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Friday, January 20, 2017

Kids

Friday, January 20

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Toddlers share a lively program of simple stories, songs, games, and fingerplays. Drop-in event for two-year-olds with an adult caregiver.

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Civic Lab: Dear Elected Official

Literacy and Citizenship

Stop by the Civic Lab as we talk about ways to contact your elected officials and make your voice heard in the great democratic experiment known as America.

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Learn about Canada's culture, traditions, foods, and fun! Limited to 25 participants in grades K-4.

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Saturday, January 21

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Arabic Storytime

Storytime

Enjoy an Arabic-language storytime led by Dona Morado. Speakers of all languages are welcome. Drop-in event for ages 3-7.

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Families of children with special needs are invited to join Tricia Sebastian, founder of Creating Arts Together with Songs (CATS). She will lead songs in English and Spanish. Kids will have fun interacting through games, using props, and moving to ...

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3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fun with Science

Science and Technology

Join a professor from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Northwestern University for experiments, games, and the joys of discovery. Enjoy learning about the wonders of science. Limited to 25 participants in grades 2-5.

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Monday, January 23

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join a lively storytime filled with a variety of stories, songs, fingerplays, action rhymes, and other activities aimed at building a love of language, books, and reading. Siblings are welcome with close adult supervision. Drop-in event for ages 3-5.

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Twos Adventures

Storytime

These adventure-filled mornings are designed especially for two-year-olds and their grownups and will include activities to stimulate curiosity. Drop-in event for two-year-olds and their adult caregivers.

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for fun stories, rhymes, and songs to build a love of books and reading. Drop-in event for ages 12-23 months.

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Lego Club

Games and Play

Come build with our vast collection of Legos. Create your own design or help build a joint Lego masterpiece. Drop-in event for grades K-3.

Tuesday, January 24

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Come enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, action rhymes, and other activities aimed at building a love of language, books, and reading. This program is held at the same time as Toddler Time to accommodate families with both toddlers and preschoolers. Drop-in ...

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Toddlers and accompanying adults share a lively program of simple stories, songs, games, and fingerplays. Drop-in event for two-year-olds with an adult caregiver.

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Looking for a quiet, productive space to work on homework? Have a few questions about an assignment? Drop by Homework Club to work independently, or sign up for a 15-minute consultation with a volunteer homework helper. Consultations provided on a ...

Wednesday, January 25

9:30 am - 10:00 am

This lap-sit event features stimulating stories, songs, and rhymes for babies and their caregivers. Older siblings are welcome. Stay afterward for Together Time to enjoy some coffee and chat with other grown-ups, with toys for the younger set. Drop-in event ...

9:30 am - 11:00 am

Together Time

Games and Play

Enjoy a cup of coffee, kindly donated by Starbucks Skokie Swift, and chat with other parents and caregivers while your child socializes and explores hands-on activities. Drop-in event for ages 0-23 months.

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Join us for fun stories, rhymes, and songs to build a love of books and reading. Drop-in event for ages 12-23 months.

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for fun stories, rhymes, and songs to build a love of books and reading. Drop-in event for ages 12-23 months.

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Minecraft Mania

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. Limited to 13 participants in grades 3-5.

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7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Pajama Storytime

Storytime

Gather under the library stars for our favorite stories. Pajamas are optional, fun is guaranteed. Drop-in event for ages 2-5 with a grown-up.

Thursday, January 26

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, action rhymes, and other activities aimed at building a love of language, books, and reading.
Drop-in event for ages 3-5.

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Game Day

Games and Play

Get your game on with team and tabletop games. Drop-in event for grades 3-5.

6:30 pm - 7:15 pm

Come meet Keir Graff, author of the new children's book The Matchstick Castle. Light refreshments will be served, and books will be available for purchase and signing by the author, courtesy of the Book Stall. Drop-in event for all ages.

Friday, January 27

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Toddlers share a lively program of simple stories, songs, games, and fingerplays. Drop-in event for two-year-olds with an adult caregiver.

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