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BabyFest Book Challenge

150th Anniversary Special

2024-05-17 00:00:00 2024-05-17 23:59:00 America/Chicago BabyFest Book Challenge In honor of our library's 150th anniversary, new and soon-to-be caregivers are invited to a challenge. Read 150 books (only 5 per day!) with your baby or baby-to-be all month long and receive a prize! Main Library -

Friday, May 17
All day

Add to Calendar 2024-05-17 00:00:00 2024-05-17 23:59:00 America/Chicago BabyFest Book Challenge In honor of our library's 150th anniversary, new and soon-to-be caregivers are invited to a challenge. Read 150 books (only 5 per day!) with your baby or baby-to-be all month long and receive a prize! Main Library -

In honor of our library's 150th anniversary, new and soon-to-be caregivers are invited to a challenge. Read 150 books (only 5 per day!) with your baby or baby-to-be all month long and receive a prize!

For current and soon-to-be caregivers and babies up to 18 months. Register using the Beanstack app or pick up a paper reading log in person at any library location. 

Let's celebrate books, babies, and a milestone anniversary with every page turned. Read 150 books with your baby or baby-to-be during the month of May! 

Visit https://gailborden.beanstack.org/reader365 to register! If you prefer a paper log, please pick up a copy at any library location.  You can also download a copy - Baby_Fest_Book_Challenge.pdf

Upon completing the challenge, celebrate your achievement with a special prize! Prizes will be available beginning May 15th at Main Library in the Early Learning Center, and at Rakow Branch and South Elgin Branch. Prizes must be picked up by Friday, June 7. 

AGE GROUP: | Baby & Toddler | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Activity |

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Main Library

Phone: 847-742-2411

Hours

Today's hours

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

Mon, May 20 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, May 21 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, May 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, May 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, May 24 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, May 25 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, May 26 12:00PM to 5:00PM

Upcoming Events

Thu, May 23, All day
Main Library
In honor of our library's 150th anniversary, new and soon-to-be caregivers are invited to a challenge. Read 150 books (only 5 per day!) with your baby or baby-to-be all month long and receive a prize!

Thu, May 23, 9:30am - 11:30am
Main Library - 2nd Floor - Behind Elevators
Get help with common tech issues like Microsoft Office, using a tablet, hotspots, syncing email with your phone, downloading content, and more. Drop in for personalized assistance at your library.

Thu, May 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
South Elgin Branch
For active seniors who would like to connect with community plus Elgin Memory Cafe' participants, this group meets to see a presenter, learn "tech bytes", and make a craft to make for nursing homes.

Thu, May 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Lobby - Piano
Piano performance in the lobby by volunteer community members.

Thu, May 23, 3:00pm - 9:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270*
Come to our high school teen center to get your study on! Refreshments will be provided.

Thu, May 23, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270
Help out the library with various projects. Meet in Studio 270. Registration Required.
This event is full

Thu, May 23, 5:30pm - 6:00pm
South Elgin Branch - South Elgin - Hoffer Room
Preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs, and activities. Ages 3-5 years old

Thu, May 23, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Mobile Services - Sprinter
Festival Park - 132 S Grove Ave, Elgin, IL 60120

Thu, May 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Elgin Room
Cada mes leemos una lectura hispanoamericana corta del libro "Abriendo puertas: Ampliando perspectivas." Hay copias del libro en la biblioteca. En español.

Thu, May 23, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Grove Room
Have a legal question? Walk-in for a free, 15-minute consultation! In partnership with Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center. Registration not required. Ayuda legal disponible en español.

Thu, May 23, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Meadows Community Rooms ABC
Test your knowledge of local history with historian Jerry Turnquist. Participants can use a smartphone or a device (limited quantity) provided by the library to answer questions. Please Register

Thu, May 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
South Elgin Branch - South Elgin - Hoffer Room
In this series, learn how to use Microsoft Excel to manipulate, format, and organize numbers and other types of data. Sponsored by Comcast Internet Essentials.
Registration is now closed

Fri, May 24, All day
Main Library
In honor of our library's 150th anniversary, new and soon-to-be caregivers are invited to a challenge. Read 150 books (only 5 per day!) with your baby or baby-to-be all month long and receive a prize!

Fri, May 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Rakow Branch - Rakow - Outside West
Come help plant some of the Rakow Community Garden plot and take a potted seed home to grow!
This event is full

Canceled
Fri, May 24, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Mobile Services
1005 N Liberty St - Elgin, IL 60120

Fri, May 24, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270*
Come to our high school teen center to get your study on! Refreshments will be provided.