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Program Podcasts

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Author Talk:
Philippa Gregory – The King’s Curse

August 13, 2014
#1 New York Times Bestselling author Philippa Gregory visits Wilton Library to discuss her latest novel, The King’s Curse, the next volume of the Cousins’ War series. The Starz Network show, The White Queen, is based on these works.  Watch the talk on Vimeo.

Author Talk:
Wally Lamb - We Are Water

August 13, 2014
Wally Lamb visited Wilton Library to discuss his book, We Are Water, a layered portrait of marriage, family, and the inexorable need for understanding and connection.  Watch the talk on Vimeo.

A Conversation with Solicitor General Donald Verrilli

May 22, 2014
Wilton Library presents a conversation with Wilton’s own Donald Verrilli, Jr.  Verrilli is the 46th Solicitor General of the United States, in conversation with Michael Kaelin, Principal in the Litigation Group at Cummings & Lockwood and President of the Board of Trustees of Wilton Library.  Watch the talk on Vimeo.

Author Talk: Elizabeth Strout – The Burgess Boys

April 10, 2014
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Strout visited Wilton Library to discuss her popular book, The Burgess Boys. Ms. Strout was interviewed by book discussion leader Susan Boyar.Watch her talk on Vimeo.

WLA/Wilton Chamber of Commerce Speaker Series: Health Care Reform and You

Nov. 19, 2013.
Systems expert Randi Oster brings her expertise to the area of Health Care Reform. Watch her talk on Vimeo.

Number 1 New York Times bestselling author, Nelson DeMille, came to Wilton Library to discuss The Quest, a suspenseful, romantic heart-pounding adventure.
Through the generosity of an anonymous donor we are once again able to present Mark Schenker, Yale College Dean of Academic Affairs. In two unique lectures on the relevance of the great Victorian novels to today’s readers,  Schenker examines the social and psychological issues that confronted the Victorians and that continue to engage us in the 21st century.  These include class and gender, social responsibility and personal freedom, and the religious sensibility in an increasingly secular age.September 21:  novels of the early Victorian period (1837-1870), especially those by Charles Dickens, Charlotte Brontë, and Emily BrontëDue to technical difficulties the October 5 lecture is not available online.

A Star Spangled Nation: The War of 1812

A collaboration between the Wilton Historical Society and Wilton Library

Causes and Impact of the War
Matthew Warshauer

The War Connecticut Hated
Walter Woodward

Naval Power & the Lasting Effects of the War
Glenn Gordinier

 New York Times bestselling author and beloved Today show co-anchor Hoda Kotb spoke at Wilton Library on Friday, January 18, 2013, discussing her latest book, Ten Years Later.
Through the generosity of an anonymous donor we are once again able to present Mark Schenker, Yale College Dean of Academic Affairs. In three lectures on American fiction, Dr. Schenker considers how the geographical and cultural aspects of Northern New England, the Deep South, and the American West enrich and complicate our national identity.

Watch on Vimeo:

Sept 15 Sarah Orne Jewett, The Country of the Pointed Firs

Sept 29 William Faulkner, Absalom! Absalom!

Oct 6: Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian

Cheryl Strayed spoke at Wilton Library, discussing  her latest book, Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar. August 3rd, 2012.
State of Wonder Ann Patchett discussed her latest work, State of Wonder.  Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Matters of the Heart: A Forum on Women and Heart DiseaseTuesday, February 7, 2012

Mark Schenker PhD


Saturday, October 1, 2011


Saturday, October 15, 2011

Emma Donoghue-Room


Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Eaarth-Bill McKibben


Thursday, April 28, 2011

Bridging the Gap

Poetry In Motion : Bridging the Gap


Friday and Saturday, March 25 and 26, 2011


David Pogue

David Pogue

David Pogue Sunday February 13, 2011

Civil War Series

Civil War Series

Stephen Hahn

Sunday February 13, 2011

Civil War Series

Civil War Series

Eugenia Kiesling

Sunday January 23, 2011

Harvest to Heat

Nourishing Our Community

Annie Farrell

Tim LaBant

Jim Hunter

Wednesday November 17, 2010

Silent Season of a Hero

The Silent Season of a Hero

Gay Talese

November 16 , 7-8:30 pm

What Might Non-Buddhists Learn from Buddhists Series

What Might Non-Buddhists Learn from Buddhists Series

Paul Knitter Thursday, October 21 , 2010

Richard Russo

Wilton Reads! 2010: That Old Cape Magic

Richard Russo

Sunday, June 27, 2010