Beginning January 4, library services will close at 8 pm, Monday-Friday. 

VIRTUAL LIBRARY & UPDATES

Virtual Youth

PROGRAMS

New virtual programs are added every month to the calendar.


LEGO CLUB

Join us for building tips and ideas. Share what you’ve made at home and we’ll display it online for others to see.


READING PROGRAMS

Sign up online for one of our reading programs and you’re on your way to earning prizes while you read. Ages birth-Grade 8.


BOOK CLUBS

Middle School Book Club | Grades 6-8

Thumbnail of book coverDrum Roll, Please by Lisa Jenn Bigelow

Join us for a live Zoom virtual book discussion on January 25 from 7-8 pm. Call to register and pick up your book at the library drive-up window beginning November 23. Registration with a valid email address is required. 

 

 

Bookworms Book Club | Grades 4-5 

The Unsung Hero of Birdsong, USA by Brenda Woods

Join us for a Zoom virtual book discussion on February 1 from 4-4:30 pm. Call 847.459.4100 to register and pick up your book at the drive-up window beginning January 4. Click here to access our padlet for activities and resources.

 
 

 

Paperback Pals Book Club | Grades 2-3

I Survived The Battle of Gettysburg by Lauren Tarshis

Join us for a Zoom virtual book discussion on February 9 from 4-5 pm. Register online and pick up your book at the library drive-up window beginning January 12.

 

 

 


EARLY LITERACY CALENDARS

January 2021 | December 2020


PODCASTS FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

Stories And Songs | Learn Something New


READ ALONG BOOKSHELF


SUPER SATURDAYS

Super Saturday | All Ages

Magic And Art Show with Dan Gogh
Saturday, January 16, 11-11:45 am

Experience the magic and art of Dan Gogh. This entertaining and educational art-themed magic tricks and comedy event is fun for all. After the main presentation, stay tuned for additional prerecorded drawing workshops and theme-related downloadable activity sheets. No registration required. For more information visit our events calendar. 

Being Bilingual Rocks! Family Concert
Saturday, February 20, 11-11:30 am

Alina Celeste y su amigo Hamlet want you to know that Being Bilingual Rocks! Join them for a show that incorporates original and folk tunes in Spanish and English. The music spans many genres including Flamenco, Rumba, Bluegrass, Reggae, Cuban Son, Bossa Nova and other Caribbean, Latin American and North American beats. Be prepared to dance, sing and ROCK OUT, bilingual style. No registration required. For more information visit our events calendar. 

The Ocean Adventure Presents The Antarctica Penguins Expedition
Saturday, March 20, 11 am-12 pm

Explorers Karen and Wayne Brown combine their experience of marine biology, acting, comedy, storytelling and education from their 2018 & 2019 expeditions of the White Continent– Antarctica. They search for the amazing flightless ocean birds– penguins. Registration required. For more information visit our events calendar. 


RAISE A READER STORYTIMES

For more storytime videos visit our ITPLD YouTube channel.

 


MONDAY CRAFT

For more craft videos visit our ITPLD YouTube channel.