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Language and Learning

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Ora Copiilor – Children’s Hour in Romanian
Sunday, September 16, 3-4 p.m.
Age group: Children
Va invitam sa participați la programul de povesti și cântece în limba romana. Va așteptam cu drag. Intrarea gratuita. Drop in.

iMake
Monday, September 17, 4:15-5:15 p.m.
Grades K–5, K with an adult
From robots to building sets, Cubelets to weaving, try out a variety of different technologies every month. Drop in.

Minecraft Club Open Play
Tuesday, September 18, 3:30-5 p.m.
Grades 3–12
Join us for open game play! Bring your Fountaindale Public Library card and Minecraft account information. Drop in.

Unleash and Nurture Your Creativity
Tuesday, September 18, 7-8:30 p.m.
Age group: Tweens through Adults
Pick up tips and tools for generating, reawakening and growing your creativity. “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” – Pablo Picasso. Register.

Young Writers’ Club
Wednesday, September 19, 4:15-5:15 p.m.
Grades 2–5
Get together with fellow writers for activities and fun designed to foster creativity, self-expression, and excitement about writing. Drop in.

Panera Milk & Cookies Community Storytime – (Off site)
Panera Bread – 855 E. Boughton Road
Thursday, September 20, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Ages 2–6
Enjoy free milk and a cookie while we read stories using puppets, music and movement. Space is limited; registration required. Registration opens two weeks prior to each event date.

Minecraft Club Open Play
Thursday, September 20, 3:30-5 p.m.
Grades 3–12
Join us for open game play! Bring your Fountaindale Public Library card and Minecraft account information. Drop in.

Mini Movin’ and Groovin’
Friday, September 21, 9:30-10:15 a.m.
Friday, September 21, 10:30-11:15 a.m.
Ages 8 months–5 years with an adult
Get your little ones movin’ to music, rhythm, songs and fun! Drop in.

TechnoKids – Stop-Motion Animation
Friday, September 21, 4:15-5:15 p.m.
Grades 1–3
Build an exciting project while learning about engineering and electronics in this hour-long workshop. Register.

Rodzinne Czytanie Bajeczek po Polsku – Family Storytime in Polish
Saturday, September 22, 10:30-11:15 a.m.
Age group: Children
Zapraszamy wszystkie dzieci od 2–6 lat, ale każdy jest mile widziany. Na czytanie bajeczek, spiewanie piosenek i uczenie się nowych wierszyków po Polsku wraz z Panią Martą. Drop in.

STEAM Family Workshop
Saturday, September 22, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Grades K–5, K with an adult
Join us for a variety of STEAM activities! Drop in.

Minecraft, Museum and Music

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Minecraft Club Open Play
Tuesday, September 11, 3:30-5 p.m.
Grades 3–12
Join us for open game play! Bring your Fountaindale Public Library card and Minecraft account information. Drop in.

Board Game Blast
Wednesday, September 12, 4:15-5:15 p.m.
Grades 3–8
Make new friends and try out a board game that is new to you! Drop in.

Financial Literacy Storytime
Thursday, September 13, 10:30-11:15 a.m.
Ages 3–5 years old with an adult
Join us for a special storytime and activity presented by the Illinois Treasurer’s Office. Drop in.

Minecraft Club Open Play
Thursday, September 13, 3:30-5 p.m.
Grades 3–12
Join us for open game play! Bring your Fountaindale Public Library card and Minecraft account information. Drop in.

Storytime at the Museum – (Off site)
Bolingbrook Historical Museum – 444 E. Briarcliff Road
Friday, September 14, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Age group: Children
Spark your imagination with stories, songs, fun and a take-home craft. After storytime, stick around to explore the museum and learn more about our village. Storytime includes free museum admission. Drop in.

Adventures in Homeschooling – Far Away Places at Your Fingertips
Friday, September 14, 10:30-noon
Friday, September 14, 1:30-3 p.m.
For homeschool teachers and their K–5 students
Enrich your homeschool experience by discovering geography, stories, music and crafts. This month we’ll explore France. Drop in.

