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Wilton Library Adds Virtual Police Officer and Fire Fighter Story Time to July Calendar

Just added to Wilton Library virtual programs in July

Thursdays, July 9 & 23 Police Officer Story Time Live!, 10 – 10:30 a.m. Children ages 4 and up are invited to join Wilton Police Officers for an interactive story time on Zoom. You must have an account with Zoom. Registration for this program is required. Registrants will receive an email link to the Zoom meeting prior to the program. To register, visit www.wiltonlibrary.org.  For questions email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Friday, July 17 CT Poetry Society Workshop –Online Zoom Meeting, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Please join us online for the next CT Poetry Society workshop using Zoom. All that's 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 to Ray Rauth at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . He will distribute the poems to the group shortly before the session. To facilitate discussion, space is strictly limited to just 15 attendees. No charge but online registration is required. The Zoom invitation link will be emailed to registrants shortly before the event. To register, visit www.wiltonlibrary.org.  Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Wednesday, July 22 Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea - A Book Talk with Peter Wrampe, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Peter Wrampe presents a virtual talk on Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea by Charles Seife. No other number can cause as much damage as it can.  No other number advanced economic growth as it did. Peter will trace its origins, emergence, and morphing through civilizations and how it impacted the science and economic development of the West. Peter Wrampe, a longtime resident of Wilton, is currently an Adjunct Instructor in NYU’s Graduate School, focusing on Inferential Statistics as well as Finance for Marketing. No charge. Registration required to receive Zoom invitation link. Visit www.wiltonlibrary.org for speaker details and registration. Questions: email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Tuesday, July 28 Fire Fighter Story Time Live, 10 – 10:30 a.m. Children ages 4 and up are invited to join Wilton Fire Fighters for an interactive story time on Zoom. You must have an account with Zoom. Registration for this program is required, and we will send you a link to the meeting via email. For questions email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . To register, visit www.wiltonlibrary.org.   Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Tuesday, July 28 Privatization and Partnership is the New Space Frontier, 5 – 6 p.m. Please join us for a virtual program on new developments in space exploration presented by David Mestre, Planetarium Director at the Discovery Museum in Bridgeport. He will discuss what it takes to enter the new space economy and how NASA’s public/private partnerships are planting the seeds for future industries and markets. From building their own space port, manufacturing reusable rockets, and overseeing space operations, companies like SpaceX and Boeing are launching American industry into a new space frontier. David Mestre joined the staff of the Discovery Museum, Bridgeport, CT in 2003, becoming the Director of the Henry B. duPont III Planetarium. With degrees in astronomy and astrophysics from Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania, David brings his passion for all things space in his work as an educator, public speaker, and scientist. No charge. Online registration required to receive the Zoom invitation link. Questions: email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Visit www.wiltonlibrary.org for speaker details and to register.   Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

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