Kids Events

Summer Yoga

Monday, July 24, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Grades 3-6
Relax over summer vacation with some library yoga taught by an instructor from NEXT Yoga in Wheaton. Please bring a mat (if you have one) and a water bottle.
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Children

If You Give a Kid a Cupcake

Monday, July 24, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:45am
Grades K-2
Calling all sweet tooths! Decorate cupcakes after reading some cupcake-related stories. Bring a container to take your sweet treats home.
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Children

Minecraft: Designers

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Grades 3-6
If you're familiar with Minecraft and love a challenge, this is for you! Join us for build battles and see what you can create! Each month will be a new challenge. One registration per month please.
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Children

Minecraft: Designers

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 -
11:30am to 12:30pm
Grades 3-6
If you're familiar with Minecraft and love a challenge, this is for you! Join us for build battles and see what you can create! Each month will be a new challenge. One registration per month please.
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Children

Real Talk about Autism

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Parents and caregivers
Have questions about what Autism really looks like, how to talk about it, and how to help people on the spectrum? Find out more and engage in the discussion with representatives from Nexxus Solutions Group.
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Children

Scientists, Unite!: Kitchen Science

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Grades 3-6
Science class is back in session this summer! One registration per month.
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Children

Scientists, Unite!: Kitchen Science

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Grades 3-6
Science class is back in session this summer! One registration per month.
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Children

Early Literacy Workshop-Read!

Thursday, July 27, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:45am
Ages 3-5 with caregiver
Reading together, or shared reading, remains the single most effective way to help children become proficient readers. Learn many tips to make this a fun way to help your child get ready to read. One child per caregiver please.
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Children

Elephant and Piggie Party

Thursday, July 27, 2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Ages 2-6, caregivers welcome
Fans of the popular series will enjoy stories, crafts, games, and more.
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Children

Story Stones

Friday, July 28, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:45am
Grades K-2
Young writers can flex their imaginations by creating their own story stones!
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Children

Harry Potter Party

Monday, July 31, 2017 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Grades 3-8, caregivers welcome
Harry Potter's birthday is July 31. Drop in anytime throughout the day to join in the celebration and feel free to dress up as your favorite character! From 10am-2:30pm, we'll have games, crafts, science, and more! From 2:30-5pm, join us for a Harry Potter movie screening!
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Children

Summertime Dance Party

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Preschoolers
Show us your hot dance moves and shake your sillies out!
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Children

Family Storytime

Monday, August 7, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm
All ages
Read books, sing songs, and discover new ways to play. Fun for the whole family!
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Children

Nature-telling

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
Ages 2-5 with adult
Join a naturalist from Lincoln Marsh at the Wheaton Public Library to listen to a nature-themed story and participate in a related craft and/or activity.
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Children

Minecraft: Designers

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Grades 3-6
If you're familiar with Minecraft and love a challenge, this is for you! Join us for build battles and see what you can create! Each month will be a new challenge. One registration per month please.
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Children

Minecraft: Designers

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 -
11:30am to 12:30pm
Grades 3-6
If you're familiar with Minecraft and love a challenge, this is for you! Join us for build battles and see what you can create! Each month will be a new challenge. One registration per month please.
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Children

STEAM Stories

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:45am
Grades 3-6
Come for a story and stay for a STEAM activity right in our Tween Center!
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Children

Scientists, Unite Outside!

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Grades 3-6, caregivers welcome
It's about to get messy at the library so we're taking the science outside! Held on the West Plaza (weather permitting).
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Children

Recycled Creations

Thursday, August 17, 2017 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Grades 3-6
What can you design with bits of recycled materials? Come and find out! Drop by anytime between 11am and 1pm. Your creations are yours to take home.
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Children

Total Eclipse 2017: Solar Powered Fun!

Monday, August 21, 2017 -
10:00am to 1:30pm
Drop by to prepare for the total solar eclipse! Grab a pair of eclipse viewing glasses, make a pinhole viewer, and more. We'll have crafts and eclipse information for all ages. Not interested in standing outside to watch the eclipse? We'll also be showing NASA's live webcast from Southern Illinois University beginning at 11am.
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Drop-in Program
Teens
Children

Total Eclipse 2017: Solar Powered Fun!

Monday, August 21, 2017 -
10:00am to 1:30pm
Drop by to prepare for the total solar eclipse! Grab a pair of eclipse viewing glasses, make a pinhole viewer, and more. We'll have crafts and eclipse information for all ages. Not interested in standing outside to watch the eclipse? We'll also be showing NASA's live webcast from Southern Illinois University beginning at 11am.
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Drop-in Program
Teens
Children

Back-to-School Crafts

Monday, August 21, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Grades 3-6
Head back to school in style! Stop by the Tween Center for craft projects and supplies. Make backpack keychains, decorate folders and notebooks, and more! Feel free to bring your own school folders and notebooks to decorate.
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Children

Back-to-School Crafts

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Grades 3-6
Head back to school in style! Stop by the Tween Center for craft projects and supplies. Make backpack keychains, decorate folders and notebooks, and more! Feel free to bring your own school folders and notebooks to decorate.
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Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, October 2, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). During this 30-minute session, babies and their parents will share nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
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Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Monday, October 2, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
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Storytime

Storytime: Great Beginnings:11am

Monday, October 2, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). During this 30-minute session, babies and their parents will share nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
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Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 11am

Monday, October 2, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
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Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
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Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 2pm

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
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Storytime

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). Toddler story time lasts 30 minutes and consists of stories, songs, fingerplays and flannelboards. Child must be 2 and not yet 4 by the date of the first storytime.
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Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
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Storytime

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 11am

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). Toddler story time lasts 30 minutes and consists of stories, songs, fingerplays and flannelboards. Child must be 2 and not yet 4 by the date of the first storytime.
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Storytime

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Thursday, October 5, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). Toddler story time lasts 30 minutes and consists of stories, songs, fingerplays and flannelboards. Child must be 2 and not yet 4 by the date of the first storytime.
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Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Thursday, October 5, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
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Storytime

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 11am

Thursday, October 5, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). Toddler story time lasts 30 minutes and consists of stories, songs, fingerplays and flannelboards. Child must be 2 and not yet 4 by the date of the first storytime.
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Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 11am

Thursday, October 5, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
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Storytime

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, October 6, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). During this 30-minute session, babies and their parents will share nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Friday, October 6, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Great Beginnings:11am

Friday, October 6, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). During this 30-minute session, babies and their parents will share nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 11am

Friday, October 6, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
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Storytime

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, October 9, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). During this 30-minute session, babies and their parents will share nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Monday, October 9, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Great Beginnings:11am

Monday, October 9, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). During this 30-minute session, babies and their parents will share nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 11am

Monday, October 9, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 2pm

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). Toddler story time lasts 30 minutes and consists of stories, songs, fingerplays and flannelboards. Child must be 2 and not yet 4 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime