The Wilton Library is putting on several online book events that will help the mind during this social distancing period! Please check out WiltonLibrary.org/events to register or for more information.
Here's a spotlight on two events we think you might enjoy!
Online Webinar Series - Orpheus: Metamorphose of a Myth - with Judson Scruton and Gerald Weiss
Thursday, May 7, 10:30am - 11:30am Please join us for a special 4-week online literature seminar series bringing together two of our favorite teachers: Judson Scruton and Gerald Weiss. This teaching tag-team will combine their talents to cover an ancient Greek myth juxtaposed against several more modern poets. Poems and readings will be emailed to you several days before the sessions.No charge for the program. This seminar is made possible with the support of the Literary Series in Memory of Amy Quigley. Advance registration required. Register online in order to receive the readings and the Zoom session invitation links. By registering for the first session you will automatically be registered for all four sessions. We may add a fifth bonus session with a separate registration; we’ll let you know about that later. Please email Michael Bellacosa with any questions at [email protected].
New Yorker Shorts: Four Weeks of Short Stories From The New Yorker: Week Two: "The Other One," by Tessa Hadley
Thursday, May 7, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Using Zoom, professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar will discuss 4 short stories published in The New Yorker magazine over 4 consecutive weeks: April 30th, May 7th, May 14th & May 21st. Story titles with links to them on The New Yorker’s website will be announced one week prior to the discussion. Full issues of The New Yorker are available to download through RBDigital for Wilton Library cardholders.