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This event is in the "High School" group.
This event is in the "Jr. High" group.

Which Craft? Volunteer

1:45pm - 3:15pm
Montgomery Campus
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Montgomery Campus
Age Group: Teens, High School, Jr. High
Program Type: Volunteer
Registration Required
Event Details:

Volunteer to Help Set-up our Which Craft? program at the Montgomery campus.

Disclaimer(s)

Teen Volunteer Reminders

Please remember:

  • You must be on time.
  • Clothes must be appropriate. (Please see our brochure or call 630-978-1655 if you are unsure what this entails.)
  • Cell phones should be silenced while in the library.
  • iPods & other electronics should be left at home.
  • Rubber gloves are provided if desired.
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Grades K - 5" group.

Art Club Jr.

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Oswego Campus
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Oswego Campus
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Grades K - 5
Registration Required
Event Details:

Are you an art fan? Join us for a different art project each session!

This sessions art project will be a surprise!

Disclaimer(s)

Photography and Video Recording

Photos and videos may be recorded at library events. By attending you may be included in these photos and videos. Your attendance at this event grants your permission to be in these photos or videos which may be used for archival or library promotional purposes. Please inform the event facilitator if you have any objection with you or your child being photographed or recorded.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.
This event is in the "Jr. High" group.

Which Craft?- DIY Stuffed Animal Bag

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Montgomery Campus
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Montgomery Campus
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Teens, High School, Jr. High
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:

Feeling stressed out and overwhelmed? Come to the library and craft your worries away. Craft varies monthly. 

This month's craft is a DIY Stuffed Animal Bag! Bring your own stuffed animal.

Disclaimer(s)

Photography and Video Recording

Photos and videos may be recorded at library events. By attending you may be included in these photos and videos. Your attendance at this event grants your permission to be in these photos or videos which may be used for archival or library promotional purposes. Please inform the event facilitator if you have any objection with you or your child being photographed or recorded.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Dungeons & Dragons Club

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Oswego Campus
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Oswego Campus
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join with other brave adventurers and embark on grand quests in a fantasy setting using the original role-playing game that spawned the genre! We are open to new or experienced adult players.

 

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Grades K - 5" group.

Art Club

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Oswego Campus
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Oswego Campus
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Grades K - 5
Registration Required
Event Details:

Are you an art fan? Join us for a different art project each session!

This sessions art project will be a surprise!

Disclaimer(s)

Photography and Video Recording

Photos and videos may be recorded at library events. By attending you may be included in these photos and videos. Your attendance at this event grants your permission to be in these photos or videos which may be used for archival or library promotional purposes. Please inform the event facilitator if you have any objection with you or your child being photographed or recorded.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.
This event is in the "Jr. High" group.

Teen Volunteer Opportunity

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Montgomery Campus
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Montgomery Campus
Age Group: Teens, High School, Jr. High
Program Type: Volunteer
Registration Required
Event Details:

Teen Volunteer- Montgomery Campus Young Adult Services department

Check in at the Young Adult Services Department Desk

Disclaimer(s)

Photography and Video Recording

Photos and videos may be recorded at library events. By attending you may be included in these photos and videos. Your attendance at this event grants your permission to be in these photos or videos which may be used for archival or library promotional purposes. Please inform the event facilitator if you have any objection with you or your child being photographed or recorded.

Teen Volunteer Reminders

Please remember:

  • You must be on time.
  • Clothes must be appropriate. (Please see our brochure or call 630-978-1655 if you are unsure what this entails.)
  • Cell phones should be silenced while in the library.
  • iPods & other electronics should be left at home.
  • Rubber gloves are provided if desired.
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.

Water Tales

10:00am - 10:30am
Oswego Campus
Library Branch: Oswego Campus
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Families, Preschool, Toddler
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for stories featuring awesome aquatic animals!  

This storytime is planned for our friends ages 2-6, but all are welcome to attend.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Stories & Cuentos

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Montgomery Campus
Library Branch: Montgomery Campus
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Families
Program Type: Bilingual, Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for stories and crafts as we share our favorite stories in English and Spanish!  ¡Únase a nosotros para conocer historias y manualidades mientras compartimos nuestras historias favoritas en inglés y español! 

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Photography and Video Recording

Photos and videos may be recorded at library events. By attending you may be included in these photos and videos. Your attendance at this event grants your permission to be in these photos or videos which may be used for archival or library promotional purposes. Please inform the event facilitator if you have any objection with you or your child being photographed or recorded.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.
This event is in the "Jr. High" group.

Kit Kat Tasting

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Montgomery Campus
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Montgomery Campus
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Teens, High School, Jr. High
Program Type: Food & Cooking
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join in as we taste different flavors of KitKats. Yes, Chocolate will be involved! So bring your milk in a closed lid container!

