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Upcoming Events

Healthy Snacks for Teens

Tuesday, Jun 28, 3:00 PM to 3:45 PM

Teens entering grades 6-12 learn how to make granola, hummus, smoothies and other healthy snacks. Registration required. Sponsored by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund. 

Author Talk: Mary Simses - The Rules of Love & Grammar

Tuesday, Jun 28, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Mary Simses, the author of the bestselling debut The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop And Café, returns to Wilton Library with her highly anticipated novel, The Rules Of Love & Grammar. Grace Hammond is a young woman with a bone to pick about spelling mistakes, punctuation, and sentence structure. A wordsmith by trade, Grace can’t let even the most innocent grammar mistakes slip by. In making a life correction, Grace returns to her parents’ house in Connecticut where she is faced with mistakes she has made in her life. Grace must decide what truly matters, and whether it just might be time for her to set aside the rule book, open her heart, and take a chance on the unknown.  Each chapter starts off with a grammar rule that is applied cleverly to the plot. Q&A and book signing will follow the talk. See library’s registration links for more details. No charge. Registration highly recommended. Books will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of Elm Street Books, New Canaan.

New Life for Old Videos

Wednesday, Jun 29, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Do you have a box of old home videos? Wish you could still watch some of those funny or touching family moments? If so, come learn how to convert them to DVDs. For 7th graders through adults and 6th grade students accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too! Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Space limited to 1 student per session. Registration required. This is for home videos only and conversion time is one-to-one.

Mondrian Painting for Teens

Wednesday, Jun 29, 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Geometric shapes, primary colors and the willingness to learn are all that's needed to transform a blank canvas into a Mondrian-styled piece of artwork. Piet Mondrian was a Dutch painter best known for his bold abstracts. We'll use him as our inspiration to create! For teens entering grades 6-12. All materials supplied. Space limited and registration required. Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Coding Class for Kids ages 9 through 11

Thursday, Jun 30, 3:00 PM to 3:45 PM

With the help of an instructor and Code Studio by Code.org, students will work at their own pace to learn about algorithms for computers and basic steps to create art and animation. This program is open to children ages 9 through 11 with some or no coding experience.  Registration required. Supported by the Amadeo Family. 

Embroider or Monogram It!

Thursday, Jun 30, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

In the this one-on-one session, let us introduce you to our electronic sewing machine and monogram a tea towel, apron, baby bib or burp cloth. Aprons available for $7. All other items are $5. For 7th graders to adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Registration required.

Tracy Brody Pre-K Zumba

Friday, Jul 1, 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Children ages 2 – 6 years and their caregivers will have so much fun in this extremely interactive and easy-to-follow Latin-inspired Zumba Kids class. Music is like magic to children. Now add this with rhythms of other countries and they will instantly come alive as soon as the music starts. It’s a fabulous way for them to release all kinds of energy and channel it in a creative and positive way. It's referred to as exercise in disguise. Parents/adults please join the fun! Registration required; no fee.  Sponsored by the Coyle Family Young Readers Fund.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, Jul 1, 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club!  Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. This is a fun activity for the whole family!  Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Registration Filled.

Minecraft Club

Saturday, Jul 2, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Kids ages 8 and up are invited to join Wilton Library’s Minecraft Computer Club. A server for Fairfield County has been set up with a virtual world where the Minecraft community in Wilton can meet and the club welcomes the enthusiasts. Please note: Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. Players must bring their own laptop and create their own account. Handheld devices are not recommended because they run a Minecraft app that does not work with the same server. To be added to the Fairfield County server you must visit the Children’s Desk with a valid library card to be registered. Caretakers must sign in their child with staff member. If the child is not present and signed in by 10:10, the place may be given to a waitlisted child. Caretakers must remain in the building. Registration required; no fee.

New Yorker Shorts: 5 weeks of Short Stories from The New Yorker Magazine

Tuesday, Jul 5, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Back by popular demand! Professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar will discuss 5 short stories published in The New Yorker magazine over 5 consecutive weeks.  This week's story is The Fugitive by T. Coraghessan Boyle.  Each Tuesday's meeting will be about the previous week’s story. Story titles will be announced 1 week prior to the meeting.  The current issue of The New Yorker is available in the Reading Room for in-library use, or download it through Zinio or OverDrive.

New Life for Old Videos

Tuesday, Jul 5, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Do you have a box of old home videos? Wish you could still watch some of those funny or touching family moments? If so, come learn how to convert them to DVDs. For 7th graders through adults and 6th grade students accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too! Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Space limited to 1 student per session. Registration required. This is for home videos only and conversion time is one-to-one.

Jazz up your Shoes, Belts and more...for Teens

Wednesday, Jul 6, 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Have an old pair of heels, flats boots or tennis sneaks? Or a belt that needs some color, or an old pocket book or wrist-let that needs some new life?  Give them a whole new look with Mod Podge and cutouts of flowers, super heroes, planets, animals, landscapes, food and more. Bring your item to transform and a sense of fun! We'll supply the rest. For students entering grades 6-12. Registration required. Space limited. Sponsored by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund.

Writing Scripts for Today's Television with GiGi New

Wednesday, Jul 6, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Join professional screenplay and television writer GiGi New for a workshop that offers a fresh and informative perspective on how to create a strong script for today’s television landscape.  She will discuss the fundamentals of script formatting as well as essential story elements needed for crafting an engaging television series. A finalist for The Disney Fellowship, GiGi began her career as an assistant on Everybody Loves Raymond and moved on to writing for the award-winning Nickelodeon family series The Brothers Garcia. She has since worked for Gavin Polone (Curb Your Enthusiasm, Gilmore Girls), Wally Wallodarsky, and Maya Forbes (The Larry Sanders Show) on the FOX series The Ortegas. No charge. Registration suggested.

