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Children

Events for Children
Mon, Jan 27, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Eola Road Branch

Tue, Jan 28, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Santori Library - S217 - Weisner Family Computer Lab

Wed, Jan 29, All day
Santori Library

Wed, Jan 29, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Eola Road Branch

Wed, Jan 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Branch - Meeting Room

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

Sat, Feb 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Sun, Feb 02, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Sun, Feb 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Mon, Feb 03, 9:30am - 10:15am
Panera Bread - 1330 Orchard Rd

Mon, Feb 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Mon, Feb 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Mon, Feb 03, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Mon, Feb 03, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Tue, Feb 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Tue, Feb 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Tue, Feb 04, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Santori Library - S217 - Weisner Family Computer Lab

Tue, Feb 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Branch - Meeting Room

Wed, Feb 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Wed, Feb 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Branch - Meeting Room

Wed, Feb 05, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Wed, Feb 05, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
West Branch - Meeting Room

Thu, Feb 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Fri, Feb 07, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Branch - Meeting Room

Fri, Feb 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Fri, Feb 07, 10:30am - 11:15am
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Sat, Feb 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
Eola Road Branch - Eola 108 Small Meeting Room

Sun, Feb 09, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Sun, Feb 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Mon, Feb 10, All day
Children's Department

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

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

Mon, Feb 10, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
West Branch - Meeting Room

Mon, Feb 10, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Tue, Feb 11, All day
Children's Department

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

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

Tue, Feb 11, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Santori Library - S217 - Weisner Family Computer Lab

Tue, Feb 11, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Branch - Meeting Room

Wed, Feb 12, All day
Children's Department

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

Wed, Feb 12, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Wed, Feb 12, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
West Branch - Meeting Room

Thu, Feb 13, All day
Children's Department

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

Fri, Feb 14, All day
Children's Department

Fri, Feb 14, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Branch - Meeting Room

Fri, Feb 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Fri, Feb 14, 10:30am - 11:15am
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Sat, Feb 15, All day
Children's Department

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

Sat, Feb 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Sat, Feb 15, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Sun, Feb 16, All day
Children's Department

Sun, Feb 16, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Sun, Feb 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Mon, Feb 17, 9:30am - 10:15am
Panera Bread 1330 Orchard Rd.

Mon, Feb 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

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

Mon, Feb 17, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Mon, Feb 17, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Aurora's Best Laundry

Mon, Feb 17, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Tue, Feb 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

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

Tue, Feb 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Branch - Meeting Room

Tue, Feb 18, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

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

@ Santori Library
Tue, Jan 28, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
S217 - Weisner Family Computer Lab
Microsoft Basics Class

Wed, Jan 29, All day
Celebrate National Puzzle Day by stopping in the library to enjoy a variety of puzzles. Stations will be set up throughout the Kiwanis Children's Center.

Thu, Jan 30, 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.

Sun, Feb 02, 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 03, 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, Feb 03, 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, Feb 04, 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, Feb 04, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
S217 - Weisner Family Computer Lab
Microsoft Basics Class

Wed, Feb 05, 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 07, 10:30am - 11:15am
S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room
Hands on STEAM program for 3-5 year olds with caregiver.

Sun, Feb 09, 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 10, 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, Feb 10, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Microsoft Basics Class

Tue, Feb 11, 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, Feb 11, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
S217 - Weisner Family Computer Lab
Microsoft Basics Class

Wed, Feb 12, 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 14, 10:30am - 11:15am
S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room
Hands on STEAM program for 3-5 year olds with caregiver.

Sat, Feb 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room
Build cool creations with LEGO bricks. No registration.

Sun, Feb 16, 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 17, 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, Feb 17, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room
Create your own master piece. Painting, Drawing, Mixed Media........you choose! Space is limited. Tickets can be picked up 30 minutes before the program at the children's desk.

Mon, Feb 17, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Join us for a storytime in the community! We’ll be at Aurora’s Best Laundry, located at 306 W. Indian Trail, for some squeaky clean stories, movement, and more. All ages. No registration.

@ Eola Road Branch
Mon, Jan 27, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Give your child the advantage. Help them become better and more active students. High School volunteers will provide reading, math, and science homework help for elementary school children.

Wed, Jan 29, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Give your child the advantage. Help them become better and more active students. High School volunteers will provide reading, math, and science homework help for elementary school children.

Sat, Feb 01, 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, Feb 02, 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, Feb 03, 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, Feb 03, 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, Feb 04, 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.

Wed, Feb 05, 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 06, 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 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Children's Program Room
Join us for a special storytime where we will read books by influential African American authors and illustrators. No registration required.

Sat, Feb 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
Eola 108 Small Meeting Room
A coloring club just for tweens ! The library will provide materials or you may bring your own. Feel free to bring your own snacks and covered drinks. Registration not required. Ages 9-12.

Sun, Feb 09, 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, Feb 10, All day
Drop in during our normal business hours for an "I Love Me" themed scavenger hunt in the Children’s Department.

Mon, Feb 10, 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, Feb 10, 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, Feb 11, All day
Drop in during our normal business hours for an "I Love Me" themed scavenger hunt in the Children’s Department.

Tue, Feb 11, 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.

Wed, Feb 12, All day
Drop in during our normal business hours for an "I Love Me" themed scavenger hunt in the Children’s Department.

Wed, Feb 12, 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 13, All day
Drop in during our normal business hours for an "I Love Me" themed scavenger hunt in the Children’s Department.

Thu, Feb 13, 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 14, All day
Drop in during our normal business hours for an "I Love Me" themed scavenger hunt in the Children’s Department.

Fri, Feb 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Children's Program Room
These special drop-in storytimes are made for families to enjoy together!

Sat, Feb 15, All day
Drop in during our normal business hours for an "I Love Me" themed scavenger hunt in the Children’s Department.

Sat, Feb 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
Eola Children's Program Room
Come in to build cool LEGO creations. LEGOs and DUPLOs are provided. No registration required. Ages 4 to 6 with caregiver.

Sat, Feb 15, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Eola Children's Program Room
Come in to build cool LEGO creations. LEGOs are provided. No registration required. Ages 7 to 11.

Sun, Feb 16, All day
Drop in during our normal business hours for an "I Love Me" themed scavenger hunt in the Children’s Department.

Sun, Feb 16, 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, Feb 17, 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, Feb 17, 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.

@ West Branch
Wed, Jan 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Meeting Room
HelpNow is a one-stop shop for homework help, from practice tests to flashcards to its live tutoring and writing help. You have access to it all for free with your Aurora Public Library card.

Mon, Feb 03, 9:30am - 10:15am
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.

Tue, Feb 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room
Learn about different animals and enjoy a fun project. Ages 5-11

Wed, Feb 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room
Join us to make a Valentine's Day Craft!

Wed, Feb 05, 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 06, 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 07, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room
Families - join us for stories, activities, music, art, and playtime at the library.

Mon, Feb 10, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room
Build cool creations with LEGO bricks. No registration.

Tue, Feb 11, 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, Feb 12, 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 13, 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 14, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room
Families - join us for stories, activities, music, art, and playtime at the library.

Mon, Feb 17, 9:30am - 10:15am
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.

 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