Library to host fun events for children this October


MENDOTA – The Graves-Hume Public Library will host a new program for families on Saturday Oct. 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Additional family events are scheduled for Nov. 3 and Dec. 1. Each event will feature a movie, craft, and pizza from Rosati's. Sign up is required; call (815) 538-5142.

Shake, Rattle & Read

Shake, Rattle & Read for babies and toddlers, ages birth to 3 years old, to enjoy with their caregivers will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 9 and Tuesday, Oct. 23 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Pre-K siblings are also welcomed to share in the fun. Please sign up for this program by calling the library at (815) 538-5142.

Lego Club to meet

Lego Club, an exciting program for students in grades 1-4 will be held Wednesday, Oct 10 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. The library supplies the Legos and you bring your imagination. Sign-up is required for this extremely popular program; call (815) 538-5142.

Small Fries

Small Fries, for children in preschool and kindergarten, will be held on Oct. 9 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Please sign up; call (815) 538-5142.

After School Movie

The Graves-Hume Public Library will host an After-School Movie on Wednesday, Oct 17 from 3:30-5 p.m. Free popcorn will be served. Children age 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Sign up is needed; call (815) 538-5142.

Family Fun Time

Family Fun Time, an exciting program for the whole family to enjoy together will be held on Thursday, Oct. 25 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sign up for some "tricky" fun activities this month. Space is limited and sign up is required. To reserve your spot, call the library at (815) 538-5142.

Halloween at the library

The Graves-Hume Public Library will host a special family Halloween craft time on Tuesday, Oct. 30 from 3:30-4:15 p.m. Stop by to make this "bat-tastic" craft. To sign up call the library at (815) 538-5142. Come back on Wednesday and Trick-or-Treat at the library!