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Family Book Club: Splashy Fun in the Summer Sun

Pick up kit from Main Library from June 13 - June 24

2022-06-24 00:00:00 2022-06-24 23:59:00 America/Chicago Family Book Club: Splashy Fun in the Summer Sun Splashing, sunning & reading- what could be better? Let's do some fun summer crafts too! Pick up your kit/guide to enjoy summer books and activities with your family at home. Registration required. Main Library

Friday, June 24
All day

Add to Calendar 2022-06-24 00:00:00 2022-06-24 23:59:00 America/Chicago Family Book Club: Splashy Fun in the Summer Sun Splashing, sunning & reading- what could be better? Let's do some fun summer crafts too! Pick up your kit/guide to enjoy summer books and activities with your family at home. Registration required. Main Library

Splashing, sunning & reading- what could be better? Let's do some fun summer crafts too! Pick up your kit/guide to enjoy summer books and activities with your family at home. Registration required.

**NOTE:  Kits contain supplies for 1 of each craft.  If you have multiple children in your family, please register each child separately.**

When you are finished with a day of swimming, picnics, bike riding, and all other types of summer fun, it is a great time to grab some books and create some fun crafts, snacks and games together with your family. (Note:  This is NOT a Zoom meeting event.) We've prepared a Book Party Plan suggesting some fun summertime books to share along with related activities that your family will love during the dog days of summer. 

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 13th through Friday, June 24th.  The kit will include the basic materials for the suggested craft projects.  You will need to secure the ingredients for the snack ideas as well as some general crafting items listed below.  Best for families with children in K-5th grade.  

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 before arriving at the library.  

Program Supplies in the bag:

1 “Splashy Fun in the Summer Sun” plan packet

1 “Summer Scattergories” packet

1 piece red pool noodle

2 large googly eyes

1 square of pink craft foam

4 red pipe cleaners

1 red paper rectangle with claws

6 paper balloons- all different colors

1 piece of colorful bakers twine

1 brown construction paper rectangle

1 piece of tan/cream string

1 plain white set of 2 Whirlygig Circles (half sheet/on cardstock)

1 set of predecorated Whirlygig Circles (half sheet/on cardstock)

1 square corrugated cardboard

Program Supplies to gather at home for CRAFTS:

Liquid Glue (Elmer's works well)

Glue Stick

Scissors

Crayons/colored pencils/markers

Tape

Pushpin and/or wooden skewer

Pencils

Ingredients to gather at home for SNACKS:  (if you want to make all snacks suggested)

Celery sticks

Apples

Pretzel sticks or twists

Mini chocolate chips

Peanut Butter (or spread of your choice) 

Pickle cucumbers

2 oz. chunk cheese (choose preferred flavor)

Ranch dip (or any dip of choice)

Carrot sticks

Lifesaver gummies (optional)

'Nilla Wafer cookies (mini or original size or equivalent) 

Strawberry frosting (options: vanilla frosting dyed pink or strawberry cream cheese)

Candy eyes

Graham crackers

Waffles

Banana slices

Strawberries

Blueberries or chocolate chips

Prepackaged red Jell-O cups (or homemade watermelon Jell-O in clear cups)

Ready Whip whipped cream

Green sanding sugar or sprinkles

AGE GROUP: | Family | Elementary School |

EVENT TYPE: | Activity |

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