Summer Poetry with Judson Scruton: Powers of the Imagination - Wallace Stevens and his Contemporaries

Thursday, Jul 7, 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Judson Scruton leads this 4-part Summer Poetry Seminar Series exploring the poetry of Wallace Stevens and four of his contemporaries Each week we will compare one of Stevens’ poems to a poem by one of his contemporaries: Eliot, Frost, Moore, and Merrill.   Judson Scruton, M.A (The Johns Hopkins University, The Writing Seminars, specializing in poetry), has taught creative writing and literature at prep schools and universities. He is currently an Adjunct Professor of English at Fairfield University. See library’s registration link for more details.  Poetry packet available at front desk one week before the seminar begins. No charge for the program. Advance registration required. 

Bringing Your Photo Albums into the Digital Age

Thursday, Jul 7, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Planning a family reunion or anniversary party? Gather up your old photos, slides and negatives and we'll show you how to turn them into digitized images. Then email or take those images home with you on a thumb drive to create event mementos. For 7th graders through adults and 6th grade students accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too!   Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form.  Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Space limited to 2 students per session.  Registration required. 

Thursday, July 7 Summer Music & More Concert Series: Pocketful of Soul

Thursday, Jul 7, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Pocketful of Soul opens Wilton Library’s 16th year of concerts, recreating the sounds of the big brass’70s.

Additional dates:
July 14The Motown Review Band – music of the ’60s Motor City
July 21—Creamery Station joins the line up with their funk/blues sound and the harmonica playing of Don DeStefano, from the Bernadettes
July 28—Echoes of Sinatra with Steve Kazlauskas returns with the Great American Songbook style for his 4th year.

Open to the public - concerts and refreshments free. Concerts take place in the Brubeck Room rain or shine. Sponsored by The Village Market. Wine provided by Michael Crystal.

Old Fashioned Game Night for Teens

Thursday, Jul 7, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Grab some friends or meet new ones here and enjoy an old fashioned game night at the library.  Bring your own favorite board game or use one of ours.  Challenge someone to a competitive game of Monopoly, Sorry, Parcheesi or Risk.  Or unplug from your iPhone and enjoy a relaxing game just like the old days.  Free pizza.  For teens entering grades 6-12.    Registration suggested.  Space limited.  Sponsored by the John & Patricia Curran Teen Fund. 

New Life for Old Videos

Friday, Jul 8, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Do you have a box of old home videos? Wish you could still watch some of those funny or touching family moments? If so, come learn how to convert them to DVDs. For 7th graders through adults and 6th grade students accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too! Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Space limited to 1 student per session. Registration required. This is for home videos only and conversion time is one-to-one.

Make BBQ Invites, Birthday Cards & More

Friday, Jul 8, 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Create unique BBQ invites, Birthday Cards, Gift Tags and more using our die cutter, the Cricut. For 7th graders to adult and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too.. Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form.   Space limited to 2 per session. Registration required.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, Jul 8, 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club!  Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. This is a fun activity for the whole family!  Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Registration Filled.

72nd Annual Wilton Artists’ Summer Show Art Exhibition/Reception

Friday, Jul 8, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Reception to celebrate more than 50 Wilton artists displaying diverse styles, media, and subjects in this two-month long annual Summer Show.  A majority of the works will be available for purchase with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the library. Reception open to the public. Exhibition runs through Thursday, Aug. 25.

Minecraft Club

Saturday, Jul 9, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Kids ages 8 and up are invited to join Wilton Library’s Minecraft Computer Club. A server for Fairfield County has been set up with a virtual world where the Minecraft community in Wilton can meet and the club welcomes the enthusiasts. Please note: Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. Players must bring their own laptop and create their own account. Handheld devices are not recommended because they run a Minecraft app that does not work with the same server. To be added to the Fairfield County server you must visit the Children’s Desk with a valid library card to be registered. Caretakers must sign in their child with staff member. If the child is not present and signed in by 10:10, the place may be given to a waitlisted child. Caretakers must remain in the building. Registration required; no fee.

New Life for Old Videos

Saturday, Jul 9, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Do you have a box of old home videos? Wish you could still watch some of those funny or touching family moments? If so, come learn how to convert them to DVDs. For 7th graders through adults and 6th grade students accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too! Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Space limited to 1 student per session. Registration required. This is for home videos only and conversion time is one-to-one.

Jungle Crafts

Monday, Jul 11, 10:00 AM to 7:30 PM

On Mondays during the summer, there will be drop in crafts at the Wilton Library. Kids can create all kinds of Jungle crafts, in keeping with our Summer Reading theme ‘Welcome to the Jungle of Books.’ There will be Jungle crowns, monkey masks, and something different every week! Staff member Shayna Simpson has designed another original coloring sheet which will be available at the library. No registration required. 

Embroider or Monogram It!

Monday, Jul 11, 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

In the this one-on-one session, let us introduce you to our electronic sewing machine and monogram a tea towel, apron, baby bib or burp cloth. Aprons available for $7. All other items are $5. For 7th graders to adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Registration required.

Movement and Dance for Little Ones

Monday, Jul 11, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join a fun time of moving, grooving, jumping, shaking, singing and playing instruments. A great Monday morning work-out!  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Jul 11, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Computer Coding for Kids

Monday, Jul 11, 3:45 PM to 4:45 PM

Whether you're new to coding or have done some before, come join us for three computer coding sessions. We'll try out some different coding platforms along with some fun unplugged activities. This is a three week session and once you are registered for the first, you will be registered for the 2nd and 3rd as well. For children ages 8 through 12; registration required.

