August 5 - 11, 2019
  • Got kids? Our Children's Library and Teen Services are brimming with wonderful, welcoming and educational activities for all ages this summer. Click these links to see the full schedule of programs for Children and Teens & Tweens.
  • Thank you to our appreciative audience who made our 19th season of Summer Music & More Concerts so successful. A big thank you goes to Nancy Dolnier, Tim Dolnier and Mike Picheco, from the Village Market, who sponsor the series, and to Michael Crystal who keeps our whistles wet with his wine donations. See you next summer for our 20th year! 
  • Wilton Library is closed on Sundays now through September 1. We resume our regular 1-5pm Sunday hours on September 8.
Here's what's happening the week of August 5 - 11.
Click here for a listing of the full month's events.
Going Somewhere? Check Out Transparent Language Online
Transparent Language is an online audio-visual language learning program. Available free with your Wilton Library card, Transparent Language features 90+ languages, including English for speakers of other languages. This easy-to-use resource is perfect for travelers looking to learn some basics on the go. Begin your language learning journey on the website and download the Transparent Language app to keep learning while traveling. All you need to get started is your Wilton Library Card.  More info
Wizard Camp Fundraiser
Tuesday, August 20 from 9am to 3pm
For children entering grades 3-5
Summer is almost over and it's time to think about going back to school - Wizarding School! Wilton Library hosts a fundraiser commemorating 22 years of Harry Potter. Children  will be sorted into the four houses of Hogwarts and attend a variety of magical classes and fun activities. They will search for magical artifacts guarded by fearsome creatures; learn about the Science of Divinations from Professor Trelawney and much more. Children must bring their own lunches; snacks and beverages will be supplied. Advance registration required in person; $50 per child. For details, call 203-762-6336 More info
Shop in Style with Wilton Library Tote Bags
Available now for $2 at the Circulation Desk
The State of Connecticut's new ban on single-use plastic bags goes into effect August 1. It will place a tax of 10 cents on each single-use plastic bag. Invest in a Wilton  Library tote bag ($2 at the Circulation Desk) to show your library love as well as reduce the effects of single-use plastics on the environment. 
Teen Programs
Design a Virtual Reality Labyrinth Game
August 6, 7 & 8 @ 1-3pm
To register, call 203-762-6342. $10 fee is required to hold your place. For grades 6-12.  More info

Cake Creations for Teens
Tuesday, August 6 @ 4pm
For grades 6-10. No charge.  More info & register

Mindfulness and Henna for Teens
Wednesday, August 7
@ 4pm
For grades 7-12. No charge. More info & register
Learn the Secrets of Magic
Thursday, August 8 @ 4pm
For grades 6-10. No charge.  More info & register
Save the Date for Upcoming Events
Here are a few upcoming programs and library events that you won't want to miss. Mark your calendars and click the dates for more information and to register:
  • August 14: SCORE - How You Can Get A Twenty-Six Hour Day-For Real!
  • August 26Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Exhibition/Reception: Jay Petrow
  • September 10: Author Talk: Anne Gardiner Perkins - Yale Needs Women: How the First Group of Girls Rewrote the Rules of an Ivy League Giant
  • September 15: Connecticut's Own Concert: The Wilton Music Studios Virtuosi
  • September 18: How to Raise a Reader: 10 Tips for Parents of Struggling Readers 
Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters
Monday, August 5 @1pm
Drop-in session on the library's second floor
New Life for Old Videos
Monday, August 5 @10:30am
Embroider or Monogram It!
Wednesday, August 7 @10am
Make Fun Buttons!
Friday, August 9 @3pm
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