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This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Todas las edades" group.
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 6, 2022 and ends on August 16, 2022. 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 "Adults" group.

Classic Book Discussion Group

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Book Discussion Group
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: 19
Event Description:
Read and discuss It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis.  Copies available at the circulation desk. It is 1936. America has just elected Berzelius Windrip to the presidency-and his fascist policies turn the U.S. into a totalitarian state. ...

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.

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

Back to School Storytime

All Day
Storytime
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Watch on YouTube
Age Group: Preschool Children, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:
Get ready for back to school with Miss Skye. Songs and stories to get you ready for a new school year! ...

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 "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Todas las edades" group.
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 6, 2022 and ends on August 16, 2022. 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.

MPLD Board Meeting

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Internal Meeting
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room West (Room 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. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Pearl Street Market

5:00pm - 8:30pm
Other
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Other
Event Description:
Visit our booth at the Pearl Street Market this Thursday, August 18 from 5-8:30 p.m. to learn more about all the amazing resources from the McHenry Public Library District! ...

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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.

Library Set-up

5:00pm - 11:00pm
Internal Meeting
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Program Type: Internal Meeting
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Write On!

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Games & Activities
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Conference Room (Room 124)
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Description:
Need more writing in your life? Join our writing club, where you can work on your personal stories and hang out with your friends! Feel free to bring your own device or use one of the library’s computers. ...

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

Manualidad: Salvamanteles de Tela / Craft: Cloth Trivet

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bilingual, Arts & Crafts, En Español
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Adults, En español, Adultos
Program Type: Bilingual, Arts & Crafts, En Español
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Bienvenidos a una clase de manualidad en persona. Aprenderán como crear un salvamanteles usando tela e hilo. Habilidad básica de tejer a ganchillo ayudará con el proyecto. Todos los materiales serán proporcionados durante la clase. Si quedan material...

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.

LGBTeaQ

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Conference Room (Room 124)
Age Group: Teens
Event Description:
Hang out with your rainbow fam and tell us what you’ve been reading or watching, and whatever else might be on your mind in an open and accepting environment. No registration required.  ...

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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.

Finding the Shipwreck of the W. C. Kimball

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Speaker/ Presentation, Virtual
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Live on Zoom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Speaker/ Presentation, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 489
Event Description:
In May of 1891, the schooner W. C. Kimball left Manistee, Michigan, for the village of Northport 70 miles to the northeast. It never arrived. Then, in 2018, Ross Richardson turned on his sonar and found something of interest rising 90 feet of the bot...

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 "Preschool Children" group.

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime
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:
Preschoolers who love stories will enjoy Preschool Storytime! We read new and classic picture books, use flannel board stories and fingerplays to support early literacy, and dance to music! ...

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.

Imagination Station - Apple Glitter Jars

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Arts & Crafts
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Calm your back to school nerves with an apple glitter jar! ...

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

Computación Excel 1

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Clase de Tecnologia
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Conference Room (Room 124)
Age Group: En español, Adultos
Program Type: Clase de Tecnologia
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Es la primera clase de una serie sobre Microsoft Excel. Si asiste a las 3 clases, recibirá un certificado después de terminar. Por favor aseguren de traer una memoria USB o pueden comprar una en la biblioteca para aguardar sus trabajos.&nbs...

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 - Catapults

1:30pm - 2:00pm
Arts & Crafts
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:
Let’s learn about the world around us through crafts, science experiments, games and movies. This month we will create catapults out of craft sticks and rubber bands! ...

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 "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Watch on YouTube
Age Group: Youth, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Dziś dowiemy się o Fryderyka Chopina i zrobimy dzieło sztuki! Dzisiejszy program będzie w języku polskim i angielskim. Dzieci w każdym wieku są zaproszone! Dostępna będzie ograniczona liczba zestawów do odbioru zaczynając od 8/27   Today w...

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 Polish

Nasza biblioteka robi wszystko co tylko możliwe aby wszyscy mogli skorzystać z naszych programów. Jeżeli mają państwo jakiekolwiek pytania dotyczące dostępności lub specyficzne potrzeby prosimy o skontaktowanie się  z biblioteką.

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 - Polish

Nagranie będzie dostępne dzisiaj na naszym kanale w YouTube.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room West (Room 136)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movie
Event Description:
A look at how tennis superstars Venus and Serena Williams became who they are after the coaching from their father Richard Williams (SWANK). Starring Will Smith, PG-13, 144 minutes   ...

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 "Adults" group.

Introduction to Google Drive

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Technology Class
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Conference Room (Room 124)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Melisa helps you learn how to store files in the cloud, synchronize files across devices, and share files on Google Drive. You will need to have a Gmail account before the program. Please bring your Gmail address and password with you to the class.&n...

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.

Basic Microsoft Word 2021

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Technology Class
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Conference Room (Room 124)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Learn how to create, edit, save and print a document. You must be familiar with Windows, using a mouse, and a keyboard. ...

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.
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room West (Room 136)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movie
Event Description:
A look at how tennis superstars Venus and Serena Williams became who they are after the coaching from their father Richard Williams (SWANK). Starring Will Smith, PG-13, 144 minutes   ...

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 "Preescolar" group.

Hora de Cuentos

All Day
Bilingual, Storytime
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Watch on YouTube
Age Group: Preescolar
Program Type: Bilingual, Storytime
Event Description:
Bilingual Storytime: Bilingual stories, rhymes, music, dance and more for children interested in hearing both English and Spanish! Children ages 2-6 and their parents or caregiver.   ¡Haremos cuentos bilingües, rimas, música, baile y ...

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!

9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime
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: 13
Event Description:
Join us this week for fun stories, songs, and rhymes for babies and toddlers! We have a new theme each 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.

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.