Business Smarts Series: SEO and Social Media – A Love Affair
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 8 – 10 a.m.
Joel Burger showcases a real case study demonstrating how to increase targeted traffic to a site; devising a plan with the ultimate goal of increasing the number of visitors and increasing their engagement. See how SEO and Social Media can be married to each other and do wonders for your business. Topics covered: improving your website and blog’s effectiveness through keyword placement, header tags, text modifiers and proper distribution; linking strategy – making sure you benefit through increased traffic; integrated web marketing – using Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, blogs and email blasts to connect often with relevant information; “push” and “pull” strategies; measuring success with Google Analytics and more. Joel (Yoav) Burger has been in marketing and advertising for the last 25 years with traditional and online outlets including Switchboard.com and HealthCentral.com. He launched J3 Web Marketing in 2011 specializing in Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM), Social Media, and Web Development. 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.
Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes
Tuesday, Sept. 4 through Tuesday, October 23 10:15-10:45 am
Join Wilton Library for 2 and 3-year old story time. Children and their caregivers will sing songs, listen to stories, and enjoy playtime together while building literacy and social skills. The program runs 8 weeks — September 4 – October 23.
Look, Listen and Learn
Tuesday, Sept. 4 through Oct. 23 , 11:00 – 11:30 pm.
For 3 and 4 years-olds with a caregiver. By interacting with stories, singing songs and acting out finger plays and rhymes, children in this program gain pre-reading skills and learn how to participate in a group setting. This program runs 8 weeks – September 4 – October 23.
Tuesday Book Buzz
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 11 – noon.
There will be a Book Buzz conversation moderated by one of Wilton Library’s reference librarians on the third Tuesday of each month. Participants are encouraged to come and chat about one of their most recent favorite reads or just listen to what others recommend. Registration suggested but not required. Additional dates: Nov. 20 and Dec. 18.
Tuesday, Sept. 4 through October 23, 2:15 – 3 pm.
For independent listeners ages 5-8 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 8 weeks – September 4 – October 23.
Overdrive Office Hours
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 4 – 6 pm.
People who want to get started with downloading e-books and audiobooks from the library to their personal devices now have a little help with Wilton Library’s Overdrive Volunteers. Office hours are Tuesdays in October, from 4 – 6 p.m. Patrons are asked to bring their personal devices (smartphones, Kindles, Nooks, etc.) and their Wilton Library card to receive personal hands-on attention. Additional hours: Saturdays in October, 10 a.m. – noon.