Magic Workshop

Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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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First Floor - Storytime Room
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Parent Workshop: Very Ready Reading

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Parents, you are your child’s first teacher! Everything you share with them, from stories to songs to playtime, is getting them on the path to reading. Learn how you can incorporate the 7 Days/7 Ways Ready to Read principles for babies, toddlers and preschoolers into your daily life (and have fun with it!), just like we do in storytime. Registration necessary for this adults-only event.

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First Floor - Storytime Room
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Parent Workshop: Easy Costuming and Makeup

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Looking for some kids costuming ideas that look cool but are easy to make? Theater professionals Rachel Boultinghouse and Mark Botelho will be here to show you how to make costumes and apply makeup for Halloween fun. Registration necessary for this adults-only event.

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First Floor - Storytime Room
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Parent Workshop: Appy Hour - Early Learning Apps

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Are you looking for highly interactive early learning apps? Children’s Librarian Anne Bensfield will walk you through several apps that you can play with your little one and have hours of endless fun. Best for parents who have children up to age 6. Registration necessary for this adults-only event.

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room
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T.O. Party: Fandom Friday

Friday, October 17, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Special after-hours event just for Tweens! What's your fandom? Doctor Who? Divergent? Harry Potter? Sherlock? Marvel? Anime? Disney? Come ready to represent! Costumes are encouraged. We'll make pin-back buttons, rock some trivia, eat snacks and vote on what to watch. For kids in grades 4-6. Registration necessary.

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First Floor - Storytime Room
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