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Events:

Susan Bauerfeld  (PhD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist) and Chris Parrott (BPS Chartered Counseling Psychologist) lead a follow-up discussion to their recent program on taking a different approach to managing the impact and influence of digital devices and content based on an understanding of the science of how both devices and human relationships can influence behavior. Parents are asked to bring their follow-up questions to the discussion and prepare to hone their skills. This presentation is appropriate for parents with children of all ages. No charge; registration is required; minimum of 25 participants needed. Co-sponsored by Wilton Library, Wilton Youth Services, Wilton Youth Council, Weston Library, Weston Youth Services, and SPED*NET Wilton. Register online or call 203-762-6334.

Our largest sale features  more than 70,000 items sorted in more than 50 categories – mysteries, gardening, travel, and science fiction; gently used, collectible, rare books, DVDs, CDs, books on CD.

Sale is free to public Tuesday April 24, 10 am to 5 pm ($5 bag day).

Join the 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 registration, no fee. 

Miwako Ogasawara will lead a discussion of The Last September by Elizabeth Bowen. The novel is a social satire of the dying Anglo-Irish Protestant Ascendency set around 1920, the period of violent uprisings of the ultimately successful Irish War of Independence against the ruling class which had dominated Ireland for about 300 years. It is also the story of a young woman coming of age against the ominous backdrop of brutal political violence by both the Irish Republican Army and the British security forces. In a discussion thread focusing on the 'luxurious beauty of the sentences and the flashes of unsuspecting dry humor,' Rohan Maitzen called it a 'combination of highly aestheticized language and social comedy, as if you are being batted around by [Virginia] Woolf on one side and [Jane] Austen on the other!'
 
This group meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month from September through May, excluding December. Call the Senior Center for details and to register at (203) 834-6240. Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road, Wilton.

Finished scanning in your photos, but want to learn some basic tips on enhancing them? This introductory session will get you started.

For 7th graders - adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults 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.  Registration required.

News:

Children's Library Assistant Position Available

Wilton Library is seeking an energetic, creative individual to assist with collections, perform service desk duties, create and assist with programs and story times for ages birth–12 years, and perform other duties as requested under the direction of the Children’s Library Manager.

 

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Book Sale Update

Our annual Gigantic Book Sale gets underway on Saturday, April 21 through Tuesday, April 24.  Our tireless volunteers are working feverishly to prepare for the sale therefore we will not be accepting book donations again until Monday, May 7.  Thank you for your patience and understanding. See you at the sale!

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