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Jawsome Sharks!

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Meeting Room at Bartlett Public Library District
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Age Group:
Youth, Elementary School
Event Details:

Grades 1-2. Welcome to Shark Week! Join us for a special shark-themed celebration filled with stories and songs, followed by a fun-filled craft. 

Open
Required
Library Branch: Bartlett Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Youth, Elementary School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:

Grades 1-2. Welcome to Shark Week! Join us for a special shark-themed celebration filled with stories and songs, followed by a fun-filled craft. 

Disclaimer(s)

Registration Required

This program requires you to register.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Kindergarten" group.

Stories on the Lawn

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Library Lawn at Bartlett Public Library District
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Youth, Preschool, Kindergarten
Event Details:

Bring a blanket to sit on and enjoy stories and songs outdoors on the Library lawn.  Rain location:  Meeting Room.

Library Branch: Bartlett Public Library District
Room: Library Lawn
Age Group: Youth, Preschool, Kindergarten
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Bring a blanket to sit on and enjoy stories and songs outdoors on the Library lawn.  Rain location:  Meeting Room.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.

Junior Scientist: Shark Study

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Meeting Room at Bartlett Public Library District
Program Type:
Education
Age Group:
Youth, Elementary School
Event Details:

Grades 2-3. Join Miss Jessica for a fun-filled shark adventure! Learn “shark-tastic” facts about these amazing and often misunderstood creatures. 

Open
Required
Library Branch: Bartlett Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Youth, Elementary School
Program Type: Education
Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:

Grades 2-3. Join Miss Jessica for a fun-filled shark adventure! Learn “shark-tastic” facts about these amazing and often misunderstood creatures. 

Disclaimer(s)

Registration Required

This program requires you to register.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.

Super Shark Bingo

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Meeting Room at Bartlett Public Library District
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Youth, Elementary School
Event Details:

Grades 1-3. Shark Week continues! Join Miss Jessica for Super-Shark themed bingo.

Closed
Required
Library Branch: Bartlett Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Youth, Elementary School
Program Type: Other
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Grades 1-3. Shark Week continues! Join Miss Jessica for Super-Shark themed bingo.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration Required

This program requires you to register.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Chess Club

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Youth Services Department at Bartlett Public Library District
Age Group:
Youth
Event Details:

Grades 2-12.  Youth Services Department.  Everyone is invited to play chess with us!  Participants should know how the pieces move and basics of the game. 

Library Branch: Bartlett Public Library District
Room: Youth Services Department
Age Group: Youth
Event Details:

Grades 2-12.  Youth Services Department.  Everyone is invited to play chess with us!  Participants should know how the pieces move and basics of the game. 

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Kindergarten" group.

Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Meeting Room at Bartlett Public Library District
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Age Group:
Youth, Kindergarten
Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!:

Children entering Kindergarten with caregiver. Come celebrate the first day of Kindergarten!  New Kindergartners can enjoy a special storytime, game, and craft just for them. ...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Bartlett Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Youth, Kindergarten
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 6

Children entering Kindergarten with caregiver. Come celebrate the first day of Kindergarten!  New Kindergartners can enjoy a special storytime, game, and craft just for them. Stories will focus on the first day of school and what to expect in Kindergarten.

Please register for only ONE session.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Kindergarten" group.

Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!

Friday, July 26, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:45am
Meeting Room at Bartlett Public Library District
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Age Group:
Youth, Kindergarten
Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!:

Children entering Kindergarten with caregiver. Come celebrate the first day of Kindergarten!  New Kindergartners can enjoy a special storytime, game, and craft just for them. ...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Bartlett Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Youth, Kindergarten
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 6

Children entering Kindergarten with caregiver. Come celebrate the first day of Kindergarten!  New Kindergartners can enjoy a special storytime, game, and craft just for them. Stories will focus on the first day of school and what to expect in Kindergarten.

Please register for only ONE session.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Drop In Family LEGO Night

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Youth Services Department at Bartlett Public Library District
Program Type:
Ongoing / Continuous
Age Group:
Youth
Drop In Family Lego Night:

All Ages. Stop by the Youth Services Department and create a LEGO masterpiece! We will have plenty of LEGO building blocks set out for you to enjoy. Table space may become lim...

Library Branch: Bartlett Public Library District
Room: Youth Services Department
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Ongoing / Continuous

All Ages. Stop by the Youth Services Department and create a LEGO masterpiece! We will have plenty of LEGO building blocks set out for you to enjoy. 

Table space may become limited, depending on participation. Creations can be displayed after each event.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Take & Make Craft Space Windsock

Thursday, August 1, 2024 at 9:00am - 9:00pm
Art Room at Bartlett Public Library District
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Youth
Event Details:

Visit the Youth Services Department to pick up a Space Windsock craft you can make at home.  Crafts will be available on the 1st of the month while supplies last.

