Events

Search the calendar for all upcoming events at The Carle. 

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
For Families
Online

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Enjoy a story reading and drawing activity with Dan Yaccarino!
Artists & Authors
Online

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This September, The Carle celebrates exceptional individuals and organizations at 15th annual awards ceremony.

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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.)
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.
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!
Sep
23
thru
Oct
31
All Day
For Families

Everyday Art Project: Celebrating Color!

Create your own colorful collage!
Sep
23
Thu
7:00 pm
Artists & Authors
Online

The 2021 Virtual Carle Honors

This September, The Carle celebrates exceptional individuals and organizations at 15th annual awards ceremony.

Sep
24
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Braille Storytime with Mary Westgate

Join us for this interactive storytime featuring singing, musical instruments, and braille books!
Sep
25
Sat
11:00 am
Artists & Authors
For Families

Special Storytime: Jacqueline Tourville

Join us for this inspiring storytime about autism advocate Temple Grandin!

Oct
12
Tue
7:00 pm
Online
Workshops

Wordless Picture Books (2 sessions)

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(Two sessions) Explore how wordless picture books invite readers to look closely, think critically, and engage in collaborative storytelling.

Oct
16
Sat
11:00 am
Artists & Authors
For Families

Special Storytime: Jenn Bailey

Join us for this storytime celebrating the everyday magic of friendship!
Nov
6
Sat
2:00 pm
Artists & Authors
Talks

The 10th Annual Barbara Elleman Research Library (BERL) Lecture: Wendell Minor

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Barbara Elleman Research Library (BERL) Lecture, Wendell Minor reflects on his five decades in the publishing world.
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.