Kids Events

Pirate Storytime

Saturday, September 19, 2020 (All day)
Children of all ages
ARRRR MATEEEEYS! Join us in celebrating Talk Like A Pirate Day! We’ll be tellin’ tales of the high seas, battlin’ fierce creatures, and of course, searchin’ for buried treasure… Find this storytime on the library's YouTube channel (wheatonlibrary.org/youtube) and watch it at your convenience starting at 9am.
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Children

Cartooning: Boom! Pow! Smash! 2! The Sequel!

Saturday, September 19, 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! If you like drawing superheroes and supervillains, you're in luck! Students will learn to draw characters including Arach-Ned, Stink Bug, Coldsnap, Lady Lava, Sgt. Shield, and more! Include your email when registering to receive your invite and Zoom link closer to the class.
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Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings

Monday, September 21, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Great Beginnings is geared for birth-23 months. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Preschool

Monday, September 21, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Preschool storytime is geared for 3-5 years. Each week, Monday's and Friday's class will be the same. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Clay Art

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Grades K-6
Create a unique picture using clay on canvas. Registered participants can pick up a supply kit (including a canvas and clay) beginning September 8 during Grab & Go hours. Find this art demonstration on the library's YouTube channel (wheatonlibrary.org/youtube) and watch it at your convenience starting at 4pm.
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Children

Storytime: Toddler Time

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Toddler Time is geared for 2-3 years. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Move and Groove

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Time to get the wiggles out virtually! Join us and we'll move and groove together to fun songs and rhymes! Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Draw Along

Thursday, September 24, 2020 -
5:00pm to 5:30pm
Grades K-6
Learn how to draw something new in our step-by-step class. Be sure to have paper and something to draw with! Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings

Friday, September 25, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Great Beginnings is geared for birth-23 months. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Preschool

Friday, September 25, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Preschool storytime is geared for 3-5 years. Each week, Monday's and Friday's class will be the same. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings

Monday, September 28, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Great Beginnings is geared for birth-23 months. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Preschool

Monday, September 28, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Preschool storytime is geared for 3-5 years. Each week, Monday's and Friday's class will be the same. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Shadow Storytime

Monday, September 28, 2020 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm
children of all ages
Turn the lights down low, grab your flashlight, and join us for a virtual shadow storytime! Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

After School Creativebug: How to Fold a Paper Box

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Grades K-6 (younger students may need help from an adult)
Let's learn how to fold paper boxes together! These make great gifts or a special place to keep treasures. Registered participants can pick up a supply kit at the library beginning September 15. If you are unable to pick up a kit, a list of supplies will be emailed with your link to the event.
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Children

Storytime: Toddler Time

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Toddler Time is geared for 2-3 years. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Move and Groove

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Time to get the wiggles out virtually! Join us and we'll move and groove together to fun songs and rhymes! Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

K-2 Book Discussion: Archie Takes Flight

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 -
6:15pm to 6:45pm
Grades K-2
Join us for a virtual book discussion of Space Taxi: Archie Takes Flight by Wendy Mass. Read the book independently or with a family member. Registered participants can pick up a copy of the book beginning September 2 during Grab & Go hours in the library or using our curbside service.
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Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings

Friday, October 2, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Great Beginnings is geared for birth-23 months. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Preschool

Friday, October 2, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Preschool storytime is geared for 3-5 years. Each week, Monday's and Friday's class will be the same. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Family Storytime

Saturday, October 3, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
For the whole family
Join us for a virtual family storytime via Zoom! This program is for the whole family to participate in. Please enter your e-mail address for connection details. On registration per family.
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Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings

Monday, October 5, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Great Beginnings is geared for birth-23 months. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Preschool

Monday, October 5, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Preschool storytime is geared for 3-5 years. Each week, Monday's and Friday's class will be the same. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Toddler Time

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Toddler Time is geared for 2-3 years. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Move and Groove

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Time to get the wiggles out virtually! Join us and we'll move and groove together to fun songs and rhymes! Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Rockin' Rhythm Sticks: 10am

Thursday, October 8, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Children of all ages (geared for preschool and younger)
Get ready to tap to the beat with your rhythm sticks over Zoom. Rhythm sticks can be chopsticks, pencils, markers, drum sticks, and so much more. Please enter your email for connection details.
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Children

