Library events, Jan. 14-21, 2018

Library events, Jan. 14-21, 2018

Champaign Public Library

Main library, 200 W. Green St.

Douglass Branch, 504 E. Grove St.

At 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Douglass Branch, school-age kids will make homemade slime at this week's DIY Kids workshop.

At 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the main library, create a kaleidoscope at Family Fun Night.

At 3 p.m. Saturday at the main library, kids can bring in their favorite stuffed animals for a checkup at the Teddy Bear Hospital. Vets in training at the University of Illinois will be on hand to give them some TLC.

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Urbana Free Library

210 W. Green St.

At 10 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Tuesday in Lewis Auditorium, children 2 and under with a caregiver can attend Babies Lap Time, featuring books, songs and rhymes.

From 3 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in Lewis Auditorium, youths can attend Teen Open Lab, featuring music recording, 3-D printing, sewing, reading, drawing, gaming and filmmaking.

At 11 a.m. Saturday in Lewis Auditorium, children 3 and up with a caregiver can attend Creepy Crawlies with staff from the Anita Purves Nature Center. They will bring live snakes and worms and tell us all about these fascinating creatures.

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Danville Public Library

319 N. Vermilion St.

At 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in the children's program room, youths 5 to 18 will make a doughnut snow person treat at this week's Kids' Snack Club. Participants under 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver.

From 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in the second-floor meeting room, learn the basics of Microsoft Word. Participants must be familiar with how to use a computer. The class is free, but seating is limited.

At 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the first-floor meeting room, kids 5 to 11 can get creative with Legos at the latest Builder's Club session. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver.

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