Events

Search the calendar for all upcoming events at The Carle. 

Daily Happenings

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Film Screenings

Watch a short film in our Auditorium during your visit. We feature animated versions of new and classic picture book stories and family-friendly documentaries about illustrators. Several different films are shown each day.
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Storytime

Led by staff trained in the Whole Book Approach, visitors will share stories through movement, song, and play while looking closely and learning about the art and design of picture books.

An adult and child making a collage in the Art Studio

Art Studio

Visit the Art Studio to enjoy the Everyday Art Project. Art Studio team members welcome you to the space, share project ideas, and answer questions. Take your artwork home, or leave it for others to see.

Special Events

For Families
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Families visiting between February 1-5 will receive a FREE Elephant & Piggie book while supplies last! (Elephant & Piggie costume characters will not be in attendance.)

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Mar
1
thru
12
All Day
For Families

Everyday Art Project: Awesome Assemblages

Create your own 3-D artwork using paint and found materials.
Mar
1
Wed
11:00 am
For Families

Paddington Storytime

Enjoy a cozy storytime celebrating Paddington Bear!
Mar
3
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Word Play with The Center Dance Studio

Join us for creative movement inspired by Christian Robinson’s AnotherBring your imagination and your dancing feet! 

Mar
7
Tue
6:00 pm
Online
Workshops

Exploring Found Materials

Collage, sculpture, wearable art, and more! Celebrate the creative possibilities of paper.
Mar
10
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Open Book, Open Play

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

Mar
15
thru
Apr
23
All Day
For Families

Everyday Art Project: Letters to Friends

Celebrate your friends and communicate with them through letter writing, drawing, and stationery design.
Mar
17
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Braille Storytime with Mary Westgate

Join us for this interactive storytime featuring singing, musical instruments, and braille books!
Mar
18
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!
Mar
24
Fri
10:30 am
For Families

Materials Play

Art-making for the early years!
Apr
1
Sat
2:00 pm
Artists & Authors
For Families

Earth Month Bilingual Storytime: Lulu Delacre

Lulu Delacre reveals some cool facts about trees as she reads Cool Green: Amazing, Remarkable Trees/Verde fresco: Árboles asombrosos y extraordinarios.  
Apr
7
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Word Play with The Center Dance Studio

Bring your imagination and your dancing feet!

Apr
15
Sat
11:30 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.
Apr
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!
Apr
22
Sat
2:00 pm
Artists & Authors
Talks

The Barbara Elleman Research Library (BERL) Lecture: Jonda C. McNair, Ph.D.

Jonda C. McNair, Ph.D. discusses endpapers as an aspect of picture book design that is worthy of careful attention.
Apr
26
thru
Jun
4
All Day
For Families

Everyday Art Project: Paper Portals

Explore creative book design and the many ways of traveling through a book!
Apr
28
Fri
10:30 am
For Families

Materials Play

Art-making for the early years!
May
12
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Open Book, Open Play

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

May
20
Sat
11:30 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.
May
20
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!
May
26
Fri
10:30 am
For Families

Materials Play

Art-making for the early years!