Valentine’s Day Card Making Party

Monday, February 5 at 6:30 p.m.
AGES: 2 to 12 years old

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the Library! Join us for a card making extravaganza. We’ll have a plethora of ideas and supplies to help you create cards for your friends and family. This program is a drop-in event and registration is not required to attend.


Parent University

Join Miss Kyrie and Miss Penny once a month from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. for a monthly program that will focus on all things parenting – from early literacy activities to negative behaviors. Local experts will guide you through some of the fun and sometimes challenging aspects of raising children in today’s world. Childcare will be provided by library staff during our Play to Learn program for children 1-5 years, children 6 years and older will enjoy activities in the main YS area.

February 21
How to Balance Electronics and Media Time


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.



Family BINGO

Head to the Library for a night of family gaming fun! Winners will have a choice of prizes. Family Bingo is a drop-in event and registration is not required to attend. Space is limited, and players will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Family Bingo will be held at 6:30 p.m. on the following evenings:

March 27 | Bunny Hop Bingo
April 24 | Spring Fling Bingo
May 29 | Summer Vacay Bingo



Free Comic Book Day

Saturday, May 5 | ALL DAY

Join the Library for Free Comic Book Day, a nationwide event held the first Saturday in May each year where participating comic book shops and libraries around the world give away comic books absolutely FREE. We will celebrate Free Comic Book Day with superhero mask making. Stop by the Youth Services Desk for your free comic (while supplies last).



Firefighter Appreciation Day

Wednesday, May 9 at 10:30 a.m.

Join us for the fun as we celebrate International Firefighters’ Day! Miss Kyrie and Miss Diane will welcome two very special firefighters who will read aloud and teach us important fire safety skills. Then we’ll head outside to see the fire vehicles from the Bensenville Fire Protection District. Registration is not required to attend.