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Upcoming Teen Events

Zentangle Art Workshop (In-Person)

Monday, May 23, 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Join Amy, Wilton Library‘s certified Zentangle instructor, as she guides us through a fun and relaxing Zentangle art 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 and up. All supplies provided. 

Registration required with $5 materials fee payable at time of registration.  

Teen Drop-In Craft Friday (In-Person)

Friday, May 27, 3:00pm - 5:45pm

Stop by the Teen Room to make your own DIY mouse pad using cork tiles and mod podge, or use any materials in our craft stash to make whatever your heart desires, while supplies last. We'll have coloring pages, origami, and more. No registration necessary. 

Teen Drop-In Friday

Friday, June 3, 3:00pm - 5:45pm

Drop into the Teen Room for Drop-In Friday. Make a craft, play a game, or just relax. This week's craft: origami finger puppets. 

No registration necessary. Just drop in!

Teen Library Council (TLC) Meeting

Tuesday, June 14, 4:00pm - 5:15pm

The Wilton Teen Library Council (TLC) is a monthly group for youth in grades 6-12 who are interested in becoming more involved with the library. All Wilton teens are welcome. Benefits include: helping librarians choose teen materials, brainstorming ideas for teen programs, gaining experience working in a leadership role, and helping the community through service projects. 

Each meeting will consist of a small group activity and discussion of upcoming events. We will meet the second Tuesday of each month and ask that you attend all meetings. Registration is optional, but we recommend submitting a TLC application before your first meeting. Please contact Teen Services at (203) 762-6342 with any questions. 

Teen Drop-In Friday

Friday, June 17, 2:00pm - 5:45pm

Drop by the Teen department for Drop-In Friday. Make a craft, play a game, or just relax. This week's activity: tour the Innovation Station! Make a button and see our 3D printer in action.

No registration necessary. Just drop in!

Teen Tie Dye

Tuesday, June 21, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Kick-off the summer with tie-dye at the library! Make a tie-dye bandana or bring your own t-shirt to dye. While you're here, learn how to take part in our summer reading challenge for teens.

Supplies are limited and registration is recommended. This program is for rising 6-12 graders.

Make Your Own Squishies!

Thursday, June 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Craft a cute memory foam friend. Help yourself to precut shapes or make them from scratch. Wear clothes to paint in.  For kids entering grades 4-6. Registration required.  

Masks recommended for all participants.

Girl's Code Camp for Grades 5-8

Monday, June 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join our Girl's Code Camp: a five-day class designed to help girls learn and practice coding skills in a supportive environment. Starting on Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 1, join us every morning for a two hour code class. Students are encouraged to bring their own laptops or Chromebooks.

This class will be led by Patrice Gans of Random Hacks of Kindness, Jr. Patrice founded Random Hacks of Kindness, Jr. in 2014 after she attended a Random Hacks of Kindness event and realized the opportunity it presented to fill the void in teaching coding and computer science in the younger grades. She brings expertise in both STEM education and community engagement.

Registration is required. 

Girl's Code Camp for Grades 5-8

Tuesday, June 28, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join our Girl's Code Camp: a five-day class designed to help girls learn and practice coding skills in a supportive environment. Starting on Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 1, join us every morning for a two hour code class. Students are encouraged to bring their own laptops or Chromebooks.

This class will be led by Patrice Gans of Random Hacks of Kindness, Jr. Patrice founded Random Hacks of Kindness, Jr. in 2014 after she attended a Random Hacks of Kindness event and realized the opportunity it presented to fill the void in teaching coding and computer science in the younger grades. She brings expertise in both STEM education and community engagement.

Registration is required. 

Girl's Code Camp for Grades 5-8

Wednesday, June 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join our Girl's Code Camp: a five-day class designed to help girls learn and practice coding skills in a supportive environment. Starting on Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 1, join us every morning for a two hour code class. Students are encouraged to bring their own laptops or Chromebooks.

This class will be led by Patrice Gans of Random Hacks of Kindness, Jr. Patrice founded Random Hacks of Kindness, Jr. in 2014 after she attended a Random Hacks of Kindness event and realized the opportunity it presented to fill the void in teaching coding and computer science in the younger grades. She brings expertise in both STEM education and community engagement.

Registration is required. 

Girl's Code Camp for Grades 5-8

Thursday, June 30, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join our Girl's Code Camp: a five-day class designed to help girls learn and practice coding skills in a supportive environment. Starting on Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 1, join us every morning for a two hour code class. Students are encouraged to bring their own laptops or Chromebooks.

This class will be led by Patrice Gans of Random Hacks of Kindness, Jr. Patrice founded Random Hacks of Kindness, Jr. in 2014 after she attended a Random Hacks of Kindness event and realized the opportunity it presented to fill the void in teaching coding and computer science in the younger grades. She brings expertise in both STEM education and community engagement.

Registration is required. 

Make Your Own Slime!

Thursday, June 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Science has never been so much fun. Concoct your own non-Newtonian fluid with our safe recipes. Wear expendable clothes. For kids entering grades 4-6.  Supported by the Amadeo Family.  Registration required.

Masks recommended for all participants.

Girl's Code Camp for Grades 5-8

Friday, July 1, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join our Girl's Code Camp: a five-day class designed to help girls learn and practice coding skills in a supportive environment. Starting on Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 1, join us every morning for a two hour code class. Students are encouraged to bring their own laptops or Chromebooks.

This class will be led by Patrice Gans of Random Hacks of Kindness, Jr. Patrice founded Random Hacks of Kindness, Jr. in 2014 after she attended a Random Hacks of Kindness event and realized the opportunity it presented to fill the void in teaching coding and computer science in the younger grades. She brings expertise in both STEM education and community engagement.

Registration is required.