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Harry Potter’s Birthday Week Party

2018-08-02 15:30:00 2018-08-02 17:00:00 America/Chicago Harry Potter’s Birthday Week Party Lincolnwood Public Library

Thursday, August 02
3:30pm - 5:00pm

Add to Calendar 2018-08-02 15:30:00 2018-08-02 17:00:00 America/Chicago Harry Potter’s Birthday Week Party Lincolnwood Public Library

Lincolnwood Public Library

Meeting Room AB

Celebrate the magical world of Harry Potter! Get sorted, take classes at Hogwarts, discover magical creatures, play games, and test your trivia knowledge! Cosplay encouraged!

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Lincolnwood Public Library

infoservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
Phone: (224) 233-1841
Fax: (847) 677-1937

Hours
Mon, Oct 15 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Oct 16 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Oct 17 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Oct 18 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Oct 19 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Oct 20 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Oct 21 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

The Lincolnwood Library mission: 
"Foster lifelong learning and connect the community through our materials, space, events, and expertise."

Upcoming events

Meeting Room C
Mon, Oct 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Nurture your walking toddler’s love of books and encourage them to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words in this interactive storytime. 12-24 months with caregiver; siblings welcome.

Meeting Room C
Mon, Oct 15, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Start your school week off right with a 25-minute gentle & restorative yoga session. All sessions end with a 5-minute meditation; no experience or mat required. Grades 3-5; drop-in.

Meeting Room AB
Mon, Oct 15, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Enjoy Space for study with friends and other sort-of quiet activities like homework, crafts, puzzles, board games, knitting/crochet, or other fun things. Grades 3-8; drop in.

Meeting Room C
Mon, Oct 15, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Start your school week off right with a 25-minute gentle & restorative yoga session. All sessions end with a 5-minute meditation; no experience or mat required. Grades 6-9; drop in.

Meeting Room A
Mon, Oct 15, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Author Trevor Noah describes growing up with a white father and black mother and much more in essays set in a world where he wasn’t supposed to exist. Registration required but is open to anyone.
Registration is now closed

Meeting Room C
Tue, Oct 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Nurture your older toddler’s love of stories with this interactive storytime. Learn numbers, letters, colors, and more! Ages 2-3 with caregiver; siblings welcome.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Oct 16, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Develop literacy and social skills and encourage a lifelong love of reading with this preschool storytime. Ages 3-5 with caregiver; siblings welcome.

Meeting Room AB
Tue, Oct 16, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Enjoy Space for study with friends and other sort-of quiet activities like homework, crafts, puzzles, board games, knitting/crochet, or other fun things. Grades 3-8; drop in.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Oct 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Enact and create change to improve your community—the people, the animals, the environment—with service learning projects. Grades 3–8.

Meeting Room AB
Tue, Oct 16, 6:00pm - 8:45pm
A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading, and writing skills. Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

Meeting Room A
Wed, Oct 17, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Share tips and show off your work with needle-art enthusiasts. Bring your own knitting supplies or use the library’s limited supply. Drop-in.

Meeting Room AB
Wed, Oct 17, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Enjoy Space for study with friends and other sort-of quiet activities like homework, crafts, puzzles, board games, knitting/crochet, or other fun things. Grades 3-8; drop in.

Meeting Room C
Wed, Oct 17, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Having trouble making your camera do what you want it to? Curious how to get your photography to the next level? We have DSLR cameras available to use, or you can bring your own! Drop In.

Meeting Room AB
Wed, Oct 17, 7:00pm - 7:15pm
Practice your reading skills with a therapy dog from Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy. Bring a favorite book or choose one from a list of favorites. Sign up for one fifteen-minute spot per evening.
This event is full

Meeting Room AB
Wed, Oct 17, 7:15pm - 7:30pm
Practice your reading skills with a therapy dog from Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy. Bring a favorite book or choose one from a list of favorites. Sign up for one fifteen-minute spot per evening.

Meeting Room AB
Wed, Oct 17, 7:30pm - 7:45pm
Practice your reading skills with a therapy dog from Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy. Bring a favorite book or choose one from a list of favorites. Sign up for one fifteen-minute spot per evening.

Meeting Room AB
Wed, Oct 17, 7:45pm - 8:00pm
Practice your reading skills with a therapy dog from Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy. Bring a favorite book or choose one from a list of favorites. Sign up for one fifteen-minute spot per evening.

Meeting Room AB
Thu, Oct 18, 9:30am - 11:00am
This program is for those interested in writing family stories. We'll discuss the merits of several different writing styles. Join us at 9:30am for coffee, and 10am for the discussion.

Meeting Room C
Thu, Oct 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Nurture your older toddler’s love of stories with this interactive storytime. Learn numbers, letters, colors, and more! Ages 2-3 with caregiver; siblings welcome.

Meeting Room B
Thu, Oct 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for a family storytime! Suggested for ages birth-5 with caregiver; older siblings welcome.

Meeting Room AB
Thu, Oct 18, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Enjoy Space for study with friends and other sort-of quiet activities like homework, crafts, puzzles, board games, knitting/crochet, or other fun things. Grades 3-8; drop in.

Meeting Room AB
Thu, Oct 18, 6:00pm - 8:45pm
A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading, and writing skills. Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

Meeting Room C
Fri, Oct 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Engage your baby’s senses through the sounds and rhythms of language with stories and music in this lapsit storytime. Birth through walkers with caregiver; siblings welcome.

Meeting Room C
Fri, Oct 19, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Nurture your walking toddler’s love of books and encourage them to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words in this interactive storytime. 12-24 months with caregiver; siblings welcome.

Meeting Room A
Fri, Oct 19, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
A mother of three hires a night nanny to help with her newborn. R, 1h 35min

Meeting Room B
Fri, Oct 19, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Yarn crafters of all ages can show off their work, share tips, or learn. Bring your own materials or use the library’s limited supply. Drop in.

Meeting Room AB
Sat, Oct 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for a fun storytime followed by coffee and donuts. Donuts generously provided by Schlegl’s Bakery. Ages: birth-5 with caregiver; siblings welcome.

Meeting Room C
Mon, Oct 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Nurture your walking toddler’s love of books and encourage them to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words in this interactive storytime. 12-24 months with caregiver; siblings welcome.

Canceled
Mon, Oct 22, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Start your school week off right with a 25-minute gentle & restorative yoga session. All sessions end with a 5-minute meditation; no experience or mat required. Grades 3-5; drop-in.

Meeting Room AB
Mon, Oct 22, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Enjoy Space for study with friends and other sort-of quiet activities like homework, crafts, puzzles, board games, knitting/crochet, or other fun things. Grades 3-8; drop in.

Canceled
Mon, Oct 22, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Start your school week off right with a 25-minute gentle & restorative yoga session. All sessions end with a 5-minute meditation; no experience or mat required. Grades 6-9; drop in.

Meeting Room A
Mon, Oct 22, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
The library board, the district’s governing authority, meets monthly to make decisions about library services, policies, finances, and related business.

Meeting Room B
Mon, Oct 22, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Discover how to convert 35mm slides, photos, VHS and Hi8 tapes, 8mm film and vinyl records from analog to digital formats using the library’s Digital Media Lab equipment.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Oct 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Nurture your older toddler’s love of stories with this interactive storytime. Learn numbers, letters, colors, and more! Ages 2-3 with caregiver; siblings welcome.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Oct 23, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Develop literacy and social skills and encourage a lifelong love of reading with this preschool storytime. Ages 3-5 with caregiver; siblings welcome.

Meeting Room B
Tue, Oct 23, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Start your genealogy search with hands-on basics, including researching, documenting, and using forms from sources like Ancestry Library Edition. Registration required with Lincolnwood Library card.
This event is full

Meeting Room AB
Tue, Oct 23, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Enjoy Space for study with friends and other sort-of quiet activities like homework, crafts, puzzles, board games, knitting/crochet, or other fun things. Grades 3-8; drop in.

Meeting Room AB
Tue, Oct 23, 6:00pm - 8:45pm
A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading, and writing skills. Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

Meeting Room A
Wed, Oct 24, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Share tips and show off your work with needle-art enthusiasts. Bring your own knitting supplies or use the library’s limited supply. Drop-in.

Meeting Room AB
Wed, Oct 24, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Enjoy Space for study with friends and other sort-of quiet activities like homework, crafts, puzzles, board games, knitting/crochet, or other fun things. Grades 3-8; drop in.

Meeting Room C
Wed, Oct 24, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Having trouble making your camera do what you want it to? Curious how to get your photography to the next level? We have DSLR cameras available to use, or you can bring your own! Drop In.

