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This Week At The Library

This Week At The Library
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Tabletop ‘N’ Treats
Tuesday 01/16 | 6-8 pm

TNT – Get ready for some old school tabletop gaming with treats and drinks provided! Play a character in an immersive role-playing experience, like Dungeon and Dragons. Outsmart your opponents in a game of strategy or chance, like Uno and Codenames. All games will be provided by the library and game instructions will be given where needed.

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Virtual Cooking Class with Healthy West Chicago / Clase Virtual de Cocina con Healthy West Chicago
Wednesday 01/17 | 6-7 pm

Following MyPlate for a Healthier You

During this class we will be using the MyPlate app as a guide to improve our health. Chef Maria will discuss dinner ideas and provide suggestions for foods to serve with each recipe to include all five food groups.

Featured Recipe: Veggie and Rice Stir-Fry. West Chicago residents are invited to a virtual family cooking class hosted by Healthy West Chicago and the West Chicago Public Library District. Join Chef Maria as she demonstrates how to make healthy family-approved meals with the supplied recipe during each class. Families will learn tips on eating healthy, saving time in the kitchen, how to involve kids in food preparation, and much more. All participants that attend the class will be entered into a drawing to win a $20 gift card following the class. Event Cost: Classes are free of charge thanks to Healthy West Chicago and the West Chicago Public Library. Registration will be confirmed via Zoom. You only need to register once per family per class.

Siguiendo MyPlate para estar más saludable

Durante esta clase empezaremos a usar la aplicación MyPlate como guía para mejorar nuestra salud. La Chef Maria discutirá ideas para cenar y proveerá sugerencias de alimentos para servir con cada receta para incluir todos los cinco grupos de alimentos. Receta destacada: Salteado de verduras y arroz. Los residentes de West Chicago están invitados a una clase de cocina familiar virtual presentado por Healthy West Chicago y la Biblioteca Pública de West Chicago. Acompañe a Chef Maria mientras demuestra cómo hacer recetas nutritivas aprobadas por familias con la receta entregada durante cada clase. Las familias aprenderán consejos para comer saludable, ahorrar tiempo en la cocina, como involucrar a niños en la preparación de la comida, y mucho más. Todos los participantes que asistan la clase participarán en una rifa para ganar una tarjeta de regalo de $20 después de la clase. Costo del Evento: Todas las clases son gratuitas gracias a Healthy West Chicago y la Biblioteca Pública de West Chicago. El registro será confirmado vía Zoom. Usted solamente necesita registrarse una vez por familia por clase.

Come & Play ~

Parachute Day!

Thursday 01/18 | 9:30-10 am

Songs, games, and fun with our colorful parachute.

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Open Chess Night
Thursday 01/18 | 6-8 pm

Join us for an evening of informal chess play in the library.

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Sensory Saturday
Saturday 01/20 | 11 am – Noon

Join us once a month for an hour of awesome things to play with. From playdoh to magna-tiles to magic sand, let your imagination go!

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Saturday Film Series
Saturday 01/20 | 2-4 pm

Enjoy a movie and snacks.

Movie: Jerry and Marge Go Large @Paramount Pictures

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A Very Yeti Winter

Reading Program

12/01/2023 – 02/02/2024

Get yeti for winter – it’s the perfect time for our winter reading program! Complete various challenges and reading for a special prize. For the first time, try our digital log by clicking the button to the right! For ages Birth – 11 years-old.

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Read and Roll ~

You Matter/Tu Importas

New Book Starting January 1st!

Walk along and read a new story with an interactive adventure each month. Located along the Illinois Prairie Path on Turner Court next to the library. For families. January’s title is You Matter/Tu Importas by Christian Robinson.

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