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Winter Reading

Our Winter Reading program ends on Friday, February 9. For more information about the program and how to sign up and log your reading, please visit Winter Reading.

Winter_Reading_Scavenger_HuntThe Winter Reading scavenger hunt ends on Sunday, February 10. Stop by the desk to pick up a scavenger hunt sheet and find the friendly seals hidden throughout the Children's Department. . 







STEAM Kits Now Available

The Children's Department now has a number of STEAM kits available for check-out to Park Ridge Public Library cardholders. These kits contain prepackaged activities for parents and kids interested in building science, technology, engineering, art and math skills. 




Children's Services Activities



Our storytimes are in person! However, our monthly evening PJ storytimes will remain virtual. 

For more information about the schedule of our storytimes, please visit the Storytimes page.




Monthly Activity

Make a doggie puppet in February. Stop by the Children's Department desk and ask for the supplies to make a puppet at the library. 







Book Bundles

Whether you're making an unexpected quick exit or are just popping in for a stack of books, check out one of our Grab & Go Bundles—a preselected group of books by age or reading level:
Toddlers and Preschoolers

• 2 & 3-year-olds 
• 4 & 5-year-olds 

Early Readers

• A & B for beginning reading levels  
• C & D for more advanced reading levels 




2024 Preschool and Enrichment Fair


If you missed our 2024 Preschool & Enrichment Fair featuring representatives from local preschools, daycares and enrichment programs, please visit our Preschool & Enrichment Fair page for a list of the representatives.