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Smile & Rhyme Drop-In Storytime • Ages 2 & Up with Adult

Tuesday, June 7, July 12 & August 9
10:30-11 AM at Heinen's Grocery Store, 1020 Waukegan Road, Glenview
Miss Fran shares stories, rhymes, and songs in the Cafe. Stay for a snack and to chat after the program. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Just drop in.

StoryWalk® Drop-In Storytime
Can You Make a Scary Face?

Saturday, June 11
10:30 AM OR 1 PM at Little Bear Garden at Gallery Park, 2001 Patriot Blvd.
Welcome back to the Storybook Trail. Join one of the fantastic Youth Services Librarians to discover if you have what it takes to make a scary face during an interactive reading of this summer’s StoryWalk® title by Jan Thomas. If you can’t make it, we also invite you to stroll or bike along this enchanting path through Sunday, July 31.
The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and was developed in collaboration with the Vermont Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition and the Kellogg-Hubbard Library.
Presented by the Glenview Park District, the Bike Glenview Initiative, and the Glenview Public Library.

Stories in the Sun • Drop-In Storytime

Fridays, June 17, July 22 & August 19
11-11:45 AM • Rain location: Community Room West
Bring a blanket (and a grownup) to join Miss Meleesa and her special guests at locations around Glenview for outdoor songs, stories, and fun. Stop by or call Youth Services after June 1 for storytime locations.

Freeze Dance Party • Ages 2-6 with adult

Monday, June 20
6:30-7:30 PM in the Youth Program Room
Wear your dancing shoes and be ready to celebrate summer. After we’ve “whipped” and “nae naed” our hearts out, cool off with some lemonade and a scoop of Anthony’s Italian Ice.

Little Farmers Parent & Child Playshop • Ages 3-5 with adult

Wednesday, June 22
9:30-10:15 AM OR 10:30-11:15 AM in the Youth Program Room
Enjoy farm stories, meet the Library’s Garden Guru, and plant some seeds to take home.

Italian Parent-Child Storytime with Insieme a Chicago • Ages 3-5 with adult

Monday, July 25
10 OR 11 AM in Community Room West
“Buongiorno, parli Italiano?” Experience a little bit of Italy and bask in summertime vocabulary with teachers from this Italian language and culture program. Enjoy games, songs, and stories together.

Author & Art Storytime • Ages 2-6 with adult

Wednesday, August 3
11 AM-Noon in the Youth Program Room
Local author Gregory S. Law will read his new book, The Adventures of Nipsy & Timzy, followed by a super fun dog craft.