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Adventure Begins at Your Library! Summer Reading Program

All Day 6/3 - 7/27
La Grange Public Library
Age Group:
Everyone
Event Details:

It's time for a summer full of reading and adventure in La Grange! We have all sorts of fun prizes, books, and activities in store for our 2024 Summer Reading Challenge! Whether yo...

Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Age Group: Everyone
Event Details:

It's time for a summer full of reading and adventure in La Grange! We have all sorts of fun prizes, books, and activities in store for our 2024 Summer Reading Challenge!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Medicare Seminar

Monday, July 15, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Dierkes at La Grange Public Library
Program Type:
Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Learn about Medicare changes and how to select the best Medicare Supplement plan and Part D Drug plan. Presented by Courtenay Erb of Access Benefit Plan Consultants.

Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Dierkes
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:

Learn about Medicare changes and how to select the best Medicare Supplement plan and Part D Drug plan. Presented by Courtenay Erb of Access Benefit Plan Consultants.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Read to the Dogs

Monday, July 15, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tyler Duelm Activity Room at La Grange Public Library
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Did you know dogs are great listeners? Read to one of our furry friends for 15 minutes! Reading time is a one-on-one experience as it provides an opportunity for each child to read...

Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Tyler Duelm Activity Room
Age Group: Children
Event Details:

Did you know dogs are great listeners? Read to one of our furry friends for 15 minutes! Reading time is a one-on-one experience as it provides an opportunity for each child to read aloud without being critiqued.

This event is in the "Babies/Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Storytime in the Park

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Off Site
Age Group:
Babies/Toddlers, Preschool, Children
Event Details:

We are again offering summer storytimes at Kiwanis Park. Bring a blanket to sit on while you enjoy stories and songs under the sun.  

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Babies/Toddlers, Preschool, Children
Event Details:

We are again offering summer storytimes at Kiwanis Park. Bring a blanket to sit on while you enjoy stories and songs under the sun.  

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Art Studio

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Tyler Duelm Activity Room at La Grange Public Library
Program Type:
Creative Programs
Age Group:
Preschool, Children, Tweens
Event Details:

Drop in and create an original piece of art using a variety of materials set out for self-directed creativityFor ages 4-12 (younger participants should be with a caregiver).

Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Tyler Duelm Activity Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Creative Programs
Event Details:

Drop in and create an original piece of art using a variety of materials set out for self-directed creativity

For ages 4-12 (younger participants should be with a caregiver).

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Library Board Meeting

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Dierkes at La Grange Public Library
Program Type:
Library Meeting
Age Group:
Everyone
Event Details:

Meeting of the Library Board of Trustees. The public is welcome.

Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Dierkes
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Library Meeting
Event Details:

Meeting of the Library Board of Trustees. The public is welcome.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Book Party: I Survived Series

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dierkes at La Grange Public Library
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Fans of the I Survived series know each book tells a terrifying and thrilling story from history. We’ll investigate some epic disasters with experiments and activities.  ...

Open
Required
Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Dierkes
Age Group: Children
Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:

Fans of the I Survived series know each book tells a terrifying and thrilling story from history. We’ll investigate some epic disasters with experiments and activities. 

 

 

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

ZAP! Storytime at the Zoo

Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:15am
Off Site
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Preschool, Children
Event Details:

Join the Library’s Miss Kendra and staff from the Brookfield Zoo for a unique storytime  all about animals! This special storytime will take place at the Hamill Family Nature ...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join the Library’s Miss Kendra and staff from the Brookfield Zoo for a unique storytime  all about animals! This special storytime will take place at the Hamill Family Nature Plaza at the Brookfield Zoo. 

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Murder In the Library (Grades 5-8)

Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 2:30pm - 3:45pm
Dierkes at La Grange Public Library
Age Group:
Tweens, Teens
Event Details:

The night before a big music event, the program planner is found dead. Everyone invited is a suspect. Join us for this Agatha Christie style closed circle mystery game. All partici...

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Dierkes
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

The night before a big music event, the program planner is found dead. Everyone invited is a suspect. Join us for this Agatha Christie style closed circle mystery game.

This event is in the "Babies/Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Bilingual Ukrainian Storytime

Friday, July 19, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Tyler Duelm Activity Room at La Grange Public Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Babies/Toddlers, Preschool, Children
Event Details:

Join us as storytellers share books and rhymes in their native languages. Children will also learn words in the featured language as storytellers provide engaging stories with an e...

Open
Required
Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Tyler Duelm Activity Room
Age Group: Babies/Toddlers, Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Details:

Join us as storytellers share books and rhymes in their native languages. Children will also learn words in the featured language as storytellers provide engaging stories with an emphasis on repetition for your child’s developing mind.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Crosstown Exotics

Saturday, July 20, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dierkes at La Grange Public Library
Program Type:
Entertainment/Enrichment
Age Group:
Children, Everyone
Event Details:

Get an interactive experience with live reptiles and fascinating insects that highlight the wonders of the animal kingdom. You’ll leave with a deeper understanding and appreciation...

Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Dierkes
Age Group: Children, Everyone
Program Type: Entertainment/Enrichment
Event Details:

Get an interactive experience with live reptiles and fascinating insects that highlight the wonders of the animal kingdom. You’ll leave with a deeper understanding and appreciation for these incredible creatures. 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Family Book Triva Competition

Monday, July 22, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Dierkes at La Grange Public Library
Age Group:
Children, Tweens, Adults
Event Details:

Test your knowledge about children’s books, both past and present, as you compete against other groups. Prizes will be awarded.

