Library Closings

The library will be closed Sunday, May 26, and Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. 

Event List

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Ongoing Events

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This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers" group.

Friday Family Fun

Friday, May 24, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C at Lincolnwood Library
Program Type:
Crafts, Hobbies & DIY, STEAM
Age Group:
Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers
Program Details:

Join us for a fun, creative activity for young children and their caregivers. Activities include art, movement, STEM, and stories. 

Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies & DIY, STEAM
Program Details:

Join us for a fun, creative activity for young children and their caregivers. Activities include art, movement, STEM, and stories. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying parent or caregiver. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

LEGO & Duplo Club

Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Meeting Room C at Lincolnwood Library
Program Type:
Fun & Games
Age Group:
Kids
Program Details:

Create your own LEGO or Duplo masterpiece with the Library’s collection of bricks. Grades K-5

Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Fun & Games
Program Details:

Create your own LEGO or Duplo masterpiece with the Library’s collection of bricks.

Grades K-5

Disclaimer(s)

Safe Child Policy

Caregivers for children age 7 or below must remain in the library building for the duration of the program. Caregivers must join children at the conclusion of the program.

This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers" group.

Family Storytime

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room C at Lincolnwood Library
Program Type:
Storytimes & Early Learning
Age Group:
Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers
Program Details:

Read stories, sing songs, and play games at this all-ages storytime. Theme: Birds!

Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Program Details:

Read stories, sing songs, and play games at this all-ages storytime.

Theme: Birds!

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying parent or caregiver. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mah Jongg

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room A/B at Lincolnwood Library
Program Type:
Fun & Games
Age Group:
Adults
Program Details:

Meet other enthusiasts and play the Chinese tile-based game of Mah Jongg. Beginners welcome.  

Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Fun & Games
Program Details:

Meet other enthusiasts and play the Chinese tile-based game of Mah Jongg. Beginners welcome.

 

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

Introduction to Safe Babysitting

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Meeting Room A at Lincolnwood Library
Program Type:
Community Engagement
Age Group:
Tweens & Teens
Program Details:

Looking for a summer job and unfamiliar with babysitting? Join us for an introductory course on the basics of babysitting with a Safe Sitter coach! Registration includes free cours...

Register
Required
Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Tweens & Teens
Program Type: Community Engagement
Required
Program Details:

Looking for a summer job and unfamiliar with babysitting? Join us for an introductory course on the basics of babysitting with a Safe Sitter coach! Registration includes free course materials.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

30 Things to Do in Chicago Under $30 (R)

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room A/B at Lincolnwood Library
Program Type:
History & Culture, Adult Learning
Age Group:
Adults
Program Details:

Discover free activities and great deals to make the most of your weekend or staycation, ranging from history and culture to green spaces and quirky sites off the beaten path. &...

Register
Required
Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Culture, Adult Learning
Required
Program Details:

Discover free activities and great deals to make the most of your weekend or staycation, ranging from history and culture to green spaces and quirky sites off the beaten path.

 

 

 

This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Musical Storytime

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:30am
Meeting Room A/B at Lincolnwood Library
Program Type:
Storytimes & Early Learning
Age Group:
Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Details:

Sing and dance along at this musical storytime led by Michael's Music Machine. Tickets are required for this program, see our website for details.

Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Program Details:

Sing and dance along at this musical storytime led by Michael's Music Machine. Tickets are required for this program, see our website for details.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying parent or caregiver. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitting Social Circle

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room A at Lincolnwood Library
Program Type:
Crafts, Hobbies & DIY
Age Group:
Adults
Program Details:

Share tips and show off your work with needle-art enthusiasts.  

Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies & DIY
Program Details:

Share tips and show off your work with needle-art enthusiasts.

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Beaded Crystal Suncatcher (C)

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 2:30pm - 3:45pm
Meeting Room A at Lincolnwood Library
Program Type:
Crafts, Hobbies & DIY
Age Group:
Adults
Program Details:

Get ready for the summer sun by making your own crystal suncatcher! Have fun picking different crystals based on their meanings, or just their colors! We will have larger beads ava...

Join Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies & DIY
Required
Program Details:

Get ready for the summer sun by making your own crystal suncatcher! Have fun picking different crystals based on their meanings, or just their colors!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Beaded Crystal Suncatcher (C)

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Meeting Room A/B at Lincolnwood Library
Program Type:
Crafts, Hobbies & DIY
Age Group:
Adults
Program Details:

Get ready for the summer sun by making your own crystal suncatcher! Have fun picking different crystals based on their meanings, or just their colors! We will have larger beads ava...

Register
Required
Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies & DIY
Required
Program Details:

Get ready for the summer sun by making your own crystal suncatcher! Have fun picking different crystals based on their meanings, or just their colors!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Vegetable Gardening in Raised Beds (R)

Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room A/B at Lincolnwood Library
Program Type:
Adult Learning
Age Group:
Adults
Program Details:

Vegetable gardening isn’t complicated in raised beds. Join a member of the UIUC Extension program as they present tips on how to make your landscape work for you. You can grow fres...

Register
Required
Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning
Required
Program Details:

Vegetable gardening isn’t complicated in raised beds. Join a member of the UIUC Extension program as they present tips on how to make your landscape work for you. You can grow fresh wholesome food in a small space, with just a little time!

