childbooksCustom Programs

Beginning with Baby 
For parents and caregivers with babies 0-18 months. Beginning at birth, you are your baby’s first teacher, but that doesn’t mean you have to do it alone. Schedule your private, online session with Miss Heather for songs, rhymes, and games to enjoy with your baby. Ask about milestones, development, and library resources, or maybe you just need a listening ear and some encouragement. To sign up for your 15-minute session, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Take & Make Projects

These kits come with supplies and instructions. Drop by and pick one up at the Kids & Teens Ask Us Desk, while supplies last. To request one via our drive-up service, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., call 630/887-8760 or chat with us. Look for the green "we are here" icon. 

Family Bingo
Now through Dec. 31 
Pick up a BINGO card to play with or against your family members while out for a drive, going for a walk, or playing outside. 

Winter Goodie Bags 
Available beginning Monday, Dec. 21 
Celebrate winter with festive activities for kids, including a DIY puzzle, stickers, and stamps. 

Teen Take & Make - Finals Week DIY Stressballs
Available now. Finals Week adding another layer of stress on top of an already chaotic semester? Take a break from studying and Zoom classes to create your own stressball! Instructions and a page of mindfulness tips are included.