Mini Movin’ and Groovin’
Saturday, September 15, 10:30-11:15 a.m.
Ages 8 months–5 years with an adult
Get your little ones movin’ to music, rhythm, songs and fun! Drop in.

Family Movie
Saturday, September 15, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
All ages, preschoolers with an adult
Bring the entire family together for a movie. Runtime: 109 minutes. Drop in.

Don’t forget about this special event next week!

Ora Copiilor – Children’s Hour in Romanian
Sunday, September 16, 3-4 p.m.
Age group: Children
Va invitam sa participați la programul de povesti și cântece în limba romana. Va așteptam cu drag. Intrarea gratuita. Drop in.

Fall Storytimes

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Weekly storytimes run September 10–December 13.

All Together Storytime
Mondays, 9:30-10 a.m.
Mondays, 10:15-10:45 a.m.
Mondays, 11-11:30 a.m.
Ages 2–6
Enjoy a fun-filled half hour of stories and songs. This storytime is particularly good for families and groups with multi-age children. Drop in.

Diez Deditos (Ten Little Fingers)
Mondays, 7-7:30 p.m.
Age group: Children
Diez Deditos is a bilingual storytime presented in Spanish and English. Drop in.
Acompáñenos para una hora de cuento bilingüe presentada en Español e Inglés. Sin registro previo.

Lapsit Storytime
Tuesdays, 9:45-10:15 a.m.
Tuesdays, 10:30-11 a.m.
Ages 0–18 months
Join us for enriching stories, songs, rhyming and play to help your babies grow and learn! Drop in.

Family Storytime
Tuesdays, 7-7:30 p.m.
All ages; preschoolers with an adult
Gather the family together for a storytime filled with fun, stories, songs and laughter! Drop in.

Toddler Storytime
Wednesdays, 9:30-10 a.m.
Wednesdays, 10:15-10:45 a.m.
Wednesdays, 11-11:30 a.m.
Ages 18–36 months
Help your toddlers grow and learn with stories, songs and fun during this interactive storytime full of books, finger plays, movement and music. Drop in.

Lapsit Storytime
Thursdays, 6:30-7:15 p.m.
Ages 0–18 months
Join us for enriching stories, songs, rhyming and play to help your babies grow and learn! Drop in.

Create and Play

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Minecraft Club Open Play
Tuesday, September 4, 3:30-5 p.m.
Grades 3–12
Join us for open game play! Bring your Fountaindale Public Library card and Minecraft account information. Drop in.

Let’s Create
Wednesday, September 5, 4:15-5:15 p.m.
Grades K–5
Explore art and create your own masterpiece each month. Drop in.

Panera Milk & Cookies Community Storytime – (Off site)
Panera Bread – 855 E. Boughton Road
Thursday, September 6, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Ages 2–6
Enjoy free milk and a cookie while we read stories using puppets, music and movement. Space is limited; registration required. Registration opens two weeks prior to each event date.

Minecraft Club Open Play
Thursday, September 6, 3:30-5 p.m.
Grades 3–12
Join us for open game play! Bring your Fountaindale Public Library card and Minecraft account information. Drop in.

Arts and Fables – Tractors
Friday, September 7, 9:30-10:15 a.m.
Friday, September 7, 10:30-11:15 a.m.
Ages 2–6 with an adult
Join us for a story, and then make a craft about it! Drop in.

Sensory Storytime
Saturday, September 8, 10:30-11:15 a.m.
Ages 2–6
Enjoy a special storytime and 15-minute multi-sensory playtime perfect for children with sensory integration issues. Drop in.

Build It!
Saturday, September 8, 2-4 p.m.
Ages 2–5 with an adult for DUPLO®; Grades K–5, K with an adult for LEGO®
Use DUPLO® and LEGO® blocks to build fantastic structures or whatever you want! Drop in.

