Children's Program

Kids Craft: Bunnies

Ring springtime in by making some adorable bunny rabbit ears! Best for ages 3+.

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Building with Blocks!

Calling all budding engineers! Use our brand new wooden 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. 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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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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Sensory Storytime

For children with special needs and a caregiver. Designed for kids who may have a hard time sitting still or focusing in big groups. This class features stories, songs, and movement activities along with sensory playtime to enhance cognitive and social development. No library card is required.

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Mini Piñata Peppers Craft

Want to make a piñata that fits in your hand? Join us for a mini pinata pepper craft and make your own fiesta favors! Ages 7+.

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Raising Digital Natives with Amanda Armstrong

Wondering how to balance all of the flashy new technology with traditional play and learning? Amanda Armstrong from Chicago’s Erikson Institute for Child Development will talk about best practices for parents and caregivers on sharing technology with your young children. Register online beginning February 17.

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T.O. Play: Mario Kart Tournament

Just for kids in grades 4-6! We don't care if you prefer Mario, Donkey Kong or Princess Peach, just come and race for victory.

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Sing and Play Around the World

Join Jenny Chen of Paper Lantern Cultural Center and Shana Harvey of the Old Town School of Folk Music for a fun musical adventure, in English, Chinese and Spanish! Best for ages 2+.

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Maze Bike O'Rama

Celebrate National Bike Month with a day full of bike fun! Get into gear on our obstacle course, supe up your ride with some nifty decorations, and get your bike registered by a local police officer. All bikers welcome. This event will be held outdoors, weather permitting.

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