Stock Market Game for Teens
Monday, Feb. 10 through Monday, April 7, 4 – 5:30 p.m.
Interested in how the stock market works? Join SMG (The Stock Market Game), a simulated marketplace played by teens all around the world. Working individually or in teams of two, you’ll be given $100,000 in virtual cash and then build a portfolio, do research, evaluate stocks, trade common stocks and mutual funds and more. Tracey Morgan, a former Senior Trader of foreign exchange derivatives will be running this nine week program — Mondays, from 02/10-04/07. No class on 02/17. First class meets from 4-5:30 p.m. All other classes meet from 4-5 p.m. For teens in grades 7-12. Registration required.
Cyberbullying: What Every Parent Needs to Know
Tuesday, March 18, 11 am – 1 pm.
What is cyberbullying? How does it work? How can parents effectively respond? What are current school policies on cyberbullying? Join us for an informative discussion with local experts on the issues surrounding cyberbullying. Presenters are Jo Ann Freiberg, Ph.D., Educational Consultant for the State of Connecticut, Department of Education; Matt Hepfer, Director of Technology, Wilton Public Schools; and Charles A. Smith, Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent, Wilton Public Schools. No charge. Registration suggested. Co-sponsored by Wilton Youth Council, Wilton Library, Wilton Public Schools and United Way of Coastal Fairfield County.
Poetry in Motion—Where I Stand
Friday and Saturday, March 21 and 22, 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Poetry in Motion—Where I Stand is a two-performance, poetry and arts event created by teens in grades 7 through 12. Receptions follow each evening’s performance. Tickets: $5. Snow date: Sunday, March 23, 4 – 5:30 p.m.
Teen Advisory Board Meeting
Tuesday, April 22, 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 email@example.com. Next meeting: May 20.
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. – 2 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.