Kids Events

Family Lego Night

Tuesday, November 20, 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.
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Children

Lincoln and Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 -
11:00am to 12:15pm
Grades 1 through adult
Mr. Lincoln tells the story of how our national, annual observance of Thanksgiving came to be established during his presidency. There will be time for Q&A and photos and the end.
Registration required
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Children

Movie: Incredibles 2

Friday, November 23, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Grades K and up
Rated PG
Pick up free tickets from the Youth Services desk beginning November 2.
Event Type: 
Children

Tunes with Tim

Monday, November 26, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:45am
All Ages
Whether your child likes to jam to the Beatles or nursery rhymes, Tim will get their feet moving and hands clapping
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Children

Harry Potter Club

Monday, November 26, 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

After School Makers

Wednesday, November 28, 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
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Children

Graphic Novel Book Club: Awkward

Thursday, November 29, 2018 -
6:30pm to 7:15pm
Grades 4-6
We're tallking all things graphic novels! After you sign up, pick up a copy of the book at the Youth Services desk.
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Jim Gill's Nationwide Campaign for PLAY

Saturday, December 1, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Ages birth-5 with caregiver
Jim celebrates families that dance, sing, sneeze, and play together! Special guest Don Stilles provides accompaniment on accordion. Pick up free tickets at the Youth Services Desk beginning November 10.
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Children

Family Storytime

Monday, December 3, 2018 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm
Read books, sing songs, and discover new ways to play. Fun for the whole family!
Event Type: 
Children
Storytime
Drop-in Program

Family Storytime

Monday, December 3, 2018 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm
Read books, sing songs, and discover new ways to play. Fun for the whole family!
Event Type: 
Children
Storytime
Drop-in Program

Family Storytime

Monday, December 3, 2018 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm
Read books, sing songs, and discover new ways to play. Fun for the whole family!
Event Type: 
Children
Storytime
Drop-in Program

Nature-telling

Tuesday, December 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. Feel free to wear your pajamas to this month's class!
Event Type: 
Children

Bring Your Grown-up to Minecraft Night

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Grades 3-6 with adult
Do you have a grown-up in your life that doesn't have a clue about Minecraft? Is there a favorite adult that loves Minecraft as much as you? Invite them to share a laptop and spend the night mining and crafting! Registration required. One registration per couple.
Event Type: 
Children

Parent Meeting: American Sign Language and the Importance of Child Development

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Presenter: Michelle Simmons
Michelle is a state certified Teacher of the Deaf and is now working with the Birth-3 population as a Developmental Therapist focusing on children with hearing loss. The presentation will give activities to include sign language into your child's daily life. It will also give samples of signs to bring home and use with your family.
Registration required.
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Children

Family Ugly Holiday Sweater Competition

Saturday, December 15, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Grades K-6 with adult(s)
Do you have what it takes to make the ugliest holiday sweater? Sign up for our competition to find out. We'll provide the plain shirt and all the decorating materials. Work together as a family to decorate your creation and prizes will be awarded to the winning designs! Registration required. One registration per family.
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Children

Family Music for Toddlers

Monday, December 17, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Ages 15 months-4 years old
Join your toddler in singing, chanting, moving, dancing and listening in this fun musical experience. Presented by Nancy Kempe, MUSIKGARTEN instructor. Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Family Lego Night

Tuesday, December 18, 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

Tween Taste Test: Candy Canes

Friday, December 21, 2018 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Grades 3-6
Which flavor will win? Come taste and vote on your favorite. Please be aware of possible food allergies.
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Andertoons Superhero Drawing Class: Grades K-2

Thursday, December 27, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Grades K-2
Join cartoonist Mark Anderson for an afternoon of drawing superheroes and villains!
Registration required.
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Children

Andertoons Superhero Drawing Class: Grades 3-6

Thursday, December 27, 2018 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Grades 3-6
Join cartoonist Mark Anderson for an afternoon of drawing superheroes and villains!
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Sensory Movie: Frozen Sing-along

Friday, December 28, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:45am
All ages
Join us for this sensory friendly viewing for children of all abilities! Feel free to talk, dance, and sing along! We'll have the subtitles on, the lights turned up, and the volume turned down. Come and go as needed. No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children
Drop-in Program

Sensory Movie: Frozen Sing-along

Friday, December 28, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:45am
All ages
Join us for this sensory friendly viewing for children of all abilities! Feel free to talk, dance, and sing along! We'll have the subtitles on, the lights turned up, and the volume turned down. Come and go as needed. No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children
Drop-in Program

New Year's Eve BINGO

Monday, December 31, 2018 -
1:00pm to 1:45pm
All ages, children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
Pick up a BINGO card and get ready to listen for your lucky numbers! Pick up free tickets at the Youth Services Desk beginning December 10.
Event Type: 
Children

Cosley Zoo presents Home Sweet Habitat

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 -
1:00pm to 1:45pm
Ages 3 and up
Learn all about animal habitats and adaptations with a Cosley Zoo educator and live animals! Pick up free tickets at the Youth Services Desk beginning December 12.
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Children

Sew a Critter: 1:00 p.m.

Thursday, January 3, 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Grades 3-6
Hand sew your very own felt creature to take home with you! Make an animal, monster, or your own design! Registration required.
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Children

Sew a Critter: 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, January 3, 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Grades 3-6
Hand sew your very own felt creature to take home with you! Make an animal, monster, or your own design! Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Sensory Movie: Tangled

Friday, January 4, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:45am
All ages
Join us for this sensory friendly viewing for children of all abilities! Feel free to talk, dance, and sing along! We'll have the subtitles on, the lights turned up, and the volume turned down. Come and go as needed. No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children
Drop-in Program

Sensory Movie: Tangled

Friday, January 4, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:45am
All ages
Join us for this sensory friendly viewing for children of all abilities! Feel free to talk, dance, and sing along! We'll have the subtitles on, the lights turned up, and the volume turned down. Come and go as needed. No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children
Drop-in Program

Movie: Ferdinand

Friday, January 4, 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:45pm
All ages
Rated PG
Pick up free tickets at the Youth Services Desk beginning December 14.
Event Type: 
Children

Family Lego Stop Motion Creation

Saturday, January 5, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Grades 3-6 with adult(s)
Learn how to make a short Lego stop motion movie with your family! We'll screen the movies at the end of the class.
Registration required. One registration per family.
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, January 7, 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

Monday, January 7, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. 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, January 7, 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, January 7, 2019 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Family Storytime

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

Family Storytime

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

Family Storytime

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

Spanish Storytime

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Ages 3 to 5 years old with adult
Pick up nametags at the Tween Center Desk beginning 30 minutes prior to storytime. Limit 15 children.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Nature-telling

Tuesday, January 8, 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.
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 2pm

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. 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, January 9, 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, January 9, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. 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, January 9, 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 2 & 3: 10am

Thursday, January 10, 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, January 10, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. 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, January 10, 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, January 10, 2019 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. 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, January 14, 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

Monday, January 14, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime