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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

10:15 AM to 10:45 AM

Join the library for 2 and 3-year-old story time. 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 5:00 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. 

4:15 PM to 5:00 PM

Children in grades K-2 are invited to join us weekly for a story and various STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) activities. This fun and hands-on program will include a read-aloud of a popular children's picture book along with a correlating STEM craft and activity and a whole group science demonstration. This week's story is It's Snowing! by Gail Gibbons. Supported by the Amadeo Family.  Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

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 with any questions. Registration highly encouraged.

7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Librarian, archivist and historian Joseph A. Williams brings the true story of the HMS Laurentic sunk by German mines off the coast of Ireland during the Great War in his book, The Sunken Gold—A Story of World War I, Espionage and the Greatest Treasure Salvage in History. Williams brings this exciting, true tale of undersea diving and naval operations to life, exemplifying human persistence, bravery and patriotism with Lieutenant Commander Guybon C.C. Damant at the helm.  Williams hold master’s degrees in History and Library and Information Science from Queens College.  He worked at the State University of New York Maritime College’s Stephen B. Luce Library which specializes in nautical research. He currently is the Deputy Director of the Greenwich Library.  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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