Upcoming Programs

February 2023

Black History Month Events

Mon., Feb. 20

11 a.m., 1 p.m., or 3 p.m.

Children & Tweens, Register

Use a wind tube on loan from the DuPage Children's Museum: inspired by Mary Winston Jackson, NASA's first Black female engineer. Photo ops!

Activities for Pre-K and up: young children will need caregiver assistance.

Make A Colorful Art Mosaic

Mon., Feb. 6, 4:30 p.m.

Grades 1 - 3, Register

Kids create their own mosaic inspired by African American painter Alma Thomas. 

Sat., Feb. 4, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Drop In

Make a bracelet inspired by Marvel's Black Panther. Add symbols rooted in African culture.

Adult Programs

Grow a Vegetable Garden

Sat., Feb. 25, 1 p.m., Register

Get advice from a U. of I. Extension Certified Master Gardener: avoid overspending on supplies & choose vegetables that will make your wallet happy.

Virtual: Birds in Art & Culture Wed., Feb. 8, 7 p.m., Register

John Cebula, of the DuPage Birding Club, presents a fascinating look at birds depicted in Western art.

Music of the 60s & 70s

Live Music Concert

Sun., Feb. 5, 2 p.m., Register

Fall in love with the music of the '60s & '70s: Grammy-nominated singer and guitarist Dave Rudolf.

Children's Programs

Snowy Baby Art

Friday, February 3, 10 a.m.

Ages 0 - 12 Months, Register

Popsicle Stick Art

Friday, Feb. 10, 4:30 p.m.

Grades 3 - 8, Register

Playdough Playtime

Saturday, Feb. 18, 11 a.m.

All Ages, Register

Make a Washer Necklace

Tuesday, Feb. 7, 4:30 p.m.

Grades 2 - 6, Register

Make for yourself or give as a gift!

S.T.E.A.M. Puzzle

Monday, Feb. 13, 4:30 p.m.

Grades 4 - 8, Register

Totally Tots:

Don't Worry, Be Happy!

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 1:30 p.m.

Ages 3 - 5, Register

Book Magic

Valentine's Day

Thursday, Feb. 9, 4:30 p.m.

Grades K - 2, Register

Coding for Kids

Friday, February 17, 3 p.m.

Grades 3 - 8, Register



Open Sessions

Take & Make Crafts: While Supplies Last

Children: Strawberry Heart

Until Feb. 5


Paper Heart

Until Feb. 5

Teen: Spinning Emoji Card

Feb. 6 - 12

Children & Tween

Mardi Gras Mask

Feb. 13 - 19


Tub Tea Bag

Feb. 13 - 19


Lion & Lamb

Feb. 27 - March 5

February's Featured Artist

"Jay Moore Is Digitalmama"

Self Portrait, Thread on Canvas

In the Art Gallery

The artwork of the thread artist known as Jay Moore will be featured in the WPL Art Gallery beginning later this week and continuing throughout February. Says Moore of the beginnings of her work, "I attempted to create a portrait that looked realistic and that captured the essence of my model's personality using fabric as my canvas and thread as my paint."


Book Group

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 7 p.m.

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