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Winter Programs - 2019

Thursday, February 21, 2019 | 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, plus playtime for babies! Siblings welcome. Drop in. Doors open at 9am.
Thursday, February 21, 2019 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for 2 and 3 year olds! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, February 21, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a mini storytime and lots of playtime! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Friday, February 22, 2019 | 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a science project geared for little learners. Limit: one class. Registration begins Saturday, February 2. .
Max: 15
Friday, February 22, 2019 | 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a science project geared for little learners. Limit: one class. Registration begins Saturday, February 2. .
Max: 15
Saturday, February 23, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and a craft for the whole family. Drop in.
Monday, February 25, 2019 | 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
This reading readiness program pairs young children with trained teen volunteers and uses hands-on activities to promote early literacy and cognitive development in young children. Please make every effort to be available for all four sessions.

Registration begins Saturday, February 2. . This program is made possible by a generous donation from the Friends of the Library and Chicago Software Ventures, Inc.
Max: 20
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 | 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Come talk about what you are reading, get great book recommendations, and chow down on some pizza. Registration for these programs begins January 5. .
Max: 15
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
We invited young readers, grades 1-3, along with one or more adults to read Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle together and share their experiences. Registration for this program begins January 5. Visit the Children's Services Department to pick up copies of the book to check out. kids with adult.
Max: 10
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Wear your pj's and join us for bedtime stories, songs, and rhymes! Drop in.
Thursday, February 28, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
We invited young readers, grades 4-8, along with one or more adults to read Awkward together and share their experiences. Registration for this program begins January 5. Visit the Children's Services Department to pick up copies of the book to check out. kids with adult.
Max: 10

Spring Programs - 2019

Friday, March 1, 2019 | 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, March 1, 2019 | 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.
Monday, March 4, 2019 | 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
This reading readiness program pairs young children with trained teen volunteers and uses hands-on activities to promote early literacy and cognitive development in young children. Please make every effort to be available for all four sessions.

Registration begins Saturday, February 2. . This program is made possible by a generous donation from the Friends of the Library and Chicago Software Ventures, Inc.
Max: 20
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Dogs from Rainbow Assisted Therapy want to hear you read! Sign up for a 15 minute session to cozy up and read to a canine companion. Bring your own book, or pick one out from the Library before your turn.
This program is sponsored by Marion's Mark.
This program is for Park Ridge Library cardholders only. Registration for each event is separate and by phone or in-person only. Registration begins Friday, March 1. per session.
Max: 12
Friday, March 8, 2019 | 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM | Children's Department
Do you like to role play and solve mysteries? Join us after hours in the Library for a murder mystery party! Registration begins Saturday, March 2. .
Max: 20
Saturday, March 9, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and a craft for the whole family. Drop in.
Monday, March 11, 2019 | 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for 2 and 3 year olds! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Monday, March 11, 2019 | 10:20 AM - 10:50 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a family music class with a parent or caregiver. It will include singing, dancing, instrument play, and just plain fun!
Limit one class per month.
Registration begins Saturday, March 2.
Max: 15
Monday, March 11, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a family music class with a parent or caregiver. It will include singing, dancing, instrument play, and just plain fun!
Limit one class per month.
Registration begins Saturday, March 2.
Max: 15
Monday, March 11, 2019 | 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
This reading readiness program pairs young children with trained teen volunteers and uses hands-on activities to promote early literacy and cognitive development in young children. Please make every effort to be available for all four sessions.

Registration begins Saturday, February 2. . This program is made possible by a generous donation from the Friends of the Library and Chicago Software Ventures, Inc.
Max: 20
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 | 9:30 AM - 10:05 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes, plus playtime for 1s and 2s! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for 3 to 5 year olds! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Wear your pj's and join us for bedtime stories, songs, and rhymes! Drop in.
Thursday, March 14, 2019 | 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
What can you build? Use your imagination and see what you can create! Registration begins Saturday, March 2. .
Max: 24
Thursday, March 14, 2019 | 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, plus playtime for babies! Siblings welcome. Drop in. Doors open at 9am.
Thursday, March 14, 2019 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for 2 and 3 year olds! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, March 14, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a mini storytime and lots of playtime! Siblings welcome.
Friday, March 15, 2019 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Children's Department
Come make a craft in the Children's Department! Drop in anytime between 4 and 5pm.
Saturday, March 16, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM | Children's Department
Families are invited to stop by during our drop-in sessions to explore our Mobile Makerspace and engage in fun and exciting STEAM activities. Activities may include experimenting with robots, Snap Circuits, K’NEX Model Building Set, Squishy Circuits, and more fun stuff to explore and make. This program is designed for kids ages 4 - 12 and their families (siblings welcome). Drop in.
Sunday, March 17, 2019 | 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Dogs from Rainbow Assisted Therapy want to hear you read! Sign up for a 15 minute session to cozy up and read to a canine companion. Bring your own book, or pick one out from the Library before your turn.
This program is sponsored by Marion's Mark.
This program is for Park Ridge Library cardholders only. Registration for each event is separate and by phone or in-person only. Registration begins Sunday, March 10. per session.
Max: 12
Monday, March 18, 2019 | 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
This reading readiness program pairs young children with trained teen volunteers and uses hands-on activities to promote early literacy and cognitive development in young children. Please make every effort to be available for all four sessions.

