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Family Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Wyman Green
All ages/family

Join us for an outdoor storytime! In the event of inclement weather, storytime will be held indoors in the library's Hammond Room. 


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Lego Builders

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Lego minifigures in front of a brown lego house with smoke coming from the chimney
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Grades 1-5

Do you love Lego and using your imagination? We'll bring out our GIANT stash of Lego pieces for an awesome building challenge! Registration required.

This is an in-person indoor program. Masks are recommended for all participants.

Lego classes are supported by the Janet Hauser Fund

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Friends of the Library Summer Book Sale Preview

4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Friends Book Room
Open to Glencoe residents who donate to the Friends of the Glencoe Public Library.
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IN LIBRARY Pride Month Button-Making

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Johnson Room
Celebrate Pride Month at the library! Drop into the Johnson Room to make your own library-themed pride button, grab a few of our pre-made buttons, and browse our LGBTQ+ reading lists and information for all ages. Materials will be provided while supplies last.

This program is designed for all ages. Register to receive an email reminder before the program. Walk-ins welcome!

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Family Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Wyman Green
All ages/family

Join us for an outdoor storytime! In the event of inclement weather, storytime will be held inside in the library's Hammond Room.


Want to receive the library's email newsletter? Brief-and-breezy GPL Weekly delivers library news--with handy program registration links--to your inbox every Monday morning. 

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Baby Time Bounce & Rhyme: OUTDOORS

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Wyman Green
Birth - 14 months with an adult

Spread out on the grass for stories, rhymes, songs, and bounces that build early literacy skills in our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome to attend. Bring your own blanket. 

Little one already walking? Please try our Tales for Tots storytimes on Tuesdays or Thursdays. 

This outdoor event will be held on Wyman Green behind the library. In the event of inclement weather, storytime will be held inside the library's Hammond Room
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Registration begins 5/23/2022 at 8:00 AM

Be an Entrepreneur

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Grades 3 and up

Do you want to be an entrepreneur?  Do you have a cool idea for a product or service you can offer? Or do you want help brainstorming a great idea that works for you?  Join us to develop your idea, make a business plan and work on advertising - a poster, flyer and/or business card. Then learn what is an "elevator pitch" and write one to wow your potential customers. 

Registration required
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Tales for Tots: OUTDOORS

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Wyman Green
All Ages/Family

Join Ms. Linda for stories, songs, and more outside on Wyman Green. Bring your own blanket. 

This outdoor event will be held on Wyman Green. In the event of inclement weather, storytime will be held indoors in the library's Hammond Room. Space is limited for indoor storytimes. 
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Registration begins 5/23/2022 at 9:00 AM

Lego Builders

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Grades 1-5

Do you love Lego and using your imagination? We'll bring out our GIANT stash of Lego pieces for an awesome building challenge! Registration required.

This is an in-person indoor program. Masks are recommended for all participants.

Lego classes are supported by the Janet Hauser Fund

Want to receive the library's email newsletter? Brief-and-breezy GPL Weekly delivers library news--with handy program registration links--to your inbox every Monday morning. 
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Tales for Tots: OUTDOORS

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Wyman Green
All Ages/Family

Join Ms. Linda for stories, songs, and more outside on Wyman Green. Bring your own blanket. 

This outdoor event will be held on Wyman Green. In the event of inclement weather, storytime will be moved indoors the the library's Hammond Room. Space is limited for indoor storytimes
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Registration begins 5/23/2022 at 8:00 AM

Cartooning with Mark Anderson: Myth, Magic, and Monsters

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Grades 1-5

Guest artist Mark Anderson returns for more zany cartooning classes.  Each draw-along class features a different theme.  Registration required.  

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Baby Time Bounce & Rhyme: OUTDOORS

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Wyman Green
Birth - 14 months with an adult

Spread out on the grass for stories, rhymes, songs, and bounces that build early literacy skills in our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome to attend. Bring your own blanket. 

Little one already walking? Please try our Tales for Tots storytimes on Tuesdays or Thursdays. 

This outdoor event will be held on Wyman Green behind the library. In the event of inclement weather, storytime will be held inside the library's Hammond Room
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Registration begins 5/23/2022 at 8:00 AM

Little Clay Play

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Ages 3-7

Listen to a story, then squish, roll, and create with Model Magic! 
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Tales for Tots: OUTDOORS

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Wyman Green
All Ages/Family

Join Ms. Linda for stories, songs, and more outside on Wyman Green. Bring your own blanket. 

