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Chalk the Walk

Indian Prairie Public Library 401 Plainfield Road, Darien, IL

Register to claim one of our library sidewalk squares, and then drop-in anytime between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. during our Summer Reading Program Kick-Off to decorate with chalk! 

Free

Summer Reading Challenge Kickoff: Magic Show with Scott Green

Indian Prairie Public Library 401 Plainfield Road, Darien, IL

For families. Celebrate the beginning of this year’s Summer Reading Challenge with a mind-blowing interactive magic show with master magician Scott Green. He has been featured regularly on Chicago television, is a former team magician for the Chicago Bulls, and has even been featured on "Fool Us" with Penn & Teller. Get ready to be...

Family Night

Indian Prairie Public Library 401 Plainfield Road, Darien, IL

June 9: Dinosaur Discoveries! T-Rexplorers will take you on an adventure straight from the cretaceous period with a peek into the world of dinosaur science and paleontology. See fossil types from numerous species including favorites like Triceratops and T-Rex, while getting a glimpse into what it’s like to go on a Paleontological dig. Bring a...

Saturday Social- Jim Gill in Concert

Indian Prairie Public Library 401 Plainfield Road, Darien, IL

For families. Bring a blanket and your favorite people for this outdoor "Sing-a-Thon of Celebrated Songs" by award-winning musician and author Jim Gill. Known for celebrating active play, Jim will strum energizing rhythms on his banjo (along with his accordion-playing friend) while everyone sings, claps, dances and spins along to his silly and inspiring musical games....

Love Family Dance Party

Indian Prairie Public Library 401 Plainfield Road, Darien, IL

For families with children of all ages. Boogie on down to IPPL for a dance party in celebration of Pride Month. We'll share the book I Will Be Fierce! by Bea Birdsong and dance to songs about love, acceptance, and being who you are. Optional: come dressed in your most colorful outfit!

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Park-Hopper Storytime

Indian Prairie Public Library 401 Plainfield Road, Darien, IL

Bring a picnic blanked or lawn chairs and join us at a new park every Friday for stories, songs, and fun for the whole family! For families with children ages 7 and under with a caregiver. Registration required.

Free

Learn Irish Ceili Dancing

Indian Prairie Public Library 401 Plainfield Road, Darien, IL

The ceili dance is a special Irish event. ("Ceili" is pronounced "cay-lee.") At a ceili, people of all ages can gather together to enjoy dancing to traditional Irish music. Dances are done as couples or in larger groups. Ceili dances can be quickly learned and enjoyed by beginners dancing alongside seasoned dancers. Live music and...

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