Programs


Kids Programs!

Check out our great programs for kids. Registration is required for all programs. Questions or suggestions? Contact us @ 847-455-6016, ext. 3 or kidscrossing@fppld.org.


Apr
1
Sat
Celebrate National Poetry Month!
Apr 1 – Apr 29 all-day

Poet-Tree Web Event (1)To celebrate National Poetry Month in April, we will have a Poet-Tree on display all month in Kids Crossing.  You can bring a copy of your favorite poem – maybe YOU even wrote it! – and we will add it to the branches.

Also be on the lookout for copies of popular kids poetry throughout the month at the KC desk or even tucked in the pages of some of your favorite books.  Feel free to keep these poems or share them with family and friends!

Apr
24
Mon
Money Smart Week: Penny Jar Guessing Game
Apr 24 – Apr 28 all-day

2017 Q2 Web Event SquaresStop by the Kid’s Crossing desk for your chance to win a $10 gift card!

We will have a jar of pennies on our desk during Money Smart week (4/24-4/28) and whoever gets closest to the right amount of pennies will win a prize!

Apr
25
Tue
Morning Storytime
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Morning StorytimeAges 3-5

Join us twice a month for a themed storytime filled with stories, songs, and other activities that encourage a love of language and learning.  Limit 10.

DIY Piggy Bank
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

For All Ages

Event Image-DIY Piggy bankCelebrate money smart week at your library with a family friendly piggy bank craft. Each child will receive a piggy bank to personalize.  (limit 40)                  

Apr
27
Thu
Nailed It!: Simple Construction
Apr 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

2017 Q2 Web Event SquaresGrades 3rd-5th

This month’s cool DIY project will be a birdhouse! Hammers are involved, so permission slips are required. Limit 15.

Apr
28
Fri
Morning Movers
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Morning Movers

Bundle up and come into the library for our baby and toddler storytime sessions. Your baby is always learning and we offer a great environment to explore and grow. Move around with our songs and rhymes, share a book or two and introduce your little one to the world. We can’t wait to see you!

(limit 30)

 

May
2
Tue
Tween Tuesday
May 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Tween Tuesday 300x300 (2)Grades 4-6

Are you looking for a place to hang out with your friends while learning, creating, and exploring? Join us once a month for games, crafts, and more.  Light snacks will be provided.  Limit 15.

May
3
Wed
Comics for Kids
May 3 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm

Comics for Kids 300x300Grades 1 & 2

Are you in 1st or 2nd grade and like comics?  Join us for this NEW comics club where you will get a chance to read entertaining titles and talk about them with other kids.  Light snacks will be provided.  Copies of each book will be available at the Circulation Desk about a month prior to the meeting date. Limit 15.

  • Wednesday, April 5thHippopotamister by John Patrick Green
  • Wednesday, May 3rdMad Scientist Academy: The Dinosaur Disaster by Matthew McElligott
  • Wednesday, June 7thThe Great Pet Escape by Victoria Jamieson

May
4
Thu
May the Fourth Be With You
May 4 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

May the Fourth Program Square (1)All Ages

Use the Force to get yourself to the library for our May the 4th celebration! There will be Star Wars games, crafts, and snacks, as well as a group scavenger hunt for those who show up early. Limit 30.

May
9
Tue
Morning Storytime
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Morning StorytimeAges 3-5

Join us twice a month for a themed storytime filled with stories, songs, and other activities that encourage a love of language and learning.  Limit 10.