Kids Events

Fantastic Food Firsts Recording

Monday, November 30, 2020 (All day)
Watch it anytime!
Register to receive a link to Fantastic Food Firsts, a virtual presentation. Join Chef Al Dente as he tells us the stories behind of some of our favorite foods! Include your email to receive a link to the video that you can watch on your schedule.
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Children

Storytime Recording Bundle

Monday, November 30, 2020 (All day)
Register to receive a link to some storytimes recorded by WPL staff! Find additional recorded storytimes and youth programs on our library's YouTube channel (wheatonlibrary.org/youtube)
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Children

Stuffed Animal Time

Monday, November 30, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
All ages (geared for birth-preschool)
Let's read, sing, and play with our favorite stuffed animals over Zoom! Include your email for connection details.
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Children

All Together Time

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Children of all ages
Let's get together to read, sing, move, and play over Zoom! This storytime is geared for children of all ages.
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Children

Song Safari-Recording

Friday, December 4, 2020 (All day)
Geared for preschool aged children
Join us for a song safari! In each video, we'll learn and sing about a special animal! Visit the library's YouTube channel (wheatonlibrary.org/youtube) to watch and sing along!
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Children

Stuffed Animal Time

Friday, December 4, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
All ages (geared for birth-preschool)
Let's read, sing, and play with our favorite stuffed animals over Zoom! Include your email for connection details.
Monday and Friday's class will be the same within the same week.
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Children

Stuffed Animal Time

Monday, December 7, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
All ages (geared for birth-preschool)
Let's read, sing, and play with our favorite stuffed animals over Zoom! Include your email for connection details.
Monday and Friday's class will be the same within the same week.
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Children

Miss Katie Sings

Monday, December 7, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
early childhood
Join children's music teacher Miss Katie as she leads us through a virtual music class perfect for little ones. If you have a shaker, scarf, and bubbles at home you can use them during our time together. Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Wheel of Fun

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Grades K-6
Can you stand on one leg for 30 seconds? Would you rather only eat pizza or ice cream for a week? You never know what activities or questions will come up when we spin the wheel of fun.
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Children

All Together Time

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Children of all ages
Let's get together to read, sing, move, and play over Zoom! This storytime is geared for children of all ages.
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Children

Roll a Game

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Grades K-6
Join us for Roll a Game over Zoom! Every roll of the dice is a new challenge or activity! How many points will you get? Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Fork Painted Winter Trees with People's Resource Center

Thursday, December 10, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
preschool aged children with parent/caregiver
Join Wheaton Public Library and People's Resource Center for a virtual art project. This month, we're making winter trees! Register for a supply kit that can be picked up at the library beginning November 19. Limited kits available. Include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Homeschool Hangout

Thursday, December 10, 2020 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Geared for homeschool students grades K-6 with caregivers
We'll have activities for students the first half of the program followed by an opportunity for parents to network over Zoom. Include your email for connection details.
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Children

Song Safari-Recording

Friday, December 11, 2020 (All day)
Geared for preschool aged children
Join us for a song safari! In each video, we'll learn and sing about a special animal! Visit the library's YouTube channel (wheatonlibrary.org/youtube) to watch and sing along!
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Children

Stuffed Animal Time

Friday, December 11, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
All ages (geared for birth-preschool)
Let's read, sing, and play with our favorite stuffed animals over Zoom! Include your email for connection details.
Monday and Friday's class will be the same within the same week.
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Children

Cartooning: Do You Want to Draw a Snowman?

Saturday, December 12, 2020 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Grades K-6
Virtual Zoom program
Get your paper and pencils ready for a virtual drawing class led by cartoonist Mark Anderson! Kids will learn to draw snowmen, reindeer, elves, and more! It's snow-tally awesome! It's a winter wonderland of creativity! Snow kidding!
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Children

Stuffed Animal Time

Monday, December 14, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
All ages (geared for birth-preschool)
Let's read, sing, and play with our favorite stuffed animals over Zoom! Include your email for connection details.
Monday and Friday's class will be the same within the same week.
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Children

Top Secret Design Challenge

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Grades K-6
You've been tasked with designing a top secret invention that will change the world. Grab some paper, a pencil, and your creativity and tackle the challenge that will be revealed during the program. Hints will be included along with the Zoom connection details. Include your email address for connection details.
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Children

All Together Time

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Children of all ages
Let's get together to read, sing, move, and play over Zoom! This storytime is geared for children of all ages.
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Children

Holiday Sweets with Chef Maddox

Thursday, December 17, 2020 -
6:30pm to 7:15pm
geared for grades 6 and under with family
Chef Susan Maddox will virtually walk us through three delicious recipes (including fun cookies, bars, and mixes) perfect for the holidays! Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Stuffed Animal Time

Friday, December 18, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
All ages (geared for birth-preschool)
Let's read, sing, and play with our favorite stuffed animals over Zoom! Include your email for connection details.
Monday and Friday's class will be the same within the same week.
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Children

