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Paper Plane Challenge for Grades 4-8

Saturday, January 23, 10:00am - 11:00pm

The Wilton Library Robotics Team, Singularity Technology, has planned a fun, educational challenge for students in grades 4 to 8.

Use your creativity and engineering ingenuity to create a Paper Plane from ordinary materials you can find around your house.

Submit a 1-3 minute video of your creation in flight along with an explanation of the materials you used to singultech@gmail.com. The Team will view your videos and announce the top three planes based on design, function, and creativity.

Submissions must be received by February 7. Have fun and learn something new all at the same time!

Sign up required. If you've registered once, there's no need to register for every other day.

Python Coding for Ages 11-14

Saturday, January 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Calling all kids aged 11- 14 years for a fun-filled and educational session of Python! - Nope not that deadly snake but a programming language that drives all cool computer programs at companies like Google and Facebook. Learning to code in Python is like learning the rules of grammar for a spoken language. This class is for kids with no prior programming experience. 

Samik's bio: My name is Samik Wangneo and I am a sophomore at Wilton High School. I am an Honor student currently taking AP Computer Science and have been coding for 5 years. I co-founded a non-profit organization, School of Code, with the mission of teaching coding and getting students interested in computer science. I play the piano and am a ranked junior tennis player. I am also a member of the Robotics club at my school.

Classes will be via Zoom hosted by Wilton Library every Saturday @11 am - 12 pm starting January 23 and will run for 5 weeks. Registration is on a first come first serve basis - once signed up for the first session you are signed up for all sessions. Zoom links are sent out shortly before the start of the program. Questions? Email aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org

Fairfield County Libraries Chess Tournament - Winter 2021

Saturday, January 23, 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Four historic libraries in Fairfield County will battle over the chessboard on 1/23/2021! The Wilton, Ridgefield, South Norwalk and Mark Twain libraries will all compete with a championship as their objective. Students from these libraries have been practicing relentlessly with professional chess coaches. The matches will be played through Chess.com. The winner of this tournament will receive a chess trophy so that it can be displayed in their library. If you are interested in representing Wilton Library in this tournament, email aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org.

Paper Plane Challenge for Grades 4-8

Sunday, January 24, 10:00am - 11:00pm

The Wilton Library Robotics Team, Singularity Technology, has planned a fun, educational challenge for students in grades 4 to 8.

Use your creativity and engineering ingenuity to create a Paper Plane from ordinary materials you can find around your house.

Submit a 1-3 minute video of your creation in flight along with an explanation of the materials you used to singultech@gmail.com. The Team will view your videos and announce the top three planes based on design, function, and creativity.

Submissions must be received by February 7. Have fun and learn something new all at the same time!

Sign up required. If you've registered once, there's no need to register for every other day.

Winter Book Bingo

Monday, January 25, 10:00am - 6:00pm

Patrons of all ages are invited to join in the reading Bingo fun this winter! Girl Scout Emily Johnson has provided the library with a set of Bingo cards you can print at home and complete. Emily will send anyone who completes a bingo a prize. Submissions will be accepted through February 15th. For more details email emilyjohnsongoldaward@gmail.com.  Click here to print.

Paper Plane Challenge for Grades 4-8

Monday, January 25, 10:00am - 11:00pm

The Wilton Library Robotics Team, Singularity Technology, has planned a fun, educational challenge for students in grades 4 to 8.

Use your creativity and engineering ingenuity to create a Paper Plane from ordinary materials you can find around your house.

Submit a 1-3 minute video of your creation in flight along with an explanation of the materials you used to singultech@gmail.com. The Team will view your videos and announce the top three planes based on design, function, and creativity.

Submissions must be received by February 7. Have fun and learn something new all at the same time!

Sign up required. If you've registered once, there's no need to register for every other day.

Paper Plane Challenge for Grades 4-8

Tuesday, January 26, 10:00am - 11:00pm

The Wilton Library Robotics Team, Singularity Technology, has planned a fun, educational challenge for students in grades 4 to 8.

Use your creativity and engineering ingenuity to create a Paper Plane from ordinary materials you can find around your house.

Submit a 1-3 minute video of your creation in flight along with an explanation of the materials you used to singultech@gmail.com. The Team will view your videos and announce the top three planes based on design, function, and creativity.

Submissions must be received by February 7. Have fun and learn something new all at the same time!

