Library Events for the Next 7 Days

Lapsit Storytime (95th)

Tuesday, October 04, 2016 at 9:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
An introduction to storytime for infants to 23-month-olds, this 20-minute interactive program will include stories, songs and fingerplays. Attendees will have time after the program to share board books and other featured titles with their little one.

Preschool for 3s, 4s & 5s (95th)

Tuesday, October 04, 2016 at 9:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
This 30-minute independent storytime experience is for 3- to 5-year-olds only. 

Make it! Take it! (NBL)

Tuesday, October 04, 2016 at 10:00 AM -- Naper Blvd. 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. This program is limited to 20 children making crafts.

Family Storytime (NIC)

Tuesday, October 04, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- Nichols Library
This 30-minute program of stories, songs and more fun activities is for children of all ages. In addition, strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home.  At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany their children. Due to renovations, there will be no Family Storytime in September at Nichols Library.

Family Storytime (95th)

Tuesday, October 04, 2016 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 will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home.  At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany their children.

Preschool for 3s, 4s & 5s (NBL)

Tuesday, October 04, 2016 at 11:00 AM -- Naper Blvd. Library
This 30-minute independent storytime experience is for 3- to 5-year-olds only. 

Stitching in the Stacks: Red Hats for Newborns (95th)

Tuesday, October 04, 2016 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Stitch with the library's knit, crochet and needlecraft group. This season's Pay it Forward project is knitting or crocheting red hats for newborns and preemies. Hats will go to Edward Hospital on behalf of the American Heart Association's Little Hats, Big Hearts program. Knitters also can bring their own projects to work on with fellow crafters. Participants should bring their own supplies and choice of machine washable red yarn, and the library will supply patterns. All skill levels may attend. Experienced crafters are welcome to share their expertise and beginners can learn.

Library Explorers (NBL)

Tuesday, October 04, 2016 at 3:15 PM -- Naper Blvd. Library
Junior explorers can create crafts, read books, play with Legos, learn about science and have a hands-on good time. For children in 3rd through 5th grades. Program is limited to 15 children. Tuesday, Sept. 6 Liquids
 Tuesday, Sept. 20 Bots 
 Tuesday, Oct. 4 Magnets 
 Tuesday, Oct. 18 Lego Challenge 
 Tuesday, Nov. 1 Food Science 
 Tuesday, Nov. 15 Masterpieces