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Upcoming Children's Events

Tracy Brody Pre-K Zumba

Friday, May 6, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Boys and girls will have so much fun in this extremely interactive and easy-to-follow Latin-inspired Zumba Kids class. Music is like magic to children. Now add this with rhythms of other countries and they will instantly come alive as soon as the music starts. Parents/adults please join the fun. Ages 2-6 with a caregiver.  Registration required, no fee.  Sponsored by the Coyle Family Young Readers Fund.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, May 6, 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club!  Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. This is a fun activity for the whole family!  Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Falkner, for more information and to sign up for the program: afalkner@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Free Comic Book Day

Saturday, May 7, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

For all kids that love Comics! Come to the Wilton Library for Free Comic Book Day, where comics suitable to all ages will be given out free! Supported by Cave Comics of Newtown.

Minecraft Club

Saturday, May 7, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Kids ages 8 and up are invited to join Wilton Library’s Minecraft Computer Club. A server for Fairfield County has been set up with a virtual world where the Minecraft community in Wilton can meet and the club welcomes the enthusiasts. Please note: Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. Players must bring their own laptop and create their own account. Handheld devices are not recommended because they run a Minecraft app that does not work with the same server. To be added to the Fairfield County server you must visit the Children’s Desk with a valid library card to be registered. Caretakers must sign in their child with staff member. If the child is not present and signed in by 10:10, the place may be given to a waitlisted child. Caretakers must remain in the building. Registration required; no fee.

Fairy Doll Workshop

Saturday, May 7, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

 Come and make your very own Fairy Doll! Staff member Lesley Keogh will hold a workshop where children can come and create a Fairy Doll just in time for Spring and Summer. No registration required, suggested for grades K and up. Caretakers remain with children. 

Movement and Dance for Little Ones

Monday, May 9, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join a fun time of moving, grooving, jumping, shaking, singing and playing instruments. A great Monday morning work-out!  No registration required. (No session May 30)

Ready Readers

Monday, May 9, 4:15 PM to 5:00 PM

Children ages 4 and 5 are invited to join us for this drop-in story time. Each week we will explore different topics such as woodland creatures, transportation, dinosaurs, fairy tales, and more. Children will hear stories, watch short book films, as well as participate in fun activities and crafts. Ages 4 and 5 with caregivers in the building. (No session May 30) No registration, no fee. Supported by the Wilton Newcomers Club.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, May 10, 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM

Join us for hand clapping-toe tapping songs, finger plays and stories that encourage emerging language skills. No program charge. No registration required. Children must be accompanied by caregivers.

Let's Make Something!

Tuesday, May 10, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Using the concept of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) a member of the Children's Library staff will facilitate a different activity every Tuesday through June 7 to allow children to explore, create, innovate, design, imagine and just have a lot of fun! At 3:45 on the day of the program, tickets for that afternoon's program will be handed out on a first-come-first-serve basis at the Children's Reference Desk. Space is limited. Dash and Dot- Learn basic computer coding using our Dash and Dot robots. Programs are open to children in 1st through 5th grades.  Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Children under 12 must have a caregiver in the building. Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Books for Babies

Wednesday, May 11, 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM

Bring your wonderful baby to this infant friendly program at the Wilton Library. We will sing and play and enjoy gentle stories geared for babies under 12 months old. This is an excellent forum to meet other new parents in the area. No registration, no fee. Caregivers must be present.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Wednesday, May 11, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

This program is a sharing time for 1 and 2 year-olds and their caregivers. The emphasis is on books, with some songs and toy time. No registration, no program fee.

Ambler Farm Reads

Wednesday, May 11, 2:15 PM to 3:00 PM

Children ages 4-6 are invited to join Wilton Library in a visit to Ambler Farm. Caregivers and children will meet at Ambler Farm to enjoy theme based stories as well as a nature walk. Children may check books out at the farm, so make sure to bring your library card! The focus on May 11 is rabbits; June 8 is chickens. Registration required; no fee. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

Game On!

