Music Appreciation 101: The Music in the Words with Allen Brings
Tuesday, March 11, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
Composer and pianist Allen Brings provides an understanding of how composers have put music to words and how profoundly these practices move and influence us. Allen Brings is a composer and pianist and is the Vice President of Connecticut Composers, Inc., a non-profit organization of composers living in or having ties to Connecticut. Mr. Brings also will be conducting a class on Tuesday, March 25: The Elements of Music Then and Now. No charge. Registration encouraged.
Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes
Tuesday, Jan. 7 through Tuesday, March 18, 10:15 – 10:45 a.m.
Join Wilton Library for 2 and 3-year old story time. Children and their caregivers will sing songs, listen to stories, and enjoy playtime together while building literacy and social skills. This program runs for 11 weeks.
Look, Listen and Learn
Tuesday, Jan. 7 through Tuesday, March 18, 11 – 11:30 a.m.
For 3 and 4 year-olds with caregivers. 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. This program runs for 11 weeks.
Tuesday, Jan. 7 through Tuesday, March 18, 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. This program runs for 11 weeks.
Teen Advisory Board Meeting
Tuesday, March 11, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional meetings: April 22, May 20.
Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group
Tuesday, March 11, 6 – 8 p.m.
A monthly support group for post-treatment cancer survivors is held at Wilton Library. The Breast Cancer Survival Center, a Fairfield county non-profit, has been holding support groups, retreats and candle lightings for the past 12 years. To learn more about the BCSC visit www.breastcancersurvival.org. No charge. Co-sponsored by the Breast Cancer Survival Center and Wilton Library. Sandwiches, fruits and beverages will be provided. Please call Nina Marino, at 203-857-7304 with any questions. Registration highly encouraged. Additional dates: April 8, May 13.
Mountaineer Robert Mads Anderson with Daryl Hawk
Tuesday, March 11, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Mountaineer, author, explorer, advertising guru and motivational speaker Robert Mads Anderson led the first and only successful ascent on Mount Everest’s Kangshung Face, completed without oxygen or Sherpa support, before going on to solo ascend the remaining six of the world’s seven summits. His previous adventure took him to the North Pole in a Russian biplane. Join us as Robert Mads Anderson is interviewed by international documentary photographer and fellow Explorers Club member Daryl Hawk. With photos and first person video, Robert will tell the tale of starting last year in Antarctica in an avalanche, ascending an unclimbed peak and making a rapid ascent to the top of the continent. No charge. Registration recommended.