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Pickup: Free Trees for Kids with Neighborhood Forest

04/21/2024 @ 3:00pm - 04/27/2024 @ 4:00pm
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Services
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool, Grade School, Middle School, Families – All Ages
Event Details:
Helen Plum Library is partnering with Neighborhood Forest to provide families with a free tree to plant! The goal is to give every child the priceless joy of planting and watching trees grow. Learn more about Neighborhood Forest and register for your...
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Be Our Guest

10:00am - 10:45am
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Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool, Grade School, Families – All Ages
Program Type: Craft, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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Children of all ages, with participating adult Be our guest as we celebrate the 1-year anniversary of our new library with a special princess visitor! We’ll share a story, sing songs, and make a bookish craft. Time for pictures will be included. ...
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Be Our Guest: NEW TIME

5:00pm - 5:45pm
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Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool, Grade School, Families – All Ages
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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New time! Children of all ages, with participating adult Be our guest as we celebrate the 1-year anniversary of our new library with a special princess visitor! We’ll share a story, sing songs, and make a bookish craft. Time for pictures will b...
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Be Our Guest

6:00pm - 6:45pm
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Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool, Grade School, Families – All Ages
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Children of all ages, with participating adult Be our guest as we celebrate the 1-year anniversary of our new library with a special princess visitor! We’ll share a story, sing songs, and make a bookish craft. Time for pictures will be included. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Pop-in Play: Stamp Art

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! Stamp Art Express your creativity through colors and textures. ...
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This event is in the "Middle School" group.
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Sticker Palooza

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Grade School, Middle School, Families – All Ages
Program Type: Craft
Event Details:
Drop-in event recommended for grades K-8 Drop by the Library to meet and trade stickers with other sticker collectors! We'll share our favorites, create our own, and use them in artwork.   ...
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Chess Club

5:30pm - 6:30pm
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 1-8 Visit the Library for a friendly chess match and share your love of the game. A basic understanding of the game is required. Chess sets will be provided.     ...
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This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Wonder Lab: Patterns

10:00am - 10:45am
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Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Registered event for children 2-5 years, with participating adult; Helen Plum Library card required  Curious children and caregivers will explore discovery-based activities featuring a different theme each month.     Patterns ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.
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 months-2 years, with a participating adult Meet up with a friend or make a new one during this casual playgroup for our littlest learners and their caregivers. Drop in any time to explore self-directed play ...
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WIC Mobile Clinic

9:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Helen M. Plum Meeting Room
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool, 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. Learn more about eligibility and appointments thro...
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Plum Pokémon League

5:30pm - 6:30pm
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. ...
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ABCs of Bike Safety

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Open
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Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Grade School, Middle School, Families – All Ages
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Registered event for children in kindergarten or older, with participating adult; Helen Plum Library card is required Get your bike ready for summer fun! Join Brian from Retro Glow Cycles in Lombard as we learn about bike safety and simple maintenan...
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This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Middle School, Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Registered event for grades 6-8 Watch the movie and use the force to participate in fun interactive elements. Star Wars: A New Hope (PG, 121 mins) George Lucas's Oscar-winning space fantasy about a young man who joins a rebel alliance working to...
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This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" 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, Families – All Ages
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Drop-in storytime for families with children of all ages Start your weekend with a real treat! Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes with donuts for the kids. 30 children’s name tags will be available at the Youth Services Desk 30 minutes prior to the p...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" 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, Families – All Ages
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Drop-in storytime for families with children of all ages Start your weekend with a real treat! Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes with donuts for the kids. 30 children’s name tags will be available at the Youth Services Desk 30 minutes prior to the p...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Families – All Ages" group.

Lilacia Park Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Outreach
Room: Offsite
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool, Families – All Ages
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Drop-in storytime for families with children of all ages  Bring a blanket or chair and celebrate Lilac Time in Lilacia Park with stories and songs. Storytime will be held on the west side of the park under the Picnic Shelter. Weather permitting...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Families – All Ages" group.

Lilacia Park Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Outreach
Room: Offsite
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool, Families – All Ages
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Drop-in storytime for families with children of all ages  Bring a blanket or chair and celebrate Lilac Time in Lilacia Park with stories and songs. Storytime will be held on the west side of the park under the Picnic Shelter. Weather permitting...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Families – All Ages" group.

Lilacia Park Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Outreach
Room: Offsite
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool, Families – All Ages
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Drop-in storytime for families with children of all ages  Bring a blanket or chair and celebrate Lilac Time in Lilacia Park with stories and songs. Storytime will be held on the west side of the park under the Picnic Shelter. Weather permitting...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Families – All Ages" group.

Lilacia Park Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Outreach
Room: Offsite
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool, Families – All Ages
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Drop-in storytime for families with children of all ages  Bring a blanket or chair and celebrate Lilac Time in Lilacia Park with stories and songs. Storytime will be held on the west side of the park under the Picnic Shelter. Weather permitting...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Grade School" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Grade School
Program Type: Craft, Craft & Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Registered event for grades K-5; Helen Plum Library Card required Learn about soap and the soapmaking process from Soapy Roads of Lombard, a local family-owned business. You will also make your own bar of natural soap! ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Performance, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Registered storytime for ages 2-5, with participating adult; Helen Plum Library card required  Join us at the Library for an interactive nature storytime with an early childhood educator from the Morton Arboretum. We'll explore how weather, tre...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Grade School" group.

Chalk Art

4:15pm - 5:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Grade School
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Registered event for children in grades K-2.  Make beautiful chalk art, rain or shine.     ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Miss Allison's Music Class

10:00am - 10:30am
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Performance, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Registered music class ages birth-5, with a participating adult; Helen Plum Library card required Join Miss Allison for a musical workshop perfect for babies and toddlers. Caregivers and children will sing songs, play instruments, and dance.  ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Miss Allison's Music Class

10:45am - 11:15am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Performance, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Registered music class ages birth-5, with a participating adult; Helen Plum Library card required Join Miss Allison for a musical workshop perfect for babies and toddlers. Caregivers and children will sing songs, play instruments, and dance.  ...