A Midsummer Night's Trivia Challenge

Tue, Jul 16, 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Location: Brubeck Room

Put on your thinking caps and get ready for our Midsummer Night's Trivia Challenge event led once again by Best Trivia Ever. Put together your own team of up to six people, or if you're feeling enchanted, go it alone as a team of one for a night of fun, snacks and friendly competition, plus prizes for the top teams!

New Yorker Shorts: Four Weeks of Short Stories From The New Yorker. Week One: "The Hadal Zone" by Annie Proulx (ZOOM)

Wed, Jul 17, 12:00 - 1:30 PM

Back by popular demand for our 10th year! Using Zoom, professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar will discuss 4 short stories published in The New Yorker magazine over 4 consecutive weeks: July 17th, July 24th, July 31st, and August 7th. Story titles will be announced one week prior to the discussion.

Summer Poetry with Judson Scruton: The Singing School of Robert Pinsky

Thu, Jul 18, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Rimer Room

Please join us as Judson Scruton leads lively, informal discussions as we explore Robert Pinsky’s Singing School.

Needlework Crafts Group (Drop-in)

Thu, Jul 18, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: Presidents' Room

Weekly drop-in for Needlework Crafters. All welcome whether you knit, crochet, needlepoint, embroider or do any other needlework by hand. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects, or a group project for donation to a charitable cause. Bring your own materials. No registration required.

Summer Music Concert Series Featuring Captain Obvious

Thu, Jul 18, 5:00 - 6:30 PM
Location: Brubeck Room

Please join us on Thursday, July 18, at 5pm for the third concert in our Summer Music Concert Series in the Brubeck Room.

CT Poetry Society Workshop

Sat, Jul 20, 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Location: Rimer Room

Please join us for the next CT Poetry Society workshop at the library. All that is required is the willingness to share some poetry that you have written by reading it aloud to the group. Poets should email a copy of their poems to Ed Ahern at salmonier@aol. com. He will distribute the poems to the group shortly before the session.

Paint it Up!

Tue, Jul 23, 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Location: Rimer Room

Come join us for a fun and relaxing evening. We'll supply the canvas, paints, brushes and a collection of masterpieces to copy and inspire you. No art experience required. Just a desire to pick up a brush, have fun and let your inner self out! For adults, ages 18+. Space limited. Registration required.

Author Talk: Anthony R. Whitworth, The Saltwater Highway

Tue, Jul 23, 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Location: Brubeck Room

Please join us on Tuesday, July 23, at 7 p. m. , for a fascinating Author Talk with Anthony R. Whitworth on The Saltwater Highway: One Man's Journey Through the International Dry Bulk Maritime Market. According to the International Chamber of Shipping, a global trade organization, 90% of world trade moves via the oceans.

New Yorker Shorts: Four Weeks of Short Stories From The New Yorker. Week Two: "Freedom to Move," by Aysegul Savas (ZOOM)

Wed, Jul 24, 12:00 - 1:30 PM

Back by popular demand for our 10th year! Using Zoom, professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar will discuss 4 short stories published in The New Yorker magazine over 4 consecutive weeks: July 17th, July 24th, July 31st, and August 7th. Story titles will be announced one week prior to the discussion.

Summer Poetry with Judson Scruton: The Singing School of Robert Pinsky

Thu, Jul 25, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Rimer Room

Please join us as Judson Scruton leads lively, informal discussions as we explore Robert Pinsky’s Singing School. A seminar outline and schedule with links to the relevant poems will be sent out in advance of the series; please enter your email address during registration to receive the packet.

Needlework Crafts Group (Drop-in)

Thu, Jul 25, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: Presidents' Room

Weekly drop-in for Needlework Crafters. All welcome whether you knit, crochet, needlepoint, embroider or do any other needlework by hand. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects, or a group project for donation to a charitable cause. Bring your own materials. No registration required.

Summer Music Concert Series Featuring Everything Else

Thu, Jul 25, 5:00 - 6:30 PM
Location: Brubeck Room

Please join us for the final concert in our Summer 2024 series when the band Everything Else makes their debut performance in Wilton. Brought together by a chance response to a Craigslist post, they started out as a jam session with everyone playing their favorite Beatles tunes, which became the foundation of Everything Else.

