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Wilton Library's Virtual June Programs

Wilton Library June 2020 Virtual Activities

Monday, June 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 Stitch Time for Knitters & Crocheters on Zoom, 1 – 2 p.m. Drop-in Zoom session for crafters of all skill levels. Show off your latest creation, seek advice, and chat about anything while working on your own projects. Registration is required. Once you are registered, we'll email you the Zoom link. Please feel free to email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  with any questions. To register, visit www.wiltonlibrary.org. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Mondays, June 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 Big Kid Story Time Live with Miss Andrea, 3 – 3:30 p.m. Children ages 4-6 are invited to join in some story time fun online with Wilton Library’s Miss Andrea! We will read two stories and have some chat time. Registration is required and space is limited. Registrants will receive an email link to the Zoom meeting the morning of the program. To register, visit www.wiltonlibrar.org. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Tuesdays, June 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 Story Time with Miss Amy, 10:15 – 10:45 p.m. Kids will enjoy a fun story time for children ages 1-4 filled with songs, stories, fingerplays, and movement activities, all of which help develop literacy skills. A new Story Time with Miss Amy will be available on Wilton Library's YouTube channel every Tuesday. Visit our YouTube Channel here (WiltonLibraryStreams) or www.wiltonlibrary.org and click on Children’s Remote Services. Don’t forget to subscribe! For more details, email Miss Amy at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Tuesdays, June 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 "What's Up" Book Club, 3 – 3:45 p.m. Kids in grades 2 - 4 are invited to join us for a Zoom book club on Wednesday afternoons.  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 title of the book or books you plan to share. Questions? Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Visit www.wiltonlibrary.org to register. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Tuesday, June 2 The Cookbook Connection: A Virtual Recipe Swap, 5 – 6 p.m. 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.  Then everyone grabs a drink, and shares their family recipes or tells 

which cookbooks were used for the recipes. The group will meet twice a month with a different focus each time; this session is healthy desserts. Registration is required and space is limited. Must have a Zoom account. An email link will be provided to all registrants prior to the day of session. Questions? Please email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Visit www.wiltonlibrary.org to register. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Wednesday, June 3 Fire Fighter Story Time Live, 10 – 10:30 a.m. Children ages 4 and up are invited to join Wilton Fire Fighters for an interactive story time on Zoom. 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  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . To register, visit www.wiltonlibrary.org. See the library’s website for possible additional dates in June. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Wednesdays, June 3, 10, 17 & 24 Story Time with Miss Andrea, 11 – 11:30 a.m. Children ages 1 – 4 years will hear stories, sing songs, participate in movement activities, and more. A new story time with Miss Andrea will be available on Wilton Library’s YouTube Channel every Wednesday. Visit our YouTube Channel here (WiltonLibraryStreams) or www.wiltonlibrary.org and click on Children’s Remote Services. Don’t forget to subscribe! For more details, email Miss Andrea at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Wednesday, June 3 Zentangle Art Workshop: Zooming with Amy, 2 – 3:30 p.m. 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 adults and teens, ages 13+. 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 provided to all registrants prior to the session. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions. Visit www.wiltonlibrary.org to register and for program details. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Thursdays, June 4, 11, 18 & 25 Police Officer Story Time Live!, 10 – 10:30 a.m. Children ages 4 and up are invited to join Wilton Police Officers for an interactive story time on Zoom. 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 www.wiltonlibrary.org. For questions email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Thursdays, June 4, 11, 18 & 25 Mother Goose on the Loose on YouTube with Mrs. Keogh, 11 – 11:30 a.m. Children ages 6 months to 2 years old will enjoy a fun story time with music, puppets, picture books and nursery rhymes. A new Mother Goose program will be available on Wilton Library’s YouTube Channel every Thursday. Visit our YouTube Channel here (WiltonLibraryStreams) or visit www.wiltonlibrary.org and click on Children’s Remote Services. Don't forget to subscribe! For more details, email Mrs. Keogh at 

