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This event is in the "Preschool Children" group.

LeGO! - Lego® Building

Thursday, July 11, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
S.T.E.M./ Maker
Age Group:
Preschool Children
Event Description:

Show off your brick-building skills!

Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Preschool Children
Program Type: S.T.E.M./ Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
Show off your brick-building skills! ...

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

Summer Lunch Program/ Programa de Almuerzo de Verano

Thursday, July 11, 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.

Crochet Club

Thursday, July 11, 2024 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Meeting Room West (Room 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Tweens, Teens
Event Description:

If you’re curious about crochet, come to the library to learn how to crochet or work on your latest project! Beginners and experts are welcome. Bring your own project and yarn or p

Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room West (Room 136)
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
If you’re curious about crochet, come to the library to learn how to crochet or work on your latest project! Beginners and experts are welcome. Bring your own project and yarn or participate in a simple project. ...

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 12, 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.

Prepare with Pedro!

Friday, July 12, 2024 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Speaker/ Presentation
Age Group:
Children
Event Description:

Join McHenry County Department of Health as they provide an introduction to Emergency Preparedness in a fun and educational way. Through story-telling and hands on a

Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Speaker/ Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Join McHenry County Department of Health as they provide an introduction to Emergency Preparedness in a fun and educational way. Through story-telling and hands on activities, students will build muscle memory and basic coping ski...

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.

Take Home Craft: Hand Cactus

All Day 7/14 - 7/20
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 July 14. 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 July 14. 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 "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Todas las edades" group.

Summer Lunch Program/ Programa de Almuerzo de Verano

Monday, July 15, 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, July 15, 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 Fatima's Great Outdoors by Ambreen Tariq and then make our own tents!

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 Fatima's Great Outdoors by Ambreen Tariq and then make our own tents! ...

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.

Classic Book Group

Monday, July 15, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:15pm
McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Book Discussion Group
Age Group:
Adults
Event Description:

Read and discuss "Lonesome Dove" by Larry McMurtry. Copies are available at the Checkout Desk or through a Curbside Pickup appointment. Digital editions may be available from

Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Read and discuss "Lonesome Dove" by Larry McMurtry. Copies are available at the Checkout Desk or through a Curbside Pickup appointment. Digital editions may be available from Libby or Hoopla. Set in the late-nineteenth century, this novel chr...

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 - Shamrock Farm Park

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Shamrock Farm Park at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Infants, Toddlers, Preschool Children, Children
Event Description:

Join the Youth Services Staff at Shamrock Farm Park, 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 pro

Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Shamrock Farm Park
Age Group: Infants, Toddlers, Preschool Children, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:
Join the Youth Services Staff at Shamrock Farm Park, 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 16, 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.

Decennial Committee Meeting

Tuesday, July 16, 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.

MPLD Board Meeting

Tuesday, July 16, 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 "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Todas las edades" group.

Summer Lunch Program/ Programa de Almuerzo de Verano

Wednesday, July 17, 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.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Ben's Bubble Show

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Performance
Age Group:
Youth, Children
Event Description:

Come for an interactive show with bubble magic, illusions, and sculptures!

Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Youth, Children
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Come for an interactive show with bubble magic, illusions, and sculptures! ...

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 "Youth" group.

Obstacle Course

Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Parking Lot at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Games & Activities
Age Group:
Youth
Event Description:

Ready to get out some energy? See how many times you can complete our obstacle course! Afterwards, grab a free lunch for kids ages 18 and under from our Summer Lunch Program! &n

Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Parking Lot
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Ready to get out some energy? See how many times you can complete our obstacle course! Afterwards, grab a free lunch for kids ages 18 and under from our Summer Lunch Program!   ...

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

Thursday, July 18, 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.

Ozobots

Thursday, July 18, 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:

Come to the library to code with Ozobots!

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: 20
Event Description:
Come to the library to code with Ozobots! ...

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 "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "En español" group.
This event is in the "Preadolescentes" group.
This event is in the "Adolescentes" group.

Pintura con cadena / Pulled Chain Painting

Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136) at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Tweens, Teens, En español, Preadolescentes, Adolescentes
Event Description:

¡Acompañanos en pintar en una divertida forma y crear tus propias obras de arte! Se proporcionarán todos los materiales.   Join us to try this fun way of painting and ma

Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, En español, Preadolescentes, Adolescentes
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
¡Acompañanos en pintar en una divertida forma y crear tus propias obras de arte! Se proporcionarán todos los materiales.   Join us to try this fun way of painting and make your own masterpieces! All materials will be provided.   ...

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 "Teens" group.

Dungeons and Dragons- Junior High Edition

Thursday, July 18, 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

Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Conference Room (Room 124)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
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. Only register for either this session OR the one on July 25...

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.

Mini Masterpieces - Nature Crown

All Day
Watch on YouTube at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Virtual
Age Group:
Preschool Children
Event Description:

Create a nature crown that can be saved for years! Provide your own real flowers or use the provided fake flowers.

Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Watch on YouTube
Age Group: Preschool Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Event Description:
Create a nature crown that can be saved for years! Provide your own real flowers or use the provided fake 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.

Kit (35)

The first 35 kids who register should pick up an activity kit at the Questions Desk either in person or through a curbside pickup appointment before the program.

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 "All Ages" group.

Options & Advocacy

Friday, July 19, 2024 at 9:00am - 1:00pm
Lobby at McHenry Public Library District
Program Type:
Information Table
Age Group:
All Ages
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Lobby
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Information Table
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool Children" group.

Parachute Play

Friday, July 19, 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 19, 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.