Meeting Room B
Wed, Oct 24, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn about charts, tables, pivots, conditional formatting, and more in this advanced level class. Registration required with Lincolnwood Library card.
This event is full

Meeting Room C
Wed, Oct 24, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Friends Meeting.

Meeting Room C
Thu, Oct 25, 10:00am - 11:00am
Nurture your older toddler’s love of stories with this interactive storytime. Learn numbers, letters, colors, and more! Ages 2-3 with caregiver; siblings welcome.

Study Room 1
Thu, Oct 25, 10:30am - 12:00pm
A representative from CJE SeniorLife is available for drop-in help with government benefits, health care, and Social Security. Drop in.

Meeting Room AB
Thu, Oct 25, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Create works of art that involve transferring a design onto fabric and layering with hand embroidery on top. All levels are welcome. Registration required with Lincolnwood Library card.

Meeting Room B
Thu, Oct 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for a family storytime! Suggested for ages birth-5 with caregiver; older siblings welcome.

Meeting Room AB
Thu, Oct 25, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Enjoy Space for study with friends and other sort-of quiet activities like homework, crafts, puzzles, board games, knitting/crochet, or other fun things. Grades 3-8; drop in.

Meeting Room AB
Thu, Oct 25, 6:00pm - 8:45pm
A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading, and writing skills. Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

Meeting Room C
Fri, Oct 26, 10:00am - 11:00am
Engage your baby’s senses through the sounds and rhythms of language with stories and music in this lapsit storytime. Birth through walkers with caregiver; siblings welcome.

Meeting Room C
Fri, Oct 26, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Nurture your walking toddler’s love of books and encourage them to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words in this interactive storytime. 12-24 months with caregiver; siblings welcome.

Meeting Room A
Fri, Oct 26, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
A runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker. R, 1hr 52min

Meeting Room B
Fri, Oct 26, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Yarn crafters of all ages can show off their work, share tips, or learn. Bring your own materials or use the library’s limited supply. Drop in.

Meeting Room A
Sat, Oct 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Wonder tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters 5th grade, attending a public school for the first time. PG, 1h53 min, drop in.

Meeting Room C
Mon, Oct 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
Nurture your walking toddler’s love of books and encourage them to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words in this interactive storytime. 12-24 months with caregiver; siblings welcome.

Meeting Room C
Mon, Oct 29, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Start your school week off right with a 25-minute gentle & restorative yoga session. All sessions end with a 5-minute meditation; no experience or mat required. Grades 3-5; drop-in.

Meeting Room AB
Mon, Oct 29, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Enjoy Space for study with friends and other sort-of quiet activities like homework, crafts, puzzles, board games, knitting/crochet, or other fun things. Grades 3-8; drop in.

Meeting Room C
Mon, Oct 29, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Start your school week off right with a 25-minute gentle & restorative yoga session. All sessions end with a 5-minute meditation; no experience or mat required. Grades 6-9; drop in.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Oct 30, 10:00am - 11:00am
Nurture your older toddler’s love of stories with this interactive storytime. Learn numbers, letters, colors, and more! Ages 2-3 with caregiver; siblings welcome.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Oct 30, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Develop literacy and social skills and encourage a lifelong love of reading with this preschool storytime. Ages 3-5 with caregiver; siblings welcome.

Meeting Room AB
Tue, Oct 30, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Enjoy Space for study with friends and other sort-of quiet activities like homework, crafts, puzzles, board games, knitting/crochet, or other fun things. Grades 3-8; drop in.

Meeting Room AB
Tue, Oct 30, 6:00pm - 8:45pm
A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading, and writing skills. Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

Meeting Room A
Wed, Oct 31, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Share tips and show off your work with needle-art enthusiasts. Bring your own knitting supplies or use the library’s limited supply. Drop-in.

Meeting Room C
Wed, Oct 31, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Enjoy Space for study with friends and other sort-of quiet activities like homework, crafts, puzzles, board games, knitting/crochet, or other fun things. Grades 3-8; drop in.

Meeting Room A
Wed, Oct 31, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Having trouble making your camera do what you want it to? Curious how to get your photography to the next level? We have DSLR cameras available to use, or you can bring your own! Drop In.

