Kids & Tweens

Check our calendar for all upcoming programs!

American Girl Club (Grades 2-5)
Fans of the American Girl® books and characters are invited to come and celebrate a variety of cultures and crafts. Each month we will discuss a specific American Girl® and her story. You don’t have to read the books beforehand, but you will want to afterward! Registration is required. Thurs., Mar. 2; Thurs., Apr. 6; Thurs., May 4.



American Girl Club Party (Grades 2-5)
Whether you are just joining or have been with us all your, all are welcome! Bring your favorite doll and enjoy the party. Registration is required. Thurs., May 18. 




Creative Writing Contest (Grades 3-Adult)
Enter the 30th annual Friends of WNPL Creative Writing Contest! For more information, click here. Award Ceremony: Sun., Apr. 3.





Earth Day Exploration (Grades 3-5)
Join us as we explore nature through art in honor of Earth Day. Program provided by Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods. Registration is required. Fri., Apr. 7.




Free Comic Book Day (All ages)
Comics available for kids, teens, and adults, while supplies last. Materials will also be available for kids grades K-5 to make their own comics in The Point! Registration is not required. Sat., May 6.




Gaming in The Point (Grades K-5)
Join us in The Point after school to play video games on the Nintendo Switch. Registration not required. Wed., Mar. 8; Wed., Mar. 22; Wed., Apr. 12; Wed., Apr. 26; Wed., May 10; Wed., May 24.




Kids in the Kitchen (All Ages)
Get your whisk, mixing bowl and join WNPL librarians online as they demonstrate something fun for kids to do in the kitchen. Parent or caregiver supervision and help is required. Registration not required. Sat., Mar. 25; Sat., Apr. 22; Sat., May 27. For a playlist of past Kids in the Kitchen, click here.




Learning About Deaf Culture (Grades 3-4)
What do we mean by “Deaf Culture”?  Join us for a fun and interactive program to learn about the Deaf community as well as a few signs in American Sign Language (ASL).  For students in third and fourth grades.  Registration is required. Sat., Mar. 4.




Lego WeDo 2.0 logoLEGO® WeDo 2.0 (Grades K-5)
Combine LEGO® bricks, sensors, and software to build your own robots! Meet in The Point to practice STEAM principles, preliminary engineering, and coding skills. Registration is required. Tues., Mar. 7; Tues., Mar. 21; Tues., Apr. 4; Tues., May 2.




LEGO® Spike Prime (Grades 5-8)
Build and code a robot using LEGO® Spike prime. Registration is required. Sat., Apr. 22.




Lotus Lantern & Documentary (Ages 10 and up)
Join us in celebrating Korean culture with the Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project, as we learn how to make a lotus flower lantern and discuss Korean history. Thurs., May 11.




Minecraft® Gaming with iPADs (Grades 3-5)
Join us in the Point after school to play Minecraft® on our own Minecraft® LAN Server using our iPads. Registration is required. Wed., Mar. 15; Wed., Apr. 19; Wed., May 17.




Sphero Bolt (Grades 5-8)
Code Sphero Bolt, a robotic ball, through an obstacle course. Registration is required. Sat., Mar. 18.




Sphero Indi (4-5 years with caregiver)
Sphero indi is a robotic toy car that’s designed to teach young children about the fundamentals of programming. Indi is an easy and fun intro to robotics that uses color tiles for programming. Registration is required. Sat., Mar. 18; Sat., Apr. 22.




Take-n-Make Mondays (Grades K-5)
Stop by the Youth Services Desk and take a craft to go! Check WNPL’s online calendar for the craft of the month. While supplies last. Registration not required. Mon., Mar. 13; Mon., Apr. 10; Mon., May 8.




Tinker Tech Tuesdays (Grades K-5)
Stop by The Point any time during the program to play with some fun tech toys. Registration not required. Tues., Mar. 28; Tues., Apr. 18.




Tween Craft: Fairy Doors (Grades 4-6)
Join us in The Flex to decorate miniature fairy doors to take home. Registration is required. Sat., May 20.




Tween Craft Kits (Grades 4-6)
Stop by the Youth Services Desk and take a craft to go! While supplies last. Registration not required. Sat., Apr. 28; Sat., May 12.