Registration begins Saturday, February 2. . This program is made possible by a generous donation from the Friends of the Library and Chicago Software Ventures, Inc.
Max: 20
Monday, March 18, 2019 | 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for 2 and 3 year olds! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 | 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Come talk about what you are reading, get great book recommendations, and chow down on some pizza. Registration for these programs begins March 2. .
Max: 15
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Wear your pj's and join us for bedtime stories, songs, and rhymes! Drop in.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | 9:30 AM - 10:05 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes, plus playtime for 1s and 2s! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for 3 to 5 year olds! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
We'll provide the LEGOs and you provide the fun! Drop in. Children not yet in Kindergarten must have a caregiver remain in the room.
Thursday, March 21, 2019 | 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, plus playtime for babies! Siblings welcome. Drop in. Doors open at 9am.
Thursday, March 21, 2019 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for 2 and 3 year olds! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, March 21, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a mini storytime and lots of playtime! Siblings welcome.
Friday, March 22, 2019 | 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for an art project geared for little learners. Limit: one class. Registration begins Saturday, March 9. .
Max: 15
Friday, March 22, 2019 | 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for an art project geared for little learners. Limit: one class. Registration begins Saturday, March 9. .
Max: 15
Monday, March 25, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
School’s out, so join us for picture bingo! Learn new words and earn golden tickets for each bingo you receive! Golden tickets will be redeemable for a small prize. Drop in.
Monday, March 25, 2019 | 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for 2 and 3 year olds! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 | 9:30 AM - 10:05 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes, plus playtime for 1s and 2s! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for 3 to 5 year olds! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, March 28, 2019 | 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, plus playtime for babies! Siblings welcome. Drop in. Doors open at 9am.
Thursday, March 28, 2019 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for 2 and 3 year olds! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, March 28, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a mini storytime and lots of playtime! Siblings welcome.
Monday, April 1, 2019 | 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for 2 and 3 year olds! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 | 9:30 AM - 10:05 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes, plus playtime for 1s and 2s! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for 3 to 5 year olds! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Dogs from Rainbow Assisted Therapy want to hear you read! Sign up for a 15 minute session to cozy up and read to a canine companion. Bring your own book, or pick one out from the Library before your turn.
This program is sponsored by Marion's Mark.
This program is for Park Ridge Library cardholders only. Registration for each event is separate and by phone or in-person only. Registration begins Wednesday, March 27. per session.
Max: 12
Thursday, April 4, 2019 | 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, plus playtime for babies! Siblings welcome. Drop in. Doors open at 9am.
Thursday, April 4, 2019 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for 2 and 3 year olds! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, April 4, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a mini storytime and lots of playtime! Siblings welcome.
Friday, April 5, 2019 | 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, April 5, 2019 | 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, April 6, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Learn the differences and similarities between reptiles and amphibians and meet over 20 live animals that you will get to touch and see up close! Tickets available beginning Saturday, March 23. Siblings are welcome.
Monday, April 8, 2019 | 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for 2 and 3 year olds! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Monday, April 8, 2019 | 10:20 AM - 10:50 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a family music class with a parent or caregiver. It will include singing, dancing, instrument play, and just plain fun!
Limit one class per month.
Registration begins Saturday, March 30.
Max: 15
Monday, April 8, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a family music class with a parent or caregiver. It will include singing, dancing, instrument play, and just plain fun!
Limit one class per month.
Registration begins Saturday, March 30.
Max: 15
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 | 9:30 AM - 10:05 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes, plus playtime for 1s and 2s! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for 3 to 5 year olds! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Wear your pj's and join us for bedtime stories, songs, and rhymes! Drop in.
Thursday, April 11, 2019 | 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Prepare to be amazed as we explore optical illusions! Registration begins Saturday, March 23. .
Max: 24
Thursday, April 11, 2019 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for 2 and 3 year olds! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, April 11, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a mini storytime and lots of playtime! Siblings welcome.
Thursday, April 11, 2019 | 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, plus playtime for babies! Siblings welcome. Drop in. Doors open at 9am.
Friday, April 12, 2019 | 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM | Children's Department
Do you like to role play and solve mysteries? Join us after hours in the Library for a murder mystery party! Registration begins Saturday, March 2. .
Max: 20
Saturday, April 13, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and a craft for the whole family. Drop in.
Monday, April 15, 2019 | 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for 2 and 3 year olds! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Wear your pj's and join us for bedtime stories, songs, and rhymes! Drop in.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 | 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Come talk about what you are reading, get great book recommendations, and chow down on some pizza. Registration for these programs begins March 2. .
Max: 15
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 | 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
We'll provide the LEGOs and you provide the fun! Drop in. Children not yet in Kindergarten must have a caregiver remain in the room.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 | 9:30 AM - 10:05 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes, plus playtime for 1s and 2s! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for 3 to 5 year olds! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, April 18, 2019 | 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, plus playtime for babies! Siblings welcome. Drop in. Doors open at 9am.
Thursday, April 18, 2019 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for 2 and 3 year olds! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, April 18, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a mini storytime and lots of playtime! Siblings welcome.
Friday, April 19, 2019 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Children's Department
Come make a craft in the Children's Department! Drop in anytime between 4 and 5pm.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 | 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
We invite young readers, along with one or more adults, to read The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary and share their experience. Pizza will be served. Registration begins March 2. Visit the Children's Services Department to pick up copies of the book to check out. kids with adults.
Max: 10
Friday, April 26, 2019 | 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a science project geared for little learners. Limit: one class. Registration begins Saturday, April 13. .
Max: 15
Friday, April 26, 2019 | 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a science project geared for little learners. Limit: one class. Registration begins Saturday, April 13. .
Max: 15
Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM | Children's Department
Families are invited to stop by during our drop-in sessions to explore our Mobile Makerspace and engage in fun and exciting STEAM activities. Activities may include experimenting with robots, Snap Circuits, K’NEX Model Building Set, Squishy Circuits, and more fun stuff to explore and make. This program is designed for kids ages 4 - 12 and their families (siblings welcome). Drop in.

Summer Programs - 2019

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
CS Program

Fall Programs - 2019

More events to come. Please check back soon!
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