January 2017

Saturday, January 21

Old Town Family Jam: Karen Banks-Lubicz Band

Kids
Adults
10:00 am
Auditorium

Old Town Family Jam: Karen Banks-Lubicz Band
Join Karen and her trio, featuring bass and drums along with her guitar and vocals, for an interactive and dynamic morning of music. Both a Wiggleworms teacher at the Old Town School of Folk Music and a performing artist, Karen brings passion and professionalism to engages families with young children in an interactive music-based learning environment. Bring your family, and she will get you moving and smiling.
Saturday, January 21, 10-10:45 a.m.

The Secret Life of Pets

Kids
2:00 pm
Auditorium

The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.

2016
Rated PG
87 minutes

Sunday, January 22

Globe Trotters

Kids
2:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Have fun exploring the world through stories, games, crafts and maps. Each session we visit a different country.

Monday, January 23

Tuesday, January 24

Chicago Wolves Player Visit

Kids
Teens
Adults
4:00 pm
Auditorium

We are one of the lucky libraries to be able to host an appearance by one of the Chicago Wolves Hockey team players. After a brief talk, the player will take questions and select one youngster to dress up in Wolves gear. Bring your camera!

Wednesday, January 25

LEGO Mindstorms EV3: Robotics

Kids
6:30 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

(Grades 5-8) Learn coding basics and build a robot with LEGO Mindstorms EV3 in this 2-class series. Signup required. Signing up for one class automatically signs you up for the other class that month. Attendance at both classes that month is required. Sign up for either the January OR February series.

LEGO Mindstorms EV3: Robotics

Kids
6:30 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

(Grades 5-8) Learn coding basics and build a robot with LEGO Mindstorms EV3 in this 2-class series. Signup required. Signing up for one class automatically signs you up for the other class that month. Attendance at both classes that month is required. Sign up for either the January OR February series.

Thursday, January 26

Toddler Time (2-3 yrs old)

Kids
10:00 am
Story Corner

Join us for 20 minutes of stories and 25 minutes of creative play. For toddlers with a caregiver.

Youth 3D Printing Open Lab (Gr 3-8)

Kids
6:30 pm
Interactive Classroom

This class is for kids who have previously taken a 3D printing class or have previous knowledge of CAD (computer aided design) software. We will use Tinkercad to create 3D objects.

Saturday, January 28

Saturday Youth Film Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Kids
2:00 pm
Auditorium

From visionary director Tim Burton, and based upon the best-selling novel, comes an unforgettable motion picture experience. When his beloved grandfather leaves Jake clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds a magical place known as Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. But the mystery and danger deepen as he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers and their powerful enemies. Ultimately, Jake discovers that only his own special “peculiarity” can save his new friends.

PRESENTED IN DCP
2016
Rated PG-13
127 minutes

Saturday Youth Film: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Kids
7:30 pm
Auditorium

From visionary director Tim Burton, and based upon the best-selling novel, comes an unforgettable motion picture experience. When his beloved grandfather leaves Jake clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds a magical place known as Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. But the mystery and danger deepen as he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers and their powerful enemies. Ultimately, Jake discovers that only his own special “peculiarity” can save his new friends.

PRESENTED IN DCP
2016
Rated PG-13
127 minutes

Monday, January 30

Tuesday, January 31

Pajama Stories (Families)

Kids
6:30 pm
Story Corner

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

January 2017