WTTW Kids Big Idea Traveling Lab

Wednesday, October 17 10:30–11:15 am Ages 2–7, under 3 with adult The BIG IDEAS tour brings to life the fun and learning from popular and beloved WTTW Kids shows! Hosted by the WTTW Kids Lab Guys, children discover their own BIG IDEAS using the recipe of Wonder, Watch & Learn More! Kids explore themes like emotions,… [...]

Read-Alikes: The Hate U Give By Angie Thomas

Angie Thomas's The Hate U Give is in the spotlight again with the release of the motion picture adaptation on October 6th, starring Amandla Stenberg as Starr Carter. The award-winning book is about Starr as she witnesses the police shooting of her childhood friend, Khalil, a sixteen-year-old African American boy, and how this leads her to… [...]

Marvelous Mornings

Saturday, October 20 11–11:45 am All ages with adult Your favorite Saturday morning storytime is on the move! Join us at a new, later time for stories, songs, and activities for young children and their adults, including a “make & take” project to enjoy together. This week's theme is Halloween! Registration is not required. [...]

Community Storytime @ Whole Foods Elmhurst

Friday, October 19 10–10:30 am All ages with adult  Location | 215 S Illinois Route 83, Elmhurst Storytime hits the road! We’re at Whole Foods Market Elmhurst telling stories and bringing our enthusiasm for reading to share with all! Registration is not required. [...]

Intro to Computers-1

Tuesday, October 23 6–7:30 pm $10 deposit Ages 14 and up Learn about the basic hardware and software of a computer. Includes lecture and hands-on work. Registration is required. Deposit is due within 3 days. Registrants with unpaid fees will be placed on the waitlist after 3 days. [...]

Halloween Centerpieces

Tuesday, October 23 7–8 pm Fee $17 Peggy Garvin of Garvin Gardens will be here to guide attendees in making their own Halloween centerpiece. Registration is required. [...]

Monster Mash: Crazy 8s!

Monday, October 22 3:45–4:45 pm Ages 7–10 The number 8 looks like the symbol for infinity, so it’s no surprise that everyone has endless fun in this program, now in its eighth straight year! Crazy crafts, ghoulish games, and spooky surprises will be on hand in this monster celebration. Registration is required.   [...]

Baby Playtime

Tuesday, October 16 & Thursday, October 18 9:15–10 am All infants & pre-walkers with adult Drop in, meet other babies and their adults, and play with the baby toy box! Siblings are welcome to attend. Registration is not required. [...]

Toddler Playtime

Monday, October 15 & Thursday, October 18 10:15–11 am All walkers with adult Drop-in, meet other toddlers and their adults, and play with the toddler toy box! Siblings are welcome to attend. Registration is not required. [...]