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Youth Winter Reading Program: Look 4 The Bear Necessities

There's still time to sign up for our Youth Winter Reading Program: Look 4 The Bear Necessities, and read for a good cause this winter. By participating in our Bear Necessities fundraiser, your children will make a positive impact and help children fighting cancer. Pick up a reading log and drop your spare change into our penny jar and help give children with cancer the chance to just be a kid. All donated money will be given to Bear Necessities to fund research to help end childhood cancer. Stop at the Youth Services desk to pick up your children's reading log and start donating your spare change today. And as they fill in their reading logs, your children can earn prizes along the way. The program ends February 22.

Creation Station: LEGO Club

Lego Club

Take a look at one of the original creations made by a young builder in our Creation Station: LEGO Club, our brick-building club for kids. The Library supplies the bricks, and the kids bring the ideas during free-building time with our LEGOs. They make new friends while building fantastic creations that we then display until the following month so kids can show them off to their families and friends. The program is for kids in grades K-4 (no younger siblings, please). Upcoming meeting dates are Tuesdays, January 28, February 25, March 25, and April 22. Registration is going on now for January. Separate registration is required for each month and begins two weeks before each program.

The Golden Age of Air Travel (CANCELED)

David Kent, co-founder of Midway Historians will be here on Saturday, January 25 at 11 am in Meeting Room B to discuss the finer points of air travel. He will share stories from pilots, mechanics and other aviation authors. David will conclude with speaking about the Midway Airport of the 21st Century. Come with your aviation knowledge and enthusiasm! David will also be selling his book, "Images of Aviation: Midway Airport".

This program has been canceled due to lack of registration.

CultureGrams

CultureGrams

Explore different countries and states without ever leaving the comfort of your own home! The CultureGrams online database contains a world of information about states, countries, and Canadian provinces in formats suitable for both children and adults. Are you doing a paper for school? Use one of CultureGrams' images of flags, daily life, or points of interest for your next poster or report. If you want to use information for reports, CultureGrams will even generate citations for you. Have you ever wanted to hear the national anthem of Australia? Or see what houses look like in Norway? Now you can! Just use your New Lenox Public Library card to log onto CultureGrams today and begin exploring all it has to offer: photos, maps, recipes, graphs/statistics, videos, lists of important people, educational/teaching resources for parents and teachers, recordings of national anthems, and more. CultureGrams can be found in the Homework Help and A-Z Resource List tabs under Research & Learning.

Play Just Dance on the BIG screen!

Do you enjoy music and dancing, and are you a 4th-8th grader? If so, come join the fun and play Just Dance on the Library's BIG screen during the Scene Remix on Thursday, January 23, from 4:30-5:30 pm! If dancing in front of others isn't your thing, we'll have board games and puzzles, as well. And we'll also have snacks! Registration is required, so call, come in, or sign-up online today!

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