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Wilton Library will be closed on Saturday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.

The library will be closing at 5 PM on July 2 to welcome Candace Bushnell


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Events:

New this Summer! Wilton Library Readers' professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar will discuss six short stories published in The New Yorker magazine over six consecutive weeks. Each Wednesday's meeting will discuss the previous week’s story. On July 1st the story will be The Flower by Louise Erdrich from the June 29th issue. Story titles will be announced one week prior to the meeting. The current issue of The New Yorker is available in the Reading Room for in-library use, or download it through Zinio or OverDrive.

Do you have a box of old home videos? Wish you could still watch some of those funny or touching family moments? If so, come learn how to convert them to DVDs. For ages 13-113 and students entering 6th & 7th grades. Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Space limited to 1 student per session. Registration required. This is for home videos only and conversion time is one-to-one.

Candace Bushnell is the critically acclaimed, international bestselling writer whose first book, Sex and the City, was the basis for HBO’s hit series and subsequent blockbuster movies. Other novels, including Lipstick Jungle and The Carrie Diaries, have become hit television series as well. She visits the library to discuss her latest novel, Killing Monica, about an actress who plays the part of a popular character created from a series of books – and becomes obsessed with living out every part of the story in her real life, turning the world of the series’ writer upside down. The book is delivered in Bushnell’s signature style and wit. Q&A and book signing will follow the talk. No charge. Registration highly recommended. Books will be available for purchase courtesy of Elm Street Books, New Canaan.

Children ages 2 – 6 and their caregivers are invited to a fun performance by Robert the Guitar Guy. Robert uses music, props, movement, and dance to entertain children and their grown-ups. Registration recommended; no fee. Parent and each child must be registered separately. Sponsored by the Coyle Family Young Readers Fund.

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club. Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. During the month of April we will meet to plan our garden and prepare for springtime planting. This is a fun activity for the whole family! 

Registration is closed.

News:

Important Changes to Statewide Catalog (ReQuest) and Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Process

6/15/15:  ReQuest (Statewide Catalog) will shut down

Fall 2015:  New Statewide Catalog will be brought online

ILL Service will continue to be available throughout this transition!

Visit our Interlibrary Loan page to request your item OR call us at 203-762-3950, Ext. 211

New Yorker Short Story Series

This summer, Wilton Library Readers' professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar will discuss six short stories published in The New Yorker magazine over six consecutive weeks. Each Wednesday's meeting will discuss the previous week’s story.  Visit our Wilton Library Readers page to find out more about this series.

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