Archive for March, 2012

Family Storytime Reminder

Saturday, March 31st, 2012

Join us for Family Storytime on Monday, April 2nd at 7:00pm

All ages are welcome.

No registration is required.

Once a month, on Monday night, come together as a family to participate in Storytime!  We will read books, sing songs, and discover new ways to play.

Spring Break, Storybook Characters, and Marbles

Monday, March 26th, 2012


Visit the Children’s Department during Spring Break, March 26-April 1, to guess the storybook characters and the number of marbles in the jar for a chance to win a bookstore gift certificate! 

Limit one guess per library visit.

Spring Craft

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

I hope everyone is enjoying the beautiful weather!

Stop by the Children’s Department on Friday, April 13th to celebrate Spring with a chick craft!  Visit between 10:30 and noon to participate!


Spring Break Events

Monday, March 12th, 2012

Spring Break is right around the corner!  Join us at the WPL for some great programs that week.  Here is the lineup:

Monday, March 26 @ 11 am or 1pm

Kevin Kelly the Magician

60 minutes

Grades K-5


Tuesday, March 27 @ 1pm


103 minutes

Grades K and up


Wednesday, March 28 @1pm


90 minutes

Grades K and up


Thursday, March 29 @ 6:30pm

Spring Break BINGO

45 minutes

All ages

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

Registration Reminder

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

Registration for Spring Storytime and Reading with Rover begins this Wednesday, March 7th.  For more information on these programs, visit the Children’s Department website or call (630) 868-7540.

A Book-A-Day…

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

 Anita Silvey’s Children’s Book-A-Day Almanac is a must for anyone who loves children’s literature!  Each day, Anita Silvey presents a book for children and/or young adults.  Find out interesting stories behind the book and other fun facts pertaining to that particular day in history.