This page is for kids in Pre-K through 5th grade.
All programs are free, open to the public, and most require registration.
Please call the library at 815-786-8308 with any questions.
PLEASE NOTE: All programs are subject to change and/or cancellation. To stay updated, please join the appropriate text group for each program. 

One Time Events

Family Trivia Night!

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021, 5pm | Hosted on Zoom

Click here to join via Zoom
Passcode: library
Gather the whole family and join us for a fun evening of online trivia, including prizes!


Dinosaur Adventures with T-Rexplorers

Monday, March 1st at 6PM

Come on a mini adventure with T-Rexplorers as they tell you tales of things you would see on a real dinosaur dig.  They’ll read you a story written by a young Jr. Paleontologist while they show you 5 different clues that dinosaurs did exist!  See real dinosaur fossils and have some fun!

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Recurring Events

PU = Pick-Up      ON = Online


Creative Club (PU)
New every 3rd Monday
Pick-up craft projects for ages 7+. Reservation required. Text @spldcreate to 81010 to receive reminders and make reservations.


Children's Craft Kits (PU)
New every other Monday
Craft kits are available for curbside pick-up during library hours. One per child. New craft added every other week. First come, first serve; supplies are limited; no reservations. Please call when you are in the parking lot to pick one up! New: 1/11, 1/25, 2/8, 2/15, 3/1, 3/15, 3/29


Mystery Book Bags (PU)
Geared for 3rd - 6th graders, these bags are full of surprises. Each bag comes with one library book and lots of goodies! You have to return the book, but everything else in the bag is yours. Children can request one bag per month. Bags are created by reservation only and will be ready within two business days for pick-up. You must have a library card to reserve a bag. If you'd like to reserve a Book Bag for your child, please call the library and ask for Bailey.


Let's Read A Story (ON)
New every Tuesday
Weekly video with a story and an activity for preschool-aged children. Text @spldstory to 81010 to join.


Big Kids Story Club (ON)
Wednesdays at 4PM
Join us via Zoom as we chat, play a game, and read from our selected chapter book! Text @spldbig to 81010 to join in!
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