Preschool Information Fairs 2016








Are you looking for the right preschool for your child? Save time by attending an information fair at your local library. You can learn about a number of local preschools and talk to their representatives in one setting. Many of the events also include information from your area’s childcare providers and enrichment programs.


Dec. 10, 2015, Jan 7, 2016, Mar 3, 2016 & May 12, 2016

Chicago Waldorf School Open Houses

Chicago: 773-465-2662

1300 W. Loyola Ave. Orientation and school wide tours for parents only. Please register at our website or call Lisa Payton, 773-465-2371 if you have any questions.


Jan. 9, 9:30-11:30am

Preschool Open House

Oswego & Montgomery:

As We Grow Preschools

South Point, 810 Preston Lane, Oswego

Civic Center, 5 Ashlawn Ave., Montgomery

Boulder Point, Zero Boulder Hill Pass, Montgomery

Stop in to any of the three locations to meet our teacher and see the classrooms.


Jan. 9, 10am-Noon

The Stage School Winter Open House

Park Ridge:

The Centennial Activity Center, 100 S. Western Ave. teaches singing, drama and dance to students ages 4-16 years. Join us to tour our school, meet our staff and learn more about our program.


Jan. 11, 7-8:30pm

Preschool Information Night

Algonquin: 847-458-6060

Main Library, 2600 Harnish Drive, Algonquin. Is your child almost ready to start preschool? Learn about the preschools in your local area and meet and talk with preschool representatives. Drop in any time between 7-8:30pm to look at displays and pick up literature. Most parents need approximately 45 minutes to visit and collect information.


Jan. 13, 7–8:30 p.m.

Preschool Information Night

Arlington Heights: 847-392-0100

Arlington Heights Public Library, 500 N. Dunton Ave. It’s not too early to start looking for the right preschool or child care for your little one. This is a great opportunity to meet teachers and providers from over 30 local programs. Drop in.


Jan. 13, 6:30-8pm

Preschool Information Night

Lake Zurich: 847-438-3433

Ela Area Library, 275 Mohawk Trail. Find the best school for your young child by dropping by to meet representatives and obtain information from local preschool and daycare facilities.


Jan. 16 9:30am–noon

Preschool Fair Crystal Lake

Crystal Lake: 815-459-1687

Crystal Lake Public Library, 126 Paddock St. Are you trying to select a preschool for your child. Let us make that decision a little easier for you. Area preschools will send representatives to the library for our Preschool Fair. You and your children are welcome to talk to each representative and learn about the preschool. No card or registration is required to attend. FREE


Jan. 19, 6-7:30pm

Friendship Station Preschool Open House

Geneva: 630-232-4542

1415 Viking Drive, Ste. 100, Meet the teachers from both our locations, explore our classrooms and ask questions.  Children are welcome to attend.


Jan. 20, 6:30-8pm

Preschool and Daycare Fair 2016

Niles: 847-663-1234

Niles Public Library, 6960 Oakton St. 6-6:30pm – Open house for parents looking for preschool or daycare for their children. Talk to representatives and pick up flyers from over 20 childcare organizations. Light refreshments available.


Jan. 23, 10am–noon

Preschool & Childcare Information Fair

Elgin: 847-742-2411

Gail Borden Public Library, 270 N. Grove Ave. Representatives from area preschools, daycare centers and licensed homes will be available talk about their childcare services and answer questions.


Jan. 23, 10am–noon

Preschool and Enrichment Fair 

Park Ridge: 847-825-4527

Park Ridge Public Library, 20 S. Prospect Ave. Representatives from over 25 local area preschools and daycare facilities will assist you in choosing the best setting for your child. Parents can also learn about educational opportunities at museums, dance studios, and other enrichment programs. Drop in.


Jan. 23, 1-3pm

Science & Arts Academy Open House

Des Plaines: 847-827-7880

1825 Miner St. The Gifted Choice in the Chicagoland area, an independent day school serving Junior Kindergarten-8th Grade, learn more about SAA, visit classrooms, a parent panel and a school tour. To register please visit our website.


Jan. 24 – Jan 30

National Lutheran Schools Week 2016

Raising up faithful disciples aligns with the primary purpose of Lutheran schools. We no longer function in a world where Lutheran education is provided exclusively for Lutheran children. Families come to our schools from all faith walks, motivated by a wide variety of needs and desires for their children.


Jan. 26, 7:30-8:30pm

Preschool/Child Care Information Night

Mount Prospect: 847-253-5675

10 S. Emerson St. This is your opportunity to meet early childhood directors and teachers who will answer your questions, from more than 20 facilities


Jan. 26, 6-8pm

Preschool/Day Care Fair

Palatine: 847-358-5881, ext. 108

Palatine Library, 700 N. North Ct. Representatives from local preschool and day care organizations will be available to talk to parents about their programs. Children may accompany their parents.


Jan. 27, 6:30-7:30pm

Gentle Learning Preschool-New Student Open House

Lisle: 630-964-3410 ext. 4342

Lisle Recreation Center, 1925 Ohio Street, Tour the facility, meet our staff and learn about our unique play-based program.

Elk Grove Park District Preschool

Jan. 27, 6:30-7:30pm

Elk Grove Park District Preschool Open House

Elk Grove Village: 847-362-7224

225 E. Elk Grove Blvd. See our preschool, meet our staff and learn about our programs.


Jan. 29, 6:30–8pm

Preschool Fair

Des Plaines: 847-827-5551

Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood St. A chance for parents to meet representatives from area preschools and gather information about different programs. The first 40 families to enter the fair will receive a book from the Friends of the Library. Refreshments will be served.


Jan. 31-Feb 6

National Catholic Schools Week 2016

The annual observance starts the last Sunday in January and runs all week.. Schools typically celebrate Catholic Schools Week with Masses, open houses, and other activities for students, families, parishioners, and the community at large.


Feb. 10, 10-11am(parents only, please) 6:30-7:30pm(parents & children welcome)

Preschool Open House

Park Ridge, 847-685-4400

2701 W. Sibley Ave., Learn about our structured program for ages 2-4. Tour the classrooms and meet our teachers


Elk Grove Park Distirct Preschool Registration for Fall 2016

Elk Grove Village: 847-362-7224

225 E. Elk Grove Blvd. Nonresident registration Tuesday, February 16th starts at 9:00am, resident registration Saturday, February 6th starting at 12:30pm. 


Mar. 5, 10am-noon

Preschool Informational Fair

Glendale Heights: 630-260-1550

Glenside Public Library, 25 E. Fullerton Ave.