Meeting Room AB
Thu, Nov 01, 6:00pm - 8:45pm
A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading, and writing skills. Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

Meeting Room C
Fri, Nov 02, 10:00am - 11:00am
Engage your baby’s senses through the sounds and rhythms of language with stories and music in this lapsit storytime. Birth through walkers with caregiver; siblings welcome.

Meeting Room C
Fri, Nov 02, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Nurture your walking toddler’s love of books and encourage them to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words in this interactive storytime. 12-24 months with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in

Meeting Room A
Fri, Nov 02, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
In the early 20th century, an aging actress and her lover visit the estate of her elderly brother. PG-13, 1h 38min Drop-in

Meeting Room AB
Sat, Nov 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Relax, stretch, and get some Early Literacy into your Saturday morning with this storytime. Come ready to move. No mat or experience required. Pre-K – Grade 5 with caregiver; whole family welcome.

Meeting Room C
Mon, Nov 05, 10:00am - 11:00am
Nurture your walking toddler’s love of books and encourage them to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words in this interactive storytime. 12-24 months with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in

Meeting Room C
Mon, Nov 05, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Start your school week off right with a 25-minute gentle & restorative yoga session to bring some zen to your week. All sessions end with a 5-minute meditation. No experience or mat required.

Meeting Room C
Mon, Nov 05, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Using pre-generated characters from the popular podcast The Adventure Zone, get your feet wet with Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Nov 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
Nurture your older toddler’s love of stories with this interactive storytime. Learn numbers, letters, colors, and more! Ages 2-3rd birthday with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Nov 06, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Develop literacy and social skills and encourage a lifelong love of reading with this preschool storytime. Ages 3-5 with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Nov 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Enact and create change to improve your community—the people, the animals, the environment—with service learning projects. Registration Required.

Meeting Room AB
Tue, Nov 06, 6:00pm - 8:45pm
A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading, and writing skills. Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

Meeting Room AB
Wed, Nov 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Are you one of the 60% of Americans who do not have a will or trust? Join us for a complimentary light breakfast and develop your knowledge on estate planning essentials. Registration required.

Meeting Room A
Wed, Nov 07, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Share tips and show off your work with needle-art enthusiasts. Bring your own knitting supplies or use the library’s limited supply. Drop-in.

Meeting Room C
Thu, Nov 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for a family storytime! Suggested for ages birth-5 with caregiver; older siblings welcome. Drop-in.

Meeting Room C
Thu, Nov 08, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
The Caldecott is awarded to distinguished children’s book illustrators every year. Discuss 2019 contenders, evaluate the art, and vote for your favorites. Registration required.

Meeting Room AB
Thu, Nov 08, 6:00pm - 8:45pm
A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading, and writing skills. Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

Meeting Room AB
Fri, Nov 09, 9:00am - 2:00pm

Meeting Room C
Fri, Nov 09, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Celebrate Godzilla’s 64th birthday by making a box city on Nov 9 and then creating Godzilla puppets to destroy it on Nov 16! Participants should plan to attend both events.

Meeting Room C
Sat, Nov 10, 10:00am - 11:00am
The Quilted Classroom provides social stories, sensory stimuli, and fun for children with special needs. Deaf/hard of hearing friendly; ASL interpretation available. Minimum age 3 with caregiver.

Meeting Room C
Sat, Nov 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lego creations make for some of the most inventive designs. Arrange, stack, and build using the library’s supply of Lego bricks. Grades K-2, caregiver must remain in building. Registration required.

Meeting Room C
Mon, Nov 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Nurture your walking toddler’s love of books and encourage them to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words in this interactive storytime. 12-24 months with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in

Meeting Room AB
Mon, Nov 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Containing a novel-within-a-novel, suspense, and plenty of details that Golden Age mystery fans will relish, the cleverly plotted Magpie Murders has something for everyone. Drop-in.

Meeting Room C
Mon, Nov 12, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Start your school week off right with a 25-minute gentle & restorative yoga session to bring some zen to your week. All sessions end with a 5-minute meditation. No experience or mat required.

Meeting Room A
Mon, Nov 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
A deeply touching debut novel about a son (Samuel), his mother (Faye) and how Samuel’s search to uncover the secrets of his mother’s life leads him to reclaim his own.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Nov 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Nurture your older toddler’s love of stories with this interactive storytime. Learn numbers, letters, colors, and more! Ages 2-3rd birthday with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Nov 13, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Develop literacy and social skills and encourage a lifelong love of reading with this preschool storytime. Ages 3-5 with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Nov 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
A monthly kids’ book discussion group that meets to talk about fantastic stories while enjoying delicious snacks. Registration Required.

