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Kahoot Trivia

7:00pm - 7:45pm
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Grades K-5
Program Type: General Interest
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Seats Remaining: 29
Event Details:
Learn about animals and the world around us by playing a fun Kahoot trivia game on your computer or device. ...

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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 "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.

Great Decisions Discussion Group

10:30am - 12:30pm
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Civics
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
[Online] Join professor Gary Midkiff in an online discussion of chapter 1 of the Foreign Policy Association's Great Decisions briefing book. Registered individuals will receive instructions picking up the book at the library. This is a live presen...

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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.
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: 43

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.
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
[Online] Join us for a lively evening with bestselling author Jasmine Guillory as she discusses the importance of real life and the modern rom-com. Jasmine Guillory is a writer, lawyer and New York Times bestselling author of six romance novels, i...

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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: 42

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 "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
[Online] Learn about the Native American tribes that once inhabited Illinois from Kim Sigafus McIver, an Ojibwa author from Freeport, IL. She discusses the Native traditions and culture of the tribes that once lived in Illinois in the early 1800’s be...

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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.
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Grades K-5
Program Type: Art / Craft
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Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
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Grades K-2 with an adult. Create a mythical dragon, a legendary symbol of Chinese Culture,  in celebration of Lunar New Year. Miss Jane provides step-by-step instructions.  You will need: - a pencil and eraser - a set of watercolor pai...

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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.
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business
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Seats Remaining: Unlimited
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[online]If you're a job seeker 45 or older, ageism may prevent you from getting the interviews or job offers you deserve. Some hirers might describe you as over-qualified and others may say you won’t be challenged enough on the job. Learn to effectiv...

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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.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Grades K-5
Program Type: Art / Craft
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Grades 3-5. Create a mythical dragon, a legendary symbol of Chinese Culture,  in celebration of Lunar New Year. Miss Jane provides step-by-step instructions.  You will need: - a pencil and eraser - a set of watercolor paints - round a...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
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Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art / Craft
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
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Registration required for pick-up. Take bathing to a whole new level!  Create your custom bath bomb. Great to keep or give as a gift to your special Valentine.  This kit contains supplies and step-by-step instructions to get you starte...
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 "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
A coming-of-age journey about a boy with an illness that causes hair growth over the entirety of his face and body. After a disastrous carnival experience, he goes in search of his mother, who abandoned him at birth. In the wilds of New Jersey he fin...

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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.
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Grades K-5
Program Type: STEM
Event Details:
[Online] Grades K-5.  Karen and Wayne Brown, Marine Biologist from The Ocean Adventure, will discuss the Great Polar Bear and other Arctic animals.  Learn facts from fiction about these majestic creatures and the frigid land they inhabit. ...

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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
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[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
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Ages 0-6
Program Type: Storytime / Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 43

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.

Off the Hook: Knit & Crochet Group

7:00pm - 8:30pm
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art / Craft
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29

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 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.

Design a Logo with Vectr

7:00pm - 8:30pm
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Learn how to create a logo with a free, browser-based software called Vectr. Vectr can be used to create all kinds of graphics. This class will focus on logos Prerequisite: basic computer skills. ...

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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.

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.

Sunshine Squad: Spread Love

10:00am - 10:45am
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Ages 0-6
Program Type: Storytime / Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13

Sunshine Squad

0-6 years with an adult. Help build a better, more compassionate world, starting with your own family! Stories and activities with Miss Kelsey focus on social-emotional development and cultural appreciation.

Event Details:
NOTE: A craft kit will be distributed 2 weeks before the start of the program. YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED by email when they are available. ...

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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.

One Book, One Community Book Discussion

7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
 [Online] This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel. Taking inspiration from her own life, Laurie Frankel’s third novel, This Is How It Always Is, tells the story of a child’s personal metamorphosis and the loving family who eventuall...

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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: Vernon Area Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
Individuals experiencing memory loss can receive a themed activity kit each month (January-March) to enjoy with a caregiver. Each kit inspires creativity and helps improve health and well-being. DELIVERY: Kits will be delivered within the Vernon A...
This event is in the "Ages 0-6" group.

Mini Math Magicians

10:00am - 10:30am
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Ages 0-6
Program Type: Storytime / Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16

Mini Math Magicians

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