- April 10: Nutmeg Book Award Voting
- April 21: ESL (English as a Second Language)
- April 21: Whodunit? Book Club
- April 21: Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Exhibition/Reception: Layla Luna
- April 22: Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes
- April 22: Senior Center Book Discussion: Stoner
- April 22: Look, Listen and Learn
- April 22: Literary Littles
- April 22: Teen Advisory Board Meeting
- April 22: Author Talk: Andrew Gross - Everything to Lose
- April 23: Books for Babies
- April 23: Wonderful Ones and Twos
- April 23: Lego® Club
- April 23: SCORE: Simple Steps for Starting Your Business - Self Assessment & Business Plan
- April 24: ESL (English as a Second Language)
- April 24: Mother Goose on the Loose
- April 24: Spring Poetry with Judson Scruton
- April 24: Mother Goose on the Loose
- April 24: A Peek Into Poetry
The library is closed on April 20 for Easter Sunday.
Free Staycation Movies!
Join us in the Children’s Craft Room at 10:30 a.m. each day during vacation week for these great movies:
- Tuesday, April 15: Frozen
- Wednesday, April 16: The Muppet Movie
- Thursday, April 17: The Lion King
- Friday, April 18: The Lion King 2
Children under 8 must have caregivers remain in the room; Children 8-12 must have caregivers in the building.
It’s National Library Week! Come celebrate with us through Saturday, April 19th. Take a look at our display of books about the history of libraries and beautiful libraries throughout the world, and feel free to sign our copy of the “Declaration for the Right to Libraries.” While here, don’t forget to stop by the Circulation Desk for our daily surprise free giveaways!
A video-based how-to training resource, Atomic Training opens up unlimited access to thousands of short videos covering more than 300 of today’s most popular software applications on both PCs and Macs. Check it out today!
Mark Your Calendar for Wilton Library’s Annual Gigantic Book Sale
Saturday, April 26 through Tuesday, April 29
Features more than 70,000 items sorted in more than 50 categories – mysteries, gardening, travel, and science fiction; gently used, new, collectible, rare books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape and CDs. On Saturday the Rotary Club of Wilton will sell hot dogs and sodas at lunchtime. Proceeds benefit the library. PLEASE NOTE: THE LAST DAY WE ARE ABLE TO ACCEPT BOOK DONATIONS BEFORE THE BOOK SALE IS FRIDAY, APRIL 11. WE WILL RESUME TAKING BOOK DONATIONS ON FRIDAY, MAY 16.
We are pleased to offer access thousands of audiobooks through our partnership with OneClickdigital. Visit our eBooks & Audiobooks page to learn more, or head right to OneClickdigital to create an account.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 242,739 people, or 8% of Connecticut’s non-elderly residents, are uninsured. Beginning on October 1, 2013, people will be able to shop for health insurance and compare plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace (AccessHealthCT) set up by the State. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires that all individuals be covered by or purchase insurance beginning January 1, 2014. Enrollment starts on October 1, 2013 and ends March 31, 2014. More information.
Listen to commercial-free streaming Classical and Jazz music through the library! The Naxos Music Library and Naxos Jazz Music Library are available from your computer or mobile device anywhere, at any time.
IndieFlix is a new streaming movie service that showcases independent films including award-winning shorts, feature films, and documentaries. With thousands of films to choose from across more than 50 countries, IndieFlix offers a viewing experience you can’t get anywhere else.
Zinio is here! Now you can read complete digital magazines on your mobile device or computer. Zinio Digital Magazines for Libraries offers free access to magazines offered through Wilton Library for instant browser streaming and app-driven offline viewing.
Visit our Zinio page to get started
Downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks through our partnership with Library Connection and OverDrive.
Please visit our OverDrive page for help and instructions.
If you have any questions, you may contact our Reference Desk on Ext. 211. Happy Reading!
Sign Up Now for Wilton’s Emergency Notifications
Please take a moment to fill in the appropriate information necessary to be notified by your local emergency response team in the event of emergency situations or critical community alerts.
Visit the Town of Wilton Code Red notification page now.
Electric Vehicle Charging Station at Wilton Library
Wilton Library has engaged in a two-year research study with CL&P regarding the usage of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (EVCS). One charging station was given to the library because of its central location in Wilton. The study is being conducted by CL&P to understand how customers charge EVs away from home. Patrons with electric vehicles are welcome to use the charging station during library hours.
Reference USA is your one-stop resource for phone numbers, addresses, company information, and health care professionals. Contains residential phone numbers for the entire U.S. and a directory of over 12 million U.S. businesses (great for job searching). Also contains a listing of 855,000 physicians and dentists in the country. Access from home (or anywhere in the world) with your Wilton Library Card barcode. Click here to get started.
Value Line is a multidimensional investment management tool that helps both new and experienced investors to make decisions. It provides a wealth of in-depth financial information, objective research, insightful commentary, price projections, and advanced analytical tools. [Available to Wilton residents with current Wilton Library cards -- if you are a Wilton resident in need of a card, stop by the library.]
- Click here to use Value Line if you are in the library. If you are using your own laptop in the library, do not use this link.
- Click here to use Value Line if you are not in the library (e.g., you are at home). Use this link if you are using your own laptop in the library.
If you have any questions, please contact Mary Anne Mendola Franco, Head of Network Services, at 203-762-3950, Ext. 210.
Check out our Literature Criticism Online database for great detailed information on contemporary, twentieth century and nineteenth century works! Extensive biographical and critical information and powerful search options. This is the tool you need to enhance your reading experience! If you have an iPhone or iPad, download the free My Library app and select Wilton Library. Now you can have your information on the go!
Are you ready to start your first career? Or start on a new career path? Our new database Career Cruising features information on just about any career you can imagine! This database is a comprehensive career guide designed for individual, self-directed use, suitable for people from age 11 to adulthood. Use Career Matchmaker to find careers that match your interests; get the inside scoop on careers with in-depth profiles; learn about education and training options; find work search hints and tips in the employment guide! Click here to get started!