Don’t forget that you can register for several programs starting this week:

Weekly storytimes will resume next week. The library will be closed Sunday, September 9 for the Pathways Parade.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover and All That Jazz

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Let’s Create: Summer Artist – Dog Days of Summer
Monday, August 6, 1:30-3 p.m.
For children entering grades K–6
Join us to make a one-of-a-kind piece of art. This month we’ll draw dogs with watercolor pencils. Drop in.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Tuesday, August 7, 3-4 p.m.
Ages 4–7 with adult
After the children say “Goodbye,” their toys go on wild escapades overnight. All is revealed when they are reunited the next morning at snack time. You must attend both sessions. Register.

Summer Minecraft Club
Tuesday, August 7, 3:30-5 p.m.
Grades 3–12
Join us for open game play! Bring your Fountaindale Public Library card and Minecraft account information. Drop in.

Mobile Maker Lab
Fountaindale Public Library – Studio 300 – Photo/Video Studio A
Tuesday, August 7, 5-8 p.m.
All ages
For a limited time, check out a pop-up event and explore maker technology. Drop in and make something! Drop in.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Wednesday, August 8, 10-10:45 a.m.
Ages 4–7 with adult
After the children say “Goodbye,” their toys go on wild escapades overnight. All is revealed when they are reunited the next morning at snack time. You must attend both sessions. Register.

DuPage Township Tools for School – (Off site)
The Levy – 251 Canterbury Lane
Thursday, August 9, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
All ages
The Bookmobile will be at DuPage Township’s annual Tools for School program. While you’re there, check out library materials and register your student for their most valuable tool—a library card! Drop in.

Arts and Fables
Friday, August 10, 9:30-10:15 a.m.
Friday, August 10, 10:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m.
Ages 2–6 with an adult
Join us for a story, and then make a craft about it! Drop in.

Sensory Storytime
Saturday, August 11, 10:30-11:15 a.m.
Ages 2–6 with an adult
Enjoy a special storytime and 15-minute multi-sensory playtime perfect for children with sensory integration issues. Drop in.

Summer Jazz Concert – Pharlis James Trio
Saturday, August 11, 2-3 p.m.
All ages
The Pharlis James Trio will perform memorable melodies from The Great American Songbook of Jazz with selections by artists Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Nat “King” Cole, and more. Register.

Build It!
Saturday, August 11, 2-4 p.m.
Ages 2–5 with an adult for DUPLO. Grades K–5, K with an adult for LEGO.
Use DUPLO and LEGO blocks to build fantastic structures or whatever you want! Drop in.

Movies, Minecraft, Make-it Take-it

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DuPage Township Family Fun Fest – (Off site)
The Levy – 251 Canterbury Lane
Sunday, July 29, noon – 4 p.m.
All ages
Visit the Bookmobile at DuPage Township Family Fun Fest! Check out library material, sign up for a library card and much more! Drop in.

Ice Cream Social & Movie Night
Fountaindale Public Library – Parking Lot
Monday, July 30, 5-8 p.m.
All ages
Join us for free ice cream, live music, food, games, a live performance by Mariachi Matters and much more! At dusk, sit back and watch Disney’s “Coco” on a giant inflatable screen. Drop in.

Mobile Maker Lab
Fountaindale Public Library – Ice Cream Social
Monday, July 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
All ages
For a limited time, check out a pop-up event and explore maker technology. Drop in and make something! Drop in.

Summer Minecraft Club
Tuesday, July 31, 3:30-5 p.m.
Grades 3–12
Join us for open game play! Bring your Fountaindale Public Library card and Minecraft account information. Drop in.

Panera Bread Milk & Cookies Storytime – (Off site)
Panera Bread – 855 E. Boughton Road
Thursday, August 2, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Ages 2–6
Enjoy free milk and a cookie while we read a story and play with puppets, music and movement. Please call 630.685.4230 with questions or for assistance with registration.

