Families are invited to join the library as we celebrate El día
de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day), also
known as Día, which is a celebration EVERY DAY of children,
families, and reading that culminates every year on April 30,
emphasizing the importance of advocating literacy for children of
all linguistic and cultural backgrounds. Please come enjoy
bilingual stories, a craft, and refreshments. No registration
A free evening featuring an expert talk, plus the opportunity to shop the new Baby Experience. Everyone receives a tote and hasthe opportunity to meet the vendors, collect samples and learn more about featured products. BCB’s Resident Experts will offer a 15-20 minute presentation and the event concludes with 15 minutes of Q&A. Register at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/bcbasics-for-expectant-moms-and-dads-presented-by-target-diapering-swadding-and-bathing-rosemont-tickets-11232349259
Forts are the perfect place for pretend stakeout areas and
secret society meetings. Use couch cushions, upside-down
tables, doors, headboards-even stairs that go nowhere!-to create a
cool and cozy space that's all your own.
Explore the magic that happens when soap, water, and air
combine. Use wild wands to makebubbles big and small. Catch,
dance with and even step inside giant bubbles.
The exhibit features the rare Black Java
and White Java strains of chicken, which were an endangered species
less than a decade ago. Includes a special child-height egg
incubator, hatchery unit and a pen for newborn chicks. Runs from
March 18-June 16.
A multi-media, interactive, exhibit that allows children to discover how nature is reflected and celebrated in the lives of Japanese children through special seasonal environments and traditional Japanese activities. The exhibit focuses on the regions of Lake Biwa, Sapporo, Kyoto and Fukuoka, offering an in-depth exploration of each region through video, audio and visual media, as well as authentic props and hands-on interactive activities.
Kids will be able
to explore the pet vet office and learn a new respect for creatures
as they nurse sick and injured animals back to health
on the examining and operating tables; examine
x-rays; get play animals clean; determine
what diet is best and make a healthy meal; climb
aboard a large format animal scale; help the lost pets
find their correct homes and clamber through the pet
Travel back to 1893 and experience the excitement of the White
City. Digital technology will bring the World's Fair to life.
Visitors will see items that thrilled fairgoers 120 years ago
including large taxidermied animals, fully articulated animal
skeletons, and ancient fish from Wyoming's Green River fossil bed.
Using an iPad application, visitors can explore many items from the
World's Fair still hidden in the Museum's vaults and will also get
an overview of the Museum's history and the personalities who
helped shape this institution.
Exhibit explores animals and plants as machines built for
survival, complete with pumps, pipes, insulation, motors, springs,
and intelligence gathering devices. Using real specimens, life-like
models, amazing video footage, and interactive displays, the
exhibition investigates how cheetahs run so fast and fleas jump so
far; how the bite force of an extinct fish made it a top predator;
how a toucan stays cool in the jungle; how a Venus fly trap detects
its next meal; and how many other organisms function as machines in
order to survive, move, and discover. Presented in English and