Stories with Grammy


Mondays at 10:30 a.m.
March 4 — May 20
AGES: 2 to 5 years old

Whether they call them Grandma, Nana, or Abuelita, kids love their grandmothers! Join us for gentle calming tales and rhymes from our favorite librarian, Grammy Bonnie. Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Illinois Wild Mammals


Friday, July 19 at 10:30 a.m. | AGES: 3 to 8 years old

Learn all about our native Illinois’ wild mammals as we investigate natural objects, hear some stories, and more! This program is available thanks to the Loan Box Program as part of a partnership between the Forest Preserve of DuPage County and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

DuPage County Farm Bureau Presents: Dairy Delight


Friday, July 12 at 10:30 a.m. | AGES: 3 to 8 years old

Learn about loveable dairy cows and how farmers make sure they’re comfortable to produce milk— we’ll even make our own butter to taste! PLEASE NOTE: Butter contains dairy, if your child has a dairy allergy please let YS Library Staff know so that accommodations can be made. Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Author Visit: Matt de la Peña


Wednesday, May 8 at 6:30 p.m. | ALL AGES

The Bensenville Library, Bensenville School District 2, and Bensenville Arts Council are delighted to welcome author Matt de la Peña! Mr. de la Peña will talk with families about his books and his career as an author. The first 15 children in line will receive a free copy of Carmela Full of Wishes, available in English and Spanish, to be autographed by the author. A limited number of copies will also be available for purchase. Book autographs will end precisely at 8:00 p.m. Free copies and author autographs are available on a first-come, first-served basis the evening of the event.

 

Author Visit: Duncan Tonatiuh


Tuesday, March 5 at 6:30 p.m. | ALL AGES

The Bensenville Library and Bensenville School District 2 are delighted to welcome author-illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh! Mr. Tonatiuh will talk with families about his books and his career as an author-illustrator. The first 15 children in line will receive a free copy of The Princess and the Warrior, available in English and Spanish, to be autographed by the author. A limited number of copies will also be available for purchase. Book autographs will end precisely at 8:00 p.m. Free copies and author autographs are available on a first-come, first-served basis the evening of the event.

 

Card Making for Mom and Dad


Mother’s Day Card Making
Wednesday, May 1 at 6:30 p.m.
AGES: 3 years and older

Join us as we make beautiful cards for the amazing mothers and women in our lives. All materials will be provided—just bring your creativity! Registration is not required, but space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Limit five cards per child.


Father’s Day Card Making
Wednesday, June 5 at 6:30 p.m.
AGES: 3 years and older

Join us as we make beautiful cards for the amazing fathers and men in our lives. All materials will be provided—just bring your creativity! Registration is not required, but space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Limit five cards per child.