Date and time: Sunday, May 16, 1-2 p.m.
Location: Lindsey Room
Are you interested in learning the game of chess? If so, join us for a lesson in strategy, then stay and play for a bit. For ages 5-14. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Do you love to play chess? Would you like to share your enthusiasm with school-aged children? Then please consider volunteering to facilitate the Library’s Chess Club.
Kids’ World sponsors a monthly Chess Club for children ages 5 to 14. Each group club meeting begins with a lesson in how to play the game of chess. This lesson is followed with supervised open play. This is a very popular program that needs a new facilitator.
Interested in helping out? Learn more about volunteering to facilitate the Chess Club.
Time and date: Thursday, March 18, 7–8 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
Representatives from Kids in Danger, a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting children by improving product safety, will discuss what to look for when buying toys and products for children. Nursery toys, recalls, and play yard equipment are highlighted. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
The dinos are getting closer, and some are already here. Come to Kids' World to see the new dinosaur murals above the Kids' World Desk and get ready for a dinorrific summer of reading. It all starts June 6.
Need help with math homework? How about English, science or social studies? You can get free one-to-one help from a certified tutor, in English or Spanish, through the Tutor.com Learning Suiteon our web site, from 2–9 p.m. every day.
Everyone from kindergarten to adults can use it, because it now includes assistance with college courses, the citizenship test, GED prep, proofing your writing and resume reviews. When a live tutor is not available, you can use their StudyCenter which has thousands of worksheets, tutorials and study guides in a variety of subjects. You can link to it from the Kids' page, Teen page and on the Jobs and Careers page. An A.H. library card is required.
Stop by Kids' World to see our newly refurbished dollhouse. It is now interactive. Touch the screen and rooms light up; touch toys in the rooms and books pop up. There are five objects in each room that correspond to books in our collection. See if you can find them all!