For Youth

Middle School Volunteers

February 21st, 2017,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
* Please be aware that due to high demand in late February/ early March, our regular drop in style volunteering changes to mandatory registration. Only 15 volunteers will be accepted for each of our high volume dates February 21st-March 17th. Register here or with a Youth Services staff member in person or by phone at 708.795.8000 ex 3088. If you cannot make a session you’ve registered for, please contact us to cancel so someone else can take your slot.

Totally Untidy Toddlers

February 4th, 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 Noise

January 21st, 2017,
10:30am to 11:15am
Music is powerfully positive for little ones and their cognitive growth. We will guide you through simple, fun ways to use music for early learning. Ages 0 months through 24 months.

Please register by phone, on our website, or at the Youth Services desk to join the musical fun.

Stories & Songs with Shanta

February 27th, 2017,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
BPL brings you a Black History Month celebration for the whole family! Shanta's unforgettable performance features stories, poetry, chants and the spellbinding sounds of African instruments. Melding the work of her own creative spirit with African folktales and contemporary African-American perspectives, Shanta's stories are about empowerment, peace, healing and self-discovery. Without exception all ages respond to the warmth, humor, drama and excitement which the tales convey through her dynamic telling.

Register here, in person, or call 708.795.8000 ex 3088.