Sign up required. If you've registered once, there's no need to register for every other day.

Virtual Chess Club

Tuesday, January 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Kids in Kindergarten through High School who already know the basics of chess are invited to join this virtual chess class.  Each week students will learn new strategies and then pair up using Chess.com to practice playing. Students must create a chess.com username prior to the start of class. To register for this program, please email aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org

Matthew Shirvell is the instructor for this class. Matthew has been playing chess since he was 3 years old and has been teaching chess for over 5 years.  He currently teaches group and private lessons in Ridgefield, Wilton, West Hartford, Bridgeport, Easton, Weston, Norwalk, South Norwalk, Storrs, and countless other towns.  He teaches new learners as well as experienced tournament players.

Matthew has played in and placed in major USCF tournaments including the 24th Annual Bradley Open (2019) and the 48th Annual Continental Open (2018).  His current USCF rating in 1726.  He also is a USCF tournament director who has helped run events such as the 2020 Connecticut State Grade Championships with over 90 participants.

Matthew Shirvell graduated with a degree in Mathematics and English from the University of Connecticut in 2020.

Paper Plane Challenge for Grades 4-8

Wednesday, January 27, 10:00am - 11:00pm

The Wilton Library Robotics Team, Singularity Technology, has planned a fun, educational challenge for students in grades 4 to 8.

Use your creativity and engineering ingenuity to create a Paper Plane from ordinary materials you can find around your house.

Submit a 1-3 minute video of your creation in flight along with an explanation of the materials you used to singultech@gmail.com. The Team will view your videos and announce the top three planes based on design, function, and creativity.

Submissions must be received by February 7. Have fun and learn something new all at the same time!

Sign up required. If you've registered once, there's no need to register for every other day.

Meditation for Wilton's high school students

Wednesday, January 27, 4:00pm - 4:30pm

Mindfulness meditation is a powerful form of self-care that can be practiced anytime and anywhere. Alena Murphy, a mindfulness meditation instructor, will give an introduction to this simple, yet effective method. If you find yourself feeling stressed or anxious these days, you are not alone. Regular meditation can help build resilience and increase self-awareness, offering skills to help navigate the challenges that our lives present. Join us on Zoom for a 30-minute mindfulness meditation break and experience the positive impact it can have on your mental and physical health. 

In a small group  virtual setting you will be shown how meditation can help you:

- reduce stress and anxiety

- manage difficult emotions

- improve focus

- find compassion and empathy for yourself and others

For Wilton's high school students. Space limited and registration required for each session.  Come to one or all four!Sponsored by Wilton Library and Wilton Youth Council.

Alena is currently finishing a two-year Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program and has taught courses and led meditations at Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, CT and Positive Directions in Westport, CT

College Q&A with Matthew Greene

Wednesday, January 27, 7:00pm - 7:45pm

Join educational consultant, Matthew Greene, for a live Q&A session. We'll have a discussion about testing, deferring admission and the latest updates on the college scene.  Come prepared with questions.

Recommended for high school juniors and seniors and their parents. Registration is required and space is limited. Must have a Zoom account. An email link will be provided to all registrants the morning of the event.  Questions? Please email slauricella@wiltonlibrary.org.

Paper Plane Challenge for Grades 4-8

Thursday, January 28, 10:00am - 11:00pm

The Wilton Library Robotics Team, Singularity Technology, has planned a fun, educational challenge for students in grades 4 to 8.

Use your creativity and engineering ingenuity to create a Paper Plane from ordinary materials you can find around your house.

Submit a 1-3 minute video of your creation in flight along with an explanation of the materials you used to singultech@gmail.com. The Team will view your videos and announce the top three planes based on design, function, and creativity.

Submissions must be received by February 7. Have fun and learn something new all at the same time!

Sign up required. If you've registered once, there's no need to register for every other day.

Paper Plane Challenge for Grades 4-8

Friday, January 29, 10:00am - 11:00pm

The Wilton Library Robotics Team, Singularity Technology, has planned a fun, educational challenge for students in grades 4 to 8.

Use your creativity and engineering ingenuity to create a Paper Plane from ordinary materials you can find around your house.

Submit a 1-3 minute video of your creation in flight along with an explanation of the materials you used to singultech@gmail.com. The Team will view your videos and announce the top three planes based on design, function, and creativity.

