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Upcoming Teen Events

Innovation Day

Saturday, October 19, 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Discover, Dabble, Do-It-Yourself at Wilton Library’s annual Innovation Day! Join us for a festival of making, creating and demonstrating. Explore, Try, Learn and Have Fun! Test out virtual reality; ride a Hovercraft; try your hand at calligraphy or Zentangle Art; make button pins and thumbprint magnets; experiment with LEDs; watch 3-D printing; meet the Wilton Library's Robotics team; get a Henna or spray tattoo; have a Green Screen photo taken; learn about Rocketry; meet a silk screen artist and a quilter who makes her own dyes; personalize a luggage tag and so much more! Parked outside will be Bubble & Brew, selling their delicious drinks and baked goods. The day is free and open to all ages! Certain activities will have a nominal fee to offset costs.Sponsored by Wilton Hardware and Rings End.Pumpkins donated by Kiwanis Club of Wilton.Media Sponsor: GOOD Morning Wilton

Scanning Slides into Digital Images

Monday, October 21, 10:30am - 12:30pm

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 ADULT and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop.

This is a one-on-one session, so we ask that you confirm your attendance. If there's a wait-list and we don't hear from you, we'll invite the next person. Thank you!

Finding the Right College for You!

Monday, October 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Planning for college admissions and finding the right college has become ever more complicated and unpredictable in recent years. What is the right way to develop a college list? When should families begin the process? What matters the most in admissions decisions? What are the key differences between various application strategies? Matthew Greene, Ph.D., local educational consultant and author, will discuss recent and developing trends in college admissions, how to structure your college search, and how to plan for the right college experience with as little stress as possible. Time will be available for questions on everything from merit scholarships to summer planning. 

This program is designed for high school students and their parents. Registration required.

Night Time Knitters

Tuesday, October 22, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Grab your needles and yarn and come join this informal group. Make friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own project. Drop-in session. No registration required. No fee.

Create Cards, Gift Tags & More

Wednesday, October 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Let us introduce you to our die cutter, the Cricut, and get you started on making your own gift tags, birthday, anniversary or thank you cards and more.For 7th graders to adult and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Registration required.Due to the demand for training, please reply to your confirmation email that you are still able to attend this session. If we don't hear from you, we'll invite the next person on the wait-list. Thank you!

Make Button Pins

Thursday, October 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Come learn how to use our new Button Maker and create unique designs, add slogans and go home with a few fun buttons! Registration required. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. For 7th graders - ADULTS and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. This session can accommodate up to two people, so we ask that you confirm your attendance. If there's a wait-list and we don't hear from you, we'll invite the next person. Thank you!

Embroidering with the Janome Memory Craft

Thursday, October 24, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Learn how to use our electronic embroidery machine and personalize a chef's apron, dog's bandana, golf towel, baby's bib, napkins and more.

Prices vary from $4- $10. Payable upon arrival.

This is a one-on-one session for 7th graders to ADULT and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop.

This is a one-on-one session, so we ask that you confirm your attendance. If there's a wait-list and we don't hear from you, we'll invite the next person. Thank you!

Embroidering with the Janome Memory Craft

Saturday, October 26, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Learn how to use our electronic embroidery machine and personalize a chef's apron, dog's bandana, golf towel, baby's bib, napkins and more.

Prices vary from $4- $10. Payable upon arrival.

This is a one-on-one session for 7th graders to ADULT and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop.

This is a one-on-one session, so we ask that you confirm your attendance. If there's a wait-list and we don't hear from you, we'll invite the next person. Thank you!

New Life for Old Videos

Sunday, October 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Do you have a box of old home videos? Wish you could still watch some of those funny or touching family moments? If so, bring them in and learn how to convert those VHS tapes to DVDs.

This is a one-on-one session for 7th graders to ADULT and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop.

Space limited to 1 student per session. Registration required. $1 fee for the DVD-R. Please realize this is for home videos only and conversion time is one-to-one. Unfortunately, our equipment can not accommodate 8mm tapes.

This is a one-on-one session, so we ask that you confirm your attendance. If there's a wait-list and we don't hear from you, we'll invite the next person. Thank you!

Embroidering with the Janome Memory Craft

Monday, October 28, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Learn how to use our electronic embroidery machine and personalize a chef's apron, dog's bandana, golf towel, baby's bib, napkins and more.

Prices vary from $4- $10. Payable upon arrival.