Thursday, May 12, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Join us in rousing games of either Monopoly, Candyland, Scrabble, Clue Jr, Chutes and Ladders, Checkers or Operation! Open to children 1st through 5th grades. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Children under 12 must have caregivers in the building. Runs four consecutive Thursdays through June 2.  No registration, no fee.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, May 13, 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club!  Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. This is a fun activity for the whole family!  Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Falkner, for more information and to sign up for the program: afalkner@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Minecraft Club

Saturday, May 14, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Kids ages 8 and up are invited to join Wilton Library’s Minecraft Computer Club. A server for Fairfield County has been set up with a virtual world where the Minecraft community in Wilton can meet and the club welcomes the enthusiasts. Please note: Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. Players must bring their own laptop and create their own account. Handheld devices are not recommended because they run a Minecraft app that does not work with the same server. To be added to the Fairfield County server you must visit the Children’s Desk with a valid library card to be registered. Caretakers must sign in their child with staff member. If the child is not present and signed in by 10:10, the place may be given to a waitlisted child. Caretakers must remain in the building. Registration required; no fee.

Movement and Dance for Little Ones

Monday, May 16, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join a fun time of moving, grooving, jumping, shaking, singing and playing instruments. A great Monday morning work-out!  No registration required. (No session May 30)

Ready Readers

Monday, May 16, 4:15 PM to 5:00 PM

Children ages 4 and 5 are invited to join us for this drop-in story time. Each week we will explore different topics such as woodland creatures, transportation, dinosaurs, fairy tales, and more. Children will hear stories, watch short book films, as well as participate in fun activities and crafts. Ages 4 and 5 with caregivers in the building. (No session May 30) No registration, no fee. Supported by the Wilton Newcomers Club.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, May 17, 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM

Join us for hand clapping-toe tapping songs, finger plays and stories that encourage emerging language skills. No program charge. No registration required. Children must be accompanied by caregivers.

Let's Make Something!

Tuesday, May 17, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Using the concept of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) a member of the Children's Library staff will facilitate a different activity every Tuesday through June 7 to allow children to explore, create, innovate, design, imagine and just have a lot of fun! At 3:45 on the day of the program, tickets for that afternoon's program will be handed out on a first-come-first-serve basis at the Children's Reference Desk. Space is limited. Flying Machines- Learn the basic properties of how flight works and then make various types of gravity defying objects. Programs are open to children in 1st through 5th grades.  Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Children under 12 must have a caregiver in the building. Supported by the Amadeo Family. 

Books for Babies

Wednesday, May 18, 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM

Bring your wonderful baby to this infant friendly program at the Wilton Library. We will sing and play and enjoy gentle stories geared for babies under 12 months old. This is an excellent forum to meet other new parents in the area. No registration, no fee. Caregivers must be present.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Wednesday, May 18, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

This program is a sharing time for 1 and 2 year-olds and their caregivers. The emphasis is on books, with some songs and toy time. No registration, no program fee.

Game On!

Thursday, May 19, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Join us in rousing games of either Monopoly, Candyland, Scrabble, Clue Jr, Chutes and Ladders, Checkers or Operation! Open to children 1st through 5th grades. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Children under 12 must have caregivers in the building. Runs four consecutive Thursdays through June 2.  No registration, no fee.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, May 20, 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club!  Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. This is a fun activity for the whole family!  Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Falkner, for more information and to sign up for the program: afalkner@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Minecraft Club

Saturday, May 21, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Kids ages 8 and up are invited to join Wilton Library’s Minecraft Computer Club. A server for Fairfield County has been set up with a virtual world where the Minecraft community in Wilton can meet and the club welcomes the enthusiasts. Please note: Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. Players must bring their own laptop and create their own account. Handheld devices are not recommended because they run a Minecraft app that does not work with the same server. To be added to the Fairfield County server you must visit the Children’s Desk with a valid library card to be registered. Caretakers must sign in their child with staff member. If the child is not present and signed in by 10:10, the place may be given to a waitlisted child. Caretakers must remain in the building. Registration required; no fee.

Wilton Reads: Film Screening -- The Lion King

Saturday, May 21, 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Families are invited to the library for a viewing of Disney's The Lion King (G).   Disney animators visited a national park in Kenya for inspiration, and the Pride Lands are based on their experiences. No registration; no fee.  This program is part of Wilton Library’s Wilton Reads 2016 Circling the Sun event. Author Talk with Paula McLain is Wednesday, June 1, from 7 – 8:30 p.m.

