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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.

Sensory Storytime

October 21st, 2014, 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Come for our storytime especially tailored for special needs children! The session will be structured with detail to sensory stimulation in an open space. Network with other parents and let your library know what you’d like to see in service to your family.

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.

Senior Social Club

October 22nd, 2014, 11:00am to 1:00pm
Intended as a special time for patrons age 55+ to have fun and socialize with friends, the program is open to seniors from all communities, and no registration is required.

Club Mess Craft Club

October 22nd, 2014, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Are you ready to make a mess ? Let go with Miss Marissa for this super cool arts and craft club. We’ll make a beautiful, craftastic mess!

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.

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.

Family Game Night

October 22nd, 2014, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Due to popular demand – Family Game Night is back! Bring your family to the Library for a fun night of board games, puzzles and more. Everyone who participates gets a free book at the end of the evening. This program is for families with children ages 3-17.

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.

Mad Scientists Club

October 23rd, 2014, 4:00pm to 4:30pm
Join us for a bubbly good time at our STEAM based science club! We'll conjure up all sorts of fun experiments in a series of activities based on science, technology, engineering, art, math and music.

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

Lapsit Story Time (16-23 months)

October 24th, 2014, 10:00am to 10:30am
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, playtime 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.

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.