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Innovation Station

Welcome to Wilton Library’s Innovation Station!

 The Innovation Station is designed for patrons (7th grade – adult) to learn new skills, exchange ideas, collaborate and create items such as robotic devices, prototypes and even quilts.  

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What tools and equipment are available?

MakerBot 3-D printer, an iMac with Final Cut Pro, a PC with Adobe Creative Cloud, a digital scanner, a VHS to DVD converter, a Cricut Die Cutter, soldering stations, 3D Doodlers, an electronic sewing machine, as well as a sewing kit, hot glue gun, markers, duct tape, pinking shears, pliers, screwdrivers and more. We also have snap and squishy circuits, and Arduino and Raspberry Pi components to work with.  Lynda.com and Atomic Training videos are available to provide training on hundreds of PC and Mac software applications. If you’re interested in Manga and comic illustration, Manga Studio 5 software is installed on both the PC and Mac. 

How do I get started?

Sign up to take one of our introductory sessions (see listings below). If you can’t attend one of those, please email innovation@wiltonlibrary.org with some possible dates and times and we’ll try to accommodate you. Please make sure you have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form. Interested 6th graders can also get involved with an accompanying parent.

Once you’ve successfully completed an introductory session, we’ll certify you to use the equipment and you can reserve time for your own projects:

Reserve Innovation Station Equipment

You can reserve one day to one month ahead for a one – two hour block.  You’ll receive a confirmation email once your request has been approved. If you need to cancel your reservation, please reply to the confirmation email to let us know.

Read more in our Frequently Asked Questions flyer.
Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form.

Initial funding for the Innovation Station was provided by the Shoff Foundation.

Innovation Station Sessions:

New Life for Old Videos

Sunday, Feb. 7, 2:00 PM

Do you have a box of old home videos? Wish you could still watch some of those funny or touching family moments? If so, come learn how to convert them to DVDs. For 7th graders through adults and 6th grade students 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 workshop. Space limited to 1 student per session. Registration required. This is for home videos only and conversion time is one-to-one.

Bringing Your Photo Albums into the Digital Age

Sunday, Feb. 7, 2:00 PM

Planning a family reunion or anniversary party? Gather up your old photos, slides and negatives and we'll show you how to turn them into digitized images. Then email or take those images home with you on a thumb-drive to create event mementos. For 7th graders through adults and 6th grade students 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 workshop. Space limited to 2 students per session.  Registration required. 

Make Valentine’s Day Cards

Monday, Feb. 8, 10:00 AM

Create unique Valentine's Day cards using the Cricut, our die cutter. 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.   Space limited to 2 per session. Registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Feb. 8, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Embroidered Valentine's Gift

Monday, Feb. 8, 3:30 PM

In the this one-on-one session, let us introduce you to our electronic sewing machine and embroider a Valentine's apron, tea towel, baby bib or burp cloth for someone you love. Aprons available for $7. All other items are $5 each.. 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 workshop. Registration required.

Etched Glass Valentine’s Bowl—Drop-in Craft

Thursday, Feb. 11, 1:00 PM

Create a one-of-a-kind etched glass bowl using the Die Cutter and some simple supplies. Fill with candy and give to someone special. Swing by between 1 - 2:30 p.m.  For 18+ years. No cost or registration required, but only available while supplies last. 

Young Makers Club for Teens

Thursday, Feb. 11, 4:00 PM

Teens in grades 7-11, join our Young Makers Club, part of a national club started in 2010 as a collaboration between Make, Pixar and Exploratorium. The Maker movement is all about innovation, invention, imagination and creativity. Josh Burker (maker and author of The Invent to Learn: Guide to Fun) will mentor teens in our Innovation Station and help them create open-ended projects to share and exhibit at Innovation Day, Wilton Library's showcase event in May.  

Participants may be introduced to 3D printing, soldering, Arduino, coding, electronic sewing and other tinkering tools. Projects might include electronic wear-ables, interactive games, electronic gadgets, light-up jewelry, musical instruments, etc. We encourage 7th-11th graders who enjoy tinkering, learning and creating to join us. Must be willing to commit to 12 Thursdays from 4-6 p.m. Sessions begin February 4th and end May 5th. (No club on April 14th.)  Sponsored by the Amadeo Family Fund. Space limited. Registration required.

We encourage any teen from 7th-11th grade who is interested in tinkering, learning and creating to join us. Register for the first session on February 4th to sign up.

Make Valentine’s Day Cards

Friday, Feb. 12, 10:00 AM

Create unique Valentine's Day cards using the Cricut, our die cutter. 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.   Space limited to 2 per session. Registration required.

