Friday, October 26 from 6:30—8:00 p.m.
AGES: 10 years old and younger
Families are invited to celebrate Halloween with the Library! Join us for an evening of stories, crafts, and games. Wear your Halloween costume so that you can take part in the Library’s indoor Trick or Treating! Registration is not required to attend this event, and the event will take place rain or shine.
Wednesday October 24 at 10:30 a.m.
AGES: 1 to 5 years old
Join Ms. Kyrie for a special Halloween themed music and movement program! Wear your costumes and spend the morning singing, laughing, and (most importantly) dancing! Registration is not required to attend.
Wednesday, October 3 at 10:30 a.m.
AGES: 3 to 6 years old
Did you know that Illinois grows more pumpkins than any other state? A representative from DuPage County Farm Bureau will teach us all about pumpkins, and then we will complete a craft together! No registration is required, but space is limited.
Thursday, September 27 at 6:30 p.m.
AGES: High school students and parents/caregivers
Join us for this FREE seminar for parents/caregivers with high school students who plan on attending college. Parents/caregivers will learn academic and financial strategies from the My College Planning Team, whose seminar was rated “Best College Workshop” by Chicago area parents. No registration is required.
Saturday, September 22
Hispanic Heritage Crafts from 10:00—2:00p.m.
AGES: 3 to 18 years old
Join us for crafts celebrating different Hispanic cultures! All supplies will be provided, just bring your creativity. No registration is required, but it is a first-come, first-served program, and supplies are limited.
Spanish Storytime at 1:30 p.m.
AGES: 2 to 5 years old
Join Lizzeth Fausto as she presents books, rhymes, and movement activities bilingually. A healthy snack will also be provided. Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited.
Sábado, el 22 de septiembre
La hora de cuentos en español a las 1:30 p.m. | Edades: 2 a 5 años
Acompañe a Lizzeth Fausto como ella presenta libros, rimas y actividades bilingües de movimiento.
Proveeremos un tentempié saludable también. El registro no es requerido para asistir, pero el espacio es limitado.
Manualidades de la Herencia Hispana de 10:30 a.m. a 2:00 p.m | Edades: 3 años a 18 años
Acompáñenos para manualidades celebrando diferentes culturas hispanas. Proveeremos todos los suministros, solo trae tu creatividad. El registro no es requerido, pero este evento es por orden de llegada, y las provisiones
Monday, September 17 at 6:00 p.m.
AGES: 7 to 16 years old
Are you interested in learning how to play Pokémon Trading Cards? Come join the Library as we collaborate with The Gaming Goat for a night of learning and playing Pokémon Trading Cards. Participants are encouraged to bring their own Pokémon trading cards for a better learning experience.
Saturday, September 8 at 10:30 a.m.
AGES: 9 years old and up
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the U.S. release of the book Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, join us Muggles as we tackle the world of Harry Potter with family fun trivia. Participants of all ages are highly encouraged to dress in costume! Registration is not required to attend this event, but space is limited.
Wednesday, September 5 at 10:30 a.m.
AGES: 3 to 6 years old
We will be joined by a representative from the DuPage County Farm Bureau who will teach us about the parts of an apple! We will learn about how pollination is a huge part of the apple’s life cycle and then complete a craft together! No registration is required, but space is limited.
Monday, December 3 at 6:30 p.m.
AGES: 5 years and up
Join us as we celebrate Illinois’ 200th Birthday! We will learn about Illinois’ early years, historical happenings, and some famous Illinoisans—and what party would be complete without cake and crafts!
Illinois Bicentennial READS!
November 1—December 3
AGES: Grades K-12
In celebration of Illinois’ 200 years of statehood, children grades K-12 can stop by the Youth Services Desk to grab a READS card. Participants will learn more about Illinois and its famous residents through reading and activities. Those who complete the tasks will qualify for a drawing for a $15 Amazon gift card! Questions? Please stop by the Youth Services Desk.
Tuesdays from 6:00—7:00 p.m. | September 18—February 26 | Adult Services Area
AGES: Adults and teens
¡Hola amigos! Do you want to practice speaking Spanish? This informal group meets weekly to bring people together to have the opportunity to communicate in Spanish. The goal of the group is to talk about common everyday topics in español. Prior experience with the language is a plus, but anyone with the desire to learn is welcome. Registration not required.
Los martes, 6:00 a 7:00 p.m. | Comenzando en el 18 de septiembre | En el área de servicios de adultos
¡Bienvenido al grupo de conversación en español! Hispanohablantes y anglohablantes juntos tienen la oportunidad de hablar y cambiar ideas entre ellos comunicando en español. El registro no es requerido. Para adultos y adolescentes.