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.
Join us in making a Macramé necklace and a sailor's knot bracelet as a gift or for yourself to enjoy. For kids ages 10-12. Registration required.
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 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.
Summer is coming to an end and it's almost time to go back to school. Harry Potter is always happy to leave the Dursleys and go back to Hogwarts and this year, you can go, too! Wilton Library is hosting an all-day fundraiser for children in grades 3-5. Children will be sorted into the four houses and attend a variety of magical classes and fun activities. They will learn how to disguise themselves with magic from the Weasley Brothers' joke business, have their fortunes told by Professor Trelawney, learn about magical creatures, and much more. Lunch donated by Wilton's own Pinocchio Pizza. Advance register required in person; $55.00 per child. Accommodations will be made for children going to Meet the Teacher sessions—kids can come back and join the festivities.
Create different crafts using Perler beads. Make coasters, key chains, a three dimensional camera-shaped box as well as other design. Use your imagination and make a new craft. For kids ages 10-12. Registration required.
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.
Follow step-by-step instructions to decorate a fancy cupcake! For children in grades 1-5. Tickets will be given out at 3:45 the day of the program. Space limited. Children under 8 must be accompanied by caregivers.
Children are invited to join us on for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) programs which concentrate on innovative and creative activities. Come join us in making friendship bracelets. We’ll use a variety of macramé techniques using different colored embroidery floss. Space is limited to 10 children and tickets for this program will be handed out on a first-come-first-served basis at the Children's Library Reference Desk starting at 1:45 p.m. on the day of the program. For ages 8 – 12; no experience necessary. Caregivers must remain in the building.
Come celebrate the 100th birthday of one the worlds' most beloved Children's authors, Roald Dahl! We will read from some of his books, see an excerpt from the film The BFG, and finish by making a special Dahl-riffic craft! Registration required, for children ages 4 and up. There will be a drawing for a special prize as well!
The United Nations has designated September 21st as the International Day of Peace. In recognition of this day, we will be making origami cranes, a symbol of peace, and then display them all in the Children's Library. Come help us make cranes and promote the ideals of peace. This program is for children of all ages. Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required. Supplies and instructions will also be available all week in the Children's Library for anyone who would like to stop by to make a crane to add to our display.
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.