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.
ESL (English as a Second Language)
Wednesday, Sept. 19 through Wednesday, December 12, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Twice-weekly ESL classes take place on Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning Wednesday, September 19 through Wednesday, December 12 at Wilton Library given by Westport Continuing Education. (There are no classes on Monday, Oct. 8 and Wednesday, Nov. 21.) Testing and registration required (Tuesday, Sept. 11, 9:30 a.m. at Wilton Library).
Monday, Sept. 10 through October 22, 2:15 – 3 pm.
For independent listeners ages 4-6 years-old. This is a story time that provides children with experiences that enrich early literacy. Children will hear stories, watch short films, sing songs, and do a craft. This program runs 6 weeks – September 10 – October 22; there is no session on Sept. 17 in observance of Rosh Hashanah.
“Dare To Read” Book Discussion for Teens–Cancelled
This program has been cancelled
Monday, Oct. 15 , 4 – 5 p.m.
Read one of three eerie books and then come share your thoughts while dining on ‘Death by Chocolate’ and other creepy treats. Books are: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs; A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness; This Dark Endeavor: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein by Kenneth Oppel. For teens in grades 6-12. Registration required. Sponsored by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund.
WLA/LWV – Reel Mondays!—Gasland
Monday, Oct. 15, 7 – 9:30 p.m.
Series of quarterly, thought-provoking documentaries brought to you on Monday evenings (hence, ”Reel Mondays”) by the League of Women Voters and Wilton Library. Gasland is a revealing exposé of what happens to towns that embark on “fracking” to gain access to natural gas. Discussion will be led by Bucky Bunnell, co-founder of Wilton Go Green. Refreshments served. Co-sponsored by the Wilton League of Women Voters and Wilton Library. Registration recommended.