Events

Wednesday, August 1

Family Drop-In Storytime

Wednesday, August 1, 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!

Thursday, August 2

Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime

Thursday, August 2, 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!

Mysteries of the Cosmos: The Possibility of Life on Mars and Venus

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
We are either alone in the Universe or we are not; either possibility is overwhelming! Join the exploration of the fundamental question about the pervasiveness of life -- is it common or rare? The focus of this presentation will be our planetary neighbors, Mars and Venus, and their potential as abodes for life.
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Friday, August 3

Family Dance Party

Friday, August 3, 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, August 4

Family Drop-In Storytime

Saturday, August 4, 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!

The Moon Rocks!

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
(Open to all ages) By special arrangement with NASA’s Johnson Space Center, we are bringing actual moon rocks to LVDL! You’ll be able to examine small samples of lunar rock and soil, as well as fragments from meteorites. Enjoy fun activities and learn about the U.S. space program during a truly out-of-this-world event for all ages! No registration required.

Sunday, August 5

LEGO® Club

Sunday, August 5, 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, August 6

Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime

Monday, August 6, 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!

Moon Rocks on Display at LVDL

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:30am
(Open to all ages) Can't make it to our special "The Moon Rocks!" event on August 4? Stop by the library to examine small samples of lunar rock and soil, as well as fragments from meteorites, on loan to us from NASA's Johnson Space Center. No registration required ... be sure to check out our Solar Viewing Event on Tuesday, August 7!

Meet Libby

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Libby is a new, streamlined way to borrow digital books and audiobooks from LVDL for you Android, iOS or Windows 10 device. Join library staff for an overview and hands-on training. Bring your LVDL card, your device and get to know Libby.
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Cooking Connoisseurs

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
(Grades 4-6) Interested in cooking? We’ll make a recipe from a cookbook and get inspired to try more at home! If allergies are a concern, an ingredient list will be provided soon. Please register.
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Tuesday, August 7

Storytime in the Park

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to all ages) We're taking our storytime show on the road to local parks this summer! Everybody's welcome to join us. On July 17, we'll be at Country Place Park in Lindenhurst at 9:30am. See you there!

Moon Rocks on Display at LVDL

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
(Open to all ages) Can't make it to our special "The Moon Rocks!" event on August 4? When you're at the library for the Solar Viewing event, stop inside to examine small samples of lunar rock and soil, as well as fragments from meteorites, on loan to us from NASA's Johnson Space Center. No registration required.

Family Drop-In Storytime

Tuesday, August 7, 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!

Wednesday, August 8

Family Drop-In Storytime

Wednesday, August 8, 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!

Thursday, August 9

One-on-One Counseling for Small Business

Thursday, August 9, 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. Please call 847.543.2033 to schedule an appointment.

Cave Painting

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
(Grades 4-6) Cave paintings are among the world’s oldest-known works of art. After studying some of these ancient paintings, we’ll try making our own! Please register.
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