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Wonderful Ones

2019-12-02 18:15:00 2019-12-02 18:45:00 America/Chicago Wonderful Ones Main Library

Monday, December 02
6:15pm - 6:45pm

Add to Calendar 2019-12-02 18:15:00 2019-12-02 18:45:00 America/Chicago Wonderful Ones 15 minutes of short stories, fingerplays, rhymes, and a music movement activity with a parent or caregiver followed by a 15-minute play period. Please register. Main Library

Main Library

Meadows Community Room C

15 minutes of short stories, fingerplays, rhymes, and a music movement activity with a parent or caregiver followed by a 15-minute play period. Please register.

AGE GROUP: | Baby & Toddler |

EVENT TYPE: | Storytimes |

TAGS: | |

Main Library

Phone: 847-742-2411

Hours
About the library

Upcoming events

Fri, Jul 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Pick up a board book (to keep!) and an activity for your baby every week. Join us for a Zoom discussion while your baby plays. Pick up supplies weekly at Main drive-thru only.
This event is full

Fri, Jul 10, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Vroom Vroom! Beep beep! Join us for songs, stories, and dancing all about cars, trains, planes, and more! Participants will dance using Zoom from their homes. Best for ages 3-8.

Fri, Jul 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Award winning duo from Chicago, Wendy and DB write and perform songs about science, nature, diversity, safety and the arts! Join us on Zoom for Wendy & DB’s highly interactive show!

Sat, Jul 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
Virtual
Learn how to keep your kitchen cooking-ready with practical tips from professional organizer Cindy Stec. Please Register
Register

Sun, Jul 12, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual
Visit our Early Learning Virtual Summer Activities page (www.gailborden.info/PreschoolSummerLearning) to download and complete this week's craft.

Sun, Jul 12, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual
Visit our Early Learning Virtual Summer Activities page (www.gailborden.info/PreschoolSummerLearning) to download and complete this week's virtual scavenger hunt.

Sun, Jul 12, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual
Visit our Early Learning Virtual Summer Activities page (www.gailborden.info/PreschoolSummerLearning) to download and complete this week's Preschool STEAM Activity.

Sun, Jul 12, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual
Visit our Early Learning Virtual Summer Activities page (www.gailborden.info/PreschoolSummerLearning) to download and complete this week's DIY Storytime.

Mon, Jul 13, 9:00am - 10:00am
Main Library
We are celebrating all our favorite Minions with this pick up only craft and snack program! Pick up supplies starting at 9 AM on July 13.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 13, 10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Caregivers to those with chronic conditions learn relaxation techniques & strategies to preserve their own health. Must register for all 9 weeks of this Proven University of Texas Program.

Mon, Jul 13, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Join us for stories, songs, and puppets! This summer, reading will take us everywhere! Best for ages 2-6.

Mon, Jul 13, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual
Intermediate-level participants practice structured and spontaneous conversational skills. Led by Pita Betancourt and Nohora Chacon.

Mon, Jul 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
This is the ultimate mash-up: Coding + 3D printing! Come learn how to design and code a program that will build a 3D object you can keep. This is a three-part series for grades 3-5.

Mon, Jul 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
This is the ultimate mash-up: Coding + 3D printing! Come learn how to design and code a program that will build a 3D object you can keep. This is a three-part series for grades 6-8.

Mon, Jul 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Old Oaks Estates - 850 Villa Street (corner of Nancy Ann & Suzanne Ln) Elgin, 60120

Mon, Jul 13, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
El programa gratis en español consiste de 10 sesiones semanales de 90 minutos. Está diseñado para ayudar a las personas que cuidan de personas mayores a cuidar de éstos y de si mismos.

