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STORYWALK CHALLENGE

All Day 11/1 - 12/18
Children, Tweens, Families
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Families
Event Details:
Pick up a StoryWalk Challenge sheet at the library. Go to Sendra Park, follow the path to read the StoryWalk book, Don’t Eat Bees (Life Lessons from Chip the Dog), look for bee symbols, fill in the answers on your form and do the activities with Libb...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

WINTER WONDERLAND SEARCH

All Day 11/28 - 12/11
Children, Tweens, Families
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Families
Event Details:
Find 6 Peanuts pictures in the KidZone!                                   &...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

ELF COLORING CONTEST

All Day 11/28 - 12/18
Children, Tweens
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Event Details:
Enter the Elf coloring contest between Nov. 28 - Dec. 18 for a chance to win an inflatable elf! Pick up a coloring sheet at the library or print a copy at home. Decorate with whatever inspires you!   Coloring sheets will be on di...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

ELF ON THE SHELF & PRIZE DRAWING

All Day 12/1 - 12/23
Children, Tweens, Families
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Families
Event Details:
He's Back....... The library's elf, Noel, is back from the North Pole! Stop in daily from December 1st-23rd to see what Noel is up to and enter the Elf prize drawing! ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults & Seniors" group.

LETTERBOXING: DECEMBER

All Day 12/1 - 12/30
Children, Teens, Adults & Seniors
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults & Seniors
Event Details:
Solve clues and find the wooden coin hidden in a special container. Bring it to Homer Township Public Library to redeem for a prize! A new letterboxing adventure happens each month! Limit 1 per person/per month. DECEMBER CLUE: Go to the entr...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

TO BE CONTINUED - BOOK CLUB

All Day 12/1 - 12/31
Children, Tweens, Families
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Families
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:
Watch Now! To Be Continued Book Club with Miss Mary Kay. Miss Mary Kay will read the first chapter of a book to you. Then you can check out a book from the library or the e-book version of the story on Overdrive or Hoopla ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

BREAK IN BAGS

All Day 12/5 - 12/18
Children, Tweens, Families
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Families
Event Details:
Can you figure out the code to open the Break-In Bag’s lock and get the loot? Think "escape room" but instead of breaking out, you gather clues to break in.  Come to the Youth Services desk to pick up a Break-In Bag. Break-In Bags a...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

LET'S ALL STICK TOGETHER - DECEMBER- MYSTERY ART PROJECT

All Day 12/6 - 12/18
Children, Tweens, Families
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Families
Event Details:
How it works...at first it's a mystery...until you build to reveal...the colorful image! Visit the KidZone to help discover what the mystery poster picture is! Look for letters in squares on the poster. Find the stickers with the matching letters ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Clothespin Reindeer Craft!

All Day 12/12 - 12/18
Children, Tweens, Families
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Families
Program Type: Craft
Event Details:
Craft up a cute, clothespin Rudolph to add to your holiday decorations! One per child while supplies last. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

TRACKING RUDOLPH

All Day 12/12 - 12/23
Children, Tweens, Families
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Families
Event Details:
Seek out six seasonal scenes featuring Rudolph and friends in the KidZone.  Look for letters on each picture then use the letters you collect to complete a quote by King Moonraiser and earn a small reward. One per child while supplies last...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

WIGGLES & GIGGLES

10:00am - 10:30am
Families, Children
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Families, Children
Program Type: Wiggles & Giggles
Event Details:
Ages up to 35 months with adult.Designed with simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities!      No registration. Limit 25. Admittance tickets may be obtained 30 minutes before p...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

WIGGLES & GIGGLES

11:00am - 11:30am
Families, Children
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Families, Children
Program Type: Wiggles & Giggles
Event Details:
Ages up to 35 months with adult.Designed with simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities!      No registration. Limit 25. Admittance tickets may be obtained 30 minutes before p...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

PRAIRIE ART WORKSHOP - AGES 8-13

4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tweens, Children
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Tweens, Children
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Michelle Stanley, from Prairie Art Studio, will teach this art workshop for children ages 8-13. Draw Hermit crabs, which are crustaceans. As this interesting looking creature grows bigger it finds larger shells.This in-person program will t...
This event is in the "Bookmobile" group.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY WALT DISNEY

