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Upcoming Events

Drop-in Summer Crafts

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 10:00am to 7:30pm

Each week the crafts are tied into the summer reading theme of 'Wind, Water and World'. There also will be an original coloring sheet by staff member Shayna Simpson. No registration required, all ages. Caregivers must stay with children under 8; 8 – 12 caregivers must stay in the building.

New Life for Old Videos

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:30pm

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.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

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.

Maritime Aquarium

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

A Maritime Aquarium educator will introduce students to live crabs, snails and sea stars. Children will count their legs, describe their body shapes and explain how they feel. Finally, they’ll observe how these animals move from place to place and discuss how their shape and appendages (or lack of them) relate to their movements. For Pre-K and up. Supported by the Amadeo Family. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Paint it Up!

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Come join us for a fun and relaxing evening. We'll supply the canvas, paints, brushes and a collection of masterpieces to copy and inspire you. No art experience required. Just a desire to pick up a brush, have fun and let your inner self out! For adults, ages 18+. Space limited. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6342. 

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

Join the library for 2 and 3 year old story time. Children ages 2 and 3 years old and their caregivers will sing songs, listen to stories, and enjoy playtime together while building literacy and social skills. No registration, no fee.

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

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Back for a third year! 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. This week's story is Everything Is Far from Here  by Cristina Henriquez. The current issue of The New Yorker is available in the Reading Room for in-library use,  or download it through RBDigital (formerly Zinio).

Crime Lab for Teens & Tweens

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:15pm

Ever wondered what it would be like to investigate a crime scene? The Discovery Museum brings its expertise and portable lab to Wilton Library. Examine fingerprints, match powders, compare handwriting samples and look at other crime clues. Then use the evidence to figure out who did it! For students entering grades 6-9. Registration required. Sponsored by the Amadeo Family. Register online or call 203-762-6342.

Build a Terrarium!

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 3:30pm to 4:15pm

Build your own terrarium with a variety of plants and materials. Learn about the relationship between organisms (plants) and resources (water, soil and sunlight). You will bring it home and watch it grow! Ages K-5th grade. Children under 8 must have a parent stay with them. Supported by the Amadeo Family. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Books for Babies

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

Bring your wonderful baby to this infant friendly program at the Wilton Library! We will sing and play and enjoy gentle stories geared for babies under 12 months old. This is an excellent forum to meet other new parents in the area. Bring dad too! Caregivers must be present. No registration required.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 11:00am to 11:30am

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

Let's Make Something! with TinkerCAD

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

3D Computer Design: Learn how to use TinkerCAD, a free online Computer Aid Design program, to make a simple 3D puzzle! For ages 8-12 only. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Cartoon Drawing Demonstration

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 3:30pm to 4:00pm

For children of all ages and their families. Come watch charming mermaids, fairies, pirates, and spacemen come to life on a sketchbook. Everyone who attends will leave with a quick sketch made on the spot. Be sure to bring your imagination and have a fun time watching the creations. This program is being offered by high school graduate Emma Keating.  Emma is a graduating senior at Wilton High School. Next year she will be studying film at Purchase College. She creates her own animated movies by drawing thousands of individual pictures. These frames add up to make a full story. Her animated short 'Saving Me' has won several awards including: Scholastic Gold Key, Juan Castillo Best Film in Connecticut, and The New Canaan New Age Film Festival Best in Animation. No registration, no fee.

3-D Printing with the Lulzbot Taz 6

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

This small group session introduces you to the our new 3-D printer, the Lulzbot Taz 6 and teaches you printing basics. Limited to those who have previously been certified by Wilton Library for 3-D printing. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6342.

Movie Theater Thursdays - Jungle Book

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 10:15am to 12:00pm

Kids can enjoy a free, air conditioned movie. Wilton Library will be showing Jungle Book, rated PG, 106 minutes. No registration required. Caregivers must stay with children under 8 and in the building for under 12.

Summer Poetry with Judson Scruton: Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Bishop - Metaphors, Madness, and Friendship

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Judson Scruton leads this 4-part series exploring the poetry of Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Bishop. Judson will look at this extraordinary friendship and how it impacted their writing and perhaps influences people’s understanding of their poems. 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 program and speaker details.  Poetry packet available at front desk one week before the seminar begins. No charge for the program. Advance registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6334.

Movie Theater Thursdays - Secret Life of Pets

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Kids can enjoy a free, air conditioned movie. Wilton Library will be showing Secret Life of Pets, rated PG, 87 minutes. No registration required. Caregivers must stay with children under 8 and in the building for under 12. 

