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Stories Under The Stars (For Families)

Wednesday Evenings August 2nd – August 30th • 6:15 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

Join us on the lawn south of the Kids’ Library for stories, camp songs, and more. Bring a sleeping bag to sit on if you want. Guitars are welcome! In case of badweather, we’ll meet in the Storytime Room.



Fuzzy Friends First Aid Station (For all ages)

Thursday Mornings August 3rd – August 31st • 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Help us care for your bunny or bear! We’ll have a camp “nurse” on hand to take x-rays, and you can help with the bandages. Both you and your fuzzy friend will get a sticker after your visit.




Open LEGO Building (For kids and families)

Saturday August 5th • 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Drop in anytime between 2-3:30 p.m. and create something awesome with our many LEGOs. Children under seven must be directly supervised by an adult.


Junior Lego Club (Grades K-2)

Monday August 7th • 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Come and build something cool! Use our LEGOs to make a masterpiece on the theme of the month. We’ll display your creations when you’re done.



Movies in the Park: The Love Bug (For families)

Friday August 11th • 8:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Join us for an evening out in Wilder Park! Bring a blanket or chairs for a comfy evening under the stars. We’ll provide the popcorn! Food trucks will be on-site at 7 p.m. The movie begins at 8 p.m. No registration required.




Culture Shock Dance Troupe

Saturday August 12th • 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Don’t miss our Summer Reading Finale with Culture Shock Chicago, a dance company dedicated to artistry, innovation, and community enrichment, revealing the power and beauty of hip hop. A high energy family program that celebrates dance and diversity!