New Yorker Shorts: Four Weeks of Short Stories From The New Yorker. Week Three: (ZOOM)

Wed, Jul 31, 12:00 - 1:30 PM

Back by popular demand for our 10th year! Using Zoom, professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar will discuss 4 short stories published in The New Yorker magazine over 4 consecutive weeks: July 17th, July 24th, July 31st, and August 7th. Story titles will be announced one week prior to the discussion.

Story-Sharing Circle

Wed, Jul 31, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Location: Presidents' Room

Calling all storytellers and story-listeners! Join us for an informal evening celebrating the oral storytelling tradition. Bring a prepared story to tell or just come to listen. All are welcome, experienced storytellers and newbies alike. Registration suggested.

Summer Poetry with Judson Scruton: The Singing School of Robert Pinsky

Thu, Aug 01, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Rimer Room

Please join us as Judson Scruton leads lively, informal discussions as we explore Robert Pinsky’s Singing School. A seminar outline and schedule with links to the relevant poems will be sent out in advance of the series; please enter your email address during registration to receive the packet.

Needlework Crafts Group (Drop-in)

Thu, Aug 01, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: Presidents' Room

Weekly drop-in for Needlework Crafters. All welcome whether you knit, crochet, needlepoint, embroider or do any other needlework by hand. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects, or a group project for donation to a charitable cause. Bring your own materials. No registration required.

New Yorker Shorts: Four Weeks of Short Stories From The New Yorker. Week Four: (ZOOM)

Wed, Aug 07, 12:00 - 1:30 PM

Back by popular demand for our 10th year! Using Zoom, professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar will discuss 4 short stories published in The New Yorker magazine over 4 consecutive weeks: July 17th, July 24th, July 31st, and August 7th. Story titles will be announced one week prior to the discussion.

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Thu, Aug 08, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Brubeck Room

Please come to Wilton Library to donate blood on August 8 between 11am and 4pm. The Red Cross is low on donations and every pint helps. For more information, visit www. redcrossblood. org. Appointment Hours: 11:00AM - 4:00PM. To sign up, click here or go to www. redcrossblood. org and use sponsor code WiltonLibrary. Walk-ins will be accommodated.

Needlework Crafts Group (Drop-in)

Thu, Aug 08, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: Presidents' Room

Weekly drop-in for Needlework Crafters. All welcome whether you knit, crochet, needlepoint, embroider or do any other needlework by hand. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects, or a group project for donation to a charitable cause. Bring your own materials. No registration required.

iPhone Photo Editing & Enhancements, Photo Storage and Organization

Tue, Aug 13, 6:30 - 8:30 PM

Join us on Zoom to learn how to edit and enhance your photos with confidence using the Photos app on your iPhone. The built-in editing and enhancement tools are amazing and you can easily fine tune your photos in just a few minutes.

Needlework Crafts Group (Drop-in)

Thu, Aug 15, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: Presidents' Room

Weekly drop-in for Needlework Crafters. All welcome whether you knit, crochet, needlepoint, embroider or do any other needlework by hand. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects, or a group project for donation to a charitable cause. Bring your own materials. No registration required.

CT Poetry Society Workshop

Sat, Aug 17, 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Location: Rimer Room

Please join us for the next CT Poetry Society workshop at the library. All that is required is the willingness to share some poetry that you have written by reading it aloud to the group. Poets should email a copy of their poems to Ed Ahern at salmonier@aol. com. He will distribute the poems to the group shortly before the session.

Needlework Crafts Group (Drop-in)

Thu, Aug 22, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: Presidents' Room

Weekly drop-in for Needlework Crafters. All welcome whether you knit, crochet, needlepoint, embroider or do any other needlework by hand. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects, or a group project for donation to a charitable cause. Bring your own materials. No registration required.

Introduction to Modern Square Dancing

Thu, Aug 22, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Location: Brubeck Room

Join us for a free square dance lesson. After a brief introduction and demonstration, you will have the opportunity to get up on the dance floor and join a square. With experienced dancers as your guides, you will learn several basic dance steps and be dancing (and smiling) within the first 5 minutes of your participation.