Rockin' Rhythm Sticks: 2pm

Thursday, October 8, 2020 -
2:00pm to 2:20pm
Children of all ages (geared for preschool and younger)
Get ready to tap to the beat with your rhythm sticks over Zoom. Rhythm sticks can be chopsticks, pencils, markers, drum sticks, and so much more. Please enter your email for connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings

Friday, October 9, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Great Beginnings is geared for birth-23 months. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Preschool

Friday, October 9, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Preschool storytime is geared for 3-5 years. Each week, Monday's and Friday's class will be the same. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings

Monday, October 12, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Great Beginnings is geared for birth-23 months. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Preschool

Monday, October 12, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Preschool storytime is geared for 3-5 years. Each week, Monday's and Friday's class will be the same. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Scavenger Hunt

Monday, October 12, 2020 -
1:00pm to 1:30pm
Grades K-6
How fast can you find your favorite book? Can you find something that floats? You never know what you'll be asked to find when we do our scavenger hunt! Enter your email for connection details.
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Children

Homeschool Hangout

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Geared for homeschool students grades K-6 with caregivers
We'll have activities for students the first half of the program followed by the opportunity for parents to talk to each other about their homeschooling experiences all over Zoom.
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Children

Wheel of Fun

Tuesday, October 13, 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.
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Children

Storytime: Toddler Time

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Toddler Time is geared for 2-3 years. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Move and Groove

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Time to get the wiggles out virtually! Join us and we'll move and groove together to fun songs and rhymes! Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Brainstorm Challenge

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Grades 3-6
Are you ready to be challenged? We tackle one question about the natural world and try to discover the answer by experimenting with household items.
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Children

Harry Potter Club

Thursday, October 15, 2020 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Grades 4-8
It's all things Harry Potter! Join fellow Potterheads as we discuss the books, the movies, and much more!
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Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings

Friday, October 16, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Great Beginnings is geared for birth-23 months. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Preschool

Friday, October 16, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Preschool storytime is geared for 3-5 years. Each week, Monday's and Friday's class will be the same. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Cartooning: Cartoon Monsters

Saturday, October 17, 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 total creative bonanza! Students will draw tons of crazy, unbelievable monsters. Weird blobby monsters! Scary pointy monsters! Funny hat-wearing monsters! Instagram influencing selfie-taking monsters! Include your email when registering to receive your invite and Zoom link closer to the class.
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Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings

Monday, October 19, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Great Beginnings is geared for birth-23 months. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Preschool

Monday, October 19, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Preschool storytime is geared for 3-5 years. Each week, Monday's and Friday's class will be the same. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Chilling Reads

Monday, October 19, 2020 - 4:00pm
Tweens
Youth Services staff will share some of their favorite "send a shiver up your spine" books perfect for the autumn season. Visit the library's YouTube page (wheatonlibrary.org/youtube) beginning at 4pm to find out what we're reading.
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Children

Homemade Science

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 4:00pm
Find this science demonstration on the library's YouTube channel (wheatonlibrary.org/youtube) and watch it at your convenience starting at 4pm.
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Children

Storytime: Toddler Time

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Toddler Time is geared for 2-3 years. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Move and Groove

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Time to get the wiggles out virtually! Join us and we'll move and groove together to fun songs and rhymes! Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children

Puppet Playtime

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
Children of all ages (geared for toddlers and preschoolers)
Grab your stuffed animal or puppet and join us for an interactive puppet playtime! We'll read a story and act out the pages together with our toy friends!
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Children

Teddy Bear Tea Party

Thursday, October 22, 2020 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
Children of all ages (geared for toddlers and preschoolers)
Get your teddies and teacups ready and join us for a Teddy Bear Tea Party! Registered participants can pick up a craft supply kit at the library beginning October 1. If you are unable to pick up a kit, a list of supplies will be emailed to you with your link to the event.
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Children

Wheel of Fun

Thursday, October 22, 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.
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Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings

Friday, October 23, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual storytime via Zoom! Great Beginnings is geared for birth-23 months. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
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Children