Events

Wednesday, October 18

Terrific Twos

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to 2-year-olds) Come be part of the fun at Terrific Twos! These programs feature a half hour of music, books, fingerplays and interactive storytelling geared for kids at this active stage of development.

Please note: We ask that you choose only one registered program for your child(ren)—your registration covers the full 6-week session.
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Preschool Pals

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to 3- to 5-year-olds) Come be part of the fun at Preschool Pals! These programs feature a half hour of books, songs, fingerplays and interactive storytelling geared for kids ages 3 through 5.

Please note: We ask that you choose only one registered program for your child(ren)—your registration covers the full 6-week session.
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Stop-By Stories

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Stop-By Stories! These half-hour programs are filled with books, songs, rhymes and interactive storytelling. All are welcome, no registration required!

Thursday, October 19

Toddlin' Tykes

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to walkers up to age 24 months) Have a toddler at home? Join us for Toddlin’ Tykes—a fun, interactive experience of story, rhyme, music and play to help build your young one’s early literacy skills.

Please note: We ask that you choose only one registered program for your child(ren)—your registration covers the full 6-week session.
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Terrific Twos

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to 2-year-olds) Come be part of the fun at Terrific Twos! These programs feature a half hour of music, books, fingerplays and interactive storytelling geared for kids at this active stage of development.

Please note: We ask that you choose only one registered program for your child(ren)—your registration covers the full 6-week session.
Register

Preschool Pals

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
(Open to 3- to 5-year-olds) Come be part of the fun at Preschool Pals! These programs feature a half hour of books, songs, fingerplays and interactive storytelling geared for kids ages 3 through 5.

Please note: We ask that you choose only one registered program for your child(ren)—your registration covers the full 6-week session.
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Oodles of Noodles

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 4:30pm to 5:15pm
(Grades K-2) Did you know that pasta is not just for devouring? In this program we'll make art with it, we'll test its strength, and even play some games. Who says you can't play with your food?
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Lapsit Listeners

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(Open to infants not yet walking) Have a baby at home? Join us for Lapsit Listeners—a fun, interactive experience of rhymes, songs, stories and play to help build your little one’s early literacy skills.

Please note: We ask that you bring only the registered child(ren) to Lapsit Listeners, as we want to make this program safe and fun for your little ones. Also, please choose only one registered program for your child(ren)—your registration covers the full 6-week session.
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Novel Thoughts

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:15pm to 8:15pm
(Grades 4-6) Read the book and tell us what you think! (There will be snacks, too!) In October we'll be discussing The Nest by Kenneth Oppel. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk.
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Friday, October 20

Stop-By Stories

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Stop-By Stories! These half-hour programs are filled with books, songs, rhymes and interactive storytelling. All are welcome, no registration required!

Saturday, October 21

Stop-By Stories

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Stop-By Stories! These half-hour programs are filled with books, songs, rhymes and interactive storytelling. All are welcome, no registration required!

Monday, October 23

Walkers, Wigglers & Crawlers (9:30am)

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to infants and walkers up to age 36 months) Have a few tiny ones at home? Join us for Walkers, Wigglers & Crawlers—a fun, interactive early-literacy program for little folk. We’ll share rhymes, songs, stories and other language-building activities.

Please note: We ask that you choose only one registered program for your child(ren)—your registration covers the full 6-week session.
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Walkers, Wigglers & Crawlers (10:30am)

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to infants and walkers up to age 36 months) Have a few tiny ones at home? Join us for Walkers, Wigglers & Crawlers—a fun, interactive early-literacy program for little folk. We’ll share rhymes, songs, stories and other language-building activities.

Please note: We ask that you choose only one registered program for your child(ren)—your registration covers the full 6-week session.
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Scooby Do Read

Monday, October 23, 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 Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 1pm. Please register in person or call 847.245.5116.

Tuesday, October 24

Lapsit Listeners

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to infants not yet walking) Have a baby at home? Join us for Lapsit Listeners—a fun, interactive experience of rhymes, songs, stories and play to help build your little one’s early literacy skills.

Please note: We ask that you bring only the registered child(ren) to Lapsit Listeners, as we want to make this program safe and fun for your little ones. Also, please choose only one registered program for your child(ren)—your registration covers the full 6-week session.
Register

Preschool Pals

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to 3- to 5-year-olds) Come be part of the fun at Preschool Pals! These programs feature a half hour of books, songs, fingerplays and interactive storytelling geared for kids ages 3 through 5.

Please note: We ask that you choose only one registered program for your child(ren)—your registration covers the full 6-week session.
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Teacher/Parent Workshop: Baby Signs

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Teach your child (babies through Kindergarteners) to sign! Signing promotes language development and communication ... learn how!
Please note, there is an error in the newsletter--this program is for educators and parents. Our apologies for any confusion.
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Toddlin' Tykes

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(Open to walkers up to age 24 months) Have a toddler at home? Join us for Toddlin’ Tykes—a fun, interactive experience of story, rhyme, music and play to help build your young one’s early literacy skills.

Please note: We ask that you choose only one registered program for your child(ren)—your registration covers the full 6-week session.
Register

Wednesday, October 25

Terrific Twos

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to 2-year-olds) Come be part of the fun at Terrific Twos! These programs feature a half hour of music, books, fingerplays and interactive storytelling geared for kids at this active stage of development.

Please note: We ask that you choose only one registered program for your child(ren)—your registration covers the full 6-week session.
Register

Preschool Pals

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to 3- to 5-year-olds) Come be part of the fun at Preschool Pals! These programs feature a half hour of books, songs, fingerplays and interactive storytelling geared for kids ages 3 through 5.

Please note: We ask that you choose only one registered program for your child(ren)—your registration covers the full 6-week session.
Register