Welcome to Youth Services!
Holiday Craft Extravaganza!
Bring the entire family and join the Youth Department as we create crafts to welcome the holiday season. The only limit is your imagination!
- Wednesday, December 3, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
- No registration required
Bricks 4 Kidz -- LEGO Bricks
Come join the fun! While working with a partner, this one-hour long program provides the participants with hands-on fun of model building, from concept to completion. STEM concepts covered.
Saturday, December 13, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 6 -12
Registration is required.
Guys' Night Out
Come with a Big Guy to our Guys' Night Out! The Library will be open only for participants, and you will receive a prize just for checking something out. We'll make manly projects with our friends from Home Depot of Homewood.
- Friday, March 6, 5 - 6:30 p.m.
- For children age 3 and up.
- All children must be accompanied by an adult.
- Pizza will be served.
- Registration required, beginning Friday, February 6.
- Limited to 30 Little Guys.
Patch Club is Back!
The Patch Reading Club for kids is back with a vengeance: new patches, new categories, and new rules! Open to kids from 3 years old to the 6th grade, the Patch Club encourages kids to read outside their comfort zone, while winning some cool prizes! For more information and sign-up, visit the Youth Services Desk.
The Parent/Child Book Discussion Group
Children from 3rd through 6th grade may register with at least one of their parents. Read and discuss engaging literature together. Limit of 15 families. This group meets at 7:00 pm on the first Thursday of each month from September through April.
Check out Miss Inma's Blog, featuring good reads for kids and her storyhour themes.
eBooks for Kids
Look for the OverDrive Advantage in our Media on Demand collection of eBooks.
When you seeon a book it means we've purchased extra copies of this title just for our our card-holders. Sign into your account to see our copies. For more information, call us at the Youth Services Desk, 708-798-0121 x 222.
Did You Know?
- We have Storyhours and Activities for kids of all ages.
- We have copies of text books from District 153 and St. Joseph in the youth reference area. They can be used in the library or you can make copies of the pages you need.
- Start here for your online research and homework help!
- Next time you're looking for something on the Web, try our search engine recommendations for kids.
- We have a list of award-winning children's books.
- You can find Lexile information
- You can check out these magazines for kids.
- Peek-a-Book, our interactive touchscreen system, has 6 titles that rotate frequently.
- We have an Outreach program that travels to local day care centers.
17917 Dixie Hwy | Homewood, IL 60430 | 708-798-0121
Mon-Thurs 9 - 9 | Fri-Sat 9 - 5 | Sun 1 - 5