Gingerbread Storytime

Monday, December 21, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
All ages (geared for preschool through early elementary)
Join us for a gingerbread themed storytime over Zoom! Include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Cardboard Craft Along

Monday, December 21, 2020 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
Grades K-6
Hold onto that cardboard from holiday online shopping and let's do some virtual crafting! Registered participants can also pick up a bag of extra supplies from the library beginning November 30. Include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Storytime: K-2

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
Grades K-2
Join us on your day off for books and activities over Zoom! Include your email for connection details.
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Children

Tween Build Challenge: Castles

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 -
1:00pm to 1:30pm
Grades 3-6
Join us for a virtual Medieval build! Feel free to use Legos, Minecraft, or other building materials/programs you have at home. We'll all build at the same time and share our creations at the end of the program. This program will be over Zoom. Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Family Trivia Night: Family Movie Night

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm
geared for grades K-6 with family
Put your movie knowledge to the test! Form a cinema team with your family and see how many questions you can get right! Prizes will be awarded to the top teams! Include your email when registering for connection details.
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Children

K-2 Kahoot Quiz

Wednesday, December 23, 2020 (All day)
Grades K-2
Put your knowledge to the test! Register to receive a link to a Kahoot quiz just for kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd graders. Please include your email address for a link to the quiz.
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Children

Tween Kahoot Quiz

Wednesday, December 23, 2020 (All day)
Grades 3-6
Put your knowledge to the test! Register to receive a link to a Kahoot quiz just for tweens. Please include your email address for a link to the quiz.
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Children

Creativebug: Creative Doodling

Monday, December 28, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
Grades 2-6
Let's doodle together over Zoom with Creativebug! Limited supply kits will be available to pick up at the library beginning December 7. All you need are some markers. If you are unable to pick up a kit, a list of materials will be emailed along with the connection details. Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Me and My Pet Storytime

Monday, December 28, 2020 -
1:00pm to 1:30pm
Grades K-2
Bring your pet along to join us for this fun, virtual storytime. No pet? No problem. Bring your favorite stuffed animal instead. Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Penguin Time

Tuesday, December 29, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
geared for preschoolers
Let's celebrate penguins! We'll read, sing, and craft together over Zoom. Craft kits will be available to pick up at the library beginning December 15. If you are unable to pick up a kit, a list of supplies will be sent with your link to the program. Please include your email for connection details.
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Children

Cosley Zoo Presents Reptiles

Tuesday, December 29, 2020 -
2:00pm to 2:45pm
Grades K-6
Let's meet some reptiles! Join staff from Cosley Zoo as they introduce us to some live animals right through our computers. Include your email when registering for connection details.
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Children

Family Winter Bingo Night

Tuesday, December 29, 2020 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm
geared for Grades 6 and under with family (older and younger siblings welcome)
Let's play Bingo over Zoom! Get your family together for the chance to win some prizes. One registration per family. Please include our email address for connection details.
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Children

Wheel of Fun

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
Grades K-6
Can you stand on one leg for 30 seconds? Would you rather only eat pizza or ice cream for a week? You never know what activities or questions will come up when we spin the wheel of fun.
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Children

Scavenger Hunt

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
Grades K-6
How fast can you find your favorite book? Can you find something that floats? You never know what you'll be asked to find when we do our scavenger hunt! Enter your email for connection details.
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Children

Fantastic Food Firsts Recording

Thursday, December 31, 2020 (All day)
Watch it anytime!
Register to receive a link to Fantastic Food Firsts, a virtual presentation. Join Chef Al Dente as he tells us the stories behind of some of our favorite foods! Include your email to receive a link to the video that you can watch on your schedule.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Pete the Cat's Noon Year's Eve Party

Thursday, December 31, 2020 -
11:30am to 12:00pm
All ages-geared for preschool through elementary school aged children with their families
Join us for a Virtual Pete the Cat Rockin' New Year's Eve Noon Party! We'll be celebrating with Pete the Cat themed books, activities, songs, and more! You can pick up a craft kit from the library starting Tuesday 12/15. If you are unable to pick up a kit from the library, a list of craft materials will be included in an email along with Zoom connection details. One kit per child. Register each child separately.
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Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings

Monday, January 4, 2021 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Great Beginnings is geared for birth-23 months. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Preschool

Monday, January 4, 2021 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Preschool storytime is geared for 3-5 years. Each week, Monday's and Friday's class will be the same. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Toddler Time

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Toddler Time is geared for 2-3 years. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Move and Groove

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Time to get the wiggles out virtually! Join us and we'll move and groove together to fun songs and rhymes! Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings

Friday, January 8, 2021 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Great Beginnings is geared for birth-23 months. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Preschool

Friday, January 8, 2021 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Preschool storytime is geared for 3-5 years. Each week, Monday's and Friday's class will be the same. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children