Family Storytime

Tuesday, February 16, 10:30 AM.

Our online storytimes offer great opportunities for kids and families to learn and have fun. Family Storytime is designed for children of all ages and interests.

Register your family and we will email the Zoom link to you the evening before the program.

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Kids Write Away Online

Thursday, February 11, 4:00 PM.
Grades 4-6.

Want to become the next famous author? Join us on Zoom video chat to participate in our social distancing writers group.

Register with an email address and we'll send the Zoom meeting link the evening before our discussion.

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The Seed of Compassion by the Dalai Lama XIV

This is an autobiographical storybook about the Buddhist and spiritual leader the Dalai Lama (the fourteenth Dalai Lama of Tibet). This is a role for which he was chosen when he was a very young child, around 1940.

We see …


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Family Storytime

Tuesday, February 09, 10:30 AM.

Our online storytimes offer great opportunities for kids and families to learn and have fun. Family Storytime is designed for children of all ages and interests.

Register your family and we will email the Zoom link to you the evening before the program.

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Let’s Play Drawful

Monday, February 08, 6:20 or 7:10 PM. Ages 8-12.

Join us for a digital game similar to pictionary. Bring a smart device to play along with us on Zoom.

Register with an email address and we'll send the Zoom meeting link before the game.
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Family Storytime

Tuesday, February 02, 10:30 AM.

Our online storytimes offer great opportunities for kids and families to learn and have fun. Family Storytime is designed for children of all ages and interests.

Register your family and we will email the Zoom link to you the evening before the program.

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Color-By-Day Calendar

January 01-31. For Ages 12 and under.

Color your way through January! This color by number art project is a fun way to start the new year. For all skill levels.

Call 708-867-2298 to ask for your calendar kits starting December 21st.

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A Conversation with Author Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Friday, January 29, 6:00 PM.

Meet Jarrett J. Krosoczka, the bestselling author/illustrator behind more than forty books for young readers, including his wildly popular Lunch Lady series. Most recently, he has found acclaim with his memoir Hey, Kiddo, about growing up in a family grappling with addiction and finding the art that helps you survive.
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Playdate with Play-Dough

Wednesday, January 27, 2:30 or 3:30 PM. Ages 2-7 with an adult.

Let’s get our hands busy squishing and rolling to make fun shapes and creatures tgether in an online video chat. Pickup up kits starting January 18th.

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Family Storytime

Tuesday, January 26, 10:30 AM.

Our online storytimes offer great opportunities for kids and families to learn and have fun. Family Storytime is designed for children of all ages and interests.

Register your family and we will email the Zoom link to you the evening before the program.

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Family Storytime

Tuesday, January 19, 10:30 AM.

Our online storytimes offer great opportunities for kids and families to learn and have fun. Family Storytime is designed for children of all ages and interests.

Register your family and we will email the Zoom link to you the evening before the program.

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Winter Reading 2021

December 21–March 06

The new year is a time for reflection and reinvigoration. What better way to do that than to cozy up with inspiring books?

This winter, you can use the website and mobile app, Beanstack to track your reading progress and earn virtual badges.

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Luke Pearson’s Hilda Hits Netflix

Hilda is back for season two on Netflix this week! Based on the star of Luke Pearson’s graphic novels, the fearless, free-spirited Hilda finds new friends, adventure and magical creatures when she leaves her enchanted forest home and journeys to …


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2020 Children’s Choice Book Award Finalists

The finalists are in for Amazon’s Children’s Choice Book Award, the only national children’s book awards selected by kids. Each award covers two consecutive grade levels, and this year the titles contending for kids’ votes include both fiction and nonfiction …


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Winners of the 2020 Kirkus Prize

Raven Leilani, Mychal Denzel Smith, Derrick Barnes, and Gordon C. James were named the winners of the seventh annual Kirkus Prizes at an online ceremony on November 5th.

The awards in fiction, nonfiction, and young readers’ literature are given annually …


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Writing in the Margins: Winter 2020/2021

We are in the midst of an experience that is so shockingly unique that it seems impossible to put into perspective. Since the Covid-19 pandemic began, we have been figuring out how to live in what seems like a new …


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Book Match

Find a book you’ll love with the help of your librarians.

Answer a few quick questions about your favorite reading experiences and we’ll get to work on a personalized book recommendation just for you.

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