Programs > Youth


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 click here to register online.


Manga Drawing
Wednesday, June 4, 4 p.m., Ages 10-15
Talented artist, Christine Thornton will teach you how to draw manga characters. Supplies will be provided. Registration is required. Click here to register.


Frozen Family Fun Night
Monday, June 16, 6 – 8 p.m. 
Have a cool treat while we watch Disney’s movie Frozen. We will provide popsicles and Pop Ice Freeze Pops.  When registering, please indicate the number of participants in your group. Bring a blanket and chill out with us. (PG, 102 min.) Registration is required. Click here to register.


Owl Says Hoot! Hoot!
Wednesday, June 18, 10:30 a.m., All Ages
Mark Speyer from the Stillman Nature Center in South Barrington will bring a few of his raptor friends including some owls. Learn about these beautiful creatures and the ecosystems of Illinois.Registration is required. Click here to register.


Movie Day – The Jungle Book
Monday, June 30, 2 p.m.
Explore your family’s wild side as you venture into The Jungle Book for the hilarious adventures of Mowgli and his friends Baloo the bear; Bagheera, the wise old panther and crazy King Louie, the orangutan, in this heartwarming tale that celebrates the true meaning of friendship. (G, 78 min.) Registration is required. Click here to register.


Movie Day – Despicable Me 2
Monday, July 14, 2 p.m.
Gru, his adorable girls, and the mischievous Minions are back with a cast of unforgettable new characters in the blockbuster sequel. Just as Gru has given up being super-bad to be a super-dad, the Anti-Villain League recruits him to track down a new criminal mastermind and save the world. (PG, 98 min.) Registration is required. Click here to register.


Stuffed Animal Overnight Campout
Wednesday, July 16, 10 – 11 a.m.  Stuffed Animal Drop-off
Thursday, July 17, 1 – 2 p.m.  Stuffed Animal Pick-Up
Find out what your stuffed animals do at an overnight campout. Bring a teddy bear or other stuffed animal to the Library for a fun sleepover on Wednesday, July 16.  Pick up your stuffed friend on Thursday, July 17 and receive a picture of what he or she did during the campout. Be sure to bring a stuffed friend that will not be missed for a night. Registration is required. Click here to register.


Lego Day – Build a Furry Friend
Monday, July 28, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Ages 7-12
To celebrate the end of Paws to Read Summer Reading, use our Lego bricks and build a furry friend. Prizes will be awarded and winning models will be displayed. Registration is required. Click here to register.


Dave Herzog’s Marionettes Presents “Walter’s Furry Follies”
Wednesday, July 30, 2 p.m. All Ages
Introduce your children to the art of a marionette puppet show with Walter the Basset Hound and his marionette friends. Registration is required. Click here to register.


Library Kindergarten Readiness Program
Thursday, August 7, 10 – 11 a.m., Age 5 or entering Kindergarten in the Fall
Discover that learning is fun in Kindergarten. Beginning skills, games, stories and snack provided. Registration is required. Click here to register.


Movie Day – Monsters University
Tuesday, August 12, 2 p.m.
Watch the hilarious story of how two mismatched monsters met and became lifelong friends in a movie screaming with laughter and oozing with heart. (G, 104 min.) Registration is required. Click here to register.


Elephant and Piggie Go Wild
Saturday, August 23, 10:30 – 11:15 a.m., Ages 3 –8
Go on a wild adventure with Elephant and Piggie from the popular Mo Willems book series. Make some crafts, listen to some stories and play some games.   Registration is required. Click here to register.





Toddler Time
Thursdays, June 5 – July 31, 10 a.m.
Children ages 18-36 months will enjoy singing, dancing, stories, finger plays and playtime. Toddler Time will not be held on July 3. 


Family Storytimes in the Park   
Tuesdays, June 17, July 1, 15, 29, 10 a.m. at Cerny Park (corner of Forestview and River Road)
Tuesdays, June 24, July 8, 22, 10 a.m. at Summerlakes Park (3S010 Talbot Ave.)
Drop in for stories, rhymes, songs and finger plays at nearby parks. Children’s books will be available for check out so bring your Warrenville Library card along to the park. Rain Location: Warrenville Library. All ages are welcome to attend.





**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.


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