Youth Services

World Languages Survey

Posted April 22, 2014 | Posted in Kids News & Events

Interested in learning a new language or learning more about the language(s) of your family’s background?  Want to see more (or less) of any language, genre, or material in the Youth Services World Languages Collection?  Make your voice heard with our new survey!  Surveys are located on the World Languages bookshelf and at the YS Information Desk; completed surveys can be placed in the designated box at the information desk.  Please see Christine McParland in Youth Services with any questions, comments, or suggestions.  Thank-you!

Kids Book Club, May 18th @2pm

Posted April 7, 2014 | Posted in Kids News & Events,Uncategorized

Join us for Kids Book Club on Sunday May 18th. We are reading One Came Home by Amy Timberlake. Join us for a discussion of the book and a book themed snack. All kids age 10 and up are welcome. Please call 630-834-1176 to register.

Earth Day is Every Day!

Posted April 7, 2014 | Posted in Kids News & Events

Earth DayTuesday, April 22, 7:00-8:00pm

Artist Wendee Goles brings creative projects for kids to make using simple household items.  Come celebrate Earth Day and show your commitment to reduce, reuse, recycle!

For kids 8 and older.  Register in advance.

The Eco-Bot Challenge

Posted April 1, 2014 | Posted in Front Page,Kids News & Events

Friday, April 18 11:00 – noonrobot

What can you do with a watch battery, a toothbrush head, and a pager motor?  Come explore engineering and environmental science in this program brought to the library from the University of Illinois Extension.   For ages 8 and older.  Register in advance.


KIDS CONTEST: Money-Smart Ideas

Posted March 31, 2014 | Posted in Kids News & Events,Youth Services


pig coin bank smileMONEY! MONEY! MONEY!
It is very useful… but it’s not so easy to come by when you are a kid! What can you do to earn it, save it, or grow it? We want to hear YOUR thoughts. Share your best original money-smart ideas JUST FOR KIDS with us! Tell us all about your idea, and we’ll choose the best one to receive a prize! Entries accepted online (click here) and at the library from April 1-April 12, 2014.

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