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Saturday Matinee ("Mystery Men")

May 23rd, 2015, 12:00pm to 2:30pm
You've all heard people say "the book was better..." Find out for yourself! As we feature a different book-made-into-a-movie each month. Read the book. Watch the movie. Discuss both! And don't worry; we'll bring the popcorn!

STEAM Punks

May 27th, 2015, 5:00pm to 6:00pm
STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Join us once a month for a fun and challenging activity. Explore physics and simple machines with “Real-life Angry Birds!” Study chemistry with “Candy Chromatography!”

Throwback Thursdays

May 28th, 2015, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
From the super campy “Space Ghost” to the bizarre and surreal “Aaahh!!! Real Monsters,” come kick back and watch some retro cartoons and films from the 1950s through the 1990s

Club Mess Craft Club

May 28th, 2015, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Are you ready to make a mess ? Let go with Miss Marissa for this super cool arts and craft club. We’ll make a beautiful, craftastic mess!

Please register at 708.795.8000 ex 3088, on our website, or in person at the Youth Services desk. Sign up begins 30 days before event. Enrollment registers you for the whole six week session. Holidays may interfere with some dates.

Open Baby Play

May 29th, 2015, 11:00am to 3:00pm
Play is an important part of all areas of development in a wee one. Give your baby the benefits of play in a social environment and network with other parents / caregivers in this relaxed, informal environment. For ages 5 months - 24 months; no registration required.

Smarty Pants presents The Heroes of History!

May 30th, 2015, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Join us for our summer reading kick-off!

Smarty Pants is back for the Big Balloon Show, this time presenting The Heroes of History, his take on this year's summer reading program theme: Every Hero Has a Story. The show features profiles of history’s greatest heroes – both from literature and true life! Meet our famous escape artist Harry Houdini who inspired a generation of magicians! Go back to the age of Greek mythology with our strong hero, Hercules. And we’ll even meet a new hero named Super Chicken!

Smarty Pants presents The Heroes of History!

May 30th, 2015, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Join us for our summer reading kick-off!

Smarty Pants is back for the Big Balloon Show, this time presenting The Heroes of History, his take on this year's summer reading program theme: Every Hero Has a Story. The show features profiles of history’s greatest heroes – both from literature and true life! Meet our famous escape artist Harry Houdini who inspired a generation of magicians! Go back to the age of Greek mythology with our strong hero, Hercules. And we’ll even meet a new hero named Super Chicken!

Quiet Study Time for Finals

June 4th, 2015, 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Need a quiet place to study? Come to the Community Room, have some snacks and finish your studying for Final Exams.

Open Baby Play

June 5th, 2015, 11:00am to 3:00pm
Play is an important part of all areas of development in a wee one. Give your baby the benefits of play in a social environment and network with other parents / caregivers in this relaxed, informal environment. For ages 5 months - 24 months; no registration required.