Children - Programs

Each take home activity program is structured to fit

the developmental needs of different ages. 

One Activity bag- per child, per week

Please call (708) 458-2880 ext.106 to request take home activity. We encourage phone call requests to guarantee reserved bag, however, we will accept Drop-in requests ONLY if supplies are available.

1. Deadline for phone call requests/drop in requests will be every Thursday by 6pm. You may request the next week activity bags starting on the following  Monday.
2. When leaving a voicemail to request an activity bag, please specify which activity bag, and leave your child(ren)’s 1st name, last name initial,  age, and   return phone number.
3. Once the activity bag is ready, a staff member will contact you to schedule a pick up time. Pick up times will vary for different  activities.


Take home Sensory bag (Ages 18 months to 2 years): Fun literacy activities for our toddlers! Each Sensory bag will have engaging sensory activities. 

NEW! Take home Pre K Sensory bag (Ages 3-5 years): Our preschoolers are ready to learn and explore! Each week will be a different theme with literacy/sensory activities.

Take home mystery craft bag (Ages 5—8 years): Do you like surprises? Come and get a MYSTERY CRAFT!   All materials will be provided. 

Take home CBK –(CREATIVE BIG KID) bag (Ages 9 to 12 years): This take home  activity craft is for our older elementary kids who like to explore new ways to be creative! STEAM driven activities. All materials provided.

Take home Jr. High  kits (13 to 14 years): Each week, come to the library to pick up a new creative activity kit. Sneak peek; paint your own rock, DIY Orbeez air freshener and more!


We’re celebrating Library Card sign up month with a new Beanstack  bookworm challenge!

Hit the goal of 600 minutes for September and be automatically entered into our End of school year drawing.
All kids who register will receive a FREE book.
AGES 5 to 12 years
We also have an ongoing reading Challenge available to our youngest of patrons, 1000 books before Kindergarten! Receive a prize for every 100 book milestone.
Register your child today! AGES Birth to 4 years.

Visit the Library home page or Children's home page and click on BEANSTACK link to register!