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Upcoming Children's Events

Day After Thanksgiving Movies—Cars 3

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 10:15am to 11:45am

Enjoy a free movie on the day after Thanksgiving! We will be showing the Disney hit Cars 3. Rated G, 95 minutes. No registration required, caregivers must remain with children under 8, and stay in the building for children under 12. 

Day After Thanksgiving Movies—Captain Underpants

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Enjoy a free movie on the day after Thanksgiving! We will be showing the summer hit Captain Underpants. Rated PG, 90 minutes. No registration required, caregivers must remain with children under 8, and stay in the building for children under 12. 

Sign, Say, and Play

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

The Baby Signs® Program teaches caregivers and children from 6 months of age to the toddler stage signs for everyday activities so they can communicate before the child can speak fluently.  Each workshop session focuses on one everyday activity. The signs are learned through activities, songs, and a book.  Every participant will go home with a handout.  There will be 7 workshop programs.  Monday, November 20 is a special Thanksgiving themed program! Please register for each session separately.  Ages 6 mos. to toddlers with caregivers. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

DINOvember

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

Children ages 3-5 are invited to join us in a dinosaur-themed story time. Children and their caregivers will sing and dance to songs, listen to stories, and create their very own dinosaur fossil to bring home. Grab your paleontologist tools and head on over to this story time before it becomes extinct! Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336. 

Storytime STEM

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 4:15pm to 5:00pm

Children in grades K-2 are invited to join us weekly for a story and various STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) activities. This fun and hands-on program will include a read-aloud of a popular children's picture book along with a correlating STEM craft and activity and a whole group science demonstration. This week's story is Night Flight: Amelia Earhart Crosses the Atlantic by Robert Burleigh, paintings by Wendell Minor. Supported by the Amadeo Family.  Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

DINOvember

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

Children ages 3-5 are invited to join us in a dinosaur-themed story time. Children and their caregivers will sing and dance to songs, listen to stories, and create their very own dinosaur fossil to bring home. Grab your paleontologist tools and head on over to this story time before it becomes extinct! Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336. 

Throwback Thursdays Games—My Little Pony and Care Bears

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Children in grades 2 - 5 are invited to visit the library and enjoy some 'old' games and hobbies. Each week we will have fun with an activity, game, or skill from yonder year. Nov. 30: My Little Pony and Care Bears (1980s) – we will watch old My Little Pony episodes and read a book about the Care Bears from the 1980s.

Dec. 7: Hakey Sack and Hoola Hoops; Dec.14: Friendship Bracelets;  Dec. 21: Classic Board Games. No registration, no fee.

Sign, Say, and Play

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

The Baby Signs® Program teaches caregivers and children from 6 months of age to the toddler stage signs for everyday activities so they can communicate before the child can speak fluently.  Each workshop session focuses on one everyday activity. The signs are learned through activities, songs, and a book.  Every participant will go home with a handout.  There will be 7 workshop programs.  Monday, November 20 is a special Thanksgiving themed program! Please register for each session separately.  Ages 6 mos. to toddlers with caregivers. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Story Time for Twos, Threes and Fours

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

Join the library for a fun-filled story time for ages 2 through 4. Children and their caregivers will sing songs, listen to stories, and enjoy playtime together while building literacy and social skills. No registration, no fee.

December Drop-in Story Times

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

Bring your child to a fun-filled story time for ages 6 months to 4 years. We will have songs and stories and a short classic film from Weston Woods will be shown each week. Caregivers must remain with children. No registration required. 

Cupcake Club

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Follow step-by-step instructions to decorate a fancy cupcake! For children ages 6 - 12.  Caregivers must stay with children 8 and under. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Throwback Thursdays Games—Hakey Sack and Hoola Hoops

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Children in grades 2 - 5 are invited to visit the library and enjoy some 'old' games and hobbies. Each week we will have fun with an activity, game, or skill from yonder year. Dec. 7: Hakey Sack and Hoola Hoops - we'll have a very active afternoon with these hobbies; Dec.14: Friendship Bracelets;  Dec. 21: Classic Board Games. No registration, no fee.

Off the Hook!

Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

If you love DIY crafts, then you're invited to the Children's Library to follow easy step-by-step instructions to create a unique yarn craft without using any knitting needles or crochet hooks. For children grades 3 and up, no registration required. 

Wilton Singers Holiday Sing

Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Already a festive Wilton holiday tradition in its 4th year, friends and neighbors of every generation are sure to enjoy the harmonies of Wilton Singers as they perform highlights from their Holiday Feast, then join with the choir for a festive sing-along that will raise holiday spirits and warm the hearts of all who attend. A portion of the proceeds support Wilton Library. Advance purchase is required—reservations will not be sold at the door. Tickets are $10 per adult, $5 per child.  To reserve seats, visit www.wiltonsingers.org.