Mon, Jul 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile Stop - Eastside Rec Center - 1080 E. Chicago St., Elgin 60120

Mon, Jul 13, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Virtual
Acompaña a la Srta. Grisel en Facebook en vivo todos los lunes. Vamos a leer cuentos, cantar y habrá títeres. Favor de visitar: https://bit.ly/gbplFBLV

Tue, Jul 14, 11:00am - 11:15am
Virtual
Join us on Facebook every Tuesday at 11am to learn about a screen-free, sensory activity you can do with your child at home!

Tue, Jul 14, 11:00am - 11:20am
Virtual
Have fun learning about engineering with this build challenge using simple supplies. Which one will be the tallest, or hold the most weight? Registration Required. Grades 1-5.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 14, 11:30am - 11:50am
Virtual
Have fun learning about engineering with this build challenge using simple supplies. Which one will be the tallest, or hold the most weight? Registration Required. Grades 1-5.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library - Lobby - Piano
Join us for drop-in piano performances in the Lobby by community members.

Tue, Jul 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual
Bring Your Markers, Colored Pencils, or Paints to this online Event and Create Abstract Art. Please Register for link to program.
Register

Tue, Jul 14, 1:00pm - 1:20pm
Virtual
Have fun learning about engineering with this build challenge using simple supplies. Which one will be the tallest, or hold the most weight? Registration Required. Grades 1-5.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Bowes Creek Active - main entrance - 33651 Centennial Way, Elgin 60124

Canceled
Tue, Jul 14, 1:30pm - 1:50pm
Virtual
Diviértete aprendiendo sobre la ingeniería usando palillos de madera, pinzas de madera y clips de carpetas. Vamos a crear impresionante estructuras y averiguar cuál es la más alta.

Tue, Jul 14, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Edgewater by Del Webb - Creekside Lodge - 2554 Edgewater Dr., Elgin 60124

Tue, Jul 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
Join in and share what you are reading or learn about new books.

Tue, Jul 14, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
This group is for kids entering 2nd-4th grades who already know Spanish and want to improve their Spanish-speaking skills outside the classroom. Great for dual language students! Registration required

Tue, Jul 14, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: The Greens of Elgin - front circle - 801 N. McLean Blvd., Elgin 60123

Tue, Jul 14, 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Virtual
Practica conversar, mejora tu pronunciación y adquiere confianza con un tutor. Practice everyday conversations, improve your pronunciation and gain confidence. With Literacy Connection tutors.

Tue, Jul 14, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Main Library - Grove Room
Monthly meeting of the Library Board which is generally held on the second Tuesday of the month.

Tue, Jul 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) is hosting a free virtual solar information session where you'll learn everything you need to know about going solar. Register to view via Zoom.
Register

Tue, Jul 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Elda demonstrates how glass bottles can be transformed into "sea glass bottles" and create a coastal decor for your indoor or outdoor space.

Wed, Jul 15, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Join us every Wednesday at 11am! Especially for the little ones, this storytime will include songs, stories, and fingerplays for ages 0-2.

Wed, Jul 15, 11:00am - 11:20am
Virtual
Learn all about soil and then let's do some composting as we turn table scraps into soil.

Wed, Jul 15, 11:30am - 11:50am
Virtual
Learn all about soil and then let's do some composting as we turn table scraps into soil.

Wed, Jul 15, 1:00pm - 1:20pm
Virtual
Learn all about soil and then let's do some composting as we turn table scraps into soil.

Wed, Jul 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Are you a fan of BTS, NCT, Blackpink, or other K-pop groups? Come meet other local fans, share your favorite songs, and make a K-pop-themed paper craft.

Wed, Jul 15, 2:45pm - 3:30pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Willow Lake Estates - club house - 161 W. River Rd., Elgin 60123

Wed, Jul 15, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Main Library
Join us for drop-in piano performances in the Lobby by community members.

Wed, Jul 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Blackhawk Apts. - 926 Congdon Ave., Elgin 60120

Wed, Jul 15, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual
Estudiantes de todos los niveles practicarán con otras personas que hablan español o inglés como primer idioma. Learners of all levels practice a new language with native English and Spanish Speakers.

