Events

Tuesday, February 19

Baby/Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, February 19, 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!

Family Storytime

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Family Storytime! It's a half-hour filled with books, music and more ... all are welcome, no registration required!

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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Wednesday, February 20

Family Storytime

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Family Storytime! It's a half-hour filled with books, music and more ... all are welcome, no registration required!

Hail to the Chief

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:00pm
(Grades K-1) Celebrate all things presidential during this fun program … and learn something new about a president or two. Please register.
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Drawing Caricatures

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
(Grades 7 to 12). How do they do that?! Ever wonder how caricature artists know what to exaggerate? You’ll learn about what a caricature is and the secrets of exaggerating the face. You may even have the chance to get a caricature of yourself, drawn by the instructor! Please register.
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Thursday, February 21

Family Storytime

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Family Storytime! It's a half-hour filled with books, music and more ... all are welcome, no registration required!

Little Listeners

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(Open to infants not yet walking) Join us for a fun, interactive experience for you and your baby! You'll learn how rhymes, songs, stories and play can 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. Please register--your registration covers the full 3-week session.
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Battle of the Books Practice

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
(Grades 5-8) Practice for Lake Villa District Library's Battle of the Books competition with book and author reviews, sample questions, and team building activities. For questions about Battle of the Books, please contact us at 847.245.5116.

Friday, February 22

Library Playdate

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
(Open to babies, toddlers and preschoolers) Join us for drop-in playtime and fun! No registration required.

Saturday, February 23

Family Storytime

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Family Storytime! It's a half-hour filled with books, music and more ... all are welcome, no registration required!

Sunday, February 24

Popcorn & Paperbacks -- Dry by Neal & Jarrod Shusterman

Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
(Grades 9 to 12). Join us for a book discussion just for grades 9 to 12. Read the book, come discuss, and have some snacks! Register and receive a copy of the book at the Youth Services Desk! Please register.
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Monday, February 25

Baby/Toddler Storytime

Monday, February 25, 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!

Chopped: Craft Edition (Grades K-3)

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
(Grades K-3) Feeling creative? Challenge yourself to create something! We’ll supply a surprise theme and craft supplies, you supply the imagination! Please register.
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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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Page Turners -- Get Well Soon by Julie Halpern

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
(Grades 7 and 8). Join us for a book discussion just for grades 7 and 8. Read Get Well Soon by Julie Halpern, come discuss what you liked (or didn’t!), and have some snacks. The author will be joining us for our discussion! Copies are available at the Circulation Desk. Please register.
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Tuesday, February 26

Baby/Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, February 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!

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+.