Past Events

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

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Jan
18
Thu
7:00 pm
Artists & Authors, Online, Talks

Cover to Cover, with Jarrett J. Krosoczka and Jack Wong

Two Horn Book Magazine cover artists and Boston Globe–Horn Book Award winners help celebrate the publication’s hundredth year.

Jan
12
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Open Book, Open Play

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

Jan
10
thru
Feb
25
All Day
For Families

Everyday Art Project: The Bigger Picture!

Create your own folded drawing to expand and reveal a bigger picture!

Dec
30
Sat
11:30 am
Artists & Authors, For Families, Performances

PuppetKabob Presents The Snowflake Man

This award-winning puppet show from PuppetKabob is inspired by Wilson “Snowflake” Bentley, the self-educated farmer and scientist who attracted world attention when he became the first person to photograph a single snow crystal.

Dec
16
Sat
1:00 pm
Artists & Authors, Talks

In Conversation: Seymour Chwast and Leonard S. Marcus

Learn more about Seymour Chwast’s illustrious career in both graphic design and children’s books.

Dec
14
Thu
11:00 am
For Families

Bilingual Storytime: Mandarin & English

Join us for this interactive bilingual storytime in Mandarin and English.

Dec
9
Sat
11:00 am
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime: Sophie Blackall

In her funniest book yet, two-time Caldecott Medalist Sophie Blackall captures the astonishing spectacle of a child imagining life as a horse.

Dec
9
Sat
10:00 am
Talks

Information Session: Simmons University Children's Literature Program

Attend an information session to learn about the Master of Arts and Master of Fine Arts in Children’s Literature and Writing for Children with Simmons University.
Dec
8
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Open Book, Open Play

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

Dec
6
Wed
7:00 pm
Artists & Authors, Online, Talks

Horse Tales: A Conversation

Horse Tales exhibition artists Gianna Marino, Ruth Sanderson, and Jennifer Thermes share their love of horses.

Dec
1
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Word Play with The Center Dance Studio

Bring your dancing feet for creative movement inspired by I Got the Rhythm.

Nov
26
Sun
2:00 pm
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime: Ilan Stavans

Join us for a special storytime that brings together the Jewish and Latin American holiday traditions.

Nov
25
Sat
2:00 pm
Artists & Authors

Special Storytime: Jason Perkins

Are you ready to rock? Join local author Jason Perkins as he shares his debut picture book, Rock Stars Don’t Nap!

Nov
25
Sat
11:30 am
For Families, Performances

Habitat Habitat: From the Animal's Point of View

Join The Rainbow Players and learn fun new songs and ways to help the animals!

Nov
24
thru
26
All Day
Online

The Carle Bookshop's Holiday Sale

Up to 30% off store-wide!
Nov
22
thru
Dec
31
All Day
For Families

Everyday Art Project: Animals Abound!

Create an animal collage using reused collage papers!

Nov
19
Sun
2:00 pm
Artists & Authors, For Families, Talks, Workshops

Family Portrait Workshop with Hanoch Piven

Join Israeli artist Hanoch Piven as he guides guests in creating self-portraits using everyday materials.
Nov
18
Sat
12:30 pm
Talks

Information Session: Simmons University Children's Literature Program

Attend an information session to learn about the Master of Arts and Master of Fine Arts in Children’s Literature and Writing for Children with Simmons University.
Nov
18
Sat
11:00 am
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime: Sydney Smith

In Do You Remember? Sydney Smith takes us into the mind of a young person processing a bevy of complex emotions during a major life change.
Nov
17
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Bilingual Storytime: Spanish & English

Join us for this interactive bilingual storytime in Spanish and English.