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Inside Chicago’s Intriguing House Museums

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Speaker/ Presentation
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Live on Zoom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Speaker/ Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 93
Event Description:
Chicago has many house museums that deserve to be better known. Architectural historian Laurie Petersen will take you inside these houses with an illustrated talk about their owners, architects, and neighborhoods. ...

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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.

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

Color and Chill

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Arts & Crafts, Bilingual
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Preadolescentes, Adolescentes
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Bilingual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
¡Colorea y charla para desestresarte! ¡Siempre hay tiempo para ti mismo! Bocadillos y materiales serán proporcionados.   Color and chat to de-stress! There is always time for some self care! Snacks and supplies 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 "Adults" group.

Classic Book Group

7:00pm - 8:15pm
Book Discussion Group
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room East (Room 135)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Read and discuss Excellent Women by Barbara Pym. Copies are available at the Checkout Desk or through a Curbside Pickup appointment. Digital editions may be available from Libby or Hoopla. A subtle comedy about life and its complica...

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
Storytime, Virtual
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 "Adults" group.

Decennial Committee Meeting

6:30pm - 7:00pm
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.  Committee Packets can be found on the Library's Website by clicking here.&n...
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 "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Preescolar" group.
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 vaso de tierra. 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 ...

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 "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.

Wednesday Table Top Games

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Games & Activities
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 "Adults" group.

A "Walk" Around the City of London

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Speaker/ Presentation
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Speaker/ Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 52
Event Description:
Central London is actually two cities: Westminster and the City of London. Westminster is the power, politics, and royalty whereas The City is the money. This presentation is a ‘walk’ from the comfort of a chair, detailing the city's rich history.&nb...

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

Introducción al teclado 1

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Clase de Tecnologia
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room West (Room 136)
Age Group: En español, Adultos
Program Type: Clase de Tecnologia
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Únase a la primera clase donde podra practicar el uso del teclado y computación. Si asiste a las 3 clases, recibirá un certificado después de terminar.  ...

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

Sensory Play Storytime

10:00am - 10:45am
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: 30
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 "Tweens" group.

Page Flippers

10:00am - 11:00am
Book Discussion Group
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room East (Room 135)
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Welcome to Page Flippers! This month's pick: Ahmed Aziz's Epic Year by Nina Hamza ...

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: Flores en Marco / Craft: Framed Flowers

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: 19
Event Description:
Acompañanos para aprender como hacer una manualidad de artes decorativas con flores. Join us to learn how to create a work of art with pressed 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.

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 "Youth" group.

Take Home Craft: Coffee Filter Butterflies

All Day 4/21 - 4/27
Arts & Crafts
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 April 21st. 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 "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: 30
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.

Art Lab

6:00pm - 7:00pm
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: 14
Event Description:
In April, we celebrate Earth Day! Let’s make an Earth out of modeling clay. ...

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!

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
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.

Wednesday Table Top Games

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Games & Activities
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 "Adults" group.

Adoption Research For Genealogy

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Genealogy, Speaker/ Presentation
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Genealogy, Speaker/ Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Description:
You have an adoption in your family tree and want to know how to access the records. This presentation is for you. You will learn little about adoption law. You will also learn how, what and where about adoption records. Presented by professional gen...
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.