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Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. Note: No session Oct. 12. No registration required.
Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to Wilton Library’s 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. Your help allows us to make the library better for you and your friends. Newcomers always welcome! If this is your first time coming to TAB, please fill out an application (can be accessed online) and bring it with you. Applications will also be available at the meeting. Registration is recommended. Call for details (203)762-3950, ext. 224 or email Jennifer Walker, Teen Services Assistant, at email@example.com.
Learn Tinkercad and then design your own 3D bookmark, coaster, luggage tag or coin holder. Add your initials or a symbol to make it unique. Afterwards, schedule a one-on-one 3D session to print your creation. For ages 13-113. Must have a valid CT library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the complete form to the workshop. Space limited to 8 students. Registration required
Children ages 4 and 5 are invited to join us for this drop-in story time. Each week we will explore different topics such as woodland creatures, transportation, dinosaurs, fairy tales, and more. Children will hear stories, watch short book films, as well as participate in fun activities and crafts. Ages 4 and 5 with caregivers in the building. No registration, no fee. Continues through Nov. 9; no session on Oct. 12. Supported by the Wilton Newcomers Club.
Cooking - and eating - with diabetes can be a challenge. But Kate Gardner’s new cookbook makes life simpler and more delicious. Written by an experienced dietician, it focuses on unprocessed, nutrient-rich whole foods that are fresh, hearty, and inexpensive. Every recipe includes nutritional information and helpful notes. Kate Gardner, MS, RD, is a registered dietitian and culinary nutritionist specializing in whole foods and vitamins for optimal health and wellness. She received her master’s degree in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology and is currently a doctoral candidate in Food and Nutrition Education Policy at Columbia University’s Teacher’s College. See registration link for more details. Books will be available for purchase and signing after the talk. No charge. Registration highly recommended.
Wilton Library will have the ribbon-cutting ceremony for its brand-new Children’s Library entrance on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 5 p.m. The public is invited to the festivities which includes a reception. The entrance was made possible through the generous funding of the Shoff Foundation. The installation art was created by Ed MacEwen, Bonnie MacEwen Sailer and Jesse Sailer.
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Wilton Library’s executive director Elaine Tai-Lauria receives a generous donation of $1,200 from Mitch Ancona, of Ancona’s Wines & Liquors of Wilton and Ridgefield, who recently hosted the First Annual Branchville Charity Bocce Tournament. Holding the trophy is Michael Crystal (husband of Janet Crystal, marketing communications manager for the library). He headed up the first place team, Wilton Library Bocce Brawlers, which included Jon Waxberg (husband of Anita Waxberg, processing and circulation assistant for the library), Justin Bartholomew and Jeff Hancock (both employees of Ancona’s). There were eight nonprofit teams that competed in the round-robin tournament.
Important Changes to Statewide Catalog (ReQuest) and Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Process
6/15/15: ReQuest (Statewide Catalog) will shut down
Fall 2015: New Statewide Catalog will be brought online
ILL Service will continue to be available throughout this transition!
Visit our Interlibrary Loan page to request your item OR call us at 203-762-3950, Ext. 211
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