Library Branch: Bartlett Public Library District
Room: Art Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Visit the Youth Services Department to pick up a Space Windsock craft you can make at home.  Crafts will be available on the 1st of the month while supplies last.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Chess Club

Thursday, August 1, 2024 at 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Youth Services Department at Bartlett Public Library District
Age Group:
Youth
Event Details:

Grades 2-12.  Everyone is invited to play chess with us!  Participants should know how the pieces move and basics of the game.

Library Branch: Bartlett Public Library District
Room: Youth Services Department
Age Group: Youth
Event Details:

Grades 2-12.  Everyone is invited to play chess with us!  Participants should know how the pieces move and basics of the game.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

VolunTEENS: End of Summer Reading Celebration (11:00am - 1:00pm)

Saturday, August 3, 2024 at 11:00am - 1:00pm
Bartlett Public Library District
Program Type:
Volunteer
Age Group:
Youth, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Event Details:

Please see program description for details. 11:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Closed
Required
Library Branch: Bartlett Public Library District
Age Group: Youth, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Volunteer
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Please see program description for details. 

11:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Disclaimer(s)

ADA Accommodation

Any person needing an accommodation for a disability should contact the Administrative Office at adacoordinator@bartlettlibrary.org, (630) 837-2855, or in writing, not less than five working days prior to the event.

Prior VolunTEEN Registration Required

Registration for this event is only available to teen volunteers accepted into the VolunTEENs program. If you are not on our list of volunteers, your registration will be cancelled. If you’re interested in becoming a volunteer, please fill out an application here.

Registration Required

This program requires you to register.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Magic Show with Gary Kantor

Saturday, August 3, 2024 at 11:45am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room at Bartlett Public Library District
Program Type:
Performance
Age Group:
Youth
Event Details:

Ages 3 and up.  Come watch a thrilling and entertaining magic show by Gary Kantor.  Gary's magic has been enjoyed by over 500,000 children.  The show is packed with ...

Library Branch: Bartlett Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Performance
Event Details:

Ages 3 and up.  Come watch a thrilling and entertaining magic show by Gary Kantor.  Gary's magic has been enjoyed by over 500,000 children.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

End of Summer Reading Celebration

Saturday, August 3, 2024 at 11:45am - 2:30pm
Library Lawn at Bartlett Public Library District
Age Group:
Youth, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Event Details:

What better way to end the summer than with a backyard party? Magician Gary Kantor will kick-off our celebration at 11:45 AM with a magic show for all ages. Beginning at ...

Library Branch: Bartlett Public Library District
Room: Library Lawn
Age Group: Youth, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Event Details:

What better way to end the summer than with a backyard party? 

Magician Gary Kantor will kick-off our celebration at 11:45 AM with a magic show for all ages. 

Disclaimer(s)

ADA Accommodation

Any person needing an accommodation for a disability should contact the Administrative Office at adacoordinator@bartlettlibrary.org, (630) 837-2855, or in writing, not less than five working days prior to the event.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

VolunTEENS: End of Summer Reading Celebration (1:00pm - 3:00pm)

Saturday, August 3, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bartlett Public Library District
Program Type:
Volunteer
Age Group:
Youth, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Event Details:

Please see program description for details. 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Closed
Required
Library Branch: Bartlett Public Library District
Age Group: Youth, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Volunteer
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Please see program description for details. 

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Disclaimer(s)

ADA Accommodation

Any person needing an accommodation for a disability should contact the Administrative Office at adacoordinator@bartlettlibrary.org, (630) 837-2855, or in writing, not less than five working days prior to the event.

Prior VolunTEEN Registration Required

Registration for this event is only available to teen volunteers accepted into the VolunTEENs program. If you are not on our list of volunteers, your registration will be cancelled. If you’re interested in becoming a volunteer, please fill out an application here.

Registration Required

This program requires you to register.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

This is Rocket Science

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room at Bartlett Public Library District
Program Type:
STEAM, Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Youth, Elementary School, Middle School
Event Details:

Grades 4 through 6. Come have fun with us turning regular items into awesome rockets. After we make them, we'll go outside and launch them into the sky.

Open
Required
Library Branch: Bartlett Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Youth, Elementary School, Middle School
Program Type: STEAM, Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

Grades 4 through 6. Come have fun with us turning regular items into awesome rockets. After we make them, we'll go outside and launch them into the sky.

Disclaimer(s)

ADA Accommodation

Any person needing an accommodation for a disability should contact the Administrative Office at adacoordinator@bartlettlibrary.org, (630) 837-2855, or in writing, not less than five working days prior to the event.

Registration Required

This program requires you to register.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Kindergarten" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.

Bug Out of Summer!

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:45am
Meeting Room at Bartlett Public Library District
Age Group:
Youth, Preschool, Kindergarten, Elementary School
Event Details:

Help Miss Liesel close out summer break with a storytime and craft about bugs! Activities are geared towards preschoolers, but older and younger siblings are welcome to join us. Pl...

