Tag Archives: children’s programs

Join us for Cinema Saturday

On Saturday, September 13th we’ll have our first session of our monthly Cinema Saturday program at the Central Library. If you’re worried one Saturday a month isn’t enough don’t! We’re keeping Saturdays interesting with a mix of programs: from Kids Clubs and other specialized programs (including the upcoming Superhero September!) with Miss Janet and Saturday Crafternoons with Miss Kate. There should be something fun going on every week! This Saturday...
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More Robots in the library

Did you see the recent news report about a self-building robot, based on origami principles? Well, we do not have any of those yet at the public library, but if you were at Central or Bridgeview this past Saturday, you could have watched local children be robot builders.  Couldn’t attend? Youngsters aged 9 to 14 years have another date to participate. Forest Glade Library will hold their robot program this...
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Saturday’s Upcycling Craft: Faux Stained Glass Jars!

Join us this Saturday from 3:00-4:00 at the Central Library for our bi-weekly upcycled craft program!  This week we’ll be turning recycled jars into lovely faux stained glass containers. You can use them as vases or to hold your pencils, brushes and other goodies.  We’ll be providing all the materials.  You just need to bring your willingness to create! As always, this program stresses the importance of reusing and recycling everyday items into usable objects. Children of...
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Upcycling: From Trash to Treasure

We’re having way too much fun at the Central library. Every other Saturday I’ve been joined by a wonderful group of kids as we make crafts out of items we’d normally have thrown away. We’ve been coming up with all kinds of creative ways to reuse common household items. In the past we’ve worked with paper roles, recycling book paper, magazines, packing paper, boxes, holiday cards, and all kinds of...
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Join Us for Upcycling on Saturday at Central

We’ve been making crafts all winter here at Central library and this Saturday we’ll be making butterflies out of recycled materials to celebrate spring’s long-awaited arrival. Our Upcycling programs always include at least one recycled item and are meant to teach children the value of preserving our resources by making new items out of objects they might otherwise have thrown out. Previous programs have used packing materials, water bottles, greeting...
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