Summer Reading

Library Summer Reading Kick-Off Concert: Tropixplosion



2015-05-31-Summer Reading Kickoff Concert-450x250Sunday, May 31 • Summer Reading Program registration from 1:00–3:00 p.m., Tropixplosion concert from 1:30–2:30 p.m. (Library parking lot). Come along for the ultimate island party as we kick off summer reading with a BANG! Tropixplosion is a six–piece modern steel drum band playing music with an upbeat island style including tropical favorites, reggae, and pop/rock party classics, all performed with an exotic twist! Enjoy the music and register for our Summer Reading Programs! (Event will be held in the Library Annex in case of rain.)

Chicago’s Field Museum Presents Fryer to Fuel Tank

Posted July 18, 2014 | Posted in Kids News & Events,Summer Reading

TruckThursday, July 24 11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

The Field Museum is bringing it’s Renewable Energy Vehicle to Youth Services!

Explore what it means to be “veggie-powered”! Learn how diesel engines work and why they can run on used French fry oil.

Registration is required. For grades 5 and up.

Balloon Creations with Suzette

Posted July 10, 2014 | Posted in Kids News & Events,Summer Reading

image[59]Thursday, July 31 6:00–8:00 p.m.

Suzette, balloon artist extraordinaire, designs balloon creations just for you! Select from favorites, including critters with “paws,” and take your own creation home! Earlier arrival is recommended, as space is limited for this special event.

***Please note that Suzette will be ending the program at 8:00pm. She will leave shortly afterward. Please plan accordingly!***

The Mystery Shop Presents Killer Comics

Posted July 9, 2014 | Posted in Kids News & Events,Summer Reading

prime4Friday, July 18 6:30–8:00 p.m.

Join us for this fast-paced mystery game. Evidence, facts, and audience participation will lead you to the Prime Suspect. Play one of many colorful comic characters: hero, villain, trusty sidekick, or comic relief!

For ages 9–14 years.  Registration is required.

Field Museum Presents Soil Adventure

Posted July 3, 2014 | Posted in Front Page,Kids News & Events,Summer Reading

SoilThursday, July 24 10:00–11:00 a.m.

Model the movement of matter through our soil ecosystem and explore the critters that play an important role in decomposition.

Registration is required. For grades K–4.

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