Events

Wednesday, June 27

Family Drop-In Storytime

Wednesday, June 27, 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! Please note, there will be no storytime on July 4, as the library will be closed for the Independence Day holiday.

Slime-O-Rama

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 5:30pm to 6:15pm
(Grades 2-3) Who doesn't love slime? Mix your way to an awesome batch to take home. Dress for mess! Please register.
Register

Pinteresting Parents

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
(Ages 0-24 months) Meet other parents and make a beautiful Pinterest-worthy project featuring your little one’s footprints! Please register.
Register

Thursday, June 28

Little Astronauts

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
(Ages 3-5 years) Calling preschoolers and caregivers! Take a trip to the moon and work together to make a fun "space craft." Please register.
Register

One-on-One Counseling for Small Business

Thursday, June 28, 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.

Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(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!

Margin Project Booktalks

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
(Grades 4-6) Are you looking for a new way to read and talk about books? Come learn about the Margin Project, where you write thoughts and questions in books as you read, then other readers write back! At this program you'll hear awesome book talks, see Margin Project examples, and suggest books you'd like to see added to the collection! Please register.
Register

Friday, June 29

Moony Over the Moon

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:15pm
(Grades K-3) Learn some amazing facts about the moon! Then we’ll make a book to identify its phases in the night sky. Please register.
Register

Saturday, June 30

Family Drop-In Storytime

Saturday, June 30, 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, July 1

LEGO® Club

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
(Open to all ages) Love to build with LEGO® bricks? Join the club! Stop by the library and spend some time creating. All are welcome, no registration required.

Monday, July 2

Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime

Monday, July 2, 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!

Tuesday, July 3

Happy Birthday, America!

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
(Open to all ages) Celebrate Independence Day at the library with fun activities, crafts and--of course--birthday cake! No registration required.

Wednesday, July 4

Thursday, July 5

Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(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!

Friday, July 6

Family Dance Party

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am
(Open to all ages) Get ready to dance, shake, shimmy and groove in a music-filled party for you and your little ones. No registration required!

Saturday, July 7

Family Drop-In Storytime

Saturday, July 7, 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, July 8

Page Turners -- The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt

Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
(Grades 7 & 8) Join us for a book discussion just for grades 7 and 8. Read the book, come discuss what you liked (or didn’t!) about The Wednesday Wars, and have some snacks. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk. Please register.
Register

Meet the Author/Illustrator: Matthew Cordell, 2018 Caldecott Winner

Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
(Open to all ages) The Caldecott Medal is like an Academy Award for Best Picture Book—it’s the highest honor an American artist can receive for children’s book illustration. We are proud to welcome Matt Cordell, winner of the 2018 Caldecott Medal for his book Wolf in the Snow, to LVDL for an all-ages event! Matt will share how he creates characters and do a live drawing demonstration, to be followed by a book signing.

Monday, July 9

Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime

Monday, July 9, 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!