Meeting A & B

Friends Fall Open House

Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Music, refreshments and fun for the whole family! It’s the Friends of LVDL Fall Open House! Enjoy the music of Last Ditch Effort--- featuring Lance Brown and Annie McIntrye ---playing the hits of Bill Haley & the Comets, Hank Williams, Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley, Fats Domino and many more. You’ll be toe-tapping and smiling in no time. Help us celebrate National Friends of the Library Appreciation Week. Two-Four-Six-Eight! Who do we appreciate? The Friends of LVDL!

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.


Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
(Open to all ages) We're celebrating dinosaurs in November! Everyone's invited to a dino-filled party where you'll get a chance to make a dinosaur costume, create your own dinosaur fossil, and even eat some dinosaur toenails. No registration required, just stop by and join the fun!

Restore Your Movement

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Exploring a shift in mindset on mobility and aging is an important component of how you move and feel. Join Becky DeRosa for an exploration of increasing mobility with age and an introduction into a simple movement practice that can help to restore our natural movement.


The History of the Great Lakes Naval Station

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Erik Wright, Education Specialist from the National Museum of the American Sailor, will explore the history and heritage of the Great Lakes Naval Station from its founding in 1911 through two world wars, the development of modern warfare technology and its current role as Recruit Training Command, the US Navy’s only boot camp. The program is sponsored by the Lake Villa Historical Society.

Lunchtime@the Library -- Memories of Vietnam

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Bring your lunch! We provide the guest speaker, dessert and coffee.
Vietnam ceased being a combat zone 50 years ago but the personal memories live on for many. Our presenter, Philip Rovang, experienced it first while he flew throughout northern South Vietnam as a pilot; flying nearly 500 missions up to the DMZ and south to Saigon. He'll retell what it was like flying cargo/passenger airplanes during 1970-71.