Events

Friday, December 15

TAB Meeting

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 5:00pm to 5:45pm
Want to make your voice heard at the library? Come to TAB where you can plan programs, partake in volunteer opportunities, and become a leader at LVDL.
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Monday, January 1

Thursday, January 4

Taste Test Challenge

Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
(Grades 7 - 12) Think you know food? Come take the taste test challenge, where you'll have to guess if it is name brand or store brand! Taste, guess, and earn some delicious prizes! Please register.
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Sunday, January 14

Page Turners -- The Giver by Lois Lowry

Sunday, January 14, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
(Grades 7-12) Read the book, come discuss what you liked (or didn't!), and have some snacks. Copies of this month's book, The Giver by Lois Lowry, are available at the Circulation Desk. Please register.
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Page Turners Movie Day -- The Giver

Sunday, January 14, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
(Grades 7-12) Did you enjoy the book? Watch the movie! We'll watch The Giver after discussing the book. We'll compare and contrast and decide which one we like best! Rated PG-13; to learn more about this film, search by title at www.commonsensemedia.org.
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Monday, January 15

Read to Serve--LVDL's 2018 Winter Reading Program starts today!

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 12:00am
(All Ages) Read to feed the hungry this winter! For every 15 minutes you read (or are read to), the Friends of Lake Villa District Library will donate 25 cents (up to $5 per person) to the Northern Illinois Food Bank. Kids and teens also get a free book for participating! Pick up a reading log at any public service desk. Read to Serve runs January 15-February 28.

Wednesday, January 17

Sweet Treats

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
(Grades 4-8) Come learn how to make your own chocolate candies! Please note, we'll be using peanuts and dairy products during this program. Please register.
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Friday, January 19

YALL Meeting

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 5:00pm to 5:45pm
(Grades 7-12) Formerly known as TAB, we're excited to introduce YALL! Want to make your voice heard at the library? Come to YALL where you can plan programs, partake in volunteer opportunities, and become a leader at LVDL. Please register.
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Tuesday, January 23

Teen & Tween Gaming Drop-In

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
(Grades 4-12) Hang out and play Wii on the big screen, or the PS4 and XBOX One in our Young Adult area. Bring your own devices to play Minecraft, your DS/3DS, or your Magic and Yu-Gi-Oh cards! Snacks will be provided ... no registration required!

Thursday, January 25

Science Fiction Drawing 102 with Dan Laib: The Costume

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
(Grades 7-12) Now that you’ve created your alien, it’s time to suit him or her up so they’re ready for action! You'll create an original costume that's not only extra special, but extra-terrestrial! Please register.
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Saturday, February 3

The Bully Plays (10am performance)

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
(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.

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.

Tuesday, February 6

Periwinkle Art Studio for Teens: Pieces of My Heart

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
(Grades 7-12) Make a mixed-media collage! If you'd like, bring pieces that are important to you: copies of a handwritten note, a favorite family recipe, souvenirs from a special vacation, etc., that will be incorporated into the collage. Please register.
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Sunday, February 11

Page Turners -- Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
(Grades 7-12) Read the book, come discuss what you liked (or didn't!), and have some snacks. Copies of this month's book, Nimona by Noelle Stevenson, are available at the Circulation Desk. Please register.
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Friday, February 16

Stupid Cupid Party

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 5:00pm to 5:45pm
(Grades 7-12) Come hang out with your friends and turn Valentine’s Day on its head! We will be racing to stack candy hearts for a prize, making "Break My Heart" candy valentines, munching on "Kiss-Me-Not" snacks, and more! Please register.
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Thursday, February 22

Storytime for Preschoolers

Thursday, February 22, 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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Lincoln Award Trivia & Voting

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
(Grades 9-12) Have you read at least four of the 2018 Lincoln Nominees? Join us for trivia, where we’ll put your reading to the test! Then vote for your favorite 2018 nominee! If you read all 20, you get a special prize. Be sure to pick up a Lincoln Nominee Bingo Board at the Youth Services desk or in the Young Adult section. Pizza and drinks will be provided ... please register.
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