Kids Events

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.
Event Type: 
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.
Event Type: 
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.
Event Type: 
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.
Event Type: 
Children

Barking for Books: 10:00-10:10am

Saturday, September 2, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:10am
Grade 1
Read aloud to our licensed Therapy Dog Cam Barker! Children should bring a book they are comfortable reading on their own.
Event Type: 
Children

Barking for Books: 10:10-10:20am

Saturday, September 2, 2017 -
10:10am to 10:20am
Grade 1
Read aloud to our licensed Therapy Dog Cam Barker! Children should bring a book they are comfortable reading on their own.
Event Type: 
Children

Barking for Books: 10:20-10:30am

Saturday, September 2, 2017 -
10:20am to 10:30am
Grade 1
Read aloud to our licensed Therapy Dog Cam Barker! Children should bring a book they are comfortable reading on their own.
Event Type: 
Children

Barking for Books: 10:30-10:40am

Saturday, September 2, 2017 -
10:30am to 10:40am
Grade 1
Read aloud to our licensed Therapy Dog Cam Barker! Children should bring a book they are comfortable reading on their own.
Event Type: 
Children

Barking for Books: 10:40-10:50am

Saturday, September 2, 2017 -
10:40am to 10:50am
Grade 1
Read aloud to our licensed Therapy Dog Cam Barker! Children should bring a book they are comfortable reading on their own.
Event Type: 
Children

Barking for Books: 10:50-11:00am

Saturday, September 2, 2017 -
10:50am to 11:00am
Grade 1
Read aloud to our licensed Therapy Dog Cam Barker! Children should bring a book they are comfortable reading on their own.
Event Type: 
Children

After School @ the Library

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Grades K-2: Visit the ECC desk after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Grades 3-6: Stop by the Tween Center after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children

After School @ the Library

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Grades K-2: Visit the ECC desk after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Grades 3-6: Stop by the Tween Center after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children

After School @ the Library

Thursday, September 7, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Grades K-2: Visit the ECC desk after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Grades 3-6: Stop by the Tween Center after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children

After School @ the Library

Thursday, September 7, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Grades K-2: Visit the ECC desk after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Grades 3-6: Stop by the Tween Center after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children

Rock & Mineral Identification: Grades 3-6

Saturday, September 9, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Grades 3-6
Students learn basic identification techniques and the Moh's scale of hardness using hands-on specimens. lizzadrmuseum.org
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Children

Give Back Club

Monday, September 11, 2017 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Grades 3-6
Help us give back to our community and make a difference. Each month we'll make or do something for different organizations around us.
Event Type: 
Children

Family Storytime

Monday, September 11, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm
All ages
Read books, sing songs, and discover new ways to play. Fun for the whole family!
Event Type: 
Children

Nature-telling

Tuesday, September 12, 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.
Event Type: 
Children

Coding Club

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Grades 3-6
There is so much to do in the world of coding. We'll use Scratch, Hour of Code, Ozobots, and more!
Event Type: 
Children

Family Lego Night

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Grades K-6 with adult(s)
Work together to build some spectacular creations out of Legos! One registration per family.
Event Type: 
Children

Preschool Dance Party

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Dance to the music and shake your sillies out!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children

Preschool Dance Party

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Dance to the music and shake your sillies out!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children

After School @ the Library

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Grades K-2: Visit the ECC desk after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Grades 3-6: Stop by the Tween Center after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children

After School @ the Library

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Grades K-2: Visit the ECC desk after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Grades 3-6: Stop by the Tween Center after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children

After School @ the Library

Thursday, September 14, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Grades K-2: Visit the ECC desk after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Grades 3-6: Stop by the Tween Center after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children

After School @ the Library

Thursday, September 14, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Grades K-2: Visit the ECC desk after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Grades 3-6: Stop by the Tween Center after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children

Barking for Books: 10:00-10:10am

Saturday, September 16, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:10am
Grade 1
Read aloud to our licensed Therapy Dog Cam Barker! Children should bring a book they are comfortable reading on their own.
Event Type: 
Children

