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Wilton Library is closed on Thursday, November 27, for Thanksgiving. Our best wishes to you for a happy holiday!

Upcoming Children's Events

Day-After Thanksgiving Movie

Friday, Nov. 28, 10:15 AM to 11:45 AM

Planes: - Fire and Rescue will be shown. Rated PG; 84 minutes. Snacks will be served. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver, children under 12 must have caregivers in the building. No registration; no fee.

Day-After Thanksgiving Movie

Friday, Nov. 28, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Maleficent will be shown. Rated PG; 96 minutes. Snacks will be served. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver, children under 12 must have caregivers in the building. No registration; no fee.

Minecraft Club

Saturday, Nov. 29, 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.

Winter Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM

Join Wilton Library for 2 and 3-year old story time. Children and their caregivers will sing songs, listen to stories, and enjoy playtime together while building literacy and social skills.

Winter Tales for Threes and Fours

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

For 3 and 4 year-olds with caregivers. By interacting with stories, singing songs and acting out finger plays and rhymes, children in this program gain pre-reading skills and learn how to participate in a group setting.

Winter Tales for Fours and Fives

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2:15 PM to 3:00 PM

For independent listeners ages 4 - 5 years. This is a story time that provides children with experiences that enrich early literacy. Children will hear stories, watch short films, sing songs, and do a craft.

Winter Tales for Babies

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 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.

Winter Tales for Ones and Twos

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 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.

3D Makers - Holiday Gifts

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Now you can design and print your very own 3D object. During this class you will get hands on experience using a 3D design website with our helpful library staff by your side to assist you. Designs should be no more than 1mb and can be picked up on another day if they take a long time to print. Sign up for our December class and make the perfect gift for the upcoming holidays! For ages 8-12. Registration required.

Robert the Guitar Guy

Friday, Dec. 5, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Children ages 2 – 6 and their caregivers are invited to a fun performance by Robert the Guitar Guy. Robert uses music, props, movement, and dance to entertain children and their grown-ups. Registration recommended; no fee. Parent and each child must be registered separately. Sponsored by the Coyle Family Young Readers Fund.

Celebrate Hanukkah with Martha Seif Simpson

Friday, Dec. 5, 4:30 PM to 5:15 PM

Before the Holiday Stroll, be sure to stop by the library for a special Hanukkah program, featuring local Connecticut author Martha Seif Simpson. This fun family event will include a reading of her latest book, The Dreidel That Wouldn’t Spin: A Toyshop Tale of Hanukkah, as well as activities and crafts. So take a stroll over to the library and celebrate the Festival of Lights with us! Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase. Program is for ages 4 and up. Registration recommended.

Minecraft Club

Saturday, Dec. 6, 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.

Coding with Khan for 5th and 6th Graders

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Students in grades 5-6 interested in learning the basics of coding, can join us for six sessions (11/23, 12/7, 12/14, 1/11/15, 1/25/15 & 2/1/15). Two high school computer science students will work with the group and guide them through various online coding programs. Register for the first event to sign up for all six sessions. Limited space. Supported by the Amadeo Family Fund.

It’s Electric!

Monday, Dec. 8, 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Children ages 10-12 can learn about electrical circuits in this hands-on program. Kids will build electrical circuits and research how alarm systems work, then design and build their own pencil box alarms. This is a two-session program on Dec. 8 and 15. Sponsored by the Amadeo Family Fund. Registration required; no fee.

Winter Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM

Join Wilton Library for 2 and 3-year old story time. Children and their caregivers will sing songs, listen to stories, and enjoy playtime together while building literacy and social skills.

Winter Tales for Threes and Fours

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

For 3 and 4 year-olds with caregivers. By interacting with stories, singing songs and acting out finger plays and rhymes, children in this program gain pre-reading skills and learn how to participate in a group setting.

Winter Tales for Fours and Fives

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2:15 PM to 3:00 PM

For independent listeners ages 4 - 5 years. This is a story time that provides children with experiences that enrich early literacy. Children will hear stories, watch short films, sing songs, and do a craft.

Winter Tales for Babies

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 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.

Winter Tales for Ones and Twos

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 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.

3D Makers - Holiday Gifts

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Now you can design and print your very own 3D object. During this class you will get hands on experience using a 3D design website with our helpful library staff by your side to assist you. Designs should be no more than 1mb and can be picked up on another day if they take a long time to print. Sign up for our December class and make the perfect gift for the upcoming holidays! For ages 8-12. Registration required.

Minecraft Club

Saturday, Dec. 13, 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.

