We do our best to provide the most relevant and timely information to our readers, but please confirm dates, times, and availability before attending an event. Events are posted on Little Lake County from information found on, but not limited to, attraction sites, government city sites; as well as submissions from individual attractions, press releases and PR firms. All events are subject to change without notice and Little Lake County cannot be held responsible.

Little Lake County loves hearing about events!! Events must be low cost or free and for kids, families or parents. Events must not require pre-registration to attend, and must welcome walk-ins. To submit your event for the calendar please fill out this form:

Questions about the calendar? Please contact Melissa.

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Connections Storytime 10:00 am
Connections Storytime @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Jul 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
A storytime for children to make connections with their caregivers, other children and literacy. Designed for the inclusion of children with developmental delays. All abilities are welcome.  For ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
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Let’s Play Outside! 10:30 am
Let’s Play Outside! @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Jul 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for fun outdoor play stations. If there is inclement weather the activities will be moved inside. Ages 2-7 years with parent/caregiver
Preschool Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Jul 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Children ages 3-5 who can attend without a parent/caregiver are invited to enjoy stories and fingerplays. No registration required. Attendee must be between the ages of 3 Years and 5.5 Years old.
Music & Movement 11:30 am
Music & Movement @ Algonquin Library -Eastgate Branch
Jul 2 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Children are invited to join us for a fun half hour full of singing and dancing. We’ll learn some new songs and sing some favorites. We will learn some new songs each week as well [...]
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! 3:30 pm
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 2 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Grab a friend and come to the McHenry Library for a quick supper. While you’re here get started on your homework or work on a mind-bending activity. Any student age 18 and under receives a [...]
Preschool Storytime 6:00 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Jul 2 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
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Drop-In Family Storytime 10:30 am
Drop-In Family Storytime @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Jul 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
 Please join us for some fun stories, songs, and fingerplays. Ages 5 years and under with parent/caregiver
Let’s Play Outside! 10:30 am
Let’s Play Outside! @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Jul 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for fun outdoor play stations. If there is inclement weather the activities will be moved inside. Ages 2-7 years with parent/caregiver
Preschool Storytime 11:00 am
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Jul 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
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After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! 3:30 pm
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 4 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Grab a friend and come to the McHenry Library for a quick supper. While you’re here get started on your homework or work on a mind-bending activity. Any student age 18 and under receives a [...]
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Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
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Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10:00am – 11:30am. See a store associate to join the fun! [...]
Milk & Cookies Storytime 10:00 am
Milk & Cookies Storytime @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Join us for milk, cookies and storytime fun! Babies to 6-year-old with parent/caregiver.
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Jul 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for 30 minutes of stories, music, and more! For children birth to age 6 with their adult caregiver. Stories are geared toward preschoolers.
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
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Drop-in Family Storytime 10:30 am
Drop-in Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jul 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Storytime for children from birth to age 5 years, accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. This storytime is for every little one! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and more.
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Jul 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for 30 minutes of stories, music, and more! For children birth to age 6 with their adult caregiver. Stories are geared toward preschoolers.
Let’s Play Outside! 10:30 am
Let’s Play Outside! @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Jul 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for fun outdoor play stations. If there is inclement weather the activities will be moved inside. Ages 2-7 years with parent/caregiver
Preschool Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Jul 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Children ages 3-5 who can attend without a parent/caregiver are invited to enjoy stories and fingerplays. No registration required. Attendee must be between the ages of 3 Years and 5.5 Years old.
Music & Movement 11:30 am
Music & Movement @ Algonquin Library -Eastgate Branch
Jul 9 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Children are invited to join us for a fun half hour full of singing and dancing. We’ll learn some new songs and sing some favorites. We will learn some new songs each week as well [...]
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! 3:30 pm
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 9 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Grab a friend and come to the McHenry Library for a quick supper. While you’re here get started on your homework or work on a mind-bending activity. Any student age 18 and under receives a [...]
Preschool Storytime 6:00 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Jul 9 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
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Drop-In Family Storytime 10:30 am
Drop-In Family Storytime @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Jul 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
 Please join us for some fun stories, songs, and fingerplays. Ages 5 years and under with parent/caregiver
Let’s Play Outside! 10:30 am
Let’s Play Outside! @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Jul 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for fun outdoor play stations. If there is inclement weather the activities will be moved inside. Ages 2-7 years with parent/caregiver
Preschool Storytime 11:00 am
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Jul 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
Drop-in Family Storytime 6:30 pm
Drop-in Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jul 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Storytime for children from birth to age 5 years, accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. This storytime is for every little one! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and more.
