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Read with Rover

Sunday, July 21, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Meeting Room at Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Program Type:
Nature & Animals, Storytime
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

For readers. Love reading? Or dogs? Practice reading aloud with a licensed therapy dog from the Fox Valley Therapy Dog Club. NEW! Each attendee will get 10–15 minutes to read ...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Nature & Animals, Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

For readers. Love reading? Or dogs? Practice reading aloud with a licensed therapy dog from the Fox Valley Therapy Dog Club. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request a specific accommodation, please contact the library. 

Photography

By attending library programs, you consent to be photographed or recorded for library promotional materials. Please inform a staff member if you do not wish to be photographed or recorded.

This event is in the "Babies-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Make & Take Crafts

Monday, July 22, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Main Meeting Room at Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Babies-Preschool, Children, Teens
Event Details:

Stop by the library to make a summer art project and take it home!No registration required. Use the Remind Me or the Add to My Calendar buttons for a reminder.

Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies-Preschool, Children, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Stop by the library to make a summer art project and take it home!

No registration required. Use the Remind Me or the Add to My Calendar buttons for a reminder.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request a specific accommodation, please contact the library. 

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Photography

By attending library programs, you consent to be photographed or recorded for library promotional materials. Please inform a staff member if you do not wish to be photographed or recorded.

This event is in the "Children" group.

STEAM Park: Carnival Games

Friday, July 26, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Main Meeting Room at Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Program Type:
STEAM
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Ages 5–10 with participating adult. Explore the wonder of amusement parks with engaging STEAM challenges for you to discover and create. This program is sponsored by the DuPage Chi...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEAM
Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Ages 5–10 with participating adult. Explore the wonder of amusement parks with engaging STEAM challenges for you to discover and create. This program is sponsored by the DuPage Children’s Museum.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request a specific accommodation, please contact the library. 

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Reading Buddies

Friday, July 26, 2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Youth Services at Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Program Type:
Book Club, Storytime
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

For ages 6–10. Build confidence and fluency by reading aloud with a teen book buddy. Bring a favorite book or come to the library early to choose something new. Attend wheneve...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Youth Services
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Club, Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

For ages 6–10. Build confidence and fluency by reading aloud with a teen book buddy. Bring a favorite book or come to the library early to choose something new. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request a specific accommodation, please contact the library. 

Photography

By attending library programs, you consent to be photographed or recorded for library promotional materials. Please inform a staff member if you do not wish to be photographed or recorded.

This event is in the "Babies-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Busy Bee Collages (ages 3-5)

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:45am
Main Meeting Room at Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Age Group:
Babies-Preschool, Children
Event Details:

For ages 3–5 with caregiver. Create your own collage of busy bee art with Mrs. M!  

Open
Required
Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

For ages 3–5 with caregiver. Create your own collage of busy bee art with Mrs. M! 

 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request a specific accommodation, please contact the library. 

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Late Arrivals

This program begins promptly at the scheduled start time. Late arrivals may not be able to complete the activity with the group and may be asked to leave.

Photography

By attending library programs, you consent to be photographed or recorded for library promotional materials. Please inform a staff member if you do not wish to be photographed or recorded.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Summer Zentangle Animals

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 11:15am - 12:00pm
Main Meeting Room at Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

For ages 6–8 with caregiver. Create your own animal artwork using the Zentangle Method with Mrs. M!  

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

For ages 6–8 with caregiver. Create your own animal artwork using the Zentangle Method with Mrs. M! 

 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request a specific accommodation, please contact the library. 

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Late Arrivals

This program begins promptly at the scheduled start time. Late arrivals may not be able to complete the activity with the group and may be asked to leave.

Photography

By attending library programs, you consent to be photographed or recorded for library promotional materials. Please inform a staff member if you do not wish to be photographed or recorded.

This event is in the "Babies-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Preschool Playtime: Water Fun (Rescheduled)

Monday, July 29, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Library Lawn at Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Age Group:
Babies-Preschool, Children
Event Details:

Enjoy playtime with your preschooler as you learn and explore water with new friends! Programs will be held outside, weather permitting.

Open
Required
Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Library Lawn
Age Group: Babies-Preschool, Children
Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Enjoy playtime with your preschooler as you learn and explore water with new friends! Programs will be held outside, weather permitting.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request a specific accommodation, please contact the library. 

