2008 – Library Lines — Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road Wilton, CT 06897 Tel: 203-762-3950


December 31, 2008: Vacation movies; Museum trips for families; Art exhibition; More opportunities for gifts
December 24, 2008: Movies for grownups; Annual library sleepover meeting; Poetry seminar begins; New technology; Library schedule in bad weather
December 18, 2008: Press Release: Wilton Library’s Hot & Cool Jazz features pianist Gerald Clayton
December 18, 2008: Vacation movies; Museum trips for families; Art exhibition; More opportunities for gifts
December 11, 2008: Cookies, crafts and story times; Teens rock on; Tales of the yellow fruit; A visit with Santa and the Mrs.; Hanukkah Stories; Books to buy and books to donate; Library services
December 4, 2008: Weekend celebration; Reception for three artists; Global energy talk; Workshop and author talk; Children’s holiday fun
November 26, 2008: Flu shots; Free movies for kids; More fun for children; Teen fun; Workshop help through the holidays; Tabernacles explored; Author talk
November 20, 2008: Candlelight Concert; Thanksgiving fun; Senior book group; Flu clinic; Birthday celebration; Drop-in Story Times; Wreath making for teens; Library closed on Thanksgiving
November 19, 2008: Press Release: Wilton Library welcomes three authors in December
November 13, 2008: Handling change; Teens travel through the decades; Strings attached; Connecticut author visit; Coping with the holidays; Thanksgiving fun
November 13, 2008: Press Release: “Best of the Season” art exhibition opens Dec. 7 at Wilton Library
November 6, 2008: Comstock update; Magical moments; Concert pianist visits; Author talk; Storyteller performs; Revamped child/adult book discussion; A teen trip through the decades
October 30, 2008: Lyme Disease documentary screening; Art exhibition reflects children; Van Gogh appeciation; Kid pirates care for Earth; Creating superheroes; Breaking free of oneself; Comstock Community Center update
October 23, 2008: Press Release: Wilton Library’s Connecticut’s Own Series features piano virtuoso on Sunday, November 9
October 23, 2008: Press Release: “Children at Play” November art exhibition opening November 2
October 23, 2008: Halloween haunted house; Children’s authors; Teens cut-up; Hands-on computer classes; Divorce law discussed; author talk; Library collecting gently used books
October 16, 2008: Concert for the Arctic; Celebrating relatives; Wilton Reads author visit; Connecticut’s battleship; Candidates gather; A bright idea; Perspective for fathers; Library open noon to 3 on Sunday, October 19
October 9, 2008: Art exhibition opens; Computer classes begin; Author talks focused on women; Wilton Reads events; Short stories; Digital photography class; Library closed Monday, October 13 for Columbus Day
October 2, 2008: Music for the weekend; Is she or isn’t she; Wilton Reads book groups; Beer here; Unusual art show
September 29, 2008: Press Release: “A Concert for the Arctic” at Wilton Library, Saturday, October 18
September 26, 2008: Press Release: Wilton Library’s “Unhung Heroes” art reception opens October 10
September 25, 2008: Is she or isn’t she; Rock Bank returns; Wilton Reads! starts now; A little music for little kids; Music for grown ups; Women and politics; Genealogy workshop
September 18, 2008: All about books; Dr. Drake visits the library; Ladies night out; Leadership seminar; Moms act out; Jury Duty assigned; Other countries explored
September 17, 2008: Press Release: Wilton Library’s 4th Annual Wilton Reads Gets Underway with The Namesake
September 17, 2008: Press Release: Wilton Library’s Connecticut’s Own Music Series Begins October 5
September 11, 2008: Children’s Book Sale; Discovery Day Open House; This little piggy; A reporter’s talk; Restoration discussed; Breakfast with the candidates; Publisher’s picks
September 9, 2008: Press Release: Friends connect at Wilton Library’s Ladies’ Soiree Sunday, September 21
September 4, 2008: Teens and poetry; Opening Reception; Shared memories; Author talks; Book group convenes; Book sale, open house and a pig; Library open on Sundays beginning September 7
August 28, 2008: British work explored; Abstracts on view; Activities for new residents; Time with grandparents; Revolutionary history; September book groups; Library closed for Labor Day
