ESL (English as a Second Language)
Wednesday, Jan. 29 through Wednesday, April 28, 9:30 – 11 a.m.
Twice-weekly classes in English as a Second Language will begin on Wednesday, Jan. 29 and will continue on Mondays and Wednesdays until April 28 at Wilton Library given by Westport Continuing Education. (There will be no class the weeks of Feb. 17-21 and April 14-18) Testing and registration required.
Books for Babies
Wednesday, April 9 through Wednesday, June 11, 10:15 – 10:45 a.m.
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 story time during the week of April 14. Caregivers must be present.
Wonderful Ones and Twos
Wednesday, April 9 through Wednesday, June 11, 11 – 11:30 a.m.
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 story time during the week of April 14.
Wilton Library Readers
Wednesday, April 9, Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar discusses Nine Stories by J.D. Salinger. Emphasis will be on ‘A Perfect Day for Bananafish,’ ‘For Esme–With Love and Squalor,’ ‘The Laughing Man,’ and ‘Teddy.’ Group meets second Wednesday of each month. Bring lunch; beverages will be provided. Advance registration suggested. For a complete listing of meetings and titles, visit www.wiltonlibrary.org and click on Wilton Library Readers in Quick Links.
Ambler Farm Reads
Wednesday, April 9, 2:15 – 3 p.m.
Children ages 4 – 6 and their caregivers will meet at Ambler Farm to enjoy theme-based stories as well as a nature walk. Children may check books out at the farm, so make sure to bring your library card. During the month of April the focus will be on sheep shearing. Registration required. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Program runs through June.
Wednesday, April 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 4 – 5 p.m.
Kids in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Lego® Club. Each session will be based on a new theme such as castles, vehicles, towers and more. Children will learn about the theme through stories and non-fiction books and then create a Lego® masterpiece from the library’s Lego® collection. There are 20 spots available for this program on a first come, first served basis each week. Tickets will be passed out at the Children’s reference desk starting at 3:45 p.m. the day of the program. Sponsored by the Coyle Family Young Readers Fund.