Children's Program

Guys Read: Fantasy

Do you have a taste for fantastic stories, like to go on quests, and battle fantastic monsters? The August meeting of Guys Read is all about fantasy, so buckle on your armor and join the adventure! For boys going into 4-6th grade. No registration required. For more
information on the Guys Read project, visit http://guysread.com/

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Magic Workshop

You can be a magician! The Chicago chapter of the Society of American Magicians will present an astounding show, then teach kids the basics of conjuring. For ages 6+. Register beginning September 13.

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T.O. Make: Pin-a-Palooza

Customize your own pin-back button - we'll have plenty of art to choose from or make some of your own. Register beginning September 11.

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Crafternoon

Drop in and get crafty! We'll have all sorts of supplies on hand, you bring the creativity and imagination. Best for ages 5+.

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Barbie Club

Have a fab time celebrating everything Barbie. We provide a dream house, lots of fashions, accessories, horses, cars, and a choice of dolls and you simply bring your imagination. No registration.

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Block Party!

Calling all budding engineers! Use our brand new wooden unit blocks to build whatever your imagination can come up with, from zoos to skyscrapers and everything else. Block play helps kids gain important math skills like counting, shapes, weight, volume, spatial skills, grouping and sorting as well as well as improve hand-eye coordination and problem solving skills. Building also lets kids practice their storytelling and narrative skills, which are important for early literacy. No registration. All ages.

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Lego Club

We supply plenty of these popular building blocks so your kids can have creative fun making structures of all shapes and sizes. No registration.

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Family Movie: Flubber

Come in and cool off with a family-friendly film. We'll show Flubber, starring Robin Williams, to salute the spirit of Fizz Boom Read. (94 minutes, PG)

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"Mario Kart 8" Party

Mario & friends are back...and better than ever! Enjoy the stunning HD graphics of the latest version of Kart on the big screen, all the while battling your friends and family to the finish line. Snacks will be provided.

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Fairy Tale Storytime & Craft

Ready to be enchanted? Join Mr. Ian & Ms. Jenny for some classic tales, with a fun craft to follow! Best for ages 4+.

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