Upcoming Events

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4-7 Year Old Spanish Storytime

February 11th, 2015, 4:30pm to 5:15pm
Join Miss Brigida for a Spanish/English story time experience!

Story Time aims to introduce children to the world of books and reading with fun, interactive experiences in a safe environment. Sessions can run from 30 to 45 minutes and may include stories, rhymes, songs, playtime, finger plays and a simple craft activity.

Crafteens

February 11th, 2015, 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Feeling crafty? Need a project? We've got you covered. There's always something new to create!

Basic Writing (Project CARE)

February 12th, 2015, 10:00am to 11:30am
Learn grammar, spelling, and punctuation (from the beginning) in this drop-in study group. Practice writing messages, filling out applications, and much more. Start anytime!

3-4 Year Old Story Time

February 12th, 2015, 10:00am to 10:45am
Story Time aims to introduce children to the world of books and reading with fun, interactive experiences in a safe environment. Sessions can run from 30 to 45 minutes and may include stories, rhymes, songs, games, finger plays and a simple craft activity.

Please register at 708.795.8000 ex 3088, on our website, or in person at the Youth Services desk. Sign up begins 30 days before event. Enrollment registers you for the whole six week session. Holidays may interfere with some dates.

Computer Tutoring

February 12th, 2015, 10:30am
Work on the computer skills you need to develop with an instructor present to answer questions as needed. Practice using the mouse or typing; search the internet; set-up or use email or Facebook; work on projects using Microsoft Office 2010 products.
Sessions are drop-in, on a first-come first seated basis. Seating is limited, and we encourage you to attend only once a week in order to allow time for others.
Participants are welcome to bring a laptop or tablet from home, in order to practice on their own device.

Rainbow Loomers!

February 12th, 2015, 4:00pm to 5:15pm
Get your loom on in our brand new craft club for fans of the Rainbow Loom craze! Please bring your loom if you own one. If you do not own one, you may borrow one of ours!

Registration is required. Please call us at 708.795.8000 ex 3088, visit us at www.berwynlibrary.org, or stop at the Youth Services desk to sign up.

Throwback Thursdays

February 12th, 2015, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
From the super campy “Space Ghost” to the bizarre and surreal “Aaahh!!! Real Monsters,” come kick back and watch some retro cartoons and films from the 1950s through the 1990s

GED Study Group

February 12th, 2015, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Improve math or writing for placement tests like the GED, Accuplacer, and more. Or, just brush up on the basics for self-improvement.

Roadside History of Illinois

February 12th, 2015, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Stan Banash, a.k.a. “Tex,” will be here to discuss his book, Roadside History of Illinois. In his presentation, Stan describes the state’s diverse history as he guides us along its highways and byways. Did you know that Chicago was named for a wild onion, that the only president born in Illinois was Ronald Reagan, or that the ferris wheel, processed cheese, the game of softball, the fly swatter, and the automatic dishwasher were all invented by Illinoisans? You’ll hear these stories and many more in this entertaining and informative tour of the Prairie State’s historical places.

Lapsit Story Time (16-23 months)

February 13th, 2015, 10:00am to 10:30am
Story Time aims to introduce children to the world of books and reading with fun, interactive experiences in a safe environment. Sessions can run from 30 to 45 minutes and may include stories, rhymes, songs, finger plays, playtime and a simple craft activity.

Please register at 708.795.8000 ex 3088, on our website, or in person at the Youth Services desk. Sign up begins 30 days before event. Enrollment registers you for the whole six week session. Holidays may interfere with some dates.

Open Baby Play

February 13th, 2015, 11:00am to 3:00pm
Play is an important part of all areas of development in a wee one. Give your baby the benefits of play in a social environment and network with other parents / caregivers in this relaxed, informal environment. For ages 5 months - 24 months; no registration required.