Owen Patterson, a native Chicagoan, is this month's featured reader
May's featured performer is Luis Tubens (Logan Lu), a Chicago born Puerto Rican poet. His narrative poems depict the gritty ambiance of the inner-cityscape while describing reflective personal experiences.
April's featured reader, Maha Rakta, is a lover of all things curious; spells, ceremonies, bones & sporks!
Bring your favorite stuffed animal, toy or doll to this special storytime! This gathering is inspired by a storytime that Adele Maze, the librarian namesake of our Maze Branch Library, held for girls and their favorite dolls. Since everyone has their favorite buddy to read with, this version is for boys, girls and caregivers, too! Ages 2-6.
For babies up to 15 months, with a caregiver.
This class is designed for one-on-one interactions between caregivers and children birth to 15 months. Short books are paired with songs and rhymes that are modeled to introduce pre-literacy skills. Babies learn to associate books with fun and shared moments with their favorite adults.
For 1- and 2-year-olds, with a caregiver.
This class is designed for 1:1 interactions between caregivers and walkers up to 24 months. One-year-olds love to wander and listen while they explore, and caregivers can help them participate while on the move. Short books are paired with songs and rhymes that are modeled to introduce pre-literacy skills.