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Cicada Celebration

Des Plaines Public Library 1501 Ellinwood Street, Des Plaines, IL, United States

Join us as we learn about cicadas, have some fun trivia contests and celebrate these amazing insects! We'll try to figure out what makes them unique and different from any other creatures on the planet!

Free

SRC Kickoff Party

Des Plaines Public Library 1501 Ellinwood Street, Des Plaines, IL, United States

For families with children of all ages! Join us at Central Park, 1555 E. Thacker St., to kick off the Summer Reading Challenge! Events Schedule: 1-3pm: Bubble Stations 1:30-3:30pm: Face Painting 1-4pm: Arts & Crafts

Free

Reptile Rodeo

Des Plaines Public Library 1501 Ellinwood Street, Des Plaines, IL, United States

For children going into grades K+, join us in welcoming The Reptile Den for this amazing presentation: Reptile Rodeo! This is a hands-on, highly interactive presentation featuring 12+ of The Reptile Den's animal ambassadors. The Reptile Den's slogan is, "Touch the Heart to Teach the Mind," as they emphasize the importance of wildlife conservation while...

Free
Event Series Musical Mondays

Musical Mondays

Des Plaines Public Library 1501 Ellinwood Street, Des Plaines, IL, United States

All ages. No registration necessary. Drop by the Poet Tree Corner and enjoy some tunes! June 24 - Wendy & DB July 1 - Little Miss Ann and Suzi Shelton July 29 - The Dreamtree Shakers

Free

Mud Day

Des Plaines Public Library 1501 Ellinwood Street, Des Plaines, IL, United States

Did you know there was such a thing as International Mud Day? It started in 2009 as a project between Australia and Nepal. Now, people worldwide use this day to reap the health and educational benefits of playing in the mud.

Free

Event Series Musical Mondays

Musical Mondays

Des Plaines Public Library 1501 Ellinwood Street, Des Plaines, IL, United States

All ages. No registration necessary. Drop by the Poet Tree Corner and enjoy some tunes! June 24 - Wendy & DB July 1 - Little Miss Ann and Suzi Shelton July 29 - The Dreamtree Shakers

Free

Firefly Family Theatre: Under the Stars

Des Plaines Public Library 1501 Ellinwood Street, Des Plaines, IL, United States

Join Spark the Firefly and her friends for a summer night in Firefly Grove. Gather around the campfire to sing songs, listen to stories and watch the stars. Under the Stars includes puppets, original music, interactive movement and lots of summer fun for families! The show is ideal for ages 2-7, but has something for...

Free
Event Series Musical Mondays

Musical Mondays

Des Plaines Public Library 1501 Ellinwood Street, Des Plaines, IL, United States

All ages. No registration necessary. Drop by the Poet Tree Corner and enjoy some tunes! June 24 - Wendy & DB July 1 - Little Miss Ann and Suzi Shelton July 29 - The Dreamtree Shakers

Free

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