Kids events for the next 7 days

Read2gether

Wednesday, July 08, 2015 at 4:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Students entering 1st through 5th grades can spend time reading aloud with an older student. This non-tutoring program is intended to provide students an opportunity to spend enjoyable time reading aloud with a student volunteer. Students will be paired with a volunteer entering 6th through 12th grades and spend the one-hour session taking turns reading aloud. Depending on attendance, participants may be placed in a group.

Book & Cookie club (NBL)

Wednesday, July 08, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Ruby Holler by Sharon Creech

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, www.naperville-lib.org. The library will have multiple copies of each title available for checkout.

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Everyday Heroes Contest!

Thursday, July 09, 2015 at 9:00 AM -- All Libraries
Children can nominate someone who has been a hero in their life, giving them the recognition they deserve. In a short, one-page essay, children can share the reasons why their hero deserves to win and how they have made a difference in their life. Include at least one photo to accompany the nomination. The winner will receive a certificate of recognition, and they will be highlighted on the library?'s website and social media channels. Participants can drop their submissions off at any children?'s desk by July 15.

Family Storytime (NBL)

Thursday, July 09, 2015 at 10:30 AM -- Naper Boulevard 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.

Everyday Heroes Contest!

Friday, July 10, 2015 at 9:00 AM -- All Libraries
Children can nominate someone who has been a hero in their life, giving them the recognition they deserve. In a short, one-page essay, children can share the reasons why their hero deserves to win and how they have made a difference in their life. Include at least one photo to accompany the nomination. The winner will receive a certificate of recognition, and they will be highlighted on the library?'s website and social media channels. Participants can drop their submissions off at any children?'s desk by July 15.

Baby play date (NIC)

Friday, July 10, 2015 at 9:30 AM -- Nichols Library
Parents can stroll into the library with their baby for a play date that allows children to share interactive bonding time with their caregivers and meet new friends. This program will include 20 minutes of stories, songs and bouncing fun as well as 10 minutes of exploratory play. For infants to 23-month-olds and their caregivers.

Yoga for kids (NBL)

Friday, July 10, 2015 at 10:00 AM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Get ready to move, bend and stretch while reading fun yoga stories, singing songs and acting out simple animal poses. Kids should wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or towel to this interactive program. Program is limited to 15 children ages 3 to 7 years old.

Family Storytime (NIC)

Friday, July 10, 2015 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 also will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home. At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany children.