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
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 "Adults" group.

ESL Class - Beginner

9:15am - 12:15pm
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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, the Vernon Area Public Library offers free English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for adults.

Disclaimer(s)

ESL

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

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 program will not be recorded

This online program is only available as it happens. There will not be an archived version available to view after the event.

This event is in the "Early Childhood" group.
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Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime / Early Learning

Together 2s & 3s

Ages 2-3 with an adult. Share stories and learn sign language with Miss Sarah. Activities center around a letter of the day.

Please choose between the 9:30 AM session or 10:30 AM session.

Disclaimer(s)

Drop in to this storytime

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 "Early Childhood" group.
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime / Early Learning

Together 2s & 3s

Ages 2-3 with an adult. Share stories and learn sign language with Miss Sarah. Activities center around a letter of the day.

Please choose between the 9:30 AM session or 10:30 AM session.

Disclaimer(s)

Drop in to this storytime

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 "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Annex Lawn
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performance
Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:

Enjoy this live performance by two of Chicago's most beloved jazz musicians playing songs from the Great American Songbook. Vocalist Petra van Nuis and guitarist Andy Brown perform tunes from Porter, Ellington and Gershwin.

Disclaimer(s)

This outdoor event takes place on the Annex Lawn

The Library Annex and Library Learning Garden are located at 4 Indian Creek Road, behind the main library building. 

Limited parking is available in the Library Annex lot. Enter from Indian Creek Road, off of Olde Half Day Road. Or park at the back of the main library parking lot and follow the signs to the Library Learning Garden.

Seating provided by the library is limited; please bring a blanket or chairs to ensure your comfort. Also recommended: hat, water bottle, sunscreen or bug spray. Portable restrooms are available.

📍 Map to Annex Lawn / Library Learning Garden

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Must-Read Nonfiction Discussion

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Required
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion
Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:

Remember: The Science of Memory and the Art of Forgetting by Lisa Genova. Neuroscientist Lisa Genova delves into how memories are made and how we retrieve them.

Disclaimer(s)

This program will not be recorded

This online program is only available as it happens. There will not be an archived version available to view 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 "Teens" group.

Off the Page: A Teen Book Club

7:00pm - 8:15pm
Required
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Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Discussion
Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Grades 8-12. Love to read? Meet at Culver's and add your voice to the banter while enjoying frozen custard - the library's treat!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Library Board Meeting

7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Annex Main Room (Unpublished)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Board Meetings
Event Details:

TO WATCH & LISTEN:

Webinar opens at 6:30PM Library Board Meeting starts at 7:00PM

When: September 19, 2022 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Disclaimer(s)

No signup required

No signup required.