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Open Baby Play

September 4th, 2015, 11:00am to 2:00pm
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.

Open Baby Play

September 11th, 2015, 11:00am to 2:00pm
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.

DUPLO @ Your Library Club

September 12th, 2015, 10:30am to 11:30am
Bring your wee ones to develop their creative building skills with us at the library! DUPLO® blocks will be available to construct their masterpieces. This is a drop in program - no registration is required. A caregiver is required to stay with the child.

Return to the Scene of the Crime

September 17th, 2015, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Chicago author and historian Rich Lindberg takes his audience on a tour of famous and forgotten Chicago crime scenes spanning 150 years. Based on his locally best-selling book Return to the Scene of the Crime: A Guide to Infamous Places in Chicago, Lindberg will share colorful anecdotes and stories about the Windy City’s lusty, colorful, and often notorious past.

Open Baby Play

September 18th, 2015, 11:00am to 2:00pm
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.

2 Year Old Story Time

September 22nd, 2015, 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.

Registration is not required.

4-7 Year Old Spanish Storytime

September 22nd, 2015, 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.

Registration is not required.

3-5 Year Old Story Time

September 23rd, 2015, 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 45 to 60 minutes and may include stories, rhymes, songs, finger plays and a simple craft activity.

Registration is not required.

3-4 Year Old Story Time

September 24th, 2015, 10:00am to 11:00am
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 45 to 60 minutes and may include stories, rhymes, songs, games, finger plays and a simple craft activity.

Registration is not required.

Open Baby Play

September 25th, 2015, 11:00am to 2:00pm
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.

Mo’ Beat Blues Show

September 26th, 2015, 2:00pm to 3:30pm
The Mo' Beat Blues Show features familiar songs, remade to fit a high-energy style of musical performance. This dynamic duet is a match made in heaven, delivering soulful vocals, impressive harmonica solos, a sprinkle of comedic antidotes, and an up-beat blend of Blues, Jazz, R&B, Country, Swing and Rat Pack.