Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Preschool Storytime

July 23, 2018
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

July 23, 2018
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. ...

Stuffed Animal Storytime and Sleepover

July 23, 2018
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Bring your favorite stuffed animal to a special pajama storytime and then leave them at the Library for a sleepover. Super-secret cameras will catch all the fun! Pick up your animal and a photo of their Library escapades after 3:00 p.m. on Tuesd...

ESL Conversation Club

July 24, 2018
9:30am - 11:00am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Social Gatherings
Description:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Drop in.  ...

Preschool Storytime

July 24, 2018
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

July 24, 2018
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

July 24, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
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. ...

Social Media for Business

July 25, 2018
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
Learn how to use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more to promote your business. Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People shows you how to choose the best site for you and the steps to get started. ...

Get Ready for Kindergarten

July 25, 2018
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Practice circle time, fine and gross motor skills, following directions and taking turns, in preparation for Kindergarten in Fall 2018. Learn concepts in a different subject each week! July 25: Science. Grade K. Sign up. ...

La Loteria

July 25, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Learn to play La Lotería, a traditional game of chance played throughout Mexico that most resembles BINGO with pictures. Aprenda a jugar La Lotería, un juego de azar tradicional que se juega a través de todo México parecido a BINGO con fotos. ...

Nintendo Labo Pop-up

July 25, 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Description:
Please stop by Popular Materials and help us build a toy con for the Nintendo Labo and play a few games with it.  ...

Family Storytime

July 25, 2018
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 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Intro to Ozobots

July 25, 2018
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Description:
Learn to code by designing a maze for Ozobot, a tiny and easy-to-use robot. Grades 3-6. Sign up. ...

Drop-in Craft

July 26, 2018
10:00am - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Drop-in to make a Flying Saucer UFO craft. ...

Baby Storytime

July 26, 2018
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. ...

The Mystery Shop

July 26, 2018
11:00am - 12:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Description:
The actors of the Mystery Shop blend together tall tales, funny fables, bittersweet legends, and spine-tinglers with delightful songs—and plenty of audience participation to create a great show for the whole family.      All ages. T...

iPad Basics for Older Adults

July 26, 2018
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Learn the iPad features, controls, and settings as well as how to navigate and organize your screens. ...

The Mystery Shop: Killer Comics

July 26, 2018
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
This fast-paced mystery game will have you up and out of your seat. You don’t just watch this performance, you experience it through total audience participation. One thing is certain, a murder has been committed and you’re involved. Grades 7 – 12...

Preschool Storytime

July 27, 2018
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

July 27, 2018
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. ...

Violet Painting

July 27, 2018
11:00am - 1:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Celebrate the 200th Birthday of Illinois and create a painting of a violet, our state flower. All supplies provided. Valid District cardholders only. ...

Drop-in STEAM / Ven a Jugar con STEAM

July 27, 2018
12:00pm - 3:00pm
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.  ...

Drop in Craft

July 27, 2018
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.  ...

Families Read: The Infamous Ratsos

July 27, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities, Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Share your thoughts about The Infamous Ratsos while enjoying snacks and tie-in activities. Grades 1-3 with parent/caregiver. Sign up.             The Infamous Ratsos The Ratso brothers try ...