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergy Warning

Food items will be served at this program. Please be advised that food may contain or come in contact with these ingredients: milk, eggs, wheat, soybean, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, and peanuts. If you have a food allergy or special dietary requirements, please contact the program facilitator before attending.

Photography and Video Recording

Photos and videos may be recorded at library events. By attending you may be included in these photos and videos. Your attendance at this event grants your permission to be in these photos or videos which may be used for archival or library promotional purposes. Please inform the event facilitator if you have any objection with you or your child being photographed or recorded.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Babies" group.

Baby & Me Social Time

9:30am - 10:15am
Montgomery Campus
Library Branch: Montgomery Campus
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Babies
Program Type: Play
Event Details:

Stop in for some baby & caregiver social time!  Make new friends and play with toys!

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Photography and Video Recording

Photos and videos may be recorded at library events. By attending you may be included in these photos and videos. Your attendance at this event grants your permission to be in these photos or videos which may be used for archival or library promotional purposes. Please inform the event facilitator if you have any objection with you or your child being photographed or recorded.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Babies" group.

Tot & Me Social Time

10:30am - 11:15am
Montgomery Campus
Library Branch: Montgomery Campus
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Babies
Program Type: Play
Event Details:

Stop in for some tot & caregiver social time!  Make new friends and play with toys!

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Photography and Video Recording

Photos and videos may be recorded at library events. By attending you may be included in these photos and videos. Your attendance at this event grants your permission to be in these photos or videos which may be used for archival or library promotional purposes. Please inform the event facilitator if you have any objection with you or your child being photographed or recorded.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

1-On-1 Computer Training

5:00pm - 8:00pm
Montgomery Campus
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Montgomery Campus
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Event Details:

Do you need some one–on–one training on computers? Do you have trouble navigating your computer or smart device? Need help setting up a social media account? Sign up for a private one hour session with our IT professional. 

Disclaimer(s)

Attendee Cancellation Notice

This event is open to a limited amount of attendees. For this reason, please give cancellation notice at least 24 hours before the scheduled event. This will allow us to offer your spot to someone on the waiting list.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Grades K - 5" group.

Pokémon Go Club

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Oswego Campus
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Oswego Campus
Room: Youth Department
Age Group: Youth, Grades K - 5
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Event Details:

Meet at the library and head into the wilderness as we explore the neighborhood for PokéStops and gyms!  We will be going outside of the library, so adults are welcome to walk with us.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Inclement Weather

If there is inclement weather, we will move the program indoors. 

Photography and Video Recording

Photos and videos may be recorded at library events. By attending you may be included in these photos and videos. Your attendance at this event grants your permission to be in these photos or videos which may be used for archival or library promotional purposes. Please inform the event facilitator if you have any objection with you or your child being photographed or recorded.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Pajama Storytime

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Oswego Campus
Library Branch: Oswego Campus
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Drop in for a storytime to burn off that end of the day energy!  Recommended ages for storytimes are 2-6 years old, all are welcome!  

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Photography and Video Recording

Photos and videos may be recorded at library events. By attending you may be included in these photos and videos. Your attendance at this event grants your permission to be in these photos or videos which may be used for archival or library promotional purposes. Please inform the event facilitator if you have any objection with you or your child being photographed or recorded.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.
This event is in the "Jr. High" group.

Teen Advisory Board (T.A.B.)

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Oswego Campus
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Oswego Campus
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Teens, High School, Jr. High
Program Type: Volunteer
Registration Required
Event Details:

T.A.B. (Teen Advisory Board)

 

Registration not required, counts as volunteer hours.

Come have some input into what programs, displays and other items at the library.

Disclaimer(s)

Photography and Video Recording

Photos and videos may be recorded at library events. By attending you may be included in these photos and videos. Your attendance at this event grants your permission to be in these photos or videos which may be used for archival or library promotional purposes. Please inform the event facilitator if you have any objection with you or your child being photographed or recorded.

Teen Volunteer Reminders

Please remember:

  • You must be on time.
  • Clothes must be appropriate. (Please see our brochure or call 630-978-1655 if you are unsure what this entails.)
  • Cell phones should be silenced while in the library.
  • iPods & other electronics should be left at home.
  • Rubber gloves are provided if desired.
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.

Stories & Snacks

10:00am - 10:30am
Montgomery Campus
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Montgomery Campus
Room: Youth Services Patio
Age Group: Youth, Preschool, Toddler
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Event Details:

Sign up to enjoy a snack along with a storytime!  If your child has allergies or special dietary requirements, you are invited to bring a snack for them to enjoy during this storytime.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Food Allergy Warning

Food items will be served at this program. Please be advised that food may contain or come in contact with these ingredients: milk, eggs, wheat, soybean, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, and peanuts. If you have a food allergy or special dietary requirements, please contact the program facilitator before attending.

