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A Space for Play and Discovery

  • Early Learning Area for preschoolers
    • Giant Lite Brite and Lego wall
    • Lego, train and puzzle tables to boost creativity, problem-solving skills and dexterity
    • Dollhouse and kitchen to encourage dramatic play
    • The Makery: a creative space where kids make art to hang on our display wall
  • Board games for families to play together
  • 8 Mac computers, 4 PC computers and a printer
BOOK CLUBS
Books provided by the Helen N. Morrow Trust

 


Chapter 1 | Grades K & 1


5 Magic Rooms by Laura Knetzger

Join us for an in-person discussion on Tuesday, January 31, 4-5 pm. To register visit the events calendar or call 847.459.4100. Book pickup begins November 22 (while supplies last).

 

 

 

 


Paperback Pals | Grades 2 & 3

Tales of A Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume

Join us for an in-person discussion on Tuesday, January 10, 5-6 pm. To register visit the events calendar or call 847.459.4100. Book pickup begins November 15 (while supplies last).

 

 

 

 


Bookworms | Grades 4 & 5


Born to Fly by Michael Ferrari

Join us for a book discussion on Monday, January 9, 4-5 pm or Thursday, January 12, 4-5 pm. To register visit the events calendar or call 847.459.4100. Book pickup begins November 7 (while supplies last).

 

 

 

 


Middle School | Grades 6-8


Stowaway by John David Anderson

Join us for an in-person discussion on Monday, January 23, 7-8 pm. To register visit the events calendar or call 847.459.4100. Book pickup begins November 28 (while supplies last).

 

 

 

 

YOUTH READING PROGRAMS

Reading programs that get your kids excited about reading, starting at birth.

Technology Tips

Homeschool Resources


Things to Do

Chicago Parent
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StoryWalk® at Green Lake Park, Buffalo Grove
StoryWalk is a joint project between the Park District of Buffalo Grove and the Indian Trails Library, and is proudly funded by the ITPLD Foundation. A StoryWalk combines literacy with physical activity. Start with the welcome post and follow the accessible path to find the next page. Kids will love the anticipation of finding all the story posts and reading a whole book by the end of their walk. Share your experience with the hashtag #greenlakestorywalk.

Explore More Illinois
Indian Trails Library cardholders can reserve free and discounted admission, parking and gift store purchases from cultural attractions in Illinois, including museums, cultural centers, zoos, aquariums, gardens, historical societies, park districts and more.