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Escape Room Jr

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Grades 3-5

Join us for an afternoon Escape Room adventure. Work together to solve puzzles and escape a sticky situation. Registration required. 
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Escape Room Sr

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Grades 6-8

Join us for an afternoon Escape Room adventure. Work together to solve puzzles and escape a sticky situation. Registration required. 
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Glow Party

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Grades 5-8

Get ready for a back-to-school glow up! We'll be DIYing glow sticks, glow bubbles, glow paint, and more. Advanced registration encouraged. Drop-in space may be available; please check with the library on the day of the program.


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Art Explorations with Bernadette Foch: Water Lilies

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


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Tots and Tunes: Kalk Park

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Kalk Park
All Ages

Enjoy Tuesday Tots and Tunes in Kalk Park sponsored by the Glencoe Park District! 

Rain location: Takiff Center
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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 31. Please register for just one class. 

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
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 30. Please register for just one class. 

Parents and caregivers must remain in the building during this class.
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K9 Reading Buddies: Bark to School!

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

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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Family Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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 different seasonal theme each month. 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
Hammond Room

Ages 18 months-3 with parent or caregiver

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

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Stay and Play

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
All Ages (preschool) 

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. 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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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 8/27/2018 at 8:00 AM

Mindfulness for Kids

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Grades K-5

Find your zen with Miss Lani from Banner Day Camp, who will teach students some fun, simple, kid-friendly techniques for mindfulness, the practice of being present in the moment. 

Registration required.
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Registration begins 8/27/2018 at 8:00 AM

My First Yoga & Mini Mindfulness

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 and breathing exercises in these fun, easy-to-follow classes. No yoga experience is necessary. Parents or caregivers are welcome to stay to observe or participate, or child may attend independently. 

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


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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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Inchworms

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
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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Registration begins 8/27/2018 at 8:00 AM

Art Explorations with Bernadette Foch: Starry Night

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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Rock and Read

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

Ages 18 months-3 with parent or caregiver

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

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Stay and Play

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
All Ages (preschool) 

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. 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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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
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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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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Inchworms

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