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Upcoming Children's Events

Mother Goose on the Loose

Thursday, January 23, 10:15am - 10:45am

Welcome to the new updated Mother Goose on the Loose! Mother Goose on the Loose is a themed story time for children ages 6 months to 2 years. Mother Goose on the Loose incorporates books, rhymes, fingerplays, music, dance and child-parent interaction. Felt boards, puppets, instruments, and props will be used in the updated Winter Session of Mother Goose on the Loose. No fee. Call for details.

Please note-in an effort to create a small, consistent group experience, this program uses a lottery system for registration. Lottery registration forms are available at the Children's Library desk starting  December 23 thru January 13. Patrons will be notified via email if they receive a spot.

Mother Goose on the Loose

Thursday, January 23, 11:00am - 11:30am

Welcome to the new updated Mother Goose on the Loose! Mother Goose on the Loose is a themed story time for children ages 6 months to 2 years. Mother Goose on the Loose incorporates books, rhymes, fingerplays, music, dance and child-parent interaction. Felt boards, puppets, instruments, and props will be used in the updated Winter Session of Mother Goose on the Loose. No fee. Call for details.

Please note-in an effort to create a small, consistent group experience, this program uses a lottery system for registration. Lottery registration forms are available at the Children's Library desk starting December 23 thru January 13. Patrons will be notified via email if they receive a spot.

Bouncing Babies

Friday, January 24, 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.

Why Children Love the Wilton Library

Saturday, January 25, 10:00am - 4:30pm

In honor of the Wilton Library's 125th Anniversary, children can participate in a very special event. Children will come to the Children's Library and write up a small composition on why they love the Wilton Library.  Materials will be provided and assistance and suggestions given. If smaller children and their parents wish to participate, parents can do the writing for the child. The contributions will be collected and bound into a special book which will become part of the Wilton Children's Library Forever Collection. Drop in, no registration required. Inquiries (203)762-6336.

Why Children Love the Wilton Library

Sunday, January 26, 12:00pm - 4:00pm

In honor of the Wilton Library's 125th Anniversary, children can participate in a very special event. Children will come to the Children's Library and write up a small composition on why they love the Wilton Library.  Materials will be provided and assistance and suggestions given. If smaller children and their parents wish to participate, parents can do the writing for the child. The contributions will be collected and bound into a special book which will become part of the Wilton Children's Library Forever Collection. Drop in, no registration required. Inquiries (203)762-6336.

Winter Carnival Crafts

Sunday, January 26, 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Children can stop by the library to make a fun winter craft as part of the Chamber of Commerce Winter Carnival. Drop-in.

Wilton Winter Carnival -- BookFace Photos

Sunday, January 26, 12:00pm - 4:00pm

You've enjoyed our #bookface Fridays, now come be part of one.  Dozens of books to choose from--make a selection and pose for the book cover in our gallery area.  We'll email it to you for you to enjoy and perhaps post them on Wilton Library's social media feeds (with your permission).  Come join the fun and grab your 15 minutes of fame. For all ages. 

Rockin' Rhythms

Monday, January 27, 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 individual session date, space is limited.  Call for details (203)762-6336

Ready Readers

Monday, January 27, 4:15pm - 4:45pm

Children ages 4 and 5 are invited to join us for this drop-in story time. Each week we will explore different topics such as woodland creatures, transportation, dinosaurs, fairy tales, and more. Children will hear stories, participate in activities, and occasionally watch short book films as well. Drop-in. Call for details.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, January 28, 10:15am - 10:45am

Join us for a storytime geared especially for two and three year olds. Children and their caregivers will listen to stories, sing songs, learn rhymes, do movement activities and get the chance to use scarves and instruments, while building literacy and social skills. 

No registration, no program fee. Call 203-762-6336 for details.

Let's Build a Fort!

