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CSPL Kits: Counting Pumpkins (Preschool)

10/03/2022 @ 9:00am - 10/08/2022 @ 5:00pm
Children, Babies and Toddlers, Preschool
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Age Group: Children, Babies and Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Passive Program, Make & Take, Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 83
Event Details:
This Counting Pumpkins kit will help your child work on counting and fine motor control in a fun and tactile way as they place bead counters inside the number outlines! WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 years. Appropr...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

CSPL Kits: Create and Decorate a CD Spinner (Grades K-5)

10/03/2022 @ 9:00am - 10/08/2022 @ 5:00pm
Children, Elementary School, Middle School
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Age Group: Children, Elementary School, Middle School
Program Type: Science & Technology (STEM), Passive Program, Make & Take, Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 93
Event Details:
As children play with their homemade spinning CD tops, they’ll explore physics through play and practice fine motor skills as well. (Intense Spinners become so excited as their ability to spin the top improves through practice- a great lesson in pers...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chicago by Gaslight (In Person)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Combined Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Based on his book, Chicago by Gaslight, and inspired by the HBO TV series The Gilded Age, Richard C. Lindberg will guide us on a colorful and intriguing journey back into time for a close-up look at the Windy City. Through words and pictures, Rich wi...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Terrific 2s and 3s (In-Person)

9:30am - 10:00am
Children, Babies and Toddlers, Preschool
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Combined Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Babies and Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Get ready to shake, rattle, and read with Miss Leigh Anne! We'll read bouncy stories, listen to bouncy songs, and may do some bouncing on our own, too! Let's shake those wiggles out! Masks are not required but are encouraged for program attendees....
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Preschool Pals (In-Person)

10:30am - 11:00am
Children, Preschool
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Combined Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
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 "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Create & Learn Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Outreach
Event Details:
The College of DuPage and Carol Stream Public Library are offering FREE English Language learning classes at the library. Learn reading, writing, and speaking skills Improve Career Opportunities Prepare for College Classes will meet Tu...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Preschool Pals (In-Person)

9:30am - 10:00am
Children, Preschool
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Combined Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Join Miss Adriana 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 awar...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Terrific 2s and 3s (In-Person)

10:30am - 11:00am
Children, Babies and Toddlers, Preschool
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Combined Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Babies and Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Get ready to shake, rattle, and read with Miss Adriana! We'll read bouncy stories, listen to bouncy songs, and may do some bouncing on our own, too! Let's shake those wiggles out! If you need any help registering, please send us an email at c...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Recharge

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Combined Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Bored after school? Join your friends at the library for Teen Recharge; play video games, make crafts, study or just hang out. In collaboration with the Carol Stream Public Library, the Social Services Unit of the Carol Stream Police Department is...
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: Zoom (Youth programs)
Age Group: Children, Babies and Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17

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.  When you register for this event, we will...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Combined Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Science & Technology (STEM), Home & Garden
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 66
Event Details:
Bats are amazing creatures and October is a fun month to learn about them!  Brittany Rogness from the Illinois Bat Conservation Program will teach us about the bats that we find in Illinois, their ecological, economic, and medicinal benefits, th...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Homeschool Hangout (In-Person): Hangout and Play!

11:00am - 12:00pm
Children, Elementary School, Family
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Combined Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary School, Family
Program Type: Library Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Get together to meet other home-schooling families in the community, learn about how the Library can support you, and do some fun activities. At our October meeting, we'll be gathering together to hangout and play with board games, STEM kits, ch...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.

Howl-o-Ween (In-Person)

11:00am - 12:00pm
Children, Preschool, Elementary School
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Combined Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Preschool, Elementary School
Program Type: Library Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Kick off the start of spooky season with bat naturalists Dan and Sharon Peterson of Incredible Bats. The Petersons will bringing live bats, snakes, rats, and spiders to talk about these fascinating creatures. Brave registrants will be allowed to phot...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.

Howl-o-Ween (In-Person)

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Children, Preschool, Elementary School
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Combined Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Preschool, Elementary School
Program Type: Library Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Kick off the start of spooky season with bat naturalists Dan and Sharon Peterson of Incredible Bats. The Petersons will bringing live bats, snakes, rats, and spiders to talk about these fascinating creatures. Brave registrants will be allowed to phot...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Create & Learn Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Outreach
Event Details:
The College of DuPage and Carol Stream Public Library are offering FREE English Language learning classes at the library. Learn reading, writing, and speaking skills Improve Career Opportunities Prepare for College Classes will meet Tu...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.

Storytime for Little Ones (In-Person)

10:00am - 10:45am
Children, Babies and Toddlers
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Combined Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Babies and Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Miss Clare will be sharing wonderful stories, songs, and rhymes for our smallest friends. An opportunity for free play and discussion will follow.   If you need any help registering, please send us an email at children@cslibrary.org...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Itty Bitty Book Club (In Person)

1:30pm - 2:15pm
Children, Preschool
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Combined Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Preschool
Program Type: Book Clubs, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
A book club for the little ones! After listening to a couple of books by this month's featured author/illustrator, Lucy Cousins, we'll do related crafts and extension activities.  If you need any help registering, please send us an email at&n...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Combined Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Library Meeting
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
We're looking for new and returning volunteers!  TVC meets in the library once a month and is a great way for you to help your library provide better resources and services for your age group.  At the meetings we discuss books, movies, c...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Android Phone Basics (In Person)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Combined Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Science & Technology (STEM)
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Presenter Mike Gershbein of Very Smart People will help you get more comfortable with your Android tablet or phone as we demonstrate how to navigate, find apps and customize your device.  Please feel free to bring your device and follow along du...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Terrific 2s and 3s (In-Person)

9:30am - 10:00am
Children, Babies and Toddlers, Preschool
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Combined Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Babies and Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Get ready to shake, rattle, and read with Miss Leigh Anne! We'll read bouncy stories, listen to bouncy songs, and may do some bouncing on our own, too! Let's shake those wiggles out! Masks are not required but are encouraged for program attendees....
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Preschool Pals (In-Person)

10:30am - 11:00am
Children, Preschool
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Combined Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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 "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Kahoot! Trivia Contest (Library)

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Children, Elementary School, Middle School
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Create & Learn Center
Age Group: Children, Elementary School, Middle School
Program Type: Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Hey 4th-8th graders! Test your random trivia knowledge with other students, using the popular Kahoot! online game. Prove yourself a master in a variety of fun topics. There will be prizes to win, and snacks to eat! Registration is preferred, but drop...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Create & Learn Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Outreach
Event Details:
The College of DuPage and Carol Stream Public Library are offering FREE English Language learning classes at the library. Learn reading, writing, and speaking skills Improve Career Opportunities Prepare for College Classes will meet Tu...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Preschool Pals (In-Person)

9:30am - 10:00am
Children, Preschool
Registration
Library Branch: Carol Stream Public Library
Room: Horizon Room
Age Group: Children, Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Join Miss Adriana 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 awar...