This is a one-on-one session for 7th graders to ADULT and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop.

This is a one-on-one session, so we ask that you confirm your attendance. If there's a wait-list and we don't hear from you, we'll invite the next person. Thank you!

Embroidering with the Janome Memory Craft

Wednesday, October 30, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Learn how to use our electronic embroidery machine and personalize a chef's apron, dog's bandana, golf towel, baby's bib, napkins and more.

Prices vary from $4- $10. Payable upon arrival.

This is a one-on-one session for 7th graders to ADULT and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop.

This is a one-on-one session, so we ask that you confirm your attendance. If there's a wait-list and we don't hear from you, we'll invite the next person. Thank you!

Vinyl Adornments with the Cricut Die Cutter

Thursday, October 31, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Let's introduce you to the Cricut, our die cutter and show you all the cool things it can do! Personalize an acrylic jewelry tray, passport cover, can opener, key-ring, wine stopper and more.

Prices vary from $4-8. Payable upon arrival.

This is a one-on-one session for 7th graders to ADULT and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop.

This is a one-on-one session, so we ask that you confirm your attendance. If there's a wait-list and we don't hear from you, we'll invite the next person. Thank you!

Scanning Slides into Digital Images

Thursday, October 31, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

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 ADULT and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop.

This is a one-on-one session, so we ask that you confirm your attendance. If there's a wait-list and we don't hear from you, we'll invite the next person. Thank you!

Making Gifts with the Cricut Die Cutter

Friday, November 1, 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Let's introduce you to the Cricut, our die cutter and show you all the cool gifts you can make with vinyl adornments! Personalize an acrylic jewelry tray, passport cover, can opener, key-ring, wine stopper and more. A $5 non-refundable fee, payable in advance, will be applied toward your selected material. Items range in price from $5-$12.

This is a one-on-one session for 7th graders to ADULT and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop.

Registration is not confirmed until the $5 fee has been paid.

Embroidery for the Holidays!

Saturday, November 2, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Learn how to use our electronic embroidery machine and personalize a chef's apron, linen coasters, golf towel, baby's bib, napkins and more.  Use for yourself or give as a gift.  A $5 non-refundable fee, payable in advance, will be applied toward your selected material. Items range in price from $5-$12. 

This is a one-on-one session for 7th graders to ADULT and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop.

Registration is not confirmed until the $5 fee has been paid.

New Life for Old Videos

Sunday, November 3, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Do you have a box of old home videos? Wish you could still watch some of those funny or touching family moments? If so, bring them in and learn how to convert those VHS tapes to DVDs.

This is a one-on-one session for 7th graders to ADULT and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop.

Space limited to 1 student per session. Registration required. $1 fee for the DVD-R. Please realize this is for home videos only and conversion time is one-to-one. Unfortunately, our equipment can not accommodate 8mm tapes.

This is a one-on-one session, so we ask that you confirm your attendance. If there's a wait-list and we don't hear from you, we'll invite the next person. Thank you!

Embroidery for the Holidays!

Monday, November 4, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Learn how to use our electronic embroidery machine and personalize a chef's apron, linen coasters, golf towel, baby's bib, napkins and more.  Use for yourself or give as a gift.  A $5 non-refundable fee, payable in advance, will be applied toward your selected material. Items range in price from $5-$12. 

This is a one-on-one session for 7th graders to ADULT and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop.

Registration is not confirmed until the $5 fee has been paid.

Making Gifts with the Cricut Die Cutter

Monday, November 4, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Let's introduce you to the Cricut Die Cutter and show you all the cool gifts you can make with vinyl adornments! Personalize an acrylic jewelry tray, passport cover, can opener, key-ring, wine stopper and more. A $5 non-refundable fee, payable in advance, will be applied toward your selected material. Items range in price from $5-$12.

This is a one-on-one session for 7th graders to ADULT and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop.

Registration is not confirmed until the $5 fee has been paid.

Embroidery for the Holidays!

Tuesday, November 5, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Learn how to use our electronic embroidery machine and personalize a chef's apron, linen coasters, golf towel, baby's bib, napkins and more.  Use for yourself or give as a gift.  A $5 non-refundable fee, payable in advance, will be applied toward your selected material. Items range in price from $5-$12. 

This is a one-on-one session for 7th graders to ADULT and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop.

Registration is not confirmed until the $5 fee has been paid.

Embroidery for the Holidays!

