We’re celebrating National Library Week with a coloring contest

NLW-FBprofile_0Everyone who enters will get a prize from our treasure chest, and the winners in each of 3 age categories will receive Panera gift certificates. Choose one of our two entry forms, color it, and bring it to the Children’s Department between April 10 and April 16. Winners will be announced on April 18, and all entries will be displayed in the library. Details are available at the Children’s Desk. Good luck, everybody!

New programs for children this spring

We’re adding some new Toddler Play Dates, yoga classes for our youngest patrons, and a Stuffed Animal Sleepover to our spring program schedule this year. Get all the details in our Spring Program Flyer, and sign up at the Children’s Desk, here on our website, or call us at 708-352-0100. Registration for our spring programs begins on March 1st.

Volunteer for Summer Reading

Kids in 6th grade and above are invited to apply to the Children’s Department to volunteer during our Summer Reading Program, which will start on May 31st and run through July 26. Be a Book Buddy, help out with programs, take reports at the desk, or work behind the scenes. Earn service hours and have a great time! Volunteer applications will be available at the Children’s Services Desk beginning May 1st.


  Use Tutor.com to get your homework done so you can get back to your life.

Online Tutoring for All Subjects and Levels

got_hw_120x60You don’t want to be stuck on homework all night. Your library offers free online tutoring in math, science, English, social studies and writing. These tutors can help you get unstuck and understand the work so that you can get your work done faster and get back to your life.

You can work with Tutor.com tutors to help you complete your homework, study for a test, understand concepts and even help with your AP assignments.

Watch the introductory video here, and then try it out!  Having trouble navigating the site? Download our how-to-do-it handout, or call the Children’s Desk for help.

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.



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