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January 2020

Wednesday Storytime

January 22, 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until March 25, 2020

Barnes & Noble (most locations), (Check your local store)

Come enjoy Storytime every Wednesday at 10:30am with fun activities to follow. Perfect for infants and toddlers.

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Cookies and Hot Chocolate Storytime

January 22, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Maywood Public Library, 121 S 5th Avenue
Maywood, IL 60153 United States

Drop by our story hour, on January 22 at 4:30, where you can enjoy some winter stories and some treats while you read.

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Storytime with Barista Lilian

January 23, 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until February 13, 2020

Friendly Coffee Lounge, 6731 W Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL 60402 United States

Join us for StoryTime with Barista Lilian every Thursday at 10am in the Friendly Coffee Lounge! This is a free event with themed books and activities changing every week! It's always fun for the little ones, and the caretaker coffee specials are great, too! Come find out why everyone is choosing to be FRIENDLY!

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Dog Man to the Rescue

January 23, 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr
Naperville, IL United States

Celebrate the crime-biting canine who is part dog, part man, and all hero with goofy games and crafts. Kindergarten through 3rd grade.

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Language Storytimes

January 24, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on January 24, 2020 at 10:00 am

Clarendon Hills Public Library, 7 N. Prospect
Clarendon Hills, IL 60514 United States

Teachers from Language Labs will present a bilingual story time for preschoolers. They will read stories, sing songs and present a craft in Spanish in December and Mandarin in January

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Language Labs Presents: French Storytime

January 24, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Downers Grove Public Library, 1050 Curtiss Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States

During this half hour storytime, children interact with instruments, sing songs, and listen to stories in French.

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Whole Foods Kids Club Storytime

January 28, 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Bring the little ones in for a healthy snack and a good story! Kids Club Story Time every Tuesday at 10am. One of our friendly team members will read outloud a popular children's book while you sit back and enjoy a cup of coffee. Age appropriate 2-5yrs old. Story Time is held out on our front patio and parental supervision is requested.

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Pottery Barn Kids Storytime

January 28, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until February 25, 2020

Pottery Barn Kids, 2A Oakbrook Center Mall
Oak Brook, IL 60523 United States
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Join us for readings, activities and more! Become a Pottery Barn Kids Book Club member and you'll receive a special surprise after attending five events. Check your local store for details.

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