August 25, 2008: Press Release: Wilton Library’s Children’s Book Sale and Discovery Day September 12 and 13
August 25, 2008: Press Release: Wilton Library’s September art exhibition showcases abstracts
August 21, 2008: Final week of art show; Languages on parade; Poetry in motion; Art appreciation; Take away Playaways
August 14, 2008: Recycled art today; Movie time; Classic rock; Music for little ones; Reference helper
August 7, 2008: Free movies for kids; Drop-in crafts and stories; Teen activities; Light Saber battles; Art show continues; Museum passes available
July 31, 2008: Music series final tonight; Vampires unite; Crafts abound; Story times; Wednesday Wonder is Hannah; Teens rock in August
July 24, 2008: Movie Day; Reading activities; Teen fun; Summer cooking; Courtyard music; Summer reading lists online
July 17, 2008: Craft time; Unleash a rock star, and other cool stuff; Wednesday Wonders; Canoe and kayak safety; Music in the courtyard; Beach reads for sale
July 10, 2008: Kids’ day at the movies; Wilton artists celebrate; Jazz at the Brubeck Room; Kids’ activities; Teen fun; Teen music
July 3, 2008: More stories and crafts for kids; Visiting author talks sports; Country fair (minus the hay); Courtyard Concerts begin; Art show opening; Jazz in July; Library closed Friday, July 4, for Independence Day
June 26, 2008: Press Release: Pianist John Salmon performs at Wilton Library July 12
June 26, 2008: Children’s summer activities; Teen stuff; Visiting Author talks sports; Summer concert series begins; Library closed on Friday, July 4 for Independence Day. Library closed on Sundays through August 31.
June 19, 2008: Press Release: Wilton Library’s Summer Music & More Concert Series begins July 10
June 19, 2008: Press Release: Wilton artists invited to show at Wilton Library’s Summer Art Exhibition
June 19, 2008: Summer reading begins; Book club for kids; Wednesday Wonders; Teen things; Library closed Sundays in summer through August 31
June 12, 2008: Father’s Day crafts; Friends assemble; Let the summer reading fun begin; Museum talk and trip; Time for teens; Library closing at 4 pm on June 15
June 5, 2008: Press Release: Wilton Library’s summer reading program explores the U.S.
June 5, 2008: June in bloom; Jazz pianist Taylor Eigsti returns; Computer classes for presentations; Dancing with the . . . library; Father’s Day crafts; Annual meeting approaches; Final exam week study rooms; Library closing at 4 pm on Sunday, June 15, for annual meeting
May 29, 2008: Press Release: Wilton Library annual meeting set for June 15
May 29, 2008: Basic Internet sessions; Wilton High School film festival; Bountiful botanicals; Eigsti returns; Check it out; Study up
May 22, 2008: Seniors learn about India; Learning about the Internet; Teens show films; Flowers blooming in June; Jazz pianist Eigsti returns; Library closed on Sunday and Monday, May 25 and 26 for Memorial Day
May 21, 2008: Press Release: Jazz pianist Taylor Eigsti returns to Wilton Library June 8
May 21, 2008: Press Release: In A Look “Behind The Blossoms”, Six Artists Reveal the Secrets Of Botanical Art at Wilton Library
May 15, 2008: Garden gala this Saturday, Brubecks rock the room; Computer classes, Native plants discussed; Creating fairy dolls; Senior book discussion
May 8, 2008: Press Release: The Brubeck Brothers Quartet Performs at Wilton Library May 18
May 8, 2008: Mother’s Day crafts and program; World-wide film event; Museum preview and trip; Hands-on computer classes; A wardrobe tells the tale; Spring fund-raiser
May 1, 2008: Shared photos; Symphony experience; Connecticut’s Own concert; More music and arts; Caring for seniors; Illustrator visits library; Mother’s Day events
April 24, 2008: Press Release: A garden affair for Wilton Library’s fund-raiser May 17
April 24, 2008: Arbor Day trees planted; Books and so much more; It’s a mystery; May Day craft and May pole; Switzerland discussed; Survey says . . .; Final chapter of U.S. Constitution
April 17, 2008: Press Release: Connecticut’s Own Series features Amore Trio at Wilton Library May 4
April 17, 2008: Earth Day events; Dublin examined; Visiting Author Amy Bloom; Poetry for kids; Tree planting for Arbor Day; Book Sale next weekend; New database unveiled
April 14, 2008: Press Release: Author Amy Bloom visits Wilton Library on April 22
