Beach Dance Party


Saturday, June 16 at 10:30 a.m. *Please note new date!
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.

 

Pre-K Book Club


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.

 

 

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.

Drop-In Art


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.

The Music Factory


Thursdays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
March 8—May 26
AGES: 1 to 5 years old

Join Miss Allison every week from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. for a musical playground. Your child will interact with different musical instruments and even learn a new song or rhyme during this drop-in program. Registration not required to attend.

Stay & Play


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Tuesdays & Thursdays at 11:00 a.m.
March 6—July 31
AGES: 1 to 5 years old

Children are invited to join us after storytime on Tuesdays and Thursdays for Stay & Play. Enjoy an hour of play during which you and your child may socialize with other parents and caregivers. Registration is not required to attend.

Firefighter Appreciation Day


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

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.

 

 

Park Play


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Fridays at 10:30 a.m. at Sunset Park
July 6—August 17
ALL AGES

Children of all ages are invited to join us on Fridays at 10:30 a.m. for Park Play, the Library’s outdoor playgroup. Each week the Library will be at Sunset Park for an hour of outdoor play. Socialize with other parents and caregivers while your child enjoys sunshine, fresh air, as well as active, manipulative, and sensory play. NOTE: Park Play will be relocated to the Library’s meeting room in inclement weather.