Young Singers: 3-Part Series

Saturday, September 16, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:45am
Grades K-2
Certified music instructor Caitlin Maurer helps children experience the joy of music.
Event Type: 
Children

Barking for Books: 10:10-10:20am

Saturday, September 16, 2017 -
10:10am to 10:20am
Grade 1
Read aloud to our licensed Therapy Dog Cam Barker! Children should bring a book they are comfortable reading on their own.
Event Type: 
Children

Barking for Books: 10:20-10:30am

Saturday, September 16, 2017 -
10:20am to 10:30am
Grade 1
Read aloud to our licensed Therapy Dog Cam Barker! Children should bring a book they are comfortable reading on their own.
Event Type: 
Children

Barking for Books: 10:30-10:40am

Saturday, September 16, 2017 -
10:30am to 10:40am
Grade 1
Read aloud to our licensed Therapy Dog Cam Barker! Children should bring a book they are comfortable reading on their own.
Event Type: 
Children

Barking for Books: 10:40-10:50am

Saturday, September 16, 2017 -
10:40am to 10:50am
Grade 1
Read aloud to our licensed Therapy Dog Cam Barker! Children should bring a book they are comfortable reading on their own.
Event Type: 
Children

Barking for Books: 10:50-11:00am

Saturday, September 16, 2017 -
10:50am to 11:00am
Grade 1
Read aloud to our licensed Therapy Dog Cam Barker! Children should bring a book they are comfortable reading on their own.
Event Type: 
Children

Family STEAM Challenge

Sunday, September 17, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Grades K-6 with adult(s)
Work together as a family to complete a STEAM challenge. One registration per family.
Event Type: 
Children

Art for Little Hands

Monday, September 18, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:45am
Ages 2-4 with caregiver
Create a colorful masterpiece to take home!
Event Type: 
Children

HP 4Ever: Harry Potter Fan Club

Monday, September 18, 2017 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Grades 4-8
It's finally here: our first ever Harry Potter Fan Club! Once a month we'll get together and talk books, do some DIY and more!
Event Type: 
Children
Teens

Sensory Storytime

Monday, September 18, 2017 -
4:30pm to 5:15pm
Grades K-2 with caregiver; up to 3 children per family
Cat Parent from the Western DuPage Special Recreation Association presents multi-sensory storytimes for children of all abilities.
Event Type: 
Children

After School @ the Library

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Grades K-2: Visit the ECC desk after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Grades 3-6: Stop by the Tween Center after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children

After School @ the Library

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Grades K-2: Visit the ECC desk after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Grades 3-6: Stop by the Tween Center after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children

After School @ the Library

Thursday, September 21, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Grades K-2: Visit the ECC desk after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Grades 3-6: Stop by the Tween Center after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children

After School @ the Library

Thursday, September 21, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Grades K-2: Visit the ECC desk after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Grades 3-6: Stop by the Tween Center after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children

Early Literacy Sill Workshop: Sing!

Friday, September 22, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Ages 2-5 with caregiver
Singing is an important pre-reading tool-- and so much fun!
Event Type: 
Children

School Holiday Movies

Friday, September 22, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Join us for the latest releases!
Event Type: 
Children

Young Singers: 3-Part Series

Saturday, September 23, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:45am
Grades K-2
Certified music instructor Caitlin Maurer helps children experience the joy of music.
Event Type: 
Children

After School @ the Library

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Grades K-2: Visit the ECC desk after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Grades 3-6: Stop by the Tween Center after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children

After School @ the Library

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Grades K-2: Visit the ECC desk after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Grades 3-6: Stop by the Tween Center after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children

Play with Purpose

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 -
7:00pm to 7:45pm
See what the Western DuPage Special Education Recreation Association offers and learn about "Lekotek": a program that helps children get the most out of playtime.
Event Type: 
Children

Preschool Free Play

Thursday, September 28, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Birth-5 years with caregiver
Enjoy free play with sensory toys, tummy time activities, and more.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children

Preschool Free Play

Thursday, September 28, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Birth-5 years with caregiver
Enjoy free play with sensory toys, tummy time activities, and more.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children