Events

Friday, October 20

Stop-By Stories

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(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!

TAB Meeting

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 5:00pm to 5:45pm
Want to make your voice heard at the library? Come to TAB where you can plan programs, partake in volunteer opportunities, and become a leader at LVDL.
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Saturday, October 21

Stop-By Stories

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(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!

Monday, October 23

Walkers, Wigglers & Crawlers (9:30am)

Monday, October 23, 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 23, 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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Scooby Do Read

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 6:45pm to 7:45pm
(Grades 1-3) A dog is a great listener, particularly when you’re practicing reading out loud. Kids are paired with a certified therapy dog (and their handler) to read for 15-minute sessions. Registration for this program begins Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 1pm. Please register in person or call 847.245.5116.

Tuesday, October 24

Lapsit Listeners

Tuesday, October 24, 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 24, 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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Teacher/Parent Workshop: Baby Signs

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Teach your child (babies through Kindergarteners) to sign! Signing promotes language development and communication ... learn how!
Please note, there is an error in the newsletter--this program is for educators and parents. Our apologies for any confusion.
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Toddlin' Tykes

Tuesday, October 24, 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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Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library. No registration necessary. 18+

Wednesday, October 25

Terrific Twos

Wednesday, October 25, 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 25, 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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Dementia Twenty-Four Seven

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Dementia Twenty-Four Seven is a simulation program designed to imitate what it feels like to be frustrated, confused, isolated and lost. This interactive program, presented by Chris Damon of CareSmart Illinois, will describe the cognitive challenges faced by people with dementia as well as help develop empathy in the care of dementia patients.
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Stop-By Stories

Wednesday, October 25, 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 26

Toddlin' Tykes

Thursday, October 26, 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.
Register

Terrific Twos

Thursday, October 26, 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.
Register