Make Valentine’s Day Cards: Drop-in Session

Sunday, Feb. 14, 2:00 PM

Valentine's Day and you still don't have a card? No problem! Stop into Wilton Library's Innovation Station and make a unique card for that special someone.  For 7th graders - adult and 6th grade students accompanied by an adult.  No registration. Available while supplies last. 

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Feb. 15, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Monogram It!

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 10:00 AM

In the this one-on-one session, let us introduce you to our electronic sewing machine and embroider a tea towel, apron, baby bib or burp cloth. We'll supply the materials for your first session. 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 workshop. Registration required.

Embroider It!

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 10:00 AM

In the this one-on-one session, let us introduce you to our electronic sewing machine and embroider a tea towel, apron, baby bib or burp cloth. We'll supply the materials for your first session. 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 workshop. Registration required.

3D Printing for Beginners

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 6:00 PM

New to the world of 3D printing? Wondering what all the buzz is about? If so, join us to for an introductory session on how to use our 3D printer, the MakerBot Replicator 2X.  Afterwards, you can sign up for an individual session and make your own 3D object. For 7th graders - adult and 6th grade students accompanied by an adult willing to learn too! Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Space limited to 8 students. Registration required; no charge.

New Life for Old Videos

Thursday, Feb. 18, 2:00 PM

Do you have a box of old home videos? Wish you could still watch some of those funny or touching family moments? If so, come learn how to convert them to DVDs. For 7th graders through adults and 6th grade students 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 workshop. Space limited to 1 student per session. Registration required. This is for home videos only and conversion time is one-to-one.

Young Makers Club for Teens

Thursday, Feb. 18, 4:00 PM

Teens in grades 7-11, join our Young Makers Club, part of a national club started in 2010 as a collaboration between Make, Pixar and Exploratorium. The Maker movement is all about innovation, invention, imagination and creativity. Josh Burker (maker and author of The Invent to Learn: Guide to Fun) will mentor teens in our Innovation Station and help them create open-ended projects to share and exhibit at Innovation Day, Wilton Library's showcase event in May.  

Participants may be introduced to 3D printing, soldering, Arduino, coding, electronic sewing and other tinkering tools. Projects might include electronic wear-ables, interactive games, electronic gadgets, light-up jewelry, musical instruments, etc. We encourage 7th-11th graders who enjoy tinkering, learning and creating to join us. Must be willing to commit to 12 Thursdays from 4-6 p.m. Sessions begin February 4th and end May 5th. (No club on April 14th.)  Sponsored by the Amadeo Family Fund. Space limited. Registration required.

We encourage any teen from 7th-11th grade who is interested in tinkering, learning and creating to join us. Register for the first session on February 4th to sign up.

Solder Craft: Blinky Pins

Friday, Feb. 19, 10:00 AM

Come learn to solder and go home with a fun blinking pin! For 7th graders - adult and 6th grade students accompanied by an adult willing to learn too! Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Space limited to 4 students. Registration required; no charge.

Monogram It!

Sunday, Feb. 21, 2:00 PM

In the this one-on-one session, let us introduce you to our electronic sewing machine and embroider a tea towel, apron, baby bib or burp cloth. We'll supply the materials for your first session. 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 workshop. Registration required.

Bringing Your Photo Albums into the Digital Age

Monday, Feb. 22, 10:00 AM

Planning a family reunion or anniversary party? Gather up your old photos, slides and negatives and we'll show you how to turn them into digitized images. Then email or take those images home with you on a thumb-drive to create event mementos. For 7th graders through adults and 6th grade students 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 workshop. Space limited to 2 students per session.  Registration required. 

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Feb. 22, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Monogrammed Bookmarks, Coasters & More

Monday, Feb. 22, 6:00 PM

Learn Tinkercad and then design your own 3D bookmark, coaster, luggage tag or coin holder.  Add your initials or a symbol to make it unique.  Afterwards, schedule a one-on-one 3D session to print your creation. 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 complete form to the workshop.  Space limited to 8 students. Registration required.

Bringing Your Photo Albums into the Digital Age

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 10:00 AM

Planning a family reunion or anniversary party? Gather up your old photos, slides and negatives and we'll show you how to turn them into digitized images. Then email or take those images home with you on a thumb-drive to create event mementos. For 7th graders through adults and 6th grade students 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 workshop. Space limited to 2 students per session.  Registration required. 

