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

March 31, 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 13 – May 18

Mondays, 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Storytime for 2 year olds and their caregivers

April 14 – May 19

Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

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

April 14 – May 19

Tuesdays, 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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

April 15 – May 20 Drop-In Storytime

Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

A storytime for the whole family.

April 16 – May 21

Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Storytime for 2 year olds and their caregivers

April 16 – May 21

Thursdays, 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Storytime for 3, 4, 5 and 6 year olds

April 17 – May 22 Baby Storytime

Fridays, 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.  OR 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

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

 

DROP-IN PROGRAMS

Spring Crafts in the Children’s Library

April 13th and 20th, Monday

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Drop by the children’s circulation desk to make a special Spring craft.

 

Happy Mother’s Day!  Drop-in Craft

May 4th , Monday

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Drop by the children’s circulation desk to make a Mother’s Day surprise.

 

 

 

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