Events

Friday, August 17

Friends of LVDL August Used Book Sale

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thanks to generous donations from our library and our patrons, we're offering a large selection of hardcover and paperback novels, gently used children’s books, DVDs, music CDs and much more.
Hundreds of books will be offered at bargain prices. A great selection of all genres for all interests. Stock up on good reads! Teachers with ID will receive a 10% discount on their purchases.

Tinker Tots

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am
(Ages 18 months-2 years) Join us for stories, music and sensory development activities that encourage your child to explore and create! Please register.
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Saturday, August 18

Friends of LVDL August Used Book Sale

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Half-price sale from 9 to 11:30 a.m. (Saturday only)
$2.00 bag sale from Noon to 3:00 p.m. (Saturday only)
Thanks to generous donations from our library and our patrons, we're offering a large selection of hardcover and paperback novels, gently used children’s books, DVDs, music CDs and much more.
Hundreds of books will be offered at bargain prices. A great selection of all genres for all interests. Stock up on good reads!
Teachers with ID will receive a 10% discount on their purchases.

Family Drop-In Storytime

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Family Drop-In Storytime! It's a half-hour filled with books, music and more ... all are welcome, no registration required!

Sunday, August 19

Bookend Painting

Sunday, August 19, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
(Grades 7-12) Come unwind from the first week of school and paint your own bookends! Create a scene from your favorite book or match it to your room! Please register.
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Yoga Storytime

Sunday, August 19, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:00pm
(Ages 3-5) Enjoy stories, songs and basic yoga poses! Please bring a mat or bath-sized towel and wear clothes to move around in. Please register.
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Wednesday, August 22

Family Drop-In Storytime

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Family Drop-In Storytime! It's a half-hour filled with books, music and more ... all are welcome, no registration required!

Thursday, August 23

Master Gardener Plant Clinics

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Garden questions? Stop in and see the Master Gardeners for the answers! If you need help identifying a weed or pest, bring along a sample (in a closed container, please). No appointment necessary, just stop in.

One-on-One Counseling for Small Business

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 3:00pm to 8:30pm
Joanne Osmond, Illinois Small Business Development Center, will be at LVDL for free, one-on-one counseling for small business owners. Please call 847.543.2033 to schedule an appointment.

Master Gardener Plant Clinics

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Garden questions? Stop in and see the Master Gardeners for the answers! If you need help identifying a weed or pest, bring along a sample (in a closed container, please). No appointment necessary, just stop in.

A Conversation About Gambling

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
NICASA Behavioral Health Services staff will be at the library to discuss and explore gambling, the different types of gamblers as well as the impact that expanded gambling opportunities can have on communities.
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Friday, August 24

Library Playdate

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
(Open to babies, toddlers and preschoolers) Join us for drop-in playtime and fun! Dress for mess and indoor water play. No registration required.

Saturday, August 25

Family Drop-In Storytime

Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Family Drop-In Storytime! It's a half-hour filled with books, music and more ... all are welcome, no registration required!

Monday, August 27

Tuesday, August 28

Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library! No registration necessary. 18+.
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Wednesday, August 29

Family Drop-In Storytime

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Family Drop-In Storytime! It's a half-hour filled with books, music and more ... all are welcome, no registration required!

Thursday, August 30

Teddy Bear Picnic

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
(Open to all ages) Bring a stuffed animal friend, and we’ll provide the lemonade, veggies and indoor s’mores! There will be games and activities, too! If allergies are a concern, a list of ingredients will be provided soon. No registration required.

Saturday, September 1

Family Drop-In Storytime

Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Family Drop-In Storytime! It's a half-hour filled with books, music and more ... all are welcome, no registration required!

Sunday, September 2

Monday, September 3