Meeting Room AB
Tue, Nov 13, 6:00pm - 8:45pm
A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading, and writing skills. Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

Meeting Room AB
Wed, Nov 14, 10:00am - 11:30am
Through observing, discussing and creating art, partners will discover an alternative means of communication, reflecting on life experiences while strengthening relationships today.Register

Meeting Room C
Wed, Nov 14, 3:45pm - 5:30pm
Watch and enjoy anime! Registrants under 13 must have a parental permission slip.

Meeting Room AB
Wed, Nov 14, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Northman, Chicago’s first cider bar, will share the basics on how to pair the two and why they work so well together. Tasting included. 21+ over, ID required. Registration required.

Study Room 1
Thu, Nov 15, 10:30am - 12:00pm
A representative from CJE SeniorLife is available for drop-in help with government benefits, health care, and Social Security. Drop-in

Meeting Room C
Thu, Nov 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for a family storytime! Suggested for ages birth-5 with caregiver; older siblings welcome. Drop-in.

Meeting Room AB
Thu, Nov 15, 6:00pm - 8:45pm
A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading, and writing skills. Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

Meeting Room C
Fri, Nov 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Engage your baby’s senses through the sounds and rhythms of language with stories and music in this lapsit storytime. Birth through walkers with caregiver; siblings welcome.

Meeting Room C
Fri, Nov 16, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Nurture your walking toddler’s love of books and encourage them to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words in this interactive storytime. 12-24 months with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in

Meeting Room A
Fri, Nov 16, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Debbie Ocean gathers an all-female crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City’s yearly Met Gala. PG-13, 1hr 50min Drop-in

Meeting Room C
Fri, Nov 16, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Celebrate Godzilla’s 64th birthday by making a box city on Nov 9 and then creating Godzilla puppets to destroy it on Nov 16! Participants should plan to attend both events.

Meeting Room AB
Sat, Nov 17, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for a fun storytime followed by coffee and donuts. Donuts generously provided by Schlegl’s Bakery. Ages: birth-5 with caregiver; siblings and the whole family welcome.

Meeting Room B
Sat, Nov 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Manage your photos and email, and create documents, spreadsheets, and presentations using free applications from Google. Registration with a Lincolnwood Library card required.

Meeting Room C
Mon, Nov 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Nurture your walking toddler’s love of books and encourage them to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words in this interactive storytime. 12-24 months with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in

Meeting Room A
Mon, Nov 19, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Socialize and share tips and tricks while completing your beaded holiday gifts. We’ll provide coffee, design boards, and some tools, but please bring your own beads. Registration required with card.

Meeting Room B
Mon, Nov 19, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Make your videos stand out using Apple’s basic video production software. Lincolnwood Library Card required for registration.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Nov 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
Nurture your older toddler’s love of stories with this interactive storytime. Learn numbers, letters, colors, and more! Ages 2-3rd birthday with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Nov 20, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Develop literacy and social skills and encourage a lifelong love of reading with this preschool storytime. Ages 3-5 with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in.

Meeting Room B
Tue, Nov 20, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Bring your iPads or Android tablets to this informal Q & A session. Share tips, tricks, and apps with other users and get your questions answered by our tablet expert.

Meeting Room A
Wed, Nov 21, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Share tips and show off your work with needle-art enthusiasts. Bring your own knitting supplies or use the library’s limited supply. Drop-in.

Thu, Nov 22, All day
We will be closed today.

Fri, Nov 23, All day
We will be closed today.

Meeting Room AB
Sat, Nov 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Mr. Incredible is left to care for the kids while Elastigirl is out saving the world. Contains scenes with flashing light that pose concern for people with photosensitive epilepsy. PG, 118min, drop in

Meeting Room C
Sun, Nov 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Wrap up your weekend on a storytime foot! Come for stories, songs, a craft, and some open play social time on a Sunday afternoon. Ages birth-5 with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop in.

Meeting Room C
Mon, Nov 26, 10:00am - 11:00am
Nurture your walking toddler’s love of books and encourage them to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words in this interactive storytime. 12-24 months with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in

Meeting Room C
Mon, Nov 26, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Start your school week off right with a 25-minute gentle & restorative yoga session to bring some zen to your week. All sessions end with a 5-minute meditation. No experience or mat required.

