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Events and Reading Clubs

  • Chat 'n Chew - Face Book by Chuck Close (Grades 4-8)
    Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Join your fellow book lovers at the Library for snacks, good books, and good conversation! Pick up a copy of the book at the Youth Services desk.

    Amazing artist Chuck Close answers real kids’ questions about his life, his work, his struggles with severe dyslexia, face blindness, and other disabilities, and offers a mix-and-match self-portrait section for interactive fun.

  • Art-Ability: Especially for Kids with Special Needs (All ages, with Caregiver)
    Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Children of all abilities engage in art in this special class by NSYMCA Art Academy Staff.

  • Science Explorers (Grades K-2)
    Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 2:15pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Are you a budding scientist just itching to experiment? Sign up to explore basic science concepts with hands on activities. Get ready to get messy and learn something too.

    What’s the Weather? Learn about rain, wind and clouds.

  • Mad Scientists (Grades 3-5)
    Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 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.
  • Early Literacy Lab
    Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 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.Register online or call 847-272-4300.

  • Wiggleworms Music for Kids (Ages 2-5 with Adult)
    Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 10:30am

    Join a Wiggleworms instructor from the Old Town School of Folk Music for a half hour of music, movement and fun. For kids 5 and under with a caregiver.

  • Art Smart (For Families)
    Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Start your Saturday with art! Brought to you by the NSYMCA Art Academy.

  • Globe Trotters - Mali (Grades K-3)
    Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Hey, Globe Trotters is going to Timbuktu! Get ready to have a good time in this hot, dry country.
    Call 847.272.4300 to register.

  • Math and Science Lab (Ages3-5 with Adult)
    Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Come with an adult lab partner to learn basic science and math concepts through hands-on activities, stories, and music.

    Child must attend with an adult. Register only the child.
  • Hooray for Spring (All ages)
    Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 10:30am

    The grass is green and the flowers are coming up. Come and celebrate our spring season with stories and fun.

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