Kids' Events

See the Children's Programs Calendar for a complete listing of events.

A minimum of 8 children is required for storytimes and programs to be held. Children must be residents of Evanston or attend school in District 65.  Book Babies and Time for Twos is limited to 12 children with a parent or caregiver. Time for Twos is meant to be a special time for a parent and child, so no older or younger siblings. Registration required unless otherwise noted.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

titleMonday, January 19, 1:30-3:15 pm, Children's Services, Main Library

Celebrate Dr. King with two showings of the movies, Martin's Big Words by Doreen Rappaport and March on! the day my brother Martin changed the world by Christine King Farris.  Both movies will be shown from 1:30-2 pm and again from 2:15-2:45 pm.  Then join us for a moving excerpt of Dr. King's "I Have A Dream" speech, by the Rev. Eddie Reeves.

Also, make a Peace Tree and add your word  to our "I Have A Dream..." display.


Jammie Time

Jamme TimeThursdays, January 15, February 19, March 19, April 16, May 21, June 18, 7 pm, Children's Room, Main Library

On the third Thursday of every month, children 2 to 9 wear their pajamas to the library and enjoy a fun mix of stories and songs!  A great time for the whole family!  Drop-in; no registration required.


Parent/Child Workshop

altSaturdays, February 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21, Community Meeting Room, Main Library 

Children ages 1 to 3 and their parents/caregivers engage in creative play and have the chance to mix and mingle with each other, and with special guests from various fields. The program ends with a fun circle time.  Registration begins January 12.  Register online, in person, or by calling 847-448-8610.


Drop-In Preschool Storytime at Main

altWednesdays at 10:30 am, Children's Room, Main Library

For children ages 3-5 years old and parent or caregiver.

Drop-in; no registration required Note:  There will be no storytime on December 17, 24 and 31.  Storytime will then resume on January 7.


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