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Lapsit for Infants and Toddlers

Every Thursday from 10:00 – 10:45 am

Lapsit focuses on children 0-3 years old and includes direct interaction between the child and their caregiver. No prior sign-up is required. Lapsit is filled with short stories, finger plays, music, crafts, lap games, and snacks and last a total of about 30 minutes, including stories and actions as well as exploratory play.

For more information about Lapsit, visit the library or call (815) 667-4509.

Story Hour

Every Saturday from 10:00 – 11:00 am

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 Story Hour, 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.

StoryLine Online
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!

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