Jazz time Wilton Library\u2019s Hot & Cool: Jazz at the Brubeck Room concert series has its season opener this Sunday, Oct. 4, from 4 to 5:30, with the music of the Don Friedman Harvie S Duo. Pianist Don Friedman is in demand as a jazz pianist and educator, while he regularly tours the United States, Europe and Japan with top-flight groups. Harvie S has been an inimitable presence in jazz since the 1970s and is an award winning bassist, composer, arranger, educator and producer. He has appeared previously in Hot & Cool concerts. \u00a0 The concerts are made possible through the William and Karen Tell Foundation, with special thanks to Catherine and Ed Romer, and Tish and Chris Brubeck. \u00a0 Advance registration is highly recommended with this popular concert series. Pre-registered guests should arrive by 3:50 to be guaranteed seating; wait-listed and walk-ins will be seated after 3:50 if space is available. An informal reception follows the concert where CDs will be available for purchase. Cooking with care Kate Gardner, MS, RD, is a registered dietitian and culinary nutritionist specializing in whole foods and vitamins for optimal health and wellness. On Monday, Oct. 5, she will take part in Area Author Affair, where she will introduce her book, The New Diabetes Cookbook: 100 Mouthwatering Seasonal, Whole Food Recipes, from 6 to 7 p.m. The new cookbook focuses on unprocessed, nutrient-rich whole foods that are fresh, hearty, and inexpensive. Every recipe includes nutritional information and helpful notes. Gardner received her master\u2019s degree in nutrition and exercise physiology and is currently a doctoral candidate in food and nutrition education policy at Columbia University\u2019s Teacher\u2019s College. See the library\u2019s registration link for more details. Books will be available for purchase and signing after the talk. There is no charge. \u00a0 Registration is highly recommended. Speaking of food The Food Lit Book Group gets together this month to discuss The Gastronomical Me by M.F.K. Fisher. \u00a0 The group will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 11 to noon. Pamela Lillis, a nutritional health coach and avid reader moderates the group. There is no charge. Registration is recommended. Additional dates and selections for the group may be found on the library\u2019s website. Visit wiltonlibrary.org and click on Books, then scroll down to Food Lit Book Group. Silence of the Lyme epidemic Allie Cashel\u2019s debut book, Suffering the Silence: Chronic Lyme Disease in an Age of Denial, details her experience fighting the highly contested disease. She brings that discussion to life when she visits the library on Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. In addition to her story, she chronicles the lives of other chronic Lyme patients from around the world. Please see the library\u2019s registration link for more information about the topic and the author. Books will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of Elm Street Books. Registration is highly recommended. There is no charge. Finding Wilton Renowned local architect Rob Sanders discusses the architecture of Wilton and significant properties in town, in his presentation, \u201cWilton Rediscovered: The Origins and Evolution of Architecture and Landscape,\u201d on Wednesday, Oct. 7, from 7 to 9 p.m. A question and answer period and reception follow the talk. The program is sponsored by Silver Pine Real Estate, Rob Sanders Architects LLC, Wilton Historical Society, Wilton Newcomers Club and the library. Registration is highly recommended. Poetry time It\u2019s always time for poetry when Judson Scruton leads the discussion. Autumn Poetry \u2014 a Four-Part Series begins on Thursday, Oct. 8, from 10:30 to noon. The series continues on Oct. 15, 22 and 29. In the series, Judson will explore The Ecological Vision of Robert Siegel. Twelve to 16 poems from this prolific poet will be examined. Judson Scruton, M.A (The Johns Hopkins University, The Writing Seminars, specializing in poetry), has taught creative writing and literature at prep schools and universities. In his career as an educator, Judson has also directed publications, communications, public relations and development at a variety of educational institutions in the U.S. and UK, including the Newberry Library in Chicago. He is currently an adjunct professor of English at Fairfield University. See registration link for details about the poet and the lecturer. Poetry packets now are available at the circulation desk. There is no charge for the program. Advance registration is required. Illustrator illustrates The library welcomes back local author\/illustrator Matt Davies on Thursday, Oct. 8, from 4 to 5 p.m. \u00a0 Davies has partnered with author Aaron Reynolds (Creepy Carrots) on his latest book, Nerdy Birdy. Nerdy Birdy is not a cool bird \u2014 he loves playing video games and reading. He is very lonely until he finds out he is not the only nerdy birdy out there. Davies will share his new book, answer questions, and show how he creates his fabulous illustrations. Books will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of Elm Street Books of New Canaan. There is no charge for the program. Registration is recommended. Participants are then invited to the library\u2019s ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new children\u2019s entrance which follows at 5 p.m. and is open to everyone. Technology classes, maker classes in Innovation Station and more children\u2019s programs are available on the website. To register for programs, visit www.wiltonlibrary.org and click on Events or call 203-762-3950, ext. 213 for adult programs, ext. 217 for children\u2019s activities and ext. 243 for teen events.