3D Printing for Beginners

Monday, Jul 11, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

New to the world of 3D printing? Wondering what all the buzz is about? If so, join us to for an introductory session on how to use our 3D printer, the MakerBot Replicator 2X.  Afterwards, you can sign up for an individual session and make your own 3D object. For 7th graders - adult and 6th grade students accompanied by an adult willing to learn too! Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Space limited to 8 students. Registration required; no charge.

Books for Babies

Tuesday, Jul 12, 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM

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. No registration, no fee. Caregivers must be present.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, Jul 12, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Join us for hand clapping-toe tapping songs, finger plays and stories that encourage emerging language skills. No program charge. No registration required. Children must be accompanied by caregivers.

New Yorker Shorts: 5 weeks of Short Stories from The New Yorker Magazine

Tuesday, Jul 12, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Back by popular demand! Professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar will discuss 5 short stories published in The New Yorker magazine over 5 consecutive weeks.  Each Tuesday's meeting will be about the previous week’s story. Story titles will be announced 1 week prior to the meeting.  The current issue of The New Yorker is available in the Reading Room for in-library use, or download it through Zinio or OverDrive.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Tuesday, Jul 12, 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

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 fee.

Ready Readers

Tuesday, Jul 12, 4:15 PM to 5:00 PM

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, watch short book films, as well as participate in fun activities and crafts. Ages 4 and 5 with caregivers in the building. No registration, no fee. Supported by the Wilton Newcomers Club.

Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group

Tuesday, Jul 12, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Post-treatment breast cancer survivors are invited to join in this monthly support group led by Nina Marino, LCSW. Nina was the Clinical Director for 15 years of the former Breast Cancer Survival Center and is a breast cancer survivor.  No charge. Please email Nina at Cancersurvival2@aol.com with any questions. Registration highly encouraged.

Scavenger Hunt for Teens

Tuesday, Jul 12, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Do you like figuring out clues and exploring?  If so, join us for pizza before heading off in teams to explore Wilton Library, searching for clues and answers to puzzling questions.  Prizes for the winning team.  For teens entering grades 6-12.  Registration required.  Space limited.  Sponsored by the John & Patricia Curran Teen Fund.

Embroider or Monogram It!

Wednesday, Jul 13, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

In the this one-on-one session, let us introduce you to our electronic sewing machine and monogram a tea towel, apron, baby bib or burp cloth. Aprons available for $7. All other items are $5. For 7th graders to adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Registration required.

Wonderful Wednesdays—Puppetree

Wednesday, Jul 13, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Come to the Wilton Library and see a performance of Caps for Sale, the classic children's story by Esphyr Slobodkina. The tale will be performed by The Puppetree, a well-known group of puppeteers. This new version of Caps for Sale celebrates diversity by repeating the story several times with puppets from a variety of world cultures, including Africa and India. Supported by the Coyle Family. At 2:45 the day of the program, tickets for that afternoon's program will be handed out on a first-come-first-serve basis at the Children's Reference Desk. Space is limited.  For children Pre-K and up.

Terrarium Making for Teens

Wednesday, Jul 13, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Get back to nature!  Roll up your sleeves and bring your green thumb!  Be creative, have fun and make a living mini garden with succulents. Participants are welcome to bring small embellishments (an interesting rock, a stick, a colorful marble, etc.) to enhance their terrarium.  For teens entering grades 6-12.  Space limited. Registration required. Sponsored by the John & Patricia Curran Teen Fund. 

Movie Theater Thursdays--Lion Guard: Return of the Roar

Thursday, Jul 14, 10:15 AM to 11:00 AM

Come and watch the movie Lion Guard: Return of the Roar. Kids can walk in and enjoy the fun with the Lion King Family! Rated TV-Y, 44 minutes. No registration required. Caretakers must stay with children under 8 and remain in the building for children 8 years and older. 

Summer Poetry with Judson Scruton: Powers of the Imagination - Wallace Stevens and his Contemporaries

Thursday, Jul 14, 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Judson Scruton leads this 4-part Summer Poetry Seminar Series exploring the poetry of Wallace Stevens and four of his contemporaries Each week we will compare one of Stevens’ poems to a poem by one of his contemporaries: Eliot, Frost, Moore, and Merrill.   Judson Scruton, M.A (The Johns Hopkins University, The Writing Seminars, specializing in poetry), has taught creative writing and literature at prep schools and universities. He is currently an Adjunct Professor of English at Fairfield University. See library’s registration link for more details.  Poetry packet available at front desk one week before the seminar begins. No charge for the program. Advance registration required. 

Potato Stamped Totes

Thursday, Jul 14, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Create a fun tote using original or cookie-cutter designs, potatoes and splashes of fabric paint.   $5 fee to offset costs, payable upon arrival. For ages 18+. Registration required.

Movie Theater Thursdays—Zootopia

Thursday, Jul 14, 2:00 PM to 3:45 PM

Come and watch the new movie Zootopia. Kids can walk in and enjoy the fun with the new Disney movie!  Rated PG, 108 minutes. No registration required. Caretakers must stay with children under 8 and remain in the building for children 8 years and older.

Embroider or Monogram It!

Thursday, Jul 14, 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM

In the this one-on-one session, let us introduce you to our electronic sewing machine and monogram a tea towel, apron, baby bib or burp cloth. Aprons available for $7. All other items are $5. For 7th graders to adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Registration required.

Summer Music & More Concert Series: The Motown Review Band

Thursday, Jul 14, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

The Motown Review Band with music of the ’60s Motor City performs in Wilton Library’s 16th year of Summer Music & More concerts.

Additional dates:
July 21—Creamery Station joins the line up with their funk/blues sound and the harmonica playing of Don DeStefano, from the Bernadettes
July 28—Echoes of Sinatra with Steve Kazlauskas returns with the Great American Songbook style for his 4th year.

