Using the concept of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) a member of the Children's Library staff will facilitate a different activity every Tuesday through June 7 to allow children to explore, create, innovate, design, imagine and just have a lot of fun! At 3:45 on the day of the program, tickets for that afternoon's program will be handed out on a first-come-first-serve basis at the Children's Reference Desk. Space is limited. Snap Circuits- Explore the basics of electricity while you build exciting projects such as a sound activated switch, a two-speed fan, a musical doorbell and more! Programs are open to children in 1st through 5th grades. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Children under 12 must have a caregiver in the building. Supported by the Amadeo Family.
In the this one-on-one session, let us introduce you to our electronic sewing machine and monogram a tea towel, apron, baby bib or burp cloth. Aprons available for $7. All other items are $5. For 7th graders to adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Registration required.
Bring your wonderful baby to this infant friendly program at the Wilton Library. We will sing and play and enjoy gentle stories geared for babies under 12 months old. This is an excellent forum to meet other new parents in the area. No registration, no fee. Caregivers must be present.
This program is a sharing time for 1 and 2 year-olds and their caregivers. The emphasis is on books, with some songs and toy time. No registration, no program fee.
New York Times bestselling author Paula McLain visits Wilton Library to discuss her historical novel, Circling the Sun, for the culminating event in the community-wide Wilton Reads program. Paula McLain is the author of the novels The Paris Wife and A Ticket to Ride, and the memoir Like Family: Growing Up in Other People's Houses. She has received fellowships from Yaddo, the MacDowell Colony, and the National Endowment for the Arts. She lives in Cleveland with her family. Ms. McLain will be presented with the Grodin Family Fine Writers Award before her talk. Registration is strongly recommended. There is no charge for the program. Books will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of Elm Street Books.
Bestselling author Terry McMillan comes to Wilton Library on Tuesday, June 7 at 7 pm to discuss her latest novel, I Almost Forgot About You. Author of Waiting to Exhale and How Stella Got Her Groove Back, McMillan brings her characters to life with all the requisite challenges, mistakes, and new possibilities in her signature style that readers love. Read more and register.
You can now discover all of our downloadable audiobooks, including our OneClick collection, right in our WILS catalog! Look for the globe icon for the web link that you can follow to connect to our OneClick service. Learn more about OneClick
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