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BabyFest Book Challenge

150th Anniversary Special

2024-05-24 00:00:00 2024-05-24 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 -

Friday, May 24
All day

Add to Calendar 2024-05-24 00:00:00 2024-05-24 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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Upcoming Events

Sat, Jun 22, 10:00am - 11:45am
Main Library - Grove Room
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Sat, Jun 22, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Rakow Branch
Come paint a canvas with local birds under John's instruction. All painters welcome, and previous experience is not necessary. Registration Required.
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Canceled
Sat, Jun 22, 2:00pm - 2:15pm
Main Library
Practice your reading skills by cuddling up with a good book and reading aloud to a fully trained and certified therapy dog. Registration required. K through 8. One 15-minute timeslot per reader.

Sat, Jun 22, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Rakow Branch
Come paint a canvas with local birds under John's instruction. All painters welcome, and previous experience is not necessary. Registration Required.
Registration is now closed

Canceled
Sat, Jun 22, 2:15pm - 2:30pm
Main Library
Practice your reading skills by cuddling up with a good book and reading aloud to a fully trained and certified therapy dog. Registration required. K through 8. One 15-minute timeslot per reader.

Canceled
Sat, Jun 22, 2:30pm - 2:45pm
Main Library
Practice your reading skills by cuddling up with a good book and reading aloud to a fully trained and certified therapy dog. Registration required. K through 8. One 15-minute timeslot per reader.

Canceled
Sat, Jun 22, 2:45pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
Practice your reading skills by cuddling up with a good book and reading aloud to a fully trained and certified therapy dog. Registration required. K through 8. One 15-minute timeslot per reader.

Canceled
Sat, Jun 22, 3:00pm - 3:15pm
Main Library
Practice your reading skills by cuddling up with a good book and reading aloud to a fully trained and certified therapy dog. Registration required. K through 8. One 15-minute timeslot per reader.

Canceled
Sat, Jun 22, 3:15pm - 3:30pm
Main Library
Practice your reading skills by cuddling up with a good book and reading aloud to a fully trained and certified therapy dog. Registration required. K through 8. One 15-minute timeslot per reader.