Wed, Jul 15, 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Virtual
Learn the ins and outs of audio and video recording and editing.

Wed, Jul 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Crestwood Apts. - info office - 45 Poplar Creek Dr., Elgin 60120

Thu, Jul 16, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Join us on the library facebook page for a storytime full of adventure ! There will be a story, and craft or activity you can do from home. https://www.facebook.com/gailbordenpubliclibrary

Thu, Jul 16, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Virtual
Can you tell a story in 100 words? 50 words? 6 words? Welcome to the riveting world of flash fiction. Grades 3-8. Registration required.

Thu, Jul 16, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: River's Edge Townhomes - 2 Clifford Ct., Elgin 60123

Thu, Jul 16, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Surrey Drive - Surrey Dr. & Maple Ln., Elgin 60123

Thu, Jul 16, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Mulberry Court - Mulberry Ct. & Mulberry Ln. - Elgin 60123

Thu, Jul 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Reconoce los sonidos del inglés, practica pronunciarlos, y aprende a diferenciarlos al escucharlos con la maestra Claudia Heinrich. Recomendado para nivel intermedio.

Thu, Jul 16, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
While most of us are not traveling this season, let's test out our knowledge of our world! Link: https://www.crowd.live/D5AZS

Thu, Jul 16, 7:00pm - 7:15pm
Virtual
Join Billie Moffett Live on Facebook to create a one-of-a-kind craft.

Fri, Jul 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Pick up a board book (to keep!) and an activity for your baby every week. Join us for a Zoom discussion while your baby plays. Pick up supplies weekly at Main drive-thru only.

Fri, Jul 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Are you ready for an interactive magic show? Join us as we watch magic before our eyes. Be sure to pick up your supplies starting on July 13.

Sat, Jul 18, 10:00am - 10:45am
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Veneto Park - Veneto Ct. & Tuscany Dr., Streamwood 60107

Sat, Jul 18, 11:00am - 11:45am
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Buckskin Lane Park - Streamwood 60107

Sat, Jul 18, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: ReStore/Elgin Flea Market - 800 N. State St., Elgin 60123

Sun, Jul 19, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual
Visit our Early Learning Virtual Summer Activities page (www.gailborden.info/PreschoolSummerLearning) to download and complete this week's craft.

Sun, Jul 19, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual
Visit our Early Learning Virtual Summer Activities page (www.gailborden.info/PreschoolSummerLearning) to download and complete this week's virtual scavenger hunt.

Sun, Jul 19, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual
Visit our Early Learning Virtual Summer Activities page (www.gailborden.info/PreschoolSummerLearning) to download and complete this week's Preschool STEAM Activity.

Sun, Jul 19, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual
Visit our Early Learning Virtual Summer Activities page (www.gailborden.info/PreschoolSummerLearning) to download and complete this week's DIY Storytime.

Mon, Jul 20, 10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Caregivers to those with chronic conditions learn relaxation techniques & strategies to preserve their own health. Must register for all 9 weeks of this Proven University of Texas Program.

Mon, Jul 20, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Join us for stories, songs, and puppets! This summer, reading will take us everywhere! Best for ages 2-6.

Mon, Jul 20, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual
Intermediate-level participants practice structured and spontaneous conversational skills. Led by Pita Betancourt and Nohora Chacon.

Mon, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
This is the ultimate mash-up: Coding + 3D printing! Come learn how to design and code a program that will build a 3D object you can keep. This is a three-part series for grades 3-5.

Mon, Jul 20, 3:00pm - 3:20pm
Virtual
En este video que es parte del programa mensual Desestrésate, Pita Betancourt nos enseña cómo practicar algunas técnicas de yoga, pilates y tai chi para relajarnos y aliviar la ansiedad.

Mon, Jul 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
This is the ultimate mash-up: Coding + 3D printing! Come learn how to design and code a program that will build a 3D object you can keep. This is a three-part series for grades 6-8.