Personalized Wine Bottle Stoppers

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Monogram or personalize wine bottle stoppers using the Cricut, our die cutter and special vinyl. Give as a hostess gift or use at home! $8 for two stoppers, payable upon arrival. For 7th graders through adults or 6th graders accompanied by adults willing to learn too.  Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form.   Please bring the completed form to the session.  Registration required.

Cupcake Decorating for Teens

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Swing by the teen area between 4-6 p.m. and decorate a cupcake or two! For students entering grades 6-12. No registration. Sponsored by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund.

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

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Steve Kazlauskas croons the best of Sinatra in this crowd-pleasing American Songbook/Rat Pack compilation. This will be his 5th straight year performing at the summer 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. No charge. No registration.

Movement and Dance

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 11:00am to 11:30am

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 Friday morning work-out! No registration required.

Personalize a Glass Water Bottle

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Learn how to use the Cricut, our die cutter and create a unique water bottle to give someone or use yourself! $8 to offset costs, payable upon arrival. For 7th graders through adults or 6th graders accompanied by adults willing to learn too.  Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form.   Please bring the completed form to the session.  Registration required.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

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

Registration Filled.

Drop-in Summer Crafts

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 10:00am to 7:30pm

Each week the crafts are tied into the summer reading theme of 'Wind, Water and World'. There also will be an original coloring sheet by staff member Shayna Simpson. No registration required, all ages. Caregivers must stay with children under 8; 8 – 12 caregivers must stay in the building.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

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.

College Essay Workshop

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

A great essay can push your application into the admit pile! College admissions consultant Beth Manners will introduce both the main and supplemental essays and discuss how to write pieces that stand out and tell your story. Bring laptops/notebooks for this working session and Beth will review your ideas, drafts or help you brainstorm and get started.   For rising seniors only. Space limited. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6342. 

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

Join the library for 2 and 3 year old story time. Children ages 2 and 3 years old and their caregivers will sing songs, listen to stories, and enjoy playtime together while building literacy and social skills. No registration, no fee.

Personalize a Tumbler or Glass Water Bottle

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Learn how to use the Cricut, our die cutter and create a unique tumbler or water bottle to give someone or use yourself! $5 for a tumbler or $8 for a glass water bottle to offset costs, payable upon arrival.   Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. For 7th graders - adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults willing to learn, too.Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form.   Please bring the completed form to the session. Space limited to 2 per session. Registration required.

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

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Back for a third year! 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 one week prior to the discussion. The current issue of The New Yorker is available in the Reading Room for in-library use,  or download it through RBDigital (formerly Zinio).

Personalize a Tumbler or Glass Water Bottle

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Learn how to use the Cricut, our die cutter and create a unique tumbler or water bottle to give someone or use yourself!  $5 for a tumbler or $8 for a glass water bottle offset costs, payable upon arrival.   Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. For 7th graders - adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults willing to learn, too.Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form.   Please bring the completed form to the session. Space limited to 2 per session. Registration required.

Scope It Out for Children

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

The Discovery Museum brings its expertise and learning lab to Wilton Library! Find out what happens to light as it passes through a lens. Then make your own telescope! For children entering grades 3-5. Registration required. Supported by the Amadeo Family. Register online or call 203-762-6336. 

Scope It Out for Teens & Tweens

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 3:30pm to 4:45pm

Enjoy stargazing? Want to learn a bit more? The Discovery Museum brings its expertise and learning lab to Wilton Library! Find out what happens to light as it passes through a lens. Then make your own telescope! For students entering grades 6-9. Registration required. Sponsored by the Amadeo Family.

Embroider or Monogram It!

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

In this one-on-one session, let us introduce you to our electronic embroidery machine and personalize a tea towel or apron. Aprons are 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. Register online or call 203-762-6342.

Books for Babies

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

Bring your wonderful baby to this infant friendly program at the Wilton Library! We will sing and play and enjoy gentle stories geared for babies under 12 months old. This is an excellent forum to meet other new parents in the area. Bring dad too! Caregivers must be present. No registration required.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 11:00am to 11:30am

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

Light Up a T-shirt for Teens

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Use fabric markers to create a unique design on a t-shirt and then get acquainted with light-up wearables by sewing with conductive thread and using LEDs and coin cell battery holders. For teens entering grades 7-12. Registration required and space limited. Register online or call 203-762-6342.  Sponsored by the Amadeo Family.

Movie Theater Thursdays - Hercules

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 10:15am to 11:45am

Kids can enjoy a free, air conditioned movie. Wilton Library will be showing Hercules, rated G, 93 minutes. No registration required. Caregivers must stay with children under 8 and in the building for under 12. 

