Early Childhood Programs

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Storytimes last between 25 and 30 minutes. Participants enjoy songs and activities in addition to stories. This is a great opportunity for young children to hear good stories, learn, and have fun.

Please note: Advance registration is not necessary. All children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Fall Session: September 15—December 12

Please note: There is no storytime the week of Thanksgiving, November 24–28.

Babytime (Ages 0-24 months): Thursdays at 9:15. Songs, rhymes, tickles, and bounces. Followed by a 30-minute playtime.

Rhymetime (Ages 18 months and up): Wednesdays at 9:15 and Fridays at 9:30 and 10:30. Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more.

Preschool Storytime (Ages 3 and up): Mondays at 10:30, Tuesdays at 9:30 and 4:00, Wednesdays at 10:30, and Thursdays at 10:30. Longer books, songs, and movement for children who enjoy a good story. Includes a craft.

More Early Childhood Events

  • Pajama Storytime

    When: Wednesday, October 01, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Come in your PJs and bring your favorite blankie or lovie for bedtime stories, songs, and a craft. For ages 3 and up. No registration required.

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  • Halloween Storytime

    When: Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Ghosts and goblins and witches, oh my! Enjoy seasonal stories, songs, and a craft that are more silly than spooky. Costumes encouraged. For ages 3 and up. No registration required.

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  • Halloween Storytime

    When: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Ghosts and goblins and witches, oh my! Enjoy seasonal stories, songs, and a craft that are more silly than spooky. Costumes encouraged. For ages 3 and up. No registration required.

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  • Fun with Science!

    When: Saturday, November 01, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Auditorium

    Talk, sing, read, write, and play your way to science fun as you learn how to engage your youngster in scientific inquiry through hands-on activities. For ages 3 to 6 with an adult. No registration required.

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  • Preschool Science Explorers

    When: Monday, November 24, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Explore science through stories, songs, and hands-on exploration. Ages 3-5 with an adult. Registration starts November 10 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents; November 17 for nonresidents.

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