Summer Reading Club Home Page
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Monday, September 05, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Library closed in observation of Labor Day Holiday
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Work with club members to make your own video games with Bloxels!
Location
Community Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 08, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Signup for Youth Services storytimes and programs begins today.
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Beginning or independent readers love to practice reading aloud to one of the dogs from Hinsdale Humane Society’s Pet Assisted Learning program because it’s pressure-free! Reading time is a one-on-one experience; no parents or siblings allowed. Sign up for one 15-minute time slot either in person or by phone on August 9!
Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Time
6:45 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Hear stories, sing songs, and make a craft in this special evening storytime for families.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 19, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
3-23 months w/adult. Help your baby grow up to love books! Share stories, songs, and rhymes with your little one in this lapsit program and introduce him or her to a lifetime of reading fun and language enjoyment. This program works best if there is one adult with one baby. The adults are encouraged to follow along and do the activities with their baby.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 19, 2016
Time
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
3.5-5 years. Hear stories, sing songs, and have fun with your friends. Storytimes will highlight early literacy skills that children need to learn before they can read.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
3-23 months w/adult. Help your baby grow up to love books! Share stories, songs, and rhymes with your little one in this lapsit program and introduce him or her to a lifetime of reading fun and language enjoyment. This program works best if there is one adult with one baby. The adults are encouraged to follow along and do the activities with their baby.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
2-3.5 years w/adult. Introduce your toddler to early literacy storytimes. Early literacy practices help in building the foundation of reading for your child. This program works best if there is one adult with one toddler. Adults are encouraged to participate along with their toddlers and expand their learning by repeating the activities listed on the handout at home.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
3.5-5 years. Hear stories, sing songs, and have fun with your friends. Storytimes will highlight early literacy skills that children need to learn before they can read.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Work with club members to make your own video games with Bloxels!
Location
Community Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
2-3.5 years w/adult. Introduce your toddler to early literacy storytimes. Early literacy practices help in building the foundation of reading for your child. This program works best if there is one adult with one toddler. Adults are encouraged to participate along with their toddlers and expand their learning by repeating the activities listed on the handout at home.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
2-3.5 years w/adult. Introduce your toddler to early literacy storytimes. Early literacy practices help in building the foundation of reading for your child. This program works best if there is one adult with one toddler. Adults are encouraged to participate along with their toddlers and expand their learning by repeating the activities listed on the handout at home.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Time
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Description
At this family concert, kids (6 years and under) can experience the unique live music of Little Miss Ann, a veteran instructor at the Old Town School of Folk Music. She performs an upbeat, interactive mix of folk-rock music, both traditional songs and new ones, filled with rich vocals and a beautiful mix of simple instrumentation. She will be joined by fellow Old Town School of Folk Music instructor and fiddler, Anna Jacobson.
Location
Community Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 23, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
3-23 months w/adult. Help your baby grow up to love books! Share stories, songs, and rhymes with your little one in this lapsit program and introduce him or her to a lifetime of reading fun and language enjoyment. This program works best if there is one adult with one baby. The adults are encouraged to follow along and do the activities with their baby.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 26, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
3-23 months w/adult. Help your baby grow up to love books! Share stories, songs, and rhymes with your little one in this lapsit program and introduce him or her to a lifetime of reading fun and language enjoyment. This program works best if there is one adult with one baby. The adults are encouraged to follow along and do the activities with their baby.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 26, 2016
Time
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
3.5-5 years. Hear stories, sing songs, and have fun with your friends. Storytimes will highlight early literacy skills that children need to learn before they can read.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 26, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
TFL Squad is our club for kids grades 4-8 who love all things library. It's a book club, craft club, program idea sharing group all in one!
Location
Board Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
3-23 months w/adult. Help your baby grow up to love books! Share stories, songs, and rhymes with your little one in this lapsit program and introduce him or her to a lifetime of reading fun and language enjoyment. This program works best if there is one adult with one baby. The adults are encouraged to follow along and do the activities with their baby.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
2-3.5 years w/adult. Introduce your toddler to early literacy storytimes. Early literacy practices help in building the foundation of reading for your child. This program works best if there is one adult with one toddler. Adults are encouraged to participate along with their toddlers and expand their learning by repeating the activities listed on the handout at home.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
3.5-5 years. Hear stories, sing songs, and have fun with your friends. Storytimes will highlight early literacy skills that children need to learn before they can read.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
2-3.5 years w/adult. Introduce your toddler to early literacy storytimes. Early literacy practices help in building the foundation of reading for your child. This program works best if there is one adult with one toddler. Adults are encouraged to participate along with their toddlers and expand their learning by repeating the activities listed on the handout at home.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
2-3.5 years w/adult. Introduce your toddler to early literacy storytimes. Early literacy practices help in building the foundation of reading for your child. This program works best if there is one adult with one toddler. Adults are encouraged to participate along with their toddlers and expand their learning by repeating the activities listed on the handout at home.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

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Getting Started
Little Winners (0-3 years)

Welcome to Thomas Ford Memorial Library's 2016 Summer Reading Club, Read for the Win. If your baby is between the ages of 0-3 years, you can sign him or her up for this program and earn prizes for completing baby-friendly activities together. Children ages 4-6 should sign up under the "Big Winners" tab, and children 7-12 years can sign up under the "Champions" tab.

You can sign up for the Summer Reading Club here and print your "Little Winners Activity Sheet" from the links at the lower left, or you can sign up at the library.

Happy Summer!