Kids Events

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 2pm

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 -
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.
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Storytime

International Games Week: Scrabble and Word Games

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Grades K-6 with families/caregiver
Stop by and play Scrabble and other word games with your family and friends. Attend any of our International Games Week programs and enter your name for a chance to win a board game for your family.
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Children

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 -
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: 10am

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 -
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: 11am

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 -
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

International Games Week: Design Your Own Board Game

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Grades K-6 with families/caregiver
Become the game architect. We'll provide game board templates and a variety of game pieces. Attend any of our International Games Week programs and enter your name for a chance to win a board game for your family.
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Children

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Thursday, November 7, 2019 -
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: 10am

Thursday, November 7, 2019 -
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: 11am

Thursday, November 7, 2019 -
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: Ages 3-5: 11am

Thursday, November 7, 2019 -
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

International Games Week: Nintendo Switch Games

Thursday, November 7, 2019 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Grades K-6 with families/caregiver
Try out our Nintendo Switch and challenge your family and other families to a game or two. Attend any of our International Games Week programs and enter your name for a chance to win a board game for your family.
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Children

Elementary School Storytime

Friday, November 8, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Grades K-5
Join us for storytime on your day off of school. We'll read some great books and do an activity.
Pick up name tags beginning 30 minutes prior to storytime. Limit 25 students per class. No registration required.
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Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, November 8, 2019 -
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, November 8, 2019 -
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, November 8, 2019 -
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, November 8, 2019 -
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

Intermational Games Week: Try Out Board Games with TPK Gaming-10:00am

Saturday, November 9, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Grades K-6 with families/caregivers
Join TPK Gaming from Glen Ellyn and try a new board game or two. Attend any of our International Games Week programs and enter your name for a chance to win a board game for your family.

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Children

DIY Lightsabers

Sunday, November 10, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Grades 4-6
Create your own Star Wars lightsaber in preparation for the next movie this winter! Registration required.
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Children

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Monday, November 11, 2019 -
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:10am

Monday, November 11, 2019 -
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: Great Beginnings:11am

Monday, November 11, 2019 -
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, November 11, 2019 -
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

Family Storytime

Monday, November 11, 2019 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm
Read books, sing songs, and discover new ways to play. Fun for the whole family!
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Storytime
Drop-in Program
Children

Family Storytime

Monday, November 11, 2019 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm
Read books, sing songs, and discover new ways to play. Fun for the whole family!
Event Type: 
Storytime
Drop-in Program
Children

Family Storytime

Monday, November 11, 2019 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm
Read books, sing songs, and discover new ways to play. Fun for the whole family!
Event Type: 
Storytime
Drop-in Program
Children

Spanish Storytime

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Birth-5 years old with caregiver
Join us for stories and songs in Spanish.
Pick up name tags beginning 30 minutes prior to storytime. Limit 25 children per class. No registration required.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Nature-telling

Tuesday, November 12, 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.
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Children

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 2pm

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 -
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

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 -
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: 10am

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 -
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: 11am

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 -
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

Chapters: K-2 Book Club

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 -
6:15pm to 7:00pm
Grades K-2 with caregiver
We have a new book club! Pick up a copy of Here's Hank-You Can't Drink a Meatball Through a Straw by Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver at the Youth Services desk beginning October 14. Read the book as a family or independently before we meet for a great discussion and activity. Registration required
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Thursday, November 14, 2019 -
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: 10am

Thursday, November 14, 2019 -
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: 11am

Thursday, November 14, 2019 -
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: Ages 3-5: 11am

Thursday, November 14, 2019 -
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

Scratch and Minecraft Lab

Thursday, November 14, 2019 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Grades 3-6
Play around with Scratch coding or Minecraft and see what you can create!
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, November 15, 2019 -
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, November 15, 2019 -
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, November 15, 2019 -
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, November 15, 2019 -
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

Sing Together

Monday, November 18, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Birth-5 years old with caregiver
Songs are a natural way to learn about language. We'll spend a little time singing some old favorites and new songs, too.
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Children

Homeschool Meet-up

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Grades K and up with caregiver
Drop in to meet other homeschooling families in the area over games and activities.
No registration required.
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Children

Block Fest

Thursday, November 21, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:00am
8 months-8 years old with caregiver
During BLOCK Fest, children and their caregivers can play with five varieties of blocks, designing and building structures and deconstructing what they've built. Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Harry Potter Club

Thursday, November 21, 2019 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Grades 4-8
Join the club for all things Harry Potter. Registration required.
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Children
Teens

It's Not Magic, It's Science!

Monday, November 25, 2019 -
2:00pm to 2:45pm
Grades K-5
NIU's STEM Roadshow is coming to the library! The show is designed to capture your imagination with amazing demonstrations that look like magic but are really science. Pick up free tickets at the Youth Services desk beginning November 4.
Event Type: 
Children

Family Movie Night: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Monday, November 25, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
All ages with caregiver
Join us for a viewing of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory with your whole family! Feel free to wear pajamas and bring pillows and sleeping bags!
Pick up free tickets at the Youth Services desk beginning November 4.
Event Type: 
Children

Family Lego Night

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Entering grades K-6 with adult(s)
Work together to create some spectacular creations out of Legos. One registration per family.
Event Type: 
Children