Kids Events

Family Lego and Duplo Night

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
All ages with caregivers
Work together to create some spectacular creations out of Legos and Duplos based on the mystery theme.
Registration required, one registration per family.
Event Type: 
Children

Peeps Diorama Contest

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 (All day)
Grades 6 and under; family
Create a scene from a children's book with the popular marshmallow-y candy for your chance to win. Pick up a base and candy from the Youth Services desk beginning April 1 and turn in your creation by Saturday, April 11. We'll let library visitors vote on their favorite scene the week of April 13.
One registration per family.
Event Type: 
Children

NIU STEM Roadshow: Good Vibrations

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Grades K-5
Join us for an afternoon of science and wonder with the NIU STEM Roadshow.
Pick up free tickets at the Youth Services Desk beginning March 11.
Event Type: 
Children

Games Galore

Thursday, April 2, 2020 (All day)
All ages
Spend the day playing games at the library! We'll have tabletop games and oversized ones, too.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Taste Test: Spring Candy

Thursday, April 2, 2020 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
All ages (8 years old and younger must be with a caregiver)
Help us decide which candy is the best! Please be aware of possible food allergies/sensitivities.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Minecraft for Tweens

Thursday, April 2, 2020 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Grades 3-6
Spend some time exploring the world of Minecraft with other participants. Band together or go on an independent adventure.
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Sensory Movie: Cars

Friday, April 3, 2020 -
10:30am to 12:00pm
All ages with caregivers
Join us for this sensory friendly viewing of Cars for children of all abilities. Feel free to talk and play during the movie. We'll have the subtitles on, the volume turned down, and the lights turned up. Come and go as needed.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Spring Bingo: 2 pm

Friday, April 3, 2020 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Grades 6 and under with caregivers
Come play some bingo for the chance to win!
Pick up free tickets at the Youth Services desk beginning March 13
Event Type: 
Children

Spring Bingo: 3:30 pm

Friday, April 3, 2020 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm
Grades 6 and under with caregivers
Come play some bingo for the chance to win!
Pick up free tickets at the Youth Services desk beginning March 13
Event Type: 
Children

Family Storytime 10am

Saturday, April 4, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
All ages with caregivers
Read books, sing songs, and discover new ways to play. Fun for the whole family.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Brand New Babies 9:30am

Monday, April 6, 2020 -
9:30am to 9:50am
0-9 months old with caregivers (expectant parents and siblings welcome)
A new storytime has arrived! Join us for stories, songs, and movement designed for the littlest ones. Because we know it's never too early to start, expectant parents are welcome to participate.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Preschool 10am

Monday, April 6, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3-5 year olds to attend independently without caregivers Preschool storytime lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and more. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, April 6, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months with caregiver
During this 30-minute session, babies and their caregivers will share rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Preschool 11am

Monday, April 6, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3-5 year olds to attend independently without caregivers Preschool storytime lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and more. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Great Beginnings:11am

Monday, April 6, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months with caregiver
During this 30-minute session, babies and their caregivers will share rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Homework Club: Grades K-6

Monday, April 6, 2020 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades K-6 (children under 9 must have a caregiver remain in the department)
Homework Club is a space to get some school work done. Have Room to work on a group project, read a few chapters in your class book, or work independently on an assignment. Public, private, and homeschool students welcome. Snacks and limited school supplies will be available. Homework Club will follow the District 200 calendar.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Family Storytime 6:30pm

Monday, April 6, 2020 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm
All ages with caregivers
Read books, sing songs, and discover new ways to play. Fun for the whole family.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Bilingual Storytime 10am

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Birth-5 years old with caregiver
Join us for stories and songs in Spanish and English.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Move and Groove 11am

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
All ages with caregivers
Get those wiggles out! Movement activities for a variety of ages including dance, yoga, and more!
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Kindergarten Readiness 2pm

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
4-5 year olds attend independently without caregivers
Get ready to go to kindergarten with this new storytime. We'll read books, sing songs, and focus on skills that get us ready for elementary school!
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Homework Club: Grades K-6

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades K-6 (children under 9 must have a caregiver remain in the department)
Homework Club is a space to get some school work done. Have Room to work on a group project, read a few chapters in your class book, or work independently on an assignment. Public, private, and homeschool students welcome. Snacks and limited school supplies will be available. Homework Club will follow the District 200 calendar.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Preschool 10am

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3-5 year olds to attend independently without caregivers Preschool storytime lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and more. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Toddler Time 10am