New Life for Old Videos

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 10:00 AM

Do you have a box of old home videos? Wish you could still watch some of those funny or touching family moments? If so, come learn how to convert them to DVDs. For 7th graders through adults and 6th grade students 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 workshop. Space limited to 1 student per session. Registration required. This is for home videos only and conversion time is one-to-one.

Bringing Your Photo Albums into the Digital Age

Thursday, Feb. 25, 2:00 PM

Planning a family reunion or anniversary party? Gather up your old photos, slides and negatives and we'll show you how to turn them into digitized images. Then email or take those images home with you on a thumb-drive to create event mementos. For 7th graders through adults and 6th grade students 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 workshop. Space limited to 2 students per session.  Registration required. 

Young Makers Club for Teens

Thursday, Feb. 25, 4:00 PM

Teens in grades 7-11, join our Young Makers Club, part of a national club started in 2010 as a collaboration between Make, Pixar and Exploratorium. The Maker movement is all about innovation, invention, imagination and creativity. Josh Burker (maker and author of The Invent to Learn: Guide to Fun) will mentor teens in our Innovation Station and help them create open-ended projects to share and exhibit at Innovation Day, Wilton Library's showcase event in May.  

Participants may be introduced to 3D printing, soldering, Arduino, coding, electronic sewing and other tinkering tools. Projects might include electronic wear-ables, interactive games, electronic gadgets, light-up jewelry, musical instruments, etc. We encourage 7th-11th graders who enjoy tinkering, learning and creating to join us. Must be willing to commit to 12 Thursdays from 4-6 p.m. Sessions begin February 4th and end May 5th. (No club on April 14th.)  Sponsored by the Amadeo Family Fund. Space limited. Registration required.

We encourage any teen from 7th-11th grade who is interested in tinkering, learning and creating to join us. Register for the first session on February 4th to sign up.

New Life for Old Videos

Friday, Feb. 26, 10:00 AM

Do you have a box of old home videos? Wish you could still watch some of those funny or touching family moments? If so, come learn how to convert them to DVDs. For 7th graders through adults and 6th grade students 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 workshop. Space limited to 1 student per session. Registration required. This is for home videos only and conversion time is one-to-one.

3D Printing for Beginners

Sunday, Feb. 28, 2:00 PM

New to the world of 3D printing? Wondering what all the buzz is about? If so, join us to for an introductory session on how to use our 3D printer, the MakerBot Replicator 2X.  Afterwards, you can sign up for an individual session and make your own 3D object. For 7th graders - adult and 6th grade students accompanied by an adult willing to learn too! Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form. Please bring the completed form to the workshop. Space limited to 8 students. Registration required; no charge.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Feb. 29, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Young Makers Club for Teens

Thursday, Mar. 3, 4:00 PM

Teens in grades 7-11, join our Young Makers Club, part of a national club started in 2010 as a collaboration between Make, Pixar and Exploratorium. The Maker movement is all about innovation, invention, imagination and creativity. Josh Burker (maker and author of The Invent to Learn: Guide to Fun) will mentor teens in our Innovation Station and help them create open-ended projects to share and exhibit at Innovation Day, Wilton Library's showcase event in May.  

Participants may be introduced to 3D printing, soldering, Arduino, coding, electronic sewing and other tinkering tools. Projects might include electronic wear-ables, interactive games, electronic gadgets, light-up jewelry, musical instruments, etc. We encourage 7th-11th graders who enjoy tinkering, learning and creating to join us. Must be willing to commit to 12 Thursdays from 4-6 p.m. Sessions begin February 4th and end May 5th. (No club on April 14th.)  Sponsored by the Amadeo Family Fund. Space limited. Registration required.

We encourage any teen from 7th-11th grade who is interested in tinkering, learning and creating to join us. Register for the first session on February 4th to sign up.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Mar. 7, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Young Makers Club for Teens

Thursday, Mar. 10, 4:00 PM

Teens in grades 7-11, join our Young Makers Club, part of a national club started in 2010 as a collaboration between Make, Pixar and Exploratorium. The Maker movement is all about innovation, invention, imagination and creativity. Josh Burker (maker and author of The Invent to Learn: Guide to Fun) will mentor teens in our Innovation Station and help them create open-ended projects to share and exhibit at Innovation Day, Wilton Library's showcase event in May.  

Participants may be introduced to 3D printing, soldering, Arduino, coding, electronic sewing and other tinkering tools. Projects might include electronic wear-ables, interactive games, electronic gadgets, light-up jewelry, musical instruments, etc. We encourage 7th-11th graders who enjoy tinkering, learning and creating to join us. Must be willing to commit to 12 Thursdays from 4-6 p.m. Sessions begin February 4th and end May 5th. (No club on April 14th.)  Sponsored by the Amadeo Family Fund. Space limited. Registration required.

