Race Into Reading!
Welcome to the 2014 All-Ages Winter Reading Program

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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time
9:15 AM
Description
With books, puppets, songs, and fingerplays, Baby Bugs builds bonds between babies ages 6 to 23 months and their adult caregivers.
Please make arrangements for older siblings.
Location
5) STORYTIME ROOM
Library
Plainfield Public Library District
9:45 AM

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time
10:00 AM
Description
This 20 minute storytime is for 2 year old children with an adult caregiver. Children will be treated to stories and fingerplays.
Location
5) STORYTIME ROOM
Library
Plainfield Public Library District
10:20 AM

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time
10:45 AM
Description
We may not always be right on key or keep up with the beat, but we have a great time with rhythm instruments, sing-alongs and movement. This program is for children from 9 months to 4 years with their adult caregivers.
Location
1) LARGE MEETING ROOM
Library
Plainfield Public Library District
11:30 AM

Title
Date
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time
9:30 AM
Description
Enjoy music, songs and stories with the whole family. All ages welcome, no registration required.
Location
1) LARGE MEETING ROOM
Library
Plainfield Public Library District
10:15 AM

Title
Date
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Enjoy songs, stories and activities in Spanish and English.
Location
5) STORYTIME ROOM
Library
Plainfield Public Library District
11:00 AM

Title
Date
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Create a masterpiece based on the featured artist of the month.
Location
1) LARGE MEETING ROOM
Library
Plainfield Public Library District
6:45 PM

Title
Date
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Enjoy an Earth Day story and Seeds-in-a-Bookmark craft.
Location
5) STORYTIME ROOM
Library
Plainfield Public Library District
10:45 AM

Title
Date
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Travel to the Arctic, Antarctica, Australia, the Amazon and back to Chicago as Kidworks actors portray TV newscasters uncovering the scoop on endangered animals and trees.
Location
1) LARGE MEETING ROOM
Library
Plainfield Public Library District
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Discover free play, friends, and storytime fun designed for children with special needs in a small group format. Friends and siblings are welcome. For children ages 3 to 8 and their caregivers. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Location
5) STORYTIME ROOM
Library
Plainfield Public Library District
2:00 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Enjoy a storytime and craft as well as free milk and cookies at the Route 59/127th St. Panera Bread. This storytime is recommended for 3-5 year olds. Registration required.
Location
7) OFFSITE
Library
Plainfield Public Library District
11:00 AM

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Meet at Gourmet Junction, 24030 W. Lockport Street for a memorable tea tasting. Try a variety of teas, have a light snack and learn about the history of tea. Please register each person attending.
Location
7) OFFSITE
Library
Plainfield Public Library District
7:30 PM

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Reading Program Details
From January 12 to February 23, join the fun and participate in our Winter Reading Program, "Race Into Reading." Complete either fifteen pre-reading activities with your little one or read together for a total of five hours and receive a prize. A list of pre-reading activities may be picked up at the Youth Services desk.

Your "reading" log may be completed on paper or online. Children must have their own valid Plainfield Public Library card to be able to register and log online. All reading must be logged by 5:00 pm on Sunday, February 23. No logs will be accepted after this date.

Prizes may be picked up beginning Monday, January 27.