Events Calendar

Event Type
Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Parents and caregivers must remain with children. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. ...

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Parents and caregivers must remain with children. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. ...

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Pokemon Drop-In Night

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Come hang out and meet other Pokémon fans and friends. Bring your deck, play Pokkén Tournament on the Wii-U, and enjoy snacks and music. All ages. Drop In. ...

Preschool Storytime

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Parents and caregivers must remain with children. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. ...

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Baby Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Introduce your baby to the love of reading with lap-time rhymes, stories, and songs. Ages birth through 12 months with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Friday, June 1st, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

Family Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages up to 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Juggling Funny Stories

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Storytimes, Games & Activities, Lectures & Performances
Description:
Chris Fascione brings stories to life through an interactive performance combining comedy, mime, juggling, and storytelling. All ages. Tickets available May 26 for valid District cardholders. ...

Monday, June 4th, 2018

Dandelions Storytime

12:30pm - 1:00pm
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Storytimes, Games & Activities
Description:
Learn and explore up close the different stages of a dandelion in this interactive storytime. Ages 5 and up.  ...

Drop-In STEAM

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Stop by for fun STEAM activities all summer. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Baby Storytime

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Introduce your baby to the love of reading with lap-time rhymes, stories, and songs. Ages Birth through 12 months with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Bring your imagination and build something fun when you try out our LEGO collection. Trae tu imaginación y construye algo divertido cuando pruebes nuestra colección de LEGO. ...

Family Storytime

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages up to 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Drop-in Craft

10:00am - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Where will your imagination take you? Drop-in today between 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. and make a rocket ship. ...

Baby Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Introduce your baby to the love of reading with lap-time rhymes, stories, and songs. Ages birth through 12 months with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Sign up and compete in the latest release of Smash Bros and claim your glory -- win prizes! Grades 5-12. Sign up. ...

Friday, June 8th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Drop in Craft

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Encourage your child's creativity by making a simple craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date.  ...

LEGO Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
Join other LEGO enthusiasts for a building challenge using our Legos. Creations will be shared with the other builders at the end of the challenge. ...

Saturday, June 9th, 2018

Family Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages up to 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Monday, June 11th, 2018

Stories at Panera Bread

10:00am - 10:30am
Required
Branch: In the Community
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
Enjoy stories and music. Children receive a complimentary Petite Chocolate Chipper Cookie and milk. All ages. Sign up. ...

Preschool Storytime

12:30pm - 1:00pm
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Children ages one through preschool are invited to attend storytime. Parents or caregivers must remain with their child.  ...

Drop-In STEAM

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Stop by for fun STEAM activities all summer. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Encourage your child’s creativity by making a simple craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date. Fomente la creatividad de sus hijos al elaborar una manualidad juntos. Todos los materiales serán provistos para ...

Book Buddies

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Description:
Strengthen your reading skills with the guidance of teen volunteers while sharing stories. Partners may vary throughout the program. Grades 1-4.  Sign up. ...

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Welcome to my World

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Enjoy a cutting edge performance of comedy, magic, fire eating and juggling with Rick Colen. He has performed with the Ringling Brother and his feats are sure to amuse and amaze you. All ages.  ...

Family Storytime

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages up to 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Drop-in Craft

10:00am - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Drop-in today to make to make a superhero stick puppet. Additional supplies provided to make a superhero greeting card option. ...

Baby Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Introduce your baby to the love of reading with lap-time rhymes, stories, and songs. Ages birth through 12 months with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Branch: In the Community
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Share stories and songs in the fresh air as we present programs for preschoolers and their families. Questions, call Salt Creek Park District, 847-259-6890. Drop in. ...
Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Kids, All Ages
Description:
Treat yourself to an afternoon of educational fun when you try out the Library’s Tinkertoy Collection. Ages 3 and up.   Disfrute de una tarde educacional y divertida cuando pruebe la colección de Tinkertoy de la biblioteca. Para edades de ...

Friday, June 15th, 2018

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
The Palatine Puppet Players entertain again with two fairytales just right for young children: The Frog Prince, and The Princess and the Dragon. All ages.  Los Titiriteros de Palatine nos entretendrán nuevamente con dos cuentos de hadas perfe...

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

Family Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages up to 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Cookies and Coloring

10:30am - 11:00am
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Bring your family and join us for a relaxing morning of coloring and sample some tasty cookies, too! All ages. ...

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Drop-in STEAM

12:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Stop by for fun STEAM activities all summer. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver. Drop in.  ...

Oculus Go Pop-up

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Ages: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings
Description:
Come to the lobby and get a demonstration of the wireless VR headset that will be ready to check out of the library soon: Oculus Go Drop in. Ages 9-11 must be with a parent.  ...

Drop-In STEAM

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Stop by for fun STEAM activities all summer. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Book Buddies

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Description:
Strengthen your reading skills with the guidance of teen volunteers while sharing stories. Partners may vary throughout the program. Grades 1-4.  Sign up. ...

Minecraft Mania

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Description:
Enter the world of Minecraft. Use your creativity to build your world, work with others to craft objects, and watch out for Minecraft Creepers. Grades 5-12. Sign up.  ...

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

Digging Dinosaurs

10:00am - 11:00am
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Become a paleontologist as we explore dinosaurs through art, math, and science. Ages 4-6 with parent/caregiver. Sign up.  ...

Drop in LEGO

1:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Bring your imagination and build something fun when you try out our LEGO collection.  ...

Family Storytime

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages up to 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Drop-in Craft

10:00am - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Encourage your child's creativity by making a simple craft together. Drop-in today to make a paper chain caterpillar! ...

Baby Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Introduce your baby to the love of reading with lap-time rhymes, stories, and songs. Ages birth through 12 months with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Gary Kantor Magic Show

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Description:
Enjoy a thrilling magic show filled with comedy and audience participation. All ages. Tickets available June 14 for valid District cardholders. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: -1
Description:
Work in a team to guide a tiny, easy-to-use robot on a globetrotting adventure. Grades 3-6. Sign up. ...

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Drop in Craft

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Encourage your child's creativity by making a simple craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date.  ...

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

Family Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages up to 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Monday, June 25th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

12:30pm - 1:00pm
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Children ages one through preschool are invited to attend storytime. Parents or caregivers must remain with their child.  ...

Drop-In STEAM

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Stop by for fun STEAM activities all summer. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Encourage your child’s creativity by making a simple craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date. Fomente la creatividad de sus hijos al elaborar una manualidad juntos. Todos los materiales serán provistos para ...

Book Buddies

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Description:
Strengthen your reading skills with the guidance of teen volunteers while sharing stories. Partners may vary throughout the program. Grades 1-4.  Sign up. ...

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Unicorns, dragons, and griffins, oh my! Enjoy stories and rhymes about all sorts of magical creatures. Ages 3 through 5. Drop in. ...

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Drop-in Craft

10:00am - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Get ready for the 4th of July! Drop-in today to make a red,white and blue craft.  ...

Baby Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Introduce your baby to the love of reading with lap-time rhymes, stories, and songs. Ages birth through 12 months with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Friday, June 29th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Stop by all summer for fun STEAM activities. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver.  Visitanos durante todo el verano y diviértete con las actividades STEAM. Para edades de 5 o mayor con padre/persona de cuido. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities, Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
Share your thoughts about Ms. Bixby’s Last Day while enjoying snacks and tie-in activities. Grades 3-6. Sign up.             Ms. Bixby’s Last Day Three sixth graders work together to honor ...

Saturday, June 30th, 2018

Family Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages up to 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...