North Branch Events

Saturday Stories at North Branch

title Saturdays, July 2, September 10, October 8, November 5, 11-11:45 am, North Branch  

Enjoy family time filled with stories, songs and more at North Branch library. 

Ages 3 to 5.

Drop-in, no registration required.


Book Babies at North Branch

altMondays, September 12-November 28, 10:15 am, North Branch Library

Join us for a time of singing, reading, rhyming and playing. Book Babies is open to parents and caregivers with babies ages 0-2. 

Drop-in, no registration required.





North Branch Family Storytime and Craft


Mondays, September 12 - October 3, 6:30-7:15 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.   Registration begins August 27. Register in person at the North Branch, call 847-866-0330 or register online.


North Time for Twos


Tuesdays, September 13, 20, 27 October 4, OR November 8, 15, 22, 29, 10:15 am, North Branch

Come to a storytime filled with songs, picture books, puppets and rhymes for 24 to 36 months olds with parent, grandparent or caregiver. Learn a new rhyme; borrow a few books.  Registration begins on August 29 via phone (847-866-0330), or online (September or November) or in person at the branch!


Tail Waggin' Tutors at North Branch

titleTuesday, September 13, 20, 27, 0ctober 4, North Branch

4 week Sessions

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  have 10 minutes of cuddle time.
Sign up for one 4-week session from 4:30pm - 5:00 or 5:00 pm - 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 August 29. Register by calling North Branch, 847-866-0330.

(Tail Waggin' Tutors also visit the Main Children's Room on Tuesday evenings at 6:30pm and 7:00pm and registration is required at 847-448-8610.)


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