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Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Preschool Children
Event Description:

Books, music, and activities! A new theme every week.

Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Preschool Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Books, music, and activities! A new theme every week. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

No Caregiver

For children without a caregiver. Caregiver must remain in building during program.

Landmark Commission Tour Meeting

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Conference Room (Room 124) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Internal Meeting
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Conference Room (Room 124)
Program Type: Internal Meeting
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Wednesday Table Top Games

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room East (Room 135) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Games & Activities
Age Group:
Adults
Event Description:

Join us for an afternoon of tabletop games. You can bring your own games to share or enjoy one from our collection.

Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room East (Room 135)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Join us for an afternoon of tabletop games. You can bring your own games to share or enjoy one from our collection. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

A "Walk" Around the City of London

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Speaker/ Presentation
Age Group:
Adults
Event Description:

Central London is actually two cities: Westminster and the City of London. Westminster is the power, politics, and royalty whereas The City is the money. This presentation is a ‘wa

Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Speaker/ Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 31
Event Description:
Central London is actually two cities: Westminster and the City of London. Westminster is the power, politics, and royalty whereas The City is the money. This presentation is a ‘walk’ from the comfort of a chair, detailing the city's rich history.&nb...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.
This event is in the "En español" group.
This event is in the "Adultos" group.

Introducción al teclado 1

Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room West (Room 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Clase de Tecnologia
Age Group:
En español, Adultos
Event Description:

Únase a la primera clase donde podra practicar el uso del teclado y computación. Si asiste a las 3 clases, recibirá un certificado después de terminar. 

Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room West (Room 136)
Age Group: En español, Adultos
Program Type: Clase de Tecnologia
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Únase a la primera clase donde podra practicar el uso del teclado y computación. Si asiste a las 3 clases, recibirá un certificado después de terminar.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility Spanish

La biblioteca hace lo mejor posible para asegurar que todos puedan acceder a los eventos. Si tiene alguna preocupación en cuestión de accesibilidad o requiere ciertas  acomodaciones no dude en contactarnos.

This event is in the "Infants" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.

Sensory Play Storytime

Friday, April 19, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:45am
Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Infants, Toddlers
Event Description:

Stories come to life with Sensory Play Storytime. Interactive aspects such as ASL words of the day and sensory bin play are perfect for toddlers and parents to practice together.

Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Infants, Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Description:
Stories come to life with Sensory Play Storytime. Interactive aspects such as ASL words of the day and sensory bin play are perfect for toddlers and parents to practice together. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Caregivers

This program is designed for children and their caregivers. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Page Flippers

Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room East (Room 135) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Book Discussion Group
Age Group:
Tweens
Event Description:

Welcome to Page Flippers! This month's pick: Ahmed Aziz's Epic Year by Nina Hamza

Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room East (Room 135)
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Welcome to Page Flippers! This month's pick: Ahmed Aziz's Epic Year by Nina Hamza ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "En español" group.
This event is in the "Adultos" group.

Manualidad: Flores en Marco / Craft: Framed Flowers

Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Bilingual
Age Group:
Adults, En español, Adultos
Event Description:

Acompañanos para aprender como hacer una manualidad de artes decorativas con flores. Join us to learn how to create a work of art with pressed flowers.    

Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Adults, En español, Adultos
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Bilingual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Acompañanos para aprender como hacer una manualidad de artes decorativas con flores. Join us to learn how to create a work of art with pressed flowers.     ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accessibility Spanish

La biblioteca hace lo mejor posible para asegurar que todos puedan acceder a los eventos. Si tiene alguna preocupación en cuestión de accesibilidad o requiere ciertas  acomodaciones no dude en contactarnos.

Library card required

You must have a valid McHenry Public Library District library card number to attend this program. Register in person or call 815-385-0036 x102

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Take Home Craft: Coffee Filter Butterflies

All Day 4/21 - 4/27
McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Youth
Event Description:

Come to the Questions Desk or schedule a curbside pickup of this craft beginning April 21st. Available while supplies last.  

Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Come to the Questions Desk or schedule a curbside pickup of this craft beginning April 21st. Available while supplies last.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.
This event is in the "Infants" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.

Storytime for Little Ones!

Monday, April 22, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Infants, Toddlers
Event Description:

Stories, songs, and rhymes - oh my! Geared towards babies and toddlers, this storytime features a new theme each week as well as a take home craft.

Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Infants, Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Description:
Stories, songs, and rhymes - oh my! Geared towards babies and toddlers, this storytime features a new theme each week as well as a take home craft. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Caregivers

This program is designed for children and their caregivers. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

No Siblings

No older siblings, please.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Art Lab

Monday, April 22, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Children
Event Description:

In April, we celebrate Earth Day! Let’s make an Earth out of modeling clay.

Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
In April, we celebrate Earth Day! Let’s make an Earth out of modeling clay. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.
This event is in the "Infants" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.

Storytime for Little Ones!

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Infants, Toddlers
Event Description:

Stories, songs, and rhymes - oh my! Geared towards babies and toddlers, this storytime features a new theme each week as well as a take home craft.

Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Infants, Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Description:
Stories, songs, and rhymes - oh my! Geared towards babies and toddlers, this storytime features a new theme each week as well as a take home craft. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Caregivers

This program is designed for children and their caregivers. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

No Siblings

No older siblings, please.

