Park Ridge Library Hosts Kids New Years Party

Liz Fichter of the Park Ridge Public Library lets the balloons drop at midday on Friday, Dec. 30 to let the youngsters have fun the brand new 12 months in type. (Noah Festenstein/Journal Picture).

With 36 hours left to go till the brand new 12 months, the Park Ridge Public Library hosted a brand new years social gathering only for youngsters Friday, Dec. 30.

A countdown began at 11:15 a.m., ticking all the way down to midday when the youngsters participated in a brand new years balloon drop. For the 45 minutes, a set of actions have been deliberate comparable to crafts, tales, video games and music.

“We’re all the time in search of one thing enjoyable to do for the youngsters,” Park Ridge Public Library Youth Providers Supervisor Staci Greenwald stated. “We did one final 12 months and it’s simply sort of a enjoyable means for the youngsters to have fun the brand new 12 months and see alternative ways to have fun holidays… It’s like a grown up social gathering for teenagers.”

As soon as the clock hit midday, over a dozen balloons have been launched from the ceiling onto a bunch of celebrating children. Smiles lit up the assembly room of Park Ridge’s library, marking what might be the beginning of one thing particular for 2023.

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