Events

Wednesday, June 13

Booker's Birthday Bash

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
(Open to all ages) It's a birthday party for Booker, LVDL's dog mascot! Join us for games, crafts and birthday cake ... everyone's invited, no registration required!

Thursday, June 14

One-on-One Counseling for Small Business

Thursday, June 14, 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.

Make an Impact

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:15pm
(Grades 4-6) Learn amazing facts about the Earth's moon and its many impact craters, then experiment with making some craters of your own! Please register.
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Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime

Thursday, June 14, 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!

The Men of Omaha Beach

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
The Men of Omaha Beach paints the picture of Omaha Beach on 6 June 1944 and provides insight into the how and where the Normandy Invasion took place. After a brief introduction to why Omaha Beach, we focus upon individuals from the US 1st and 29th Infantry Divisions in the initial assault waves who overcame the German defenses and upon men of the US 2nd Ranger Battalion who captured the German gun positions at Pointe du Hoc. They are the men responsible for the success of the risky endeavor we call D-Day. Their lives before and after D-Day are briefly described.
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Friday, June 15

Tinker Tots

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am
(Ages 18 months-2 years) Join us for stories, music and sensory development activities that encourage your child to explore and create! Please register.
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Date with Dad

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:15pm
(Grades K-3) Bring your dad to the library for some fun! We'll play games and maybe even make a little art. Please register.
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Saturday, June 16

Family Drop-In Storytime

Saturday, June 16, 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!

Spy Training

Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
(Open to all ages) Train to become a spy! You’ll learn highly sophisticated and proven training techniques in various stations. Do you have what it takes to become a super spy? No registration required.

Monday, June 18

Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime

Monday, June 18, 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!

Nature Art

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:00pm
(Grades K-1) Use the beauty of nature to create some beautiful art of your own! Please register.
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Tuesday, June 19

Animal Quest Petting Zoo

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
(Open to all ages) Love animals? So do Jessica and Steve Reedy of Animal Quest! Get up close and personal with some of their furry (and not-so-furry) friends. No registration required.

Family Drop-In Storytime

Tuesday, June 19, 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! Please note, there will be no storytime on July 3, as the library closes at 5pm for the Independence Day holiday.

Wednesday, June 20

Family Drop-In Storytime

Wednesday, June 20, 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!

Post-It Art

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
(Grades 4-6) Who knew humble Post-It notes could turn into something so cool? Come create some fun art! Please register.
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Thursday, June 21

Preschool Explore

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
(Ages 3-5 years) Spend some time exploring with fun activities for your preschooler! Dress for mess and indoor play. Please register.
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DIY Cat Phone Covers

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
(Grades 7 to 12) Learn sewing basics and make your own cat-shaped phone cover!
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Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime

Thursday, June 21, 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!

Novel Thoughts

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 7:15pm to 8:15pm

(Grades 4-6) Read the book, form an opinion and join us for a lively discussion (and snacks)! Copies of each month's book are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk. In June we'll be discussing Pie by Sarah Weeks. Please register.

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