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Spanish Storytimes

Hora de cuentos para niños jovenes, con sus padres. Escuchamos, jugamos, hacemos manualidades, y disfrutamos golosinas. Join us to share in stories and songs in Spanish.  Craft and a snack included.


Buzz Blog: KidSpace

  • August 10

    Mission Accomplished Part 1: The Molting of the Monarch

    The caterpillar house in KidSpace is a busy place. Inside, the caterpillars eat, grow, poop, molt, and sleep. They even fight over territory every once in a while. Outside, kids and their grownups observe, discuss, record, draw, and photograph every move these little critters make. The monarch life cycle is a remarkable four-stage process that takes approximately 30 days. Like all butterflies and moths, monarchs undergo a complete metamorphosis in which there are four distinct stages: egg, larva (caterpillar), pupa, and adult butterfly...

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Book Buddies

Would your child like extra time listening to stories? Would your beginning or struggling reader like extra practice reading?

We will try to match your child with a teen or adult volunteer to share the joy of books. Buddies meet in KidSpace at the Library once a week during the summer for an hour. Children must be able to attend at least 4 weeks during June and July.

Sign up your child by filling out the application here! Questions? Email or call 847-663-6628 or 847-663-6622.

Interested in volunteering as a Book Buddy? Visit our volunteer information page here!

Coming Soon to KidSpace

We're developing a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) playground for grades K-4 and are super excited to share this new space. Watch for special STEAM activities in Wonder Ground!