The Youth Service Department offers age appropriate programming to grow readers and create life long learners. We strive to provide friendly service, vast collections, and unique programming for all who visit the library.
Upcoming events for Children
Drop In Story Time
Our Friends of the Library volunteers are hosting Drop in Story Time each Friday at 10:30am.
Chalk the Walk
Join us for Drop In Story Time then stay for Chalk the Walk. We will provide the chalk for your child to create art on the sidewalk outside the library. ***Weather permitting***
Silly Story Time
NO School! Join us for Silly Story Time at 10:30.
Interactive KIDS Movie
Interact with Count Dracula and Mavis at the Hotel Transylvania while watching the movie. Use the provided interactive script and props to follow along with the movie. Please register for your spot to participate in this fun event.
Facebook Spanish Story Time
Join Senora Katalina on the Yorkville Public Library Facebook page for Story Time in Spanish.
Tots and Toddlers
Join us at YPL for songs, stories, and dancing.
More Resources for Children
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
The simple and enjoyable act of sharing books helps your child learn pre-reading skills such as understanding the sounds letters make, developing a bigger vocabulary, and building background knowledge—all important skills that help prepare your child for learning to read and entering kindergarten.
2021 Winter Reading
We are challenging patrons to read! If the community of Yorkville reaches 20,000 minutes,
The Friends of the Yorkville Public Library have pledged $100 to the Kendall County Food Pantry.
Read and submit your minutes, help us reach this goal!
Explore More Illinois
Explore More Illinois is a cultural pass program that provides discounts and other offerings from museums, historical societies, performing and visual arts centers, and other attractions across the state of Illinois.
Museum Adventure Pass
Use the smartest card – your library card – to receive admission or a special discount at participating Chicago area cultural destinations, such as Legoland Discovery Center, Brookfield Zoo, Naper Settlement, and many more!