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CSPL Kits: Treasure Chests (Grades K-5)

09/20/2021 @ 9:00am - 09/23/2021 @ 9:00pm
Children, Elementary School
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Age Group: Children, Elementary School
Program Type: Passive Program, Make & Take, Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 74
Event Details:
In honor of International Talk Like a Pirate Day, you will have the opportunity to design your very own pirate treasure chest. Kits will be available for pick up and to be put on hold starting Monday, August 20. To reserve a kit, please call us at 63...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

CSPL Kits: Paper Plate Apple Kit (Preschool)

09/20/2021 @ 9:00am - 09/25/2021 @ 5:00pm
Children, Preschool
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Age Group: Children, Preschool
Program Type: Make & Take
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 82
Event Details:
Preschoolers can enjoy creating their own happy apple and practice their fine motor skills. Kits will be available for pick up and to be put on hold starting Monday, September 20. To reserve a kit, please call us at 630-344-6127 or email us at childr...
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.

Smart Cookie Book Club: Save Me A Seat

4:15pm - 5:00pm
Elementary School
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Combined Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary School
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
The Smart Cookie Book Club is for kids in grades 3-5 who love good books, good cookies, and good conversations! This month’s book is Save Me a Seat by Sarah Weeks and Gita Varadarajan and the club will be live and in-person at the library! Once ...

Opening at 1 p.m.

9:00am - 1:00pm
Branches:
Carol Stream Public Library
Description:
The Library will be closed 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for staff training.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Yoga Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Children, Preschool
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Discovery Room
Age Group: Children, Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Miss Adriana will guide us through an interactive storytime that pairs gentle movement with stories and active songs.   If you need any help registering, please send us an email at children@cslibrary.org or call us...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Zoom (Adult and Teen programs)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, we are discussing Strike! The Farm Workers' Fight for Their Rights, by Larry Dane Brimner. Strike is a nonfiction historical account about Filipino-American and Hispanic workers strike in 1960's Cal...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Online - Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
In partnership with the Westchester Public Library and Wisconsin’s Marinette County Libraries, join us for the 150th anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire and the Peshtigo Fire, which occurred on the same day. Western Springs’ Deputy Fire Chief is mo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Online - Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Entertainment
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Greetings, adventurers! This is CSPL's popular Dungeons and Dragons Club now offered for adults (ages 19+). In adherence to social distance guidelines, D&D Club is hosted online, which means we communicate and run our adventures through the ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Online - Virtual Program
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Greetings, adventurers! This is CSPL's weekly Dungeons and Dragons Club exclusively for teens (ages 13-18). In adherence to social distance guidelines, D&D Club is hosted online, which means we communicate and run our adventures through the ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Homeschool Hangout

11:00am - 12:00pm
Children, Elementary School, Family
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Create & Learn Center
Age Group: Children, Elementary School, Family
Program Type: Entertainment, Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Are you a home-schooling family with kids in Kindergarten through 5th grades? We're starting a new year of our Homeschool Hangout program and warmly invite you to come check us out! For our September kick-off meeting, we'll do a library scavenger hun...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Zoom (Adult and Teen programs)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Home & Garden
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 77
Event Details:
The October meeting of the DuPage Organic Garden Club will be held on September 30. Helping the Two Rarest Insects of DuPage County: Dragonflies and Bumble Bees Andres Ortega, Ecologist with the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, w...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Passive Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 148
Event Details:
A Binge Box is a box full of books hand-selected for you by our librarians, plus treats and small gifts to brighten your day.  Please answer the questions regarding your preferences, allow us a little extra time to get your request filled, and w...

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Online - Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Passive Program
Event Details:
Darkness falls across the Library,   The doors have closed, it's pretty scary! Creaking sounds, a ticking clock On every exit, there's a lock. Against the windows branches scrape Click here to make your quick escape!  (Eve...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Passive Program, Make & Take, Crafts
Event Details:
October's adult (ages 16+) Take & Make kit is Japanese Sashiko, a beautiful and functional embroidery technique! Beginning Friday, October 1, call the Adult Services Desk 630-344-6123 to have one put aside for you. You can also email yo...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Binge Boxes

All Day
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Online - Virtual Program
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Passive Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 150
Event Details:
A Binge Box is a box full of books hand-selected for you by our librarians, plus treats and small gifts to brighten your day. You can request a personalized box. Please answer the questions regarding your preferences, allow us a little extra tim...

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.

CSPL Kits: Puffy Ghost Halloween Craft (Grades K-5)

10/04/2021 @ 9:00am - 10/09/2021 @ 5:00pm
Children, Elementary School
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Age Group: Children, Elementary School
Program Type: Passive Program, Make & Take, Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:
This Puffy Ghost is a simple and quick craft that you can use to decorate your house for Halloween. The kid will have fun making different facial expressions.   Kits will be available to reserve and pick up beginning Monday, October 4. To res...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

CSPL Kits: Pumpkin Shapes Activity Kit (Preschool)

10/04/2021 @ 9:00am - 10/09/2021 @ 5:00pm
Children, Preschool
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Age Group: Children, Preschool
Program Type: Passive Program, Make & Take, Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:
Learn about 10 different shapes in a fun, tactile way--by outlining, tracing, and molding with dough. Kits will be available to reserve and pick up beginning Monday, October 4. To reserve a kit, please call us at 630-344-6127 or email us at childr...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Fancy Feet (Library)

10:00am - 10:30am
Children, Preschool
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Combined Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Preschool
Program Type: Music
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Got boogie fever? Want to shake a tail feather? Students will learn dance fundamentals, work on their musicality and rhythm, and use their imagination through creative movement with Miss Sam from Flourish Dance Academy. This is a great way for boys a...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Preschool Pals (Library)

10:00am - 10:30am
Children, Preschool
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Combined Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Join Miss Leigh Anne for a live storytime to dance, sing, read, and play.  If you need any help registering, please send us an email at children@cslibrary.org or call us at 630-344-6127.  Please be a...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Preschool Pals (Online)

11:00am - 11:30am
Children, Preschool
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Combined Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Join Miss Leigh Anne for a Zoom version of our live Preschool Pals Storytime! If you need any help registering, please send us an email at children@cslibrary.org or call us at 630-344-6127.    ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Backyard Bats (Online)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Zoom (Adult and Teen programs)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Science & Technology (STEM), Home & Garden
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 93
Event Details:
Wildlife biologist Jeanette Bailey introduces us to the wonders of bats. Learn about these amazing and diverse mammals. This presentation features local species and their ecology including their role in our ecosystem as well as the threats they face ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Online - Virtual Program
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Greetings, adventurers! This is CSPL's weekly Dungeons and Dragons Club exclusively for teens (ages 13-18). In adherence to social distance guidelines, D&D Club is hosted online, which means we communicate and run our adventures through the ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

One More Chapter Book Club (Library)

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children, Middle School
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Zoom (Youth programs)
Age Group: Children, Middle School
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
This month, we celebrate the Halloween season by discussing the Chicago-based ghost story Scritch Scratch by Lindsay Currie. Haunted after helping her father on his ghost-themed Chicago bus tour, twelve-year-old Claire must discover what the spectral...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Twilight Tales Online!

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Children, Babies and Toddlers, Preschool
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Discovery Room
Age Group: Children, Babies and Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15

Storytimes

Join us for a fun time with stories, rhymes, and songs.

Event Details:
Put your jammies on and snuggle up for a cozy storytime with Miss Aneesa. We'll end our day on a high note with stories and songs perfectly suited for sweet dreams! Recommended for ages birth-5.  If you need any help registering or using...