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Kids going into grades K - 6 are invited to sign-up for our "Tails and Tales" themed Summer Library Adventure 2021 from June 14 - August 28. This year will be special - we will not only focus on reading, but also provide ideas for fun, educational activities for the whole family. We are excited to offer this innovative program for our community!

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Cartoon Drawing with Emma

Friday, July 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Kids in grades 3 - 5 are invited to join us for a cartoon drawing class on Zoom.  Emma Keating offers her program again for the fourth year in a row to show us how to draw some amazing animals, creatures, and characters. All you need is some paper, pencils, coloring medium (crayons, watercolors, colored pencils), and your imagination! Registration required for each session as the group size will be limited so as to facilitate conversation. Zoom links will be sent shortly before the start of the program.

Questions? Call (203)762-6336 or email aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org

Wilton Library’s Summer Sidewalk Book Sale

Saturday, July 24, 10:00am - 3:00pm

Wilton Library holds its popular Summer Sidewalk Book Sale on Saturday, July 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. during the Wilton Sidewalk Sale & Street Fair. The sale offers gently-used books for great beach/vacation reads, children’s and teen books, cookbooks, history books, classics, gardening, paperbacks, an Art Shoppe, and so much more. Smart shoppers will find an assortment of CDs and DVDs, vinyl, lots of puzzles, plus a huge Tag Sale stretching from one end of the library’s front lawn to the other.  There are bargains galore and something for everyone, from babies to seniors. The sale moves inside to the Gallery, Monday, July 26 through Thursday, July 29, during regular library hours, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Wilton Library's Summer Book Sale

Monday, July 26, 10:00am - 6:00pm

Wilton Library will be selling gently-used books for great beach/vacation reads, children’s and teen books, cookbooks, history books, classics, gardening, paperbacks, an Art Shoppe, and so much more in the Gallery. Smart shoppers will find an assortment of CDs and DVDs, vinyl, lots of puzzles, plus a huge Tag Sale.  There are bargains galore and something for everyone, from babies to seniors. 

Virtual Crafternoon

Monday, July 26, 4:00pm - 4:45pm

Children ages 4 and up are invited to join us for a Zoom Crafternoon! Each week we will make a new craft based on our Summer Reading Program Theme: Tails and Tales. Craft kits will be available to registrants at the Children's Desk. Zoom links will be emailed the day of the program. Registration for each child is required. Questions? Email aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org

Wilton Library's Summer Book Sale

Tuesday, July 27, 10:00am - 6:00pm

Wilton Library will be selling gently-used books for great beach/vacation reads, children’s and teen books, cookbooks, history books, classics, gardening, paperbacks, an Art Shoppe, and so much more in the Gallery. Smart shoppers will find an assortment of CDs and DVDs, vinyl, lots of puzzles, plus a huge Tag Sale.  There are bargains galore and something for everyone, from babies to seniors. 

Courtyard Story Time

Tuesday, July 27, 10:30am - 11:00am

Children ages 3-4 and their caregivers are invited to our very first in-person story time since last year! Story time will be in the Reference area Courtyard. Kids will enjoy stories, songs, puppets, and rhymes. Bring a blanket to reserve your space.  Masks MUST be worn at all times by adults and children. Social distancing must be maintained, therefore space is limited. Registration is required for each session. Masked walk-ins welcome is space allows. Questions? Email aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org

Wilton Library's Summer Book Sale

Wednesday, July 28, 10:00am - 6:00pm

Wilton Library will be selling gently-used books for great beach/vacation reads, children’s and teen books, cookbooks, history books, classics, gardening, paperbacks, an Art Shoppe, and so much more in the Gallery. Smart shoppers will find an assortment of CDs and DVDs, vinyl, lots of puzzles, plus a huge Tag Sale.  There are bargains galore and something for everyone, from babies to seniors. 

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes Online

Wednesday, July 28, 10:30am - 11:30am

Join us for an interactive zoom story time geared especially for toddlers aged 2-3.  Children and their caregivers will have fun listening to stories, singing songs, learning rhymes, and doing movement activities, all while building literacy skills.  Registration is required for each date, and a zoom link will be sent out the day before the program.  For more details or if you have any questions, email Miss Amy at alilienharper@wiltonlibrary.org

Wonderful Wednesdays - Beardsley Zoo 2

Wednesday, July 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

The Beardsley Zoo will return for their second Zoom program at the Wilton Library. They will be showing how different animals adapt to multiple environments.Registration required for kids 4 and up. The Zoom link will be sent the morning of the program

Questions? Call the Wilton Children's Library at 203-762-6336.

