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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!

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

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.

Baby Bookworms Storytime

June 21st, 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.