Virtual Programs

While we continue to practice social distancing, we are offering virtual programming through videos and activities. Programs will be updated weekly on Monday mornings. 

July 6-12: View these Programs anytime all week long!


(0-24 months) Sing and dance along with these special rhymes and games designed to build vocabulary and connection between you and your baby.
Toddler Time/Storytime (2-5 years) Join us for stories and songs with your favorite storytime leaders!


Boredom Busters


Boredom Buster: Nature Storytimes

Join Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie for live nature-themed storytimes three times a week:Tues, Weds, and Thurs from 11-11:20.

Register by email

July 6-12

Click here to check out Page Turner Adventures for new programs every day!

Check out our Archive for previous Page Turner Activities! 

Enjoy the adventures of Page Turner, Storyologist, online! New content posted every week, including a play, craft and activity programs, author talks, and more! 

July 9, 6:30 pm

Animal Quest Live Virtual Show

(All Ages) Join our friends from Animal Quest as they educate through entertainment by providing an exciting presentation of 10 different animals! You will see animals both local and exotic.  During this show, you will be able to submit questions via chat and have the animal experts answer your questions live. Fun for all ages!


Craft Pickup ALL AGES

NEW!! The Arts at Home kit sign-up begins!

Reserve an Arts at Home take home pack NOW, yours to keep through a grant from the Illinois Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts. Kits include bookmaking, make your own comic book, learn harmonica, and learn crochet. Reserved Arts at Home kits will be available July 13-25.

Register here:

Craft Pickup KIDS

Kids Craft Pick-up: Birdhouse

Pick up a kit to make a Birdhouse  at either building while supplies last.  

Craft Pickup TEENS

Teen Craft Pickup: Make Your Own Photo Board

Pick-up reserved photo board kits this week.

Register for next week's Teen Craft: Make Your Own Butterfly Wreath

Sign up now for a kit to make a butterfly wreath. Pick-up July 13-18.



Craft Pickup ADULTS

Adult Craft Pickup: Popsicle Magnet

Pick up a kit to make a Popsicle Magnet. You’ll get one of three designs at random! Available at both buildings while supplies last. For Adults but other ages welcome.

 July 6-12: View these Programs anytime all week long!

Maker Monday

Keep busy this summer with a new hobby. From brewing beer to spoon carving, this list will help you get started!

Tech Tuesday (español)



Tech Tuesday (English)

Google Drive & Google Docs en español

Google Docs es un procesador de texto que podemos usar desde cualquier dispositivo, acceder y editar tus documentos almacenados en Google Drive y compartir documentos con otros usuarios para que lo puedan editar y trabajar de forma colaborativa.


Google Drive & Google

A tutorial on how to use Google Drive to organize files, create docs, collaborate and share with other users and manage documents in the cloud.


Archive: These are programs that we have done in past weeks that you can still check out! 

Page Turner Archive




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