Tag: Children

Kiddo Craft Time: Royal Crowns

Kiddo Craft Time: Royal Crowns

Join us on Friday, August 3rd from 3 – 5 pm at the Lisle Free Library to make your very own royal crown during Kiddo Craft Time!  This craft is appropriate for all ages; although children less than 5 years old will require direct adult […]

Merry Mischief: Renaissance Revelry Historical Theatre

Merry Mischief: Renaissance Revelry Historical Theatre

Join us Wednesday, August 1st at 6:30 pm at the Lisle Free Library for a Summer Reading Program special event – a Merry Mischief historical theatre presentation of “Renaissance Revelry”!  This full costume show explores tales of kings and queens, knights, dragons, and even nursery […]

Kiddo Craft Time: DIY Pet Dragons

Kiddo Craft Time: DIY Pet Dragons

Join us on Friday, July 27th from 3 – 5 pm at the Lisle Free Library for Kiddo Craft Time, where we will be making personal pet dragons!  This craft is appropriate for all ages; although children less than 5 years old will require direct adult supervision. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

For more information, feel free to call (607) 692-3115 or email us at lislefreelibrary@gmail.com

Dan the Snake Man’s “Reptile Show”

Dan the Snake Man’s “Reptile Show”

Join us Wednesday, July 25th at 6:30 pm at the Lisle Free Library for a Summer Reading Program special event – Dan the Snake Man’s “Reptile Show”!  All ages are welcome to attend and test their daring! The audiences will be educated and awed by […]

Kiddo Craft Time: Dreamcatchers

Kiddo Craft Time: Dreamcatchers

Join us on Friday, July 20th from 3 – 5 pm at the Lisle Free Library for Kiddo Craft Time, where we will be making dreamcatchers!  This craft is appropriate for all ages; although children less than 5 years old will require direct adult supervision. […]

2018 Summer Reading Program

2018 Summer Reading Program

The Lisle Free Library is kicking-off their annual Summer Reading Program.  This year’s program is “Dragons, Dreams, and Daring Deeds” and will run from Wednesday, July 18th through Wednesday, August 29th.  Every week will feature story time on Mondays at 11:30 am, a special event or guest entertainer on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm (includes snack), and a kids’ craft time on Fridays from 3 – 5 pm.  All events are free and suitable for all ages! 

Stay tuned or check out the Library’s Facebook page for more information and events!

All events are free and part of the Lisle Free Library’s Summer Reading Program, which are funded in part by the BOOKS Program and Senator Akshar.

For a full schedule of events please click here: SRP2018_EventSchedulePoster 

Memorial Day Weekend Book Giveaway

Memorial Day Weekend Book Giveaway

The Lisle Free Library will be hosting a book giveaway Friday and Saturday of Memorial Day.  We have a nice selection of fiction and nonfiction for both adults, young adults, and children.  All books will be free! No limit!  Please stop by and consider giving […]

Volunteer Appreciation Party

Volunteer Appreciation Party

One of the wonderful facts about libraries is that they cannot exist without the support of their communities.  We, at the Lisle Free Library, want to celebrate all of our amazing community members and volunteers by throwing a party!!  It doesn’t matter how often you […]

Foraging for Wild Edibles and Making Tents with Newspaper

Foraging for Wild Edibles and Making Tents with Newspaper

The Summer Reading Program continues to “build a better world” at the Lisle Free Library this week.

 

On Wednesday, August 9th at 6:30pm, children will learn about the amazing bounty of wild edibles with a professional forager!  Wild edibles build a better world by opening our eyes to nature’s abundant yet untapped resources.  All ages welcome including curious adults. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Snacks will be provided after the program.

 

Then on Friday, August 11th, come learn how to build your own tent poles out of repurposed newspaper during Kiddo Craft Time from 3-5pm. These DYI tent poles will unleash creativity and imagination! Plus no more moving furniture to create secret retreats on a rainy day.

 

The Summer Reading Program is funded in part by the BOOKS Program and Senator Akshar.

 

For more information, check out all of our events on the Lisle Free Library’s Facebook page or by calling (607) 692-3115.  Happy Reading!

Kooky Concoctions & Cloud Climbers

Kooky Concoctions & Cloud Climbers

  The summertime fun continues at the Lisle Free Library.     On Wednesday, August 2nd at 6:30pm as part of the Summer Reading Program we are exploring the wonderful world of chemistry with a live, kid-friendly chemistry demonstration! We’ll use scientific powers to unleash a […]