Participants in Neighbors of the World, Westchester Public Library’s 2014
summer reading program for children age two through grade five, are invited
to enjoy an interactive exploration of world cultures at the four Friday
Adventures this year.
of the Adventures will take place at the Library Service Center, 100 W.
Indiana Ave., Chesterton, from 2-3 p.m. Registration for the Adventures is
not necessary. Families of participants are also welcome to attend.
Hiu Hua and others for a celebration of China at the first Friday Adventure
on June 20. Enjoy games, music, dancing, and more.
will be the focus of the June 27 Friday Adventure. On July 11, children will
enjoy a live video call to caretakers at the Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee
during the program about Zimbabwe. The final Friday Adventure, July 18, will
Mexico will be celebrated at the end of the summer reading party. Family
Fiesta will take place at Thomas Centennial Park on Saturday, July 26, from
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Enjoy the fiesta and then browse the European Market. The
park is at the corner of Broadway and Calumet in downtown Chesterton.
week of the summer reading program, both Thomas and Hageman Libraries will
host story times. Toddler Storytimes for ages 2 and 3 will take place
Mondays at Hageman Library and Wednesdays at Thomas Library, both at 10 a.m.
Stories and Kicks for 4, 5, and 6 will take place Tuesdays at Thomas Library
and Thursdays at Hageman Library, also at 10 a.m.
more information, call the Children’s Department at Thomas Library,
926-7696, or Hageman Library, 926-9080. A calendar of events is available at