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This event is in the "Birth to Pre-K" group.

Craft-to-Go: Sensory Board Book Kits

03/01/2021 @ 10:00am - 03/11/2021 @ 8:00pm
Grayslake Area Public Library District
Library Branch: Grayslake Area Public Library District
Age Group: Birth to Pre-K
Program Type: STEAM / Maker
Event Details:
Ages Birth-18 months Pick up a supply kit with instructions to turn a copy of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? into a sensory board book for your baby. Limited supply available. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Craft To-Go

Supplies and instructions will be available for pick-up at the Checkout Desk, while supplies last.  You can request a Craft To-Go through Curbside services, as well.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tween" group.

ZOOM | Pokemon Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Grayslake Area Public Library District
Library Branch: Grayslake Area Public Library District
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Kids, Tween
Program Type: Social Gatherings
Event Details:
Grades 2-7  Are you a Pokemon master? Come and discuss all things Pokemon with friends. Gotta catch'em all. ...

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Zoom Programs

Zoom programs require a valid email address and desktop/mobile device with internet connection.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

FACEBOOK | Did You Know: Kids Magazines

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Grayslake Area Public Library District
Library Branch: Grayslake Area Public Library District
Room: Facebook
Age Group: All Ages
Event Details:
In this video tour series, you will learn about the different collections and materials offered in our Youth Department to help your family with early literacy, research projects, parenting and more. We will include tips for efficient browsing, using...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Craft-to-Go: Friendship Bracelets

03/08/2021 @ 10:00am - 03/11/2021 @ 8:00pm
Grayslake Area Public Library District
Library Branch: Grayslake Area Public Library District
Room: YouTube
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: STEAM / Maker
Event Details:
Learn how to make friendship bracelets to keep for yourself or to give to friends! Pick up a Craft-to-Go kit at the Checkout Desk or Curbside beginning March 8. Packs will include 3 skeins of embroidery floss, available while supplies last. An instru...

Disclaimer(s)

Craft To-Go

Supplies and instructions will be available for pick-up at the Checkout Desk, while supplies last.  You can request a Craft To-Go through Curbside services, as well.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

FACEBOOK: Maker Monday

4:00pm - 4:15pm
Grayslake Area Public Library District
Library Branch: Grayslake Area Public Library District
Room: Facebook
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: STEAM / Maker

Disclaimer(s)

Facebook Videos

A recorded video will be posted on our FB page at the time of this program, and it can be watched at your convenience on our Facebook page.

This event is in the "Early Elementary" group.

ZOOM - Youth Show & Tell

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Grayslake Area Public Library District
Registration
Library Branch: Grayslake Area Public Library District
Age Group: Early Elementary
Program Type: Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Get ready to find some silly things around your home to share with the group.  We will provide prompts (“something red”, “the fanciest thing”, etc) and you will be challenged to find an item that meets the description.  Zoom link will be...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom Programs

Zoom programs require a valid email address and desktop/mobile device with internet connection.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

FACEBOOK | Intro to Google

7:00pm - 7:15pm
Grayslake Area Public Library District
Library Branch: Grayslake Area Public Library District
Room: Facebook
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Event Details:
Learn the basics of various services provided by Google! March: Gmail April: Drive May: Calendar   ...

Disclaimer(s)

Facebook Videos

A recorded video will be posted on our FB page at the time of this program, and it can be watched at your convenience on our Facebook page.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

ZOOM | Let's Visit: Tower of London

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grayslake Area Public Library District
Library Branch: Grayslake Area Public Library District
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Event Details:
Register I Adults The Tower of London is steeped in British history. Three queens of England beheaded, two kings of England murdered- a place of imprisonment and torture. Come along to a presentation that will explore the fascinating stories of th...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom Programs

Zoom programs require a valid email address and desktop/mobile device with internet connection.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

ZOOM | Will Preparation and Estate Planning

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grayslake Area Public Library District
Library Branch: Grayslake Area Public Library District
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Event Details:
Learn the basics of preparing a will and planning your estate. While this presentation is hosted by Lake County Veterans and Family Services Foundation, everyone is welcome to attend. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom Programs

Zoom programs require a valid email address and desktop/mobile device with internet connection.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

GOOGLE MEET | Teen Dungeons & Dragons

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Grayslake Area Public Library District
Registration
Library Branch: Grayslake Area Public Library District
Room: Google Meet
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Clubs and Book Discussions, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Take part in an epic fantasy campaign! New and seasoned adventurers are welcome to join. March 2 is character creation day, but you can also pick a pre-made character on DNDBeyond (link provided at registration). ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

ZOOM: TACOS (Teen Advisory Council Overseeing Stuff)

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Grayslake Area Public Library District
Library Branch: Grayslake Area Public Library District
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Clubs and Book Discussions, Social Gatherings
Event Details:
How can the library help you during new school year? What kind of virtual programming would you like to participate in? Let us know! Actual tacos will not be provided during virtual meetings, but feel free to eat 'em if you got 'em. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom Programs

Zoom programs require a valid email address and desktop/mobile device with internet connection.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

YOUTUBE: Tai Chi: Five Animal Frolics

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Grayslake Area Public Library District
Registration
Library Branch: Grayslake Area Public Library District
Room: YouTube
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
A bear, a crane, a deer, a monkey, a tiger! Erica Bough, of Breathe Life Tai Chi will lead us through the Five Animal Frolics, movements designed to improve balance, develop strength and flexibility, and promote healing. Program is designed for ad...

Disclaimer(s)

YouTube Videos

The link to a pre-recorded video will be made available on the program date.

