Thursday, Oct. 21 Teen Courtyard Writing Group, 4 – 5 p.m. Are you in grades 7-12 and love to write poetry, prose, and everything in between? Join us at the library for the first meeting of the Teen Courtyard Writing Group. We’ll spend some time freewriting based on prompts, and you’ll have a chance to learn about National Novel Writing Month in November. All teens in grades 7-12 are welcome. Registration required, space is limited. Bring a writing utensil and a notebook or paper. This is an outdoor program subject to cancellation if the weather is bad. To register, visit www.wiltonlibrary.org. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.
Janet Krauss, who has two books of poetry published, “Borrowed Scenery,” Yuganta Press, and “Through the Trees of Autumn,” Spartina Press, has recently retired from teaching English at Fairfield University. Please see the library’s registration link for more details. No charge for the program. Advance registration required. Register online in order to receive the Zoom session invitation link and readings packet. Please email Michael Bellacosa at
with any questions. To register, visit www.wiltonlibrary.org. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.
Monday, Oct. 25 Zentangle Art Workshop: Zooming with Amy, 3 – 4:30 p.m. Join Amy, Wilton Library’s certified Zentangle instructor, for a fun and relaxing online Zentangle art session. This meditative art form uses simple steps to teach practitioners how to create beautiful patterns. Suitable for anyone who doesn’t believe they can draw, as well as experienced artists. For adults and teens, ages 13+. See the library’s registration link for suggestions of supplies needed. Registration is required and space is limited. An email link will be provided to all registrants prior to the session. Visit www.wiltonlibrary.org to register and for short video tutorials. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.
Tuesday, Oct. 26 Medicare Bootcamp, 7 – 8:30 p.m. Please join us at the library for a community conversation for those who will be new to Medicare in the near future. Ever wonder how to sign up for Medicare, when you are eligible, or what your options are? Learn the ‘ins and outs’ of Medicare enrollment and how to avoid mistakes that can be costly. Our speaker is Claire Volain, CHOICES Manager for the Southwest CT Agency on Aging. She has been with the agency for three years and has been in the human services field for more than ten years. Please bring your questions! No charge. Registration recommended. Register online at www.wiltonlibrary.org or call 203-762-6334. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.
Tuesday, Oct. 26 Senior Center Book Discussion: The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, 11 a.m. – noon. Bob Marafioti leads a discussion of The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein. This group meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month from September through May, excluding December. Please note: Call the Senior Center for details and to register at 203-834-6240. Wilton Senior Center at Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road, Wilton. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.