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QPR Suicide Prevention Training/Capacitación en Prevención del Suicidio

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Join us with NAMI McHenry County (National Alliance on Mental Illness) in observance of Mental Health Awareness Month for a 1-hour evidence-based approach for individuals to learn how to recognize the warning signs that someone may be contemplating suicide. Free and open to the public. A session in Spanish will be offered at the same […]

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Pin Pennant Craft

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Summer Reading Club members of all ages have the option to collect pinback buttons as they read along this summer. Kick off Summer Reading Club with us by stopping by the Library to craft a simple felt pennant to hold your pins (since we know many of our avid readers will earn way more pins […]

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Lunch & Listen :The Mystery of Locked Rooms

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It's storytime for big kids!  Bring your lunch and listen to staff read a portion of 'The Mystery of Locked Rooms' by Lindsay Currie then complete activities that compliment the book.  Enjoy a virtual visit with author Lindsay Currie, too!  This activity meets weekly on Wednesdays beginning June 5 and is appropriate for students in […]

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Movie Matinee: Mean Girls (2024, PG-13)

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Join us every Thursday morning June 6 - August 1 at 10:00am for a movie screening in the Burbank Meeting Room. Movie genres and ratings will alternate each week - parents please take note. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Light snacks and drinks with a secure lid are welcome. Today's movie: Mean Girls […]

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Build it! Club

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Join us for an evening of Lego building fun with a unique building challenge.  All ages welcome.  Register by clicking on the RSVP button below.  Call 815-943-4671 for more information.

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Loteria!

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Join us for a fun evening playing Loteria, a Mexican form of bingo.  All ages welcome.  Register by clicking the RSVP button below.  Call 815-943-4671 for more information.

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Lunch & Listen: The Mystery of Locked Rooms

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It’s storytime for big kids!  Bring your lunch and listen to staff read a portion of ‘The Mystery of Locked Rooms‘ by Lindsay Currie then complete activities that compliment the book.  Enjoy a virtual visit with author Lindsay Currie, too!  This activity meets weekly on Wednesdays beginning June 5 and is appropriate for students in […]

Recurring Event Movie Matinees Summer 2024

Movie Matinee: Wish (PG)

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Join us every Thursday morning June 6 - August 1 at 10:00am for a movie screening in the Burbank Meeting Room. Movie genres and ratings will alternate each week - parents please take note. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Light snacks and drinks with a secure lid are welcome. Today's movie: Wish (2023), […]

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Chicken Ball Game Craft

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Summer getting boring already? Head to the library to craft this silly chicken game using repurposed materials.  It's harder to play than it looks!  All ages welcome.  Younger children will require adult assistance.  Register by clicking the RSVP link below.  Call 815-943-4671 for more information.

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Crafter’s UFO Night

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Calling all crafters!  Got a stash of UFO’s (Unfinished Objects)? Spend an evening with fellow crafters getting those UFO’s closer to completion.  All who knit, crochet, cross stich, embroider, sew, and paper craft are invited.  Light refreshments will be provided.  Registration is required.  Call 815-943-4671 for more information.

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The History of American Pie

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Pies are as American as pizza is American: we took a great idea, adapted it to our needs, and ran with it. Our ancestors used what they had available locally and made the most from it. You might be thinking that pies are just for dessert, but for our American ancestors, they were often considered […]

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Lunch & Listen: The Mystery of Locked Rooms

Large Meeting Room

It’s storytime for big kids!  Bring your lunch and listen to staff read a portion of ‘The Mystery of Locked Rooms‘ by Lindsay Currie then complete activities that compliment the book.  Enjoy a virtual visit with author Lindsay Currie, too!  This activity meets weekly on Wednesdays beginning June 5 and is appropriate for students in […]