This event is in the "All Ages" group.

'Mask Required' hours

8:30am - 9:00am
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: General Interest

'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 "Adults" group.

ESL Class - Beginner

9:15am - 12:15pm
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: ESL
Event Details:
Do you want to improve your English speaking, reading, and writing skills? Presented in partnership with Mundelein District 120 Adult Education, Vernon Area Public Library offers free English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for adults. The class m...

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ESL

New students may join at any time and all skill levels are welcome. To check for availability please call Yuli at the Mundelein District 120 Adult Education Department at 847-949-2200 Ext. 1399. Presented in partnership with Mundelein District 120 Adult Education.

Live presentation only

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

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 "Ages 0-6" group.
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Ages 0-6
Program Type: Storytime / Early Learning

Baby Rhyme Storytime

Ages 0-14 months. Literacy starts with the littlest ones! Grow your baby's brain with songs, rhymes, and books with Miss Kelsey.

Event Details:
After storytime, connect with local caregivers while your baby engages with educational toys and socializes with others. ...

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Drop-in

No advance signup is required. Just claim an entry ticket when you arrive on the day of the program. Tickets are free and available to anyone on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of the program. 

Attendance is limited to children within the intended age range listed in the program description. Except for Preschool Storytime, siblings are also welcome. 

Questions? Please contact the Youth Desk at 224-543-1486 or email EarlyLearning@VAPLD.info

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 "Grades K-5" group.

Lego Robotics (Grades K-2)

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Required
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-5
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Grades K-2 with an adult. Calling all LEGO fans! Build and program the Drumming Monkey model using the LEGO Education WeDo software in this fun, hands-on program. This program is free and open to all in grades K-2 with an adult.  ...

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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.

Job Visualization (Online)

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business, General Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
A clear vision is a picture of what you aspire to, and what inspires you in your work life and stems from our fundamental values and interests. These long-term professional dreams shape our actions and infuse our work with meaning. Career visions mak...

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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 "Grades K-5" group.

Lego Robotics (Grades 3-5)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-5
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Grades 3-5. Calling all LEGO fans! Build and program the Drumming Monkey or Smart Spinner models using the LEGO Education WeDo software in this fun, hands-on program. This program is free and open to all in grades 3-5.  ...

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.