North Branch Events

Boo Bash--Halloween Fun at North Branch

Saturday, Octaltober 25, 2 pm to 4 pm at North Branch

Join the Boo Croo at North Branch for crafts, games, storytime, and a spooooooky sing-along. Come as You Aren't for the parade of costumes. The Grim Reader is anxious to meet you! All ages welcome. No registration required.



WWI Commemoration Film: King of Hearts

titleThursday, October 23, 6 pm, North Branch

During the latter part of World War I, Private Charles Plumpick is chosen to go into the French town of Marville and disconnect a bomb that the German army has planted. However, Charles is chased by some Germans and finds himself holed up at the local insane asylum, where the inmates are convinced that he is the "King of Hearts." Feeling obligated to help the inmates, Charles attempts to lead them out of town, but they are afraid to leave and frolic about the streets in gay costumes. Will Charles be able to deactivate the bomb in time and save his newfound friends?  King of Hearts  (DVD 2001).

Run Time: 102 minutes

Rated: Not Rated


Tail Waggin' Tutors at North Branch

titleNovember 4, 11, 18 and 25, North Branch

4 week Session

Tuesdays from 4:30-5 pm or 5-5:30 pm

Practice your reading - read to a dog! The Tail Waggin’ Tutors program provides a relaxed and “dog-friendly” atmosphere in which kids can practice and improve their reading skills. Tail Waggin' Tutors are wonderful listeners and provide a great opportunity for kids to build confidence reading as well as learn how to interact with these wonderful therapy dogs. Kids read to their dogs for 20 minutes and then have 10 minutes of cuddle time.
Sign up for one 4-week session from 4:30-5 pm or 5-5:30 pm; space is limited to 6 participants per 30 minute period.  

Please note: We request that families with multiple children share a dog and a slot.  Registration is required and starts October 13. Register online or call 847-866-0330.


The Mathematics of Music

Saturday, November 8 at 1 pm, North Branch

Math and music? But they're so different! Join us for a fascinating look at the fundamental connection between two of humanaltkind's greatest achievement. Music educator Lynn Sampson presents a lively program that will bring you a greater appreciation of both. For 6th graders and up.

Register online for an email reminder or call 847-866-0330.



North Branch Family Storytime and Craft


Mondays, September 29-November 3, 6:30 pm, North Branch


Come as a family and listen to stories, sing songs, and make a craft (appropriate for 3 and up). Wear PJ's if you want! Designed so working parents have a chance to come to storytime with their kids.  Register online or call 847-866-0330.


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