This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers" group.

Friday Family Fun

Friday, May 31, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C at Lincolnwood Library
Program Type:
Crafts, Hobbies & DIY, STEAM
Age Group:
Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers
Program Details:

Join us for a fun, creative activity for young children and their caregivers. Activities include art, movement, STEM, and stories. 

Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies & DIY, STEAM
Program Details:

Join us for a fun, creative activity for young children and their caregivers. Activities include art, movement, STEM, and stories. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying parent or caregiver. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Plant Swap (D)

Sunday, June 2, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Parking Lot at Lincolnwood Library
Program Type:
Crafts, Hobbies & DIY, Special Events
Age Group:
Adults
Program Details:

Calling all plant lovers! Join us to trade pest-free plants of all kinds, which can include houseplants, cuttings, seedlings, starters, succulents, air plants, wildflowers, annuals...

Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Library Parking Lot
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies & DIY, Special Events
Program Details:

Calling all plant lovers! Join us to trade pest-free plants of all kinds, which can include houseplants, cuttings, seedlings, starters, succulents, air plants, wildflowers, annuals or perennials.

This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers" group.

Sunday Storytime

Sunday, June 2, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room C at Lincolnwood Library
Program Type:
Storytimes & Early Learning
Age Group:
Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers
Program Details:

Read stories, sing songs, and more! Aimed at kids under 5, but older siblings are welcome to join the fun too. 

Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Program Details:

Read stories, sing songs, and more! Aimed at kids under 5, but older siblings are welcome to join the fun too. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Monday Matinees

Monday, June 3, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room A/B at Lincolnwood Library
Program Type:
Movies, Music & Entertainment
Age Group:
Adults
Program Details:

Enjoy great films at your library every Monday!   The Creator  (2023) Mon, Jun 3 • 1-3:15pm • PG-13, 133 mins •  [D] In a dystopian future where an impen...

Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies, Music & Entertainment
Program Details:

Enjoy great films at your library every Monday!

 

The Creator  (2023)

Mon, Jun 3 • 1-3:15pm • PG-13, 133 mins •  [D]

This event is in the "Adults" group.

LGBTQ+ 101 and Allyship (R)

Monday, June 3, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room A/B at Lincolnwood Library
Program Type:
Adult Learning
Age Group:
Adults
Program Details:

Join Aster Gilbert (they/them)  as they cover the foundations of LGBTQ+ identity and various aspects of allyship. Foundations include key terminology, definitions, and experie...

Register
Required
Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning
Required
Program Details:

Join Aster Gilbert (they/them)  as they cover the foundations of LGBTQ+ identity and various aspects of allyship. Foundations include key terminology, definitions, and experiences like coming out and transition.

This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers" group.

Family Storytime

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room C at Lincolnwood Library
Program Type:
Storytimes & Early Learning
Age Group:
Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers
Program Details:

Read stories, sing songs, and play games at this all-ages storytime.

Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Program Details:

Read stories, sing songs, and play games at this all-ages storytime.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying parent or caregiver. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mah Jongg

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room A/B at Lincolnwood Library
Program Type:
Fun & Games
Age Group:
Adults
Program Details:

Meet other enthusiasts and play the Chinese tile-based game of Mah Jongg. Beginners welcome.  

Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Fun & Games
Program Details:

Meet other enthusiasts and play the Chinese tile-based game of Mah Jongg. Beginners welcome.

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Interior Design Workshop: The Details Make the Design! (R)

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room A/B at Lincolnwood Library
Program Type:
Adult Learning
Age Group:
Adults
Program Details:

Enjoy a deep dive into the basics of interior design with Lincolnwood resident and owner of Domicile Furniture, Nadia Pekovic. Regardless of budget, space, or life stage, you can d...

Register
Required
Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning
Required
Program Details:

Enjoy a deep dive into the basics of interior design with Lincolnwood resident and owner of Domicile Furniture, Nadia Pekovic. Regardless of budget, space, or life stage, you can design a beautiful home! 

 

 

This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Musical Storytime

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:30am
Meeting Room A/B at Lincolnwood Library
Program Type:
Storytimes & Early Learning
Age Group:
Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Details:

Sing and dance along at this musical storytime led by Michael's Music Machine. Tickets are required for this program, see our website for details.

Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Program Details:

Sing and dance along at this musical storytime led by Michael's Music Machine. Tickets are required for this program, see our website for details.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying parent or caregiver. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitting Social Circle

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room A at Lincolnwood Library
Program Type:
Crafts, Hobbies & DIY
Age Group:
Adults
Program Details:

Share tips and show off your work with needle-art enthusiasts.  

Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies & DIY
Program Details:

Share tips and show off your work with needle-art enthusiasts.

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Lincolnwood Writes (R) (Hybrid)

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Meeting Room A at Lincolnwood Library
Program Type:
Crafts, Hobbies & DIY, Adult Learning
Age Group:
Adults
Program Details:

Whether you’re writing for fun or to be published someday, foster your creativity with like-minded authors in this monthly group. Bring in original work to be read aloud and get co...

Register
Required
Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies & DIY, Adult Learning
Required
Program Details:

Whether you’re writing for fun or to be published someday, foster your creativity with like-minded authors in this monthly group. Bring in original work to be read aloud and get constructive feedback from your peers. Ages high school and up.