Mon, Jul 20, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Hunter's Ridge Apts. - southeast parking lot - 1068 Todd Farm Rd., Elgin 60123

Mon, Jul 20, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
El programa gratis en español consiste de 10 sesiones semanales de 90 minutos. Está diseñado para ayudar a las personas que cuidan de personas mayores a cuidar de éstos y de si mismos.

Mon, Jul 20, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Mark Ave./Greater Grace Church - 991 Deborah Ave., Elgin 60123

Mon, Jul 20, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Virtual
Acompaña a la Srta. Grisel en Facebook en vivo todos los lunes. Vamos a leer cuentos, cantar y habrá títeres. Favor de visitar: https://bit.ly/gbplFBLV

Mon, Jul 20, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Wing Park Apts./Garden Qrt. Townhomes - southeast parking lot - 6 Tivoli Pl., Elgin 60123

Tue, Jul 21, 11:00am - 11:15am
Virtual
Join us on Facebook every Tuesday at 11am to learn about a screen-free, sensory activity you can do with your child at home!

Tue, Jul 21, 11:00am - 11:20am
Virtual
Use your super brain powers to complete some fun memory, coordination and sensory challenges. Registration Required. Grades 1-5.

Tue, Jul 21, 11:30am - 11:50am
Virtual
Use your super brain powers to complete some fun memory, coordination and sensory challenges. Registration Required. Grades 1-5.

Tue, Jul 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library - Lobby - Piano
Join us for drop-in piano performances in the Lobby by community members.

Tue, Jul 21, 1:00pm - 1:20pm
Virtual
Use your super brain powers to complete some fun memory, coordination and sensory challenges. Registration Required. Grades 1-5.

Tue, Jul 21, 1:30pm - 1:50pm
Virtual
Usa tus super poderes mentales para completar retos de memoria y coordinación

Tue, Jul 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: State Street Towers - main entrance - 104 S. State St., Elgin 60123

Tue, Jul 21, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual
Join Little Miss Ann as she performs upbeat and interactive music at these special virtual concerts! No registration.

Tue, Jul 21, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
This group is for kids entering 2nd-4th grades who already know Spanish and want to improve their Spanish-speaking skills outside the classroom. Great for dual language students! Registration required

Tue, Jul 21, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Buena Vista Apts. & Townhomes - playground by office - 222 Locust St., Elgin 60123

Tue, Jul 21, 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Virtual
Practica conversar, mejora tu pronunciación y adquiere confianza con un tutor. Practice everyday conversations, improve your pronunciation and gain confidence. With Literacy Connection tutors.

Tue, Jul 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Join Elda on Facebook LIVE and learn how to transform summer entertaining by creating a seasonal Charcuterie board that's perfect for enjoying while relaxing on the porch or patio. 

Tue, Jul 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Share Your Vacation Stories and Photos and Discuss the Western U.S. Please Register for link to program.
Register

Wed, Jul 22, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Join us every Wednesday at 11am! Especially for the little ones, this storytime will include songs, stories, and fingerplays for ages 0-2.

Wed, Jul 22, 11:00am - 11:20am
Virtual
What is a nature journal? It’s a way to write, color, and scrapbook your outdoor adventures! Join us for an adventure into the everyday wilderness. Grades 1-5. Registration Required.

Wed, Jul 22, 11:30am - 11:50am
Virtual
What is a nature journal? It’s a way to write, color, and scrapbook your outdoor adventures! Join us for an adventure into the everyday wilderness. Grades 1-5. Registration Required.

Wed, Jul 22, 1:00pm - 1:20pm
Virtual
What is a nature journal? It’s a way to write, color, and scrapbook your outdoor adventures! Join us for an adventure into the everyday wilderness. Grades 1-5. Registration Required.

Wed, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Make your own diamond ore and other Minecraft blocks at this virtual meetup for Minecraft fans.

