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This is the second part of the Wilton Reads Interfaith Clergy program.  Following the earlier program presented by Dr. Fariborz Mokhtari, a panel of Wilton clergy will discuss such related topics as mutual respect and tolerance among religious groups.

Panelists include: Father Reggie Norman from Our Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Church; Rabbi Rachel Ray Bearman from Temple B’nai Chaim; Reverend Shannon White from Wilton Presbyterian Church; Reverend Anne Coffman from Wilton Congregational Church; Reverend Caroline Smith from Wilton Baptist Church; and Reverend Marissa Rohrbach from St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. To supplement the discussion, Father Reggie will be bringing a 9/11 Bible, Reverend Coffman will be bringing a communion chalice that was smuggled out of Czechoslovakia during WWII, and Rabbi Bearman will be bringing the temple’s Holocaust Scroll: a historic Torah that survived the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia.

No charge but donations are always welcome. Registration strongly suggested. 

Learn how to use our electronic embroidery machine and personalize a chef’s apron, dog’s bandana, golf towel, baby’s bib, napkins and more. Prices vary from $4 - $10. Payable upon arrival.

For 7th graders through adults and 6th grade students accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6342.

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 serve basis. Tickets will be passed out at the Children's reference desk starting at 3:45 p.m. the day of the program. This program runs for 4 sessions-March 6, 13, 20, 27. 

Dr. Gerald Weiss leads this 4-part series on the poetic masterpiece of the Roman poet Catullus. Poem 64 is an epyllion or 'mini-epic' that uses an epic narrative style but which is considerably shorter at only about 400 lines. The poem brings alive a marriage 'Bedspread' and reformulates myth and the nature of heroism. Dr. Gerald Weiss earned both a B.A and an M.A. in Classical Languages from St. Louis University. He pursued graduate studies in Philosophy and Theology at Innsbruck University (Austria) and later at the Gregorian University (Rome, Italy) where he received his Ph.D. See the library's registration link for more details. Poetry packet available at front desk one week before the seminar begins. No charge for the program. Advance registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6334. 

Do you have stacks of old slides and looking for a way to scan them into digital format? If so, come learn how to use our new high-resolution slide scanner. It can scan up to 50 slides in one batch.

For 7th graders to adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form.   Please bring the completed form to the session. Space limited to 2 per session. Registration required.

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