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Kid Programs & Events

Playful Polyglots: Russian

Date: September 01, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM

Russian PolyglotsEach week we will be focusing on a different language to learn new words and phrases. Continue on your own using Mango Language Learning on our website.

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Make-it, Take-it: Digital Pictionary

Date: September 02, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM

Take-it Digital Pictionary
Drop into our mobile MakerSpace.

First Saturdays at 11am at the Elwood Village Hall

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Coloring with a Cop

Date: September 05, 2017
Time: 3:15 PM

Coloring with a CopJoin us as to spend the afternoon coloring and relaxing, all while hanging out with local police.

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School's Out Party Time: Bingo

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

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

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Family Trivia Night

Date: September 07, 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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Playful Polyglots: Spanish

Date: September 08, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM

Spanish PolyglotsEach week we will be focusing on a different language to learn new words and phrases. Continue on your own using Mango Language Learning on our website.

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Make-it Monday: Jeopardy

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

MIM: JeopardyLet your creativity flow in our new MakerSpace.

Every Monday after school at 3:30pm.

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Bad Art Gallery

Date: September 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. Spaces are limited!

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Pajamapalooza

Date: September 14, 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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Kids Book Club: I Funny

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

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

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Playful Polyglots: Mandarin Chinese

Date: September 15, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM

Chinese PolyglotsEach week we will be focusing on a different language to learn new words and phrases. Continue on your own using Mango Language Learning on our website.

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Make-it Monday: Comic Strips

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

MIM: Comic StripsLet your creativity flow in our new MakerSpace.

Every Monday after school at 3:30pm.

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Playful Polyglots: French

Date: September 22, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM

French PolyglotsEach week we will be focusing on a different language to learn new words and phrases. Continue on your own using Mango Language Learning on our website.

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Make-it Monday: String Tricks

Date: September 25, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM

MIM: String TricksLet your creativity flow in our new MakerSpace.

Every Monday after school at 3:30pm.

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Banned Book Movie Festival

Date: September 26, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM

 Banned Book Movie Festival Celebrate banned books week by watching the films inspired by the books that apparently no one should read!

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Banned Book Movie Festival

Date: September 27, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM

 Banned Book Movie Festival Celebrate banned books week by watching the films inspired by the books that apparently no one should read!

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Banned Book Movie Festival

Date: September 28, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM

 Banned Book Movie Festival Celebrate banned books week by watching the films inspired by the books that apparently no one should read!

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Pajamapalooza

Date: September 28, 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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Playful Polyglots: Pirate

Date: September 29, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM

Pirate PolyglotsEach week we will be focusing on a different language to learn new words and phrases. Continue on your own using Mango Language Learning on our website.

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Banned Book Movie Festival

Date: September 29, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM

 Banned Book Movie Festival Celebrate banned books week by watching the films inspired by the books that apparently no one should read!

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Make-it Monday: Real Life Mario Kart

Date: October 02, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM

MIM: Real Life Mario KartLet your creativity flow in our new MakerSpace.

Every Monday after school at 3:30pm.

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School's Out Party Time: Pumpkin Science

Date: October 04, 2017
Time: 11:30 AM

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

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Make-it, Take-it: Cup String Challenge

Date: October 07, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM

Take-it Cup String
Drop into our mobile MakerSpace.

First Saturdays at 11am at the Elwood Village Hall

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Star Wars Reads Day

Date: October 09, 2017
Time: 1:30 PM

Star Wars Reads DayCelebrate Star Wars Reads Day with Star Wars Episode 4 and join us for lightsaber training (lightsabers provided). Meet and greet with a WOOKIE and VADER!

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Bad Art Gallery

Date: October 11, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM

Bad Art Gallery Do 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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Make-it Monday: Cup String Challenge

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

MIM: Cup String ChallengeLet your creativity flow in our new MakerSpace.

Every Monday after school at 3:30pm.

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4th Annual Fall Fest

Date: October 21, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM

 Fall FestJoin us for spooky stories,delicious treats, and gross games. Enter our costume contest, go on a hayrack ride around town, and sip on some fall-tastic apple cider and hot cocoa.

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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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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 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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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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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!

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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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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, Take-it: Snow Globes

Date: December 02, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM

Take-it Snow Globes
Drop into our mobile MakerSpace.

First Saturdays at 11am at the Elwood Village Hall

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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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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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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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