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Upcoming Children's Events

Mother Goose on the Loose

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 10:15am to 10:45am

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.

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 Aug. 26, 2019 and must be returned by Sept. 9, 2019. Patrons will be notified via email if they receive a spot.  No fee. Call for details 203-762-6336.

 

Mother Goose on the Loose

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am

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.

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 Aug. 26, 2019 and must be returned by Sept. 9, 2019. Patrons will be notified via email if they receive a spot.  No fee. Call for details 203-762-6336.

 

Norwalk Symphony Orchestra (Not) Just for Kids—Musical Journeys: Brass

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 3:00pm to 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'. Ages 4 and up with caregivers. See registration link for details Registration is required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Rockin' Rhythms

Monday, September 23, 2019 - 11:15am to 11:45am

Rockin' Rhythms is Ray’s way (of Jay and Ray) 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 also 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. Please note:  no sessions on Sept. 30 and Oct. 14. Registration required. Sponsored by the Arthur J. Wall Scholarship Fund. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, September 24, 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.

Ready Readers

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 4:15pm to 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 203-762-6336.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 10:15am to 10:45am

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. 

Mother Goose on the Loose

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 10:15am to 10:45am

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.

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 Aug. 26, 2019 and must be returned by Sept. 9, 2019. Patrons will be notified via email if they receive a spot.  No fee. Call for details 203-762-6336.

 

Mother Goose on the Loose

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am

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.

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 Aug. 26, 2019 and must be returned by Sept. 9, 2019. Patrons will be notified via email if they receive a spot.  No fee. Call for details 203-762-6336.

 

Storybook STEM Series

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Join us for storybook infused STEM programs twice monthly throughout September to November. 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 Perfect Square by Michael Hall (9/12), What to do With A Box by Jane Yolen (9/26), The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spire (10/10), The Magic Hat by Mem Fox (10/24), Rosie Revere Engineer by Andrea Beaty (11/7), and Iggy Peck Architect by Andrea Beaty (11/21). Supported by the Amadeo Family. Registration required; no fee.

Bouncing Babies

Friday, September 27, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:45am

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.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, October 1, 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.

Ready Readers

Tuesday, October 1, 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 (203)762-6336

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Wednesday, October 2, 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, October 2, 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, October 3, 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 Fall 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 August 26 thru September 9. Patrons will be notified via email if they receive a spot.

Mother Goose on the Loose

Thursday, October 3, 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 Fall 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 August 26 thru September 9. Patrons will be notified via email if they receive a spot.

Rockin' Rhythms

Saturday, October 5, 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.

Rockin' Rhythms

Monday, October 7, 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. Sponsored by the Arthur J. Wall Scholarship Fund. Call for details (203)762-6336

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, October 8, 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, October 9, 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, October 9, 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, October 10, 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 Fall 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 August 26 thru September 9. Patrons will be notified via email if they receive a spot.

Mother Goose on the Loose

Thursday, October 10, 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 Fall 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 August 26 thru September 9. Patrons will be notified via email if they receive a spot.

Storybook STEM Series

Thursday, October 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us for storybook infused STEM programs throughout the months of September through November. 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 Perfect Square by Michael Hall (9/12), What to do with a box by Jane Yolen (9/26), The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spire (10/10), The Magic Hat by Mem Fox (10/24), Rosie Revere Engineer by Andrea Beaty (11/7), and Iggy Peck Architect by Andrea Beaty (11/21). Supported by the Amadeo Family.

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

Jeepers Creepers!

Saturday, October 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Come to the Wilton Library and enjoy a Riverside Reptiles Creepy Show just in time for Halloween! Kids preschool and up will enjoy watching and hearing about various reptiles, amphibians, arachnids and more.

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

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, October 15, 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, October 16, 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, October 16, 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, October 17, 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 Fall 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 August 26 thru September 9. Patrons will be notified via email if they receive a spot.

Mother Goose on the Loose

Thursday, October 17, 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 Fall 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 August 26 thru September 9. Patrons will be notified via email if they receive a spot.

Spooky Story Writing

Thursday, October 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Children in fourth and fifth grade are invited to this fun and interactive creative writing activity at the library that will have them rolling story element dice (setting, character, obstacle, and a story starter) and create their own spooky stories this Halloween season. Join us for a spooky time. Registration required; No fee. Register online or call (203) 762-6336. 

Bouncing Babies

Friday, October 18, 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

Monday, October 21, 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. Sponsored by the Arthur J. Wall Scholarship Fund. Call for details (203)762-6336

Origami Fun for kids

Monday, October 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Kids in grades 3-5 are invited to join us to learn a little bit about the art of origami paper folding.  Kids will learn some basic origami folding techniques and will come away with hand folded items.   

Registration required. No program fee. Supported by the Arthur J. Wall Scholarship Fund. 

Register online or call (203)762-6336.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, October 22, 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, October 23, 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, October 23, 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, October 24, 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 Fall 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 August 26 thru September 9. Patrons will be notified via email if they receive a spot.

Mother Goose on the Loose

Thursday, October 24, 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 Fall 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 August 26 thru September 9. Patrons will be notified via email if they receive a spot.

Storybook STEM Series

Thursday, October 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us for storybook infused STEM programs throughout the months of September through November. 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 Perfect Square by Michael Hall (9/12), What to do with a box by Jane Yolen (9/26), The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spire (10/10), The Magic Hat by Mem Fox (10/24), Rosie Revere Engineer by Andrea Beaty (11/7), and Iggy Peck Architect by Andrea Beaty (11/21). Supported by the Amadeo Family.

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

Bouncing Babies

Friday, October 25, 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.

Halloween Crafts

Sunday, October 27, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

For scary Halloween decorations, come to the Wilton Library for a fun drop-in Halloween Crafts program! Easy spooky crafts that will make all the ghosts and goblins happy! No registration, no fee. Inquiries (203) 762-6336, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton CT. 06897

Rockin' Rhythms

Monday, October 28, 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. Sponsored by the Arthur J. Wall Scholarship Fund. Call for details (203)762-6336

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, October 29, 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, October 30, 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, October 30, 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, October 31, 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 Fall 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 August 26 thru September 9. Patrons will be notified via email if they receive a spot.

Mother Goose on the Loose

Thursday, October 31, 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 Fall 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 August 26 thru September 9. Patrons will be notified via email if they receive a spot.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, November 5, 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, November 6, 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.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, November 12, 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, November 13, 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.

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