Family Storytime

Tuesday, May 11, 10:30 AM.

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids and families to learn and have fun. Family Storytime is designed for children of all ages and interests. You may request a Storytime Kit with items that can be used with all of our storytimes. Please note that each child can only receive this kit once.

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Kids Write Away Online

Thursday, May 06, 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.

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Family Storytime

Tuesday, May 04, 10:30 AM.

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids and families to learn and have fun. Family Storytime is designed for children of all ages and interests. You may request a Storytime Kit with items that can be used with all of our storytimes. Please note that each child can only receive this kit once.

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Spanish Storytime – Cuentos en español

Thursday, April 29, 6:00 PM. Ages 5-8 with an adult.

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids and families to learn and have fun. This Spanish Storytime is designed for children ages 5-8 as a celebration of El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day.)

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2021 Caldecott Medal Winners

Named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott, the Caldecott Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book …


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Bird Feeder Craft and Storytime

Tuesday, April 27, 6:00 PM. Ages 5-8.

Come read a little about birds with us and create your own bird feeder so you can help feed the birds in your neighborhood. Kits will be available to pick up by registered participants on or after April 20th.

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Family Storytime

Tuesday, April 27, 10:30 AM.

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids and families to learn and have fun. Family Storytime is designed for children of all ages and interests. You may request a Storytime Kit with items that can be used with all of our storytimes. Please note that each child can only receive this kit once.

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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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Let’s Grow Food!

Thursday, April 22, 4:00 PM. Ages 12 and under with an adult.

Let’s grow food to celebrate Earth Day! You will pick up a kit that includes seeds, soil, containers and instructions for starting and nurturing plants that you can actually eat.

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Family Fun Night Trivia Challenge

Wednesday, April 21, 6:00 PM. For families with children 12 and under.

Gather the family together for a spring trivia game night. Which family will answer the most questions correctly? Play will be more fun with two devices per family.

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Family Storytime

Tuesday, April 20, 10:30 AM.

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids and families to learn and have fun. Family Storytime is designed for children of all ages and interests. You may request a Storytime Kit with items that can be used with all of our storytimes. Please note that each child can only receive this kit once.

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I Am Every Good Thing by Derrick Barnes

The confident Black narrator of this book is proud of everything that makes him who he is. He’s got big plans, and no doubt he’ll see them through–as he’s creative, adventurous, smart, funny, and a good friend. Sometimes he falls,


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Kids Write Away Online

Thursday, April 15, 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.

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Mini Felt Plants

Wednesday, April 14, 4:00 PM. Ages 6-12.

Make your own mini felt plant with it’s very own pot to decorate. Call Kids World at 708-867-2298 for details.

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2021 Coretta Scott King Book Awards

Designed to commemorate the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and to honor Mrs. Coretta Scott King for her courage and determination to continue the work for peace, the Coretta Scott King Book Awards annually recognize outstanding …


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Family Storytime

Tuesday, April 13, 10:30 AM.

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids and families to learn and have fun. Family Storytime is designed for children of all ages and interests. You may request a Storytime Kit with items that can be used with all of our storytimes. Please note that each child can only receive this kit once.

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2021 Newbery Medal Winners

The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British children’s book publisher John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution …


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2021 Schneider Family Book Award

The Schneider Family Book Awards honor an author or illustrator for a book that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences.

The award was founded by Dr. Katherine Schneider, who was the first blind …


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2021 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

The Geisel Award is given annually to the authors and illustrators of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States during the preceding year. The award is named for Theodor Geisel, better known …


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