2014 April 30 — Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road Wilton, CT 06897 Tel: 203-762-3950

Events

Nutmeg Book Award Voting

April 10 – 30
Drop by the Teen Room April 10 – 30 and cast a ballot for your favorite 2014 Nutmeg Book. There will be a drawing for a gift certificate at the end of the voting period.

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Books for Babies

Wednesday, April 9 through Wednesday, June 11, 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. No story time during the week of April 14.   Caregivers must be present.

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Wonderful Ones and Twos

Wednesday, April 9 through Wednesday, June 11, 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. No story time during the week of April 14.

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Lego® Club

Wednesday, April 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 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.

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SCORE:  Simple Steps for Starting Your Business – Marketing Strategy

Wednesday, April 30, 6 – 8 p.m.
SCORE’s new Simple Steps for Starting Your Business is designed to avoid start-up pitfalls and put you on the road to success.  Check-in begins at 5:30pm. Co-sponsored by Fairfield County SCORE, Wilton Library and Wilton Chamber of Commerce.

Registration required. Visit  www.scorenorwalk.org and click on Workshops.

The series continues with:

May 7: Marketing Implementation
May 14:  Financial Planning & Reporting
May 21:  Funding Sources/Conversations with Entrepreneurs.

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WGG/WLA Green Speaker Series: Chasing Ice Film Screening

Wednesday, April 30, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Chasing Ice is the story of one man’s mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet. Within months of that first trip to Iceland, acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog conceived the boldest expedition of his life: The Extreme Ice Survey. With a band of young adventurers in tow, Balog began deploying revolutionary time-lapse cameras across the brutal Arctic to capture a multi-year record of the world’s changing glaciers. His hauntingly beautiful videos compress years into seconds and capture ancient mountains of ice in motion as they disappear at a breathtaking rate. Chasing Ice depicts a photographer trying to deliver evidence and hope to our carbon-powered planet. The documentary has received more than 30 awards, including the Renewable Natural Resources Foundation’s 2013 Outstanding Achievement Award.   A panel discussion will follow the film: ‘How are the Wilton faith communities responding to climate change?’ featuring Rev. Dr. Arnold Thomas – Wilton Congregational Church, and Rev. Shannon White – Wilton Presbyterian Church.  The Green Speaker series is co-sponsored by Wilton Go Green and Wilton Library. Registration recommended.

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