Movie Theater Thursdays - Trolls

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Kids can enjoy a free, air conditioned movie. Wilton Library will be showing Trolls, rated PG, 92 minutes. No registration required, caregivers must stay with children under 8 and in the building for under 12.

Make Fun Buttons

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Learn how to use our new Button Maker and create unique designs, add slogans and go home with a few fun buttons!   Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form.  Please bring the completed form to the workshop.  For 7th graders through adults and 6th grade students accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too! Registration required. 

Enhancing Your Pictures with Photoshop

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Finished scanning in your photos, but want to learn some basic tips on enhancing them? This introductory session will get you started. For 7th graders - adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults willing to learn, too. Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form.   Please bring the completed form to the session.  Registration required.

Teen Zumba

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Come dance to fun music, laugh and get a great workout with Zumba instructor Valerie!   For students entering grades 6-12. No experience necessary! Wear exercise shoes. Limited space. Registration recommended.  Register online or call 203-762-6342. 

The Great American Songbook with a Little Broadway

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us for music and lyrics from the Great American Songbook and Broadway. Performed by three talented high school graduates -- Will Comer, Ben Senneff and Caitlin Witty.   Registration recommended. Free admission. Register online or call 203-762-6342.

Embroider a BBQ Chef’s Apron

Friday, August 4, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

In this one-on-one session, let us introduce you to our electronic embroidery machine and embroider or monogram a chef’s apron for the barbeque season. $7 fee payable upon arrival.. 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. Register online or call 203-762-6342.

Movement and Dance

Friday, August 4, 2017 - 11:00am to 11:30am

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 Friday morning work-out! No registration required.

Create Cards, Gift Tags & More

Friday, August 4, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Let us introduce you to our die cutter, the Cricut, and get you started on making your own cards, gift tags, birthday, anniversary or thank you cards and more.  For 7th graders - adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults willing to learn, too.Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form.   Please bring the completed form to the session. Space limited to 2 per session. Registration required.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, August 4, 2017 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

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

Registration Filled.

Cartoon Drawing Demonstration

Friday, August 4, 2017 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

For children of all ages and their families. Come watch charming mermaids, fairies, pirates, and spacemen come to life on a sketchbook. Everyone who attends will leave with a quick sketch made on the spot. Be sure to bring your imagination and have a fun time watching the creations. This program is being offered by high school graduate Emma Keating.  Emma is a graduating senior at Wilton High School. Next year she will be studying film at Purchase College. She creates her own animated movies by drawing thousands of individual pictures. These frames add up to make a full story. Her animated short 'Saving Me' has won several awards including: Scholastic Gold Key, Juan Castillo Best Film in Connecticut, and The New Canaan New Age Film Festival Best in Animation. No registration, no fee.

Drop-in Summer Crafts

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 10:00am to 7:30pm

Each week the crafts are tied into the summer reading theme of 'Wind, Water and World'. There also will be an original coloring sheet by staff member Shayna Simpson. No registration required, all ages. Caregivers must stay with children under 8; 8 – 12 caregivers must stay in the building.

Embroider or Monogram It!

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:30pm

In this one-on-one session, let us introduce you to our electronic embroidery machine and personalize a tea towel or apron. Aprons are 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. Register online or call 203-762-6342.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

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.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

Join the library for 2 and 3 year old story time. Children ages 2 and 3 years old and their caregivers will sing songs, listen to stories, and enjoy playtime together while building literacy and social skills. No registration, no fee.

Create Stickers, Cards, Gift Tags & More

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Let us introduce you to our die cutter, the Cricut, and get you started on making your own stickers, gift tags, birthday, anniversary or thank you cards and more.  For 7th graders - adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults willing to learn, too.Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form.   Please bring the completed form to the session. Space limited to 2 per session. Registration required.

Create Stickers, Cards, Gift Tags & More

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Let us introduce you to our die cutter, the Cricut, and get you started on making your own stickers, gift tags, birthday, anniversary or thank you cards and more.  For 7th graders - adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults willing to learn, too.Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form.   Please bring the completed form to the session. Space limited to 2 per session. Registration required.

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

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Back for a third year! 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 one week prior to the discussion. The current issue of The New Yorker is available in the Reading Room for in-library use,  or download it through RBDigital (formerly Zinio).

Cupcake Club

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

Follow step-by-step instructions to decorate a fancy cupcake! For children ages 6 - 12.  Caregivers must stay with children 8 and under. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.  

