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Storytime & Events

September 12 - November 18, 2016

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. Part of our Starred Weekly Drawing for a Barnes and Noble gift card, held Friday mornings in Youth Services.

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. Part of our Starred Weekly Drawing for a Barnes and Noble gift card, held Friday mornings in Youth Services.

CSI - Curious Science Investigators
For 1st grade and up
Tuesdays or Thursdays at 4:15pm (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). Space limited to 30. Registration required. Part of our Starred Weekly Drawing for a Barnes and Noble gift card, held Friday mornings in Youth Services.

Evening Storytime
For all ages and families with parent/caregiver
Wednesdays at 6:30pm (30 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: There will be no Evening Storytime on October 12, October 26, November 2, and November 16.

Firefighter Storytime
For all ages with parent/caregiver
Tuesday, October 11 at 10am or 1:30pm
Wednesday, October 12 at 6:30pm
Thursday, October 13 at 10am
Elk Grove Village Firefighters will visit the library during Fire Prevention Week to read books, talk about fire safety, and show us their fire fighting protective gear. Includes a fire saftey related craft. No registration required. Everyone is welcome!

NOTE: This special storytime will replace Story Lab and Evening Storytime the week of October 10.

Gingerbread Storytime
For all ages with parent/caregiver
Monday, November 28 at 6:30pm
Tuesday, November 29 at 10am or 1:30pm
Wednesday, November 30 at 6:30pm
Thursday, December 1 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! Space is limited to 30. Ticket required.

Jumpin' and Jammin'
For ages 3 - 8 years with parent/caregiver
Tuesdays at 6:30pm (30 minutes)
September 13, October 11, November 8, December 13
Join us for an interactive child/caregiver program where we will explore music through songs, rhythm, instruments, movement, and stories. Space is limited to 25. Ticket required.

Polish Storytime
For all ages with parent/caregiver
Thursdays at 6:30pm (30 minutes)
September 15, October 13, November 10, December 8
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
For ages 3 and up with parent/caregiver
Tuesdays, September 13 - November 15 at 10am or 1:30pm (1 hour)
Thursdays, September 15 - November 17 at 10am (1 hour)
This interactive class includes stories, crafts, and simple science activities that promote reading and encourage a child's natural curiosity about the world. Part of our Starred Weekly Drawing for a Barnes and Noble gift card, held Friday mornings in Youth Services.

NOTE: There will be no Story Lab on October 11, 13, 25, and 27.

Last Updated: August 16, 2016

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