Upcoming Events

Jan 17 2019 - 10:00am
jumping jack
For ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 with parent or caregiver. Location: Meeting Room. 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. This class is part of the... more
Jan 17 2019 - 10:30am
Drop by the lower level to purchase gently used books, audiobooks, cds, dvds, vhs tapes and record albums! On non-Book Nook days a smaller selection of books are available for purchase from the Book Nook shelves on the lower and main levels. Funds that are raised by the Friends are used to... more
Jan 17 2019 - 1:30pm
storytime
For ages 3 1/2 to 6. Location: Meeting Room. Drop off your independent preschoolers or kindergartners in the Meeting Room 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... more
Jan 17 2019 - 3:30pm
Rubber Duck in Water
Build your own contraption to save a rubber ducky from being destroyed by lava! Drop in anytime between 3:30pm and 5pm to take the challenge. Ages 8-14. Program will take place in the Meeting Room. 
Jan 17 2019 - 5:00pm
score logo
Register for a one-on-one mentoring session with a SCORE Chicago counselor at http://www.scorechicago.org. SCORE counselors are successful executives and business owners who can help you on a wide variety of business issues like financing, marketing or business plans. They have volunteered their... more
Jan 18 2019 - 9:15am
parachute
For walking toddlers to 2 1/2 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... more
Jan 18 2019 - 10:15am
parachute
For walking toddlers to 2 1/2 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... more
Jan 18 2019 - 11:00am
old books on shelves
Attendees will take part in lively discussions on Spanish literature, focusing on the works of notable authors. Conversations will be mostly in Spanish, but non-native speakers are welcome.  Meets in the Media:Scape Room.  This is a drop-in event and no signup is necessary, but if you would... more
Jan 18 2019 - 12:00pm
Jan 18 2019 - 1:00pm
Come to the Youth Services Department between 1pm and 3pm to make a marshmallow polar bear and design a cave for it to live in! This program is for families with children ages 3-14. No registration required. 

Week of January 13, 2019

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Jan 13 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jan 14 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am
 
Jan 14 2019 - 10:45am to 11:15am
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jan 14 2019 - 3:15pm to 5:00pm
 
 
 
 
Jan 14 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jan 15 2019 - 9:15am to 10:00am
 
 
Jan 15 2019 - 10:15am to 11:00am
 
Jan 15 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
 
 
 
 
Jan 15 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jan 15 2019 - 7:00pm
 
Jan 15 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jan 16 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
Jan 16 2019 - 3:15pm to 5:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jan 17 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am
 
Jan 17 2019 - 10:30am to 4:30pm
 
 
 
 
Jan 17 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:00pm
 
 
 
Jan 17 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
 
 
 
Jan 17 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jan 18 2019 - 9:15am to 10:00am
 
 
Jan 18 2019 - 10:15am to 11:00am
 
 
Jan 18 2019 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
 
 
 
Jan 18 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
 
 
Jan 18 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
 
 
 
Jan 18 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jan 19 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
 
Jan 19 2019 - 10:30am to 4:20pm
 
 
Jan 19 2019 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
 
 
 
 
 
Jan 19 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm