Youth Events

Summer Tales for Tots

Thursday, July 28, 2016 -
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 28, 2016 -
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

3D Printing Club

Thursday, July 28, 2016 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Learn 3D modeling skills and how to design your own creations using the Library’s 3D printer. Ages 9 - 12

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Make Your Own Book!

Friday, July 29, 2016 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm

Come learn simple bookbinding and paperfolding techniques to make your very own book to fill with stories, drawings, or collage!

Kids can earn a Library Scouts Bookcraft badge at this program.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

App Club

Friday, July 29, 2016 -
3:30pm to 5:30pm

Work with skilled mentors. Monthly coding projects that teach grade schoolers how to program apps. Recommended for ages 9-12.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Drop-in Chess

Saturday, July 30, 2016 -
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

Robot Rodeo

Saturday, July 30, 2016 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm

Join skilled mentors from the Highland Park High School Robotics Team as we explore the world of Lego Mindstorms. Recommended for ages 9-12.

Minecraft: Block by Block

Monday, August 1, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Starting with the Library and moving on to Sunset Woods, Centennial Ice Arena, Stupey Cabin, Heller Nature Center and Central Avenue we will work together to build Highland Park, IL from scratch within the world of Minecraft.

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

Summer First Steps

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 -
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, August 2, 2016 -
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

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