CRETE | The Crete Public Library, 1177 N. Main St., announces its children's programming for January. Registration is required for all programs other than drop-in story times. Register in person or by phoning (708) 672-8017.
Wee Ones Story Time
The Crete Public Library invites children up to 24 months of age to Wee Ones Story Time from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Fridays, Jan. 11, 18, 25, and Feb. 1 and 8. Children and caregivers will enjoy simple rhymes and stories plus play time.
Toddler Story Time
The Crete Public Library invites children ages 2 and 3 years old and their caregivers to Toddler Story Time from 10 to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays, Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29 and Feb. 5. Activities include stories, music and flannel board activities. A second Toddler Story Time is offered from 10 to 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays, Jan. 9, 16, 23 30 and Feb. 6. Activities include stories, music and flannel board activities. Register for one session.
Preschool Story Time
The Crete Public Library will host Preschool Story Time for children 4 and 5 years old from 1 to 1:45 p.m. on Mondays Jan. 7, 14, 28 and Feb. 4. Children will be listening to stories and music plus make a craft to take home. A second Preschool Story Time is offered from 10 to 10:45 a.m. on Thursdays, Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31 and Feb. 7. Children will be listening to stories and music plus make a craft to take home. Register for one session.
Nerf Wars Program
The Crete Public Library will hold a Nerf Wars program from 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 2 for children age 9 and older. Bored with the regular Nerf games? Join us for a fun afternoon.
The Crete Public Library offers Curiosity Club for children ages 5 to 8 years old from 4 to 4:45 p.m. on Tuesdays, Jan. 8, 15, 22 and 29. Explore the world of science and technology through stories and by moving from station to station to do fun activities.
G.R.O.S.S. (Get Rid OF Slimy girlS)
The Crete Public Library will hold G.R.O.S.S., a program for boys age 7 and older, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 10.
The Crete Public Library’s Lego Club will meet from 1 to 2 p.m. Jan. 12. Lego fun for ages 6 and older.
The Crete Public Library will hold Tween Ink for children ages 9 to 12 years old from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 14. Bring your writing project or create a new one with Miss April's help. When your project is finished, you will learn how to submit your writing to various publications.
Chess Night With John
The Crete Public Library will hold Chess Night with John from 7 to 8 p.m. Jan. 14 for children ages 7 and older. John will teach new players how to play chess and experienced players may challenge one another. Invite your friends.
The Crete Library will hold Lil’ Doodlers from 11:30 a.m. to noon Jan. 17 for toddlers 2 and 3 years old and their caregiver. Enjoy a simple art project with your little one plus stories and songs.
G.R.U.B (Get Rid of Ucky Boys)
The Crete Public Library offers G.R.U.B., a program just for girls ages 7 and older, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24. Girls this is your special time to enjoy Miss Michelle's awesome program.
Girls Night Out
The Crete Library will hold Girls Night Out for girls 7 and older from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16. Miss Bethann will have a fun craft for you to make. Bring your friends for a girls' night out together.