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Mystery Book Bag

Wednesday, June 30th

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Mystery Book Bags: Request a bag of surprise books. Our librarians will find the perfect title for you! Just fill out this form: bit.ly/HPLBOOKBAG Birth – Teens

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Fact Packs

Wednesday, June 30th

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Sign up to get a bag of varied informational books to supplement remote learning, train for trivia contests, or to awe and inspire your friends with your knowledge. Perfect for the whole family — children’s non-fiction books are a great way for teens and adults to learn as well! Request a Fact Pack here: https://forms.gle/W3oU2GuR95RrzR7z9

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DIY Storytime Kits

Wednesday, June 30th

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Host your own storytime at home over the summer with one of our Do-It-Yourself Storytime Kits, each of which includes a printed guide, three picture books, and a children’s music CD.

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Park Storytime

Thursday, June 17th

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join your favorite librarians at Burns Field for stories, fingerplays, and music. Best for Ages 2-5. Pre-registration is required. Please arrive 5 minutes early to be seated. Limit 15 families.

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Library Storytime

Wednesday, June 16th

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join your favorite librarians for stories, fingerplays, and music. Best for Ages 2-5. Pre-registration is required. Please arrive 5 minutes early to be seated. Limit 5 families

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The Picture Book Club

Thursday, June 17th

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

We will be sharing some of the best picture books each month! Read along by reserving a print copy at the Library. See event page for each month’s read alouds. Recommended for grades PreK-3. Limit 10.

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Sidewalk Chalk Art

Tuesday, June 22nd

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Preschool – Grade 2 and caregivers. Decorate the Library’s South Patio and sidewalks with chalk art. Wear sunscreen and play clothes. Limit 15 children per session.

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Sidewalk Chalk Art

Tuesday, June 22nd

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Preschool – Grade 2 and caregivers. Decorate the Library’s South Patio and sidewalks with chalk art. Wear sunscreen and play clothes. Limit 15 children per session.

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Toddler/Preschooler Obstacle Course

Friday, June 25th

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us outside on the Library’s West Lawn to test your child’s Ninja Warrior skills as they hop, skip, and jump their way through an obstacle course set up by the Youth Services Department.

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Toddler/Preschooler Obstacle Course

Friday, June 25th

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Join us outside on the Library’s West Lawn to test your child’s Ninja Warrior skills as they hop, skip, and jump their way through an obstacle course set up by the Youth Services Department.

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Kindness Rocks!

Monday, June 28th

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Stop by the library to pick up a kit with supplies to decorate rocks with inspiring messages for yourselves and make some to share with friends, family, and neighbors. Limit 30.

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VIRTUAL: Puppet Storytime

Tuesday, June 29th

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Pick up a puppet kit from the Library. Take part in a special storytime with your new puppet friend. Please provide an email address during registration. Limit 15.

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Phase 5 Mask Update

Tuesday, August 31st

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Summer is our busiest time for younger visitors which is why we are reserving a couple hours a day when we ask everyone to wear a mask. Please help us keep everyone safe by following these guidelines: 9am-11am: Masks REQUIRED for ALL All other hours: Masks REQUIRED for UNVACCINATED visitors; masks RECOMMENDED for all  

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Play and Learn Together

Build a tower, pretend you’re a chef and more. The Library has lots of great age appropriate play options for early learners always available

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Contact us for an engaging storytime, great book recommendations or a library tour. If you have any questions contact us at youth@hinsdalelibrary.info or 630-986-1976.

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