Nutmeg Book Award Voting
April 10 – 30
Drop by the Teen Room April 10 – 30 and cast a ballot for your favorite 2014 Nutmeg Book. There will be a drawing for a gift certificate at the end of the voting period.
Wilton Library’s Annual Gigantic Book Sale Fundraiser
Saturday, April 26 through Tuesday, April 29.
Saturday, April 26: 7 – 9 a.m. Early Buyers with $15 admissions fee, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. free to public.
Sunday, April 27: noon – 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Rare books, silent auction. Check out the Silent Auction highlights.
Monday, April 28: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. books ½ price.
Tuesday, April 29: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. $5 per bag.
Features more than 70,000 items sorted in more than 50 categories – mysteries, gardening, travel, and science fiction; gently used, new, collectible, rare books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape and CDs. On Saturday, the Rotary Club of Wilton will sell hot dogs and sodas at lunchtime. Proceeds benefit the library. PLEASE NOTE: THE LAST DAY WE ARE ABLE TO ACCEPT BOOK DONATIONS BEFORE THE BOOK SALE IS FRIDAY, APRIL 11. WE WILL RESUME TAKING BOOK DONATIONS ON FRIDAY, MAY 16.
Wilton Schools Fine and Performing Arts (FAPA) Exhibit Opening Reception
Monday, May 5, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Join us in a celebration of the Wilton Schools’ Fine and Performing Arts Exhibition at the Wilton Library featuring over 400 works from students in kindergarten through 12th grade on exhibit throughout the library. During the reception, student musical performances will also take place in the Brubeck Room. Refreshments served. The exhibit will run from May 5 – May 29.
Friday, May 9 Teen, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Grey Rocks Band is playing for fresh water! Band members Cole Smith, Ryan Amodei, Wes Wallace and Forest Rappaport, in conjunction with Wilton High School’s Interact Club, want to raise funds to purchase Life Straws. A life straw filters polluted water, allowing a person to drink safely. Tickets are $5 for students and $7 for adults. On Monday, May 5th, they will be on sale at Wilton High School during the lunch waves. Remaining tickets may be purchased at Wilton Library’s front desk beginning on Tuesday, May 6th. Proceeds go directly the purchase of Life Straws and will be distributed to needy areas worldwide by Americares.
Teen Advisory Board Meeting
Tuesday, May 20, 3:30 – 5 p.m.
Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to join a monthly Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meeting. TAB is a group of teens who work with the library by helping select materials for the teen collection, planning teen events, and more. Input from the board helps to create a better library for all teens. Newcomers always welcome! Newcomers can fill out an application and bring it to the meeting or fill them out there. Registration is recommended. Call for details (203)762-3950 x224 or email Tracey Morgan, Teen Services Assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org.