Past Events

Better late than never! Browse The Carle’s past events.

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Nov
6
Sun
2:00 pm
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime: Danielle Greendeer

Join us for a special storytime that retells the Thanksgiving story for a more inclusive America, and honors the Native peoples who made it possible.
Nov
4
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Word Play with The Center Dance Studio

Join us for creative movement inspired by Kathleen and Michael Hague’s Goodnight Fairies. Bring your imagination and your dancing feet! 

Nov
2
Wed
11:00 am
For Families

Braille Storytime with Mary Westgate

Join us for this interactive storytime featuring singing, musical instruments, and braille books!
Nov
2
thru
Dec
11
All Day
For Families

Everyday Art Project: Habitat Drawings

Create your own nature-inspired drawing using oil pastels and colorful paper.
Oct
28
Fri
10:30 am
For Families

Materials Play

Art-making for the early years!
Oct
27
Thu
7:00 pm
Artists & Authors, Online, Talks

Celebrating Collage: A Conversation

Celebrating Collage exhibition artists Micha Archer, Ekua Holmes, Oge Mora, Melissa Sweet, and Ed Young share their love of collage.
Oct
23
Sun
2:00 pm
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime: Megan Dowd Lambert

Join us for the Every Day with April & Mae series launch with author Megan Dowd Lambert!
Oct
21
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Braille Storytime with Mary Westgate

Join us for this interactive storytime featuring singing, musical instruments, and braille books!
Oct
15
Sat
3:00 pm
For Families, Performances

Happier Family Comedy Show

Geared for kids ages 5-12, you won’t want to miss this program packed full of high energy and family-friendly funnies!
Oct
15
Sat
11:00 am
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime: Jonathan Stutzman

Author Jonathan Stutzman shares his charming new book about a little mouse with a special house and an ever-expanding heart.
Oct
14
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Open Book, Open Play

Move, sing, talk, and explore materials during this interactive storytime for early learners.

Oct
12
Wed
3:30 pm
Artists & Authors, Talks

Educators' Night with Kwame Alexander

Onsite program is full. Kwame Alexander’s talk for Educators’ Night will be livestreamed through Facebook Live, but not recorded.
Oct
8
Sat
11:00 am
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime: Micha Archer

Enjoy a storytime and art project with award-winning author/artist Micha Archer!
Oct
7
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Word Play with The Center Dance Studio

Join us for creative movement inspired byStory About Afiya, written by James Berry and illustrated by Anna Cunha. Bring your imagination and your dancing feet! 

Oct
3
Mon
6:30 pm
Online, Workshops

Whole Book Approach (2 sessions)

Registration is full. (Two sessions) Discover the difference between reading with children and reading to children in this interactive workshop.
Oct
1
Sat
2:00 pm
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime: Gwen Agna and Shelley Rotner

Join authors Gwen Agna and Shelley Rotner as they present their photographic picture book, True You, a celebratory and informative look at kids and their wide-ranging gender identities.
Sep
29
Thu
5:00 pm
Artists & Authors

The 2022 Carle Honors Benefit and Art Auction (In-person and Virtual)

The Carle’s biggest annual event, this benefit gala celebrates individuals and organizations making lasting contributions in the field. A silent auction features art from today’s foremost picture book illustrators. Join us for an evening of excitement, glamour, and inspiration!

Sep
25
Sun
11:00 am
Artists & Authors, For Families, Online

Tapioca Stories: Draw-Off!

Join Tapioca Stories illustrators for live drawing games that are fun for the whole family!
Sep
23
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
22
Thu
8:00 pm
Artists & Authors, Online, Talks

Tapioca Stories: Latin American Artists in Conversation

Join Tapioca Stories’ authors and illustrators for a conversation about Latin American picture books.