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.
The Annual Meeting of the Wilton Free Public Library Association will be held Wednesday, July 9, at 7:00 p.m. The Wilton Free Public Library Association is a non-profit corporation which must hold a yearly meeting to elect officers. Any resident of the town of Wilton is invited to attend. Following the Association meeting, the . . . → Read More: Annual Meeting of the Wilton Free Public Library Association
The group met at the Congregational Church and provided an array of sandwiches and munchies. Next month we will meet at the church at 6:00 p.m. on June 17. Potluck again. There is a kitchen in case you need to heat or refrigerate something. The church will be open at 6:00, with the meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. We will try to notify everyone a week in advance by email or phone. . . . → Read More: May Literary Group Notes
The library has two Maine State Park Vehicle Season Passes to loan. They are good at all Maine State Parks and allow any vehicle up to a 17-person van to enter the park free of charge. The passes must be returned the first business day after the day of use. . . . → Read More: 2014 State Park passes available to check out
As a result of the incredibly successful memoir writing workshop earlier this month, eight of the workshop attendees have formed a writing group that will meet in the Wilton Library. The first meeting will be held Thursday, May 29, from 6:30 to approximately 7:30 – 8:00 p.m. on the Mezzanine floor. Some basic refreshments will be served. . . . → Read More: Writing Group to meet May 29
Our lives can be seen as a series of stories, either chronological or around one topic, or whatever we can devise: we can focus on the single day when life changed, the decade when our experience led us to a life focus, our lives with our families. There are no limits to the shape or subject of a memoir. The goal is to enjoy the exploration of memory and discover what we find, and we always find something. . . . → Read More: Memoir Writing workshop, Wilton Library, May 3, 10—2.
The library has a very large collection of books of all sorts for readers of all ages and tastes. Also films, sheet music, songbooks, and audio books. Pricing is by donation. Dealers are welcome. Your generous donations allow the library to purchase new books.
Saturday, May 17, 2014 9:00 a.m. to . . . → Read More: Book sale May 17, 2014