NPR recently put out an article about the Every Child Ready to Read initiative in public libraries. The Wheaton Public Library uses this framework for Early Literacy Workshops throughout the year. We have a play workshop in January and a singing workshop in February. Keep your eye out for our upcoming workshops and join in the fun!
We still have room in our Creative Writing Workshop this Saturday morning. Sign up online or give us a call!
The New York Times Sunday Book Review released their list of Notable Children’s Books of 2014. There are some titles I’ve read and many more I can’t wait to pick up!
Today is the first day to register for programs going on in December, January, and February! Check out the library’s calendar to see what you’d like to join!
Check out author Jan Brett’s website where you can make your own 2015 calendar with her wonderful artwork! While you’re at it, read some Jan Brett books from your library this season!
Stop by the Children’s Department on Friday for a DIY Halloween Photo Booth. We’ll have the backdrop and the props, you supply the camera!
I had the chance to spend the last 3 days in Springfield for an Illinois Library Association conference. I visited Lincoln’s house, saw the law firm where he worked, passed by the church he attended, and much more! If you have a chance, check out the great resources we have all about Abe.
During the month of October, the Wheaton Public Library community is reading The Hound of the Baskervilles. Check out all the wonderful happenings centered around Sherlock Holmes on our homepage and brochure of events! For younger readers, be sure to visit our Sherlock Holmes display in the Children’s Department! We’ll also be showing a movie on October 13th to celebrate the detective! Pick up your free tickets at the Children’s Desk today!