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

Summer Reading Adventure
All Ages
June 8 - July 17

Get ready to Dig Deeper: Read, Investigate, Discover this summer! Enjoy a wide range of virtual story times, craft sessions, social media challenges, escape rooms, and performances by special guests in addition to a fun, BINGO-styled reading challenge. Sign up to receive an Adventure Kit with everything you need to begin your journey. We hope to have Adventure Kits available for curbside pick up begining June 1.

Dinosaur Yoga with Nancy Shallenberger 
Join Dewey the Dinosaur and yoga instructor, Nancy Shallenberger, as we read and stretch along with Dinosaur Yoga, written by Miriam Gates, illustrated by Matthew Rivera, and published by Sounds True. Click here to watch. 

Puzzled in the Pyramids Virtual Escape Room 
Can you escape from the tunnels of the Great Pyramid of Giza? Find out with our virtual escape room! This virtual event is intended for Grades 4 & up as part of the Summer Reading Adventure. Click here for the fun. 

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.