On Sat., April 15, the Niles Public Library hosted Family Art Day from 2:00 to 4:00, inviting visitors of all ages to exercise their talents in pre-planned activities with paint, pencils, artist’s paper, clay, tile, toothpicks, die-cut figures, and more. “It was a chance for everyone to explore the artists in themselves,” says Mary Ann […]
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In fact, she does this every 3rd Monday of the month from 4:30 to 5:15. It is called “Yoga for Kids: Stretch, Bend, Breathe.” (KidSpace’s Miss Clara is usually on hand, too, to encourage the kids and help them shake their sillies out.) The kids love it! Joan makes it as user-friendly as possible. None […]
Lego Day a Big Hit at Niles Public Library On Jan. 21 the Chicago Lego Users Group (ChiLUG) paid the library an all-day (10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) visit, armed with dozens of demonstration Lego-building projects to dazzle visitors. Quite an eclectic mix, these Lego maestros: adults, kids, and in-between. One grown-up was especially fond […]
In 2011, halfway through kindergarten, Alex Henricksen signed up for KidSpace’s Reading Patch Club. Today, he has 29 patches and has run out of new ones to earn. This represents more than 500 books read. Way to go, Alex! “It took me so long because it was only during the school year, and I read […]