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Virtual storytimes

Programs 

  • Toddler Story Time
    Dec 07, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Maywood, 121 S 5th Ave, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Recommended for ages 3-6. Join Miss Daniela for an in-person story time! Face masks are required for ages 2 and up. Registration Required. Disclaimer: This program is designed for young children to attend with a caregiver. Please plan to be engaged with your child. Limit: 10.
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  • Crafty Afternoons
    Multiple Dates
    Dec 08, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM CST
    Maywood, 121 S 5th Ave, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Join us for our crafting program for kids. Advanced registration required. The activities will be: Painting a Snowman (Dec. 8th), Decorating an Ornament (Dec. 15th), and Creating a Snowglobe (Dec. 22nd)!
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  • Find the Elves!
    Dec 11, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Maywood, 121 S 5th Ave, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    All of our 10 Elves are missing! Can you help us find them?
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  • Preschool Story Time
    Dec 13, 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    Maywood, 121 S 5th Ave, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Recommended for ages Pre-K to 1st grade. Join Miss Daniela for an in-person story time! Face masks are required for ages 2 and up. Registration Required. Disclaimer: This program is designed for young children to attend with a caregiver. Please plan to be engaged with your child. Limit: 10.
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  • Crafty Afternoons
    Multiple Dates
    Dec 15, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM CST
    Maywood, 121 S 5th Ave, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Join us for our crafting program for kids. Advanced registration required. The activities will be: Painting a Snowman (Dec. 8th), Decorating an Ornament (Dec. 15th), and Creating a Snowglobe (Dec. 22nd)!
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  • Cookie Decorating Contest
    Dec 18, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Maywood, 121 S 5th Ave, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Show us your best cookie decorating skills! Come decorate some sweet treats for a chance to win: $25 Visa Gift Card. When: Saturday, December 18th, 2021 @ 3:30pm. Registration Required. Seats Available: 15
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  • Crafty Afternoons
    Multiple Dates
    Dec 22, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM CST
    Maywood, 121 S 5th Ave, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Join us for our crafting program for kids. Advanced registration required. The activities will be: Painting a Snowman (Dec. 8th), Decorating an Ornament (Dec. 15th), and Creating a Snowglobe (Dec. 22nd)!
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  • A Cozy Storytime
    Dec 29, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
    Maywood, 121 S 5th Ave, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Join Miss Daniela for some cozy stories! Face masks are required for ages 2 and up. Registration Required. Disclaimer: This program is designed for young children to attend with a caregiver. Please plan to be engaged with your child during this story time. Limit: 15.
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  • Letter to Santa
    Letter to Santa
    Dec 04, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Maywood, 121 S 5th Ave, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Come write your letter to Santa in the Youth Services Department. The first 50 letters will be sent to Santa's mailbox at the North Pole! Ages: 17 and under. Pick up for the gifts will start on Monday, December 20th, 2021 through Thursday, December 23rd, 2021 at the Youth Services Department.
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Crafts & Activities

Resources:

Learn as You Play Websites:
Fun Brain: Play games while practicing math and reading skills.
National Geographic for Kids: Learn all about geography and fascinating animals.
PBS Kids: Hang out with you favorite characters all while learning.
Star Fall: Practice your phonics skills with these read-along stories.
Storyline Online: Have some of your favorite stories read to you by movie stars.
 
Teen Focused Websites:
Above the InfluenceA resource that focuses on the pressures that teens must endure in their lives.
DMV Practice Test: Has a series of practice test for your Illinois Driver's License.
ExploratoriumPresents its users with information on many various topics, such as science, weather, sports, and biology.
How Stuff WorksA resource that explains how many forms of technology in our society function.
Khan AcademyA free website that aids students, teachers, home-schoolers, and more on math, biology, chemistry, physics, and the humanities.  Khan Academy is considered to be a global classroom.    
National Science Foundation Multimedia GalleryA compilation of images and videos from projects done through the National Science Foundation.
Smithsonian FolkwaysHear music, poetry, and other audio recordings from around the world.