Polish Storytime


Second Thursdays of each month at 4:30 p.m.
September 13—February 14
AGES: 2 to 5 years old

Join Ms. Kat as she shares books, rhymes, and movement activities bilingually. A healthy snack will also be provided. Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited.

Sing, Dance, Play!


Mondays at 10:30 a.m.
Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.
September 6—February 28 (The November 8 meeting has been cancelled.)
AGES: 1 to 5 years old

Join Ms. Kyrie every week for a musical adventure! You and your child will sing new rhymes, dance to fun songs, and interact with different musical instruments. Registration is not required to attend.

Our Early Childhood programs will be on break and NOT meet November 19—23 and December 26—January 18.

 

Little Builders


Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.
September 5—February 27
AGES: 2 to 6 years old

Join us for creative building and play— explore the Library’s collection of building sets and see what you can make! Our unique collection includes: Giant LEGOs, Feltro, Tegu, Magz Bricks, Magz Clix, Snapo, Brackitz, and more! Registration is not required to attend. Please note: small pieces can be a choking hazard, parent supervision is required.

Our Early Childhood programs will be on break and NOT meet November 19—23 and December 26—January 18.

 

Early Childhood Vision Screening


Tuesday, November 13 at 11:00 a.m. at the Library
AGES: 6 months—6 years old

The Elmhurst Lions Club will be conducting free vision screenings at the Library. The screening identifies near-sightedness, far-sightedness, and astigmatism. If your child is high risk for any of these issues, you’ll receive a notice recommending that the child visit an eye doctor for a complete exam. No registration is required.

 

Sweethearts Ball


Wednesday, February 13 at 10:30 a.m.
AGES: 1 to 5 years old

Join Ms. Kyrie for a special Valentine themed music and movement program! Wear your fanciest clothes and spend the morning singing, laughing, and (most importantly) dancing! Registration is not required to attend.

 

Toy Swap


Saturday, January 19 at 10:30 a.m.
AGES: Toys appropriate for ages 10 years old and younger

Did the holidays bring you too many or duplicate toys? Donate clean, gently used toys to the Library January 9—16 and then return for the swap to take home some “new to you” toys. Those who donate will get early access to the swap! The library reserves the right to refuse donated toys, and stuffed animals will not be accepted.

 

Drive-In Theatre


Wednesday, January 2 at 12:00 p.m.
AGES: 3 to 8 years old

Make a cardboard car, bring a sack lunch, and take in the show! To start off our special program, every child will decorate a box car, supplied by the Library, and then enjoy watching one of our favorite films while “parked.” Stop by the Youth Services Desk the morning of the program for a ticket to reserve your spot. Space is limited to 25 children. NOTE: No food or drink will be provided by the Library.

 

Noon Year’s Eve


Saturday, December 29 at 11:30 a.m.
AGES: Kindergarten and younger

Join us for a family-friendly celebration counting down to the New Year without staying up late! Enjoy storytime, playtime, and a simple craft – complete with a confetti drop at 12:00 p.m.! Registration is not required to attend, but space and supplies are limited.

 

Visit with Santa


Friday, December 14 at 6:30 p.m.
AGES: 10 years and younger

Bring your little ones for our annual visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. While waiting for their turn on Santa’s lap, kids will be able to make a craft! Remember to bring your camera as this is sure to be a memory you won’t want to forget. Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited. Tickets to attend will be available beginning at 9:00 a.m. the day of the program at the Youth Services Desk.