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Kindergarten Kickoff

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Start the new school year off with a bang! 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. 

Children entering Kindergarten!

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

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Start the new school year off with a bang! 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. 

Children entering Kindergarten!

Parents and caregivers must remain in the building during this class.
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Munchy Movie: Smurfs: The Lost Village

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: Smurfs: The Lost Village (2017, PG, 91 min)

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Bark to School

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
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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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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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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Make Stuff Drop-in

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Children's Department
All Ages in the Children's Department

Drop in to MAKE STUFF with your friends and test your creativity while exploring original crafts using a variety of materials in unexpected ways! 



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Registration begins 8/28/2017 at 8:00 AM

Art Explorations with Bernadette Foch: Sunflowers

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. You’ll create your own masterpiece to bring home. 

Registration required.  To register, visit the library or call 847-835-5056.


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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.

View More

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 begins 8/28/2017 at 8:00 AM

K-2 PlayLab: Paper Making

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Grades K-2

Get ready to explore with library staff! Try a variety of hands-on learning experiences that are fun, eye-opening, and (maybe) a little bit messy. Check out our online calendar for each week’s theme. Sign up for one class or more. 

Registration required. To register, visit the library or call 847-835-5056.
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Registration begins 8/28/2017 at 8:00 AM

G3-6 PlayLab: Paper Making

5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Grades 3-6

Get ready to explore with library staff! Try a variety of hands-on learning experiences that are fun, eye-opening, and (maybe) a little bit messy. Check out our online calendar for each week’s theme. Sign up for one class or more. 

Registration required. To register, visit the library or call 847-835-5056.
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Registration begins 8/28/2017 at 8:00 AM

My First Yoga

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

Ages 3-5

Ms. Lani from Banner Day Camp will lead preschool-aged children through basic poses in a fun, easy-to-follow class. No yoga experience is necessary. Parents or caregivers are welcome to stay to observe or participate, or child may attend independently. 

Registration required. To register, visit the library or call 847-835-5056.


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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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Explore Mammals and More

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

All ages 

Meet a bat-eared fox, a lionhead rabbit, a crested gecko, and a chinchilla! Grab a seat for this fun and educational program by the Flying Fox Conservation Fund.

Space is limited. Free entry tickets will be available at the Children’s Desk beginning at 9:00 a.m. on the day of the show.

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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.
View More

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. 
View More

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.

View More

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.
View More

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.
View More