95th Street Library Events for the Next 7 Days

English conversation groups for ESL students (NSL)

Wednesday, April 01, 2015 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
These groups are designed to give English-as-a-second-language students a change to practice their skills in a relaxed and comfortable environment. All adult learners can attend the free groups, and one does not have to attend every session.

Family storytime (NSL)

Wednesday, April 01, 2015 at 10:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
This 30-minute program of stories, songs and more fun activities is for children of all ages. In addition, strategies also will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home. At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany children.

123D MAKE (NSL)

Wednesday, April 01, 2015 at 2:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Using Autodesk 123D Make, teens can turn their digital 3-D models into amazing real-world creations made from cardboard, wood, metal and other flat materials.

Potts & Pans Steelband Concert (NSL)

Wednesday, April 01, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Hear the sounds of steelpans come alive as Woodstock-based Potts & Pans Steelband, the largest steelpan organization in Chicagoland, performs at the library. Started by Matt Potts, the group entertains while providing educational information about the musical instrument from the Caribbean called the steelpan (also known as the steel drum). All ages are welcome to this fun-filled night of music.

Poetry Treasure Hunt

Thursday, April 02, 2015 at 9:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Throughout April, celebrate National Poetry Month with a Poetry Treasure Hunt at the library. Children of all ages can search for hidden poems throughout the library anytime during the month of April. Pick up a form at the children's reference desk containing 10 clues, and then it's off to look high and low throughout the children's department for the 10 corresponding poems. Each library will have its own treasure hunt.

Preschool for 3s, 4s and 5s (NSL)

Thursday, April 02, 2015 at 9:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
This 30-minute independent storytime experience is for 3 to 5-year-olds only. No younger or older siblings will be allowed.

Tales for 2s and 3s (NSL)

Thursday, April 02, 2015 at 9:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
This 20-minute interactive program of stories, songs and fingerplays is for 2 to 3-year-olds and an accompanying adult. Strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home. No younger or older siblings will be allowed.

Make it! Take it! (NSL)

Thursday, April 02, 2015 at 1:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Preschoolers and their caregivers can enjoy this fun program of stories and crafts. The activities will be geared toward 3- and 4-year-olds, but 5-year-olds are welcome to attend. Younger siblings may accompany the older child as coloring sheets will be available for them. At least one adult caregiver must attend with the child. The program is limited to 20 children creating crafts.