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This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art / Craft
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30

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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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 "Early Childhood" group.
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime / Early Learning
Event Details:
Ages 0-6 with an adult. Happy birthday to you...and the library! Come celebrate the library's 50th birthday with books, songs, and dancing! Please choose between the 9:30 AM session or 10:30 AM session. ...

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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

This event is in the "Early Childhood" group.
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime / Early Learning
Event Details:
Ages 0-6 with an adult. Happy birthday to you...and the library! Come celebrate the library's 50th birthday with books, songs, and dancing! 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

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Annex Lawn
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 98
Event Details:
Lamajamal, a musical trio presented with Old Town School of Folk Music, explores classical, folk, and sacred music traditions from around the world. With each member trained in various musical traditions and instruments, the group has an extensi...

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This outdoor event takes place on the Annex Lawn

The Library Annex is located at 4 Indian Creek Road, behind the main library building. On the lawn behind it is the Library Learning Garden - a space for outdoor events at the library and enjoyment anytime.

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 "Teens" group.

DIY Mini Library

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art / Craft
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Celebrate the library’s 50th anniversary by creating your own tiny library! ...
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Grades K-2 with an adult. Learn about creating a circuit, then build a birthday treat with LED candles to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the library. This program is free and open to all. Signup is required. Sign up online here, by telephone at...

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Adult must attend

For this session, child participants must be accompanied by an adult.

This event is in the "Elementary" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Grades 3-5. Learn about creating a circuit, then build a birthday treat with LED candles to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the library. This program is free and open to all. Signup is required. Sign up online here, by telephone at 224-543-1486,...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: General Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 180
Event Details:
The five Great Lakes combined are the largest body of fresh water in the world. They are an and an economic powerhouse, an irreplaceable source of drinking water for over 40 million people, and home to many species.  This amazing resource faces ...
This event is in the "Early Childhood" group.

Mini Math Magicians

10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime / Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20

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.

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Adult must attend

For this session, child participants must be accompanied by an adult.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: General Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
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 ...
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Age Group: Elementary, Teens, Adults
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
Recommended for grades K through Adult.  Visit the Mobile Museum of Tolerance bus in the library parking lot and experience the video exhibits. The Mobile Museum of Tolerance is a world-class learning experience utilizing innovative techno...
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary
Program Type: General Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Grades K-5. Sea Beast Puppet Company is back at the library with Page to Stage Puppet Workshop.   Choose a puppet to construct and assemble from several printed patterns. Then try out your creation or even perform a short skit with you...
This event is in the "Early Childhood" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Age Group: Early Childhood, Elementary, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Art / Craft
Event Details:
[Pickup] All ages. Ask for the Red, White & Blue kit when you visit the Youth Desk in the library or the drive up window during regular business hours. While supplies last. Your kit will contain supplies to make a  craft and step by ...

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No signup required

No signup required. 

This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Age Group: Elementary, Teens, Adults
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
Recommended for grades K through Adult.  Visit the Mobile Museum of Tolerance bus in the library parking lot and experience the video exhibits. The Mobile Museum of Tolerance is a world-class learning experience utilizing innovative techno...

Disclaimer(s)

No signup required

No signup required. 

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

Little Pages & Play Box

Subscribers: visit the drive-up window beginning today to pick your activity box and books for this month. The books have already been checked out to your library card.

Little Pages & Play Box is a subscription-based service for ages 0-2. A Vernon Area Public Library card is required.

Event Details:
Your July box includes supplies for a craft called "Weather Puppets" and 2 board books checked out to your VAPLD card. ...
This event is in the "Early Childhood" group.
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)

Adult must attend

For this session, child participants must be accompanied by an adult.

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

This event is in the "Early Childhood" group.
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)

Adult must attend

For this session, child participants must be accompanied by an adult.

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

This event is in the "Elementary" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Grades K-5. Lego Master Builders returns with a special challenge: show us your dream library! What special spaces can you imagine for reading and having fun?  Please choose one session only. This event is free and open to all children in gra...
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Grades K-5. Lego Master Builders returns with a special challenge: show us your dream library! What special spaces can you imagine for reading and having fun?  Please choose one session only. This event is free and open to all children in gra...
This event is in the "Early Childhood" group.
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Early Childhood
Program Type: Storytime / Early Learning

Wiggling Ones

Ages 12-24 months. Add 30 minutes of joy to your week. Giggle, sing, and play along with your little one, other families, and Miss Julia.

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

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

Wiggling Ones

Ages 12-24 months. Add 30 minutes of joy to your week. Giggle, sing, and play along with your little one, other families, and Miss Julia.

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

This event is in the "Early Childhood" group.
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)

Adult must attend

For this session, child participants must be accompanied by an adult.

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

This event is in the "Early Childhood" group.
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)

Adult must attend

For this session, child participants must be accompanied by an adult.

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