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Wilton Library will be closed on Saturday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.

The library will be closing at 5 PM on July 2 to welcome Candace Bushnell


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Events:

Candace Bushnell is the critically acclaimed, international bestselling writer whose first book, Sex and the City, was the basis for HBO’s hit series and subsequent blockbuster movies. Other novels, including Lipstick Jungle and The Carrie Diaries, have become hit television series as well. She visits the library to discuss her latest novel, Killing Monica, about an actress who plays the part of a popular character created from a series of books – and becomes obsessed with living out every part of the story in her real life, turning the world of the series’ writer upside down. The book is delivered in Bushnell’s signature style and wit. Q&A and book signing will follow the talk. No charge. Registration highly recommended. Books will be available for purchase courtesy of Elm Street Books, New Canaan.

Children ages 2 – 6 and their caregivers are invited to a fun performance by Robert the Guitar Guy. Robert uses music, props, movement, and dance to entertain children and their grown-ups. Registration recommended; no fee. Parent and each child must be registered separately. Sponsored by the Coyle Family Young Readers Fund.

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club. Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. During the month of April we will meet to plan our garden and prepare for springtime planting. This is a fun activity for the whole family! 

Registration is closed.

Be a part of Wilton Library’s adult summer reading program.  Online registration begins Monday, July 6; the program ends Sunday, August 16.  List each book you read this summer (from July 1 - August 16) by writing a brief review, and be automatically entered into a weekly drawing for a Wilton Chamber of Commerce gift certificate.  Need help registering?  Stop by and ask the librarian at the reference desk any time after July 1 or call 203-762-3950 x211 for more details.

Do you have the makings of a true Mad Scientist? Come to Wilton Library for tricky tech-y fun! There will be experiments to work on and observe and original coloring sheets by staff member Shayna Simpson. Drop-in, no registration required. Supported by the Amadeo Family.  Caretakers for children under 8 must remain in the room. Mondays through Aug. 10.

News:

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

New Yorker Short Story Series

This summer, Wilton Library Readers' professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar will discuss six short stories published in The New Yorker magazine over six consecutive weeks. Each Wednesday's meeting will discuss the previous week’s story.  Visit our Wilton Library Readers page to find out more about this series.

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