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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Drop-in Crafts, Grades K-3 1:30 pm
Drop-in Crafts, Grades K-3 @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jul 1 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Making crafts builds self-confidence for children, increases their imagination and helps with a child’s problem solving abilities.
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Drop-in LEGO Monday 1:30 pm
Drop-in LEGO Monday @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jul 8 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
LEGOs are great way for children to test new designs, make predictions and learn how to solve problems. Bring a friend to help you create.
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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.
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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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Spanish Drop-in Family Storytime 6:30 pm
Spanish Drop-in Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jul 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Storytime in Spanish. We’ll feature stories, songs, and culture. This class is a great way to introduce your little one to a new language or let them practice if they are a student in a [...]
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LEGOS in the Library
LEGOS in the Library @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jul 13 all-day
It is Showtime at Your Library! Come see a fabulous display of LEGO creations, all about Hollywood movies. Master LEGO creators have completed a display highlighting movies. Scenes from “Despicable Me”, “Men in Black”, “Indiana [...]
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.
Sensory Storytime *RR* 1:30 pm
Sensory Storytime *RR* @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jul 13 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
This storytime, designed for children with special needs, features movement, music, stories, and hand-on activities. Siblings are welcome. Registration required.
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LEGOS in the Library
LEGOS in the Library @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jul 14 all-day
It is Showtime at Your Library! Come see a fabulous display of LEGO creations, all about Hollywood movies. Master LEGO creators have completed a display highlighting movies. Scenes from “Despicable Me”, “Men in Black”, “Indiana [...]
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Drop-in LEGO Monday 1:30 pm
Drop-in LEGO Monday @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jul 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
LEGOs are great way for children to test new designs, make predictions and learn how to solve problems. Bring a friend to help you create.
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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.
Teen Tue-Dye Party 1:00 pm
Teen Tue-Dye Party @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jul 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Teens! Bring a pre-washed white cotton item (or 2) to tie-dye. We will supply the rest! Meet us outside the Library by the loading dock. Drop-in, come when you can, leave when you’re done. Outside [...]
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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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Spanish Drop-in Family Storytime 6:30 pm
Spanish Drop-in Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jul 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Storytime in Spanish. We’ll feature stories, songs, and culture. This class is a great way to introduce your little one to a new language or let them practice if they are a student in a [...]
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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.
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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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Drop-in LEGO Monday 1:30 pm
Drop-in LEGO Monday @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jul 22 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
LEGOs are great way for children to test new designs, make predictions and learn how to solve problems. Bring a friend to help you create.
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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.
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Jim Gill Outdoor Concert 3:00 pm
Jim Gill Outdoor Concert @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jul 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Get ready to sing, clap, dance and sneeze along during this visit by award-winning musician and author Jim Gill. Jim Gill’s distinctive music play creates the spirit of a family room in the concert hall [...]
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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Spanish Drop-in Family Storytime 6:30 pm
Spanish Drop-in Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jul 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Storytime in Spanish. We’ll feature stories, songs, and culture. This class is a great way to introduce your little one to a new language or let them practice if they are a student in a [...]
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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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Drop-in LEGO Monday 1:30 pm
Drop-in LEGO Monday @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jul 29 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
LEGOs are great way for children to test new designs, make predictions and learn how to solve problems. Bring a friend to help you create.
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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.
Teen Switch Gaming 2:00 pm
Teen Switch Gaming @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jul 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
 Try out our new Nintendo Switches! We will bring the games and snacks, drop by to play some games. Grades 6-12.
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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.