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Reptomania!

2017-04-02 14:00:00 2017-04-02 15:00:00 America/Chicago Reptomania! Lincolnwood Public Library

Sunday, April 02
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2017-04-02 14:00:00 2017-04-02 15:00:00 America/Chicago Reptomania! Lincolnwood Public Library

Lincolnwood Public Library

Meeting Room AB

Get ready for a scaly adventure! The Science Alliance is bringing some reptile friends to the library for a fun and informative afternoon. Kids will be introduced to huge toads, frogs, colorful snakes, exotic skinks, and a humongous Tegu lizard! They will learn about their differences and similarities, specific habitats and how they defend against predators. The Science Alliance will also be debunking some common myths. For example: Are snakes really slimy? Stop by the library and find out for yourself!

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Lincolnwood Public Library

infoservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
Phone: (847) 677-5277
Fax: (847) 677-1937

Hours
Mon, Jul 17 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jul 18 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jul 19 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jul 20 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jul 21 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jul 22 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 23 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

The library seeks to enhance the quality of life in Lincolnwood by creating and sustaining a sense of place for residents; bringing the community together in order to celebrate its diversity; offering individuals a welcoming gateway to knowledge and discovery; and fulfilling residents’ desire for cultural and recreational activities.

Upcoming events

Meeting Room C
Fri, Jul 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Kids will have a guided way to interact with books in a positive environment accompanied by songs, games, fingerplays and more! There will be open play from 10:30-11am. Ages 1-2 years with caregiver.

Meeting Room C
Fri, Jul 21, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ever wondered what goes into making a city? Learn the ins and outs of city planning and then collaborate to make your own! Come with your own building made from a shoe box to get the city started.
Registration is now closed

Meeting Room AB
Fri, Jul 21, 1:00pm - 3:15pm
Get Out (R | 2 hrs, 10 mins)

Meeting Room B
Sat, Jul 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
The Beginner's Series is a two-part class covering Computer Basics and Beginning Internet. Registration is for both classes (July 15 & July 22).
Registration is now closed

Meeting Room C
Sat, Jul 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Chess Wizards offers fun, intellectual and challenging chess education. Register for the series! For grades 3-8.
Registration is now closed

Meeting Room C
Mon, Jul 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages 0-18 months with caregiver.

Meeting Room AB
Mon, Jul 24, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
The Lincolnwood Library Board of Trustees meets the fourth Monday of the month unless otherwise noted.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Jul 25, 10:00am - 11:30am
Join us for 45 minutes filled with songs, stories, games and lessons that enhance the foundations of reading. There will be 45 minutes of open play afterwards

Tue, Jul 25, 12:50pm - 1:00pm
Join a Lincolnwood Library staff member in the grass near the concession stand at the Proesel Park Family Aquatic Center for a storytime during the Safety Break! Pool admission is required. All ages.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Jul 25, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Come discuss the Bluestem and Caudill nominated title Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar with library staff... and design your own ice cream sundae as a snack! Grades 3-8.

Meeting Room A
Wed, Jul 26, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Want to learn to knit? Working on a knitting or crochet project? Drop-in to share tips, show off your work and converse with fellow needle arts enthusiasts. Bring your own knitting supplies.

Meeting Room AB
Wed, Jul 26, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Destroy the piggies! Create your own towers! Battle against your birdy friends! Participants will both destroy and create in this life-size Angry Birds fiesta! Grades K-5.
This event is full

Meeting Room C
Wed, Jul 26, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
See full event description for all information - you MUST sign up for a time slot as well as register here! Grades 6-8.

Meeting Room A
Wed, Jul 26, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Monthly meeting of the Friends of the Library group.

Meeting Room C
Thu, Jul 27, 9:30am - 10:30am
Celeste Cifala Roy from early childhood movement and music program "Everybody Move!" has planned an hour of activities and exploration. Ages 6 months to 3 with caregiver.
Registration is now closed

Study Room 1
Thu, Jul 27, 10:30am - 12:00pm
A representative from CJE SeniorLife is available for drop-in help with government benefits, health care, and Social Security.

Meeting Room A
Thu, Jul 27, 10:30am - 12:30pm
The Nice Guys (R | 1 hr, 56 mins)

Meeting Room C
Fri, Jul 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Kids will have a guided way to interact with books in a positive environment accompanied by songs, games, fingerplays and more! There will be open play from 10:30-11am. Ages 1-2 years with caregiver.

