Teen Summer Reading
Friday, June 20 through Friday, August 15th
The Teen Summer Reading Program is underway now, and ends on Friday August 15th. Weekly, teens entering grades 6-12 can access EVANCED, the online program to record the number of pages read. There will be a weekly drawing for $10 gift certificates. The end-of-summer grand prize will be a $100 AmEx Gift Card. For more details, stop by Teen Services or call 203-762-3950, ext. 243.
Sponsored by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund.
Head to Evanced to register now!
Camp Half-Blood Fun-raiser
Thursday, Aug. 7, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. POSTPONED. New Date TBA.
This summer a mysterious glowing symbol will appear above your head that will confirm what you’ve always secretly known – you are the child of a Greek god. Join other half-bloods at the Wilton library for a summer camp like no other! Based on the acclaimed children’s series Percy Jackson and the Olympians written by Rick Riordan, this day camp will include all the training a growing half-blood needs to survive ancient Greek monsters in our modern world. You’ll be claimed by a Greek god, solve a prophecy foretold by the Oracle of Delphi, make your way through the Labyrinth, and much more! This program is a fundraiser for the Children’s Library. Registration in person. Payment must be made at time of registration. $55.00 per child. For children going into Grades 3 thru 6.
Drop-in Summer Crafts
Monday, July 7, 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Children of all ages can stop by during regular library hours and make a craft to take home. This week’s crafts are all about Norse Mythology. Come and make a Viking helmet and a wolf mask, or color an original coloring sheet drawn by Staff member Shayna Simpson. No program fee, no registration, made possible by the Coyle Family Young Readers Fund.
Adult Summer Reading Program – Literary Elements
Monday, July 7 through Sunday, Aug. 17, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Be a part of Wilton Library’s first-ever adult summer reading program. Online registration begins Monday, July 7; the program ends Sunday, August 17. List each book you read this summer (from July 1 – August 17) by writing a brief review, and be automatically entered into a weekly drawing for a Wilton Chamber of Commerce gift certificate. Need help registering? Stop by and ask the librarian at the reference desk any time after July 1 or call 203-762-3950 x211 for more details.