Internal Library Meetings

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 1:30pm - 5:00pm
Conference Room (Room 124) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Internal Meeting
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Conference Room (Room 124)
Program Type: Internal Meeting
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Table Top Game Night

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room East (Room 135) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Games & Activities
Age Group:
Adults
Event Description:

Join us for a night of tabletop games. Please bring your own games to share or enjoy one from our collection.

Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room East (Room 135)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Description:
Join us for a night of tabletop games. Please bring your own games to share or enjoy one from our collection. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Wednesday Table Top Games

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room East (Room 135) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Games & Activities
Age Group:
Adults
Event Description:

Join us for an afternoon of tabletop games. You can bring your own games to share or enjoy one from our collection.

Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room East (Room 135)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Join us for an afternoon of tabletop games. You can bring your own games to share or enjoy one from our collection. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adoption Research For Genealogy

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Genealogy, Speaker/ Presentation
Age Group:
Adults
Event Description:

You have an adoption in your family tree and want to know how to access the records. This presentation is for you. You will learn little about adoption law. You will also learn how

Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Genealogy, Speaker/ Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Description:
You have an adoption in your family tree and want to know how to access the records. This presentation is for you. You will learn little about adoption law. You will also learn how, what and where about adoption records. Presented by professional gen...
This event is in the "Preschool Children" group.

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Preschool Children
Event Description:

Books, music, and activities! A new theme every week.

Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Preschool Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Books, music, and activities! A new theme every week. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

No Caregiver

For children without a caregiver. Caregiver must remain in building during program.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Dungeons and Dragons- Junior High Edition

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Conference Room (Room 124) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Games & Activities
Age Group:
Teens
Event Description:

Join us at the library and make (or take) a character as we play through different D&D modules in the 5th edition of this fantasy role-playing game with an experienced Dungeon

Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Conference Room (Room 124)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Join us at the library and make (or take) a character as we play through different D&D modules in the 5th edition of this fantasy role-playing game with an experienced Dungeon Master. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.
This event is in the "En español" group.
This event is in the "Adultos" group.

Introducción al teclado Parte 2

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room West (Room 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Clase de Tecnologia
Age Group:
En español, Adultos
Event Description:

Únase a la segunda clase donde podra practicar el uso del teclado y computación. Si asiste a las 3 clases, recibirá un certificado después de terminar. 

Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room West (Room 136)
Age Group: En español, Adultos
Program Type: Clase de Tecnologia
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Description:
Únase a la segunda clase donde podra practicar el uso del teclado y computación. Si asiste a las 3 clases, recibirá un certificado después de terminar.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility Spanish

La biblioteca hace lo mejor posible para asegurar que todos puedan acceder a los eventos. Si tiene alguna preocupación en cuestión de accesibilidad o requiere ciertas  acomodaciones no dude en contactarnos.

This event is in the "Preschool Children" group.

Little Explorers: Fizzing Flowers

Friday, April 26, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Preschool Children
Event Description:

Paint paper flowers with fizzing paint.  

Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Preschool Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Paint paper flowers with fizzing paint.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Caregivers

This program is designed for children and their caregivers. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Tween Paint 'n Sip

Monday, April 29, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Tweens
Event Description:

Creativity and drinks are aplenty as we use acrylic paint to make a rainy day scene.

Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Creativity and drinks are aplenty as we use acrylic paint to make a rainy day scene. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.
This event is in the "Infants" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.

Storytime for Little Ones (Virtual)

All Day
Watch on YouTube at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Storytime, Virtual
Age Group:
Infants, Toddlers
Event Description:

Stories, songs, and rhymes - oh my! Geared towards babies and toddlers, this storytime features a new theme every week.

Virtual Event
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Watch on YouTube
Age Group: Infants, Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime, Virtual
Event Description:
Stories, songs, and rhymes - oh my! Geared towards babies and toddlers, this storytime features a new theme every week. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

YouTube

The YouTube video will be released on the Library's YouTube Channel starting today. Click HERE to visit the Library’s YouTube Channel.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Niños" group.

Dia del Niño / Dia del Libro - Children's Day/Book Day

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Bilingual, Storytime
Age Group:
Youth, Niños
Event Description:

El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros, o simplemente Día, es una celebración a los niños y promueve la alfabetización familiar multicultural y multilingüe. ¡Vengan a celebrar co

Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Youth, Niños
Program Type: Bilingual, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Description:
El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros, o simplemente Día, es una celebración a los niños y promueve la alfabetización familiar multicultural y multilingüe. ¡Vengan a celebrar con nosotros con hora de cuento y manualidad!   Children’s Da...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accessibility Spanish

La biblioteca hace lo mejor posible para asegurar que todos puedan acceder a los eventos. Si tiene alguna preocupación en cuestión de accesibilidad o requiere ciertas  acomodaciones no dude en contactarnos.

This event is in the "Preschool Children" group.

Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Preschool Children
Event Description:

Books, music, and activities! A new theme every week.

Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Preschool Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Books, music, and activities! A new theme every week. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

No Caregiver

For children without a caregiver. Caregiver must remain in building during program.