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Tech Time

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool, Grade School, Middle School, Families – All Ages
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:

Drop-in event for families with children of all ages
We'll have our favorite high and low-tech options available for families to explore. 

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Wonder Lab: Shapes

10:00am - 10:45am
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Registered event for children 2-5 years, with participating adult; Helen Plum Library card required 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

PIXLR for Photo Restoration

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:

Using Pixlr, we’ll look at tools that will help boost your photo restoration and color correction projects.
Previous experience with Pixlr is recommended. 

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Grade School" group.

Museum Pop-up: Getting Loud

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Grade School
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:

Registered event for grades K-5, with participating adult; Helen Plum Library card is required

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Grade School" group.

Museum Pop-up: Getting Loud

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Grade School
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

Registered event for grades K-5, with participating adult; Helen Plum Library card is required

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Genealogy Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:

Join us for a roundtable discussion to share your research findings, hear success stories from other members, and seek solutions to brick walls. 

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Families – All Ages" group.

WIC Mobile Clinic

9:30am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Helen M. Plum Meeting Room
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool, Adult, Families – All Ages
Event Details:

The WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) Mobile Clinic brings WIC services to you! WIC programs include nutrition education, healthy food benefits, breastfeeding support, and other community referrals.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Sensory Play for Little Ones

10:00am - 11:00am
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Registered event for children birth to 2 years, with participating adult; Helen Plum Library card required 

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Grade School" group.

Bug City Mystery Party

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Grade School
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Registered event for children in grades 1-5
Help find the missing honey in Bug City! Play as a bug-themed character to follow the clues and solve the mystery.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Plum Meeting Rooms (Combined)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: ESL ELL ELA
Event Details:

The College of DuPage is offering free English language learning classes at the Library. Develop your reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills for work, education, and everyday communication.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

NEW! Discover Gemini

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:

Google Bard’s rebranded Gemini is a form of generative AI that continues to allow users to access their Gmail inbox, contacts, and Drive for a more seamless user experience.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Pop-in Play: Puzzles

9:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool
Event Details:

Drop-in activities recommended for ages 3-5, with a participating adult
Pop by the Library for a playful morning of popular activities!

Puzzles
Play with puzzles and even create your own!

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Introduction to Google Slides

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

Expand your knowledge of Google Drive by learning to navigate Google Slides, a free online presentation application similar to Microsoft PowerPoint.

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Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Plum Meeting Rooms (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool, Grade School, Middle School, Families – All Ages
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Registered event for families with children of all ages; Helen Plum Library card is required

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Grade School" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "Families – All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool, Grade School, Middle School, Families – All Ages
Event Details:

Drop-in event for families with children of all ages 
Do you have what it takes to be a superhero? Find out with these exciting games and activities.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Accelerated PowerPoint

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:

Discover PowerPoint presentation basics and how to fast-track projects! Learn how to enhance your presentations with media such as audio and video elements.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Grade School" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "Families – All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool, Grade School, Middle School, Families – All Ages
Event Details:

Drop-in event for families with children of all ages 
Do you have what it takes to be a superhero? Find out with these exciting games and activities.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Plum Meeting Rooms (Combined)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: ESL ELL ELA
Event Details:

The College of DuPage is offering free English language learning classes at the Library. Develop your reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills for work, education, and everyday communication.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Grade School" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Families – All Ages" group.

Pop-up Book Sale

All Day 6/28 - 6/30
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: The Hub
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool, Grade School, Middle School, Teen, Adult, Seniors, Families – All Ages
Event Details:

A small number of adult and youth books will be available for purchase – from our library to yours. Supplies are limited, so check out the carts in the lobby while they last.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Grade School" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "Families – All Ages" group.

Friday Crafternoons

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool, Grade School, Middle School, Families – All Ages
Program Type: Craft
Event Details:

Drop-in event for families with children of all ages 
Get crafty at the Library this summer! Use available supplies to design your own creation to take home. 

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Grade School" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Satur-DIY Project

All Day
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Services
Age Group: Youth, Grade School, Middle School
Program Type: Craft
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:

Registered event for families with children ages 7-12; Helen Plum Library card required 
Register to receive a woodworking project to complete at home. Tools and candy are not included.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Drop-In Sewing Craft

10:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Studio 411
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Craft & Maker
Event Details:

Stop by Studio 411 to check out the sewing machines and make a beginner-level project! A library staffer will be available to answer questions about the Library’s sewing machines. 

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Grade School" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "Families – All Ages" group.

Plum Pokémon League

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Grade School, Middle School, Families – All Ages
Event Details:

Drop-in event recommended for children in grades K-8
Using your own cards and Pokémon handheld video games, you can play and trade while meeting other Pokémon fans.