Giant Game Day!

Giant Game Day!

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

12:00am - 12:00am

Drop into the library anytime from 9 am to 9 pm to play giant versions of your favorite games.  Play oversized Snakes and Ladders, UNO, Memory, Tic-Tac-Toe, dominoes and more!

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Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

9:30am - 10:00am

Toddler Time is an interactive story time program for children ages 18-35 months and their adult caregivers. There is no Toddler Time on July 3.

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Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

1:00pm - 1:30pm

Preschool Story Time combines stories, songs and crafts for kids from 3-5 years old.   There is no Preschool Story Time on July 3.

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Tie-Dye T-Shirts

Tie-Dye T-Shirts

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

2:00pm - 2:30pm

Make a festive 4th of July, tie-dyed t-shirt. Please bring your own washed, white, cotton t-shirt. The dye stains, so wear old clothes and shoes. We will meet in the staff parking lot behind the library.  For kids and teens.

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Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Thursday, June 27, 2019

9:30am - 10:00am

Preschool Story Time combines stories, songs and crafts for kids from 3-5 years old.   There is no Preschool Story Time on July 4.

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Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Thursday, June 27, 2019

6:30pm - 7:00pm

Children from birth through age 6 and their families will enjoy stories, songs and fun activities together. Feel free to wear your pajamas!  There is no Family Story Time on July 4.

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Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Friday, June 28, 2019

9:30am - 10:00am

Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and fun for you and your baby! For babies from birth through 17 months with a caregiver.  There's no Baby Bookworms on July 5.

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DIY Days

DIY Days

Friday, June 28, 2019

3:00pm - 3:45pm

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of do-it-yourself projects!  Bring out your creative side!  For kids entering grades 4-7.  Please register for each activity you are attending. June 14 and 21--Nylon Screen Printing (must be able to attend both days) June 28--Bottle Cap Jewelry July 5--Chalk Rockets July 12--Glow Bowling July 26--Dream Journals

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Holy Cross/Immaculate Heart of Mary Marimba Ensemble

Holy Cross/Immaculate Heart of Mary Marimba Ensemble

Saturday, June 29, 2019

3:00pm - 3:45pm

Founded in 1991, the Holy Cross/Immaculate Heart of Mary Marimba Ensemble is comprised entirely of youths from age 12-21 from Chicago’s Back of the Yards neighborhood. The group’s repertoire consists of pieces from traditional Mexican and Caribbean folk songs to classical pieces.

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Insect Petting Zoo

Insect Petting Zoo

Monday, July 1, 2019

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Experience the wonders of the insect world. Learn how insects and insect-relatives function and play an important role in the environment around you. This is a “touch and feel” experience in which visitors can observe and have the opportunity to hold unusual bugs. Insect petting zoo includes blue death-feigning beetles, Madagascar hissing cockroaches, American millipedes, bess beetles and a tarantula (spider for viewing, not holding).  Registration required.  For kids entering kindergarten through 5th grade.

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Tot Art

Tot Art

Monday, July 1, 2019

6:00pm - 6:30pm

Bring a smock and get ready for some messy fun!  Little fingers will experiment with painting, gluing, sticking, printing, and creating while developing fine motor, language and self-help skills.  For kids ages 2-5.

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Movie Night:  The Lego Movie 2:  The Second Part

Movie Night: The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

6:30pm - 8:15pm

Watch Lego Movie 2:  The Second Part (PG) on our big screen!  Bring your own snack.

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Create Your Own Confetti Cannon!

Create Your Own Confetti Cannon!

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

10:00am - 2:00pm

Get ready for July 4th by dropping into the library anytime from 10 am to 2 pm to make a confetti cannon!

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March with Us in the Independence Day Parade!

March with Us in the Independence Day Parade!

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

6:30pm - 8:00pm

Have you or your kids ever wanted to walk in the Evergreen Park Independence Day Parade?  Well here's your chance!  Everyone (and that means you) is invited to walk with the library in the parade.  Register if you'd like to walk with us and we will contact you before July 3 with our parade number and where we'll line up on parade day.  Feel free to bring candy to throw to the kids!   

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DIY Days

DIY Days

Friday, July 5, 2019

3:00pm - 3:45pm

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of do-it-yourself projects!  Bring out your creative side!  For kids entering grades 4-7.  Please register for each activity you are attending. June 14 and 21--Nylon Screen Printing (must be able to attend both days) June 28--Bottle Cap Jewelry July 5--Chalk Rockets July 12--Glow Bowling July 26--Dream Journals

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Lego Car Races

Lego Car Races

Monday, July 8, 2019

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Make a Lego car out of the library's Legos, then race to see who made the fastest car!

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Tot Art

Tot Art

Monday, July 8, 2019

6:00pm - 6:30pm

Bring a smock and get ready for some messy fun!  Little fingers will experiment with painting, gluing, sticking, printing, and creating while developing fine motor, language and self-help skills.  For kids ages 2-5.

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Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

9:30am - 10:00am

Toddler Time is an interactive story time program for children ages 18-35 months and their adult caregivers. There is no Toddler Time on July 2.

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Cuentos en Español--Story Time in Spanish

Cuentos en Español--Story Time in Spanish

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

10:30am - 11:00am

Hora de cuentos para niños y niñas desde bebitos hasta edad escolar y para sus padres. Libros, canciones y rimas se presentarán totalmente en español. Presentado por St. Xavier Birth-3 y señorita Jessica.  This storytime features books, rhymes and songs in Spanish for children and families.  Presented by St. Xavier Birth-3 and Miss Jessica.

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EP Cares:  Cards for Hospitalized Kids

EP Cares: Cards for Hospitalized Kids

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Join us anytime from 2pm-4pm, to make handmade cards for kids who are hospitalized.  People of all ages are welcome.  We'll send the cards to the Chicago organization, Cards for Hospitalized Kids (http://www.cardsforhospitalizedkids.com).  Kids and teens who are in need of service hours can earn up to 2 hours!  

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