Submissions must be received by February 7. Have fun and learn something new all at the same time!

Sign up required. If you've registered once, there's no need to register for every other day.

Paper Plane Challenge for Grades 4-8

Saturday, January 30, 10:00am - 11:00pm

The Wilton Library Robotics Team, Singularity Technology, has planned a fun, educational challenge for students in grades 4 to 8.

Use your creativity and engineering ingenuity to create a Paper Plane from ordinary materials you can find around your house.

Submit a 1-3 minute video of your creation in flight along with an explanation of the materials you used to singultech@gmail.com. The Team will view your videos and announce the top three planes based on design, function, and creativity.

Submissions must be received by February 7. Have fun and learn something new all at the same time!

Sign up required. If you've registered once, there's no need to register for every other day.

Python Coding for Ages 11-14

Saturday, January 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Calling all kids aged 11- 14 years for a fun-filled and educational session of Python! - Nope not that deadly snake but a programming language that drives all cool computer programs at companies like Google and Facebook. Learning to code in Python is like learning the rules of grammar for a spoken language. This class is for kids with no prior programming experience. 

Samik's bio: My name is Samik Wangneo and I am a sophomore at Wilton High School. I am an Honor student currently taking AP Computer Science and have been coding for 5 years. I co-founded a non-profit organization, School of Code, with the mission of teaching coding and getting students interested in computer science. I play the piano and am a ranked junior tennis player. I am also a member of the Robotics club at my school.

Classes will be via Zoom hosted by Wilton Library every Saturday @11 am - 12 pm starting January 23 and will run for 5 weeks. Registration is on a first come first serve basis - once signed up for the first session you are signed up for all sessions. Zoom links are sent out shortly before the start of the program. Questions? Email aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org

Paper Plane Challenge for Grades 4-8

Sunday, January 31, 10:00am - 11:00pm

The Wilton Library Robotics Team, Singularity Technology, has planned a fun, educational challenge for students in grades 4 to 8.

Use your creativity and engineering ingenuity to create a Paper Plane from ordinary materials you can find around your house.

Submit a 1-3 minute video of your creation in flight along with an explanation of the materials you used to singultech@gmail.com. The Team will view your videos and announce the top three planes based on design, function, and creativity.

Submissions must be received by February 7. Have fun and learn something new all at the same time!

Sign up required. If you've registered once, there's no need to register for every other day.

Paper Plane Challenge for Grades 4-8

Monday, February 1, 10:00am - 11:00pm

The Wilton Library Robotics Team, Singularity Technology, has planned a fun, educational challenge for students in grades 4 to 8.

Use your creativity and engineering ingenuity to create a Paper Plane from ordinary materials you can find around your house.

Submit a 1-3 minute video of your creation in flight along with an explanation of the materials you used to singultech@gmail.com. The Team will view your videos and announce the top three planes based on design, function, and creativity.

Submissions must be received by February 7. Have fun and learn something new all at the same time!

Sign up required. If you've registered once, there's no need to register for every other day.

Teens - Learn to Knit a Winter Hat (Part 1)

Monday, February 1, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Teens in grades 6-12 can learn how to knit and make a winter hat in two weeks! Join us on two consecutive Mondays -- 2/1 & 2/8 from 4-5:30 p.m. Our instructor, Kate Filaski, began knitting over 30 years ago while in college and loves to share her knowledge and get others excited about all the simple, but cool things to make.  If you're new to knitting, please watch the following tutorials before our first session:

Knit Stitch

See registration link for more details.

Paper Plane Challenge for Grades 4-8

Tuesday, February 2, 10:00am - 11:00pm

The Wilton Library Robotics Team, Singularity Technology, has planned a fun, educational challenge for students in grades 4 to 8.

Use your creativity and engineering ingenuity to create a Paper Plane from ordinary materials you can find around your house.

Submit a 1-3 minute video of your creation in flight along with an explanation of the materials you used to singultech@gmail.com. The Team will view your videos and announce the top three planes based on design, function, and creativity.

Submissions must be received by February 7. Have fun and learn something new all at the same time!

Sign up required. If you've registered once, there's no need to register for every other day.

