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Subscribe to our Library Program Newsletters to learn about upcoming events for kids and families!  For more information about Skokie Public Library's Youth Services programs, contact Linda Sawyer at 847.324.3195 or by .

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Activities and Storytimes

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Download our November 2014 or December 2014 Hullabaloo activities brochures in their original print formats.

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View, save, share, and register for programsStorytime Calendar

Download our storytime calendar in its original print format.

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Author Visits and Book Discussions

Your library is host to popular children's authors from far and wide! Many of their visits include a book discussion before or during their stop in Skokie.

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Community Services and Presentations for Parents and Educators

Skokie Public Library frequently offers informational sessions on a variety of topics of interest to parents, caregivers, and educators.

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Family Movies

Admission is free, registration is not required, and children under 8 years old must be accompanied to the movie by a parent or adult caregiver. See you at the show!

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Games, Crafts, and Workshops

For information about video game ratings, please visit the Entertainment Software Review Board (ESRB) website.

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Performances and Presentations

Your library presents some of the most talented young musicians and performers of all ages on our Petty Auditorium stage, the Village Green, and throughout the Library.

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Reading Clubs and Programs

View, save, share, and register for programsBOOKING WITH A BUDDY

Our summer literacy program to promote reading outside of the school year for children entering 1st through 3rd grades

June 30 through July 30, 2014. Registration begins May 15.

Web resourceReading Patch Club

Children from preschool through 8th grade can earn cool patches by reading books!

The Reading Patch Club runs all year... stop in today!

View, save, share, and register for programsSummer Reading Club

June 1 through July 31, 2014

Web resourceWinter Reading Club

January 15 through February 28, 2014

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Skokie and Local

Web resourceChicago Parent

Family entertainment destinations and recommendations for children of all ages


Calendar of family activities and events in and around Chicago

Web resourceKohl Children's Museum

Events and activities at the museum in Glenview, Illinois

Web resourceMuseum Adventure Pass Program

Free admission or discounts at several unique destinations for Skokie Public Library cardholders

Web resourceOaklee's Guide

The "Original Family Fun Guide" to activities and events in the Chicago area

Web resourceSkokie Review Calendar of Community Events

Calendar of local events and activities: select "Kids & Family" from the drop-down.

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