Past Events

Better late than never! Browse The Carle’s past events.
Group photo of visitors with Captain underpants.
Visitors with Captain Underpants and Dog Man at Meet Dav Pilkey!, 2018

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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
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
9
Thu
7:00 pm
Artists & Authors, Online

Book Share with Sean Rubin and Aaron Becker

Join Sean Rubin and Aaron Becker as they share their recent nonfiction picture books that celebrate the tree that survived the September 11, 2011 attacks on the World Trade Center.
Sep
3
Fri
11:30 am
For Families

Word Play with The Center Dance Studio

Join us for creative movement inspired by Grace Lin’s A Big Mooncake for Little Star. Bring your imagination and your dancing feet! 

Aug
28
Sat
11:00 am
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime with Tal Goldfajn

Join us for an interactive storytime with a book that reimagines the classic mermaid tale! 

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.
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
19
Thu
All Day
For Families

August Adventures

A free day at The Carle, thanks to the Highland Street Foundation! Note: Tickets are SOLD OUT
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
8
Sun
All Day
For Families

Mask-only Free Sunday

A free, mask-only day at The Carle. Note: Tickets are SOLD OUT.

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.

Jul
22
Thu
7:00 pm
Artists & Authors, Online, Talks

2021 Mary Nagel Sweetser Lecture: David Wiesner

(Program is full) Join us as award-winning author/artist David Wiesner presents Simmons University’s 2021 Mary Nagel Sweetser Lecture.

Jul
18
Sun
11:00 am
Artists & Authors, Talks

Member Gallery Talk with David Wiesner

A special gallery tour just for Museum Members!
Jul
18
Sun
10:00 am
Artists & Authors, Talks

Member Gallery Talk with David Wiesner

A special gallery tour just for Museum Members!
Jul
12
Mon
6:30 pm
Online, Workshops

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

In this two-part workshop we will consider how we can use picture books to support social emotional learning.
Jul
10
Sat
11:00 am
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime: Steve Light

Head over to Whiskers Hollow—the whimsically detailed new world from Steve Light—for a fun road trip with Bear and friends.

Jul
3
Sat
11:00 am
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime: Audrey Helen Weber

Join Audrey Helen Weber as she reads her debut picture book about curiosity, cause-and-effect, and connectedness.
Jul
1
thru
Aug
8
All Day
For Families

Everyday Art Project: Song Books

Create your own song book!
Jun
15
Tue
7:00 pm
Online, Workshops

Exploring Race & Representation in Picture Books

Learn how to select picture books that reflect the lives and identities of all readers, and discover tools for building a more inclusive book collection.
Jun
2
Wed
7:00 pm
Artists & Authors, Online

Book Share with Molly Knox Ostertag

Join award-winning graphic novelist Molly Knox Ostertag as she draws and chats about writing and illustrating graphic novels, the importance of queer topics in contemporary and fantasy literature for teens, and her newest book, The Girl from the Sea, the perfect summer teen read featuring selkies, coming out, first love, and a little magic!