Monday March, 3
(a day off for Valley View schools!)
from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
in Meeting Room A
Come dressed in your finery to this party based on the Fancy Nancy series by Jane O’Connor. We’ll have a frou-frou frolic with special activities, crafts, and a snack!
Wear your best finery for runway pictures by Studio 300!
Learn French, read stories and have a fancy time!
Register now! Limit 30.
Where’s Spot? At the library!
We will have special activities from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. this Saturday, February 22. You can also check out the Preschool Round-Up from noon to 3:00.
From 10:00-4:00, enjoy Coloring Pages in the Creativity Park (all ages, no registration needed).
11:00-11:30, come to Storytime! Be sure to bring your camera, because Spot will be stopping by for a brief visit. All ages can enjoy stories and music in the Storytime Room. You do not need to sign up, but preschoolers must be accompanied by an adult.
From 1:00-4:00, come to the Creativity Park to make a simple origami dog Craft you can take home! Drop in. Preschoolers must be accompanied by an adult.
Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!
You probably already know that no two snowflakes look exactly alike. Each and every one of the many, probably too many, snowflakes that has fallen this winter are as unique as your fingerprints. Join us for a very special Let’s Create program and make your very own unique digital snowflake. This month we are going to meet down in Studio 300 and create a blizzard of snowflakes with the website http://snowdays.me/
Children grades K-5 can join us from 4:15 – 5:00 on Tuesday February 18th.
Registration is open now. Don’t miss this special program.
February 16-22, 2014 is Engineering Week! The American Society of Civil Engineers celebrates how engineers make a difference in our world. Their website: http://www.discovere.org/our-programs/engineers-week brings engineering to life for kids, educators, and parents. Check out their website and let us get the children excited for engineering! The library’s Super Science Lab theme will be engineering in honor of Engineering Week! We will have a “Tallest Tower Contest,” learn how important civil engineering can be, and work in groups to design and build structures with simple materials.
Please join us Saturday, February 15, 2014 for Super Science Lab. The program is for children in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade and will be from 1:30 – 2:15 p.m. or 3:00 – 3:45 p.m. Registration is required. Please come to the Children’s Section or call 630-685-4181 to register.
Can your team build the tallest tower using only the materials shown on this table?
See you soon!
During these freezing cold days and evenings, come into the Children’s Department Storytime Room to spend time with friends, hearing stories and dancing to songs.
All Together Storytime
Mondays 9:30 – 10:00, 10:15 – 10:45, 11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
All ages, preschoolers with adult
Diez deditos (Ten Little Fingers)
Mondays 7:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Bilingual, Spanish and English
Ages 2 – 6 with adult, older siblings welcome
Tuesdays 7:00 – 7:30 p.m.
All ages, preschoolers with adult
Thursdays 6:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Ages 0 to 18 months with adult
The Hip Hop Workshop and Poetry Slam Jam
Sunday, February 16
2:00 – 2:50 p.m.
Drop in to Meeting Room A until capacity of 120 is reached
Kidworks Touring Theatre Co. takes us on a time-travel tour from the Old School Days to the New School Era! We’ll learn about beat boxing, dancing, and DJing. We’ll find out the true meaning of rap. This show has a lot of audience participation, costumes and music. Everyone will be up …this show will get everyone dancing and jamming!
Sign up for Arts and Fables Friday, January 24th, at 9:30 or 10:30 a.m. Hear stories about polar bears and make a polar bear mask to take home with you.
Gingerbread Man (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Sign up for Arts & Fables this Friday, December 6, at 9:30 or 10:30 a.m. We will be listening to different versions of the Gingerbread Man story and making a Gingerbread Man decoration out of air-drying clay.