Past Events

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

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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.

Sep
17
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!
Sep
12
Mon
12:00 pm
Online, Talks

Grolier Club Virtual Tour of Finding Nura Exhibition

A Zoom tour of Finding Nura: Rediscovering an American Modernist from the Kendra and Allan Daniel Collection with the Grolier Club. 
Sep
10
Sat
11:00 am
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime: Aaron Becker

Listen to Aaron Becker read from his new book, One Sky, then experiment with light and color to create translucent artwork!
Sep
9
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Word Play with The Center Dance Studio

Join us for creative movement inspired by Marjorie Priceman’s How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World. Bring your imagination and your dancing feet! 

Sep
8
Thu
11:00 am
Artists & Authors, For Families

Matthew Swanson, Robbi Behr, and The Busload of Books

Join Robbi Behr and Matthew Swanson for a storytime and talk about their cross-country “Busload of Books” tour. And get a peak of their tiny home school bus!
Aug
26
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Garden of Verses with The Center Dance Studio

Join us for this gentle, joyful introduction to creative movement for toddlers and their caregivers.

Aug
19
Fri
10:30 am
For Families

Yoga for Kids!

Children ages 3-6 will explore movement and fun inspired by the beautiful nature found in Bobbie’s Meadow. Space is limited.
Aug
19
Fri
All Day
For Families

Batik Gratitude Card

Create your own gratitude card using batik motifs.
Aug
13
Sat
2:00 pm
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime: Robert Broder

Join author Robert Broder as he shares his book about cleaning up the ocean and turning trash into treasure.
Aug
12
Fri
All Day
For Families

Exploring Batik Cap Stamping

Experience the beauty, symbolism, and cultural history of batik motifs in this special art studio project. 
Aug
10
thru
Sep
18
All Day
For Families

Everyday Art Project: Watercolor Resist

Explore watercolors and wax crayons resist in the Art Studio.
Aug
5
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! 

Jul
30
Sat
11:00 am
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime with Rebecca Sheir and Eric Shimelonis

Join us for an original adaptation of a Middle Eastern folktale exploring values of kindness, generosity, acceptance, and more!

Jul
29
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Garden of Verses with The Center Dance Studio

Join us for this gentle, joyful introduction to creative movement for toddlers and their caregivers.

Jul
18
Mon
6:00 pm
Online, Workshops

Exploring Materials: Paper

Collage, sculpture, wearable art, and more! Celebrate the creative possibilities of paper.
Jul
17
Sun
2:00 pm
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime: Kyle Lukoff

Join Kyle Lukoff as he shares his new picture book, a powerful memoir of transgender activist Gavin Grimm.