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July 2021

“Tails and Tales” Children’s Summer Library Adventure

July 1 - August 28
Wilton, CT 06897 United States + Google Map

From now through Saturday, Aug. 28, kids going into grades K - 6 are invited to sign-up for Wilton Library’s “Tails and Tales” Summer Library Adventure 2021. This year is special - we will focus on reading, and also provide ideas for fun, educational activities for the whole family.  For the reading portion of the Summer Adventure, we are doing our Read and Bead reward system. Children use Wandoo Reader on the library’s website to log their reading by keeping…

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Wilton Library: 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Summer Reading

July 15 - August 28

The Wilton Library has a fun reading program for babies through age four years. Parents can register their children for the free “1000 Books Before Kindergarten” program. New participants receive a book bag and reading log when they sign up. For every 100 books read to the child, the child will receive a free book and a sticker. There is also a special sheet for the library’s summer reading program. Caregivers may stop by the Children's Desk to sign up…

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Wilton Library’s Summer Sidewalk Book Sale

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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One event on July 26, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 27, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 29, 2021 at 10:00 am

Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Rd.
Wilton, CT 06987
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Wilton Library will hold 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…

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Wilton Library: Summer Poetry with Judson Scruton

July 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until July 29, 2021

Popular guest lecturer Judson Scruton presents a 4-week online literature seminar on the remarkable poetry and the political, psychological, aesthetic, and religious thought of the Anglo-American poet W.H. Auden (1907-1973): poet, playwright, critic, and librettist. Judson Scruton M.A (The Johns Hopkins University, The Writing Seminars, specializing in poetry) has taught creative writing and literature at prep schools and universities. Please see the library’s registration link for more details. No charge for the program. This seminar is made possible with the…

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Wilton Library: Bouncing Babies and Wonderful Ones

July 29 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 12, 2021

Bring your wonderful baby or amazing one-year-old to a gentle parent-friendly storytime. Children will hear stories, rhymes, and songs, and watch puppets all in an interacting experience with other children and parents. Online registration required. This is a Zoom program so registered participants will receive the link the morning of the program. Email questions or call 203-762-6336.

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August 2021

Wilton Library: Courtyard Story Time

August 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 10, 2021

Children ages 3 - 4 years and their caregivers are invited to this in-person storytime. Storytime 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. Online registration is required for each session. Email any questions.

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Wilton Library: Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes Online

August 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 11, 2021

Join the Wilton Library for an interactive Zoom story time geared especially for toddlers ages 2-3 years. Children and their caregivers will have fun listening to stories, singing songs, learning rhymes, and doing movement activities, all while building literacy skills.  Online 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.

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New Yorker Shorts: Four Weeks of Short Stories From The New Yorker

August 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 4, 2021

New Yorker Shorts: Four Weeks of Short Stories From The New Yorker is back by popular demand for its 7th year. Using Zoom, professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar will discuss 4 short stories published in The New Yorker magazine over 4 consecutive weeks.  Story titles will be announced one week prior to the discussion. The current issue of The New Yorker is available in the Reading Room for in-library use, or download it through OverDrive on your computer or the…

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Wilton Library: Bouncing Babies and Wonderful Ones

August 5 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 12, 2021

Bring your wonderful baby or amazing one-year-old to a gentle parent-friendly storytime. Children will hear stories, rhymes, and songs, and watch puppets all in an interacting experience with other children and parents. Online registration required. This is a Zoom program so registered participants will receive the link the morning of the program. Email questions or call 203-762-6336.

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Wilton Library: Courtyard Story Time

August 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 10, 2021

Children ages 3 - 4 years and their caregivers are invited to this in-person storytime. Storytime 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. Online registration is required for each session. Email any questions.

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Wilton Library: Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes Online

August 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 11, 2021

Join the Wilton Library for an interactive Zoom story time geared especially for toddlers ages 2-3 years. Children and their caregivers will have fun listening to stories, singing songs, learning rhymes, and doing movement activities, all while building literacy skills.  Online 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.

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Wilton Library: Let’s Draw Animals with Rick Stromoski

August 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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. Registration is required for ages 4 and up. The Zoom link will be sent on the morning of the program. Online registration is required. Call the Children's Library at 203-762-6336 with any questions.

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