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This event is in the "Children" group.
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Make & Take Crafts

10:00am - 11:00am
Arts & Crafts
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

10:00am - 11:00am
STEAM
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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

11:30am - 12:00pm
Book Club, Storytime
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Youth Services
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Club, Storytime
Registration 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)

10:00am - 10:45am
Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration 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

11:15am - 12:00pm
Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Library Lawn
Age Group: Babies-Preschool, Children
Registration 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

10:00am - 10:30am
Health & Wellness, Storytime
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Storytime
Registration 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

10:45am - 11:15am
Health & Wellness, Storytime
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Storytime
Registration 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

10:00am - 10:45am
Book Club
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Tinker Youth Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Club
Registration 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

6:00pm - 7:00pm
STEAM
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
Book Club
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Youth Services
Age Group: Babies-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Book Club
Registration 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
Book Club
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Youth Services
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Club
Registration 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!

11:00am - 12:00pm
Performance
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.
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

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Nature & Animals, Storytime
Registration
Library Branch: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Nature & Animals, Storytime
Registration 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
Closing
Branches:
Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Description:

The library will be closed in observance of Labor Day.

Staff Development Day

All Day
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

6:00pm - 7:00pm
STEAM
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

6:00pm - 7:00pm
STEAM
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

6:00pm - 7:00pm
STEAM
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 - 11/28/2024 @ 9:00pm
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

6:00pm - 7:00pm
STEAM
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
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.