Summer Crafts with PJT


Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
June 7 – July 26
AGES: 6 to 10 years old

Join the Youth Department’s Parish every Thursday for fun and easy craft making projects. Each week the featured project will use simple items like buttons, strings, paper and more. No registration is required to attend, but space is limited.

 

Nifty Nature Explorers


Mondays from 9:30–10:30 a.m.
June 11 – July 23
AGES: 4 to 8 years old

Get outside in the Library’s garden with Miss Penny and Miss Diane to enjoy and learn about flowers, bugs, and other cool things in nature! We will learn some new facts, do some hands-on projects, and even share some stories. Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited. Stop by the Youth Desk the day of the program for more information.

Art Club


Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
June 6 – July 25
AGES: 2 to 12 years old

Kids 2 years old and up are invited to join us every Wednesday morning for Art Club. Each week we will provide a different project for you to complete as well as a variety of supplies for you to create your own masterpiece. We will use washable supplies, but there is always a chance for a little mess when creating art. You may want to wear something that is okay to get slightly messy. No registration is required to attend, but space is limited.

Video Game Club


March 1 – June 7
Tuesdays from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. | AGES: 4th – 12th grade
Wednesdays from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. |AGES: 9th – 12th grade
Thursdays from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. |AGES: 4th – 12th grade

Summer Video Game Club
June 12 – July 19
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
AGES: 4th – 12th grade

Join the Library for video game playing! Each month we will be using a different game system to truly test your skills! At the club, we will vote on which game we will be playing that day. Registration is not required, but no more attendees will be accepted after an hour into the program. The games played will be rated from E-T.

EVERYONE
Content is generally suitable for all ages. May contain minimal cartoon, fantasy or mild violence and/or infrequent use of mild language.

EVERYONE 10+
Content is generally suitable for ages 10 and up. May contain more cartoon, fantasy or mild violence, mild language and/or minimal suggestive themes.

TEEN
Content is generally suitable for ages 13 and up. May contain violence, suggestive themes, crude humor, minimal blood, simulated gambling and/or infrequent use of strong language.

 

 

Drive-In Theatre


Thursday, March 29 at 12:00 p.m.
AGES: 3 to 10 years old

Make a cardboard car, bring a sack lunch, and take in a show! To start off our special program, every child will decorate a box car, supplied by the Library, and enjoy watching one of our favorite short films while parked. Stop by the Youth Desk the day of the program to reserve your spot. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. NOTE: No other food or drink will be provided by the Library.

 

 

 

Spring Butterfly Ball


Wednesday, March 14 at 10:30 a.m.
AGES: 1 to 5 years old

Join Miss Kyrie for a special spring-themed music and movement program! Wear your fanciest duds and spend the morning singing, laughing, and (most importantly) dancing! Registration is not required to attend this program.

 

 

Family Art Night


Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.
March 20 | 
April 17 | May 15
AGES: 4 to 12 years old

Channel your inner artist and see what you can create with the different types of paints, stamps, and more available in the Library’s art supply stash. We’ll present themed project ideas to get you started. All of our supplies are washable, but there is always a chance for a little mess when creating art. You may want to wear something that is okay to get slightly messy. Family Art Night meets the third Tuesday of the month. This program is a drop-in event and registration is not required to attend.

 

 

Film Fanatics


Join the Library on the third Thursday of every month at 7:00 p.m. at the Bensenville Theatre for a showing of cinematic gems you may have missed. Admission to the show is free! Film titles for this program are announced one month prior to the event.

April 19 | May 17 | June 21 | July 19 | August 16


Thursday, April 19 – Flatliners

Five medical students, obsessed by what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring experiment: by stopping their hearts for short periods, each triggers a near-death experience – giving them a firsthand account of the afterlife.

(2017, Rated PG-13, 1 hour 49 minutes)

Medical Cannabis and You


Saturday, November 18 at 2:00 p.m.

Are you curious about medical cannabis? Medical cannabis, aka medical marijuana, is now available in Illinois. What does it mean for you? Is it safe? How does a patient get it? Kirsten Velasco, Patient Advocate for Illinois Women in Cannabis (NFP), will answer all of your questions with a presentation covering the science, biology, laws, application process, and patient experience, followed by an open Q & A. All are welcome.

 

 

Second Sundays at the Korthauer Log House

There is always something going on at the Korthauer Log House! Every second Sunday of the month,
the house is open from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.  Join Mr. and Mrs. Korthauer at this historic 1840’s era log house each month to get your hands on history.

          February 12 Punched Tin Lanterns—at the Library (ages 8 and up)