Prairie Trails Public Library

8449 Moody Avenue, Burbank, IL 60459

Phone: 708.430.3688

Fax: 708.430.5596

Monday-Thursday: 9 AM - 9 PM

Friday-Saturday: 9 AM - 5 PM

 

Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise noted. Children 8 years of age or younger must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver 16 years of age or older. A Prairie Trails Library Card is required at time of signup and must be presented at time of program. An adult can sign up to three children on one adult library card.

  • DIY Superhero Masks and Capes
    When: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 2:00 PM
    Ends on: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 3:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Amy Jarrett Room

    Come create your own super hero mask and cape so you can save the day with us!

    Ticket to play colors: Yellow and Orange

     Grade 2nd -6th

  • The Lion King (Rated G, 88 minutes)
    When: Thursday, July 18, 2019 2:00 PM
    Ends on: Thursday, July 18, 2019 4:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Both Meeting Rooms

    Children of all ages and their families(Any child age 8 or under must have caregiver present)

    Every Thursday come to the library and relax with a movie!

    Ticket to Play: All Colors!

  • Mario Kart Play and Craft
    When: Friday, July 19, 2019 1:30 PM
    Ends on: Friday, July 19, 2019 2:30 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Amy Jarrett Room

    Join us forsome fun with everyone’s favorite animated plumber. Have fun paying in our Youth Services Mario Kart Tournament. While you wait, enjoy some Mario inspired crafts and coloring.

    *This event requires additional registration. Registration opens on Monday, June 17that 9:00 a.m.

     Ticket to play colors: Orange & Pink

     Grade 3rd - 8th

  • Book Buddies
    When: Monday, July 22, 2019 4:45 PM
    Ends on: Monday, July 22, 2019 5:30 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Amy Jarrett Room

    Children ages 3-6

    Looking for ways to get your child excited about reading? Take part in Book Buddies! This special program pairs teen volunteers with younger “book buddies” for pure reading enjoyment. The children will have time to choose favorite picture books with their buddy, read together, and record what they’ve read on their It's Showtime  game board. Please arrive on time to get the most out of your session each week.

    *This event requires additional registration. Registration opens on Monday, June 17that 9:00 a.m.

     

  • Melikin Puppets: Rumplestilskin
    When: Tuesday, July 23, 2019 2:00 PM
    Ends on: Tuesday, July 23, 2019 3:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Both Meeting Rooms

    The famous Melikin Puppets will perform their production of Rumplestilskin. While the mysterious Grimm tale has been told many times and in many ways, the Melikin troupe has delightfully re-created this classic in the “Melikinized” style of hand and rod puppetry.The Melikin Puppets are the creations of Mel and LaVerne Biske, and along with sons, Neal and Jeff have been performing for 51 years.

     Ticket to Play: All Colors!

  • Interactive Storytelling
    When: Wednesday, July 24, 2019 2:00 PM
    Ends on: Wednesday, July 24, 2019 3:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Amy Jarrett Room

    Practice your drawing, acting, and storytelling skills with this interactive storytime that will help bring the stories you read to life.

    Ticket to play colors: Yellow and Orange

  • Mary Poppins Returns (Rated PG, 130 minutes)
    When: Thursday, July 25, 2019 2:00 PM
    Ends on: Thursday, July 25, 2019 4:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Both Meeting Rooms

    Children of all ages and their families(Any child age 8 or under must have caregiver present)

    Every Thursday come to the library and relax with a movie!

    Ticket to Play: All Colors!

  • Tie-Dye FUN!
    When: Thursday, July 25, 2019 6:00 PM
    Ends on: Thursday, July 25, 2019 7:30 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Amy Jarrett Room

    Bring a clean shirt, socks, or even a pillowcase to the library and you’ll find out how. The dye will work best if the shirt is made out of 100% cotton, but experimenting with other fabric materials is optional. Please note: Prairie Trails library will not supply clothing items. Attendees must bring their own. Other tie-dying materials will be provided by the library while supplies last.

    This is an outdoor event.  Space is limited to 75 patrons.

    Ticket to Play: Yellow, & Orange

  • Emoji Smiley Faces with Fuse Beads
    When: Friday, July 26, 2019 11:00 AM
    Ends on: Friday, July 26, 2019 12:30 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Amy Jarrett Room

    Come and make emoji smiley faces with fuse beads provided!

    (Fuse Beads are small colorful plastic Beads) Limit of 20 children

    Ticket to Play: Orange & Pink

     

  • Lego Zone
    When: Saturday, July 27, 2019 11:00 AM
    Ends on: Saturday, July 27, 2019 11:45 AM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Amy Jarrett Room

    No registration is required for this event, but space is limited.

    Join us for fun and imaginative LEGO-building! We will provide the LEGO’s and you can bring your creative design ideas! All materials must stay at the library, but parents may bring cameras to capture the child's creations.

    Any child age 5 and under must have caregiver present in the program room.

    Ticket to Play: Blue, Yellow, Orange

Photo Release Policy
The Prairie Trails Public Library District staff may take photographs of participants, individually or in groups, attending or taking part in library programs and activities. These photographs may appear in future library publications or videos of other patrons or staff without the permission of the person(s) being photographed. If a library patron does not wish himself/herself or he/her child to be photographed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect, or consent will be assumed