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Friday, February 27

Kids

Friday, February 27

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Toddlers and accompanying adults share a lively program of simple stories, songs, games, and fingerplays.

For ages 24-35 months with parent or adult caregiver. Drop-in event.

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Read, experiment, grow! Help your child along the road to reading each week with stories and fun hands-on literacy, math, and science activities.

For ages 4-5. Registration begins January 2.

Online registration is closed.

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Move beyond the familiar stories. Award-winning storyteller Linda Gorham inspires us with movement, humor, and sometimes zaniness as she tells imaginative folktales from many cultures. These are tales updated with attitude, so be prepared for a memorable, story-filled event.

Online registration is closed.

2:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Friend Squad

Games/Crafts

Come meet new people in a supportive environment and watch your circle of friends grow. Trained peer volunteers host activities to help you get to know others your age.

For ages 11-16. Registration begins December 1.

Online registration is closed.

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Family Bingo

Games/Crafts

Head to the library for a night of family gaming fun. Winners will have a choice of prizes.

Drop-in event.

Saturday, February 28

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Find out how much fun games can be when we play without electronics! Drop in to the YS Department and test your skills on our "unplugged" games.

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fun with Science

Class/Workshop

Join a professor from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Northwestern University for experiments, games, and the joys of discovery. Enjoy and learn a little about the wonders of science.
Limited to 30 participants.
For grades 2-5.

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Sunday, March 1

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Pianist Dionna Bidny is a homeschooled senior. She performed on the Sonata-Sonatina Festival Gold Medalist Recital in December 2013, received highest overall score in 2014 Level Ten Achievement in Music Program for performance and music theory knowledge, and is a ...

Monday, March 2

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Lego Club

Games/Crafts

Come build with our vast collection of Legos! Create on your own or help build a joint Lego masterpiece. Duplos will be available for little ones. Drop-in event. For grades K-5.

Tuesday, March 3

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Junior High Council

Class/Workshop

Join the Junior High Council to help us make decisions about library services and brainstorm cool stuff to do. Meet new people, share your ideas, and improve your community--all while eating pizza. For grades 6-8.

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5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Knit and Purl Drop-In

Games/Crafts

Whether you are new to knitting or are experienced, join us for an hour each week to work on knitting projects. Ingrid Diaz will help you get started or solve a problem with a current project.
Drop-in event. For all ...

Wednesday, March 4

9:30 am - 6:30 pm

World Read Aloud Day

Storytime Special Event

Join the celebration of worldwide literacy as we share some of our favorite read-aloud books all day long. Sign our Wall of Readers after you listen to a story. Drop-in event. For all ages.

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Minecraft Mania Jr.

Computer Class

Minecraft is the game everyone is playing. Let's get together, punch some dirt, and explore a world without limits. No account? No problem--use one of ours. Whether you have been playing for ages or you are brand-new to the game, ...

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7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Elizabeth Meyer School is leading storytime. Faculty and staff from the school will read their favorite stories, followed by refreshments. Drop-in event. For grades PreK-5.

Thursday, March 5

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Science Club Jr.

Class/Workshop

Preschoolers, come learn about science with fun and interesting hands-on experiments. Don't forget to bring your best tool for exploring how the world works: curiosity! Dress to mess. Limited to 15 participants. For ages 3-5 with an adult.

Registration begins March 1.

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Get creative using Rainbow Looms to make awesome bracelets and charms. Make them for yourself or for friends. Drop-in event. For grades 4-8.

Friday, March 6

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Get in the game this Teen Tech Week. Earn points and badges for trying out the latest technology, creating projects, and joining us for library events. Learn how to join the game and earn your first badge. For grades 6-12.

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