Kids Events

Stop Motion Club

Monday, July 23, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Grades 4-6
Learn how to make your very own stop motion video! Participants will divide into groups where they will design their story, take the pictures, and edit them into a video. Participants need to be able to attend all three dates. Please register for one month only. Registration required.
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Children

Spanish Storytime

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Ages 3-5 with caregiver
Enjoy singing songs and listening to books in Spanish.
Event Type: 
Children

Minecraft Mania

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Grades 3-6
Presented by Minecraft Mania, join us for an afternoon of Minecraft adventure and fun! Registration required.
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Children

Sewing: Sew Your Own Bag: 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 -
6:00pm to 6:45pm
Grades 3-5
Sew your very own bag on one of the library's sewing machines. Participants need to have attended our Sewing Machines Basics class in order to take this class. Please register for only one of the bag classes. Registration required.
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Children

Sewing: Sew Your Own Bag: 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 -
7:00pm to 7:45pm
Grades 3-5
Sew your very own bag on one of the library's sewing machines. Participants need to have attended our Sewing Machines Basics class in order to take this class. Please register for only one of the bag classes. Registration required.
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Children

Stop Motion Club

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Grades 4-6
Learn how to make your very own stop motion video! Participants will divide into groups where they will design their story, take the pictures, and edit them into a video. Participants need to be able to attend all three dates. Please register for one month only. Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Cryogenics Show, Mr. Freeze of Fermilab

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Grades K and up (children under 8 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver)
Check out the Mr. Freeze Cryogenics Show and learn about the fascinating field of supercooling! Registration required.
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Children

Dino Duo

Thursday, July 26, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:15pm
Grades 1-3 with adult
Learn about million year-old fossils while playing the classic game of Bingo. After the game, work on 3-D dinosaur puzzles and make your own fossils to take home. Registration required.
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Children

Stop Motion Club

Friday, July 27, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Grades 4-6
Learn how to make your very own stop motion video! Participants will divide into groups where they will design their story, take the pictures, and edit them into a video. Participants need to be able to attend all three dates. Please register for one month only. Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Happy Birthday, Harry Potter!

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Grades 3-8 (children 8 years old and under must be accompanied by a caregiver)
Join us for our annual Harry Potter Birthday Party! Here's the schedule:
Games and activities- 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Bring a lunch and eat in the Great Hall- 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Harry Potter Trivia- 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Outdoor Quidditch (weather permitting)- 3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
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Children

Dress for a Mess: 11:00 a.m.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 -
11:00am to 11:45am
Grades 1-2
Create a mixed-media canvas with modeling clay and paint! Registration required.
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Children

Dress for a Mess: 2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 -
2:00pm to 2:45pm
Grades 1-2
Create a mixed-media canvas with modeling clay and paint! Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Stop Motion Club

Monday, August 6, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Grades 4-6
Learn how to make your very own stop motion video! Participants will divide into groups where they will design their story, take the pictures, and edit them into a video. Participants need to be able to attend all three dates. Please register for one month only. Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Family Storytime

Monday, August 6, 2018 -
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

Cam Day

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 -
10:30am to 12:30pm
Stop the Early Childhood Department and say HI to our registered Therapy and Official Library Dog, Cam Barker!
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Children

Beginner's Cubing Workshop

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Grades 4-6
Learn how to solve a standard Rubik's Cube in this two hour session. Have your own cube? Feel free to bring it along. The instructor will have cubes that can be used during the class and for purchase. Please sign up for one session only. Registration required.
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Children

Stop Motion Club

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Grades 4-6
Learn how to make your very own stop motion video! Participants will divide into groups where they will design their story, take the pictures, and edit them into a video. Participants need to be able to attend all three dates. Please register for one month only. Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Stop Motion Club

Friday, August 10, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Grades 4-6
Learn how to make your very own stop motion video! Participants will divide into groups where they will design their story, take the pictures, and edit them into a video. Participants need to be able to attend all three dates. Please register for one month only. Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Nature-telling

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 -
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

Outdoor Fun

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Grades K-6 (children under 8 with caregiver)
Join us for some outdoor fun on our West Plaza (weather permitting). Wear sunscreen, bring a water bottle, and create!
June 13 (Bubbles)
July 11 (Chalk)
August 14 (Sand)
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Children
Drop-in Program

Outdoor Fun

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Grades K-6 (children under 8 with caregiver)
Join us for some outdoor fun on our West Plaza (weather permitting). Wear sunscreen, bring a water bottle, and create!
June 13 (Bubbles)
July 11 (Chalk)
August 14 (Sand)
Event Type: 
Children
Drop-in Program

Book Discussion: From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

Thursday, August 16, 2018 -
2:00pm to 2:45pm
Grades 3-5
We're reading past Newbery Award winners for our summer book discussions. Pick up a copy of this month's book at the Youth Services desk starting August 1, read it, and bring it back with you when you come to the discussion.
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Children

Exploding Science

Monday, August 20, 2018 -
7:00pm to 7:45pm
Grades K-6 with adult(s)
Before you go back to school, watch us make soda geysers and explode watermelons. Event is weather permitting. Registration required.
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Children

Family Music for Toddlers

Monday, September 10, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Ages 15 months-4 years
Join your toddler in singing, chanting, moving, and listening in this fun musical experience. Presented by Nancy Kempe, MUSIKGARTEN instructor.
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Family Storytime

Monday, September 10, 2018 -
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 11, 2018 -
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

Minecraft

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Grades 3-6
Join us for an hour of Minecraft adventure.
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Children

Let's Make Buttons

Thursday, September 13, 2018 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by after school and use our button maker! Create your own designs and turn them into wearable art!
No registration required.
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Children

Harry Potter Club

Monday, September 17, 2018 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Grades 4-8
Join the Anti-Umbridge League for all things Harry Potter! Sign up for one, two, or all three meetings!
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Children

Movie: Sherlock Gnomes

Friday, September 21, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Grades K and up
Rated PG
Pick up free tickets at the Youth Services desk beginning August 31.
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Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, September 24, 2018 -
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, September 24, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. 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, September 24, 2018 -
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, September 24, 2018 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Spanish Storytime

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Ages 3-5 with caregiver
Enjoy singing songs and listening to books in Spanish.
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 2pm

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Family Lego Night

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 -
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

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. 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, September 26, 2018 -
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

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 11am

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 -
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.
Event Type: 
Storytime

After School Makers

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Grades 3-6
Join us in the Tween Center for the chance to invent and create something new.
No registration required
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Thursday, September 27, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. 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

Thursday, September 27, 2018 -
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

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 11am

Thursday, September 27, 2018 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 11am

Thursday, September 27, 2018 -
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.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, September 28, 2018 -
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, September 28, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. 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, September 28, 2018 -
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, September 28, 2018 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime