Loves Park and Roscoe libraries begin preschool story hours

Loves Park and Roscoe libraries begin preschool story hours

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Preschool Story Hour, for children aged 3-5, will begin Monday, September 9, at the North Suburban Library/Loves Park, 6340 N. Second St.. Story Hour is offered on Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m.; Tuesday at 1 p.m.; plus Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m. The 10 a.m., Wednesday session is open to children under age 3 who attend with a parent or caregiver. Daycare providers are welcome to attend the Friday session in Loves Park with children of any age. The September weekly themes will be: apples-Sept. 9; squirrels-Sept. 16; fall-Sept. 23 and fire prevention- Sept. 30.

Story Hour, for children 3-5 years old, will begin on Monday, September 9, at the North Suburban Library/Roscoe, 5562 Clayton Circle. The Roscoe sessions are held on Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday at 10 a.m.; and Thursday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.. The Wednesday story hours are open to children under age 3 who attend with a parent or caregiver. The Sept. weekly themes will be: squirrels-Sept. 9; apples-Sept. 16; fire prevention-Sept. 23; and fall-Sept. 30.

Preschool story hour is a free program of stories and crafts based on a theme. No registration is required. Each session lasts approximately one hour. For more information phone Loves Park at 633-4247, ext. 6 or Roscoe at 623-6266, ext. 6.

Book donations wanted for used book sales

The Friends of the North Suburban Library/Roscoe, 5562 Clayton Circle., are seeking book donations for their upcoming Used Book Sale, Sept. 26-28, in the library meeting room. The sale will be held Thursday, Sept. 26, 6-8 p.m.; Friday, September 27, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; and Saturday, Sept. 28, 10 a.m. – 12 noon.

The Friends of the North Suburban Library/Loves Park, 6340 N. Second St., are also accepting book donations for a Used Book Sale on Thursday, Oct. 3, from 5 – 8 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 4, from 9 – 4:30 p.m.; and Saturday, Oct. 5, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., in the library auditorium.

Paperbacks or hardcovers, romances, mysteries, science fiction, children’s books, magazines and non-fiction of all types may be turned in at the Customer Service Desk any time the library is open. No textbooks or encyclopedias, please, and do not put donations in the book drops. All the funds from the book sales go right back to the libraries to sponsor programming or to purchase materials. Phone 633-4247 or 623-6266 for more information.

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