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1,000 Books before Kindergarten
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Kids — Any child (including babies) who has not yet started kindergarten can join the program. Just stop by the Kids' Library Desk to register and get your reading log. Each time you read 100 books to your child bring your log back to have your picture taken for our reading wall. Then keep reading! One thousand books may seem like a lot, but if you read just one book a night together you'll meet your goal in less than 3 years. If you read 3 books a night you'll reach your goal in just one year!


I Can Read Club
Begins August 15   
Kids — Kindergartners & First Graders are invited to join the I CAN READ CLUB, beginning August 15th and continuing through the school year. Just read a page from a book to a staff member and you are in! We’ll take your picture and hang it on our club tree. After you sign your name in the big club book you’ll receive a bookmark and a free book to keep.


One-on-One Genealogy Assistance
  
Adults — Just getting started on a family history project or looking for help with a genealogy "brick wall"? Call 630-552-2030, stop by the library, or email jvalentine@planolibrary.info to reserve a one-hour help session.


Me & My Grown-Up Storytime
Mondays: October 22, 29 & November 5, 12    6:30 p.m. - 7:10 p.m.
Kids — For 3 and 4 year-olds with their grown-up (no younger siblings allowed). This transitional storytime is perfect for the little one who's not ready for independent storytime. Grown-ups will stay in the room and actively participate in the program with their child. Features simple stories, rhymes, movement activities, songs, and art experiences. Call 630-552-2025 to register.


Movie Night
Monday, October 22    6:30 p.m. - 8:10 p.m.
Adults — Emotional and moving, this intimate look at America's favorite neighbor, Mister Fred Rogers, presents a portrait of a man whom we all think we know. Come see beyond the zip-up cardigans and the land of make-believe, and into the heart of a creative genius who inspired generations of children with compassion and limitless imagination. Rated PG-13. 2018. Refreshments served.


Independent Storytime for 3's, 4's, and 5's
Mondays: October 22, 29 & November 5, 12    10:30 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. OR 1:00 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.
Kids — For independent 3-5 year-olds, without an adult. Features simple stories, music, movement activities, and a simple craft. Parents must remain in the Kids' Library during storytime. Call 630-552-2025 to register.


Me & My Grown-Up Storytime
Tuesdays: October 23, 30 & November 6, 13    10:30 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.
Kids — For 3 and 4 year-olds with their grown-up (no younger siblings allowed). This transitional storytime is perfect for the little one who's not ready for independent storytime. Grown-ups will stay in the room and actively participate in the program with their child. Features simple stories, rhymes, movement activities, songs, and art experiences. Call 630-552-2025 to register.


Independent Storytime for 4's & 5's
Tuesdays: October 23, 30 & November 6, 13    1:00 p.m. - 1:40 p.m. OR 6:30 p.m. - 7:10 p.m.
Kids — For independent 4 and 5 year-olds only, without an adult. Features longer stories, activities, music, and a craft. Parents must remain in the Kids' Library during the program. Call 630-552-2025 to register.


Rhyme Time
Wednesdays: October 24, 31 & November 7, 14    10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. OR 11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. OR 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Kids — For babies to age 3 accompanied by an adult. This lap sit storytime features action rhymes, finger plays, songs, movement activities, a simple story, and parent-child reading time. Active adult participation is an integral part of this program. Call 630-552-2025 to register.


Knit and Crochet Group
Thursday, October 25    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Adults — This informal group works on their own projects, discusses types and colors of yarns, and helps each other with new or tricky patterns. They love to watch each other's projects develop. Participants bring their own supplies. They invite you to stop by and "yarn" awhile. No registration required.


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