Past Events

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

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May
21
Sat
2:00 pm
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime: Kristen Nordstrom

Join us for a special storytime that profiles scientists and engineers that have investigated nature, made a fascinating discovery, and applied their findings to an invention that helps people and our planet.
May
20
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Braille Storytime with Mary Westgate

Join us for this interactive storytime featuring singing, musical instruments, and braille books!
May
14
Sat
2:00 pm
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime: Guilherme Karsten

Join award-winning Brazilian author and illustrator Guilherme Karsten for an interactive read-aloud of his book Aaahhh! 
May
13
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Word Play with The Center Dance Studio

Join us for creative movement inspired by picture books. Bring your imagination and your dancing feet! 

May
10
Tue
6:00 pm
Online, Workshops

Exploring Materials: Mark-Making

In this hands-on workshop, we explore the accessible medium of drawing and how it fosters self-expression and motor skills in children.
May
1
Sun
2:00 pm
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime: Michael Sampson

Author Michael Sampson shares his newest book, Armadillo Antics!
Apr
30
Sat
12:15 pm
For Families

Picture Books from Brazil: Bilingual Storytime

Join us for this bilingual storytime featuring Brazilian picture books in English and Portuguese.

Apr
30
Sat
11:00 am
For Families

Picture Books from Brazil: Bilingual Storytime

Join us for this bilingual storytime featuring Brazilian picture books in English and Portuguese.

Apr
30
Sat
All Day
Online

Independent Bookstore Day Sale

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day with The Carle Bookshop Saturday, April 30th with 10% off all book purchases in-store and online. 
Apr
28
Thu
12:00 pm
Artists & Authors, Online, Talks

Translating Picture Books

Join Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp, Daniel Hahn, Lawrence Schimel, and Helen Wang as they answer questions about being a translator and the translation of picture books.
Apr
27
Wed
6:30 pm
Online, Workshops

Whole Book Approach (2 sessions)

PROGRAM IS FULL (Two sessions) Discover the difference between reading with children and reading to children in this interactive workshop.
Apr
23
Sat
2:00 pm
Artists & Authors, Talks

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

Join us as award-winning artist Wendell Minor reflects on his five decades in the publishing world.
Apr
7
thru
May
15
All Day
For Families

Everyday Art Project: Tissue Paper Pets

Create your own collage of real or imaginary pets.
Apr
2
Sat
11:00 am
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime: Nadia Salomon

Join author Nadia Salomon as she shares her debut book Goodnight Ganesha.
Apr
1
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Word Play with The Center Dance Studio

Join us for creative movement inspired by picture books. Bring your imagination and your dancing feet! 

Mar
27
Sun
4:00 pm
Performances

Partner Event at the UMass Fine Arts Center: Small Island Big Song

Join our friends at the UMASS Fine Arts Center for this co-sponsored performance.
Mar
26
Sat
6:00 pm
Artists & Authors, Talks

The Undefeated: A Conversation with Kadir Nelson

(SOLD OUT) Join us for a special event just for Museum Members!
Mar
20
Sun
All Day
For Families

Very Hungry Caterpillar Day

Join us as we celebrate Very Hungry Caterpillar Day and the start of spring!
Mar
19
thru
20
All Day
Online

Bookshop Sale

Celebrate Very Hungry Caterpillar Day all weekend with The Carle Bookshop!
Mar
18
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Braille Storytime with Mary Westgate

Join us for this interactive storytime featuring singing, musical instruments, and braille books!