Upcoming Events

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Open Baby Play

April 25th, 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.

Artsy-Smartsy Craft Club

April 28th, 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

April 28th, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Much of the manga in the Teen Collection has been made into animated television series and features that air primarily in Japan. Every Monday we will feature either an episode from a featured anime series or an animated film. No commercials, nothing but the tasty cream of the animated crop!

2 Year Old Story Time

April 29th, 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, 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.

4-6 Year Old Bilingual Story Time

April 29th, 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, finger plays and a simple craft activity.

Knuckle Sandwich Theatre Presents...

April 29th, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
From the classic Kung Fu flicks of Hong Kong, to Savate and Parkour in Europe, to Tony Jaa and the current crop of action spectaculars coming out of Thailand - the Library offers an ongoing extravaganza of martial arts films from around the world.

3-5 Year Old Story Time

April 29th, 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.

Whatever Games

April 30th, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Is there a game you've wanted to play but it hasn't been featured during a game day? Bring it along and join other gamers to play... whatever games you want!

3-4 Year Old Story Time

May 1st, 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 online, by phone at 708.795.8000 ex 3088, or stop in at the Youth Services desk.

Whatever Art

May 1st, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Sometimes art isn't about creating something; sometimes it's just about creating. You bring the creativity; we have the supplies! Come sift through crafting materials to see what inspires you and make... whatever art you want!

Open Baby Play

May 2nd, 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.

Stitch 'n' Time

May 3rd, 2014, 10:30am to 11:30am
Fiber art meets science fiction! Have you ever wanted to knit a 12 foot scarf while watching episodes of Dr. Who? Bring your knitting, crocheting, tatting or other projects to work on while we watch some classic sci-fi shows.