Don't be a bystander! Pledge to stand up to bullying and injustice by decorating a shoe and adding it to the STAND UP wall in Youth Services. We are all in this together.
What's Happening in Youth Services
And a big THANK YOU to everyone who entered or voted!
Come to the Library from 3:30-5pm on Monday Nov. 14th - Wednesday Nov. 16th and we'll take your BookFace and help you submit it to our contest on the spot!
Our BookFace contest ends on Family Reading Night! Don't forget to come vote for your favorite BookFace, meet Bad Kitty, and make a Harry Potter wand from 6:30-8:30pm on Thursday, Nov. 17th!
Book your face at the Library... win prizes and acclaim for your best BookFace! Submit your entry, and see some of the competition here. The last day to enter is November 17th!
We know most students have tons of activities and homework to do, so we're starting a club where they can talk about books and enjoy the company of other readers without having the time commitment of reading a particular book by a certain day.
Students can talk about whatever books they want in an open environment (with snacks ;)) We'll also have games and other book-related activities each month! As an added bonus, book club participants will have first crack at some brand new books each time we meet.
Please sign up for each session you are able to attend at kidsevents.org
3rd - 5th graders are invited to participate in Book Buzz on Wednesdays, October 26th and November 30th @ 4pm.
6th-8th graders are invited to join Fully Booked on Wednesdays, October 19th and November 16th @ 4pm.
We're always celebrating master storyteller Roald Dahl at the Library, but this week marks his hundredth birthday and even more reason to celebrate! Find out more about his amazing life in one of his autobiographies or check out one of the creative works that made him famous. You can also enter our Wonka-licious contest for the chance to win a Roald Dahl tote!
Celebrate Brown Bear's 50th Birthday with us at the library. Drop by the Youth Services Department to play Brown Bear Bingo and make a Brown Bear puppet to take home at the following times:
Tuesday Sept. 6th 11:30am-12:30pm
Wednesday Sept. 7th 1pm-2pm
Thursday Sept. 8th 9:30am-10:30am
Friday Sept. 9th 12pm-1pm
Sunday Sept. 11th 2pm-3pm
The last day to do an in-person report is Saturday, July 30th.
The last day to redeem online points/tokens and buy prizes is Sunday, July 31st.
Teen prizes have all been marked down to half price for this week only, don't miss out!
Kids 0-14 can earn tokens or points to exchange for prizes until July 30th! We have a lot of amazing Highland Park sponsors this year - see all the exciting reading rewards that are available for elementary school students and middle school students - while supplies last.
We can't wait to see you at the Library!