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Bored? Then be a bird!

Posted July 9, 2020

By Joseph Friedman – Youth Services Librarian Family need something to do?  Then have a Bird Beak Relay Race!  Have the kids compete against the adults to see who is best at eating like bird. You’ll want to have plenty of space to run, so you’ll probably want to do this outside. Things you will […]

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Summer Reading’s Halfway Over!

Posted July 3, 2020

By Joseph Friedman – Youth Services Librarian There are lots of ways to have fun competing with in the 2020 Summer Reading Program. Kids can still join, just click on this link to go to our Beanstack site to sign them up. As of July 1st, Kylee has read 415 minutes and is only five […]

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FREE Craft and Science Kits for kids!

Posted June 25, 2020

By Joseph Friedman – Youth Services Librarian We currently have some great fun for kids available in the form of FREE craft and science kits!  The kits include all of the basic supplies you will need for the projects, but we only have a limited number of them, so call us at 708-748-4438 soon to […]

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Summer Reading Fun Goes Online!

Posted June 9, 2020

By Joseph Friedman – Youth Services Librarian We are going to have lots of fun this year with our Summer Reading Program which goes from June 1 to July 31!  Check out our Facebook page for the many ways for kids to have fun such as reading for rewards, online programs, and other library activities […]

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Out Walking Your Dogs (or Kids?)

Posted June 8, 2020

By Joseph Friedman – Youth Services Librarian Then come take a peek in the library’s many windows and see what you can see.  The library has not reopened its doors yet, but kids can still have fun outside the library and online on Facebook. One of our outdoor programs is the Animal Photo Hunt.  As you can […]

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Workshops with Sarah Jewett, MA – Gerontological Psychology

Posted March 11, 2020

It was Andy Rooney who said, “It’s paradoxical that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn’t appeal to anyone.” In our society, independence is at the top of the priority list of values; and to be independent, one works, makes money, raises a family, etc. […]

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What can the Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment offer you?

Posted March 4, 2020

By Colleen Vander Hye – Adult Services Librarian Literacy has become more complicated in recent years. Years ago, literacy was… if you could write your name, you were literate. Now it also involves digital literacy. Do you have an email or social media account? Do you know how to operate … a smartphone? a tablet? […]

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4 fun events for Millennials to do

Posted January 2, 2020

By Alicia Brown – Marketing and Graphic Designer In case you are wondering what Millennial Fun is, it is a program we started to reach our Millennial audience and bring them into the library for fun events that they would be interested in. Adults at the Millennial age, adults of any age may attend the […]

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Speaking of Happy Little Accidents…

Posted October 23, 2019

Written by Tiffany Henderson, Community Engagement Happy little accidents, fantastic tree friends and all the colors of the rainbow.. Just like everything else that once was old, all things 80’s/90’s is new again. If throwbacks are your thing, then they are all around. If you’re looking to start a new hobby, begin an old one […]

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Support your library by participating in our 5K Costume Dash!

Posted October 2, 2019

Written by Alicia Brown, Marketing and Graphic Designer Our 5th Annual 5K Costume Dash for Literacy takes place on October 5. Registration starts promptly at 8:00 am and the race starts at 9:00 am. Along with this year’s run, we have included an obstacle course, a health fair and vendors. In past races, our 5K […]

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