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Storytime & Events

September 15 - November 20, 2014

Cozy up at the Library for our drop-in fall storytimes: Alphabet Soup, Baby Tales, Family Evening Storytime. Join us also for our interactive classes: Curious Science Investigators and Story Lab. Registration is required. See our newsletter or online calendar for more information.

Alphabet Soup
For ages 2 - 3 years with parent/caregiver
Wednesdays at 10am (30 minutes)
Focuses on alphabet, number, shape and color recognition using nursery rhymes, stories, finger plays, puppets and songs. There is also a simple craft.

Baby Tales
For ages 6 months - 2 years with parent/caregiver
Mondays at 10am (45 minutes)
Features nursery rhymes, stories, finger plays, and songs. There is also a simple craft and playtime.

CSI - Curious Science Investigators
For 1st grade and up
Tuesdays or Thursdays at 4pm (45 minutes)
Have you heard about STEM? This class combines a little bit of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math with a whole lot of fun! Hands-on activities for inquisitive minds! (Shhh...learning involved.)

Evening Storytime
For all ages and families
Wednesdays at 6:30pm (30 minutes)
Includes stories, puppets, fingerplays, and songs. A craft will be available.

Firefighter Storytime
For all ages and parent or caregiver
Tuesday, October 7 at 10am or 1:30pm
Wednesday, October 8 at 6:30pm
Thursday, October 9 at 10am
Elk Grove Village Firefighters will be coming to the library to read books, talk about fire safety, and show us their fire fighting protective gear. This special storytime will replace Story Lab for the week of October 6. You do not need to register, just come!

Gingerbread Storytime
For all ages, and families
Tuesday, December 2 at 10am or 1:30pm
Wednesday, December 3 at 6:30pm
Thursday, December 4 at 10am
Run, run as fast as you can to our special Gingerbread Storytime! We will be reading several different versions of this popular story, and then create our very own gingerbread house out of graham crackers, frosting and candy!

Story Lab
For ages 3 and up with parent/caregiver
Tuesdays at 10am or 1:30pm (1 hour)
Thursdays at 10am (1 hour)
Read, explore, ask, discover. This interactive class will include stories, crafts, and simple science activities that promote reading and encourage a child's natural curiosity about the world. Please register for this online class online or at the Youth Reference Desk

Last Updated: August 21, 2014

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