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There is a fee and registration for some programs.

Space is limited.

Pumpkin Decorating Contest

A Library Family Event! Bring in your non-carved

decorated pumpkin beginning Oct. 13. 

Please do not carve it! Use items

from around your house to design/create

a pumpkin to display at

the library. Library patrons will vote

for their favorite and the

winning family will win a $25 NCG Cinemas

gift certificate!

Voting ends Oct. 31.

You may pick up your pumpkin by November 3.

HELP Game Day

Wednesday, October 29

4:00-4:45

Grades 5th-8th

If you like playing board games, this is for you!

No registration



Writing Group

Wednesdays, October 15 and 29, 

November 5 and 19

5:45-6:45

This program is for middle school and high school 

students to expand their creative writing skills.

Presented by Laura Mackley

Registration required



 Evening Story Time

Thursday, November 6

6:00-6:20

Drop in to listen stories read by your children`s librarian

No registration

Open Story Time with the

Yorkville Junior Women`s Club

Friday, November 7

10:30-11:00

Enjoy listening to many stories read by a volunteer

from the Yorkville Junior Women`s Club.

Reader: Bonnie Wooten       

No registration

Panera Storytime (any age)

Monday, November 3 and 17

10:30-11:00

Just good stories!

Children get free milk and a cookie at the

Yorkville Panera!

Must come in and register for November - NO fee


Afternoon Read

Tuesday, November4

1:30-2:00

Ages 4 & 5

In this program we will be reading stories along with

doing a related, fun craft

Registration & fee required



Book Club

Wednesday, November 5 and 19

4:15-5:00

Grades 3rd-5th

We will start a new book on Nov. 5 (to be determined by the group). This is a great opportunity to meet new people and read some excellent books.

Registration & fee required


Spanish Story Time

Wednesday, November 19

10:30-11:00

All ages

Come join us for an adventure as we read books in Spanish.

Registration required.

Presented by: Jennifer Black



Tots and Toddlers

Thursday, November 13

Friday, November 21 

10:30-11:00

This popular story time has stories, crafts,

snacks & fun jam packed into a 1/2 hour!

Fee & registration required.



Brown Bag Book Club

(formerly known as Ice Cream Book Club)

Saturday, November 8

1:00-2:00

Children must be able to read a chapter

book and be willing to discuss it.

Registration & fee required





Book Activity - Turkeys

Wednesday, October 15 and

November 12

Grades Kdg-1

4:15-5:00

We will be reading a book along with doing a

related activity.

Registration & fee required



 Read With Paws

Saturday, October 18 and November 15

Program starts at 10:30

Read with our 4 legged friends from the

Fox Valley Therapy Dog Club.

Child not a reader?

You read to the child while he/she

pets the dog.

Appointments made at Youth Services

Information Desk.

Registration Required.



On the Move/ Mommy and Me

Ages 18 months- 2 1/2 years (with parent)

Thursday, October 16 and November 20

10:30-11:00

Get moving! This program focuses on using large 

motor movements.

Registration required.

Presented by Emily Weber


On the Move

Ages 3-5

Tuesday, October 21 and November 25

10:30-11:00

This program focuses on getting kids active and using large

motor movements.

Sorry parents, this one is only for kids!

Registration required.

Presented by Emily Weber



Chef Mark

Saturday, October 25

You be the Chef for the day!

Have fun with healthy food!

Grades 3-6 (with parent) 10:30-11:30

You will be making fun winter salads, with cool sauces that you

can make and take from home.

Grades 7-12   12:00-1:00

You will be making a Chicken Caesar Salad, and learning how

to make Caesar dressing from scratch.

There will be games and prizes for both groups so come and

join the fun!

Registration required


Chef Mark

Chef Mark will be at the library again in November! 

Saturday, November 22

Grades 3-6 (with a parent) 

10:30-11:30


Grades 7-12

12:00-1:00

Registration required



Ask about our prepaid $10 family card.

This card allows our patrons to register

over the phone.