Posts tagged with "kids"

Posted by daccurso on 02/05/10
pajama_storytimeDate and time: Friday, February 19, 7–7:45 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Snuggle up at the Library for an evening of bedtime stories and a fun craft. Come in pajamas and bring your favorite furry friend and a blanket. For ages 2–5. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Posted by daccurso on 02/14/11
Do you enjoy board games involving strategy and intrigue? Then gather your friends and challenge them to a Friday evening of fun. For ages 10 to 13. Drop in; there's no registration.
Date and time: Friday, February 25, 7–8:30 p.m.
Location:  Lindsey Room

Posted by daccurso on 12/02/11

Middle schoolers, on your mark, get SET, go to the library to learn how to play the math game, SET. It is like sports for your brain. Learn some math tricks to surprise your friends and family, and learn how math is part of everything else we do in school. For middle school students.
Date and time: Saturday, December 10, 1–2 p.m.
Location: Lindsey Room

Posted by daccurso on 05/07/09
Tuesday, May 12, 1–3:30 p.m. / Lindsey Room If you are homeschooling your children or considering homeschooling, drop by to see what new materials the library has to offer and learn about programs that may be of interest to you. Network with other homeschooling parents as well. Children welcome. To visit the What's Up at the Library blog homepage, click here.
Posted by daccurso on 07/27/09
mousetrap-machine-show This was the scene at a recent program, Mousetrap Machine Show, as kids learned about levers and fulcrums and other science and math concepts using giant balloons. It is just one of many programs that kids are enjoying at the Library this summer. Come  join the fun. Be sure to check out the exciting programs for kids this month.
Posted by daccurso on 05/20/09
just_for_kidsNeed a reminder about upcoming kids' programs? Sign up for the Just for Kids eNewsletter. It has detailed descriptions of all of our kids' programs and comes in your email every month. Take a look at the latest issue, and sign up to receive it yourself.
Posted by daccurso on 02/07/11
Looking for some great reading ideas for kids? Take a look at the book reviews from kids on our website. We have reviews for kids from preschool through grade eight. You can sort them by age and see what other kids are recommending. You can even write your own. Try it for your next book!

Posted by daccurso on 02/07/12

If you are a kid who likes to write or would like to try, come to our writing club with local author Carol Brendler. Discover new ways to explore the world of words and share your work with other young writers. For ages 10-13.

Date and time: Thursday, February 16, 4–5 p.m.
Location: Lindsey Room

Posted by daccurso on 09/15/11

Ars Viva and the Music Institute of Chicago are pleased to introduce Music for Life - a family music experience. Drawing on an interdisciplinary curriculum that includes drama, musical creation, creative movement, storytelling, and visual arts, Music for Life’s philosophy is that music is best understood through experience as well as context. After listening to an excerpt from Beethoven’s 6th Symphony, children will be led in an exploration of the music they just heard. For school-age children and their families.
Date and time: Saturday, September 24, 2–3 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

Posted by daccurso on 01/20/09

Did you know that we now have an eNewsletter called Just for Kids? You get it in your email at the beginning of each month, and it has all our kids’ program information. It’s a great timesaver because you can immediately register for programs you think your child would enjoy.

You can also get all the details and sign up for these great upcoming programs in the February Just for Kids.

To visit the What's Up at the Library blog homepage, click here.
If your status is Confirmed Registration, your spot for the event is confirmed.

If registration for this event is full, you will be placed on a waiting list. Wait listed registrants are moved to the confirmed registration list (in the order of registration) when cancelations are received. You will receive an email notification if you are moved from the wait list to the confirmed registration list.

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By submitting patron-generated content, patrons warrant they are the sole authors or that they have obtained all necessary permission associated with copyrights and trademarks to submit such content.
Patrons are liable for the opinions expressed and the accuracy of the information contained in the content they submit.  The Library assumes no responsibility for such content.
The Library reserves the right not to post submitted content or to remove patron-generated content for any reason, including but not limited to:
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