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

La Cocina: Pan de Arcoiris / Rainbow Toast

All Day
Bilingual, S.T.E.M./ Maker, Virtual
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 pan de arcoiris. Incluimos la receta en la descripción, para que tengas los ingredientes listos para cuando el video esté disponible.   Visit our YouTube page, for a video...

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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.

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 "Adults" group.

AARP Free Tax-Aid

9:00am - 2:00pm
Other
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Conference Room (Room 124)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Description:
The Tax-Aide program will run Mondays - Wednesdays from February 5 through April 10, 2024. AARP’s Tax-Aide Program is a volunteer-based program that provides FREE tax preparation help for low- to moderate-income taxpayers, particularly those ages 60...

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.

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.
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Speaker/ Presentation
Event Description:
Join us for a special event with Ruth E. Carter, two-time Academy Award-winning costume designer. Carter made history as the first Black person to win an Academy Award for Best Costume Design for the film, Black Panther. She received a second Academy...

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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.

Friends sponsorship

Sponsored by the Friends of the McHenry Public Library.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

MPLD Board Meeting

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Internal Meeting
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 "Teens" group.

Dungeons and Dragons- Junior High Edition

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Games & Activities
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room East (Room 135)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
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 "Adults" group.

AARP Free Tax-Aid

9:00am - 2:00pm
Other
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Conference Room (Room 124)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Description:
The Tax-Aide program will run Mondays - Wednesdays from February 5 through April 10, 2024. AARP’s Tax-Aide Program is a volunteer-based program that provides FREE tax preparation help for low- to moderate-income taxpayers, particularly those ages 60...

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.

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 "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: 29
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.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Imagination Station: Cardboard TV

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Arts & Crafts, Virtual
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Watch on YouTube
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Tune in from home as you learn how to make your own cardboard television to showcase your drawings. ...

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

Hora de Cuentos

All Day
Bilingual, Storytime, Virtual
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 "Adults" group.

AARP Free Tax-Aid

9:00am - 2:00pm
Other
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Conference Room (Room 124)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Description:
The Tax-Aide program will run Mondays - Wednesdays from February 5 through April 10, 2024. AARP’s Tax-Aide Program is a volunteer-based program that provides FREE tax preparation help for low- to moderate-income taxpayers, particularly those ages 60...

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.

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 "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: 28
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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Table Top Game Night

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Games & Activities
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: 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 "Adults" group.

AARP Free Tax-Aid

9:00am - 2:00pm
Other
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Conference Room (Room 124)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Description:
The Tax-Aide program will run Mondays - Wednesdays from February 5 through April 10, 2024. AARP’s Tax-Aide Program is a volunteer-based program that provides FREE tax preparation help for low- to moderate-income taxpayers, particularly those ages 60...

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.

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 "Niños" group.

Bingo de Primavera / Spring Bingo

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bilingual, Games & Activities
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Youth, Niños
Program Type: Bilingual, Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
¡La primavera finalmente está aquí! Ven y prueba suerte ganando una ronda. ¡Tendremos premios! Spring is finally here! Come in and try your luck at winning a round. We will have prizes!  ...

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 "Niños" group.

Bingo de Primavera / Spring Bingo

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Bilingual, Games & Activities
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Youth, Niños
Program Type: Bilingual, Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
¡La primavera finalmente está aquí! Ven y prueba suerte ganando una ronda. ¡Tendremos premios! Spring is finally here! Come in and try your luck at winning a round. We will have prizes!  ...

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

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: 14
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.

The Great North American Solar Eclipse

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Speaker/ Presentation
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room West (Room 136)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Speaker/ Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 65
Event Description:
There is an impressive solar eclipse just around the corner on April 8, 2024! Learn what eclipses are, where to see them, when to look, and how to view solar eclipses safely. All program attendees will also receive a solar eclipse viewer for saf...

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

Manualidad: Caja de Recuerdo Anual / Craft: Yearly Keepsake Holder

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Arts & Crafts, Bilingual
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Adults, En español, Adultos
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Bilingual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
Acompañanos para aprender como hacer una manualidad de caja de recuerdo donde podras aguardar boletos, fotos y mucho más.  Join us to learn how to make a yearly keepsake holder that can store pictures and special event tickets.   ...

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.

Library card required

You must have a valid McHenry Public Library District library card number to attend this program. Register in person or call 815-385-0036 x102

This event is in the "Adults" group.

AARP Free Tax-Aid

9:00am - 2:00pm
Other
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Conference Room (Room 124)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Description:
The Tax-Aide program will run Mondays - Wednesdays from February 5 through April 10, 2024. AARP’s Tax-Aide Program is a volunteer-based program that provides FREE tax preparation help for low- to moderate-income taxpayers, particularly those ages 60...

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.

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

6:00pm - 7:00pm
S.T.E.M./ Maker
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: 14
Event Description:
This month's pick: After the Fall by Dan Santat. Then we'll make our own wall for Humpty Dumpty to sit 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.
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
Bilingual, Storytime, Virtual
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.