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BabyFest Book Challenge

150th Anniversary Special

2024-05-19 00:00:00 2024-05-19 23:59:00 America/Chicago BabyFest Book Challenge In honor of our library's 150th anniversary, new and soon-to-be caregivers are invited to a challenge. Read 150 books (only 5 per day!) with your baby or baby-to-be all month long and receive a prize! Main Library -

Sunday, May 19
All day

Add to Calendar 2024-05-19 00:00:00 2024-05-19 23:59:00 America/Chicago BabyFest Book Challenge In honor of our library's 150th anniversary, new and soon-to-be caregivers are invited to a challenge. Read 150 books (only 5 per day!) with your baby or baby-to-be all month long and receive a prize! Main Library -

In honor of our library's 150th anniversary, new and soon-to-be caregivers are invited to a challenge. Read 150 books (only 5 per day!) with your baby or baby-to-be all month long and receive a prize!

For current and soon-to-be caregivers and babies up to 18 months. Register using the Beanstack app or pick up a paper reading log in person at any library location. 

Let's celebrate books, babies, and a milestone anniversary with every page turned. Read 150 books with your baby or baby-to-be during the month of May! 

Visit https://gailborden.beanstack.org/reader365 to register! If you prefer a paper log, please pick up a copy at any library location.  You can also download a copy - Baby_Fest_Book_Challenge.pdf

Upon completing the challenge, celebrate your achievement with a special prize! Prizes will be available beginning May 15th at Main Library in the Early Learning Center, and at Rakow Branch and South Elgin Branch. Prizes must be picked up by Friday, June 7. 

AGE GROUP: | Baby & Toddler | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Activity |

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Did you know that June 21st is World Giraffe Day? Let's get together and learn about these beautiful, long-legged, gentle giants and do some giraffe related activities.
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Main Library - Computer Training Room
In this series, learn how to use Microsoft Excel to manipulate, format, and organize numbers and other types of data. Sponsored by Comcast Internet Essentials.
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