Wilton Library's Summer Book Sale

Thursday, July 29, 10:00am - 6:00pm

Wilton Library will be selling gently-used books for great beach/vacation reads, children’s and teen books, cookbooks, history books, classics, gardening, paperbacks, an Art Shoppe, and so much more in the Gallery. Smart shoppers will find an assortment of CDs and DVDs, vinyl, lots of puzzles, plus a huge Tag Sale.  There are bargains galore and something for everyone, from babies to seniors. 

Recycled Crafts for Kids

Thursday, July 29, 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Please note our new time from 3:30pm - 5pm! Kids ages 8 - 12, and 7 and under with an adult are invited to join this crafting class hosted by Fiona Conway. Fiona is an upcoming 11th grade Girl Scout completing her Gold Award. In this class kids will make crafts out of recycled materials that you find around the house that would otherwise be thrown away and contribute to pollution. This class will be held on Zoom for an hour and a half every Thursday from July 8th- August 26 (no class August 19.) You can sign up for some classes, all classes, or just one if you prefer. If you plan to take this class, start gathering and saving materials for the next couple weeks including egg cartons, cardboard, scrap paper, popsicle sticks, used straws, and anything else you think could be used in a craft. For our first week, we will be doing crafts with egg cartons, so make sure to get those. Fiona will email parents before classes each week to update on materials we will need for that week. Any other materials may include pipe cleaners, glue, markers or paint, but each craft can be personalized so no specific thing is required. During classes, Fiona will be instructing the kids how to do the craft, and they can follow along or go in their own creative direction. Fiona will also be integrating facts and doing small lessons on why reusing materials and protecting the environment is so important. Looking forward to seeing you there! Registration required. Zoom link will be sent the day of the program. Questions? Email Fiona at fionaconwaygs@gmail.com

Cartoon Drawing with Emma

Friday, July 30, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Kids in grades 3 - 5 are invited to join us for a cartoon drawing class on Zoom.  Emma Keating offers her program again for the fourth year in a row to show us how to draw some amazing animals, creatures, and characters. All you need is some paper, pencils, coloring medium (crayons, watercolors, colored pencils), and your imagination! Registration required for each session as the group size will be limited so as to facilitate conversation. Zoom links will be sent shortly before the start of the program.

Questions? Call (203)762-6336 or email aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org

Virtual Crafternoon

Monday, August 2, 4:00pm - 4:45pm

Children ages 4 and up are invited to join us for a Zoom Crafternoon! Each week we will make a new craft based on our Summer Reading Program Theme: Tails and Tales. Craft kits will be available to registrants at the Children's Desk. Zoom links will be emailed the day of the program. Registration for each child is required. Questions? Email aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org

Courtyard Story Time

Tuesday, August 3, 10:30am - 11:00am

Children ages 3-4 and their caregivers are invited to our very first in-person story time since last year! Story time will be in the Reference area Courtyard. Kids will enjoy stories, songs, puppets, and rhymes. Bring a blanket to reserve your space.  Masks MUST be worn at all times by adults and children. Social distancing must be maintained, therefore space is limited. Registration is required for each session. Masked walk-ins welcome is space allows. Questions? Email aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes Online

Wednesday, August 4, 10:30am - 11:30am

Join us for an interactive zoom story time geared especially for toddlers aged 2-3.  Children and their caregivers will have fun listening to stories, singing songs, learning rhymes, and doing movement activities, all while building literacy skills.  Registration is required for each date, and a zoom link will be sent out the day before the program.  For more details or if you have any questions, email Miss Amy at alilienharper@wiltonlibrary.org

Wonderful Wednesdays - Christine's Critters

Wednesday, August 4, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Christine's Critters will be visiting the Wilton Library in a fun and informative Zoom program. Locally based Christine will show and talk about some of her wonderful birds that she has rescued and fostered. There will be hawks and owls and others! The Zoom link will be sent the morning of the program.

Registration required, for kids 4 and up. Questions? Call the Wilton Children's Library at 203-762-6336.

