Archive for February, 2011

Registration for Storytime and Reading with Rover

Monday, February 28th, 2011

 

Registration for Storytime and Reading with Rover begins Wednesday, March 2nd!  Come in or call in, with a Wheaton Public Library card, starting that day to get a spot in our Spring session!

Jim Aylesworth

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

I was so fortunate to be able to hear the author Jim Aylesworth speak today!  What a terrific author and a wonderful person!

He has written 33 children’s books and is still going!

To find out more about his life and work, check out his website.

Want to read some of his books?  See what the Wheaton Public Library has in our collection of Jim Aylesworth!

P.S. His book The Mitten is on the 2012 Master List for the Monarch Award!

Upcoming Programs

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

There are still a few spots available in the Guys Read…Comics program coming up on Saturday, February 26th.  Registration is online for this program and ends on Saturday, February 19th.

We also have lots of tickets left for the family program, Don’t Just Sit There, Read Something!, on Monday, February 21st.  This is President’s Day and there will be no school.  Free tickets are available at the Children’s Department desk.

Valentine’s Day Heart

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

 

Happy Valentine’s Day!
Friday, February 11th

Visit the Children’s Department between 10:00 a.m. and noon and create a heart ornament for that special someone!

Limit one per person.

Battle of the Books

Saturday, February 5th, 2011

How is your school doing?  Check out the scores and more here!

Guys Read…COMICS!

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Guys Read…COMICS!

Saturday, February 26, 2011

10:00 a.m.

90 minutes

Online Registration begins February 1-19.  No fee.

Fox Valley Reading Council and the Wheaton Public Library present Guys Read featuring Illinois illustrator David Opie. Create your own comic strip with David Opie and register to win fabulous prizes! Mr. Opie’s illustrations have appeared in such publications as Highlights Five, Spider Magazine, Sports Illustrated for Kids, and Weekly Reader.

Library Opening

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

The library is open!

Library Closing

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

THE LIBRARY IS CLOSING AT 3:30 P.M.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1

AND WILL REOPEN WHEN FEASIBLE

BATTLE OF THE BOOKS IS CANCELED

TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST AND 2ND

MAKE-UP DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED.

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Downloadable ebooks and audio books

Rick Kelley presents Don’t Just Sit There, Read Something!

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

Rick Kelley presents

Don’t Just Sit There, Read Something!

Monday, February 21, 2011

1:00 p.m.

Rick Kelley’s TOTALLY INTERACTIVE family show provides an opportunity for children and adults to get involved in the show! Rick Kelley’s programs have earned eight performance awards including the NACA Family Program of the Year.