Songs for the Season

Saturday, Dec. 13, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Come and enjoy festive Holiday music with award winning musician Robin Greenstein. She will perform popular seasonal songs on guitar, flute, violin and percussion. Families can participate in the all popular “Jingle Bells” and see Robin in Victorian dress as she brings the magic of winter holidays to Wilton Library. Registration required, ages 4 and up.

Coding with Khan for 5th and 6th Graders

Sunday, Dec. 14, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Students in grades 5-6 interested in learning the basics of coding, can join us for six sessions (11/23, 12/7, 12/14, 1/11/15, 1/25/15 & 2/1/15). Two high school computer science students will work with the group and guide them through various online coding programs. Register for the first event to sign up for all six sessions. Limited space. Supported by the Amadeo Family Fund.

Winter Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM

Join Wilton Library for 2 and 3-year old story time. Children and their caregivers will sing songs, listen to stories, and enjoy playtime together while building literacy and social skills.

Winter Tales for Threes and Fours

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

For 3 and 4 year-olds with caregivers. By interacting with stories, singing songs and acting out finger plays and rhymes, children in this program gain pre-reading skills and learn how to participate in a group setting.

Winter Tales for Fours and Fives

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2:15 PM to 3:00 PM

For independent listeners ages 4 - 5 years. This is a story time that provides children with experiences that enrich early literacy. Children will hear stories, watch short films, sing songs, and do a craft.

Nifty Nutmeggers Book Club

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Children in grades 3 through 5 are invited to join Wilton Library’s new Nutmeg book club. The Nutmeg Book Award is a program designed for kids in the state of Connecticut. Each year children have the opportunity to read ten carefully chosen books and then vote for their favorite in May. There are two levels for children: Elementary (grades 2-4) and Intermediate (grades 4-6). In this club kids can choose to read one of the assigned monthly books or all two or three. We will come together to discuss the books, have snacks, play games, and do other fun book-related activities. This month's book choices are Odd Duck by Cecil Castellucci (Elem.), The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba (Elem.), and Joshua Dread by Lee Bacon (Inter.) This program is a partnership between Wilton Library and Cider Mill School. Registration required; no fee.

Winter Tales for Babies

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 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.

Winter Tales for Ones and Twos

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 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.

3D Makers - Holiday Gifts

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Now you can design and print your very own 3D object. During this class you will get hands on experience using a 3D design website with our helpful library staff by your side to assist you. Designs should be no more than 1mb and can be picked up on another day if they take a long time to print. Sign up for our December class and make the perfect gift for the upcoming holidays! For ages 8-12. Registration required.

Minecraft Club

Saturday, Dec. 20, 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.

Holiday Crafts

Sunday, Dec. 21, 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Drop by Wilton Library and make some fun Holiday Crafts! Materials for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Winter Solstice crafts will be available for children to stop in and make something wonderful to celebrate the season

Minecraft Club

Saturday, Dec. 27, 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.

Tales to Tails

Saturday, Dec. 27, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

ROAR's (Ridgefield Operation Animal Rescue) Therapy Dog Program will be bringing therapy dogs to the library for children to read to them. The use of trained therapy dogs in reading programs can result in children who feel comfortable reading out loud, read more often, attempt more difficult books, and actually look forward to reading. Children must read independently to participate in this program. No program charge, registration is required.

Coding with Khan for 5th and 6th Graders

Sunday, Jan. 11, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Students in grades 5-6 interested in learning the basics of coding, can join us for six sessions (11/23, 12/7, 12/14, 1/11/15, 1/25/15 & 2/1/15). Two high school computer science students will work with the group and guide them through various online coding programs. Register for the first event to sign up for all six sessions. Limited space. Supported by the Amadeo Family Fund.

Coding with Khan for 5th and 6th Graders

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Students in grades 5-6 interested in learning the basics of coding, can join us for six sessions (11/23, 12/7, 12/14, 1/11/15, 1/25/15 & 2/1/15). Two high school computer science students will work with the group and guide them through various online coding programs. Register for the first event to sign up for all six sessions. Limited space. Supported by the Amadeo Family Fund.

Coding with Khan for 5th and 6th Graders

Sunday, Feb. 1, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Students in grades 5-6 interested in learning the basics of coding, can join us for six sessions (11/23, 12/7, 12/14, 1/11/15, 1/25/15 & 2/1/15). Two high school computer science students will work with the group and guide them through various online coding programs. Register for the first event to sign up for all six sessions. Limited space. Supported by the Amadeo Family Fund.

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