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Please note that Wilton Library will close at 5 pm on Tuesday, April 21, to prepare for our author talk with Erik Larson.


Welcome to Wilton Library

Events:

Have you already taken our Intro to 3D Printing class and looking for more? Let us introduce you to Tinkercad, an easy-to-use tool for creating your own digital designs with our 3D printer.For ages 13 and up, and 6th and 7th graders with adults.  Must have already attended the Intro to 3D Printing, have a valid CT library card and signedInnovation Station Agreement form on file. Limited space. Registration required.

April brings Tatana Kellner to the Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence program. Tatana's work evolves organically and is focused on the visceral nature of experience. Her pieces are mostly abstract, with the occasional hint of representation. They suspend time and mark space, creating a quietude, a retreat from the cacophony of contemporary life, a quietude she hopes to find at Weir Farm.   Co-sponsored by Weir Farm Art Center and Weir Farm National Historic Site and presented by Wilton Library. No charge. Registration suggested. 

Discover Innovation Station's Singer Futura XL-400 Sewing Machine!  Learn how designs can be printed on fabric, bags and more.  Afterward, you may sign up for an individual session to review the machine basics.  For ages 13 and up, and 6th and 7th graders with adults.  Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form.  Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Space limited to 3 students per session.  Registration required. 

Children in grades 3 through 5 are invited to join Wilton Library’s new Nutmeg book club. The Nutmeg Book Award is a program designed for kids in the state of Connecticut.  Each year children have the opportunity to read ten carefully chosen books and then vote for their favorite in April.  There are two levels for children: Elementary (grades 2-4) and Intermediate (grades 4-6).  In this club kids can choose to read one of the assigned monthly books or all two or three.  We will come together to discuss the books, have snacks, play games, and do other fun book-related activities.  This month's book choices are The Trouble with Chickens by Doreen Cronin (Elem.), Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke (Elem.), and Shadow by Michael Morpurgo (Inter.) This program is a partnership between Wilton Library and Cider Mill School.  Registration required; no fee.

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. No registration, no fee.

News:

New York Times bestselling author Erik Larson is known for expertly transporting readers to past worlds. With his remarkable new work of nonfiction, Dead Wake, he ushers us aboard the Lusitania as it begins its tragic and final crossing. It is a timely trip, as 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the disaster. Join us for Mr. Larson's only Connecticut appearance!

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innovationdaylogo(6)PNG020415.pngCALLING ALL MAKERS! Wilton Library’s Innovation Day will showcase the work of all kinds and ages of makers—anyone who is embracing STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art or Math) or the DIY (Do-It-Yourself) movement and wants to share their accomplishments with an appreciative audience.  Presentations, workshops, and exhibitions– we’re looking for them all!  We particularly encourage those who demonstrate the process of making things or have interactive exhibits. There will be no selling of merchandise or services, but exhibitors are free to distribute information or accept orders for their products or services.  Apply today!

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