Youth Services Programs
All programs with an asterisk (*) require registration.
Youth Story Times Lapsit Story Time *
Tuesday & Thursday @ 11AM Ages 1-3 until 12/31/13
Parents, bring your Tots to this
program for short picture books, music, games,
and simple crafts. This is a
fantastic opportunity for toddlers to interact
with children their own age.
Junior Explorers Story Time *
Tuesday @ 4PM Ages 4-6 until 12/17/13
This story time includes song and dance, games,
crafts, and 20-30 minutes of longer, more developed picture books. This is a
great group for children to meet and interact with others their own age.
Pajama Story Time*
Wednesday @ 7PM All Ages (with caregiver) until 12/18/13
Come to our late night
story time in some comfy pajamas. Join us for music, games, a simple craft,
and 20-30 minutes of longer, more developed picture book stories.
Youth and Adult Crafts
Monday @ 7PM Age: 4th grade and up until 12/30/13
Join the brand new Lyons Public
Library Crochet Club. Crochet with fellow novices and experts alike. All
levels welcome! Yarn and hooks will be provided. Beginners will be making a
scarf for their first project.
Youth Reading Clubs
Teen Reading Club*
Monday @ 4PM Ages 12-18 until 12/30/13
Read the latest and greatest YA fiction,
non-fiction, graphic novels, and manga! Delve into your favorite books with
from tween and teens like yourself, and even be a part of selecting books
that we will read as a group.
Wednesday @ 4PM Grades 1-3 until 12/18/13
This group is for students in grades 1-3 who
are interested in reading, pronunciation, and comprehension practice. We, as
a group, read a variety of stories and simple chapter books. After reading,
we take a break for puzzles and games.
Book Lovers Club*
Thursday @ 4PM Grades 4-6 until 12/26/13
Join this friendly and fun book club. In this
group, we read picture books, short stories, and fiction and non-fiction
chapter books. We finish each meeting with a craft or game.
Monthly Youth Events & Movies
For more information and descriptions, please ask the Youth Services staff
Thanksgiving Craft* Saturday, November 23 @ 1PM
Celebrate the holiday of thanks by creating an overflowing gratitude
box. Think about what you are thankful for.
Holiday Craft and Tree Trim* Saturday, December 14 @ 1PM
(craft registration required)
Celebrate the holiday season by making your very own snow globe!
Afterwards, join us in our annual tree trim with Santa Clause. Don't forget
to bring your camera to take pictures with Santa!
Mary Poppins Saturday, November 16 @ 1PM
The Muppet Movie Saturday, December 7 @ 1PM
A Charlie Brown Christmas Monday, December 16 @ 6:30
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Tuesday, December 17
@ 6:30 PM
Polar Express Wednesday, December 18 @ 6:30 PM
The Nightmare Before Christmas Thursday, December 19
@ 6:30 PM
The Year Without a Santa Claus Friday, December 20 @
Please register for events
at the Circulation Desk or by calling (708) 447-3577.
Staff will contact you to remind you a day or two prior to the event.
District 103 and District 201 Textbooks
The Library has copies of textbooks used by students at all Lyons Elementary
District 103 schools and at Morton West High School. These collections are
for in-house use only and may not be checked out. To use the collections, a
student must present a school issued photo ID or library card, which will be
held by Library Staff until the books are returned. Unfortunately, student
workbooks are not part of the collection.