Pumpkin Painting

Monday, October 21, 2013 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Design and decorate a funny or scary Halloween pumpkin. This event is BYOP - Bring Your Own Pumpkin. We will supply paint and decorating supplies, plus take care of the mess at the end! All ages. No registration.

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room
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Neighborhood Giving: Homelessness Workshop

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Help others in your community in this special after-school service club. Kids will learn about homelessness, including whom it affects and will participate in creating warm items to help clients of West Suburban PADS. Visit neighborhoodgivingproject.org for more information about how this local organization inspires children to be better global citizens by providing hands-on, hands-together community service projects for families. No registration.

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room
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Barbie Club

Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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.

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room
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Dahl-apalooza Film Fest

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 1:00pm to 6:00pm

School's out and we're showing our love for Roald Dahl's genius with a mini film fest! Join us for the original Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory at 1 pm (Rated G, 100 minutes), followed by Matilda at 3 pm (Rated PG, 102 minutes).

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Preschool Pageturners

Friday, August 30, 2013 - 10:30am to 11:00am

for children 3 to 5 years, with or without a caregiver. Through longer picture books and concept games, children build important pre-reading skills in this fun and enriching session. This class builds literacy and listening skills and encourages your child to develop a love of reading to prepare for school success. After the storytime, stay for Preschool Playgroup, with hands-on age-appropriate pre-literacy activities! OPPL card required.

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room

Toddler Tales

Friday, August 30, 2013 - 9:30am to 10:00am

for 2's and 3's, with a caregiver. Created especially for curious toddlers, we bring stories to life by sharing delightful books, friendly puppets, music, and movement games. This class encourages positive early learning experiences through reading, singing, and playing. After the storytime, stay for Toddler Playgroup, with hands-on age-appropriate pre-literacy activities! OPPL card required.

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room

Enchanted Halloween: Trick or Treat with Your Favorite Book Characters!

Friday, October 25, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Ever wondered how your favorite book characters would celebrate Halloween? Join us for games, crafts, stories and refreshments in a family-friendly atmosphere. Costumes encouraged, but not required. Best for ages 4-10 with an adult.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Dole Branch
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