Lapsit for Infants and Toddlers
Every Thursday from 10:30 – 11:15 am
Lapsit storytime focuses on children 0-3 years old and includes direct interaction between the child and their caregiver. No prior sign-up is required. Lapsit storytimes are filled with short stories, finger plays, music, crafts, lap games, and snacks and last a total of about 30 minutes, including 15 to 20 minutes of stories and actions followed by 10 to 15 minutes of exploratory play.
For more information about lapsits, visit the library or call (815) 667-4509.
Story Hour for Preschoolers
Every Saturday from 10:00 – 11:00 am
Preschool story hours are filled with stories, finger plays, action rhymes, music, and more, aimed at children 3-6 years old. Come play from 10-10:30 am, and then enjoy thirty minutes of stories, crafts, and a snack. No prior sign-up is required. Younger siblings & friends are welcome to attend.
For more information about storytimes, visit the library or call (815) 667-4509.
Cool Sites for Kids
Internet Public Library Kids’ Space
Search for your subject and get a list of resources chosen by librarians around the country.
Internet Public Library Teen Space
Links to topics and resources specifically of interest to teens.
Free online videos featuring famous people reading children’s books aloud.
Just for Kids from University of Illinois Extension
Explore fun food, freaky weather, bugs, animals, sports, and more!