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Children

Events for Children
Wed, Feb 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Wed, Feb 19, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Wed, Feb 19, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
West Branch - Meeting Room

Thu, Feb 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
Panera Bread Bakery-Cafe - 1304 Fox Valley Center

Thu, Feb 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Fri, Feb 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Branch - Meeting Room

Fri, Feb 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Fri, Feb 21, 10:30am - 11:15am
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Sat, Feb 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Sat, Feb 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Sun, Feb 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Sun, Feb 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Mon, Feb 24, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Santori Library - S217 - Weisner Family Computer Lab

Tue, Feb 25, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Santori Library - S217 - Weisner Family Computer Lab

Thu, Feb 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
SciTech Hands On Museum

Fri, Feb 28, 10:30am - 11:15am
Santori Library

Sat, Feb 29, 10:30am - 11:15am
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Sat, Feb 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Sun, Mar 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Sun, Mar 01, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Mon, Mar 02, 9:30am - 10:00am
Panera Bread- 1330 Orchard Rd

Mon, Mar 02, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Santori Library - S217 - Weisner Family Computer Lab

Tue, Mar 03, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Santori Library - S217 - Weisner Family Computer Lab

Tue, Mar 03, 3:15pm - 5:30pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Tue, Mar 03, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola 108 Small Meeting Room

Tue, Mar 03, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Wed, Mar 04, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
West Branch - Meeting Room

Thu, Mar 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Branch - Meeting Room

Sat, Mar 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch - Eola 108 Small Meeting Room

Sat, Mar 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Sat, Mar 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Sun, Mar 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Sun, Mar 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Mon, Mar 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Mon, Mar 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Mon, Mar 09, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Santori Library - S217 - Weisner Family Computer Lab

Mon, Mar 09, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
West Branch - Meeting Room

Mon, Mar 09, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Mon, Mar 09, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Tue, Mar 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Tue, Mar 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Tue, Mar 10, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Santori Library - S217 - Weisner Family Computer Lab

Tue, Mar 10, 3:15pm - 5:30pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Tue, Mar 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Branch - Meeting Room

Tue, Mar 10, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola 108 Small Meeting Room

Wed, Mar 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Branch - Meeting Room

Wed, Mar 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Wed, Mar 11, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Thu, Mar 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Thu, Mar 12, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Santori Library - S218 - Community Foundation of the Fox Valley Technology Lab

Fri, Mar 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Branch - Meeting Room

Fri, Mar 13, 10:00am - 11:15am
Santori Library

Fri, Mar 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Sat, Mar 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Canceled
Sat, Mar 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
West Branch

Sat, Mar 14, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Sun, Mar 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Sun, Mar 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Mon, Mar 16, 9:30am - 10:00am
Panera Bread - 1330 Orchard Rd

Mon, Mar 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Mon, Mar 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Mon, Mar 16, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Santori Library - S217 - Weisner Family Computer Lab

Mon, Mar 16, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Tue, Mar 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Tue, Mar 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Tue, Mar 17, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Santori Library - S217 - Weisner Family Computer Lab

Tue, Mar 17, 3:15pm - 5:30pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Tue, Mar 17, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
West Branch - Meeting Room

Tue, Mar 17, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola 228 Teen Room

Wed, Mar 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Branch - Meeting Room

Wed, Mar 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Wed, Mar 18, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Thu, Mar 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Panera Bread Bakery-Cafe, 1304 Fox Valley Center

Thu, Mar 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Thu, Mar 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
SciTech Hands On Museum

Fri, Mar 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Branch - Meeting Room

Fri, Mar 20, 10:00am - 11:15am
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Fri, Mar 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

@ Santori Library
Wed, Feb 19, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room
Join us for these special nighttime family storytimes. Families are encouraged to participate together. You can even wear your jammies! No registration required. All ages welcome.

Fri, Feb 21, 10:30am - 11:15am
S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room
Hands on STEAM program for 3-5 year olds with caregiver.

Sat, Feb 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room
A storytime with an activity especially geared for children with a male caregiver. All ages.

Sun, Feb 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room
Empower the love of math in kids! Join OneInMath, a free program run by volunteers for students in grades K-3! To register or volunteer visit: https://oneinmath.com/

Mon, Feb 24, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
S217 - Weisner Family Computer Lab
Microsoft Basics Class

Tue, Feb 25, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
S217 - Weisner Family Computer Lab
Microsoft Basics Class

Thu, Feb 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
After 30 minutes of STEAM-themed storytime, stay for a hands on experiment with a SciTech specialist. SciTech is located at 18 W. Benton Ave. No registration.

Fri, Feb 28, 10:30am - 11:15am
Hands on STEAM program for 3-5 year olds with caregiver.