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Family Story Time 11:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Jul 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
Preschool Storytime 1:30 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Jul 11 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! 3:30 pm
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 11 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Grab a friend and come to the McHenry Library for a quick supper. While you’re here get started on your homework or work on a mind-bending activity. Any student age 18 and under receives a [...]
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Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
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Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10:00am – 11:30am. See a store associate to join the fun! [...]
Saturday Story Time 10:00 am
Saturday Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
All ages w/caregiver Play and explore stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time. Dress for a mess! Drop in. Program Room.
Family Story and Playtime 10:30 am
Family Story and Playtime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jul 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Storytime for children from birth to age 5 years, accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. This storytime is for every little one! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and extra playtime.
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Jul 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for 30 minutes of stories, music, and more! For children birth to age 6 with their adult caregiver. Stories are geared toward preschoolers.
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
Family Story Time 1:30 pm
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Jul 15 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
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Drop-in Family Storytime 10:30 am
Drop-in Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jul 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Storytime for children from birth to age 5 years, accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. This storytime is for every little one! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and more.
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Jul 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for 30 minutes of stories, music, and more! For children birth to age 6 with their adult caregiver. Stories are geared toward preschoolers.
Let’s Play Outside! 10:30 am
Let’s Play Outside! @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Jul 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for fun outdoor play stations. If there is inclement weather the activities will be moved inside. Ages 2-7 years with parent/caregiver
Preschool Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Jul 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Children ages 3-5 who can attend without a parent/caregiver are invited to enjoy stories and fingerplays. No registration required. Attendee must be between the ages of 3 Years and 5.5 Years old.
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Jul 16 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 & 3 w/ caregiver Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area [...]
Music & Movement 11:30 am
Music & Movement @ Algonquin Library -Eastgate Branch
Jul 16 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Children are invited to join us for a fun half hour full of singing and dancing. We’ll learn some new songs and sing some favorites. We will learn some new songs each week as well [...]
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! 3:30 pm
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 16 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Grab a friend and come to the McHenry Library for a quick supper. While you’re here get started on your homework or work on a mind-bending activity. Any student age 18 and under receives a [...]
Preschool Storytime 6:00 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
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Family Story Time 10:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Jul 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
Drop-In Family Storytime 10:30 am
Drop-In Family Storytime @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Jul 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
 Please join us for some fun stories, songs, and fingerplays. Ages 5 years and under with parent/caregiver
Let’s Play Outside! 10:30 am
Let’s Play Outside! @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Jul 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for fun outdoor play stations. If there is inclement weather the activities will be moved inside. Ages 2-7 years with parent/caregiver
Preschool Storytime 11:00 am
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Jul 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
Drop-in Family Storytime 6:30 pm
Drop-in Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jul 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Storytime for children from birth to age 5 years, accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. This storytime is for every little one! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and more.
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Family Story Time 11:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Jul 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
Preschool Storytime 1:30 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Jul 18 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! 3:30 pm
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 18 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Grab a friend and come to the McHenry Library for a quick supper. While you’re here get started on your homework or work on a mind-bending activity. Any student age 18 and under receives a [...]
Evening Storytime 6:30 pm
Evening Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Jul 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
For children birth to age 6 with an adult. Stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music and movement. No tickets needed.
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Drop-in Preschool Crafts, ages 2-6 with an adult 9:30 am
Drop-in Preschool Crafts, ages 2-6 with an adult @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jul 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Preschoolers love creating fun projects, especially with the help of the special adult that brings them. Come create a piece of artwork and make a memory with your child.
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
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Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10:00am – 11:30am. See a store associate to join the fun! [...]
Family Story and Playtime 10:30 am
Family Story and Playtime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jul 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Storytime for children from birth to age 5 years, accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. This storytime is for every little one! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and extra playtime.
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Perspective Play (registration required) 10:00 am
Perspective Play (registration required) @ Algonquin Library
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Ages 3-7 years with parent/caregiver Move groove communicate and interact. Lead by Preston Brown from Behavioral Perspective this program is designed for children with autism and others who may benefit from these interactions. All abilities [...]
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Jul 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for 30 minutes of stories, music, and more! For children birth to age 6 with their adult caregiver. Stories are geared toward preschoolers.
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
Family Story Time 1:30 pm
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Jul 22 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
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Drop-in Family Storytime 10:30 am
Drop-in Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jul 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Storytime for children from birth to age 5 years, accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. This storytime is for every little one! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and more.
