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Surviving the Summer

with The Last Kids on Earth and Max Brallier

2024-07-16 13:00:00 2024-07-16 14:00:00 America/Chicago Surviving the Summer Would you survive a zombie apocalypse? Join us to talk with New York Times bestselling author Max Brallier about The Last Kids on Earth, both a book series & Netflix animated series. (3rd-6th Grade) Virtual -

Tuesday, July 16
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-07-16 13:00:00 2024-07-16 14:00:00 America/Chicago Surviving the Summer Would you survive a zombie apocalypse? Join us to talk with New York Times bestselling author Max Brallier about The Last Kids on Earth, both a book series & Netflix animated series. (3rd-6th Grade) Virtual -

Would you survive a zombie apocalypse? Join us to talk with New York Times bestselling author Max Brallier about The Last Kids on Earth, both a book series & Netflix animated series. (3rd-6th Grade)

In this virtual event, Max will share how he came up with the different monsters and villains as well as the unique ways that Jack and his friends figure out to defeat them.

Ever since the monster apocalypse hit town, average thirteen year old Jack Sullivan has been living in his tree house, which he’s armed to the teeth with catapults and a moat, not to mention video games and an endless supply of Oreos and Mountain Dew scavenged from abandoned stores. But Jack alone is no match for the hordes of Zombies and Winged Wretches and Vine Thingies, and especially not for the eerily intelligent monster known only as Blarg. So Jack builds a team: his dorky best friend, Quint; the reformed middle school bully, Dirk; Jack’s loyal pet monster, Rover; and Jack’s crush, June. With their help, Jack is going to slay Blarg, achieve the ultimate Feat of Apocalyptic Success, and be average no longer! Can he do it?


About the Author: Max Brallier is the New York Times bestselling author of more than fifty books, including the middle-grade series, The Last Kids on Earth. Under the pen name Jack Chabert, Max is the creator and author of the Eerie Elementary series and author of the New York Times bestselling graphic novel Poptropica: Mystery of the Map. He has also written books for properties including LEGO, Adventure Time, Regular Show, Steven Universe, and Uncle Grandpa. Max has written for adults as well, including the pick-your-own-path series Can YOU Survive the Zombie Apocalypse? and an entry in the zombie anthology Nights of the Living Dead. Max lives in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter.

Please Register for link to program.


Live Virtual Author Talks - This new series through Library Speakers Consortium offers live online talks by bestselling authors of books in a variety of genres. Participants receive a link to the program when they register. Please see https://libraryc.org/gailborden to register and also view recorded videos of past speakers.

AGE GROUP: | Virtual Live | Elementary School | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Virtual |

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Phone: 847-742-2411

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We're open 9:00AM to 9:00PM

Mon, Jul 15 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jul 16 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jul 17 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jul 18 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jul 19 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jul 20 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jul 21 12:00PM to 5:00PM

About the Branch

Programs presented virtually through FB, Zoom, YouTube, and other online sources.

Upcoming Events

Thu, Jul 18, 9:00am - 9:30am
Mobile Services
Join us at our Summer stops!

Thu, Jul 18, 9:30am - 11:30am
Rakow Branch - Rakow - Computer Cafe
Get help with common tech issues like Microsoft Office, using a tablet, hotspots, syncing email with your phone, downloading content, and more. Drop in for personalized assistance at your library.

Thu, Jul 18, 9:45am - 10:15am
Mobile Services
Join us at our Summer stops!

Thu, Jul 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library - Meadows Community Rooms ABC
Join us for an interactive storytime! Best for kids birth-6 with an adult caregiver. All ages are welcome. Drop-in!

Thu, Jul 18, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Lobby - Piano
Piano performance in the lobby by volunteer community members.

Thu, Jul 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Mobile Services
Join us at our Summer stops!

Thu, Jul 18, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Mobile Services - Sprinter
425 Dundee Ave. – Elgin 60120

Thu, Jul 18, 11:00am - 11:45am
Main Library - Sally Lee Fox & Eagle Rooms
Join Ms. Carrie to explore unique art this summer. We'll learn about an artist or medium, but we'll spend most of our time MAKING ART! We'll explore Rene Magritte & create a surreal self-portrait.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Jul 18, 11:00am - 11:45am
Mobile Services
Join us at our Summer stops!

Thu, Jul 18, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Main Library - Computer Training Room
Back by popular demand! The ultimate mash-up: Coding + 3D printing! Learn how to code a program that will build a 3D object you can keep. This is a two-part series for grades 3-5.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Jul 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library
Kids and families who show checked out materials can take a photo with Moana!

Thu, Jul 18, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Computer Training Room
Back by popular demand! The ultimate mash-up: Coding + 3D printing! Learn how to code a program that will build a 3D object you can keep. This is a two-part series for grades 6-8.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Jul 18, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Main Library - Sally Lee Fox & Eagle Rooms
Join Ms. Carrie to explore unique art this summer. We'll learn about an artist or medium, but we'll spend most of our time MAKING ART! We'll explore Rene Magritte & create a surreal self-portrait.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Jul 18, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Rakow Branch - Rakow - Outside South
T-Rexplorers will be bringing authentic dinosaur fossils. Come to touch many of the fossils in their collection. This will be so fun, that you won't realize you are learning new things!
Registration is now closed

Thu, Jul 18, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Main Library - Meadows Community Rooms AB
Enjoy an interactive storytime with your child that includes books, songs, music, and movement. For ages birth - age 2 with an adult caregiver. Drop-in program! No registration required.

Thu, Jul 18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Conference Room
Usando material de USCIS que incluye preguntas de educación cívica, el formulario de solicitud y otros requisitos para la entrevista de ciudadanía.
Registration is now closed

Canceled
Thu, Jul 18, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Main Library
¡Este programa en español variará, desde cuentos hasta manualidades y más! Perfecto para familias con niños de 3 años en adelante.

Thu, Jul 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Main Library - Grove Room
Semi-monthly meeting of the Elgin Genealogical Society. No registration required.

Thu, Jul 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Main Library - Computer Training Room
Learn how to backup, store, and share photos with family and friends using Google Photos. Sponsored by Comcast Internet Essentials.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Jul 19, 9:00am - 9:30am
Mobile Services
Join us at our Summer stops!

Fri, Jul 19, 9:45am - 10:15am
Mobile Services
Join us at our Summer Stops!

Fri, Jul 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Rakow Branch
Ages 3-5 Join us OUTSIDE for fun outdoor activities. Dress appropriately and come ready to play and have fun!

Fri, Jul 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Mobile Services
Join us at our Summer stops!

Fri, Jul 19, 11:00am - 11:45am
Main Library - Sally Lee Fox & Eagle Rooms
Bring your curiosity and join us for a different theme or activity each week as we explore. This is a Drop-In Program. No Registration Required.

Fri, Jul 19, 11:15am - 11:45am
Mobile Services
Join us at our Summer stops!

Fri, Jul 19, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Mobile Services
Join us at our Summer stops!

Fri, Jul 19, 12:45pm - 1:15pm
Mobile Services
Join us at our Summer stops!

Fri, Jul 19, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Mobile Services
Visit the Book Bike to check out books and learn about what's happening at the library!