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Theodore Parker

Youth Programs & Events

Just a reminder to parents, children under 8 years of age must be accompained by a parent or legal guardian when attending programs or using the Library. 

Middle Schoolers Make Digital History
Monday, June 26th, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, June 22nd, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 29th, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

BIG Summer @ the Library Youth Programs

LegoMania!
for 6 and up (children under the age of 8 must be accompained by an adult)
Wednesday, June 28th, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Wednesday, July 12th, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 26th, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Crazy Drop-In Crafts
All supplies furnished by Library.
Monday June 26th, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Monday, July 10th, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Monday, July 17th, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Monday, July 24th, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Monday, July 31st, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Special Independence Day Crazy Drop-In Crafts
Note: The Library will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th. 
Monday, July 3rd, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Storytime Movies and Crafts
for children ages 3 to 5 and their parents and/or caregivers. 
Tuesday, June 20th, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Tuesday, July 11th, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Tuesday, July 25th, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

I am a Scientist! 
for children ages 4 to 5 and their parents and/or caregivers.
This program requires registration and is limited to 15 children.

Tuesday, June 27th, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Tuesday, July 18th, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Too Hot! Family Jigsaw Days
Wednesday, June 21st, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 5th, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 19th, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Dog Gone Safe
Wednesday, June 28th, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Knit Butterflies and Snakes!
for children ages 9 through 12
This program requires registration and is limited to 20 children. 

Wednesday, July 12th 10:00 a.m. to Noon

Optical Illusion 3D Art
for children age 9 through 12
This program requires registration and is limited to 20 children.

Saturday, July 22nd, 10:00 a.m. to Noon

Chalk-Walk Library Kids
Saturday, July 29th, 9:00 a.m. to Noon

Celebrate LaSalle with Friends from Clothespin Puppets!
presented by Mike O'Brien
Mike will be downtown on Second Street!

Saturday, June 24th, Noon to 4:00 p.m.

Family Nights

A time to spend as a family...join us for these unique and engaging Family Nights that have everything from music and stories, to hands-on crafting.  Even more, three programs focus on the incredible upcoming Total Solar Eclipse, another on Ice Age Mammels and two include animals with whom we share our planet today.  All children in attendance at any of these programs, will receive a gift book through grant funding by First Book National Book Bank and the LaSalle Public Library. 

Family Night in the Park: Super Stolie!
presented by Rebecca Stoelinga aka Super Stolie!
This concert will take place at Pulaski Park, LaSalle
Thursday, June 29th, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Family Night: Brr...Ice Age Mammals
presented by Betsy Carlson, Burpee Museum, Rockford.
Thursday, July 6th, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Family Night:  Our Sun and the Solar Eclipse
This program requires registration and is limited to 30 children. 
Thursday, July 13th, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Family Night:  Hands-On Science---Make YOUR Pinhole Viewer
This program requires registration and is limited to 30 children,
Thursday, July 20th, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Family Night:  Incredible Bats!
presented by Daniel and Sharon Peterson.
Thursday, July 27th, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.