Kids Programming

What's Going on for Kids!

On Wednesdays we will meet at 10:15 A.M. in person with Ms. Holly to read an exciting picture book or two and work on a craft to help preschoolers discover the joy of reading!
George, our giant stuffed monkey, will also attend for children who want to practice their reading skills by reading to George!
Other dates:,
November 2, November 9, November 16,
November 23,  December 7,
 & December 14

Join us on Saturday, November 5 at 12:00 P.M. as we make cute Coffee Filter Fall Leaves with coffee filters and paint and our die cut machines. This program is for 1st-5th graders.

Help us decorate our tree at the Kankakee History Museum’s Gallery of Trees on Monday, November 7         at 6:30 P.M.                                                                              Join us as we make adorable Christmas ornaments featuring your picture on a wood circle in keeping with the theme of Family Holiday Traditions. We will be making ornaments for you to take home, but also ones for our tree at the museum. This is a family program.

Science with Ms. F
aith and Ms. Holly
Monday, November 14
6:00 P.M.

Our intrepid staff members will demonstrate a science experiment using items you have at home.
This program is for kids in
1st through 5th grade.

              Santa is working on his list                        and creating toys. 
        But he is coming to the Library          on Tuesday, December 6 
for a quick visit with the children.
      Make sure you get on the list to meet         the Jolly Old Elf.

Please utilize our e-resources 
listed on the right or below. 

Need a library card? 
Click on the Online Library Card tab 
to learn how to get a library card.
Or bring needed information and a parent (for those who are under the age of 18) to get your own library card. 
Call ahead to determine if you are a resident or non-resident.

Contact us by email at 
or send messages through Facebook and Instagram 
or call us at  815-939-1696. 

Electronic Resources

Axis 360 is a place 
to get free e-books and e-audio books. 
You do need a library card and pin number 
in order to create and account.

Storybooks and Read-alongs