Kids Events

YABOB

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Competition
Event Type: 
Battle of the Books

Family Lego Night

Tuesday, October 30, 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, October 31, 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, October 31, 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, October 31, 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: Ages 3-5: 10am

Thursday, November 1, 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, November 1, 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, November 1, 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, November 1, 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

YABOB

Thursday, November 1, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Competition
Event Type: 
Battle of the Books

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, November 2, 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, November 2, 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, November 2, 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, November 2, 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

Printmaking Demonstration

Saturday, November 3, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:30pm
Instituto Gráfico de Chicago is a printing and art collective in Chicago dedicated to engaging new generations in DIY printmaking. Come to the library’s Arts and Culture Center on the main floor between 10:30 am - 2:30 pm to get a free original postcard print while you learn about the printing techniques used by the group. Fun for all ages!

Mariachi los Rayos de Leman Middle School will perform at 10:00 am and the printmaking demonstration will begin at 10:30 am.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

YABOB

Monday, November 5, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Competition
Event Type: 
Battle of the Books

Family Storytime

Monday, November 5, 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

Vote for Books!

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 (All day)
All ages
We're voting for books on Election Day! Stop by the Youth Services Department and be heard!
Event Type: 
Children

Build Your Own Board Game

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Grades K-6 with caregiver(s)
We're celebrating International Games Week! Design your very own board game with your family. We'll get you started with materials and supplies. One registration per family.
Event Type: 
Children

International Games Week

Saturday, November 10, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Grades K-adult
Help us celebrate International Games Week by playing some board games. Representatives from Fair Game in Downers Grove and Moore Toys and Gadgets in Wheaton will bring in games from everyone to enjoy.
Event Type: 
Children
Teens
Adults

Family Music for Toddlers

Monday, November 12, 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

Nature-telling

Tuesday, November 13, 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, November 13, 2018 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Grades 3-6
Join us for an hour of Minecraft adventure.
Event Type: 
Children

Family Music for Toddlers

Thursday, November 15, 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

Let's Make Buttons

Thursday, November 15, 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.
Event Type: 
Children

Scratch Lab

Saturday, November 17, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Grades 3-6
Come use Scratch to program games and animations! Be sure to create an account prior to class at scratch.mit.edu
Registration required
Event Type: 
Children

Family Sewing-1:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 17, 2018 -
1:00pm to 1:45pm
Grades 3-5 with caregiver
Learn to sew with a favorite adult and stay warm this winter with your homemade heating pad! One registration per child/adult pair.
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Family Sewing-2:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 17, 2018 -
2:00pm to 2:45pm
Grades 3-5 with caregiver
Learn to sew with a favorite adult and stay warm this winter with your homemade heating pad! One registration per child/adult pair.
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Family Sewing-3:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 17, 2018 -
3:00pm to 3:45pm
Grades 3-5 with caregiver
Learn to sew with a favorite adult and stay warm this winter with your homemade heating pad! One registration per child/adult pair.
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Family Sewing-4:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 17, 2018 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Grades 3-5 with caregiver
Learn to sew with a favorite adult and stay warm this winter with your homemade heating pad! One registration per child/adult pair.
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Family Challenge

Monday, November 19, 2018 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Grades K-6 with caregiver(s)
See what you can accomplish with just a few materials and a whole bunch of family brain power!
Registration required. One registration per family
Event Type: 
Children

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.
Event Type: 
Children

Lincoln and Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 -
11:00am to 12:15pm
Grades 1 and up
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
Event Type: 
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

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!
Event Type: 
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
Event Type: 
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

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

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

Friday, January 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