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Programs

Programs which require registration are limited to Warrenville Library cardholders until one week prior to the program when registration will be open to the general public. To register, visit the Information Desk, call 630/393-1171 x100 or register online.

Activities

Tech Club
Thursdays, 4:30 – 5:15 p.m., Ages 8 – 12
March 3, April 7, May 5
The Library is home to a host of cool devices and other tech toys that we can't wait to share with you. Each month, Tech Club will test out some of these as we explore a different theme. In January, we will kick the year off with our Ode to Code. February will be all about tinkering and invention and our March program will be extra-special, featuring a Greatest Hits lineup from our previous sessions. Drop in for one session or join us for all three. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Snap Circuits
Monday, February 15, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Ages 7 – 12

Fridays, March 4, April 1, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Ages 7 – 12
Lego fans will love Snap Circuits, a colorful building set that lets kids safely and easily experiment with electricity. From building simple machines like an electric light to more complex projects like a motion detector or an AM radio, the Snap Circuits program will strengthen basic physics concepts for your young engineer in a creative, hands-on environment. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Lego Time
Monday, March 28, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Ages 7 – 12
We bring the Legos, you bring your imagination – and maybe a friend or two! Come build with us for this special school break Lego event. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Take and Make Craft
Wednesday, March 30, Ages 6 and up 
We make the craft packets; you take one home to finish your creation. The packets include instructions and materials. Drop in anytime during Library hours to pick up your craft packet. Available while supplies last.

 

Tech Club Jr.
Saturday, April 16, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Ages 5 – 7
Welcome, junior techsplorers! Younger siblings or slightly littler friends who have been waiting excitedly to join our popular Tech Club, look no further. This special event will introduce kids to our friendly robots and other building toys for an unforgettable playtime with learning built in. Registration is required. Click here to register.

Reading Fun

Read Across America Day
Wednesday, March 2, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Ages 2 – 12
To celebrate Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss’ Birthday, select a free book from our Book Sale (while supplies last), take a picture with the Cat in the Hat, then take a craft to complete at home.

 

Book Bunch
Thursdays, 4:30 - 5 p.m., Ages 6 – 8
February 11, March 10, April 14 
Join us for activities including book talking, crafts and games. Bring your favorite books or explore new ones. Come read with us and share in the fun. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Paws for Tales
Saturdays, 10 – 11:30 a.m., Grades K – 2
February 13, March 12, April 9
​Young readers build their confidence by reading aloud to a certified dog in a non-judgmental, supportive environment. Call 630/393-1171 x100 to sign up for a 15-minute session with a certified dog and volunteer team from the Naperville Area Humane Society. Bring your own books or choose from a wide variety of picture books and easy readers all about pets. Young readers will take home a host of goodies, including stickers, coloring pages and a new book that is theirs to keep!

 

Crafty Kids
Wednesdays, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Ages 2 – 5 
February 17, March 16, April 20, May 18  
Kids and parents are invited to join us for stories and a themed craft perfect for displaying on the fridge back home. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Nature-Telling
Wednesdays, 10:30 – 11 a.m., Ages 2 – 5
March 9, April 13, May 11
Children and their adult chaperone are invited to join a naturalist from the Lincoln Marsh to listen to a nature-themed story and participate in a related craft and/or activity. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Storytimes

Swingin’ Storytime

Mondays, Now – April 25, 5:30 p.m., All ages
Swing, sway, jump and dance to the beat of stories with a blend of rhythm and songs. Note: Storytime will not be held on March 28.

 

Family Storytime

Tuesdays, Now – April 26, 10 a.m., All ages
Drop in for a few stories, some rhymes, songs and finger plays. Note: Storytime will not be held on March 29.

 

Toddler Time

Thursdays, Now – April 28, 10 a.m., Ages Ages 1½  – 3
Children ages 18-36 months enjoy singing, dancing, stories, finger plays and playtime. Note: Storytime will not be held on March 31.

 

Pajama Jam Storytime
Thursday, March 31, 6:30 – 7 p.m., Ages 3 – 7
What could be better than to wind down and cuddle up in your jammies for a bedtime story and a song? Bring the whole family for this special good-night storytime.

Special Events

Bunny Hop
Saturday, March 19, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Ages 3 – 8
Hop to the Library for Bunny Fun! Create spring crafts, listen to delightful stories about silly rabbits and learn the Bunny Hop dance. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Olympics
Tuesday, March 29, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Ages 8 – 12
Do you love a good brain-teaser? Do you have what it takes to triumph in a tournament of wits? Fans of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein, and all puzzle-lovers and treasure hunters, are invited to celebrate the new Lemoncello book with our very own Library Olympics. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Day of the Child / Día de los Niños
Saturday, April 30, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Share in the celebration of books and children with us. Enjoy the family-friendly entertainment of Shananagan the Clown, listen to some music and make a Mother’s Day craft. Families are welcome to attend. Registration is required. Click here to register.

Programa de Día de los Niños
Sábado, 30 de abril, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Celebre con nosotros el día de los libros y los niños. Venga a ver el entretenimiento familiar de Shananagan el payasito, escuchar música y hacer una manualidad del día de la madre. Todas las familias son bienvenidas.

 

May the 4th Be With You
Wednesday, May 4, 3 – 5 p.m., Ages 2 – 102
Star Wars mania has arrived at the Warrenville Public Library! Dress up as your favorite Star Wars character.  We will have trivia games and crafts. Drop in to participate and May the Force Be With You! 

 

Toddler Time Spring Fling
Thursday, May 19, 10 – 11 a.m., Ages 18 months – 3 years old
Be ready to listen to a story, play with the parachute and have playtime with your friends. We will also do a simple flower craft. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

 

 

**If you need assistance in the library, ask us! We’re happy to help. If you require ADA accommodations for a Library program or event, please notify the Library office at least two weeks in advance at 630/393-1171 x118.

 

** Attendance at Library programs and events constitutes consent to be photographed for Library publicity purposes.

 

 

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