Needlework Crafts Group (Drop-in)

Thu, Aug 29, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: Presidents' Room

Weekly drop-in for Needlework Crafters. All welcome whether you knit, crochet, needlepoint, embroider or do any other needlework by hand. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects, or a group project for donation to a charitable cause. Bring your own materials. No registration required.

Labor Day

Mon, Sep 02

Wilton Library will be closed on Monday, September 2 in observance of Labor Day.

Needlework Crafts Group (Drop-in)

Thu, Sep 05, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: Presidents' Room

Weekly drop-in for Needlework Crafters. All welcome whether you knit, crochet, needlepoint, embroider or do any other needlework by hand. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects, or a group project for donation to a charitable cause. Bring your own materials. No registration required.

Great Decisions: A Global Affairs Discussion Series

Mon, Sep 09, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Location: Rimer Room

Please join us for the 2024 topics in the Great Decisions discussion series focused on current world affairs. Created by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), the Great Decisions discussion series has been run annually by a wide variety of libraries and educational institutions across the country for nearly 60 years.

Poetry Discussion with Janet Krauss: The Poetry of Richard Hugo (Zoom)

Tue, Sep 10, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Test Virtual Room

Please join us online for this rescheduled event when Janet Krauss will lead a discussion of a selection of poems by Richard Hugo. Links to the poems and discussion questions will be emailed in advance of the program. There is no charge for this program. Advance registration is required as is an email address.

Needlework Crafts Group (Drop-in)

Thu, Sep 12, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: Presidents' Room

Weekly drop-in for Needlework Crafters. All welcome whether you knit, crochet, needlepoint, embroider or do any other needlework by hand. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects, or a group project for donation to a charitable cause. Bring your own materials. No registration required.

Weir Farm: Inspiring an Artistic Legacy

Thu, Sep 12, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Location: Rimer Room

Please join Park Ranger Kristin Lessard for an introduction to Weir Farm National Historical Park. The discussion will include a brief history of Weir Farm and how it became part of the National Park Service, as well as current programs and opportunities to get involved.

Great Decisions: A Global Affairs Discussion Series

Mon, Sep 16, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Location: Rimer Room

Please join us for the 2024 topics in the Great Decisions discussion series focused on current world affairs. Created by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), the Great Decisions discussion series has been run annually by a wide variety of libraries and educational institutions across the country for nearly 60 years.

Needlework Crafts Group (Drop-in)

Thu, Sep 19, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: Presidents' Room

Weekly drop-in for Needlework Crafters. All welcome whether you knit, crochet, needlepoint, embroider or do any other needlework by hand. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects, or a group project for donation to a charitable cause. Bring your own materials. No registration required.

CT Poetry Society Workshop

Sat, Sep 21, 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Location: Rimer Room

Please join us for the next CT Poetry Society workshop at the library. All that is required is the willingness to share some poetry that you have written by reading it aloud to the group. Poets should email a copy of their poems to Ed Ahern at salmonier@aol. com. He will distribute the poems to the group shortly before the session.

Great Decisions: A Global Affairs Discussion Series

Mon, Sep 23, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Location: Rimer Room

Please join us for the 2024 topics in the Great Decisions discussion series focused on current world affairs. Created by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), the Great Decisions discussion series has been run annually by a wide variety of libraries and educational institutions across the country for nearly 60 years.

Andy Warhol: small is beautiful

Tue, Sep 24, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Location: Rimer Room

Please join us here at Wilton Library to hear from Corinne Flax of the Bruce Museum, who will talk about the museum's hosting of "Andy Warhol: small is beautiful" 4/6/24-10/13/24, in the Grossman Family and & Barbara and Edward Netter Foundation Galleries.

Needlework Crafts Group (Drop-in)

Thu, Sep 26, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: Presidents' Room

Weekly drop-in for Needlework Crafters. All welcome whether you knit, crochet, needlepoint, embroider or do any other needlework by hand. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects, or a group project for donation to a charitable cause. Bring your own materials. No registration required.

