Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

To The Moon and Back

July 17, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Celebrate the upcoming 50th Anniversary of the first moon walk  with a storytime, science and hands on activities! Ages 4 - 8 with parent/caregiver. Sign up. ...

Chair Yoga

July 17, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Explore gentle postures, breath work, meditation, and deep relaxation with Karen Fotopoulos, a registered yoga teacher from Discover Yoga with Karen. Valid District cardholders only.  ...

Nintendo Labo Pop Up

July 17, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Come check out our Nintendo Labo Kits! All ages.  ...

Family Storytime

July 17, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages Birth through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Excel Intermediate

July 17, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5

The Story Behind the Furnace Girl

July 17, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 68
Event Description:
Author Kraig Moreland presents the "who did it" mystery in 1928 of Elfrieda Knaack, who was discovered severely burned in a basement office of the town hall in Lake Bluff. Books will be available for purchase. ...

Baby Storytime

July 18, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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. ...

Drop-in Craft

July 18, 2019
10:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Event Description:
Encourage your child's creativity by making a simple craft together. ...

Drop in LEGO

July 18, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Bring your imagination and build something fun when you try out our LEGO collection. ...

Get Ready for Kindergarten

July 18, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Description:
Practice circle time, fine and gross motor coordination, following directions and social skills in preparation for entering Kindergarten in Fall 2019. Breakout activities focus on a different subject each week.  July 18: Reading. Grade...

Heartland Blood Drive

July 18, 2019
3:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Lectures & Performances
Event Description:
Please help save lives during this critical time of need and make a difference by donating blood. Many parents and families count on your lifesaving blood donations year-round. Heartland Blood Center supplies blood directly to Northwest Community Hos...

Social Media for Business

July 18, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event 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. ...

Board Game Night

July 18, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Join us for an evening of gaming fun! Try board games from our Library of Things or bring your own. Snacks provided. Ages 12 and up. Drop in. ...

Preschool Storytime

July 19, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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 19, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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. ...
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Stop by all summer for fun STEAM activities. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver. Detente a divertirte durante el verano con actividades STEAM. Para edades de 5 o mayor con un padre/persona de cuido. ...

Exploring Sign Language

July 19, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Explore the basics of sign language through fun activities. Grades 3 - 5. Sign up. ...

Family Storytime

July 20, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages Birth through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Ozobots: Race to the Moon

July 21, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Honor the golden anniversary of the moon landing with a fun coding game for Ozobot, a line-following robot. Grades 3-6. Sign up. ...

Interior Design Feedback Session

July 21, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 33
Event Description:
We need your feedback on interior remodeling plans! Join staff and architects from Engberg Anderson to discuss design ideas from our recent space needs assessment that includes reimagined spaces under consideration at the Main Library. ...

Showtime on the Farm

July 22, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Description:
Enjoy active learning to discover the origins of how food comes from the farm to you, while playing Is the Price Right?, Pick a Pair, and Race to Fill My Plate. Enjoy a snack and finish off with Ag BINGO. Recommended for Grade 2 – 8. Sign up. ...

Preschool Storytime

July 22, 2019
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Children ages 1 through preschool are invited to attend storytime. Parents or caregivers must remain with their child. ...

Book Buddies

July 22, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Strengthen your reading skills with the guidance of teen volunteers. Partners may vary throughout the program. Grades 1-4. Sign up. ...

Oculus VR Pop Up

July 22, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Please stop by and test out the Oculus VR headsets available for checkout!  Ages 9-11 must have parental permission and supervision.  ...

Prismware Planter

July 22, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Paint a ceramic prism shape planter with Color Me Mine Studio. All supplies provided. Ages 14 and up. Valid district cardholders only. Sign up.   ...

Legends of Surf Music

July 22, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 68
Event Description:
Musician/historian Randy Walker presents the history and performs the music of Surf Legends. ...

ESL Conversation Club

July 23, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Drop in.  ...