Youth Events

Storytime, Milk and Cookies at Panera

Tuesday, July 25, 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

Musikgarten

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am

Children ages birth-18 months will enjoy 45 minutes of musical play, including bouncing songs, singing, dancing and peek-a-boo games. Presented by the Music Institute of Chicago. For children birth-18 months with an adult caregiver. Online registration is required.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Musikgarten

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Toddlers will enjoy 45 minutes of musical play, including singing, dancing, and playing simple instruments. Presented by the Music Institute of Chicago. For 19 months-3 year olds with an adult caregiver. Online registration is required.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Summer Tales for Tots

Thursday, July 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

Summer Storytime Live!

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 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

Meet Morphi Super Awesome 3D Modeler

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 3:30pm to 4:15pm

Designing 3-D models is as easy as dragging and dropping geometric shapes onto the build grid. Meet Morphi, a creation tool that can be used anywhere by anyone.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Summer Baby Booktime

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 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. Registration required.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Robotics Club

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Work in teams to build and program robots. This club is for beginners and doesn't require any previous experience with Robotics. Each meeting will focus on a new activity. Think Ozobots, LEGO MINDSTORMS, BristleBots, and more!

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Drop-In Games

Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Join us any time during the session. Play an assortment of Library board, card, and party games (chess included). Bring friends or make some while you're here. For ages 7-14. If you can't make it to the Drop-In come check out a game at the Youth Services Desk whenever the Library is open.

Youth Services Dept, HP Library

Summer Tales for Tots

Monday, July 31, 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

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