Events

Monday, October 16

Walkers, Wigglers & Crawlers (9:30am)

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 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 Walkers, Wigglers & Crawlers—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.
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Walkers, Wigglers & Crawlers (10:30am)

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to infants and walkers up to age 36 months) Have a few tiny ones at home? Join us for Walkers, Wigglers & Crawlers—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.
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Cheesecloth Ghosts

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 4:30pm to 5:15pm
(Grades 2-3) Make your own fun ghost decoration! Please dress for mess ... and note that projects will not be ready to go home until the following day.
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Periwinkle Art for Teens: Zentangle Pumpkin

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn the basics of Zentangling by trying your hand at a couple of 3"x3" samples. Then transfer the practice into a pumpkin shape on 8"x10" canvas, with paint.
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Tuesday, October 17

Lapsit Listeners

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to infants not yet walking) Have a baby at home? Join us for Lapsit Listeners—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(ren) to Lapsit Listeners, as we want to make this program safe and fun for your little ones. Also, please choose only one registered program for your child(ren)—your registration covers the full 6-week session.
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Preschool Pals

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to 3- to 5-year-olds) Come be part of the fun at Preschool Pals! These programs feature a half hour of books, songs, fingerplays and interactive storytelling geared for kids ages 3 through 5.

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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Toddlin' Tykes

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(Open to walkers up to age 24 months) Have a toddler at home? Join us for Toddlin’ Tykes—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.
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The History of the Great Lakes Naval Station

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Erik Wright, Education Specialist from the National Museum of the American Sailor, will explore the history and heritage of the Great Lakes Naval Station from its founding in 1911 through two world wars, the development of modern warfare technology and its current role as Recruit Training Command, the US Navy’s only boot camp. The program is sponsored by the Lake Villa Historical Society.
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Wednesday, October 18

Terrific Twos

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to 2-year-olds) Come be part of the fun at Terrific Twos! These programs feature a half hour of music, books, fingerplays and interactive storytelling geared for kids at this active stage of development.

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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Preschool Pals

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to 3- to 5-year-olds) Come be part of the fun at Preschool Pals! These programs feature a half hour of books, songs, fingerplays and interactive storytelling geared for kids ages 3 through 5.

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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Restore Your Movement

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Exploring a shift in mindset on mobility and aging is an important component of how you move and feel. Join Becky DeRosa for an exploration of increasing mobility with age and an introduction into a simple movement practice that can help to restore our natural movement.

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Stop-By Stories

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Stop-By Stories! These half-hour programs are filled with books, songs, rhymes and interactive storytelling. All are welcome, no registration required!

Thursday, October 19

Toddlin' Tykes

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to walkers up to age 24 months) Have a toddler at home? Join us for Toddlin’ Tykes—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.
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Terrific Twos

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to 2-year-olds) Come be part of the fun at Terrific Twos! These programs feature a half hour of music, books, fingerplays and interactive storytelling geared for kids at this active stage of development.

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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Preschool Pals

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
(Open to 3- to 5-year-olds) Come be part of the fun at Preschool Pals! These programs feature a half hour of books, songs, fingerplays and interactive storytelling geared for kids ages 3 through 5.

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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Oodles of Noodles

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 4:30pm to 5:15pm
(Grades K-2) Did you know that pasta is not just for devouring? In this program we'll make art with it, we'll test its strength, and even play some games. Who says you can't play with your food?
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Lapsit Listeners

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(Open to infants not yet walking) Have a baby at home? Join us for Lapsit Listeners—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(ren) to Lapsit Listeners, as we want to make this program safe and fun for your little ones. Also, please choose only one registered program for your child(ren)—your registration covers the full 6-week session.
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A Safe Place --- Shedding Light on Domestic Violence

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join A Safe Place, Lake County’s sole provider of services exclusively addressing domestic violence, during Domestic Violence Awareness Month for a book talk and discussion of Anna Quindlen’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel, Black and Blue. This impactful story, filled with suspense and substance, places the reader directly inside the horror, confusion and hopelessness of main character Fran Benedetto. It asks the question, if it were you, what would you do? Would it be easy to walk away?
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Novel Thoughts

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:15pm to 8:15pm
(Grades 4-6) Read the book and tell us what you think! (There will be snacks, too!) In October we'll be discussing The Nest by Kenneth Oppel. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk.
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