Can't come to story time because you have a morning napper? No problem. Join us on Wednesday afternoons for a story followed by a chance to build and play with Duplo Legos. Adding 'build and play' to story time helps develop early literacy skills and encourages creativity. For ages 2-5. Caregivers must remain with children. No registration required.
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 morning work-out! No registration required.
Calling all writers! Join us for a three-part workshop where we will flex our writing muscles with fun exercises and the chance to share our work with the group. For ages 10-12. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.
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 caregivers. Registration required, no fee. Register online or call 203-762-6336.
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.
All over America, kids and adults are celebrating Free Comic Book Day. A tradition that started in 2002, on the first Saturday in May, local comic book stores donate comics to libraries to give away. Cave Comics in Newtown Ct. has been a loyal sponsor of this program at the Wilton Library for over 10 years, donating a great variety of free comics for the children of Wilton. So come to the Wilton Library and pick up some comics.
The Force will be strong at Wilton Library when the famous 501st Legion represents a Galaxy far, far away! Come and see characters from George Lucas's Universe, interact with them and have your picture taken! If you are a Jedi-in-training this is a wonderful opportunity for you. Wear costume if you wish and pick up some free comic books while you are here! No registration required, for all ages.
The Norwalk Symphony Orchestra (Not) Just For Kids program is a lively, fun and interactive program designed to be educational as well as entertaining. Members of the orchestra demonstrate their instruments, play for the children, and answer questions in hour long presentations. The program ends with attendees having a chance to hold and try to play a beginning level instrument in the 'Petting Zoo.' No charge. Registration recommended. Register online or call 203-762-6334.
Children ages 2 - 4 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! In May, the focus will be chickens.
Come make a thoughtful gift to give to your Mom on Mother's Day! Show your Mom how much you love her and appreciate everything that she does for you. For grades K and up. Registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6336.
Come to a workshop on how to make enchanting Fairy Dolls. Staff member Lesley Keogh will use common craft items like wooden beads and pipe cleaners to show children how to create their own tiny Fairies. Registration required. Grades K and up. Register online or call 203-762-6336.
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 actually 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. Call for details 203-762-6336.
Children ages 2 - 4 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! In June, the focus will be chickens.