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Rise & Shine Storytime

9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
rise & shine
Elmhurst Public Library
Large Meeting Room
Join us for stories, nursery rhymes, and music that will keep little ones gleefully engaged and learning. Tickets available the morning of the program.
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Rise & Shine Storytime

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
rise & shine
Elmhurst Public Library
Large Meeting Room
Join us for stories, nursery rhymes, and music that will keep little ones gleefully engaged and learning. Tickets available the morning of the program.
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Homeschool STEAM Week

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
STEAM
Elmhurst Public Library
Kids' Library
Join us in the Kids’ Library for a week of hands-on STEAM exploration. Each day, focus on a different subject. Each week is different!
Mondays: Science
Tuesdays: Technology
Wednesdays: Engineering
Thursdays: Art
Fridays: Math
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Friday Features: The Favourite

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
The Favourite
Elmhurst Public Library
Large Meeting Room
Enjoy an afternoon at the movies every Friday. We'll play the latest and greatest movies released on DVD. *Movie titles may be subject to change* September 6:The Upside September 13: Rocketman September 20: Amazing Grace September 27: Breakthrough October 4: The Public October 11: The Best Of Enemies October 18: The Hustle October 25: Red Joan November 1: Yesterday November 8: Tolkien November 15: Vice November 22: The Favourite November 29: Capernaum No registration required.
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STEAM week

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
STREAM
Elmhurst Public Library
Kids' Library
Join us in the Kids’ Library for a week of hands-on STEAM exploration. Each day, focus on a different subject. Each week is different!
Mondays: Science
Tuesdays: Technology
Wednesdays: Engineering
Thursdays: Art
Fridays: Math
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Taste-Off: Baby Food

6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Elmhurst Public Library
Kids' Program Room
Are you adventurous enough to try baby food? Come and decide which one you like the best.
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York Chamber Music Concert

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Elmhurst Public Library
Large Meeting Room
Hear live music performed by talented musicians from York High School’s Performing Arts Department.
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Songs and Stories Drop-in

9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
parent and child clapping
Elmhurst Public Library
Kids' Program Room
Stop by for music, songs, rhythms, rhymes, and stories just right for one- and two-year-olds.
Tickets available the morning of the program.
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Chicka Chicka Baby Drop-in

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
chicka chicka
Elmhurst Public Library
Preschool Area
Join us in the Kids' Library Program Room for twenty minutes of songs and rhymes perfect for infants. Make visiting the library a regular part of your baby's week. No registration necessary.
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Songs and Stories Drop-in

9:50 AM - 10:20 AM
parent and child clapping
Elmhurst Public Library
Kids' Program Room
Stop by for music, rhythms and rhymes, songs and stories just right for one- and two-year-olds.
Tickets available the morning of the program.
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Saturday Family Storytime Drop-in

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Elmhurst Public Library
Kids' Program Room
For all ages (best for ages 3-7). Enjoy a potpourri of terrific tales, rhymes, action verses and songs.
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Caregivers Series: Drop-In Craft - Make a Memory Kit or Sensory Bag

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
flat lay of paper scissors thread hole punches and other craft supplies sitting on a cutting mat
Elmhurst Public Library
Large Meeting Room
We may feel disoriented and unsure of how to engage and connect with our loved ones with dementia. Craft a kit or bag at this session for yourself or to donate to a local senior center. You can also learn about ready-to-go Library materials for caregivers of all ages to check out. No registration required.
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Lyric Opera Lecture: The Three Queens

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Elmhurst Public Library
Kossmann Room
Hear the story, learn about the composer, and listen to music. Lyric favorite Sondra Radvanovsky sings the finales of Anna Bolena, Maria Stuarda, and Roberto Devereux in semi-staged performances featuring the Lyric Opera Orchestra and Chorus and artists of The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center Ensemble, this magnificent American diva will give Lyric audiences vocal fireworks to remember forever. No registration required.
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Chicka Chicka Baby Drop-in

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
chicka chicka
Elmhurst Public Library
Kids' Program Room
Join us in the Kids' Library for twenty minutes of songs and rhymes perfect for infants. Make visiting the library a regular part of your baby's week. No registration necessary.
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Monday Crafternoons

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
craft supplies
Elmhurst Public Library
Teen Space
Try a different craft each week. All materials provided. (No sessions on school holidays.)
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Rube Goldberg Machine Contest

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Elmhurst Public Library
Large Meeting Room
Rube Goldberg was a cartoonist and inventor known for the crazy contraptions of Professor Butts, using hilariously overcomplicated machines to do simple tasks. Create your own unique Rube Goldberg machine. We supply the parts, you supply the inventive genius!
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Cutting the Cable Cord

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Elmhurst Public Library
Computer Lab
Learn about streaming services using an Internet connection. Compares all major services/devices. Registration required.
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Rise & Shine Storytime

9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
rise & shine
Elmhurst Public Library
Large Meeting Room
Join us for stories, nursery rhymes, and music that will keep little ones gleefully engaged and learning. Tickets available the morning of the program.
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Rise & Shine Storytime

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
rise & shine
Elmhurst Public Library
Large Meeting Room
Join us for stories, nursery rhymes, and music that will keep little ones gleefully engaged and learning. Tickets available the morning of the program.
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Lunch + Learn: Financial Planning 101

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Elmhurst Public Library
Gathering Room
A light lunch is provided at this three-part series. Presented with Rita Borzym Financial Advisor for Edward Jones. • 10 Principles for Sound Investing Tuesday, Sept. 24 Learn the differences between common and preferred stock, the importance of dividends, and ways to craft your stock strategy. Also take a detailed look at the features benefits and risks associated with mutual funds. • Income Generating Investments Tuesday, Oct. 22 Interested in creating a reliable income stream? Learn about bonds, tax-free investing and investments with tax advantages. • Simplify Your Spending + Saving Strategies Tuesday, Nov. 26 Explore identifying financial goals; learn about the balance between spending, saving, and borrowing; and having a strategy.
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Open Bridge & Pinochle Club

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Elmhurst Public Library
Kossmann Room
Enjoy an afternoon of card games every week. Prior experience is required. No registration required.
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Great Decisions: State of the State Department and Diplomacy

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Elmhurst Public Library
Large Meeting Room
Learn about critical issues facing America with professor Gary Midkiff. Get a copy of the article to discuss when you register. During the Trump administration, the usual ways of conducting diplomacy have been upended. Many positions in the State Department have never been filled, and meetings with foreign leaders such as Kim Jong-un and Vladimir Putin have been undertaken with little advance planning. What effect are these changes having now, and how will they affect ongoing relationships between the United States and its allies and adversaries? Register starting Oct. 22.
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Code with ScratchJr

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
scratch Jr
Elmhurst Public Library
Kids' Program Room
Learn the basics of computer coding by designing a game and story using the ScratchJr app on the Library’s iPads.
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Code with ScratchJr

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Elmhurst Public Library
Kids' Program Room
Learn the basics of computer coding by designing a game and story using the ScratchJr app on the Library’s iPads.
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3D Printing: Jewelry Essentials

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
3d printed earrings
Elmhurst Public Library
Computer Lab
Learn the basics of 3D printing jewelry. Get an overview of the process, possible materials, and software used to create and alter designs. Registration required.
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