Programs for Kids (page 2 of 2)


Registration begins March 1!  (click on a program title to register online)

LEGOs Club Mega-Build Challenge!

Just how HUGE can you go?  Each month will feature a different challenge. For 1st grade and older; kids in kindergarten may attend WITH an adult.  You’ll be using the library’s LEGOs to build with, so please DO NOT bring your own!

Fridays from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m.:  March 9; April 13; May 4


Crafts & Cookies

For 2nd grade and up; kids in kindergarten or 1st grade may attend WITH an adult.  Fun, seasonal crafts for different ages…and cookies!

Fridays from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m.:  March 16; April 20; May 11 – CANCELLED


NEW!  Improv Comedy Class

For 1st grade and up.  Learn the basics of improv comedy through games, skits and more!

Tuesdays from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. March 6, 13


Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!     Registration CLOSED!  

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with a party!  For 1st grade and up; preschool and kindergarten may attend with an adult.

Friday, March 2 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.


Family Bingo & Loteria Familia

North Riverside residents age 3 and older.  Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.  Bring the whole family for an hour of classic fun!  All ages can play Bingo (with number cards) and Loteria (with picture cards) and win prizes!

Saturdays from 2 to 3 p.m. March 3; April 28



Plump up our paper porcupine by adding your favorite rhyming words!  Will he be small, or will he be tall?  Will he grow to fill the hall?  Stop by the Help Desk to find out!

April 1 – April 30


RBHS Finals Survival Kits Giveaway!

Power through your finals with some tasty snacks!  Available all day to North Riverside high school students with ID.

Monday, May 21 through Wednesday, May 23



Reading Takes You Everywhere – Summer Reading 2018

Explore the world and worlds beyond!  Prizes, programs and evening entertainment…where will reading take you?

Sign up starts June 1 for North Riverside residents and non resident Komarek students

Junior Volunteers – 4th and 5th grade

North Riverside residents in 4th or 5th grade:  join the Junior Volunteers! Requirements:  attend a 20-minute training session to learn the basics of board book cleaning and shelf reading, and volunteer at least three times in the next six months.   Additional opportunities will be offered to “seasoned” Junior Volunteers.

Visit the YS Help Desk for details.

Wanted: Junior Book & Movie Reviews

Have you read an amazing book or watched an incredible movie recently?  Write a review!  Please email for more information.  Reviews are edited for content and may be published on our website.  Community services hours are given for your time… check out some examples here:   Please note, you must be a current volunteer.  Visit the YS Help Desk for a Summer Junior Volunteer form!

Tween / Teen Year-Round Volunteering for 6th — 12th grade

Looking for community service hours?  We can help!

See the YS Help Desk for more information about our year-round volunteering opportunities, including the popular Adopt-A-Shelf program.  You can even join our Teen Advisory Board, and help choose and run teen/tween programming. (Leadership roles look great on your college and job applications!)


Thank You to our 2017 Summer Volunteers…

…for donating 350+ hours this summer!thank you

Josiah Alexander, Alexa Arroyo, Paige Beggs, Ella Bogdan, Miranda Bucio, Jocelyn Calderon, Olivia Chavarin, Ava Connerty, Dominic Corgiat, Carli Delmonico, Gia Diaz, Brandon Elizondo, Jose Elizondo, Angelina Figueroa, Amaya Gonzalez, Bella Gutierrez, Alexa Herrera, Nicole Jacob, Marta Janas, Lauren Justus, Ayla Kohnke, Max Kowal, Thomas Kowal, Itzel Mancilla, Ashley Marasco, Liam McKenna, Migle Medelis, Carmen Meraz, Ana Nava, Denise Navarro, Nathaley Philemy, Antonio Ramirez, Jax Ramos, Rebekah Salas, Aiden Smith, Alexis Smith, Ana Santisteban, Anna Swade, Deirdre Tomasek, Samantha Villarreal, Eric Watson, Rachel Watson, Clark Williamson.


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