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Upcoming Teen Events

Halloween Children's Zooming Zentangle Fun

Monday, October 18, 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Calling all artists, doodlers and Halloween fans!  If you love to draw or doodle, but think you aren’t a good artist, this is the program for you.  Using a few simple steps and techniques, anyone can learn to create intricate artwork that will make you go wow!  So join us for this Halloween inspired class--we will be working in black and orange!

Whether or not you joined us for previous classes, this program is for you!  We will be doing different tangles and this class will work equally well for first-timers and those who have a bit more experience. 

For children in grades 3-6.  Registration is required. Please register all attendees. Participants will be contacted to pick up supplies a few days before the program.  The Zoom link will be distributed no later than the morning of the program. Register online.  Please note: supplies and space are limited. We ask that patrons register only if you are sure you can attend.  Email alilienharper@wiltonlibrary.org with any questions.    

Navigating the College Application Process (Virtual)

Tuesday, October 19, 5:00pm - 6:15pm

The college application process is not difficult, however there are common missteps to avoid. Join college counselor, Priyanka Shingala, as she explains:

- The different types of college applications

- The applications cycles: early action, early decision, rolling admissions, and regular admissions

- The do’s & don’ts of completing an application (honors/achievements, activities, recommendations & the “additional information” sections)

 -How to link Naviance to the Common App

Registration required. For High School Seniors, but their parents are welcome to join too. 

Prior to the presentation , all students should:1.  Create a Common App account (link here) so that they can make changes/notes as they go.  2. Have their Naviance login info handy.

This is a virtual program. A Zoom link will be emailed the morning of the session.

Teen Courtyard Writing Group (In Person)

Thursday, October 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Are you in grades 7-12 and love to write poetry, prose, and everything in between? Join us for the first meeting of the Teen Courtyard Writing Group. We'll spend some time freewriting based on prompts, and you'll have a chance to learn about National Novel Writing Month in November. 

All teens in grades 7-12 are welcome. Please register - space is limited. Bring a writing utensil and a notebook or paper. This is an outdoor program subject to cancellation if the weather is bad. 

Zentangle Art Workshop: Zooming with Amy

Monday, October 25, 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Join Amy, Wilton Library's certified Zentangle teacher (CZT), as she guides us through a fun and relaxing Zentangle session.  This meditative art form uses simple steps to teach practitioners how to create beautiful patterns. Suitable for anyone who doesn't believe they can draw, as well as experienced artists!  For adults and teens, ages 13+. 

Supplies needed: * White tile (3.5" square), OR Strathmore artist tiles (they come 6 x 6 or 4 x 4 inch squares) * Micron 01 Black Pen OR Micron PN Black Pen, * Mini Graphite Pencil, * Tortillon. -- OR -- * Use what you have from home -- Heavyweight paper cut into a 4x4" square, a fine point black pen (not ballpoint), a soft pencil and smudging tool (or a rolled up pointed cone of soft paper or your fingers).
If you'd like to order supplies, here are a few options:1. Order from Amazon2. Order directly from Zentangle.com3. Order from Jerry's Artarama for curbside pickup or delivery.  Or stop by and talk to them.  
Registration is required and space is limited. Zoom link will be sent no later than the morning of the program. 
New to Zentangle Art? Spend a little time watching a few of the short videos available on our website: https://www.wiltonlibrary.org/zentangle-tutorials

DIY Halloween Pillows for Teens (In Person)

Wednesday, October 27, 6:00pm - 7:15pm

Learn how to make a spooky mini throw pillow to decorate for Halloween. Make your choice of ghost or black cat. All supplies provided and no sewing skills necessary. 

This program is for teens in Grades 7-12. Space is limited for social distancing, so please register. 

Teen Writers Group Write-In (In Person)

Thursday, November 4, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Join the Wilton Library Teen Writing Group for two November write-ins in the Brubeck Room! Work on a National Novel Writing Project or any other creative project. We'll have timed writing sprints and provide prompts to get your creativity flowing. This program is for teens in Grade 7-12. Registration is required.

Children's Zooming Zentangle Fun

Monday, November 8, 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Calling all artists and doodlers!  If you love to draw or doodle, but think you aren’t a good artist, this is the program for you.  Using a few simple steps and techniques, anyone can learn to create intricate artwork that will make you go wow!  So join us for a fun and relaxing afternoon of art!

Whether or not you joined us for previous classes, this program is for you!  We will be doing different tangles and this class will work equally well for first-timers and those who have a bit more experience. 

For children in grades 3-6.  Registration is required. Please register all attendees. Participants will be contacted to pick up supplies a few days before the program.  The Zoom link will be distributed no later than the morning of the program. Register online.  Please note: supplies and space are limited. We ask that patrons register only if you are sure you can attend.  Email alilienharper@wiltonlibrary.org with any questions.    

Make a 3D Printed Cookie Cutter with TinkerCAD (Zoom)

Thursday, November 11, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Curious about 3D printing? Wondering how you can design and make your own 3D objects? Join us for this basic step-by-step TinkerCAD tutorial on Zoom. You'll learn how to make your own 3D cookie cutter design. After the program, participants will have the option to send their file to the library to get it printed by our 3D printer.

This program is for adults and teens, grades 7 and up. Before the program, please create a free TinkerCAD account at TinkerCAD.com. Registration required. The Zoom link will be sent to registrants the day before the program. 

Teen Writers Group Write-In (In Person)

Thursday, November 18, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Join the Wilton Library Teen Writing Group for two November write-ins in the Brubeck Room! Work on a National Novel Writing Project or any other creative project. We'll have timed writing sprints and provide prompts to get your creativity flowing. This program is for teens in Grade 7-12. Registration is required.

Zentangle Art Workshop: Zooming with Amy (Zoom)

Monday, November 22, 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Join Amy, Wilton Library's certified Zentangle teacher (CZT), as she guides us through a fun and relaxing Zentangle session.  This meditative art form uses simple steps to teach practitioners how to create beautiful patterns. Suitable for anyone who doesn't believe they can draw, as well as experienced artists!  For adults and teens, ages 13+. 

Supplies needed: * White tile (3.5" square), OR Strathmore artist tiles (they come 6 x 6 or 4 x 4 inch squares) * Micron 01 Black Pen OR Micron PN Black Pen, * Mini Graphite Pencil, * Tortillon. -- OR -- * Use what you have from home -- Heavyweight paper cut into a 4x4" square, a fine point black pen (not ballpoint), a soft pencil and smudging tool (or a rolled up pointed cone of soft paper or your fingers).
If you'd like to order supplies, here are a few options:1. Order from Amazon2. Order directly from Zentangle.com3. Order from Jerry's Artarama for curbside pickup or delivery.  Or stop by and talk to them.  
Registration is required and space is limited. Zoom link will be sent no later than the morning of the program. 
New to Zentangle Art? Spend a little time watching a few of the short videos available on our website: https://www.wiltonlibrary.org/zentangle-tutorials

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