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Summer Book Party: Secret Explorers (K-5- VIRTUAL)

Pick Up Kit at Main Library between June 30-July 11

2024-07-11 16:00:00 2024-07-11 16:45:00 America/Chicago Summer Book Party: Secret Explorers (K-5- VIRTUAL) We're having a book party & you're invited! We'll go on a mission to the Jurassic period with the Secret Explorers and make a dinosaur craft. Registration required. Virtual - Kidspace - Zoom

Thursday, July 11
4:00pm - 4:45pm

Add to Calendar 2024-07-11 16:00:00 2024-07-11 16:45:00 America/Chicago Summer Book Party: Secret Explorers (K-5- VIRTUAL) We're having a book party & you're invited! We'll go on a mission to the Jurassic period with the Secret Explorers and make a dinosaur craft. Registration required. Virtual - Kidspace - Zoom

Virtual

Kidspace - Zoom

We're having a book party & you're invited! We'll go on a mission to the Jurassic period with the Secret Explorers and make a dinosaur craft. Registration required.

**PLEASE NOTE:       Registration for this program does not start until June 1, 2024. Please register separately for each child planning to attend this program.**

The Secret Explorers is a book series featuring a group of super smart kids from all over the world who solve mysteries and fix problems all over the globe- and throughout time and space. At this virtual book party, we'll read from book #4- The Secret Explorers and the Jurassic Rescue where Tamiko and Cheng travel back in time and work together to find an egg- a dinosaur egg! We'll also make a dinosaur craft.  Registration required. 

This program has supplies to be picked up at the KidSpace Youth Reference Desk at the Main Library (270 N. Grove Ave., Elgin). Program supplies will be ready for pick-up between Monday, June 30th through Thursday, July 11th.  All registered participants will receive an email with the zoom login prior to the program date.  

If you would like to pick up the supplies at the Main Library Drive-up Window instead of inside the library at the youth desk, please call the youth desk at 847-429-4685 at least ONE HOUR before arriving at the library.  

PLEASE CUT OUT THE TRACER SHAPES ON THE GRAY POSTERBOARD BEFORE THE PROGRAM. 

Program supplies in the bag:

Toilet paper tube

Stapled packet of green paper, different shades

2 google eyes

1 "-osaur" trading card

1 Extra Mad Lib

1 gray posterboard tracer sheet

Program supplies to gather at home: 

Glue stick

Green, black, brown markers

Scissors

For a list of possible book titles that we may use in this program, click here

New to Zoom? Click here for more information. 

If you register but later are unable to attend the event, please call 847-429-4685 to cancel as soon as possible. This allows a student on the wait list to join the event. We will be taking attendance at the programs, and staff members reserve the right to move a registrant to the wait list if they are found to be consistently absent from programs. 

AGE GROUP: | Elementary School |

EVENT TYPE: | Virtual | Book Clubs & Discussion Groups | Activity |

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Virtual

Phone: 847-742-2411

Hours

Today's hours

We're open 9:00AM to 9:00PM

Mon, Jul 15 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jul 16 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jul 17 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jul 18 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jul 19 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jul 20 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jul 21 12:00PM to 5:00PM

About the Branch

Programs presented virtually through FB, Zoom, YouTube, and other online sources.

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Thu, Jul 18, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
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Thu, Jul 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Thu, Jul 18, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
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Thu, Jul 18, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Main Library - Sally Lee Fox & Eagle Rooms
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Thu, Jul 18, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Thu, Jul 18, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Main Library - Meadows Community Rooms AB
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Thu, Jul 18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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Fri, Jul 19, 9:00am - 9:30am
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Fri, Jul 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
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Fri, Jul 19, 11:15am - 11:45am
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Fri, Jul 19, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
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Fri, Jul 19, 12:45pm - 1:15pm
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