CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS AND BOOK GROUPS

It is the intent of the Children's Department to provide materials and services for children from birth through eighth grade and for those who work with them. (full program list)


Book Groups

Family Book Group

The Family Book Group is for readers in grades 4, 5, and 6 and their parents.

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesdays

March 18   Middle School, the Worst Years of My Life by James Patterson
April 15 Apothecary by Maile Meloy
   

 

Junior Readers Book Club

The Junior Readers Book Club is for readers in grades 2 and 3 and their parents.

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesdays

March 25     Jedi Academy by Jeffrey Brown
April 22 Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce
   

 

SPRING STORYTIMES

Please call 847-234-0648 to register your child for the Spring Storytimes or for more information

Registration Begins for Preschool Storytimes

April 1, Tuesday

ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR MOST STORYTIME SESSIONS.  Children must be the appropriate age by the beginning of the session.  Class sizes are limited; Lake Forest residents receive priority.  

April 21 – May 19

Mondays, 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Storytime for 2 year olds and their caregivers

April 22 – May 20

Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Storytime for 3, 4, 5, and 6 year olds

 April 22 – May 20

Tuesdays, 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Storytime for 3, 4, 5, and 6 year olds

 April 22 – May 20

Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Storytime for 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 year olds

 April 23 – May 21

Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Drop-in Family Storytime

April 24 – May 22

Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Storytime for 2 year olds and their caregivers

 April 24 – May 22

Thursdays, 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Storytime for 3, 4, 5 and 6 year olds

April 25 – May 23

Fridays, 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 

Baby Storytime

Storytime and playtime for babies (0 months to 23 months) and their caregivers

May 3, 10, and 17

Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Drop-In Family Storytime

 

DROP-IN PROGRAMS

Happy Mother’s Day Craft

Monday, May 5

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Drop by the Children’s circulation desk anytime between 10 and 6 to make a special Mother’s Day craft.

 

Museum Adventure Passes: Check out discounted and free passes to local museums at the adult circulation desk