Holiday Book Sale
Saturday, Dec. 1 through Sunday, Dec. 23 (Mondays through Thursdays, 10 – 8; Fridays 10 – 6; Saturdays, 10 – 5, Sundays 1- 5).
The library’s holiday book sale in the gallery is a seasonal delight. Bargains can be found – most of the items are new or like-new condition, making a terrific opportunity for holiday gift-giving. Items include books, unopened CDs and DVDs, children’s books and a huge assortment of art books. As items are sold, new ones appear daily, thanks to the hard-working book sale volunteers, who always seem to have an un-ending supply of tantalizing offerings. All sales support the library. Open during regular library hours through Dec. 23
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, Dec. 3, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Children of all ages can stop by the library and make a Hanukkah craft to take home.
Teen Advisory Board Meeting
Monday, Dec. 3 , 4 – 5 p.m.
Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to join us for our Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meeting. TAB is a group of teens who work with the library by helping select materials for the teen collection, planning teen events, and more. Applications are available online for first time attendees or by emailing Marissa Antosh, Youth Services Assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Newcomers always welcome. Registration is recommended.
Area Author Affair: Mark Rubinstein – MAD DOG HOUSE
Monday, Dec. 3 , 6 – 7 p.m.
A practicing psychiatrist turned author, Mark Rubinstein will address his new novel, Mad Dog House, and the relationship between psychiatry, fantasy and fiction. Mark Rubinstein grew up in Brooklyn, New York, near Sheepshead Bay. As an attending psychiatrist at New York Presbyterian Hospital and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Cornell, he taught psychiatric residents, psychologists, and social workers while practicing psychiatry. Books will be available for purchase and signing, courtesy of Elm Street Books, New Canaan. Mark will donate his proceeds from the sales of his book to PAWS in Norwalk, a no-kill shelter dedicated to finding dogs and cats permanent homes. Light refreshments are served at Area Author Affairs, held to celebrate our local authors. Registration encouraged.