The library’s holiday book sale in the gallery is a seasonal delight. Bargains can be found - most of the items are new or like-new condition, making a terrific opportunity for holiday gift-giving. Items include an immense variety of books, unopened CDs and DVDs, children’s books and a huge assortment of art books. As items are sold, new ones appear daily, thanks to the hard-working book sale volunteers, who always seem to have an un-ending supply of tantalizing offerings. All sales support the library.
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.
ROAR's (Ridgefield Operation Animal Rescue) Therapy Dog Program will be bringing therapy dogs to the library for children to read to them. The use of trained therapy dogs in reading programs can result in children who feel comfortable reading out loud, read more often, attempt more difficult books, and actually look forward to reading. Children must read independently to participate in this program. No program charge, registration is required.
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; no fee. Parent and each child must be registered separately. Sponsored by the Coyle Family Young Readers Fund.
Wilton Library is seeking an energetic, creative individual to assist in the Children's Library. See more.
We are excited to offer over 225,000 popular music albums available to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to your smart phones, tablets and computers!
Hoopla Digital offers new pop & rock, country, soundtracks, rap, electronic, classic rock, broadway shows, and children’s music from major record companies; all you need is a valid Wilton library card!
There’s also no waiting to borrow albums, which check out for 7 days. You can check out 5 albums per month.
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If you do some holiday shopping online, consider linking to Amazon.com's charitable giving link AmazonSmile that supports Wilton Library; tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile are eligible for donations. When you do your shopping through AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Wilton Library.
The sale is now open through January 4 during regular library hours.
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