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Children

Events for Children
Canceled
Fri, Apr 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Branch

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Fri, Apr 03, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Eola Road Branch

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Sat, Apr 04, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Santori Library

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Sat, Apr 04, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eola Road Branch

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Sun, Apr 05, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Eola Road Branch

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Sun, Apr 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Santori Library

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Mon, Apr 06, 9:30am - 10:00am
Panera Bread - 1330 Orchard Rd

Canceled
Mon, Apr 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
Santori Library

Canceled
Mon, Apr 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch

Canceled
Mon, Apr 06, 3:15pm - 5:30pm
Santori Library

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Mon, Apr 06, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Eola Road Branch

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Mon, Apr 06, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch

Canceled
Tue, Apr 07, 10:00am - 10:30am
Santori Library

Canceled
Tue, Apr 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch

Canceled
Wed, Apr 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Branch

Canceled
Wed, Apr 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch

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Wed, Apr 08, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Eola Road Branch

Canceled
Wed, Apr 08, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Santori Library

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Thu, Apr 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch

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Thu, Apr 09, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Santori Library

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Thu, Apr 09, 3:15pm - 5:30pm
Santori Library

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Fri, Apr 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Branch

Canceled
Fri, Apr 10, 10:00am - 11:15am
Santori Library

Canceled
Fri, Apr 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch

Canceled
Fri, Apr 10, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Santori Library

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Mon, Apr 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Santori Library

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Santori Library

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 3:15pm - 5:30pm
Santori Library

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
West Branch

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Eola Road Branch

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch

Canceled
Tue, Apr 14, 10:00am - 10:30am
Santori Library

Canceled
Tue, Apr 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch

Canceled
Tue, Apr 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Branch

Canceled
Wed, Apr 15, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Branch

Canceled
Wed, Apr 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch

Canceled
Wed, Apr 15, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Eola Road Branch

Canceled
Wed, Apr 15, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Santori Library

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
Panera Bread Bakery-Cafe, 1304 Fox Valley Center

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 10:30am - 11:30am
SciTech Hands On Museum

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Santori Library

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 3:15pm - 5:30pm
Santori Library

Canceled
Fri, Apr 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Branch

Canceled
Fri, Apr 17, 10:00am - 11:15am
Santori Library

Canceled
Fri, Apr 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch

Canceled
Sat, Apr 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Santori Library

Canceled
Sat, Apr 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Eola Road Branch

Canceled
Sat, Apr 18, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Eola Road Branch

Canceled
Sun, Apr 19, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Eola Road Branch

Canceled
Sun, Apr 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Santori Library

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 9:30am - 10:00am
Panera Bread - 1330 Orchard Rd

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
Santori Library

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Santori Library

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 3:15pm - 5:30pm
Santori Library

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Mon, Apr 20, 3:15pm - 5:30pm
Santori Library

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Eola Road Branch

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch

Canceled
Tue, Apr 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Santori Library

Canceled
Tue, Apr 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch

Canceled
Tue, Apr 21, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
West Branch

Canceled
Wed, Apr 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Branch

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Wed, Apr 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch

Canceled
Wed, Apr 22, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Eola Road Branch

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Wed, Apr 22, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Santori Library

Canceled
Wed, Apr 22, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Santori Library

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Thu, Apr 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch

Canceled
Fri, Apr 24, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Branch

Canceled
Fri, Apr 24, 10:00am - 11:15am
Santori Library

Canceled
Fri, Apr 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Eola Road Branch

Canceled
Sat, Apr 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Eola Road Branch

Canceled
Mon, Apr 27, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Santori Library

Canceled
Mon, Apr 27, 3:15pm - 5:30pm
Santori Library

Canceled
Mon, Apr 27, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Eola Road Branch

Canceled
Tue, Apr 28, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Santori Library

Canceled
Tue, Apr 28, 3:15pm - 5:30pm
Santori Library

Canceled
Wed, Apr 29, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Eola Road Branch

Canceled
Wed, Apr 29, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Santori Library

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Thu, Apr 30, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Santori Library

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Thu, Apr 30, 3:15pm - 5:30pm
Santori Library

Fri, May 01, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Eola Community Center - Room 104

Sat, May 02, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Sat, May 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Sat, May 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
West Branch - West Branch Living Room

@ Santori Library
Canceled
Sat, Apr 04, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for some interesting art projects and show off your creativity. Ages 7-12

Canceled
Sun, Apr 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Empower the love of math in kids! Join OneInMath, a free program run by volunteers for students in grades K-3! To register or volunteer visit: https://oneinmath.com/

Canceled
Mon, Apr 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
Groove to the music and read stories in this upbeat storytime. All ages welcome. No registration required.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 06, 3:15pm - 5:30pm
SD131 after school technology workshops.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Encontrará cuentos, canciones y rimas en español para toda la familia. No se requiere inscripción. Todas las edades.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 07, 10:00am - 10:30am
This energetic program is designed to incorporate movement, stories, and music. No registration required. For ages 2 to 4.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 08, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Join us for these special nighttime family storytimes. Families are encouraged to participate together. You can even wear your jammies! No registration required. All ages welcome.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 09, 3:15pm - 5:30pm
Subject specific workshop for the middle school students.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 09, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Microsoft Basics Class

Canceled
Fri, Apr 10, 10:00am - 11:15am
Hands on STEAM program for 3-5 year olds with caregiver.