Thursday, November 7, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Learn how to use our electronic embroidery machine and personalize a chef's apron, linen coasters, golf towel, baby's bib, napkins and more.  Use for yourself or give as a gift.  A $5 non-refundable fee, payable in advance, will be applied toward your selected material. Items range in price from $5-$12. 

This is a one-on-one session for 7th graders to ADULT and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop.

Registration is not confirmed until the $5 fee has been paid.

College Timeline: What to Do and When

Thursday, November 7, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

When should you begin touring colleges? How many AP exams should you take? How do you start researching schools? What about SATs and ACTs? These are just a few of the questions high school students have as they start to think about college. Join college counselor, Priyanka Shingala of Let’s Talk College and get advice on important items and a timeline for the 9th-12th grade years. This program is designed for 8th grade - high school students and their parents. Registration required. Register online.

Make Thanksgiving Cards or Place Cards!

Sunday, November 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Let us introduce you to our die cutter, the Cricut, and get you started on making your own Thanksgiving cards or table place cards for your upcoming holiday table.  For 7th graders to adult and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. 

Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form.  Session is for one person only.  Due to the demand for training, please reply to your confirmation email that you are still able to attend this session.  

Embroidery for the Holidays!

Monday, November 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Learn how to use our electronic embroidery machine and personalize a chef's apron, linen coasters, golf towel, baby's bib, napkins and more.  Use for yourself or give as a gift.  A $5 non-refundable fee, payable in advance, will be applied toward your selected material. Items range in price from $5-$12. 

This is a one-on-one session for 7th graders to ADULT and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop.

Registration is not confirmed until the $5 fee has been paid.

Scanning Slides into Digital Images

Monday, November 11, 10:30am - 12:30pm

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 ADULT and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop.

This is a one-on-one session, so we ask that you confirm your attendance. If there's a wait-list and we don't hear from you, we'll invite the next person. Thank you!

How to Pay for College

Monday, November 11, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

With education costs rising year after year, paying for college is a concern for most families. Additionally the financial aid process can be confusing, intimidating, and often frustrating. In this one-hour workshop, you'll learn about which colleges offer the best financial aid packages, how to avoid mistakes on the FAFSA and CSS profile, how students can receive more free money and less loans, why private universities can cost less than a state school, and how families of all income levels may be eligible for financial aid.  This program is designed for high school students and their parents. Registration required.

Presented by Sean Flynn, a financial advisor and certified college planning specialist. Sean will be joined by Sean Martin, The Director of Aid for Connecticut College, with 25 years of experience in higher education, having worked previously at Fairfield University, Boston College and Wesleyan University.

Night Time Knitters

Tuesday, November 12, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Grab your needles and yarn and come join this informal group. Make friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own project. Drop-in session. No registration required. No fee.

Embroidery for the Holidays!

Wednesday, November 13, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Learn how to use our electronic embroidery machine and personalize a chef's apron, linen coasters, golf towel, baby's bib, napkins and more.  Use for yourself or give as a gift.  A $5 non-refundable fee, payable in advance,  will be applied toward your selected material. Items range in price from $5-$12. 

This is a one-on-one session for 7th graders to ADULT and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop.

Registration is not confirmed until the $5 fee has been paid.

Making Gifts with the Cricut Die Cutter

Thursday, November 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Let's introduce you to the Cricut Die Cutter and show you all the cool gifts you can make with vinyl adornments! Personalize an acrylic jewelry tray, passport cover, can opener, key-ring, wine stopper and more. A $5 non-refundable fee, payable in advance, will be applied toward your selected material. Items range in price from $5-$12.

This is a one-on-one session for 7th graders to ADULT and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop.

Registration is not confirmed until the $5 fee has been paid.

Scanning Slides into Digital Images

Thursday, November 14, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

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 ADULT and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop.

This is a one-on-one session, so we ask that you confirm your attendance. If there's a wait-list and we don't hear from you, we'll invite the next person. Thank you!

Make Fun Buttons!

Friday, November 15, 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Come learn how to use our new Button Maker and create unique designs, add slogans and go home with a few fun buttons!Registration required. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. For 7th graders - ADULTS and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too.This is session can accommodate up to two people, so we ask that you confirm your attendance. If there's a wait-list and we don't hear from you, we'll invite the next person. Thank you!

Embroidery for the Holidays

Saturday, November 16, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Learn how to use our electronic embroidery machine and personalize a chef's apron, linen coasters, golf towel, baby's bib, napkins and more.  Use for yourself or give as a gift.  A $5 non-refundable fee, payable in advance,  will be applied toward your selected material. Items range in price from $5-$12. 

