AARP Driver Safety Class
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The AARP Driver Safety Program is designed especially for drivers age 50 and older. This single session, four hour course covers the normal changes in vision, hearing and reaction time associated with ageing and provides practical techniques on how to adjust to these changes, along with learning to operate vehicles more safely in today’s increasingly challenging driving environment. No written or driving tests; classroom only. CT residents only. Registration required. Program cost: $15 for AARP members; $20 for non-members. Bring check or cash only.
Books for Babies
Wednesday, Jan. 8 through Wednesday, March 19, 10:15 – 10:45 a.m.
Bring your wonderful baby to this infant friendly program at the Wilton Library. We will sing and play and enjoy gentle stories geared for babies under 12 months old. This is an excellent forum to meet other new parents in the area. Caregivers must be present. The program runs for 11 weeks.
Wonderful Ones and Twos
Wednesday, Jan. 8 through Wednesday, March 19, 11 – 11:30 a.m.
This program is a sharing time for 1 and 2 year-olds and their caregivers. The emphasis is on books, with some songs and toy time. The program runs for 11 weeks.
Wilton Library Readers
Wednesday, Jan. 8, Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar discusses Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh. Group meets second Wednesday of each month. Bring lunch; beverages will be provided. Advance registration suggested. For a complete listing of meetings and titles, visit our Wilton Library Readers page.
Electronics Tinkering Workshop for Teens – Registration Filled
Wednesday, Jan. 8, Friday, Jan. 10, Wednesday, Jan. 15 and Friday, Jan. 17 , 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Want to learn how to make a blinking night light and other cool electronics? Over the course of four sessions, teens in grades 6-12 get a hands-on introduction to C/C++ programming and the Arduino-based platform. Afterwards, they get to take home their Arduino and to keep experimenting and creating. $15 per student for all sessions to help offset costs. Registration filled. Sponsored by the Romer Family.
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 15, 22 & 29, 4 – 5 p.m.
Kids in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Lego® Club. Each session will be based on a new theme such as castles, vehicles, towers and more. Children will learn about the theme through stories and non-fiction books and then create a Lego® masterpiece from the library’s Lego® collection. There are 20 spots available for this program on a first come, first served basis each week. Tickets will be passed out at the Children’s reference desk starting at 3:45 p.m. the day of the program. Sponsored by the Coyle Family Young Readers Fund.