2012 October 11 — Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road Wilton, CT 06897 Tel: 203-762-3950

Events

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 teenpoetry@wiltonlibrary.org by October 15, 2012. Call Susan Lauricella at 203-762-3950 x.243 for information.

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Business Smarts Series: Control Your Email Inbox – So It Doesn’t Control You

Thursday, Oct. 11, 8 – 10 a.m.
In this interactive session, using Outlook, Robin Roscillo will provide easy and practical information on how to set up your e-mail inbox so you stop wasting valuable time and how to make it a routine that you can follow every day. The same tricks can be performed on other e-mail platforms. Topics include: how to set up and manage inbox e-mails; how to instantly capture contacts; how to create sub-directories; how to file and find customers’ info, their vendors and finances. Presenter: Robin Roscillo is founder of Back Office Solutions and is an efficiency coach and speaker. Co-sponsored by Wilton Library, Fairfield County SCORE, and Wilton Chamber of Commerce. Registration starts at 7:30 AM – light breakfast will be served. $10.00 per session – cash or check. Next Business Smarts date: Oct. 16 SEO and Social Media – A Love Affair, Joel (Yoav) Burger.

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Joanna Ecke Fall 2012 Poetry Series

Thursday, Oct. 4, 11, 18 & 25, 10:30 – noon.
Joanna Ecke leads this 4-part Fall Poetry Series exploring various poets and their writing techniques. Poetry packet will be available at the front desk before the seminar begins. Advance registration required.

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Children’s Beginner Chess

Thursday, Oct. 4 through Thursday, Nov. 29, 4 – 5 p.m.
Children in grades 1-7 will get beginner chess instruction from Christopher Potts, an instructor, tournament player and US Chess Federation certified tournament director. In this program, new players will learn: the history and rules of the game; basic checkmate themes and patterns; 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. Please note- no class on Thursday, Nov. 22 for Thanksgiving. In-person registration is required, payment due at time of registration.

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Children’s Advanced Chess

Thursday, Oct. 4 through Thursday, Nov. 29, 5 – 6 p.m.
Children in grades 1-7 will get beginner chess instruction from Christopher Potts, an instructor, tournament player and US Chess Federation certified tournament director. In this program, advanced players will: review the basics; learn more advanced strategy and tactics; learn optimal opening and endgame play; 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. Please note- no class on Thursday, Nov. 22 for Thanksgiving. In-person registration is required, payment due at time of registration.

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