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Crafternoons

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Children their grownups making crafts
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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Tots and Tunes: Kalk Park

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Kalk Park
Glencoe Park District Tots & Tunes in Kalk Park, featuring Mr. Singer & The Sharp Cookies.
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Registration is open

Kindergarten Kickoff

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Children entering Kindergarten

Start the new school year off with library fun! Children who will begin Kindergarten in the fall are invited to the library for a special class with stories, a craft, and a treat to celebrate the start of the school year. Registration required. 

An alternate session will be held on Friday, August 30. Please register for just one class. 

Parents and caregivers must remain in the building during this class.
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Registration is open

Kindergarten Kickoff

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Children entering Kindergarten

Start the new school year off with library fun! Children who will begin Kindergarten in the fall are invited to the library for a special class with stories, a craft, and a treat to celebrate the start of the school year. Registration required. 

An alternate session will be held on Thursday, August 29. Please register for just one class. 

Parents and caregivers must remain in the building during this class.
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Crafternoons

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Children's Department
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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Mud Masterpieces

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Muddy hands
Wyman Green

All ages

Get in the mood for the Glencoe Park District’s Great Mud Run on September 14 by making artwork using just paper, mud, and your hands.

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Rock and Read

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Children's Department

Ages 18 months-3 years with parent or caregiver

Join Ms. Susan for Monday stories! Start the week with books, music, 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
Children's Department
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
Children's Department
Ages 0-18 months with parent or caregiver

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

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Children's Department
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.
View More

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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K9 Reading Buddies: Bark to School!

4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Child reading to dog
Glencoe Public Library
Children's Department

Grades 1 - 5

Join the K9 Reading Buddies of the North Shore in a Bark to School celebration! Drop in to meet the friendly, trained therapy dogs and see if you might like to sign up to read one. 

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Inchworms

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Worm reading a book
Glencoe Public Library
Children's Department
Ages Birth - Crawlers with adult

Get on the floor for stories, rhymes, songs, and bounces that build early literacy skills in our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome to attend. 

Little one already walking? Please try our drop-in storytimes on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Thursdays. 



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Rock and Read

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Children's Department

Ages 18 months-3 years with parent or caregiver

Join Ms. Susan for Monday stories! Start the week with books, music, 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
Children's Department
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
Children's Department
Ages 0-18 months with parent or caregiver

Introduce your baby to the library with stories, songs, and movement designed to teach infants and toddlers their first literacy skills. Older siblings are welcome.
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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.
View More

Crafternoons

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Children's Department
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.
View More

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.
View More

Inchworms

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Worm reading a book
Glencoe Public Library
Children's Department
Ages Birth - Crawlers with adult

Get on the floor for stories, rhymes, songs, and bounces that build early literacy skills in our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome to attend. 

Little one already walking? Please try our drop-in storytimes on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Thursdays. 



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Family Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
An adult and toddler read a book together
Glencoe Public Library
Children's Department
All Ages with Adult 

Enjoy family stories and a simple craft project. 

All ages are welcome to attend, however, stories and songs will be aimed at a preschool-aged audience. 
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Rock and Read

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Children's Department

Ages 18 months-3 years with parent or caregiver

Join Ms. Susan for Monday stories! Start the week with books, music, 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
Children's Department
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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