Events for Kids

Upcoming Events

Makerspace

Calling all school age kids! Check out the makerspace areas at Nichols Library and Naper Blvd. Library to create, build, experiment and imagine. 

Nichols Library - Weekdays from 2:30 – 7 p.m.
Naper Blvd. Library - Weekdays after school

Registration Information

Most programs are free and don’t require advanced registration. Some computer and technology classes may have a non-refundable attendance fee that must be paid at the time of registration. Registration for these classes is taken at the computer lab desks.

If a program does require registration, it will be denoted like this: *Program requires advanced registration.

Preschool Fair

Choosing the right preschool can be a daunting experience, so the library’s fair is here to help. Meet with representatives from area preschools and get all the information needed to help make the right decision. This drop-in program is intended for parents and caregivers. Children attending this program must be supervised by an adult.

Thursday, February 1, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
95th Street Library, Meeting Room A/B/C

Storytimes

We offer storytime programs for kids of all ages. Find the right storytime program for your family.

Check our calendar » Storytime Guidelines

All ages with accompanying adult

FAMILY - Stories, songs and more fun activities for children of all ages. Strategies to enhance early learning opportunities at home.

Infants to 23 months with accompanying adult

LAPSIT - Stories, songs and fingerplays. Time after the program to share board books and other featured titles with their little one.

2 to 3 year olds with accompanying adult

TALES FOR 2s & 3s - Stories, songs and fingerplays. Strategies to enhance early learning opportunities at home.

3 and 4 year olds with accompanying adult

MAKE IT! TAKE IT! - Fun program of stories and crafts. (5-year-olds are welcome to attend.)

3, 4 and 5 year olds

PRESCHOOL - This 30-minute independent storytime experience is for 3- to 5-year-olds only.

Special Needs - 3 years old and older with accompanying adult

SENSORY STORYTIME - The whole family is invited to a 30-minute program of books, songs and fun for children with special needs. All abilities are welcome with an adult caregiver. Inquire at any children's services desk for more information. The program will take place on the first Saturday of each month.

Fridge Calendar

Print a calendar of children's programs by building.

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