2014 January 23 — Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road Wilton, CT 06897 Tel: 203-762-3950


Mother Goose on the Loose

Thursday, Jan. 9 through Thursday, March 6, 10:15 – 10:45 a.m.
Thursday, Jan. 9 through Thursday, March 6, 11 – 11:30 a.m.
Mother Goose on the Loose is a themed story time for children ages 6 months to 2 years old. Children will sing songs, listen to stories, move to music, and learn nursery rhymes. Mother Goose on the Loose is a research-based program intended to help infants and toddlers develop early literacy skills in an active and fun environment. Felt boards, puppets, instruments, and props will be used. There is no session on Feb. 13.

Please note-in an effort to create a small, consistent group experience, this program uses a lottery system for registration. Lottery registration forms are available at the Children’s Library desk starting December 2, 2013 and must be returned by December 23, 2013. Patrons will be notified via email if they receive a spot.


WGG/WLA Green Speaker Series: Alison Nicholls with Daryl Hawk

Thursday, Jan. 23, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Alison Nicholls is an Artist inspired by Africa.  Her Conservation Sketching Expeditions allow her to visit African conservation projects, sketch on site and learn about their work conserving endangered species, educating the next generation of conservationists and reducing incidents of human-wildlife conflict.  In this lecture, illustrated with field sketches, studio paintings and video, Alison will discuss her work as an artist in Africa and will explain how she turns a complex conservation issue into a finished painting.  She will also discuss the work of the Painted Dog Conservation project in Zimbabwe and the African People & Wildlife Fund in Tanzania. Alison Nicholls is a member of the Explorers Club, Artists for Conservation, the Salmagundi Club and the Society of Animal Artists.  The US Department of State used her work to promote the ‘Coalition Against Wildlife Trafficking’ initiative and her work has been exhibited at the Botswana Mission to the United Nations in Manhattan.  Alison will be interviewed by international documentary photographer Daryl Hawk. See the library’s registration link for more information about the speaker. This Green Speaker talk is co-sponsored by Wilton Go Green and Wilton Library.  Registration recommended.