Inclement Weather

If there is inclement weather, we will move the program indoors. 

Photography and Video Recording

Photos and videos may be recorded at library events. By attending you may be included in these photos and videos. Your attendance at this event grants your permission to be in these photos or videos which may be used for archival or library promotional purposes. Please inform the event facilitator if you have any objection with you or your child being photographed or recorded.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Grades K - 5" group.
This event is in the "Jr. High" group.

Summer Meet Up for Children with Diverse Abilities

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Montgomery Campus
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Montgomery Campus
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Youth, Families, Grades K - 5, Jr. High
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Event Details:

Families of children with diverse abilities are invited to meet up at the library for an ocean themed family party!

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Next Chapter Book Club

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Oswego Campus
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Oswego Campus
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Reading
Registration Required

Adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities will read and discuss a book together. Join us through Zoom to have fun reading, learning, and making new friends. Registration is required. For more information, please contact Ben.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Summer Send Off with Foam Party All Stars

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Montgomery Campus
Library Branch: Montgomery Campus
Room: Youth Services Patio
Age Group: Youth, Families
Program Type: Play
Event Details:

Join us for an after-hours celebration at the library!  Foam Party All Stars will be visiting with foam and music to celebrate the last week of summer reading!  For our younger friends, we will have bubble machines and other activities.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Photography and Video Recording

Photos and videos may be recorded at library events. By attending you may be included in these photos and videos. Your attendance at this event grants your permission to be in these photos or videos which may be used for archival or library promotional purposes. Please inform the event facilitator if you have any objection with you or your child being photographed or recorded.

Blood Drive

8:00am - 3:00pm
Montgomery Campus
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Montgomery Campus
Room: Meeting Room
Purpose of Meeting

Blood Drive

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.

Bubble Blast

10:00am - 10:30am
Montgomery Campus
Library Branch: Montgomery Campus
Room: Youth Services Patio
Age Group: Youth, Preschool, Toddler
Program Type: Play
Event Details:

Join us for some outdoor play as we splash, enjoy music and play with bubbles!  This program is weather permitting and will be cancelled in cases of rain and inclement weather.

Disclaimer(s)

Photography and Video Recording

Photos and videos may be recorded at library events. By attending you may be included in these photos and videos. Your attendance at this event grants your permission to be in these photos or videos which may be used for archival or library promotional purposes. Please inform the event facilitator if you have any objection with you or your child being photographed or recorded.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.
This event is in the "Jr. High" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Warhammer 40K

12:00pm - 4:00pm
Oswego Campus
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Oswego Campus
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, High School, Jr. High, Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required

Come learn about playing Warhammer 40K and other related Games Workshop games. Extra armies will be available to play or bring your own. 

Disclaimer(s)

Photography and Video Recording

Photos and videos may be recorded at library events. By attending you may be included in these photos and videos. Your attendance at this event grants your permission to be in these photos or videos which may be used for archival or library promotional purposes. Please inform the event facilitator if you have any objection with you or your child being photographed or recorded.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Grades K - 5" group.

Seaside Hand Art

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Oswego Campus
Library Branch: Oswego Campus
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Grades K - 5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Stop by and get creative making your own ocean painting using your handprints!  We will be using paint, so be prepared to get a little messy!

This program is for our friends in kindergarten through Grade 2.

 

Disclaimer(s)

Photography and Video Recording

Photos and videos may be recorded at library events. By attending you may be included in these photos and videos. Your attendance at this event grants your permission to be in these photos or videos which may be used for archival or library promotional purposes. Please inform the event facilitator if you have any objection with you or your child being photographed or recorded.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.
This event is in the "Jr. High" group.

Pokemon GO!

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Montgomery Campus
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Montgomery Campus
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Teens, High School, Jr. High
Program Type: Food & Cooking
Event Details:

Calling all Pokemon Go! Trainers.

Come in battle, trade and collect items at the library!

 

Meet at the Young Adult Desk at the Montgomery Campus

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergy Warning

Food items will be served at this program. Please be advised that food may contain or come in contact with these ingredients: milk, eggs, wheat, soybean, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, and peanuts. If you have a food allergy or special dietary requirements, please contact the program facilitator before attending.

Photography and Video Recording

Photos and videos may be recorded at library events. By attending you may be included in these photos and videos. Your attendance at this event grants your permission to be in these photos or videos which may be used for archival or library promotional purposes. Please inform the event facilitator if you have any objection with you or your child being photographed or recorded.