Meeting Room A
Mon, Nov 26, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
The library board, the district’s governing authority, meets monthly to make decisions about library services, policies, finances, and related business.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Nov 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
Nurture your older toddler’s love of stories with this interactive storytime. Learn numbers, letters, colors, and more! Ages 2-3rd birthday with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Nov 27, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Develop literacy and social skills and encourage a lifelong love of reading with this preschool storytime. Ages 3-5 with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in.

Meeting Room AB
Tue, Nov 27, 6:00pm - 8:45pm
A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading, and writing skills. Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

Meeting Room A
Wed, Nov 28, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Share tips and show off your work with needle-art enthusiasts. Bring your own knitting supplies or use the library’s limited supply. Drop-in.

Meeting Room C
Wed, Nov 28, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Friends Meeting.

Meeting Room B
Thu, Nov 29, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn how to use free online genealogy resources including Ancestry Library Edition and Family Search. Registration required with Lincolnwood Library card.

Meeting Room C
Thu, Nov 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for a family storytime! Suggested for ages birth-5 with caregiver; older siblings welcome. Drop-in.

Meeting Room C
Thu, Nov 29, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
The Caldecott is awarded to distinguished children’s book illustrators every year. Discuss 2019 contenders, evaluate the art, and vote for your favorites. Registration required.

Meeting Room AB
Thu, Nov 29, 6:00pm - 8:45pm
A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading, and writing skills. Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

Meeting Room C
Fri, Nov 30, 10:00am - 11:00am
Engage your baby’s senses through the sounds and rhythms of language with stories and music in this lapsit storytime. Birth through walkers with caregiver; siblings welcome.

Meeting Room C
Fri, Nov 30, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Nurture your walking toddler’s love of books and encourage them to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words in this interactive storytime. 12-24 months with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in

Meeting Room A
Fri, Nov 30, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Laura and her son Henry are forced to drive her estranged, pot-dealing, carefree father Jack across country after being kicked out of a nursing home. R, 1hr 44min Drop-in

Meeting Room AB
Sat, Dec 01, 10:00am - 11:00am
Relax, stretch, and get some Early Literacy into your Saturday morning with this storytime. Come ready to move. No mat or experience required. Pre-K – Grade 5 with caregiver; whole family welcome.

Meeting Room C
Sat, Dec 01, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
From a balloon zipline to inflating balloons with science, we’re going to delve into all kinds of fun projects. Grades K-2 with caregiver (register each person separately).

Meeting Room AB
Sat, Dec 01, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Have you ever wondered how stuff works? Be part of the maker culture and take apart all kinds of interesting household electronics and see what makes them tick.

Meeting Room AB
Sun, Dec 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for romantic jazz vocalist Petra van Nuis and impressionistic pianist Dennis Luxion. This acclaimed duo will perform heartfelt renditions of standards from The Great American Songbook.

Meeting Room C
Mon, Dec 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Nurture your walking toddler’s love of books and encourage them to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words in this interactive storytime. 12-24 months with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in

Meeting Room C
Mon, Dec 03, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Start your school week off right with a 25-minute gentle & restorative yoga session to bring some zen to your week. All sessions end with a 5-minute meditation. No experience or mat required.

Meeting Room C
Mon, Dec 03, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Using pre-generated characters from the popular podcast The Adventure Zone, get your feet wet with Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Dec 04, 10:00am - 11:00am
Nurture your older toddler’s love of stories with this interactive storytime. Learn numbers, letters, colors, and more! Ages 2-3rd birthday with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Dec 04, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Develop literacy and social skills and encourage a lifelong love of reading with this preschool storytime. Ages 3-5 with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Dec 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Enact and create change to improve your community—the people, the animals, the environment—with service learning projects. Registration Required.

Meeting Room AB
Tue, Dec 04, 6:00pm - 8:45pm
A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading, and writing skills. Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

Meeting Room A
Wed, Dec 05, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Share tips and show off your work with needle-art enthusiasts. Bring your own knitting supplies or use the library’s limited supply. Drop-in.

Meeting Room C
Wed, Dec 05, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Your librarians will share the best children’s and teen books of 2018 in a lively and entertaining presentation with tips and advice for sharing books with children. Drop-in.

Meeting Room AB
Wed, Dec 05, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Looking for a technology gift? Our gadget expert will take you through this season’s hot technology. Registration required, but anyone may attend.

