Teen Events — Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road Wilton, CT 06897 Tel: 203-762-3950


Poetry in Motion – Breaking the Mold: Submissions

Tuesday, Sept. 2 
“Breaking the Mold,” is a two-performance, poetry and arts event centered around the theme of daring to be different, unique or unconventional! Teens (grade 7 – 12) are invited to submit poetry in keeping with this topic. Submissions accepted September 1 through October 31. Approximately thirty works will be selected for inclusion in the performances. Poems will be paired with music, dance or art in live performances in March 2015. For more information, contact Wilton Library’ s Teen Services Jennifer Walker by phone at 203-762-3950, ext 224, Teen Librarian Susan Lauricella by phone at 203-762-3950, ext 243 or e-mail teenpoetry@wiltonlibrary.org. This program is sponsored by Wilton Library with funding from generous donors.

Innovation Station Teen Open Session

Wednesday, Sept. 3, 10, 17 & 24, 3 – 6 p.m.
Wilton Library’s new Innovation Station is open to teens ages 13 – 18. Stop in and experiment with Garage Band, iMovie, iPhoto or Final Cut Pro on our iMac; use our Creative Cloud subscription to work with Photoshop, Dreamweaver or Illustrator; create wallets and lanyards with Duct Tape; watch a 3D object being printed or use any of the equipment you’ve been certified on. Must have a valid CT Library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement Form.

Awesome Autumn Book Sale

Friday, Sept. 19 through Sunday, Sept. 21
Friday 12 – 6 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 – 5 p.m.

Everyone is covered in this fundraiser – from tots to teens in the Brubeck Room to a full Book Cellar featuring a large assortment of items in more than 50 categories – mysteries, gardening, travel, and science fiction; gently used, new, collectible, rare books, DVDs, CDs, books on CDs. Sunday everything is half-priced.

Coding with Khan for Teens

Monday, Sept. 8, 15, 22, 29, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
This is a continuation of a 10-week online computer science learning program for teens introduced in July sponsored by Bridgewater Associates, an investment management firm, and Wilton Library.  Students continue learning and coding with Khan Academy’s online program while at home or at the library. The Bridgewater mentors will be available through email and act as virtual tutors.  Registration filled.  Sponsored by Bridgewater Associates and Wilton Library.