2013 November 21 — Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road Wilton, CT 06897 Tel: 203-762-3950

Events

Fall Poetry with Judson Scruton

Thursday, 7, 14, & 21, 10:30 – noon.
Judson Scruton continues this Fall Poetry Series exploring various poets and their writing techniques. Judson Scruton, M.A (The Johns Hopkins University, The Writing Seminars, specializing in poetry), has taught creative writing and literature at prep schools and universities. He is currently an Adjunct Professor of English at Fairfield University. See registration link for speaker details. Poetry packet available at front desk before seminar begins. No charge for program. Advance registration required.

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Children’s Beginner Chess

Thursday, Oct. 3 through Thursday, Nov. 21, 4 – 5 p.m.
Children in grades 1-7 will get beginner chess instruction from Christopher Potts, an instructor, tournament player and US Chess Federation certified tournament director.  In this program, new players will learn: the history and rules of the game; basic checkmate themes and patterns; basic strategy and tactics. Time will be provided for students to play games and put the classroom lessons into practice.  Program fee is $80 per student for all eight meetings. In-person registration is required, payment due at time of registration.

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Children’s Advanced Chess

Thursday, Oct. 3 through Thursday, Nov. 21, 5 – 6 p.m. CANCELLED
Children in grades 3-7 will get beginner chess instruction from Christopher Potts, an instructor, tournament player and US Chess Federation certified tournament director.  In this program, advanced players will: review the basics; learn more advanced strategy and tactics; learn optimal opening and endgame play; gain an appreciation for the vital importance of making and carrying out sound plans. Time will be provided for students to play games and put the classroom lessons into practice.  Program fee is $80 per student for all eight meetings. In-person registration is required, payment due at time of registration.

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WGG/WLA Green Speaker Series: A Dummy’s Guide to Home Energy Upgrades—Part 2

Wilton Go Green and Wilton Library are sponsoring a second session on ways to make your home more energy efficient and comfortable.  Part 2 covers Understanding Your Energy Efficiency Solutions: How to Choose the Right Products.  Homeowners have many questions about ways to save energy while keeping their homes comfortable — what are the differences in lighting, insulation, windows, what works best for saving energy, what tax credits are available — are just some of them.   Representatives from Next Step Living, a residential energy efficiency company and State of Connecticut approved HES vendor, will be presenting answers to those questions.  Wilton residents will provide testimonials about their experiences, products used, successes, and monies saved. Registration suggested.

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