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Wilton Library will be closed on Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day.

Upcoming Children's Events

Ballroom for Kids

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 4:15pm to 5:00pm

Join the library and staff from Ridgefield Fred Astaire Dance Studio for a four-week session where kids ages 8 - 10 can learn some dance moves while adding in some social skills. Besides all the physical skills, ballroom dancing also provides great social and life skills. Registration required for each child for each session. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, May 31, 2019 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club! Throughout the spring and summer, we will plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. During the month of April, we will meet to plan our garden and prepare for May planting. This is a fun activity for the whole family! Garden supplies sponsored by the Wilton Garden Club.  Program supported by the Amadeo Family. Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Szabo, for more information and to sign up for the program: aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

STEM Club for 7th & 8th Graders

Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

This club lets students in grades 7-8 explore the world of STEM through hardware projects such as an LED light-box, motion sensor light strip, brushbots and more. Students will be guided through several DIY projects over three sessions (May 5, 19 & June 2) by members of Wilton Library’s very own robotics team, Singularity Technology. Participants will gain a greater understanding of hardware and circuitry while having fun!  Space limited and registration required. Must be able to commit to all three dates. Sponsored by Singularity Technology Robotics team. Register online or call 203-762-6342.

Ballroom for Kids

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 4:15pm to 5:00pm

Join the library and staff from Ridgefield Fred Astaire Dance Studio for a four-week session where kids ages 8 - 10 can learn some dance moves while adding in some social skills. Besides all the physical skills, ballroom dancing also provides great social and life skills. Registration required for each child for each session. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Shakespeare in 30 Minutes: Twelfth Night

Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 4:15pm to 5:00pm

Shakespeare in 30 Minutes is a hilarious and fun adaption of Shakespeare's brilliant comedy Twelfth Night. This version uses 25% of Shakespeare's language and 75% everyday colloquial English. It's a blend that is a perfect introduction to the play for both parent and child. The play is performed by a group of young emerging artists nightly before Twelfth Night in Pinkney Park as well as on tour to throughout elementary schools and libraries in Fairfield County. Caregivers must be present. Registration required Sponsored by Shakespeare on the Sound. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, June 7, 2019 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club! Throughout the spring and summer, we will plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. During the month of April, we will meet to plan our garden and prepare for May planting. This is a fun activity for the whole family! Garden supplies sponsored by the Wilton Garden Club.  Program supported by the Amadeo Family. Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Szabo, for more information and to sign up for the program: aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Ballroom for Kids

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 4:15pm to 5:00pm

Join the library and staff from Ridgefield Fred Astaire Dance Studio for a four-week session where kids ages 8 - 10 can learn some dance moves while adding in some social skills. Besides all the physical skills, ballroom dancing also provides great social and life skills. Registration required for each child for each session. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Ambler Farm Reads

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 2:15pm to 3:00pm

Children ages 2-4 are invited to join Wilton Library in a visit to Ambler Farm. Caregivers and children 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 pigs, May: sheep and goats; and June: geese and chickens. Registration required, no fee. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Bouncing Babies

Friday, June 14, 2019 - 11:15am to 12:00pm

Join us twice a month for this interactive program especially for babies under 12 months old and their caregivers. We will play, socialize, share stories, songs, and rhymes all 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. Sessions on May 10 & 24. No registration, no program fee.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, June 14, 2019 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club! Throughout the spring and summer, we will plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. During the month of April, we will meet to plan our garden and prepare for May planting. This is a fun activity for the whole family! Garden supplies sponsored by the Wilton Garden Club.  Program supported by the Amadeo Family. Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Szabo, for more information and to sign up for the program: aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Read S'More @ Wilton Library! Summer Reading Program

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Come to Wilton Library and register for Summer Reading. Children can register on Wandoo Reader, an online reading log to keep track of their reading anywhere they go as long as they have an internet connection. By reading, logging, and completing challenges, kids will be eligible for benchmark prizes throughout the summer. The Read S'More! program stimulates kids' imaginations with wonderful stories and fun activities while focusing on nature and the great outdoors. Drop-in story times, drop-in activities, large-group enrichment and entertainment programs and animal visits are just some of the events planned through August 16. Think of us as your free stay-at-home summer camp experience. The summer reading program is supported by Kim and Mike Healy, with STEAM programs made possible by the Amadeo Family. Additional reading prizes are sponsored by the following local area businesses:  Sky Zone, Toy Chest, and Subway. The reading portion of the program runs from June 17 - August 30. Call for details 203-762-6336.

Campfire S'Mores, Crafts and Storytelling for Grades 3 and Up

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Join us to kick off Wilton Library’s Summer Reading Club with scary stories, crafts, and a delicious treat. Sign up for Read S'More @ Wilton Library! Summer Reading while you are here. For children entering third grade and up. Be warned: stories may be scary! See second session for younger children. No registration required.

