Card Making for Mom and Dad


Mother’s Day Card Making
Wednesday, May 1 at 6:30 p.m.
AGES: 3 years and older

Join us as we make beautiful cards for the amazing mothers and women in our lives. All materials will be provided—just bring your creativity! Registration is not required, but space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Limit five cards per child.


Father’s Day Card Making
Wednesday, June 5 at 6:30 p.m.
AGES: 3 years and older

Join us as we make beautiful cards for the amazing fathers and men in our lives. All materials will be provided—just bring your creativity! Registration is not required, but space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Limit five cards per child.

 

Spring Butterfly Ball


Wednesday, April 17 at 10:30 a.m.
AGES: 5 years old and younger

Join Ms. 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.

 

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny


Saturday, April 6 at 10:00 a.m. | Blackhawk Middle School Cafeteria
AGES: 10 years old and younger

Kids 10 and younger are encouraged to join the Bensenville Community Public Library and Bensenville School District 2 for our second 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. Buses will be available for those with limited transportation, bus route information will be available one week prior to event. 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.

 

Life-Size Candy Land — Family Edition!


Friday, March 29 from 10:30 a.m. — 12:30 p.m.
AGES: Families with children 3 years old and up

You’re invited to play our life-size Candy Land game! The meeting room will transform into the game board with YOU as the game piece. Compete with your family for your Candy Land prize! Registration is not required, but space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Silverware Windchimes


Wednesday, August 21 at 7:00 p.m. | Adults only!

Join us for an evening crafting our very own silverware wind chimes! Popular at flea markets and craft fairs, these wind chimes are made from old (but clean!) silverware and repurposed into a unique piece of art, These eccentric pieces make great gifts, but also are a fun, quirky addition to your backyard!

For all adult crafting and DIY programs, registration is not required to attend, but space is limited. 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.

 

Giant Pinwheels


Wednesday, July 17 at 7:00 p.m. | Adults only!

Pinwheels aren’t just for kids—they make great decorations, but they’re also fun for adults, too—especially GIANT pinwheels! Join us for this unusual yet awesome craft that is sure to be the talk of the town. An added perk: giant pinwheels make for a great photo-op!

For all adult crafting and DIY programs, registration is not required to attend, but space is limited. 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.

 

How To: Origami


Saturday, June 29 at 2:00 p.m. | AGES: 13 and up

Origami is the Japanese art of paper folding, the goal of which is to transform a flat square sheet of paper into a finished sculpture. Join us and for a fun afternoon of paper folding and learn how to make a crane, a frog, and a paper balloon.

For all adult crafting and DIY programs, registration is not required to attend, but space is limited. 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.

 

Bottle Cap Garden Art


Wednesday, June 19 at 7:00 p.m. | Adults only!

Looking for ways to spruce up the look of your garden? These bottle cap flowers are a cute and easy way to do just that!  Bottle caps will be provided, but feel free to bring in your own if you would like.

For all adult crafting and DIY programs, registration is not required to attend, but space is limited. 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.

 

Stars & Stripes Rag Wreath


Wednesday, May 15 at 7:00 p.m. | Adults only!

Join us as we make this patriotic rag wreath—perfect for the upcoming holidays of Memorial Day and the Fourth of July—out of scrap fabric and a wire wreath form! Scraps of fabric will be provided, but feel free to bring in your own fabric to use.

For all adult crafting and DIY programs, registration is not required to attend, but space is limited. 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.

 

Recycled CD Coasters


Wednesday, April 17 at 7:00 p.m. | Adults only!

In the spirit of Earth Day, let’s reuse, recycle, and repurpose and create something beautiful! We will be upcycling old CDs and turning them into fun, functional coasters—great for summertime parties.

For all adult crafting and DIY programs, registration is not required to attend, but space is limited. 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.