Pam Swanson, Teen Librarian pswanson@fossilridge.org

Volunteer Meetings

 

Teen Programs - Grades 6 to 12

 

10 Jun
Kids Can Cook
  Start:  June 10, 2019  -  End:  June 10, 2019
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Mondays,  6/10, 6/24, 7/1, 7/8 – Grades 4 – 8 @ 2:00pm – 4:00pm.  Grades 1 – 3 @ 5:00pm – 7:00pm  This instructor-led program introduces children to the joys of preparing and cooking food that is both nutritious and delicious. Registration is required, 20 children max. per session.  
12 Jun
Herbert Trackman planetarium Bus Trip
  Start:  June 12, 2019  -  End:  June 12, 2019
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Wednesday, 6/12 @ 10:30am  In following with our summer reading theme, we will be visiting the planetarium at Joliet Junior College to experience ”The Solar System”. This show is about the sun,  planets, plutoids, dwarf planets and other objects that orbit the Sun. The presentation   is continually updated to remain current and concludes with a
13 Jun
Crafternoons
  Start:  June 13, 2019  -  End:  June 13, 2019
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Thursdays, 6/13, 6/27, 7/11 @ 1:00pm – 2:00pm | Get ready to let your creativity shine this summer!  Choose from a variety of space themed crafts: cosmic slime, moon sand, perler beads, galaxy painting and much more! Grades 4 – 8. Registration is required.    
20 Jun
Museum of Science and Industry
  Start:  June 20, 2019  -  End:  June 20, 2019
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Thursday, 6/ 20 @ 8:30am – 3:30pm Take a trip to the MoSI of Chicago with the Fossil Ridge Library! $10 fee for all ages is due at registration and includes admission and transportation.
24 Jun
Kids Can Cook
  Start:  June 24, 2019  -  End:  June 24, 2019
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Mondays,  6/10, 6/24, 7/1, 7/8 – Grades 4 – 8 @ 2:00pm – 4:00pm.  Grades 1 – 3 @ 5:00pm – 7:00pm  This instructor-led program introduces children to the joys of preparing and cooking food that is both nutritious and delicious. Registration is required, 20 children max. per session.  
27 Jun
Crafternoons
  Start:  June 27, 2019  -  End:  June 27, 2019
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Thursdays, 6/13, 6/27, 7/11 @ 1:00pm – 2:00pm | Get ready to let your creativity shine this summer!  Choose from a variety of space themed crafts: cosmic slime, moon sand, perler beads, galaxy painting and much more! Grades 4 – 8. Registration is required.
29 Jun
Babysitting Class
  Start:  June 29, 2019  -  End:  June 29, 2019
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Saturday, 6/29 @1:00pm– 3:00pm  This course is designed to teach beginning babysitters about bottle feeding, spoon feeding, diapering, and child behavior, Learn CPR, the Heimlich maneuver, and basic first aid. Certificate of  completion awarded. Grades 6 –12. $10 per student due at registration.    
01 Jul
Kids Can Cook
  Start:  July 1, 2019  -  End:  July 1, 2019
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Mondays,  6/10, 6/24, 7/1, 7/8 – Grades 4 – 8 @ 2:00pm – 4:00pm.  Grades 1 – 3 @ 5:00pm – 7:00pm  This instructor-led program introduces children to the joys of preparing and cooking food that is both nutritious and delicious. Registration is required, 20 children max. per session.  
08 Jul
Kids Can Cook
  Start:  July 8, 2019  -  End:  July 8, 2019
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Mondays,  6/10, 6/24, 7/1, 7/8 – Grades 4 – 8 @ 2:00pm – 4:00pm.  Grades 1 – 3 @ 5:00pm – 7:00pm  This instructor-led program introduces children to the joys of preparing and cooking food that is both nutritious and delicious. Registration is required, 20 children max. per session.  
11 Jul
Crafternoons
  Start:  July 11, 2019  -  End:  July 11, 2019
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Thursdays, 6/13, 6/27, 7/11 @ 1:00pm – 2:00pm  Get ready to let your creativity shine this summer!  Choose from a variety of space themed crafts: cosmic slime, moon sand, perler beads, galaxy painting and much more! Grades 4 – 8. Registration is required.
18 Jul
Dapper’s Game Zone Video Game Truck
  Start:  July 18, 2019  -  End:  July 18, 2019
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Thursday, 7/18 @ 1:00pm – 3:00pm | The Ultimate Gaming experience is coming to Fossil Ridge!  This luxury, limo-style theater on wheels features surround sound, seven widescreen high-definition TVs inside and two huge exterior HDTVs! It’s multiplayer gaming at it’s best!  Play the greatest games from XBox 360 and XBox One, Wii and Wii U,
19 Jul
Apollo 11 Movie
  Start:  July 19, 2019  -  End:  July 19, 2019
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Friday, 7/19 @ 1:00pm  Join us in celebrating  the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.  Experience this astounding cinematic film featuring never-before-seen footage of one of humanity’s greatest accomplishments. All ages welcome. Registration is required.
31 Jul
Six Flags Great America
  Start:  July 31, 2019  -  End:  July 31, 2019
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Wednesday, July 31st 8:00am – 10:30pm  Ages 10 and up suggested.  Ages 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult. $50 per person includes admission and coach bus transportation. Payment is due at registration.  

Lastest Events

 
Children’s Summer Reading Rev Up – Join us as we introduce you to this years summer reading theme ,a universe of stories. The Unique Twist Balloon Artist will be here for a performance that is not your average balloon show. All ages welcome, registration is required.
6/4 & 6/5 @ 9:00am –1:00pm   Auto insurance premium discounts for participants. Registration is required. Fee:$15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members.  
Mondays,  6/10, 6/24, 7/1, 7/8 – Grades 4 – 8 @ 2:00pm – 4:00pm.  Grades 1 – 3 @ 5:00pm – 7:00pm  This instructor-led program introduces children to the joys of preparing and cooking food that is both nutritious and delicious. Registration is required, 20 children max. per session.  
Bring the whole family to the library to enjoy a movie, popcorn, and refreshments. No Registration is required. All movies will begin at 1:00 pm.
Wednesday, 6/12 @ 10:30am  In following with our summer reading theme, we will be visiting the planetarium at Joliet Junior College to experience ”The Solar System”. This show is about the sun,  planets, plutoids, dwarf planets and other objects that orbit the Sun. The presentation   is continually updated to remain current and concludes with a
Toddlers and their caregivers can explore and play with different toys and sensory materials each week, develop fine and gross motor skills, as well as social interaction and language skills. Caregivers must accompany child during program. Recommend for ages birth-four years. Registration required.