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Winter Reading Club

Winter Programs - 2018

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 | 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.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 | 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a story, a song, and lots of playtime. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 | 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Come talk about what you're reading, get great book recommendations and chow down on some pizza. Registration begins Saturday, January 6.
Max: 15
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 | 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.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, January 25, 2018 | 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. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, January 25, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for storytime. No adults or siblings please. Drop in.
Thursday, January 25, 2018 | 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.
Friday, January 26, 2018 | 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, January 26, 2018 | 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, January 27, 2018 | 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.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 | 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.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 | 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a story, a song, and lots of playtime. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | 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, January 31, 2018 | 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.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, February 1, 2018 | 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. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, February 1, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for storytime. No adults or siblings please. Drop in.
Thursday, February 1, 2018 | 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.
Friday, February 2, 2018 | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Do you like to find clues, solve puzzles, and race against the clock? Join us after hours at the Library on an exciting mission! Try to solve the mystery and unlock the box before time runs out! Registration begins January 6. .
Max: 20
Friday, February 2, 2018 | 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, January 13.
Max: 15
Friday, February 2, 2018 | 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, January 13.
Max: 15
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 | 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.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 | 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a story, a song, and lots of playtime. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | 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.
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Play Pokémon at the Library! Bring your own cards and meet up with fellow Pokémon fans. Drop in.
Thursday, February 8, 2018 | 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. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, February 8, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for storytime. No adults or siblings please. Drop in.
Thursday, February 8, 2018 | 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.
Friday, February 9, 2018 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Children's Department
Come make a craft in the children's department. Drop in anytime between 4 and 5 p.m.
Saturday, February 10, 2018 | 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories and crafts for the whole family. Drop in.
Max: 75
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 | 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.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 | 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a story, a song, and lots of playtime. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 | 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.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 | 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, January 27.
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
Thursday, February 15, 2018 | 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. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, February 15, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for storytime. No adults or siblings please. Drop in.
Thursday, February 15, 2018 | 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.
Friday, February 16, 2018 | 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, February 16, 2018 | 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, February 19, 2018 | 10:20 AM - 10:50 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a family music class for children with a parent or caregiver. It will include singing, dancing, instrument play and just plain fun! Limit one class per month. Registration begins Saturday, February 3rd.
Max: 15
Monday, February 19, 2018 | 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a family music class for children with a parent or caregiver. It will include singing, dancing, instrument play and just plain fun! Limit one class per month. Registration begins Saturday, February 3rd.
Max: 15
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 | 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.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 | 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Come talk about what you're reading, get great book recommendations and chow down on some pizza. Registration begins Saturday, January 6.
Max: 15
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 | 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a story, a song, and lots of playtime. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 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, February 21, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Kids and teens in grades 4-8 are invited to bring a grown-up with them to this family book discussion. Register your child now. Please list the names of attending adults in the notes field. Stop by the Children's Services Desk to pick up a copy of the book. kids with adult(s)
Max: 15
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 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, February 22, 2018 | 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. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, February 22, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for storytime. No adults or siblings please. Drop in.
Thursday, February 22, 2018 | 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.
Saturday, February 24, 2018 | 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.

