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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

Take Home Crafts
Fridays, June 3 – July 29, Ages 6 and up 
We make the craft packets; you get to take them home to finish your creation. The crafts will include instructions and items such as beads, pipe cleaners, foam stickers, lacing string and feathers. Drop in anytime during Library hours on Friday and pick up your craft packet. Available while supplies last.

 

Tech Club
Thursdays, 4:30 – 5:15 p.m., Ages 8 – 12
June 9, July 7
The Library is home to a host of cool devices and other tech toys that we can't wait to share with you. In June and July, Tech Club will feature a pair of special challenges that use our technology in playful, creative and brain-stretching ways. Sign up for one session or join us for both. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Tech Club Jr.
Wednesdays, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Ages 5 – 7
June 22, July 27
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.

 

Snap Circuits
Wednesday, June 29, 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
Wednesday, July 6, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Ages 7 – 12
We bring the Legos, you bring your imagination and maybe a friend or two! Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Crafternoon
Saturday, July 30, 2 – 4 p.m., Ages 8 – 12
Come stretch your artistic muscles for some cool crafts with a twist. We’ll be making parachutes perfect to launch on a hot summer evening, story dice to challenge your friends in a storytelling battle, button art, wind chimes and more! Just stop by, pick a station and get making. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

“Drive-In” Movie
Wednesday, August 3, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Ages 3 – 8
Design a car out of boxes and construction paper, then join us while we enjoy a short movie at the Warrenville Public Library “Drive-In.” We will provide the supplies or feel free to bring your own. Registration is required. Click here to register.

Reading Fun

Camp ABC & 123
Mondays, June 6 – June 27, 6 – 6:30 p.m. Ages 2 – 5
We will learn about the alphabet, colors and numbers. We will have a story, small craft and dancing to a learning beat. Adult must stay with participant. Registration is required. Click here to register.

    

Nature-Telling
Wednesdays, 10:30 – 11 a.m., Ages 2 – 5
June 8, July 13
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.

 

Paws for Tales
Saturdays, 10 – 11:30 a.m., Grades K – 2
June 11, July 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 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 
June 15, July 20 
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.

 

Get Ready for Kindergarten
Thursday, August 4, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Age 5 or entering Kindergarten in the Fall
Discover that learning is fun in Kindergarten. We’ll share beginning skills, games and stories. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Storytimes

Storytimes at Summerlakes
Tuesdays, June 7 – July 26, 10 a.m.
Join the Library staff for stories at our new summer location, the Summerlakes Annex Building (3S020 Continental Drive). Drop in for stories, rhymes, songs and finger plays.

 

Toddler Time
Thursdays, June 9 – July 28, 10 a.m., Ages 18 months – 3 years
Enjoy singing, dancing, stories, finger plays and playtime.

 

Family Storytime
Mondays, July 11 – July 25, 6 p.m.
Drop in for a few stories, some rhymes, songs and finger plays. All ages welcome.

Special Events

Summer Saturday Specials
Saturdays, 10:30 – 11:15 a.m., Ages 3 – 8
June 18, July 16
Have a super fun Saturday at the Library. Listen to stories, sing songs and make a summer craft. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Superhero Craze
Saturday, August 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Ages 3 – 8
Join Moves Dance Studio and the Warrenville Public Library in a morning of Superhero fun. We will design shields and cuffs of power. We will also enjoy a short story and learn a Superhero dance. Come dressed as your favorite superhero or villain. 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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