Scratch Class

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Interested in computer programming but don't know where to start? Scratch is a fun, creative, and visual programming language designed as a stepping stone to more advance computer programming languages. No experience required! During this program, students will learn the basics of Scratch programming and create finished Scratch projects. This program is taught by Ashley Li and meets Tuesday and Thursday over the course of 8/8 - 8/24. Ages 11-13. Ashley Li is a rising college sophomore who attends Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. She is studying biomedical engineering. When not studying, she mentors Baltimore middle school students in Science Olympiad and volunteer with Habitat for Humanity, a non-profit dedicated to building homes for those in need. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Book Bird Houses for Teens & Tweens

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Join us for two fun and creative sessions (8/8 & 8/10). We'll paint, decoupage and produce one-of-a-kind book bird houses using classic children's books for adornment. Give as a unique gift or keep for yourself. For students entering grades 6-12. Limited space. Registration required. Sponsored by the John & Patricia Curran Teen Fund. Register online or call 2003-762-6342.

Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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.  Please email Nina at Cancersurvival2@aol.com with any questions. Registration highly encouraged.

Personalize a Tumbler or Glass Water Bottle

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Learn how to use the Cricut, our die cutter and create a unique water bottle to give someone or use yourself! $5 for a tumbler or $8 for a glass water bottle to offset costs, payable upon arrival.Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. For 7th graders - adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults willing to learn, too.Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form.   Please bring the completed form to the session. Space limited to 2 per session. Registration required.

Books for Babies

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

Bring your wonderful baby to this infant friendly program at the Wilton Library! We will sing and play and enjoy gentle stories geared for babies under 12 months old. This is an excellent forum to meet other new parents in the area. Bring dad too! Caregivers must be present. No registration required.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 11:00am to 11:30am

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

Farm to You - Llamas, Alpacas, and Sheep

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Children in grades K and up are invited to meet and greet llamas, alpacas, and sheep.  Come learn about how these animals provide fleece and wool for people.  There will be a spinning demonstration so kids can see the process of turning fleece and wool into items such as sweaters and blankets.  Registration required.  Register online or call 203-762-6336. 

Enhancing Your Pictures with Photoshop

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Finished scanning in your photos, but want to learn some basic tips on enhancing them? This introductory session will get you started. For 7th graders - adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults willing to learn, too. Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form.   Please bring the completed form to the session.  Registration required.

Fidget Spinner Design Workshop for Teens

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Want to make your own fidget spinner? Learn Tinkercad to 3-D design your own! Afterwards, schedule time to come print it out. We'll even supply the ball bearings and help you put it together. For teens entering grades 7-12. Sponsored by the Amadeo Family. Space limited. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6342. 

Movie Theater Thursdays – The Lego Movie

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 10:15am to 11:45am

Kids can enjoy a free, air conditioned movie. Wilton Library will be showing The Lego Movie, rated PG, 100 minutes. No registration required.  Caregivers must stay with children under 8 and in the building for under 12.

Scanning Slides into Digital Images

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Do you have stacks of old slides and looking for a way to scan them into digital format? If so, come learn how to use our new high resolution slide scanner! It can scan up to 50 slides in one batch. 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 session. Space limited to 2 per session. Registration required.

Movie Theater Thursdays – Batman Lego Movie

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Kids can enjoy a free, air conditioned movie. Wilton Library will be showing Batman Lego Movie, rated PG, 100 minutes. No registration required.  Caregivers must stay with children under 8 and in the building for under 12.

Scratch Class

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Interested in computer programming but don't know where to start? Scratch is a fun, creative, and visual programming language designed as a stepping stone to more advance computer programming languages. No experience required! During this program, students will learn the basics of Scratch programming and create finished Scratch projects. This program is taught by Ashley Li and meets Tuesday and Thursday over the course of 8/8 - 8/24. Ages 11-13. Ashley Li is a rising college sophomore who attends Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. She is studying biomedical engineering. When not studying, she mentors Baltimore middle school students in Science Olympiad and volunteer with Habitat for Humanity, a non-profit dedicated to building homes for those in need. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Book Bird Houses for Teens & Tweens

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Join us for two fun and creative sessions (8/8 & 8/10). We'll paint, decoupage and produce one-of-a-kind book bird houses using classic children's books for adornment. Give as a unique gift or keep for yourself. For students entering grades 6-12. Limited space. Registration required. Sponsored by the John & Patricia Curran Teen Fund. Register online or call 2003-762-6342.

Movement and Dance

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 11:00am to 11:30am

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 Friday morning work-out! No registration required.

Embroider or Monogram It!

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

In this one-on-one session, let us introduce you to our electronic embroidery machine and personalize a tea towel or apron. Aprons are 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. Register online or call 203-762-6342.

