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July 2019

LEGO Club: Boats

July 22 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Can you build a boat that floats?  Come find out!  The boat that holds the most LEGO people without toppling or sinking in the water wins! We will be using water, so leave watches and anything else that shouldn't get wet at home. This program is geared towards K-5th grade students, but younger siblings are welcome (just be aware that there are many small pieces).  Parents and/or caregivers are encouraged to attend. No registration is required to attend this FREE…

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Little Learners

July 23 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until July 30, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. 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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Book Babies

July 23 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until July 30, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. 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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4-C Fun with Your Little One

July 23 @ 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until July 30, 2019

Join a 4-C parent educator for an evening of literacy, singing, and dancing.  Immerse yourself and your child in language, move to music, and more, while you bond with your child and meet other parents too! This FREE program requires no registration and is intended for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Babies

July 24 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, happening 5 times

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. 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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Book Buddies

July 24 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 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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Little Learners

July 24 @ 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. 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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Little Learners

July 24 @ 10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:50 AM on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. 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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Babies and Books

July 25 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join the fun!  Learn with your child (age birth to 3)!  Meet other families during this monthly program at the DeKalb Public Library.  These 4-C playgroup programs promote language and early literacy through songs, rhymes, and loving interactions.  Older siblings are welcome. This program is FREE and open to all.  No registration is required. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Movie Showing: Wonder Park

July 26 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

One magical day, as June runs through the woods to find her way home, she discovers an old roller coaster car and climbs inside.  She suddenly finds herself in Wonderland, an amusement park she had once created in her mind.  All her rides and characters are brought to life, but they are falling into disarray without her.  Now, with the help of her fun and lovable park characters, June will have to put the "wonder" back in Wonderland before it…

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Mighty Makers: Squishy Circuits

July 27 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Learn about electricity using play dough!  Using conductive and insulating play doughs, build your own creation.  Make a simple circuit, or build one into a sculpture.  Then, light it up with LEDs!  No experience with circuits needed. This program is part of Mighty Makers, our making club for K-5th grade students.  We meet monthly to do a STEM challenge.  Children in K-2nd grade are encouraged to attend with an adult. Space is limited to 20 participants.  Registration for this FREE…

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Movie Showing: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

July 29 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brooklyn teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man in his reality and crosses paths with five counterparts from other dimensions.  Together, they must stop a threat to all their worlds. With Into the Spider-Verse, the creators of The Lego Movie and 21 Jump Street introduce a groundbreaking visual style that’s the first of its kind.  Come to the library to enjoy this laugh-out-loud funny family movie filled with teachable moments in a rousing superhero adventure. This PG movie runs for 1 hour…

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Little Learners

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

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. 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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Book Babies

July 30 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until July 30, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. 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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Mighty Makers: Ozobot Bits

July 30 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Want to control a robot?  Join us this month as we program our Ozobot Bit robots.  Draw a path on a piece of paper, then watch the robot follow it!  If you have time or Ozobot experience, you can also program the robot using an app on one of our tablets. Materials for this event were provided through a grant by the Kishwaukee Sunrise Rotary Club. This program is part of Mighty Makers, our making club for K-5th grade students. …

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4-C Fun with Your Little One

July 30 @ 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until July 30, 2019

Join a 4-C parent educator for an evening of literacy, singing, and dancing.  Immerse yourself and your child in language, move to music, and more, while you bond with your child and meet other parents too! This FREE program requires no registration and is intended for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Babies

July 31 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, happening 5 times

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. 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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Book Buddies

July 31 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 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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Little Learners

July 31 @ 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. 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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Little Learners

July 31 @ 10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:50 AM on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. 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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CATCH Kids Club

July 31 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Join us for 90 minutes of fun physical activities, an interactive nutrition lesson, and a healthy and refreshing summertime snack!  Wear comfortable clothing; all other supplies will be provided by the instructor. CATCH Kids Club is a nationally recognized childhood obesity prevention program that focuses on teaching children about making healthier food choices, staying physically active, and reducing "screen time." Space is limited to 25 children in K-3rd grade.  Register below to participate in this FREE program. For additional information,…

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August 2019

4-C Bebes y Libros

August 1 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Una oportunidad para que los ninos sean expuestos al lenguaje y la música, animados para moverse y aprender lenguaje de senas básicas.  ¡Comparta tiempo con su bebe o niño pequeño y conozca otros padres también! Este es un programa solamente en Español.  ¡Sin embargo todos son bienvenidos! This is a Spanish language only program.  However, everyone is welcome! For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

August 6 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, happening 4 times

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. 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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Book Babies

August 6 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. 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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Book Babies

August 7 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. 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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Little Learners

August 7 @ 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. 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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Little Learners

August 7 @ 10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:50 AM on Wednesday, happening 4 times

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. 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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Little Learners

August 13 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, happening 4 times

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. 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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Book Babies

August 13 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. 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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Book Babies

August 14 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. 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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Little Learners

August 14 @ 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. 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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Little Learners

August 14 @ 10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:50 AM on Wednesday, happening 4 times

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. 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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Music for Toddlers

August 16 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Music stimulates the senses and engages us on many levels.  Little ones ages 18 months - 3 years and caregivers can bond over drums and other musical instruments during a special morning of musical developmental activities with music therapist Angie Carter. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the DeKalb Public Library. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

August 20 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, happening 4 times

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. 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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Book Babies

August 20 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. 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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Book Babies

August 21 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. 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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Little Learners

August 21 @ 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. 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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Little Learners

August 21 @ 10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:50 AM on Wednesday, happening 4 times

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. 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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Little Learners

August 27 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, happening 4 times

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. 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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Book Babies

August 27 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. 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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Book Babies

August 28 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. 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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Little Learners

August 28 @ 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. 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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Little Learners

August 28 @ 10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:50 AM on Wednesday, happening 4 times

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. 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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