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Events:

Twice-weekly classes in English as a Second Language begin on Wednesday, Jan. 28 and continue on Mondays and Wednesdays until Wednesday, April 29 at Wilton Library given by Westport Continuing Education. (There will be no classes on Feb. 16, 18, 23, April 13 and 15) Testing and registration required (testing date is Wednesday, Jan. 21, 9:30 – 11 a.m. at Wilton Library).

Come to Wilton Library on Read Across America Day and help us celebrate with the Caldecott Award-winning titles. We will read the Caldecott Gold Medal winning book Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat and 5 of the Caldecott Honor books – Nana in the City, Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art, Sam & Dave Dig a Hole, Viva Frida, and The Right Word: Roget and his Thesaurus. Registration not required.

Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to Wilton Library’s monthly Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meeting.  TAB is a group of teens who work with the library by helping select materials for the teen collection, planning teen events, and more. Your help allows us to make the library better for you and your friends.  Newcomers always welcome! If this is your first time coming to TAB, please fill out an application (can be accessed online) and bring it with you.  Applications will also be available at the meeting. Registration is recommended. Call for details (203)762-3950 x224 or email  Jennifer Walker, Teen Services Assistant, at jwalker@wiltonlibrary.org.

Have you already taken our Intro to 3D Printing class and looking for more? Let us introduce you to Tinkercad, an easy-to-use tool for creating your own digital designs with our 3D printer. For ages 13-113. Must have already attended the Intro to 3D Printing, have a valid CT library card and signedInnovation Station Agreement form on file. Limited space. Registration required.

Discover Innovation Station's Singer Futura XL-400 Sewing Machine!  Learn how designs can be printed on fabric, bags and more.  Afterward, you may sign up for an individual session to review the machine basics. For ages 13-113.  Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form.  Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Space limited to 3 students per session.  Registration required. 

News:

New York Times bestselling author Erik Larson is known for expertly transporting readers to past worlds. With his remarkable new work of nonfiction, Dead Wake, he ushers us aboard the Lusitania as it begins its tragic and final crossing. It is a timely trip, as 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the disaster. Join us for Mr. Larson's only Connecticut appearance!

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innovationdaylogo(6)PNG020415.pngCALLING ALL MAKERS! Wilton Library’s Innovation Day will showcase the work of all kinds and ages of makers—anyone who is embracing STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art or Math) or the DIY (Do-It-Yourself) movement and wants to share their accomplishments with an appreciative audience.  Presentations, workshops, and exhibitions– we’re looking for them all!  We particularly encourage those who demonstrate the process of making things or have interactive exhibits. There will be no selling of merchandise or services, but exhibitors are free to distribute information or accept orders for their products or services.  Apply today!

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