Youth Events

Summer Storytime Live!

Monday, July 20, 2015 - 10:45am to 11:15am

For ages 3 1/2 to 6.
Drop off your independent preschoolers or kindergartners for a special storytime! Let them enjoy great stories, puppets, flannel boards, music, and activities that foster pre-reading skills, broaden social skills, and encourage a love of books.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Summer First Steps

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 9:15am to 10:00am

For walking toddlers to 2 1/2 year olds with parent or caregiver.
Enjoy an interactive storytime with picture books, songs, fingerplays, puppets, and parachute play. Nurture your toddler's love of books and encourage him or her to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words. Each class will end with 1/2 hour of play and time to meet other parents, caregivers, and toddlers.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Summer First Steps

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 10:15am to 11:00am

For walking toddlers to 2 1/2 year olds with parent or caregiver.
Enjoy an interactive storytime with picture books, songs, fingerplays, puppets, and parachute play. Nurture your toddler's love of books and encourage him or her to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words. Each class will end with 1/2 hour of play and time to meet other parents, caregivers, and toddlers.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Minecraft Club

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Come play on our Minecraft server for group Minecraft games and activities. Interact with fellow players while building new worlds and trying to survive your first night out. Creepers, Golems and Spiders oh my . . . ?

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Minecraft: Advanced Goals

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

In Minecraft: Advanced Goals we begin learning how to make mods with code and develop home grown Minecraft servers. If you just want to play Minecraft checkout Minecraft Club and Minecraft Club Jr throughout the Summer.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Shake, Rattle & Roll

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Enjoy exploring music and sound in our Shake, Rattle & Roll Workshop. Try out simple instruments, learn how vibrations make sound and make easy instruments to take home.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Summer Tales for Tots

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am

For ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 with parent or caregiver.
Give your preschooler a head start with this program packed with great stories, puppets, flannel boards, music, and rhymes. Share this storytime together and build language and listening skills.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Summer Storytime Live!

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 1:30pm to 2:00pm

For ages 3 1/2 to 6.
Drop off your independent preschoolers or kindergartners for a special storytime! Let them enjoy great stories, puppets, flannel boards, music, and activities that foster pre-reading skills, broaden social skills, and encourage a love of books.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Summer Baby Booktime

Friday, July 24, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Newborns to walkers with parent or caregiver.
Introduce your baby to the sounds and rhythms of language using stories, music, and rhymes. Delight and stimulate your baby's senses and build a foundation for a lifelong love of books and reading. Each class will end with 1/2 hour of play featuring age-appropriate toys and time for socialization.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Teach Your Robot Well: Camp Lego Mindstorms

Friday, July 24, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Love to build with LEGO and looking for a new adventure with like-minded friends? Join skilled mentors from the Highland Park High School Robotics Team as we explore the world of Lego Mindstorms. Spaces are limited in this hands-on program, so please register only if you are able to attend all four sessions.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

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