Upcoming Events

Age Group
Age Group
Program Type
Registration Type

Primary tabs

This event is in the "Everyone" group.
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

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Health & Wellness
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

7:00pm - 8:00pm
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

10:30am - 11:00am
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

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Creative Programs
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

7:00pm - 8:45pm
Library Meeting
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

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Dierkes
Age Group: Children
Registration 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

10:00am - 11:15am
Storytime
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)

2:30pm - 3:45pm
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Dierkes
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Registration 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

10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime
Open
Registration
Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Tyler Duelm Activity Room
Age Group: Babies/Toddlers, Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration 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

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Entertainment/Enrichment
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

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Dierkes
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Adults
Registration 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

10:30am - 11:00am
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!

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Performance
Open
Registration
Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Dierkes
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performance
Registration 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

2:00pm - 3:30pm
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)

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Food
Open
Registration
Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Dierkes
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Food
Registration 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

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Creative Programs
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

2:00pm - 3:30pm
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

10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime
Open
Registration
Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Tyler Duelm Activity Room
Age Group: Babies/Toddlers, Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration 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

1:30pm - 2:45pm
Health & Wellness
Open
Registration
Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Tyler Duelm Activity Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration 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

3:00pm - 7:00pm
Civic Engagement
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

9:30am - 2:30pm
Civic Engagement, Health & Wellness, Partnership
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

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Food
Open
Registration
Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Dierkes
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Food
Registration 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

7:00pm - 8:45pm
Creative Programs
Registration
Library Branch: La Grange Public Library
Room: Dierkes
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Creative Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

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