Programs for Children
December 2nd – December 23rd, DIY Program: Winter Window Hanger
Kids in elementary school are invited to the library to make a festive winter window hanger. Materials will be available from Monday, December 2nd – Monday December 23rd.
Saturday, December 7th, 10 AM-12 PM, Paws to Read
Kids in grades K-4 are invited to read to Augie, a certified therapy dog! Reading to a dog can help build a reader’s confidence and encourage reluctant readers. Advanced registration is required. Call 708.366.5205 x312 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a 15 minute reading session with Augie. **CANCELLED DUE TO LOW REGISTRATION**
Monday, December 9th, 9:30 AM, Art Monday with Magical Minds Studio
Get creative with the folks from Magical Minds Studio! They’ll be here to help you and your kiddo make a holiday ornament to take home. For children ages 3-6 with parent/caregiver. Space is limited, so advance registration is required. Call 708-366-5205 ext 312 or email email@example.com to register.
Saturday, December 14th, 10 AM – 3 PM, Stories With Santa
Santa visits the River Forest Public Library on 12/14 from 10:00 am-3:00 pm! Our annual holiday program for children features stories with our talented librarians, crafts in our meeting room, and visits with Santa upstairs by the fireplace. Pictures taken with Santa will be posted on our Children’s blog after the event. Bring your camera to have a keepsake of your own! This is a drop-in, free, fun family program.
Saturday, December 21st, 1-2:30 PM, Drop-in All Ages Craft: Make Holiday Crackers
Patrons of all ages are invited to drop-in to make Holiday Crackers, a traditional party favor in the UK. All materials will be provided. Children under 10 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
Saturday, December 28th, 10 AM (Gr. K-2), 11 AM (Gr. 3-5), LEGO Club
LEGO fans are invited to register each month and join us for LEGO Club. Participants will be given a new LEGO building challenge each time we meet. LEGOS will be provided. Kids in grades K-2 can register for the 10 AM session and children in grades 3-5 can register for the 11 AM session. Advanced registration is required. Call 708.366.5205 x312 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
December 26th – January 5th, Thank You Note Workshop
Drop by the Children’s Room to write your personalized holiday thank you cards. Supplies will be provided. This is a drop in program designed for children ages 5 and up.