New Life for Old Videos

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

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.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

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

Registration Filled.

Drop-in Summer Crafts

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:00am to 7:30pm

Each week the crafts are tied into the summer reading theme of 'Wind, Water and World'. There also will be an original coloring sheet by staff member Shayna Simpson. No registration required, all ages. Caregivers must stay with children under 8; 8 – 12 caregivers must stay in the building.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

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.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

Join the library for 2 and 3 year old story time. Children ages 2 and 3 years old and their caregivers will sing songs, listen to stories, and enjoy playtime together while building literacy and social skills. No registration, no fee.

Experience 3D Printing

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

 This session introduces you to the basics of 3-D printing and teaches you how to use our printer, the Makerbot Replicator 2x. Registration required. 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.  Registration required; no charge.

Let's Make Something! with TinkerCAD

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

3D Computer Design: Learn how to use TinkerCAD, a free online Computer Aid Design program, to make a simple 3D puzzle! For ages 8-12 only. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Solder 'CHIP' for Teens

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Teens entering grades 8-12 can learn how to solder 'CHIP',' a stand-up Pixel Pal. Space limited. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6342. 

Scratch Class

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Interested in computer programming but don't know where to start? Scratch is a fun, creative, and visual programming language designed as a stepping stone to more advance computer programming languages. No experience required! During this program, students will learn the basics of Scratch programming and create finished Scratch projects. This program is taught by Ashley Li and meets Tuesday and Thursday over the course of 8/8 - 8/24. Ages 11-13. Ashley Li is a rising college sophomore who attends Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. She is studying biomedical engineering. When not studying, she mentors Baltimore middle school students in Science Olympiad and volunteer with Habitat for Humanity, a non-profit dedicated to building homes for those in need. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Embroider or Monogram It!

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

In this one-on-one session, let us introduce you to our electronic embroidery machine and personalize a tea towel or apron. Aprons are 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. Register online or call 203-762-6342.

Books for Babies

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

Bring your wonderful baby to this infant friendly program at the Wilton Library! We will sing and play and enjoy gentle stories geared for babies under 12 months old. This is an excellent forum to meet other new parents in the area. Bring dad too! Caregivers must be present. No registration required.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 11:00am to 11:30am

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

Solder Craft—Blinkie Pins

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

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.

Peace Rocks!

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

The Rotary Club installed the first Peace Pole at Wilton Library last fall with several more installed at our schools and community buildings. To continue this world peace theme we invite our patrons age 5 to 105 to drop by the library to paint river rocks with messages of peace. The colorful rocks will then be added to our garden surrounding the Peace Pole advancing the Rotary's tenet of 'World Peace Through Understanding.' No registration, just drop by.

WLA/SCORE - Get a Grip on Your Email

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

SCORE of Fairfield County, Wilton Library, and the Wilton Chamber of Commerce present a seminar that will help small business owners to get a grip on their email systems. This workshop will provide tips, tricks, strategies and resources on such critical topics as: paid vs free service; storage, backup, and archiving; security; and, special apps.

Speaker Bud Freund has been teaching technology to users of all ages and providing tech support to small businesses looking for reasonable, cost-effective hardware and software solutions for over 20 years. He is a frequent SCORE workshop and webinar presenter as well as a Certified SCORE Mentor focusing on technology tips, tricks, topics and trends.

Visit www.scorefairfieldcounty.org or call SCORE at (203) 831-0065 with any questions and to register.  Check-in begins at 5:30pm. Registration required. No charge.

Sweet Treats for the Geek in All Teens & Tweens

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 7:15am

Who doesn't like technology and food! Join us to create sweet treats for the geek in all of us. For students entering grades 6-12. Sponsored by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6342. 

Movie Theater Thursdays – Lilo & Stitch

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 10:15am to 11:45am

Kids can enjoy a free, air conditioned movie. Wilton Library will be showing Lilo & Stitch, rated PG, 85 minutes. No registration required. Caregivers must stay with children under 8 and in the building for under 12.

Movie Theater Thursdays – Moana

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:45pm

Kids can enjoy a free, air conditioned movie. Wilton Library will be showing Moana, rated PG, 107 minutes. No registration required. Caregivers must stay with children under 8 and in the building for under 12. 

Personalized Wine Bottle Stoppers

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Monogram or personalize wine bottle stoppers using the Cricut, our die cutter and special vinyl. Give as a hostess gift or use at home! $8 for two stoppers, payable upon arrival.   For 7th graders - adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults willing to learn, too.Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form.   Please bring the completed form to the session. Space limited to 2 per session. Registration required.

