Grade School (age 5 - 12)

Reading Bugs Summer Reading Kick-off

June 1st, 2013, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Join us for our fabulous kick-off to the youth Summer Reading Program!

Ventriloquist Vikki Gasko-Green has unearthed some hilarious friends living in her backyard. These funny dirt-loving bugs, along with some of her other friends, join Vikki to create wacky routines that will have you giggling with excitement.

Children ages birth-14 and their families are welcome.

Please register for this event online, by phone, or in person at our Youth Services desk.

Super Seeds With Heidi Bee

June 11th, 2013, 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Children's author Heidi Bee Roemer, author of "What Kinds of Seeds Are These?", presents on the methods seeds travel by, all in a fun, interactive program. Bowl with a coconut, touch prickly burrs, and discover the wonderful world of seeds!

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.

Homework Help

May 7th, 2013, 3:30pm to 6:00pm
Students in K-8 receive FREE one-on-one assistance with trained literacy tutors. Tutor areas of focus are reading and writing. Math tutors are available on a limited basis. Students who would like help with a few problems and just need a quiet space to study are also welcome.


Assistance is given on a first come first serve basis. Homework Help staff request that parents register their students for their next tutoring session while visiting the Homework Help Center. Appointments can also be made by contacting the Homework Help Coordinator.

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