Events

Monday, August 13

JoJo Bows

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
(Grades 4-6) Learn how to make the big, showy hairbows that are all the rage! Please register.
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Tuesday, August 14

Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library! No registration necessary. 18+.
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Wednesday, August 15

Family Drop-In Storytime

Wednesday, August 15, 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!

Meet Libby

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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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Campfire Cookies

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(Grades 2-3) Make some delicious cookies that look just like a mini campfire! If allergies are a concern, an ingredient list will be provided soon. Please register.
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Thursday, August 16

Friends of LVDL August Used Book Sale - Preview Hours 4 to 6 pm for Members

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
4 to 6 p.m. – Preview hours for Friends Members
*Membership may be purchased at the door: $5 Individual $7.00 Family

6 to 8 p.m. - Open to the Public

Thanks to generous donations from our library and our patrons, we're offering a large selection of hardcover and paperback novels, gently used children’s books, DVDs, music CDs and much more.
Hundreds of books will be offered at bargain prices. A great selection of all genres for all interests. Stock up on good reads! Teachers with ID will receive a 10% discount on their purchases.

Make-a-Planet

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:15pm
(Grades K-1) Use your imagination to dream up a whole new planet! (You'll even get to take it home with you!) Please register.
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Novel Thoughts

Thursday, August 16, 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 August we'll be discussing All’s Faire in Middle School by Victoria Jamieson. Please register.
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Friday, August 17

Friends of LVDL August Used Book Sale

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thanks to generous donations from our library and our patrons, we're offering a large selection of hardcover and paperback novels, gently used children’s books, DVDs, music CDs and much more.
Hundreds of books will be offered at bargain prices. A great selection of all genres for all interests. Stock up on good reads! Teachers with ID will receive a 10% discount on their purchases.

Tinker Tots

Friday, August 17, 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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Saturday, August 18

Friends of LVDL August Used Book Sale

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Half-price sale from 9 to 11:30 a.m. (Saturday only)
$2.00 bag sale from Noon to 3:00 p.m. (Saturday only)
Thanks to generous donations from our library and our patrons, we're offering a large selection of hardcover and paperback novels, gently used children’s books, DVDs, music CDs and much more.
Hundreds of books will be offered at bargain prices. A great selection of all genres for all interests. Stock up on good reads!
Teachers with ID will receive a 10% discount on their purchases.

Family Drop-In Storytime

Saturday, August 18, 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, August 19

Yoga Storytime

Sunday, August 19, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:00pm
(Ages 3-5) Enjoy stories, songs and basic yoga poses! Please bring a mat or bath-sized towel and wear clothes to move around in. Please register.
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Wednesday, August 22

Family Drop-In Storytime

Wednesday, August 22, 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 23

Master Gardener Plant Clinics

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Garden questions? Stop in and see the Master Gardeners for the answers! If you need help identifying a weed or pest, bring along a sample (in a closed container, please). No appointment necessary, just stop in.

One-on-One Counseling for Small Business

Thursday, August 23, 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.

Master Gardener Plant Clinics

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Garden questions? Stop in and see the Master Gardeners for the answers! If you need help identifying a weed or pest, bring along a sample (in a closed container, please). No appointment necessary, just stop in.

A Conversation About Gambling

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
NICASA Behavioral Health Services staff will be at the library to discuss and explore gambling, the different types of gamblers as well as the impact that expanded gambling opportunities can have on communities.
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Friday, August 24

Library Playdate

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
(Open to babies, toddlers and preschoolers) Join us for drop-in playtime and fun! Dress for mess and indoor water play. No registration required.