Events

Friday, January 5

Family Dance Party

Friday, January 5, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am
(Open to all ages) Get ready to dance, shake, shimmy, groove! Make sure you're ready to move-it, move-it for this music-filled party for you and your little ones. No registration required!

Monday, January 8

Never-Melt Snowman

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:00pm
(Grades K-1) Join us to make an adorable snowman from a sock! Bring him inside ... he'll never melt! Please register.
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Wednesday, January 10

Polarpalooza!

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.
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Friday, January 12

Friday Fun Faire

Friday, January 12, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:45am
(Ages 3-5) Listening to stories and making crafts together--that's what Friday Fun Faire is all about! Please register.
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Monday, January 15

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.

Storytime for Babies & Toddlers

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to infants and walkers up to age 36 months) Have a few tiny ones at home? Join us for a fun, interactive early-literacy program for little folk. We’ll share rhymes, songs, stories and other language-building activities.

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!


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Tuesday, January 16

Storytime for Babies

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to infants not yet walking) Have a baby at home? Join us for a fun, interactive experience of rhymes, songs, stories and play to help build your little one’s early literacy skills.

Please note: We ask that you bring only the registered child, as we want to make this program safe and fun for your baby. Also, please choose only one registered program for your child—your registration covers the full 6-week session.
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Storytime for Preschoolers

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to 3- to 5-year-olds) Come be part of the fun at Preschool Storytime! These programs feature a half hour of books, songs, fingerplays and interactive storytelling. Caregivers are invited to wait outside the Wilton Room during these “independent” storytimes.

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

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(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!


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Wednesday, January 17

Family Drop-In Storytime

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Family Drop-In Storytime! It's a half-hour filled with books, music and more ... all are welcome, no registration required!

Sweet Treats

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
(Grades 4-8) Come learn how to make your own chocolate candies! Please note, we'll be using peanuts and dairy products during this program. Please register.
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Thursday, January 18

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!


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Storytime for Preschoolers

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to 3- to 5-year-olds) Come be part of the fun at Preschool Storytime! These programs feature a half hour of books, songs, fingerplays and interactive storytelling. Caregivers are invited to wait outside the Wilton Room during these “independent” storytimes.

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

Storytime for Babies

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(Open to infants not yet walking) Have a baby at home? Join us for a fun, interactive experience of rhymes, songs, stories and play to help build your little one’s early literacy skills.

Please note: We ask that you bring only the registered child, as we want to make this program safe and fun for your baby. Also, please choose only one registered program for your child—your registration covers the full 6-week session.
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Novel Thoughts

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 7:15pm to 8:15pm
(Grades 4-6) Read the book and tell us what you think! (There will be snacks, too!) In January we'll be discussing Peak by Roland Smith. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk. Please register.
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Friday, January 19

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.
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Saturday, January 20

Family Drop-In Storytime

Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Family Drop-In Storytime! It's a half-hour filled with books, music and more ... all are welcome, no registration required!

Monday, January 22

Storytime for Babies & Toddlers

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to infants and walkers up to age 36 months) Have a few tiny ones at home? Join us for a fun, interactive early-literacy program for little folk. We’ll share rhymes, songs, stories and other language-building activities.

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!


Register

Tuesday, January 23

Storytime for Babies

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to infants not yet walking) Have a baby at home? Join us for a fun, interactive experience of rhymes, songs, stories and play to help build your little one’s early literacy skills.

Please note: We ask that you bring only the registered child, as we want to make this program safe and fun for your baby. Also, please choose only one registered program for your child—your registration covers the full 6-week session.
Register

Storytime for Preschoolers

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to 3- to 5-year-olds) Come be part of the fun at Preschool Storytime! These programs feature a half hour of books, songs, fingerplays and interactive storytelling. Caregivers are invited to wait outside the Wilton Room during these “independent” storytimes.

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