Thursdays at 5:30 p.m.
AGES: 0 to 8 years old
Families are welcome to join us after a long day to listen to our favorite relaxing bedtime tales and rhymes. A simple coloring craft will also be provided. Registration is not required, but space is limited on a first-come, first-served basis.
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
AGES: 3 to 5 years old
Join Ms. Diane as we read lively stories, sing songs, and do some early learning about letters and counting. We will finish by making a fun craft to take home! This program is designed for children with a little longer attention span. (We also love homeschoolers!) Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited and preschoolers will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Cuentos & Crafts
Mondays at 5:30 p.m.
AGES: 0 to 8 years old
Join Ms. Priscyla as she shares all of our favorite books, songs, riddles, and movement activities bilingually! Stay until the end for a fun craft that the whole family can enjoy.
Hispanic Heritage Month Trivia
Monday, September 16 — Tuesday, October 15
Help us celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and stop by the YS Desk to test your knowledge about famous Hispanic heroes! Each day we’ll have a different icon on display; answer correctly for a sweet treat!
Black History Month Trivia
Monday, February 3 — Saturday, February 29
Help us celebrate Black History Month and stop by the YS Desk to test your knowledge about famous Black heroes! Each day we’ll have a different icon on display; answer correctly for a sweet treat!
Friday, April 10 at 1:00 p.m. | ALL AGES
No school? No problem! Join us for a movie on the days that school is closed and take advantage of stadium seating, new HD projection, and free popcorn in the Library’s auditorium for a showing of our favorite family films. Admission to the show is free! Admission is open to all, though space is limited. Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Movie title to be released one month prior to showing.
Sunday, February 23 at 2:00 p.m.
Have you always wanted to dive into genealogy research, but don’t know where to start? Come join genealogy researcher Jennifer Warner and learn how to use the Ancestry.com database available to you for free through the Library. Her presentation is designed to help you learn the basics of Ancestry — learn how to create a family tree, research family members, and create reports through the site.
Write down what you read for a chance to win a Kindle Fire 7!
Starting December 1, pick up a Winter Reading Program bookmark at the Adult Services Desk. Write down what you read in the spaces provided. Once your bookmark is full, return it to the Adult Services Desk to be entered in the drawing to win a Kindle Fire 7! The last day to turn in your bookmark is February 1. One entry per person, please. AGES: 18 years old and up
Friday, December 6 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Join Library staff for our annual Holiday Open House and celebrate the holidays with us! Enjoy music from the caroling quartet The Vagabond Singers, as well as the jazz quintet Zazz, who will play all of your holiday favorites. While you listen, enjoy a wide variety of holiday treats by our fireplace, make a kids holiday craft, or take some memorable photos! The musical performances at this program are co-sponsored by the Bensenville Arts Council.