Get ready for an out-of-this-world summer at the Library. Read, attend programs, and complete activities each week in June and July to earn prizes. Check in once a week at the Youth Services Desk to get an entry for the Summer Reading Grand Prize Raffles.
Sign-up begins June 1; reading, activities, and check-ins begin Monday, June 3. Last day to pick up prizes is Wednesday, July 31.
In April, the crafters will continue to make shawls or lap blankets for Skokie Hospital. In May they will begin to work on small comfort toys for JourneyCare to give to hospice patients. Please bring your needles and/or hooks; limited donated yarn is available.
Introduce your child to yoga at this fun class designed especially for them. Led by Kelsey Stoll of Forever Om Yoga Studio, your youngster will learn relaxing positions and deep breathing techniques, teaching them to be balanced, focused, and healthy. Participants are encouraged to bring their own yoga mat.
Do you enjoy being creative through writing? Build your writing skills as we work together playing games, doing fun writing activities, and being creative. All you need is your imagination! This month we'll look at fantasy stories.
A documentary that tells the story of a chimpanzee taken from its mother at birth, who was taught sign language and raised like a human child by a family in a brownstone on the upper West Side in the 1970s. Cast: Herbert Terrace, Stephanie LaFarge.
Held at two different times. No registration required. New members are warmly welcome!
Book Synopsis: When a custody battle divides her placid town, straitlaced family woman Elena Richardson finds herself pitted against her enigmatic tenant and becomes obsessed with exposing her past, only to trigger devastating consequences for both families (NoveList Plus).
can be tricky for little people. We'll talk about managing feelings
through stories, songs, and activities and leave this storytime with
strategies to handle emotions that can be overwhelming. This session's
theme: Feeling Angry
Create a work of art, step by step, with supplies
and materials provided by the Library. Each month we’ll try a new and exciting
art project; this month’s project is drawing flowers and learning about water colors. You’ll
be amazed at what you can learn about art in just an hour.
Come take a free combination SAT/ACT practice
test proctored by More Than Scores And Tests.
The combination practice test will allow you to
experience both the SAT and the ACT. Bring a
calculator, snack and a pencil.
With acoustic and resonator guitars, harmonica, mandolin and vocal harmonies, Donna Herula and Tony Nardiello will share stories and perform various types of acoustic blues music including Delta Blues, Hill Country Blues, Memphis Blues and early Chicago Blues.