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Rising Readers Storytime

October 16th, 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.

Read For the Record: Quackers

October 19th, 2017 (All day)
The first 50 families will get a free copy of "Quackers", by Liz Wong!
On October 19th, 2017, people across the country will unite to read the children’s book Quackers, a quirky story about a cat who thinks he is a duck, in support of Jumpstart’s mission: to work toward the day every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed. Come pick up your copy at the Youth Services desk on Oct. 19th! While supplies last.

Read For the Record: Quackers

October 19th, 2017 (All day)
The first 50 families will get a free copy of "Quackers", by Liz Wong!
On October 19th, 2017, people across the country will unite to read the children’s book Quackers, a quirky story about a cat who thinks he is a duck, in support of Jumpstart’s mission: to work toward the day every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed. Come pick up your copy at the Youth Services desk on Oct. 19th! While supplies last.

Songs of World War I with The History Singers

October 19th, 2017, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
The years 2017-2018 will mark the centennial of America's relatively brief but highly influential involvement in the cataclysmic First World War. Woodrow Wilson's 1916 presidential campaign slogan had been "He kept us out of the war" but when German actions became too much to ignore, the United States joined the Allies on April 6, 1917.

Monster Slime Time

October 21st, 2017, 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Ages 7 and up. Create your own icky monster slime at our gooey laboratory! Dress for mess!

You must register for this program here, in person at the Youth Services desk, or at 708.795.8000 ex 3088.

Rising Readers Storytime

October 23rd, 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.