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Wilton Reads 2022

Wilton Reads 2022

The Wilton Library Association is proud to present this year’s Wilton Community Reads selection, Wilton Connecticut: Three Centuries of People, Places and Progress.  Robert Russell, the town historian, takes an in-depth look at Wilton, Connecticut's past. This is not just the story of a town, but of a nation. History is presented as nearby, personal and exciting, with details and anecdotes.  The author will deliver a presentation on May 4th.  Check the Wilton Library website for details.

Wilton Public Schools is honored to collaborate with the Community Reads program with age-appropriate book selections, author visits, and activities.  Using the Wilton Reads town selection about Wilton Connecticut, its people, history and progress as a springboard, the schools will explore the power of community and celebrate the people of the area.  Through their programming and selections, the schools will celebrate how a community can come together to welcome its residents and visitors to the town.

For specifics by school please refer to the following link:

Wilton Reads 2022: Programming by School 


Wilton Connecticut by Robert H. Russell book cover

The schools will hold read-alouds, discussions and visits from authors from the area who inspire and encourage the idea of community coming together for a common purpose.The Wilton Library has extensive programming planned - refer to their Wilton Reads 2021 Landing Page for Details.Please refer to both the Wilton Library events and the school-based events to share this experience with your children.