Stories in Motion

This winter, warm up with some cozy characters and perplexing plots in books, graphic novels or movies. Try at least four of these activities, then complete the form by January 31 to share what you read and learned--and be entered to win a movie night kit.



Stories in Motion

Celebrate stories told in many different ways, from comics to stories adapted into movies for kids and families.


Kids, Make Your Stories Come Alive

This winter, kids can spend some time reading, writing, watching and drawing stories as part of Stories in Motion.

Tune In

Storyline Online

Watch actors bring stories to life in these short videos! There are all kinds of stories for readers who like all kinds of books.


Story Events

Various locations
Join us for stories brought to life in story time! Discuss stories in book clubs with other kids.


Draw a Story

Kids, try making your own illustrated story. Or start by reading one to get inspired!



Kids, try this online resource where there is no wait to access audiobooks, music, movies, television and eBooks!

Complete the Learning Journey

Kids, please ask your grown-up to fill out this form. Chicago Public Library cannot collect personal information online from kids 0 to 13. * indicates a required field
  • Child's Name * Required
  • For children 0 to 13
  • Caregiver's Email * Required
  • Which activities did you complete? * Required
    Please complete at least four.
    • Upload a picture of an activity you did this month or of you completing your Learning Journey. File should be a .jpg, .gif, .png or .pdf. Maximum file size is 5MB.
    • By submitting your photo, you authorize Chicago Public Library to post your work on our website, social media and print materials, along with your first name.
    Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf.
    Maximum file size - 5 mega bytes.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Kids' Creations

Kids Events

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