Virtual Chess Club

Tuesday, February 2, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Kids in Kindergarten through High School who already know the basics of chess are invited to join this virtual chess class.  Each week students will learn new strategies and then pair up using Chess.com to practice playing. Students must create a chess.com username prior to the start of class. To register for this program, please email aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org

Matthew Shirvell is the instructor for this class. Matthew has been playing chess since he was 3 years old and has been teaching chess for over 5 years.  He currently teaches group and private lessons in Ridgefield, Wilton, West Hartford, Bridgeport, Easton, Weston, Norwalk, South Norwalk, Storrs, and countless other towns.  He teaches new learners as well as experienced tournament players.

Matthew has played in and placed in major USCF tournaments including the 24th Annual Bradley Open (2019) and the 48th Annual Continental Open (2018).  His current USCF rating in 1726.  He also is a USCF tournament director who has helped run events such as the 2020 Connecticut State Grade Championships with over 90 participants.

Matthew Shirvell graduated with a degree in Mathematics and English from the University of Connecticut in 2020.

Paper Plane Challenge for Grades 4-8

Wednesday, February 3, 10:00am - 11:00pm

The Wilton Library Robotics Team, Singularity Technology, has planned a fun, educational challenge for students in grades 4 to 8.

Use your creativity and engineering ingenuity to create a Paper Plane from ordinary materials you can find around your house.

Submit a 1-3 minute video of your creation in flight along with an explanation of the materials you used to singultech@gmail.com. The Team will view your videos and announce the top three planes based on design, function, and creativity.

Submissions must be received by February 7. Have fun and learn something new all at the same time!

Sign up required. If you've registered once, there's no need to register for every other day.

Zentangle Art Workshop: Zooming with Amy

Wednesday, February 3, 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Join Amy, Wilton Library's certified Zentangle instructor, as she guides us through a fun and relaxing Zentangle session.  This meditative art form uses simple steps to teach practitioners how to create beautiful patterns. Suitable for anyone who doesn't believe they can draw, as well as experienced artists!  For adults and teens, ages 13+. 

Supplies needed: * White tile (3.5" square), Micron 01 Black Pen or Micron PN Black Pen, Mini Graphite Pencil, & Tortillon. -- OR -- * Use what you have from home -- Heavyweight paper cut into a 4x4" square, a fine point black pen (not ballpoint), a soft pencil and smudging tool (or a rolled up pointed cone of soft paper or your fingers).

See registration link for more details.

Junk Drawer STEM

Wednesday, February 3, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Kids in grades 4 – 6 are invited to explore STEM concepts. Each week we will conduct two experiments using various common household items. This week we will explore properties of matter and acids and bases. Supplies you need are: empty plastic bottle with small neck, balloon, thumbtack/push pin, effervescent tablet (AlkaSeltzer), 3 clear cups, ice cubes, water, scraps of paper, pen/pencil. Participants must register for each class, space is limited. Zoom links will be sent shortly before the program. Questions? Email aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org

Paper Plane Challenge for Grades 4-8

Thursday, February 4, 10:00am - 11:00pm

The Wilton Library Robotics Team, Singularity Technology, has planned a fun, educational challenge for students in grades 4 to 8.

Use your creativity and engineering ingenuity to create a Paper Plane from ordinary materials you can find around your house.

Submit a 1-3 minute video of your creation in flight along with an explanation of the materials you used to singultech@gmail.com. The Team will view your videos and announce the top three planes based on design, function, and creativity.

Submissions must be received by February 7. Have fun and learn something new all at the same time!

Sign up required. If you've registered once, there's no need to register for every other day.

Teens Bake Chocolate Ganache Tart!

Thursday, February 4, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Join Katie, Registered Dietitian from Food Explorers to make a Chocolate Ganache Tart with homemade Whipped Cream! This delicious dessert is perfect for Valentine’s Day, so get your practice in now! You’ll need the following ingredients: Oreos or chocolate graham crackers, butter, heavy cream (1.5 cups), 12 of either dark or milk chocolate (or a mixture of both). Chocolate chips or bars of chocolate are both fine.

For teens in grades 6-12. Registration required and space limited. A Zoom link will be provided the morning of for this virtual workshop. Thanks to the John & Patricia Curran Fund for sponsorship!

Paper Plane Challenge for Grades 4-8

Friday, February 5, 10:00am - 11:00pm

The Wilton Library Robotics Team, Singularity Technology, has planned a fun, educational challenge for students in grades 4 to 8.

Use your creativity and engineering ingenuity to create a Paper Plane from ordinary materials you can find around your house.

