Youth Services


11th Annual Holiday Open House
Saturday, December 8

Reacquaint yourself with everything the library has to offer during this free event for the entire family. Cookies, mulled cider, and other refreshments will be provided by the Winfield Library Friends.

10:00-11:00 a.m. Storytime with Mrs. Claus (Meeting Rooms)
Mrs. Claus will read holiday stories before a visit from Santa! Take your picture with Santa and receive a goody bag from Mrs. Claus. Free tickets available November 24.

10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Holiday Crafting (Youth Services)
Make and take an assortment of holiday crafts immediately after seeing Santa.

11:00 a.m. Holiday Music Ensemble (Adult Services)
A string quartet from West Chicago High School performs holiday favorites.

1:00-4:00 p.m. Holiday Cards for the Troops (Adult Services)
Make the season brighter for our troops stationed overseas by personalizing holiday cards. All materials are provided. Cards will be sent through Operation Support Our Troops.

2:00 p.m. In the Spirit of the Season: Holiday Food Gifts to Make & Take (Meeting Rooms)
Marie Kisiel teaches us how to create easy food gifts and provides take home recipe cards. Samples will be served. Registration recommended.

Sponsor a Book for the Holidays
With a donation of $15 or more to the Winfield Library Friends, you may choose from a selection of books to be added to the library collection. We will add a custom book plate honoring your friend or family member.

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Book Donations Open February 4 - March 9, 2019
Thank you to everyone who supported the Winfield Library Friends at our fall book sale. Book donations are now closed; we will accept book donations in anticipation of the spring book sale from February 4 to March 9, 2019. We accept materials in good condition, with the exception of magazines, textbooks, and encyclopedias.

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