These events are for kids ages Kindergarten through Grade 5. 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.
The library now has its own dedicated server for Minecraft programs! You and your friends can participate in build and quest challenges. Check the event calendar for more details!
For kids in Kindergarten through first grade. Read stories, play games, and make crafts!
Our LEGO events are for various age groups. Check the Events Calendar and brochure for more details!
Offered for various age groups, kids will learn about different parts of the world through science experiments, crafts, and games.
Kids in various age groups (ranging from kindergarten to fifth grade) try out fun science experiments and math-based activities.
Movement & Games
Offered for various age groups, this program includes different games and activities that will have kids moving while having fun.
Our art classes are for various age groups and cover a variety of artistic disciplines, styles, and materials. Check the Events Calendar and brochure for more details!
Bluestem Book Club
Kids in Grades 3–5 discuss the Bluestem Book Award Nominees for the current year and complete fun activities.