Youth Events

Winter First Steps

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 10:15am to 11:00am

For walking toddlers to 2 year olds with parent or caregiver.
Enjoy an interactive storytime with picture books, songs, fingerplays, puppets, and parachute play. Nurture your toddler's love of books and encourage him or her to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words. Each class will end with 1/2 hour of play and time to meet other parents, caregivers, and toddlers.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Highland Park Anime and Manga Club

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 3:15pm to 5:15pm

Join us at the Highland Park Public Library the third Tuesday of every month, September through March, to watch anime, read manga, eat snacks, and enjoy other fun things.
Grades 6 - 10

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Book Match

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 3:15pm to 5:00pm

Students within District 112 form teams and match wits based on their knowledge of assigned books.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Beginning Ukulele

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

You'll be singing and strumming key chords and strumming patterns. Soon you'll be strumming with your friends and will be able to teach yourself new songs off the internet. Ages 8 and older.
Cost-$40. Payment due at time of registration. You are not officially registered until payment is received. No refunds.
Enter your library card number below to complete registration.
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To pay by cash or check or if you are a non-library cardholder, please register in person at the check out desk.

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

Winter Tales for Tots

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am

For ages 2 to 3 with parent or caregiver.
Give your preschooler a head start with this program packed with great stories, puppets, flannel boards, music, and rhymes. Share this storytime together and build language and listening skills.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Winter Storytime Live!

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 1:30pm to 2:00pm

For ages 3 to 6.
Drop off your independent preschoolers or kindergartners for a special storytime! Let them enjoy great stories, puppets, flannel boards, music, and activities that foster pre-reading skills, broaden social skills, and encourage a love of books.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Book Match

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 3:45pm to 5:00pm

Students within District 112 form teams and match wits based on their knowledge of assigned books.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Winter Baby Booktime

Friday, January 23, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Newborns to walkers with parent or caregiver.
Introduce your baby to the sounds and rhythms of language using stories, music, and rhymes. Delight and stimulate your baby's senses and build a foundation for a lifelong love of books and reading. Each class will end with 1/2 hour of play featuring age-appropriate toys and time for socialization.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Drop-in Chess

Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Join us any time during the session. There will be a chess expert there to help you whether you are a beginner or an advanced player.
NO CHESS ON JANUARY 10th DUE TO iREAD KICK-OFF

Youth Services Dept, HP Library

Winter Tales for Tots

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am

For ages 2 to 3 with parent or caregiver.
Give your preschooler a head start with this program packed with great stories, puppets, flannel boards, music, and rhymes. Share this storytime together and build language and listening skills.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

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