Programs for Kids (page 1 of 2)
Fall Happenings 2015
Register by calling (708) 447-0869, or visit the YS Help Desk or click on a program title to register on the website!
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Messy Mornings for Munchkins
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.: Sept 1 (drop-in), 15, 22, 29; Oct 6, 20, 27; Nov 10, 17; Dec 8, 15.
For babies and toddlers with an adult. Songs, simple stories, finger play, rhythm sticks and group play.
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.: Sept 3 (drop-in), 10, 17, 24; Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Nov 5, 12, 19; Dec 3, 10, 17.
For children of all ages with an adult. Meets at the fireplace on the main floor.
Mondays at 6:30 p.m.: Sept 14, Oct 19, Nov 9, Dec 7.
Tales & Treats
For ages 2 through 5. Snack along to fun stories, then make a craft to take home!
Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.: Sept 12, 26; Oct 10, 24; Nov 14; Dec 12.
Kids in Motion
Jump! Shout! Let it all out! Kids ages 2 – 5 and their parent/caregiver will move to the groove in this fun, active program. Registration is requested.
Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.: Sept 8, Oct 13, Nov 3, Dec 1.
LEGOs Build-It Club
For 2nd grade and older. Use the library’s LEGOs to create something unique. New theme each month. Please DO NOT bring your own LEGOs!
Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.: Sept 19, Oct 17, Nov 21, Dec 19.
For age 7 and up. Ages 5 and 6 may attend WITH an adult. Get crafty this fall! Fun and cool things YOU can make!
Saturdays at 2 p.m.: Oct 3, Nov 7, Dec 5.
Mad Science & More
For 2nd grade and older. A different, hands-on project each month. Some adventures may be messy; please dress accordingly!
Wednesdays at 3:45 p.m: Sept 16, Oct 14, Nov 11, Dec 16.
For 1st and 2nd grade. Need some extra practice reading aloud, or with your math flashcards? Schedule a 30-minute session with a “buddy” — a teen volunteer or a staff member. See the YS Help Desk to pick up a scheduling request form.
By appointment only.
Holiday Open Play
For ages 2 and up with an adult. No registration required.
Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.: November 24, December 22, 29.
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!