Children - Programs


Youth Services Program Registration Information

Bridgeview residents may register 30 minutes before the start of each program.
Non-residents may register after this time provided there are open spaces left.

Space is limited and a maximum capacity number has been set for each program.
Some programs require that participants be within a certain age range.
Age requirements will be enforced to ensure a pleasant experience for all.
Age requirements will be stated in the brochure or on the website.
Thank you for your understanding.

Please stop by the Youth Services desk or call 708-458-2880 x106 with any questions. 
Brochures and Calendars are available at the desk.


Children's Winter Weekly Programs
January 28th - March 7th
Toddler Playdate at 11am—The activity room is open to families for an open play session with their children. Each session will be uniquely themed to increase children’s curiosity for learning and promote pro-social skills.   
AGES: 18 months -2 1/2 yrs. Max 20


Kid’s Craft - 6:30pm
Benefits of Crafting for Children:
-Improves coordination and fine motor skills; essential for dressing themselves, tying shoelaces and learning to write.
-Develops their imagination and encourages self-expression.
-Makes them more creative and enhances their ability to innovate.
Ages 5 and younger must attend with an adult.  Max 20

Lego Build Night at 6:30pm—We will provide plenty of LEGOS!
You should bring your creativity and building skills. Don’t forget to  invite a friend.  Under 5 years must sit with an adult.  MAX 20

Books N Boogie at 11am—Great program for toddlers to boogie away that energy! Join Ms. Amy for a story, singing, dancing and playing musical instruments.  Ages 18months to 3 yrs. Max 20

Saturday Movie & Popcorn at 2pm—Stay warm this winter and come to the Library to watch popular kids movies! Dates: January 25th Toy Story 4February 29th FROZEN II  (March NEW RELEASE TBA) LIMIT 20


Children Special Events
 Thursday, February 13th at 2pm: Sweetheart Craft– Make your  sweetheart a special gift for Valentines Day! LIMIT 20
Monday, February 17th at 2pm : If I were President— What would you do if you were in the Oval Office? Come create a picture of what you would look like as President of the United States and write your ideas to make the USA  a better country for all! Artwork will be displayed in the Library.



Jr. High Winter weekly programs
 (7th & 8th grade only)

Jr. High programs will take place in the Children's Activity room.
Kahoot! at 4:30pm—Jr. High kids compete to see who will be Champion of Kahoot! Jr. High kids that are participating must bring their own mobile device and download FREE app. Ages  7th & 8th grade only. LIMIT 20
DIY Activities at 4:30pm—Looking for something to do to be creative? How about hanging out with friends while playing some board games? Each week we’ll have a different activity for Jr. high kids to do on their own while hanging with friends, and perhaps make some new friends too! Ages 7th grade & 8th grade only. LIMIT 20