Events

Tuesday, March 28

Little Listeners A: 3-15 mos

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 -
9:30am to 10:00am
Have a baby at home? Join us for Little Listeners A—a fun, interactive experience to help build your little one’s early literacy skills. Due to the one-on-one nature of these programs, we ask that only registered children and their caregivers attend.
Register

Virtual Field Trip to Shedd Aquarium (Grades K-2)

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:30am
(Grades K-2) Go on a virtual, behind-the-scenes field trip to the penguin habitat at Shedd Aquarium! We'll use videoconferencing technology to learn some of the surprising ways Shedd staffers care for these charismatic birds. Registration for this program begins on March 1!

Please note, due to the classroom nature of this experience, Shedd asks that only registered children are in the room during the program. If you have any concerns, please contact Elisa Gueffier at 847.245.5112.

Register

Family Storytime

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:00am
Come be part of the fun at storytime! It’s a half hour of books, songs, fingerplays and storytelling activities for children between the ages of 2 and Kindergarten.
Register

Board Games Galore!

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Board Game Night is back, and now open to the whole Family!! With a new selection of board games from Exploding Kittens to Forbidden Island, we’ve got you covered! Feel free to bring in your own board games to teach others. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Drop-in for teens, families, and all ages.

Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm

Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library. No need to register. Must be 18 to attend.

Register

Little Listeners B: 12-24 mos

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm
Have a toddler at home? Join us for Little Listeners B—a fun, interactive experience to help build your young one’s early literacy skills. Due to the one-on-one nature of these programs, we ask that only registered children and their caregivers attend.
Register

Wednesday, March 29

2 & 3 yr old Storytime

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 -
9:30am to 10:00am
Come be part of the fun at storytime! It’s a half hour of books, songs, fingerplays and storytelling activities for children ages 2 through 3 years.
Register

3 - 5 yr old Storytime

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:00am
Come be part of the fun at storytime! It’s a half hour of books, songs, fingerplays and storytelling activities for children between the ages of 3 and Kindergarten.
Register

Spy Kids

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
(Grades 4-6) Be a spy this Spring Break! Learn to crack codes and attempt a "laser maze"!
Register

Minute to Win It!

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
Think your reflexes are quick? Think you’re the best? Bring it! We’ll play minute-games like Face the Cookie, Rapid Fire, Marshmallow Chopsticks, and a dozen more! Compete with others for prizes. For grades 7-12. Space is limited please register at the Adult Reference Desk, by phone at 847.245.5115 or online at www.lvdl.org Snacks and drinks will be provided.
Register

Family Drop-In Storytime

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm
Come be part of the fun at storytime! It’s a half hour of books, songs, fingerplays and storytelling activities. All ages welcome, no registration required!

Thursday, March 30

Little Listeners B: 12-24 mos

Thursday, March 30, 2017 -
9:30am to 10:00am
Have a toddler at home? Join us for Little Listeners B—a fun, interactive experience to help build your young one’s early literacy skills. Due to the one-on-one nature of these programs, we ask that only registered children and their caregivers attend.
Register

Virtual Field Trip to Shedd Aquarium (Grades 3-6)

Thursday, March 30, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:30am
(Grades 3-6) Go on a virtual, behind-the-scenes field trip to the penguin habitat at Shedd Aquarium! We'll use videoconferencing technology to learn some of the surprising ways Shedd staffers care for these charismatic birds. Registration for this program begins on March 1!

Please note, due to the classroom nature of this experience, Shedd asks that only registered children are in the room during the program. If you have any concerns, please contact Elisa Gueffier at 847.245.5112.

Register

2 & 3 yr old Storytime

Thursday, March 30, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:00am
Come be part of the fun at storytime! It’s a half hour of books, songs, fingerplays and storytelling activities for children ages 2 through 3 years.
Register

Family Storytime

Thursday, March 30, 2017 -
1:00pm to 1:30pm
Come be part of the fun at storytime! It’s a half hour of books, songs, fingerplays and storytelling activities for children between the ages of 2 and Kindergarten
Register

Friday, March 31

Watercolor Demonstration by Pat King

Friday, March 31, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:30pm
Stop by and watch watercolor artist Pat King create a beautiful spring scene. No registration necessary, just stop by. And while your there, make sure to stop by the Gridley Computer Lab to see more of Pat's paintings.

Saturday, April 1

Family Drop-In Storytime

Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:00am
Come be part of the fun at storytime! It’s a half hour of books, songs, fingerplays and storytelling activities. All ages welcome, no registration required!