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Upcoming Events
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Date
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Time
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Back by popular demand: Book Buddies! Do you love being a role model for younger kids? Each older attendee will be paired with a younger child. (Hopefully, pairs can remain the same for the whole series of meetings.) We’ll read! We’ll craft! And, of course, we’ll make good friends along the way.
Location
Community Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Back by popular demand: Book Buddies! Does your child love reading and crafting with older kids? We plan to explore different genres and kinds of reading materials, and create fun crafts! Each younger child will be paired with the same older child, if possible. Register your child for either or both three week sessions.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

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Date
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Are you a master builder? Do you love challenges? If so, come to STEAM Club and show off your mad skilz! We have loads of brand new KEVA blocks, LEGO and other building materials for you to use. We may even build with food!
Location
Community Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

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Date
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Signup for Youth Services storytimes and programs.
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

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Date
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join the Trinity Irish Dancers at our library for a special Trinity Academy Performance and interactive lesson. The Trinity Academy of Irish Dance is the most widely recognized Irish dance program in the world. For 35 years, Trinity has offered children a program founded on a unique philosophy of instruction: empowerment within a fun environment. Trinity dancers have appeared on nearly every major television network in the U.S. through the following guest appearances: “Conan", “The Today Show”, “The Tonight Show”, to name a few. Trinity Academy of Irish Dance has convenient locations all across Chicagoland.
Location
Community Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
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 begins on Tuesday, March 7th .
Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

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Date
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Time
6:45 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Make the best of the blustery Spring days by joining us as we read stories just right for flying a kite! We’ll exercise our windpipes with songs and wind-up with a kite craft too! Recommended for 2 years and up.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

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Date
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Time
4:45 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
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Location
Community Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Mini Golf at the library. Mini Golf at the library
--REGISTER ALL PLAYERS SEPARATELY (adults and kids). Adults who aren't going to play do not need to be registered.
--Register for ONE 15-minute time slot only
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Time
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Mini Golf at the library
--REGISTER ALL PLAYERS SEPARATELY (adults and kids). Adults who aren't going to play do not need to be registered.
--Register for ONE 15-minute time slot only
Location
Community Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Time
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Mini Golf at the library
--REGISTER ALL PLAYERS SEPARATELY (adults and kids). Adults who aren't going to play do not need to be registered.
--Register for ONE 15-minute time slot only
Location
Community Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Time
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Mini Golf at the library
--REGISTER ALL PLAYERS SEPARATELY (adults and kids). Adults who aren't going to play do not need to be registered.
--Register for ONE 15-minute time slot only
Location
Community Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Time
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
Description
Mini Golf at the library
--REGISTER ALL PLAYERS SEPARATELY (adults and kids). Adults who aren't going to play do not need to be registered.
--Register for ONE 15-minute time slot only
Location
Community Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Time
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
Description
Mini Golf at the library
--REGISTER ALL PLAYERS SEPARATELY (adults and kids). Adults who aren't going to play do not need to be registered.
--Register for ONE 15-minute time slot only
Location
Community Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 20, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
3-23 months w/adult. It’s never too early to help your baby grow up to love books and language! Share stories, songs, and rhymes with your little one in this “lap-sit” program.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 20, 2017
Time
1:00 PM - 1:30 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. Children attend this storytime without their grown-ups so that they can practice independence.

Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
3-23 months w/adult. It’s never too early to help your baby grow up to love books and language! Share stories, songs, and rhymes with your little one in this “lap-sit” program.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Time
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Description
We’ll read together and discuss A Nest is Noisy by Dianna Hutts Aston then create nesting balls for our feathered friends.
Location
Community Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
2-3.5 years w/adult. Introduce your toddler to early literacy storytimes which help in building the foundation of reading. We pair short books with songs and rhymes to engage them. Toddlers love to wander and listen during our time together. Participation of caregivers with their toddlers is important in order to help them learn while they are having fun.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Time
1:00 PM - 1:30 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. Children attend this storytime without their grown-ups so that they can practice independence.

Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
2-3.5 years w/adult. Introduce your toddler to early literacy storytimes which help in building the foundation of reading. We pair short books with songs and rhymes to engage them. Toddlers love to wander and listen during our time together. Participation of caregivers with their toddlers is important in order to help them learn while they are having fun.

Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
2-3.5 years w/adult. Introduce your toddler to early literacy storytimes which help in building the foundation of reading. We pair short books with songs and rhymes to engage them. Toddlers love to wander and listen during our time together. Participation of caregivers with their toddlers is important in order to help them learn while they are having fun.

Location
Storytime Room
Library
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Title
Date
Friday, March 24, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
3-23 months w/adult. It’s never too early to help your baby grow up to love books and language! Share stories, songs, and rhymes with your little one in this “lap-sit” program.
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!