Events

Wednesday, February 21

Bluestem Trivia Night!

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
(Grades 3-5) Have you been reading the Bluestem Award nominees? Compete for prizes in this trivia event and vote for your favorite book! Please register.
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Wednesday Night in the Computer Lab---Intermediate Excel

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
We set aside two Wednesday evenings each month for hands-on computer software training in our computer lab. We set aside two Wednesday evenings each month for hands-on computer software training in our computer lab. Tonight's session is Intermediate Excel! You've mastered beginning Excel, now it's time to further hone your skills. Learn how to create charts, graphs and pivot tables.
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Thursday, February 22

Storytime for Toddlers

Thursday, February 22, 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 22, 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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One-on-One Counseling for Small Business

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 3:00pm to 8:30pm
Joanne Osmond, Illinois Small Business Development Center, will be at LVDL for free, one-on-one counseling for small business owners. Call /847.543.2033 to schedule an appointment.

Lincoln Award Trivia & Voting

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
(Grades 9-12) Have you read at least four of the 2018 Lincoln Nominees? Join us for trivia, where we’ll put your reading to the test! Then vote for your favorite 2018 nominee! If you read all 20, you get a special prize. Be sure to pick up a Lincoln Nominee Bingo Board at the Youth Services desk or in the Young Adult section. Pizza and drinks will be provided ... please register.
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Storytime for Babies

Thursday, February 22, 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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Friday, February 23

Baby Hangout

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

(Open to babies and toddlers) Join us for drop-in playtime and fun with your babies and toddlers! No registration required.

YALL Meeting

Friday, February 23, 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, February 24

Preschool Fair

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Are you looking into preschools for your child? Learn about local programs, meet staff and receive enrollment information at our Preschool Fair! All are welcome, no registration required.

Family Drop-In Storytime

Saturday, February 24, 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, February 26

For the Birds

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:00pm
(Grades K-3) February is National Bird-Feeding Month! Make two different birdfeeders to share with our feathered friends. Please register.
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Wednesday, February 28

Family Drop-In Storytime

Wednesday, February 28, 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!

Thursday, March 1

Friends of LVDL March Used Book Sale

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
March in to get loads of bargains! We have cooking, gardening and history books - boxes and boxes of Children's and Young Adult books. Don't miss this sale!


4 to 6 p.m. – Preview time for Friends Members
*Membership may be purchased at the door: $5 Individual $7.00 Family

6 to 8 p.m. – Book Sale open to public

Friday, March 2

Friends of LVDL March Used Book Sale

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
March in to get loads of bargains! We have cooking, gardening and history books - boxes and boxes of Children's and Young Adult books. Don't miss this sale!

Teachers with ID will receive a 10% discount on their purchases.

Saturday, March 3

Friends of LVDL March Used Book Sale

Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
March in to get loads of bargains! We have cooking, gardening and history books - boxes and boxes of Children's and Young Adult books. Don't miss this sale!
1/2 price sale until 11:30 a.m. $2 bag sale from noon to 3 p.m.
Teachers with ID will receive a 10% discount on their purchases.

Family Drop-In Storytime

Saturday, March 3, 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, March 4

LEGO® Club

Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
(Open to all ages) Love to build? Join the club! Stop by the library and spend some time creating with LEGO® bricks! All are welcome, no registration required.