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Stop by the KidSpace department and see our middle grades space, Middle Ground.

Programs for Kids/Families


Spring Storytimes

Year-Round & Drop-In Sessions Available!

Buzz Blog: KidSpace

  • February 27

    The PARCC, Coming Soon to a School Near You!

    parcc-tag Everybody wants students to learn in school, but figuring out how to measure learning can be a huge problem − as Illinois is finding out. Come March, students throughout Illinois will encounter a new standardized exam that has already generated a lot of controversy. At issue is the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC...

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Free Homework Help

Mondays, March 9 and 16, 6:30-8pm

Enthusiastic teens will be available to help your K-5 students work on their weekly homework assignments.

Questions? Call us at 847-663-6622.


Enjoy afternoon activities at the Library every Monday in the month.

1st Monday: Drama Club (New!)

2nd Monday: Minecraft Monday

3rd Monday: Yoga for Kids

4th Monday: Lego Club

5th Monday: Kids Craft (only in March)



Online picture books that move and talk!

The Tumblebooks collection also includes read-alongs for early readers, puzzles, games, book quizzes, audiobooks for older readers, and a collection of foreign language books.

Try it now!

Check out TumblebooksCloudJunior for books and videos for older kids, too!