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TO BE CONTINUED BOOK CLUB

All Day 1/17 - 1/31
Children, Tweens, Families
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Families
Program Type: Book Club, Online/Virtual
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.

YEAR OF THE RABBIT SEARCH

All Day 1/23 - 2/5
Children, Tweens, Families
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Families
Event Details:
Hunt for 6 Chinese New Year pictures in the KidZone!           One reward per child while supplies last.                          &n...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

KISS A FROG COLORING CONTEST

All Day 1/30 - 2/19
Children, Tweens
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Event Details:
Enter the Kiss a Frog coloring contest  between Jan. 30 - Feb. 26 for a chance to win an inflatable frog! Pick up a coloring sheet at the library or print a copy at home. Decorate with whatever inspires you!   Coloring ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

POLISH STORY TIME FOR THE FAMILY

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Children, Families
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Suggested ages 3, 4, 5 with adult. Presented 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 ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE SUPER BOWL TEAM!

All Day 2/1 - 2/12
Children, Tweens, Families
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Families
Event Details:
Come into the library and vote for your favorite Super Bowl team!  Pick up a football sticker on the Super Bowl display and attach it onto the team logo of your choice.  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.

TO BE CONTINUED BOOK CLUB

All Day 2/1 - 2/19
Children, Tweens, Families
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Families
Program Type: Book Club, Online/Virtual
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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults & Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Bookmobile" group.

WINTER READING CHALLENGE: WILD ABOUT READING

All Day 2/1 - 2/19
Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults & Seniors, Bookmobile
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults & Seniors, Bookmobile
Event Details:
Join our Winter Reading Challenge, Wild About Reading, for a chance to win prizes! Track the minutes you read at https://homerlibrary.beanstack.org (or download the "Beanstack Tracker" app to a mobile device) OR download and print a reading l...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Adults & Seniors" group.

DEVELOPMENTAL MILESTONES FOR KIDS AGES BIRTH - 3

10:00am - 11:00am
Families, Adults & Seniors
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Families, Adults & Seniors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Join the clinicians from Rush Kids Pediatric Therapy for a discussion of developmental milestones for children age birth to 3 years. Learn what typical development is and how you can further enhance your child’s development. Topics will include gross...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

FAMILY STORY TIME

9:00am - 10:00am
Children, Families
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Ages 5 and under, with adult. Thematic tales, rhymes, songs and movement are paired with a simple, take home craft to help children develop essential early literacy skills and get ready to read.        ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

WIGGLES & GIGGLES

10:00am - 10:30am
Children, Families
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Families
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 minu...
This event is in the "Children" group.

MAD SCIENCE!

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Children
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Join us as we have some fun with a simple science activity.     This program will take place in the Community Meeting Room. Required registration opens 1/9/23 @ 8:30 am. Limit 10. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC - PRESENTED BY EDGE MUSIC ACADEMY

10:30am - 11:00am
Children, Families
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Families
Event Details:
Fridays @ 10:30 - 11:00 am, January 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26, 2023 For children up to age 5 with adult. Make music with your little ones! Join local school, Edge Music...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

ABC FUN! WINTER SERIES

11:30am - 12:30pm
Children, Families
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Families
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Alphabet Fun for Preschoolers! Have fun with the alphabet doing simple activities using books, crafts, games and songs. Registration required for the series. Limit 10. Ages 3 - 5 with adult. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

VALENTINE SLOTH SIGN CRAFT

All Day 2/6 - 2/12
Children, Tweens, Families
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Families
Program Type: Craft
Event Details:
Make this cute Valentine's Day craft for someone sweet and special. 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.

BREAK IN BAGS

All Day 2/6 - 2/19
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.

POLAR PALS SEARCH

All Day 2/6 - 2/19
Children, Tweens, Families
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Families
Event Details:
Find 6 polar animals in the KidZone! One reward per child while supplies last. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

WIGGLES & GIGGLES

10:00am - 10:30am
Children, Families
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Families
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 minu...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

WIGGLES & GIGGLES

11:00am - 11:30am
Children, Families
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Families
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 minu...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

PRAIRIE ART WORKSHOP - SNOW LEOPARD CUB

4:30pm - 6:00pm
Children, Tweens
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Michelle Stanley, from Prairie Art Studio, will teach this art workshop for children ages 8-13. Snow leopards are seldom seen because they live in very rugged mountains. Use soft pastels to draw their white coats. This in-person program will ta...
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 - FEBRUARY MYSTERY PROJECT

All Day 2/7 - 2/19
Children, Tweens, Families
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Families
Event Details:
Visit the KidZone to help discover what the monthly mystery poster picture is! ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

POLISH STORY TIME FOR THE FAMILY

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Children, Families
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Suggested ages 3, 4, 5 with adult. Presented 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 ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

CRAFTEREVES

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Children, Tweens
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Craft
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Button up for some fun! Construct an adorable elephant using only buttons and glue! Hang on your wall for a perfect Valentine decoration. Registration required. Ages 8-12. Limit 10. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

WIGGLES & GIGGLES

10:00am - 10:30am
Children, Families
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Families
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 minu...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC - PRESENTED BY EDGE MUSIC ACADEMY

10:30am - 11:00am
Children, Families
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Families
Event Details:
Fridays @ 10:30 - 11:00 am, January 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26, 2023 For children up to age 5 with adult. Make music with your little ones! Join local school, Edge Music...