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Entries from March 2008

Introducing One Stop Self Check Out

March 31st, 2008 · Comments Off · Wilton Library Resource

Have you noticed the new machine temporarily living at the Circulation Desk? Come try out our new One Stop Self Check Station! Save time and avoid any lines. You may check out most items yourself and also pay late fees at the self check station with cash or credit card. Of course we are always available at the Circulation Desk to check out your items, settle fees, or just say hello. We’re happy to demonstrate this wonderful new resource and if you have any questions or comments, please email or call me at 203-762-3950, Ext. 210.

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David Pogue Talk Was Great!

March 28th, 2008 · Comments Off · Books, Programs

Last night, David Pogue, personal technology columnist for The New York Times, appeared at Wilton Library to a packed house!

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How Do I Buy HDTV?

March 6th, 2008 · Comments Off · Hardware, Reviews, Websites

It’s almost time to make a decision on buying an HDTV. But, buying a new television is not as easy as it was in the past. Not only are there technical decisions to be made, there are decorating decisions to be made (do we hang it on the wall or put it on a new piece of furniture). It can also be a very expensive decision so it should be made with care. Cnet.com has a terrific section on “Everything you need to know about HDTV“, including a section on how to save your old TV from a snowy death for about $20 or less.

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Looking for Friends, Family, Business Information?

March 5th, 2008 · Comments Off · Wilton Library Resource

Do you find that you never have the right phone book handy? Or, seaching the web doesn’t give you the information you are looking for? Use your Wilton library card to enter the magical world of Reference USA.

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Studying Italian

March 4th, 2008 · Comments Off · Websites

My husband and I are studying Italian (again)! We last visited Italy in 2000 after taking a course at NYU and understanding the language (even on a limited basis) made the trip so much more fun. We are now taking private lessons and our teacher has introduced us to some online tools that make our studying experience much easier than it was in the past.
My favorite tool is the online dictionary

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