Archive for June, 2010

Family Book Discussion

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Family Book Discussion

The Aurora County All-Stars

Wednesday, July 21st @ 7pm

Grades 3-6

 

Join us as we discuss The Aurora County All-Stars by Deborah Wiles.  To register, stop by the Children’s Department desk or call (630) 868-7540.

Famous First Lines

Monday, June 28th, 2010

Can you guess what children’s book this first line comes from?  Give it a try!

” ‘Christmas won’t be Christmas without presents,’ grumbled Jo, lying on the rug.”

Did you guess?  Check here for the answer.

Jason the Juggler

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

Jason the Juggler

Wednesday, July 14 at 1pm and 3pm

All Ages, 60 minutes

Lower Level Large Meeting Room (No strollers please)

Enjoy Jason Kollum’s variety juggling performance as he combines humor, audience participation, and balancing stunts in a fun, family-friendly show.  Tickets are available at the Children’s Department desk.

(originally posted in the Children’s Chatter Summer 2010 newsletter)

For more information about the programs going on during the summer in the Children’s Department, check out our Children’s Chatter newsletter.

 

Book Reviews

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Have you read a good book that you would like to recommend to others?  If so, pick up a “Write a Review” sheet at the Summer Reading Club desk in the Children’s Department.  Tell us about the book in pictures and words and we will display your review in the Children’s Department!

Famous First Lines

Monday, June 14th, 2010

Can you guess what children’s book this first line comes from?  Give it a try!

“My name is India Opal Buloni, and last summer my daddy, the preacher, sent me to the store for a box of macaroni-and-cheese, some white rice, and two tomatoes and I came back with a dog.”

Did you guess?  Check here for the answer.

Book Discussion

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

Family Book Discussion
Wednesday, June 23 at 7:00 p.m.

Join us as we discuss Oggie Cooder by Sarah Weeks.
(Grades 3-6) To register, contact the Children’s Department at 630-868-7540.

Mowgli Grows Up

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Mowgli Grows Up
Presented by College of DuPage Theater

Tuesday, June 29 at 7:00 p.m.

Taken from a collection of stories from Rudyard Kipling, this adaptation of The Jungle Book follows the story of Mowgli and his best friends. Participation is welcomed.  For all ages.  The performance will be held outside on the West Plaza (weather permitting).
Free tickets available at the Children’s Department desk.

Macaroni Soup!

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

We still have tickets available for tommorow’s program:

Carole Peterson presents: Macaroni Soup!
Tuesday, June 8 at 10 and 11 a.m.

Music and movement activities kids can sing, dance and do. (For preschool children with an adult.)
Free tickets available at the Children’s Department desk.

Summer Reading Club

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Summer Reading Club 2010 has begun!!!!!  Stop by the Children’s Department to pick up your reading log and start turning those pages (or listening to those titles)!

If you are birth through age 4, you are a sea turtle.  If you are 5 through 11, you are a sailfish.

For more information on the program, visit the kids’ room.

We also have an exciting new addition to the reading club this summer.  Fill out a Book Review on a good book you have read and we will display it in the Children’s Department!  Pick up the Book Review sheets at the Summer Reading Club desk in the Children’s Department.

Stop by the Children’s Department desk to see what programs are going on.  We have free tickets available for a number of events!