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, 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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AGES: 3 to 5 years old
Join Miss Kyrie’s monthly book club just for pre-readers that will focus on early literacy skills and fostering a love of reading. Already read the book? Repetition strengthens connections in the brain and builds confidence in your little one. Pre-K Book Club meets at 4:00 p.m. on the following dates:
March 5 – Mix It Up! by Herve Tullet
April 2 – Little Cloud by Eric Carle
May 7 – Should I Share My Ice Cream? by Mo Willems
Copies of the book to be discussed are available at the Youth Services Desk one month prior to the discussion.
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.
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.
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.
Mondays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
September 11 – February 26
AGES: 2 to 10 years old
Children can join us for an hour of painting, drawing, and creating! We provide the supplies and you bring the imagination. Participants are encouraged to wear clothing they won’t mind getting messy. Registration is not required to attend this class, but space is limited. Spots are available on a rotating basis. Stop by the Youth Desk the day of the class for more information.
Our Early Childhood programs will be on break and not meet November 20-24 and December 26-January 19.