Meeting Room AB
Fri, Jul 28, 1:00pm - 3:20pm
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (PG-13 | 2 hrs, 13 mins)

Meeting Room C
Fri, Jul 28, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Come discuss three Monarch Award nominated titles (see full description) with library staff... and design your own ice cream sundae as a snack! Grades K-2 (guardian must remain in the library).

Meeting Room C
Sat, Jul 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Chess Wizards offers fun, intellectual and challenging chess education. Register for the series! For grades 3-8.
Registration is now closed

Meeting Room C
Mon, Jul 31, 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages 0-18 months with caregiver.

Meeting Room A
Mon, Jul 31, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Design and bead your own jewelry! In this one-session workshop, get acquainted with some basic tools, materials, and skills to start your crafting journey.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 31, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
An afternoon of sensory play and activities for toddlers. Ages 1-3 years. OFFSITE!

Mon, Jul 31, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Experiment with some Makey Makeys and fruit to...make a piano?! Grades 3-5.

Mon, Jul 31, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us at the beautiful Madeleine's Garden in Proesel Park for an evening storytime filled with songs, games, lessons, and play. Ages birth to 5 with caregiver. Drop-in. 

Meeting Room C
Tue, Aug 01, 10:00am - 11:30am
Join us for 45 minutes filled with songs, stories, games and lessons that enhance the foundations of reading. There will be 45 minutes of open play afterwards

Tue, Aug 01, 12:50pm - 1:00pm
Join a Lincolnwood Library staff member in the grass near the concession stand at the Proesel Park Family Aquatic Center for a storytime during the Safety Break! Pool admission is required. All ages.

Meeting Room B
Tue, Aug 01, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ever wonder how top Instagrammers shoot and edit their photos? Come learn the best apps, techniques, and more! Smartphone and downloading of certain free apps required. Grades 6-8.

Meeting Room A
Wed, Aug 02, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Want to learn to knit? Working on a knitting or crochet project? Drop-in to share tips, show off your work and converse with fellow needle arts enthusiasts. Bring your own knitting supplies.

Meeting Room C
Wed, Aug 02, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Design and build the ideal house using only marshmallows and toothpicks! Grades K-5.

Meeting Room C
Thu, Aug 03, 9:30am - 10:30am
Celeste Cifala Roy from early childhood movement and music program "Everybody Move!" has planned an hour of activities and exploration. Ages 6 months to 3 with caregiver.
Registration is now closed

Meeting Room A
Thu, Aug 03, 10:30am - 12:45pm
Live By Night (R | 2 hrs, 9 mins)

Meeting Room C
Fri, Aug 04, 10:00am - 11:00am
Kids will have a guided way to interact with books in a positive environment accompanied by songs, games, fingerplays and more! There will be open play from 10:30-11am. Ages 1-2 years with caregiver.

Meeting Room AB
Fri, Aug 04, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Southside with You (PG-13 | 1 hr, 24 mins)

Meeting Room AB
Sat, Aug 05, 10:00am - 11:30am
Bring Dad, Grandpa, Uncle or a friend and join us for storytime on a Saturday morning. Followed by coffee, donuts, and open play!

Meeting Room AB
Sun, Aug 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Celebrate the last warm days of the year with an end-of-summer beach party hosted by Dave Rudolf!

Meeting Room C
Mon, Aug 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages 0-18 months with caregiver.

Meeting Room C
Mon, Aug 07, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn about Arduino and Raspberry Pi during a demonstration, then experiment a bit on your own. Grades 3-8.

Mon, Aug 07, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us at the beautiful Madeleine's Garden in Proesel Park for an evening storytime filled with songs, games, lessons, and play. Ages birth to 5 with caregiver. Drop-in. 

Meeting Room C
Tue, Aug 08, 10:00am - 11:30am
Join us for 45 minutes filled with songs, stories, games and lessons that enhance the foundations of reading. There will be 45 minutes of open play afterwards

Tue, Aug 08, 12:50pm - 1:00pm
Join a Lincolnwood Library staff member in the grass near the concession stand at the Proesel Park Family Aquatic Center for a storytime during the Safety Break! Pool admission is required. All ages.

Meeting Room A
Wed, Aug 09, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Want to learn to knit? Working on a knitting or crochet project? Drop-in to share tips, show off your work and converse with fellow needle arts enthusiasts. Bring your own knitting supplies.

