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The Youth Services Department

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August in Youth Services

As we enter into the final days of summer, do plan to visit the 2nd floor.  It’s a good place for families to spend time reading dogtogether.  It’s cool; it’s comfortable; there’s a sense of privacy.  So... catch up on all that reading you intended to do the last few months.

Be prepared for the new school year.  We’ll have lots of books on display.

Kids going to schoolBoys and girls ages 10 – 12 are invited to join the August Book Club.  Get the details in the Children’s Department and sign up!

Remember to play in the park, swim at the pool, and make good use of your library.

Scenes from the last day of the Wellness Wizards program, who met in July.

Wellness Wizards, the program offered by Loyola medical students, has again been enthusiastically attended for weekly three hour sessions. Information, games, and actiovities have focused on themes of nutrition, water, hand hygiene, dental defenders, and emotions. THANK YOU LOYOLA!

Scenes from the last day of the Wellness Wizards program, who met in July.

Scenes from the last day of the Wellness Wizards program, who met in July.

     
                                                           
     

Other websites for kids:

IPL Kidspace

Fact Monster

Homework Helpers

Click here to visit All Kids, an Illinois healthcare program for supplying health insurance for Illinois' children. For more answers to questions regarding this program, please click here for the All Kids booklet.

Para leer acera All Kids en Español, oprima aqui.

Find a Book is an online tool that allows children and parents to search for books that are at the child’s reading 7 Dwarveslevel.  Searches can beperformed in English or Spanish.

Kids.gov is a beneficial website for students and teachers.  Children from kindergarten through 8th grade can use Kids.gov to find help with their homework, view educational videos, learn about the government, and play games.  Teachers can find lesson plans for their daily activities. 

Please take a look at the Kid's Health website by the Nemours Foundation.

     
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