Open to the public - concerts and refreshments free. Concerts take place in the Brubeck Room rain or shine. Sponsored by The Village Market. Wine provided by Michael Crystal.

New Life for Old Videos

Friday, Jul 15, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Do you have a box of old home videos? Wish you could still watch some of those funny or touching family moments? If so, come learn how to convert them to DVDs. For 7th graders through adults and 6th grade students accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too! Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Space limited to 1 student per session. Registration required. This is for home videos only and conversion time is one-to-one.

Cupcake Club

Friday, Jul 15, 3:00 PM to 3:45 PM

Follow step-by-step instructions to decorate a fancy cupcake! For children in grades 1-5. Tickets will be given out at 2:45 the day of the program. Space limited. Sponsored by the Newcomers Club. Children under 8 must be accompanied by caregivers.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, Jul 15, 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club!  Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. This is a fun activity for the whole family!  Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Registration Filled.

Minecraft Club

Saturday, Jul 16, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Kids ages 8 and up are invited to join Wilton Library’s Minecraft Computer Club. A server for Fairfield County has been set up with a virtual world where the Minecraft community in Wilton can meet and the club welcomes the enthusiasts. Please note: Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. Players must bring their own laptop and create their own account. Handheld devices are not recommended because they run a Minecraft app that does not work with the same server. To be added to the Fairfield County server you must visit the Children’s Desk with a valid library card to be registered. Caretakers must sign in their child with staff member. If the child is not present and signed in by 10:10, the place may be given to a waitlisted child. Caretakers must remain in the building. Registration required; no fee.

Wilton Library’s Summer Sidewalk Book Sale

Saturday, Jul 16, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Wilton Library will sell gently used books in pristine condition for great beach/vacation reading during Wilton’s Sidewalk Sale and Street Fair.

Let's Make Something!—Bath Bombs

Saturday, Jul 16, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Children are invited to join us on Saturdays throughout the summer for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) programs which will concentrate on innovative and creative activities.   Come join us and a representative from Nod Hill Soap to make a bath bomb and add fizzy fun to bath time! Space limited to 10 children. Tickets for this program will be handed out on a first-come-first-serve basis at the Children's Reference Desk starting at 1:45 p.m. on the day of the program. For children ages 6-12. Children ages 8 and under, must have caregivers remain in the program with them.

Jungle Crafts

Monday, Jul 18, 10:00 AM to 7:30 PM

On Mondays during the summer, there will be drop in crafts at the Wilton Library. Kids can create all kinds of Jungle crafts, in keeping with our Summer Reading theme ‘Welcome to the Jungle of Books.’ There will be Jungle crowns, monkey masks, and something different every week! Staff member Shayna Simpson has designed another original coloring sheet which will be available at the library. No registration required. 

Bringing Your Photo Albums into the Digital Age

Monday, Jul 18, 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Planning a family reunion or anniversary party? Gather up your old photos, slides and negatives and we'll show you how to turn them into digitized images. Then email or take those images home with you on a thumb drive to create event mementos. For 7th graders through adults and 6th grade students accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too!   Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form.  Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Space limited to 2 students per session.  Registration required. 

Movement and Dance for Little Ones

Monday, Jul 18, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join a fun time of moving, grooving, jumping, shaking, singing and playing instruments. A great Monday morning work-out!  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Jul 18, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Intro to JavaScript for Teens – A 5-Day Workshop

Monday, Jul 18, 1:30 PM

Join Software Engineering graduate student, Jung Soo Kim, for a five-day workshop (July 18-July 22) to learn the basics of computer programming with JavaScript. By the end of the fifth session, all students should have a basic understanding of how to communicate with a computer, access different commands and think that programming is fun!   For students entering grades 7-12. Space limited. Registering for the first session automatically enrolls you in the subsequent four sessions.

Computer Coding for Kids

Monday, Jul 18, 3:45 PM to 4:45 PM

Whether you're new to coding or have done some before, come join us for three computer coding sessions. We'll try out some different coding platforms along with some fun unplugged activities. This is a three week session and once you are registered for the first, you will be registered for the 2nd and 3rd as well. For children ages 8 through 12; registration required.

New Life for Old Videos

Monday, Jul 18, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Do you have a box of old home videos? Wish you could still watch some of those funny or touching family moments? If so, come learn how to convert them to DVDs. For 7th graders through adults and 6th grade students accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too! Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Space limited to 1 student per session. Registration required. This is for home videos only and conversion time is one-to-one.

Embroider or Monogram It!

Tuesday, Jul 19, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

In the this one-on-one session, let us introduce you to our electronic sewing machine and monogram a tea towel, apron, baby bib or burp cloth. Aprons available for $7. All other items are $5. For 7th graders to adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Registration required.

Books for Babies

Tuesday, Jul 19, 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM

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. No registration, no fee. Caregivers must be present.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, Jul 19, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Join us for hand clapping-toe tapping songs, finger plays and stories that encourage emerging language skills. No program charge. No registration required. Children must be accompanied by caregivers.

New Yorker Shorts: 5 weeks of Short Stories from The New Yorker Magazine

Tuesday, Jul 19, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Back by popular demand! Professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar will discuss 5 short stories published in The New Yorker magazine over 5 consecutive weeks.  Each Tuesday's meeting will be about the previous week’s story. Story titles will be announced 1 week prior to the meeting.  The current issue of The New Yorker is available in the Reading Room for in-library use, or download it through Zinio or OverDrive.

Intro to JavaScript for Teens – A 5-Day Workshop

Tuesday, Jul 19, 1:30 PM

Join Software Engineering graduate student, Jung Soo Kim, for a five-day workshop (July 18-July 22) to learn the basics of computer programming with JavaScript. By the end of the fifth session, all students should have a basic understanding of how to communicate with a computer, access different commands and think that programming is fun!   For students entering grades 7-12. Space limited. Registering for the first session automatically enrolls you in the subsequent four sessions.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Tuesday, Jul 19, 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

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 fee.

