2013 February 26 — Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road Wilton, CT 06897 Tel: 203-762-3950

Events

StorytimeTerrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, Jan.8 through Tuesday, Feb. 26 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.

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StorytimeLook, Listen and Learn

Tuesday, Jan. 8 through Tuesday, Feb. 26  , 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. The program repeats for 8 weeks.

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Senior Center Book Discussion: The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 11 a.m. – noon.
David Ostergren will lead a discussion of The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris by David McCullough. David McCullough has twice won the Pulitzer Prize, for Truman and John Adams, among other honors and awards. His latest work is the story of adventurous American artists, writers, doctors, politicians, architects, and others who went to Paris in the years between 1830 and 1900 to pursue their dreams and excel in their work. Amongst these people were such famous authors as James Fenimore Cooper, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mark Twain, Henry James, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Oliver Wendell Holmes. David McCullough maintains that their achievements altered American history and writes, “Not all pioneers went West.” Group meets 4th Tuesday of each month through May.

Call the Senior Center for details and to register at 834-6240. Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road, Wilton.

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Literary Littles

Tuesday, Jan. 8 through Feb 26, 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 repeats for 8 sessions.

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Poetry in Motion Performance Workshops

Monday, Feb. 25 and Tuesday, Feb. 26, 4 – 8:30 p.m.
For students in grades 6 through 12 who have been part of Poetry in Motion: Rewind, Pause, Fast Forward since this fall.
Performance weekend is Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23. Snow date for either workshop is Wednesday, Feb. 27.

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