Recycled Crafts for Kids

Thursday, August 5, 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Please note our new time from 3:30pm - 5pm! Kids ages 8 - 12 are invited to join this crafting class hosted by Fiona Conway. Fiona is an upcoming 11th grade Girl Scout completing her Gold Award. In this class kids will make crafts out of recycled materials that you find around the house that would otherwise be thrown away and contribute to pollution. This class will be held on Zoom for an hour and a half every Thursday from July 8th- August 26 (no class August 19.) You can sign up for some classes, all classes, or just one if you prefer. If you plan to take this class, start gathering and saving materials for the next couple weeks including egg cartons, cardboard, scrap paper, popsicle sticks, used straws, and anything else you think could be used in a craft. For our first week, we will be doing crafts with egg cartons, so make sure to get those. Fiona will email parents before classes each week to update on materials we will need for that week. Any other materials may include pipe cleaners, glue, markers or paint, but each craft can be personalized so no specific thing is required. During classes, Fiona will be instructing the kids how to do the craft, and they can follow along or go in their own creative direction. Fiona will also be integrating facts and doing small lessons on why reusing materials and protecting the environment is so important. Looking forward to seeing you there! Registration required. Zoom link will be sent the day of the program. Questions? Email Fiona at fionaconwaygs@gmail.com

Virtual Crafternoon

Monday, August 9, 4:00pm - 4:45pm

Children ages 4 and up are invited to join us for a Zoom Crafternoon! Each week we will make a new craft based on our Summer Reading Program Theme: Tails and Tales. Craft kits will be available to registrants at the Children's Desk. Zoom links will be emailed the day of the program. Registration for each child is required. Questions? Email aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org

Courtyard Story Time

Tuesday, August 10, 10:30am - 11:00am

Children ages 3-4 and their caregivers are invited to our very first in-person story time since last year! Story time will be in the Reference area Courtyard. Kids will enjoy stories, songs, puppets, and rhymes. Bring a blanket to reserve your space.  Masks MUST be worn at all times by adults and children. Social distancing must be maintained, therefore space is limited. Registration is required for each session. Masked walk-ins welcome is space allows. Questions? Email aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes Online

Wednesday, August 11, 10:30am - 11:30am

Join us for an interactive zoom story time geared especially for toddlers aged 2-3.  Children and their caregivers will have fun listening to stories, singing songs, learning rhymes, and doing movement activities, all while building literacy skills.  Registration is required for each date, and a zoom link will be sent out the day before the program.  For more details or if you have any questions, email Miss Amy at alilienharper@wiltonlibrary.org

Wonderful Wednesdays - Let's Draw Animals with Rick Stromoski

Wednesday, August 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Let's draw animals!  Kids in Grades 3 and up can learn to draw animals with award winning cartoonist Rick Stromoski. In this Zoom program kids will learn to draw a variety of furry, feathered and hoofed friends.  The Zoom link will be sent the morning of the program. Registration required, Grades 3 and up. Participants should have paper and a writing utensilQuestions? Call the Wilton Children's Library at 203-762-6336

Story Time @ the Fire Station

Thursday, August 12, 10:15am - 10:45am

Children ages 3 and up with caregivers are invited to join Wilton Fire Fighters for an interactive story time at the Wilton Fire Department Headquarters at 236 Danbury Road on the Wilton Town Hall campus. Masks MUST be worn at all times. Children will listen to stories and have a chance to ask the firefighters questions. Bring a blanket to reserve your space. Space is limited for social distancing. Registration is required. For questions email aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org

Recycled Crafts for Kids

Thursday, August 12, 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Please note our new time from 3:30pm - 5pm! Kids ages 8 - 12 are invited to join this crafting class hosted by Fiona Conway. Fiona is an upcoming 11th grade Girl Scout completing her Gold Award. In this class kids will make crafts out of recycled materials that you find around the house that would otherwise be thrown away and contribute to pollution. This class will be held on Zoom for an hour and a half every Thursday from July 8th- August 26 (no class August 19.) You can sign up for some classes, all classes, or just one if you prefer. If you plan to take this class, start gathering and saving materials for the next couple weeks including egg cartons, cardboard, scrap paper, popsicle sticks, used straws, and anything else you think could be used in a craft. For our first week, we will be doing crafts with egg cartons, so make sure to get those. Fiona will email parents before classes each week to update on materials we will need for that week. Any other materials may include pipe cleaners, glue, markers or paint, but each craft can be personalized so no specific thing is required. During classes, Fiona will be instructing the kids how to do the craft, and they can follow along or go in their own creative direction. Fiona will also be integrating facts and doing small lessons on why reusing materials and protecting the environment is so important. Looking forward to seeing you there! Registration required. Zoom link will be sent the day of the program. Questions? Email Fiona at fionaconwaygs@gmail.com