Ready Readers

Tuesday, Jul 19, 4:15 PM to 5:00 PM

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, watch short book films, as well as participate in fun activities and crafts. Ages 4 and 5 with caregivers in the building. No registration, no fee. Supported by the Wilton Newcomers Club.

Intro to JavaScript for Teens – A 5-Day Workshop

Wednesday, Jul 20, 1:30 PM

Join Software Engineering graduate student, Jung Soo Kim, for a five-day workshop (July 18-July 22) to learn the basics of computer programming with JavaScript. By the end of the fifth session, all students should have a basic understanding of how to communicate with a computer, access different commands and think that programming is fun!   For students entering grades 7-12. Space limited. Registering for the first session automatically enrolls you in the subsequent four sessions.

Make a Book Bird House for Teens

Wednesday, Jul 20, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Join us for two creative sessions (7/20 & 7/21). We'll paint, decoupage and produce a one-of-a kind birdhouse using classic children's books for adornment.  They can be used indoors or out and make unique gifts.  For teens entering grades 6-12.  Registration for the first session will automatically place you in the second session. Space limited.  Sponsored by the John & Patricia Curran Teen Fund.

Wonderful Wednesdays—Riverside Reptiles

Wednesday, Jul 20, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Kids who love snakes and reptiles can come to the Wilton Library to see reptile expert Brian Kleinman with his Riverside Reptiles. He will be bringing various kinds of creatures that live in Jungles and Rain Forests. For children in grades K and up. STEM programming supported by the Amadeo Family. At 2:45 the day of the program, tickets for that afternoon's program will be handed out on a first-come-first-serve basis at the Children's Reference Desk. Space is limited.

3D Designing with Tinkercad

Wednesday, Jul 20, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Learn Tinkercad and then design your own 3D bookmark, coaster, or luggage tag.  Add your initials or a symbol to make it unique.  Afterwards, schedule a one-on-one 3D session to print your creation. For 7th graders to adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too.  Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form. Please bring the complete form to the workshop.  Space limited to 8 students. Registration required.

Movie Theater Thursdays—Tarzan

Thursday, Jul 21, 10:15 AM to 11:45 AM

Come and watch the classic Disney movie, Tarzan. Kids can walk in and enjoy the fun! Rated G, 88 minutes. No registration required. Caretakers must stay with children under 8 and remain in the building for children 8 years and older. 

Summer Poetry with Judson Scruton: Powers of the Imagination - Wallace Stevens and his Contemporaries

Thursday, Jul 21, 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Judson Scruton leads this 4-part Summer Poetry Seminar Series exploring the poetry of Wallace Stevens and four of his contemporaries Each week we will compare one of Stevens’ poems to a poem by one of his contemporaries: Eliot, Frost, Moore, and Merrill.   Judson Scruton, M.A (The Johns Hopkins University, The Writing Seminars, specializing in poetry), has taught creative writing and literature at prep schools and universities. He is currently an Adjunct Professor of English at Fairfield University. See library’s registration link for more details.  Poetry packet available at front desk one week before the seminar begins. No charge for the program. Advance registration required. 

Intro to JavaScript for Teens – A 5-Day Workshop

Thursday, Jul 21, 1:30 PM

Join Software Engineering graduate student, Jung Soo Kim, for a five-day workshop (July 18-July 22) to learn the basics of computer programming with JavaScript. By the end of the fifth session, all students should have a basic understanding of how to communicate with a computer, access different commands and think that programming is fun!   For students entering grades 7-12. Space limited. Registering for the first session automatically enrolls you in the subsequent four sessions.

Bringing Your Photo Albums into the Digital Age

Thursday, Jul 21, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Planning a family reunion or anniversary party? Gather up your old photos, slides and negatives and we'll show you how to turn them into digitized images. Then email or take those images home with you on a thumb drive to create event mementos. For 7th graders through adults and 6th grade students accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too!   Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form.  Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Space limited to 2 students per session.  Registration required. 

Movie Theater Thursdays—Kung Fu Panda 3

Thursday, Jul 21, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Come and watch the new movie Kung Fu Panda 3. Kids can walk in and enjoy the fun with Po and the Furious Five!  Rated PG, 95 minutes. No registration required. Caretakers must stay with children under 8 and remain in the building for children 8 years and older.

Make a Book Bird House for Teens

Thursday, Jul 21, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Join us for two creative sessions (7/20 & 7/21). We'll paint, decoupage and produce a one-of-a kind birdhouse using classic children's books for adornment.  They can be used indoors or out and make unique gifts.  For teens entering grades 6-12.  Registration for the first session will automatically place you in the second session. Space limited.  Sponsored by the John & Patricia Curran Teen Fund.

Summer Music & More Concert Series: Creamery Station

Thursday, Jul 21, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

The Creamery Station joins the line up with their funk/blues sound and the harmonica playing of Don DeStefano, from the Bernadettes in Wilton Library’s 16th year of Summer Music & More concerts.

Final date:
July 28—Echoes of Sinatra with Steve Kazlauskas returns with the Great American Songbook style for his 4th year.

Open to the public - concerts and refreshments free. Concerts take place in the Brubeck Room rain or shine. Sponsored by The Village Market. Wine provided by Michael Crystal.

Intro to JavaScript for Teens – A 5-Day Workshop

Friday, Jul 22, 1:30 PM

Join Software Engineering graduate student, Jung Soo Kim, for a five-day workshop (July 18-July 22) to learn the basics of computer programming with JavaScript. By the end of the fifth session, all students should have a basic understanding of how to communicate with a computer, access different commands and think that programming is fun!   For students entering grades 7-12. Space limited. Registering for the first session automatically enrolls you in the subsequent four sessions.

