2014 July 21 — Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road Wilton, CT 06897 Tel: 203-762-3950


Teen Summer Reading

Friday, June 20 through Friday, August 15th
The Teen Summer Reading Program is underway now, and ends on Friday August 15th.  Weekly, teens entering grades 6-12 can access EVANCED, the online program to record the number of pages read.  There will be a weekly drawing for $10 gift certificates. The end-of-summer grand prize will be a $100 AmEx Gift Card.  For more details, stop by Teen Services or call 203-762-3950, ext. 243.

Sponsored by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund.

Head to Evanced to register now!


Adult Summer Reading Program – Literary Elements

Monday, July 7 through Sunday, Aug. 17, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Be a part of Wilton Library’s first-ever adult summer reading program. Online registration begins Monday, July 7; the program ends Sunday, August 17. List each book you read this summer (from July 1 – August 17) by writing a brief review, and be automatically entered into a weekly drawing for a Wilton Chamber of Commerce gift certificate. Need help registering? Stop by and ask the librarian at the reference desk any time after July 1 or call 203-762-3950 x211 for more details.


Drop-in Summer Crafts

Monday, July 21, 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Children of all ages can stop by during regular library hours and make a craft to take home. This week’s crafts are all about Egyptian Mythology. Come and make an Egyptian collar necklace fit for a Pharaoh. Also available will be Egyptian headdresses and crepe paper Mummies, or color an original coloring sheet drawn by Staff member Shayna Simpson. No program fee, no registration, made possible by the Coyle Family Young Readers Fund.


Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Exhibition/Reception: Leah Caroline

Monday, July 21, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
July brings Leah Caroline to the Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence program. Ms. Caroline will be incorporating her cyanotype scrolls into installations of wunderkammern, cabinets of curiosities. The scrolls relate to her nature writing and Song of Songs.  She will use photographs of natural forms, actual plants, and taxidermy that she used to make the cyanotypes, enriching her source materials with regular trips into nature where she will photograph, sketch, write and collect. Co-sponsored by Weir Farm Art Center and Weir Farm National Historic Site and presented by Wilton Library. No charge. Registration suggested.