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Upcoming Children's Events

Welcome to the Jungle of Books Summer Reading Program

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 1:00pm to Monday, September 5, 2016 - 4:00pm

Join Wilton Library this summer for our Welcome to the Jungle of Books Summer Reading Program! Children can register on Wandoo Reader, an online reading log to keep track of their reading anywhere they go as long as they have an Internet connection.  By reading and then logging in, kids will be eligible for benchmark prizes throughout the summer.  Summer Reading runs from through Sept. 5.  Thanks to our Summer Reading Sponsors: Scoops, Subway, and The Toy Chest. 

Wonderful Wednesdays –Hula Hooping with Judi Ann Jones

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Enjoy a fun filled hour of Jungle Hula-Hooping with Judi Ann Jones! She will get everyone on their feet for an interactive and action packed performance! A special hula hoop will be raffled off to a lucky family at the end of the program. For children in grades K and up. Supported by the Coyle Family. At 2:15 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. 

Movie Theater Thursdays—Curious George: Garden Discoveries

Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 10:15am to 11:30am

Come and watch the new movie Curious George: Garden Discoveries. Kids can walk in and enjoy the fun with George and the Man in the Yellow Hat. Not rated, 70 minutes. No registration required. Caretakers must stay with children under 8 and remain in the building for children 8 years and older. 

Movie Theater Thursdays—American Girl: Lea to the Rescue

Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:45pm

Come and watch the new movie American Girl: Lea to the Rescue. Kids can walk in and enjoy the fun with the new Disney movie!  Not rated, 98 minutes. No registration required. Caretakers must stay with children under 8 and remain in the building for children 8 years and older. 

Flaming Goat! And Other Mini-Games

Friday, July 29, 2016 - 3:00pm to 3:45pm

Everyone will participate in this interactive game to solve an absurd puzzle. There are no screens, game boards, dice or cards – only our collective minds. Afterward we will design a simple game together. No registration, no fee. For children in grades 1-5.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, July 29, 2016 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

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.

Registration Filled.

Minecraft Club

Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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.

Let's Make Something!—Lego Day

Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Children are invited to join us on Saturdays throughout the summer for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) programs which will concentrate on innovative and creative activities.  Lego Day! Come practice your building skills with friends. Lego creations will be on display at the end of the program. Tickets for this program will be handed out on a first-come-first-serve basis at the Children's Reference Desk starting at 1:45 p.m. on the day of the program. For children entering grades K and up.

Jungle Crafts

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 10:00am to 7:30pm

On Mondays during the summer, there will be drop in crafts at the Wilton Library. Kids can create all kinds of Jungle crafts, in keeping with our Summer Reading theme ‘Welcome to the Jungle of Books.’ There will be Jungle crowns, monkey masks, and something different every week! Staff member Shayna Simpson has designed another original coloring sheet which will be available at the library. No registration required. 

Movement and Dance for Little Ones

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 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 Monday morning work-out!  No registration required.

Books for Babies

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 10:15am to 10:45am

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.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 11:00am to 11:30am

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.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm

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.

Ready Readers

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 4:15pm to 5:00pm

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 registration, no fee. Supported by the Wilton Newcomers Club.

Wonderful Wednesdays—Beardsley Zoomobile

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Enjoy a visit from the Beardsley Zoomobile! Kids in grades K and up will see the program 'What Makes Animals Different?' Children will watch and interact with rainforest and jungle creatures. Supported by the Amadeo Family. At 2:15 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.

Movie Theater Thursdays--Rio

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 10:15am to 11:45am

Come and watch the movie Rio. Kids can walk in and enjoy the fun. Rated G, 96 minutes. No registration required. Caretakers must stay with children under 8 and remain in the building for children 8 years and older.

Movie Theater Thursdays— Ferngully: The Last Rainforest

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Come and watch the movie Ferngully: The Last Rainforest. Kids can walk in and enjoy the fun. Rated PG, 92 minutes. No registration required. Caretakers must stay with children under 8 and remain in the building for children 8 years and older. 

Fun with Lynn Lewis

Friday, August 5, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Come to the Wilton Library and see popular entertainer Lynn Lewis. There will be songs and dancing for all. She will bring a special friend so that kids can play with him and participate in all the fun! Supported by the Wilton Newcomers Club. Registration required, ages 2-6.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, August 5, 2016 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

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.

Registration Filled.

Minecraft Club

Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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.

Let's Make Something!—Fairy Dolls

Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Children are invited to join us on Saturdays throughout the summer for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) programs which will concentrate on innovative and creative activities. Come and make a fairy doll (or 2 or 3) to bring home for your very own. Mrs. Keogh will show children how to make the dolls in an hour long workshop.  Space is limited to 8 children and tickets will be handed out on a first-come-first-serve basis at the Children's Reference Desk starting at 1:45 p.m. on the day of the program. For ages 5 and up.  Caregivers remain in the program with children.

Jungle Crafts

Monday, August 8, 2016 - 10:00am to 7:30pm

On Mondays during the summer, there will be drop in crafts at the Wilton Library. Kids can create all kinds of Jungle crafts, in keeping with our Summer Reading theme ‘Welcome to the Jungle of Books.’ There will be Jungle crowns, monkey masks, and something different every week! Staff member Shayna Simpson has designed another original coloring sheet which will be available at the library. No registration required. 

Movement and Dance for Little Ones

Monday, August 8, 2016 - 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 Monday morning work-out!  No registration required.

Books for Babies

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 10:15am to 10:45am

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.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 11:00am to 11:30am

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.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm

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.

Ready Readers

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 4:15pm to 5:00pm

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 registration, no fee. Supported by the Wilton Newcomers Club.

Cupcake Club

Friday, August 12, 2016 - 3:00pm to 3:45pm

Follow step-by-step instructions to decorate a fancy cupcake! For children in grades 1-5. Tickets will be given out at 2:45 the day of the program. Space limited. Sponsored by the Newcomers Club. Children under 8 must be accompanied by caregivers.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, August 12, 2016 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

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.

Registration Filled.

Minecraft Club

Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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.

Jungle Crafts

Monday, August 15, 2016 - 10:00am to 7:30pm

On Mondays during the summer, there will be drop in crafts at the Wilton Library. Kids can create all kinds of Jungle crafts, in keeping with our Summer Reading theme ‘Welcome to the Jungle of Books.’ There will be Jungle crowns, monkey masks, and something different every week! Staff member Shayna Simpson has designed another original coloring sheet which will be available at the library. No registration required. 

Movement and Dance for Little Ones

Monday, August 15, 2016 - 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 Monday morning work-out!  No registration required.

Books for Babies

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 10:15am to 10:45am

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.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 11:00am to 11:30am

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.

Wonderful Ones and Twos

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm

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.

Wonderful Wednesdays: Animal Embassy

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Animal Embassy will introduce children to Animal Ambassadors representative of rainforest regions around the globe. Families will meet ambassadors such as a Chinchilla, a Jungle Carpet Python, a Red-foot Tortoise, Red-eyed Tree Frogs, and more. For children in grades K and up. STEM programming supported by the Amadeo Family.  At 2:45 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. 

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, August 19, 2016 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

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.

Registration Filled.

Minecraft Club

Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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.

Children’s Garden Club

Friday, August 26, 2016 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

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.

Registration Filled.

Minecraft Club

Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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.

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