2013 December 17 — Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road Wilton, CT 06897 Tel: 203-762-3950

Events

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.

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StorytimeLook, Listen and Learn

Tuesday, Dec. 3, 10 & 17, 10:15 – 10:45 a.m. 
For 3 and 4 years-olds with a caregiver. By interacting with stories, singing songs and acting out finger plays and rhymes, children in this program gain pre-reading skills and learn how to participate in a group setting.

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Tuesday Book Buzz

Tuesday, Dec. 17, 11 – noon.
Looking for something good to read next? Bring a friend and join the Book Buzz conversation moderated by Lauren McLaughlin and Melissa Baker, two of Wilton Library’s knowledgeable librarians, on the third Tuesday of each month. Participants are encouraged to come and chat about their most recent favorite reads or just listen to what others recommend.  Pick up new pre-publication books when available. Hear about upcoming books being released and be the first to reserve them at the library. Get the inside scoop on upcoming author visits. Registration suggested. Next date: January 21, 2014.

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Literary Littles

Tuesday, Dec. 3, 10 & 17,  2:15 – 3:00 p.m.
For independent listeners ages 4 – 6 years. This is a story time that provides children with experiences that enrich early literacy. Children will hear stories, watch short films, sing songs, and do a craft.

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Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Tuesday, Dec. 17, 3:30 – 5 p.m.
Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to join a monthly Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meeting.  TAB is a group of teens who work with the library by helping select materials for the teen collection, planning teen events, and more. Input from the board helps to create a better library for all teens.  Newcomers always welcome! Newcomers can fill out an application and bring it to the meeting or fill them out there.  Registration is recommended. Call for details (203)762-3950 x224 or email Tracey Morgan, Teen Services Assistant, at tmorgan@wiltonlibrary.org. Next meeting:  January 21, 2014.

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Keep Your Holidays Happy: Strategies for Reducing Holiday Stress

Tuesday, December 17
NOTE THAT BOTH SESSIONS ARE CANCELED.  Rev. Karen Judd will help identify what holiday stressors are and how to create constructive strategies to deal with them.  You can set the tone for your holiday season.  Decide what kind of experience you want it to be and set out to make it happen!  Rev. Karen S. Judd, LCSW is a graduate of the One Spirit Interfaith Seminary, and Columbia University School of Social Work. For over eight years, she has served as a member of the hospice and palliative care staff for Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County. The two sessions are identical; sign up for one session.  See registration link for more speaker details.  Registration recommended.

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