Movement and Dance for Little Ones

Monday, May 23, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join a fun time of moving, grooving, jumping, shaking, singing and playing instruments. A great Monday morning work-out!  No registration required. (No session May 30)

Ready Readers

Monday, May 23, 4:15 PM to 5:00 PM

Children ages 4 and 5 are invited to join us for this drop-in story time. Each week we will explore different topics such as woodland creatures, transportation, dinosaurs, fairy tales, and more. Children will hear stories, watch short book films, as well as participate in fun activities and crafts. Ages 4 and 5 with caregivers in the building. (No session May 30) No registration, no fee. Supported by the Wilton Newcomers Club.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, May 24, 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM

Join us for hand clapping-toe tapping songs, finger plays and stories that encourage emerging language skills. No program charge. No registration required. Children must be accompanied by caregivers.

Let's Make Something!

Tuesday, May 24, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Using the concept of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) a member of the Children's Library staff will facilitate a different activity every Tuesday through June 7 to allow children to explore, create, innovate, design, imagine and just have a lot of fun! At 3:45 on the day of the program, tickets for that afternoon's program will be handed out on a first-come-first-serve basis at the Children's Reference Desk. Space is limited. K'nex- Try out your engineering skills by building with K'nex. Make a car or ferris wheel or anything you can think of. Programs are open to children in 1st through 5th grades.  Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Children under 12 must have a caregiver in the building. Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Books for Babies

Wednesday, May 25, 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM

Bring your wonderful baby to this infant friendly program at the Wilton Library. We will sing and play and enjoy gentle stories geared for babies under 12 months old. This is an excellent forum to meet other new parents in the area. No registration, no fee. Caregivers must be present.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Wednesday, May 25, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

This program is a sharing time for 1 and 2 year-olds and their caregivers. The emphasis is on books, with some songs and toy time. No registration, no program fee.

Wilton Reads: Kenyan Story Time

Wednesday, May 25, 4:15 PM

Children ages 4 and up are invited to join us for this exciting cultural program. Children will hear folk tales from Kenya, watch a short film, and make an African-themed craft to take home.  Registration required, no fee. This program is part of Wilton Library’s Wilton Reads 2016 Circling the Sun event. Author Talk with Paula McLain is Wednesday, June 1, from 7 – 8:30 p.m.

Game On!

Thursday, May 26, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Join us in rousing games of either Monopoly, Candyland, Scrabble, Clue Jr, Chutes and Ladders, Checkers or Operation! Open to children 1st through 5th grades. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Children under 12 must have caregivers in the building. Runs four consecutive Thursdays through June 2.  No registration, no fee.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, May 27, 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club!  Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. This is a fun activity for the whole family!  Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Falkner, for more information and to sign up for the program: afalkner@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Minecraft Club

Saturday, May 28, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Kids ages 8 and up are invited to join Wilton Library’s Minecraft Computer Club. A server for Fairfield County has been set up with a virtual world where the Minecraft community in Wilton can meet and the club welcomes the enthusiasts. Please note: Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. Players must bring their own laptop and create their own account. Handheld devices are not recommended because they run a Minecraft app that does not work with the same server. To be added to the Fairfield County server you must visit the Children’s Desk with a valid library card to be registered. Caretakers must sign in their child with staff member. If the child is not present and signed in by 10:10, the place may be given to a waitlisted child. Caretakers must remain in the building. Registration required; no fee.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, May 31, 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM

Join us for hand clapping-toe tapping songs, finger plays and stories that encourage emerging language skills. No program charge. No registration required. Children must be accompanied by caregivers.

Let's Make Something!

