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
Middlemarch: Book Discussion with Bill Ziegler
Thursday, Dec. 6, 10:30 a.m. – noon.
Bill Ziegler will lead a discussion of George Eliot’s Middlemarch. Copies of the book will be available in the Book Club book area for advance reading. The film of the same name will be shown in three parts in the Brubeck Room from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, Thursday, Dec. 13 and Friday, Dec. 14, with brief Q&As following the film. Participants may bring brown bag lunches and the library will provide coffee, tea, water and chips. Registration highly recommended.
Mother Goose Time
Thursday, Dec. 6, 13 & 20 , 1:30 – 2 p.m.
Mother Goose Time is a themed story time for children ages 1-4. Children will sing songs, listen to stories, move to music, and learn nursery rhymes. Felt boards, puppets, instruments, and props will be used.
Connecting with Your Kids: Learning the Language of Teens Part II
Rescheduled to Thursday, December 6
Tuesday, Oct. 2 , 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Barbara Greenberg, Ph.D. returns to Wilton to talk with parents about this challenging subject after she was so well received in December 2011. In Part II of this presentation, Barbara will give parents practical strategies and ways to talk with teens in their own language. Dads are encouraged to attend, too. Dr. Barbara Greenberg is a clinical psychologist who specializes in the treatment of teens and their families. Barbara is the co-author of Teenage as A Second Language – A Parent’s Guide to Becoming Bilingual. Copies of her book will be available for sale and signing after the presentation. Parent Connection is a member organization of Wilton Youth Council. Visit www.wiltonyouth.org or call 203-834-6241 for more information. This program is co-sponsored by Wilton Youth Council, Wilton Library and United Way of Coastal Fairfield County. Registration recommended.