Scratch Class

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Interested in computer programming but don't know where to start? Scratch is a fun, creative, and visual programming language designed as a stepping stone to more advance computer programming languages. No experience required! During this program, students will learn the basics of Scratch programming and create finished Scratch projects. This program is taught by Ashley Li and meets Tuesday and Thursday over the course of 8/8 - 8/24. Ages 11-13. Ashley Li is a rising college sophomore who attends Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. She is studying biomedical engineering. When not studying, she mentors Baltimore middle school students in Science Olympiad and volunteer with Habitat for Humanity, a non-profit dedicated to building homes for those in need. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Embroider or Monogram It!

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

In this one-on-one session, let us introduce you to our electronic embroidery machine and personalize a tea towel or apron. Aprons are 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. Register online or call 203-762-6342.

Movement and Dance

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 11:00am to 11:30am

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 Friday morning work-out! No registration required.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

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

Registration Filled.

Make Fun Buttons

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Learn how to use our new Button Maker and create unique designs, add slogans and go home with a few fun buttons!   Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form.  Please bring the completed form to the workshop.  For 7th graders through adults and 6th grade students accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too! Registration required. 

Drop-in Summer Crafts

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:00am to 7:30pm

Each week the crafts are tied into the summer reading theme of 'Wind, Water and World'. There also will be an original coloring sheet by staff member Shayna Simpson. No registration required, all ages. Caregivers must stay with children under 8; 8 – 12 caregivers must stay in the building.

Embroider or Monogram It!

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

In this one-on-one session, let us introduce you to our electronic embroidery machine and personalize a tea towel or apron. Aprons are 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. Register online or call 203-762-6342.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

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.

Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Exhibition/Reception: Mary Linnea Vaughan

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

August brings Mary Linnea Vaughan to the Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence program. Mary's work exudes a strong painterly quality and a fascination for natural forms and biotic earth entities. She is an abstract painter who uses earth and environmental imagery as metaphor to human experience and the natural cycle of life. Land forms come into play within her process, making their presence known in more realistic ways or intuitively, depending on the direction of the image and its content. Co-sponsored by Weir Farm Art Center and Weir Farm National Historic Site and presented by Wilton Library. No charge. Registration suggested.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

Join the library for 2 and 3 year old story time. Children ages 2 and 3 years old and their caregivers will sing songs, listen to stories, and enjoy playtime together while building literacy and social skills. No registration, no fee.

Create Bookmarks, Cards, Gift Tags & More

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Let us introduce you to our die cutter, the Cricut, and get you started on making your own bookmarks, gift tags, birthday, anniversary or thank you cards and more. For 7th graders - adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults willing to learn, too.Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form.   Please bring the completed form to the session. Space limited to 2 per session. Registration required.

Create Bookmarks, Cards, Gift Tags & More

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Let us introduce you to our die cutter, the Cricut, and get you started on making your own bookmarks, gift tags, birthday, anniversary or thank you cards and more. For 7th graders - adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults willing to learn, too.Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form.   Please bring the completed form to the session. Space limited to 2 per session. Registration required.

Healthy Eating!

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Using Ambler Farm garden-grown food, learn how to create tasty and healthy dishes! Grades 1 – 5. Registration required. Register online or call 203+-762-6336.

Scratch Class

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Interested in computer programming but don't know where to start? Scratch is a fun, creative, and visual programming language designed as a stepping stone to more advance computer programming languages. No experience required! During this program, students will learn the basics of Scratch programming and create finished Scratch projects. This program is taught by Ashley Li and meets Tuesday and Thursday over the course of 8/8 - 8/24. Ages 11-13. Ashley Li is a rising college sophomore who attends Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. She is studying biomedical engineering. When not studying, she mentors Baltimore middle school students in Science Olympiad and volunteer with Habitat for Humanity, a non-profit dedicated to building homes for those in need. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Personalize a Tumbler or Glass Water Bottle

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Learn how to use the Cricut, our die cutter and create a unique water bottle to give someone or use yourself! $5 for a tumbler or $8 for a glass water bottle to offset costs, payable upon arrival.Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. For 7th graders - adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults willing to learn, too.Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form.   Please bring the completed form to the session. Space limited to 2 per session. Registration required.

Books for Babies

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

Bring your wonderful baby to this infant friendly program at the Wilton Library! We will sing and play and enjoy gentle stories geared for babies under 12 months old. This is an excellent forum to meet other new parents in the area. Bring dad too! Caregivers must be present. No registration required.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 11:00am to 11:30am

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

Scanning Slides into Digital Images

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Do you have stacks of old slides and looking for a way to scan them into digital format? If so, come learn how to use our new high resolution slide scanner! It can scan up to 50 slides in one batch. 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 session. Space limited to 2 per session. Registration required.

