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Design Your World: Summer Reading Club

Saturday, August 05, 2017
Glencoe Public Library
Infants-Grade 6

"Design Your World" this summer! Pick up your reading log in the Children's Department or sign-up online at glencoelibrary.beanstack.com Design time to read and complete activities so you can earn brag tags, coupons, free books, and more!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Glencoe Public Library
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Imagination Playground Installation

Monday, July 24, 2017
Glencoe Public Library
Children's Department
Let your imagination slide, run, and climb using the Imagination Playground Giant Blue Blocks, on loan from the Kohl Children's Museum! Don't miss out on time to design!
All ages
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View the Best of Glencoe: Lego Challenge

Saturday, August 05, 2017
Glencoe Public Library
Drop by the library to see what Glencoe children love best about their hometown! Lego creations will be displayed around the library. The first set of creations will be displayed from July 23-July 29th. The second set of creations will be displayed from July 30th-August 5th. 
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Tales for Tots

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
All ages with parent or caregiver

Read, sing, talk, and play to build early literacy skills! Join us for stories, songs and more, followed by time for socialization and play.
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Munchy Movie: The Lego Movie

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room

Take a break from the summer heat and drop by the library for a movie, popcorn, and snacks. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Movie: The Lego Movie (2014, PG, 101 min)

An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied 'Special', is recruited to join a guest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing Lego universe into eternal stasis. 



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Munchy Movie: The Lego Batman Movie

3:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room

Take a break from the summer heat and drop by the library for a movie, popcorn, and snacks. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Movie: The Lego Batman Movie (2017, PG, 129 min)

A cooler-than-ever Bruce Wayne must deal with the usual suspects as they plan to rule Gotham City, while discovering that he has accidentally adopted a teenage orphan who wishes to become his sidekick.



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Little Lego Robos

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room

Grades K-2

Teamwork, learning, and fun are the name of the game here! Come on in to explore the basics of robotics engineering with the fun, and easy to use Lego WeDo kit! Registration required.

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Book Babies

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Ages 0-18 months with parent or caregiver

Introduce your baby to the library with stories, songs, and active play designed to teach infants and toddlers their first literacy skills. Older siblings are welcome.
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Stay and Play

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Whether you come for Book Babies or Rock and Read, you're welcome to socialize, play, and have fun between classes. We'll have puppets, toys, music and more for you to explore. 
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Rock and Read

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room

Ages 18 months-3 with parent or caregiver

Spring into Monday stories for a slightly older crowd. Listen to books, move to the beat and more at this active storytime.

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Tales for Tots

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
All ages with parent or caregiver

Read, sing, talk, and play to build early literacy skills! Join us for stories, songs and more, followed by time for socialization and play.
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Build Stuff Drop In

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Spend your afternoon building with friends as you test your creativity and explore new techniques using various building materials from Legos to craft sticks to wooden tracks!
All ages
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Tots and Tunes: Little Miss Ann

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Wyman Green
Catch Little Miss Ann on Wyman Green before she heads to Grant Park for her Kidzapalooza performance.  This Tots-N-Tunes concert hosted by the library will take place on Wyman Green. In case of inclement weather, the concert will take place at the Takiff Center.  
All ages with an adult
Sponsored by the Friends of the Glencoe Public Library
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Curtain Call Club

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
It's time to play! Explore theatre through improv games. No experience necessary! Registration required. 
Grades 3 and up
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Book Babies

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Ages 0-18 months with parent or caregiver

Introduce your baby to the library with stories, songs, and active play designed to teach infants and toddlers their first literacy skills. Older siblings are welcome.
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Stay and Play

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Whether you come for Book Babies or Rock and Read, you're welcome to socialize, play, and have fun between classes. We'll have puppets, toys, music and more for you to explore. 
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Rock and Read

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room

Ages 18 months-3 with parent or caregiver

Spring into Monday stories for a slightly older crowd. Listen to books, move to the beat and more at this active storytime.

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Tween Service Party

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Bring your friends and spend some time working in the Children's Department. Drop in to make summer reading badges, cut cardboard stackers, and eat some snacks! Volunteer application not required. 
Grades 5-8
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Tales for Tots

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
All ages with parent or caregiver

Read, sing, talk, and play to build early literacy skills! Join us for stories, songs and more, followed by time for socialization and play.
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Registration is open

Art Explorations with Bernadette Foch: Turtles

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Guest artist Bernadette Foch returns with a new class featuring oil pastels, washable markers, and color diffusing paper which will be used to make Turtles. Young artists of all skill levels will come away with their own masterpiece to display. Registration required. 
Grades 1-6
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Tales for Tots

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
All ages with parent or caregiver

Read, sing, talk, and play to build early literacy skills! Join us for stories, songs and more, followed by time for socialization and play.
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Anime Club

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Do you love everything Anime? Drop in to hang out and watch Anime, talk about Manga, and eat Japanese treats. 
Grades 5-8
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Robotics Engineering with Lego WeDo

4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room

Grades 3 and up

Build and program cool robots with the easy to use Lego WeDo kit. Creativity and imagination are encouraged! Registration required.

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Clown Around with CircEsteem - Jr. Clowns

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Join professional circus teachers to clown around at the library. Jr. clowns will develop cooperation and confidence as they work on flexibility, balance, and hand-eye coordination. A variety of circus skills will be taught. Registration required.

Grades K-2

Sponsored by the Friends of the Glencoe Public Library
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Clown Around with CircEsteem - Sr. Clowns

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Join professional circus teachers to clown around at the library. Sr. clowns will develop cooperation and confidence as they work on flexibility, balance, and hand-eye coordination. A variety of circus skills will be taught. Registration required.

Grades 3-6

Sponsored by the Friends of the Glencoe Public Library
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