Posts Tagged ‘fall programs’

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).

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.

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!

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.

The Medieval Falconer

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

The Medieval Falconer

Monday, October 8th

1pm (60 minutes)

Grades 3-8, Large Meeting Room

Professional falconer Mark Booth showcases his majestic birds to demonstrate the medieval sport of falconry.  Learn about the technique and equipment used to train these fascinating birds.

Fall Registration

Monday, September 10th, 2012

Starting today, you can register for a number of programs going on this fall in the Children’s Department.  Call 630-868-7540, stop in, or go to and click “Programs & Events Calendar” to register online.  Here are some of the programs:

Nature Telling

Fall Chess Open Play

Early Literacy Workshop

How to Draw Spooky Stuff

Scrabblers: Scrabble Fun with Friends and Family

Lego Club

Fall Newsletter

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Have you had the chance to check out our Fall Children’s Chatter Newsletter?  Find it on our website or click here!  Mark your calendars with the registration and ticket dates for some great programs!

Fall Newsletter

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

The Children’s Department fall newsletter, Children’s Chatter, is available at the Children’s Department desk and online here.

Library Craft

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

It’s Apple Time!

“One little seed will sprout a tree…”

Come visit the Children’s Department on

September 9, 2011

between 10:30am and 12:00pm 

and make a Johnny Appleseed Magnet!

Limit one per person.


Laura Doherty

Monday, August 29th, 2011


Children’s Recording Artist

Laura Doherty


“Songs of the City”

Friday, September 16


45 minutes

All Ages

Lower Level

Children’s Department

Free tickets are available at the Children’s Desk