Youth Events

Drop-in Chess

Saturday, May 20, 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

LEGO Mindstorms Sumo Challenge

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

For Grades 4-8. Teams will use their cunning skills to design a sumobot using LEGO Mindstorms kits then face off in head-to-head matches to push the opposing team's robot out of the sumo ring. No experience necessary and all materials will be provided.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

LEGO Mindstorms Sumo Challenge

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

For Grades 4-8. Teams will use their cunning skills to design a sumobot using LEGO Mindstorms kits then face off in head-to-head matches to push the opposing team's robot out of the sumo ring. No experience necessary and all materials will be provided.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Summer Storytime Registration Begins Today

Monday, May 22, 2017 (All day)

Summer storytime registration begins today. Tales for Tots classes begin in June. First Steps and Baby Booktime classes begin in July. Go to appropriate month, click on class of your choice, and register.

Storytime, Milk and Cookies at Panera

Tuesday, May 23, 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 Baby Booktime

Friday, May 26, 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

Paint a Forest!

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Help us create decorations for Library Camp: Into the Woods! We'll be working from 1-3pm and kids age 7 and up are invited to help. Prepare to get messy. Stop by the meeting room any time before 2:30pm to join the fun.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

3D Printing Club

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Spend an hour using Tinkercad to create your own 3D designs to submit for printing on the Library's 3D printer. Staff will be on hand to offer assistance. A special "design puzzle" will be presented for those who want a challenge.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Drop-in Chess

Saturday, May 27, 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

Minecraft Club, Jr.

Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 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

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

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