Events

Tuesday, March 13

Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library! No registration necessary. 18+.
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Storytime for Toddlers

Tuesday, March 13, 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, March 14

Family Drop-In Storytime

Wednesday, March 14, 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!

Lunchtime@the Library --- Madam President: The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Bring your lunch! We provide the guest speaker, coffee and dessert!
After President Woodrow Wilson suffered a paralyzing stroke in the fall of 1919, his wife, First Lady Edith Wilson, began to handle the day-to-day responsibilities of the Executive Office. William Hazelgrove’s book paints a vivid and engaging portrait of the woman who became the acting President of the United States just months before women officially won the right to vote. Book sale and signing will follow the program.
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Basic Google

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Explore the Internet using the basic functions of Google.
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Leprechaun Trap

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
(Grades 2-3) Just in time for St. Patrick's Day! Use common household items to build a trap to catch that sneaky leprechaun! Please register.
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Thursday, March 15

Storytime for Toddlers

Thursday, March 15, 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, March 15, 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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The Celtic Crosses of Chicago

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
An armchair tour of the cemeteries in the Chicago area that contain Celtic Cross headstones. Delve into the history of the High Crosses in Ireland that the Chicago area headstones are modeled after and learn the meanings of the Celtic Cross sections.
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Storytime for Babies

Thursday, March 15, 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, March 15, 2018 - 7:15pm to 8:15pm
(Grades 4-6) Read the book, form an opinion and join us for a lively discussion (and snacks)! Copies of each month's book are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk. In March we'll be discussing The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd. Please register.
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Friday, March 16

Friday Fun Faire

Friday, March 16, 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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Young Adult Library Leaders (YALL) Meeting

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 5:00pm to 5:45pm
(Grades 7-12) Want to make your voice heard at the library? Come to YALL (Young Adult Library Leaders), where you can plan programs, partake in volunteer opportunities, and become a leader at LVDL. Please register.
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Saturday, March 17

Family Drop-In Storytime

Saturday, March 17, 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, March 19

Storytime for Babies & Toddlers

Monday, March 19, 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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Edible Constellations

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:00pm
(Grades K-3) Learn about constellations and see how many you can make using pretzel sticks and marshmallows! Please register.
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Tuesday, March 20

Storytime for Babies

Tuesday, March 20, 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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