Events

Sunday, August 20

Chess Club

Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Looking to play a good game of chess? Visit our Chess Club. Snacks and drinks provided.

Teen Book Club: Ready Player One

Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us for a book club specifically for young adults, grades 7 to 12. Come and discuss what you liked, or didn't like, what you learned, and much more! Snacks and drinks provided.

Monday, August 21

Family Listeners 9:30am

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Have a child (or children) between the ages of 3 and 36 months? This early literacy program is for you! We’ll share fingerplays, books, flannelboard stories and other language-building activities … join in the fun!
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Family Listeners 10:30am

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Have a child (or children) between the ages of 3 and 36 months? This early literacy program is for you! We’ll share fingerplays, books, flannelboard stories and other language-building activities … join in the fun!
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Scooby Do Read

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 6:45pm to 8:00pm
(Grades 1-3) A dog is a great listener, particularly when you’re practicing reading out loud. Kids are paired with a certified therapy dog (and their handler) to read for 15-minute sessions. Register in person or by phone; please register for each date individually.

Tuesday, August 22

Little Listeners A: 3-15 mos

Tuesday, August 22, 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.
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Family Storytime

Tuesday, August 22, 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.
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Little Listeners B: 12-24 mos

Tuesday, August 22, 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.
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Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library. No registration necessary. 18+

Wednesday, August 23

2 & 3 yr old Storytime

Wednesday, August 23, 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.
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3 - 5 yr old Storytime

Wednesday, August 23, 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. Please note, our Storytime programs are in high demand! Please only choose one registered session. Thank you!
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Board Games Galore

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Classic board games, cooperative games, and games for people of all ages. Over 90 to choose from! Bring your friends and family, or your own board games if you like. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Drop-in for all ages.

Family Drop-In Storytime

Wednesday, August 23, 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, August 24

Little Listeners B: 12-24 mos

Thursday, August 24, 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

2 & 3 yr old Storytime

Thursday, August 24, 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.
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One on One Counseling for Small Businesses

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 3:00pm to 8:30pm
Joanne Osmond, Illinois Small Business Development Center, will be at LVDL for free, one-on-one counseling. Call 847.543.2033 to schedule an appointment.

Beady Buddy Snakes

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

(Grades 2-3) Use your artistic skills to make a snake keychain out of beads!

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Lake County Extension Master Gardener Library Plant Clinic

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Get your garden questions ready! The Master Gardeners will have the answers! If you need help identifying an insect, weed or garden disease, bring in a sample (in a closed container, please) and they'll help make a diagnosis. No registration---just stop by!

Little Listeners A: 3-15 mos

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
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

Friday, August 25

Family Dance Party

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 10:00am to 10:45am
(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!