Archive for May, 2011

Storytime and Reading with Rover Registration

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Registration begins tomorrow for our Summer session of Storytime and Reading with Rover!

Information about Storytime can be found here.

Reading with Rover information is here.

Remember you do need to have a Wheaton Public library card to register for these sessions.  Register can be done in-person or by phone.


Friday, May 27th, 2011

Wednesday, June 15th


The magical, long-haired Rapunzel has spent her entire life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world for the first time, and who she really is.

100 minutes, rate PG

Lower Level, Large Meeting Room

suitable for grades 1 and up

TrulyRemarkable Loon

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Truly Remarkable Loon

Thursday, June 9

1:30pm and 3pm

Grades 1 and up

45 minutes

Lower Level, Large Meeting Room

Read books and juggle everything else!  Truly Remarkable Loon, seen at fairs and festivals across the country, juggles giant bean chairs and spins plates with plenty of help from the audience.  Pick up free tickets at the Children’s Desk.

Summer Newsletter

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011


 The Children’s Chatter Summer Newsletter is available online and at the library!  Check out all of the great programs we have lined up!  There is also information about our Summer Reading Club, Paws to Read!

Jim Gill

Monday, May 16th, 2011

Jim Gill

Thursday June 2, 2011

10am or 11am

Preschoolers with adults

Larger Meeting Room, Lower Level

Free tickets available at the Children’s Department desk

45 minutes

If you would like to check out any of Jim Gill’s CDs or books from the library, check here!

New Material

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Check out what’s new to the Children’s Department collection here!


Rebecca Caudill and Bluestem Master Lists

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

The Rebecca Caudill and Bluestem Award Master Lists for 2012 are available!  Visit the rack by the Children’s Reference Desk to see what titles are  in.  You can also find the titles in the catalog here:

Rebecca Caudill Master List 2012

Bluestem Award Master List 2012