Children - Programs

Program guidelines for Fall Session I 2018
2018 Fall I Session 
Important Information on Fall 2018 Program Participation Requirements
There will be No Pre-Registration for Fall Programs, instead Registration for Bridgeview residents only will begin 30 minutes before the start of each program and event. Non-residents will be allowed to register 15 minutes before program. 
For example Kids Craft begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday Evenings, there are 20 spaces available for this program. At 6:00pm, the sign up sheet will be placed on the Youth Services reference desk for Bridgeiew Patrons to sign up. At 6:45pm - if spaces are left, sign up is open to non Bridgeview patrons.  Once all 20 spaces are filled the program is closed.  Program admittance will close 10 minutes after the start of the program.  
* Bridgeview Residents will be allowed 15 minutes to register before Non-residents- *First come - First serve. 
* Please be advised that space is limited and a maximum capacity has been set for each program. Program materials will be prepared to accomodate the maximum amount of participants for each program, there will be no extra space. 
*Programs require that participants be within a certain age range, these guidelines are used to ensure a pleasant experience for all participants.  Age requirements will be enforced, thank you for your understanding. If a program is for all ages it will be stated in the brochure or on the website.
All families enrolled in school districts 109, 117, and 122 are invited to attend programs. Please stop in the library today for Fall Brochures and Calendars at the Children's Desk.
Please make an effort to be On Time for Programs
PLEASE BE ADVISED if you are more than 10 minutes late for a program or event you may not be able to participate. Please see a Youth Services Associate at the Youth Reference desk for any questions. 

Come to Bridgeview Library for
Boo-Tastic Halloween Fun
2018 Halloween Events
for Children and Families
Mondays at 1pm—Pre K Halloween Crafts: October 15th , 22nd, & 29th at 1pm. Ages 3-5yrs MAX 10

Tuesday, October 16th at 6:30pm—Paint a Pumpkin! SORRY!! REGISTRATION CLOSED - CAPACITY HAS BEEN REACHED. Do It Yourself Painted Pumpkin!  Come create a small decoration to add to your Halloween Fun! Bridgeview Residents Registration is Oct. 1st through Oct. 3rd. Community Open Registration is on Thursday Oct. 4th, until capacity is reached. Please stop at the Youth Services Desk to register your child. No Phone Calls will be accepted. Ages 5yrs to
12 years MAX 20
Wednesdays at 4pm—Halloween Bingo: Play Halloween Bingo to win books and prizes. October 17th & 24th    For Ages 5-12 years MAX 10
Ooey Gooey Slime -  Thursday, October 18th at 4:00pm: Come to the Library for some messy fun making a few Halloween favorite slimes.  AGES 3rd to 6th grade only—Max 20
Tuesday, October 23rd at 6:30pm  Movie & Popcorn: Coco   Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.  Under 5 years must be with Adult.
Don’t forget to please bring your own drink.

Wednesday, October 24th at 11am—Halloween Playdate: Bring your   toddler to the Library for a Halloween sensory explosion! Lots of hands on fun for your little one!
AGES: 18 months to 2.5yrs only—MAX 20

Thursday, October 25th at 6:30pm: LEGO Monster build: Make your own Frankenstein or other  Halloween  favorites using the Library’s Lego collection. Ages 5 years and older.

Friday October 26th at 11am— Toddler Boogie Monsters: A great time to dance and play musical instruments to some Halloween classic songs! AGES 18 months to 3 years—MAX 20

Friday, October 26th 4pm    Movie & Popcorn- Hotel Transylvania: Celebrate the release of Hotel Transylvania 3 in Theaters by watching the original at the Library! Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teenaged daughter.  Special Raffle at the end of the movie! Ages 5 years and older.

Tuesday, October 30th 11am   Toddler/Pre K Halloween Party: Dress in your favorite costume and join us for a Halloween story, games and music! Parade around the Library for special treats! Ages 18months to 5 years. MAX 20

Tuesday, October 30th at 6:30pm—Kid’s Craft: Create a spooky Halloween scene for your home decorations! Under 5 years must sit with an adult. MAX 20

Wednesday, October 31st
Trick or Treat 3-7pm