Don’t miss Cookie Mouse Day this Saturday October 25, 2014!

Cookie Mouse and fan

Join us in Meeting Room A for a special storytime from 11:00 – 11:30 a.m. where Cookie Mouse will make a brief appearance courtesy of Barnes & Noble, Bolingbrook Promenade.  Be sure to bring your camera!  All ages are welcome, but preschoolers must be accompanied by an adult.

From 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. you can drop in to make a Cookie Mouse craft in the Children’s Services Department.

Hope to see you there!  Don’t forget to check out some Cookie Mouse books!

-Mrs. Ashley

Family Movie This Saturday

spooky house

Join us Saturday, October 18 at 1:30 p.m. to watch a movie for the whole family here at the library.  We can’t name the movie on the blog, but we can tell you if you call (630) 685-4181.  What we can tell you is, this spooky comedy about Dracula and his friends just trying celebrate at a hotel just for them will be a hit with the whole family.  See you there!

Seriously? You don’t look a day over 6!

The beloved character Madeline is turning 75 this year!

Mad about Madeline

Enjoy a news feature about author Ludwig Bemelmans below:

Drop off costumes for the Costume Exchange

Children wearing costumesStarting Friday, October 10, 2014, donate a gently used costume at the Information Desk to receive a certificate.  Costumes will be accepted through Friday, October 17, 2014.  On Saturday, October 18th, certificate holders can select from the available costumes from 10:30 until 12:00 noon.  From 12:00-1:00, those without certificates can select a free costume.

Since only adults will be permitted in the costume room, supervised activities for children aged seven and younger will be provided in Meeting Room A during the Costume Exchange.

This event is being sponsored by Fountaindale’s Go Green Team.

Teeny Tiny Halloween

Full of seasonal stories, rhyme, puppetry and creative dramatics,                         Mary Jane’s Haley’s program is for those who want to enjoy                              the fun of Halloween without the fear.

Mon, Oct 13 11:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Meeting Room A

Mary Jane Haley

Come in costume if you like.

All ages; preschoolers with an adult; Drop in to room limit sitting

Have you signed up for Arts & Fables on Friday?


We still have room in Friday’s story-and-a-craft program for preschoolers!  Sign up now and make an apple tree craft to take home.

Library Programs: Boo! Ha! Ha!

Benjamin Franklinstein Lives!

Saturday, October 4

From 1:30 – 2:15 p.m

.benjamin franklinstein lives

Boo! Ha! Ha! Is a monthly program for older kids (2nd – 5th grade) that enjoy reading book series, are interested in science and like to have a good laugh.

This month we are going to talk about Benjamin Franklin and work on some electricity experiments that will spark your interest! Our club meets on the the first Saturday, every month.

Spooky, Fun , Educational!

Sign up online at or call Children’s Services Department at (630) 685-4181