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

Musical Storytime

9:30am - 10:30am
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

11:00am - 12:30pm
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.

Basic Metal Stamped Jewelry (C)

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies & DIY
Registration Required
Program Details:

This hands-on workshop will teach students the basics of metal stamping to create customized pendants and earrings. Students will learn to use hammers, stamp kits, metal, and wire to create one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

K-3 Storytime

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Program Details:

Storytime isn't just for the little kids! Join us after school for stories and activities for kids in grades K-3. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Culture
Registration Required
Program Details:

During World War II, the U.S. government imprisoned the Shimojima family behind barbed wire for the crime of looking like the enemy.

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

Friday Family Fun

10:30am - 11:00am
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

10:30am - 11:30am
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

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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

10:00am - 10:30am
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

1:00pm - 3:00pm
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

5:00pm - 6:30pm
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Registration
Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Tweens & Teens
Program Type: Community Engagement
Registration 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.
Registration
Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Culture, Adult Learning
Registration 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

9:30am - 10:30am
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

11:00am - 12:30pm
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)

2:30pm - 3:45pm
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Registration
Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies & DIY
Registration 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)

6:30pm - 7:45pm
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Registration
Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies & DIY
Registration 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.
Registration
Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning
Registration 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

10:30am - 11:00am
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)

2:00pm - 3:00pm
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

3:30pm - 4:00pm
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

1:00pm - 3:00pm
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)

6:30pm - 7:30pm
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Registration
Library Branch: Lincolnwood Library
Room: Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning
Registration 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

10:00am - 10:30am
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.