Fun Links for Kids

Accelerated Reader Books

Rebecca Caudill List
Bluestem List
Monarch List

There is a fee and registration for some programs.

Let`s Have a Tea Party!

Grades 1-5

Saturday, September 27


Tea party for girls at the Yorkville Public Library

Tea and refreshments will be served

Booktalks all about tea

Manners, tea history and more

Presented by Jo and Ceil

Registration required

Fee with YPL card $3.00/ No card $5.00


Pumpkin Decorating Contest

A Family Event! Bring in your non-carved decorated pumpkin

beginning Oct. 13. Please do not carve it! Use items from

around your house to design/create a pumpkin to display at the

library. Library patrons will vote for their favorite and the winning

family will win a prize! Voting ends Oct. 31. You may pick up

your pumpkin by November 3


Writing Group

Wednesdays, October 1, 15 and 29

This program is for middle school and high school students to

expand their creative writing skills

Presented by Laura Mackley

Registration required

 Evening Story Time

Thursday, October 2


Drop in to listen stories read by your children`s librarian

No registration


Open Story Time with the

Yorkville Junior Women`s Club

Friday, October 3

Enjoy listening to many stories read by a volunteer

from the Yorkville Junior Women`s Club.

Reader: Crystal Woods        

No registration


Fire Prevention Kick Off

Saturday, October 4


All ages

Meet a fireman and see a fire truck!

The Fireman will talk about what it takes to put out a fire and

what his day to day job consists of.

Registration required


Panera Storytime (any age)

Monday, October 6 and 20

Just good stories!

Children get free milk and a cookie AT the

Yorkville Panera!

Must come in and register for October - NO fee


Afternoon Read

Tuesday, October 7


Ages 4 & 5

In this program we will be reading stories along with

doing a fun related craft

Registration & fee required

The Lemonade Book Club

Wednesday, October 8


Grades 3rd-5th

This program will focus on the very popular book-

The Lemonade War

Registration & fee required


Tots and Toddlers

Friday, October 10 and 31

Tuesday, October 14


This popular storytime has stories, crafts,

snacks & fun jam packed into a 1/2 hour!

Be sure to wear your costume on the 31st! 

Fee & registration required.

Brown Bag Book Club

(formerly known as Ice Cream Book Club)

Saturday, October 11


Children must be able to read a chapter

book and be willing to discuss it 

Registration & fee required

Rockets to the Rescue

Monday, October 13

School is out, come join the fun!

Ages 5-7   10 -10:45

Ages 8-10  11-12:00

Ages 11 -Up 1-2:30

Yorkville Public Library is teaming up with 4-H

Each age group will be doing a fun age appropriate activity

along with learning aerospace engineering

Book Activity - Pumpkins

Wednesday, October 15

Grades Kdg-1


We will be reading a book along with doing a

related activity

Registration & fee required

 Read With Paws

Saturday, October 18

Program starts at 10:30

Read with our 4 legged friends from the

Fox Valley Therapy Dog Club.

Child not a reader?

You read to the child while he/she

pets the dog.

Appointments made at Youth Services

Information Desk.

Registration Required.

On the Move/ Mommy and Me

Ages 18 months- 2 1/2 years (with parent)

Thursday, October 16


Get moving! This program focuses on using large 

motor movements.

Registration required.

Presented by Emily Weber

On the Move

Ages 3-5

Tuesday, October 21


This program focuses on getting kids active and using large

motor movements.

Sorry parents, this one is only for kids!

Registration required.

Presented by Emily Weber

Chef Mark

Saturday, October 25

You be the Chef for the day!

Have fun with healthy food!

Grades 3-6 (with parent) 10:30-11:30

You will be making fun winter salads, with cool sauces that you

can make and take from home.

Grades 7-12   12:00-1:00

You will be making a Chicken Caesar Salad, and learning how

to make Caesar dressing from scratch.

There will be games and prizes for both groups so come and

join the fun!

Registration required

HELP Game Day

Wednesday, October 29


Grades 5th-8th

If you like playing board games, this is for you!

No registration

Ask about our prepaid $10 family card.

This card allows our patrons to register

over the phone.