Single and Series Programs

2015 Programs

All programs require registration unless otherwise noted. Please call if unable to attend.

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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Ongoing Program

The 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten ongoing program encourages you to read 1,000 books to your child before he or she enters kindergarten. Just read three books a day for one year and it will add up to over 1,000 books! Stop by Youth Services to register your child and pick up a reading log! (R)

 

-FEBRUARY-

Snowman Making Contest (All Ages)

Monday, January 4 to Monday, February 29

Go outside and enjoy the snow! Get your family and friends together and build a snowman. Create your snowman wherever it is legal and safe to do so. Take a picture and bring it in, or email the photo to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . We will put the photos up in the Youth Department. This is a good family friendly way to get outside this winter! The last day to submit your photo is Monday, February 29th. Prizes will be awarded the first week of March.

 

Panera Storytime (Ages 0-6)

Monday, February 1 • 9:30 a.m. at Panera Bread in Round Lake Beach

Join us for stories, milk and cookies at Panera Bread in Round Lake Beach on Rollins Road. (NR)

 

Preschool Picasso (Ages 3-5)

Tuesday, February 2 • 11:30 a.m.

Bring your preschooler for hands-on arts and crafts! Each session will have a different theme. Make sure to dress in clothes you don't mind getting messy or bring a smock! (R)

 

Happy Valentine's Day, Holly Collie! (Ages 4-7)

Thursday, February 4 • 4:00 p.m.

Holly Collie, library dog and school visitor, will be hosting this Valentine program. Stories, a craft, and treats will be part of the fun. Bring Holly a valentine and she will give one to you too. (R)

 

Football Fun (Ages 5-8)

Thursday, February 4 • 6:00 p.m.

Wear your favorite team colors and celebrate the Super Bowl with a football storytime! We'll be reading football stories and making our own fun football craft. (R)

 

Mardi Gras (Ages 5-10)

Saturday, February 6 • 11:00 a.m. 

Get ready to celebrate Mardi Gras by decorating a festive mask with feathers and sequins. French students from Round Lake High School will also read Cendrillon by Robert Sans Souci, a retelling of Cinderella in the French Caribbean. (R)

 

Toddler Art (Ages 1-2)

Tuesday, February 9 • 11:30 a.m.

Toddlers learn through all 5 senses! Bring your little one for half and hour of fun hands-on, sensory activities to learn about and interact with the world around them. Each session will have a different theme. Make sure to dress in clothes you don't mind getting messy or bring a smock! (R)

 

Lego Robotics: Dancing Birds (Ages 9-14)

Wednesday, February 10 • 4:00 p.m.

With our WeDo Lego Construction Sets and software, you will be able to build and program your project. Meet in the main level computer room in the Adult Services Department. STEM program. (R)

 

Valentine Craft Time (Ages 8-12)

Wednesday, February 10 • 6:00 p.m.

We will be making something fun for someone special in this holiday program. (R)

 

Pokemon Night (All Ages)

Thursday, February 11 • 6:00 p.m.

Come in to watch a movie. While you are here, bring your DS, 2DS, or 3DS to play your Pokemon games against others or even bring in your Pokemon cards to play or showoff. No registration required. (NR)

 

Nature Club: Arctic Animals and Regions (Ages 6-11)

Saturday, February 13 • 11:00 a.m. 

Join us for nature facts, crafts, and fun in this eco-friendly program. STEM program. (R)

 

Panera Storytime (Ages 0-6)

Monday, February 15 • 9:30 a.m. at Panera Bread in Round Lake Beach

Join us for stories, milk and cookies at Panera Bread in Round Lake Beach on Rollins Road. (NR)

 

Lego Club (Ages 5 and up)

Monday, February 15 • 1:00 p.m.

What a great way to spend the afternoon on a day with no school! We will have lots of Legos for you to build most anything your imagination will allow. STEM program. (NR)

 

Kids Movie Night (All Ages)

Thursday, February 18 • 6:00 p.m.

Share a children's movie with the family for free! (NR)

 

Lego Robotics: Airplane Rescue (Ages 9-14)

Wednesday, February 24 • 4:00 p.m.

With our WeDo Lego Construction Sets and software, you will be able to build and program your project. Meet in the main level computer room in the Adult Services Department. *You must have done the Dancing Birds, Smart Spinners and Drumming Monkey projects to be able to register for this program. STEM program. (R)

 

Paws to Read (All Ages)

Saturday, February 27 • 11:00 a.m.

Holly Collie, library dog, and Officer Terry's K-9 pal, will be here to listen to you read. You can read or just show the dogs some pictures and make up stories. Books are provided or bring your own. Come and visit with our special dog friends and learn about the work they do. (R)

 

Leap Year Party! (Ages 5 and up)

Monday, February 29 • 4:00 p.m.

Jump into fun at our Leap Year Party! This only happens once every four years, so plan on celebrating with us. (R)

 

 

 

 

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