Programs for Kids (page 1 of 2)

Youth Services
Summer Reading Program 2018

Registration June 1 through June 30 IN PERSON at the YS Help Desk!

Register for non-SRP programs online (by clicking on a program title below),

in person at the YS Help Desk or call 708-447-0869

 Hey Teens and Tweens!  Programs are on the Teen Page – Check it out here!  Register in person for SRP.

 

LOVE2READ

Select Saturdays at 2:00 p.m.   

June 9, 23; July 7, 21; August 4, 18

Stories! Fun reading activities! Word games! And much more!  For kids entering kindergarten and 1st grade.

 

Saturday Stories & Snacks

Select Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.   

June 16, 30; July 14, 28; August 11

For ages 2 through 5 with an adult.  Snack along to fun stories, and make a craft to take home!

Sponsored by Kuratko Nosek Funeral Home

SRP = Summer Reading registrants only!

Open Play Drop-In

Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.    

June 5, 7; July 3, 5;  August 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30

Ages 2 through 5 with an adult are welcome. Enjoy toys, puzzles and instruments. 

 

Pizza & Games Nights

Select Mondays at 6 p.m.   

June 11 & July 16

SRP kids in 1st grade (fall) and above.  Play games, munch pizza, have fun!  Tickets will be distributed starting at 5 p.m. on the event day.  You must have a ticket to attend!

Sponsored by Ernest Di Monte & Associates, LLC

 

Stories & Play

Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.   

June 14, 21, 28; July 12, 19, 26; August 2, 9

SRP toddlers through age 5 with an adult.  Songs, stories, playtime. 

 

Bilingual Storytime

Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.   

July 11, 18, 25; August 8, 15, 22, 29

SRP Bilingual stories for kids ages 2 and up.

 

Book Treks

Select Thursdays at 3:30 p.m.

June 21; July 19, 26; August 2

SRP Let stories lead you to new reading adventures!  For kids entering kindergarten and older. 

 

Story Walk

Select Thursdays at 3:30 p.m.

June 14 and July 12

SRP A unique outdoor reading adventure for kids ages 1 through 10; ages 1 through 5 must be with a parent/guardian. 

Sponsored by Joe Rizza Ford of Orland Park

 

Mystery of the Missing Manners!

Select Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m.

June 26 and July 17

SRP For kids in kindergarten and up.  If you can spot the missing manners, you will WIN!

 

LEGOs

Select Fridays at 3:30 p.m.

June 15 and July 13

SRP kids in 1st grade (fall) and above.  Have fun–and maybe win prizes–with amazing LEGO building challenges! Please DO NOT bring your own LEGOs!

 

Bingo/Loteria

Select Fridays at 4:00 p.m.

June 29; July 27; August 10

SRP + family  Have fun playing both traditional games:  Bingo, played with numbers, and Loteria, played with pictures.  Prizes, prizes, prizes for all ages!

 

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

For newborn through age 5. A year-round, ongoing reading program based on research that has shown that the more books children from birth to age 5 have had read to them, the more prepared they will be to learn to read. Upon registration, you’ll receive a simple reading log, a list of recommended books and more. Limited to North Riverside residents. Visit the YS Help Desk to register your child today!

 

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