Kids



What's Going on for Kids!





Pre-K - Kindergarten


Storytime           
Tuesday, June 13th
10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
Enjoy the mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. Parents and guardians can bring their 6-months to 5-year-old children. Also meeting on June 27, July 11, and July 18.







Tiny Explorers at Night
Thurs., June 29th

6:30 P.M.–7:30 P.M.

Want an evening play time with the little one? Join us for Tiny Explorers at Night when we play at a number of stations, and children will learn fine motor skills with the help of manipulatives. Activities are meant for children from ages 6 months to 5 years old.
 
Tiny Explorers
Tuesday, June 20th
10:00 A.M. – 11:00 P.M.
 

Playing at a number of stations, children will learn fine motor skills with the help of manipulatives. Activities are meant for children from ages 6 months to 5 years old. This program also occurs July 18th.

Kindergarten and up

Container Gardening with Anna Stange
Monday, June 12th
1:00 P.M-2:00 P.M..
K – 2nd grade
Anna Stange will show younger children how to make a starter container garden. All supplies are included, there is no fee for this program.

Father’s Day Craft
Friday, June 16th
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Kindergarten and up
Have fun make a craft to celebrate your dad. There is no fee for this program all supplies are provided

Father/Child Lego Building
Saturday, June 17th
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Make it a special day with Dad in an afternoon of building fun. For children in Kindergarten and older.

Ready, Set, Draw
Monday, June 19th
1:00 P.M.-2:00 P.M.
K- 2nd Grade
Younger children will learn elementary steps of drawing while creating their own designs. All supplies are provided there is no fee for this program.
This program will also occur Monday June 26th..

Fireworks Art
Monday July 3rd
1:00 P.M.-2:00 P.M.
K-2nd Grade
Younger children will create their own designs inspired by fireworks. All supplies are provided there is no fee for this program.

Glowing Art
Monday July 3rd
1:00 P.M.-2:00 P.M.
K-2nd Grade
Younger children will create their own designs that will glow on its own.
All supplies are provided, there is no fee for this program.

Lego Building
Sat., July 15th
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  
Our Lego building blocks and your creativity can only add up to lots of fun at the library. Join us and other Lego enthusiasts for an afternoon of building fun.
For children in Kindergarten and up. This event will also occur on
April 8 and May 20.

 


Monarch Book Club
Monday, June 5th
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
1st- 3rd Grade
Kids in 1st -3rd Grade have their own book club. We will read the book of the month at our gathering time and have a crafting session. This event will also take place on July 3rd.


Caudill Award Book Club

Monday, June 26
6:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
4th – 8th Grades

Kid in 4th-7th Grade get to meet each month to discuss a Caudill Award winning book from the past year. Books are available for pick-up ahead of time at the Front Desk. The selection for June is The Paper Cowboy. This event will also take place on July 24th.




Movie Day!

For All Ages

Friday, June 23rd
1:00 P.M.
 Lego Batman
All Ages

School is out! 
Come to the Library and watch a movie with your friends. Popcorn and Lemonade will be served. 
This event will also occur on 
June 30th (A Dog’s Purpose),
 July 14th(Max 2 Whitehouse Hero)
July 21st(Monster Trucks). 



3rd - 5th Grade Programs

University of ILL Extension - Engineer for a Day!
Tuesday, June 13th
2:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.
Presented by the University if Illinois Extension office, kids in 3rd-5thgrades will take on the challenges an engineer faces. A challenge will be introduced, and the kids will brainstorm how to solve it, design, build it, and test out their idea. Kids will learn how to solve real world problems using supplies they can find at home. This week's challenge is Oil Spills and Sailboats
This program also happens on:
June 20th -Bridges and Ziplines
June 27th - Rockets and Space
July 11th - Marble Mazes and Roller Coasters.