Sat, Feb 29, 10:30am - 11:15am
S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room
Join us for some stories, games, and activities to celebrate this once every-four-year event. No registration.

Sun, Mar 01, All day
You count in your community! Submit an original, unpublished poem to our contest between March 1 and March 21 for your chance to win! Call or visit the children's department for more details.

Sun, Mar 01, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room
Empower the love of math in kids! Join OneInMath, a free program run by volunteers for students in grades K-3! To register or volunteer visit: https://oneinmath.com/

Mon, Mar 02, All day
You count in your community! Submit an original, unpublished poem to our contest between March 1 and March 21 for your chance to win! Call or visit the children's department for more details.

Mon, Mar 02, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
S217 - Weisner Family Computer Lab
Microsoft Basics Class

Tue, Mar 03, All day
You count in your community! Submit an original, unpublished poem to our contest between March 1 and March 21 for your chance to win! Call or visit the children's department for more details.

Tue, Mar 03, 3:15pm - 5:30pm
N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
Subject specific technology workshop for the SD131 middle school.

Tue, Mar 03, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
S217 - Weisner Family Computer Lab
Microsoft Basics Class

Wed, Mar 04, All day
You count in your community! Submit an original, unpublished poem to our contest between March 1 and March 21 for your chance to win! Call or visit the children's department for more details.

Thu, Mar 05, All day
You count in your community! Submit an original, unpublished poem to our contest between March 1 and March 21 for your chance to win! Call or visit the children's department for more details.

Fri, Mar 06, All day
You count in your community! Submit an original, unpublished poem to our contest between March 1 and March 21 for your chance to win! Call or visit the children's department for more details.

Sat, Mar 07, All day
You count in your community! Submit an original, unpublished poem to our contest between March 1 and March 21 for your chance to win! Call or visit the children's department for more details.

Sat, Mar 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room
Join us for some interesting art projects and show off your creativity. Ages 7-12

Sun, Mar 08, All day
You count in your community! Submit an original, unpublished poem to our contest between March 1 and March 21 for your chance to win! Call or visit the children's department for more details.

Sun, Mar 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room
Empower the love of math in kids! Join OneInMath, a free program run by volunteers for students in grades K-3! To register or volunteer visit: https://oneinmath.com/

Mon, Mar 09, All day
You count in your community! Submit an original, unpublished poem to our contest between March 1 and March 21 for your chance to win! Call or visit the children's department for more details.

Mon, Mar 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room
Groove to the music and read stories in this upbeat storytime. All ages welcome. No registration required.

Mon, Mar 09, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
S217 - Weisner Family Computer Lab
Microsoft Basics Class

Mon, Mar 09, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room
Encontrará cuentos, canciones y rimas en español para toda la familia. No se requiere inscripción. Todas las edades.

Tue, Mar 10, All day
You count in your community! Submit an original, unpublished poem to our contest between March 1 and March 21 for your chance to win! Call or visit the children's department for more details.

Tue, Mar 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room
This energetic program is designed to incorporate movement, stories, and music. No registration required. For ages 2 to 4.

Tue, Mar 10, 3:15pm - 5:30pm
N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
Subject specific technology workshop for the SD131 middle school.

Tue, Mar 10, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
S217 - Weisner Family Computer Lab
Microsoft Basics Class

Wed, Mar 11, All day
You count in your community! Submit an original, unpublished poem to our contest between March 1 and March 21 for your chance to win! Call or visit the children's department for more details.

Wed, Mar 11, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room
Join us for these special nighttime family storytimes. Families are encouraged to participate together. You can even wear your jammies! No registration required. All ages welcome.

@ Eola Road Branch
Wed, Feb 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Children's Program Room
Bring your future artist to this storytime! Each session will feature a hands-on craft. Ticket required. Ticket can be picked up 30 minutes before the event at the children's desk. Ages 3.5 to 5.

Thu, Feb 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Children's Program Room
Introduce your little one to the library. Babies, toddlers, and caregivers will enjoy short books, songs, and rhymes together.

Fri, Feb 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Children's Program Room
These special drop-in storytimes are made for families to enjoy together!

Sat, Feb 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Eola Children's Program Room
Join us for a veterinarian-themed storytime and play session! Families will listen to stories and afterward, we will have dramatic play stations for everyone to explore. Ticket required.

Sun, Feb 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
Empower the love of math in kids! Join OneInMath, a free program run by volunteers for students in grades K-3! To register or volunteer visit: https://oneinmath.com/ Register

Sat, Feb 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eola Children's Program Room
Bring your own Pokemon cards, battle at our Pokemon Go gym, or bring your Nintendo DS to play with other trainers! No registration required.

