Seniors Events — Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road Wilton, CT 06897 Tel: 203-762-3950


AARP Driver Safety Class

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The AARP Driver Safety Program is the nation’s first and largest classroom driver safety course designed especially for drivers age 50 and older. This single session, four hour course covers the normal changes in vision, hearing and reaction time associated with ageing and provides practical techniques on how to adjust to these changes, along with learning to operate vehicles more safely in today’s increasingly challenging driving environment. There are no written or driving tests – classroom only.  NY residents: please contact your insurance carrier to confirm they will accept a Connecticut State class certificate.  Registration required. Program cost: $15 for AARP members; $20 for non-members. Bring check or cash only to the session.



Awesome Autumn Book Sale

Friday, Sept. 19 through Sunday, Sept. 21
Friday 12 – 6 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 – 5 p.m.

Everyone is covered in this fundraiser – from tots to teens in the Brubeck Room to a full Book Cellar featuring a large assortment of items in more than 50 categories – mysteries, gardening, travel, and science fiction; gently used, new, collectible, rare books, DVDs, CDs, books on CDs. Sunday everything is half-priced.

Senior Center Book Discussion: Bright Wings: An Illustrated Anthology About Birds

Tuesday, Sept. 23, 11 – noon.
Judson Scruton leads a discussion of Bright Wings: An Illustrated Anthology About Birds.  Bright Wings, through its combination of poetry and lovely illustrations, is described in the Minneapolis Star Tribune as ‘An intelligent assembly of poems that take us places where prose cannot go…. This little book is a reminder that everything important about birds can’t be found in guide books or scientific papers.’  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.

Free Fiction, Films, and To Go from Wilton Library

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 1 – 2:30 p.m.
BYOD – Bring your own device and follow along as Melissa Baker demonstrates our free downloadables and streaming media.  You will learn about our downloadable eBooks (OverDrive), downloadable eMagazines (Zinio), streaming movies (IndieFlix), and streaming jazz and classical music (Naxos Music Library), all available 24/7 from Wilton Library.  There is something for everyone and hours of enjoyment for patrons with Wilton Library cards.  Presented by Wilton Library for seniors at the Senior Center, Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road, Wilton. The last session in this series is Oct. 22. Registration is suggested.