December 2016

Saturday, December 3

Messy Masterpieces (For Families)

Kids
10:00 am
Youth Services Activity Room

Drop in and have some family fun! Create some cool artwork to take home from our vast array of art supplies.

Monday, December 5

*CANCELLED*Munch a Bunch of Books (K-3)

Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

This event has been cancelled.Come in and listen to new books for school aged children. Children can expect to munch on a snack and have fun doing related activities and crafts.

Northbrook Community Choir Holiday Concert

Adults
Kids
Teens
7:30 pm
Auditorium

The Northbrook Community Choir, directed by Ben Gray, will perform a program of favorite holiday music. Cosponsored by the Friends.

Tuesday, December 6

Wednesday, December 7

Science Explorers (Grades k-2)

Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Are you a budding scientist itching to experiment? Explore basic science concepts with hands on activities. Get ready to get messy and learn something too. Snacks will be provided.

DIY Gifts: We will use science to create fun and fabulous gifts for family and friends.

Thursday, December 8

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 Intro to 3D Printing (Gr. 3-5)

Kids
4:30 pm
Interactive Classroom

Want to know how the library’s 3D printer works? This class will explore 3D printing, its uses and demo the library’s MakerBot printer.

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

Kids
5:00 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.

Friday, December 9

Saturday, December 10

Monday, December 12

*CANCELLED*Munch a Bunch of Books (K-3)

Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

This event has been cancelled.Come in and listen to new books for school aged children. Children can expect to munch on a snack and have fun doing related activities and crafts.

Tuesday, December 13

Wednesday, December 14

Thursday, December 15

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.

Saturday, December 17

Mother Goose and Her Friends (For Families)

Kids
10:00 am
Pollak Room AB

Full of rhyme, puppetry, and creative dramatics, this program offers young children the opportunity to participate in the “magic” of puppetry and nursery rhymes.

Tuesday, December 20

K-9 Reading Buddies (Grades 1-5)

Kids
6:30 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Readers can practice their skills and build confidence by reading to a friendly dog from K-9 Reading Buddies! Space is limited, so please register in person or by phone for a 15 minute time slot.

Wednesday, December 21

Little Explorers (Ages 2-6)

Kids
10:30 am
Youth Services Activity Room

Come with an adult and learn science, engineering, and math concepts through hands-on activities, stories, and music.

Tuesday, December 27

Games Outside the Box (All Ages)

Kids
2:30 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

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

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!

Saturday, December 31

Noon Year's Eve Celebration (All Ages)

Kids
11:00 am
Pollak Room AB

Join us for a New Year’s celebration where we will count down to….noon! There will be crafts, games and fun that will culminate in a dance party/balloon drop at high noon.

December 2016