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"Peep Up A Good Book" Contest

Create a diorama illustrating a scene from a book or a book title using peeps ( those little marshmallow chicks), and bring it to the library.  Your diorama will be on display in the rotunda where people can vote for their favorite! Many other awards will be given at the whim of our judges, the Wilton Librarians.  Please keep all submissions appropriate for all ages, but feel free to channel your inner comedi-hen.

How to Participate:

  1. Imagine a book title or a literary scene using Peeps in a creative way. 

  2. Make a diorama using a shoe box or small box; 2ft x 3ft is the maximum size.  Use Peeps, art supplies and whatever materials you have around the house to create the scene in your diorama.  If you don’t know how to make a diorama, Google “how to make a diorama.” 

  3.  Ask Ms. Boo if you can’t get Peeps! ( I will have some available for kids in need of marshmallows in tiny bird form for the sake of art- but not to be eaten). 

  4. Bring your creation to the library during open hours on Tuesday March 5th  through Friday, March 15th. 

  5. To sign-in, fill out the contact information sheet ( at the children’s desk) and a display card. 

  6.  Voting for the Peeple’s Choice Award will begin Saturday, March 9th and last through Wednesday, March 27th.  One vote per library visit. 

  7. Categories: Kid ( age 2-12), Teen ( age 13-17), Adult ( age 18+), Group ( list ages) We will help with the categories when you sign in.

  8. Vote in person at the library, whenever you visit, until March 27.   The winners will be announced on our website and photos may be shared on our facebook page on Friday, March 29.   By submitting your work, you give us permission to post a photo of your diorama on our website and social media platforms.

All dioramas must be removed from the library by April 12th.        Good (c)luck! 

 


February

Mid-winter Break week is February 26 through March 3 and the children’s rooms will be 

LOST IN SPACE 

- with a space-themed scavenger hunt for kids and an escape room challenge!

Ages 3 and up, with caregivers-  try our easy, space themed scavenger hunt and challenge in the picture book room- you could win a prize! No registration required.  

Older kids, teenagers and adults- Try our escape room and solve the mysteries of the universe in less than an hour- or get some delicious treats just for trying!  Designed for groups between 2-6 people.  Kids under 12 must have one adult in the group. Email Ms. Boo to register, or visit the library children's desk and pick your time and day.

Registration for the LOST IN SPACE escape room challenge begins Feb 6th.

 

Game Time! -  This new program offers adaptive board and card games for all abilities. Adults and their caregivers will meet in the YA Room every Thursday afternoon from 1-2.  Registration is required, for more information, contact Ms. Boo at: bettielueh@wiltonlibrarynh.org

Story Circle- So Ready For Spring! 

We’re exploring all the wonders spring brings, and celebrating events all month long.  As always, all ages are welcome for stories, songs, and a craft  every Thursday at 10 am.  Story Circle lasts about an hour, but you’re welcome to stay until naptime!   

Thursday After-School Legos and Duplos  from 2- 4:30  ( not including break week) 

Want to show off your creative lego building talents?  Join Ms. Boo on Thursdays after school for Lego and Duplo free-play in the Picture Book room from 2-4:30.  All are welcome, no sign-ups required, work as a team or build on your own. Parents and caregivers are welcome to build their own creations!  Note to parents of children under 3- Legos can be a choking hazard so please do not allow your baby to be unsupervised in the room at those times.