Youth Services

Crafternoons

Crafternoons Tuesday, July 20 • Ages 7 & Up A program for crafty kids! Make a fun project using a wide variety of materials. Explore, experiment, and create. Online video available to watch on-demand on program date. This is a Take & Make Craft. REGISTER HERE [...]

Crafternoons

Crafternoons Tuesday, June 22 • Ages 7 & Up Kit pickup starts on Saturday, June 19 A program for crafty kids! Make a fun project using a wide variety of materials. Explore, experiment, and create. Online video available to watch on-demand on program date. This is a Make & Take Craft. REGISTER HERE [...]

Toddler Time Online Storytime

June 14-August 5 Mondays OR Thursdays • 10:30 am (For walkers with adult) Stories, musical activities, rhyming games, and playtime for toddlers! Sign up for one of the sessions to get emailed links to watch each week’s video. All registrants must provide an email address to participate. Information about how to access each storytime session will be sent via email… [...]

Babies & Books Online Storytime

June 15-August 5 Tuesdays OR Thursdays • 9:30 am (For infants & prewalkers with adult) All babies are born to read! We will introduce the world of language and books to infants through music and singing, stories, and rhymes. Sign up for one of the sessions to get emailed links to watch each week’s video. All registrants must provide an… [...]

Picture Book Picnic

Wednesdays, June 16-July 28 11:30 am-12:15 pm • All ages with adult Location | Iowa Community Center, 338 N. Iowa Ave.  Enjoy fresh air stories combined with music and movement! Bring a blanket and picnic lunch if you like. Events will be held indoors at the Iowa Community Center in the event of inclement weather. No registration… [...]

Pop-Up Library Event & Schedule!

This summer, the library is coming to a park near you! Join us for grab & go crafts, giveaways, activities, and maybe even a storytime! Where will the library pop-up this summer? Check out our schedule and locations below. Pop-Up Libraries are weather dependent. If it rains, the Pop-Up Library will not be held. Please call (630) 834-1164… [...]

Virtual Art Gallery!

Looking for a new, unique way to browse picture books? Check out our virtual art gallery! This gallery features images from a selection of our recent favorite picture books, as well as original patron art. Browse the exhibits at your leisure and find your next great read! Click the "Picture Book Exhibit" sign to get… [...]

Mother’s Day Craft

  Friday, May 7 OR Saturday, May 8  All ages Celebrate moms, grandmothers, aunts, and other loved ones with a craft! Young children will need some adult help. Register for Friday, May 7 Or Saturday, May 8 now. [...]

Let the Book Bracket Battles Begin!

This event is for all ages! Which book will win it all? Follow our website and social media accounts for updated information on how to vote for your favorite books. Keep reading below to see what books were nominated by the community! Here is a list of the books for our Book Bracket Battles. Click here… [...]