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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
September 1, October 6
The Library is home to a host of cool devices and other tech toys that we can't wait to share with you. This Fall, Tech Club will feature our team of friendly robots, along with other fun and brain-stretching STEM-related activities. Sign up for one session or join us for both. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Snap Circuits
Friday, September 23, 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.

 

Science Explorers
Saturdays, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Ages 5 – 7
September 24, October 22
Learning about science can be squishy, squelchy, creepy-crawly, surprising, exciting and fun! Stop by the Library for some stories and simple experiments that teach beginning science concepts in a playful, hands-on way. In September, we’ll be mixing goos, gaks and oozes so please wear clothes that are okay to get sticky. In October, we’ll be exploring gravity with marble runs and more. Sign up for one session or join us for both. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Lego Time
Monday, October 10, 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.  

Reading Fun

Paws for Tales
Saturdays, 10 – 11:30 a.m., Grades K – 2
September 10, October 8
​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.

 

Letters and Numbers and Colors, Oh My!
Mondays, 6 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Ages 3 –5
September 12, 19, 26
Do you want to learn more about your ABCs, 123s, and colors? Learning is fun as we listen to a story and enjoy some songs. Sing, dance and learn with your friends. Take home activities will be provided. Sign up for each session you wish to attend. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Nature-Telling
Wednesdays, 10:30 – 11 a.m., Ages 2 –5
September 14, October 12
Kids and parents 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.

 

Crafty Kids
Wednesdays, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Ages 2 – 5 
September 21, October 19 
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.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Storytimes

Family Storytime
Tuesdays, September 6 – October 25, 10 a.m., All ages
Drop in for a few stories, some rhymes, songs and finger plays.

 

Toddler Time
Thursdays, September 8 – October 27, 10 a.m., Ages 1½ – 3
Children enjoy singing, dancing, stories, finger plays and playtime.

Special Events

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.

 

Pirate World
Monday, September 19, 3 – 5 p.m., Ages 2 – 8 
Ahoy Mateys! Drop in and visit Pirate World. You can make a craft, take the oath and become an honorary Pirate for the Day. Come dressed in your pirate costume and take pictures with our pirate ship. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Halloween Cupcake Wars!
Saturday, October 15, 2 – 3 p.m., Ages 10 – 16
Do you have what it takes to be Warrenville’s Cupcake Champion? We provide the cupcakes; you prove your mad decorating skills and enjoy a tasty time with friends at our Halloween Cupcake Wars. Extra points for costumed Cupcake Warriors! Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Trick or Treat
Monday, October 31, 9:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
All are welcome to come to the Library on Halloween to Trick or Treat. Non-candy choices are also provided.

 

 

 

**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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