Submit a 1-3 minute video of your creation in flight along with an explanation of the materials you used to singultech@gmail.com. The Team will view your videos and announce the top three planes based on design, function, and creativity.

Submissions must be received by February 7. Have fun and learn something new all at the same time!

Sign up required. If you've registered once, there's no need to register for every other day.

Paper Plane Challenge for Grades 4-8

Saturday, February 6, 10:00am - 11:00pm

The Wilton Library Robotics Team, Singularity Technology, has planned a fun, educational challenge for students in grades 4 to 8.

Use your creativity and engineering ingenuity to create a Paper Plane from ordinary materials you can find around your house.

Submit a 1-3 minute video of your creation in flight along with an explanation of the materials you used to singultech@gmail.com. The Team will view your videos and announce the top three planes based on design, function, and creativity.

Submissions must be received by February 7. Have fun and learn something new all at the same time!

Sign up required. If you've registered once, there's no need to register for every other day.

Python Coding for Ages 11-14

Saturday, February 6, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Calling all kids aged 11- 14 years for a fun-filled and educational session of Python! - Nope not that deadly snake but a programming language that drives all cool computer programs at companies like Google and Facebook. Learning to code in Python is like learning the rules of grammar for a spoken language. This class is for kids with no prior programming experience. 

Samik's bio: My name is Samik Wangneo and I am a sophomore at Wilton High School. I am an Honor student currently taking AP Computer Science and have been coding for 5 years. I co-founded a non-profit organization, School of Code, with the mission of teaching coding and getting students interested in computer science. I play the piano and am a ranked junior tennis player. I am also a member of the Robotics club at my school.

Classes will be via Zoom hosted by Wilton Library every Saturday @11 am - 12 pm starting January 23 and will run for 5 weeks. Registration is on a first come first serve basis - once signed up for the first session you are signed up for all sessions. Zoom links are sent out shortly before the start of the program. Questions? Email aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org

Virtual Book Club

Saturday, February 6, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Are you looking to find new books to read? Are you looking to connect with other kids during this pandemic? If so, you’re in luck! Join Girl Scout Emily Johnson’s Virtual Book Club! This book club is open to all students entering grades 4-7, and will meet bi-monthly on Saturdays at 1:00 EST. Sign up below or contact emilyjohnsongoldaward@gmail.com with any questions! 

Teens - Learn to Knit a Winter Hat (Part 2)

Monday, February 8, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Teens in grades 6-12 can learn how to knit and make a winter hat in two weeks! Join us on two consecutive Mondays -- 2/1 & 2/8 from 4-5:30 p.m. Our instructor, Kate Filaski, began knitting over 30 years ago while in college and loves to share her knowledge and get others excited about all the simple, but cool things to make.  If you're new to knitting, please watch the following tutorials before our first session:

Knit Stitch

Virtual Chess Club

Tuesday, February 9, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Kids in Kindergarten through High School who already know the basics of chess are invited to join this virtual chess class.  Each week students will learn new strategies and then pair up using Chess.com to practice playing. Students must create a chess.com username prior to the start of class. To register for this program, please email aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org

Matthew Shirvell is the instructor for this class. Matthew has been playing chess since he was 3 years old and has been teaching chess for over 5 years.  He currently teaches group and private lessons in Ridgefield, Wilton, West Hartford, Bridgeport, Easton, Weston, Norwalk, South Norwalk, Storrs, and countless other towns.  He teaches new learners as well as experienced tournament players.

Matthew has played in and placed in major USCF tournaments including the 24th Annual Bradley Open (2019) and the 48th Annual Continental Open (2018).  His current USCF rating in 1726.  He also is a USCF tournament director who has helped run events such as the 2020 Connecticut State Grade Championships with over 90 participants.

Matthew Shirvell graduated with a degree in Mathematics and English from the University of Connecticut in 2020.

