The Wilton Free Public Library will again host their annual book sale at the Western Maine Development, LLC building on Weld Street, this Friday (Aug. 1st) and Saturday (Aug. 2nd) during the Wilton Blueberry Festival. Hours for the sale are Friday, 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM and Saturday, 11 AM to 4:30 PM.
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You can now see how much we have in our endowment fund and calculate the rate of growth based on projection you enter (or use the averages we’ve already entered.) If you are curious about how long it will take before the library reaches a point where it can scale back on requests from the town, here is your answer. I will update the current endowment balance each month. If you want to use our average projections, just press the “Run Simulation” button at the bottom of the form. Charts will appear with projected income based on your projections. Click here for the form. For more information contact David Olson, Library Director. . . . → Read More: New! Calculate the rate of growth of our endowment fund.
November is a time to be thankful, and the Wilton Free Public Library is very thankful to be hosting the Teachers Lounge Mafia Improv Comedy group for a one-night only, pre-holiday season laugh extravaganza. Saturday evening, November 16 . . . → Read More: Teachers Lounge Mafia Improv Comedy : Saturday, November 16, 7:30 p.m.
Another big book sale will be held at Western Maine Enterprises on Weld St. Saturday, Sept. 28 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. We have a BIGGER THAN EVER collection of books of all type, including many newly-received donations. Pricing is by donation. Your generosity helps the library buy new books year around. . . . → Read More: BIG Book Sale Saturday, Sept. 28
Participating libraries across the state of Maine are joining together to raise funds to help rebuild Bibliotheque de Lac-Mégantic. In the aftermath of the fatal train crash thatdestroyed the downtown area of Lac-Mégantic, Canadaearlier this month, there hasbeen a flood of support for the rural Quebec community. . . . → Read More: Maine Libraries Raising Funds for Lac Megantic Library
An all new collection of Julieanne Reed’s paintings are hanging in the library until the end of September. The opening will be Wed., Aug. 28, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. High-quality prints will be sold at the opening, with 30% of the proceeds going to benefit the library. Orders for prints will be taken any time throughout the exhibit. . . . → Read More: New Julieanne Reed exhibit opens August 28
Wilton was bursting with people for the 31st Annual Blueberry Festival August 2nd and 3rd. For the first time, the library had an entry in the parade (see photos here), at which 19 people participated; post-parade activities included painting, a treasure map. a guessing jar, and a magic show. Nearly 100 people visited the library that day, as well. . . . → Read More: Blueberry Festival activities a great success!