Archive for May, 2013

Macaroni Soup!

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Macaroni Soup!  Active Music for Kids

Monday, June 3rd

10:00-10:45am and 11:00-11:45am

Preschool children with adult

Large Meeting Room, Lower Level

Pick up free tickets at the Children’s Desk!

Nationally renowned music specialist Carole Stephens performs music and movement activities for children to sing, dance, and do!

Summer Newsletter

Monday, May 20th, 2013

Catch up on all the happenings this summer at the library through our newsletter.  It is filled with live links and useful information.  Find it here!

Summer Reading

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Adult Summer Reading ProgramTeen Summer Reading ProgramKids' Summer Reading Program

June 1st is quickly approaching.  This is when the Wheaton Public Library kicks off its Summer Reading Program: HAVE BOOK-WILL TRAVEL.  We have reading programs for children, young adults, and adults.  Find details here.

Summer Reading Kick-off June 1st

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Summer Reading Kick-off Day

Have Book-Will Travel

June 1, 2013


Prize Drawings

Fun for the Whole Family!

The library launches its Have Book-Will Travel Summer Reading Program on Saturday, June 1.  Join us for special events for the whole family throughout the library.  Register for the program that day and be entered to win a variety of prizes including a GPS, a family membership to Brookfield Zoo, DVDs, and much more!

9am-1pm (Reference Desk)

Have Ebook-Will Travel: Try reading a library ebook on an iPad, Kindle, Nook, and more

10-11am (Lower Level)

Circus Boy: Comedy, juggling, and riding the world’s smallest bicycle

10am-2pm (Teenspace)

Snacks of the World: Just for grades 6-12; Taste some of the world’s most fun foods

11am-1pm (Roaming)

Dennis DeBondt, Magician: At 6’7″, he’s the self-proclaimed Sears Tower of Magic

(Large Meeting Room)

Creation Stations: Kids can make Silly Putty, build with Magic Noodles, and more

1-2pm (Main Floor)

Songs of the American Railroad: Steve Justman, folksinger/guitar, plus a railroad memorabilia display

1-3pm (Roaming)

Circus Boy: Awesome balloon twisting

2-4pm (Lower Level)

READ Poster Photo Booth: Pose with your family, friends, and your favorite book!

Bill Hooper’s Active Music for Children

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Bill Hooper’s Active Music for Children

Friday, May 17th

10:00 am

All Ages

Large Meeting Room, Lower Level

Pick up free tickets at the Children’s Department desk

Accompanied by guitar, Bill Hooper performs original songs that resonate with young children and their families.


The Phantom Tollbooth

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Do you love the Phantom Tollbooth as much as I do (which happens to be A LOT!)?  If so, you’ll want to check out this website!

Jan Brett and Mother’s Day

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Check out author/illustrator Jan Brett’s website for some fun Mother’s Day activities and coloring pages!