Thursdays, June 4, 11, 18 & 25 Bedtime Story Time Live!, 7 – 7:30 p.m. 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.  Registration is required and the zoom link will be emailed. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions. To register, visit www.wiltonlibrary.org. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Wednesday, June 10 Wilton Library Readers— Olive, Again, 12 – 1:30 p.m. Using Zoom, professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar discusses Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout this month.  Space limited and registration required.  Must have a Zoom account.  An email link will be provided to all registrants a few days before the meeting.  To register, visit www.wiltonlibrary.org. Questions?  Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Thursday, June 11 through Friday, Aug. 28 Summer Library Adventure 2020: Imagine Your Story. Kids going into grades K - 6 are invited to sign-up for Wilton Library Children’s Library’s "Imagine Your Story" themed Summer Library Adventure 2020 beginning June 11 through Aug. 28.  This year will be a special focus on reading and provide ideas for fun, educational activities for the whole family.  We are excited to offer this innovative program for our community! The reading portion of the Summer Adventure will use the Read and Bead reward system, and “surprise” prizes will be distributed through the Drive-Thru window after July 1. In addition to the reading portion of the program, we will have challenges for children to complete.  New challenges will be available every Monday and Thursday, and the kids have all summer to complete them for special beads, brag tags and other small prizes. Please visit www.wiltonlibrary.org for details. Questions may be emailed to Andrea Szabo at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . This summer reading program is made possible by the Collaborative Summer Library Program offered through the CT State Library. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Tuesday, June 16 The Cookbook Connection: A Virtual Recipe Swap, 5 – 6 p.m. 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 focus each time. Registration is required and space is limited. Must have a Zoom account. An email link will be provided to all registrants prior to the session. This meeting focuses on Summer salads and light dishes. Questions? Please email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Visit www.wiltonlibrary.org to register. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Wednesday, June 17 Zentangle Art Workshop: Zooming with Amy, 2 – 3:30 p.m. 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 adults and teens, ages 13+. 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 provided to all registrants prior to the session. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions. Visit www.wiltonlibrary.org to register and for program details. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Tuesday, June 23 College Q&A with Matthew Greene, 4 – 4:45 p.m. Join educational consultant, Matthew Greene, for a live Q&A session. This is a discussion about essay writing, deferring admission and how to make the most of the students’ summers.  Recommended for high school juniors and seniors and their parents. Registration is required and space is limited. Must have a Zoom account. An email link will be provided to all registrants. Questions? Please email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . To register, visit www.wiltonlibrary.org. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Tuesday, June 23 Virtual Author Talk: Liv Constantine –The Wife Stalker, 7 – 8 p.m. Liv Constantine, the bestselling author of The Last Mrs. Parrish, Zooms into a Wilton Library author talk with an explosive new psychological thriller, The Wife Stalker, about a woman struggling to hold onto her marriage, and the lengths she’ll go to in order to keep it intact. Liv Constantine is the pen name of USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling authors and sisters Lynne and Valerie Constantine. Their debut thriller, The Last Mrs. Parrish, was a Reese Witherspoon book club selection, a People Magazine book of the week, and is in development for television.  Lynne and Valerie are national and international bestselling authors with books available in over 31 countries. This discussion will be moderated by Wendy Walker. Wendy Walker is the author of the psychological suspense novels including The Night Before and Emma in the Night. Her novels have topped bestseller lists both nationally and abroad. Space limited and registration required.  Must have a Zoom account.  An email link will be provided to all registrants a few days before the meeting. Visit www.wiltonlibrary.org to register and for program details. Books may be purchased through Elm Street Books: www.elmstreetbooks.com. Questions?  Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Wednesday, June 24 Teens - Zentangle Art Workshop: Zooming with Amy, 2 – 3:30 p.m. 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 provided to all registrants prior to the session. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions. Visit www.wiltonlibrary.org to register and for program details. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

 

 

 

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