Summer Reading, Poetry, Art, Dogs, and More

Summer Reading, Poetry, Art, Dogs, and More

Thursdays, August 4 & 11 Guppy Gathering, 10:30 to 11 am Bring your little fishie to Guppy Gathering, a special Summer Story Time for children 6 months to 2 years old. We will have stories, rhymes, and songs. No registration required. Masks recommended for patrons over 2 years old. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Thursdays, August 4, 11, 18 & 25 Team STEAM Presents Engineering Fun, 4 to 5 pm Kids entering grades K-4 can join Wilton Middle School Students’ Team STEAM, as they teach little engineers the basics of the engineering design process in a fun, creative, and hands-on manner! Each session will tackle a different engineering-related problem and discuss what it takes to be an engineer. Registration required for each individual session. 3DuxDesign kits provided by the Amadeo Family. Masks recommended for all participants. To register, visit www.wiltonlibrary.org. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Fridays, August 5 & 19 Children’s Garden Club, 4 to 5 pm Do you love being outside and getting your hands dirty? Garden Club might be the place for you! Children in grades Kindergarten and up and a participating adult are invited to join our Children’s Library staff in planting and maintaining the library’s Children’s Garden. Children will learn about gardening, hear stories, and get hands-on experience planting, weeding, watering and otherwise maintaining the garden throughout the spring, summer, and into the fall. Registration required. Garden Club will be canceled on inclement weather days. This program is full, please contact the Children’s Library with any further questions at 203-762-6336. Masks recommended for any time spent inside. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Monday, August 8 Make Your Own Squishies!, 4 to 5 pm 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. To register, visit www.wiltonlibrary.org. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Tuesday, August 9 Henna for Teens, 3 to 4 pm Learn about the ancient art of Henna. Wilton Library’s Garima Agarwal will talk about its history and symbolism, then let you try out a henna design. For students entering grades 6-12. Space limited and registration required. To register, visit www.wiltonlibrary.org. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Wednesday, August 10 Drumming About You with Bob Bloom, 4 to 5 pm Bob Bloom is shipping a cargo of colorful and lovable drums to the Brubeck Room for everyone to get their hands on deck. You’ll be a crewmate with BB as he launches legendary songs with flowing melodies and gratifying beats. For children entering grades Kindergarten and up in the fall. Masks recommended. Registration required. Please register each attendee. To register, visit www.wiltonlibrary.org. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

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