Wed, Jul 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Main Library
Join us for drop-in piano performances in the Lobby by community members.

Wed, Jul 22, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Ann St. Park - 250 Ann Street - South Elgin 60177

Wed, Jul 22, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual
Estudiantes de todos los niveles practicarán con otras personas que hablan español o inglés como primer idioma. Learners of all levels practice a new language with native English and Spanish Speakers.

Wed, Jul 22, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Nature Ridge Elementary - school drop off loop - 1899 Westridge Blvd., Bartlett 60103

Wed, Jul 22, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Blue Heron Park - 350 Blue Heron Way, Bartlett 60103

Wed, Jul 22, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual
Herzlich willkommen! Practice or improve your conversation skills with other German speakers. Barbara Laane will be facilitating the conversation with different relevant themes virtually via Zoom.
Register

Thu, Jul 23, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Join us on the library facebook page for a storytime full of adventure ! There will be a story, and craft or activity you can do from home. https://www.facebook.com/gailbordenpubliclibrary

Thu, Jul 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Lobby - Piano
Join us for drop-in piano performances in the Lobby by community members.

Thu, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Virtual
Looking for ideas for books to read this summer? Join us via Zoom for a summer book club. We’ll read aloud and discuss a selection from the book and make a fun craft with supplies you have at home.

Thu, Jul 23, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Garfield Elementary - 420 May St., Elgin 60120

Thu, Jul 23, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: River's Landing Apts. - 3 Times Square Rd., Elgin 60120

Thu, Jul 23, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Illinois Court - Illinois Ct. & Illinois Ave., Elgin 60120

Thu, Jul 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Reconoce los sonidos del inglés, practica pronunciarlos, y aprende a diferenciarlos al escucharlos con la maestra Claudia Heinrich. Recomendado para nivel intermedio.

Thu, Jul 23, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Calling all Pop Culture addicts! This night is for you. We are testing how well you know your celebs from the past to the present. Link: https://www.crowd.live/BNEMM

Thu, Jul 23, 7:00pm - 7:15pm
Virtual
Join Billie Moffett Live on Facebook to create a one-of-a-kind craft.

Fri, Jul 24, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Pick up a board book (to keep!) and an activity for your baby every week. Join us for a Zoom discussion while your baby plays. Pick up supplies weekly at Main drive-thru only.
This event is full

Fri, Jul 24, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Join us for songs, stories, and dancing about animals! Participants are welcome to wear their animal costumes from their homes. Best for ages 3-8.

Fri, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Sesame Street rocks! We're celebrating all of our favorite characters with crafts and more! Pick up supplies starting on July 13. *Hosted via Zoom and your meeting ID and PW will be sent.

Sat, Jul 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Calling all fans of Attack on Titan, My Hero Academia, Sailor Moon, and more! Watch anime, share fan art, and enjoy hanging out (virtually) with friends.

Mon, Jul 27, 10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Caregivers to those with chronic conditions learn relaxation techniques & strategies to preserve their own health. Must register for all 9 weeks of this Proven University of Texas Program.

Canceled
Mon, Jul 27, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Join us for stories, songs, and puppets! This summer, reading will take us everywhere! Best for ages 2-6.

Mon, Jul 27, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual
Intermediate-level participants practice structured and spontaneous conversational skills. Led by Pita Betancourt and Nohora Chacon.

Mon, Jul 27, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Virtual
Join the Rakow Readers for a book discussion on Zoom. This month: "American Dirt" by Jeanine Cummins. Please register to be emailed the Zoom invitation link.
Register

Mon, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
This is the ultimate mash-up: Coding + 3D printing! Come learn how to design and code a program that will build a 3D object you can keep. This is a three-part series for grades 3-5.

Mon, Jul 27, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
This is the ultimate mash-up: Coding + 3D printing! Come learn how to design and code a program that will build a 3D object you can keep. This is a three-part series for grades 6-8.

