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July 2020

Bedtime Story Time Live!

July 9 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 23, 2020

Free

Take a break and let Wilton Library’s Miss Amy do the bedtime reading tonight.  Children ages 4 and up are welcome to join us for a couple of stories right before bed. Hosted every Thursday in July from 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (July 2, July 9, July 16, and July 23). Registration is required and the zoom link will be emailed. Email Amy Lilien-Harper with any questions. To register, visit the library's website.

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Cartoon Drawing with Emma

July 10 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Friday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Free

Kids in grades 3 - 5 are invited to a cartoon drawing class on Zoom, every Friday in July from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (July 10, July 17, July 24, July 31). Emma Keating offers her program again for the third 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…

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“What’s Up” Book Club

July 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 28, 2020

Free

Kids in grades 2 - 4 are invited to join us for a Zoom book club on Tuesdays from 3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. in July (July 7, July 14, July 21, July 28). Everyone will have a chance to talk about one or two books they read recently. The librarian also will share a book or two. By the end of the program, kids will have ideas for new books to read! Registration required. When registering please write the…

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Live with Two by Two

July 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Children can enjoy a Zoom performance by Two by Two "The Zoo with the Roo!" on Wednesday, July 15 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.. This popular program brings fascinating live animals to show to children 3 and up. They have a chinchilla, a snake, a bearded dragon, a tortoise and a kangaroo! We will be using Zoom to interact. Zoom links will be emailed shortly before the start of the program. Supported by the Amadeo Family. Registration required. Visit the library's…

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iPhone Photography 2-Day Workshop for Teens

July 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 23, 2020

Free

Join professional photographer, Peggy Garbus, for a two-session online workshop on iPhone photography - July 16 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and July 23 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.. For teens entering grades 6-12. Learn about the basic functions of the iPhone, explore what makes a great photo and how to achieve it. In between week one and two, all students will venture outside to take some awesome photos. Must have an iPhone, preferably version 7.0 and up.…

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Bedtime Story Time Live!

July 16 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 23, 2020

Free

Take a break and let Wilton Library’s Miss Amy do the bedtime reading tonight.  Children ages 4 and up are welcome to join us for a couple of stories right before bed. Hosted every Thursday in July from 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (July 2, July 9, July 16, and July 23). Registration is required and the zoom link will be emailed. Email Amy Lilien-Harper with any questions. To register, visit the library's website.

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Cartoon Drawing with Emma

July 17 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Friday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Free

Kids in grades 3 - 5 are invited to a cartoon drawing class on Zoom, every Friday in July from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (July 10, July 17, July 24, July 31). Emma Keating offers her program again for the third 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…

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Jimu Robotics for Kids

July 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until July 24, 2020

Robotics kits not supplied; must be purchased in advance

Using this Lego-style kit, kids entering grades 5 - 6 can build their own robot and learn the basics of drag-and-drop programming to control the robot’s actions in this online four-day workshop. The program is from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m from Monday, July 20 to Thursday, July 24. After learning how to program the robot, students will use sensors to complete programming exercises such as avoiding crashes, or detecting items and using servos/motors to collect them. Once the program is over,…

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Jimu Robotics for Kids

July 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until July 24, 2020

Robotics kits not supplied; must be purchased in advance

Using this Lego-style kit, kids entering grades 5 - 6 can build their own robot and learn the basics of drag-and-drop programming to control the robot’s actions in this online four-day workshop. The program is from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m from Monday, July 20 to Thursday, July 24. After learning how to program the robot, students will use sensors to complete programming exercises such as avoiding crashes, or detecting items and using servos/motors to collect them. Once the program is over,…

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Book Discussion with Janet Krauss: Where the Crawdads Sing

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Janet Krauss leads an online discussion of Delia Owens's "Where the Crawdads Sing," on Tuesday, July 21 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.. This New York Times Bestseller is a debut novel by wildlife scientist Delia Owens. Its two plots are an intertwining of a coming-of-age story and a murder mystery in the context of naturalist writing centered on the marshes and swamps of North Carolina. No charge for the program. Co-sponsored by Wilton Library and Stay at Home in…

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“What’s Up” Book Club

July 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 28, 2020

Free

Kids in grades 2 - 4 are invited to join us for a Zoom book club on Tuesdays from 3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. in July (July 7, July 14, July 21, July 28). Everyone will have a chance to talk about one or two books they read recently. The librarian also will share a book or two. By the end of the program, kids will have ideas for new books to read! Registration required. When registering please write the…

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The Cookbook Connection: A Virtual Recipe Swap

July 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on July 7, 2020 at 5:00 pm

Free

This is an old-school recipe swap with a twist of virtual. Attendees can test out new recipes or dig up old favorites, then create something yummy to virtually “show and tell” with the group - appetizer, salad, entree or dessert, or just join the chat. Then everyone grabs a drink, and shares their family recipes or tells which cookbooks were used for the recipes or how they got their inspiration. The group will meet twice a month with a different…

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Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea – A Book Talk with Peter Wrampe

July 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Peter Wrampe presents a virtual book talk on "Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea' by Charles Seife on Wednesday, July 22 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.. No other number can cause as much damage as it can. No other number advanced economic growth as it did. Peter will trace its origins, emergence, and morphing through civilizations and how it impacted the science and economic development of the West. Peter Wrampe, a longtime resident of Wilton, is currently an Adjunct Instructor in NYU’s…

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Jimu Robotics for Kids

July 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until July 24, 2020

Robotics kits not supplied; must be purchased in advance

Using this Lego-style kit, kids entering grades 5 - 6 can build their own robot and learn the basics of drag-and-drop programming to control the robot’s actions in this online four-day workshop. The program is from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m from Monday, July 20 to Thursday, July 24. After learning how to program the robot, students will use sensors to complete programming exercises such as avoiding crashes, or detecting items and using servos/motors to collect them. Once the program is over,…

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Teens – Zentangle Art Workshop: Zooming with Amy

July 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Join Amy, Wilton Library's certified Zentangle instructor, for a fun and relaxing live online 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 students entering grades 7 - 12. See the library’s registration link for suggestions of supplies needed. Registration is required and space is limited. Must have a Zoom account. An email link will be…

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Police Officer Story Time Live!

