Youth Program

3 - 5 yr old Storytime

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Come be part of the fun at storytime! It’s a half hour of books, songs, fingerplays and storytelling activities for children between the ages of 3 and Kindergarten. Please note, our Storytime programs are in high demand! Please only choose one registered session. Thank you!

The Rockets of Peenemunde Germany

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Peenemunde, Germany was the testing ground for Nazi Germany’s V-1 and V-2 rockets. When rockets were launched from there in 1942 and reached space, it marked the beginning of space exploration. Derek Monroe, Lake County-based international journalist and writer, visited Peenemunde in March and will share details of his trip.

Do You Live in a Sears House?

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Kit homes---well-designed, practical and made from top quality materials---were marketed from 1906-1982 by nine different companies. These houses were usually not distinctive architectural designs but copies of the most popular styles of the day; customers were encouraged to personalize their order by moving windows, doors or built in cabinetry. Learn about the phenomenon of kit homes from author, researcher and lecturer Rebecca Hunter.