2013 July 10 — Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road Wilton, CT 06897 Tel: 203-762-3950

Events

Wilton Library Summer Reading Program Registration

Now through Aug. 16
The Pages through the Ages Summer Reading Program is now online!

Patrons can use our new summer reader program, Evanced, to register and log their summer reading.   Prize coupons can be printed and brought to the library for redemption.  Some highlights of the online program are: flexibility by being able to log-on whenever and wherever throughout the summer; convenience of keeping track of reading online and ability to print lists easily (teachers love to see what the kids read over the summer); attractive graphics are engaging and help encourage participation; on-demand access allows vacationing patrons to participate, too.  The online program can be accessed from internet-capable computers, laptops, iPads and more. Call the Children’s Library for more information at 203-762-3950, ext. 217.

Find out more about programs and books from our Summer reading Program

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Head straight to Evanced to register now!

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Teen Summer Reading

Friday, June 21 through Friday, August 16th
This year our summer reading program is online. Teens entering grades 6-12 can use Evanced to register and log their summer reading. Weekly raffle and prizes awarded. On vacation? At camp? Can’t get off the couch? No problem! This program allows teens to log-on whenever and wherever throughout the summer.  All that’s needed is internet access! All prizes must be picked up at the Wilton Library.

Sponsored by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund.

Head to Evanced to register now!

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Wilton Library’s 69th Annual Summer Show Exhibition

Now through Aug. 30
More than 50 Wilton artists display their diverse styles, media, and subjects in the second month of the annual Summer Show. Exhibit runs through Friday, August 30th. A portion of the proceeds benefits the library.

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AARP Driver Safety Class

Wednesday, July 10, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The AARP Driver Safety Program is designed especially for drivers age 50 and older. This single session, four hour course covers the normal changes in vision, hearing and reaction time associated with ageing and provides practical techniques on how to adjust to these changes, along with learning to operate vehicles more safely in today’s increasingly challenging driving environment.  No written or driving tests; classroom only.  CT residents only.  Registration required. Program cost: $12 for AARP members; $14 for non-members.  Bring check or cash only.

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The Guitar Guy

Wednesday, July 10, 11 – 11:30 a.m.
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.  Sponsored by the Coyle Family Young Readers Fund.

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Wonderful Wednesdays—Robert Rivest and his World of Mime

Wednesday, July 10, 3 – 4 p.m.
Come and experience the marvelous art of Mime. Robert Rivest is a comic mime artist in the grand tradition of Harpo Marx, Charlie Chaplin and Marcel Marceau. Without saying a word he tells wondrous stories using body language and amazingly expressive gestures. Children and adults will be fascinated by this astoundingly talented artist. Come watch, wonder and interact with Robert Rivest, the Marvelous Mesmerizing Mime.  Grades K and up.  Registration required. Sponsored by the Coyle Family Young Readers Fund. Part of the Pages through the Ages summer reading program.

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Tie Dye for Teens

Wednesday, July 10, 4 – 5 p.m.
Tie Dye never goes out of style! Teens get the chance to experiment with tie dye and create a unique t-shirt. It’s a messy task, so please wear old clothes. For students entering grades 6-12. Registration required. Please specify T-shirt size (Adult Small, Medium or Large). Sponsored by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund.

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