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Fall Programs - 2018

Monday, December 10, 2018 | 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM | Off-site Location
Special Location: Oberweis, 101 S. Northwest Highway
Meet us at Oberweis to talk about what you are reading, get great book recommendations, and enjoy a single scoop of ice cream or hot chocolate on us! Registration begins Saturday, November 17. .
Max: 12
Thursday, December 13, 2018 | 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM |
Special Location:Maine Park Leisure Center 2701 W. Sibley Avenue.
We invite young readers, Grades 1-3, along with one or more adults to read this book together and share their experiences. Pizza will be served. Visit the Children's Services Department to check out your copy of the book. Registration begins November 3. kids with adults.
Max: 10

Winter Programs - 2019

Saturday, January 12, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Off-site Location
Special Location: St. Andrews Lutheran School, 260 N. Northwest Highway
Representatives from over twenty-five area preschools and daycare facilities will assist you in choosing the best setting for your child. Parents can also learn about educational opportunities at museums, dance studios, and other enrichment programs. The first 100 families will receive a book and reusable bag! This event is co-sponsored by the Park Ridge Community Women. Drop in.
Monday, January 21, 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, January 22, 2019 | 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for 3 to 5 year olds! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes, plus playtime for 1s and 2s! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, January 23, 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, January 23, 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, January 24, 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, January 24, 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, January 24, 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.
Saturday, January 26, 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, January 28, 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, January 29, 2019 | 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for 3 to 5 year olds! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes, plus playtime for 1s and 2s! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Tuesday, January 29, 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
Wednesday, January 30, 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, January 30, 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, January 30, 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, January 31, 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, January 31, 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, January 31, 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 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, February 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, February 4, 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, February 5, 2019 | 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for 3 to 5 year olds! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes, plus playtime for 1s and 2s! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, February 6, 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, February 6, 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, February 7, 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 7, 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 7, 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 8, 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, February 9, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Come rock out with ScribbleMonster in a fun and creative musical playtime!

Tickets available in person Saturday, January 19. Admission free to Park Ridge Library cardholders, $3 fee for non-cardholders. . This program is made possible by the Friends of the Library.
Max:125
Monday, February 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, January 26.
Max: 15
Monday, February 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, January 26.
Max: 15
Monday, February 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.
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 | 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for 3 to 5 year olds! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes, plus playtime for 1s and 2s! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, February 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, February 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.
Thursday, February 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, February 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, February 14, 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 15, 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, February 15, 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, February 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.
Monday, February 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, February 19, 2019 | 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for 3 to 5 year olds! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes, plus playtime for 1s and 2s! Siblings welcome. Drop in.
Wednesday, February 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, February 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, February 20, 2019 | 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
We'll provide the LEGOs and you provide the fun! Children not yet in Kindergarten must have a caregiver remain in the room. Drop in.
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

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
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
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

Summer Programs - 2019

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