Holiday Book Sale
Tuesday, Nov. 26 through Monday, Dec. 23
Mondays through Thursdays, 10 – 8; Fridays 10 – 6; Saturdays, 10 – 5, Sundays 1- 5
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 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.
Sale opens at noon on Nov. 26 and continues during regular library hours through Dec. 23. Library closed Thursday, Nov. 28 for Thanksgiving.
Rainbow Loom® Club
Thursday, Dec. 5, 12 & 19, 4 – 5 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 6, 13 & 20 4 – 5 p.m.
Swing by the Wilton Library and enjoy some loopy fun. In this hour long session, kids share their knowledge and enthusiasm for the exciting new craft of Rainbow Loom! Bring your own loom and make a bracelet. Whatever level of looming you are on, you can share what you know, or learn from a teammate. Kids teach kids in a fun, freeform, instructional program. Some rubber bands will be provided but supplies are limited. Grades 1 and up. Caregivers should stay in the building. Sponsored by the Coyle Family Young Readers Fund.
Thursday, Dec. 12, 6 – 7 p.m.
Come and find out how Christmas was celebrated in Colonial times! The Wilton Library is partnering with the Wilton Historical Society to bring this fascinating historical program to the children of Wilton. One of the members of the Wilton Historical Society will give a talk about Colonial Christmas customs, and there will be a craft, refreshments and activities. Kindergarten and up. Registration required. Caregivers should remain with children under 8. For 8 and older, caregivers should remain in the building.
Marion Grodin – Standing Up: A Memoir of a Funny (Not Always) Life
Thursday, Dec. 12, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Marion Grodin, daughter of funnyman and Wilton resident Charles Grodin, writes a hilarious memoir of a Hollywood childhood, teenage years of drugs and sex, and sober adult life on the stand-up circuit. She shares her experiences and her message that life can be very good when you kick the habit. She started her career as a staff writer for two network sitcoms and was later hired by 20th Century, to whom she sold six screen plays and has been working as a comedian for the past 15 years. Books available for purchase and signing courtesy of Elm Street Books. Registration encouraged.