Poetry in Motion
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Saturday, Sept. 1 through Monday, Oct. 15
Poetry in Motion is an annual program for teens in grades 6 – 12. This year’s theme is REWIND, PAUSE, FAST FORWARD. Students are invited to submit original poems (serious or humorous; short or long) about the past, present and/or future. Approximately 35 poems will be selected for a two-performance event in March 2013 at the library. Poems will be paired with art, music and/or dance for the live performances, as well as published in a commemorative book. Submit poems to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 15, 2012. Call Susan Lauricella at 203-762-3950 x.243 for information.
Teen Advisory Board Applications
Tuesday, Sept. 4 through Monday, Oct. 1.
Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to join the new Teen Advisory Board. TAB is a group of teens who work with Wilton 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. An introductory meeting on October 1, from 4 – 5 p.m. will allow us to get to know you and start planning for the year ahead. Click here to register for the meeting. TAB applications are available in the Teen Library starting Tuesday, September 4th or by emailing Marissa Antosh, Youth Services Assistant.
Click here for the TAB application.
Stamford Hospital’s Mobile Facility for Mammography Screening
Wednesday, Sept. 5, 9 am – 3 pm.
Wilton Library is teaming up with Stamford Hospital’s Mobile Wellness Program to help bring wellness to you where you live, work, play, and learn. The coach will be in the parking lot of the library. Services Offered: Screening Mammography for Women 35 – 40 years – baseline mammogram; Women 40 plus – annual mammogram.
The service is fully digital, fast, convenient, private, and insurance accepted. To schedule an appointment call 203-276-5990 and choose option 1.
Books for Babies
Wednesday, Sept. 5 through Oct. 24 , 10:15 am-10:45 am
Bring your wonderful baby to this infant friendly program at the Wilton Library. We will sing and play and enjoy gentle stories geared for babies under 12 months old. This is an excellent forum to meet other new parents in the area. Caregivers must be present. This program runs weekly through October 24. Please note: in observance of Yom Kippur there will be no session on September 26.
Wonderful Ones and Twos
Wednesday, Sept. 5 through Wednesday, Oct. 24, 11-11:30 am .
This program is a sharing time for 1 and 2 year-olds and their caregivers. The emphasis is on books, with some songs and toy time. This program runs through October 24. Please note: in observance of Yom Kippur there will be no session on September 26.
Lego® Club for Littles
Wednesday, Sept. 5 – October 31, 4-5 pm
Kids in grades K-2 are invited to join this weekly Lego® Club. Each session will be based on a new theme such as castles, vehicles, towers and more. Children will learn about the theme through stories and non-fiction books and then create a Lego® masterpiece from the library’s Lego® collection. There are 20 spots available for this program on a first come first serve basis. Tickets will be passed out at the Children’s reference desk starting at 3:45pm the day of the program. This program runs for 8 sessions- September 5 – October 31. Please note: there is no session on Wednesday, September 26 in observance of Yom Kippur. Sponsored by the Coyle Family Young Readers Fund.