Die Cutter
Monday, Jan. 27 @10:30am OR
Friday, Jan. 31 @3:30pm
Click dates to register

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