Kids Events

Storytime: Great Beginnings

Monday, January 25, 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 25, 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

Minecraft Happenings

Monday, January 25, 2021 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Grades K-6
Are you a Minecraft fan? Share what you've been working on in the world of Minecraft over Zoom! Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Let's Read Together: 10am

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 -
10:00am to 10:30am
birth-elementary school
Let's spend some time reading together. Join the Youth Services staff as we read some favorite picture books over Zoom. Stay for as many books as you'd like or hop in and out of the program as needed. Books will vary from week to week and will cover a variety of age groups. Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Let's Read Together: 2pm

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
birth-elementary school
Let's spend some time reading together. Join the Youth Services staff as we read some favorite picture books over Zoom. Stay for as many books as you'd like or hop in and out of the program as needed. Books will vary from week to week and will cover a variety of age groups. Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Creativebug: Basic Line Drawing-Geometrics

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Grades K-6
Join us for a virtual Creativebug class and we'll do some drawing! Supply kits for registered participants will be available to pick up at the library beginning January 5. If you are unable to pick up a supply kit, a list of materials will be emailed to you along with your Zoom link. Please include your email for connection details.
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Children

Build Along Challenge

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm
Grades K-6
Grab any construction materials you have at home (Legos, blocks, cardboard, paper & pencil, etc.) and build with us over Zoom! We'll reveal the secret theme at the beginning of the program. Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Toddler Time

Wednesday, January 27, 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 27, 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

Tween Time: Books

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Grades 3-6
Let's talk books over Zoom! What have you been reading? What's next on your book list? Share your titles and get book suggestions from other tweens.
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Children

K-2 Book Discussion: Cam Jansen

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 -
6:15pm to 6:45pm
Grades K-2
Join us for a virtual book discussion of Cam Jansen and the Snowy Day Mystery by David Adler. Read the book independently or with a family member. Registered participants can pick up a copy of the book beginning January 6 during Grab & Go hours in the library or using our curbside service.
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Children

Art for Little Hands: Shapes

Thursday, January 28, 2021 -
10:00am to 10:30am
geared for preschool and younger
Let's do some art over Zoom! Registered participants can pick up a supply kit from the library beginning January 14. If you are unable to pick up a kit, a list of supplies will be included with your Zoom link. Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Monarch Read Alouds

Thursday, January 28, 2021 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
elementary school students (geared for grades K-3)
Join us for a Monarch Read Aloud! We’ll read a 2021 Monarch Award title and participate in a fun activity together!
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Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings

Friday, January 29, 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 29, 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

Wheel of Fun

Friday, January 29, 2021 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
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

Book Buddies: 10 am

Saturday, January 30, 2021 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Grades K-6
Find a new reading friend! Register to virtually read with a teen volunteer. After registration, we'll help you pick a book to share together!
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Children

Book Buddies: 10:30 am

Saturday, January 30, 2021 -
10:30am to 11:00am
Grades K-6
Find a new reading friend! Register to virtually read with a teen volunteer. After registration, we'll help you pick a book to share together!
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Children

Book Buddies: 11 am

Saturday, January 30, 2021 -
11:00am to 11:30am
Grades K-6
Find a new reading friend! Register to virtually read with a teen volunteer. After registration, we'll help you pick a book to share together!
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Children

Book Buddies: 11:30 am

Saturday, January 30, 2021 -
11:30am to 12:00pm
Grades K-6
Find a new reading friend! Register to virtually read with a teen volunteer. After registration, we'll help you pick a book to share together!
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Children

Monthly Kahoot Quiz: Gr. K-2

Sunday, January 31, 2021 - 5:00pm
Grades K-2
Register for a link to our monthly Kahoot quiz for the chance to win a book! Please include your email address for instructions and a link to the quiz. Quizzes will be sent out February 1.
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Children

Monthly Kahoot Quiz: Gr 3-6

Sunday, January 31, 2021 - 5:00pm
Grades 3-6
Register for a link to our monthly Kahoot quiz for the chance to win a book! Please include your email address for instructions and a link to the quiz. Quizzes will be sent out February 1.
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Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings

Monday, February 1, 2021 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Great Beginnings is geared for birth-23 months. No storytime February 26. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Preschool

