Kids Events

Saturday, November 18

Booker's Breakfast Bash

Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:30am
(Open to all ages) Booker's hosting a sleepover at the library and your stuffed animal is invited! Drop off your friend at the Youth Services Desk on Friday, then come back on Saturday morning to share breakfast with Booker and see what the animals got up to during the night! No registration required; drop off stuffed animals at anytime between 9am - 5pm on Friday, November 17.

Stop-By Stories

Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Stop-By Stories! During the holidays, we're offering an abbreviated schedule of fun drop-in storytimes. These half-hour, interactive programs are filled with books, songs, rhymes and more. All are welcome, no registration required!

Monday, November 20

Scooby Do Read

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 6:45pm to 7:45pm
(Grades 1-3) A dog is a great listener, particularly when you’re practicing reading out loud. Kids are paired with a certified therapy dog (and their handler) to read for 15-minute sessions.Registration for this program begins Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at 9am. Please register in person or call 847.245.5116.

Tuesday, November 21

Stop-By Stories

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Stop-By Stories! During the holidays, we're offering an abbreviated schedule of fun drop-in storytimes. These half-hour, interactive programs are filled with books, songs, rhymes and more. All are welcome, no registration required!

Wednesday, November 22

Thursday, November 23

Saturday, November 25

Stop-By Stories

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Stop-By Stories! During the holidays, we're offering an abbreviated schedule of fun drop-in storytimes. These half-hour, interactive programs are filled with books, songs, rhymes and more. All are welcome, no registration required!

Tuesday, November 28

Galaxy in a Bottle

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 4:30pm to 5:00pm
(Grades 2-3) Love learning about space? Make a glittering galaxy that you can take anywhere you go!
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Wednesday, November 29

Sensory Playtime for Preschoolers

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 10:00am to 10:45am
(Ages 3-5 years) Bring your preschooler and explore fun, hands-on sensory activities together! Dress for mess and (indoor) water play!
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Thursday, November 30

Stop-By Stories

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Stop-By Stories! During the holidays, we're offering an abbreviated schedule of fun drop-in storytimes. These half-hour, interactive programs are filled with books, songs, rhymes and more. All are welcome, no registration required!

Saturday, December 2

Stop-By Stories

Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Stop-By Stories! During the holidays, we're offering an abbreviated schedule of fun drop-in storytimes. These half-hour, interactive programs are filled with books, songs, rhymes and more. All are welcome, no registration required!

Sunday, December 3

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Interactive Movie

Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
(Grades 4-12) Registration for this program begins Sunday, November 26 at 1pm. Have you seen Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone a dozen times? You've never seen it like this! Join us for an interactive movie experience complete with trolls, Golden Snitches and some fun surprises!
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Monday, December 4

Baby Hangout

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
(Open to babies and toddlers) Join us for drop-in playtime and fun with your babies and toddlers! No registration required.

Stop-By Stories

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Stop-By Stories! During the holidays, we're offering an abbreviated schedule of fun drop-in storytimes. These half-hour, interactive programs are filled with books, songs, rhymes and more. All are welcome, no registration required!

Tuesday, December 5

Pint-Sized Painters

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am
(Ages 18 months-2 years) Come play with paint and create three masterpieces for holiday gift giving! Dress your little one for lots of mess!
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Stop-By Stories

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Stop-By Stories! During the holidays, we're offering an abbreviated schedule of fun drop-in storytimes. These half-hour, interactive programs are filled with books, songs, rhymes and more. All are welcome, no registration required!

Wednesday, December 6

CANCELLED: Teacher/Parent Workshop: Fake News

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Unfortunately this program has been cancelled. We have more great Parent/Teacher workshops coming up, be sure to check out our Gift Guide program on Thursday, December 7!
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Thursday, December 7

Stop-By Stories

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Stop-By Stories! During the holidays, we're offering an abbreviated schedule of fun drop-in storytimes. These half-hour, interactive programs are filled with books, songs, rhymes and more. All are welcome, no registration required!

Gift Guide

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 6:15pm to 8:15pm

Struggling to find the perfect gift? In this program we'll discuss great books to give as gifts for babies through teens. We'll share some hidden classics as well as new treasures.
Great Books for Babies-3rd Graders, 6:15-7:15pm
Great Books for 4th Graders-Teens, 7:30-8:30pm

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Friday, December 8

Booker's Wedding

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
(Open to all ages) Wait, what's that? Booker's getting hitched? Everyone's invited to join us at a reception to honor Booker and his bride. Wedding cupcakes and juice will be served! No registration required, all are welcome!