Tuesday, January 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Come join us at the Wilton Library this winter season and listen to a read aloud book, followed by a STEM building activity. just like on Innovation Day, children will work together in a group to build and engineer a large fort, as well as construct smaller ones to see the difference in materials and construction.  For Children in grades 3-5. Registration required.  Inquiries call (203)762-6336.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Wednesday, January 29, 10:15am - 10:45am

Join us for a storytime especially geared for active 1 and 2 year olds and their caregivers! The program includes books, songs, rhymes, movement activities and some instruments and scarves, all geared towards building literacy skills. No registration, no program charge. Call for details.

Books for Babies

Wednesday, January 29, 11:00am - 11:30pm

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. Bring Dad too! Caregivers must be present.

No registration required.

Mother Goose on the Loose

Thursday, January 30, 10:15am - 10:45am

Welcome to the new updated Mother Goose on the Loose! Mother Goose on the Loose is a themed story time for children ages 6 months to 2 years. Mother Goose on the Loose incorporates books, rhymes, fingerplays, music, dance and child-parent interaction. Felt boards, puppets, instruments, and props will be used in the updated Winter Session of Mother Goose on the Loose. No fee. Call for details.

Please note-in an effort to create a small, consistent group experience, this program uses a lottery system for registration. Lottery registration forms are available at the Children's Library desk starting  December 23 thru January 13. Patrons will be notified via email if they receive a spot.

Mother Goose on the Loose

Thursday, January 30, 11:00am - 11:30am

Welcome to the new updated Mother Goose on the Loose! Mother Goose on the Loose is a themed story time for children ages 6 months to 2 years. Mother Goose on the Loose incorporates books, rhymes, fingerplays, music, dance and child-parent interaction. Felt boards, puppets, instruments, and props will be used in the updated Winter Session of Mother Goose on the Loose. No fee. Call for details.

Please note-in an effort to create a small, consistent group experience, this program uses a lottery system for registration. Lottery registration forms are available at the Children's Library desk starting December 23 thru January 13. Patrons will be notified via email if they receive a spot.

Take Your Child to the Library Day

Saturday, February 1, 11:00am - 12:00pm

On Saturday, February 1, 2020 Wilton Library hosts Take Your Child to the Library Day.  On this festive occasion that celebrates Libraries, children will enjoy the music of Lynn Lewis and her special surprise friend!  Each child will also receive a copy of Dr. Seuss's beloved classic Gerald McBoing Boing.Registration required, for ages infant up to 2nd grade

(Not) Just for Kids: Broadway Bound - Mixed Soloists

Saturday, February 1, 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'. February 1: Broadway Bound, various soloistsMarch 14: Woodwinds

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

Rockin' Rhythms

Monday, February 3, 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 individual session date, space is limited.  Call for details (203)762-6336

Ready Readers

Monday, February 3, 4:15pm - 4:45pm

Children ages 4 and 5 are invited to join us for this drop-in story time. Each week we will explore different topics such as woodland creatures, transportation, dinosaurs, fairy tales, and more. Children will hear stories, participate in activities, and occasionally watch short book films as well. Drop-in. Call for details.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, February 4, 10:15am - 10:45am

Join us for a storytime geared especially for two and three year olds. Children and their caregivers will listen to stories, sing songs, learn rhymes, do movement activities and get the chance to use scarves and instruments, while building literacy and social skills. 

No registration, no program fee. Call 203-762-6336 for details.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Wednesday, February 5, 10:15am - 10:45am

Join us for a storytime especially geared for active 1 and 2 year olds and their caregivers! The program includes books, songs, rhymes, movement activities and some instruments and scarves, all geared towards building literacy skills. No registration, no program charge. Call for details.

Books for Babies

Wednesday, February 5, 11:00am - 11:30pm

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. Bring Dad too! Caregivers must be present.

No registration required.

Children's Book Tasting

Thursday, February 6, 4:15pm - 5:00pm

Join us at the Wilton Library for a special Book Tasting that will allow children to sample numerous high-interest books, quality books, and different genres of books that will be served to them restaurant style.  If your child is looking for a fun activity while being introduced to a wide array of books, this is the program for them. Children in grades 3-5 are invited to this special program which will also include a few snacks and beverages. Registration required. Inquiries call (203)762-6336. 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Bouncing Babies

Friday, February 7, 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.

