Open Storytime

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 -
9:30am to 10:00am
This storytime is designed for toddlers and preschoolers, although children of all ages may attend, and features simple picture books, songs and participation activities. Parent participation is an essential element of this storytime, and attending children must be supervised by an adult. Registration is not required. Storytimes attended by eight or fewer people may be canceled by the storyteller.

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Open Infant Storytime

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 -
10:30am to 11:00am

Parents with babies who are not yet walking are invited to this first storytime experience! Songs, rhymes, stories, and movement activities are selected to promote early literacy, vocabulary, and motor skills. Group limit: 70. Only one child per adult.

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Read to the Dogs

Thursday, September 10, 2015 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Come share a story with a doggy listener. Reading to these dogs can improve children's reading and communications skills while also being fun! Schedule a 15-minute time slot by calling the Junior Room desk starting at 9:00 a.m. on September 3. No online registration. 

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Fiction Book Discussion

Thursday, September 10, 2015 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
We'll meet at the library to discuss Still Life by Louise Penny. Books are available at the Ask Us Desk one month before each discussion. Registration is not required.

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Social Security Claiming Guide

Friday, September 11, 2015 -
11:00am to 12:30pm
As you approach retirement, one of the biggest financial decisions you'll need to make is when to begin receiving your Social Security benefits. There's no ''one-size-fits-all" answer. No matter what situation you're in, you'll want to take the time to make an informed, well-reasoned decision. Learn the six questions to consider when making the decision of when to file for benefits and strategies to maximize your social security. Presented by Bridge to Retirement.

Also presented on Wednesday, September 9 at 7:00 p.m.

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mdoornbos@dglibrary.org
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Farmers Market Storytime

Saturday, September 12, 2015 -
9:30am to 10:00am

Join us for our last storytime at the Downers Grove Farmers Market.

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Robin's Dog Stars

Saturday, September 12, 2015 -
2:00pm to 2:45pm

Come and see some amazing dogs jump through hoops, dance, climb a ladder, and more! You may even learn a trick for your own pet! Meeting Room.

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