New Life for Old Videos

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

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.

Movie Theater Thursdays – Beauty and the Beast

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 10:15am to 11:45am

Kids can enjoy a free, air conditioned movie. Wilton Library will be showing Beauty and the Beast, the animated version, rated G, 85 minutes. No registration required. Caregivers must stay with children under 8 and in the building for under 12.

Movie Theater Thursdays – Beauty and the Beast

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Kids can enjoy a free, air conditioned movie. Wilton Library will be showing Beauty and the Beast, the live action version, rated PG, 129 minutes. No registration required. Caregivers must stay with children under 8 and in the building for under 12. 

Experience 3D Printing

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

 This session introduces you to the basics of 3-D printing and teaches you how to use our printer, the Makerbot Replicator 2x. Registration required. 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.  Registration required; no charge.

Bringing Your Photo Albums into the Digital Age

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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. 

Scratch Class

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Interested in computer programming but don't know where to start? Scratch is a fun, creative, and visual programming language designed as a stepping stone to more advance computer programming languages. No experience required! During this program, students will learn the basics of Scratch programming and create finished Scratch projects. This program is taught by Ashley Li and meets Tuesday and Thursday over the course of 8/8 - 8/24. Ages 11-13. Ashley Li is a rising college sophomore who attends Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. She is studying biomedical engineering. When not studying, she mentors Baltimore middle school students in Science Olympiad and volunteer with Habitat for Humanity, a non-profit dedicated to building homes for those in need. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Movement and Dance

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 11:00am to 11:30am

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 Friday morning work-out! No registration required.

Embroider or Monogram It!

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

In this one-on-one session, let us introduce you to our electronic embroidery machine and personalize a tea towel or apron. Aprons are 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. Register online or call 203-762-6342.

Dinosaurs Rock!

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Come to the Wilton Library for an interactive exhibit, show and fossil dig! Dinosaurs Rock will bring the prehistoric creatures here to you!  Learn some fascinating facts about life with dinosaurs. Each child will be able to take home a fossil. Registration required, for children in grades K and up. Supported by the Amadeo Family. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Create Stickers, Cards, Gift Tags & More

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Let us introduce you to our die cutter, the Cricut, and get you started on making your own stickers, gift tags, birthday, anniversary or thank you cards and more.  For 7th graders to adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form.   Please bring the completed form to the session. Space limited to 2 per session. Registration required.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

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

Registration Filled.

Embroider a BBQ Chef’s Apron

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

In this one-on-one session, let us introduce you to our electronic embroidery machine and embroider or monogram a chef’s apron for the barbeque season. $7 fee payable upon arrival. 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. Register online or call 203-762-6342.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

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.

Embroidery (Session 2)

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Have you already been introduced to our embroidery machine, but need more time before being certified? If so, this is the session for you! Limited space. Registration required.

Celebrating 20 Years of Harry Potter Fundraiser

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Summer is coming to an end and it's almost time to go back to school. Harry Potter is always happy to leave the Dursleys and go back to Hogwarts. This year, you can go, too! At Wilton Library, we will be hosting a fundraiser commemorating 20 years of Harry Potter. This program is for children in grades 3-5. Children will be sorted into the four houses and attend a variety of magical classes and fun activities. They will search for magical artifacts guarded by fearsome creatures; learn about the Science of Divinations from Professor Trelawney, and much more. Lunch donated by Wilton's own Pinocchio Pizza. Advance registration required in person; $50 per child. For details, call 203-762-6336. 

Paint it Up!

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Come join us for a fun and relaxing evening. We'll supply the canvas, paints, brushes and a collection of masterpieces to copy and inspire you. No art experience required. Just a desire to pick up a brush, have fun and let your inner self out! For adults, ages 18+. Space limited. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6342. 

SAT & ACT Practice Tests for High School Students

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Take a free practice test for the SAT or ACT! C2 Education of Wilton will administer the tests - you decide which one. Afterwards, you can schedule an appointment with C2 -- they'll give you the written results and review your test, section by section. If you then want to hire them for tutoring, make your arrangements directly with C2 Education.    Registration required. Space limited. Please indicate which test -- SAT or ACT. Register online or call 203-762-6342.

Bringing Your Photo Albums into the Digital Age

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

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. 

Create Cards, Gift Tags & More

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Let us introduce you to our die cutter, the Cricut, and get you started on making your own stickers, gift tags, birthday, anniversary or thank you cards and more.  For 7th graders to adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form.   Please bring the completed form to the session. Space limited to 2 per session. Registration required.

