Movie Matinee for Kids
Are your kids out of school with nothing to do? Bring them to the library on Monday, July 11, at 2 p.m. for Movie Matinee. Showing will be Cars 2 (rated G) on the big screen. Animal crackers will be served. You are welcome to bring your own snacks and beverages. All ages are welcome with an adult. No registration is required.
Teen Pizza Taste-Off
It’s more than a pizza party…it’s a pizza taste-off! Teens entering grades 6-12 can sign up now to take a blind taste test of some of the tastiest pizzas around. The sampling will take place on Thursday, July 14, from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. After tasting, teens will vote for the best crust, best sauce, cheesiest and overall taste and appearance. Register online at wnpl.info or call 847-244-5150, “5.”
Children ages 4-8 with special needs and their caregivers are invited to a lively playtime on Saturday, July 16, from 2 – 3 p.m. There will be playful sensory activities including bean bags, parachutes and more. This event is designed specifically for children with autism or difficulties with sensory processing. Register online at wnpl.info or call 847-244-5150, ext. 5.
Cupcake Wars for Teens
Is your teen up for our Cupcake Challenge? Teens entering grades 6-12 can register online and pick up rules in The Vault. Cupcakes should be delivered to the library by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20, for judging by our selected panel. Teens and families are invited for samples and awards at 7 p.m. on the night of judging. Register online at wnpl.info or call 847-244-5150, ext. 5.
Magician comes to Library
Celebrate the magic of reading with ‘Read for the Win’ Magic Show on Saturday, July 23, from 2-3 p.m. This is an event that will thrill the entire family. Magician Brent Allen presents an entertaining show filled with comedy, amazing magic, cool games and more! You won’t want to miss this one. Register online at wnpl.info or call 847-244-5150, ext. 5.
S.M.I.LE. Event for developmentally challenged
The next Special Mondays in the Library Event known as S.M.I.L.E. will be held on Monday, July 25, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. These events are for adults ages 18 and up with developmental challenges. Those attending can participate in fun activities and enjoy treats. Register online at wnpl.info or call 847-244-5150, “4.”