Library Events for the Next 7 Days

Book & Cookie Club (NIC)

Thursday, July 07, 2016 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
A Tale Dark & Grimm by Adam Gidwitz
Visit the library for a child-and-parent book discussion group. The child and parent/adult will read the selected book together and then attend the club's meeting to discuss it with others while enjoying a cookie or two. Each book will be chosen at the preceding meeting and listed on the library's website, The library will have multiple copies of each title available for checkout. For children in 3rd through 5th grades. Program is limited to 15 child/parent pairs.

Read2gether (95th)

Friday, July 08, 2016 at 10:15 AM -- 95th Street Library

Students entering kindergarten through 5th grade can practice reading, listening to and discussing books in a fun and relaxed atmosphere with a teen volunteer this summer. Depending on attendance, readers may be placed in a group. Children may bring a book or choose one from the library. All participants must be independent readers. Those arriving more than 10 minutes late cannot be guaranteed placement with a partner.

The Power Of Play (NBL)

Friday, July 08, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- Naper Blvd. Library
Adult and child interactive play is critical to language development. Caregivers are invited to the library to play with their child at stations of fun and games, including manipulates, board games and puzzles, as well as items for imaginative play and gross motor activity. For infants through 5th grade with a caregiver. This is a drop-in program with a room limit of 30.

Family Storytime (95th)

Friday, July 08, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
This 30-minute program of stories, songs and other activities is for children of all ages. In addition, staff members will present strategies to enhance early learning opportunities at home. At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany children to these fun-filled programs.

Let the Games Begin: The Origin of Sports (95th)

Friday, July 08, 2016 at 2:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
During this fun-filled program, ancient athlete "Discus Meter" will lead kids through time to discover the beginning of some of today's most enjoyable pastimes. The Olympic Games, baseball, football, basketball, ice-skating and tennis will all be on the audience's scorecard. This program is presented by Histories for Kids, Inc.