Archive for September, 2013

Mexican Sugar Skulls: A Drawing Workshop

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Mexican Sugar Skulls: A Drawing Workshop

Saturday, October 5


Grades 2-5

Lower Level, Large Meeting Room

Register online, at the Children’s Desk, or call (630) 868.7540

Christine Thornton leads a hands-on drawing program centered around the Mexican holiday, Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead).

Children’s Books and Movies Still for Sale

Monday, September 30th, 2013

The Annual Friends Book Sale was last week but we still have children’s materials for sale in the Children’s Department!

Incredible Bats!

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

School’s out on Monday, October 14th.  Join us at the library for:

Incredible Bats!

Monday, October 14


Grades 1 and up

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

Get an up-close look at live Egyptian Fruit Bats and African Straw-Colored Bats and learn about their important role in our environment.

Friends Annual Book Sale

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

BooksFramed ArtDVDsLPsCDsCassettesVideos

Don’t miss the Friends Annual Book Sale this week!  The sale will run Thursday-Sunday.  For hours, pricing, and additional information, click here!

Storytime and Reading with Rover Registration

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Mark your calendars! Next Wednesday, October 2nd, is the first day to register for Fall Storytime and Reading with Rover sessions.

For additional information about Storytime, click here.

For additional information about Reading with Rover, click here.


Flora and the Flamingo

Saturday, September 21st, 2013

I’ve found one of my favorite picture books of the year!

Flora and the Flamingo by Molly Idle

Play to Learn

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Join us for a PLAY TO LEARN program right in your community!

Where: Wheaton Public Library

When: Thursday, October 3rd…Register for 1 of 3 sessions!




To register: Online at and click Programs & Events Calendar


by phone, call 630.868.7540

Play to Learn with Dupage Children’s Museum

DuPage Children’s Museum is taking exhibits on the road!  The library, Wheaton-Warrenville Early Childhood Collaboration and the Museum have come together to offer a wonderful program that focuses on play AND learning.  Children will engage in an interactive story while adults learn how to share Math, Art and Science concepts with preschoolers in a fun and easy way.  Together, children and caregivers will enjoy portable exhibits and hands-on projects that can be done right in the home!  In addition, community support resources will be provided.


After School Games @ the Library

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

After School Games @ the Library

Fridays, October 11-November 22


All Ages

Start the weekend at the library.  Drop in to play board games after school on Friday afternoons.  Play Scrabble, Chess, Apples to Apples, Othello, and more!

NPR’s Backseat Book Club

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

Have you heard about NPR’s Backseat Book Club?  They’ve talked about some great books so far.  Click here for the website.

Fall Newsletter

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Have you had the chance to flip through the Wheaton Public Library’s Fall newsletter?  It’s available online here.

Check out some of the programs going on for kids of all ages in September, October, and November.  The newsletter will let you know which programs require free registration or free tickets.