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The library is closed on Sundays for the summer. Sunday hours resume on September 8th.

Upcoming Children's Events

Read S'More @ Wilton Library! Summer Reading Program

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 10:00am to Friday, August 30, 2019 - 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:  Beardsley Zoo, Sky Zone, Subway and Toy Chest. The reading portion of the program runs from June 17 - August 30. Call for details 203-762-6336.

Read S'More @ Wilton Library!

Cartoon Drawing Demonstration

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Children going into grades 3 - 6 are invited to come watch charming mermaids, fairies, pirates, and spacemen come to life on a sketchbook. Everyone who attends will leave with a quick sketch made on the spot. Be sure to bring your imagination and have a fun time watching the creations. This program is being offered by Wilton High School alumni Emma Keating. Emma is going into her junior year at Purchase College where she is studying film. She creates her own animated movies by drawing thousands of individual pictures. These frames add up to make a full story. Her animated short Saving Me has won several awards including: Scholastic Gold Key, Juan Castillo Best Film in Connecticut, and The New Canaan New Age Film Festival Best in Animation. Drop-in; no registration.

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.

- REGISTRATION FILLED -

Crafty Monday Mornings – Fairy Doll Workshop

Monday, July 22, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Come to Wilton Library and make a Fairy Doll out of pipe cleaners, wooden beads, ribbon and tissue. For children entering first grade and up. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

STEM Monday Afternoons—Jungle Terrarium STEM

Monday, July 22, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Create your very own Jungle Terrarium – a mini-jungle in a bottle! For children entering third grade and up. Supported by the Amadeo Family. Registration required; no fee. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 10:15am to 10:45am

Join us for a story time 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 fee.

Story Time Under the Sycamore

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm

Kids of all ages are invited to join us under the Merwin Meadows Sycamore tree for a weekly outdoor story time. Each week we will share stories, songs, and activities the whole family can enjoy. All ages with caregivers, Merwin Meadows membership required. In the event of rain, this program will be held at Wilton Library. Co-sponsored by Wilton Library and Wilton Parks and Recreation. No registration, no fee. Inquiries: 203-762-6336.

Books for Babies

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 10:15am to 10:45am

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.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am

This program is a sharing time for 1 and 2-year-olds and their caregivers. The emphasis is on books, with some songs and toy time. No registration, no program charge. 

Wonderful Wednesdays - Annie and the Natural Wonder Band

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Come to Wilton Library and listen to Annie and the Natural Wonder Band. Annie and her friend Safari Bob have been playing original Americana music for children and their families for over 30 years.  It's all about Nature and it is both entertaining and educational. And it is FUN! For children 3 and up. Supported by Kim and Mike Healy. Registration required; no fee. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Movie Theater Thursdays – Incredibles 2

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 10:15am to 12:00pm

Kids can enjoy a free, air-conditioned movie venue. Wilton Library will be showing Incredibles 2, rated PG, 118 minutes. No registration required. Caregivers must stay with children under 8 and in the building for under 12. Inquiries: 203-762-6336.

Movie Theater Thursdays – Kid Who Would Be King

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Kids can enjoy a free, air-conditioned movie venue. Wilton Library will be showing Kid Who Would Be King, rated PG, 120 minutes. No registration required. Caregivers must stay with children under 8 and in the building for under 12. Inquiries: 203-762-6336.

Bouncing Babies

Friday, July 26, 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. No registration, no program fee.

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.

- REGISTRATION FILLED -

Crafty Monday Mornings – Under the Sea Stories and Craft

Monday, July 29, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Join us for a morning of stories, songs and a craft celebrating everyone's favorite sea creature: the Shark! For kids entering K and up. Registration required.  Register online or call 203-762-6336.

STEM Monday Afternoons—Ocean Slime STEM Science

Monday, July 29, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Children entering third grade and up are invited to this fun and informative Slime STEM Science Program. Please dress accordingly (it can get messy). Supported by the Amadeo Family. Registration required; no fee. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 10:15am to 10:45am

Join us for a story time 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 fee.

Story Time Under the Sycamore

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm

Kids of all ages are invited to join us under the Merwin Meadows Sycamore tree for a weekly outdoor story time. Each week we will share stories, songs, and activities the whole family can enjoy. All ages with caregivers, Merwin Meadows membership required. In the event of rain, this program will be held at Wilton Library. Co-sponsored by Wilton Library and Wilton Parks and Recreation. No registration, no fee. Inquiries: 203-762-6336.

Books for Babies

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 10:15am to 10:45am

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.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am

This program is a sharing time for 1 and 2-year-olds and their caregivers. The emphasis is on books, with some songs and toy time. No registration, no program charge. 

Wonderful Wednesdays – Riverside Reptiles

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Come to Wilton Library and meet the amazing creatures of Riverside Reptiles. Snakes, lizards and all manner of scaly and wonderful beasts.  Learn about the science of reptiles both small and very large. For children entering K and up. Supported by the Amadeo Family. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Movie Theater Thursdays – Frozen

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 10:15am to 12:00pm

Kids can enjoy a free, air-conditioned movie venue. Wilton Library will be showing Frozen, rated PG, 102 minutes. No registration required. Caregivers must stay with children under 8 and in the building for under 12. Inquiries: 203-762-6336.

Movie Theater Thursdays – Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Kids can enjoy a free, air-conditioned movie venue. Wilton Library will be showing Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase, rated PG, 89 minutes. No registration required. Caregivers must stay with children under 8 and in the building for under 12. Inquiries: 203-762-6336.

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.

