Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
June 7 – July 26
AGES: 6 to 10 years old
Join the Youth Department’s Parish every Thursday for fun and easy craft making projects. Each week the featured project will use simple items like buttons, strings, paper and more. No registration is required to attend, but space is limited.
Mondays from 9:30–10:30 a.m.
June 11 – July 23
AGES: 4 to 8 years old
Get outside in the Library’s garden with Miss Penny and Miss Diane to enjoy and learn about flowers, bugs, and other cool things in nature! We will learn some new facts, do some hands-on projects, and even share some stories. Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited. Stop by the Youth Desk the day of the program for more information.
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
June 12 – July 31
AGES: 2 to 12 years old
Join the Library 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. No registration is required to attend, but space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Video Game Club
Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m. | June 11 – July 30 | AGES: 12 to 18 years old
Join the Library for video game playing! Each week we will be using a different game system to truly test your skills! At the club, we will vote on which game we will be playing that day. Registration is not required, but no more attendees will be accepted after an hour into the program. The games played will be rated from E-T.
Video Game Club Tournament
Thursday, March 28 at 1:00-5:00 p.m.
AGES: 10 to 18 years old
Join the library for its first ever MEGA Video Game Tournament Day – complete with pizza! Our tournament will be split into two game brackets, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and NBA 2K19. Registration is not required, but space is limited. Battling players will not be allowed to participate in the tournament after the first 15 minutes, so please arrive early.
Video Game Club Tournament
Thursday, July 25 at 1:00—5:00 p.m.
Ages: 10 to 18 years old
Join the library for its second MEGA Video Game Tournament Day – complete with pizza! Our tournament will be split into two game brackets, titles to be released one week prior to event. Registration is not required, but space is limited. Battling players will not be allowed to participate in the tournament after the first 15 minutes, so please arrive early.
Third Tuesdays of the month at 6:30 p.m.
March 19 | April 16 | May 21 | June 18 | July 16
AGES: 12 years old and younger
Join us the third Tuesday of every month to channel your inner artist. See what you can create with different types of paints, stamps, and more, available from the Library’s art supply stash. We will present themed project ideas to get you started. All of our supplies are washable, but there is a chance for a mess, so wear something that can get messy! Space is limited, and artists will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Join us on the third Thursday of every month at 7:00 p.m. and take advantage of stadium seating, new HD projection, and free popcorn in the Library’s auditorium for a showing of cinematic gems you may have missed. Admission to the show is free! Film titles for this program are announced one month prior to the event.
Thursday, April 18 – Hotel Artemis
As rioting rocks Los Angeles in the year 2028, disgruntled thieves make their way to Hotel Artemis — a 13-story, members-only hospital for criminals. It’s operated by the Nurse, a no-nonsense, high-tech healer who already has her hands full with a French assassin, an arms dealer and an injured cop. As the violence of the night continues, the Nurse must decide whether to break her own rules and confront what she’s worked so hard to avoid.
(2018, Rated R, 1 hour 34 minutes)
Please note: all Film Fanatics showings will be at the Bensenville Library