ZOOM: Library Board Meeting

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Grayslake Area Public Library District
Library Branch: Grayslake Area Public Library District
Room: Zoom
Event Details:
Monthly Library Board Meeting. The Board of Trustees of the Grayslake Area Public Library District will hold its regular meeting electronically per the Illinois Governor’s Executive Order regarding COVID-19. Live stream of the meeting is available...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

ZOOM: prideSOCIAL

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Grayslake Area Public Library District
Library Branch: Grayslake Area Public Library District
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Social Gatherings
Event Details:
Virtually hang out with other LGBTQ+ teens! ...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom Programs

Zoom programs require a valid email address and desktop/mobile device with internet connection.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

ZOOM: Women in History

6:30pm - 7:15pm
Grayslake Area Public Library District
Registration
Library Branch: Grayslake Area Public Library District
Room: Zoom
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Women have done big things, secret things, and even dangerous things! Celebrate Women’s History Month as Martina Mathisen represents famous and not so famous women throughout history who have made a difference in our American experience. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom Programs

Zoom programs require a valid email address and desktop/mobile device with internet connection.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Pre-K" group.

FACEBOOK - Family Storytime and Craft To-Go: Snip Snap! What's That?

10:00am - 10:15am
Grayslake Area Public Library District
Library Branch: Grayslake Area Public Library District
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Kids, Birth to Pre-K
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join Mrs. Crabtree for a short virtual story, song and craft. Craft-to-go kits available at Curbside pickup and the Checkout desk beginning this morning as long as supplies last.. A recorded video will be posted on our FB page at 10 am and ...

Disclaimer(s)

Craft To-Go

Supplies and instructions will be available for pick-up at the Checkout Desk, while supplies last.  You can request a Craft To-Go through Curbside services, as well.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

GOOGLE MEET | Adult Dungeons & Dragons

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Grayslake Area Public Library District
Registration
Library Branch: Grayslake Area Public Library District
Room: Google Meet
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Clubs and Book Discussions, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Back by popular demand! Take part in an epic fantasy campaign. March 4 is character creation day, but you can also pick a pre-made character on D&D Beyond (link provided at registration). ...
This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

YOUTUBE - Art with Flair

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Grayslake Area Public Library District
Registration
Library Branch: Grayslake Area Public Library District
Room: YouTube
Age Group: Tween, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, STEAM / Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Paint a picture step-by-step with acrylics in this relaxing Take & Make program. The kit includes an 11"x14" canvas, step-by-step instructions, pattern, carbon paper for tracing, and paint. Paint brush sets are available to check out through t...

Disclaimer(s)

Take & Make

Upon registering for the program, a kit with the supplies needed will be created for you and you will be notified when it is ready for pick-up. The link to a pre-recorded video will be made available on the program date. 

YouTube Videos

The link to a pre-recorded video will be made available on the program date.

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

ZOOM | Homeschool Co-op/Enrichment Programs

6:30pm - 7:45pm
Grayslake Area Public Library District
Registration
Library Branch: Grayslake Area Public Library District
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Homeschool
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Participating in a Co-op or Enrichment Program is a great way to enhance your homeschool.  But which ones are available and when do they meet?  Join this Zoom program to get the scoop!   ...

Staff Institute Day

All Day
Grayslake Area Public Library District
Branches:
Grayslake Area Public Library District
Description:
Library is closed for Staff Institute Day. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

FACEBOOK - STEAM Saturday

10:00am - 10:30am
Grayslake Area Public Library District
Library Branch: Grayslake Area Public Library District
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM / Maker
Event Details:
Join Ms. Mrunal in exploring the field of Science, Technology. Engineering, Art, Math with simple and fun experiments. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Facebook Videos

A recorded video will be posted on our FB page at the time of this program, and it can be watched at your convenience on our Facebook page.

YouTube Videos

The link to a pre-recorded video will be made available on the program date.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Craft-to-Go: Friendship Bracelets

03/13/2021 @ 10:00am - 03/31/2021 @ 8:00pm
Grayslake Area Public Library District
Library Branch: Grayslake Area Public Library District
Room: YouTube
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: STEAM / Maker
Event Details:
Learn how to make friendship bracelets to keep for yourself or to give to friends! Pick up a Craft-to-Go kit at the Checkout Desk or Curbside beginning March 8. Packs will include 3 skeins of embroidery floss, available while supplies last. An instru...

Disclaimer(s)

Craft To-Go

Supplies and instructions will be available for pick-up at the Checkout Desk, while supplies last.  You can request a Craft To-Go through Curbside services, as well.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

FACEBOOK | Did You Know: Graphic Novels Non-Fiction

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Grayslake Area Public Library District
Library Branch: Grayslake Area Public Library District
Room: Facebook
Age Group: All Ages
Event Details:
In this video tour series, you will learn about the different collections and materials offered in our Youth Department to help your family with early literacy, research projects, parenting and more. We will include tips for efficient browsing, using...
This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

YOUTUBE - PI Day String Art

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Grayslake Area Public Library District
Registration
Library Branch: Grayslake Area Public Library District
Room: YouTube
Age Group: Tween, Teens, Adults
Program Type: STEAM / Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Make a simple and beautiful craft to celebrate Pi Day (March 14) in this Take & Make program. The link to a pre-recorded video will be made available on the program date. You will need to provide a hammer, scissors, and a pencil. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Take & Make

Upon registering for the program, a kit with the supplies needed will be created for you and you will be notified when it is ready for pick-up. The link to a pre-recorded video will be made available on the program date. 

YouTube Videos

The link to a pre-recorded video will be made available on the program date.