Canceled
Fri, Apr 10, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop-In on Friday, April 10th between 1 and 4 p.m. to make your Fairy House.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Groove to the music and read stories in this upbeat storytime. All ages welcome. No registration required.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 3:15pm - 5:30pm
SD131 after school technology workshops.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Microsoft Basics Class

Canceled
Tue, Apr 14, 10:00am - 10:30am
This energetic program is designed to incorporate movement, stories, and music. No registration required. For ages 2 to 4.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 15, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Join us for these special nighttime family storytimes. Families are encouraged to participate together. You can even wear your jammies! No registration required. All ages welcome.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 10:30am - 11:30am
After 30 minutes of STEAM-themed storytime, stay for a hands on experiment with a SciTech specialist. SciTech is located at 18 W. Benton St. No registration.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 3:15pm - 5:30pm
Subject specific workshop for the middle school students.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Microsoft Basics Class

Canceled
Fri, Apr 17, 10:00am - 11:15am
Hands on STEAM program for 3-5 year olds with caregiver.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Build cool creations with LEGO bricks. No registration.

Canceled
Sun, Apr 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Empower the love of math in kids! Join OneInMath, a free program run by volunteers for students in grades K-3! To register or volunteer visit: https://oneinmath.com/

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
Groove to the music and read stories in this upbeat storytime. All ages welcome. No registration required.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 3:15pm - 5:30pm
Subject specific workshop for the middle school students.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 3:15pm - 5:30pm
SD131 after school technology workshops.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Microsoft Basics Class

Canceled
Tue, Apr 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
This energetic program is designed to incorporate movement, stories, and music. No registration required. For ages 2 to 4.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 22, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Let’s celebrate Earth Day by upcycling! We’ll turn plastic water bottles into feeders for our feathered friends. Ages 3 and up.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 22, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Join us for these special nighttime family storytimes. Families are encouraged to participate together. You can even wear your jammies! No registration required. All ages welcome.

Canceled
Fri, Apr 24, 10:00am - 11:15am
Hands on STEAM program for 3-5 year olds with caregiver.

@ Eola Road Branch
Canceled
Fri, Apr 03, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Put on your white shoes and join us for a special Pete the Cat themed storytime followed by crafts and activities featuring your favorite groovy cat. It's allll good! No registration required.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 04, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Come and read to a dog! Dogs and trainers are members of the Fox Valley Therapy Dog Club. Ticket required. Tickets can be picked up 30 minutes before the event at the Children's Desk. Ages 5 and up.

Canceled
Sun, Apr 05, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Empower the love of math in kids! Join OneInMath, a free program run by volunteers for students in grades K-3! To register or volunteer visit: https://oneinmath.com/

Canceled
Mon, Apr 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Groove to the music and read stories in this upbeat storytime! All ages welcome. No registration required.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 06, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Give your child the advantage. Help them become better and more active students. High School volunteers will provide reading, math, and science homework help for elementary school children.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 06, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Join us for these special nighttime family storytimes. Families are encouraged to participate together. You can even wear your jammies! No registration required. All ages welcome.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
This energetic program is designed to incorporate movement, stories, and music. No registration required. For ages 2 to 5.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your future artist to this storytime! Each session will feature a hands-on craft. Ticket required. Ticket can be picked up 30 minutes before the event at the children's desk. Ages 3.5 to 5.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 08, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Give your child the advantage. Help them become better and more active students. High School volunteers will provide reading, math, and science homework help for elementary school children.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Introduce your little one to the library. Babies, toddlers, and caregivers will enjoy short books, songs, and rhymes together. No registration required.

Canceled
Fri, Apr 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
These special drop-in storytimes are made for families to enjoy together! No registration required.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Groove to the music and read stories in this upbeat storytime! All ages welcome. No registration required.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Give your child the advantage. Help them become better and more active students. High School volunteers will provide reading, math, and science homework help for elementary school children.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Join us for these special nighttime family storytimes. Families are encouraged to participate together. You can even wear your jammies! No registration required. All ages welcome.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
This energetic program is designed to incorporate movement, stories, and music. No registration required. For ages 2 to 5.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your future artist to this storytime! Each session will feature a hands-on craft. Ticket required. Ticket can be picked up 30 minutes before the event at the children's desk. Ages 3.5 to 5.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 15, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Give your child the advantage. Help them become better and more active students. High School volunteers will provide reading, math, and science homework help for elementary school children.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Introduce your little one to the library. Babies, toddlers, and caregivers will enjoy short books, songs, and rhymes together. No registration required.

Canceled
Fri, Apr 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
These special drop-in storytimes are made for families to enjoy together! No registration required.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Come in to build cool LEGO creations. LEGOs and DUPLOs are provided. No registration required. Ages 4 to 6 with caregiver.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 18, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Come in to build cool LEGO creations. LEGOs are provided. No registration required. Ages 7 to 11.

