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Wilton Library will be closing early at 2 pm on Wednesday, Nov. 27, and will be closed on Thursday, November 28 in observance of Thanksgiving.

Upcoming Children's Events

Get Fired Up About Reading with a Firefighter!

Friday, November 22, 10:15am - 11:00am

Meet, greet, and read with a Wilton Firefighter! A chance for children of all ages to get to know one of our local firefighters, hear a story and learn about his job.  Drop-in, no fee. Call for details.

Bouncing Babies

Friday, November 22, 11:00am - 11:45am

Join us twice a month for this interactive program especially for babies under 12 months and pre-walking babies with their caregivers. We will start off with some time to play and socialize. Then we will share stories, songs and rhymes geared especially for babies and their grown-ups. Scarves and movement activities will be included and we will close out with a lullaby to calm the babies for the conclusion of the program. No Registration, no program fee. For more information, call: (203)762-6336.

Rockin' Rhythms

Saturday, November 23, 10:15am - 10:45am

Rockin' Rhythms is Ray of Jay and Ray way of continuing to develop and give children a unique and awesome experience with music during their preschool years. Music helps children develop and excel in so many ways, not only academically but socially and behaviorally as well! We also want parents, grandparents, and caregivers to enjoy this experience as much as the children will! We will be using various musical instruments, percussion, ukuleles, guitars,

to sing and interact with various repertoire from traditional, popular and original music. Ages 2 - 5 with caregivers.

Registration required. Sponsored by the Arthur J. Wall Scholarship Fund. Call for details (203)762-6336.

Make A Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Sunday, November 24, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

Come to the Wilton Library and make a special centerpiece for Thanksgiving Dinner. Materials and instructions will be available. No registration required

Rockin' Rhythms

Monday, November 25, 11:15am - 11:45am

Rockin' Rhythms is Ray of Jay and Ray way of continuing to develop and give children a unique and awesome experience with music during their preschool years. Music helps children develop and excel in so many ways, not only academically but socially and behaviorally as well! We also want parents, grandparents, and caregivers to enjoy this experience as much as the children will! We will be using various musical instruments, percussion, ukuleles, guitars,to sing and interact with various repertoire from traditional, popular and original music.

Ages 2 - 5 with caregivers. Registration required for each session. Sponsored by the Arthur J. Wall Scholarship Fund. Call for details (203)762-6336

Day After Thanksgiving Movie- Toy Story 4

Friday, November 29, 10:15am - 12:00pm

Come to the Wilton Library the Day after Thanksgiving and enjoy a movie! Toy Story 4 will be shown. Rated G, 100 minutes. Caregivers must remain with children under 8 and remain in the building for children up to 12. No registration required.

Day After Thanksgiving Movie- Aladdin

Friday, November 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Come to the Wilton Library the Day after Thanksgiving and enjoy a movie! The Live-action movie Aladdin will be showing, rated PG, 128 minutes. No registration required. Caregiver must remain with children under 8 and stay in the building for children up to 12.

How Sweet It Is in Wilton – Gingerbread House Contest

Sunday, December 1, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

Wilton Library and the Wilton Chamber of Commerce invite individuals, families, groups, organizations and businesses to submit gingerbread or other edible models of Wilton houses or buildings to be put on display in the library. Drop off dates for the creations are Sunday, Dec. 1, from 1 to 4:30 pm and Monday, Dec. 2, from 10 am to 7:30 pm. Find full details guidelines, entry forms and helpful links here.  

Entries will be judged in two age groups by prominent community members. The groups are 12 and under; and ages 13 to adult. This year, in conjunction with Wilton Library’s 125th anniversary, we are celebrating the past, present and future of Wilton. Participants are encouraged to create an edible model of a house, building, public space or any other aspect of Wilton to represent the town’s past, present and imagined future.  Winners will be judged in three categories – most whimsical, best historical Wilton place, and most visionary design of a Wilton place. From Dec. 3 through Dec. 16, visitors to the library also can vote for their favorite models. Winners will be announced December 18 at 4 pm.  Winning submissions including the Community Favorite will be awarded Wilton Chamber gift certificates courtesy of Fairfield County Bank.  Entries will remain on display through Dec. 22. The Gingerbread House Contest is sponsored by Wilton Library and Wilton Chamber of Commerce.

