Youth Services

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… [...]

Luck of the Leprechaun Craft!

Kit pickup starts on Tuesday, March 9 All ages  Celebrate shamrocks, leprechauns, and more with a craft! Young children will need some adult help. REGISTER NOW for Friday, March 12 OR Saturday, March 13.     [...]

ALA 2021 Youth Media Awards

Want to see the winners and honor books of the American Library Association's (ALA) Youth Media Awards? Check out our virtual Youth Media Awards bookshelves! Click on each book to go to the catalog to find out more! Click here to see our virtual bookshelves! [...]

Babies and Books Online Storytime

February 9-March 25 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… [...]

Toddler Time Online Storytime

February 8-March 25 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… [...]

Staff Picks of 2020!

Introducing the Staff Picks of 2020! Scroll through to see recommendations for a variety of materials! Clicking on each picture will take you to more information on the title.   [...]