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The library is closed on Sundays for the summer. Sunday hours resume on September 11th.

Wilton Library will be closed on Monday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.

Upcoming Teen Events

Exercise Your Mind and READ for Teens & Tweens

Wednesday, Jun 15, 12:00 PM to Tuesday, Aug 16, 8:00 PM

For all those entering grades 6-12, join our Teens & Tweens Summer Reading program! Register online with Wandoo Reader and begin logging your time spent reading. All you need is a good book and internet connection! For the first 180 minutes read, you'll receive a bag of candy, plus one entry for the weekly drawing. For each consecutive 180 minutes read, you'll receive one additional entry for the weekly drawing. Prizes are $10 gift certificates for pizza or ice cream. One lucky person will be the grand prize winner at the end of the summer and get a $100 American Express gift certificate! Sponsored by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund and Wilton Library. Program runs for 10 weeks, from June 15-August 16. (We ask that you don't 'double dip' and register for this and the Children's Summer Reading Program.)

Mondrian Painting for Teens

Wednesday, Jun 29, 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Geometric shapes, primary colors and the willingness to learn are all that's needed to transform a blank canvas into a Mondrian-styled piece of artwork. Piet Mondrian was a Dutch painter best known for his bold abstracts. We'll use him as our inspiration to create! For teens entering grades 6-12. All materials supplied. Space limited and registration required. Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Jazz up your Shoes, Belts and more...for Teens

Wednesday, Jul 6, 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Have an old pair of heels, flats boots or tennis sneaks? Or a belt that needs some color, or an old pocket book or wrist-let that needs some new life?  Give them a whole new look with Mod Podge and cutouts of flowers, super heroes, planets, animals, landscapes, food and more. Bring your item to transform and a sense of fun! We'll supply the rest. For students entering grades 6-12. Registration required. Space limited. Sponsored by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund.

Old Fashioned Game Night for Teens

Thursday, Jul 7, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Grab some friends or meet new ones here and enjoy an old fashioned game night at the library.  Bring your own favorite board game or use one of ours.  Challenge someone to a competitive game of Monopoly, Sorry, Parcheesi or Risk.  Or unplug from your iPhone and enjoy a relaxing game just like the old days.  Free pizza.  For teens entering grades 6-12.    Registration suggested.  Space limited.  Sponsored by the John & Patricia Curran Teen Fund. 

Scavenger Hunt for Teens

Tuesday, Jul 12, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Do you like figuring out clues and exploring?  If so, join us for pizza before heading off in teams to explore Wilton Library, searching for clues and answers to puzzling questions.  Prizes for the winning team.  For teens entering grades 6-12.  Registration required.  Space limited.  Sponsored by the John & Patricia Curran Teen Fund.

Terrarium Making for Teens

Wednesday, Jul 13, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Get back to nature!  Roll up your sleeves and bring your green thumb!  Be creative, have fun and make a living mini garden with succulents. Participants are welcome to bring small embellishments (an interesting rock, a stick, a colorful marble, etc.) to enhance their terrarium.  For teens entering grades 6-12.  Space limited. Registration required. Sponsored by the John & Patricia Curran Teen Fund. 

Intro to JavaScript for Teens – A 5-Day Workshop

Monday, Jul 18, 1:30 PM

Join Software Engineering graduate student, Jung Soo Kim, for a five-day workshop (July 18-July 22) to learn the basics of computer programming with JavaScript. By the end of the fifth session, all students should have a basic understanding of how to communicate with a computer, access different commands and think that programming is fun!   For students entering grades 7-12. Space limited. Registering for the first session automatically enrolls you in the subsequent four sessions.

Intro to JavaScript for Teens – A 5-Day Workshop

Tuesday, Jul 19, 1:30 PM

Join Software Engineering graduate student, Jung Soo Kim, for a five-day workshop (July 18-July 22) to learn the basics of computer programming with JavaScript. By the end of the fifth session, all students should have a basic understanding of how to communicate with a computer, access different commands and think that programming is fun!   For students entering grades 7-12. Space limited. Registering for the first session automatically enrolls you in the subsequent four sessions.

Intro to JavaScript for Teens – A 5-Day Workshop

Wednesday, Jul 20, 1:30 PM

Join Software Engineering graduate student, Jung Soo Kim, for a five-day workshop (July 18-July 22) to learn the basics of computer programming with JavaScript. By the end of the fifth session, all students should have a basic understanding of how to communicate with a computer, access different commands and think that programming is fun!   For students entering grades 7-12. Space limited. Registering for the first session automatically enrolls you in the subsequent four sessions.

Make a Book Bird House for Teens

Wednesday, Jul 20, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Join us for two creative sessions (7/20 & 7/21). We'll paint, decoupage and produce a one-of-a kind birdhouse using classic children's books for adornment.  They can be used indoors or out and make unique gifts.  For teens entering grades 6-12.  Registration for the first session will automatically place you in the second session. Space limited.  Sponsored by the John & Patricia Curran Teen Fund.

Intro to JavaScript for Teens – A 5-Day Workshop

Thursday, Jul 21, 1:30 PM

Join Software Engineering graduate student, Jung Soo Kim, for a five-day workshop (July 18-July 22) to learn the basics of computer programming with JavaScript. By the end of the fifth session, all students should have a basic understanding of how to communicate with a computer, access different commands and think that programming is fun!   For students entering grades 7-12. Space limited. Registering for the first session automatically enrolls you in the subsequent four sessions.

Make a Book Bird House for Teens

Thursday, Jul 21, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Join us for two creative sessions (7/20 & 7/21). We'll paint, decoupage and produce a one-of-a kind birdhouse using classic children's books for adornment.  They can be used indoors or out and make unique gifts.  For teens entering grades 6-12.  Registration for the first session will automatically place you in the second session. Space limited.  Sponsored by the John & Patricia Curran Teen Fund.

Intro to JavaScript for Teens – A 5-Day Workshop

Friday, Jul 22, 1:30 PM

Join Software Engineering graduate student, Jung Soo Kim, for a five-day workshop (July 18-July 22) to learn the basics of computer programming with JavaScript. By the end of the fifth session, all students should have a basic understanding of how to communicate with a computer, access different commands and think that programming is fun!   For students entering grades 7-12. Space limited. Registering for the first session automatically enrolls you in the subsequent four sessions.

Skateboard Artwork for Teens

Tuesday, Jul 26, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Transform an old skateboard into a piece of artwork with a little inspiration from the masters -- Picasso, van Gogh, Dali, Monet and more. This is a 2-day workshop for teens entering grades 6-12. Space limited. Registering for the 1st session automatically places you in the second.    All materials supplied. Sponsored by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund. 

Skateboard Artwork for Teens

Thursday, Jul 28, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Transform an old skateboard into a piece of artwork with a little inspiration from the masters -- Picasso, van Gogh, Dali, Monet and more. This is a 2-day workshop for teens entering grades 6-12. Space limited. Registering for the 1st session automatically places you in the second.    All materials supplied. Sponsored by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund. 

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