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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.
Registration has started for the Monarch (Kindergarten – grade 3), Bluestem (grades 3 – 5), and Rebecca Caudill (grades 4 – 8) online reading clubs! In Children’s Services you will find the lists, annotated bibliographies, and copies of the books. Join your club (we’ll be happy to register you!) then read (or listen to) and log the minimum number of nominated books (see below). Vote for your favorite at the library (unless you are voting at school)! Read all 20 books on your list and you will be eligible for a free paperback copy of one of the nominees for 2015.
Sign up now to enjoy a story and make a craft on Friday, November 1st at 9:30 or 10:30 a.m. This program is for children ages 2 to 6, accompanied by an adult.
Vampires, Witches and Werewolves…Oh My! October is a time to celebrate the things that go bump in the night. It’s a perfect time to welcome back artist Christine Thornton for a bewitching treat with How to Draw Spooky Stuff. In this eerie workshop, you will learn how to draw ghoulishly good stuff like jack-o-lanterns, black cats, vampires, witches and werewolves. Whether you are an experienced artist or just a beginner, Christine will have you drawing lots of hair-raising stuff. Children grades 2-8 who dare can join us Monday, October 14, from 12:00 -1:30 p.m. in the Creativity Park.
Registration is open now and there are still a few spots left! Do not miss this wonderful program!
Looking for inspiration? We have loads of drawing books, lots of spooky books and even some spooky drawing books at the library. Listening to one of our haunting music CDs will put you in a ghostly mood. Hear Neal Gaiman read one of his spine-chilling books like Coraline on an audiobook for an extra eerie time. Working up an appetite with all this ghastly fun? Try some ghoulish recipes from our cookbooks.
On July 19 at 10:30 a.m., see an action-comedy movie about a family of superheroes who must leave their quiet life to go save the world. At 2:00 p.m. we’ll show an animated science-fiction feature about what happens when a 9-year-old boy’s mother is kidnapped by Martians.
As you might have guessed, we’re not allowed to publish the names of the movies. Please feel free to call the Children’s Services Desk at (630) 685-4181 to ask what we are showing.
We will be showing great movies this summer in the Story Park! At 10:30 a.m. on June 21 you can see a computer-animated adventure film about a young journalist and his dog. At 2:00 p.m. on that day, see a computer-animated comedy about zoo animal friends being pursued in Europe as they try to get back to New York.
As you might have guessed, we’re not allowed to publish the names of the movies. Please feel free to call the Children’s Services Desk at (630) 685-4181 to ask what we are showing, or pick up a movie bookmark in Children’s Services.
Children’s Services is hosting excellent entertainment outside of the library so everyone can drop on in! All of the programs listed here start at 2:00 p.m.
On Tuesday, June 18, the wonderful entertainer Jim Gill, who drew a record crowd two years ago, returns with accompanist Don Stille to Central Park Pavilion, behind Annerino Community Center, 201 Recreation Drive in Bolingbrook. So for a rollicking afternoon of songs and laughter, come to the back of Annerino Center, The library has many of Jim’s recordings for you to check out! His songs are our favorites at Storytimes!
On Thursday, June 20, Bob Kann brings us Invitation: Travel the World with Books! Bob blends storytelling, magic, juggling, and audience participation while he shows us how books open the world to everyone! Come to the Annerino Center gymnasium, 201 Recreation drive, Bolingbrook, and take a journey with Bob Kann.
Kidworks Touring Theatre Co. arrives in our town on Tuesday, June 25, to perform Peace Tales Around the World. This show will also be in the Annerino Center gym and will invite lots of audience participation as we all go on fun-filled, multicultural expeditions to Africa, the Middle East, India, China, Mexico, and Native America as stories, dances and traditions of these areas of the world come alive!