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Upcoming Teen Events

Explore New Worlds Summer Reading Program for Teens and Tweens

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 10:00am to Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 8:00pm

Wilton Library’s summer reading program for teens and tweens, Explore New Worlds!, kicks off on June 23 and continues through August 31.  The program is for kids entering grades 6 through 12.  Registration takes place online with Wandoo Reader in which kids can enter their time spent reading.  All a kid needs is a good book and an internet connection. Age-appropriate reading in any fiction, nonfiction, biography and Manga makes kids eligible for gift certificates; a chance to win a $100 American Express gift certificate awaits at the end of the 10 weeks.

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Crime Lab for Teens & Tweens

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:15pm

Ever wondered what it would be like to investigate a crime scene? The Discovery Museum brings its expertise and portable lab to Wilton Library. Examine fingerprints, match powders, compare handwriting samples and look at other crime clues. Then use the evidence to figure out who did it! For students entering grades 6-9. Registration required. Sponsored by the Amadeo Family. Register online or call 203-762-6342.

Cupcake Decorating for Teens

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Swing by the teen area between 4-6 p.m. and decorate a cupcake or two! For students entering grades 6-12. No registration. Sponsored by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund.

College Essay Workshop

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

A great essay can push your application into the admit pile! College admissions consultant Beth Manners will introduce both the main and supplemental essays and discuss how to write pieces that stand out and tell your story. Bring laptops/notebooks for this working session and Beth will review your ideas, drafts or help you brainstorm and get started.   For rising seniors only. Space limited. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6342. 

Scope It Out for Teens & Tweens

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 3:30pm to 4:45pm

Enjoy stargazing? Want to learn a bit more? The Discovery Museum brings its expertise and learning lab to Wilton Library! Find out what happens to light as it passes through a lens. Then make your own telescope! For students entering grades 6-9. Registration required. Sponsored by the Amadeo Family.

Light Up a T-shirt for Teens

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Use fabric markers to create a unique design on a t-shirt and then get acquainted with light-up wearables by sewing with conductive thread and using LEDs and coin cell battery holders. For teens entering grades 7-12. Registration required and space limited. Register online or call 203-762-6342.  Sponsored by the Amadeo Family.

Teen Zumba

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Come dance to fun music, laugh and get a great workout with Zumba instructor Valerie!   For students entering grades 6-12. No experience necessary! Wear exercise shoes. Limited space. Registration recommended.  Register online or call 203-762-6342. 

Book Bird Houses for Teens & Tweens

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Join us for two fun and creative sessions (8/8 & 8/10). We'll paint, decoupage and produce one-of-a-kind book bird houses using classic children's books for adornment. Give as a unique gift or keep for yourself. For students entering grades 6-12. Limited space. Registration required. Sponsored by the John & Patricia Curran Teen Fund. Register online or call 2003-762-6342.

Fidget Spinner Design Workshop for Teens

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Want to make your own fidget spinner? Learn Tinkercad to 3-D design your own! Afterwards, schedule time to come print it out. We'll even supply the ball bearings and help you put it together. For teens entering grades 7-12. Sponsored by the Amadeo Family. Space limited. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6342. 

Book Bird Houses for Teens & Tweens

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Join us for two fun and creative sessions (8/8 & 8/10). We'll paint, decoupage and produce one-of-a-kind book bird houses using classic children's books for adornment. Give as a unique gift or keep for yourself. For students entering grades 6-12. Limited space. Registration required. Sponsored by the John & Patricia Curran Teen Fund. Register online or call 2003-762-6342.

Solder 'CHIP' for Teens

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Teens entering grades 8-12 can learn how to solder 'CHIP',' a stand-up Pixel Pal. Space limited. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6342. 

Sweet Treats for the Geek in All Teens & Tweens

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 7:15am

Who doesn't like technology and food! Join us to create sweet treats for the geek in all of us. For students entering grades 6-12. Sponsored by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6342. 

SAT & ACT Practice Tests for High School Students

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Take a free practice test for the SAT or ACT! C2 Education of Wilton will administer the tests - you decide which one. Afterwards, you can schedule an appointment with C2 -- they'll give you the written results and review your test, section by section. If you then want to hire them for tutoring, make your arrangements directly with C2 Education.    Registration required. Space limited. Please indicate which test -- SAT or ACT. Register online or call 203-762-6342.

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