Bookmark Contest

Monday, January 5, 2015 (All day)
Enter our contest to design a bookmark for the library. Rules and contest entry forms will be available at the Junior Room beginning Monday, January 6. One bookmark entry from each grade level will be selected and printed for use in the library throughout the year. Your entry may be one of the winning designs! This program is judged and co-sponsored by the Downers Grove Breakfast Kiwanis Club. Winners will be contacted by March 16.

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Chicago Wolves Read to Succeed Reading Program

Monday, January 5, 2015 (All day)
Each time you read a book during January, enter our raffle drawing for a Chicago Wolves prize pack with hockey tickets and more! Open to children reading independently through 8th grade.

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Open Storytime

Monday, January 5, 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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Tottercize

Monday, January 5, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
This program is designed to teach children skills about healthy movement, coordination, and balance. Each class includes yoga, dramatic movement, cardio and a "cool down" story. Registered children must be 3 years or older and attend with their parent/caregiver. Only one child per adult. Group Limit: 20 pairs

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Open Storytime

Tuesday, January 6, 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 Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Parents with walking toddlers up to 36 months old are invited to register for this storytime. Songs, rhymes, stories and movement activities are selected to promote verbal acquisition and sensory development. Group limit: 70
Only one child per adult is allowed.

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Open Storytime

Wednesday, January 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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Open Infant Storytime

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Parents with babies who are not yet walking are invited to this storytime experience! Songs, rhymes, stories, and movement activities are selected to promote verbal acquisition and sensory development. Only one child per adult is allowed.

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Read to the Dogs

Thursday, January 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 9am on December 26. No online registration

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