Kids Events

Friday, February 2

Family Dance Party

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am
(Open to all ages) Get ready to dance, shake, shimmy, groove! Make sure you're ready to move-it, move-it for this music-filled party for you and your little ones. No registration required!

Saturday, February 3

Family Drop-In Storytime

Saturday, February 3, 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 Bully Plays (11:30am performance)

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
(For teens and their families) Performed by Lakes Community High School Studio Theatre students, these provocative short plays will get teens and their families thinking about bullying. No registration required.

Sunday, February 4

LEGO® Club

Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
(Open to all ages) Love to build? Join the club! Stop by the library and spend some time creating with LEGO® bricks! All are welcome, no registration required.

Monday, February 5

Storytime for Babies & Toddlers

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to infants and walkers up to age 36 months) Have a few tiny ones at home? Join us for a fun, interactive early-literacy program for little folk. We’ll share rhymes, songs, stories and other language-building activities.

Please note: We ask that you choose only one registered program for your child(ren)—your registration covers the full 6-week session.

Looking for more storytime fun? Join us for Family Drop-In Storytime, held on Wednesdays at 9:30am and Saturdays at 10:30am. No registration required, all are welcome!


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Tuesday, February 6

Storytime for Babies

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to infants not yet walking) Have a baby at home? Join us for a fun, interactive experience of rhymes, songs, stories and play to help build your little one’s early literacy skills.

Please note: We ask that you bring only the registered child, as we want to make this program safe and fun for your baby. Also, please choose only one registered program for your child—your registration covers the full 6-week session.
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Storytime for Preschoolers

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to 3- to 5-year-olds) Come be part of the fun at Preschool Storytime! These programs feature a half hour of books, songs, fingerplays and interactive storytelling. Caregivers are invited to wait outside the Wilton Room during these “independent” storytimes.

Please note: We ask that you choose only one registered program for your child(ren)—your registration covers the full 6-week session.
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Chinese New Year

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:00pm
(Grades 4-6) Did you know 2018 is the Year of the Dog? Come learn about and celebrate Chinese New Year with a fun craft! Please register.
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Storytime for Toddlers

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(Open to walkers up to age 36 months) Have a toddler at home? Join us for a fun, interactive experience of story, rhyme, music and play to help build your young one’s early literacy skills!

Please note: We ask that you choose only one registered program for your child(ren)—your registration covers the full 6-week session.

Looking for more storytime fun? Join us for Family Drop-In Storytime, held on Wednesdays at 9:30am and Saturdays at 10:30am. No registration required, all are welcome!


Register

Wednesday, February 7

Family Drop-In Storytime

Wednesday, February 7, 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, February 8

Storytime for Toddlers

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to walkers up to age 36 months) Have a toddler at home? Join us for a fun, interactive experience of story, rhyme, music and play to help build your young one’s early literacy skills!

Please note: We ask that you choose only one registered program for your child(ren)—your registration covers the full 6-week session.

Looking for more storytime fun? Join us for Family Drop-In Storytime, held on Wednesdays at 9:30am and Saturdays at 10:30am. No registration required, all are welcome!


Register

Storytime for Preschoolers

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to 3- to 5-year-olds) Come be part of the fun at Preschool Storytime! These programs feature a half hour of books, songs, fingerplays and interactive storytelling. Caregivers are invited to wait outside the Wilton Room during these “independent” storytimes.

Please note: We ask that you choose only one registered program for your child(ren)—your registration covers the full 6-week session.
Register

Storytime for Babies

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(Open to infants not yet walking) Have a baby at home? Join us for a fun, interactive experience of rhymes, songs, stories and play to help build your little one’s early literacy skills.

Please note: We ask that you bring only the registered child, as we want to make this program safe and fun for your baby. Also, please choose only one registered program for your child—your registration covers the full 6-week session.
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Battle of the Books Practice

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 7:15pm to 8:15pm
(Grades 5-8) Practice for Lake Villa District Library's Battle of the Books competition with book and author reviews, sample questions, and team building activities. For questions about Battle of the Books, please contact Rachel Reinwald at 847.245.5113.

Friday, February 9

Friday Fun Faire

Friday, February 9, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:45am
(Ages 3-5) Listening to stories and making crafts together--that's what Friday Fun Faire is all about! Please register.
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Saturday, February 10

Family Drop-In Storytime

Saturday, February 10, 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!

Mardi Gras Celebration

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
(Open to all ages) Let the good times roll! Join us for crafts, music, snacks and fun to celebrate Mardi Gras! Everyone's welcome, no registration required!

Monday, February 12

Storytime for Babies & Toddlers

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to infants and walkers up to age 36 months) Have a few tiny ones at home? Join us for a fun, interactive early-literacy program for little folk. We’ll share rhymes, songs, stories and other language-building activities.

Please note: We ask that you choose only one registered program for your child(ren)—your registration covers the full 6-week session.

Looking for more storytime fun? Join us for Family Drop-In Storytime, held on Wednesdays at 9:30am and Saturdays at 10:30am. No registration required, all are welcome!


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My Heart on a String

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:00pm
(Grades 2-3) Make a unique threaded card that's perfect to give to your Valentine! Please register.
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Tuesday, February 13

Storytime for Babies

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to infants not yet walking) Have a baby at home? Join us for a fun, interactive experience of rhymes, songs, stories and play to help build your little one’s early literacy skills.

Please note: We ask that you bring only the registered child, as we want to make this program safe and fun for your baby. Also, please choose only one registered program for your child—your registration covers the full 6-week session.
Register