Week Calendar

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

Storytime for Little Ones (Virtual)

All Day
Storytime, Virtual
Virtual Event
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Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Watch on YouTube
Age Group: Infants, Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime, Virtual
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.

YouTube

The YouTube video will be released on the Library's YouTube Channel starting today. Click HERE to visit the Library’s YouTube Channel.

9 am
This event is in the "Adults" group.

AARP Free Tax-Aid

9:00am - 2:00pm
Other
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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...

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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 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.

AARP Free Tax-Aid

9:00am - 2:00pm
Other
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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.

AARP Free Tax-Aid

9:00am - 2:00pm
Other
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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.

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

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime
Closed
Registration
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Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room West (Room 136)
Age Group: Preschool Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Preschoolers who love books and stories will enjoy Preschool Storytime! We will use picture books, flannel board stories, fingerplays, rhymes, and music to support early literacy skills and create fun storytime experiences. ...

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

Sensory Play Storytime

10:00am - 10:45am
Storytime
Closed
Registration
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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: 5
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.
11 am
12 pm
1 pm
This event is in the "Preschool Children" group.

Little Explorers- Cloud Dough

1:30pm - 2:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Closed
Registration
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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:
We will mix our own cloud dough out of lotion and corn starch. Afterwards, we will build with it! ...

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

Manualidad: Flores de fieltro / Craft: Felt Flowers

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Arts & Crafts, Bilingual
Closed
Registration
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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: 12
Event Description:
Acompañanos para aprender como hacer una manualidad con flores de fieltro.  Join us to learn how to make a banner craft with felt 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

2 pm
This event is in the "Children" group.

STEM Me a Story: Space

2:00pm - 3:00pm
S.T.E.M./ Maker
Closed
Registration
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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: 5
Event Description:
Calling all builders! This month we are reading Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly and then making space capsules. ...

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 Board Game

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Games & Activities
Closed
Registration
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Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room East (Room 135)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
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.
3 pm
4 pm
5 pm
6 pm
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!

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Bilingual, Storytime
Closed
Registration
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Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Rooms East and West (135 & 136)
Age Group: Preschool Children, Children, En español, Preescolar, Niños
Program Type: Bilingual, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
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
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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...
7 pm
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Classic Book Group

7:00pm - 8:15pm
Book Discussion Group
Closed
Registration
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Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Meeting Room East (Room 135)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Description:
Read and discuss Passing by Nella Larsen. Copies are available at the Checkout Desk or through a Curbside Pickup appointment. Digital editions may be available from Libby or Hoopla. Irene Redfield is living an affluent life with her...

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.
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Speaker/ Presentation
Event Description:
Julia Quinn has written close to 40 novels including her popular series about the Bridgerton family which premiered on Netflix in 2020. Her newest novel, Queen Charlotte, is co-written with television pioneer Shonda Rhimes. It’s a powerful and romant...

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.

MPLD Board Meeting

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Internal Meeting
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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.

Greece- Where Past Is Present

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Speaker/ Presentation
Closed
Registration
Virtual Event
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Library Branch: McHenry Public Library District
Room: Live on Zoom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Speaker/ Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 82
Event Description:
This is the country where Western civilization was born! See the classic monuments of 2500 years ago, and hear their stories in history and myth. Marvel at the temples on Athens’ Acropolis. Cruise through the Corinth Canal and around the Peloponnese ...