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Events and Reading Clubs

  • Pajama Stories (For Families)
    Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 6:30pm

    Put on your coziest pajamas and join us for a half-hour of stories and fun!

  • Globe Trotters - Canada
    Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    We are going to Canada to see the breath-taking sky spectacle known as the Northern Lights. You saw them animated in the movie Frozen, now you will see the real thing on a screen, plus we will make our own with paint to take home.Register online or call 847.272.4300.

  • Messy Masterpieces
    Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    For families

  • Science Explorers (Grades K-2)
    Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 2:15pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Itching to experiment? Explore basic science concepts with hands-on activities. Get ready to get messy and learn something too. Register online or call 847.272.4300.

    This program begins promptly at 2:15pm. Latecomers will not be admitted.
  • Mad Scientists (Grades 3-5)
    Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    The madness continues with this hands-on science program, packed with exciting activities and experiments. Register online or call 847.272.4300.

    This program begins promptly at 2:00pm. Latecomers will not be admitted.
  • Wiggleworms Music for Babies (Birth - 23 months with Adult)
    Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Join a Wiggleworms instructor from the Old Town School of Folk Music for a half hour of music, movement and fun. For babies and toddlers 23 months and younger with a caregiver.

  • Games Outside the Box (All Ages)
    Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Calling all Gamers, Techies, Engineers, Builders, Strategists, Creators, Geeks and Out-of-the-Box thinkers – it’s time to play! Each month, we’ll be featuring a different game, program, hardware or toy. Stop by and let’s see what you can do!

    Rube Goldberg Designs
    Rube Goldberg invented machines to make simple jobs complicated: spin a wheel to pull a rope to lift a bucket, and more… all to put food in the dog’s bowl. What crazy ways can you come up with to make something happen? Bring your brain and let’s find out!

  • Early Literacy Lab
    Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Get your hands, ears, and eyes exploring the science of early literacy through hands-on activity stations. Activities are designed for an adult and a child to have fun doing together. Adults will leave with lots of ideas and knowledge about how literacy develops in young children. Register online or call 847-272-4300.

  • Apprentices of the Book Empire Release Celebration
    Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Stop by the YS Activity Room to preview newly released stories, written and illustrated by our Apprentices.

  • Juggling Funny Stories (For Ages 3 +)
    Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 10:30am

    Family entertainer Chris Fascione brings children’s books to life with his unique combination of storytelling, mime, clowning, and juggling

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