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A Space to Read: Kids Winter Reading Club

Sunday, February 03, 2019
Glencoe Public Library
Birth - 6th grade

Come join the coolest club in town: Winter Reading Club! Prepare for launch by signing up for this space-themed adventure at the Children's Desk starting Friday, December 15. Earn brag tags by reading and completing activities. 
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Art Explorations with Bernadette Foch: Frank Lloyd Wright windows

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Grades 1-6

Guest artist Bernadette Foch returns with new classes featuring oil pastels, Sharpies, chalk paper, and color diffusing paper. You’ll create your own masterpiece to bring home. 

Registration required. Register online, visit the library, or call 847-835-5056.


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Crafternoons

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room

All ages

What could be better than a lazy crafternoon? Create your own crafts out of a wide variety of materials, ranging from the everyday to the entirely unexpected.

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Family Game Day

9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Dice and pawns on a game board
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
All ages (children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult)

Drop in for board game fun! Play all your old favorites from around the Children's Department or try out something new.
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Registration is open

DIY Holiday Gifts

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Pair of hands offering a wrapped present
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Grades K-3

Not sure what gift to get that special someone in your life? Why not make it yourself? We'll offer a variety of crafts that you can make and give as holiday presents for friends, family, or even your local librarian. 

Registration required.
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Registration begins 11/26/2018 at 8:00 AM — Register at the library

K9 Reading Buddies

4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Dog next to a stack of books
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room

Grades 1-5

Share some of your favorite books with a four-legged furry friend! Practice your reading skills by signing up for a 15-minute slot to read to a trained therapy dog. Registration required. ®

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Family Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
An adult and toddler read a book together
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
All Ages with Adult 

Celebrate the weekend with family stories! Join Glencoe librarians for books, songs, and activities featuring a seasonal theme. All ages are welcome to attend, however, stories and songs will be aimed at a preschool-aged audience. 
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Holiday Card Workshop

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
A holiday card in a red envelope, resting on a pine branch
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
All Ages

Stay after Family Storytime or drop in any time during the hour to create your own one-of-a-kind cards in celebration of the December holidays. The Library provides all of the supplies! 
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Winter Science Lab

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Two beakers filled with blue liquid, connected by a straw
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Grades K-3

The weather outside is frightful, but science experiments are soooo delightful. Join us as we do several fun, simple science activities with a winter theme.

Registration required.
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Tots-N-Tunes: Bill Hooper

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Bill Hooper album cover
Glencoe Public Library
Johnson Room

All ages with an adult 

Accompanied by guitar, Mr. Hooper performs original songs about music and motion, nature and feelings, and creates a warm world of laughter for his audiences. Come on out for this charming kids’ concert.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Glencoe Public Library.


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Registration begins 11/26/2018 at 8:00 AM

Art Explorations with Bernadette Foch: Northern Lights

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Igloo and snow in front of Northern Lights
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Grades 1-6

Guest artist Bernadette Foch returns with new classes featuring oil pastels, Sharpies, chalk paper, and color diffusing paper. You’ll create your own masterpiece to bring home. 

Registration required. Register online, visit the library, or call 847-835-5056.


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Crafternoons

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room

All ages

What could be better than a lazy crafternoon? Create your own crafts out of a wide variety of materials, ranging from the everyday to the entirely unexpected.

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Registration begins 11/26/2018 at 8:00 AM

Bitty Drive-In Movie

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
A librarian sings to a group of toddlers in cardboard boxes and their grownups
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Ages 18 months-4 years with parent or caregiver

Get out of the cold with an indoor drive-in movie! Grown-ups will decorate cardboard cars with their little ones and enjoy a storytime which will include a screening of picture books adapted into short movies. Registration required. 
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Family Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
An adult and toddler read a book together
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
All Ages with Adult 

Celebrate the weekend with family stories! Join Glencoe librarians for books, songs, and activities featuring a seasonal theme. All ages are welcome to attend, however, stories and songs will be aimed at a preschool-aged audience. 
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Trent James Comedy Magic Show

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Trent James doing a magic trick with a wand
Glencoe Public Library
Johnson Room
Ages 3 and up. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Trent’s high-energy performance combines mind-boggling magic with gut-busting humor that will entertain everyone from toddlers to grandparents. 
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Preschool Dance Party

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Little girl twirling
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Ages 2-5 with adult

Shake it all about at our Winter Break Preschool Dance Party! We'll feature plenty of dance-along classics (Hokey Pokey, anyone?) and hot tunes from Jim Gill, Laurie Berkner, Caspar Babypants and other kid faves.
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Registration begins 11/26/2018 at 8:00 AM

Astronaut Camp

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Astronaut
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room

Grades 1-5

Ever dreamed of becoming an astronaut? Start your training now in a workshop that’s out of this world!

Registration required.

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Munchy Movie: Smallfoot

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Smallfoot movie poster
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
All Ages (kids under 8 must be accompanied by an adult) 

Spend the end of winter break with a movie and snacks at the library! 

Smallfoot (2018, PG, 96 min) 
A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as "humans" really do exist.


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Registration begins 11/26/2018 at 8:00 AM

Minecraft Mania

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
A Minecraft dirt block
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Grades 1-6

Join Minecraft expert Scotty Vrablik to learn tips and tricks for building fantastic Minecraft creations. The library will have a few laptops available for participants, but please bring your own laptop, tablet, or other Minecraft-capable device if possible.

Registration required.
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Rock and Read

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room

Ages 18 months-3 years with parent or caregiver

Join Ms. Susan for Monday stories! Listen to books, move to the beat, and more at this active storytime. Older siblings are welcome. 

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Stay and Play

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Birth - Age 3

Whether you come for Rock and Read or Book Babies, you're welcome to socialize, play, and have fun between classes. We'll have puppets, toys, music, and more for you to explore. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
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Book Babies

11:00 AM - 11:30 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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Registration begins 11/26/2018 at 8:00 AM

Edible Aliens

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Purple alien
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Grades K-3

Use sweet treats to create an amazingand deliciousalien creature! (This class is not gluten- or sugar-free.)
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Tales for Tots

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Children's Department
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 begins 11/26/2018 at 8:00 AM

Build a UFO

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Grades 2-5

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's aUFO? Build and launch your own UFO as part of our Alien Week celebrations.

Registration required
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