Drop In Valentine Crafts

Sunday, February 9, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

Come to the Wilton Library and make an easy and fun Valentine craft!  Paper hearts and doilies and Valentine mice will be available for little crafters! No registration required.

Rockin' Rhythms

Monday, February 10, 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 individual session date, space is limited.  Call for details (203)762-6336

Ready Readers

Monday, February 10, 4:15pm - 4:45pm

Children ages 4 and 5 are invited to join us for this drop-in story time. Each week we will explore different topics such as woodland creatures, transportation, dinosaurs, fairy tales, and more. Children will hear stories, participate in activities, and occasionally watch short book films as well. Drop-in. Call for details.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, February 11, 10:15am - 10:45am

Join us for a storytime geared especially for two and three year olds. Children and their caregivers will listen to stories, sing songs, learn rhymes, do movement activities and get the chance to use scarves and instruments, while building literacy and social skills. 

No registration, no program fee. Call 203-762-6336 for details.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Wednesday, February 12, 10:15am - 10:45am

Join us for a storytime especially geared for active 1 and 2 year olds and their caregivers! The program includes books, songs, rhymes, movement activities and some instruments and scarves, all geared towards building literacy skills. No registration, no program charge. Call for details.

Books for Babies

Wednesday, February 12, 11:00am - 11:30pm

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. Bring Dad too! Caregivers must be present.

No registration required.

Make Valentine Cake Pops!

Wednesday, February 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Come to the Wilton Library and participate in a special Valentine's Day program for kids in Grades 3-5!  Katie Shepherd, a licensed Dietitian will show kids how to make Valentine Cake Pops with deliciously healthy ingredients!  Pops will be made from scratch and kids will decorate with fun Valentine colors. Registration required. Inquiries (203)762-6336

Snap Circuits Challenge

Thursday, February 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Children in grades 3 - 5 are invited to this vacation day challenge.   Using only the Snap Circuit pieces provided, kids will work in teams of two to complete challenges. Which team will complete the most?  STEM prizes will be awarded. Let's have some fun lighting up lights, spinning fans, and making some noise!   Supported by the Amadeo Family.  Registration required, space is limited. 

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, February 18, 10:15am - 10:45am

Join us for a storytime geared especially for two and three year olds. Children and their caregivers will listen to stories, sing songs, learn rhymes, do movement activities and get the chance to use scarves and instruments, while building literacy and social skills. 

No registration, no program fee. Call 203-762-6336 for details.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Wednesday, February 19, 10:15am - 10:45am

Join us for a storytime especially geared for active 1 and 2 year olds and their caregivers! The program includes books, songs, rhymes, movement activities and some instruments and scarves, all geared towards building literacy skills. No registration, no program charge. Call for details.

Books for Babies

Wednesday, February 19, 11:00am - 11:30pm

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. Bring Dad too! Caregivers must be present.

No registration required.

Bouncing Babies

Friday, February 21, 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.

Why Children Love the Wilton Library

Saturday, February 22, 10:00am - 4:30pm

In honor of the Wilton Library's 125th Anniversary, children can participate in a very special event. Children will come to the Children's Library and write up a small composition on why they love the Wilton Library.  Materials will be provided and assistance and suggestions given. If smaller children and their parents wish to participate, parents can do the writing for the child. The contributions will be collected and bound into a special book which will become part of the Wilton Children's Library Forever Collection. Drop in, no registration required. Inquiries (203)762-6336.

Rockin' Rhythms

Monday, February 24, 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 individual session date, space is limited.  Call for details (203)762-6336

Ready Readers

Monday, February 24, 4:15pm - 4:45pm

Children ages 4 and 5 are invited to join us for this drop-in story time. Each week we will explore different topics such as woodland creatures, transportation, dinosaurs, fairy tales, and more. Children will hear stories, participate in activities, and occasionally watch short book films as well. Drop-in. Call for details.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, February 25, 10:15am - 10:45am

Join us for a storytime geared especially for two and three year olds. Children and their caregivers will listen to stories, sing songs, learn rhymes, do movement activities and get the chance to use scarves and instruments, while building literacy and social skills. 

