Welcome to Youth Services!
New This Fall!
Pajama Story Time
Our new evening story time is for siblings up to seven year olds. Dress in your jammies, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and snuggle down for some soothing stories and activities. Join us on the first Tuesday of every month at 6:45-7:15 pm. No registration is required for this program. Parental supervision required. For dates see the Activities page or check our calendar.
Bilingual Story Time
This new story time is for families with young children and siblings up to seven years of age. We will enjoy stories and songs featuring children's favorites in Spanish. You'll also get to do a craft at the end! Join us the third Thursday of every month at 4:30-5:00 pm. No registration required, parental supervision required. This group starts Tuesday, September 16. For additional dates see the Activities page or check our calendar.
Third thru Sixth Grades Specials
Create your own haunted house art with artist and children's illustrator Terri Murphy. Join us Saturday, October 18 at 1:00-2:30 pm. Registration required. Limit 25.
Celebrating the release of Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
We will have wimpy activities and snacks! Join us Friday, November 7 at 5:00-6:30 pm. Online registration required. Limit 20.
The Parent/Child Book Discussion Group
Children from 3rd through 6th grade may register with at least one of their parents for this lively, interactive group. Limit of 10 families. This group meets at 7:00 pm on the first Thursday of each month from October through April.
Check out Miss Inma's Blog, featuring good reads for kids and her storyhour themes.
eBooks for Kids
Look for the OverDrive Advantage in our Media on Demand collection of eBooks.
When you seeon a book it means we've purchased extra copies of this title just for our our card-holders. Sign into your account to see our copies. For more information, call us at the Youth Services Desk, 708-798-0121 x 222.
Did You Know?
- We have Storyhours and Activities for kids of all ages.
- We have copies of text books from District 153 and St. Joseph in the youth reference area. They can be used in the library or you can make copies of the pages you need.
- Start here for your online research and homework help!
- Next time you're looking for something on the Web, try our search engine recommendations for kids.
- We have a list of award-winning children's books.
- You can find Lexile information
- You can check out these magazines for kids.
- Peek-a-Book, our interactive touchscreen system, has 6 titles that rotate frequently.
- We have an Outreach program that travels to local day care centers.
17917 Dixie Hwy | Homewood, IL 60430 | 708-798-0121
Mon-Thurs 9 - 9 | Fri-Sat 9 - 5 | Sun 1 - 5