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Date
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Grab a pillow and blanket and head over to the library for popcorn and a movie! The relaxed atmosphere makes it a perfect event for the whole family.
Location
Community Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

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Date
Friday, December 15, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Toddlers, Preschoolers, and Caregivers dance their sillies out! Come dance with us to your child's favorite songs. Children are encouraged to bring their favorite stuffed animal to dance with. Snacks will be served during our dancing break. Please notify us of any allergies.
Location
Community Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

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Date
Sunday, December 24, 2017
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Library Closed
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

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Date
Monday, December 25, 2017
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Library Closed
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

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Date
Sunday, December 31, 2017
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Library Closed
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

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Date
Monday, January 01, 2018
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Library Closed
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

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Date
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
LEGO enthusiasts and amateurs alike are invited to this free-build time at the library. Don’t worry about supplies; the library will provide plenty of LEGO to get creative with. Your sculptures will be on display for one month in the Youth Services Department.

Location
Community Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

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Date
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Time
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Description
We’ll read Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner then create our own mixed media wintry compositions.
Location
Community Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

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Date
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Read one-on-one with one of the dogs from the Hinsdale Humane Society’s Pet Assisted Learning Program! This pressure-free program encourages confidence in young readers. Sign up for one 15-minute time slot either in person or by phone starting December 5. No parents or siblings, please.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

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Getting Started
Welcome to Thomas Ford Memorial Library’s 2017 Summer Library Challenge, “Build A Better World.” We’ll be making a difference in our community by building relationships, caring for our environment, and learning to make useful things.

You can sign up for the Summer Library Challenge here and print your logs from the links at the lower left, or you can sign up at the library.

For children between the ages of 0-4 years, you can sign him or her up for this challenge and complete the Young Kid Activity Log.

For children 5 years and up choose between the Kid Reading or Kid Activity log and then they can start checking off activities.

Happy Summer!