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Upcoming Events
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Date
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Time
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Description
Happy Thanksgiving!
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

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Date
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Library Closed
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

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Date
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Recommended for 5-10 year-olds and one adult.
In this process art program, parents and children will work together using oil pastels to draw and blend on paper. The finished product will be a work of art worthy of any wall! Canvas and materials will be provided. Call or visit us to sign up.
Location
Community Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

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Date
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
After reading a chapter of the book, we will pop popcorn and watch the movie together. Feel free to bring a pillow and blanket and get cozy!
Location
Community Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

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Date
Saturday, December 02, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Visit the Library during WSBA event -Western Springs Winter Wonderland 2017.
Meet Elephant and Piggie created by Mo Willems. From 2:30-2:45 p.m. we will have a special storytime with Elephant and Piggie. Drop in for photo opportunities and activities.
Location
Community Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

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Date
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Time
9:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Description
Sign up for Winter storytimes and programs today.
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

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Date
Monday, December 11, 2017
Time
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Description
Award winning puppeteer Dave Herzog is proud to present the twenty six annual production of Frosty’s Winter Wonderland. Frosty the Snowman is coming to town, and he’s bringing
all of his holiday friends with him to help celebrate in style. Meet Frosty and his nephew Popsicle, Stripes the Candy Cane Clown, Jingles the Elf, Little Red and Termite
the Singing Pine Tree, Franz the Nutcracker Prince, jolly juggler Jake, and Jack Frost, as they treat you to a merry, mirthful, musical variety show.
Location
Community Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Time
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Description
Maureen Wright’s Sneezy the Snowman doesn’t like being cold! We’ll read about his attempts to warm up then make a melted snowman to take home.
Location
Community Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

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Date
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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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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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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!