Crete Public Library
CRETE | The Crete Public Library’s Curiosity Club “sprang into action” recently with a program all about springs.
Judy Richert, left, shows the children the many tricks of a Slinky toy. The children viewed books on springs, made a craft using clothes pins, held slinky races, and viewed a huge car strut that uses a spring which supports the weight of the car.
Jacob VanVossen, pictured above, paints a clothes pin during a recent Crete Public Library Curiosity Club program all about springs. Jacob's finished craft was a decorated magnet cloths pin for clipping papers together.
Wearing a fierce-looking dinosaur headband, Bryce DeJong, middle, steps high to a marching song during a recent Crete Public Library Toddler Story Time held in the Youth Services Department.
CRETE | A recent Toddler Story Time at the Crete Public Library for children age 2 and 3 featured the letter “D.”
Lisa Forrest hands her daughter, Dana Forrest, a frog picture during a recent Toddler Story Time held in the Crete Public Library. The children practice counting, picture recognition and other educational skills while having tons of fun.
CRETE | The Crete Public Library held a grand reopening on Oct. 19 to celebrate the completion of its renovation project which began in April.
Library Director Jane Schulten, from left, Library Trustee Heather Van Zyl, Library President Mardie Tuttle, Crete Village President Michael Einhorn, Crete Chamber President Rick Cobb and Chamber Member Robert Krygsheld participate in the Crete Public Library's grand reopening ribbon cutting…
What's more fun than a balloon spider or a balloon helicopter? Bryce Milburn, left, and Bren Milburn's request for both were fulfilled during the recent Crete Public Library's grand reopening celebration in October.
CRETE | The Crete Public Library, 1177 N. Main St., announces its December children's programs. Registration is required for all programs other than drop-in story times. Sign up in person, by phone at (708) 672-8017 or online: http://www.cretelibrary.org/.
Librarian Michelle Madson shares the story of the Boogey Man.
Having tons of fun, the girls participate in a Boogey Man game during the GRUB program. One girl was chosen to be the mythical Boogey Man and pulled another girl under the bed until all the girls ended up under the colorful parachute giggling and screaming.
During craft time the girls glued rubber snakes to a headband to mimic Medusa's creepy look. Pictured are Grace Tibbs, left, and Aniyah Curtis being Medusa.
CRETE | The Crete Public Library GRUB program recently had fun with the mythology of Medusa and the Boogey Man. GRUB stands for Get Rid of Ucky Boys and is for girls ages 7 and older.
CRETE | The Crete Public Library’s Youth Services Department recently held GROSS, a boys-only program where spiders were the theme.
Jonah Uhlenbrauck holds his spider for all his friends to see at the Crete Public Library's boys-only program called GROSS, Get Rid of Stinky girlS.
The GROSS program, held recently at the Crete Public Library, was all about spiders. The boys listened to the true, and sometimes creepy, facts about these arachnids that have eight legs and are found on every continent of the world except Antarctica.
CRETE | The Crete Public Library. 1177 N. Main St, announces its children's programs for November.
CRETE | Crete Public Library, 1177 N. Main St., is hosting November programs for adults and young adults. Sign up in person, by phone at (708) 672-8017 or online at www.cretelibrary.org. The Crete Public Library will be closed Nov. 28, in observance of Thanksgiving.
Emily Cook, far left, of ME4E, has fun with the girls and boys after she taught them the principle of flight. They then made paper airplanes to soar around the room at the Crete Public Library.
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