Meeting Room C
Wed, Aug 09, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
See full event description for all information - you MUST sign up for a time slot as well as register here! Grades 3-5.

Meeting Room C
Thu, Aug 10, 9:30am - 10:30am
Celeste Cifala Roy from early childhood movement and music program "Everybody Move!" has planned an hour of activities and exploration. Ages 6 months to 3 with caregiver.
Registration is now closed

Meeting Room A
Thu, Aug 10, 10:30am - 12:15pm
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (PG-13 | 2 hrs, 9 mins)

Meeting Room C
Fri, Aug 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
Kids will have a guided way to interact with books in a positive environment accompanied by songs, games, fingerplays and more! There will be open play from 10:30-11am. Ages 1-2 years with caregiver.

Meeting Room C
Fri, Aug 11, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
You MUST register the week of the event at the Youth & Teen Services desk. The competition bracket closes at 12:30pm on August 11 and is limited to 20 competitors. First come, first smash. Grades 3-8.
Registration opens Monday, August 7 2017 at 9:00am

Meeting Room AB
Fri, Aug 11, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
A Monster Calls (PG-13 | 1 hr, 48 mins)

Meeting Room AB
Sat, Aug 12, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Sing (PG | 1 hr, 48 mins)

Meeting Room AB
Sun, Aug 13, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Worried about the types of information that's being collected by internet companies and advertisers as you surf the net? We'll tell you what you need to know to keep yourself hidden!

Meeting Room C
Mon, Aug 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages 0-18 months with caregiver.

Meeting Room AB
Mon, Aug 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
This book discussion features "My Name is Lucy Barton" by Elizabeth Strout.

Mon, Aug 14, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us at the beautiful Madeleine's Garden in Proesel Park for an evening storytime filled with songs, games, lessons, and play. Ages birth to 5 with caregiver. Drop-in. 

Meeting Room C
Tue, Aug 15, 10:00am - 11:30am
Join us for 45 minutes filled with songs, stories, games and lessons that enhance the foundations of reading. There will be 45 minutes of open play afterwards

Meeting Room B
Tue, Aug 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Have you ever wanted to start a blog? No idea where to start? Learn the secrets of a good blog and get writing! Registration required.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Aug 15, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Come discuss the Bluestem and Caudill nominated title The Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman with library staff... and design your own ice cream sundae as a snack! Grades 3-8.

Meeting Room A
Wed, Aug 16, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Want to learn to knit? Working on a knitting or crochet project? Drop-in to share tips, show off your work and converse with fellow needle arts enthusiasts. Bring your own knitting supplies.

Meeting Room C
Wed, Aug 16, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us for an exciting program where you will be able to do your nails and learn new nail art techniques from library staff! Grades 2-8.

Meeting Room A
Thu, Aug 17, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Mr. Church (PG-13 | 1 hr, 45 mins)

Rescheduled
Thu, Aug 17, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
New date Saturday, August 19, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Aaron Reynolds, author of picture book favorites like Creepy Carrots, Nerdy Birdy, Chicks and Salsa, is stopping by for a creepy storytime featuring his newest book: Creepy Pair of Underwear.

Meeting Room AB
Thu, Aug 17, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Register for fall ESL classes at the library, sponsored by Oakton Community College. New session begins August 24.

Meeting Room C
Fri, Aug 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Kids will have a guided way to interact with books in a positive environment accompanied by songs, games, fingerplays and more! There will be open play from 10:30-11am. Ages 1-2 years with caregiver.

Meeting Room AB
Fri, Aug 18, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
A Dog’s Purpose (PG-13 | 1 hr, 24 mins)

Meeting Room C
Fri, Aug 18, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Come discuss three Monarch Award nominated titles (see full description) with library staff... and design your own ice cream sundae as a snack! Grades K-2 (guardian must remain in the library).

Sat, Aug 19, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Aaron Reynolds, author of picture book favorites like Creepy Carrots, Nerdy Birdy, Chicks and Salsa, is stopping by for a creepy storytime featuring his newest book: Creepy Pair of Underwear.

Sat, Aug 19, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
With a team of four of your friends, look for clues hidden throughout the library to find the legendary Treasure of the Purple Skull and split the prizes. Pizza will be served around 7:30. Grades 4-6.