EBOOKS AND ONLINE RESOURCES

TUMBLE BOOK CLOUD JUNIOR

Access TumbleBook here.

TumbleBookCloud Junior, for grades 3-6, contains early reader chapter books, children's classics, graphic novels, children's audio books and new National Geographic videos. TumbleBooks' one-of-a-kind Read-Along format combines the flexibility of an ebook with full-length professional narration and sentence-by-sentence highlighting so kids can follow along.   


EBOOKS FOR KIDS

Access ebooks for kids here.

Download children’s ebooks and audiobooks from home.


NOVELIST K-8

 

 Access NoveList K-8 here.
NoveList K-8 helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Search for reading suggestions based on authors, books, or plots you like.

WORLD BOOK ONLINE FOR KIDS

Access World Book Online here.

World Book Online for Kids is a great general reference site developed especially for children. The site offers simple navigation, easy-to-read articles, multimedia, and lots of games, interactive tools, and activities.


SPECIAL NEEDS STORY TIME
Tuesdays   10:45-11:30 A.M.
January 27 - March 3, 2015
 
 
This program may be enjoyed by children ages 1 to 3 years old but is especially designed for children with special needs challenges. It combines books, songs, movement, and  activities. If your child has difficulty sitting through one of the library’s other story times, this inclusive program may be just what you are looking for! Children must attend with a parent or caregiver.                  

Registration required.


SIMPLY STORIES
Jan. 28, 2015 @ 10 A.M. 
Feb.   4, 2015 @ 10 A.M. 
Feb. 11, 2015 @ 10 A.M. 
Feb. 18, 2015 @ 10 A.M. 
Feb. 25, 2015 @ 10 A.M.
Mar.   4, 2015  @10 A.M.
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Apr.   1, 2015 @ 10 A.M. 
Apr.   8, 2015 @ 10 A.M.
Apr. 15, 2015 @ 10 A.M.
Apr. 22, 2015 @ 10 A.M. 
Apr. 29, 2015 @ 10 A.M.
May   6, 2015 @ 10 A.M.

 
Stop in for some terrific tales, rhymes, action verses and songs.
 
Join the fun! Stop in to share stories, rhymes, and songs. 
Everyone is welcome but children 3 and under must attend with an adult.
                     
No registration is required.

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ HOMER LIBRARY
January 28 - March 4, 2015
Wednesdays @ 11:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
and 12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.



Registration for the new six week session begins January 12, 2015.
 
This class, for ages 0-5 years, offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music. The classes are limited to 10 children with a parent or caregiver who must attend.

Fee:  $18 per family for the full six week session. Registration and fee are due one week in advance of the class. 

Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the event. Payment may be made through e-pay on the library website or in person at the library. No refunds after January 28, 2015.
 

STORYTIME
For children ages 3, 4 and 5. Introduces children to books and reading with stories and crafts that help develop early literacy and listening skills.
 
Classes are offered on:
 
Monday at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. 
Tuesday at 9:30 and 1:00 p.m. 
 
Registration is required. Children must be 3 years old at the time of registration.
 
Polish-English Storytime is offered on Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. Registration is required. Children must be 3 years old at the time of registration.

Wiggles and Giggles
 
This early literacy program is designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of play! Each half hour themed session will be a time of simple stories, fingerplays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement to stimulate your child's growth.
 
This program is for children up to 35 months and a caregiver.
 
Wiggles and Giggles classes are offered on:
 
Mondays at 10:45 a.m.
Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.
Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
 
Registration is required.









REGISTRATION FOR PROGRAMS

June 8 , 2015

Registration for Shake, Rattle and Roll (Wiggles & Giggles) and Music & Movement with Mary begins at 8:30 a.m on June 8, 2015. 

See the library home page and click on the EVENTS tab for registration information. Registration forms for the above programs may be found on June 8th. To register for other programs, please scroll to the date of the program for the registration form.  
 
Shake, Rattle and Roll (Wiggles & Giggles): welcomes children up to 35 months.

Music & Movement with Mary: for ages up to 5 with adult. Fee: $9 per family for 3 weeks due by 6/10/2015. 
 
Check schedule for dates of Music & Movement with Mary and Shake, Rattle and Roll (Wiggles & Giggles) sessions.

STORYWALK
April - August 2015
 

Visit the StoryWalk at Sendra Park, 14727 S. Green Brier Lane, Homer Glen, for a great family outdoor experience! A new book, Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett has been installed. Library mascots, Libby and Barry, encourage you to move and groove along the StoryWalk trail!

TERRIFIC, TASTY TRICERATOPS!

May 26- June 6                  

Whoever guesses closest to the number of things in the piñata without going over, wins!

One entry per child.

 


READING WITH ROVER
June 9, 2015
10:00 A.M.

Limit 8 per day. 
1 child per dog.

Spend 15 minutes with a sweet, friendly Therapy Dog. Children may practice their reading skills and increase confidence with the gentle, attentive, registered Therapy Dogs.

Registration required. Call 708-301-7908 or stop in to sign up.

READ WITH ROVER
June 23, 2015
10:00 A.M.

Limit 8 per day. 
1 child per dog.

Spend 15 minutes with a sweet, friendly Therapy Dog. Children may practice their reading skills and increase confidence with the gentle, attentive, registered Therapy Dogs.

Registration required. Call 708-301-7908 or stop in to sign up.

READING WITH ROVER
June 16, 2015
7:00 P.M.

Limit 8 per day. 
1 child per dog.

Spend 15 minutes with a sweet, friendly Therapy Dog. Children may practice their reading skills and increase confidence with the gentle, attentive, registered Therapy Dogs.

Registration required. Call 708-301-7908 or stop in to sign up.

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