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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Description

Ticket Required

Grades Pre-K -K. Children will build LEGO® towers of various shapes, colors and patterns. This hands-on workshop emphasizes following directions, recognizing shapes and patterns, and developing fine motor skills.
Location
Program Room 2nd Floor
Library
Des Plaines Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description

Ticket Required

Grades 1-5. Participants will create their own unique comic scenes with LEGO bricks, mini-figures, and computer software. By the end of the workshop, they’ll be on their way to becoming a Lego Comic Master!
Location
Program Room 2nd Floor
Library
Des Plaines Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 02, 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

Title
Date
Friday, April 03, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description

Ticket Required

McCarthy is a performer and educator who creates songs with a simple goal in mind: getting children and families to sing, dance, and play together in an environment that promotes self-confidence, literacy, and motor skills. Fun for the whole family!
Location
Friends Rooms B/C
Library
Des Plaines Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 06, 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, April 07, 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, April 07, 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, April 07, 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, April 08, 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, April 08, 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, April 08, 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, April 08, 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

The program ended on Saturday, February 28, 2015.
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.