Campfire S'Mores, Crafts and Storytelling for Grades 1 and Up

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us to kick off Wilton Library’s Summer Reading Club with stories, crafts, and a delicious treat. Sign up for Read S'More @ Wilton Library! Summer Reading while you are here. For children entering first grade and up. See earlier session for older children. No registration required.

Mutt-i-grees® Story Time and Dog Safety

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:00pm

Join Dod March, the Senior Manager of Youth Programs at Stepping Stones Museum for Children for a Mutt-i-grees® story time. Mutti-i-grees teaches children of all ages social-emotional skills such as
compassion, empathy and teamwork. We start with a story which touches on those important skills. Dod will provide very important instructions on how to safely meet a dog you don’t know but would like to pet. Then comes the best part: meeting a real dog! You’ll get a chance to practice your new skills with a friendly canine friend and learn more about the importance of animal rescue and adoption. Drop-in. Call 203-762-6336 for details.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club! Throughout the spring and summer, we will plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. During the month of April, we will meet to plan our garden and prepare for May planting. This is a fun activity for the whole family! Garden supplies sponsored by the Wilton Garden Club.  Program supported by the Amadeo Family. Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Szabo, for more information and to sign up for the program: aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Wonderful Wednesdays: Mike Francis Night Skies

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 10:15am to 11:00am

Night Skies is a program featuring Mike Francis using Starlab, the inflatable planetarium dome and projector system.  A remarkably realistic night sky awaits groups of up to 30.  There is no need to worry about the weather, time of day or travel. The experience of entering the giant bubble fascinates.  The excitement of being able to identify that bright red star from last night’s sky or locating an elusive constellation sparks the imagination.

Program repeats throughout the day in seven sessions as follows 10:15 – 11 a.m.; 11 – 11:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; 1 – 1:45 p.m.; 1:45 – 2:30 p.m.; 2:30 – 3:15 p.m.; 3:15 – 4 p.m. 

For children 4 and up. Supported by the Amadeo Family. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Wonderful Wednesdays: Mike Francis Night Skies

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:45am

Night Skies is a program featuring Mike Francis using Starlab, the inflatable planetarium dome and projector system.  A remarkably realistic night sky awaits groups of up to 30.  There is no need to worry about the weather, time of day or travel. The experience of entering the giant bubble fascinates.  The excitement of being able to identify that bright red star from last night’s sky or locating an elusive constellation sparks the imagination.

Program repeats throughout the day in seven sessions as follows 10:15 – 11 a.m.; 11 – 11:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; 1 – 1:45 p.m.; 1:45 – 2:30 p.m.; 2:30 – 3:15 p.m.; 3:15 – 4 p.m. 

For children 4 and up. Supported by the Amadeo Family. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Wonderful Wednesdays: Mike Francis Night Skies

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 11:45am to 12:30pm

Night Skies is a program featuring Mike Francis using Starlab, the inflatable planetarium dome and projector system.  A remarkably realistic night sky awaits groups of up to 30.  There is no need to worry about the weather, time of day or travel. The experience of entering the giant bubble fascinates.  The excitement of being able to identify that bright red star from last night’s sky or locating an elusive constellation sparks the imagination.

Program repeats throughout the day in seven sessions as follows 10:15 – 11 a.m.; 11 – 11:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; 1 – 1:45 p.m.; 1:45 – 2:30 p.m.; 2:30 – 3:15 p.m.; 3:15 – 4 p.m. 

For children 4 and up. Supported by the Amadeo Family. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Wonderful Wednesdays: Mike Francis Night Skies

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 1:00pm to 1:45pm

Night Skies is a program featuring Mike Francis using Starlab, the inflatable planetarium dome and projector system.  A remarkably realistic night sky awaits groups of up to 30.  There is no need to worry about the weather, time of day or travel. The experience of entering the giant bubble fascinates.  The excitement of being able to identify that bright red star from last night’s sky or locating an elusive constellation sparks the imagination.

Program repeats throughout the day in seven sessions as follows 10:15 – 11 a.m.; 11 – 11:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; 1 – 1:45 p.m.; 1:45 – 2:30 p.m.; 2:30 – 3:15 p.m.; 3:15 – 4 p.m. 

For children 4 and up. Supported by the Amadeo Family. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Wonderful Wednesdays: Mike Francis Night Skies

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 1:45pm to 2:30pm

Night Skies is a program featuring Mike Francis using Starlab, the inflatable planetarium dome and projector system.  A remarkably realistic night sky awaits groups of up to 30.  There is no need to worry about the weather, time of day or travel. The experience of entering the giant bubble fascinates.  The excitement of being able to identify that bright red star from last night’s sky or locating an elusive constellation sparks the imagination.

Program repeats throughout the day in seven sessions as follows 10:15 – 11 a.m.; 11 – 11:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; 1 – 1:45 p.m.; 1:45 – 2:30 p.m.; 2:30 – 3:15 p.m.; 3:15 – 4 p.m. 

