Read to the Dogs

Thursday, October 8, 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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jrdesk@dglibrary.org
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Fiction Book Discussion

Thursday, October 8, 2015 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
We'll meet in the library to discuss Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Books are available at the Ask Us Desk one month before each discussion. Registration is not required.

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askus@dglibrary.org
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Star Wars Reads Weekend

Friday, October 9, 2015 (All day)

Come to the Junior Room and celebrate the annual Star Wars Read Day at the library! Wear something Star Wars related and get a sticker strip! Pose next to your favorite characters! Take the Star Wars Challenge and get a galactic prize! 

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jrdesk@dglibrary.org
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Saturday Morning Storytime

Saturday, October 10, 2015 -
9:30am to 10:00am

Join us each Saturday morning for stories, songs, and fingerplays. Parent involvement is an important part of this storytime, and attending children must be accompanied by an adult. 

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jrdesk@dglibrary.org
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Star Wars: The Clone Wars Family Movie

Saturday, October 10, 2015 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm

It's Star Wars Reads Weekend! Join us in our Program Room to watch Star Wars: The Clone Wars on our giant screen! Bring a blanket and a pillow to enjoy the show! Popcorn provided. Rated PG.

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jrdesk@dglibrary.org
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Concert: May the Musical Force Be With You

Sunday, October 11, 2015 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Zazz, an alternative jazz quintet, performs innovative music uniquely created from jazz standard, Broadway, and popular music. In honor of Star Wars Reads Day, all songs will feature a celestial, science-fiction sound. Bring the whole family and come in costume if you'd like. (The musicians will!) Refreshments provided.

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mdoornbos@dglibrary.org
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Incredible Bats!

Monday, October 12, 2015 -
1:00pm to 2:03pm

Come meet and learn all about fruit bats right here at the library! 

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jrdesk@dglibrary.org
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Facebook 101

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Learn how to create a Facebook account, upload a picture, post a comment, find friends, and send a message. Participants must know their email address and their email password. Classes are open to Downers Grove Public Library cardholders only.

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lnorberg@dglibrary.org
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