Kids events for the next 7 days

Costume Party Fun! (NBL)

Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 1:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Kids love dressing up all year long, so why should they only wear costumes during Halloween? Whether participants dress up as their favorite animal, superhero, doctor, royalty or whatever costume they want, they can visit the library in costume, share stories about the joys of dressing up, dance and make a craft.

Family Storytime (NIC)

Friday, August 01, 2014 at 10:30 AM -- Nichols Library
This 30-minute program of stories, songs and more is for children of all ages. In addition, strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities right in your home! At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany children to these fun filled programs.

Read2gether (NIC)

Friday, August 01, 2014 at 11:00 AM -- Nichols Library
ATTENTION! Students entering 1st through 5th grades, do you want to spend time reading aloud with an older student? This non-tutoring program is intended to provide children with an opportunity to spend time reading aloud with a student volunteer. Come to the library at one of the times listed below. Children will be paired with a volunteer entering 6th through 12th grades and will spend the one-hour session taking turns reading aloud. Depending on attendance, a child may be placed in a group.

Retro Crafts for Kids (NBL)

Friday, August 01, 2014 at 11:00 AM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Children can enjoy a blast from the past with some groovy cool crafts from the ?'70s and ?'80s. Kids can create a different retro craft at each session and perhaps restart the trend all over again. For children in 3rd through 5th grades. Room limit of 20 participants.

Family Storytime (NSL)

Saturday, August 02, 2014 at 10:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
This 30-minute program of stories, songs and more is for children of all ages. In addition, strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities right in your home! At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany children to these fun filled programs.

Baby Play Date (NIC)

Monday, August 04, 2014 at 9:30 AM -- Nichols Library
Parents can stroll into the library with their baby for a fun play date. This program will include 20 minutes of stories, songs and bounces and 10 minutes of exploratory play. The program is the perfect opportunity for children to share some interactive time with their caregivers and meet new friends. The program is for infants to 23-month-olds and their caregivers.

Movies at the Library (NBL): Rio 2

Monday, August 04, 2014 at 3:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library

Rio 2
Whether movie lovers are jumping the hold list on the latest popular movie releases or just relaxing with some classics, film buffs can celebrate the summer with great movies and delicious popcorn.

Evening on the riverwalk

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
The library?'s Children?'s Services staff will present this popular Riverwalk program, which will include stories, songs and a puppet show. Participants can bring a meal or snack. In the event of inclement weather, the program will take place in the Community Room of Nichols Library.