2013 July 29 — 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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Drop-in Summer Crafts

Monday, July 29, 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Children of all ages can stop by during regular library hours and make a craft to take home. This week’s craft is about the 1980s.  The program runs for 6 weeks. Made possible by the Coyle Family Young Readers Fund.  Part of the Pages through the Ages summer reading program.

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Un-Book Club (Not Just for Readers)

Monday, July 29, 4 – 4:45 p.m.
Kids in grades 2 and up are invited to join this un-book club – a time when kids come together to listen to stories and have fun!  A short book of a portion of a longer book will be shared in the club and then children will have the opportunity to play games, make crafts, and participate in fun (and slightly educational) activities that relate to the book.  Bring a friend, win a prize.  All participants will receive a free copy of the book. The book that will be shared this week is Dying to Meet You by Kate Klise. Grades 2 and up. Registration required. Sponsored by the Sherman Family Fund.

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Author Talk: Barbara Reich – Secrets of an Organized Mom

Monday, July 29, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Organizing guru Barbara Reich offers a life-changing program for one’s life and home. In her Secrets of an Organized Mom, she highlights four easy steps that can be applied to any organizing project: 1. Purge; 2. Design; 3. Organize; and 4. Maintain. Combining the humor of a sympathetic friend and the no-nonsense advice of a true type-A personality, Reich offers clever, appealing solutions that are genuinely achievable for everyone. Barbara has appeared on the Today show and has been featured in The New York Times, New York Post, and Real Simple, among other publications. Books will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of Elm Street Books. Registration encouraged.

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