* EVENTS MAY BE CHANGED OR CANCELLED WITHOUT NOTICE. *
Registering for Programs:
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR MOST PROGRAMS!
Visit our website at schillerparklibrary.orgor call 847-678-0433 to register.
Email registration is not permitted.
Programs may be cancelled due to minimal registration.
The cut-off date for registration is 2 days prior to each program.
Activities are free, but seating and supplies are first come, first served!
Due to instructional reasons, select programs will be closed 5 minutes after beginning.
Participants arriving late will not be admitted!
THE SCHILLER PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY IS SUBJECT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990. INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES WHO PLAN TO ATTEND THESE MEETINGS AND REQUIRE CERTAIN ACCOMMODATIONS IN ORDER TO OBSERVE AND PARTICIPATE IN THESE MEETINGS, OR HAVE QUESTIONS REGARDING THE ACCESSIBILITY OF THESE MEETINGS OR FACILITIES ARE REQUESTED TO CONTACT
DIRECTOR VALERIE MARSHALL VIA PHONE AT (847) 678- 0433.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17TH @ 6:00 PM OPEN TO ALL AGES.
Stomp on over to the library for a prehistoric,
hands-on dinosaur discovery program examining
authentic dinosaur fossils. All ages are welcome!
* Weather permitting, Ranger the T-Rex will be outside the library entrance greeting attendees 15 minutes prior to the start of the program. *
WINTER HOLIDAY TALES
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10TH @ 10:30 AM OPEN TO ALL AGES.
Celebrate the season as nationally known family entertainer Chris Fascione brings multicultural winter holiday tales from around the world to life with his fun, participatory,
and engaging shows! These tales may include Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa stories.
Full of energy, humor, and imagination, Chris creates colorful characters through his unique combination of acting, storytelling, comedy, and juggling. Based in Oak Park, Illinois, Chris is a Storytelling World Award-Winner, has been featured at the Connecticut and Illinois Storytelling Festivals, and performs over 300 shows a year throughout the United States. Learn more about Chris at ChrisFascione.com.
ILLINOIS LIBRARIES PRESENT VIRTUAL PRESENTATIONS
(ONLINE VIA ZOOM)
Register for the following online events through Zoom at schillerparklibrary.org:
• WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16TH @ 7:00 PM: A Conversation with Caitlin Doughty
• TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13TH @ 7:00 PM: A Conversation with Shauna Sever
* The above events are made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering high-quality events. ILP is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). *
PROGRAMS FOR ALL AGES!
LOTERÍA AT THE LIBRARY
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1ST @ 4:00 PM
LIMITED TO 20 PARTICIPANTS. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Join us for a family-friendly game of Lotería
(similar to bingo) and win prizes!
MOVIE AFTERNOON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19TH @ 1:00 PM & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17TH @ 1:00 PM
NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Join the library and enjoy a newer released movie. B.Y.O.S. – Bring Your Own Snacks! *TIMES POSTED AND MOVIE RATINGS MAY VARY.*
FAMILY BINGO THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1ST @ 4:00 PM
LIMITED TO 20 PARTICIPANTS.
Join the library to play a fun game of bingo!
Win a game and pick a prize!
DROP-IN TRIM THE TREE WORKSHOP THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1ST –
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10TH
WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.
Visit Children’s World and create an ornament for the library's tree and another to take home!
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15TH @ 4:00 PM
Join Children’s World for a special gingerbread-themed storytime, and then stay for a gingerbread hunt, craft and cookies! All those who attend will be entered
to win a gingerbread decorating kit!
SNACKS AND STORIES WITH SANTA
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17TH
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
REGISTRATION REQUIRED BY
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14TH.
Join us for a very merry morning with
crafts, snacks, and storytime with Santa! * PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CAMERA. *
TEEN AND ADULT PROGRAMS:
TEENS PAGE AND NEWSLETTER
Check out our Teens Page and subscribe to our
Teens Newsletter for recommendations on bestselling
YA books, anime/manga, and even video games!
Visit the page at schillerparklibrary.org/kids/teens
for more information!
TEEN CRAFT CLUB THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3RD @ 4:00 PM
OPEN TO AGES 11 - 17.
Drop by the library's Teen Corner to create a
DIY craft each month! Stay and craft, or take and go!
Project supplies will be provided.
TEEN GAMING THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22ND @ 4:00 PM
GAME: Instant Sports Winter Games
OPEN TO AGES 12 – 17. LIMITED SEATING. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Join the library for some gaming fun and snacks!
