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Upcoming Children's Events

Zooming Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, April 14, 10:30am - 11:30am

Join us for an interactive zoom story time geared especially for toddlers aged 1-3.  Children and their caregivers will have fun listening to stories, singing songs, learning rhymes, and doing movement activities, all while building literacy skills.  Registration is required for each date, and a zoom link will be sent out the day before the program.  For more details or if you have any questions, email Miss Amy at alilienharper@wiltonlibrary.org

Wilton Reads - New Kid Book Club

Wednesday, April 14, 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Students in grade 5 are invited to join Cider Mill and Wilton Library is this engaging three-week Zoom book club.  Each week kids will have the chance to openly and honestly discuss their thoughts and feelings about different aspects of the story and the characters’ experiences. Topics to be discussed are graphic novel as a format, Jordan’s experiences related to his race, bullying, family relationships, and more. This program is being offered as part of the library’s Wilton Reads program.  Students who participate will receive a signed copy of the book the week of the program! Registration is required. Zoom links will be sent the day of the program. Questions? Email aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org

Poetry for Children

Wednesday, April 14, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

April is Poetry Month and in this 2-part program, children will learn about the importance of Poetry in these difficult times. Starts with a reading of Amanda Gorman's iconic poem "The Hill We Climb" that she wrote for and read at the 2021 Inauguration followed by a discussion. The second part of the program will feature women poets of the Harlem Renaissance. Copies of the poems will be given out to registrants at the Drive-Thru Window. Registration required for grades 3 and up. Questions email lkeogh@wiltonlibrary.org or call (203)762-6336.  This is a Zoom program, links will be sent the morning of the program.

Mother Goose on the Loose

Thursday, April 15, 11:00am - 11:30pm

Children ages 6 months to 2 years old will enjoy a fun storytime with music, puppets, picture books and nursery rhymes. Registration is required and space is limited. Registrants will receive an email link to the Zoom meeting the morning of the program. For more details email Mrs. Keogh at lkeogh@wiltonlibrary.org

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Spring Dessert with Katie Shepherd

Friday, April 16, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Join Food Explorers to make homemade Banana Cream Pie for a Spring Dessert! This no-bake recipe features a homemade crust, filling and whipped cream. You’ll need the following ingredients: graham crackers, 1/2 stick butter, sugar, 2-3 bananas, 1 can sweetened condensed milk, 1 .5 cup PLAIN Greek yogurt, 1 cup cream cheese and heavy cream. You can even add some grated chocolate on top with a cheese grater if you’d like! Please have an electric mixer on hand for this recipe, and a pie dish.

Registration required for Grades 1 and up. This is a Zoom program so the link will be sent the morning of the program. Questions- contact Lesley Keogh at lkeogh@wiltonlibrary.org

Ready Readers Live!

Monday, April 19, 4:15pm - 4:45pm

Children ages 4-6 are invited to join in some story time fun! We will read two stories and have some chat time. Registration is required and space is limited. Registrants will receive an email link to the Zoom meeting shortly before the program. Email contact for questions  aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org

Zooming Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, April 21, 10:30am - 11:30am

Join us for an interactive zoom story time geared especially for toddlers aged 1-3.  Children and their caregivers will have fun listening to stories, singing songs, learning rhymes, and doing movement activities, all while building literacy skills.  Registration is required for each date, and a zoom link will be sent out the day before the program.  For more details or if you have any questions, email Miss Amy at alilienharper@wiltonlibrary.org

Wilton Reads - New Kid Book Club

Wednesday, April 21, 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Students in grade 5 are invited to join Cider Mill and Wilton Library is this engaging three-week Zoom book club.  Each week kids will have the chance to openly and honestly discuss their thoughts and feelings about different aspects of the story and the characters’ experiences. Topics to be discussed are graphic novel as a format, Jordan’s experiences related to his race, bullying, family relationships, and more. This program is being offered as part of the library’s Wilton Reads program.  Students who participate will receive a signed copy of the book the week of the program! Registration is required. Zoom links will be sent the day of the program. Questions? Email aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org

Poetry for Children

Wednesday, April 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

April is Poetry Month and in this 2- part program, children will learn about the importance of Poetry in these difficult times. Starts with a reading of Amanda Gorman's iconic poem "The Hill We Climb" that she wrote for and read at the 2021 Inauguration and a discussion. The second part of the program will feature women poets of the Harlem Renaissance. Copies of the poems will be given out to registrants at the Drive-Thru  Window. Registration required for grades 3 and up. Questions email lkeogh@wiltonlibrary.org or call (203)762-6336.  This is a Zoom program, links will be sent the morning of the program

Mother Goose on the Loose

Thursday, April 22, 11:00am - 11:30pm

Children ages 6 months to 2 years old will enjoy a fun storytime with music, puppets, picture books and nursery rhymes. Registration is required and space is limited. Registrants will receive an email link to the Zoom meeting the morning of the program. For more details email Mrs. Keogh at lkeogh@wiltonlibrary.org

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Ready Readers Live!

Monday, April 26, 4:15pm - 4:45pm

Children ages 4-6 are invited to join in some story time fun! We will read two stories and have some chat time. Registration is required and space is limited. Registrants will receive an email link to the Zoom meeting shortly before the program. Email contact for questions  aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org

Firefighter Story Time Live

Tuesday, April 27, 10:00am - 10:30am

Children ages 2 and up are invited to join Wilton Fire Fighters for an interactive story time on Zoom. You must have an account with Zoom. Registration for this program is required, and we will send you a link to the meeting via email. For questions email aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org

Zooming Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, April 28, 10:30am - 11:30am

Join us for an interactive zoom story time geared especially for toddlers aged 1-3.  Children and their caregivers will have fun listening to stories, singing songs, learning rhymes, and doing movement activities, all while building literacy skills.  Registration is required for each date, and a zoom link will be sent out the day before the program.  For more details or if you have any questions, email Miss Amy at alilienharper@wiltonlibrary.org

Wilton Reads - New Kid Book Club

Wednesday, April 28, 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Students in grade 5 are invited to join Cider Mill and Wilton Library is this engaging three-week Zoom book club.  Each week kids will have the chance to openly and honestly discuss their thoughts and feelings about different aspects of the story and the characters’ experiences. Topics to be discussed are graphic novel as a format, Jordan’s experiences related to his race, bullying, family relationships, and more. This program is being offered as part of the library’s Wilton Reads program.  Students who participate will receive a signed copy of the book the week of the program! Registration is required. Zoom links will be sent the day of the program. Questions? Email aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org

Zooming Child-Adult Zentangle Fun With Triangles!

Wednesday, April 28, 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Calling all artists and doodlers!  If you love to draw or doodle, but think you aren’t a good artist, this is the program for you.  Using a few simple steps and techniques, anyone can learn to create beautiful artwork in a relaxing atmosphere. So join us and share some time with your favorite grown-up!  

Whether or not you joined us for previous classes, this program is for you!  We will be doing different tangles and this class will work equally well for first-timers and those who have a bit more experience.  What's more, this time we will be working on triangular paper "tiles!"

See registration link for more details.

Mother Goose on the Loose

Thursday, April 29, 11:00am - 11:30pm

Children ages 6 months to 2 years old will enjoy a fun storytime with music, puppets, picture books and nursery rhymes. Registration is required and space is limited. Registrants will receive an email link to the Zoom meeting the morning of the program. For more details email Mrs. Keogh at lkeogh@wiltonlibrary.org

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