Events

Tuesday, February 13

Storytime for Preschoolers

Tuesday, February 13, 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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Be My Valentine

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:00pm
(Grades K-1) Make a heart craft and learn about Valentine's Day ... dress for mess! Please register.
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Botanical Renderings with Phil Schorn $10

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Learn to create beautiful, detailed botanical renderings from Graphic Artist Phil Schorn. No experience necessary and supplies are included. Please register in person at the Adult Reference Desk.

Storytime for Toddlers

Tuesday, February 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, February 14

Family Drop-In Storytime

Wednesday, February 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!

Northern Illinois Food Bank

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Representatives from the Northern Illinois Food Bank will be in the LVDL lobby offering assistance with SNAP applications as well as the locations on area food pantries.

Basic Google

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Explore the Internet using the basic functions of Google.
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Thursday, February 15

Storytime for Toddlers

Thursday, February 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, February 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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Storytime for Babies

Thursday, February 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, February 15, 2018 - 7:15pm to 8:15pm
(Grades 4-6) Read the book and tell us what you think! (There will be snacks, too!) In February we'll be discussing Summerlost by Ally Condie. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk.
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Friday, February 16

Tinker Tots

Friday, February 16, 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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Stupid Cupid Party

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 5:00pm to 5:45pm
(Grades 7-12) Come hang out with your friends and turn Valentine’s Day on its head! We will be racing to stack candy hearts for a prize, making "Break My Heart" candy valentines, munching on "Kiss-Me-Not" snacks, and more! Please register.
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Grapes & Growlers, A Night at the Library 2018

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Join us for the Lake Villa District Library Foundation's Annual Event, A Night at the Library. Grapes & Growlers 2018 promises to be great - as always! Deluxe raffle baskets, wine & craft beer tastings, great entertainment and much more. Call your friends and make plans to meet at the library. Must be 21+. $5 cover.

Saturday, February 17

Family Drop-In Storytime

Saturday, February 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!

Sunday, February 18

The Blues According to John Primer

Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Two-time Grammy Award nominee John Primer learned to play the blues from the best of the best---Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon, Jr. Wells, Buddy Guy, Koko Taylor and many more---and has great stories and rich music to share. Join John and his harmonica player, Steve Bell, for an acoustic set of great music and stories.

Monday, February 19

Storytime for Babies & Toddlers

Monday, February 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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Cupcake Wars

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 6:00pm to 6:45pm

(Grades 4-6) Use unexpected ingredients and an undecorated cupcake to challenge your culinary and creative skills! If allergies are a concern, please ask about ingredients before registering.

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