2014 August 6 — Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road Wilton, CT 06897 Tel: 203-762-3950

Events

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!

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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.

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Book Buzz Jr.

Wednesday, Aug. 6, 12 – 1 p.m.
Looking for something good to read next? Bring a friend and join the Book Buzz conversation moderated by a knowledgeable staff member of the Children’s Library. 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. Grades 2 and up.  Sponsored by the Coyle Family Young Readers Fund. Registration is suggested.

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Wonderful Wednesdays—Go for the Stars

Wednesday, Aug. 6, 3 – 4 p.m.
Liftoff to Learning with this hands on multimedia presentation. Meet Robo the friendly Robot who talks, moves and interacts with the audience. Gary Pozzato, an Aerospace Engineer will talk about life in space, robotics in space and particularly the influence of the Greek Gods and Goddesses on space missions, planets, and constellations. Sponsored by the Coyle Family Young Readers Fund. Space is limited to Grades K and up with caregivers. Registration is required, and each person must be registered separately.

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Marshmallow Challenge for Teens

Wednesday, Aug. 6, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Create your own marshmallow projector using PVC piping and head outside to test it out on an assortment of targets. For teens entering grades 6-12. Registration required. Space limited. Sponsored by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund.

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