Recycled Crafts for Kids

Saturday, August 14, 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Kids ages 8 - 12 are invited to join this crafting class hosted by Fiona Conway. Fiona is an upcoming 11th grade Girl Scout completing her Gold Award. In this class kids will make crafts out of recycled materials that you find around the house that would otherwise be thrown away and contribute to pollution. This class will be held on Zoom for an hour and a half every Thursday from July 8th- August 26 (no class August 19.) You can sign up for some classes, all classes, or just one if you prefer. If you plan to take this class, start gathering and saving materials for the next couple weeks including egg cartons, cardboard, scrap paper, popsicle sticks, used straws, and anything else you think could be used in a craft. For our first week, we will be doing crafts with egg cartons, so make sure to get those. Fiona will email parents before classes each week to update on materials we will need for that week. Any other materials may include pipe cleaners, glue, markers or paint, but each craft can be personalized so no specific thing is required. During classes, Fiona will be instructing the kids how to do the craft, and they can follow along or go in their own creative direction. Fiona will also be integrating facts and doing small lessons on why reusing materials and protecting the environment is so important. Looking forward to seeing you there! Registration required. Zoom link will be sent the day of the program. Questions? Email Fiona at fionaconwaygs@gmail.com

Wizard Camp - Morning

Monday, August 16, 10:30am - 12:00pm

Do you love Harry Potter as much as we do?? Then get ready for Wizard Camp! Kids entering grades 4 - 6 are invited to join the in-person fun this summer.  The program has two available sessions Monday - Thursday, August 16 - 19 from either 10:30 am - 12 pm OR 3 pm - 4:30 pm. Get sorted into your house, take classes such as potions and the care of magical creatures, as well as see live animals, make crafts, and more. There will be something to take home every day! This is a fundraiser for the Children's Library. Fee is $70 per child. For children entering grades 4 - 6. Space is limited for social distancing. Masks MUST be worn at all times. No food or drink please. 

Wizard Camp - Afternoon

Monday, August 16, 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Do you love Harry Potter as much as we do?? Then get ready for Wizard Camp! Kids entering grades 4 - 6 are invited to join the in-person fun this summer.  The program has two available sessions Monday - Thursday, August 16 - 19 from either 10:30 am - 12 pm OR 3 pm - 4:30 pm. Get sorted into your house, take classes such as potions and the care of magical creatures, as well as see live animals, make crafts, and more. There will be something to take home every day! This is a fundraiser for the Children's Library. Fee is $70 per child. For children entering grades 4 - 6. Space is limited for social distancing. Masks MUST be worn at all times. No food or drink please. 

Recycled Crafts for Kids

Thursday, August 26, 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Please note our new time from 3:30pm - 5pm! Kids ages 8 - 12 are invited to join this crafting class hosted by Fiona Conway. Fiona is an upcoming 11th grade Girl Scout completing her Gold Award. In this class kids will make crafts out of recycled materials that you find around the house that would otherwise be thrown away and contribute to pollution. This class will be held on Zoom for an hour and a half every Thursday from July 8th- August 26 (no class August 19.) You can sign up for some classes, all classes, or just one if you prefer. If you plan to take this class, start gathering and saving materials for the next couple weeks including egg cartons, cardboard, scrap paper, popsicle sticks, used straws, and anything else you think could be used in a craft. For our first week, we will be doing crafts with egg cartons, so make sure to get those. Fiona will email parents before classes each week to update on materials we will need for that week. Any other materials may include pipe cleaners, glue, markers or paint, but each craft can be personalized so no specific thing is required. During classes, Fiona will be instructing the kids how to do the craft, and they can follow along or go in their own creative direction. Fiona will also be integrating facts and doing small lessons on why reusing materials and protecting the environment is so important. Looking forward to seeing you there! Registration required. Zoom link will be sent the day of the program. Questions? Email Fiona at fionaconwaygs@gmail.com

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