In the homestretch Wilton Library’s Beyond Words committee members make final preparations for the library’s benefit set for Friday, May 1, from 7 to 11 p.m. The fund-raiser goes Derby style this year as it is on the eve of the Kentucky Derby. The affair features Southern-influenced cuisine provided by AMG Catering with a silent auction and a live auction presided over by local celebrity Ira Joe Fisher. Tickets are available at wiltonlibrary.org or by calling 203-762-3950, ext. 239. Committee members include, front row from left, Kathryn Buis, Betsy Huffman, Michele Ferguson Nichols, event co-chair, Michele Klink, library trustee; and standing from left, Jennifer Allbee and Pam Nobumoto.