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This event is in the "Preschool Children" group.

Mini Masterpieces: Spring Rain

All Day
Arts & Crafts, Virtual
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Watch on YouTube
Age Group: Preschool Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 32
Event Description:
Spring has arrived and so has the rain. Time to create an umbrella! ...

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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.

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 "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.

Imagination Station

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:
May is Asian American Heritage Month and we will be making a tulip painting inspired by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. ...

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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.

Science Fiction & Fantasy 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: 20
Event Description:
Read and discuss Darwin's Radio by Greg Bear. Copies are available at the Checkout Desk or through a Curbside Pickup appointment. Digital editions may be available from Libby or Hoopla. A virus hunter at the Epidemic Intelligence Service...

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: 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 "Teens" group.

Dungeons and Dragons- High School Edition

5:30pm - 8:30pm
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: 10
Event Description:
Join us at the library and make (or take) a character with an experienced Dungeon Master as we play the 5th edition of this fantasy role-playing game. ...

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.
This event is in the "Preescolar" group.

La Cocina: Elote con sabritas picosas / Corn with spicy chips

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 elote en vaso con sabritas picosas. Incluimos la receta en la descripción, para que tengas los ingredientes listos para cuando el video esté disponible.   Visit our YouTub...

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

Leamos en Inglés

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Other
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room West (Room 136)
Age Group: En español, Adultos
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
¿Le gustaría mejorar su pronunciación en Inglés? Practique y lea en grupo. Unase a nuestro grupo de práctica de lectura en Inglés cada mes.  ...

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 "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Warehouse
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Other
Event Description:
Member Preview Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale. Membership applications and fees can be turned in during the event to access the Preview Night sale.  Check out the Friends of the McHenry Library Spring Used Book Sale. The book sa...

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.

LeGO! - Lego® Building

10:00am - 10:30am
S.T.E.M./ Maker
Open
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: 14
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.
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Warehouse
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Other
Event Description:
Check out the Friends of the McHenry Library Spring Used Book Sale. The book sale will feature hundreds of hardcover and paperback books, movies, music, and more at bargain prices. Visitors are asked to park in the far northwest area of the park...

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.

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: Maisy Chen's Last Chance by Lisa Yee. ...

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: Popsicle Stick Bee

All Day 5/19 - 5/25
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 May 19th. 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.
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Warehouse
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Other
Event Description:
Check out the Friends of the McHenry Library Spring Used Book Sale. The book sale will feature hundreds of hardcover and paperback books, movies, music, and more at bargain prices. Visitors are asked to park in the far northwest area of the park...

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.

Tween and Teen Craft

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, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Come to the library to make a macrame wall hanging. ...

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 "Preschool Children" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "En español" group.
This event is in the "Preescolar" group.
This event is in the "Niños" group.

¡Hora de Cuentos y Manualidad!

5:00pm - 5:30pm
Bilingual, Storytime
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room West (Room 136)
Age Group: Preschool Children, Children, En español, Preescolar, Niños
Program Type: Bilingual, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
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. ¡Manualidad incluida! Bilingual stories, rhymes, music, dance and more for child...

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

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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Taylor Swift’s Literary Lyrics

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Speaker/ Presentation
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Live on Zoom
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Speaker/ Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 98
Event Description:
Taylor Swift is one of the biggest pop stars in the world. Her songs cover the full emotional spectrum, from love and friendship to heartbreak and grief, but did you know many also contain literary references? Explore Taylor’s reading shelf through h...

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 "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 "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.