Kids Activities

(RR) = Registration Required     (NR) = No Registration Required
Register for programs at the Kid's Circulation Desk or by contacting Katie: 309-446-9575 or

Book Page Craft-a-Palooza (NR)
Grades 4-12
Thursday, April 23 4:00-6:00

Upcycle used books to create a variety of items, including book page wreaths, hedgehogs, flowers, and buttons. Drop in any time between 4:00 and 6:00. 

Summer Reading Registration Kickoff (NR)
Thursday, April 30 3:00-7:00

Get ready to Dig Deeper: Read, Investigate, Discover this summer! Explore a variety of earth moving equipment at our outdoor Digger Petting Zoo, make a craft, enter to win prizes, pick up a calendar, and register for all the upcoming fun. 

Book Babies (NR)
Ages 0-3
Tuesdays 10:00-10:30

Book Babies is designed to help your child develop their early literacy, motor, and social skills. Come enjoy songs, rhymes, stories, and playtime with your 0-3 year old.

Take It Make It Crafts (NR) 
Ages 2 and Up 
Stop by the Kid's Circulation Desk each month and pick up a fun, simple craft or activity to take home and put together. 

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten (RR)
Ages 0-5
Improve your child's early literacy skills while strengthening your bond. Keep track of the books you read with your child using our reading log or the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten App and let us help you celebrate reading milestones. Enroll in this at-your-own-pace program by picking up a packet with more information at the Kid's Circulation Desk. 


Online Resources

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Project Next Generation:
Imagine, Innovate, Inspire (RR)

Ages 10-18

Interested in Virtual Reality, Game Design, Robotics, Videography, Photography, 3D Printing, and other STEAM related topics? Find out more about upcoming workshops and maker events here. 


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