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Upcoming Teen Events

Homeschooling - Is it the right choice for you and your children?

Wednesday, August 12, 10:30am - 11:45am

With all the uncertainty of what will happen this coming school year, more and more people are exploring the idea of homeschooling. In this session, Linda Hincks, owner of Wren Homeschool Consulting, will help provide some answers. Linda will review the associated laws and guidelines, how to pick curricula for your family, how much time is required and what homeschooling life is like. At the end of Linda’s presentation, she will try to address as many questions as possible.

Online registration required and space limited. A Zoom link will be sent the night before. 

Questions? Please email slauricella@wiltonlibrary.org.

Sponsored by the Children's Library and the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund.

Roll a Picasso for Teens

Thursday, August 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Create a unique Picasso-style portrait in a fun and easy session. We’ll use dice and a chart to determine what shape face to draw and then continue rolling for the eyes, nose, lips, ears, etc.  You will be surprised how different everyone’s will turn out!

All you need is a blank 8"x11" piece of paper or cardstock and colored pencils and/or markers. 

For students entering grades 7-12. Registration required. A zoom link will be sent to everyone the morning of the session.

College Q&A with Matthew Greene

Tuesday, August 18, 4:00pm - 4:45pm

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.

Zentangle Art Workshop: Zooming with Amy

Wednesday, August 19, 3:00pm - 4:30pm

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.

Zooming Child-Adult Zentangle Fun Part 2

Thursday, August 20, 3:00pm - 4:30pm

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 the first class, this class is for you!  We will be doing different beginner tangles and this class will work equally well for first-timers and those who have a bit more experience.  

For children entering grades 3-7 with a participating adult.  Registration is required. Please register all attendees.  Participants will be contacted to pick up supplies a few days before the program.  The Zoom link will be distributed by the morning of August 20th. 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.