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Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale

Sunday, May 19, 2024 at 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Warehouse at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
All Ages
Event Description:

Check out the Friends of the McHenry Library Spring Used Book Sale. The book sale will feature hundreds of hardcover and paperback books, movies, music, and more at bargain pr

Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Warehouse
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Other
Event Description:
Check out the Friends of the McHenry Library Spring Used Book Sale. The book sale will feature hundreds of hardcover and paperback books, movies, music, and more at bargain prices. Visitors are asked to park in the far northwest area of the park...

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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 "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Tween and Teen Craft

Monday, May 20, 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, Teens
Event Description:

Come to the library to make a macrame wall hanging.

Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Come to the library to make a macrame wall hanging. ...

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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 "Adults" group.

Classic Book Group

Monday, May 20, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Conference Room (Room 124) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Book Discussion Group
Age Group:
Adults
Classic Book Discussion Group:

If you enjoy classic titles that stand the test of time, join us monthly for a lively discussion after you read the selected book. Copies of the book are available at the Checkout

Event Description:

Read and discuss A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole. Copies are available at the Checkout Desk or through a Curbside Pickup appointment. Digital editions may b

Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Conference Room (Room 124)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Read and discuss A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole. Copies are available at the Checkout Desk or through a Curbside Pickup appointment. Digital editions may be available from Libby or Hoopla. Ignatius J. Reilly of New Orleans...

Classic Book Discussion Group

If you enjoy classic titles that stand the test of time, join us monthly for a lively discussion after you read the selected book. Copies of the book are available at the Checkout Desk or through a curbside pickup appointment.

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

¡Hora de Cuentos y Manualidad!

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Meeting Room West (Room 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Bilingual, Storytime
Age Group:
Preschool Children, Children, En español, 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. ¡Manualidad i

Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room West (Room 136)
Age Group: Preschool Children, Children, En español, Preescolar, Niños
Program Type: Bilingual, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
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. ¡Manualidad incluida! Bilingual stories, rhymes, music, dance and more for child...

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 "Adults" group.

Decennial Committee Meeting

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Internal Meeting
Age Group:
Adults
Event Description:

The public is welcome to attend. If you need special assistance to attend the meeting, contact the library director at least four hours before the start of the meeting.  Commi

Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Internal Meeting
Event Description:
The public is welcome to attend. If you need special assistance to attend the meeting, contact the library director at least four hours before the start of the meeting.  Committee Packets can be found on the Library's Website by clicking here.&n...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Taylor Swift’s Literary Lyrics

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Live on Zoom at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Speaker/ Presentation
Age Group:
Adults, Teens
Event Description:

Taylor Swift is one of the biggest pop stars in the world. Her songs cover the full emotional spectrum, from love and friendship to heartbreak and grief, but did you know many also

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Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Live on Zoom
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Speaker/ Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 92
Event Description:
Taylor Swift is one of the biggest pop stars in the world. Her songs cover the full emotional spectrum, from love and friendship to heartbreak and grief, but did you know many also contain literary references? Explore Taylor’s reading shelf through h...

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.

Zoom

Register with your email address so we can send you the Zoom link before the program. You can access the program virtually on your computer, tablet or smartphone. To learn how to join a Zoom program, click HERE.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

MPLD Board Meeting

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Internal Meeting
Age Group:
Adults
Event Description:

The public is welcome to attend. If you need special assistance to attend the meeting, contact the library director at least four hours before the start of the meeting.  Board

Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Internal Meeting
Event Description:
The public is welcome to attend. If you need special assistance to attend the meeting, contact the library director at least four hours before the start of the meeting.  Board Packets can be found on the Library's Website by clicking here. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Wednesday Table Top Games

Wednesday, May 22, 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 "Preschool Children" group.

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, May 23, 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: 9
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, May 23, 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

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

Sensory Play Storytime

Friday, May 24, 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: 24
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 "Infants" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.

Storytime for Little Ones!

Tuesday, May 28, 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: 24
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, May 28, 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, May 28, 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 "Preschool Children" group.

Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, May 29, 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: 8
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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Niños" group.
This event is in the "Preadolescentes" group.

Slime de Mantequilla / Butter Slime

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Warehouse at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Bilingual
Age Group:
Children, Tweens, Niños, Preadolescentes
Event Description:

¡Crea un tipo diferente de slime con una sensación mantecosa!   Create a different type of slime with a buttery feeling!  

Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Warehouse
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Niños, Preadolescentes
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Bilingual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
¡Crea un tipo diferente de slime con una sensación mantecosa!   Create a different type of slime with a buttery feeling!   ...

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.

SRC KICKOFF

All Day
Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)

SRC KICKOFF

All Day
Conference Room (Room 124) at McHenry Public Library District
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Conference Room (Room 124)
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Chalk the Walk

Monday, June 3, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Parking Lot at McHenry Public Library District
Age Group:
All Ages
Event Description:

Come decorate our sidewalk and show off your artistic skills with some chalk drawings! All ages  

Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Parking Lot
Age Group: All Ages
Event Description:
Come decorate our sidewalk and show off your artistic skills with some chalk drawings! All ages   ...

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.

Summer Lunch Program/ Programa de Almuerzo de Verano

Monday, June 3, 2024 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Age Group:
All Ages, Todas las edades
Event Description:

Any student age 18 and under receives a complimentary boxed lunch provided by the Northern Illinois Food Bank. Every Monday-Friday*  from 12:00-1:00 p.m. *Program begins

Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: All Ages, Todas las edades
Event Description:
Any student age 18 and under receives a complimentary boxed lunch provided by the Northern Illinois Food Bank. Every Monday-Friday*  from 12:00-1:00 p.m. *Program begins June 3, 2024 and ends on August 16, 2024. No meals are served on: ...

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

Monday, June 3, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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 we will read Up the Creek by Nicholas Oldland and make our own boats that float!

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: 30
Event Description:
This month we will read Up the Creek by Nicholas Oldland and make our own boats that float! ...

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 "En español" group.
This event is in the "Preescolar" group.
This event is in the "Niños" group.

¡Hora de Cuentos y Manualidad!

Monday, June 3, 2024 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Meeting Room West (Room 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Bilingual, Storytime
Age Group:
Preschool Children, Children, En español, 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. ¡Manualidad i

Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room West (Room 136)
Age Group: Preschool Children, Children, En español, Preescolar, Niños
Program Type: Bilingual, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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. ¡Manualidad incluida! Bilingual stories, rhymes, music, dance and more for child...

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.