Meeting Room C
Thu, Dec 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for a family storytime! Suggested for ages birth-5 with caregiver; older siblings welcome. Drop-in.

Meeting Room C
Thu, Dec 06, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
The Caldecott is awarded to distinguished children’s book illustrators every year. Discuss 2019 contenders, evaluate the art, and vote for your favorites. Registration required.

Meeting Room AB
Thu, Dec 06, 6:00pm - 8:45pm
A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading, and writing skills. Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

Meeting Room C
Fri, Dec 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Engage your baby’s senses through the sounds and rhythms of language with stories and music in this lapsit storytime. Birth through walkers with caregiver; siblings welcome.

Meeting Room C
Fri, Dec 07, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Nurture your walking toddler’s love of books and encourage them to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words in this interactive storytime. 12-24 months with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in

Meeting Room A
Fri, Dec 07, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
An affluent pioneer ventures across the American frontier to marry the love of his life. As his group traverses the west, the once-simple journey grows treacherous. PG-13, 1hr 53min Drop-in

Meeting Room C
Sat, Dec 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
The Quilted Classroom provides social stories, sensory stimuli, and fun for children with special needs. Deaf/hard of hearing friendly; ASL interpretation available. Minimum age 3 with caregiver.

Meeting Room AB
Sat, Dec 08, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Tired of overpriced cable TV service? Discover new options available to replace your cable or satellite service. Registration required, but anyone may attend.

Meeting Room C
Sat, Dec 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lego creations make for some of the most inventive designs. Arrange, stack, and build using the library’s supply of Lego bricks. Grades K-2, caregiver must remain in building. Registration required.

Meeting Room AB
Sun, Dec 09, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Revive the art of calligraphy with a modern twist. Practice with a pointed nib and pen to create basic strokes and write the lowercase alphabet. All supplies provided. Registration required with card.

Meeting Room C
Mon, Dec 10, 10:00am - 11:00am
Nurture your walking toddler’s love of books and encourage them to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words in this interactive storytime. 12-24 months with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in

Meeting Room AB
Mon, Dec 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Count Alexander Rostov is sentenced to house arrest in a hotel attic room across the street from the Kremlin, while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history unfold. Drop-in

Meeting Room C
Mon, Dec 10, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Start your school week off right with a 25-minute gentle & restorative yoga session to bring some zen to your week. All sessions end with a 5-minute meditation. No experience or mat required.

Meeting Room B
Mon, Dec 10, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Discover how to convert 35mm slides, photos, VHS and Hi8 tapes, 8mm film and vinyl records from analog to digital formats using the library’s Digital Media Lab equipment.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Dec 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
Nurture your older toddler’s love of stories with this interactive storytime. Learn numbers, letters, colors, and more! Ages 2-3rd birthday with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Dec 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Develop literacy and social skills and encourage a lifelong love of reading with this preschool storytime. Ages 3-5 with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Dec 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
A monthly kids’ book discussion group that meets to talk about fantastic stories while enjoying delicious snacks. Registration Required.

Meeting Room AB
Tue, Dec 11, 6:00pm - 8:45pm
A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading, and writing skills. Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

Meeting Room A
Wed, Dec 12, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Share tips and show off your work with needle-art enthusiasts. Bring your own knitting supplies or use the library’s limited supply. Drop-in.

Meeting Room C
Wed, Dec 12, 3:45pm - 5:30pm
Watch and enjoy anime! Registrants under 13 must have a parental permission slip.

Meeting Room C
Thu, Dec 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for a family storytime! Suggested for ages birth-5 with caregiver; older siblings welcome. Drop-in.

Meeting Room AB
Thu, Dec 13, 6:00pm - 8:45pm
A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading, and writing skills. Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

Meeting Room C
Fri, Dec 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Engage your baby’s senses through the sounds and rhythms of language with stories and music in this lapsit storytime. Birth through walkers with caregiver; siblings welcome.

Meeting Room C
Fri, Dec 14, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Nurture your walking toddler’s love of books and encourage them to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words in this interactive storytime. 12-24 months with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in

Meeting Room A
Fri, Dec 14, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
A Connecticut nurse finds herself at the center of a political firestorm and a Supreme Court case centering on eminent domain. Not Rated, 1h 38min Drop-in

Meeting Room AB
Fri, Dec 14, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Do you like strange and unusual soda? Sample a variety of flavors and find out how weird your taste buds are.

