Kids Events

Local Author Fest

Saturday, April 27, 2019 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
WPL is hosting its first ever Local Author Fest! Stop in and meet local authors, attend a panel discussion of authors and publishing agents, and look out for several pop-up programs throughout the day! Fun for writers (and aspiring writers) and readers of all ages!

Event Schedule:

1-4 pm – Local Author Tables – Main Floor & Lower Level

1-4 pm – Open Mic Readings – Café Area
• Kodon, Wheaton College
• Prairie Light Review, College of DuPage
• Local Authors

1:30-2:30 pm – Local Author Panel – Room A
• Carmela Martino
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Adults

Crazy 8s Math Club: Grades 3-5

Thursday, May 2, 2019 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Grades 3-5
Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, where you'll build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess...it's a totally new kind of math club. Registration required. Please plan on attending all 8 dates.
Event Type: 
Children

Tween Gaming

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by after school to play Mario Party or Mario Cart on the Tween Center's Nintendo Switch!
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Crazy 8s Math Club: Grades 3-5

Thursday, May 9, 2019 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Grades 3-5
Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, where you'll build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess...it's a totally new kind of math club. Registration required. Please plan on attending all 8 dates.
Event Type: 
Children

Homeschool Meet-up

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Grades K-6 with caregivers
Meet other homeschooling families in the Wheaton area over games and activities.
March: Board Games
April: Arts and Crafts
May: Board Games
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Nature-telling

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 -
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

Tween Gaming

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by after school to play Mario Party or Mario Cart on the Tween Center's Nintendo Switch!
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Crazy 8s Math Club: Grades 3-5

Thursday, May 16, 2019 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Grades 3-5
Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, where you'll build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess...it's a totally new kind of math club. Registration required. Please plan on attending all 8 dates.
Event Type: 
Children

Family Lego Stop Motion Creation

Saturday, May 18, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Grades 3-6 with caregiver
Learn how to make a short Lego stop motion movie with your family! We'll screen the movies at the end of the class.
Registration required (one registration per family).
Event Type: 
Children

Harry Potter Club

Monday, May 20, 2019 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Grades 4-8
Join the club for all things Harry Potter! Sign up for one, two, or all three meetings!
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Family Lego Night

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Grades K-6 with adult(s)
Work together to create some spectacular creations out of Legos. One registration per family.
Event Type: 
Children

Crazy 8s Math Club: Grades 3-5

Thursday, May 23, 2019 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Grades 3-5
Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, where you'll build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess...it's a totally new kind of math club. Registration required. Please plan on attending all 8 dates.
Event Type: 
Children

Crazy 8s Math Club: Grades 3-5

Thursday, May 30, 2019 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Grades 3-5
Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, where you'll build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess...it's a totally new kind of math club. Registration required. Please plan on attending all 8 dates.
Event Type: 
Children

Harry Potter Illustrations: A Drawing Workshop

Thursday, July 25, 2019 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
Grades 4-8
Join artist Christine Thornton and explore imagery from the beloved books that became blockbuster movies. We'll study some of the chapter heading illustrations from the books. Christine will teach you easy drawing techniques to capture the magic as you create your own small copy.
Event Type: 
Children
Teens