Kids Events

Sunday, February 17

Won't You Be My Neighbor?

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
(Open to all ages) The whole family is encouraged to join us as we watch an episode of Mister Roger’s Neighborhood, discuss it, and then do a hands-on activity fitting with the theme. No registration required.

Monday, February 18

Baby/Toddler Storytime

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Intended for newborns-24 months) Come be part of the fun at Baby/Toddler Storytime! It's a half-hour filled with rhyme, music, books and more. No registration required!

Cabin Fever

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
(Open to all ages) Do you have a case of cabin fever? Come to the library! We have lots of activities and goofy fun in store for your day off school! No registration required.

Novel Thoughts--<i>Click'd</i> by Tamara Ireland Stone

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
(Grades 4-6) Novel Thoughts is all about reading great books and talking about them with others. (There are snacks, too!) In February we'll be discussing Click'd by Tamara Ireland Stone. Copies are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk. Please register.
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Tuesday, February 19

Baby/Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Intended for newborns-24 months) Come be part of the fun at Baby/Toddler Storytime! It's a half-hour filled with rhyme, music, books and more. No registration required!

Family Storytime

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Family Storytime! It's a half-hour filled with books, music and more ... all are welcome, no registration required!

Wednesday, February 20

Family Storytime

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Family Storytime! It's a half-hour filled with books, music and more ... all are welcome, no registration required!

Hail to the Chief

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:00pm
(Grades K-1) Celebrate all things presidential during this fun program … and learn something new about a president or two. Please register.
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Thursday, February 21

Family Storytime

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Family Storytime! It's a half-hour filled with books, music and more ... all are welcome, no registration required!

Little Listeners

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(Open to infants not yet walking) Join us for a fun, interactive experience for you and your baby! You'll learn how rhymes, songs, stories and play can build your little one's early literacy skills. Please note: We ask that you bring only the registered child, as we want to make this program safe and fun for your baby. Please register--your registration covers the full 3-week session.
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Battle of the Books Practice

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
(Grades 5-8) Practice for Lake Villa District Library's Battle of the Books competition with book and author reviews, sample questions, and team building activities. For questions about Battle of the Books, please contact us at 847.245.5116.

Friday, February 22

Library Playdate

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
(Open to babies, toddlers and preschoolers) Join us for drop-in playtime and fun! No registration required.

Saturday, February 23

Family Storytime

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Family Storytime! It's a half-hour filled with books, music and more ... all are welcome, no registration required!

Monday, February 25

Baby/Toddler Storytime

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Intended for newborns-24 months) Come be part of the fun at Baby/Toddler Storytime! It's a half-hour filled with rhyme, music, books and more. No registration required!

Chopped: Craft Edition (Grades K-3)

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
(Grades K-3) Feeling creative? Challenge yourself to create something! We’ll supply a surprise theme and craft supplies, you supply the imagination! Please register.
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Tuesday, February 26

Baby/Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Intended for newborns-24 months) Come be part of the fun at Baby/Toddler Storytime! It's a half-hour filled with rhyme, music, books and more. No registration required!

Cooking Connoisseurs

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
(Grades 4-6) Interested in cooking? We’ll make a recipe from a cookbook and get inspired to try more at home! Please register. Ingredients that we'll use are: ketchup, apple cider vinegar, sugar, brown sugar, onion powder, garlic powder, kosher salt, mustard seeds, powdered mustard, tomato sauce or juice, oil. Possible options: Worchestershire sauce, paprika, chile flakes, turmeric.
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Family Storytime

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Family Storytime! It's a half-hour filled with books, music and more ... all are welcome, no registration required!

Wednesday, February 27

Family Storytime

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Family Storytime! It's a half-hour filled with books, music and more ... all are welcome, no registration required!

Preschool Explore

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
(Ages 3-5 years) Explore early-learning concepts like shape and letter recognition and build fine motor skills with fun activities! Dress for mess and indoor water play. Please register.
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