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Middle School Volunteers

May 25th, 2017,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Our middle school volunteer program is drop-in style (with the exception of high volume dates in late February/early March).
An application is required - please fill out this Google form before you show up to volunteer! Dates and times are subject to change.
Who we are: Middle School Volunteers are age 10-14 / grade 5-8.

Curiosity Corner

May 27th, 2017,
10:00am to 4:00pm
Discover a variety of cool activities, from art to science to crafts. There’s always something to do in Youth Services on Saturdays!

Saturday Afternoon Movie - Sabrina

June 3rd, 2017,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Join us for the movie Sabrina. Popcorn and beverages will be served. Sabrina is charming, humorous Cinderella story directed by renowned filmmaker Billy Wilder. Bogart and Holden are the mega-rich Larrabee brothers of Long Island. Bogie's all work, Holden's all playboy. But when Sabrina, daughter of the family's chauffeur, returns from Paris all grown up and glamorous, the stage is set for some family fireworks as they both fall under the spell of Hepburn's delightful charms.

IMPROVAGANDA: Teen Improv Club

June 7th, 2017,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Check out our twice-monthly drop-in club for teens ages 13-18. IMPROVAGANDA is great for beginners and experienced performers alike. This low-stress very supportive group has something for everyone.
The summertime IMPROVAGANDA extravaganza of your dreams! We’ll make it up as we go along.

Chess Warriors

June 9th, 2017,
11:00am to 12:00pm
Ages 7-14
Come learn the age old game of chess and play with other kids! No experience necessary. Game pieces provided.
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.

Truck Petting Zoo

June 10th, 2017,
11:00am to 1:00pm
Families/All ages, East Parking Lot

Beep! Beep! Ready to kick off the summer reading program with a VROOM? City and construction vehicles of all types will be here for you get up close and personal with.

Registration is not required for this program

Teen SRP Kick-Off Party!

June 10th, 2017,
12:00pm to 3:00pm
Join us in the teen room to celebrate the Summer Reading Program! We will have munchies and games and crafts and all sorts of fun things to do. Pick-up your SRP log and bag, find out what you can win, and find out what all counts towards your Summer Reading Goal.

Rising Readers Storytime

June 12th, 2017,
6:30pm to 7:30pm
For 5 and up.

Storytimes introduce children to the joy of books and develop their early literacy skills with fun, interactive experiences. Sessions run 45-60 minutes and may include stories, rhymes, songs, playtime, word play, or a simple craft.

Baby Bookworms Storytime

June 14th, 2017,
10:30am to 11:15am
0 - 19 months. Storytimes introduce children to the joy of books and develop their early literacy skills with fun, interactive experiences. Sessions run 45 - 60 minutes and may include stories, rhymes, songs, playtime, word play, or a simple craft.

Chess Warriors

June 16th, 2017,
11:00am to 12:00pm
Ages 7-14
Come learn the age old game of chess and play with other kids! No experience necessary. Game pieces provided.
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.

Totally Untidy Toddlers

June 17th, 2017,
10:30am to 11:30am
For 7 months - 3 years. Our popular baby/toddler program is back! Squish and smush your way to the benefits of messy play with us! Edible goo, rainbow spaghetti, and lots of other sensory experiences will be available. Come dressed for mess! A parent or caregiver must stay with the child for the program. Registration is required.

Rising Readers Storytime

June 19th, 2017,
6:30pm to 7:30pm
For 5 and up.

Storytimes introduce children to the joy of books and develop their early literacy skills with fun, interactive experiences. Sessions run 45-60 minutes and may include stories, rhymes, songs, playtime, word play, or a simple craft.

Machine Madness Family Storytime

June 20th, 2017,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Beep! Beep! Join us for a celebration of all things that go! We will read stories about machines and vehicles of all types together. Snacks will be provided.

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.