Mon, Jul 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Old Oaks Estates - 850 Villa Street (corner of Nancy Ann & Suzanne Ln) Elgin, 60120

Mon, Jul 27, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
El programa gratis en español consiste de 10 sesiones semanales de 90 minutos. Está diseñado para ayudar a las personas que cuidan de personas mayores a cuidar de éstos y de si mismos.

Mon, Jul 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile Stop - Eastside Rec Center - 1080 E. Chicago St., Elgin 60120

Mon, Jul 27, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
¡Únanse a Alina Celeste y Mi Amigo Hamlet para una celebración musical en 2 idiomas!/ Join Alina Celeste and Mi Amigo Hamlet for a musical celebration in 2 languages!

Tue, Jul 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Caregivers & loved ones living with mild cognitive impairment are invited to attend this social event together. We chat about a discussion topic & this feels like an old-time neighborhood gathering.
Register

Tue, Jul 28, 11:00am - 11:20am
Virtual
A geoboard allows you to experiment with geometrical shapes using pegs and rubber bands to create art. Registration Required. Grades 1-5.

Tue, Jul 28, 11:30am - 11:50am
Virtual
A geoboard allows you to experiment with geometrical shapes using pegs and rubber bands to create art. Registration Required. Grades 1-5.

Tue, Jul 28, 1:00pm - 1:20pm
Virtual
A geoboard allows you to experiment with geometrical shapes using pegs and rubber bands to create art. Registration Required. Grades 1-5.

Tue, Jul 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Bowes Creek Active - main entrance - 33651 Centennial Way, Elgin 60124

Tue, Jul 28, 1:30pm - 1:50pm
Virtual
Acompáñanos en Zoom donde crearemos una superficie especial para elaborar flores y figuras geométricas.

Tue, Jul 28, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Edgewater by Del Webb - Creekside Lodge - 2554 Edgewater Dr., Elgin 60124

Tue, Jul 28, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
This group is for kids entering 2nd-4th grades who already know Spanish and want to improve their Spanish-speaking skills outside the classroom. Great for dual language students! Registration required

Tue, Jul 28, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: The Greens of Elgin - front circle - 801 N. McLean Blvd., Elgin 60123

Tue, Jul 28, 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Virtual
Practica conversar, mejora tu pronunciación y adquiere confianza con un tutor. Practice everyday conversations, improve your pronunciation and gain confidence. With Literacy Connection tutors.

Tue, Jul 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Art and functionality blend together beautifully as Elda demonstrates how to make bright and elegant alcohol ink dyed coasters.

Wed, Jul 29, 11:00am - 11:20am
Virtual
Join us for a virtual pet playdate! Draw your dream pet, adopt a pet rock, and embark on a tail-wagging adventure. Pets are welcome to join us. Registration Required. Grades 1-5.

Wed, Jul 29, 11:30am - 11:50am
Virtual
Join us for a virtual pet playdate! Draw your dream pet, adopt a pet rock, and embark on a tail-wagging adventure. Pets are welcome to join us. Registration Required. Grades 1-5.

Wed, Jul 29, 1:00pm - 1:20pm
Virtual
Join us for a virtual pet playdate! Draw your dream pet, adopt a pet rock, and embark on a tail-wagging adventure. Pets are welcome to join us. Registration Required. Grades 1-5.

Wed, Jul 29, 2:45pm - 3:30pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Willow Lake Estates - club house - 161 W. River Rd., Elgin 60123

Wed, Jul 29, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Main Library
Join us for drop-in piano performances in the Lobby by community members.

Wed, Jul 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Blackhawk Apts. - 926 Congdon Ave., Elgin 60120

Wed, Jul 29, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual
Estudiantes de todos los niveles practicarán con otras personas que hablan español o inglés como primer idioma. Learners of all levels practice a new language with native English and Spanish Speakers.