Great Decisions: A Global Affairs Discussion Series

Mon, Sep 30, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Location: Rimer Room

Please join us for the 2024 topics in the Great Decisions discussion series focused on current world affairs. Created by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), the Great Decisions discussion series has been run annually by a wide variety of libraries and educational institutions across the country for nearly 60 years.

Needlework Crafts Group (Drop-in)

Thu, Oct 03, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: Presidents' Room

Weekly drop-in for Needlework Crafters. All welcome whether you knit, crochet, needlepoint, embroider or do any other needlework by hand. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects, or a group project for donation to a charitable cause. Bring your own materials. No registration required.

AARP Driver Safety Class

Sat, Oct 05, 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Rimer Room

Please join us for this in-person session of the AARP Driver Safety Program, which is the nation's first and largest classroom driver safety course designed especially for drivers age 50 and older, although all ages are welcome.

Great Decisions: A Global Affairs Discussion Series

Mon, Oct 07, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Location: Rimer Room

Please join us for the 2024 topics in the Great Decisions discussion series focused on current world affairs. Created by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), the Great Decisions discussion series has been run annually by a wide variety of libraries and educational institutions across the country for nearly 60 years.

Needlework Crafts Group (Drop-in)

Thu, Oct 10, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: Presidents' Room

Weekly drop-in for Needlework Crafters. All welcome whether you knit, crochet, needlepoint, embroider or do any other needlework by hand. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects, or a group project for donation to a charitable cause. Bring your own materials. No registration required.

Indigenous Peoples' Day

Mon, Oct 14

Wilton Library will be closed on Monday, October 14 in observance of Columbus Day / Indigenous Peoples' Day.

Great Decisions: A Global Affairs Discussion Series

Tue, Oct 15, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Location: Rimer Room

Please join us for the 2024 topics in the Great Decisions discussion series focused on current world affairs. Created by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), the Great Decisions discussion series has been run annually by a wide variety of libraries and educational institutions across the country for nearly 60 years.

Nightscapes: From Dusk to Dawn

Wed, Oct 16, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Location: Brubeck Room

Please join us in the Brubeck Room to welcome back ArtScapades. Nighttime can have many different meanings in artworks and has been used for various purposes in art since the beginning of time. Artists have captured night scenes beginning in Medieval times, moving through Impressionism, and continuing on to modern and contemporary images.

Needlework Crafts Group (Drop-in)

Thu, Oct 17, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: Presidents' Room

Weekly drop-in for Needlework Crafters. All welcome whether you knit, crochet, needlepoint, embroider or do any other needlework by hand. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects, or a group project for donation to a charitable cause. Bring your own materials. No registration required.

The Career and Films of Tom Hanks

Thu, Oct 17, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Location: Brubeck Room

Tom Hanks is a highly acclaimed and versatile actor who has made a significant impact on the film industry. With his impressive body of work spanning comedy, drama, and directing, he has established himself as one of the most respected and beloved actors of his generation.

CT Poetry Society Workshop

Sat, Oct 19, 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Location: Rimer Room

Please join us for the next CT Poetry Society workshop at the library. All that is required is the willingness to share some poetry that you have written by reading it aloud to the group. Poets should email a copy of their poems to Ed Ahern at salmonier@aol. com. He will distribute the poems to the group shortly before the session.

Great Decisions: A Global Affairs Discussion Series

Mon, Oct 21, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Location: Rimer Room

Please join us for the 2024 topics in the Great Decisions discussion series focused on current world affairs. Created by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), the Great Decisions discussion series has been run annually by a wide variety of libraries and educational institutions across the country for nearly 60 years.

Needlework Crafts Group (Drop-in)

Thu, Oct 24, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: Presidents' Room

Weekly drop-in for Needlework Crafters. All welcome whether you knit, crochet, needlepoint, embroider or do any other needlework by hand. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects, or a group project for donation to a charitable cause. Bring your own materials. No registration required.

Great Decisions: A Global Affairs Discussion Series

Mon, Oct 28, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Location: Rimer Room

Please join us for the 2024 topics in the Great Decisions discussion series focused on current world affairs. Created by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), the Great Decisions discussion series has been run annually by a wide variety of libraries and educational institutions across the country for nearly 60 years.

