Events

Monday, January 15

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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Healthy Meals on a Budget

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Join Executive Chef Jennifer Lamplough, Director of Nutrition Programs with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, to learn how to stretch your dollar and cook tasty, healthy meals on a budget.
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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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Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, January 16, 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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The European Union

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
The European Union is at crossroads. Will he EU survive the political, economic and social challenges posed by changing socio-political and economic landscape? Join writer/reporter Derek Monroe for an overview of this thought-provoking topic.
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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.
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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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Conquering Clutter – Making Your News Year’s Resolutions a Reality

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Managing your space, your time and your stuff is an essential part of everyday life. Many people list getting organized as their number one priority in the New Year, but may not know how. Join Randy Wickstrom, Purple Durple Organizers, help you addresses how to control clutter and organize your living spaces.
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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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YALL Meeting

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 5:00pm to 5:45pm
(Grades 7-12) Formerly known as TAB, we're excited to introduce YALL! Want to make your voice heard at the library? Come to YALL where you can plan programs, partake in volunteer opportunities, and become a leader at LVDL. 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