This is a one-on-one session for 7th graders to ADULT and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop.

Registration is not confirmed until the $5 fee has been paid.

Making Gifts with Cricut Die Cutter

Sunday, November 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Let's introduce you to the Cricut Die Cutter and show you all the cool gifts you can make with vinyl adornments! Personalize an acrylic jewelry tray, passport cover, can opener, key-ring, wine stopper and more. A $5 non-refundable fee, payable in advance, will be applied toward your selected material. Items range in price from $5-$12.

This is a one-on-one session for 7th graders to ADULT and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop.

Registration is not confirmed until the $5 fee has been paid.

Making Gifts with the Cricut Die Cutter

Monday, November 18, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Let's introduce you to the Cricut Die Cutter and show you all the cool gifts you can make with vinyl adornments! Personalize an acrylic jewelry tray, passport cover, can opener, key-ring, wine stopper and more. A $5 non-refundable fee, payable in advance, will be applied toward your selected material. Items range in price from $5-$12.

This is a one-on-one session for 7th graders to ADULT and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop.

Registration is not confirmed until the $5 fee has been paid.

This is a one-on-one session, so we ask that you confirm your attendance. If there's a wait-list and we don't hear from you, we'll invite the next person. Thank you!

Night Time Knitters

Tuesday, November 19, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Grab your needles and yarn and come join this informal group. Make friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own project. Drop-in session. No registration required. No fee.

Make Thanksgiving Cards or Place Cards!

Wednesday, November 20, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Let us introduce you to our die cutter, the Cricut, and get you started on making your own Thanksgiving cards or table place cards for your upcoming holiday table.  For 7th graders to adult and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. 

Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form.  Session is for one person only.  Due to the demand for training, please reply to your confirmation email that you are still able to attend this session.  

Embroidery for the Holidays

Thursday, November 21, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Learn how to use our electronic embroidery machine and personalize a chef's apron, linen coasters, golf towel, baby's bib, napkins and more.  Use for yourself or give as a gift.  A $5 non-refundable fee, payable in advance,  will be applied toward your selected material. Items range in price from $5-$12. 

This is a one-on-one session for 7th graders to ADULT and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop.

Registration is not confirmed until the $5 fee has been paid.

Red Cross Babysitting Training

Thursday, November 21, 2:00pm - 5:00pm

This is a 2-day babysitting workshop (11/21 &11/22) 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 $75 which includes the course text, first aid pack, LED flashlight, and drawstring bag. Payment can be done online or in person with a check, made out to 'Wilton Library' with "Babysitting" written on the memo line. A spot is not confirmed until payment is made. 

Questions? Call 203-762-6342. 

Red Cross Babysitting Training

Friday, November 22, 2:00pm - 5:00pm

This is a 2-day babysitting workshop (11/21 &11/22) 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 $75 which includes the course text, first aid pack, LED flashlight, and drawstring bag. Payment can be done online or in person with a check, made out to 'Wilton Library' with "Babysitting" written on the memo line. A spot is not confirmed until payment is made. 

Questions? Call 203-762-6342. 

Embroidery for the Holidays

Sunday, November 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Learn how to use our electronic embroidery machine and personalize a chef's apron, linen coasters, golf towel, baby's bib, napkins and more.  Use for yourself or give as a gift.  A $5 non-refundable fee, payable in advance,  will be applied toward your selected material. Items range in price from $5-$12. 

This is a one-on-one session for 7th graders to ADULT and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop.

Registration is not confirmed until the $5 fee has been paid.

New Life for Old Videos

Monday, November 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Do you have a box of old home videos? Wish you could still watch some of those funny or touching family moments? If so, bring them in and learn how to convert those VHS tapes to DVDs.

This is a one-on-one session for 7th graders to ADULT and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library Card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop.

Space limited to 1 student per session. Registration required. $1 fee for the DVD-R. Please realize this is for home videos only and conversion time is one-to-one. Unfortunately, our equipment can not accommodate 8mm tapes.

This is a one-on-one session, so we ask that you confirm your attendance. If there's a wait-list and we don't hear from you, we'll invite the next person. Thank you!

Night Time Knitters

Tuesday, November 26, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Grab your needles and yarn and come join this informal group. Make friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own project. Drop-in session. No registration required. No fee.

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