Events

Tuesday, October 16

Registered Storytime for Toddlers

Tuesday, October 16, 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: Your registration covers the full 6-week session.

Looking for more storytime fun? Join us for our Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime, held on Mondays at 9:30am. No registration required, all are welcome!
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Family Drop-In Storytime

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(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!

Introduction to Digital Phone Photography

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
They say that the best camera is the one that you have with you. You have one on your phone! Make the most of your phone camera and learn basic photography tips and tricks to get the best photo you can!
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Books on Tap at Timothy O'Tooles in Lake Villa!

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
It’s the Library in hangout mode; a book club with a casual twist, held at Timothy O’Tooles in Lake Villa. Get comfortable, meet new people, and talk about books! You buy the drinks; appetizers are provided. This month's title is Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman. Copies are available for checkout at the library.
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Wednesday, October 17

Family Drop-In Storytime

Wednesday, October 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!

Favorite Fall Foods (Grades 4-6)

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
(Grades 4-6) Come learn how to use seasonal produce to make applesauce and a salad. If allergies are a concern, ask us for a list of ingredients. Please register.
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Favorite Fall Foods (Grades 7-8)

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Grades 7 and 8. Come learn how to use seasonal produce to make applesauce and a salad. If allergies are a concern, ask us for a list of ingredients. Please register.
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Discover Your Ancestors with Ancestry.com

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Join library staff for an overview of Ancestry.com, one of LVDL's family history resources. Discover what genealogy records Ancestry.com has to offer and learn basic techniques to help you discover your ancestors.
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Thursday, October 18

Family Drop-In Storytime

Thursday, October 18, 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!

Make-a-Robot

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:15pm
(Grades K-3) If you could build a robot, what would it do? Join us and start dreaming up a robot design! Please register.
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Registered Storytime for Babies

Thursday, October 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. Your registration covers the full 6-week session.

Looking for more storytime fun? Join us for our Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime, held on Mondays at 9:30am. No registration required, all are welcome!
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Saturday, October 20

Family Drop-In Storytime

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am
(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, October 21

TMNT Party

Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
(Open to all ages) Cowabunga, dude! Are you a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle fan? This is the party for you! Join us for games, crafts, activities … and pizza, of course! No registration required.

Monday, October 22

Storytime Trick-or-Treat

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to all ages) All children and adults attending Drop-In Storytimes during the week of October 22-27 are invited to join a trick-or-treat parade through the library afterward. Costumes are encouraged—treats will be non-edible. No registration required.

Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Intended for babies and toddlers) Come be part of the fun at Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime! It's a half-hour filled with rhyme, music, books and more for our littlest of listeners. No registration required!

Library Buddies (Grades 9-12)

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:15pm
(Grades 9-12) Earn volunteer hours and have a blast helping little kids explore art! During this four-week program, you’ll be paired up with a preschooler to learn about different artists’ work and try out their techniques. Things may get messy, so don’t wear your best clothes. To participate, you must attend the training session on October 1 (see above). Registration for this program begins on Saturday, September 1.
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Library Buddies (Ages 3-5 years)

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:45pm to 6:00pm
(Ages 3-5 years) In this librarian-led program, preschoolers will be paired with high-school volunteers to learn about different artists and try out their techniques themselves! Please dress your child for mess. Registration begins October 1 for the four-week session.
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Page Turners -- Endangered by Eliot Schrefer

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Grades 7 and 8. Join us for an extra special book discussion just for grades 7 and 8. Read the book, come discuss what you liked (or didn’t!) about Endangered, have some snacks, and Skype with the author! Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk. Please register.
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