Solder Craft with Blinkie Pins

Friday, Jul 22, 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Come learn to solder and go home with a fun blinking pin! For 7th graders - adult and 6th grade students accompanied by an adult willing to learn too!  Must have a valid CT Library cards and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Space limited to 4 students. Registration required; no charge.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, Jul 22, 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club!  Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. This is a fun activity for the whole family!  Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Registration Filled.

Minecraft Club

Saturday, Jul 23, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Kids ages 8 and up are invited to join Wilton Library’s Minecraft Computer Club. A server for Fairfield County has been set up with a virtual world where the Minecraft community in Wilton can meet and the club welcomes the enthusiasts. Please note: Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. Players must bring their own laptop and create their own account. Handheld devices are not recommended because they run a Minecraft app that does not work with the same server. To be added to the Fairfield County server you must visit the Children’s Desk with a valid library card to be registered. Caretakers must sign in their child with staff member. If the child is not present and signed in by 10:10, the place may be given to a waitlisted child. Caretakers must remain in the building. Registration required; no fee.

New Life for Old Videos

Saturday, Jul 23, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Do you have a box of old home videos? Wish you could still watch some of those funny or touching family moments? If so, come learn how to convert them to DVDs. For 7th graders through adults and 6th grade students accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too! Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Space limited to 1 student per session. Registration required. This is for home videos only and conversion time is one-to-one.

Embroider or Monogram It!

Saturday, Jul 23, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

In the this one-on-one session, let us introduce you to our electronic sewing machine and monogram a tea towel, apron, baby bib or burp cloth. Aprons available for $7. All other items are $5. For 7th graders to adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Registration required.

Let's Make Something!—3D TinkerCAD

Saturday, Jul 23, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Children are invited to join us on Saturdays throughout the summer for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) programs which will concentrate on innovative and creative activities.   3D Computer Design: Learn how to use TinkerCAD, a free online Computer Aided Design program, to make a simple 3D puzzle! For ages 8-12 only. Registration is required.

Jungle Crafts

Monday, Jul 25, 10:00 AM to 7:30 PM

On Mondays during the summer, there will be drop in crafts at the Wilton Library. Kids can create all kinds of Jungle crafts, in keeping with our Summer Reading theme ‘Welcome to the Jungle of Books.’ There will be Jungle crowns, monkey masks, and something different every week! Staff member Shayna Simpson has designed another original coloring sheet which will be available at the library. No registration required. 

Movement and Dance for Little Ones

Monday, Jul 25, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join a fun time of moving, grooving, jumping, shaking, singing and playing instruments. A great Monday morning work-out!  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Jul 25, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Embroider or Monogram It!

Monday, Jul 25, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

In the this one-on-one session, let us introduce you to our electronic sewing machine and monogram a tea towel, apron, baby bib or burp cloth. Aprons available for $7. All other items are $5. For 7th graders to adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Registration required.

Computer Coding for Kids

Monday, Jul 25, 3:45 PM to 4:45 PM

Whether you're new to coding or have done some before, come join us for three computer coding sessions. We'll try out some different coding platforms along with some fun unplugged activities. This is a three week session and once you are registered for the first, you will be registered for the 2nd and 3rd as well. For children ages 8 through 12; registration required.

Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Exhibition/Reception: Myda Iamiceli

Monday, Jul 25, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

July brings Myda Iamiceli to the Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence program. Her work will focus on creating storyboards, editing video interviews and creating design elements for a video project about the experiences of second-generation Cuban-Americans. This project is timely and will show a different point of view, that of the child of the immigrant. Using the natural beauty of Connecticut she plans to use that inspiration to create some small works to augment her video work. Co-sponsored by Weir Farm Art Center and Weir Farm National Historic Site and presented by Wilton Library. No charge. Registration suggested.

Embroider or Monogram It!

Tuesday, Jul 26, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

In the this one-on-one session, let us introduce you to our electronic sewing machine and monogram a tea towel, apron, baby bib or burp cloth. Aprons available for $7. All other items are $5. For 7th graders to adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Registration required.

Books for Babies

Tuesday, Jul 26, 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM

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. No registration, no fee. Caregivers must be present.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, Jul 26, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Join us for hand clapping-toe tapping songs, finger plays and stories that encourage emerging language skills. No program charge. No registration required. Children must be accompanied by caregivers.

New Yorker Shorts: 5 weeks of Short Stories from The New Yorker Magazine

Tuesday, Jul 26, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Back by popular demand! Professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar will discuss 5 short stories published in The New Yorker magazine over 5 consecutive weeks.  Each Tuesday's meeting will be about the previous week’s story. Story titles will be announced 1 week prior to the meeting.  The current issue of The New Yorker is available in the Reading Room for in-library use, or download it through Zinio or OverDrive.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Tuesday, Jul 26, 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

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 fee.

Skateboard Artwork for Teens

Tuesday, Jul 26, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Transform an old skateboard into a piece of artwork with a little inspiration from the masters -- Picasso, van Gogh, Dali, Monet and more. This is a 2-day workshop for teens entering grades 6-12. Space limited. Registering for the 1st session automatically places you in the second.    All materials supplied. Sponsored by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund. 

Ready Readers

Tuesday, Jul 26, 4:15 PM to 5:00 PM

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, watch short book films, as well as participate in fun activities and crafts. Ages 4 and 5 with caregivers in the building. No registration, no fee. Supported by the Wilton Newcomers Club.

Wonderful Wednesdays –Hula Hooping with Judi Ann Jones

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Enjoy a fun filled hour of Jungle Hula-Hooping with Judi Ann Jones! She will get everyone on their feet for an interactive and action packed performance! A special hula hoop will be raffled off to a lucky family at the end of the program. For children in grades K and up. Supported by the Coyle Family. At 2:15 the day of the program, tickets for that afternoon's program will be handed out on a first-come-first-serve basis at the Children's Reference Desk. 

