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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Friday, February 27, 2015
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Description

Advanced Registration Required

For children ages birth to 24 months with a parent/caregiver. Activities will include sing-a-alongs, storytime, and a group discussion. This program runs from September-May during the school year in partnership with School District 62 ELC.

To register, please contact Julie Ritzema or Irene Tripkos at (847)789-5623.
Location
Program Room 2nd Floor
Library
Des Plaines Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, February 27, 2015
Time
10:50 AM - 11:50 AM
Description

Advanced Registration Required

For children ages birth to 24 months with a parent/caregiver. Activities will include sing-a-alongs, storytime, and a group discussion. This program runs from September-May during the school year in partnership with School District 62 ELC.

To register, please contact Julie Ritzema or Irene Tripkos at (847)789-5623.
Location
Program Room 2nd Floor
Library
Des Plaines Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Must be completed by 5 p.m. today.
Location
2nd Floor
Library
Des Plaines Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Frozen themed face painting will be available to get children ready for the viewing of the Frozen Movie Sing-Along. Ticket Required. Please pickup a free admission ticket at the Youth Services Desk beginning 30 minutes prior to the program.
Location
Program Room 2nd Floor
Library
Des Plaines Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Say goodbye to the Winter Reading Club in style with a free screening of the movie Frozen! Come dressed in your best Frozen themed costume or gear as we sing along to all of the fun loving music from Disney's Frozen. Pick up free admission ticket at the YS Desk beginning at 12:30 the day of the movie. Tickets are limited.
Location
Friends Rooms B/C
Library
Des Plaines Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 02, 2015
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Description

Advanced Registration Required

For children ages birth to 24 months with a parent/caregiver. Activities will include sing-a-alongs, storytime, and a group discussion. This program runs from September-May during the school year in partnership with School District 62 ELC.

To register, please contact Julie Ritzema or Irene Tripkos at (847)789-5623.
Location
Program Room 2nd Floor
Library
Des Plaines Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 02, 2015
Time
10:50 AM - 11:50 AM
Description

Advanced Registration Required

For children ages birth to 24 months with a parent/caregiver. Activities will include sing-a-alongs, storytime, and a group discussion. This program runs from September-May during the school year in partnership with School District 62 ELC.

To register, please contact Julie Ritzema or Irene Tripkos at (847)789-5623.
Location
Program Room 2nd Floor
Library
Des Plaines Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 02, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description

Ticket Required


This program is for families with children ages 2-8, but all are welcome.
Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Learn and play through stories, songs and activities. 25 Children and their adults will be welcome into the program.
Especialmente para familias con niños de 2-8 años pero todos son bienvenidos. Niños menores de 8 años de edad necesitan ser acompañados por un adulto. Los niños aprenden y juegan mientras escuchan cuentos, canciones, y participan en actividades educativas. Hay cupo para 25 niños en este programa y deben ser acompañados por un adulto.
Location
Program Room 2nd Floor
Library
Des Plaines Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Time
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Description

Ticket Required

For toddlers (18 to 36 months), with parent/caregiver. Toddler Time is an interactive early literacy storytime featuring books, rhymes, movement, and playtime.
Location
Program Room 2nd Floor
Library
Des Plaines Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description

Ticket Required


For children ages 3 to 5, with an adult. A fun program that includes books, music, movement and more! Thursday program is a repeat of Tuesday.
Location
Program Room 2nd Floor
Library
Des Plaines Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description

Ticket Required



For families with children ages 2-8, but all are welcome.
Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
Play and learn with stories, puppets, songs, and activities.
Location
Program Room 2nd Floor
Library
Des Plaines Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Description

Advanced Registration Required

For children ages birth to 24 months with a parent/caregiver. Activities will include sing-a-alongs, storytime, and a group discussion. This program runs from September-May during the school year in partnership with School District 62 ELC.

To register, please contact Julie Ritzema or Irene Tripkos at (847)789-5623.
Location
Program Room 2nd Floor
Library
Des Plaines Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
10:50 AM - 11:50 AM
Description

Advanced Registration Required

For children ages birth to 24 months with a parent/caregiver. Activities will include sing-a-alongs, storytime, and a group discussion. This program runs from September-May during the school year in partnership with School District 62 ELC.

To register, please contact Julie Ritzema or Irene Tripkos at (847)789-5623.
Location
Program Room 2nd Floor
Library
Des Plaines Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description

Ticket Required



For Families with children ages 2-8, but all are welcome. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Learn and play through stories, songs and activities.

Dla rodzin z dziećmi w wieku 2 do 8 lat, ale również każdy będzie mile witany. Dzieci poniżej 8 lat muszą być pod opieką osoby dorosłej. Uczmy się i bawmy się słuchając historyjek, wierszyków, a także śpiewając piosenki i wspólne zabawy.
Location
Program Room 2nd Floor
Library
Des Plaines Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description

Ticket Required



For Families with children ages 2-8, but all are welcome. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Learn and play through stories, songs and activities.

Dla rodzin z dziećmi w wieku 2 do 8 lat, ale również każdy będzie mile witany. Dzieci poniżej 8 lat muszą być pod opieką osoby dorosłej. Uczmy się i bawmy się słuchając historyjek, wierszyków, a także śpiewając piosenki i wspólne zabawy.
Location
Program Room 2nd Floor
Library
Des Plaines Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description

Ticket Required

For toddlers (18 to 36 months), with parent/caregiver. Toddler Time is an interactive early literacy storytime featuring books, rhymes, movement, and playtime.
Location
Program Room 2nd Floor
Library
Des Plaines Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description

Ticket Required


For children ages 3 to 5, with an adult. A fun program that includes books, music, movement and more! Thursday program is a repeat of Tuesday.
Location
Program Room 2nd Floor
Library
Des Plaines Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Bring the whole family to play both classic and new board games. Children under 8 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
Location
Program Room 2nd Floor
Library
Des Plaines Public Library

Join the Winter Reading Club

Register here to participate!



  • Registration begins January 3, 2015, at the library or online.

  • All children through 8th grade may participate.

  • Pick up your Winter Reading Club materials at the library after you register.

  • Prize drawings will be held weekly.

  • To complete the program and enter into the grand prize drawing, spend 12 hours reading or listening to books.


For more information, phone Youth Service at 847-376-2839 or visit us on the 2nd floor of the library.




This year's program is a partnership with Alliant Credit Union Foundation.