Library Open at 2 p.m. on Friday

All Library locations will open at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 22 due to Staff Development Day.

Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Board Game Night

February 21, 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! Drop in to try board games from the library’s new collection or bring one of your own to play with fellow gamers. No experience required. Each session we will be teaching how to play a different board game. Snack...

It’s Not Online – The other 90% of records

February 21, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 84
Event Description:
Many useful records for genealogy research are not online. Learn how to find off-line sources to expand your family history research.   ...

Drop in Craft

February 22, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Encourage your child’s creativity by making a simple craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date.  ...
Library Branch: Rand Road 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. Niños de 1 año hasta preescolares están invitados asistir a la hora de cuentos. Los papas o persona de cuido tiene que estar pr...

Busy Toddlers

February 23, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes, Games & Activities
Event Description:
Engage your senses and stimulate learning with activities and simple crafts just right for teeny-tiny hands. Ages 1 through 3. Drop in. ...

Preschool Storytime

February 25, 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. ...

Internet Basics

February 25, 2019
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Are you already using the Internet but still have basic questions about how to surf the web and use your browser efficiently? Come to this class to get information and answers to basic internet questions.  ...

The Legends of Sun Records

February 25, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Event Description:
Musician/historian Randy Walker presents the history of early rock and roll and also plays some of the classic songs of Elvis, Johnny Cash and more. ...

ESL Conversation Club

February 26, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Drop in.  ...

Preschool Storytime

February 26, 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

February 26, 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. ...

Drop in Craft / Manualidad Abierta al Público

February 26, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event 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. Diferentes materiales serán provistos para cad...

Escape Room: Harry Potter

February 26, 2019
7:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Calling all wizards and muggles alike! Put your Harry Potter knowledge to the test solving puzzles, riddles, and challenges in 30 minutes to escape. Grades 7-12. Sign up. ...

Escape Room: Harry Potter

February 26, 2019
7:45pm - 8:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Calling all wizards and muggles alike! Put your Harry Potter knowledge to the test solving puzzles, riddles, and challenges in 30 minutes to escape. Grades 7-12. Sign up. ...

Yoga Storytime

February 27, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Enjoy stories, songs, and basic yoga poses with a registered yoga teacher. Ages 3 through 6 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

RESCHEDULED Pokemon Drop-In Night

February 27, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event 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. ...

Power Employment Workshop

February 28, 2019
9:30am - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
Bring your lunch to this workshop from Illinois workNet and discover how to set goals, use social media, get past applicant tracking systems, and interview effectively to land the job. To sign up, visit www.worknetncc.com and click the link under “Ev...

Baby Storytime

February 28, 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

February 28, 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. ...

Getting Out of the Stress Habit

February 28, 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: 34
Event Description:
Feeling stressed and tired? Learn simple exercises and practices to bring more ease and peace to your daily life with Dr. Nathan Gerowitz of Innate Life Chiropractic.  ...

Friday Morning Book Group

March 1, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Salt Houses by Hala Alyan Foreseeing blessings and troubles in the lives of her daughter and grandchildren, Salma endures hardships stemming from the Six-Day War of 1967 in Palestine before rebuilding in Kuwait, until the fami...

Preschool Storytime

March 1, 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

March 1, 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: Storytimes
Event Description:
Children ages 1 through preschool are invited to attend storytime. Parents or caregivers must remain with their child. Niños de 1 año hasta preescolares están invitados asistir a la hora de cuentos. Los papas o persona de cuido tiene que estar pre...
Library Branch: Rand Road 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. Niños de 1 año hasta preescolares están invitados asistir a la hora de cuentos. Los papas o persona de cuido tiene que estar pre...

Family Storytime

March 2, 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 Birth through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...