3D Printing for Beginners

Wednesday, Jul 27, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

New to the world of 3D printing? Wondering what all the buzz is about? If so, join us to for an introductory session on how to use our 3D printer, the MakerBot Replicator 2X.  Afterwards, you can sign up for an individual session and make your own 3D object. For 7th graders - adult and 6th grade students accompanied by an adult willing to learn too! Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Space limited to 8 students. Registration required; no charge.

Movie Theater Thursdays—Curious George: Garden Discoveries

Thursday, Jul 28, 10:15 AM to 11:30 AM

Come and watch the new movie Curious George: Garden Discoveries. Kids can walk in and enjoy the fun with George and the Man in the Yellow Hat. Not rated, 70 minutes. No registration required. Caretakers must stay with children under 8 and remain in the building for children 8 years and older. 

Summer Poetry with Judson Scruton: Powers of the Imagination - Wallace Stevens and his Contemporaries

Thursday, Jul 28, 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Judson Scruton leads this 4-part Summer Poetry Seminar Series exploring the poetry of Wallace Stevens and four of his contemporaries Each week we will compare one of Stevens’ poems to a poem by one of his contemporaries: Eliot, Frost, Moore, and Merrill.   Judson Scruton, M.A (The Johns Hopkins University, The Writing Seminars, specializing in poetry), has taught creative writing and literature at prep schools and universities. He is currently an Adjunct Professor of English at Fairfield University. See library’s registration link for more details.  Poetry packet available at front desk one week before the seminar begins. No charge for the program. Advance registration required. 

Movie Theater Thursdays—American Girl: Lea to the Rescue

Thursday, Jul 28, 2:00 PM to 3:45 PM

Come and watch the new movie American Girl: Lea to the Rescue. Kids can walk in and enjoy the fun with the new Disney movie!  Not rated, 98 minutes. No registration required. Caretakers must stay with children under 8 and remain in the building for children 8 years and older. 

Skateboard Artwork for Teens

Thursday, Jul 28, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Transform an old skateboard into a piece of artwork with a little inspiration from the masters -- Picasso, van Gogh, Dali, Monet and more. This is a 2-day workshop for teens entering grades 6-12. Space limited. Registering for the 1st session automatically places you in the second.    All materials supplied. Sponsored by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund. 

Summer Music & More Concert Series: Echoes of Sinatra with Steve Kazlauskas

Thursday, Jul 28, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Steve Kazlauskas croons his way through Frank Sinatra hits in his Echoes of Sinatra performance for his 4th year in Wilton Library’s 16th year of Summer Music & More concerts. Open to the public - concerts and refreshments free. Concerts take place in the Brubeck Room rain or shine. Sponsored by The Village Market. Wine provided by Michael Crystal.  

New Life for Old Videos

Friday, Jul 29, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Do you have a box of old home videos? Wish you could still watch some of those funny or touching family moments? If so, come learn how to convert them to DVDs. For 7th graders through adults and 6th grade students accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too! Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Space limited to 1 student per session. Registration required. This is for home videos only and conversion time is one-to-one.

Flaming Goat! And Other Mini-Games

Friday, Jul 29, 3:00 PM to 3:45 PM

Everyone will participate in this interactive game to solve an absurd puzzle. There are no screens, game boards, dice or cards – only our collective minds. Afterward we will design a simple game together. No registration, no fee. For children in grades 1-5.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, Jul 29, 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club!  Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. This is a fun activity for the whole family!  Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Registration Filled.

Minecraft Club

Saturday, Jul 30, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Kids ages 8 and up are invited to join Wilton Library’s Minecraft Computer Club. A server for Fairfield County has been set up with a virtual world where the Minecraft community in Wilton can meet and the club welcomes the enthusiasts. Please note: Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. Players must bring their own laptop and create their own account. Handheld devices are not recommended because they run a Minecraft app that does not work with the same server. To be added to the Fairfield County server you must visit the Children’s Desk with a valid library card to be registered. Caretakers must sign in their child with staff member. If the child is not present and signed in by 10:10, the place may be given to a waitlisted child. Caretakers must remain in the building. Registration required; no fee.

New Life for Old Videos

Saturday, Jul 30, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Do you have a box of old home videos? Wish you could still watch some of those funny or touching family moments? If so, come learn how to convert them to DVDs. For 7th graders through adults and 6th grade students accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too! Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Space limited to 1 student per session. Registration required. This is for home videos only and conversion time is one-to-one.

Let's Make Something!—Lego Day

Saturday, Jul 30, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Children are invited to join us on Saturdays throughout the summer for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) programs which will concentrate on innovative and creative activities.  Lego Day! Come practice your building skills with friends. Lego creations will be on display at the end of the program. Tickets for this program will be handed out on a first-come-first-serve basis at the Children's Reference Desk starting at 1:45 p.m. on the day of the program. For children entering grades K and up.

Jungle Crafts

Monday, Aug 1, 10:00 AM to 7:30 PM

On Mondays during the summer, there will be drop in crafts at the Wilton Library. Kids can create all kinds of Jungle crafts, in keeping with our Summer Reading theme ‘Welcome to the Jungle of Books.’ There will be Jungle crowns, monkey masks, and something different every week! Staff member Shayna Simpson has designed another original coloring sheet which will be available at the library. No registration required. 

Movement and Dance for Little Ones

Monday, Aug 1, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join a fun time of moving, grooving, jumping, shaking, singing and playing instruments. A great Monday morning work-out!  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Aug 1, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Books for Babies

Tuesday, Aug 2, 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM

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. No registration, no fee. Caregivers must be present.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, Aug 2, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Join us for hand clapping-toe tapping songs, finger plays and stories that encourage emerging language skills. No program charge. No registration required. Children must be accompanied by caregivers.

