School Aged & Family Programs

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Registration with an Indian Prairie Library card is required for most programs. You may register online through the calendar or call or visit the 2nd floor Ask Us Desk 630/887-8760 ext. 264. We also have Il. State Book Award programs throughout the year.  Questions? Have an idea for a program? Tell us! We love to hear from you.

Upcoming Programs

  • When: Friday, July 25, 2014 - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Build your own spectacular creations out of Legos. Make your imagination a reality with Lego anything and everything. No Registration required. Space is limited.

  • When: Monday, July 28, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    Where: Multipurpose Room, 2nd Floor

    Grades 1-4. Read one-on one to a VolunTEEN Book Buddy. One 30 minute session per child per day. Register by phone or in person starting June 2.

  • When: Monday, July 28, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Be Here & Be Square. Come out and play Minecraft with your friends on the library's Minecraft server (limited to 15 players at a time). You can also bring your own playing device or play Lego Minecraft. Register one week before the event starting June 2.

  • When: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Multipurpose Room, 2nd Floor

    For children birth - 17 months with an adult caregiver. IPPL card required. Choose only one time slot. No siblings.

  • When: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: Multipurpose Room, 2nd Floor

    For beginning, intermediate or experienced chess players entering grades 1-6. Fun and instruction. Entrance passes will be available 15 minutes before the start of the event. Space is limited.

  • When: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    For beginning, intermediate or experienced chess players entering grades 1-6. Fun and instruction. Entrance passes will be available 15 minutes before the start of the event. Space is limited.





  • When: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Where: IPPL

    Join us on the library's lawn for an evening storytime full of great stories and rhymes. For children of all ages with an adult. No registration required. In case of inclement weather, program will be held indoors.

  • When: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    Where: Multipurpose Room, 2nd Floor

    Grades 1-4. Read one-on-one to a VolunTEEN Book Buddy. One 30 minute session per child per day. Register by phone or in person starting June 2.

  • When: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Where: Multipurpose Room, 2nd Floor

    TBA

  • When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Multipurpose Room, 2nd Floor

    For children birth - 17 months with an adult caregiver. IPPL card required. Choose only one time slot. No siblings.

  • When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    The video game comes to life on the lawn with water balloons. Please wear a white T-shirt and plan to get wet. In case of rain, event will be held indoors.

  • When: Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Children can read to specially trained listening dogs. This program is designed for children who can read, but may be hesitant to read aloud.
    One 15- 20 minute session per child. In person or phone registration begins on July 28.