Events

Tuesday, February 19

Books on Tap at Timothy O'Tooles in Lake Villa!

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
It's the library in hangout mode; a book club with a 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 i The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. Copies are available at the Circulation Desk.
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Monday, February 25

Murder & Mayhem Book Discussion --- Hellhound On His Trail

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
LVDL's monthly mystery book discussion. This month's title is Hellhound On His Trail: The Stalking of Martin Luther King Jr. and The International Hunt for His Killer by Hampton Sides. Copies are available at the Circulation Desk.
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Tuesday, February 26

Cooking Connoisseurs

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
(Grades 4-6) Interested in cooking? We’ll make a recipe from a cookbook and get inspired to try more at home! Please register. Ingredients that we'll use are: ketchup, apple cider vinegar, sugar, brown sugar, onion powder, garlic powder, kosher salt, mustard seeds, powdered mustard, tomato sauce or juice, oil. Possible options: Worchestershire sauce, paprika, chile flakes, turmeric.
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Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library. No registration necessary. Must be 18+.

Wednesday, February 27

eBooks & eAudio with eLizabeth

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join Elizabeth, our Virtual Services Librarian, for an overview of our digital platforms, Libby and Axis 360. Bring your smartphone or tablet for hands-on instruction.
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Thursday, February 28

Parent/Teacher Workshop: Annotated Reading

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Annotating is essential for close and critical reading of texts in preparation for writing assignments, analysis, research, and exam responses. Learn different ways to teach students to interact with text by note-taking on specific issues(e.g., themes, predictions, character development, etc.). Please register.
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Friday, March 1

Great Decisions

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Join the discussion on America's most thought-provoking foreign policy challenges. Ask for reading materials at the Adult Reference Desk.
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Wednesday, March 6

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Tuesday, March 12

Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library. No registration necessary. Must be 18+.

The Container Herb Garden

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Herbs are wonderful plants that add color and flavor to our meals and health to our bodies. Herbs are usually grown in a garden, but can also be grown in smaller, more enclosed spaces. In this presentation, Mark Lyons, an experienced herb and vegetable gardener, will show you how to arrange and grow your favorite herbs on a smaller scale inside a container.
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Wednesday, March 13

Lunchtime @the Library---Freewheeling in Ireland

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Bring your lunch! We provide the guest speaker, coffee and dessert. The best of Ireland, taking both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, courtesy of John Lynn’s 1,140 mile bicycle adventure through the Emerald Isle.
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Saturday, March 16

Modern Calligraphy Basics -- $5

Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Revive the art of calligraphy with a modern twist. This is a fun hobby to learn--beginners are welcome! Learn how to write with a pen and nib and practice basic strokes of the lowercase alphabet. By the end of the class, you’ll create a simple greeting card to take home!The $5 fee covers the practice sheet and greeting card.
Please register in person at the Adult Reference Desk.

Tuesday, March 19

Books on Tap at Timothy O'Tooles in Lake Villa!

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
It's the library in hangout mode; a book club with a 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 Kindred by Octavia Butler. Copies are available at the Circulation Desk.
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Wednesday, March 20

Monday, March 25

Tuesday, March 26

Baby/Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Intended for newborns-24 months) Come be part of the fun at Baby/Toddler Storytime! It's a half-hour filled with rhyme, music, books and more. No registration required!

Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library. No registration necessary. Must be 18+.

Digital Content the Money Smart Way

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
If you regularly purchase eBooks or have a subscription for streaming music or TV, this program is for you. Discover how your LVDL card can help you access digital content at no additional cost.
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Thursday, March 28

Student Loan Repayment Challenges

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Consumer Credit Counseling staff will be at LVDL to discuss the challenges of student loan repayment and how to navigate the various options. Loan deferment, forbearance and rehabilitation will also be discussed.
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