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:

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Early Literacy or Numeracy Activity 9:00 am
Early Literacy or Numeracy Activity @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Stop by for an early literacy/numeracy activity or craft.
Stay, Play, and Learn 11:00 am
Stay, Play, and Learn @ Cary Area Public Library
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 6 and under with an adult. Join us with your child after storytime in the Flex Zone for early literacy activities. Each week the focus will be on one of the practices of early [...]
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
Oct 1 @ 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 [...]
Page Turners 4:30 pm
Page Turners @ Huntley Area Public Library
Oct 1 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Children practice reading with a volunteer. After four sessions, choose a free book and prize from the Friends Foundation. Drop in. Session times: 4:30 PM 4:50 PM 5:10 PM
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Early Literacy or Numeracy Activity 9:00 am
Early Literacy or Numeracy Activity @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Oct 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Stop by for an early literacy/numeracy activity or craft.
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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
Oct 3 @ 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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Friday Fun Day Lego Day
Friday Fun Day Lego Day @ Woodstock Public Library
Oct 4 all-day
Friday Fun Day and Lego Night are teaming up this Fall. One day a month will be Lego Day – all day. On the other Fridays there will be a fun drop-in craft/activity.
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LEGO Club 1:00 pm
LEGO Club @ Nippersink Library
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Who can build the highest LEGO Tower or the coolest vehicle? Join us for LEGO Club and build cool projects alone or with a team!
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Early Literacy or Numeracy Activity 9:00 am
Early Literacy or Numeracy Activity @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Stop by for an early literacy/numeracy activity or craft.
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
Oct 8 @ 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 [...]
Page Turners 4:30 pm
Page Turners @ Huntley Area Public Library
Oct 8 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Children practice reading with a volunteer. After four sessions, choose a free book and prize from the Friends Foundation. Drop in. Session times: 4:30 PM 4:50 PM 5:10 PM
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Early Literacy or Numeracy Activity 9:00 am
Early Literacy or Numeracy Activity @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Oct 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Stop by for an early literacy/numeracy activity or craft.
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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
Oct 10 @ 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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Friday Fun Day
Friday Fun Day @ Woodstock Public Library
Oct 11 all-day
Every Friday there will be a do-it-yourself activity in the Children’s Department.
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Chess/Game Day 1:00 pm
Chess/Game Day @ Nippersink Library
Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Drop in 1-4 PM What’s your favorite game Trouble, Scrabble, Candyland, or Monopoly? We’ll have a variety of games for you and your friends and family to play.
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No School Matinee 1:00 pm
No School Matinee @ Marengo-Union Library District
Oct 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
MULD will be showing “Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase” (89 minutes, rated PG, Warner Brothers Pictures).
Movie Night: Aladdin (2019) 6:00 pm
Movie Night: Aladdin (2019) @ Harvard-Diggins Library
Oct 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Movie night on the library’s big screen! Free screening of the new live-action Aladdin movie. A street rat frees a genie from a lamp, granting all of his wishes and transforming himself into a charming [...]
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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
Oct 15 @ 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 [...]
Page Turners 4:30 pm
Page Turners @ Huntley Area Public Library
Oct 15 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Children practice reading with a volunteer. After four sessions, choose a free book and prize from the Friends Foundation. Drop in. Session times: 4:30 PM 4:50 PM 5:10 PM
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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
Oct 17 @ 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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Friday Fun Day
Friday Fun Day @ Woodstock Public Library
Oct 18 all-day
Every Friday there will be a do-it-yourself activity in the Children’s Department.
Playdough Playtime – Halloween Edition 10:00 am
Playdough Playtime – Halloween Edition @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet new friends, create with playdough, and go home with a homemade pumpkin playdough recipe! Ages 2-5 with caregiver
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Constructive Play 10:00 am
Constructive Play @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
You choose what you want to do! Play with blocks, puzzles, toys, and enjoy early literacy games. Muffins, juice and coffee will be served.
Stay, Play, and Learn 11:00 am
Stay, Play, and Learn @ Cary Area Public Library
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 6 and under with an adult. Join us with your child after storytime in the Flex Zone for early literacy activities. Each week the focus will be on one of the practices of early [...]
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Stay, Play, and Learn 11:00 am
Stay, Play, and Learn @ Cary Area Public Library
Oct 22 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 6 and under with an adult. Join us with your child after storytime in the Flex Zone for early literacy activities. Each week the focus will be on one of the practices of early [...]
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
Oct 22 @ 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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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
Oct 24 @ 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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Friday Fun Day
Friday Fun Day @ Woodstock Public Library
Oct 25 all-day
Every Friday there will be a do-it-yourself activity in the Children’s Department.
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Stay, Play, and Learn 11:00 am
Stay, Play, and Learn @ Cary Area Public Library
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 6 and under with an adult. Join us with your child after storytime in the Flex Zone for early literacy activities. Each week the focus will be on one of the practices of early [...]
Halloween Dance Party 6:30 pm
Halloween Dance Party @ Algonquin Library
Oct 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Dress up in your costume and dance to Halloween music!
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Stay, Play, and Learn 11:00 am
Stay, Play, and Learn @ Cary Area Public Library
Oct 29 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 6 and under with an adult. Join us with your child after storytime in the Flex Zone for early literacy activities. Each week the focus will be on one of the practices of early [...]
Music and Movement Halloween 11:30 am
Music and Movement Halloween @ Algonquin Library - Eastgate
Oct 29 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Come dressed in your costume and enjoy a fun half hour of singing and dancing. A small trick-or-treat parade will take place after the program. We will learn some new songs each week as well [...]
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
Oct 29 @ 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 [...]
Page Turners 4:30 pm
Page Turners @ Huntley Area Public Library
Oct 29 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Children practice reading with a volunteer. After four sessions, choose a free book and prize from the Friends Foundation. Drop in. Session times: 4:30 PM 4:50 PM 5:10 PM
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Halloween Party at Algonquin Library! 11:00 am
Halloween Party at Algonquin Library! @ Algonquin Library
Oct 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wear your costume and come for (not so) spooky Halloween games, activities, and creepy crafts!
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Halloween Party at Algonquin Library! 11:00 am
Halloween Party at Algonquin Library! @ Algonquin Library
Oct 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wear your costume and come for (not so) spooky Halloween games, activities, and creepy crafts!
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
Oct 31 @ 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 [...]