Open Storytime

Wednesday, October 7, 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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jrdesk@dglibrary.org
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Open Infant Storytime

Wednesday, October 7, 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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LinkedIn Basics

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
LinkedIn is a social networking site where you can interact with colleagues. If you're searching for a job, you may want to join LinkedIn. Classes are open to Downers Grove Public Library cardholders only.

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ajagielski@dglibrary.org
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Turning 65 - Understanding Medicare

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Eligibility, enrollment, coverage, and benefits of Medicare and its supplemental plans. Presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois representative Diane Aducci. The same program will also be offered Wednesday, October 14 at 11:00 a.m.

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mdoornbos@dglibrary.org
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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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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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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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