Youth Events

Fall Tales for Tots

Thursday, October 13, 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

Fall Storytime Live!

Thursday, October 13, 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

Fall Baby Booktime

Friday, October 14, 2016 -
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.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Drop-in Chess

Saturday, October 15, 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

Minecraft Club, Jr.

Saturday, October 15, 2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

Come play on our Minecraft server for group Minecraft games and activities. Interact with fellow players while building new worlds and trying to survive your first night out. Creepers, Golems and Spiders oh m

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

Lions, and Tigers, and Bears, Oh My - What Working In A Zoo Is Really Like!

Saturday, October 15, 2016 -
11:00am to 1:00pm

Do you love animals? Have you ever thought about working with animals? Now’s your chance to learn what it would be like to be a zookeeper! Rebecca Bearman, MSc, Assistant Curator of Birds and Program Animals at Zoo Atlanta, will be joining us to talk about what working in a zoo is really like! She will give you the down and dirty of a day in the life of a zookeeper and you might even get to meet some of her furry, scaly, and feathered friends from Lincolnwood’s The Animal Store!

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Minecraft Club

Saturday, October 15, 2016 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm

Come play on our Minecraft server for group Minecraft games and activities. Interact with fellow players while building new worlds and trying to survive your first night out. Creepers, Golems and Spiders oh my . . . ?

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

Minecraft Block by Block

Saturday, October 15, 2016 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

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

Fall Tales for Tots

Monday, October 17, 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

Fall Storytime Live!

Monday, October 17, 2016 -
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

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