New Yorker Shorts: 5 weeks of Short Stories from The New Yorker Magazine

Tuesday, Aug 2, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Back by popular demand! Professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar will discuss 5 short stories published in The New Yorker magazine over 5 consecutive weeks.  Each Tuesday's meeting will be about the previous week’s story. Story titles will be announced 1 week prior to the meeting.  The current issue of The New Yorker is available in the Reading Room for in-library use, or download it through Zinio or OverDrive.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Tuesday, Aug 2, 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

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 fee.

Ready Readers

Tuesday, Aug 2, 4:15 PM to 5:00 PM

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, watch short book films, as well as participate in fun activities and crafts. Ages 4 and 5 with caregivers in the building. No registration, no fee. Supported by the Wilton Newcomers Club.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, Aug 5, 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club!  Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. This is a fun activity for the whole family!  Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Registration Filled.

Jungle Crafts

Monday, Aug 8, 10:00 AM to 7:30 PM

On Mondays during the summer, there will be drop in crafts at the Wilton Library. Kids can create all kinds of Jungle crafts, in keeping with our Summer Reading theme ‘Welcome to the Jungle of Books.’ There will be Jungle crowns, monkey masks, and something different every week! Staff member Shayna Simpson has designed another original coloring sheet which will be available at the library. No registration required. 

Movement and Dance for Little Ones

Monday, Aug 8, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join a fun time of moving, grooving, jumping, shaking, singing and playing instruments. A great Monday morning work-out!  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Aug 8, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Books for Babies

Tuesday, Aug 9, 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM

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. No registration, no fee. Caregivers must be present.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, Aug 9, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Join us for hand clapping-toe tapping songs, finger plays and stories that encourage emerging language skills. No program charge. No registration required. Children must be accompanied by caregivers.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Tuesday, Aug 9, 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

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 fee.

Ready Readers

Tuesday, Aug 9, 4:15 PM to 5:00 PM

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, watch short book films, as well as participate in fun activities and crafts. Ages 4 and 5 with caregivers in the building. No registration, no fee. Supported by the Wilton Newcomers Club.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, Aug 12, 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club!  Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. This is a fun activity for the whole family!  Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Registration Filled.

Jungle Crafts

Monday, Aug 15, 10:00 AM to 7:30 PM

On Mondays during the summer, there will be drop in crafts at the Wilton Library. Kids can create all kinds of Jungle crafts, in keeping with our Summer Reading theme ‘Welcome to the Jungle of Books.’ There will be Jungle crowns, monkey masks, and something different every week! Staff member Shayna Simpson has designed another original coloring sheet which will be available at the library. No registration required. 

Movement and Dance for Little Ones

Monday, Aug 15, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join a fun time of moving, grooving, jumping, shaking, singing and playing instruments. A great Monday morning work-out!  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Aug 15, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Books for Babies

Tuesday, Aug 16, 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM

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. No registration, no fee. Caregivers must be present.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, Aug 16, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Join us for hand clapping-toe tapping songs, finger plays and stories that encourage emerging language skills. No program charge. No registration required. Children must be accompanied by caregivers.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Tuesday, Aug 16, 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

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 fee.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, Aug 19, 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club!  Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. This is a fun activity for the whole family!  Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Registration Filled.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Aug 22, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, Aug 26, 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club!  Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. This is a fun activity for the whole family!  Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Registration Filled.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Aug 29, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Sep 5, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Sep 12, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Wilton Library Readers : Middlemarch

Wednesday, Sep 14, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar discusses Middlemarch by George Eliot this month. Group meets second Wednesday of each month (no meeting in December). Bring lunch; beverages will be provided. For a complete listing of meetings and titles, visit our Wilton Readers page. Advance registration suggested.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Sep 19, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Sep 26, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Oct 3, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Oct 10, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Wilton Library Readers : My Name is Lucy Barton

Wednesday, Oct 12, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar discusses My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout this month. Group meets second Wednesday of each month (no meeting in December). Bring lunch; beverages will be provided. For a complete listing of meetings and titles, visit our Wilton Readers page. Advance registration suggested.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Oct 17, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Innovation Day

Saturday, Oct 22, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Wilton Library’s Innovation Day will showcase the work of all kinds and ages of makers—anyone who is embracing STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art or Math) or the DIY (Do-It-Yourself) movement.  People will be able to see demonstrations, presentations, workshops, and exhibitions. No registration required; no fee.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Oct 24, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Oct 31, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Nov 7, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Wilton Library Readers : Fates and Furies

Wednesday, Nov 9, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar discusses  Fates and Furies  by Lauren Groff this month. Group meets second Wednesday of each month (no meeting in December). Bring lunch; beverages will be provided. For a complete listing of meetings and titles, visit our Wilton Readers page. Advance registration suggested.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Nov 14, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Nov 21, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Nov 28, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Dec 5, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Dec 12, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Dec 19, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Dec 26, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Jan 2, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Jan 9, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Wilton Library Readers : Nobody's Fool and Everybody's Fool

Wednesday, Jan 11, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar discusses Nobody's Fool and Everybody's Fool by Richard Russo this month. Group meets second Wednesday of each month (no meeting in December). Bring lunch; beverages will be provided. For a complete listing of meetings and titles, visit our Wilton Readers page. Advance registration suggested.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Jan 16, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Jan 23, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Jan 30, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Feb 6, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Feb 13, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Feb 20, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Feb 27, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Mar 6, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Mar 13, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Mar 20, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Mar 27, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Apr 3, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Apr 10, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Apr 17, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out. No registration required.

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