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until July 23, 2020

Free

Children ages 4 and up are invited to join Wilton Police Officers for an interactive story time on Zoom on Thursday, July 9 and Thursday, July 23 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.. You must have an account with Zoom. Registration for this program is required. Registrants will receive an email link to the Zoom meeting prior to the program. To register, visit the library's website. For questions email Andrea Szabo.

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Jimu Robotics for Kids

July 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until July 24, 2020

Robotics kits not supplied; must be purchased in advance

Using this Lego-style kit, kids entering grades 5 - 6 can build their own robot and learn the basics of drag-and-drop programming to control the robot’s actions in this online four-day workshop. The program is from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m from Monday, July 20 to Thursday, July 24. After learning how to program the robot, students will use sensors to complete programming exercises such as avoiding crashes, or detecting items and using servos/motors to collect them. Once the program is over,…

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iPhone Photography 2-Day Workshop for Teens

July 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 23, 2020

Free

Join professional photographer, Peggy Garbus, for a two-session online workshop on iPhone photography - July 16 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and July 23 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.. For teens entering grades 6-12. Learn about the basic functions of the iPhone, explore what makes a great photo and how to achieve it. In between week one and two, all students will venture outside to take some awesome photos. Must have an iPhone, preferably version 7.0 and up.…

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Crafternoon Kids Live!

July 23 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 30, 2020

Free

Kids entering grades K – 5 are invited to join the Wilton Library's weekly Zoom craft sessions. Each week we will have a different craft. July 23: Popsicle Stick Puppets; July 30: Puppets Theater. Registration is required for each child participating. Please register for each individual craft session. Once you are registered, you will receive notification when your craft kit is ready for pick-up at our drive-thru window. Supplies you will need at home are:  glue and scissors. Please note:…

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Bedtime Story Time Live!

July 23 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 23, 2020

Free

Take a break and let Wilton Library’s Miss Amy do the bedtime reading tonight.  Children ages 4 and up are welcome to join us for a couple of stories right before bed. Hosted every Thursday in July from 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (July 2, July 9, July 16, and July 23). Registration is required and the zoom link will be emailed. Email Amy Lilien-Harper with any questions. To register, visit the library's website.

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Jimu Robotics for Kids

July 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until July 24, 2020

Robotics kits not supplied; must be purchased in advance

Using this Lego-style kit, kids entering grades 5 - 6 can build their own robot and learn the basics of drag-and-drop programming to control the robot’s actions in this online four-day workshop. The program is from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m from Monday, July 20 to Thursday, July 24. After learning how to program the robot, students will use sensors to complete programming exercises such as avoiding crashes, or detecting items and using servos/motors to collect them. Once the program is over,…

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Cartoon Drawing with Emma

July 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Friday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Free

Kids in grades 3 - 5 are invited to a cartoon drawing class on Zoom, every Friday in July from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (July 10, July 17, July 24, July 31). Emma Keating offers her program again for the third 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…

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Fire Fighter Story Time Live

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Free

Children ages 4 and up are invited to join Wilton Fire Fighters for an interactive story time on Zoom on Tuesday, July 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.. You must have an account with Zoom. Registration for this program is required, and we will send you a link to the meeting via email. For questions email Andrea Szabo. To register, visit the library's website.

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“What’s Up” Book Club

July 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 28, 2020

Free

Kids in grades 2 - 4 are invited to join us for a Zoom book club on Tuesdays from 3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. in July (July 7, July 14, July 21, July 28). Everyone will have a chance to talk about one or two books they read recently. The librarian also will share a book or two. By the end of the program, kids will have ideas for new books to read! Registration required. When registering please write the…

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Privatization and Partnership is the New Space Frontier

July 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

Please join us for a virtual program on new developments in space exploration presented by David Mestre, Planetarium Director at the Discovery Museum in Bridgeport on Tuesday, July 28 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.. He will discuss what it takes to enter the new space economy and how NASA’s public/private partnerships are planting the seeds for future industries and markets. From building their own space port, manufacturing reusable rockets, and overseeing space operations, companies like SpaceX and Boeing are launching American…

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Crafternoon Kids Live!

July 30 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 30, 2020

Free

Kids entering grades K – 5 are invited to join the Wilton Library's weekly Zoom craft sessions. Each week we will have a different craft. July 23: Popsicle Stick Puppets; July 30: Puppets Theater. Registration is required for each child participating. Please register for each individual craft session. Once you are registered, you will receive notification when your craft kit is ready for pick-up at our drive-thru window. Supplies you will need at home are:  glue and scissors. Please note:…

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Cartoon Drawing with Emma

July 31 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Friday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Free

Kids in grades 3 - 5 are invited to a cartoon drawing class on Zoom, every Friday in July from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (July 10, July 17, July 24, July 31). Emma Keating offers her program again for the third 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…

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