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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.   ...

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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: 6
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: 19
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: 3
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: 9
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: 3
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: 14
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.

Closed
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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Wednesday Table Top Games

Wednesday, May 1, 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: 19
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.

Mystery Book Discussion Group

Thursday, May 2, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room East (Room 135) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Book Discussion Group
Age Group:
Adults
Event Description:

Read and discuss IQ by Joe Ide. Copies are available at the Checkout Desk or through a Curbside Pickup appointment. Digital editions may be available from Libby or Hoopla

Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room East (Room 135)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Read and discuss IQ by Joe Ide. Copies are available at the Checkout Desk or through a Curbside Pickup appointment. Digital editions may be available from Libby or Hoopla. A resident of one of LA's toughest neighborhoods, who solves case...

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.

Sensory Play Storytime

Friday, May 3, 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: 17
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 "All Ages" group.

FREE Comic Book Day

All Day
McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
All Ages
Event Description:

Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) is the biggest event in the comic book industry. The library has a selection of free comic books for you to choose from. Come to the Questions Desk to ch

Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Other
Event Description:
Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) is the biggest event in the comic book industry. The library has a selection of free comic books for you to choose from. Come to the Questions Desk to choose one just for you. ...

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 "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Todas las edades" group.

Celebración Día de las Madres con mariachi / Mother’s day celebration with Mariachi

Saturday, May 4, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Bilingual, Performance
Age Group:
All Ages, Todas las edades
Event Description:

Haz una corona de primavera con tu familia mientras escuchas el Mariachi de West Chicago.   Make a spring wreath with your family while listening to the West Chicago Mar

Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: All Ages, Todas las edades
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Bilingual, Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Haz una corona de primavera con tu familia mientras escuchas el Mariachi de West Chicago.   Make a spring wreath with your family while listening to the West Chicago Mariachi band.   ...

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 "Children" group.

STEM Me a Story: Playgrounds

Monday, May 6, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
S.T.E.M./ Maker
Age Group:
Children
Event Description:

This month's pick: Please Play Safe: Penguin’s Guide to Playground Safety by Margery Cuyler. Then we'll construct our own playgrounds!

Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: S.T.E.M./ Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Description:
This month's pick: Please Play Safe: Penguin’s Guide to Playground Safety by Margery Cuyler. Then we'll construct our own playgrounds! ...

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 "Preschool Children" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preescolar" group.
This event is in the "Niños" group.

Hora de Cuentos

All Day
Watch on YouTube at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Bilingual, Storytime, Virtual
Age Group:
Preschool Children, Children, Preescolar, Niños
Event Description:

¡Haremos cuentos bilingües, rimas, música, baile y más para niños interesados en escuchar ambos idiomas! Para niños de 3-9 años y sus padres o proveedores de cuidado. Bilingual

Virtual Event
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Watch on YouTube
Age Group: Preschool Children, Children, Preescolar, Niños
Program Type: Bilingual, Storytime, Virtual
Event Description:
¡Haremos cuentos bilingües, rimas, música, baile y más para niños interesados en escuchar ambos idiomas! Para niños de 3-9 años y sus padres o proveedores de cuidado. Bilingual stories, rhymes, music, dance and more for children interested in hear...

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.

YouTube

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

YouTube - Spanish

Un evento grabado en YouTube se lanzará hoy en el canal de YouTube de la Biblioteca. Haga clic AQUÍ para visitar el canal de YouTube de la biblioteca.

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.

Internal Library Meetings

Tuesday, May 7, 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