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1,000 Books before Kindergarten
Sign up now!   
Kids — Any child (including babies) who has not yet started kindergarten can join the program. Just stop by the Kids' Library Desk to register and get your reading log. Each time you read 100 books to your child bring your log back to have your picture taken for our reading wall. Then keep reading! One thousand books may seem like a lot, but if you read just one book a night together you'll meet your goal in less than 3 years. If you read 3 books a night you'll reach your goal in just one year!

I Can Read Club
Begins August 16   
Kids — Kindergartners & First Graders are invited to join the I CAN READ CLUB, beginning August 16th and continuing through the school year. Just read a page from a book to a staff member and you are in! We’ll take your picture and hang it on our club tree. After you sign your name in the big club book you’ll receive a bookmark and a free book to keep.

Register now for Storytimes and Rhyme Time
Kids — The next session starts the week of January 8. Call 630-552-2025 to register.

Writers' Group
Thursday, December 14    6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Adults and Teens — Come join other writers to discuss your work. Meets in the Library Board Room. No registration required. Open to adults and high school students.

New Life for Old Bags
Saturday, December 16    10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Adults — Help turn plastic shopping bags into sleeping mats for the homeless. For more information contact Ceil Carey at or 708-846-1704.

Wednesday Night Book Group
Wednesday, December 20    7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Adults — Get together with other readers for an interesting discussion. The book for December will be for each member to choose their own Christmas story to share. No registration required. Newcomers are welcome any time.

Knit and Crochet Group
Thursday, December 21    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Adults — This informal group works on their own projects, discusses types and colors of yarns, and helps each other with new or tricky patterns. They love to watch each other's projects develop. Participants bring their own supplies. They invite you to stop by and "yarn" awhile. No registration required.

Saturday, December 23    All Day
Adults — Library will be closed all day due to the holiday.

Monday, December 25    All Day
Adults — Library will be closed all day due to the holiday.

Dog Day Afternoon
Wednesday, December 27    1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Kids — Come sit with a certified therapy dog and practice reading aloud. Bring a book along or choose one of ours. When you sign up you’ll register for a 15-minute time slot. For independent students in grades K-8 only. Parents and younger siblings may wait in the Kids’ Library during the program. Call 630-552-2025 to register.

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