4:30pm - 7:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Outreach
Age Group: Bookmobile
Program Type: Bookmobile
Event Details:
Walt Disney's birthday is December 5.  Visit the Bookmobile and enter our raffle to celebrate!Old Oak  4:30 - 5:00Hawthorne Woods  5:10 - 5:45Oak Creek  6:15 - 6:40Willowwalk  6:50 - 7:30...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

ART WORKSHOP - KAR-TOON RACING!

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Tweens, Children
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Tweens, Children
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 86
Event Details:
Kids will learn to draw all sorts of exciting racing karts and goofy drivers! Then decide what happens in each race! Molasses puddles? Sure! Giant lizards?! Why not! Broccoli bombs!! Seems like a waste of food, but OK! And finally decide wh...
This event is in the "Adults & Seniors" group.

MYSTERY BOOK CLUB

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adults & Seniors
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Room: Quiet Reading Room
Age Group: Adults & Seniors
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Add a little more MYSTERY to your life. Join us for refreshments while discussing the latest who-done-it! We meet the second Monday of the month at 6:30pm. December's selection is The Christmas Cupcake Murder by Joanne Fluke.  New members w...
This event is in the "Adults & Seniors" group.

ADULT ART WORKSHOP

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Adults & Seniors
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Adults & Seniors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Learn how to create a design of koi in a pond using markers and colored pencils. This adult art class is for everyone, from those with no art experience to those with strong art skills! Led by Michelle Stanley of Prairie Art Studio.Registration requi...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

POLISH STORY TIME FOR THE FAMILY

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Families, Children
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Room: Family Activity Zone
Age Group: Families, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
All agesPresented in Polish & English, thematic tales, rhymes, songs and movement are paired with a simple craft to help children develop essential early literacy skills and get ready to read.  No registration required. Limit ...
This event is in the "Bookmobile" group.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY WALT DISNEY

4:30pm - 7:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Outreach
Age Group: Bookmobile
Program Type: Bookmobile
Event Details:
Walt Disney's birthday is December 5.  Visit the Bookmobile and enter our raffle to celebrate!Navajo  4:30 - 5:00Broken Arrow  5:10 - 5:45Cedar Ridge  6:10 - 6:40Hunt Club Woods  7:00 - 7:30...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

TEEN MOVIE & SNACK NECKLACES

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Teens
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Join us for making edible wearables to eat while watching the movie Krampus! String together your favorite snacks to munch on with ease! Rated: PG-13. Movie length: 1 Hour and 38 Minutes.Limit 20. Registration required.  For teens in grades 6-12...
This event is in the "Adults & Seniors" group.

A CONVERSATION WITH SHAUNA SEVER (ZOOM EVENT)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults & Seniors
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Adults & Seniors
Event Details:
Register here for this Zoom event. Join Shauna Sever, cookbook author, TV and radio contributor, and daughter of the great Midwest, for this special holiday season event. Shauna will share her love of food, baking, and some tips to make your hol...
This event is in the "Adults & Seniors" group.

COFFEE, DONUTS, AND A MOVIE: WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING

9:00am - 11:00am
Adults & Seniors
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Adults & Seniors
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Spend a morning indulging on donuts, pastries, and coffee while watching a newly released movie on our big screen! Today's movie is Where the Crawdads Sing. Length: 2 hours and 5 minutes. Rated PG-13. Registration required. Description: From th...
This event is in the "Adults & Seniors" group.

MAHJONG

12:30pm - 3:30pm
Adults & Seniors
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Adults & Seniors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join us to play Mahjong! Experienced and beginner players are welcome. The Mahjong group meets weekly on Wednesdays at 12:30pm. ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

SHRINKY DINK - LETTER TO SANTA

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Tweens, Children
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Tweens, Children
Program Type: Craft
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Write a letter to Santa on a shrink plastic.                    Then hang your ornament on the tree for jolly old St. Nick to see!Registration re...