2014 May 20 — Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road Wilton, CT 06897 Tel: 203-762-3950

Events

StorytimeTerrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, April 8 through Tuesday, June 10, 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. No story time during the week of April 14.

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StorytimeLook, Listen and Learn

Tuesday, April 8 through Tuesday, June 10, 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. No story time during the week of April 14.

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Tuesday Book Buzz

Tuesday, May 20, 11 – noon.
Looking for something good to read next? Bring a friend and join the Book Buzz conversation moderated by Lauren McLaughlin and Melissa Baker, two of Wilton Library’s knowledgeable librarians, on the third Tuesday of each month. Participants are encouraged to come and chat about their most recent favorite reads or just listen to what others recommend.  Pick up new pre-publication books when available. Hear about upcoming books being released and be the first to reserve them at the library. Get the inside scoop on upcoming author visits.  Registration suggested. Last date for season: June 17.

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Literary Littles

Tuesday, April 8 through Tuesday, June 10, 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. No story time during the week of April 14.

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Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Tuesday, May 20, 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 tmorgan@wiltonlibrary.org.

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SCORE:  Simple Steps for Starting Your Business—Funding Sources/Conversations with Entrepreneurs

Wednesday, May 21,  6 – 8 p.m.
SCORE’s Simple Steps for Starting Your Business is designed to avoid start-up pitfalls and put you on the road to success. The series finishes with   Funding Sources/Conversations with Entrepreneurs.  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.

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Author Talk: Robert H. Patton—Hell Before Breakfast

Tuesday, May 20, 7 – 8:30 p.m. 
Author Robert H. Patton returns to Wilton Library to discuss his latest nonfiction, Hell Before Breakfast: America’s First War Correspondents Making History and Headlines, from the Battlefields of the Civil War to the Far Reaches of the Ottoman Empire. His book celebrates America’s earliest war correspondents, legends in their time, but mostly forgotten today — who learned their trade in the Civil War and went on to cover twenty years of bloody imperial conflict in Europe and Central Asia. Robert H. Patton graduated from Brown University and Northwestern University. He is the author of, among other works, The Pattons: A Personal History of an American Family and Patriot Pirates: The Privateer War for Freedom and Fortune in the American Revolution.   No charge.  Registration highly recommended. Books will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of Elm Street Books, New Canaan

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