March 2019

Monday, March 18

Writers League (Grades 6-12)

Teens
Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Join the Writers League! Enjoy some snacks, meet with other writers, and hone your skills through different creativity exercises and writing prompts each month.

Tuesday, March 19

String Theory: Loom Weaving (grades 4-12)

Kids
Teens
4:00 pm
Collaboratory

Learn how to weave on a cardboard loom. Participants must sign up for both dates. All tools and materials will be provided by the library.<br /><br />Tuesday, March 12, 4-5 pm<br />Tuesday, March 19, 4-5 pm <br /> <br />

K-9 Reading Buddies (Grades K-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, March 20

Baby Play (Birth-12 months, with caregiver)

Kids
9:15 am
Youth Services Activity Room

This program focuses on babies 12 months and younger with their caregiver, introducing music, rhymes, and books for this special age in a friendly, cozy setting.

Collaboratory Closed 2-4pm

Adults
Kids
Teens
2:00 pm
Collaboratory

The Collaboratory is closed from 2pm-4pm on the third Wednesday of every month for a department meeting.

Create Your Own Comic Strip (Grades 4-8)

Kids
Teens
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Learn how stories are told in 3 and 4 panel comic strips, and then make your own! Comics artist Gene Ha will show how stories are built the same way, whether in humor or drama, or a quick webcomic or an epic novel. Taking suggestions from the class, he'll create a strip as he talks. Then everyone gets to make their own tale.

Thursday, March 21

Wee Play (Birth-24 months)

Kids
10:00 am
Youth Services Activity Room

Music, rhymes, giggles and books for caregiver and baby. Check-in at the Youth Services Desk. Space is limited. <br />

Wee Play (Birth-24 months)

Kids
11:00 am
Youth Services Activity Room

Music, rhymes, giggles and books for caregiver and baby. Check-in at the Youth Services Desk. Space is limited. <br />

Youth Intro to CAD (Grades 3-5)

Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

In this class we will use TinkerCAD to learn basic computer aided design (CAD) skills and design 3D objects. This class is for kids who have little to no CAD experience.

Sewing Machine Basics for Kids (Grades 4-8)

Kids
4:30 pm
Interactive Classroom

Grades 4-8. Learn the basics of how to use a sewing machine. Classes will be taught on the library’s sewing machines. Please do not bring in your own sewing machine. To accommodate demand, we may limit the number of times a patron may repeat a popular program. To accommodate demand, we may limit the number of times a patron may repeat a popular program.<br /><br />

Friday, March 22

Saturday, March 23

*CANCELED*Ham Radio Licensing Meetup

Adults
Kids
Teens
9:30 am
Pollak Room A

<p>This series has been canceled.</p><br /><br />Planning to take the FCC's amateur licensing exam? Get help and answers to your questions at this meetup hosted by the North Shore Radio Club.

Sunday, March 24

Globe Trotters

Kids
2:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Have fun exploring the world through books, games, crafts and maps. Each session we visit a different country.<br /><br />

Monday, March 25

Sensory Family Movie: Smallfoot

Kids
1:00 pm
Auditorium

(Rated PG- 97 minutes)Sensory-friendly screenings are designed for individuals with special needs. The films have quieter volume and turned-up lights. The environment is welcoming towards anyone who need to move around, talk and sing during the screening.

Reserve a Spot is now available for this program. A spot should be reserved for each member of a family or group who plans to attend, whether babies, kids, teens, or adults. Walk in seats will also be available on a first come, first served basis. Click "Register" below to make your reservation. Questions? Call (847) 272-4300.

Tuesday, March 26

Games Outside the Box (All Ages, Drop-In)

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! Each week we’ll be featuring a different theme. 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!<br />

Wednesday, March 27

Baby Play (Birth-12 months, with caregiver)

Kids
9:15 am
Youth Services Activity Room

This program focuses on babies 12 months and younger with their caregiver, introducing music, rhymes, and books for this special age in a friendly, cozy setting.

Serial Readers(Grades 4-6): Crossover by Kwame Alexander

Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Read a book that is first in a series and have fun with various activities and discussion, while snacking on pizza. Pick up a copy of the book at the Youth Services desk. Books will be available the month before the program.

Thursday, March 28

Wee Play (Birth-24 months)

Kids
10:00 am
Youth Services Activity Room

Music, rhymes, giggles and books for caregiver and baby. Check-in at the Youth Services Desk. Space is limited. <br />

Wee Play (Birth-24 months)

Kids
11:00 am
Youth Services Activity Room

Music, rhymes, giggles and books for caregiver and baby. Check-in at the Youth Services Desk. Space is limited. <br />

VR Free Play (Grades 4-12)

Teens
Kids
3:30 pm
Pollak Room AB

Come play the library’s HTC Vive and PS4 virtual reality games, and watch others play on the big screen. Register ahead of time to guarantee a time slot.

Friday, March 29

Toddler Sailboat Sail-In (Ages 2-5)

Kids
2:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

Have fun this spring break and get artistic with your toddler. We'll decorate boxes like sailboats, enjoy a snack and watch a short movie afterward. Bring your boat home to continue the fun!

Saturday, March 30

Saturday Youth Film: Ralph Breaks the Internet

Kids
Teens
Adults
2:00 pm
Auditorium

Six years after the events of "Wreck-It Ralph," Ralph (voice of John C. Reilly) and Vanellope (voice of Sarah Silverman), now friends, discover a wi-fi router in their arcade, leading them into a new adventure.

2018
Rated PG
112 minutes
PRESENTED IN DCP

Saturday Youth Film: Ralph Breaks the Internet

Kids
Teens
Adults
7:00 pm
Auditorium

Six years after the events of "Wreck-It Ralph," Ralph (voice of John C. Reilly) and Vanellope (voice of Sarah Silverman), now friends, discover a wi-fi router in their arcade, leading them into a new adventure.

2018
Rated PG
112 minutes
PRESENTED IN DCP

March 2019