Tuesday, May 31, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Using the concept of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) a member of the Children's Library staff will facilitate a different activity every Tuesday through June 7 to allow children to explore, create, innovate, design, imagine and just have a lot of fun! At 3:45 on the day of the program, tickets for that afternoon's program will be handed out on a first-come-first-serve basis at the Children's Reference Desk. Space is limited. Snap Circuits- Explore the basics of electricity while you build exciting projects such as a sound activated switch, a two-speed fan, a musical doorbell and more! Programs are open to children in 1st through 5th grades.  Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Children under 12 must have a caregiver in the building. Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Books for Babies

Wednesday, Jun 1, 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM

Bring your wonderful baby to this infant friendly program at the Wilton Library. We will sing and play and enjoy gentle stories geared for babies under 12 months old. This is an excellent forum to meet other new parents in the area. No registration, no fee. Caregivers must be present.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Wednesday, Jun 1, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

This program is a sharing time for 1 and 2 year-olds and their caregivers. The emphasis is on books, with some songs and toy time. No registration, no program fee.

Game On!

Thursday, Jun 2, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Join us in rousing games of either Monopoly, Candyland, Scrabble, Clue Jr, Chutes and Ladders, Checkers or Operation! Open to children 1st through 5th grades. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Children under 12 must have caregivers in the building. Runs four consecutive Thursdays through June 2.  No registration, no fee.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, Jun 3, 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club!  Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. This is a fun activity for the whole family!  Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Falkner, for more information and to sign up for the program: afalkner@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Movement and Dance for Little Ones

Monday, Jun 6, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join a fun time of moving, grooving, jumping, shaking, singing and playing instruments. A great Monday morning work-out!  No registration required. (No session May 30)

Ready Readers

Monday, Jun 6, 4:15 PM to 5:00 PM

Children ages 4 and 5 are invited to join us for this drop-in story time. Each week we will explore different topics such as woodland creatures, transportation, dinosaurs, fairy tales, and more. Children will hear stories, watch short book films, as well as participate in fun activities and crafts. Ages 4 and 5 with caregivers in the building. (No session May 30) No registration, no fee. Supported by the Wilton Newcomers Club.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, Jun 7, 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM

Join us for hand clapping-toe tapping songs, finger plays and stories that encourage emerging language skills. No program charge. No registration required. Children must be accompanied by caregivers.

Books for Babies

Wednesday, Jun 8, 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM

Bring your wonderful baby to this infant friendly program at the Wilton Library. We will sing and play and enjoy gentle stories geared for babies under 12 months old. This is an excellent forum to meet other new parents in the area. No registration, no fee. Caregivers must be present.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Wednesday, Jun 8, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

This program is a sharing time for 1 and 2 year-olds and their caregivers. The emphasis is on books, with some songs and toy time. No registration, no program fee.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, Jun 10, 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club!  Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. This is a fun activity for the whole family!  Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Falkner, for more information and to sign up for the program: afalkner@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, Jun 17, 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club!  Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. This is a fun activity for the whole family!  Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Falkner, for more information and to sign up for the program: afalkner@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, Jun 24, 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club!  Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. This is a fun activity for the whole family!  Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Falkner, for more information and to sign up for the program: afalkner@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, Jul 1, 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club!  Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. This is a fun activity for the whole family!  Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Falkner, for more information and to sign up for the program: afalkner@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, Jul 8, 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club!  Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. This is a fun activity for the whole family!  Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Falkner, for more information and to sign up for the program: afalkner@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, Jul 15, 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club!  Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. This is a fun activity for the whole family!  Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Falkner, for more information and to sign up for the program: afalkner@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, Jul 22, 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club!  Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. This is a fun activity for the whole family!  Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Falkner, for more information and to sign up for the program: afalkner@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, Jul 29, 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club!  Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. This is a fun activity for the whole family!  Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Falkner, for more information and to sign up for the program: afalkner@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, Aug 5, 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club!  Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. This is a fun activity for the whole family!  Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Falkner, for more information and to sign up for the program: afalkner@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, Aug 12, 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club!  Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. This is a fun activity for the whole family!  Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Falkner, for more information and to sign up for the program: afalkner@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, Aug 19, 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club!  Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. This is a fun activity for the whole family!  Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Falkner, for more information and to sign up for the program: afalkner@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, Aug 26, 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club!  Throughout the spring, summer, and fall we will plan, plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. This is a fun activity for the whole family!  Supported by the Amadeo Family.

Please contact the head of the Children's Library, Andrea Falkner, for more information and to sign up for the program: afalkner@wiltonlibrary.org or (203)762-6337.

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