Come to Wilton Library and register for Summer Reading. 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, logging, and completing challenges, kids will be eligible for benchmark prizes throughout the summer.
The Read S'More! program stimulates kids' imaginations with wonderful stories and fun activities while focusing on nature and the great outdoors. Drop-in story times, drop-in activities, large-group enrichment and entertainment programs and animal visits are just some of the events planned through August 16. Think of us as your free stay-at-home summer camp experience.
The summer reading program is supported by Kim and Mike Healy, with STEAM programs made possible by the Amadeo Family. Additional reading prizes are sponsored by the following local area businesses: Beardsley Zoo, Sky Zone, Subway and Toy Chest. The reading portion of the program runs from June 17 - August 30. Call for details 203-762-6336.
Starting Monday, 6/17/19, Teens & Tweens entering grades 6-12 can register online for our summer reading program - Expand Your Mind: Read, Discover & Explore – and record their reading anywhere as on long as they have an internet connection. Use it to log books and minutes read. A weekly drawing will take place and at the end of the summer, one person will receive a $100 gift certificate. The more minutes read, the greater the chance of winning!
The online Summer Reading and many of our summer programs (e.g.; arts and crafts) are made possible by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund. All STEM programs are supported by the Amadeo Family. Questions? Call 203-762-6342.
Do you have stacks of old slides and looking for a way to scan them into digital format? If so, come learn how to use our new high-resolution slide scanner. It can scan up to 50 slides in one batch.
For 7th graders to adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too. Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form. Please bring the completed form to the session. Space limited to 2 per session. Registration required.
Children going into grades 3 - 6 are invited to come watch charming mermaids, fairies, pirates, and spacemen come to life on a sketchbook. Everyone who attends will leave with a quick sketch made on the spot. Be sure to bring your imagination and have a fun time watching the creations. This program is being offered by Wilton High School alumni Emma Keating. Emma is going into her junior year at Purchase College where she is studying film. She creates her own animated movies by drawing thousands of individual pictures. These frames add up to make a full story. Her animated short Saving Me has won several awards including: Scholastic Gold Key, Juan Castillo Best Film in Connecticut, and The New Canaan New Age Film Festival Best in Animation. Drop-in; no registration.
Children in grades K and up are invited to join this weekly Garden Club! Throughout the spring and summer, we will plant, tend, and eat fruits and vegetables in our raised-bed garden. During the month of April, we will meet to plan our garden and prepare for May planting. This is a fun activity for the whole family! Garden supplies sponsored by the Wilton Garden Club. Program supported by the Amadeo Family.
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Learn how to use the Cricut, our die cutter and monogram an acrylic jewelry tray. Makes a great gift! $9 for the tray, payable upon arrival.
For 7th graders - adults and 6th graders accompanied by adults willing to learn, too.Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form. Please bring the completed form to the session. Space limited to 2 per session. Registration required.