Spring Programs - 2018

Friday, March 2, 2018 | 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.
Friday, March 2, 2018 | 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.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 | 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Play Pokémon at the Library! Bring your own cards and meet up with fellow Pokémon fans. Drop in.
Friday, March 9, 2018 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Children's Department
Come make a craft in the children's department. Drop in anytime between 4 and 5 p.m.
Saturday, March 10, 2018 | 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories and crafts for the whole family. Drop in.
Max: 75
Monday, March 12, 2018 | 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, March 12, 2018 | 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Create colorful pom poms to decorate your space! Registration begins Saturday, March 3. .
Max: 12
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 | 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Come talk about what you're reading, get great book recommendations and chow down on some pizza. Registration begins Saturday, March 3.
Max: 15
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 | 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a story, a song, and lots of playtime. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 | 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.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 | 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.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Preschool and elementary teachers are invited to attend our annual Flannel Board Fun program. Learn how to make fun and engaging stories for your classroom out of felt. Registration begins Saturday, February 24. .
Max: 30
Thursday, March 15, 2018 | 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. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, March 15, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for storytime. No adults or siblings please. Drop in.
Thursday, March 15, 2018 | 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.
Thursday, March 15, 2018 | 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 3.
There is a $3 fee per person for non-Park Ridge Library
Max: 18
Friday, March 16, 2018 | 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 16, 2018 | 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 19, 2018 | 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, March 19, 2018 | 10:20 AM - 10:50 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a family music class for children with a parent/caregiver. A music instructor will lead participants through song, dance, instrument play and just plain fun! Limit: one class per month. Registration begins Saturday, March 10.
Max: 15
Monday, March 19, 2018 | 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a family music class for children with a parent/caregiver. Music Instructor will lead participants through song, dance, instrument play and just plain fun! Limit: one class per month. Registration begins Saturday, March 10.
Max: 15
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 | 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.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 | 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a story, a song, and lots of playtime. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 | 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, March 21, 2018 | 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.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, March 22, 2018 | 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. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, March 22, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for storytime. No adults or siblings please. Drop in.
Thursday, March 22, 2018 | 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.
Thursday, March 22, 2018 | 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a monstrously good time as we create abominable artwork and a dreadful dish. Please note: a nut-free snack will be served at this program. A full ingredient list is available at the Children's Services Desk. Registration begins Saturday, March 3. .
Max: 24
Friday, March 23, 2018 | 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 3.
Max: 15
Friday, March 23, 2018 | 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 3.
Max: 15
Monday, March 26, 2018 | 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, March 27, 2018 | 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.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a story, a song, and lots of playtime. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 | 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.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, March 29, 2018 | 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. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, March 29, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for storytime. No adults or siblings please. Drop in.
Thursday, March 29, 2018 | 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.
Monday, April 2, 2018 | 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, April 3, 2018 | 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.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 | 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a story, a song, and lots of playtime. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | 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.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, April 5, 2018 | 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. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, April 5, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for storytime. No adults or siblings please. Drop in.
Thursday, April 5, 2018 | 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.
Friday, April 6, 2018 | 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.
Friday, April 6, 2018 | 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.
Monday, April 9, 2018 | 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, March 17. This program is made possible by a generous donation from The Friends of the Library and Chicago Software Ventures, Inc.
Max: 20
Monday, April 9, 2018 | 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, April 10, 2018 | 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.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 | 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Come talk about what you're reading, get great book recommendations and chow down on some pizza. Registration begins Saturday, March 3.
Max: 15
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 | 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a story, a song, and lots of playtime. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 | 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Play Pokémon at the Library! Bring your own cards and meet up with fellow Pokémon fans. Drop in.
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 | 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.
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, April 12, 2018 | 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. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, April 12, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for storytime. No adults or siblings please. Drop in.
Thursday, April 12, 2018 | 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.
Friday, April 13, 2018 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Children's Department
Come make a craft in the children's department. Drop in anytime between 4 and 5 p.m.
Saturday, April 14, 2018 | 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories and crafts for the whole family. Drop in.
Max: 75
Monday, April 16, 2018 | 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, April 16, 2018 | 10:20 AM - 10:50 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a family music class for children with a parent/caregiver. Music Instructor will lead participants through song, dance, instrument play and just plain fun! Limit: one class per month. Registration begins Saturday, April 7.
Max: 15
Monday, April 16, 2018 | 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a family music class for children with a parent/caregiver. Music Instructor will lead participants through song, dance, instrument play and just plain fun! Limit: one class per month. Registration begins Saturday, April 7.
Max: 15
Monday, April 16, 2018 | 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, March 17. This program is made possible by a generous donation from The Friends of the Library and Chicago Software Ventures, Inc.
Max: 20
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 | 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a story, a song, and lots of playtime. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 | 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.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | 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.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | 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 18, 2018 | 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Kids and teens in grades 4-8 are invited to bring a grown-up with them to this family book discussion. Register your child now. Please list the names of attending adults in the notes field. Stop by the Children's Services Desk to pick up a copy of the book. kids with adult(s)
Max: 15
Thursday, April 19, 2018 | 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. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, April 19, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for storytime. No adults or siblings please. Drop in.
Thursday, April 19, 2018 | 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.
Thursday, April 19, 2018 | 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 7.
There is a $3 fee per person for non-Park Ridge Library
Max: 18
Friday, April 20, 2018 | 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 20, 2018 | 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, April 23, 2018 | 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, March 17. This program is made possible by a generous donation from The Friends of the Library and Chicago Software Ventures, Inc.
Max: 20
Monday, April 23, 2018 | 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, April 24, 2018 | 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.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 | 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a story, a song, and lots of playtime. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 | 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.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Stories, songs and fun for 3 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, April 26, 2018 | 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. Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Thursday, April 26, 2018 | 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for storytime. No adults or siblings please. Drop in.
Thursday, April 26, 2018 | 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.
Thursday, April 26, 2018 | 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Explore the science of flight, make your own kite, and more! Registration begins Saturday, April 7. .
Max: 24
Friday, April 27, 2018 | 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 7.
Max: 15
Friday, April 27, 2018 | 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 7.
Max: 15
Monday, April 30, 2018 | 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, March 17. This program is made possible by a generous donation from The Friends of the Library and Chicago Software Ventures, Inc.
Max: 20

Summer Programs - 2018

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Fall Programs - 2018

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