News for Kids...
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Program always open at Allerton Public Library District. Children from birth to 5 years can register anytime to read for this open-ended program. Sign up at the Library for this national program to promote Early Childhood Literacy and receive the reading log for their first 100 Books.
Programs and Events
For More Information or to Check for Cancellations use the ONLINE CALENDAR
Weekly: (unless otherwise noted)
Big Kids Storytime - Mon. 3:45pm (K - 2nd Grade, ended April 10 and resumes in the Fall)
Laptime - Wed. 9:15am (birth to 18mo) siblings welcome
Storytime - Thurs. 10:30am (18mo to 5yrs) siblings welcome
- NO CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS AUGUST 29 TO SEPTEMBER 1
- LIBRARY CLOSED SEPTEMBER 4 IN OBSERVANCE OF LABOR DAY
- LEGOS @ the Library, September 30th @ 2pm. Our annual LEGOS @ the Library will be an afternoon event this year with a pre-built competition, games, free building, and lots more LEGO fun. Check back in early September for more information!
Contact Cara at the library (217) 762-4676 or email@example.com with questions or to register for an event.
**Just a reminder... Children who are in Kindergarten or younger, need an adult attendant for library events. Older children need a contact's information left with the event supervisor in case of emergencies. Thanks!
Booklists for Kids
- Juvenile Historical Fiction List (pdf)
- American Girl at Allerton Library List (pdf)
- Juvenile Graphic Novel Series List (pdf)
- Books on Bullying
- Books on Cancer and Kids
- Books on Autism/Asperger's/ADHD
- Books on Death and Dying
- Books on Death of a Pet
- Books on Ethnicity and Race Relations
- ReadAlong Packs (audiobook + chapterbook sets)
- 2018 Monarch Award Master List
- 2018 Bluestem Award Master List