Programs for Kids (page 2 of 2)
Registration begins December 1
To register for ANY Children’s or Family programs, click here to RSVP OR you may call us at 708-447-0869 x230 OR email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
After School Art Escape
Every Thursday 4:00 – 5:00 pm Starting December 8th
Stop in after school and lose yourself in a craft! For children with adult.
Silly Science ~ NEW DAY!
Every other Monday 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Dec. 12; Jan. 9, 23; Feb. 6, 20
All the pops, fizzes, and splats! Dress for a mess! All ages; 10 and under with an adult.
Calming Crafts for Kids
Every other Friday 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Dec. 16; Jan. 13, 27; Feb. 10, 24
Worry stones, calm bottles, and more! Come and create different crafts that will leave you feeling calm and relaxed. For children with an adult.
Every other Friday 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Jan. 6, 20; Feb. 3, 17
Calling all Lego builders. Let your imagination run wild by building Lego creations. There will be Lego themed activities every other week.
Family Movie Matinees
Select Saturdays at 1:00 pm
- Dec. 10: Ice Age (2022)
- Jan. 28: Clifford the Big Red Dog (2020)
- Feb. 25: Spies in Disguise (2019)
Stop by the library on select Saturdays for movies and snacks. We will be showing family friendly movies rated G or PG. For families or children with an adult.
Take and Make Fridays
Every Friday in December, January & February
(Not available on Dec. 23 & Dec. 30)
Stop in on Friday for fun new crafts every week. Available at the youth desk while supplies last.
Limit one per child.
Wednesday, December 7 from 5:00- 8:00 pm
Stop by for cookies & drinks, create cool crafts on machines, have holiday photos upstairs at our fireplace scene and then visit downstairs for a photobooth, and so much more!
No Sew Tie Blanket
Friday, December 9 from 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Come one, come all! The holiday season is coming up; what better way to celebrate than by making a cozy blanket for yourself or as a gift for a loved one. Stop by for hot chocolate and fun!
All ages are welcome; children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required!
Wrap and Yap!
Saturday, December 17th
- Session 1: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
- Session 2: 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Wondering when you’ll find the time to wrap all of those holiday presents? We’ve got you covered. Come by the library with your presents, we’ll have the wrapping paper! Take some time to unwind from that holiday stress, take a seat, and wrap with your neighbors.
Bring the kids too! The children’s department will be showing a movie for your kids to enjoy while you wrap.
Please note: all children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
Family Game Night
Tuesday, January 17 at 3:00 pm
Enjoy a night of popular board games and try some new ones!
For all ages; children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
In Person Watch Party for Virtual Author Visit: Shannon Hale & LeUyen Pham
Saturday, February 11 from 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Love the graphic novel series Real Friends? Join us for a virtual author visit with writer Shannon Hale and illustrator LeUyen Pham! They will talk about their books, answer your questions, and share an engaging activity! Participate via Zoom or attend a watch party at North Riverside Public Library!
Registration is required. For children with an adult.
Indoor Story Stroll
Share a great picture book as you stroll down the hall!
Other cool stuff:
Georgia Aquarium See different animals in their LIVE habitat!
PBS Books Storytime Watch and listen to new and best-loved children’s books!
Jigsaw Explorer Have fun working on puzzles!
San Diego Zoo Check out various cams throughout the zoo!
All About Birds The Cornell Lab Bird Cams connects viewers worldwide to the diverse and intimate world of birds.
How To Grow Borax Crystals Fun and easy science project with just a few ingredients!
Magic Dancing Rice Dust off your favorite moves and get dancing with this fun DIY science experiment.
DIY Mason Jar Fairy Lights This cool glow in the dark craft is a neat project idea for kids and teens!
Soda Straw Weaving This ancient craft of weaving is found in countries all over the world.