Canceled
Sun, Apr 19, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Empower the love of math in kids! Join OneInMath, a free program run by volunteers for students in grades K-3! To register or volunteer visit: https://oneinmath.com/

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Groove to the music and read stories in this upbeat storytime! All ages welcome. No registration required.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Give your child the advantage. Help them become better and more active students. High School volunteers will provide reading, math, and science homework help for elementary school children.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Join us for these special nighttime family storytimes. Families are encouraged to participate together. You can even wear your jammies! No registration required. All ages welcome.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
This energetic program is designed to incorporate movement, stories, and music. No registration required. For ages 2 to 5.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your future artist to this storytime! Each session will feature a hands-on craft. Ticket required. Ticket can be picked up 30 minutes before the event at the children's desk. Ages 3.5 to 5.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 22, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Give your child the advantage. Help them become better and more active students. High School volunteers will provide reading, math, and science homework help for elementary school children.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Introduce your little one to the library. Babies, toddlers, and caregivers will enjoy short books, songs, and rhymes together. No registration required.

Canceled
Fri, Apr 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
These special drop-in storytimes are made for families to enjoy together! No registration required.

@ West Branch
Canceled
Fri, Apr 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for a special counting storytime for all ages, which will include information on the importance of the 2020 Census. I count, you count, we all count!

Canceled
Mon, Apr 06, 9:30am - 10:00am
A fun storytime for all ages with cookies and milk at Panera Bread 1330 Orchard Rd. Space is limited. Please register each child to reserve a space.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
Designed for babies 0- 12 months. Enjoy stories, music, and more! Siblings welcome.

Canceled
Fri, Apr 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families - join us for stories, activities, music, art, and playtime at the library.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Build cool creations with LEGO bricks. No registration.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Have fun reading to our dog friends! Dogs and handlers are from the Fox Valley Therapy Dog Club

Canceled
Wed, Apr 15, 10:00am - 10:30am
Designed for babies 0- 12 months. Enjoy stories, music, and more! Siblings welcome.

Canceled
Fri, Apr 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families - join us for stories, activities, music, art, and playtime at the library.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 9:30am - 10:00am
A fun storytime for all ages with cookies and milk at Panera Bread 1330 Orchard Rd. Space is limited. Please register each child to reserve a space.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 21, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Learn about different animals and enjoy a fun project. Ages 5-11

Canceled
Wed, Apr 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Designed for babies 0- 12 months. Enjoy stories, music, and more! Siblings welcome.

Canceled
Fri, Apr 24, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families - join us for stories, activities, music, art, and playtime at the library.

 Did you know we offer...

Storytime

Early Literacy

Children's Resources
Brainfuse HelpNow
Offers a comprehensive suite of eLearning tools, including live tutoring, expert writing assistance, collaborative learning, targeted skills building, test prep, and self-study options. Live tutors available after school hours, from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m
Novelist K - 8th Grade
Contains information on fiction books for all K-8 grade levels and includes picture books, children's "chapter" books and young adult titles.
Wonderopolis
The Wonder of the Day asks a question and then explores that question in a variety of ways, leading to exploration and discovery for the user.
Fact Monster Homework Help
Fact Monster provides reference materials, fun facts and features, and homework help for kids.
Making Science Make Sense
MSMS’s library offers a diverse collection of materials to support and nurture an interest in science.
Khan Academy
Free tutorials and videos to help increase understand of math and science.
Free Rice
Quizzes provided in a variety of subjects, including vocabulary, language learning, and geography.
Read, Write, Think
Access to language arts materials for educators, parents, and afterschool professionals is provided as well as student interactive materials.
PBS Learning Media
interactive lesson plans for students from pre-K through high school
Penguin Classroom
teaching guides and activity kits for Penguin books
Scholastic Learn at Home
activities, ebooks, and videos separated by grade level
Teach Your Monster To Read
learn to read computer game funded by Usborne Foundation
Pebble Go & Capstone Interactive
free access to Pebble Go & Capstone Interactive Databases
Authors Everywhere Youtube Channel
recent channel launched by youth authors, provides booktalks, art projects and other writing activities
KidLitTv
read alouds, videos, crafts, activities, and book trailers
TumbleBooks
A collection of animated talking picture books, read-alongs, ebooks, quizzes, lesson plans, and educational games.
ABDO
ABDO
Free bookshelf now! Online digital library through June
Zoom Online Databases Pre-k-2:

Grades pre-k -6 online digital library:

Grades 5 -12 online digital library:

Mystery Doug
A starter list of K-5 science lessons that are easy to do at home is now free;
And more!
Here is a list of education companies offering free subscriptions due to coronavirus.

Check out the Museum Adventure Pass program! Bring an Aurora Public Library card to any library location where staff can check pass availability to a variety of Chicagoland suburban museums (Chicago’s large museums are not part of this program). The library is provided a limited amount of passes to each museum, so only one checkout per family is allowed at a time on a library card in good standing. Passes are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Helpful Links
Book Lists @ Santori Library
Book Lists @ Eola Road Branch