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Children’s Department

May 2019

Shooting Star Craft

May 23 @ 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Add streamers and stickers to your special star! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Jellyfish Craft

May 28 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on May 29, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Decorate your colorful jellyfish, and it will be ready to hang at home! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Buddies

May 29 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join an instructor in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft.  This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Jellyfish Craft

May 29 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on May 29, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Decorate your colorful jellyfish, and it will be ready to hang at home! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Rainbow Fish Craft

May 30 @ 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Add lots of color to your pretty fish! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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June 2019

Sponge-Painted Butterfly Craft

June 4 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on June 5, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Add color to your butterfly wings and it will be ready to hang in your room! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Buddies

June 5 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join an instructor in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft.  This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Sponge-Painted Butterfly Craft

June 5 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on June 5, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Add color to your butterfly wings and it will be ready to hang in your room! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Smiley Butterfly Craft

June 6 @ 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

This butterfly will brighten your day when you add stickers and pom-pons for decorations! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Homeschool Happenings: Pet Painting with Miss Jo

June 10 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Come for a special art-themed session of Homeschool Happenings.  With the help of Miss Jo, a local artist, paint your favorite animals onto a mural to be displayed at the library. This event is open to kids of all ages.  You do not need to be a homeschooler to participate—everyone is welcome. No registration is required to attend this FREE program! For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Photo Frame Craft

June 11 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on June 12, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Decorate your photo frame for Daddy or Grandpa.  Then put in your picture and make him smile! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Buddies

June 12 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join an instructor in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft.  This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Photo Frame Craft

June 12 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on June 12, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Decorate your photo frame for Daddy or Grandpa.  Then put in your picture and make him smile! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Read to Rover

June 12 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Miller loves to hear stories!  Certified therapy dog Miller, a Golden Retriever, visits the library to listen to children read. Children may register at the Youth Services Desk for a 10-minute time slot to read to Miller. For more information, or to sign up, call (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350 or ask at the Youth Services Desk.

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Tissue Dragonfly Craft

June 13 @ 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Add color to your dragonfly's wings and watch it take flight! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Hungry Frog Craft

June 18 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on June 19, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Gulp!  This frog catches a fly on its tongue.  Ribbit!  Ribbit! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Read to Rover

June 18 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Gracie Allen loves to hear stories!  Certified therapy dog Gracie Allen, a Papillon/Chihuahua mix, visits the library to listen to children read. Children may register at the Youth Services Desk for a 10-minute time slot to read to Gracie. For more information, or to sign up, call (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350 or ask at the Youth Services Desk.

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Book Buddies

June 19 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join an instructor in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft.  This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Hungry Frog Craft

June 19 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on June 19, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Gulp!  This frog catches a fly on its tongue.  Ribbit!  Ribbit! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Fluffy Lion Craft

June 20 @ 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

You can give this sleepy lion a colorful mane and tail with tissue pieces! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Read to Rover

June 22 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sophie loves to hear stories!  Certified therapy dog Sophie, a Goldendoodle, visits the library to listen to children read. Children may register at the Youth Services Desk for a 10-minute time slot to read to Sophie. For more information, or to sign up, call (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350 or ask at the Youth Services Desk.

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Shape Trains Craft

June 25 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on June 26, 2019 at 11:00 AM

These colorful trains are made of paper shapes.  Each one will be different! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Buddies

June 26 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join an instructor in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft.  This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Shape Trains Craft

June 26 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on June 26, 2019 at 11:00 AM

These colorful trains are made of paper shapes.  Each one will be different! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Dragon Chain Craft

June 27 @ 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Have fun making this paper-chain dragon that breathes "fire!" For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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