December Paper Chains

Sunday, December 1, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

How Sweet It Is in Wilton – Gingerbread House Contest

Monday, December 2, 10:00am - 7:30pm

Wilton Library and the Wilton Chamber of Commerce invite individuals, families, groups, organizations and businesses to submit gingerbread or other edible models of Wilton houses or buildings to be put on display in the library. Drop off dates for the creations are Sunday, Dec. 1, from 1 to 4:30 pm and Monday, Dec. 2, from 10 am to 7:30 pm. Find full details guidelines, entry forms and helpful links here

Entries will be judged in two age groups by prominent community members. The groups are 12 and under; and ages 13 to adult. This year, in conjunction with Wilton Library’s 125th anniversary, we are celebrating the past, present and future of Wilton. Participants are encouraged to create an edible model of a house, building, public space or any other aspect of Wilton to represent the town’s past, present and imagined future.  Winners will be judged in three categories – most whimsical, best historical Wilton place, and most visionary design of a Wilton place. From Dec. 3 through Dec. 16, visitors to the library also can vote for their favorite models. Winners will be announced December 18 at 4 pm.  Winning submissions including the Community Favorite will be awarded Wilton Chamber gift certificates courtesy of Fairfield County Bank.  Entries will remain on display through Dec. 22. The Gingerbread House Contest is sponsored by Wilton Library and Wilton Chamber of Commerce.

Rockin' Rhythms

Monday, December 2, 11:15am - 11:45am

Rockin' Rhythms is Ray of Jay and Ray way of continuing to develop and give children a unique and awesome experience with music during their preschool years. Music helps children develop and excel in so many ways, not only academically but socially and behaviorally as well! We also want parents, grandparents, and caregivers to enjoy this experience as much as the children will! We will be using various musical instruments, percussion, ukuleles, guitars,to sing and interact with various repertoire from traditional, popular and original music.

Ages 2 - 5 with caregivers. Registration required for each session. Sponsored by the Arthur J. Wall Scholarship Fund. Call for details (203)762-6336

December Paper Chains

Monday, December 2, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

December Toddler Treats Storytime

Tuesday, December 3, 10:15am - 11:00am

Join us for two special December storytimes especially for toddlers ages 1 and up and their caregivers.  We will share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement activities and play with some instruments or scarves.  No registration, no program charge. Call for details.

December Paper Chains

Tuesday, December 3, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

December Toddler Treats Storytime

Wednesday, December 4, 10:15am - 11:00am

Join us for two special December storytimes especially for toddlers ages 1 and up and their caregivers.  We will share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement activities and play with some instruments or scarves.  No registration, no program charge. Call for details.

December Paper Chains

Wednesday, December 4, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

December Paper Chains

Thursday, December 5, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

Storybook STEM Series

Thursday, December 5, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us for storybook infused STEM programs throughout the months of September through December. Children in first to second grade will listen to read-a-loud picture books and follow up with a STEM related craft. We will read The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spire (12/5). Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Registration required; No fee. Register online or call (203) 762-6336.

Bouncing Babies

Friday, December 6, 11:00am - 11:45am

Join us this month for this interactive program especially for babies under 12 months and pre-walking babies with their caregivers. We will start off with some time to play and socialize. Then we will share stories, songs and rhymes geared especially for babies and their grown-ups. Scarves and movement activities will be included and we will close out with a lullaby to calm the babies for the conclusion of the program. No Registration, no program fee. For more information, call: (203)762-6336.

December Paper Chains

Friday, December 6, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

Rockin' Rhythms

Saturday, December 7, 10:15am - 10:45am

Rockin' Rhythms is Ray of Jay and Ray way of continuing to develop and give children a unique and awesome experience with music during their preschool years. Music helps children develop and excel in so many ways, not only academically but socially and behaviorally as well! We also want parents, grandparents, and caregivers to enjoy this experience as much as the children will! We will be using various musical instruments, percussion, ukuleles, guitars,

to sing and interact with various repertoire from traditional, popular and original music. Ages 2 - 5 with caregivers.

Registration required. Sponsored by the Arthur J. Wall Scholarship Fund. Call for details (203)762-6336.

December Paper Chains

Saturday, December 7, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

(Not) Just for Kids: Ring in the Season - Timpani

Saturday, December 7, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

The Norwalk Symphony Orchestra (Not) Just For Kids program is a lively, fun and interactive program designed to be educational as well as entertaining. Members of the orchestra demonstrate their instruments, play for the children, and answer questions in hour long presentations. Throughout the season presentations are made for all instrument families: strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion. All programs end with attendees having a chance to hold and try to play a beginning level instrument in the 'Petting Zoo'. December 7: TimpaniFebruary 1: Broadway Bound, various soloistsMarch 14: Woodwinds

Registration required. Ages 4 and up with caregivers. Register online or call 203-762-6336

December Paper Chains

Sunday, December 8, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

Rockin' Rhythms

Monday, December 9, 11:15am - 11:45am

Rockin' Rhythms is Ray of Jay and Ray way of continuing to develop and give children a unique and awesome experience with music during their preschool years. Music helps children develop and excel in so many ways, not only academically but socially and behaviorally as well! We also want parents, grandparents, and caregivers to enjoy this experience as much as the children will! We will be using various musical instruments, percussion, ukuleles, guitars,to sing and interact with various repertoire from traditional, popular and original music.

