Here are events worth getting out of the house for on Dec. 30.
Suggestions include Evergreen Park, Palos Heights and Tinley Park.
New Year’s Eve Eve Party: Evergreen Park Public Library offers this youth celebration from 11 a.m. to noon at 9400 S. Troy Ave. There will be stories, snacks, noisemakers, dancing and a countdown to noon. Attendees are invited to wear their party clothes for the event. Information: (708) 422-8522, Ext. 36 or evergreenparklibrary.org.
Happy Noon Year Party: Palos Heights Public Library, 12501 S. 71st Ave., hosts this event from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Ages 3 to 18 can play games, make a craft and count down to noon (instead of midnight) at this celebration of the end of 2013 and the beginning of 2014. Information: Debbie Larsen at (708) 448-1473 or palosheightslibrary.org.
Ring In The New Year!: Tinley Park Public Library, 7851 Timber Drive, presents this event from 2 to 3 p.m. for ages 3 to 7 and parent. The drop-in children’s program features games and a new year’s craft. Information: (708) 532-0160, Ext. 2 or tplibrary.org.