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Kid Programs & Events

Make-it Monday: Flip Books

Date: October 23, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM

MIM: Flip BooksLet your creativity flow in our new MakerSpace.

Every Monday after school at 3:30pm.

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Kids Book Club: Saranormal

Date: October 26, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM

SaranormalRead a cool new chapter book every other week and come tell us how it would be better as a movie.

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Pajamapalooza

Date: October 26, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM

PajamapaloozaJoin us for a special late night storytime. Wear your PJ’s and get extra comfy for stories, games and crafts.

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School's Out Movie Day: Hotel Transylvania

Date: October 30, 2017
Time: 1:30 PM

Movie Day: Hotel TransylvaniaCelebrate Manhattan Schools’ early release with a fun flick and activity at the library.

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School's Out (again) Movie Day: Hotel Transylvania 2

Date: October 31, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM

Movie Day: Hotel Transylvania 2Celebrate Manhattan Schools’ early release with a fun flick and activity at the library.

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School's Out Party Time: Dreamcatchers

Date: November 02, 2017
Time: 11:30 AM

School's Out Party Time: DreamcatchersMeet in the Elwood School Cafeteria on half days to play, build, and learn.

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Family Trivia Night

Date: November 02, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM

Family Trivia NightGrab your family and meet us at the library to put your knowledge to the test. The winning team will earn a free pizza dinner certificate for the whole family!

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Make-it, Take-it: Jeopardy

Date: November 04, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM

Take-it Jeopardy
Drop into our mobile MakerSpace.

First Saturdays at 11am at the Elwood Village Hall

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Big Board Games

Date: November 04, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM

Big Board GamesEver been playing a board game and thought “not big enough”? Well, here’s your answer.

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Make-it Monday: Digital Pictionary

Date: November 06, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM

MIM: Digital PictionaryLet your creativity flow in our new MakerSpace.

Every Monday after school at 3:30pm.

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Bad Art Gallery

Date: November 08, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM

Bad Art GalleryDo you consider yourself an artist? If your answer was no then this is the place for you! Come create the worst art possible, and then we’ll display it in our gallery to determine the best (or worst) artist!! Once a month at 5 pm. Spaces are limited!

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Pajamapalooza

Date: November 09, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM

PajamapaloozaJoin us for a special late night storytime. Wear your PJ’s and get extra comfy for stories, games and crafts.

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School's Out Movie Day: Cars 3

Date: November 10, 2017
Time: 1:30 PM

Movie Day: Cars 3Celebrate Manhattan Schools’ early release with a fun flick and activity at the library.

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Make-it Monday: Caricatures

Date: November 13, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM

MIM: CaricaturesLet your creativity flow in our new MakerSpace.

Every Monday after school at 3:30pm.

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Painting pARTy

Date: November 14, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM

Painting pARTyUnleash your inner artist while enjoying time with friends! Not artistic? Don’t worry. Young painters will be guided as they express their creativity.
Every Second Tuesday at 3:30pm. $2.50 supply fee. Spaces limited.

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Family Literacy Night

Date: November 16, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM

 Family Literacy NightRead by Design with the whole family for a night of games, crafts, and of course books! Join our Roller Coaster Challenge with help from a local engineer!

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Kids Book Club: Origami Yoda

Date: November 16, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM

Origami YodaRead a cool new chapter book every other week and come tell us how it would be better as a movie.

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Lock-In

Date: November 17, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Lock-InEver wanted to be in the library at night? Now’s your chance! Enjoy a night of food, games, and movies all while being in the library after hours! Parents need to sign a permission slip and submit it by Nov 16th. Limit 15 people.

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Sensory Storytime

Date: November 18, 2017
Time: 10:30 AM

Sensory StorytimeDoes your child have a problem sitting through normal storytime? Or do they have a learning disability? Then sensory storytime is for you! This storytime will engage children with music, activities, with a special emphasis on repetition, and sensory play.

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School's Out Movie Day: Despicable Me 3

Date: November 20, 2017
Time: 1:30 PM

Movie Day: Despicable Me 3Celebrate Manhattan Schools’ early release with a fun flick and activity at the library.

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Pajamapalooza

Date: November 23, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM

PajamapaloozaJoin us for a special late night storytime. Wear your PJ’s and get extra comfy for stories, games and crafts.

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Make-it Monday: Mystery Day

Date: November 27, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM

MIM: Mystery DayLet your creativity flow in our new MakerSpace.

Every Monday after school at 3:30pm.

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Mother-Daughter Book Club: Anne of Green Gables

Date: November 29, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM

Mother-Daughter Book Club “Kindred spirits are not so scarce as I used to think.” Meet some new ones as you enjoy a mother daughter tea while discussing this great novel.

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Make-it Monday: Levitating Orb

Date: December 04, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM

MIM: Levitating OrbLet your creativity flow in our new MakerSpace.

Every Monday after school at 3:30pm.

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Santa Storytime

Date: December 04, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM


Join us for a very special story time with a VERY special guest. Snack on milk and cookies, make reindeer food and enjoy musical performances by the Manhattan Junior High Madrigals and guest singer Kris Mateer.

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School's Out Party Time: Game Design - Ball Drop

Date: December 06, 2017
Time: 11:30 AM

School's Out Party Time: Game Design - Ball DropMeet in the Elwood School Cafeteria on half days to play, build, and learn.

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Make-it Monday: Snow Globes

Date: December 11, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM

MIM: Snow GlobesLet your creativity flow in our new MakerSpace.

Every Monday after school at 3:30pm.

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Painting pARTy

Date: December 12, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM

Painting pARTyUnleash your inner artist while enjoying time with friends! Not artistic? Don’t worry. Young painters will be guided as they express their creativity.
Every Second Tuesday at 3:30pm. $2.50 supply fee. Spaces limited.

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Bad Art Gallery

Date: December 13, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM

Bad Art GalleryDo you consider yourself an artist? If your answer was no then this is the place for you! Come create the worst art possible, and then we’ll display it in our gallery to determine the best (or worst) artist!! Once a month at 5 pm. Space is limited!

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Kids Book Club: Jake the Fake

Date: December 14, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM

Jake the FakeRead a cool new chapter book every other week and come tell us how it would be better as a movie.

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Sensory Storytime

Date: December 16, 2017
Time: 10:30 AM

Sensory StorytimeDoes your child have a problem sitting through normal storytime? Or do they have a learning disability? Then sensory storytime is for you! This storytime will engage children with music, activities, with a special emphasis on repetition, and sensory play.

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Make-it Monday: Sugar Cube Igloos

Date: December 18, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM

MIM: Sugar Cube IgloosLet your creativity flow in our new MakerSpace.

Every Monday after school at 3:30pm.

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New Year's Eve Eve Bash

Date: December 29, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM

 New Year's Eve Eve Bash Celebrate the end of a great year and the beginning of the new one with us on the eve of the eve. We’ll dance til we drop or at least until the balloons do. Refreshments provided – please dress to impress!

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