Single and Series Programs

2016 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)

 

 -APRIL-

Panera Storytime (Ages 0-6)

Monday, April 4 • 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, April 5 • 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)

 

Toddler Art (Ages 1-2)

Tuesday, April 12 • 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: Drumming Monkey (Ages 9-14)

Wednesday, April 13 • 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. (R)

 

Fantastic Flowers (Ages 3-7)

Wednesday, April 13 • 6:00 p.m.

Bring your little gardeners into this spring program with stories about flowers and a craft. (R)

 

Delve and Devour Book Club (Ages 12-14)

Thursday, April 14 • 4:00 p.m.

Join us for a lively discussion about a great book. All who register can pick up the book that we will be discussing at the Youth Services Reference Desk beginning March 14th. (R)

 

Pet Expo (All Ages)

Saturday, April 16 • 1:00 p.m.

Annual program for all ages to meet area pet related agencies and their animals. This is a free drop-in event. (NR)

 

Panera Storytime (Ages 0-6)

Monday, April 18 • 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)

 

Kids Movie Night (All Ages)

Thursday, April 21 • 6:00 p.m.

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

 

Nature Club: Earth Day and Arbor Day (Ages 6-12)

Saturday, April 23 • 11:00 a.m. 

This month we focus on Earth Day and Arbor Day through books, crafts, and plants. Take a plant home. (R)

 

For Young Writers: Nuts and Bolts of a Dystopian Novel (Ages 12-14)

Saturday, April 23 • 1:00 p.m.

Heather Letto, author of The Ascension Series, will spark our creativity as we put pen to paper to map out a unique dystopian society. There will be a few fun games, giveaways, and a Q&A with the author herself. Ages 12 and up. (R)

 

Baby and Me (Ages 6-24 months)

Monday, April 25 • 9:30 a.m.

This is a special library time to share stories, songs, rhymes and bounces. There will also be time after storytime for play and to talk to each other. (R)

 

Lego Robotics: Sailboat Storm (Ages 9-14)

Wednesday, April 27 • 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 Spinner, and Drumming Monkey projects to be able to do this project. (R)

 

Children's Day/ Dia de los ninos (Ages 3-7)

Saturday, April 30 • 11:00 a.m.

Celebrate Children's Day at the library with stories and songs in both English and Spanish, a fun craft, and a treat! (R)

 

 -MAY-

Panera Storytime (Ages 0-6)

Monday, May 2 • 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)

 

Drop-In and Get Crafty: Mother's Day (All Ages)

Tuesday, May 3 • 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Stop by from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Activity Room and have fun making a craft to give to Mom on Mother's Day. (NR)

 

Mom is Special/ Mama es Especial (Ages 3-7)

Wednesday, May 4 • 5:30 p.m.

Celebrate your special mom by joining us for some sweet Mother's Day stories. We'll also be making a beautiful craft you can give mom for Mother's Day. (R)

 

Graphic Novel Book Club (Ages 8 and up)

Thursday, May 5 • 4:00 p.m.

Join us for a lively discussion about great graphic novels. Since this is the first time, we will meet to discuss graphic novels. Feel free to bring in or share your favorite titles with the group. (R)

 

Free Comic Book Day! (All Ages)

Saturday, May 7 • All Day

Stop into the library and pick up some free comics at the Adult and Youth Reference desks in order to celebrate Free Comic Book Day. Comics are available while supplies last. (NR)

 

Paws to Read (All Ages)

Saturday, May 7 • 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)

 

DIY Stamps (Ages 7 and up)

Monday, May 9 • 5:00 p.m.

Learn how to use vegetables and other household items to create your own gorgeous stamps! We'll use our stamps to decorate cards and a tote bag! (R)

 

Little Ducklings (Ages 3-6)

Wednesday, May 11 • 6:00 p.m.

Join us for this spring storytime. (R)

 

Panera Storytime (Ages 0-6)

Monday, May 16 • 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)

 

Kids Movie Night (All Ages)

Thursday, May 19 • 6:00 p.m.

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

 

Pokemon Night (All Ages)

Thursday, May 26 • 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)

 

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