2012 July 3 — Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road Wilton, CT 06897 Tel: 203-762-3950

Events

Wilton Library’s Medieval Summer Knights Read Summer Reading Program

Now through Wednesday, Aug. 22.
Children of all ages are invited to register for the summer reading program, Medieval Summer Knights Read. During our summer program kids and families can enjoy crafts, story times, large group programs, and small group programs as well as movies. For our Knights Read Challenge, kids are encouraged to read 40 picture/early reader books or 4,000 pages over the summer and keep a reading log of their age appropriate books. Those who complete the quest will be knighted by the Royal Court at the festival at the end of the summer. Knights will receive a T-shirt. Registration required in-person. Sponsored by the Coyle Family Young Readers Fund, Subway of Wilton, The Toy Chest, and Golf Quest.

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Teen Summer Reading Program

Monday, June 25 through Saturday, August 11.
Teens entering grades 6 through 12 can sign up for the summer reading program. Each week, kids can come in, record their books they have read and enter their names into a weekly raffle. Kids can fill in more information to get a 2nd raffle ticket. Kids participating in 4 of the 7 weeks are eligible for the grand prize. Sponsored by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund.

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Caught You Reading: Teen Photo Contest

Monday, July 2 (Submissions are from 7/2 – 7/23).
Catch someone reading and take a photo. We’re looking for fun, creative, artistic and interesting photos. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes awarded. Photos will be hung in the library during the month of August. Drop your 8×10 photo and submission form off at the front desk between July 2nd and July 23rd. Forms available online or at the front desk. For kids entering grades 6 – 12. Sponsored by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund.

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So You Want to Be President

Tuesday, July 3 , 11 – 11:30 am.
Children of all ages are invited to watch this short film of the book So You Want to Be President by Judith St. George, illustrated by David Small. The lives of forty-two presidents are celebrated with humor and flair in this witty political commentary for children. Winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Children’s Video.  Caregivers must be present with children under 8 and in the building for children under 12.

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Wilton Library’s Summer Reading Kick-Off Week!!

Monday, June 25 through Friday, July 6.
Children of all ages are invited to stop by the library between Monday, June 25 and Friday, July 6 to register for the summer reading program, Medieval Summer Knights Read. During this registration period all participants will receive a raffle ticket for their choice of Lego® Kingdom: King’s Castle or a family four pack to Medieval Times in Lyndhurst, NJ. Two of each item will be raffled off. During our summer program kids and families can enjoy crafts, story times, large group programs, and small group programs as well as movies. Kids are encouraged to read as much as possible over the summer and will receive prizes at certain benchmarks. Registration required in-person. Sponsored by the Coyle Family Young Readers Fund and Medieval Times.

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