Needlework Crafts Group (Drop-in)

Thu, Oct 31, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: Presidents' Room

Weekly drop-in for Needlework Crafters. All welcome whether you knit, crochet, needlepoint, embroider or do any other needlework by hand. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects, or a group project for donation to a charitable cause. Bring your own materials. No registration required.

The Career and Films of Jack Nicholson

Tue, Nov 05, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Location: Brubeck Room

Jack Nicholson is widely regarded as one of the greatest actors of the 20th century, with twelve Academy Award nominations, making him the most nominated male actor in the Academy’s history. He has won the Academy Award for Best Actor twice, once for One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) and once for As Good as It Gets (1997).

Needlework Crafts Group (Drop-in)

Thu, Nov 07, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: Presidents' Room

Weekly drop-in for Needlework Crafters. All welcome whether you knit, crochet, needlepoint, embroider or do any other needlework by hand. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects, or a group project for donation to a charitable cause. Bring your own materials. No registration required.

Needlework Crafts Group (Drop-in)

Thu, Nov 14, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: Presidents' Room

Weekly drop-in for Needlework Crafters. All welcome whether you knit, crochet, needlepoint, embroider or do any other needlework by hand. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects, or a group project for donation to a charitable cause. Bring your own materials. No registration required.

CT Poetry Society Workshop

Sat, Nov 16, 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Location: Rimer Room

Please join us for the next CT Poetry Society workshop at the library. All that is required is the willingness to share some poetry that you have written by reading it aloud to the group. Poets should email a copy of their poems to Ed Ahern at salmonier@aol. com. He will distribute the poems to the group shortly before the session.

Needlework Crafts Group (Drop-in)

Thu, Nov 21, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: Presidents' Room

Weekly drop-in for Needlework Crafters. All welcome whether you knit, crochet, needlepoint, embroider or do any other needlework by hand. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects, or a group project for donation to a charitable cause. Bring your own materials. No registration required.

Thanksgiving

Thu, Nov 28

The library will be closed on Thursday, November 28 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Needlework Crafts Group (Drop-in)

Thu, Dec 05, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: Presidents' Room

Weekly drop-in for Needlework Crafters. All welcome whether you knit, crochet, needlepoint, embroider or do any other needlework by hand. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects, or a group project for donation to a charitable cause. Bring your own materials. No registration required.

Needlework Crafts Group (Drop-in)

Thu, Dec 12, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: Presidents' Room

Weekly drop-in for Needlework Crafters. All welcome whether you knit, crochet, needlepoint, embroider or do any other needlework by hand. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects, or a group project for donation to a charitable cause. Bring your own materials. No registration required.

Needlework Crafts Group (Drop-in)

Thu, Dec 19, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: Presidents' Room

Weekly drop-in for Needlework Crafters. All welcome whether you knit, crochet, needlepoint, embroider or do any other needlework by hand. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects, or a group project for donation to a charitable cause. Bring your own materials. No registration required.

CT Poetry Society Workshop

Sat, Dec 21, 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Location: Rimer Room

Please join us for the next CT Poetry Society workshop at the library. All that is required is the willingness to share some poetry that you have written by reading it aloud to the group. Poets should email a copy of their poems to Ed Ahern at salmonier@aol. com. He will distribute the poems to the group shortly before the session.

Christmas

Tue, Dec 24 - Wed, Dec 25

The library will be closed Tuesday, December 24 - Wednesday, December 25 for the Christmas holiday.

Needlework Crafts Group (Drop-in)

Thu, Dec 26, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: Presidents' Room

Weekly drop-in for Needlework Crafters. All welcome whether you knit, crochet, needlepoint, embroider or do any other needlework by hand. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects, or a group project for donation to a charitable cause. Bring your own materials. No registration required.

New Year

Tue, Dec 31 - Wed, Jan 01

The library will be closed Tuesday, December 31 - Wednesday, January 1 for the New Year holiday.

Needlework Crafts Group (Drop-in)

Thu, Jan 02, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: Presidents' Room

Weekly drop-in for Needlework Crafters. All welcome whether you knit, crochet, needlepoint, embroider or do any other needlework by hand. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects, or a group project for donation to a charitable cause. Bring your own materials. No registration required.