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Friday, March 6

Kids

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.

Sunday, March 8

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Family Science Expo

Special Event

Come to the library for an afternoon of science fun! Explore a variety of interactive exhibits and demonstrations from Chicago-area science organizations, all of which are sure to get kids excited about science. Drop-in event. For all ages.

Monday, March 9

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Preschool Fitness

Class/Workshop

Get up and get moving with your preschooler! Join My Gym Skokie for fun movement activities and information about preschool motor skills and milestones. Limited to 25 participants. For ages 3-5.

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4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Challenge Accepted!

Computer Class Class/Workshop

Split into teams and get ready to build. Every week, we will propose a new engineering challenge and compete in teams to see which project wins. For grades 6-8.

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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn how to make a structured beat on Garageband using instruments and loops. Drop-in event. For grades 6-8.

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.

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Learn how to make a structured beat in Garageband using instruments and loops. Limited to 6 participants. For grades 3-5.

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Tuesday, March 10

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Toddler Fitness

Class/Workshop

Get up and get moving with your toddler! Join My Gym Skokie for fun movement activities and information about toddler motor skills and milestones. Limited to 25 participants. For age 2.

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4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Mars Surface Exploration

Computer Class

Using Planet Four, a citizen science project, we’ll explore and classify the surface of Mars to help planetary scientists better understand Mars’ climate. Limited to 6 participants. For grades 3-5.

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4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Science Club

Class/Workshop

Have you ever wondered how airplanes fly? Why stars twinkle? What causes a volcano? All of these questions have one thing in common: science! Explore the wonders of the universe through science in a hands-on, fun way. Limited to 25 ...

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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 ...

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Mars Surface Exploration

Computer Class

Using Planet Four, a citizen science project, we’ll explore and classify the surface of Mars to help planetary scientists better understand Mars’ climate. Limited to 6 participants. For grades 3-5.

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Wednesday, March 11

10:30 am - 11:00 am

One-Year-Old Fitness

Class/Workshop

Get up and get moving with your one-year-old! Join My Gym Skokie for fun movement activities and information about motor skills and milestones. Limited to 25 participants. For ages 12-23 months.

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4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Grrrls Code: App Design

Computer Class

Girls, embrace your inner nerd and walk away with some serious tech skills. This month we will prototype our own mobile applications. In April, we'll start building our apps. Limited to 8 participants. For girls in grades 6-8.

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Friday, March 13

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Alexander Cooper (Ed Oxenbould) is a 12-year-old misanthrope-in-the-making when his tween-ager woes (gum in his hair, junior high cliques, online harassment) compel him to cast a “curse” on his family, especially after his parents (Steve Carrell and Jennifer Garner) tell ...

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