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Cuentos from My Heart: Storytelling for the Whole Familia

September 26th, 2017, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Happy Hispanic Heritage Month, kids and families!

Celebrated storyteller Jasmin Cardenas will spin stories from personal tales of growing up bi-cultural and bilingual to ancient legends, myths, folktales from North, Central and South America.

She will incorporate music, movement, and elements of dance & visual images for this unique program! All ages/families.

Please register here, by phone at 708.795.8000 or in person at the Youth Services desk.

Rising Readers Storytime

October 2nd, 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

October 4th, 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.

Totally Untidy Toddlers

October 7th, 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.

Baby Bookworms Storytime

October 11th, 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.

Bilingual Babies Academy/Academia de Bebés Bilingües

October 13th, 2017, 10:30am to 11:30am
This is a unique bilingual baby program led by Margarita Moreno of Semillitas, a local play-based Spanish immersion center. Parents will learn simple but powerful methods of how to engage their babies in bilingual practices that will help the children develop strong pre-reading and speaking skills in both Spanish and English. Miss Margarita will help set the curriculum at the first session, and then a different parent volunteer will assist Miss Marissa in leading the program for the remaining three Fridays of this four week workshop.

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.