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March 2019

Windsock Craft

March 26 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on March 27, 2019 at 11:00am

Hang your windsock where it can catch a breeze. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Buddies

March 27 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 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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Windsock Craft

March 27 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on March 27, 2019 at 11:00am

Hang your windsock where it can catch a breeze. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Handprint Owl Craft

March 28 @ 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Add your own handprints to give wings to your fluffy owl. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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April 2019

Chick Finger Puppet Craft

April 2 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on April 3, 2019 at 11:00am

You will walk away with this cute little chick! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Read to Rover

April 2 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 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

April 3 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 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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Chick Finger Puppet Craft

April 3 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on April 3, 2019 at 11:00am

You will walk away with this cute little chick! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Lamb Craft

April 4 @ 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Add cotton balls and a cute face for this little lamb! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Earth Day Endangered Animal Mural Painting

April 6 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Do you love animals?  This year, the theme for Earth Day is "endangered animals."  Jo Plenger-Schulz will create a tree canopy mural, leaving spaces where animals can be added.  Get an "endangered animal" circle from the children’s desk, then color the animal using colored pencils, markers, or crayons.  When you have finished, give your animal to the librarian at the Youth Services Desk so it can be attached to the tree canopy mural.  The finished mural will be approximately 6 feet…

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Tropical Bird Craft

April 9 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on April 10, 2019 at 11:00am

These exotic and colorful birds 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

April 10 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 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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Tropical Bird Craft

April 10 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on April 10, 2019 at 11:00am

These exotic and colorful birds 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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Egg Wreath Craft

April 11 @ 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

This wreath will brighten up your room with its colored eggs! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Bunny Hat Craft

April 16 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on April 17, 2019 at 11:00am

You'll be "hopping down the bunny trail" with your new hat! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Buddies

April 17 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 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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Bunny Hat Craft

April 17 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on April 17, 2019 at 11:00am

You'll be "hopping down the bunny trail" with your new hat! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Spring Bunny Craft

April 18 @ 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

It's bunny season and this little one is fun and easy to make! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Seed Pot Craft

April 23 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on April 24, 2019 at 11:00am

Each child will select a type of seeds to plant in the decorated pot! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Read to Rover

April 23 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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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Book Buddies

April 24 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 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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Seed Pot Craft

April 24 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on April 24, 2019 at 11:00am

Each child will select a type of seeds to plant in the decorated pot! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Fluffy Sheep Craft

April 25 @ 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

This little sheep looks fluffy inside the doily! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Calico Cat Craft

April 30 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on May 1, 2019 at 11:00am

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

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May 2019

Calico Cat Craft

May 1 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on May 1, 2019 at 11:00am

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

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