This outdoor event will be held on Wyman Green. In the event of inclement weather, storytime will be held indoors in the library's Hammond Room. Space is limited for indoor storytimes. 
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Registration begins 5/23/2022 at 8:00 AM

Polymer Clay Creations

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
rainbow gnomes
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Grades 3-6

Learn basic techniques to create polymer clay charms, figurines, and more. Together, we'll make a miniature gnome that you can bring home for your flowerpot or garden. Then you'll have time to let your own creativity flow! 

Registration required.
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Tales for Tots: OUTDOORS

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Wyman Green
All Ages/Family

Join Ms. Linda for stories, songs, and more outside on Wyman Green. Bring your own blanket. 

This outdoor event will be held on Wyman Green. In the event of inclement weather, storytime will be moved indoors the the library's Hammond Room. Space is limited for indoor storytimes
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Registration begins 5/23/2022 at 8:00 AM

Krafty Kids: Unique Unicorns

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room
Grades 1-4

Happiness is rainbows and unicorns!  Join Ms. Litchman to create your own colorful unicorn (with a rainbow mane perhaps) and listen to a story about these magical animals.  Registration required


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Tots N Tunes: Laura Doherty Duo

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Wyman Green
All Ages with adult

Join us on Wyman Green to rock out with Laura Doherty and Friend in this fun, interactive music concert!   Rain location: Children's Department. 


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Animal Coverings with River Trail Nature Center

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Wyman Green
Suggested for ages 3+ (under 8 with adult) 

Animals don't usually wear coats (at least not ones that button or zip)!  What do they do to stay warm or cool?  Join Ranger Ryan from River Trails Nature Center as he talks about native animals and the wild coverings they use for survival.  We'll get to learn about these special traits by examining artifacts like bones, fur, and feathers as well as a live animal who will drop by during our presentation.   

Rain location: Hammond Room



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Baby Time Bounce & Rhyme: OUTDOORS

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Wyman Green
Birth - 14 months with an adult

Spread out on the grass for stories, rhymes, songs, and bounces that build early literacy skills in our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome to attend. Bring your own blanket. 

Little one already walking? Please try our Tales for Tots storytimes on Tuesdays or Thursdays. 

This outdoor event will be held on Wyman Green behind the library. In the event of inclement weather, storytime will be held inside the library's Hammond Room
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Registration begins 5/23/2022 at 8:00 AM

Cardboard Arcade: Build!

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Child holding green ball crouching next to cardboard ramp with hole in end
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room

Grades 3-8

Calling all game-fans and engineers! Work solo or on a team to design and build an interactive game out of cardboard boxes and other household materials. Then, the following day, show off the game you’ve built to the public. This is a two-day workshop. Participants sign up for both days.

Registration required
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Tales for Tots: OUTDOORS

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Wyman Green
All Ages/Family

Join Ms. Linda for stories, songs, and more outside on Wyman Green. Bring your own blanket. 

This outdoor event will be held on Wyman Green. In the event of inclement weather, storytime will be held indoors in the library's Hammond Room. Space is limited for indoor storytimes. 
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Registration begins 5/23/2022 at 8:00 AM

Cardboard Arcade: Play!

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Child holding green ball crouching next to cardboard ramp with hole in end
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room

Grades 3-8

Calling all game-fans and engineers! Work solo or on a team to design and build an interactive game out of cardboard boxes and other household materials. Then, the following day, show off the game you’ve built to the public. This is a two-day workshop. Participants sign up for both days.

Registration required
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Tales for Tots: OUTDOORS

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Glencoe Public Library
Wyman Green
All Ages/Family

Join Ms. Linda for stories, songs, and more outside on Wyman Green. Bring your own blanket. 

This outdoor event will be held on Wyman Green. In the event of inclement weather, storytime will be moved indoors the the library's Hammond Room. Space is limited for indoor storytimes
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Red, White & Bike Decorating!

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bike decorated for the Fourth of July
Glencoe Public Library
Wyman Green

All Ages / Family

Show off your patriotic spirit! Bring your bike, scooter, stroller, or anything else on wheels and we’ll provide supplies for you to decorate it with a Fourth of July theme. In the event of inclement weather, supply bags for use at home will be available to pick up in the Children’s Department.

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