Junk Drawer STEM

Wednesday, February 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Kids in grades 4 – 6 are invited to explore STEM concepts. Each week we will conduct two experiments using various common household items. This week we will explore  forces and motion. Supplies you need are: clear large-mouth plastic jar (empty PB jar or mayonnaise jar), small bouncy ball, drinking straw, scissors, ruler, sewing needle/straight pin, toothpick/paper clip, 2 birthday candles, tape, 2 drinking glasses, match/lighter. **PLEASE NOTE – parental supervision is required this week**  Participants must register for each class, space is limited. Zoom links will be sent shortly before the program. Questions? Email aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org

Python Coding for Ages 11-14

Saturday, February 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Calling all kids aged 11- 14 years for a fun-filled and educational session of Python! - Nope not that deadly snake but a programming language that drives all cool computer programs at companies like Google and Facebook. Learning to code in Python is like learning the rules of grammar for a spoken language. This class is for kids with no prior programming experience. 

Samik's bio: My name is Samik Wangneo and I am a sophomore at Wilton High School. I am an Honor student currently taking AP Computer Science and have been coding for 5 years. I co-founded a non-profit organization, School of Code, with the mission of teaching coding and getting students interested in computer science. I play the piano and am a ranked junior tennis player. I am also a member of the Robotics club at my school.

Classes will be via Zoom hosted by Wilton Library every Saturday @11 am - 12 pm starting January 23 and will run for 5 weeks. Registration is on a first come first serve basis - once signed up for the first session you are signed up for all sessions. Zoom links are sent out shortly before the start of the program. Questions? Email aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org

Junk Drawer STEM

Wednesday, February 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Kids in grades 4 – 6 are invited to explore STEM concepts. Each week we will conduct two experiments using various common household items. This week we will explore  energy and structural design. Supplies you need are: plastic or foam cup with rim, something to weigh down the cup (has to fit in bottom), rubber bands, table edge, tape, action figure or small toy, ruler, index cards, pencil, scissors, heavy book. Participants must register for each class, space is limited. Zoom links will be sent shortly before the program. Questions? Email aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org

More Zooming Child-Adult Zentangle Fun

Thursday, February 18, 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Calling all artists and doodlers!  If you love to draw or doodle, but think you aren’t a good artist, this is the program for you.  Using a few simple steps and techniques, anyone can learn to create beautiful artwork in a relaxing atmosphere. So join us and share some time with your favorite grown-up!  

Whether or not you joined us for previous classes, this program is for you!  We will be doing different tangles and this class will work equally well for first-timers and those who have a bit more experience.  

For children in grades 3-6 with a participating adult.  Registration is required. Please register all attendees, including both adults and children.  Participants will be contacted to pick up supplies a few days before the program.  The Zoom link will be distributed by the morning of February 18th. Register online.  Please note: supplies and space are limited. We ask that patrons register only if you are sure you can attend.  Email alilienharper@wiltonlibrary.org with any questions.    

Python Coding for Ages 11-14

Saturday, February 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Calling all kids aged 11- 14 years for a fun-filled and educational session of Python! - Nope not that deadly snake but a programming language that drives all cool computer programs at companies like Google and Facebook. Learning to code in Python is like learning the rules of grammar for a spoken language. This class is for kids with no prior programming experience. 

Samik's bio: My name is Samik Wangneo and I am a sophomore at Wilton High School. I am an Honor student currently taking AP Computer Science and have been coding for 5 years. I co-founded a non-profit organization, School of Code, with the mission of teaching coding and getting students interested in computer science. I play the piano and am a ranked junior tennis player. I am also a member of the Robotics club at my school.

Classes will be via Zoom hosted by Wilton Library every Saturday @11 am - 12 pm starting January 23 and will run for 5 weeks. Registration is on a first come first serve basis - once signed up for the first session you are signed up for all sessions. Zoom links are sent out shortly before the start of the program. Questions? Email aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org

Virtual Book Club

Saturday, February 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Are you looking to find new books to read? Are you looking to connect with other kids during this pandemic? If so, you’re in luck! Join Girl Scout Emily Johnson’s Virtual Book Club! This book club is open to all students entering grades 4-7, and will meet bi-monthly on Saturdays at 1:00 EST. Sign up below or contact emilyjohnsongoldaward@gmail.com with any questions! 

Junk Drawer STEM

Wednesday, February 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Kids in grades 4 – 6 are invited to explore STEM concepts. Each week we will conduct two experiments using various common household items. This week we will explore radioactivity and thermodynamics. Supplies you need are: M&M’s, paper towel, paper, pencil, plastic cup, bowl, ice, water, glass bottle with narrow neck, coin (has to be bigger that mouth of bottle).  Participants must register for each class, space is limited. Zoom links will be sent shortly before the program. Questions? Email aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org

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