Children's Programs at Somonauk Public Library:

Tot Tales is a weekly program that is geared towards children between the ages of 0-3 which introduces babies and toddlers to songs, rhymes, hand motions and books. Registration is required.

Weekly Story Hours are geared for children ages 3-6 and includes stories, songs, crafts, and snacks, registration is required.

STEAM meets once a month. Children ages 6-9 engage in hands on science, technology, engineering, Art and mathematical skill to solve puzzles or build simple projects, registration is required.

Paws for Reading meets the fourth Thursday of every month. Children are invited to read for 15 minute increments to therapy dogs. Registration is required.

Summer Reading Program is an annual summer long program for children of all ages that runs from June through early August. Reading logs are given out at time of registration to record reading requirements throughout the summer. Recognition and prizes are presented at the end of the program during an award program.

ABC Mouse for Libraries offers a safe, 100 percent educational environment for children, with no advertising or links to external websites. Parents can also create a personal account at the library to enable their children to customize their experiences and save their progress on's Step-by-Step Learning Path™.

Museum Adventure Pass – Use your library card to get free admission or special discounts at participating Chicago area cultural destinations, such as Legoland Discovery Center, Brookfield Zoo, Naper Settlement and many more! Passes are available to Somonauk Public Library cardholders in good standing. Stop by the patron services desk to get your pass. Visit for a list of participating museums.

AWE Learning Station - The Somonauk Library has a dedicated educational computer designed exclusively for kids ages 2-8! It features more than 70 educational programs. These programs cover all subjects, Literacy, Science, Writing, Math, Art, Music, History & more!