Storytimes & More

Have a little one? Take a look at some of our reoccuring youth programs. 

Storytimes

Baby Bloomers

For ages birth - 18 months. Featuring stories, songs, and play time. 
Tuesdays, 9:30am - 10:00am 
2019: Sept. 10 - Nov. 26
No registration is required

Rising Readers

For babies - 6 year olds. Featuring stories, songs, and easy finger plays.
Mondays & Tuesdays, 10:30am - 11:00am
2019: Sept. 9 - Nov. 26
No registration is required

Preschool Storytime

For 3 - 5 year olds, Games, songs, stories, and a craft.
Mondays, 2pm - 3pm
2019: Sept. 9 - Nov. 25
Registration is required

Neighborhood Storytime

For 3 - 6 year olds. Watch Mr. Rogers, have a mini discussion, do a craft.
Every other Friday, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
2019: Sept. 6 - Oct. 18
Registration is required

 

More Programs

Tiny Picassos

For ages 5 - 9 years old
Once a month kids will learn about a famous artist's masterpiece and create their own artistic interpretation. We will explore different art techniques and mediums including watercolor and acrylic painting, oil pastels and more! A different artist/project will be featured each month, September-April. Registration is required in advance. Please wear/bring an oversized shirt or apron that you don't mind getting dirty.
 
2019
Sept. 19 | 6pm: Claude Monet
Oct. 17 | 6pm: Henri Matisse 
Nov. 14 | 6pm: Georges Seurat
Dec. 12 | 6pm: Andy Warhol

 

Pokemon Trading Party

For Grades K - 6
Pokémon trade! Bring your doubles and your extras to the library, show them off, and trade with other collectors! 
* Get one free Pokemon card from the library
* Get a raffle ticket for a Pokemon themed prize
Trading is voluntary. Fun is mandatory.
 
2019
Sept. 12 | 6:30pm
Dec. 27 | 1pm  

 

LEGO Club

Come play with our big pile of LEGO's and DUPLO's available for smaller siblings. No registration required. 
 
2019
Sept. 18 | 4:30pm
Oct. 16 | 4:30pm
Nov. 27 | 1pm

 

CURIOUS KIDS STEAM

For Grades K - 2
Join us for this fun packed, program. Listen to stories and enjoy activities featuring science, technology, engineering, art, math and create a take home craft.
 
2019
Sept. 25 | 4:30pm
Theme: Strongest Shape
Craft: Drinking Straw Bridge
Oct. 23 | 4:30pm
Theme: What Glows In the Dark? Exploring Light and Color
Craft: Mini Black Light and Spooky Secret Message
Nov. 20 | 4:30pm
Theme: LEGO Marble Maze
Craft: Take Home Mini Marble Maze
 

Outreach Story Hour

Outreach storyhour has been created exclusively for the daycares in Homewood. 30 to 45 minute sessions include stories, songs, fingerplays, and sometimes games or a movie. We promote children’s literature so that teachers and children will be encouraged to visit the library.

For more information, please call Ms. Sherry at 708-798-0121 ext. 258 or email her at sherryj@homewoodlibrary.org(link sends e-mail).