ESL (English as a Second Language)
Monday, Sept. 30 through Wednesday, Dec. 18 , 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Twice-weekly classes in English as a Second Language will begin on Monday, September 30 and will continue on Mondays and Wednesdays until December 18 at Wilton Library given by Westport Continuing Education. (Note: no class Oct. 14 or Nov. 27) Testing and registration required.
Stock Market Game for Teens
Monday, Sept. 30 through Monday, Dec. 9, 4 – 5:30 p.m.
Interested in how the stock market works? Join SMG (The Stock Market Game), a simulated marketplace played by teens all around the world. Working in teams of 2 or more, the teams will be given $100,000 in virtual cash and then build a portfolio, do research, evaluate stocks, trade common stocks and mutual funds, and more. Tracey Morgan, a former Senior Trader of foreign exchange derivatives will be running this nine week program — Mondays, from 9/30-12/2. Note: The first session will last 1½ hours. All others will be one hour. For teens in grades 7-12. Registration filled.
Whodunit? Book Club
Monday, Oct. 28, 4 – 4:45 p.m.
Children in grades 2 and 3 will meet and discuss mystery books as a group. The book for October is Bunnicula by James Howe. Snacks will be provided, and we will also have fun detective activities! Parents and guardians must remain in the Library. Sponsored by the Steve and Alison Sherman Family Fund.
Reel Mondays: Fashion Victims & Walking Merchandise
Monday, Oct. 28, 7 – 9:30 p.m.
Two thought-provoking films kick off this year’s series of quarterly documentaries on Monday nights sponsored by the Wilton League of Women Voters and Wilton Library. Walking Merchandise exposes the tragic story of middle-school-aged Chinese children trafficked to the United States. Fashion Victims examines the real cost of cheap clothes and human labor from Bangladesh’s sweatshops. Rev. Shannon White of the Wilton Presbyterian Church will be the moderator for the evening. See registration link for more details on the films. Refreshments served. Co-sponsored by the Wilton League of Women Voters and Wilton Library. Registration recommended.