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February Programs for Littles!

 Check out what programs we have for your littles next month!

If you want some cozy stories before bed, check out…

Fireside Storytime LIVE via Zoom
Wednesday evenings at 6p.m.
Resuming February 3rd


If you want to learn about our community helpers, check out…

People in Your Neighborhood Storytime LIVE via Zoom
Tuesday mornings at 9:30a.m.
Resuming February 2nd


If you love being crafty and silly, check out...

Silly Hat Celebration LIVE via Zoom
Tuesday, February 23rd at 6p.m.
*Make sure you watch the silly hat making tutorial and grab your supplies from the Kids & Teens desk so you can wear your silly hat during our celebration!
*This program is best suited for ages 3 - 6


If you like to dance and sing, check out...

Family Sing-a-Long LIVE via Zoom
Saturday, February 27th at 10a.m.
This month's sing-a-long theme is Disney! Don't miss out on the chance to dance and sing to all your favorite Disney classics.


If you are looking for some Valentine's Day fun, check out...

Valentine Storytime LIVE via Zoom
Saturday, February 13th at 10a.m.

DIY Valentines
Craft custom Valentines to share with family and friends using the provided art supplies.
Available starting February 1st. Get them in the Kids &Teens department while supplies last.
To request for pick up at our drive-up window, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 630-887-0718.

Disney Seek and Find
Some of your favorite Disney characters are hiding outside the library! Stop by to see if you can find them all and decode their special Valentine's Day message.
Available starting February 1st. Grab a clue sheet in the Kids & Teens department.
To request one for pick up at our drive-up window, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 630-887-0718.


January Programs for Littles!

Check out what programs we have for your littles in the new year!

If you want some cozy stories before bed, check out…

Fireside Storytime LIVE via Zoom
Wednesday evenings at 6p.m.
Starting Jan. 6th


If you want to learn about our community helpers, check out…

People in Your Neighborhood Storytime LIVE via Zoom
Tuesday mornings at 9:30a.m.
Starting Jan. 5th


If you like to dance and sing, check out...

Family Sing-a-Long LIVE via Zoom
Saturday, January 23rd at 10a.m.


If you want to grab and go, look for...

  • The Calendar Math activity set to help work on your early math skills. 
  • The Snowman Decorating Kit containing accessories to personalize your snowy creations this winter.

Both available starting Jan. 4. Get them in the Kids &Teens department while supplies last.
To request for pick up at our drive-up window, email
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 630-887-0718.



Netflix Debuts New Storytime Series Celebrating Black Voices


The past few months have brought on a new wave of celebrating stories, particularly stories that highlight the African American experience. Today, Netflix debuts a new series called Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices

The series, hosted by teenage activist Marley Dias, showcases celebrity readers sharing children's books by Black authors to spark kid-friendly conversations about empathy, equality, self-love, and antiracism. 

Readers include Karamo Brown, Misty Copeland, Lupita Nyong'o, Common, Tiffany Haddish and more.

All 12 episodes are instantly available on the Netflix Jr. YouTube channel.

You can also check out one of the library's Rokus with Netflix to start streaming your storytime today!


Read James and the Giant Peach with Taika Waititi and Friends to Aid Covid-19 Relief

So far in quarantine, we've been enjoying Storytime with the Obamas, doodling with Mo Willems, and reading Harry Potter with friends of the Wizarding World. Many authors, artists, and celebrities have taken it upon themselves to help entertain us with new twists on our favorite classics. 

Academy Award-winning director Taika Waititi (know for films such as Jojo Rabbit, What We Do in the Shadows, and Hunt for the Wilderpeople) has joined with Partners in Health to put together a 10-episode reading of Roald Dahl's classic tale, James and the Giant Peach. He is joined by an all-star creative cast including Meryl Streep, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Hemsworth, Ryan Reynolds, Mindy Kaling, Eddie Redmayne, Lupita Nyong'o, and many more.

The Roald Dahl Story Company and their partners will be matching every single donation made to the cause. 

New episodes released every Monday, Wednesday and Friday on YouTube. 

Start watching now and donate if you can!

Online Program: Storytime Socials! Starting Thursday, April 30th

We have loved bringing storytime to you through our YouTube videos, but we miss seeing your faces! On Thursdays at 9:30a.m. from April 30th to May 28th, we will have a live, interactive storytime option to help us feel a little more like we are all together again. 

Register for each week you'd like to join us!
A valid email address is required to get the Zoom invite.

We look forward to being with you again!

LIVE Online Storytime this Friday!

​Tune in for a LIVE storytime with Miss Lexy hosted on our Facebook page this Friday at 4pm! 

Perfect for caregivers who need some time to get dinner started or finish up some work at home.

You will be able to view the video even if you do not have a Facebook. All are welcome.