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Bartlett Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Youth, Preschool, Kindergarten, Elementary School
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Help Miss Liesel close out summer break with a storytime and craft about bugs! Activities are geared towards preschoolers, but older and younger siblings are welcome to join us.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration Required

This program requires you to register.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Chess Club

Thursday, August 8, 2024 at 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Youth Services Department at Bartlett Public Library District
Age Group:
Youth
Event Details:

Grades 2-12.  Everyone is invited to play chess with us!  Participants should know how the pieces move and basics of the game.

Library Branch: Bartlett Public Library District
Room: Youth Services Department
Age Group: Youth
Event Details:

Grades 2-12.  Everyone is invited to play chess with us!  Participants should know how the pieces move and basics of the game.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Bartlett's Little Bookworms Book Club

Friday, August 9, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:45am
Story Room at Bartlett Public Library District
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Age Group:
Youth, Preschool
Bartlett's Little Bookworms Book Club:

Join the Bartlett Public Library District's book club designed just for preschoolers! Each session focuses on a different picture book, character, or author. We will do a couple of...

Event Details:

This session will focus on Grumpy Monkey from the series by Suzanne Lang. We will make a paper bag Grumpy Monkey puppet for our craft.

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Bartlett Public Library District
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Youth, Preschool
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Join the Bartlett Public Library District's book club designed just for preschoolers! Each session focuses on a different picture book, character, or author. We will do a couple of character/author-related games, read a story, and finish with a craft. Children may attend the storytime portion alone, but a caregiver is needed for the craft. Registration is required for each Book Club meeting.

This session will focus on Grumpy Monkey from the series by Suzanne Lang. We will make a paper bag Grumpy Monkey puppet for our craft.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration Required

This program requires you to register.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Green Thumb Club: Garden Themed Suncatcher

Saturday, August 10, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:45am
Meeting Room at Bartlett Public Library District
Program Type:
Education
Age Group:
Youth
Event Details:

Grades 1-3.  Registration required.  Join the Green Thumb Club and have fun learning about gardening with the Tri-Village Garden Club members.  Cheer up your window ...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Bartlett Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Education
Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:

Grades 1-3.  Registration required.  Join the Green Thumb Club and have fun learning about gardening with the Tri-Village Garden Club members.  Cheer up your window with a garden suncatcher

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.

Amazing Outdoor Art!

Wednesday, August 14, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Library Lawn at Bartlett Public Library District
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Youth, Elementary School
Event Details:

Grades 1-3. Come and create amazing outdoor art! Each month will feature a different exciting outdoor art project. (In the event of inclement or excessively warm weather, the progr...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Bartlett Public Library District
Room: Library Lawn
Age Group: Youth, Elementary School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:

Grades 1-3. Come and create amazing outdoor art! Each month will feature a different exciting outdoor art project. (In the event of inclement or excessively warm weather, the program will be moved inside.)   

Disclaimer(s)

Registration Required

This program requires you to register.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Chess Club

Thursday, August 15, 2024 at 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Youth Services Department at Bartlett Public Library District
Age Group:
Youth
Event Details:

Grades 2-12.  Everyone is invited to play chess with us!  Participants should know how the pieces move and basics of the game.

Library Branch: Bartlett Public Library District
Room: Youth Services Department
Age Group: Youth
Event Details:

Grades 2-12.  Everyone is invited to play chess with us!  Participants should know how the pieces move and basics of the game.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.

Galaxy Jars

Tuesday, August 20, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Meeting Room at Bartlett Public Library District
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Youth, Elementary School
Event Details:

Grades 1-3. Come be part of the fun as we craft mesmerizing cosmic scenes in jars, exploring the magic of space and sparking young imaginations with this hands-on stellar experienc...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Bartlett Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Youth, Elementary School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Grades 1-3. Come be part of the fun as we craft mesmerizing cosmic scenes in jars, exploring the magic of space and sparking young imaginations with this hands-on stellar experience. 

Disclaimer(s)

Registration Required

This program requires you to register.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.

Fizzy Planets

Thursday, August 22, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Meeting Room at Bartlett Public Library District
Program Type:
STEAM
Age Group:
Youth, Elementary School
Event Details:

Grades 1-3. Discover the wonders of our solar system! Join the excitement as young scientists explore planetary science through fizzing, bubbling experiments. 

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Bartlett Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Youth, Elementary School
Program Type: STEAM
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Grades 1-3. Discover the wonders of our solar system! Join the excitement as young scientists explore planetary science through fizzing, bubbling experiments. 

Disclaimer(s)

Registration Required

This program requires you to register.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Chess Club

Thursday, August 22, 2024 at 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Youth Services Department at Bartlett Public Library District
Age Group:
Youth
Event Details:

Grades 2-12.  Everyone is invited to play chess with us!  Participants should know how the pieces move and basics of the game.

Library Branch: Bartlett Public Library District
Room: Youth Services Department
Age Group: Youth
Event Details:

Grades 2-12.  Everyone is invited to play chess with us!  Participants should know how the pieces move and basics of the game.