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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, July 1, 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: ...

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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.

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.

Imagination Station: Maps

Monday, July 1, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Children
Event Description:

Maps help tell us where to go. Come to the library to make a variety of map crafts.

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: 30
Event Description:
Maps help tell us where to go. Come to the library to make a variety of map crafts. ...

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

Tuesday, July 2, 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.

Internal Library Meetings

Tuesday, July 2, 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, July 2, 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.

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

La Cocina: Botana para el 4 de julio / 4th of July Snack

Wednesday, July 3, 2024 at 12:00am - 5:00pm
Watch on YouTube at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Bilingual, S.T.E.M./ Maker, Virtual
Age Group:
Youth, Preescolar
Event Description:

Visita nuestra página de YouTube para ver un video sobre cómo hacer botana para el 4 de julio. Incluimos la receta en la descripción, para que tengas los ingredientes listos para c

Virtual Event
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Watch on YouTube
Age Group: Youth, Preescolar
Program Type: Bilingual, S.T.E.M./ Maker, Virtual
Event Description:
Visita nuestra página de YouTube para ver un video sobre cómo hacer botana para el 4 de julio. Incluimos la receta en la descripción, para que tengas los ingredientes listos para cuando el video esté disponible.     Visit our YouTu...

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

Summer Lunch Program/ Programa de Almuerzo de Verano

Wednesday, July 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 "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool Children" group.

Parachute Play

Friday, July 5, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Parking Lot at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Games & Activities
Age Group:
Toddlers, Preschool Children
Event Description:

Have some fun in the sun at parachute playtime. We’ll play a different set of games each week and sing songs while getting to meet new friends.

Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Parking Lot
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool Children
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Have some fun in the sun at parachute playtime. We’ll play a different set of games each week and sing songs while getting to meet new friends. ...

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

Friday, July 5, 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 "Youth" group.

ScribbleMonster

Monday, July 8, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Performance
Age Group:
Youth
Event Description:

Bring your dancing shoes and wild imagination for the award-winning music and play of Jim from ScribbleMonster and Wimee’s Words as seen on PBS. Using a mix of kindness,

Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Bring your dancing shoes and wild imagination for the award-winning music and play of Jim from ScribbleMonster and Wimee’s Words as seen on PBS. Using a mix of kindness, music and humor, ScribbleMonster’s presentation encourages children to...

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.

Friends sponsorship

Sponsored by the Friends of the McHenry Public 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, July 8, 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 "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Tween/Teen Craft

Monday, July 8, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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 bring the beauty of nature indoors as we make pressed nature art.

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: 30
Event Description:
Come to the library to bring the beauty of nature indoors as we make pressed nature art. ...

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.

Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Discussion Group

Monday, July 8, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Book Discussion Group
Age Group:
Adults
Event Description:

Read and discuss "How to live safely in a science fictional universe" by Charles Yu.  Copies are available at the Checkout Desk or through a Curbside Pickup appointment. Digit

Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Read and discuss "How to live safely in a science fictional universe" by Charles Yu.  Copies are available at the Checkout Desk or through a Curbside Pickup appointment. Digital editions may be available from Libby or Hoopla. In a world trans...

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

Stories in the Park - Harrison Benwell

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Veteran's Park (Pearl St.) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Infants, Toddlers, Preschool Children, Children
Event Description:

Join the Youth Services Staff at Harrison Benwell, where we will read stories and dance to music. Bring chairs or blankets to sit on. (If it's raining or if the heat index is proje

Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Veteran's Park (Pearl St.)
Age Group: Infants, Toddlers, Preschool Children, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:
Join the Youth Services Staff at Harrison Benwell, where we will read stories and dance to music. Bring chairs or blankets to sit on. (If it's raining or if the heat index is projected to be 100° or higher by 9 a.m. the program will be canceled.) ...

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

Tuesday, July 9, 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.

Internal Library Meetings

Tuesday, July 9, 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 "Children" group.

Read Fur Fun

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Meeting Room East (Room 135) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Children
Event Description:

Come to the library to read to a certified therapy dog. Dog owner will be present. This program is for kids 5 to 10 years old.  Sign up for a slot by stopping in or calling

Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room East (Room 135)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:
Come to the library to read to a certified therapy dog. Dog owner will be present. This program is for kids 5 to 10 years old.  Sign up for a slot by stopping in or calling the library. ...

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.

Chicago’s Newest Waterfront: The Rebirth of the Chicago River

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Live on Zoom at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Speaker/ Presentation, Virtual
Age Group:
Adults
Event Description:

The Chicago River has undergone dramatic transformations, from muddy waterway to commercial artery to aquatic playground. Laurie Petersen will provide a richly illustrated history

Virtual Event
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Live on Zoom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Speaker/ Presentation, Virtual
Event Description:
The Chicago River has undergone dramatic transformations, from muddy waterway to commercial artery to aquatic playground. Laurie Petersen will provide a richly illustrated history of the river, including its many fascinating bridges and the inspiring...

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

Summer Lunch Program/ Programa de Almuerzo de Verano

Wednesday, July 10, 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 "Adults" group.

Wednesday Table Top Games

Wednesday, July 10, 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.

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

Día de picnic con osito de peluche / Teddy Bear Picnic Day

Wednesday, July 10, 2024 at 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Parking Lot at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Bilingual, Storytime
Age Group:
Children, Niños
Event Description:

La mejor manera de celebrar el día de picnic del osito de peluche es agarrar a sus queridos ositos de peluche, salir al aire libre, extender una cobija, disfrutar un cuento y hacer

Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Parking Lot
Age Group: Children, Niños
Program Type: Bilingual, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
La mejor manera de celebrar el día de picnic del osito de peluche es agarrar a sus queridos ositos de peluche, salir al aire libre, extender una cobija, disfrutar un cuento y hacer una manualidad. Si gustan traer: Cobija para sentarse y osito de p...

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 "En español" group.
This event is in the "Adultos" group.

Leamos en Inglés

Wednesday, July 10, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room West (Room 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
En español, Adultos
Event Description:

¿Le gustaría mejorar su pronunciación en Inglés? Practique y lea en grupo. Unase a nuestro grupo de práctica de lectura en Inglés cada mes. 

Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room West (Room 136)
Age Group: En español, Adultos
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
¿Le gustaría mejorar su pronunciación en Inglés? Practique y lea en grupo. Unase a nuestro grupo de práctica de lectura en Inglés cada mes.  ...

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.