Main Library 
Tuesday, May 28 – Sunday, August 25 

Slide into the national pastime and discover Major League Baseball’s oldest city rivalry: the White Sox vs. Chicago Cubs. This interactive exhibit, will let you explore ballparks, the history of this epic rivalry, the teams’ logos and uniforms, and more. Also learn about the women's professional team Rockford Peaches!


Baseball Related Events

Summer Kids Explore

Grades 1-5. Celebrate summer and explore a new topic each week with a
"splash" of literature!

South Elgin Branch Hoffer Room
Tuesdays ♦ 11 am − Noon

6/18 For the Love of Baseball

Rakow Branch
Wednesdays ♦ 10:30 − 11:30 am

6/19 For the Love of Baseball

Story Program 
Summer Session June 3 - July 26

Grand Slam Storytime

South Elgin Branch ♦ Tuesdays 11 am
Rakow Branch ♦ Wednesdays 10:30 am


Storytime with a Basketball Player

Main Library Meadows Community Rooms AB
Thursday, June 13 ♦ 2 − 2:45 pm

Ages 3-8. Hear stories, make a craft and ask your questions about dribbling, defense and dunking.
Presenter: Rick Williams, Head Coach of Elgin Academy’s Boys JV basketball team.
Register here.

Storytime with a Softball Player

Main Library Meadows Community Rooms AB
Thursday, June 27 ♦ 2 − 2:45 pm

Ages 3-8. Hear stories, make crafts and hear from softball player Amber Godinsky about pitching, catching and grand slams.
Register here.


No-Shushing Movie Fridays

South Elgin Branch Hoffer Room
Fridays ♦ 10:30 am

6/7 Field of Dreams (1989, PG)
6/14 Angels in the Outfield (1994, PG)