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YA Book March Madness

Thursday, April 02, 2020
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Its March Madness time with brackets full of Young Adult books! 32 YA titles from 2019 have been selected and placed in the YA Book March Madness Brackets. First round voting begins March 1. Each week the field will be narrowed down with the final showdown on March 31. A YA March Madness Champion will be crowned on April 3. Visit the library’s website each week to vote. 

Prelims: March 1 – March 9
Sweet 16: March 10 – March 16
Elite 8: March 17 – March 23
Final 4: March 24 – March 30
Championship: March 31 – April 2
YA Book March Madness Champion Announced:  April 3
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Lapsit (NBL)

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Naper Blvd. Library
Program Room
20-minute interactive program of stories, songs and fingerplays for infants to 23-month-olds with an adult caregiver.

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Lapsit (NIC)

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Nichols Library
Community Room

20-minute interactive program of stories, songs and fingerplays for infants to 23-month-olds with an adult caregiver.


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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.
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Preschool for 3s, 4s, & 5s (NIC)

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Nichols Library
Storyroom
30-minute independent storytime experience for 3 to 5-year-olds only.
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Tales for 2s & 3s (95th)

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
95th Street Library
Meeting Room A
20-minute interactive program of stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 to 3-year-olds with an adult caregiver.

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Stay & Play (NBL)

9:50 AM - 10:00 AM
Naper Blvd. Library
Program Room
After Lapsit Storytime, stick around for an age-specific playtime just for infants to 23-month-olds with an adult caregiver.

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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.

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Family Storytime (NIC)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschool for 3s, 4s, & 5s (NBL)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Naper Blvd. Library
Program Room
30-minute independent storytime experience for 3 to 5-year-olds only.

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Afternoon Book Tasting at the 95th Street Diner (95th)

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
95th Street Library
Meeting Room A
Explore different reading genres, sample specially selected books, add new titles to reading lists, and share thoughts with fellow readers. All sampled books will be available to check out in print or e-book form. *Register
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Headshot Photos (95th)

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
95th Street Library
Green Screen Room

Get a headshot taken that can be used for social media like LinkedIn or Facebook. Please bring a flash drive so you can take the photo home. *Register. Participants will be contacted before session to choose a 15-minute time slot.


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STEAM for Kids (95th)

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
95th Street Library
Children's Program Room
It is full STEAM ahead with fun-filled activities featuring science, technology, engineering, art and math. Kindergarten through 2nd grade.
 
Monday, Feb. 10
Monday, Feb. 24
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Pizza and Books: Teen Book Club (NIC)

6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Nichols Library
Community Room

Teens will discuss books they are currently reading and share recommendations. Pizza will be provided.

Monday, Dec. 9
Monday, Jan. 27
Monday, Feb. 24

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Book & Cookie Club (95th)

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
95th Street Library
Children's Program Room
A child-and-parent book discussion group. Each book will be chosen at the preceding meeting. Multiple copies will be available for checkout. 3rd through 6th grade. Limit 15 child/parent pairs.
 
Monday, Dec. 30 - "The Cricket in Times Square" by George Selden
Monday, Jan. 27
Monday, Feb. 24 - "A Tangle of Knots" by Lisa Graff

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Lapsit (95th)

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
95th Street Library
Meeting Room A
20-minute interactive program of stories, songs and fingerplays for infants to 23-month-olds with an adult caregiver.

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Lapsit (NIC)

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Nichols Library
Community Room
20-minute interactive program of stories, songs and fingerplays for infants to 23-month-olds with an adult caregiver.
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Make It! Take It! (NBL)

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Naper Blvd. Library
Program Room
30-minute independent storytime experience for 3 to 5-year-olds only.

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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.
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Tales for 2s & 3s (NIC)

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Nichols Library
Storyroom
20-minute interactive program of stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 to 3-year-olds with an adult caregiver.
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Stay & Play (95th)

9:50 AM - 10:10 AM
95th Street Library
Meeting Room A
After Lapsit Storytime, stick around for an age-specific playtime just for infants to 23-month-olds with an adult caregiver.

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Stay & Play (NIC)

9:50 AM - 10:10 AM
Nichols Library
Community Room
After Lapsit Storytime, stick around for an age-specific playtime just for infants to 23-month-olds with an adult caregiver.

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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 adult caregiver must attend with the child.

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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 adult caregiver must attend with the child.

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Stitching in the Stacks (NBL)

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

Create Knitted Knockers and Crocheted Chemo Caps for adults and children in local hospitals and infusion centers in the area. Participants should bring their own materials and tools. Experienced crafters and beginners are welcome. 

Tuesday, Dec. 17
Tuesday, Jan. 28
Tuesday, Feb. 25

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