Friday, December 16, 2011

Kick It Up Read! Winter Reading Program January-February 2012

Winter Reading Clubs 
When the winter chill sets in, Kick It Up- Read! The reading program runs from December 27th and continues through March 3rd. We welcome and offer incentives to the little ones who enjoy a good picture book, our emerging readers, as well as those who are proficient readers as they progress through the program. Sign up ASAP to take part in our celebration of reading!

Special Events 

Flying High Sports and Rec Center presents
Kick Up Your Heels With Hip Hop 
Sunday, January 22nd - Two Sessions!
2 pm ages 4 -7
3 pm ages 8 and up
Friends Meeting Room
If you want to learn how to dance like J. Lo, or groove like Justin, then this is for you! A fusion of high-energy dance styles equates to this dance style that is hip hop which is featured in many music videos.

Bill DeJesus presents
Breaking Boards with Mr. Bill 
Saturday, February 11th at 2 pm
Friends Meeting Room
Join Mr. Bill as he demonstrates Korean Traditional Martial Arts. This is a version of unarmed combat for self-defense. It involves the skilled application of punches, flying kicks, blocks, dodges, and interception with the hands and feet to the rapid destruction of the opponent. Especially for children and young adults.

Action Comics with Alan Ozark 
Thursdays at 6:30 pm January 12, 19, 26, & February 2nd
Youth Services Program Room
You will learn the basics of how to draw comic characters in action!

Weekly Reading Activities 

Baby Tales for Children 6 -23 months 
Tuesdays at 10 am, January 17 - February 21
This story time allows parents and children to interact through stories, dance, songs, and books within a playgroup setting.

Toddling Twos
Mondays at 10 am, January 16 - February 20
Toddle on down to this breezy and interactive story time that includes marvelous books, flannel boards, tons of music and cute-as-a-button craft.

Terrific Threes and Fours 
Wednesdays at 4:30 pm, January 18 - February 22
Preschoolers will wiggle and giggle in this fun-filled story time which includes a whimsical craft, dancing, and of course, books.

Grades K-2
Tuesdays at 4:30 pm, January 17 - February 21
The children will enjoy a story or two and embellish it with a creative craft.

Saturday Storytime for K-2
Saturdays at 11 am, January 21 - February 25
Something new for those who cannot make our weekday program, these sessions will feature a simple story and themed craft.

Especially for Teens 

Cram Crew 
Monday through Thursday
6 - 8:30 pm
The activity room is open Monday through Thursday nights in January and February for teens grade 6 and up to gather to complete homework and socialize with peers. When a break is needed from studying, the library offers an assortment of games to play. As always, a librarian is available to assist you with reference questions.

Library Hours 

Sunday 1-5 pm
Monday - Thursday 9:30 am - 9 pm
Friday - Saturday 9:30 am - 5 pm

Oak Brook Public Library 
600 Oak Brook Road 
Oak Brook, IL 60523