Do you have a box of old home videos? Wish you could still watch some of those funny or touching family moments? If so, come learn how to convert them to DVDs. For ages 13-113 and students entering 6th & 7th grades with an adult. 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. This is for home videos only and conversion time is one-to-one.
Roger and Garry Crossland, sons of the late Suzanne Crossland, provide a retrospective of the Wilton artist’s works featuring her renowned pastoral scenes. More than 50 paintings will be on exhibit. A majority of the works will be available for purchase with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the library. Reception open to the public. Exhibition runs through Thursday, Oct. 29.
Kids ages 8 and up are invited to join Wilton Library’s Minecraft Computer Club. A server for Fairfield County has been set up with a virtual world where the Minecraft community in Wilton can meet and the club welcomes the enthusiasts. Please note: Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. Players must bring their own laptop and create their own account. Handheld devices are not recommended because they run a Minecraft app that does not work with the same server. To be added to the Fairfield County server you must visit the Children’s Desk with a valid library card to be registered. Caretakers must sign in their child with staff member. If the child is not present and signed in by 10:10, the place may be given to a waitlisted child. Caretakers must remain in the building. Registration required; no fee.
New to the world of 3D printing? Wondering what all the buzz is about? If so, join us to for an introductory session on how to use our 3D printer, the MakerBot Replicator 2X. Afterwards, you can sign up for an individual session and make your own 3D object. For ages 13-113 or 6th and & 7th graders with an adult. Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Space limited to 10 students per session. Registration required.
Join Wilton Library’s story time for 2 and 3-year olds. Children and their caregivers will sing songs, listen to stories, and enjoy playtime together while building literacy and social skills. No registration, no fee.
Wilton Library will have the ribbon-cutting ceremony for its brand-new Children’s Library entrance on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 5 p.m. The public is invited to the festivities which includes a reception. The entrance was made possible through the generous funding of the Shoff Foundation. The installation art was created by Ed MacEwen, Bonnie MacEwen Sailer and Jesse Sailer.
Wilton Library’s executive director Elaine Tai-Lauria receives a generous donation of $1,200 from Mitch Ancona, of Ancona’s Wines & Liquors of Wilton and Ridgefield, who recently hosted the First Annual Branchville Charity Bocce Tournament. Holding the trophy is Michael Crystal (husband of Janet Crystal, marketing communications manager for the library). He headed up the first place team, Wilton Library Bocce Brawlers, which included Jon Waxberg (husband of Anita Waxberg, processing and circulation assistant for the library), Justin Bartholomew and Jeff Hancock (both employees of Ancona’s). There were eight nonprofit teams that competed in the round-robin tournament.
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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