Kids Events

Mindful Minnows

Thursday, March 4, 2021 -
11:00am to 11:30am
geared for preschool
Join us over Zoom as we participate in fun stories, rhymes, activities, and movement that promote joy and mindfulness. Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings

Friday, March 5, 2021 -
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, March 5, 2021 -
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, March 8, 2021 -
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, March 8, 2021 -
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

Marvelous Machines Storytime

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 -
11:00am to 11:30am
Trucks, Airplanes, and Bulldozers--Oh My! Let's read and sing about our favorite machines over Zoom! Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Let's Create Comics and Graphic Novels

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
geared for grades 3-6
Let's spend some time creating comics and starting to write a graphic novel over Zoom! registered participants will receive some templates along with their Zoom link before the program. If you don't have access to a printer, you can pick up the sheets at the library. Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Toddler Time

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 -
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, March 10, 2021 -
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

Show and Tell

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
geared for grades K-2
Do you have something special to share over Zoom? We'd love to see it! Maybe it is a special talent. Perhaps a special something that has an interesting story. Let's do a virtual Show and Tell! Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

March Windsocks with People's Resource Center

Thursday, March 11, 2021 -
11:00am to 11:30am
preschool aged children with parent/caregiver
Join Wheaton Public Library and People's Resource Center for a virtual art project. This month, we're making windsocks! Register for a supply kit that can be picked up at the library beginning February 25. Include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Homeschool Hangout

Thursday, March 11, 2021 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Geared for homeschool students grades K-6 with caregivers
We'll have activities for students the first half of the program followed by an opportunity for parents to network over Zoom. Include your email for connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings

Friday, March 12, 2021 -
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, March 12, 2021 -
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, March 15, 2021 -
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, March 15, 2021 -
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

Minecraft Happenings

Monday, March 15, 2021 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Grades K-6
Are you a Minecraft fan? Share what you've been working on in the world of Minecraft over Zoom! Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Sing Along

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 -
10:00am to 10:30am
geared for early childhood
Let's spend some time singing together over Zoom. We'll sing some old favorites and introduce you to some new tunes, too! Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Animal Bingo

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
geared for toddlers-early elementary
Let's get to know some animals and play bingo over Zoom! Registered participants can pick up a bingo kit at the library beginning March 2. If you are unable to pick up a kit a bingo card template and list of animals will be sent along with your Zoom link the day before the program. Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Speed Draw Challenge

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Grades K-6
Have your imaginations at the ready for the virtual draw challenge. We'll give you the drawing prompts and a set amount of time. Let's see what you can create! Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Toddler Time

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 -
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, March 17, 2021 -
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

Shamrocks and Rainbows Storytime

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
Join us for a virtual storytime filled with shamrocks and rainbows! Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

K-6 St. Patrick's Day Celebration

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Grades K-6
Join us for a festive book and craft! Registered participants can pick up a craft kit from the library beginning March 3. Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Art for Little Hands

Thursday, March 18, 2021 -
10:00am to 10:30am
geared for preschool and younger
Let's do some art over Zoom! Registered participants can pick up a supply kit from the library beginning March 4. If you are unable to pick up a kit, a list of supplies will be included with your Zoom link. Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Follow the Leader

Thursday, March 18, 2021 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
toddlers, preschoolers, and early elementary schoolers
Can you do what we do? Let's see! From call & response songs to get up & move activities, we'll have some fun together over Zoom. Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Monarch Read Alouds

Thursday, March 18, 2021 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
elementary school students (geared for grades K-3)
Join us for a Monarch Read Aloud! We’ll read a 2021 Monarch Award title and participate in a fun activity together!
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Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings

Friday, March 19, 2021 -
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, March 19, 2021 -
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: Draw Your Own Adventure

Saturday, March 20, 2021 -
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! Begin by drawing your hero, then decide who, where, and what happens next! Oozing blob or skeleton? Creepy cave or jungle? Dance party or staring contest? We’ll draw based on your suggestions! Please enter your email address for connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings

Monday, March 22, 2021 -
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, March 22, 2021 -
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

Rainbow Art

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
geared for preschool-early elementary
Join us over Zoom for a story and art project inspired by rainbows! Registered participants can pick up a supply kit at the library beginning March 2. Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Book Collages

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Grades K-6
Help give new life to damaged books by turning them into art! Over Zoom, we'll use book pages to create a unique collage. Registered participants can pick up a supply kit at the library beginning March 2. Please enter your email address for connection details.
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Children

Tween Book Discussion: Song for a Whale

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 -
6:15pm to 6:45pm
Grades 3-6
Join us for a virtual book discussion of Song for a Whale. Registered participants can pick up a copy of the book beginning March 2 during Grab & Go hours in the library or using our curbside service.
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Children

Storytime: Toddler Time

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 -
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, March 24, 2021 -
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: Moldylocks and the Three Beards

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 -
6:15pm to 6:45pm
Grades K-2
Join us for a virtual book discussion of Moldylocks and the Three Beards. Read the book independently or with a family member. Registered participants can pick up a copy of the book beginning March 3 during Grab & Go hours in the library or using our curbside service.
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Children

Art for Little Hands

Thursday, March 25, 2021 -
10:00am to 10:30am
geared for preschool and younger
Let's do some art over Zoom! Registered participants can pick up a supply kit from the library beginning March 4. If you are unable to pick up a kit, a list of supplies will be included with your Zoom link. Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Build Challenge: Forts

Thursday, March 25, 2021 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Grades K-6
Join us for a virtual fort build! Feel free to use Legos, Minecraft, sheets & blankets, paper & pencil or other building materials/programs you have at home. We'll all build at the same time and share our creations at the end of the program. This program will be over Zoom. Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings

Friday, March 26, 2021 -
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, March 26, 2021 -
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

Make Up Your Own Holiday Day

Friday, March 26, 2021 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Grades K-6
Today is Make Up Your Own Holiday Day! So let's make a holiday. Over Zoom we'll plan our make-believe celebration with suggestions from all of you! Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Family Yoga

Saturday, March 27, 2021 -
11:00am to 11:30am
Grades K-6 with family
Join Amber from Kindness Kids Yoga for a morning of breathing and yoga stretching. Relax from the comfort of your home as she leads us through calming exercises and yoga positions. Include your email address when registering for connection details.
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Children

Spring Break Bingo

Monday, March 29, 2021 -
11:00am to 11:30am
grades 6 and under
Let's play some bingo over Zoom! We'll email a Bingo template along with your Zoom link. Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Absurd Art Challenge

Monday, March 29, 2021 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
Grades K-6
Join us over Zoom as we create something unexpected--the more bizarre, the better! Registered participant can pick up a supply kit at the library beginning March 8. Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Spring Fling Dance Along

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Let's dance and sign together over Zoom! Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children

Cosley Zoo Presents Insects

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
Grades K-6
Let's meet some insects! Join staff from Cosley Zoo as they introduce us to some live animals right through our computers. Include your email when registering for connection details. One registration per family.
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Children

Family Trivia Night: Books

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 -
7:00pm to 7:45pm
geared for grades K-6 with family
How well do you know your picture and chapter books? Let's put your knowledge to the test for the chance to win a prize! We'll be playing our trivia game over Zoom. Please include your email address for connection details. One registration per family.
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Children

Wheel of Fun

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 -
11:00am to 11:30am
Grades K-6
Let's virtually spin that wheel! 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. Please include your email address for connection details.
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Children