April 10, 2008: Energy talk tonight; Photography exhibit opens Friday; Georgetown film screened; Bread and Brennan; Vacation week; Earth Day celebration; Amy Bloom at library
April 9, 2008: Press Release: Trust gift gives greater access to Wilton Library
April 9, 2008: Press Release: Wilton Library’s Biggest Book Sale Ever April 26-29
April 9, 2008: Press Release: Wilton Library gears up for Earth Day Celebration April 20
April 3, 2008: Star Wars weekend; Pakistan explored tonight; Robert Frost and others discussed; Candlelight concert Sunday; Decorating Swedish style; Wilton Library Readers meet; Energy is Hot Topic
March 27, 2008: Technology tonight; Teens explore ethics; Story Times begin; Museum lecture and trip; Small business seminar; Parenting seminar; Poetry with Ben
March 20, 2008: Weir series concludes; Different beats; Other countries explored; Senior book discussion; Series concludes; Tekkie gadgets discussed; Teens perform; Museum previewed; Library closed March 21 and 23 for Good Friday and Easter Sunday
March 17, 2008: Press Release: Wilton Library’s Poetry in Motion explores ethics on March 28 and 29
March 13, 2008: Weir lecture series continues; Constitution Series continues; CT’s Own: Woodwinds; Irish festivities for kids; Home decorating; Sips of Sake; Book and movie series; Wilton LIbrary closed on Friday, March 21, and Sunday, March 23 for Good Friday and Easter
March 6, 2008: Fairy workshop on Saturday; Double feature art exhibition; Winter series continues; Book group convenes; Comstock Community Center discussed; Weir series continues; Constitution series; Woodwinds for Connecticut’s Own concert
February 28, 2008: Constitution series continues tonight; Reading to Spot; Dr. Seuss feted; Jazz returns to the Brubeck Room; Art lecture series begins; Book and movie discussion
February 20, 2008: Press Release: Prevailing Winds returns to Wilton Library March 16
February 21, 2008: Movie screening; Picture IDs for kids; Senior citizens discuss history; Computer classes provide the basics; Book club for kids; The dogs are back; Jazz at the Brubeck Room
February 20, 2008: Press Release: Wilton Library’s Hot & Cool: Jazz at the Brubeck Room heats up with bassist Michael Moore and guitarist Gene Bertoncini on Sunday, March 2, at 4 pm
February 20, 2008: Press Release: Landscapes and paper mosaics showcased at Wilton Library March 9
February 14, 2008: Movie screening; Field office visit; Movies for kids; Other cultures’ tales; Amber Alert signup; Seniors’ book chat; Museum pass program; Valentine’s Day bonus; Library closed on Sunday and Monday, February 17 and 18
February 7, 2008: Author speaks about slavery; One-woman play at library; Strings sing in Brubeck Room; Congressman discusses a clean energy economy; Cartoonist speaks at library; Volunteers needed
January 31, 2008: Author talk tonight; Sweets and fats discussed; Reading to Spot; Art exhibition opens; Scholarly series collaboration; Music for kids; Slave history discussed
January 30, 2008: Press Release: Congressman Jay Inslee speaks at Wilton Library on February 11
January 30, 2008: Press Release: Visiting Author David Blight at Wilton Library on February 7
January 30, 2008: Press Release: Quadrivium String Quartet Plays at Wilton Library February 10
January 30, 2008: Press Release: Wilton Library Welcomes Illustrator Roz Chast February 12
January 24, 2008: Press Release: Two Wilton artists exhibit at Library opening on February 3
January 24, 2008: Teens perform for each other; Winter tales; Wilton’s own performs; Book club for kids; Teens talk college; Author talk with Leslie Garis; Nutritional impact
January 17, 2008: Press Release: Dan Kreiger performs on January 27, 2008
January 17, 2008: Press Release: Leslie Garis appearing on January 31, 2008
January 17, 2008: Press Release: Constitution series begins February 3, 2008
January 17, 2008: Nutritional talk; Family movie and discussion; Concerts this month; Story times; Teens perform; Library closed Monday, January 21 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 10, 2008: Children are focus of art exhibits; Photography class; Indian holidays; Yoga for Teens; Health resolutions for the new year; Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 3, 2008: Reading to Spot; Children are focus of art exhibits; Caregiver series continues; Wilton Library Readers; Digital photography class; Exam week