Youth Events

Winter First Steps

Friday, January 20, 2017 -
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

Winter First Steps

Friday, January 20, 2017 -
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

Book Match

Friday, January 20, 2017 -
3:15pm to 5:00pm

Students within District 112 form teams and match wits based on their knowledge of assigned books.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Drop-in Chess

Saturday, January 21, 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

Instrument Petting Zoo

Saturday, January 21, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm

Let the instructors from the Music Institute of Chicago demonstrate instruments for you and then try them out. There will be strings, percussion, guitar/bass, keyboard, and wind instruments. From 2:30 - 3:00 p.m. there will also be a Musikgarten class ideal for children birth through age three. No tickets are required for this free drop-in event.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Winter Tales for Tots

Monday, January 23, 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.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Winter Storytime Live!

Monday, January 23, 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

Book Match

Monday, January 23, 2017 -
3:15pm to 5:00pm

Students within District 112 form teams and match wits based on their knowledge of assigned books.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Storytime, Milk and Cookies at Panera

Tuesday, January 24, 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

Winter Tales for Tots

Thursday, January 26, 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.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

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