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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

The Wilton Economic Development Commission in partnership with Wilton Library invited Wilton kids in grades K-12 to submit Winter Palace sculptures to be put on display in the Children's Library section of library from Nov. 27 through Dec. 7. During this time, guests and visitors of the library can vote for their favorite sculptures and winning sculptures will be awarded ribbons. Voting will close on Wednesday, Dec. 6 at noon. Votes will be counted and ribbons will be displayed by Thursday, Dec. 7 at 4 p.m. in the following grade categories: K-2; 3-5; 6-8; 9-12. Entries will remain on display through Jan. 19.

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The Library's holiday Book Sale in the gallery is a seasonal delight where bargains can be found - featuring a large array of pristine books, DVDs, CDs, and audiobooks suitable for gift-giving to all ages. This year, the sale includes a diverse collection of classical, jazz, Latin and blues CDs.  All CDs are priced to sell, many are new shrink-wrapped items.  All merchandise is perfect for holiday gift-giving. As items are sold, new ones appear daily. All sales support the library.

Sale opens at noon on November 30 and continues during regular library hours through January 3, 2018. Library closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

10:15 AM to 10:45 AM

Join the library for a fun-filled story time for ages 2 through 4. Children and their caregivers will sing songs, listen to stories, and enjoy playtime together while building literacy and social skills. No registration, no fee.

3:30 PM to 5:30 PM

“Life's most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?” ~Martin Luther King, Jr.

We're looking for students in grades 6-8 who would like to join RAKtivists -- a world-wide movement which practices Random Acts of Kindness. On the first or second Tuesday of every month we'll do something nice and think of ways to spread kindness and put smiles on people’s faces. We'll bake cookies for a senior living community, make dog and cat toys for animal shelters, decorate gingerbread houses for local agencies, read to the elderly and more.  

Dates: 10/3, 11/14, 12/5, 1/9, 2/6, 3/6, 4/3, & 5/1. Full season’s commitment is highly encouraged.  Sponsored by the John & Patricia Curran Teen Fund. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6342. 

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Post-treatment breast cancer survivors are invited to join in this monthly support group led by Nina Marino, LCSW. Nina was the Clinical Director for 15 years of the former Breast Cancer Survival Center and is a breast cancer survivor.  Please email Nina at Cancersurvival2@aol.com with any questions. Registration highly encouraged.

7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Through intimate and compelling photographs taken by her husband Paul Child, a gifted photographer, France is a Feast documents how Julia Child first discovered French cooking and the French way of life. With more than 200 of Paul’s photographs and personal stories recounted by his great-nephew Alex Prud’homme, France is a Feast not only captures this magical period in Paul and Julia’s lives, but also brings to light Paul Child’s own remarkable photographic achievement. Alex Prud'homme, the grandnephew of Paul Child, is the coauthor with Julia Child of the New York Times #1 bestseller My Life in France. He is also the author of The French Chef in America. See the library’s registration link for more details.  Q&A will follow the talk. Book signing and purchase will be available courtesy of Elm Street Books, New Canaan. Media Sponsor: GOOD Morning Wilton.  No. charge.  Registration highly recommended. Register online or call 203-762-6334.

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