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Upcoming Teen Events

Expand Your Mind...Read, Discover & Explore Teen Summer Reading

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 10:00am to Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 5:00pm

Starting Monday, 6/17/19, Teens & Tweens entering grades 6-12 can register online for our summer reading program - Expand Your Mind: Read, Discover & Explore – and record their reading anywhere as on long as they have an internet connection. Use it to log books and minutes read. A weekly drawing will take place and at the end of the summer, one person will receive a $100 gift certificate. The more minutes read, the greater the chance of winning!

The online Summer Reading and many of our summer programs (e.g.; arts and crafts) are made possible by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund.  All STEM programs are supported by the Amadeo Family.  Questions? Call 203-762-6342.

Red Cross Babysitting Training

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

This is a 2-day babysitting workshop for students ages 11-15 and is conducted by a certified Red Cross Babysitter Trainer. Upon completion of the course, everyone will receive a Red Cross Babysitting certificate. Cost is $70 which includes the course text, first aid pack, LED flashlight, and drawstring bag. Payment due before class.

- REGISTRATION FILLED, WAIT-LIST ONLY -

Red Cross Babysitting Training

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

This is a 2-day babysitting workshop for students ages 11-15 and is conducted by a certified Red Cross Babysitter Trainer. Upon completion of the course, everyone will receive a Red Cross Babysitting certificate. Cost is $70 which includes the course text, first aid pack, LED flashlight, and drawstring bag. Payment due before class.

- REGISTRATION FILLED, WAIT-LIST ONLY -

Sweet Treat Olympics for Teens

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

A little competition involving sweet treats, what could be more fun? Which team can fill up a bucket of candy first using only measuring spoons. Who can build the tallest tower using just sweet tarts? Will your team be the fastest in the M&M relay?  Bring a team of four or join a team when you get to the library.   For teens & tweens entering grades 6-9. Space limited and registration required. Sponsored by the John & Patricia Curran Teen Fund. Register online or call 203-762-6342.

Teens Create!—Paracord Bracelets & Tie Dye Shirts

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Do you like to hike? Camp? Adventure? If so, come learn how to make a Paracord bracelet. Worn around your wrist, this sturdy nylon rope can be taken apart and used to tie up gear, secure a tent or hammock, make a splint for a broken limb, hang clothes and so much more! Once you've finished with that project, we'll create sharpie tie dye shirts for you to wear while adventuring.  For teens entering grades 6-10. Space limited and registration required. Sponsored by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund. Register online or call 203-762-6342.

Coding Camp for Girls (6th-8th Grade)

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

Join us for a four-day workshop designed to empower young women interested in Computer Science. We'll discuss female pioneers in technology and learn fundamental coding skills like variables, loops and functions using Scratch. Once you understand these basic building blocks, you'll be able to conquer any programming language. Gain valuable CS knowledge and expand your idea of what a Computer Scientist looks like. This is being run by Sarah, a previous Girls Who Code instructor and Computer Science major. For girls entering grades 6-8. Must be able to commit to all four days: July 15 - July 18. Registration required. Sponsored by the Amadeo Family Fund. Register online or call 203-762-6342.

Coding Camp for Girls (6th-8th Grade)

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join us for a four-day workshop designed to empower young women interested in Computer Science. We'll discuss female pioneers in technology and learn fundamental coding skills like variables, loops and functions using Scratch. Once you understand these basic building blocks, you'll be able to conquer any programming language. Gain valuable CS knowledge and expand your idea of what a Computer Scientist looks like. This is being run by Sarah, a previous Girls Who Code instructor and Computer Science major. For girls entering grades 6-8. Must be able to commit to all four days: July 15 - July 18. Registration required. Sponsored by the Amadeo Family Fund. Register online or call 203-762-6342.

Rocketry for Teens & Tweens

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Interested in rockets? If so, join us for this 2-day workshop. Day one (Tuesday, 7/16; 4 – 6 p.m.) you'll learn a bit about the science of rockets and build your own. Day two (Thursday, 7/18, 4 – 6 p.m.) we'll meet at Allen's Meadows to launch them! (Rain date is Thursday, 7/25) Ray DePaola, a member of CATO and the National Association of Rocketry will be the instructor. To register, call 203-762-6342. $10 fee required to hold your place. Thanks to the Amedeo Family fund for the remainder of the workshop costs.

