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Fall Programs - 2017

Monday, October 3, 2016 | 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fingerplays for the whole family. Drop in.
Monday, October 3, 2016 | 9:30 AM - 10:05 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fingerplays for children from 12 through 24 months with an adult. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 | 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fingerplays for children from 12 through 24 months with an adult. Siblings welcome. Drop in.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for storytime. No adults or siblings please. Drop in.


Tuesday, October 4, 2016 | 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for our storytime just for babies! Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and a playtime at the end! Doors open at 9:00 a.m. Drop in.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 | 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Play Pokémon at the Library! Bring your own cards and meet up with fellow Pokémon fans. Drop in.
Thursday, October 6, 2016 | 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories and songs specially chosen for 2 year-olds and an adult. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, October 6, 2016 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in
Thursday, October 6, 2016 | 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a story, a song, and lots of playtime. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Friday, October 7, 2016 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Children's Department
Join us in the children's department for self-guided exploration of science, technology, engineering, art, math, and, of course, reading! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Friday, October 7, 2016 | 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM | Children's Department
We'll provide the materials, you provide the curiosity in this self-guided exploration of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) concepts. Drop in.
Saturday, October 8, 2016 | 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM | In front of the Library/lobby
Calling all pet owners, the 7th Annual Costumed Pet Parade is on! Families can kick off the fall season with a march around the Library grounds. Apple cider and cookies will be served after the parade. Costumes for pets and children are encouraged, but not required. Weather permitting.
Monday, October 10, 2016 | 9:30 AM - 10:05 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fingerplays for children from 12 through 24 months with an adult. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Monday, October 10, 2016 | 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fingerplays for the whole family. Drop in.

Winter Programs - 2017

Thursday, December 1, 2016 | 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories and songs specially chosen for 2 year-olds and an adult. Siblings welcome. Drop in.


Thursday, December 1, 2016 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in
Thursday, December 1, 2016 | 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a story, a song, and lots of playtime. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Friday, December 2, 2016 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Children's Department
Join us in the children's department for self-guided exploration of science, technology, engineering, art, math and, of course, reading! Drop in.
Friday, December 2, 2016 | 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM | Children's Department
We’ll provide the materials: you provide the curiosity in this self-guided exploration of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) concepts. Drop in.
Saturday, December 3, 2016 | 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Come talk about what you’re reading, get ideas for your next great read, and enjoy a morning snack of bagels and donuts! Drop in.
Sunday, December 4, 2016 | 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Come sing along to holiday favorites like Jingle Bells, Frosty the Snowman, and Winter Wonderland! Lepskaya’s School of Music will lead with piano and voices. All ages are welcome to join in this special intergenerational holiday event. Drop in. .
Max: 90
Monday, December 5, 2016 | 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fingerplays for the whole family. Drop in.
Monday, December 5, 2016 | 9:30 AM - 10:05 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fingerplays for children from 12 through 24 months with an adult. Siblings welcome. Drop in.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 | 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fingerplays for children from 12 through 24 months with an adult. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for storytime. No adults or siblings please. Drop in.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 | 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for our storytime just for babies! Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and a playtime at the end! Doors open at 9:00 a.m. Drop in.
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 | 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Wear your pjs and bring your favorite stuffed friend for a cozy bedtime storytime!
Thursday, December 8, 2016 | 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories and songs specially chosen for 2 year-olds and an adult. Siblings welcome. Drop in.


Thursday, December 8, 2016 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in

Spring Programs - 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Kids and their families are invited to the Library to meet a Chicago Wolves player. Get an autograph and a close-up look at all of the hockey gear, and find out what it's like to play pro hockey! Drop in. .
Max: 90
Monday, March 13, 2017 | 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a family music class for children with a parent/caregiver. Miss Patty will lead participants through song, dance, instrument play and just plain fun! Limit: one class per month. Registration begins Saturday, March 4.

There is a $3 fee per person for non-Park Ridge Library cardholders. Please visit the Library in person to register and pay by cash or check. There are no refunds for program fees.



Max: 15
Monday, March 13, 2017 | 10:20 AM - 10:50 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a family music class for children with a parent/caregiver. Miss Patty will lead participants through song, dance, instrument play and just plain fun! Limit: one class per month. Registration begins Saturday, March 4.

There is a $3 fee per person for non-Park Ridge Library cardholders. Please visit the Library in person to register and pay by cash or check. There are no refunds for program fees.

Max: 15
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 | 1:30 PM - 1:50 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Come meet a community hero! Listen to stories read aloud by a local Park Ridge Police Officer, and have a chance to hear about what it's like to work as a police officer. Drop in.
Thursday, March 16, 2017 | 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Come to the Library for these special monthly art classes taught by Brickton Art Center instructors. Registration begins Saturday, March 4.

There is a $3 fee per person for non-Park Ridge Library cardholders. Please visit the Library in person to register and pay by cash or check. There are no refunds for program fees.

Max: 18
Monday, April 17, 2017 | 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a family music class for children with a parent/caregiver. Miss Patty will lead participants through song, dance, instrument play and just plain fun! Limit: one class per month. Registration begins Saturday, April 1.

There is a $3 fee per person for non-Park Ridge Library cardholders. Please visit the Library in person to register and pay by cash or check. There are no refunds for program fees.
Max: 15
Monday, April 17, 2017 | 10:20 AM - 10:50 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a family music class for children with a parent/caregiver. Miss Patty will lead participants through song, dance, instrument play and just plain fun! Limit: one class per month. Registration begins Saturday, April 1.

There is a $3 fee per person for non-Park Ridge Library cardholders. Please visit the Library in person to register and pay by cash or check. There are no refunds for program fees.
Max: 15
Thursday, April 20, 2017 | 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Come to the Library for these special monthly art classes taught by Brickton Art Center instructors. Registration begins Saturday, April 20.

There is a $3 fee per person for non-Park Ridge Library cardholders. Please visit the Library in person to register and pay by cash or check. There are no refunds for program fees.



Max: 18

Summer Programs - 2017

More events to come. Please check back soon!
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