For children 4 and up. Supported by the Amadeo Family. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Wonderful Wednesdays: Mike Francis Night Skies

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 2:30pm to 3:15pm

Night Skies is a program featuring Mike Francis using Starlab, the inflatable planetarium dome and projector system.  A remarkably realistic night sky awaits groups of up to 30.  There is no need to worry about the weather, time of day or travel. The experience of entering the giant bubble fascinates.  The excitement of being able to identify that bright red star from last night’s sky or locating an elusive constellation sparks the imagination.

Program repeats throughout the day in seven sessions as follows 10:15 – 11 a.m.; 11 – 11:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; 1 – 1:45 p.m.; 1:45 – 2:30 p.m.; 2:30 – 3:15 p.m.; 3:15 – 4 p.m. 

For children 4 and up. Supported by the Amadeo Family. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Wonderful Wednesdays: Mike Francis Night Skies

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 3:15pm to 4:00pm

Night Skies is a program featuring Mike Francis using Starlab, the inflatable planetarium dome and projector system.  A remarkably realistic night sky awaits groups of up to 30.  There is no need to worry about the weather, time of day or travel. The experience of entering the giant bubble fascinates.  The excitement of being able to identify that bright red star from last night’s sky or locating an elusive constellation sparks the imagination.

Program repeats throughout the day in seven sessions as follows 10:15 – 11 a.m.; 11 – 11:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; 1 – 1:45 p.m.; 1:45 – 2:30 p.m.; 2:30 – 3:15 p.m.; 3:15 – 4 p.m. 

For children 4 and up. Supported by the Amadeo Family. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Bouncing Babies

Friday, June 28, 2019 - 11:15am to 12:00pm

Join us twice a month for this interactive program especially for babies under 12 months old and their caregivers. We will play, socialize, share stories, songs, and rhymes all 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. Sessions on May 10 & 24. No registration, no program fee.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, June 28, 2019 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club! Throughout the spring and summer, we will plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. During the month of April, we will meet to plan our garden and prepare for May planting. This is a fun activity for the whole family! Garden supplies sponsored by the Wilton Garden Club.  Program supported by the Amadeo Family. Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Szabo, for more information and to sign up for the program: aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, July 5, 2019 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club! Throughout the spring and summer, we will plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. During the month of April, we will meet to plan our garden and prepare for May planting. This is a fun activity for the whole family! Garden supplies sponsored by the Wilton Garden Club.  Program supported by the Amadeo Family. Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Szabo, for more information and to sign up for the program: aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, July 12, 2019 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club! Throughout the spring and summer, we will plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. During the month of April, we will meet to plan our garden and prepare for May planting. This is a fun activity for the whole family! Garden supplies sponsored by the Wilton Garden Club.  Program supported by the Amadeo Family. Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Szabo, for more information and to sign up for the program: aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club! Throughout the spring and summer, we will plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. During the month of April, we will meet to plan our garden and prepare for May planting. This is a fun activity for the whole family! Garden supplies sponsored by the Wilton Garden Club.  Program supported by the Amadeo Family. Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Szabo, for more information and to sign up for the program: aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, July 26, 2019 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club! Throughout the spring and summer, we will plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. During the month of April, we will meet to plan our garden and prepare for May planting. This is a fun activity for the whole family! Garden supplies sponsored by the Wilton Garden Club.  Program supported by the Amadeo Family. Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Szabo, for more information and to sign up for the program: aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, August 2, 2019 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club! Throughout the spring and summer, we will plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. During the month of April, we will meet to plan our garden and prepare for May planting. This is a fun activity for the whole family! Garden supplies sponsored by the Wilton Garden Club.  Program supported by the Amadeo Family. Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Szabo, for more information and to sign up for the program: aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, August 9, 2019 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club! Throughout the spring and summer, we will plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. During the month of April, we will meet to plan our garden and prepare for May planting. This is a fun activity for the whole family! Garden supplies sponsored by the Wilton Garden Club.  Program supported by the Amadeo Family. Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Szabo, for more information and to sign up for the program: aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, August 16, 2019 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club! Throughout the spring and summer, we will plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. During the month of April, we will meet to plan our garden and prepare for May planting. This is a fun activity for the whole family! Garden supplies sponsored by the Wilton Garden Club.  Program supported by the Amadeo Family. Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Szabo, for more information and to sign up for the program: aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, August 23, 2019 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club! Throughout the spring and summer, we will plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. During the month of April, we will meet to plan our garden and prepare for May planting. This is a fun activity for the whole family! Garden supplies sponsored by the Wilton Garden Club.  Program supported by the Amadeo Family. Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Szabo, for more information and to sign up for the program: aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, August 30, 2019 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club! Throughout the spring and summer, we will plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. During the month of April, we will meet to plan our garden and prepare for May planting. This is a fun activity for the whole family! Garden supplies sponsored by the Wilton Garden Club.  Program supported by the Amadeo Family. Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Szabo, for more information and to sign up for the program: aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

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