Youth Services

Crafternoons

Crafternoons Monday, September 13 • 3:45-4:45 pm • Ages 7 and up Online via prerecorded YouTube video A program for crafty kids! Make a fun project using a wide variety of materials. Explore, experiment, and create. Take-home craft kits will be available at the library. Information about how to access the online video will be sent… [...]

Preschool Storytime

Wednesdays • 10 am • Ages 3-5 without adult September*15-October 13; October 27-November 24; December 8-15 This is a lively program of imaginative stories and musical fun. Designed for children ages 3-5 to attend independently. REGISTER NOW *All September sessions will be held online. Information about how to access the online program will be sent via email… [...]

Toddler Time

Mondays OR Thursdays • 9:30-10 am • Walkers up to age 3 with adult September*13-October 14; October 25-November 22; December 6-16 Stories, musical activities, rhyming games, and playtime for children up to age 3 who are walking, accompanied by an adult. Please click on the day of the week above to register for your preferred session. *All September sessions will be… [...]

Babies & Books

Tuesdays OR Thursdays • 9:30-10 am • Prewalkers with adult September*14-October 14; October 26-November 23; December 7-16 (*All September sessions will be held online) All babies are born to read! We will introduce the world of language and books to infants through music and singing, stories, and rhymes. Please click on the day of the week above to register for your… [...]

New online calendar!

On Monday, August 23, 2021, the library unveiled a new online calendar. This calendar will be used for program registrations. Please update any bookmarks you might have on your devices. Here is the new calendar: https://villapark.librarycalendar.com/events/month [...]

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… [...]