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Register for Fall!

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Today is the first day to register for fall programs!  Check out what’s happening in the Children’s Department in September, October, and November!

Reading and Haircuts

Friday, August 21st, 2015

Did you read about the Iowa barber giving free haircuts in exchange for reading?  Check out this great story here!


Golden Tickets

Friday, August 7th, 2015

Don’t forget!!!!!  If you earned a Golden Ticket in our Summer Reading Program, Read to the Rhythm, be sure to stop by the library today or tomorrow to choose your free book!

Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards for Excellence in Children’s Literature

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Looking for some great books to read as we head into summer?  Check out these books that were chosen in the Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards for Excellence in Children’s Literature.


Youth Media Award Winners

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Check out the winners of the Newbery, Caldecott, and many more!

Click here for the press release!

Every Child Ready to Read

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

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!

Creative Writing Workshop

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

We still have room in our Creative Writing Workshop this Saturday morning.  Sign up online or give us a call!

The New York Times Notable Children’s Books of 2014

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

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!

Winter Program Registration

Monday, December 1st, 2014

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!

Make Your Own Jan Brett 2015 Calendar

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

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!