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The Library Board of Trustees will meet virtually on Zoom September 23 at 7 pm.

These events are for kids and families. Unless otherwise indicated, events require registration, which starts on the 20th of the month prior to the date of the event (e.g. the registration for all events in October begin on September 20). You may register online through the Events Calendar, over the phone by calling 708.532.0160, x 2, or in person at the Youth Services Desk on the second floor.

The offerings vary per season, and the complete list of each month's events is available on the Events Calendar, in the brochures found at the desk in Youth Services, and within our library's quarterly newsletter. Digital copies of the brochure and newsletter can be found in the Events sidebar.

Family Fun Nights
(no registration required)

Children and their parents or caregivers are invited to spend some quality time together as a family!  We have a monthly rotation of Family Movie Night, Family Activity Night, and Family Game Night!

Family Pajamarama
(no registration required)

Children ages 3–8 years and their parents are invited to this fun evening event. Come dressed for bedtime and read stories, play games, and make crafts! The event is generally one Friday per month from 7–7:45 pm (with a few exceptions throughout the year). For specific dates, check our Events Calendar.

Special Shows & Performances

Throughout the year, and particularly over the summer, the library hosts special shows and performances for kids and families. These include plays, magicians, musicians, and other entertainers that have wide generational appeal.  Check the Events Calendar for these special events!