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Jul 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for 30 minutes of stories, music, and more! For children birth to age 6 with their adult caregiver. Stories are geared toward preschoolers.
Let’s Play Outside! 10:30 am
Let’s Play Outside! @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Jul 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for fun outdoor play stations. If there is inclement weather the activities will be moved inside. Ages 2-7 years with parent/caregiver
Preschool Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Jul 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Children ages 3-5 who can attend without a parent/caregiver are invited to enjoy stories and fingerplays. No registration required. Attendee must be between the ages of 3 Years and 5.5 Years old.
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Jul 23 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 & 3 w/ caregiver Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area [...]
Music & Movement 11:30 am
Music & Movement @ Algonquin Library -Eastgate Branch
Jul 23 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Children are invited to join us for a fun half hour full of singing and dancing. We’ll learn some new songs and sing some favorites. We will learn some new songs each week as well [...]
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! 3:30 pm
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 23 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Grab a friend and come to the McHenry Library for a quick supper. While you’re here get started on your homework or work on a mind-bending activity. Any student age 18 and under receives a [...]
Preschool Storytime 6:00 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
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Family Story Time 10:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
Drop-In Family Storytime 10:30 am
Drop-In Family Storytime @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Jul 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
 Please join us for some fun stories, songs, and fingerplays. Ages 5 years and under with parent/caregiver
Let’s Play Outside! 10:30 am
Let’s Play Outside! @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Jul 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for fun outdoor play stations. If there is inclement weather the activities will be moved inside. Ages 2-7 years with parent/caregiver
Preschool Storytime 11:00 am
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Jul 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
Drop-in Family Storytime 6:30 pm
Drop-in Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Storytime for children from birth to age 5 years, accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. This storytime is for every little one! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and more.
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Family Story Time 11:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Jul 25 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
Preschool Storytime 1:30 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Jul 25 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! 3:30 pm
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 25 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Grab a friend and come to the McHenry Library for a quick supper. While you’re here get started on your homework or work on a mind-bending activity. Any student age 18 and under receives a [...]
Evening Storytime 6:30 pm
Evening Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Jul 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
For children birth to age 6 with an adult. Stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music and movement. No tickets needed.
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Take-Home Craft Fridays
Take-Home Craft Fridays @ Huntley Area Public Library
Jul 26 all-day
Stop by the Children’s Room and pick up a take-home craft. Geared for ages 4-7 While supplies last.
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
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Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10:00am – 11:30am. See a store associate to join the fun! [...]
Family Story and Playtime 10:30 am
Family Story and Playtime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jul 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Storytime for children from birth to age 5 years, accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. This storytime is for every little one! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and extra playtime.
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Jul 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for 30 minutes of stories, music, and more! For children birth to age 6 with their adult caregiver. Stories are geared toward preschoolers.
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
Family Story Time 1:30 pm
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Jul 29 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
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Drop-in Family Storytime 10:30 am
Drop-in Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jul 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Storytime for children from birth to age 5 years, accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. This storytime is for every little one! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and more.
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Jul 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for 30 minutes of stories, music, and more! For children birth to age 6 with their adult caregiver. Stories are geared toward preschoolers.
Let’s Play Outside! 10:30 am
Let’s Play Outside! @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Jul 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for fun outdoor play stations. If there is inclement weather the activities will be moved inside. Ages 2-7 years with parent/caregiver
Preschool Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Jul 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Children ages 3-5 who can attend without a parent/caregiver are invited to enjoy stories and fingerplays. No registration required. Attendee must be between the ages of 3 Years and 5.5 Years old.
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Jul 30 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 & 3 w/ caregiver Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area [...]
Music & Movement 11:30 am
Music & Movement @ Algonquin Library -Eastgate Branch
Jul 30 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Children are invited to join us for a fun half hour full of singing and dancing. We’ll learn some new songs and sing some favorites. We will learn some new songs each week as well [...]
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! 3:30 pm
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 30 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Grab a friend and come to the McHenry Library for a quick supper. While you’re here get started on your homework or work on a mind-bending activity. Any student age 18 and under receives a [...]
Preschool Storytime 6:00 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Jul 30 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
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Family Story Time 10:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
Preschool Storytime 11:00 am
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Jul 31 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jul 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
Drop-in Family Storytime 6:30 pm
Drop-in Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jul 31 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Storytime for children from birth to age 5 years, accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. This storytime is for every little one! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and more.