Youth Events

Drop-in Chess

Saturday, March 25, 2017 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

Join us any time during the session. There will be a chess expert there to help you whether you are a beginner or an advanced player.

Youth Services Dept, HP Library

Spring Break, Spring Make: Minecraft Build-a-Home

Saturday, March 25, 2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

Grab a pickaxe and start building your home in Minecraft! Woot! Add an obsidian farm. Perhaps a cobblestone generator? Maybe an infinite lava spring? You're the architect. Due to high spring break traffic, we are asking players to register for one session only, please.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Spring Break, Spring Make: Minecraft Build-a-Home

Saturday, March 25, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Grab a pickaxe and start building your home in Minecraft! Woot! Add an obsidian farm. Perhaps a cobblestone generator? Maybe an infinite lava spring? You're the architect. Due to high spring break traffic, we are asking players to register for one session only, please.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Spring Break, Spring Make: Minecraft Build-a-Home

Saturday, March 25, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Grab a pickaxe and start building your home in Minecraft! Woot! Add an obsidian farm. Perhaps a cobblestone generator? Maybe an infinite lava spring? You're the architect. Due to high spring break traffic, we are asking players to register for one session only, please.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Spring Break, Spring Make: Minecraft Build-a-Home

Saturday, March 25, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Grab a pickaxe and start building your home in Minecraft! Woot! Add an obsidian farm. Perhaps a cobblestone generator? Maybe an infinite lava spring? You're the architect. Due to high spring break traffic, we are asking players to register for one session only, please.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Spring Tales for Tots

Monday, March 27, 2017 -
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. Registration required.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Spring Storytime Live!

Monday, March 27, 2017 -
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

Balloon Animal Workshop

Monday, March 27, 2017 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm

Did you ever want to learn how to make those cool balloon animals you see at parties? Well now you can! Gary Kantor will teach children the techniques needed to transform plain balloons into fascinating balloon animals (like dogs, butterflies, etc.) At the end of the class, children will get to take home all of the things they made. Please register online for each child who will be attending; Parents are welcome to stay, but do not need to register.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Storytime, Milk and Cookies at Panera

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 -
9:30am to 10:00am

Meet up at Panera in Highland Park (1853 N. 2nd St.) for a special story time, milk and cookies. Children ages 2-5, parents and caregivers are invited the 4th Tuesday of the month. Registration for children is required.

Off-site, Not At The Library

Spring Break, Spring Make: Ozobot Lab

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Learn and explore with our color-sensing robots! This is a drop-in event.

Youth Services Dept, HP Library

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