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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 "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 "Families" group.

VALENTINE'S DAY FORTUNE TELLING GAME

All Day 2/1 - 2/14
Children, Families
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Children, Families
Event Details:
Create a classic fortune teller game featuring cute icons like cats, cupcakes, donuts, cacti and pizza! Fold the paper and you'll be a fortune teller in no time! One per child, while supplies last.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

VALENTINE'S DAY MASH GAME CARDS

All Day 2/1 - 2/14
Children, Families
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Children, Families
Event Details:
Pick up a MASH card, the classic game that's been popular for decades, with a Valentine's twist! 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 print a reading log: Dr...
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 - 2/28
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 "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Teens
Event Details:
Stop by the Teen Room anytime today to receive a mini flat wooden heart! Enjoy these little tokens of love by giving them to your loved ones! They’re the perfect little pocket charm to have when you’re feeling down. While supplies last. ...
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 "Adults & Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Age Group: Adults & Seniors
Program Type: Craft
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
Sharpen your brain with these fun memory puzzles!  Book Description:  The clock is ticking! Take three minutes to stare at these elaborate color photos before time's up and you have to turn the page. On the flip side, you'll find qu...
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 "Bookmobile" group.

WINTER READING CLUB: WILD ABOUT READING

4:00pm - 7:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Outreach
Room: Homer Township Library Bookmobile
Age Group: Bookmobile
Program Type: Bookmobile
Event Details:
Register for the Winter Reading Club on the Bookmobile. Join our WRC for a chance to win some wild prizes and  snack on some animal crackers. ...
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 "Adults & Seniors" group.

ADULT CRAFT: VALENTINE SHADOW BOX

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adults & Seniors
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults & Seniors
Program Type: Craft
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a beautiful shadow box! Bring your own photo and we’ll supply the rest. This craft could also make a lovely homemade gift! Registration required. Registration opens Wednesday, February 1 at 8:30am. ...
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 "Adults & Seniors" group.

DEMENTIA CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Adults & Seniors
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Room: Quiet Reading Room
Age Group: Adults & Seniors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
This is a support group designed for those caring for a loved one with dementia. Join us to share, learn, relax, and get connected with fellow caregivers. We will provide a welcoming space and some light refreshments. This group meets twice a mont...
This event is in the "Bookmobile" group.

WINTER READING CLUB: WILD ABOUT READING

4:00pm - 7:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Outreach
Room: Homer Township Library Bookmobile
Age Group: Bookmobile
Program Type: Bookmobile
Event Details:
Register for the Winter Reading Club on the Bookmobile. Join our WRC for a chance to win some wild prizes and  snack on some animal crackers. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

TEEN ANIME NIGHT

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Teens
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
It's our monthly anime club! Test your luck with Anime Bingo! Play to win fabulous anime themed prizes, such as figurines, necklaces, keychains, bookmarks, and more! Registration required. For teens in grades 6-12. The teen anime club meets on ...
This event is in the "Adults & Seniors" group.

COFFEE, DONUTS, AND A MOVIE: TICKET TO PARADISE

9:00am - 11:00am
Adults & Seniors
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Homer Township Public Library District
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults & Seniors
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
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 Ticket to Paradise. Length: 1 hour and 44 minutes. Rated PG-13. Registration required. Description: A ...