Three ways to register:

Stop by...

Drop by the library and visit the Youth Services, Circulation, or Reference Desk, and we'll sign you up.

Contact us...

Give us a call at 815-725-4368.

Sign up online...

Click on the title of the program you are interested in, or click on the Calendar of Events and select the title.


If you find that you are unable to attend after signing up, please call and cancel so we can open up a spot for those on the waiting list.

Kids & Family Programs

Mother / Daughter Craft Night
Monday, August 4 | 6:30 PM
Join us for a special mother/daughter craft night each month! Register your daughter and we'll expect Mom (or grandma, aunt, or sister) too!.

Please note: Daughters must be between 9 and 15.

American Girl - Marie Grace
Join us as we explore what life was like for the American Girl Marie-Grace. We'll discuss Marie-Grace's story and do crafts related to her life!

Storytime in the Park
Join us at one of Shorewood's parks for an outside storytime! Please provide an e-mail address so we can let you know what park we'll be meeting at each week!

Movies & Music in the Park
Thursday, August 7 | 6:30 PM
Stop by Shorewood Towne Center Park for family films and fun!

Movies start at dusk (around 8:30 PM).

**Contact the library for a list of movie titles**

Kids Craft Club
Ready for the next step above storytime crafts? Come in each month for Kids' Craft Club! We'll work on a different project each month.

Paws to Read
Monday, August 11 | 5:00 PM
Sign up to read with our therapy dog friend Brody! Children will sign up for fifteen minute segments. Bring your favorite book or pull one off the shelves to read to the friendly pooch.

**Please contact the Youth Services desk (815-725-4368) to register for a time!

Tiempo de Leer en Espanol - Spanish Storytime
Monday, August 11 | 6:30 PM
Join us for a storytime in Spanish.

Ages 4 - 12.

Story Cubes
Tuesday, August 12 | 2:00 PM
Come in to play Rory's Story Cubes with us! Roll the dice to find out what you need to include in your story. The rest is up to you!

Ages 8 - 16.

Barbie Storytime
Thursday, August 14 | 2:00 PM
Join us for a special Barbie-themed storytime! We'll listen to Barbie stories, play Barbie games, and do a special Barbie-themed craft. Come dressed as your favorite Barbie if you like!

Ages 4 - 8.

Pajama Storytime
Monday, August 18 | 6:30 PM
Bring your pajamas and stuffed animals to join us for pajama storytime! Enjoy stories, snacks and a craft.

Ages 2-8.

Ninja Turtle Day
Monday, August 25 | 4:00 PM
Cowabunga dudes! You don't have to be a teenager to become a Ninja Turtle! Come in for Ninja Turtle books, games and a craft.

Ages 4-10.

Recurring Storytimes
Lapsit Storytime
Ages 0 - 2½
Mondays - 8/4, 8/11, 8/18, 8/25 | 10:00 AM
Tuesdays - 8/5, 8/12, 8/19, 8/26 | 9:30 AM

Storytime
Ages 2½ - 4 - Tuesdays - 8/5, 8/12, 8/19, 8/26 | 11:00 AM
Ages 2½ - 6 - Fridays - 8/8, 8/15, 8/22, 8/29 | 11:00 AM
Ages 4 - 6 - Mondays - 8/4, 8/11, 8/18, 8/25 | 1:30 PM

Book Buddies
Ages 6-9
Tuesdays - 8/5, 8/12, 8/19, 8/26 | 7:00 PM