2012 June 13 — Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road Wilton, CT 06897 Tel: 203-762-3950

Events

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 Readers: The Starboard Sea

Wednesday, June 13, 12-1:30 pm.
Professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar discusses The Starboard Sea by Amber Dermont this month. Group meets second Wednesday of each month (no meeting in December). Bring lunch; beverages will be provided. For a complete listing of meetings and titles, visit our Wilton Readers page.  Advance registration suggested.

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Ambler Farm Reads

Wednesday, June 13 , 2:15-3 pm
Children ages 4-6 are invited to join Wilton Library in a visit to Ambler Farm. Caregivers and children will meet at Ambler Farm to enjoy theme based stories as well as a nature walk. Children may check books out at the farm, so make sure to bring your library card! The June visit focuses on flowers and bees. Registration required. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

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Sleepytime Stories

Wednesday, June 6, 13, 20 & 27 , 6 – 6:30 pm.
Come and enjoy sleepy lullabies and stories in your pajamas. Slippers, teddy bears, and blankets are welcome. Ages 2-6, children under the age of 4 must be accompanied by an adult. This program runs for four weeks, June 6, 13, 20, 27.

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Home Energy Basics: Part II, Deeper Savings

CANCELLED
Wednesday, June 13 , 7 – 8:30 pm.

This free workshop is for homeowners who have had their Home Energy Solutions visit and are ready to continue on to deeper savings. Presented by the Neighbor to Neighbor Energy Challenge and Wesson Energy, this workshop will provide a personalized experience for attendees, based on the results of their Home Energy Solutions visit. Sponsored by the Wilton Energy Commission, Wesson Energy, Wilton’s Neighbor to Neighbor Energy Challenge, and Wilton Library.

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