This event is in the "All Ages" group.

'Mask Required' Access

8:00am - 9:00am
Required
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Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: General Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100

'Mask Required' Access

Before-hours access is available to anyone who prefers an extra measure of COVID-19 mitigation.

NEW: advance signup is no longer required. Just visit. 

All visitors (ages 2 and up) are required to wear a properly fitting mask in all library spaces during "Mask Required" hours. 

Library staff passing through spaces accessible by the public will also be masked. (Please note: children under age 2 are not required to mask and may be present.)

Services during this time are limited to:

  • shelf browsing
  • self-service checkout (current VAPLD card required)
  • unaided public computer use (current VAPLD card required)
  • self-service copy center use (bring correct change; see Copy & Print page for info)

Personal assistance is not available.

Contactless options are available for many library services, including reference assistance. Read about contactless options

Entry is limited to Vernon Area Public Library cardholders. Need a library card? Apply here.

This event is in the "Ages 0-6" group.

Mini Math Magicians (In-Person)

10:00am - 10:30am
Required
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Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Ages 0-6
Program Type: Storytime / Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Mini Math Magicians

3-5 years. Explore math concepts through books, games, and activities with preschool pro Miss Emily.

This program is free and open to all. Signup is required. Sign up online here, by phone at 224-543-1486, or in person at the library.

Event Details:
This program is free and open to all. Registration is required. Register online here, by phone at 224-543-1486, or in person at the library. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Masks are required

Masks are required for adults and strongly encouraged for everyone (age 2 and older) at indoor library programs where children under 5 are in attendance. Masks are available on your way in if you need one. Thank you for doing your part to help everyone feel comfortable, and please treat your fellow attendees with kindness and respect for the choices each family makes.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Memory Café - Buffalo Grove

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Required
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Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: General Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
This monthly event offers individuals with memory loss and their caregiver an opportunity for connection and conversation. Each Café will feature an activity and socialization.  Registration is required. The program is free and open to the pu...
This event is in the "Grades K-5" group.
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Grades K-5
Program Type: Art / Craft
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Details:
Grades K-2 with an adult.  Join Miss Jane as she provides step-by-step instructions for creating a ladybug on top of a beautiful, larger than life flower in celebration of summer.  Dress for a mess.  You will need:  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Live presentation only

This program is a live presentation only and will not be viewable after the event.

Zoom meeting

This event takes place on Zoom. Meeting format allows the group to interact with one another. Cameras are optional. After registration, you will receive an email with a link to join the event.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Positivity Driven Leadership

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Required
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Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business, General Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Positivity and kindness is something we all need, and especially today it seems to be in short supply. Why aren’t we more kind to one another? How can leaders use kindness to motivate, inspire, and retain workers? What can we do to instill ...

Disclaimer(s)

Masks are encouraged

Masks are strongly encouraged at all indoor library programs. Masks are available on your way in if you need one. We respect each person’s right to decide what is best for themselves and their family, and we ask everyone to treat their fellow attendees with kindness and respect for the choices they make.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Positivity Driven Leadership [Online]

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Required
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business, General Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Positivity and kindness is something we all need, and especially today it seems to be in short supply.  Why aren’t we more kind to one another? How can leaders use kindness to motivate, inspire, and retain workers? What can we do ...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom webinar

This webinar takes place on Zoom. After registration, you will receive an email with a link to join the event using your computer, smartphone or tablet. Or you may choose to listen in (without video) from your telephone.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Gmail Beyond the Basics

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Required
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Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Conference Room (2nd floor)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Learn to better manage your inbox using email filters, search, and settings. Also, find out how to work with attachments. Prerequisites: Gmail account and password, basic experience. Register below. Wondering what’s covered in this course? Click h...

Disclaimer(s)

Masks are encouraged

Masks are strongly encouraged at all indoor library programs. Masks are available on your way in if you need one. We respect each person’s right to decide what is best for themselves and their family, and we ask everyone to treat their fellow attendees with kindness and respect for the choices they make.

Technology Training Resources

The library subscribes to services that offer courses in software, creative, and business skills. Click here to learn more.

This event is in the "Grades K-5" group.
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Grades K-5
Program Type: Art / Craft
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Grades 3-5  Join Miss Jane as she provides step-by-step instructions for creating a ladybug on top of a beautiful, larger than life flower in celebration of summer.  Dress for a mess. You will need:  a pencil and erase...

Disclaimer(s)

Live presentation only

This program is a live presentation only and will not be viewable after the event.

Zoom meeting

This event takes place on Zoom. Meeting format allows the group to interact with one another. Cameras are optional. After registration, you will receive an email with a link to join the event.