Posts Tagged ‘summer programs’

Non-Fiction Book Talk

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Non-Fiction Book Talk
Monday, July 14 from 11:00 – 11:45 a.m.
Large Meeting Room, Lower Level
Grades 3-6

Register online or call 630-868-7540

Experience the best in new non-fiction.

Paws to Read!

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Have you picked up your log for our summer reading club, Paws to Read?  Follow the paw prints down to the Children’s Department and start reading today!

Summer Happenings!

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Summer is almost here!  Come check out what the Children’s Department has to offer this summer!  Here’s a link to our Children’s Chatter newsletter.

Military Customs and History

Friday, July 19th, 2013

State Representative Jeanne Ives Presents

Military Customs and History

Wednesday, July 24th


Ages 6-10

Large Meeting Room, Lower Level

Pick up free tickets at the Children’s Desk


How is Your Summer?

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

Summer Reading Program

Can you believe it’s already the 2nd week in July?  Summer is flying by!

We hope you have been using the Wheaton Public Library this season.  Here are some events you can look forward to as the summer moves along:

* We still have 5 weeks left in our Summer Reading Program, Have Book-Will Travel.  Pick up your log and earn prizes by reading now through August 10th.

* Tickets are available, and will become available, at the Children’s Desk for a number of free programs including…

Friday afternoon movies

JG’s Reptile Road Show

* Our next Family Storytime will be Monday, August 5th @ 7pm for the entire family

* Join us for Drop-in crafts on Friday, July 12th and August 16th from 10:30am-12:30pm

* There’s still space available in our Draw Your Own Fantasy Ride program.  Register online or through the library.

* Sign-up for a LEGO Race Car Workshop on July 22nd or July 31st

* Sign-up for Duplo Club where young children can develop early literacy skills

* Children, ages 2-5, can register for Nature Telling on August 13th.

Find additional details on our website,, or give us a call at 630.868.7540

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 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!

Summer Programs

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Even though the summer is flying by, we still have some great programs in store.  Check out the Children’s Department website or stop by our desk in the library to find out what is scheduled for the next few weeks!


Family Game Night

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

Join us for family game night! 

Monday, July 16


All ages (children under 8 must be with an adult)

Large Meeting Room

Lower Level

Join us for a fun evening of games!  Challenge family and friends to Monopoly, Checkers, Scattergories, and more!  Feel free to play one of our games or bring your own.  Pick up free tickets at the Children’s Department desk!

We had a great time playing games last month.  We played Apples to Apples, Parcheesi, Connect Four, Guess Who?, and Candy Land.