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds with caregiver
Stories, rhymes, music, and movement for toddlers and their caregivers to share together.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: All Together 11am

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
All ages with caregivers
Stories, songs, and activities designed for child and adult bonding and participation.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Homeschool Meet-up

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Grades K and up with caregiver
Drop in to meet other homeschooling families in the area over lunch (please bring your own lunch), games and activities.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Homework Club: Grades K-6

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades K-6 (children under 9 must have a caregiver remain in the department)
Homework Club is a space to get some school work done. Have Room to work on a group project, read a few chapters in your class book, or work independently on an assignment. Public, private, and homeschool students welcome. Snacks and limited school supplies will be available. Homework Club will follow the District 200 calendar.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Make & Take: Easter Bunny

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Craft an adorable rabbit from a plastic egg to decorate your Easter basket or holiday table.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

Storytime: Preschool 10am

Thursday, April 9, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3-5 year olds to attend independently without caregivers Preschool storytime lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and more. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Toddler Time 10am

Thursday, April 9, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds with caregiver
Stories, rhymes, music, and movement for toddlers and their caregivers to share together.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Preschool 11am

Thursday, April 9, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3-5 year olds to attend independently without caregivers Preschool storytime lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and more. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Toddler Time 11am

Thursday, April 9, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds with caregiver
Stories, rhymes, music, and movement for toddlers and their caregivers to share together.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: All Together 2pm

Thursday, April 9, 2020 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
All ages with caregivers
Stories, songs, and activities designed for child and adult bonding and participation.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Homework Club: Grades K-6

Thursday, April 9, 2020 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades K-6 (children under 9 must have a caregiver remain in the department)
Homework Club is a space to get some school work done. Have Room to work on a group project, read a few chapters in your class book, or work independently on an assignment. Public, private, and homeschool students welcome. Snacks and limited school supplies will be available. Homework Club will follow the District 200 calendar.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Elementary School Storytime

Friday, April 10, 2020 -
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.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Preschool 10am

Friday, April 10, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3-5 year olds to attend independently without caregivers Preschool storytime lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and more. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, April 10, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months with caregiver
During this 30-minute session, babies and their caregivers will share rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Preschool 11am

Friday, April 10, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3-5 year olds to attend independently without caregivers Preschool storytime lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and more. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Great Beginnings:11am

Friday, April 10, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months with caregiver
During this 30-minute session, babies and their caregivers will share rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Art Studio: Grades K-2

Friday, April 10, 2020 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Grades K-2
Work on an art project to take home!
Registration required
Event Type: 
Children

Brainstorm Challenge: Grades 3-6

Friday, April 10, 2020 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Grades 3-6
Are you ready to be challenged? Analyze, hypothesize, and test out our experiment of the day!
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Preschool 10am

Monday, April 13, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3-5 year olds to attend independently without caregivers Preschool storytime lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and more. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, April 13, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months with caregiver
During this 30-minute session, babies and their caregivers will share rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Preschool 11am

Monday, April 13, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3-5 year olds to attend independently without caregivers Preschool storytime lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and more. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Great Beginnings:11am

Monday, April 13, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months with caregiver
During this 30-minute session, babies and their caregivers will share rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Homework Club: Grades K-6

Monday, April 13, 2020 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades K-6 (children under 9 must have a caregiver remain in the department)
Homework Club is a space to get some school work done. Have Room to work on a group project, read a few chapters in your class book, or work independently on an assignment. Public, private, and homeschool students welcome. Snacks and limited school supplies will be available. Homework Club will follow the District 200 calendar.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Bilingual Storytime 10am

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Birth-5 years old with caregiver
Join us for stories and songs in Spanish and English.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Nature-telling

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 -
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: Move and Groove 11am

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
All ages with caregivers
Get those wiggles out! Movement activities for a variety of ages including dance, yoga, and more!
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Kindergarten Readiness 2pm

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
4-5 year olds attend independently without caregivers
Get ready to go to kindergarten with this new storytime. We'll read books, sing songs, and focus on skills that get us ready for elementary school!
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Homework Club: Grades K-6

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades K-6 (children under 9 must have a caregiver remain in the department)
Homework Club is a space to get some school work done. Have Room to work on a group project, read a few chapters in your class book, or work independently on an assignment. Public, private, and homeschool students welcome. Snacks and limited school supplies will be available. Homework Club will follow the District 200 calendar.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children