Kids Events

Sing Along

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
All ages (geared for birth-preschool)
Let's spend some time singing together. Learn some new songs and sing old favorites.
Event Type: 
Children

Unicorns vs. Dragons

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Geared for grades K-6
Join us as we read one story about each, craft together, and debate which one wins the title of ultimate mythical creature! Registered participants can choose a unicorn or dragon craft to pick up at the library beginning October 13. If you are unable to pick up a kit, a list of supplies will be emailed to you with your link to the event.
Event Type: 
Children

Dance Party

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Youth
Get ready to shake your sillies out! We'll lead you through some awesome dance songs that will have you up and moving in no time! Enter your email address for connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Wheel of Fun

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 -
4:00pm to 4:20pm
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.
Event Type: 
Children

K-2 Book Discussion: Freckle Juice

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 -
6:15pm to 6:45pm
Grades K-2
Join us for a virtual book discussion of Freckle Juice by Judy Blume. Read the book independently or with a family member. Registered participants can pick up a copy of the book beginning October 7 during Grab & Go hours in the library or using our curbside service.
Event Type: 
Children

Halloween Bash

Thursday, October 29, 2020 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
geared for K-6
Get in the Halloween spirit by attending our Virtual Halloween Bash! There will be spooky stories, fun activities, and a costume show off! Join us, if you dare. . . . Include your email address for connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Not-so-spooky Storytime

Friday, October 30, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Children of all ages
Put on your favorite costume and join us for a not so scary,virtual, Halloween storytime! Include your email when registering for connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Parent Chat: At Home Activities

Friday, October 30, 2020 -
10:30am to 11:30am
parents and caregivers of young children
We miss having parents and caregivers meet up and talk after storytimes at the library. Join us for a virtual meetup to talk about all things children. We'll start off with some of our favorite rhymes and fingerplays for birth-preschool and the rest of the time is yours. Our loose theme will be at home activities that you have been doing with your little ones.
Event Type: 
Children

Take and Make: Design Your Own Board Game

Saturday, November 7, 2020 (All day)
Families (grade K-6)
One registration/kit per family
Let's celebrate International Games Week by making our own board game! Register to pick up a board game kit November 7-14. Each kit will include supplies to help you get started on your own game. For more tips on creating your board game, check out our video on the library's YouTube channel (wheatonlibrary.org/youtube) beginning November 7.
Event Type: 
Children

Cartooning: Turkey Toons and Funny Foods

Saturday, November 21, 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! A funny feast just in time for Thanksgiving! Students will draw their favorite foods in hilarious situations! Turkey-zilla! Stuffed stuffing! And mashed potatoes... IN SPAAAACE! Students will gobble this drawing class up. (Please note, class is not edible.)
Event Type: 
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!
Event Type: 
Children