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Photography

By attending library programs, you consent to be photographed or recorded for library promotional materials. Please inform a staff member if you do not wish to be photographed or recorded.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Cuentos con NAMI KDK

Thursday, August 1, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Main Meeting Room at Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Program Type:
Health & Wellness, Storytime
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Acompáñanos a leer y a realizar una actividad de arte sobre el libro La mochila de mi calma.NAMI KDK brinda apoyo, educación y defensa a familias e individuos afectados por la salu...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:

Acompáñanos a leer y a realizar una actividad de arte sobre el libro La mochila de mi calma.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request a specific accommodation, please contact the library. 

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Photography

By attending library programs, you consent to be photographed or recorded for library promotional materials. Please inform a staff member if you do not wish to be photographed or recorded.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Emotions Storytime with NAMI KDK

Thursday, August 1, 2024 at 10:45am - 11:15am
Main Meeting Room at Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Program Type:
Health & Wellness, Storytime
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Join us for storytime and craft activity focused on emotions with NAMI KDK.The National Alliance on Mental Illness (Kane South, DuPage and Kendall Counties) provides advocacy, educ...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:

Join us for storytime and craft activity focused on emotions with NAMI KDK.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request a specific accommodation, please contact the library. 

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Photography

By attending library programs, you consent to be photographed or recorded for library promotional materials. Please inform a staff member if you do not wish to be photographed or recorded.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Early Reader Book Club

Saturday, August 3, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:45am
Tinker Youth Program Room at Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Program Type:
Book Club
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Saturdays • 10–10:45 amJune 8: Cornbread & Poppy by Matthew Cordell August 3: A to Z Animal Mysteries: The Absent Alpacas by Ron RoyAges 5–7 with caregiver. Just star...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Tinker Youth Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Club
Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:

Saturdays • 10–10:45 am

June 8: Cornbread & Poppy by Matthew Cordell 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request a specific accommodation, please contact the library. 

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Photography

By attending library programs, you consent to be photographed or recorded for library promotional materials. Please inform a staff member if you do not wish to be photographed or recorded.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Lego Club

Thursday, August 8, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Youth Services at Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Program Type:
STEAM
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Visit Youth Services to build a Lego creation to display for all to enjoy.For drop-in program reminders, use the Remind Me or Add to My Calendar buttons on the calendar. 

Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Youth Services
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:

Visit Youth Services to build a Lego creation to display for all to enjoy.

For drop-in program reminders, use the Remind Me or Add to My Calendar buttons on the calendar.

 

Disclaimer(s)

Photography

By attending library programs, you consent to be photographed or recorded for library promotional materials. Please inform a staff member if you do not wish to be photographed or recorded.

This event is in the "Babies-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Book Subscription Theme Bags

All Day
Youth Services at Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Program Type:
Book Club
Age Group:
Babies-Preschool, Children
Event Details:

On June 10, July 10, and Aug. 10, pick up your bag with five books selected for you. Each bag also includes some coloring sheets. Turn in your bag by the end of the month to be eli...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Youth Services
Age Group: Babies-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Book Club
Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:

On June 10, July 10, and Aug. 10, pick up your bag with five books selected for you. Each bag also includes some coloring sheets. Turn in your bag by the end of the month to be eligible for the next month's bag. 

 

 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request a specific accommodation, please contact the library. 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Elementary Book Box Subscription

All Day
Youth Services at Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Program Type:
Book Club
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

On June 10, July 10 and August 10, pick up your box with two books selected for you. Each box also includes some treats for you to keep. Turn in your box by the end of the month to...

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Youth Services
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Club
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

On June 10, July 10 and August 10, pick up your box with two books selected for you. Each box also includes some treats for you to keep. Turn in your box by the end of the month to be eligible for the next month's box. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request a specific accommodation, please contact the library. 

Food

Food may be used or served in this program. If you have any concerns about food allergies or specific dietary restrictions, please speak to a Library staff member prior to the start of the program.

This event is in the "Babies-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

End of Summer Foam Party!

Saturday, August 10, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Lawn at Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Program Type:
Performance
Age Group:
Babies-Preschool, Children, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Event Details:

Come celebrate the end of summer with a foam party! Come prepared to be wet as you play around in this fun foam. 

Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Library Lawn
Age Group: Babies-Preschool, Children, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Performance
Event Details:

Come celebrate the end of summer with a foam party! Come prepared to be wet as you play around in this fun foam. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request a specific accommodation, please contact the library. 

Photography

By attending library programs, you consent to be photographed or recorded for library promotional materials. Please inform a staff member if you do not wish to be photographed or recorded.

This event is in the "Babies-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Preschool Playtime: Chalk Art

Wednesday, August 14, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Library Lawn at Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Age Group:
Babies-Preschool, Children
Event Details:

Enjoy playtime with your preschooler as you learn and explore chalk art with new friends! Programs will be held outside, weather permitting.

Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Library Lawn
Age Group: Babies-Preschool, Children
Event Details:

Enjoy playtime with your preschooler as you learn and explore chalk art with new friends! Programs will be held outside, weather permitting.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request a specific accommodation, please contact the library. 

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Photography

By attending library programs, you consent to be photographed or recorded for library promotional materials. Please inform a staff member if you do not wish to be photographed or recorded.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Read with Rover

Sunday, August 18, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Meeting Room at Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Program Type:
Nature & Animals, Storytime
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

For readers. Love reading? Or dogs? Practice reading aloud with a licensed therapy dog from the Fox Valley Therapy Dog Club. NEW! Each attendee will get 10–15 minutes to read ...

Required
Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Nature & Animals, Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

For readers. Love reading? Or dogs? Practice reading aloud with a licensed therapy dog from the Fox Valley Therapy Dog Club. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request a specific accommodation, please contact the library. 

Photography

By attending library programs, you consent to be photographed or recorded for library promotional materials. Please inform a staff member if you do not wish to be photographed or recorded.

Labor Day Closure

All Day 9/1 - 9/2
Messenger Public Library of North Aurora

The library will be closed in observance of Labor Day.

Closing
Branches:
Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Description:

The library will be closed in observance of Labor Day.

Staff Development Day

All Day
Messenger Public Library of North Aurora

The library will be closed all day today for Staff Development.

Closing
Branches:
Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Description:

The library will be closed all day today for Staff Development.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Lego Club

Thursday, September 12, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Youth Services at Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Program Type:
STEAM
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Visit Youth Services to build a Lego creation to display for all to enjoy.For drop-in program reminders, use the Remind Me or Add to My Calendar buttons on the calendar. 

Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Youth Services
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:

Visit Youth Services to build a Lego creation to display for all to enjoy.

For drop-in program reminders, use the Remind Me or Add to My Calendar buttons on the calendar.

 

Disclaimer(s)

Photography

By attending library programs, you consent to be photographed or recorded for library promotional materials. Please inform a staff member if you do not wish to be photographed or recorded.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Lego Club

Thursday, October 10, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Youth Services at Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Program Type:
STEAM
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Visit Youth Services to build a Lego creation to display for all to enjoy.For drop-in program reminders, use the Remind Me or Add to My Calendar buttons on the calendar. 

Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Youth Services
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:

Visit Youth Services to build a Lego creation to display for all to enjoy.

For drop-in program reminders, use the Remind Me or Add to My Calendar buttons on the calendar.

 

Disclaimer(s)

Photography

By attending library programs, you consent to be photographed or recorded for library promotional materials. Please inform a staff member if you do not wish to be photographed or recorded.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Lego Club

Thursday, November 14, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Youth Services at Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Program Type:
STEAM
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Visit Youth Services to build a Lego creation to display for all to enjoy.For drop-in program reminders, use the Remind Me or Add to My Calendar buttons on the calendar. 

Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Youth Services
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:

Visit Youth Services to build a Lego creation to display for all to enjoy.

For drop-in program reminders, use the Remind Me or Add to My Calendar buttons on the calendar.

 

Disclaimer(s)

Photography

By attending library programs, you consent to be photographed or recorded for library promotional materials. Please inform a staff member if you do not wish to be photographed or recorded.

Thanksgiving Closure

11/27/2024 @ 5:00pm to 11/28/2024 @ 9:00pm
Messenger Public Library of North Aurora

The library will be closeing at 5 pm on Wednesday, November 27th and all day on Thursday, November 28th for Thanksgiving.

Closing
Branches:
Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Description:

The library will be closeing at 5 pm on Wednesday, November 27th and all day on Thursday, November 28th for Thanksgiving.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Lego Club

Thursday, December 12, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Youth Services at Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Program Type:
STEAM
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Visit Youth Services to build a Lego creation to display for all to enjoy.For drop-in program reminders, use the Remind Me or Add to My Calendar buttons on the calendar. 

Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Youth Services
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:

Visit Youth Services to build a Lego creation to display for all to enjoy.

For drop-in program reminders, use the Remind Me or Add to My Calendar buttons on the calendar.

 

Disclaimer(s)

Photography

By attending library programs, you consent to be photographed or recorded for library promotional materials. Please inform a staff member if you do not wish to be photographed or recorded.

Christmas Closure

All Day 12/24 - 12/25
Messenger Public Library of North Aurora

The library will be closed on Tuesday, December 24th and Wednesday, December 25th for the Christmas Holiday.

Closing
Branches:
Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Description:

The library will be closed on Tuesday, December 24th and Wednesday, December 25th for the Christmas Holiday.