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5TH @ 10:00 AM & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3RD @ 10:00 AM
OPEN TO AGES 18+. LIMITED SEATING. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. SCHILLER PARK RESIDENTS ONLY.
This holiday-themed course presents creating wishlists, sending electronic greeting cards, and generating and managing an online Secret Santa gift exchange!
WII BOWLING FOR SENIORS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10TH @ 1:00 PM & THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8TH @ 1:00 PM
AGES 62+. LIMITED SEATING. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Join in the excitement of Wii Bowling,
a virtual bowling game –
without the retro shoes or heavy ball!
* This program is presented in partnership with the Schiller Park Recreation Department and the Schiller Park Public Library. *
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28TH @ 11:00 AM & MONDAY, DECEMBER 19TH @ 11:00 AM
OPEN TO AGES 18+.
Bring your knitting and crochet projects and join others!
Work on your current project and share tips, ideas, and patterns. All levels of experience are welcome.
Light refreshments provided.
ADULT CRAFT N' CREATIONS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8TH @ 4:00 PM
OPEN TO AGES 18 & UP. LIMITED SEATING. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Join us in creating a festive monthly craft!
Stay and craft, or take and go! Supplies will be provided by the library.
* CAREGIVER(S) MUST BE PRESENT WITH THEIR CHILDREN DURING PROGRAMS. CHILDREN AGE 8 AND UNDER MUST BE ACCOMPANIED
BY AN ADULT OR AN ADOLESCENT AT LEAST 14 YEARS OF AGE
AT ALL TIMES. *
YOUNG AUTHORS PROJECT
Children are invited to write and illustrate a picture book to add to the library collection! Visit our website at schillerparklibrary.org for detailed submission information. See your book come to life!
ABC'S GRAB & GO CRAFT KITS
OPEN TO AGES 1 - 4. ONE PER PARTICIPANT. WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.
Go on an alphabet adventure with a weekly ABC Letter series! Each kit is a new letter and includes a ready-to-assemble craft to help children learn the ABCs!
Come back each week for a new letter!
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH @ 4:00 PM & TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13TH @ 4:00 PM
OPEN TO AGES 3 - 12. LIMITED TO 20 PARTICIPANTS. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Bring your imagination and join the library for
a fun building challenge! LEGOs provided.
TOT STAY & PLAY
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9TH @ 11:00 AM
& WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7TH @ 11:00 AM
OPEN TO AGES 1 - 4.
Babies, toddlers, and caregivers can enjoy fun songs,
short stories, and free play after each session!
POLISH STORYTIME TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15TH @ 4:00 PM & TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20TH @ 4:00 PM
OPEN TO AGES 2 - 12. LIMITED SEATING. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Enjoy a variety of stories in Polish!
DINOVEMBER SCAVENGER HUNT
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21ST -
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23RD
OPEN TO AGES 2 - 12.
WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.
Hunt for dinosaurs in Children's World!
Find all the hidden dinosaurs and receive a ROARIN' reward!
LETTERS TO SANTA
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26TH -
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16TH
The Schiller Park Public Library has a direct line to the
North Pole! Children can use the mailbox in Children's World to send a letter to Santa. Santa will respond to ever letter he gets with a specially signed Santa "Nice List" Certificate
you'll receive in your very own mailbox!
Make sure to put your address on the letter you send!
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6TH @ 4:00 PM
OPEN TO AGES 2 - 12. LIMITED SEATING. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Join us for bilingual storytime
with stories in English and Spanish!
* THE LIBRARY MAY TAKE PHOTOS OF LIBRARY PATRONS FOR USE IN LIBRARY PUBLICITY (WEBSITE, SOCIAL MEDIA, NEWSLETTERS, ETC.).
PARTICIPANTS ARE NOT IDENTIFIED WITHOUT THEIR PERMISSION.
PLEASE NOTIFY STAFF IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE PHOTOGRAPHED OR DO NOT WANT YOUR CHILD PHOTOGRAPHED. *
OUR STAFF WILL BE HAPPY
TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS!
MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY, AND SATURDAY:9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM
TUESDAY AND THURSDAY: 12:00 PM TO 8:00 PM
View the Schiller Park Public Library website and events in English, Polish, and Spanish. Look for the Google logo in the upper right hand corner
of our website: schillerparklibrary.org.
Zobacz stronę internetową Biblioteki Publicznej Schiller Park i wydarzenia w językyu polskim Poszukaj logo Google w prawym górnym rogu naszej strony: schillerparklibrary.org.
Vea el sitio web de la Biblioteca Pública de Schiller Park y eventos en español. Busque el logotipo de Google en la esquina superior derecha de nuestro sitio web: schillerparklibrary.org.