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Together 2s and 3s Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Ages 0-6
Program Type: Storytime / Early Learning
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Seats Remaining: 21

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.

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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.

Must Read Non-Fiction: The Falcon Thief

7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion
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Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
The falcon thief : a true tale of adventure, treachery, and the hunt for the perfect bird by Joshua Hammer. On May 3, 2010, an Irish national named Jeffrey Lendrum was apprehended at Britain’s Birmingham International Airport with a suspicious p...

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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.

Off the Hook: Knit & Crochet Group

7:00pm - 8:30pm
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art / Craft
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Seats Remaining: 20

Off the Hook

If you crochet, knit, or do any kind of handcrafting, join this casual online meetup to work on your project in the comfort of your home while in the good company of other crafters. All skill levels are welcome. Grab your favorite beverage and join in!

Register below. Email address required; you will receive an invitation with instructions on how to log in to the event.

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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.

Library Board Meeting

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Annex Main Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Board Meetings
Event Details:
Monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees, on Zoom. Please click the link to join the webinar: https://vapld.zoom.us/j/93211787525   ...

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No signup required

No signup required. 

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

Little Wigglers

9:00am - 9:30am
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Ages 0-6
Program Type: Storytime / Early Learning
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Seats Remaining: 20

Little Wigglers Storytime

Ages 0-24 months. Add 30 minutes of joy to your week. Giggle, sing, and play along with your little one, other families, and Miss Julia.

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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.

English Language Learners Conversation Group

11:00am - 12:00pm
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: ESL
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Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Practice your English conversation skills with other non-native English speakers. This program is free and open to all adults. No library card is required. Register below. Email address required; you will receive an invitation with instructions on...

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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 "Ages 0-6" group.

Goodnight Tales for Tots

6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Ages 0-6
Program Type: Storytime / Early Learning
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Seats Remaining: 19

Goodnight Tales for Tots

0–3 years. Miss Nessa helps us wind down our day with calming books and songs.

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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.
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Civics
Event Details:
  REGISTRATION IS CLOSED - CLASS IS FULL.   For information on upcoming classes at other locations, contact HIAS representative Elana Boiskin at the contact information below.   [Online] If you'd like to become a na...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
[Online] Confused about the growing list of genders? Get answers and insights from someone who knows. Heather McCammond-Watts (she/her), a local children's librarian and a self-proclaimed mama dragon to two transgender kiddos (now 20-something adults...

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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 "Ages 0-6" group.

Streaming Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Ages 0-6
Program Type: Storytime / Early Learning

Streaming Storytime

0-6 years. Silly fun and serious learning go hand-in-hand in this all-ages storytime led by Miss Kelsey. No signup required. Say hello in the chat so we can greet your child by name.

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No signup required

No signup required. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
[Online] Learn the history and unique stories of Fort Sheridan, including its founding, distinctive architecture, notable residents, and ways to experience the fort today as one of Lake County’s forest preserves. Educator Nicole Stocker of the Dunn M...

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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 "Ages 0-6" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-5" group.

Evening Stories with Miss Emily

7:00pm - 7:30pm
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Ages 0-6, Grades K-5
Program Type: Storytime / Early Learning
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Seats Remaining: 19

Evening Stories with Miss Emily

Age 3 - grade 2. Put on pajamas and enjoy a bedtime story with Miss Emily.

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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.

Movie Director Q&A: Our Time Machine

7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Event Details:
Join a live Q&A with award-winning documentarian S. Leo Chiang, discussing his latest documentary Our Time Machine 时光机. Shaken by the news of his father’s dementia, artist Maleonn creates “Papa’s Time Machine,” a wondrous time-travel adventure pe...

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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 "Ages 0-6" group.

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Ages 0-6
Program Type: Storytime / Early Learning
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Seats Remaining: 20

Preschool Storytime

Ages 3-5. Get ready for school with Miss Emily by practicing the language, listening, and pre-reading skills needed for kindergarten.

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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 "Grades K-5" group.
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Grades K-5
Program Type: Art / Craft
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
Grades K-2 with an adult. Learn about the life and work of contemporary artist Bisa Butler who celebrates Black Life and tells stories through her vibrant quilted portraits.  Then, create your own masterpiece inspired by her art. Step-by-step in...

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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.
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion
Event Details:
[Online] For ages 21-39 only, please. In your 20s or 30s and thirsting for intelligent conversation with excellent people? Meet online while enjoying your favorite beverage in the comfort and safety of your home. Registration is required and is...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Gmail Beyond the Basics

7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
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Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
[Online] 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; you will receive an invitation via emai...

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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.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Grades K-5
Program Type: Art / Craft
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Grades 3-5. Learn about the life and work of contemporary artist Bisa Butler who celebrates Black Life and tells stories through her vibrant quilted portraits.  Then, create your own masterpiece inspired by her art. Step-by-step instructions pro...

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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 "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Art / Craft
Event Details:
[Pickup] All ages.  Ask for the "Lunar New Year Kit" when you visit the Youth Services desk in the library or the drive up window during regular business hours.  While supplies last. Each kit contains supplies to make a Year of the Tiger Pu...

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No signup required

No signup required. 

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

Streaming Science Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Ages 0-6
Program Type: Storytime / Early Learning

Streaming Science Storytime

0-6 years. Miss Lisa Marie introduces simple science concepts through books and live experiments. No signup required. Say hello in the chat so we can greet your child by name.

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No signup required

No signup required. 

This event is in the "Grades K-5" group.
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Grades K-5
Program Type: STEM
Event Details:
[Online] Grades K-5. Back by popular demand! Excitement rises as the temperature drops in this ultra-cold show presented by the Discovery Center Museum. Witness the wonders of science as objects instantly change when they succumb to the frigid world ...

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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 "Adults" group.

Games for Grownups

12:30pm - 4:00pm
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: General Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
[Online] If you're a fan of tabletop games, here's an opportunity to play together, apart. Discord is an online platform featuring hundreds of games. Once you're on the library's Discord server, you'll be able to choose what to play, arrange a group,...

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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 "Ages 0-6" group.

Together 2s and 3s Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Register Now
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Ages 0-6
Program Type: Storytime / Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21

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.

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.
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
[Online] When Dr. John Marshall, a world-class oncologist at Georgetown University, learned that his wife, Liza, had cancer, he wasn’t prepared, despite his experience and training. Together, he and Liza wrote about their journey and published O...

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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.