First Thursday of each month at 4:30 p.m.
Third Saturday of each month at 10:30 a.m.
March 1 – July 31
AGES: 2 to 5 years old
Join us for a special Spanish language storytime! Lizzeth Fausto will present all of our favorite books, rhymes, and movement activities bilingually. A healthy snack will be provided to participants! Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited. Stop by the Youth Desk the day of the class to reserve your spot. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Friday, June 29 at 10:30 a.m.
Funny retellings of Chicken Little, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, and The Tale of Two Bad Mice performed by the famous Melikin puppets This is sure to be fun for the whole family!
Saturday, June 23 at 10:30 a.m.
AGES: 1 to 5 years old
Join Miss Kyrie for a special summer-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.
Friday, June 22 at 10:30 a.m.
AGES: Kindergarten and older
Join us for aerial artistry as The Great Boodini wows the crowd with his amazing juggling show!
Friday, June 15 at 10:30 a.m.
Ages: Kindergarten and older
Join us as Master Magician Jeff Jay mesmerizes the audience with magic tricks, optical illusions, and much more!
Friday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m.
AGES: 10 years old and younger
Join the Youth Services staff in welcoming back spring! We will dance around the May pole, create some awesome crafts and join in activities that celebrate the return of warmer days. Registration is not required to attend.
Wednesday, April 11 at 10:30 a.m.
AGES: 2 to 5 years old
Children can join us from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for the Nursery Rhyme Olympics! Think you’re strong or fast enough to win a gold medal? Test out your abilities and participate in each of our stations based on popular nursery rhymes. Every 1st place finish earns you a medal to add to your Olympic Necklace. Registration is not required to attend this class, but space is limited. Spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Saturday, March 10 at 10:00 a.m. | Blackhawk Middle School Cafeteria
AGES: 12 years old and younger
Kids 12 and younger are encouraged to join the Bensenville Community Public Library and Bensenville School District 2 for our first annual Breakfast with the Easter Bunny in the Blackhawk Middle School Cafeteria. This event includes a pancake, tater tots, sausage, and egg breakfast, a photo-op with the Easter Bunny, as well as other crafts and activities. Registration is not required, but space is limited. All children must be attended by an adult. All adults must be accompanied with a child. For questions or further details, please contact the Library at (630) 766-4642.
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March 26, 27, and 28 at 11:00 a.m.
at the Bensenville Theatre
Feeling cooped up? Join the Library at the Bensenville Theatre this spring break for a showing of some of our favorite films!
March 26 — Shrek
March 27 — Puss in Boots
March 28 — Robots
Wednesday, August 15 at 7:00 p.m.
Join us for a fun spin on traditional pinhole lanterns made from tin cans—we’ll be making pinhole votive lamps out of paper and a glass votive! Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please note: For all adult crafting and DIY programs, doors to the event will open 15 minutes prior to the event start time. Participants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, and seats cannot be held.