Kids Events
Fri, Sep 30, All day
Main Library
Get your kids to read and lead this month by hosting their own two person book club!

Fri, Sep 30, All day
Robert Crown Branch Library
Come to Robert Crown to pick up a mola art kit in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month! Kit is best suited for kids ages 6 to 12.

Fri, Sep 30, All day
Main Library
Curious Kids Club - a free reading & crafting subscription kit for Evanston/D65 kids in grades K-2.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Oct 01, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Robert Crown Center 1801 Main St. - Program Room
Dedicated to the Dream is a multi-session family program designed to explore race, culture and racism through hands-on, kid-friendly activities and projects.
Register

Sun, Oct 02, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Robert Crown Community Center - Lobby, Rooms A & B
Venga a una noche de juegos para jugar Loteria y Jeopardy, edición Herencia Hispana!

Mon, Oct 03, All day
Main Library
Take home a short story and a sweet, simple craft.

Mon, Oct 03, All day
Robert Crown Branch Library
Take home this kit and learn about this Mayan tradition while you make your own doll. Descubre esta tradición de los mayas y haz tu propia muñeca en casa. Kits available at Crown and Main

Mon, Oct 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room
Sing and Read With Us!

Mon, Oct 03, 11:00am - 11:40am
Main Library - Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room (104)
A special storytime for children who are ready to attend a story program without parents and younger siblings.

Tue, Oct 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room (104)
Storytime filled wtih songs, picture books and rhymes for 24 to 36 months with parent, grandparent or caregiver.
This event is full

Tue, Oct 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room
Let's make a fun craft together, while we reuse our old small stuffed animal and learn new skills!

Tue, Oct 04, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room
Reading Practice for Grades K-3

Rescheduled
Tue, Oct 04, 6:30pm - 7:45pm
New date Tuesday, October 11, 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Main Library
Participants will look at and vote on the illustrations in picture book contenders for the 2023 Caldecott Award!

Wed, Oct 05, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Main Library - Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room (104)
Come to learn and play some fun board games or Nintendo Switch games with friends! (Grades 3-5)

Thu, Oct 06, 9:00am - 10:00am
Robert Crown Branch Library
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, join the Evanston Public Library as we highlight and support Hispanic/Latinx owned businesses in the community!  This program will run from Sept 21 - Oct 15

Thu, Oct 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
The Young and the Restless will be at Mason Park September 29 and October 6. Mason Park is located at the corner of Church Street and Florence Avenue. Can't wait to sing with you!

Thu, Oct 06, 1:30pm - 2:10pm
Main Library - Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room (104)
A special storytime for children who are ready to attend a story program without parents and younger siblings.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Oct 07, 9:30am - 10:15am
Main Library - Children's Room
Join Northwestern University Theatre students for a joyous storytime at the Main Children's Room. Sing songs, hear stories and make a craft project. For 0 to 5 years old for this drop in program.

Sat, Oct 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)
Imagine U's players will help us kick off their latest theater production, Me...Jane: The Dreams and Adventures of Young Jane Goodall, at a terrific preview party!

Sun, Oct 09, All day
Main Library
Decorate a Pumpkin like your Favorite Book Character!

Sun, Oct 09, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by enjoying this fun, free screening of Encanto!

Mon, Oct 10, All day
Robert Crown Branch Library
Take home this kit and learn about this Mayan tradition while you make your own doll. Descubre esta tradición de los mayas y haz tu propia muñeca en casa. Kits available at Crown and Main

Mon, Oct 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room
Sing and Read With Us!

Rescheduled
Tue, Oct 11, 6:30pm - 7:45pm
New date Tuesday, September 27, 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Main Library
Participants will look at and vote on the illustrations in picture book contenders for the 2023 Caldecott Award!

Thu, Oct 13, 9:00am - 10:00am
Robert Crown Branch Library
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, join the Evanston Public Library as we highlight and support Hispanic/Latinx owned businesses in the community!  This program will run from Sept 21 - Oct 15

Thu, Oct 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room
Check out this club where we will have a snack, play some games and watch some anime! (Ages: 9 -11)

Fri, Oct 14, 9:30am - 10:15am
Main Library - Children's Room
Join Northwestern University Theatre students for a joyous storytime at the Main Children's Room. Sing songs, hear stories and make a craft project. For 0 to 5 years old for this drop in program.

Sat, Oct 15, 9:00am - 10:00am
Robert Crown Branch Library
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, join the Evanston Public Library as we highlight and support Hispanic/Latinx owned businesses in the community!  This program will run from Sept 21 - Oct 15

Sat, Oct 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Children's Public Conference Room (106)
You love graphic novels, now come talk about them! For grades 3-5.

Mon, Oct 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room
Sing and Read With Us!

Thu, Oct 20, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Children's Room
Visit the library in your jammies and listen to stories, sing songs, and have fun. Families welcome. Books are for ages 2 to 6.

Fri, Oct 21, 9:30am - 10:15am
Main Library - Children's Room
Join Northwestern University Theatre students for a joyous storytime at the Main Children's Room. Sing songs, hear stories and make a craft project. For 0 to 5 years old for this drop in program.

Sat, Oct 22, All day
Main Library
Decorate a Pumpkin like your Favorite Book Character!

Sat, Oct 22, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Art Garden
Decorate a Pumpkin like a Favorite Book Character!

Sat, Oct 22, 3:30pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)
Dedicated to the Dream is a multi-session family program designed to explore race, culture and racism through hands-on, kid-friendly activities and projects.

Rescheduled
Sat, Oct 22, 3:30pm - 6:00pm
New date Saturday, November 19, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library
Dedicated to the Dream is a multi-session family program designed to explore race, culture and racism through hands-on, kid-friendly activities and projects.

Mon, Oct 24, All day
Main Library
Decorate a Pumpkin like your Favorite Book Character!

Mon, Oct 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room
Sing and Read With Us!

Mon, Oct 24, 11:00am - 11:40am
Main Library - Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room (104)
A special storytime for children who are ready to attend a story program without parents and younger siblings.

Tue, Oct 25, All day
Main Library
Decorate a Pumpkin like your Favorite Book Character!

Tue, Oct 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room (104)
Storytime filled with songs, picture books and rhymes for 24 to 36 months with parent, grandparent or caregvier.

Wed, Oct 26, All day
Main Library
Decorate a Pumpkin like your Favorite Book Character!

Fri, Oct 28, All day
Main Library
Decorate a Pumpkin like your Favorite Book Character!

Fri, Oct 28, 9:30am - 10:15am
Main Library - Children's Room
Join Northwestern University Theatre students for a joyous storytime at the Main Children's Room. Sing songs, hear stories and make a craft project. For 0 to 5 years old for this drop in program.

Sat, Oct 29, All day
Main Library
Decorate a Pumpkin like your Favorite Book Character!

Sat, Oct 29, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Children's Room
Let's make some spooky crafts together! (Ages 8 & Up)

Sun, Oct 30, All day
Main Library
Decorate a Pumpkin like your Favorite Book Character!