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Upcoming Teen Events

Is the ACT or SAT Best for Me? with Priyanka Shingala (Zoom)

Tuesday, January 18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Starting to think about college entrance exams, but not sure whether to take the SAT or ACT … or if you even need to take one at all? Join us to learn about the purpose and the differences between the two. 
Topics covered:

  • Breakdown of each exam by topic & time
  • What are “good scores” to aim for?
  • Determining the exam YOU should take
  • The optional essays
  • Sending your scores: score history vs. score choice
  • Test-optional, test blind, and test flexible universities 
  • When should you start testing? 

The session will be run by test prep advisor & college counselor, Priyanka Shingala of Let’s Talk College, LLC. The program is especially relevant to current sophomores, juniors and their parents; however, anyone interested is welcome to join. Registration required. 

Please note this program has been rescheduled as a virtual Zoom program. Participants will receive a Zoom link no later than the morning of the program. This program will not be recorded. 

Zentangle Art Workshop: Zooming with Amy (Zoom)

Monday, January 24, 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Join Amy, Wilton Library's certified Zentangle teacher (CZT), 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), OR Strathmore artist tiles (they come 6 x 6 or 4 x 4 inch squares) * 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).
If you'd like to order supplies, here are a few options:1. Order from Amazon2. Order directly from Zentangle.com3. Order from Jerry's Artarama for curbside pickup or delivery.  Or stop by and talk to them.  
Registration is required and space is limited. Zoom link will be sent no later than the morning of the program. 
New to Zentangle Art? Spend a little time watching a few of the short videos available on our website: https://www.wiltonlibrary.org/zentangle-tutorials

Make a Valentine with Cricut Shapes for Teens (Grab and Go)

Monday, February 7, 10:00am - 8:00pm

Make a heartfelt and homemade Valentine for the special people in your life with this grab-and-go craft kit for teens in grades 6-12. Each kit will include enough material to make 3 valentines using cardstock and pre-cut Cricut shapes. You are welcome to use craft supplies available in the Teen Room (markers, glue, scissors) or take the kit for use at home.

Registration not required. These kits will be available on a first come, first served basis in the Teen Room at the library, for students in grades 6-12 only.

Make a Valentine with Cricut Shapes for Teens (Grab and Go)

Tuesday, February 8, 10:00am - 8:00pm

Make a heartfelt and homemade Valentine for the special people in your life with this grab-and-go craft kit for teens in grades 6-12. Each kit will include enough material to make 3 valentines using cardstock and pre-cut Cricut shapes. You are welcome to use craft supplies available in the Teen Room (markers, glue, scissors) or take the kit for use at home.

Registration not required. These kits will be available on a first come, first served basis in the Teen Room at the library, for students in grades 6-12 only.

Teen Library Council (TLC) Meeting (Zoom)

Tuesday, February 8, 4:00pm - 5:15pm

The Wilton Teen Library Council (TLC) is a monthly group for youth in grades 6-12 who are interested in becoming more involved with the library. All Wilton teens are welcome. Benefits include: helping librarians choose teen materials, brainstorming ideas for teen programs, gaining experience working in a leadership role, and helping the community through service projects. 

Each meeting will consist of a small group activity and discussion of upcoming events. We will meet the second Tuesday of each month and ask that you attend all meetings. We recommend submitting a TLC application before your first meeting. Please contact Teen Services at (203) 762-6342 with any questions.

Please register so we can send you the Zoom link before the meeting. 

Make a Valentine with Cricut Shapes for Teens (Grab and Go)

Wednesday, February 9, 10:00am - 8:00pm

Make a heartfelt and homemade Valentine for the special people in your life with this grab-and-go craft kit for teens in grades 6-12. Each kit will include enough material to make 3 valentines using cardstock and pre-cut Cricut shapes. You are welcome to use craft supplies available in the Teen Room (markers, glue, scissors) or take the kit for use at home.

Registration not required. These kits will be available on a first come, first served basis in the Teen Room at the library, for students in grades 6-12 only.

Make a Valentine with Cricut Shapes for Teens (Grab and Go)

Thursday, February 10, 10:00am - 8:00pm

Make a heartfelt and homemade Valentine for the special people in your life with this grab-and-go craft kit for teens in grades 6-12. Each kit will include enough material to make 3 valentines using cardstock and pre-cut Cricut shapes. You are welcome to use craft supplies available in the Teen Room (markers, glue, scissors) or take the kit for use at home.

Registration not required. These kits will be available on a first come, first served basis in the Teen Room at the library, for students in grades 6-12 only.

Make a Valentine with Cricut Shapes for Teens (Grab and Go)

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

Make a heartfelt and homemade Valentine for the special people in your life with this grab-and-go craft kit for teens in grades 6-12. Each kit will include enough material to make 3 valentines using cardstock and pre-cut Cricut shapes. You are welcome to use craft supplies available in the Teen Room (markers, glue, scissors) or take the kit for use at home.

Registration not required. These kits will be available on a first come, first served basis in the Teen Room at the library, for students in grades 6-12 only.

DIY Mouse Pad Craft for Teens (Zoom)

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

Make your own mouse pad using cork tiles, mod podge, and a little creativity. This craft is suitable for teens in grades 6-12, and all supplies will be provided. Pick up your supplies at the teen department, then meet with us on Zoom on Thursday, February 17 at 4pm to learn how to make it!

Supplies are limited, and registration required. All participants will receive information on how to pick up your craft bag at the teen department in the week before the meeting. The Zoom link will be sent the day before the program.

DIY Lip Gloss for Teens (Zoom)

Thursday, February 24, 3:00pm - 3:45pm

Learn how to make your own homemade lip gloss. It's fun and easy. We'll provide the supplies, and then we'll all meet on Zoom to see how it's done.

This craft is for teens in grades 6-12. Supplies are limited, and registration required. All participants will receive information on how to pick up your craft bag at the teen department in the week before the meeting. The Zoom link will be sent the day before the program.

Zentangle Art Workshop: Zooming with Amy (Zoom)

Monday, February 28, 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Join Amy, Wilton Library's certified Zentangle teacher (CZT), 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), OR Strathmore artist tiles (they come 6 x 6 or 4 x 4 inch squares) * 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).
If you'd like to order supplies, here are a few options:1. Order from Amazon2. Order directly from Zentangle.com3. Order from Jerry's Artarama for curbside pickup or delivery.  Or stop by and talk to them.  
Registration is required and space is limited. Zoom link will be sent no later than the morning of the program. 
New to Zentangle Art? Spend a little time watching a few of the short videos available on our website: https://www.wiltonlibrary.org/zentangle-tutorials