Archive for March, 2011


Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

Spring is in the air!  Celebrate with some books from the library!

Visit last year’s Spring and garden entries!

Also click on the subjects below to view the items in our catalog:


Spring Fiction

Spring Films

Spring Poetry

April Fool’s Day

April Fool’s Day Fiction

Spring Break

Friday, March 11th, 2011

Spring Break is coming up at the end of March and the Children’s Department has a bunch of great family activities going on that week!  Here’s the line-up:

Monday, March 28th

Spring Break Bingo

6:30-7:15 pm

Large Meeting Room, Lower Level

Free tickets are available at the Children’s Department desk.

Listen for your lucky numbers to win fun prizes!

Tuesday, March 29th

Circus Boy

11 am OR 1 pm

Large Meeting Room, Lower Level

Free tickets are available at the Children’s Department desk.

Bobby Hunt, better known as Circus Boy, offers a blend of varied talents, including comedy, mouth juggling, and riding the world’s smallest bicycle.

Wednesday, March 30th


1 pm

suitable for grades 1 and up

Large Meeting Room, Lower Level

Free tickets are available at the Children’s Department desk.

Rumpelstiltskin tricks a mid-life crisis burdened Shrek into allowing himself to be erased from existence and cast in a dark alternate timeline where Rumple rules supreme. (93 minutes, rated PG)

Saint Patrick’s Day

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up on March 17th.  Check out what the library has in its collection to celebrate!

Saint Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day Fiction

Saint Patrick

Saint Patrick Legends


Ireland Fiction

Ireland Folklore

David Opie

Monday, March 7th, 2011

It was our great pleasure to have David Opie at the Wheaton Public Library!

Check out his blog, Spaceman Dave, to see some of his work and how he uses the computer to help him illustrate.

His website,, also has biographical information, a digital portfolio, and much more!

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

Check out some of his books to celebrate!

Find his books and movies in the Wheaton Public Library collection here!

Visit the Dr. Seuss website for some fun and games!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Friday, March 4th

Visit the Children’s Department between 10:30am and noon and create a Good Luck Ladybug Shamrock for that special lad or lass!  Limit one per person.