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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: Conference Room (Room 124)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
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. ...

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

Introducción al teclado Parte 2

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 segunda clase donde podra practicar el uso del teclado y computación. Si asiste a las 3 clases, recibirá un certificado después de terminar.  ...

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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: Fizzing Flowers

10:00am - 10:30am
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: 15
Event Description:
Paint paper flowers with fizzing paint.   ...

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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.

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.

Tween Paint 'n Sip

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Description:
Creativity and drinks are aplenty as we use acrylic paint to make a rainy day scene. ...

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

Dia del Niño / Dia del Libro - Children's Day/Book Day

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Bilingual, Storytime
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Youth, Niños
Program Type: Bilingual, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Description:
El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros, o simplemente Día, es una celebración a los niños y promueve la alfabetización familiar multicultural y multilingüe. ¡Vengan a celebrar con nosotros con hora de cuento y manualidad!   Children’s Da...

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.

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.

Mystery Book Discussion Group

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Book Discussion Group
Open
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 IQ by Joe Ide. Copies are available at the Checkout Desk or through a Curbside Pickup appointment. Digital editions may be available from Libby or Hoopla. A resident of one of LA's toughest neighborhoods, who solves case...

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.

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: 29
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 "All Ages" group.

FREE Comic Book Day

All Day
Other
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Other
Event Description:
Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) is the biggest event in the comic book industry. The library has a selection of free comic books for you to choose from. Just come to the Questions Desk to choose a one for you. ...

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.

Celebración Día de las Madres con mariachi / Mother’s day celebration with Mariachi

11:00am - 12:00pm
Arts & Crafts, Bilingual, Performance
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: All Ages, Todas las edades
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Bilingual, Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Event Description:
Haz una corona de primavera con tu familia mientras escuchas el Mariachi de West Chicago.   Make a spring wreath with your family while listening to the West Chicago Mariachi band.   ...

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: Playgrounds

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: Please Play Safe: Penguin’s Guide to Playground Safety by Margery Cuyler. Then we'll construct our own playgrounds! ...

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.

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 "Children" group.

Read Fur Fun

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Storytime
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 in grades K through 5.  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.

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.

ILP The Many Lives of Kal Penn

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Speaker/ Presentation
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Speaker/ Presentation
Event Description:
Kal Penn is an actor, writer, producer, and former Associate Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement. He is known for starring roles in Designated Survivor, House, The Namesake, the Harold & Kumar franchise, and much more. From...

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.

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

Crochet Club

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Open
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: 15
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 "En español" group.
This event is in the "Adultos" group.

Introducción al teclado Parte 3

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Clase de Tecnologia
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room East (Room 135)
Age Group: En español, Adultos
Program Type: Clase de Tecnologia
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Únase a la tercera 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 "Adults" group.

Astrology 101

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: 26
Event Description:
​Learn about the sun, moon, and rising signs; planets; and how to read your natal chart to avoid future problems, learn your strengths, and embrace your best self ...

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.