Upcoming Events

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Artsy-Smartsy Craft Club

October 20th, 2014, 1:30pm to 2:15pm
Crafts help children develop fine motor skills and creativity, all while having fun! Join Miss Kathi for a different art project every week. A parent or caregiver must stay with the child for the program.

Please register for this event online, by phone at 708.795.8000 ex 3088 or stop in at the Youth Services desk.

Anime Mondays

October 20th, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Much of the manga in the Teen Collection has been made into animated television series and full-length films. Every Monday, we will show either an episode from a featured anime series or an animated film.

Read For the Record: Bunny Cakes

October 21st, 2014 (All day)
The first 75 families will get a free copy of Bunny Cakes!
On October 21st, 2014, people across the country will unite to read the children’s book Bunny Cakes, a comical story of siblings and birthday shenanigans, 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. 21st!

2 Year Old Story Time

October 21st, 2014, 9:30am to 10:15am
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.

Please register online, by phone at 708.795.8000 ex 3088 or stop in at the Youth Services desk.

4-7 Year Old Spanish Storytime

October 21st, 2014, 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.

STEAM Punks

October 22nd, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Join us once a month for a fun and challenging activity. Explore physics and simple machines with “Real-life Angry Birds!” Study chemistry with “Candy Chromatography!”

3-5 Year Old Story Time

October 22nd, 2014, 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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 and a simple craft activity.

Please register online, by phone at 708.795.8000 ex 3088, or stop in at the Youth Services desk.

3-4 Year Old Story Time

October 23rd, 2014, 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.

Throwback Thursdays

October 23rd, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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

Open Baby Play

October 24th, 2014, 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.

Saturday Matinees

October 25th, 2014, 12:00pm to 2:30pm
You've all heard people say "the book was better..." Find out for yourself! As we feature a different book-made-into-a-movie each month. Read the book. Watch the movie. Discuss both! And don't worry; we'll bring the popcorn!

Artsy-Smartsy Craft Club

October 27th, 2014, 1:30pm to 2:15pm
Crafts help children develop fine motor skills and creativity, all while having fun! Join Miss Kathi for a different art project every week. A parent or caregiver must stay with the child for the program.

Please register for this event online, by phone at 708.795.8000 ex 3088 or stop in at the Youth Services desk.