We encourage any teen from 7th-11th grade who is interested in tinkering, learning and creating to join us. Register for the first session on February 4th to sign up.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Mar. 14, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Young Makers Club for Teens

Thursday, Mar. 17, 4:00 PM

Teens in grades 7-11, join our Young Makers Club, part of a national club started in 2010 as a collaboration between Make, Pixar and Exploratorium. The Maker movement is all about innovation, invention, imagination and creativity. Josh Burker (maker and author of The Invent to Learn: Guide to Fun) will mentor teens in our Innovation Station and help them create open-ended projects to share and exhibit at Innovation Day, Wilton Library's showcase event in May.  

Participants may be introduced to 3D printing, soldering, Arduino, coding, electronic sewing and other tinkering tools. Projects might include electronic wear-ables, interactive games, electronic gadgets, light-up jewelry, musical instruments, etc. We encourage 7th-11th graders who enjoy tinkering, learning and creating to join us. Must be willing to commit to 12 Thursdays from 4-6 p.m. Sessions begin February 4th and end May 5th. (No club on April 14th.)  Sponsored by the Amadeo Family Fund. Space limited. Registration required.

We encourage any teen from 7th-11th grade who is interested in tinkering, learning and creating to join us. Register for the first session on February 4th to sign up.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Mar. 21, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Young Makers Club for Teens

Thursday, Mar. 24, 4:00 PM

Teens in grades 7-11, join our Young Makers Club, part of a national club started in 2010 as a collaboration between Make, Pixar and Exploratorium. The Maker movement is all about innovation, invention, imagination and creativity. Josh Burker (maker and author of The Invent to Learn: Guide to Fun) will mentor teens in our Innovation Station and help them create open-ended projects to share and exhibit at Innovation Day, Wilton Library's showcase event in May.  

Participants may be introduced to 3D printing, soldering, Arduino, coding, electronic sewing and other tinkering tools. Projects might include electronic wear-ables, interactive games, electronic gadgets, light-up jewelry, musical instruments, etc. We encourage 7th-11th graders who enjoy tinkering, learning and creating to join us. Must be willing to commit to 12 Thursdays from 4-6 p.m. Sessions begin February 4th and end May 5th. (No club on April 14th.)  Sponsored by the Amadeo Family Fund. Space limited. Registration required.

We encourage any teen from 7th-11th grade who is interested in tinkering, learning and creating to join us. Register for the first session on February 4th to sign up.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Mar. 28, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Young Makers Club for Teens

Thursday, Mar. 31, 4:00 PM

Teens in grades 7-11, join our Young Makers Club, part of a national club started in 2010 as a collaboration between Make, Pixar and Exploratorium. The Maker movement is all about innovation, invention, imagination and creativity. Josh Burker (maker and author of The Invent to Learn: Guide to Fun) will mentor teens in our Innovation Station and help them create open-ended projects to share and exhibit at Innovation Day, Wilton Library's showcase event in May.  

Participants may be introduced to 3D printing, soldering, Arduino, coding, electronic sewing and other tinkering tools. Projects might include electronic wear-ables, interactive games, electronic gadgets, light-up jewelry, musical instruments, etc. We encourage 7th-11th graders who enjoy tinkering, learning and creating to join us. Must be willing to commit to 12 Thursdays from 4-6 p.m. Sessions begin February 4th and end May 5th. (No club on April 14th.)  Sponsored by the Amadeo Family Fund. Space limited. Registration required.

We encourage any teen from 7th-11th grade who is interested in tinkering, learning and creating to join us. Register for the first session on February 4th to sign up.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Apr. 4, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Young Makers Club for Teens

Thursday, Apr. 7, 4:00 PM

Teens in grades 7-11, join our Young Makers Club, part of a national club started in 2010 as a collaboration between Make, Pixar and Exploratorium. The Maker movement is all about innovation, invention, imagination and creativity. Josh Burker (maker and author of The Invent to Learn: Guide to Fun) will mentor teens in our Innovation Station and help them create open-ended projects to share and exhibit at Innovation Day, Wilton Library's showcase event in May.  

Participants may be introduced to 3D printing, soldering, Arduino, coding, electronic sewing and other tinkering tools. Projects might include electronic wear-ables, interactive games, electronic gadgets, light-up jewelry, musical instruments, etc. We encourage 7th-11th graders who enjoy tinkering, learning and creating to join us. Must be willing to commit to 12 Thursdays from 4-6 p.m. Sessions begin February 4th and end May 5th. (No club on April 14th.)  Sponsored by the Amadeo Family Fund. Space limited. Registration required.