Meeting Room AB
Sat, Dec 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for a fun storytime followed by coffee and donuts. Donuts generously provided by Schlegl’s Bakery. Ages: birth-5 with caregiver; siblings and the whole family welcome.

Meeting Room AB
Sun, Dec 16, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
In the sweetest event of the year, decorate your own gingerbread house using icing, candy, and a little imagination. All supplies provided by the library. Limit one gingerbread house per family.

Meeting Room AB
Sun, Dec 16, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
In the sweetest event of the year, decorate your own gingerbread house using icing, candy, and a little imagination. All supplies provided by the library. Limit one gingerbread house per family.

Meeting Room C
Mon, Dec 17, 10:00am - 11:00am
Nurture your walking toddler’s love of books and encourage them to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words in this interactive storytime. 12-24 months with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in

Meeting Room C
Mon, Dec 17, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Start your school week off right with a 25-minute gentle & restorative yoga session to bring some zen to your week. All sessions end with a 5-minute meditation. No experience or mat required.

Meeting Room AB
Mon, Dec 17, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Shteyngart shares his American immigrant experience, moving back and forth through time and memory with self-deprecating humor, moving insights, and literary bravado. Registration required.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Dec 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Nurture your older toddler’s love of stories with this interactive storytime. Learn numbers, letters, colors, and more! Ages 2-3rd birthday with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Dec 18, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Develop literacy and social skills and encourage a lifelong love of reading with this preschool storytime. Ages 3-5 with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in.

Meeting Room B
Tue, Dec 18, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Bring your iPads or Android tablets to this informal Q & A session. Share tips, tricks, and apps with other users and get your questions answered by our tablet expert.

Meeting Room C
Tue, Dec 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Enact and create change to improve your community—the people, the animals, the environment—with service learning projects. Registration Required.

Meeting Room A
Wed, Dec 19, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Share tips and show off your work with needle-art enthusiasts. Bring your own knitting supplies or use the library’s limited supply. Drop-in.

Meeting Room AB
Thu, Dec 20, 9:30am - 11:00am
Take time out to assess your strengths and passions and find ways to kick the New Year off in a positive way. Join us at 9:30 for coffee, and 10:00 for the discussion. Registration required.

Study Room 1
Thu, Dec 20, 10:30am - 12:00pm
A representative from CJE SeniorLife is available for drop-in help with government benefits, health care, and Social Security. Drop-in

Meeting Room C
Thu, Dec 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for a family storytime! Suggested for ages birth-5 with caregiver; older siblings welcome. Drop-in.

Meeting Room C
Thu, Dec 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
The Caldecott is awarded to distinguished children’s book illustrators every year. Discuss 2019 contenders, evaluate the art, and vote for your favorites. Registration required.

Meeting Room C
Fri, Dec 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Engage your baby’s senses through the sounds and rhythms of language with stories and music in this lapsit storytime. Birth through walkers with caregiver; siblings welcome.

Meeting Room C
Fri, Dec 21, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Nurture your walking toddler’s love of books and encourage them to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words in this interactive storytime. 12-24 months with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in

Meeting Room A
Fri, Dec 21, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
An ailing movie star comes to terms with his past and mortality. R, 1h 33min Drop-in

Meeting Room AB
Sat, Dec 22, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life. PG, 1h44min min, drop in.

Meeting Room AB
Sun, Dec 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life. PG, 1h44min min, drop in.

Mon, Dec 24, All day
We will be closed today.

Tue, Dec 25, All day
We will be closed today.

Meeting Room A
Wed, Dec 26, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Share tips and show off your work with needle-art enthusiasts. Bring your own knitting supplies or use the library’s limited supply. Drop-in.

Meeting Room C
Thu, Dec 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for a family storytime! Suggested for ages birth-5 with caregiver; older siblings welcome. Drop-in.

Meeting Room C
Fri, Dec 28, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Nurture your walking toddler’s love of books and encourage them to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words in this interactive storytime. 12-24 months with caregiver; siblings welcome. Drop-in

Meeting Room A
Fri, Dec 28, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
A true story of survival, as a young couple’s chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face a catastrophic hurricane. PG-13, 1hr 39min Drop-in

Mon, Dec 31, All day
We will be closed today.

Tue, Jan 01, All day
We will be closed today.