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Ninth Annual Teen Poetry Contest

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Other
Celebrate National Poetry Month. The contest has three divisions: 6th grade, 7th and 8th grades and high school. Contest begins April 1, and the deadline for entries is midnight on April 30. Winners will be announced at the end of May, and the winning poems will be posted online. Poems can be submitted online through the library’s website.

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Lapsit (95th)

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
95th Street Library
Meeting Room A

20-minute interactive program including stories, songs and fingerplays for infants to 23-month-olds.

Tuesday  9:30 a.m.
Wednesday 1:30 p.m.

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Lapsit (NIC)

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Nichols Library
Community Room

20-minute interactive program including stories, songs and fingerplays for infants to 23-month-olds.

Monday  9:30 a.m.
Tuesday  9:30 a.m.
Wednesday 9:30 a.m.
Thursday 9:30 a.m.

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Make It! Take It! (NBL)

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Preschool for 3s, 4s & 5s (95th)

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
95th Street Library
Children's Program Room

30-minute independent storytime experience for 3 to 5-year-olds only.

Monday  9:30 a.m.
Tuesday  9:30 a.m.

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Tales for 2s & 3s (NIC)

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Nichols Library
Storyroom

20-minute interactive program of stories, songs and fingerplays is for 2 to 3-year-olds and their accompanying adult.

Tuesday  9:30 a.m.
Wednesday 9:30 a.m.
Thursday 10:30 a.m.


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Family Storytime (NBL)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Naper Blvd. Library
Program Room

30-minute program of stories, songs, and fun activities for children of all ages. At least one parent or adult caregiver must attend with the child.

Tuesday  10:30 a.m.
Wednesday 10:30 a.m.
Thursday 10:30 a.m.
Friday  10:30 a.m.
Saturday 11 a.m.

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Family Storytime (NIC)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Nichols Library
Community Room

30-minute program of stories, songs, and fun activities for children of all ages. At least one parent or adult caregiver must attend with the child.

Monday  10:30 a.m.
Tuesday  10:30 a.m.
Wednesday 4 p.m.
Friday  10:30 a.m.


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Stitching in the Stacks (NBL)

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Naper Blvd. Library
Program Room

Create shawls, scarves and mittens to donate to Family Shelter Services for families that are victims of domestic abuse. Participants should bring their own materials and tools. Experienced crafters and beginners welcome.

Tuesday, March 26
Tuesday, April 23
Tuesday, May 28

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STEAM for Kids (NBL)

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Naper Blvd. Library
Program Room

Enjoy STEAM focused activities featuring science, technology, engineering, art and math. Kindergarten through 2nd grade.

Tuesday, March 5 & 19
Tuesday, April 9 & 23

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Make It! Take It! (95th)

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM
95th Street Library
Children's Program Room

Stories and crafts geared toward 3 and 4-year-olds, but 5-year-olds are welcome to attend. Younger siblings may accompany the older child as coloring sheets will be available. At least one adult caregiver must attend with the child. Limit 20 children making crafts.

Tuesday  4:15 p.m.
Thursday 10:30 a.m.
Friday   10:30 a.m.

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STEAM for Kids (NIC)

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Nichols Library
Storyroom

Enjoy STEAM focused activities featuring science, technology, engineering, art and math. Kindergarten through 2nd grade.

Tuesday, March 5 & 19
Tuesday, April 9 & 23

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Headshot Photos (95th)

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
95th Street Library
Green Screen Room
Get a headshot taken that can be used for social media. Bring a flash drive to take the photo home. *Register.
Participants will be contacted before session to choose a 15-minute time slot.
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Baseball in the Movies (95th)

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
95th Street Library
Nomura / Meeting Room C
Celebrate the national pastime with great baseball movies! See scenes from “The Natural,” “Field of Dreams,” “Pride of the Yankees,” and more. Learn the answer to the question, “Who’s on First?” in this fascinating, engaging interactive talk.
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Family Storytime (95th)

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
95th Street Library
Children's Program Room

30-minute program of stories, songs, and fun activities for children of all ages. At least one parent or adult caregiver must attend with the child.

Monday  10:30 a.m.
Tuesday  7 p.m.
Wednesday 10:30 a.m. 
Friday  10:30 a.m.
Saturday 10:30 a.m.


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Make It! Take It! (NIC)

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Nichols Library
Storyroom

Stories and crafts geared toward 3 and 4-year-olds, but 5-year-olds are welcome to attend. Younger siblings may accompany the older child as coloring sheets will be available. At least one adult caregiver must attend with the child. Limit 20 children making crafts.

Tuesday  7 p.m.
Wednesday 10:30 a.m.
Friday   9:30 a.m.

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Lapsit (NIC)

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Nichols Library
Community Room

20-minute interactive program including stories, songs and fingerplays for infants to 23-month-olds.

Monday  9:30 a.m.
Tuesday  9:30 a.m.
Wednesday 9:30 a.m.
Thursday 9:30 a.m.

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Tales for 2s & 3s (95th)

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
95th Street Library
Children's Program Room

20-minute interactive program of stories, songs and fingerplays is for 2 to 3-year-olds and their accompanying adult.

Monday  9:30 a.m.
Wednesday 9:30 a.m.
Thursday 9:30 a.m.

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Tales for 2s & 3s (NBL)

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Naper Blvd. Library
Program Room
20-minute interactive program of stories, songs and fingerplays is for 2 to 3-year-olds and their accompanying adult.

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Tales for 2s & 3s (NIC)

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Nichols Library
Storyroom

20-minute interactive program of stories, songs and fingerplays is for 2 to 3-year-olds and their accompanying adult.

Tuesday  9:30 a.m.
Wednesday 9:30 a.m.
Thursday 10:30 a.m.


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English Coversation Groups for ESL Students (NBL)

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Naper Blvd. Library
Conference Room
Designed to give English-as-a-second-language students a chance to practice skills in a relaxed environment. All adult learners can attend these drop-in sessions. Partnership with Literacy DuPage.
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Family Storytime (95th)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
95th Street Library
Meeting Room A/B

30-minute program of stories, songs, and fun activities for children of all ages. At least one parent or adult caregiver must attend with the child.

Monday 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday 7 p.m.
Wednesday 10:30 a.m.
Friday 10:30 a.m.
Saturday 10:30 a.m.


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Family Storytime (NBL)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Naper Blvd. Library
Program Room

30-minute program of stories, songs, and fun activities for children of all ages. At least one parent or adult caregiver must attend with the child.

Tuesday  10:30 a.m.
Wednesday 10:30 a.m.
Thursday 10:30 a.m.
Friday  10:30 a.m.
Saturday 11 a.m.

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Make It! Take It! (NIC)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Nichols Library
Community Room

Stories and crafts geared toward 3 and 4-year-olds, but 5-year-olds are welcome to attend. Younger siblings may accompany the older child as coloring sheets will be available. At least one adult caregiver must attend with the child. Limit 20 children making crafts.

Tuesday  7 p.m.
Wednesday 10:30 a.m.
Friday   9:30 a.m.

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Upcycled T-Shirts Two Ways (95th)

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
95th Street Library
Nomura / Meeting Room C
Transform an old T-shirt into a no-sew pillow or a reusable grocery bag. Bring a favorite old T-shirt. *Register.

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