We encourage any teen from 7th-11th grade who is interested in tinkering, learning and creating to join us. Register for the first session on February 4th to sign up.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Apr. 11, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Apr. 18, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Young Makers Club for Teens

Thursday, Apr. 21, 4:00 PM

Teens in grades 7-11, join our Young Makers Club, part of a national club started in 2010 as a collaboration between Make, Pixar and Exploratorium. The Maker movement is all about innovation, invention, imagination and creativity. Josh Burker (maker and author of The Invent to Learn: Guide to Fun) will mentor teens in our Innovation Station and help them create open-ended projects to share and exhibit at Innovation Day, Wilton Library's showcase event in May.  

Participants may be introduced to 3D printing, soldering, Arduino, coding, electronic sewing and other tinkering tools. Projects might include electronic wear-ables, interactive games, electronic gadgets, light-up jewelry, musical instruments, etc. We encourage 7th-11th graders who enjoy tinkering, learning and creating to join us. Must be willing to commit to 12 Thursdays from 4-6 p.m. Sessions begin February 4th and end May 5th. (No club on April 14th.)  Sponsored by the Amadeo Family Fund. Space limited. Registration required.

We encourage any teen from 7th-11th grade who is interested in tinkering, learning and creating to join us. Register for the first session on February 4th to sign up.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Apr. 25, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Young Makers Club for Teens

Thursday, Apr. 28, 4:00 PM

Teens in grades 7-11, join our Young Makers Club, part of a national club started in 2010 as a collaboration between Make, Pixar and Exploratorium. The Maker movement is all about innovation, invention, imagination and creativity. Josh Burker (maker and author of The Invent to Learn: Guide to Fun) will mentor teens in our Innovation Station and help them create open-ended projects to share and exhibit at Innovation Day, Wilton Library's showcase event in May.  

Participants may be introduced to 3D printing, soldering, Arduino, coding, electronic sewing and other tinkering tools. Projects might include electronic wear-ables, interactive games, electronic gadgets, light-up jewelry, musical instruments, etc. We encourage 7th-11th graders who enjoy tinkering, learning and creating to join us. Must be willing to commit to 12 Thursdays from 4-6 p.m. Sessions begin February 4th and end May 5th. (No club on April 14th.)  Sponsored by the Amadeo Family Fund. Space limited. Registration required.

We encourage any teen from 7th-11th grade who is interested in tinkering, learning and creating to join us. Register for the first session on February 4th to sign up.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, May. 2, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Young Makers Club for Teens

Thursday, May. 5, 4:00 PM

Teens in grades 7-11, join our Young Makers Club, part of a national club started in 2010 as a collaboration between Make, Pixar and Exploratorium. The Maker movement is all about innovation, invention, imagination and creativity. Josh Burker (maker and author of The Invent to Learn: Guide to Fun) will mentor teens in our Innovation Station and help them create open-ended projects to share and exhibit at Innovation Day, Wilton Library's showcase event in May.  

Participants may be introduced to 3D printing, soldering, Arduino, coding, electronic sewing and other tinkering tools. Projects might include electronic wear-ables, interactive games, electronic gadgets, light-up jewelry, musical instruments, etc. We encourage 7th-11th graders who enjoy tinkering, learning and creating to join us. Must be willing to commit to 12 Thursdays from 4-6 p.m. Sessions begin February 4th and end May 5th. (No club on April 14th.)  Sponsored by the Amadeo Family Fund. Space limited. Registration required.

We encourage any teen from 7th-11th grade who is interested in tinkering, learning and creating to join us. Register for the first session on February 4th to sign up.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, May. 9, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, May. 16, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, May. 23, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, May. 30, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Jun. 6, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Jun. 13, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Jun. 20, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Jun. 27, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Jul. 4, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Jul. 11, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Jul. 18, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Jul. 25, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Aug. 1, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Aug. 8, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Aug. 15, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Aug. 22, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Aug. 29, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Sep. 5, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Sep. 12, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Sep. 19, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Sep. 26, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Oct. 3, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Oct. 10, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Oct. 17, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Oct. 24, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Oct. 31, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Nov. 7, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Nov. 14, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Nov. 21, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Nov. 28, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Dec. 5, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Dec. 12, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Dec. 19, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters

Monday, Dec. 26, 1:00 PM

Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. Make new friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own projects. New to stitching but want to give it a try? We have needles and yarn for you to test out.  No registration required.

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