For All Ages

Dinovember Party

November 10th, 2018, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Families/All Ages

All November long, we will be giving out one toy dinosaur to each family that visits the Youth Services desk! We ask that each family pose their dino in silly poses at home and post the photos to Facebook or Instagram, making sure to tag the Berwyn Public Library! We will feature our favorite throughout the month!

Family Tinker Time

November 6th, 2018, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Families/All Ages

Explore our exciting new STEM gadgets and gizmos with your family! We will play with robots, build mazes, and think creatively together. Our projects will work best for school age children, but the whole family is welcome. At least one adult must be present to participate per family.

**Space is very limited. Registration is required.**
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.

Family Tinker Time

October 15th, 2018, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Families/All Ages

Explore our exciting new STEM gadgets and gizmos with your family! We will play with robots, build mazes, and think creatively together. Our projects will work best for school age children, but the whole family is welcome. At least one adult must be present to participate per family.

**Space is very limited. Registration is required.**
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.

Family Tinker Time

September 25th, 2018, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Families/All Ages

Explore our exciting new STEM gadgets and gizmos with your family! We will play with robots, build mazes, and think creatively together. Our projects will work best for school age children, but the whole family is welcome. At least one adult must be present to participate per family.

**Space is very limited. Registration is required.**
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.

9th Annual Fairy Tale Ball

August 26th, 2018, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Adventure and magic await your family at this beloved Berwyn Tradition! Explore, meet characters, and enjoy family entertainment throughout our enchanted Library. Costumes welcome! Each child who attends will receive a free book, sponsored by the Friends of the Berwyn Library.

** Please note that the Library will be open for the two hours of this special event only, and regular services will not be available. **

Summer Reading Kickoff

June 9th, 2018 (All day)
Sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge at this event and receive 1 free ice cream and 1 free snow cone! Enjoy free popcorn and water. Purchase your lunch from Twisted Classics Food Trailer! And join us for hours of entertainment:


Opening Ceremonies
11 AM
Join us as Mayor Lovero officially kicks off the 2018 Summer Reading Challenge with a few words and a ceremonial ribbon cutting.

Istvan & His Imaginary Band

Science Sunday -- PWS: From Bedside to Bench and Back to Bedside

April 22nd, 2018, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Dr. Lara Pullen, who has a son with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS), tells for the first time the story of how she identified a novel drug (Pitolisant) to treat this devastating genetic syndrome. She will describe the horrifying, yet intriguing, symptom of cataplexy and its dramatic impact on her son.

Science Sunday -- Scurvy: Lost and Found. And Found. And… Found (Again)

April 15th, 2018, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Do you think pirate talk was all “Avast, ye miserable scallywags!” and “Shiver me timbers!”? Likely you’d also hear mutters along the lines of “Ow, me teeth hurt!” and “Argh, me aching bones!” Life on the sea was more scurvy than it was swagger, in no small part because we kept losing the ubiquitous yet elusive cure for this dreaded vitamin deficiency. From the Cape of Good Hope to Cape Horn, from Greenland to Antarctica, come and hear tell of the convoluted tale of the Scourge of the Seas!

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