Posts tagged with "Kids' World"

Posted by daccurso on 09/07/12

Calling all first graders! Come in and get your picture taken with a book you can read all by yourself. Your photo can be displayed in our I Can Read area. Bring a familiar book to read aloud to a librarian. Register for the date only, then drop in any time between 6:30 and 7:15 p.m. For first graders.

Dates and times: Monday, September 17, or Tuesday, September 18, 6:30–7:15 p.m.
Location: Kids’ World Desk
 
 

Posted by daccurso on 04/10/12

Learn a brief history of infant massage and its benefits. Instructor Lana May will demonstrate. Bring a blanket and dress child in loose, comfortable clothing. For babies newborn to crawling and expectant parents.
 
Date and time: Friday, April 20, 10:30–11:30 a.m.
Location: Lindsey Room
 

Posted by daccurso on 05/10/10
infant_massage_blog Date and time: Friday, May 21, 10–11 a.m. or 11 a.m.–noon Location: Lindsey Room Explore the world of touch therapy and bond with your baby at this program by infant massage expert, Lana May. Bring a blanket and dress child in loose comfortable clothing. For ages newborn to crawling with adult (Expectant mothers may sign up to observe). Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100. Register for 10 a.m. or Register for 11 a.m.
Posted by daccurso on 09/05/12

Kids’ World now has iPads that A.H. cardholders can check out for one week. They are loaded with fun and educational apps for children from age 1 to grade 8. Apps include Inside the World of Dinosaurs, Letter School, Musical Me, First Words International, and Tap to Talk for children with special needs. Look for  them with the audiobooks near the drinking fountains.

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 11/05/09
ScienceAlliance-Blog  Calling all middle schoolers! The editor of Science Books & Films magazine wants your feedback about the best science books of the year. Join our Science Alliance reading and discussion group and vote for your favorites from a list of finalists selected by the magazine. You’ll judge both picture books and books for middle schoolers. There are two meetings, Friday, November 20, and Thursday, December 10, 7–8 p.m. in the Lindsey Room. At the first meeting you will receive the books and judging guidelines. Bring the completed evaluations to the second meeting for discussion and voting. Books were purchased with a donation from the Friends of the Library and will be added to the Library’s collection after the voting. Register beginning November 1.
Posted by daccurso on 12/07/10
Explore the stories, music and the culture of the early Native Americans with award-winning storyteller Dennis Paige. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
 
For school-age children
 
Date and time: Wednesday, December 29, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

Posted by daccurso on 04/17/12

If you are currently in grades 6–8, you can become a Junior Library Volunteer (JLV) this summer. Help run the summer reading program and assist behind the scenes. Pick up an application at the Kids' World Desk or download it here. Completed applications must be returned by 10 p.m. on May 14.
 
Applications accepted Monday, April 16–Monday, May 14 at the Kids' World Desk.

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!