Meeting A & B

Welcome back to Lake Villa District Library. Face coverings required, social distancing measures will be in place and a limited number of people will be allowed in at one time. More Information

Family Movie: The BFG

Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Celebrate Roald Dahl's birthday in September! See the old-school, 1989 animated version of The BFG. Bring a comfy blanket to sit on ... we'll serve snozzcumber-corn (popcorn) and frobscottle (7-Up)! Originally made for TV, this movie is not rated.
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Friends of LVDL August Used Book Sale - Preview Hours 4 to 6 pm for Members

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 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.

Friday Fun Faire

Friday, July 1, 2016 - 1:00pm to 1:45pm
Books and crafts—that’s what Friday Fun Faire is all about! After enjoying a story, your child will work with you to make a project to take home. Register in person or by calling 847.245.5116 starting Wednesday, June 1.

Friday Fun Faire

Friday, July 1, 2016 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Books and crafts—that’s what Friday Fun Faire is all about! After enjoying a story, your child will work with you to make a project to take home. Register in person or by calling 847.245.5116 starting Wednesday, June 1.

Lunchtime @the Library - Meet Adolph Kiefer

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Competing in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, Adolph Kiefer won the Gold Medal in the 100-Meter Backstroke and set an Olympic record that stood for over 20 years. He was instrumental in providing survival swimming techniques for the US Navy during World War II and became a successful local businessman having introduced revolutionary swimwear in the 1950’s. He will share his memories of competing in Berlin and the special connection he has with Lake Villa.
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Art of Inflation

Friday, July 29, 2016 - 1:00pm to 1:45pm
Magical Balloon-Dude Dale Obrochta will have our imaginations soaring as he transforms ordinary balloons into extraordinary creations! Registration begins June 1. (See below for instructions on how to register online.)
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Meet Olympian Jesse Owens' daughter Beverly Prather

Sunday, August 14, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:45pm
Please join us as for a truly memorable event; one that people will talk about for a long time. LVDL welcomes Beverly Prather, daughter of Olympic great, Jesse Owens, on Sunday, August 14 at 2pm. She will discuss the famous 1936 Berlin Olympics and how her father became the first American in Olympic Track and Field history to win four Gold Medals while breaking barriers in the process. He became a hero for his time and ours affirming that individual excellence, rather than race or national origin distinguishes one man from another.
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