Pack your suitcases!
Registration for our Summer Reading Program, Have Book – Will Travel, begins on May 28, and all of our fun story times and activities will begin the week of June 10. Where will your reading take you this summer? Remember, you can go anywhere in a good book!
Pick up a copy of our Summer Reading Program activity schedule at the Children’s desk, or click here.
Planning a trip this summer?
Whether you’re traveling near or far, send us a postcard from your vacation destination! Or, take along our summer mascot, Stan Flatley, and send us a photo of him wherever you are. When you return home, come to the Children’s Department to see your destination on our giant map, and we’ll give you a special prize.
Red Cross Babysitter Training, for ages 11-15
Choose from June 3 and 4; June 17 and 18; June 24 and 25; or July 8 and 9.
The purpose of the Babysiter’s Training course is to provide youth, ages 11-15, with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training will help participants to develop leadership skills; learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe and help children behave; and learn about basic child care and basic first aid.
Registration for all classes starts on May 28. The $35 class fee must be paid at the time of registration. Students must attend both classes in the same week to be certified. Get all the details and register in person at the Children’s Desk.
Introducing the Tutor.com Student Center !
The La Grange Park Library now offers a great online tutoring service to our patrons! Students in grades K-12 can receive specialized one-to-one tutoring help in the areas of math, science, English, social studies and writing. This service is also available in Spanish. Professional tutors are available online from 3:00 until 10:00 every day through any internet-enabled computer or mobile device. Watch the introductory video here, and then try it out!
If you’re accessing the service from outside of the library building, just enter your library card number on the login page to enter the site.