2012 April 29 — Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road Wilton, CT 06897 Tel: 203-762-3950

Events

Poetry In Motion 2012 – The video

Forty-five talented teens performed, sang, danced, played music, or did the artwork/photography for Poetry in Motion: Tell Us What You Know. Watch a video from the March 24, 2012 performance which took place in Wilton Library’s Brubeck Room.

Click here for the video: Poetry In Motion 2012

Children’s Beginner Chess

Thursday, April 26 through Thursday, June 14, 4-5 pm
Children in grades 1-7 are invited to join the Children’s Library Chess Club instructed by Christopher Potts, a US Chess Federation certified tournament director and scholastic chess instructor. In this program, those brand new to chess will learn: the history and rules of the game, basic checkmate themes and patterns, and basic strategy and tactics. Time will be provided for students to play games and put the classroom lessons into practice. Program fee is $80 per student for all eight meetings, for children in grades 1-7. Registration required.

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Children’s Advanced Chess

Thursday, April 26 through Thursday, June 14, 5-6 pm
Children in grades 3-7 are invited to join the Children’s Library Chess Club instructed by Christopher Potts, a US Chess Federation certified tournament director and scholastic chess instructor. In this program, more advanced students will review the basics, learn more advanced strategy and tactics, learn optimal opening and endgame play, and gain an appreciation for the vital importance of making and carrying out sound plans. Time will be provided for students to play games and put the classroom lessons into practice. Program fee is $80 per student for all eight meetings, for children in grades 3-7. Registration required.

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Wilton Library’s Annual Gigantic Book Sale Fundraiser

Saturday, April 28 through Tuesday, May 1
Saturday, April 28: 7-9 am Early Buyers with $15 admissions fee, 9 am-5 pm free to public, Sunday, April 29: noon-5 pm; Saturday and Sunday, silent auction; Monday, April 30: 10 am-5 pm books ½ price; Tuesday, May 1: 10 am-2 pm $5 per bag. Features more than 75,000 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 lunch. Proceeds benefit the library.

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Using Windows Live Movie Maker

Sunday, April 29, 1:30-3 pm
In this demonstration-style class, Michael Franco will show you how to make slideshows with music using Windows Live Movie Maker. This is a great tool for special occasions—birthdays, anniversaries, weddings or even to advertise your business. Make those special times even more special!

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