- REGISTRATION FILLED -

Cartoon Drawing Demonstration

Monday, August 5, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Children going into grades 3 - 6 are invited to come watch charming mermaids, fairies, pirates, and spacemen come to life on a sketchbook. Everyone who attends will leave with a quick sketch made on the spot. Be sure to bring your imagination and have a fun time watching the creations. This program is being offered by Wilton High School alumni Emma Keating. Emma is going into her junior year at Purchase College where she is studying film. She creates her own animated movies by drawing thousands of individual pictures. These frames add up to make a full story. Her animated short Saving Me has won several awards including: Scholastic Gold Key, Juan Castillo Best Film in Connecticut, and The New Canaan New Age Film Festival Best in Animation. Drop-in; no registration.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 10:15am to 10:45am

Join us for a story time 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 fee.

Story Time Under the Sycamore

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm

Kids of all ages are invited to join us under the Merwin Meadows Sycamore tree for a weekly outdoor story time. Each week we will share stories, songs, and activities the whole family can enjoy. All ages with caregivers, Merwin Meadows membership required. In the event of rain, this program will be held at Wilton Library. Co-sponsored by Wilton Library and Wilton Parks and Recreation. No registration, no fee. Inquiries: 203-762-6336.

Books for Babies

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 10:15am to 10:45am

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.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am

This program is a sharing time for 1 and 2-year-olds and their caregivers. The emphasis is on books, with some songs and toy time. No registration, no program charge. 

Wonderful Wednesdays – Insectology

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Experience a fascinating hands-on interactive program about insects at Wilton Library. The performers from Dinosaurs Rock will be bringing an amazing preserved collection of everyone's favorite creepy-crawlies. Learn facts you never knew about creatures you see every day or have never seen before! For kids K and up. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Movie Theater Thursdays – Lion King

Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 10:15am to 11:45am

Kids can enjoy a free, air-conditioned movie venue. Wilton Library will be showing the classic animated Lion King, rated G, 90 minutes. No registration required. Caregivers must stay with children under 8 and in the building for under 12. Inquiries: 203-762-6336.

Movie Theater Thursdays – Mary Poppins Returns

Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:15pm

Kids can enjoy a free, air-conditioned movie venue. Wilton Library will be showing Mary Poppins Returns, rated PG, 130 minutes. No registration required. Caregivers must stay with children under 8 and in the building for under 12. Inquiries: 203-762-6336.

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.

- REGISTRATION FILLED -

Crafty Monday Mornings – Make a Summer Bouquet

Monday, August 12, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Kids can come to the Library and make a beautiful bouquet of Summer Flowers. This workshop shows kids how to make sunflowers, peonies and other types of flowers and then tie them into a beautiful bunch. it makes a lovely gift or decoration. For children first grade and up. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

STEM Monday Afternoons— Mirror Science Creating Kaleidoscopes

Monday, August 12, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Explore the magic of mirrors in this STEAM-based program. Learn about mirror-based optical illusions and then use your knowledge to create your very own kaleidoscope to bring home. For kids entering grades 2 and up. Registration required. No program fee. Supported by the Amadeo Family.  Registration required; no fee. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 10:15am to 10:45am

Join us for a story time 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 fee.

Story Time Under the Sycamore

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm

Kids of all ages are invited to join us under the Merwin Meadows Sycamore tree for a weekly outdoor story time. Each week we will share stories, songs, and activities the whole family can enjoy. All ages with caregivers, Merwin Meadows membership required. In the event of rain, this program will be held at Wilton Library. Co-sponsored by Wilton Library and Wilton Parks and Recreation. No registration, no fee. Inquiries: 203-762-6336.

Books for Babies

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 10:15am to 10:45am

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.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am

This program is a sharing time for 1 and 2-year-olds and their caregivers. The emphasis is on books, with some songs and toy time. No registration, no program charge. 

Wonderful Wednesdays - Gemology

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Come to Wilton Library and join us for a jam-packed multi-media presentation on rocks & minerals. There will be lots of audience participation and an amazing dig where kids will dig, find, keep and take home an incredible collection of gems and minerals.  For children K and up. Supported by the Amadeo Family. Registration required; no fee. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Movie Theater Thursdays – Ralph Breaks the Internet

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 10:15am to 12:15pm

Kids can enjoy a free, air-conditioned movie venue. Wilton Library will be showing Ralph Breaks the Internet, rated PG, 112 minutes. No registration required. Caregivers must stay with children under 8 and in the building for under 12. Inquiries: 203-762-6336.

Movie Theater Thursdays – Spider-Man into the Spider-Verse

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Kids can enjoy a free, air-conditioned movie venue. Wilton Library will be showing Spider-Man into the Spider-Verse, rated PG, 117 minutes. No registration required. Caregivers must stay with children under 8 and in the building for under 12. Inquiries: 203-762-6336.

Bouncing Babies

Friday, August 16, 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. No registration, no program fee.

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.

- REGISTRATION FILLED -

Wizard Camp Fundraiser

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Summer is almost over and it’s time to think about going back to school – Wizarding School! Wilton Library hosts a fundraiser commemorating 22 years of Harry Potter. Children in grades 3 - 5 will be sorted into the four houses and attend a variety of magical classes and fun activities. They will search for magical artifacts guarded by fearsome creatures; learn about the Science of Divinations from Professor Trelawney and much more. Children must bring their own lunches, but snacks and beverages will be supplied. Advance registration required in person; $50 per child. For details call 203-762-6336.

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.

- REGISTRATION FILLED -

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.

- REGISTRATION FILLED -

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