Ages 2 - 5 with caregivers. Registration required for each session. Sponsored by the Arthur J. Wall Scholarship Fund. Call for details (203)762-6336

December Paper Chains

Monday, December 9, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

Make a Winter Snowglobe!

Monday, December 9, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Come to the Wilton Library and make a beautiful Winter Snowglobe! Kids in Grades 3 to 5 will use mason jars and other materials to create a Snowglobe. They make wonderful Winter Holiday gifts for a special someone.Registration required.

December Paper Chains

Tuesday, December 10, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

Hanukkah Hoopla: Stories and Fun

Tuesday, December 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us for stories and a craft all about the festival of lights!  Especially for children in grades K-3.  Registration Suggested.

Teddy Bear Picnic

Wednesday, December 11, 10:30am - 11:30am

Come to the Wilton Library for a Teddy Bear Picnic! Bring your favorite Bear and enjoy songs, activities and a simple craft. Teddy Grahams and juice will be served. For children ages 3-5, registration required. For information call (203)762-6336.

December Paper Chains

Wednesday, December 11, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

December Paper Chains

Thursday, December 12, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

Book Folded Christmas Trees for Kids

Thursday, December 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us at the Library this holiday season for a fun Christmas program where you will have the opportunity to create Book Folded Christmas Trees! Kids in Grades 3-5 will create and decorate their very own personalized Christmas tree to bring home, whilst listening to the old classic The Night Before Christmas. Parents/Caregivers are encouraged to join and participate as well! Registration required; No fee. For inquiries, call (203) 762-6336

Holiday Treat-Storytime with a Police Officer

Friday, December 13, 10:30am - 11:30am

Come to the Wilton Library and enjoy a Storytime with a Police Officer. One of Wilton's finest will chat about their job and read to children ages Pre-K through 2nd Grade. Drop-in, no fee. Call for details

December Paper Chains

Friday, December 13, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

Holiday Treat-Storytime with a Police Officer

Friday, December 13, 4:15pm - 5:00pm

Come to the Wilton Library and enjoy a Storytime with a Police Officer. One of Wilton's finest will chat about their job and read to children ages Pre-K through 2nd Grade. Drop-in, no fee. Call for details

Tales to Tails

Saturday, December 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm

ROAR's (Ridgefield Operation Animal Rescue) Therapy Dog Program will be bringing a therapy dog to be read to by children. The use of trained therapy dogs in reading programs can result in children who feel comfortable reading out loud, read more often, attempt more difficult books, and actually look forward to reading. As they improve their literacy skills, they're not just learning how to read, they're learning to love to read! Children must read independently to participate in this program. No program charge, registration is required. Register online or call (203) 762-6336

December Paper Chains

Saturday, December 14, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

December Paper Chains

Sunday, December 15, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

Rockin' Rhythms

Monday, December 16, 11:15am - 11:45am

Rockin' Rhythms is Ray of Jay and Ray way of continuing to develop and give children a unique and awesome experience with music during their preschool years. Music helps children develop and excel in so many ways, not only academically but socially and behaviorally as well! We also want parents, grandparents, and caregivers to enjoy this experience as much as the children will! We will be using various musical instruments, percussion, ukuleles, guitars,to sing and interact with various repertoire from traditional, popular and original music.

Ages 2 - 5 with caregivers. Registration required for each session. Sponsored by the Arthur J. Wall Scholarship Fund. Call for details (203)762-6336

December Paper Chains

Monday, December 16, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

December Paper Chains

Tuesday, December 17, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

Dreidel Days

Tuesday, December 17, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

The menorah might be the best known symbol of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, but the dreidel is the most fun! Temple B'nai Chaim's Rabbi Rachel Bearman and Director of Lifelong Learning Karin Beitel invite the community to join them on December 17th from 4-6pm in the Brubeck Room for Dreidel Days, an interactive Hanukkah program where people of all ages will learn, play, and celebrate the Hanukkah season.Dreidel Days is an educational and community-oriented program. People of all faith backgrounds are welcome and encouraged to come play dreidel and learn about Hanukkah!  Drop-in; no registration. Suggested for Grades K through adults.

December Paper Chains

Wednesday, December 18, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

December Paper Chains

Thursday, December 19, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

December Paper Chains

Friday, December 20, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

December Paper Chains

Saturday, December 21, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

December Paper Chains

Sunday, December 22, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

December Paper Chains

Monday, December 23, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

December Paper Chains

Thursday, December 26, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

December Paper Chains

Friday, December 27, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

December Paper Chains

Saturday, December 28, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

December Paper Chains

Sunday, December 29, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

December Paper Chains

Monday, December 30, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For the Month of December kids from Pre-K to Grades 5 can come to the Wilton Library and make a colorful paper chain. There will be colored paper strips and trimming available for Hanukkah, Christmas, Rainbow, Kwanzaa and Yule. The chains will be hung around the Children's Library to brighten up the Month of December. No registration required.

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