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.

Fun with Math!

Saturday, December 19, 11 am, Barbara Freidberg Room, Main Library

Parents and children in grades 1-3 are invited to join us for activities and games that make learning math fun!

We'll use a variety of tools to compare and compute quantities and solve puzzles. Take home a set of materials so you can continue to encourage your child's interest in math, and build confidence and skills at the same time!

Register Online starting 12/1/2015 at 9am or by calling 847/448-8610.


Maker Kids: Winter Break Edition!


Come spend Winter Break with us, making cool stuff! Registration required (except for origami) starting December 1, 9am. 

Saturday, December 19, Fun with Math! 11 am 1st - 3rd (a parent/child activity) 

Monday, December 21, Squishy Circuits   9:30 am K-2; 11 am 3rd -5th

Monday, December 21, 4 pm. Roll Your Own Beeswax Candle! (K - 5th)

Tuesday, December 22, 3 pm - 5 pm. Drop In Origami (K-5th)

Monday, December  28, 4 pm. Duct Tape Bookmarks! (4th-5th)

Tuesday, December 29, 4 pm. Tiny Polymer Clay Food! (2nd - 5th)

Wednesday December 30, Lights, Camera, Action! Stop Motion Animation 1pm K - 2nd and 1:30pm for 3rd - 5th. Call 847-448-8610 to register.

Wednesday, December 30 4 pm Newspaper Basket-making (3rd-5th)


The Young and the Restless Storytime


Every Thursday at  9:30 am, Community Meeting Room, Main Library

Bring your infant, 1 and 2 year old to The Young and the Restless, our popular sing-a-long storytime for the youngest library patrons. We meet in the Community Meeting Room, the big room off the library's lobby -- to accommodate more fun! Find us every Thursday for songs, rhymes and then free play. Drop In -- no registration is required. NO storytime December 24 or December 31.


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 23 and December 30. 


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