Wilton Library Readers : Mansfield Park

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar discusses Mansfield Park by Jane Austen 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.

Awesome Autumn Book Sale

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Everyone is covered in this fundraiser - from tots to teens in the Brubeck Room to a full Book Cellar for adults featuring a large assortment of items in more than 50 categories (all new donations since April Book Sale). 

Early buyers with $5 admission on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 9 to 10 am. Sale is free to public from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, Sunday, Sept. 24 from 1 to 5 pm and Monday, Sept. 25 from 10 am to 5 pm (Monday is half-price day).

Awesome Autumn Book Sale

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Everyone is covered in this fundraiser - from tots to teens in the Brubeck Room to a full Book Cellar for adults featuring a large assortment of items in more than 50 categories (all new donations since April Book Sale). 

Sale is free to public Sunday, Sept. 24 from 1 to 5 pm and Monday, Sept. 25 from 10 am to 5 pm (Monday is half-price day).

Awesome Autumn Book Sale

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Everyone is covered in this fundraiser - from tots to teens in the Brubeck Room to a full Book Cellar for adults featuring a large assortment of items in more than 50 categories (all new donations since April Book Sale). 

Sale is free to public Monday, Sept. 25 from 10 am to 5 pm (Monday is half-price day).

18th Annual Ladies' Soirée

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Celebrating Renowned Women Authors
Cocktails & hors d'oeuvres, silent auction, 
All proceeds benefit Wilton Library

Admission: $55

Save the Date!  Join us for Wilton Library's signature event for local women, celebrating its 18th successful year!  This year's theme…celebrating renowned women authors from long ago to today! Catch up with old friends and make new ones.  Enjoy wonderful food, fantastic silent auction items, and entertainment, along with fun opportunities to further support the Library. 

Our event chairs are hard at work to create another special evening for you. Proceeds will benefit Wilton Library, allowing us to continue to offer and develop the programs and services that our patrons have come to expect.

Wilton Library Readers : After Rain

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar discusses After Rain by William Trevor 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.

Wilton Library Readers : A Gentleman in Moscow

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar discusses A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles 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.

Holiday Book Sale

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 10:00am to Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 5:00pm

The Library's holiday Book Sale in the gallery is a seasonal delight where bargains can be found - featuring a large array of pristine books, DVDs, CDs, and audiobooks suitable for gift-giving to all ages. As items are sold, new ones appear daily. All sales support the library.

Sale opens at noon on November 30 and continues during regular library hours through January 3, 2018. Library closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

Wilton Library Readers : Moonglow

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar discusses Moonglow by Michael Chabon 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.

Wilton Library Readers : Mothering Sunday

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar discusses Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift 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.

Wilton Library Readers : The Handmaid’s Tale

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar discusses The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood 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.

Gigantic Spring Book Sale Fundraiser

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Our largest sale features  more than 70,000 items sorted in more than 50 categories – mysteries, gardening, travel, and science fiction; gently used,  collectible, rare books, DVDs, CDs, books on CD.

Early Buyers with $15 admission on Saturday, April 21 from 7 to 9 am. Sale is free to public from 9 am to 5 pm on Saturday, Sunday, April 22 from noon to 5 pm, Monday April 23 from 10 am to 5 pm books half-price, and Tuesday April 24, 10 am to 3 pm ($5 bag day).

Gigantic Spring Book Sale Fundraiser

Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Our largest sale features  more than 70,000 items sorted in more than 50 categories – mysteries, gardening, travel, and science fiction; gently used,  collectible, rare books, DVDs, CDs, books on CD.

Sale is free to public from noon to 5 pm Sunday, April 22, Monday April 23 from 10 am to 5 pm books half-price, and Tuesday April 24, 10 am to 3 pm ($5 bag day).

Gigantic Spring Book Sale Fundraiser

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Our largest sale features  more than 70,000 items sorted in more than 50 categories – mysteries, gardening, travel, and science fiction; gently used, collectible, rare books, DVDs, CDs, books on CD.

Sale is free to public from 10 am to 5 pm Monday April 23 books half-price, and Tuesday April 24, 10 am to 3 pm ($5 bag day).

Gigantic Spring Book Sale Fundraiser

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Our largest sale features  more than 70,000 items sorted in more than 50 categories – mysteries, gardening, travel, and science fiction; gently used, collectible, rare books, DVDs, CDs, books on CD.

Sale is free to public Tuesday April 24, 10 am to 3 pm ($5 bag day).

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