No registration, no program fee. Call 203-762-6336 for details.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Wednesday, February 26, 10:15am - 10:45am

Join us for a storytime especially geared for active 1 and 2 year olds and their caregivers! The program includes books, songs, rhymes, movement activities and some instruments and scarves, all geared towards building literacy skills. No registration, no program charge. Call for details.

Books for Babies

Wednesday, February 26, 11:00am - 11:30pm

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. Bring Dad too! Caregivers must be present.

No registration required.

Ready Readers

Monday, March 2, 4:15pm - 4:45pm

Children ages 4 and 5 are invited to join us for this drop-in story time. Each week we will explore different topics such as woodland creatures, transportation, dinosaurs, fairy tales, and more. Children will hear stories, participate in activities, and occasionally watch short book films as well. Drop-in. Call for details.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, March 3, 10:15am - 10:45am

Join us for a storytime geared especially for two and three year olds. Children and their caregivers will listen to stories, sing songs, learn rhymes, do movement activities and get the chance to use scarves and instruments, while building literacy and social skills. 

No registration, no program fee. Call 203-762-6336 for details.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Wednesday, March 4, 10:15am - 10:45am

Join us for a storytime especially geared for active 1 and 2 year olds and their caregivers! The program includes books, songs, rhymes, movement activities and some instruments and scarves, all geared towards building literacy skills. No registration, no program charge. Call for details.

Books for Babies

Wednesday, March 4, 11:00am - 11:30pm

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. Bring Dad too! Caregivers must be present.

No registration required.

Ready Readers

Monday, March 9, 4:15pm - 4:45pm

Children ages 4 and 5 are invited to join us for this drop-in story time. Each week we will explore different topics such as woodland creatures, transportation, dinosaurs, fairy tales, and more. Children will hear stories, participate in activities, and occasionally watch short book films as well. Drop-in. Call for details.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, March 10, 10:15am - 10:45am

Join us for a storytime geared especially for two and three year olds. Children and their caregivers will listen to stories, sing songs, learn rhymes, do movement activities and get the chance to use scarves and instruments, while building literacy and social skills. 

No registration, no program fee. Call 203-762-6336 for details.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Wednesday, March 11, 10:15am - 10:45am

Join us for a storytime especially geared for active 1 and 2 year olds and their caregivers! The program includes books, songs, rhymes, movement activities and some instruments and scarves, all geared towards building literacy skills. No registration, no program charge. Call for details.

Books for Babies

Wednesday, March 11, 11:00am - 11:30pm

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. Bring Dad too! Caregivers must be present.

No registration required.

Bouncing Babies

Friday, March 13, 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.

Ready Readers

Monday, March 16, 4:15pm - 4:45pm

Children ages 4 and 5 are invited to join us for this drop-in story time. Each week we will explore different topics such as woodland creatures, transportation, dinosaurs, fairy tales, and more. Children will hear stories, participate in activities, and occasionally watch short book films as well. Drop-in. Call for details.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, March 17, 10:15am - 10:45am

Join us for a storytime geared especially for two and three year olds. Children and their caregivers will listen to stories, sing songs, learn rhymes, do movement activities and get the chance to use scarves and instruments, while building literacy and social skills. 

No registration, no program fee. Call 203-762-6336 for details.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Wednesday, March 18, 10:15am - 10:45am

Join us for a storytime especially geared for active 1 and 2 year olds and their caregivers! The program includes books, songs, rhymes, movement activities and some instruments and scarves, all geared towards building literacy skills. No registration, no program charge. Call for details.

Books for Babies

Wednesday, March 18, 11:00am - 11:30pm

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. Bring Dad too! Caregivers must be present.

No registration required.

Bouncing Babies

Friday, March 27, 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.

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