Mobile Maker Lab
Fountaindale Public Library – Studio 300 – Photo/Video Studio A
Thursday, August 2, 4-8 p.m.
All ages
For a limited time, check out a pop-up event and explore maker technology. Drop in and make something! Drop in.

Babysitting Class
Saturday, August 4, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ages 11–17
Learn the roles and responsibilities of a babysitter as well as basic first aid and CPR techniques in this three-hour course. Please bring a baby doll (no stuffed animals). Register.

Make-It Take-It
Saturday, August 4, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
All ages, preschoolers with an adult
Join us in Children’s Services to make a great craft to take home and keep! Drop in.

Music and S’more

 

Weekly storytimes, Writer’s Workshop and Tween Coding Camp continue!

Bolingbrook Village Picnic – (Off site)
Bolingbrook Village Hall/Performing Arts Center – 375 W. Briarcliff Road
Sunday, June 24, noon-5:30 p.m.
All ages
Visit the Bookmobile at the annual Bolingbrook Village Picnic. Check out library material, sign up for a library card and much more! Join us for a special MOPs show at 2:30 p.m. Drop in.

Justin Roberts Family Concert – (Off site)
Central Park Pavilion – 201 Recreation Drive
Tuesday, June 26, 2-2:45 p.m.
All ages, preschoolers with an adult
Join us for a high-energy family concert featuring three-time Grammy nominee Justin Roberts! Drop in.

Summer Minecraft Club
Tuesday, June 26, 3:30-5 p.m.
Grades 3–12
Join us for open game play! Bring your Fountaindale Public Library card and Minecraft account information. Drop in.

Jeanie B Family Concert – (Off site)
Winston Woods – 200 Winston Drive
Wednesday, June 27, 11 a.m.-noon
Age group: Tweens Children
Keep on rockin’ at this concert jam-packed with dancing sing-a-longs and interactive music. Drop in.

Wednesdays at Winston Woods – (Off site)
Winston Woods – 200 Winston Drive
Wednesday, June 27, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
All ages
Join our Outreach staff and Bookmobile for fun crafts and exciting maker activities at Winston Woods Park this summer! Drop in.

Mobile Maker Lab
Fountaindale Public Library – Studio 300 – Photo/Video Studio A
Wednesday, June 27, 3:30-6:30 p.m.
All ages
For a limited time, check out a pop-up event and explore maker technology. Drop in and make something! Drop in.

Clothespin Puppets Picture Book Show
Thursday, June 28, 2-2:45 p.m.
All ages, preschoolers with an adult
See your favorite books come to life during a fast-paced mix of stories, puppets and audience participation. Get here by 1 p.m. to meet the puppets & puppeteers. Drop in.

Visit Your Local Parks with MOPs Puppet Shows – (Off site)
Winston Woods – 200 Winston Drive
Friday, June 29, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
All ages
Join the Bookmobile and Bolingbrook Park District for MOPs puppet shows, a trackless train and climbing wall at different parks throughout the summer. (MOPs shows will run 10:30–11 a.m.) Drop in.

S’mores Book Club – “I Survived” Series
Friday, June 29, 2-3 p.m.
Grades 3–5
Do you devour a book like a great after-school snack? If so, join us for a tasty treat, and let’s talk about books! This month we’re talking about the “I Survived” series. Register.

Parent and Child DIY – Paint on Pine
Saturday, June 30, 2-4 p.m.
Ages 5–11 with an adult
Marilyn Burt will show you how to sand, stain and stencil your very own music-themed wood sign. To register, please visit the Children’s Services Desk or call 630.685.4181.

Registration opens June 30 for the Babysitting Class on July 21.

Don’t forget, we have storytime in Romanian coming up on Sunday! Donations are accepted from Sunday, July 1 through Saturday, July 7 for the Craft Exchange on July 8.

Ora Copiilor – Children’s Hour in Romanian
Sunday, July 01, 3-4 p.m.
Age group: Children
Va invitam sa participați la programul de povesti și cântece în limba romana. Va așteptam cu drag. Intrarea gratuita. Drop in.