Children in grades K-2 are invited to join us weekly for a story and various STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) activities. This fun and hands-on program will include a read-aloud of a popular children's picture book along with a correlating STEM craft and activity and a whole group science demonstration. This week's story is Pumpkin Hill by Elizabeth Spurr, illustrated by Whitney Martin. Supported by the Amadeo Family. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.
Author Denise Kiernan visits Wilton Library to discuss her latest book, The Last Castle. This true story of the Biltmore spans World Wars, the Jazz Age, the Depression, and generations of the famous Vanderbilt family, and features a captivating cast of real-life characters including F. Scott Fitzgerald, Thomas Wolfe, Teddy Roosevelt, John Singer Sargent, James Whistler, Henry James, and Edith Wharton. The Last Castle is the unique American story of how the largest house in America flourished, faltered, and ultimately endured to this day. Denise Kiernan’s previous book, The Girls of Atomic City, is a New York Times bestseller. Kiernan has been published in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and many more publications. She has also worked in television and has been a featured guest on NPR’s Weekend Edition, PBS NewsHour, and MSNBC’s Morning Joe. Q&A will follow the talk. No charge. Book signing and purchase will be available courtesy of Elm Street Books, New Canaan. Registration highly recommended. Register online or call 203-762-6334.
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. Bring dad too! Caregivers must be present. No registration required.
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. No registration, no program charge.
The Wilton League of Women Voters, Wilton Library Association, and GOOD Morning Wilton co-sponsor a forum to meet candidates for the Planning & Zoning Commission, one of three contested offices in the November municipal election. The forum follows a modified town hall format moderated by an out-of-town League moderator who will present questions submitted by the public to all candidates. Additional details may be found on the registration page. Registration suggested.
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