Programs for Kids (page 1 of 2)
Youth ServicesWinter Programs 2016 – 2017
Register by calling (708) 447-0869, or click on a program title, or at the YS Help Desk.
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For ages 2 and up with an adult. Enjoy short, active stories and messy fun in this very hands-on program! Space is limited; priority will be given to North Riverside residents.
Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.: Nov 1, 8, 15, 22 (open play), 29; Dec 6, 13, 20 (open play), 27 (open play); Jan 3 (open play), 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb 7, 14, 21, 28.
For babies and toddlers with an adult. Songs, simple stories, finger play, rhythm sticks and group play.
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.: Dec 1, 8, 15, 22 (open play), 29 (open play); Jan 5 (open play), 12, 19, 26; Feb 2, 9, 16, 23.
For children of all ages with an adult. Meets at the fireplace on the main floor at 6:30 p.m.
Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.: Dec 13; Jan 10; Feb 7.
For ages 2 through 5. Snack along to fun stories, and make a craft to take home!
Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.: Jan 7; Feb 4.
For 1st grade and older; kids in kindergarten may attend WITH an adult. Use the library’s LEGOs to build where your imagination leads you! Please DO NOT bring your own LEGOs!
Thursdays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.: Dec 1, 8, 15.
NEW DAY! Wednesdays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.: Jan 11, 18, 25; Feb 1, 8, 15, 22.
For 2nd grade and up; kids in kindergarten or 1st grade may attend WITH an adult. Fun, seasonal crafts for different ages…and cookies!
NEW DAY! Fridays from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.: Jan 13; Feb 10.
For 1st and 2nd grade. Need some extra practice reading aloud? Schedule a weekly, 30-minute session with a “buddy” — a teen volunteer or a staff member. See the YS Help Desk for a scheduling request form.
North Riverside residents by appointment only.
More programs on page two… click below!
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!