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Writing Club for K-8: Mini Books

Pick up kit at Main Library from April 5-April 11

2021-04-14 18:00:00 2021-04-14 18:30:00 America/Chicago Writing Club for K-8: Mini Books Let's make mini books for National Poetry Month! Grades K-8. Registration required. For more poetry fun, check out our Poetry Scavenger Hunt on Beanstack at gailborden.beanstack.com Virtual

Wednesday, April 14
6:00pm - 6:30pm

Add to Calendar 2021-04-14 18:00:00 2021-04-14 18:30:00 America/Chicago Writing Club for K-8: Mini Books Let's make mini books for National Poetry Month! Grades K-8. Registration required. For more poetry fun, check out our Poetry Scavenger Hunt on Beanstack at gailborden.beanstack.com Virtual

Virtual

Kidspace - Zoom

Let's make mini books for National Poetry Month! Grades K-8. Registration required. For more poetry fun, check out our Poetry Scavenger Hunt on Beanstack at gailborden.beanstack.com

This program has supplies to be picked up at the KidSpace Youth Reference Desk at the Main Library (270 N. Grove Ave., Elgin).  Program supplies will be ready for pick up between April 5 - April 11. All registered participants will receive an email with the zoom login prior to the program date. 

If you would like to pick up the supplies at the Main Library Drive-up Window instead of inside the library at the youth desk, please call the youth desk at  847-429-4685 before you arrive at the library.  

Program Supplies in the bag: 

1 Mini Book Kit

Program Supplies to gather at home:

Pen or Pencil
Markers, Crayons, or Colored Pencils
Scissors
Glue or Glue Stick

All registered participants will receive an email with the zoom login. New to Zoom? Click here for instructions.

For questions, please contact Aron Ryan, KidSpace Library Associate, at aryan@gailborden.info

If you are unable to attend the event, please cancel your reservation so a student on the waitlist can join the event.  We will be taking attendance at the programs and staff members reserve the right to move a registrant to the waitlist if they are found to be consistently absent from the zoom event part of the program. 

AGE GROUP: | Middle School | Elementary School |

EVENT TYPE: | Virtual | Activity |

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Virtual

Phone: 847-742-2411

Hours

Today's hours

We're open 9:00AM to 5:30PM

Mon, May 10 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Tue, May 11 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Wed, May 12 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Thu, May 13 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Fri, May 14 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, May 15 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sun, May 16 9:00AM to 5:30PM

About the branch

Programs persented virtually through FB, Zoom, YouTube and other online sources.

Upcoming events

Thu, May 13, All day
Virtual
Do you have a baby ages 0-18 months? Please register for a BabyFest Kit, specially designed for you + baby! Find information about local community organizations, crafts, giveaways, and a BINGO card!
Registration is now closed

Thu, May 13, All day
Virtual
Join Ms. Stephanie for a Baby/Preschool themed storytime in honor of BabyFest !

Thu, May 13, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Lobby - Piano
Piano performances in the Lobby by volunteer community members.

Thu, May 13, 2:00pm - 2:15pm
Virtual
Want to hear some classic and new baby bounces and rhymes by Gail Borden staff? Join us every day at 10am or 2pm between May 3-May 14 on Facebook to celebrate BabyFest!

Thu, May 13, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Garfield Elementary – 420 May St. – Elgin 60120 - 4:00-4:45

Thu, May 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual - Community Engagement - Zoom
Play against local opponents over zoom and chess.com. Watch others play to gain experience or show off your chess prowess!

Thu, May 13, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library
This position is located in the gateway of the Youth department, which means, everyone needs to walk by them in order to get to the youth area. Please do not sign up for more than one shift per day.
This event is full

Thu, May 13, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: River’s Landing Apts. – 3 Times Square Rd. – Elgin 60120 - 5:30-6:15

Thu, May 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Computer Training Room
Learn how to add visual interest and tell stories by displaying numbers and data sets in chart or graph format.
Registration is now closed

Thu, May 13, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library
This position is located in the gateway of the Youth department, which means, everyone needs to walk by them in order to get to the youth area. Please do not sign up for more than one shift per day.

Thu, May 13, 6:30pm - 6:45pm
Facebook
Join us for an English and Spanish bedtime story. Some weeks will also have a guitar lullaby. This program will be on our Facebook page www.gbpl.info/fbylah

Thu, May 13, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Littleton Tr. Near Keystone Ct. – Elgin 60120 - 6:30-7:15

Fri, May 14, All day
Virtual
Do you have a baby ages 0-18 months? Please register for a BabyFest Kit, specially designed for you + baby! Find information about local community organizations, crafts, giveaways, and a BINGO card!
This event is full

Fri, May 14, 10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Want to hear some classic and new baby bounces and rhymes by Gail Borden staff? Join us every day at 10am or 2pm between May 3-May 14 on Facebook to celebrate BabyFest!

Fri, May 14, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Main Library - Computer Training Room
New to computers or need a refresher on how to get started? Learn how to use the mouse and keyboard, pick up basic computer skills and browse the internet in this series.
Registration is now closed

Fri, May 14, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Virtual - Kidspace - Zoom
If you love Dog Man, read all the Dog Man books, and now want to read something similar, this is for you! We will discover books similar to Dog Man and do a craft.