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Wilton Library will be closed on Monday, September 7th in observance of Labor Day.

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Events:

In this one-on-one session, let us introduce you to our electronic sewing machine and embroider or monogram a baby burp cloth. For ages 13-113 and students entering 6th & 7th grades.  Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form.  Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Space limited to 1 student per session.  Registration required. 

Lincoln’s Gamble meticulously focuses in on the six-month period leading up to the Emancipation Proclamation - a moment that proved pivotal not only to Lincoln’s life but also to the fabric of American national identity.  In this compelling narrative, Todd Brewster focuses on these critical six months to ask: was it through will or by accident, intention or coincidence, personal achievement or historical determinism that Lincoln freed the slaves? Lincoln’s Gamble portrays the president as an imperfect man with an unshakable determination to save a country he believed in, even as the course of the Civil War remained unknown. Todd Brewster has served as Don E. Ackerman Director of Oral History at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, and is a longtime journalist who has worked as an editor for Time and Life and as a senior producer for ABC News. See library’s registration link for additional details on the speaker. Q&A and book signing will follow the talk.  No charge.  Co-sponsored by Wilton Historical Society and Wilton Library. Registration highly recommended. Books will be available for purchase courtesy of Elm Street Books, New Canaan.

Do you feel that you are the only person who is not on Facebook? Do you want to explore it before committing to an account? Are you unsure of the computer skills needed to navigate the Facebook and social media world? If you are a baby boomer, senior, or someone who just hasn't had time to devote to the exploration of social media until now, this class is for you. Mary Anne Franco will show you what Facebook is about, how to post photos, find 'friends' and talk about privacy settings. Demonstration-style class. Registration encouraged.

Planning a family reunion or anniversary party? Gather up your old photos, slides and negatives and we'll show you how to turn them into digitized images. Then email or take those images home with you on a thumb-drive to create event mementos. 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 2 students per session.  Registration required. 

Do you feel that you are the only person who is not on Facebook? Do you want to explore it before committing to an account? Are you unsure of the computer skills needed to navigate the Facebook and social media world? If you are a baby boomer, senior, or someone who just hasn't had time to devote to the exploration of social media until now, this class is for you. Mary Anne Franco will show you what Facebook is about, how to post photos, find 'friends' and talk about privacy settings. Demonstration-style class. Registration encouraged.

News:

Wilton Library welcomes #1 international bestselling author Karin Slaughter on Tuesday, Sept. 29 which is the release date of her latest novel, Pretty Girls. She will be speaking, have a Q&A session and sign books during the program that begins at 7:30 p.m.   Pretty Girls is a standalone psychological thriller in which estranged sisters must come together to search through the details of two harrowing tragedies that devastated their bond. The purchase of the book is the entry into the event.  The price is $30 and includes two seats at the event and one hardcover copy of Pretty Girls. A portion of the book sales will benefit Wilton Library. The author is well known for her Will Trent and Grant County Series and the New York Times bestseller, Cop Town.  She has more than 35 million copies of her books in print around the world.

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Important Changes to Statewide Catalog (ReQuest) and Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Process

6/15/15:  ReQuest (Statewide Catalog) will shut down
Fall 2015:  New Statewide Catalog will be brought online
ILL Service will continue to be available throughout this transition!

Visit our Interlibrary Loan page to request your item OR call us at 203-762-3950, Ext. 211

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