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Storytime & Events

September 11 - November 30, 2017

Cozy up at the library for our fall storytimes, seasonal programs, and interactive classes. A ticket or registration (indicated) may be required for entry into some of these events. See our newsletter or online calendar for more information.

Alphabet Soup

For ages 18 months - 3 years with parent/caregiver
Wednesdays at 9:30am or 10:30am (45 minutes)
Get out some energy with singing, stories, and rhymes at a storytime designed for little ones who like to move. Each week includes a simple craft.

Baby Tales

For ages 3 - 18 months with parent/caregiver
Mondays at 10am (45 minutes)
Join us for a lap-sit storytime full of bounces, tickles, songs, and giggles. Each week ends with open playtime.

Family Evening Storytime

For all ages and families with parent/caregiver
Wednesdays at 6:30pm (45 minutes)
Includes stories, puppets, fingerplays, songs, and craft. Part of our Starred Weekly Drawing for a Barnes and Noble gift card, held Friday mornings in Youth Services.

NOTE: Firefighter Storytime will replace this event the week of October 9.

Firefighter Storytime

For all ages with parent/caregiver
Tuesday, October 10 at 10am
Wednesday, October 11 at 6:30pm
Thursday, October 12 at 1:30pm
Elk Grove Village Firefighters will visit the library during Fire Prevention Week to read books, talk about fire safety, and show us their firefighting protective gear. Includes a fire safety related craft. No registration required. Everyone is welcome!

NOTE: This special storytime will replace Story Lab, Family Evening Storytime, and Mini Mad Science the week of October 9.

Gingerbread Storytime

For all ages with parent/caregiver
Monday, November 27 at 6:30pm (1 hour)
Tuesday, November 28 at 10am and 1:30pm (1 hour)
Wednesday, November 29 at 6:30pm (1 hour)
Thursday, November 30 at 10am (1 hour)
Run, run as fast as you can to our special Gingerbread Storytime. We will be reading different versions of the Gingerbread Man, and then creating our very own gingerbread house. Please attend only one session. Space limited to 30 participants per session.

Mini Mad Science

For ages 3 and up with parent/caregiver/sibling
Thursdays, September 14 - November 16 at 1:30pm (45 minutes)
Join us for this program which includes stories, songs, and crafts. This storytime is done in Polish and English, but all children are welcome to attend.

NOTE: Firefighter Storytime will replace this event the week of October 9.

Polish Storytime

For all ages with parent/caregiver
Thursdays, September 14 - November 16 at 10am (30 minutes)
Thursday, September 14, October 12, November 9 at 6:30pm (30 minutes)
Join us for this program which includes stories, songs, and crafts. This storytime is done in Polish and English, but all children are welcome to attend.

Story Lab: Full STEAM Ahead

For ages 3 and up with parent/caregiver/sibling
Thursdays at 10am and 1:30pm (1 hour)
This fun, interactive class includes stories, crafts, and simple science activities that promote reading and encourage a child's natural curiosity about the world.

NOTE: There will be no Story Lab on October 10 or October 24.

Last Updated: September 15, 2017

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