Events

Tuesday, October 24

Lapsit Listeners

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to infants not yet walking) Have a baby at home? Join us for Lapsit Listeners—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(ren) to Lapsit Listeners, as we want to make this program safe and fun for your little ones. Also, please choose only one registered program for your child(ren)—your registration covers the full 6-week session.
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Preschool Pals

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to 3- to 5-year-olds) Come be part of the fun at Preschool Pals! These programs feature a half hour of books, songs, fingerplays and interactive storytelling geared for kids ages 3 through 5.

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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Teacher/Parent Workshop: Baby Signs

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Teach your child (babies through Kindergarteners) to sign! Signing promotes language development and communication ... learn how!
Please note, there is an error in the newsletter--this program is for educators and parents. Our apologies for any confusion.
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Toddlin' Tykes

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(Open to walkers up to age 24 months) Have a toddler at home? Join us for Toddlin’ Tykes—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.
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Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library. No registration necessary. 18+

Wednesday, October 25

Terrific Twos

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to 2-year-olds) Come be part of the fun at Terrific Twos! These programs feature a half hour of music, books, fingerplays and interactive storytelling geared for kids at this active stage of development.

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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Preschool Pals

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to 3- to 5-year-olds) Come be part of the fun at Preschool Pals! These programs feature a half hour of books, songs, fingerplays and interactive storytelling geared for kids ages 3 through 5.

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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Dementia Twenty-Four Seven

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Dementia Twenty-Four Seven is a simulation program designed to imitate what it feels like to be frustrated, confused, isolated and lost. This interactive program, presented by Chris Damon of CareSmart Illinois, will describe the cognitive challenges faced by people with dementia as well as help develop empathy in the care of dementia patients.
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Stop-By Stories

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Stop-By Stories! These half-hour programs are filled with books, songs, rhymes and interactive storytelling. All are welcome, no registration required!

Thursday, October 26

Toddlin' Tykes

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to walkers up to age 24 months) Have a toddler at home? Join us for Toddlin’ Tykes—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.
Register

Terrific Twos

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to 2-year-olds) Come be part of the fun at Terrific Twos! These programs feature a half hour of music, books, fingerplays and interactive storytelling geared for kids at this active stage of development.

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

Preschool Pals

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
(Open to 3- to 5-year-olds) Come be part of the fun at Preschool Pals! These programs feature a half hour of books, songs, fingerplays and interactive storytelling geared for kids ages 3 through 5.

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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One on One Counseling for Small Businesses

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 3:00pm to 9:00pm
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.

Lapsit Listeners

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(Open to infants not yet walking) Have a baby at home? Join us for Lapsit Listeners—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(ren) to Lapsit Listeners, as we want to make this program safe and fun for your little ones. Also, please choose only one registered program for your child(ren)—your registration covers the full 6-week session.
Register

Harry Potter Party

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
(Open to all ages) Join us for wizarding games, crafts and treats as we celebrate 20 magical years of Harry Potter! Muggles, wizards and witches of all ages are welcome to this drop-in celebration. Bring a new pair of socks to help free Dobby! Sock donations will be given to PADS, the homeless shelter system for Lake County.

Friday, October 27

Tinker Tots

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Ages 18 months-2 years)Join us for stories, music and sensory development activities that encourage your child to explore and create!
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Saturday, October 28

Stop-By Stories

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Stop-By Stories! These half-hour programs are filled with books, songs, rhymes and interactive storytelling. All are welcome, no registration required!

Sunday, October 29

Board Games Galore

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm
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.

Monday, October 30

Nursery Rhyme Roundabout

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
(Open to all ages) Get re-acquainted with Mother Goose! Bring your babies, toddlers and preschoolers to play together, share nursery rhymes and make a book to take home. No registration required, just stop by!