Youth Program

Read to Serve--LVDL's 2018 Winter Reading Program starts today!

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 12:00am
(All Ages) Read to feed the hungry this winter! For every 15 minutes you read (or are read to), the Friends of Lake Villa District Library will donate 25 cents (up to $5 per person) to the Northern Illinois Food Bank. Kids and teens also get a free book for participating! Pick up a reading log at any public service desk. Read to Serve runs January 15-February 28.

Tinker Tots

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am
(Ages 18 months-2 years) Join us for stories, music and sensory development activities that encourage your child to explore and create! Please register.

Lunchtime@the Library---Chicago's Landmarks and the Names Behind Them

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Bring your lunch. We provide the guest speaker, coffee and dessert.

Dan Ryan, Jane Byrne, Casmir Pulaski are familiar names to many but why were these individuals chosen to honor Chicago’s landmarks? Join historian Jim Gibbons for a look at the city’s most well-known landmarks and the famous names behind them.


Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:45am
(Ages 3-5 years) Explore a winter wonderland inside the library, with stories, a craft and even snow! Dress for mess and bring some mittens ... your hands might get cold! Please register.

Build It!

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:15pm
(Grades K-3) Using all sorts of materials (including grapes!), we'll try to build the tallest tower possible ... and discuss the engineering behind skyscrapers and famous works of architecture! Please register.

Storytime for Toddlers

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to walkers up to age 36 months) Have a toddler at home? Join us for a fun, interactive experience of story, rhyme, music and play to help build your young one’s early literacy skills!

Please note: We ask that you choose only one registered program for your child(ren)—your registration covers the full 6-week session.

Looking for more storytime fun? Join us for Family Drop-In Storytime, held on Wednesdays at 9:30am and Saturdays at 10:30am. No registration required, all are welcome!