Coding Camp for Girls (6th-8th Grade)

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join us for a four-day workshop designed to empower young women interested in Computer Science. We'll discuss female pioneers in technology and learn fundamental coding skills like variables, loops and functions using Scratch. Once you understand these basic building blocks, you'll be able to conquer any programming language. Gain valuable CS knowledge and expand your idea of what a Computer Scientist looks like. This is being run by Sarah, a previous Girls Who Code instructor and Computer Science major. For girls entering grades 6-8. Must be able to commit to all four days: July 15 - July 18. Registration required. Sponsored by the Amadeo Family Fund. Register online or call 203-762-6342.

Up-cycled Rolled Paper Frames for Teens

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Discover a great way to reuse magazines and paper to create a cool picture frame! Keep for yourself or give as a gift. For teens entering grades 6-12. Space limited and registration required.   Sponsored by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund. Register online or call 203-762-6342.

Coding Camp for Girls (6th-8th Grade)

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join us for a four-day workshop designed to empower young women interested in Computer Science. We'll discuss female pioneers in technology and learn fundamental coding skills like variables, loops and functions using Scratch. Once you understand these basic building blocks, you'll be able to conquer any programming language. Gain valuable CS knowledge and expand your idea of what a Computer Scientist looks like. This is being run by Sarah, a previous Girls Who Code instructor and Computer Science major. For girls entering grades 6-8. Must be able to commit to all four days: July 15 - July 18. Registration required. Sponsored by the Amadeo Family Fund. Register online or call 203-762-6342.

Rocketry for Teens & Tweens

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Interested in rockets? If so, join us for this 2-day workshop. Day one (Tuesday, 7/16; 4 – 6 p.m.) you'll learn a bit about the science of rockets and build your own. Day two (Thursday, 7/18, 4 – 6 p.m.) we'll meet at Allen's Meadows to launch them! (Rain date is Thursday, 7/25) Ray DePaola, a member of CATO and the National Association of Rocketry will be the instructor. To register, call 203-762-6342. $10 fee required to hold your place. Thanks to the Amedeo Family fund for the remainder of the workshop costs.

Trivia for Teens

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Trivia Night at Wilton Library! Working together, teams of six will answer multiple rounds of questions about Movies and Music, Sports Teams, Current Events, General Knowledge, and more. Will your team come out on top? Form a team or join one once you arrive. Snacks will be provided For teens entering grades 7 - 9. Space limited and registration required. Sponsored by the John & Patricia Curran Teen Fund. Register online or call 203-762-6342.

Arduino Light Up Vase for Teens

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Build a vase with 3-D printed parts and then learn how to use an Arduino to turn it into a fabulous light show – fade between colors of various hues, flash, twirl or flicker lights and more. For students entering grades 6-12. To register, call 203-762-6342. A $10 fee is required to hold your place. Thanks to the Amadeo Family Fund for the remainder of the workshop costs.

Teens Create Button Bowls

Monday, July 29, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Ever wonder what to do with all those extra buttons? Let's make button bowls with a few easy supplies. We'll have plenty of buttons here, but feel free to bring some from your own home to add to your project. For students entering grades 6-9. Sponsored by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund. Space limited and registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6342.

College Essay Workshop for Rising Seniors

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

College admissions is more competitive than ever. How do you find the right college for a top education and experience? What strategies will help you showcase your character and achievements and stand out? College admissions consultant Beth and Tim Manners will detail the process, from putting your college list together to writing your essays. Learn what it takes to gain admission and be successful. For high school students and their parents. Registration required. Space limited. Register online or call 203-762-6342.

iPhone Photography for Teens

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Join professional photographer, Peggy Garbus, for a two-hour iPhone Photography workshop. Learn about the basic functions of the iPhone and explore what makes a great photo and how to achieve it. For teens entering grades 6-12. Must have an iPhone, preferably version 7 and up.  Registration required. To register, call 203-762-6342. $5 fee is required to hold your place. Thanks to the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund for the remainder of the workshop costs.

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