Open
Required
Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Dierkes
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Adults
Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Event Details:

Test your knowledge about children’s books, both past and present, as you compete against other groups. Prizes will be awarded.

This event is in the "Babies/Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Storytime in the Park

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Off Site
Age Group:
Babies/Toddlers, Preschool, Children
Event Details:

We are again offering summer storytimes at Kiwanis Park. Bring a blanket to sit on while you enjoy stories and songs under the sun.  

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Babies/Toddlers, Preschool, Children
Event Details:

We are again offering summer storytimes at Kiwanis Park. Bring a blanket to sit on while you enjoy stories and songs under the sun.  

This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Saddle Shoe Sisters Live in Concert!

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Dierkes at La Grange Public Library
Program Type:
Performance
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

The Saddle Shoe Sisters celebrate the best vocal groups of all-time from the Andrews Sisters to the Supremes and everything in between. Be prepared to sing and clap-along to some o...

Open
Required
Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Dierkes
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performance
Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:

The Saddle Shoe Sisters celebrate the best vocal groups of all-time from the Andrews Sisters to the Supremes and everything in between. Be prepared to sing and clap-along to some of the best songs in music history!

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Board Game Play

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Tyler Duelm Activity Room at La Grange Public Library
Age Group:
Preschool, Children, Tweens
Event Details:

A variety of new and classic board games will be available for in-library play. So, come alone or bring a friend or two ready to take on others in game play.This drop-in program is...

Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Tyler Duelm Activity Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children, Tweens
Event Details:

A variety of new and classic board games will be available for in-library play. So, come alone or bring a friend or two ready to take on others in game play.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Taste Test (Grades 7-12)

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dierkes at La Grange Public Library
Program Type:
Food
Age Group:
Tweens, Teens
Event Details:

Can you taste the difference between Pringles and Lays? How about name brand versus generic food? Join us and put your taste buds to the test!

Open
Required
Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Dierkes
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Food
Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Can you taste the difference between Pringles and Lays? How about name brand versus generic food? Join us and put your taste buds to the test!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

La Grange Writers Group

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Dierkes at La Grange Public Library
Program Type:
Creative Programs
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Feeling creative? Join the La Grange Writers Group! Get feedback on your work and give feedback to other local authors. Drop-ins welcome.  

Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Dierkes
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Creative Programs
Event Details:

Feeling creative? Join the La Grange Writers Group! Get feedback on your work and give feedback to other local authors. Drop-ins welcome.  

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

LEGO® Building

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Tyler Duelm Activity Room at La Grange Public Library
Age Group:
Preschool, Children, Tweens
Event Details:

Love building and creating? LEGO enthusiasts are invited to meet and work individually or as a group. All supplies will be provided, and your project will be on display until the n...

Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Tyler Duelm Activity Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children, Tweens
Event Details:

Love building and creating? LEGO enthusiasts are invited to meet and work individually or as a group. All supplies will be provided, and your project will be on display until the next LEGO Building day. 

This event is in the "Babies/Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Bilingual Polish Storytime

Friday, July 26, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Tyler Duelm Activity Room at La Grange Public Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Babies/Toddlers, Preschool, Children
Event Details:

Join us as storytellers share books and rhymes in their native languages. Children will also learn words in the featured language as storytellers provide engaging stories with an e...

Open
Required
Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Tyler Duelm Activity Room
Age Group: Babies/Toddlers, Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:

Join us as storytellers share books and rhymes in their native languages. Children will also learn words in the featured language as storytellers provide engaging stories with an emphasis on repetition for your child’s developing mind.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Lactation Station: Breastfeeding Clinic

Thursday, August 1, 2024 at 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Tyler Duelm Activity Room at La Grange Public Library
Program Type:
Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

This is a welcoming group where you can meet other breastfeeding moms, ask questions and get assistance and support. Led by Vanessa Prinz, Board Certified Lactation Consultant.&nbs...

Open
Required
Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Tyler Duelm Activity Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

This is a welcoming group where you can meet other breastfeeding moms, ask questions and get assistance and support. Led by Vanessa Prinz, Board Certified Lactation Consultant. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Versiti Blood Drive

Thursday, August 1, 2024 at 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Dierkes at La Grange Public Library
Program Type:
Civic Engagement
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

External registration required. Sign up for Versiti's urgent need blood drive and take the first step toward saving lives. To schedule your preferred donation time, call 1-800...

Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Dierkes
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Event Details:

External registration required. Sign up for Versiti's urgent need blood drive and take the first step toward saving lives. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mental Health First Aid in Young Adults

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 9:30am - 2:30pm
Dierkes at La Grange Public Library
Program Type:
Civic Engagement, Health & Wellness, Partnership
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

External registration required. NAMI’s Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among chil...

Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Dierkes
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Health & Wellness, Partnership
Event Details:

External registration required. NAMI’s Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among children and adolescents ages 12-18.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Crafting Herbal Mocktails

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Dierkes at La Grange Public Library
Program Type:
Food
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Attendees will use simple syrups and herb extractions to craft a myriad of herb flavored and scented alcohol-free mocktails. We will rethink party punch with herb ingredients, make...

Open
Required
Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Dierkes
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Food
Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:

Attendees will use simple syrups and herb extractions to craft a myriad of herb flavored and scented alcohol-free mocktails.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Dried Flower Magnet Frames

Thursday, August 8, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Dierkes at La Grange Public Library
Program Type:
Creative Programs
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Make a beautiful miniature frame with a dried flower inside to adorn your refrigerator. 

Required
Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Dierkes
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Creative Programs
Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Make a beautiful miniature frame with a dried flower inside to adorn your refrigerator.