Events

See our calendar below for all the the exciting events coming up at The Carle or visit our past events page.

Daily Happenings

Individuals sitting in auditorium for a program.

Film Screenings

Watch a short film in our Auditorium during your visit. We feature animated versions of new and classic picture book stories and family-friendly documentaries about illustrators. Several different films are shown each day.
Families sitting together for a storytime

Storytime

Enjoy fun, interactive storytimes in our Reading Library. Programs are led by staff trained in the Whole Book Approach. Visitors of all ages are invited to look closely, tell stories, and learn about the art and design of picture books.
An adult and child making a collage in the Art Studio

Art Studio

Visit the Art Studio to enjoy the Everyday Art Project. Art Studio team members welcome you to the space, share project ideas, and answer questions. Take your artwork home, or leave it for others to see.

Special Events

Artists & Authors
Online
Talks
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In his new book, Marcus interviews author Lesléa Newman about what it's like to have work banned or challenged in America today.

Artists & Authors
For Families
Online
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Vanessa Brantley-Newton shares her newest book, Becoming Vanessa, a story of a little girl learning to celebrate her uniqueness.

All Events

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Format is double-digit day/double-digit month/four-digit-year
Jun
17
thru
Jan
2
All Day
For Families

Storytime

Look closely, tell stories, and learn about the art and design of picture books. (Thursdays and Fridays at 11:00 am; Saturdays at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm; Sundays at 2:00 pm.)
Jul
1
thru
Aug
8
All Day
For Families

Everyday Art Project: Song Books

Create your own song book!
Jul
29
Thu
7:00 pm
Artists & Authors
Online
Talks

Leonard S. Marcus on Censorship

In his new book, Marcus interviews author Lesléa Newman about what it's like to have work banned or challenged in America today.

Aug
12
thru
Sep
19
All Day
For Families

Everyday Art Project: Shape Your Story

Experiment with shapes and watercolor pencils to start your own stories.
Aug
12
Thu
7:00 pm
Artists & Authors
Online
Talks

Putting Books to Work

Award-winning author and artist Grace Lin discusses ways that we can use books as tools to integrate diversity into our children’s lives
Aug
19
Thu
10:00 am
For Families

August Adventures

A free day at The Carle, thanks to the Highland Street Foundation! Note: Tickets are SOLD OUT
Aug
25
Wed
6:30 pm
Online
Workshops

Whole Book Approach (2 sessions)

(Two sessions) Discover the difference between reading with children and reading to children in this interactive workshop.
Aug
26
Thu
10:00 am
Artists & Authors
For Families
Online

Special Storytime: Vanessa Brantley-Newton

Vanessa Brantley-Newton shares her newest book, Becoming Vanessa, a story of a little girl learning to celebrate her uniqueness.
Sep
14
Tue
7:00 pm
Online
Workshops

Little Books, Big Feelings: Picture Books and Social Emotional Learning (2 sessions)

(Two sessions) Explore how to use picture books to help young people identify and manage emotions, navigate relationships, and cope with difficult situations.
Sep
18
Sat
11:00 am
Artists & Authors
For Families

Special Storytime: Dan Yaccarino

Enjoy a special storytime and drawing activity with Dan Yaccarino!
Sep
21
Tue
4:00 pm
Artists & Authors
For Families
Online

A Storm Will Always Pass: The Story Behind "The Longest Storm"

Enjoy a story reading and drawing activity with Dan Yaccarino!
Oct
12
Tue
7:00 pm
Online
Workshops

Wordless Picture Books (2 sessions)

(Two sessions) Explore how wordless picture books invite readers to look closely, think critically, and engage in collaborative storytelling.
Nov
19
Fri
9:30 am
Workshops

Wordless Picture Books

(Onsite at The Carle) Explore how wordless picture books invite readers to look closely, think critically, and engage in collaborative storytelling.