Sun, Mar 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
Empower the love of math in kids! Join OneInMath, a free program run by volunteers for students in grades K-3! To register or volunteer visit: https://oneinmath.com/ Register

Tue, Mar 03, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola 108 Small Meeting Room
Observing night at the library! Join us for stargazing as Michelle Nichols, astroeducator, shows us how to use a telescope to look at our moon!

Tue, Mar 03, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
This class will teach young people the tools that they need to make changes and support their community. Participants should plan to attend all three sessions of this class for maximum enjoyment.

Sat, Mar 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Eola 108 Small Meeting Room
Karen Fullett-Christensen, Aurora's first Poet Laureate, shares insights into the poetry-writing process and how to bring your thoughts to life through poetry. Please register!

Sat, Mar 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eola Children's Program Room
Come and read to a dog! Dogs and trainers are members of the Fox Valley Therapy Dog Club. Ticket required. Tickets can be picked up 30 minutes before the event at the Children's Desk. Ages 5 and up.

Sun, Mar 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
Empower the love of math in kids! Join OneInMath, a free program run by volunteers for students in grades K-3! To register or volunteer visit: https://oneinmath.com/ Register

Mon, Mar 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Children's Program Room
Groove to the music and read stories in this upbeat storytime! All ages welcome. No registration required.

Mon, Mar 09, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Children's Program Room
Join us for these special nighttime family storytimes. Families are encouraged to participate together. You can even wear your jammies! No registration required. All ages welcome.

Tue, Mar 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Children's Program Room
This energetic program is designed to incorporate movement, stories, and music. No registration required. For ages 2 to 5.

Tue, Mar 10, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola 108 Small Meeting Room
This class will teach young people the tools that they need to make changes and support their community. Participants should plan to attend all three sessions of this class for maximum enjoyment.

Wed, Mar 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Children's Program Room
Bring your future artist to this storytime! Each session will feature a hands-on craft. Ticket required. Ticket can be picked up 30 minutes before the event at the children's desk. Ages 3.5 to 5.

@ West Branch
Wed, Feb 19, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room
Join us for these nighttime family storytimes. Families are encouraged to participate together. You can even wear your jammies! No registration required. All ages welcome.

Thu, Feb 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room
Encontrará cuentos, canciones y rimas en español para toda la familia. No se requiere inscripción. Todas las edades.

Fri, Feb 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room
Families - join us for stories, activities, music, art, and playtime at the library.

Mon, Mar 02, 9:30am - 10:00am
A fun storytime for all ages with cookies and milk at Panera Bread 1330 Orchard Rd. Space is limited. Please register each child to reserve a space.

Wed, Mar 04, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room
Join us for a fun nighttime family storytime. Families are encouraged to participate together. You can even wear your jammies! No registration required. All ages welcome.

Thu, Mar 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room
Join us to make a kite!! Registration is not required.

Mon, Mar 09, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room
Build cool creations with LEGO bricks. No registration.

Tue, Mar 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Meeting Room
Have fun reading to our dog friends! Dogs and handlers are from the Fox Valley Therapy Dog Club

Wed, Mar 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room
Designed for babies 0- 12 months. Enjoy stories, music, and more! Siblings welcome.

 Did you know we offer...

Storytime

Early Literacy

Homework Help
Brainfuse HelpNow
Offers a comprehensive suite of eLearning tools, including live tutoring, expert writing assistance, collaborative learning, targeted skills building, test prep, and self-study options. Live tutors available after school hours, from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m
Novelist K - 8th Grade
Contains information on fiction books for all K-8 grade levels and includes picture books, children's "chapter" books and young adult titles.
Wonderopolis
The Wonder of the Day asks a question and then explores that question in a variety of ways, leading to exploration and discovery for the user.
Fact Monster Homework Help
Fact Monster provides reference materials, fun facts and features, and homework help for kids.
Making Science Make Sense
MSMS’s library offers a diverse collection of materials to support and nurture an interest in science.
Khan Academy
Free tutorials and videos to help increase understand of math and science.
Free Rice
Quizzes provided in a variety of subjects, including vocabulary, language learning, and geography.
Read, Write, Think
Access to language arts materials for educators, parents, and afterschool professionals is provided as well as student interactive materials.

Check out the Museum Adventure Pass program! Bring an Aurora Public Library card to any library location where staff can check pass availability to a variety of Chicagoland suburban museums (Chicago’s large museums are not part of this program). The library is provided a limited amount of passes to each museum, so only one checkout per family is allowed at a time on a library card in good standing. Passes are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Helpful Links
Book Lists @ Santori Library
Book Lists @ Eola Road Branch