Sign, Say, and Play

Monday, December 11, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

The Baby Signs® Program teaches caregivers and children from 6 months of age to the toddler stage signs for everyday activities so they can communicate before the child can speak fluently.  Each workshop session focuses on one everyday activity. The signs are learned through activities, songs, and a book.  Every participant will go home with a handout.  There will be 7 workshop programs.  Monday, November 20 is a special Thanksgiving themed program! Please register for each session separately.  Ages 6 mos. to toddlers with caregivers. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Story Time for Twos, Threes and Fours

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

Join the library for a fun-filled story time for ages 2 through 4. Children and their caregivers will sing songs, listen to stories, and enjoy playtime together while building literacy and social skills. No registration, no fee.

Holiday STEM

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 4:15pm to 5:00pm

Children in grades K-2 are invited to join us for our Holiday STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program. Children will listen to a read aloud of a holiday-themed children's picture book, and then participate in our ‘Gingerbread’ STEM challenge. Supported by the Amadeo Family. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

December Drop-in Story Times

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

Bring your child to a fun-filled story time for ages 6 months to 4 years. We will have songs and stories and a short classic film from Weston Woods will be shown each week. Caregivers must remain with children. No registration required. 

Throwback Thursdays Games— Friendship Bracelets

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Children in grades 2 - 5 are invited to visit the library and enjoy some 'old' games and hobbies. Each week we will have fun with an activity, game, or skill from yonder year. Dec.14: Friendship Bracelets—we have lots of string to make these fun bracelets.; Dec. 21: Classic Board Games. No registration, no fee. 

Movement and Dance for Little Ones

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 11:00am to 11:30am

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 Friday morning work-out!  No registration required.

Howliday Photos with ROAR Dogs

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Kids and their families can stop by the Children's Library and have their holiday picture taken with one of the adorable ROAR therapy dogs. No registration; no fee.

Tales to Tails

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

ROAR's (Ridgefield Operation Animal Rescue) Therapy Dog Program will be bringing a therapy dog to be read to by children.  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 look forward to reading. As they improve their literacy skills, they’re not just learning how to read, they’re learning to love to read!  Children must read independently to participate in this program.  No program charge, registration is required.  Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Winter Holiday Crafts

Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Come to the Wilton Library and make a special Holiday craft! Several selections of decorations and ornaments will be available. No registration required, drop ins welcome!

Sign, Say, and Play

Monday, December 18, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

The Baby Signs® Program teaches caregivers and children from 6 months of age to the toddler stage signs for everyday activities so they can communicate before the child can speak fluently.  Each workshop session focuses on one everyday activity. The signs are learned through activities, songs, and a book.  Every participant will go home with a handout.  There will be 7 workshop programs.  Monday, November 20 is a special Thanksgiving themed program! Please register for each session separately.  Ages 6 mos. to toddlers with caregivers. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

Story Time for Twos, Threes and Fours

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

Join the library for a fun-filled story time for ages 2 through 4. Children and their caregivers will sing songs, listen to stories, and enjoy playtime together while building literacy and social skills. No registration, no fee.

Holiday STEM

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 4:15pm to 5:00pm

Children in grades 3 - 5 are invited to join us for our Holiday STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program. Children will listen to a read aloud of a holiday-themed children's picture book, and then participate in our ‘Gingerbread’ STEM challenge. Supported by the Amadeo Family. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

December Drop-in Story Times

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

Bring your child to a fun-filled story time for ages 6 months to 4 years. We will have songs and stories and a short classic film from Weston Woods will be shown each week. Caregivers must remain with children. No registration required. 

Throwback Thursdays Games—Classic Board Games

Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Children in grades 2 - 5 are invited to visit the library and enjoy some 'old' games and hobbies. Each week we will have fun with an activity, game, or skill from yonder year. Dec. 21: Classic Board Games—come by and play some of the many classic board games the library has stored over the years.  No registration, no fee.

Movement and Dance for Little Ones

Friday, December 22, 2017 - 11:00am to 11:30am

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 Friday morning work-out!  No registration required.

Story Time for Twos, Threes and Fours

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

Join the library for a fun-filled story time for ages 2 through 4. Children and their caregivers will sing songs, listen to stories, and enjoy playtime together while building literacy and social skills. No registration, no fee.

December Drop-in Story Times

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

Bring your child to a fun-filled story time for ages 6 months to 4 years. We will have songs and stories and a short classic film from Weston Woods will be shown each week. Caregivers must remain with children. No registration required. 

Happy Noon Year’s!

Friday, December 29, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Goodbye 2017 and welcome 2018! Let's get ready for the New Year by counting down until noon!  And, of course, there will be crafts and activities. For all ages, registration is required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.

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