2016 Winter Reading Programs January 4–February 29 (Posted 01/02/16)

Youth Winter Reading Program: Read to Succeed Winter Break may be over, but Winter Reading is just getting started! Sign up for Read to Succeed, sponsored by Chicago Wolves Hockey. It’s easy, fun, and all those in 8th grade and younger are welcome to join! You can even meet Chicago Wolves forward, Evan Trupp, on Jan. 19! Call 630-834-1176 (read the rest…)

Youth Services

Storytime @ Whole Foods Market Elmhurst

Posted February 12, 2016 | Posted in Kids News & Events

Whole Foods

Fri., Feb. 19 • 10:00–10:30 p.m.  Join us as Storytime hits the road! We’ll be at Whole Foods Market (215 S. Illinois Rte. 83, Elmhurst) to tell stories and bring our enthusiasm for reading to a different setting. Come by and enjoy a change of venue with us!




Winter Storytimes

Posted February 11, 2016 | Posted in Kids News & Events

2016-02-22-Combined Storytimes-450x250Our second session of winter Storytimes begins on February 22nd! This session will run from 02/22/16 to 03/24/16. We will offer various storytimes for young children including: Babies and Books (Tuesdays or Thursdays, 9:00–9:30 a.m.), Toddler Time (Mondays or Thursdays, 10:00–10:30 a.m.), Family Storytime (Tuesdays, 10:00–10:30 a.m.), Story Circle for Preschoolers (Wednesdays, 9:30–10:00 a.m.) and Ready for Reading (Thursdays, 1:15–2:00 p.m.).

These storytime sessions will introduce the world of language and books to children. They include singing, stories, rhymes, and a variety of preschool S.T.E.A.M.-based and S.T.E.M.–based activities. Most storytimes require registration and have recommended age ranges.

Please stop by the library, call Youth Services at 630-834-1176, or visit the calendar for additional information.

Drop-In Homework Help

Posted February 10, 2016 | Posted in Kids News & Events

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Tue., Feb. 16 • 6:00–8:00 p.m.  Need some extra help with homework? Volunteers from College of DuPage will be available to work with you on a first-come, first-served basis. For grades K–12. Registration is not required.

Just Add Color Club

Posted February 8, 2016 | Posted in Kids News & Events,Teen Services

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Mon., Feb. 15 • 2:00–3:30 p.m.  Take away the winter blues with some calming coloring sheets for older kids that feature unique and detailed designs. For grades 5 and up. Registration is not required.

Birds of a Feather

Posted February 8, 2016 | Posted in Kids News & Events

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Mon., Feb. 15 • 11:00 a.m.  Meet and greet live birds at this program presented by the Greater Chicago Caged Bird Club in Villa Park. Pick up a ticket in Youth Services starting Feb. 8. For all ages.

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