Past Events

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

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Feb
24
Sat
2:00 pm
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime: Emma and Belley, Sister Detectives

Join local kid authors and sisters Emma and Belley as they go on a detective adventure!

Feb
23
Fri
11:00 am
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime: Josh Funk

Join author Josh Funk as he reads from his series Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast and It’s Not a Fairy Tale.

Feb
22
Thu
11:00 am
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime: Cecilia Ruiz

Join author and illustrator Cecilia Ruiz as she shares her new book Mr. Fiorello’s Head.

Feb
21
Wed
11:00 am
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime: Astrid Sheckels

Astrid Sheckels will read her latest picture book, Sea Dog, answer questions, and do a drawing demonstration.

Feb
20
thru
25
All Day
Artists & Authors, For Families

February School Vacation Week

The Carle is open Tuesday through Sunday during February School Vacation Week!

Feb
18
Sun
2:00 pm
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime: Erin McGill

Hear riveting tales of how animal heroes have helped keep troops safe on the front lines.

Feb
17
Sat
11:00 am
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime: Mk Smith Despres

A frog discovers the vital role he’s meant to play in his woodland home in this debut picture book from Mk Smith Despres.

Feb
17
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.
Feb
10
Sat
11:00 am
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime: Juana Martinez-Neal

Join award-winning author-illustrator Juana Martinez-Neal as she reads from her joy-filled bilingual board books. 

Feb
9
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Open Book, Open Play

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

Feb
7
thru
11
All Day
For Families

First Book Friendiversary

Families visiting between February 7-11 will receive a FREE Elephant & Piggie book while supplies last! (Elephant & Piggie costume characters will not be in attendance.)

Feb
2
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Word Play with The Center Dance Studio

Bring your dancing feet for creative movement inspired by The Snowy Day.

Jan
26
Fri
9:30 am
Workshops

Whole Book Approach

Discover the difference between reading with children and reading to children in this interactive workshop.

Jan
25
Thu
11:00 am
Talks

Explore the BERL

Take a morning tour exploring the Barbara Elleman Research Library (BERL), a collection of scholarly resources and rare books. Space is limited.

Jan
21
Sun
1:00 pm
Talks

Gallery Tour

Enjoy a curator-led gallery tour of Alphabet Soup: How Picture Books Are Made, From A to Z.

Jan
21
Sun
11:00 am
Talks

Members' Gallery Tour

A special tour for museum members of Alphabet Soup: How Picture Books Are Made, From A to Z.

Jan
20
Sat
11:00 am
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, Finding Home: Words From Kids Seeking Sanctuary.

Jan
19
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Braille Storytime with Mary Westgate

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

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.