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Join us for FUN with reading, music and crafts!
We meet every week on Tuesday and Wednesday at 11:15am at the library.
Families are welcome to join us once a month for some free-building time and creative exploration! Program open to all ages; parent must accompany child.
Program meets the first Wednesday of the month from 4:00-5:00pm and runs October – April.
Families are welcome to stop by during the hour to make the project of the month. Have fun being creative and leave the mess at the library!
Program will usually meet on the second Wednesday of the month from 4:00-5:00.
This program will provide a fun and relaxing environment for children in Kindergarten-5th Grade to practice their reading skills and build reading confidence. Our Reading Buddies are National Honor Society members from the Manteno High School.
Reading Buddies will meet at Manteno Public Library and sessions last 15 minutes. Sessions are available throughout the school year, feel free to register for mulitple sessions or schedule longer ones- we are flexible to work with your schedule.
Reading Buddies meets every other Tuesday, please check calendar dates and time.
Throughout the year the Youth Services Department of Manteno Public Library offers a variety of seasonal programs.
Registration is requested for all programs.
Easter Egg Hunt
Family Reading Night
Family Valentine Tea
Library Ghost Hunt
Monday - Thursday
9:30am - 7:00pm
9:30am - 6:00pm
9:30am - 3:00pm