Monday, February 1, 2021 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Preschool storytime is geared for 3-5 years. No storytime February 26. 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

Mindful Minds: K-6

Monday, February 1, 2021 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm
grades K-6
Start your month off right! Join us over Zoom as we participate in activities and movement that promote joy and mindfulness. We'll be working through the book Breathe Like a Bear. Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Groundhog Day Storytime

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 -
11:00am to 11:30am
geared for preschool
Will the groundhog see his shadow this year? Join us for a Groundhog Day storytime over Zoom. Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Toddler Time

Wednesday, February 3, 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, February 3, 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

World Read Aloud Day

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
children of all ages
Let's celebrate World Read Aloud Day over Zoom! Join the Youth Services staff as we share some books that we love. Please includ your email address for connection details.
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Children

Black History Read Alouds

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Grades K-6
Celebrate Black History Month as we read some picture book biographies over Zoom! Each week, we'll introduce you to an important historical figure or two. Please include your email address for connection details. Please register for each session individually.
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Children

Mindful Minnows

Thursday, February 4, 2021 -
11:00am to 11:30am
geared for preschool
Join us over Zoom as we participate in fun stories, rhymes, activities, and movement that promote joy and mindfulness. Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Tween Build Challenge: Treehouses

Thursday, February 4, 2021 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Grades 3-6
Join us for a virtual arboreal 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

Storytime: Great Beginnings

Friday, February 5, 2021 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Great Beginnings is geared for birth-23 months. No storytime February 26. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Preschool

Friday, February 5, 2021 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Preschool storytime is geared for 3-5 years. No storytime February 26. 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

Football Fun

Friday, February 5, 2021 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Grades K-6
There's a big game coming up! Let's celebrate over Zoom with a book, craft, and activities. Registered participants can pick up a craft kit beginning January 22. If you are unable to pick up a kit, a list of supplies will be included with your Zoom link. Please include your email for connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings

Monday, February 8, 2021 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Great Beginnings is geared for birth-23 months. No storytime February 26. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Preschool

Monday, February 8, 2021 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Preschool storytime is geared for 3-5 years. No storytime February 26. 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

Black History Read Alouds

Monday, February 8, 2021 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Grades K-6
Celebrate Black History Month as we read some picture book biographies over Zoom! Each week, we'll introduce you to an important historical figure or two. Please include your email address for connection details. Please register for each session individually.
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Children

Alphabet Fun

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 -
10:00am to 10:30am
geared for toddlers-preschool
Let's explore the alphabet over Zoom! We'll play games and do activities that you can replicate at home anytime! Registered participants can pick up a kit from the library beginning February 2. Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Valentine's Day Crafts

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Grades K-6
Let's get crafting over Zoom! Youth Services staff will demonstrate crafts that you can make at home. Registered participants can pick up a supply kit from the library beginning January 26. If you are unable to pick up a kit, a list of supplies will be emailed along with the Zoom information. Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Toddler Time

Wednesday, February 10, 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, February 10, 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.
Event Type: 
Children

Valentine's Day Crafts

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Grades K-6
Let's get crafting over Zoom! Youth Services staff will demonstrate crafts that you can make at home. Registered participants can pick up a supply kit from the library beginning January 26. If you are unable to pick up a kit, a list of supplies will be emailed along with the Zoom information. Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Dinosaur Valentines with People's Resource Center

Thursday, February 11, 2021 -
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 dinosaur valentines! Register for a supply kit that can be picked up at the library beginning January 28. Include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Homeschool Hangout

Thursday, February 11, 2021 -
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

Valentine's Day Kindness Challenge

Thursday, February 11, 2021 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
geared for K-6
Join us as we participate in activities that spread kindness over Zoom! Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings

Friday, February 12, 2021 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Great Beginnings is geared for birth-23 months. No storytime February 26. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Preschool

Friday, February 12, 2021 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Preschool storytime is geared for 3-5 years. No storytime February 26. 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: Great Beginnings

Monday, February 15, 2021 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Great Beginnings is geared for birth-23 months. No storytime February 26. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Preschool

Monday, February 15, 2021 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Preschool storytime is geared for 3-5 years. No storytime February 26. Each week, Monday's and Friday's class will be the same. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children