Wed, Jul 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Crestwood Apts. - info office - 45 Poplar Creek Dr., Elgin 60120

Thu, Jul 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Lobby - Piano
Join us for drop-in piano performances in the Lobby by community members.

Thu, Jul 30, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Virtual
Let's go fly a kite up to the highest heights! Come float among the clouds by making your very own flying kite, hold on tight. Grades 1-5 Registration Required Instruction in English and Spanish

Thu, Jul 30, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: River's Edge Townhomes - 2 Clifford Ct., Elgin 60123

Thu, Jul 30, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Surrey Drive - Surrey Dr. & Maple Ln., Elgin 60123

Thu, Jul 30, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Mulberry Court - Mulberry Ct. & Mulberry Ln. - Elgin 60123

Thu, Jul 30, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Outdoor Stage
Bring your picnic supper and enjoy Flutist Scott Metlicka & Cellist Sara Sitzer as they take you on a musical journey around the world! Seating will be based on social distancing guidelines.

Thu, Jul 30, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Reconoce los sonidos del inglés, practica pronunciarlos, y aprende a diferenciarlos al escucharlos con la maestra Claudia Heinrich. Recomendado para nivel intermedio.

Thu, Jul 30, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
It's almost Harry Potter's birthday and to celebrate we are testing your Harry Potter knowledge! link: https://www.crowd.live/RNENW

Fri, Jul 31, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Virtual
Get your work published in the Writing Club Journal! All writers between K - 8 can submit their creations to the 2020 Writing Club Journal! See Submission Guidelines for more information.

Fri, Jul 31, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Happy Birthday, Harry Potter! Join us for a magical storytime featuring dragons, unicorns, and more!

Fri, Jul 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Celebrate all things Scooby Doo with us at this virtual celebration with crafts and a snack! Pick up your supplies starting on July 27.

Sat, Aug 01, 10:00am - 10:45am
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Veneto Park - Veneto Ct. & Tuscany Dr., Streamwood 60107

Sat, Aug 01, 11:00am - 11:45am
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Buckskin Lane Park - Streamwood 60107

Sat, Aug 01, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: ReStore/Elgin Flea Market - 800 N. State St., Elgin 60123

Mon, Aug 03, 10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Caregivers to those with chronic conditions learn relaxation techniques & strategies to preserve their own health. Must register for all 9 weeks of this Proven University of Texas Program.

Mon, Aug 03, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual
Intermediate-level participants practice structured and spontaneous conversational skills. Led by Pita Betancourt and Nohora Chacon.

Mon, Aug 03, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Hunter's Ridge Apts. - southeast parking lot - 1068 Todd Farm Rd., Elgin 60123

Mon, Aug 03, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
El programa gratis en español consiste de 10 sesiones semanales de 90 minutos. Está diseñado para ayudar a las personas que cuidan de personas mayores a cuidar de éstos y de si mismos.

Mon, Aug 03, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Mark Ave./Greater Grace Church - 991 Deborah Ave., Elgin 60123

Mon, Aug 03, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Wing Park Apts./Garden Qrt. Townhomes - southeast parking lot - 6 Tivoli Pl., Elgin 60123

Mon, Aug 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Turn fresh flowers into art with DIY Hammered Flower Art. Elda demonstrates a technique to create beautiful flower prints on paper or fabrics.

Mon, Aug 03, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual
Share your love of poetry! This is a group for local poets to share what they have written. Gareth Mann Sitz, poet and songwriter, will facilitate virtually via Zoom. Please register
Register

Tue, Aug 04, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library - Lobby - Piano
Join us for drop-in piano performances in the Lobby by community members.

Tue, Aug 04, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: State Street Towers - main entrance - 104 S. State St., Elgin 60123

Tue, Aug 04, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
Join in and share what you are reading or learn about new books.

Tue, Aug 04, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Buena Vista Apts. & Townhomes - playground by office - 222 Locust St., Elgin 60123

Tue, Aug 04, 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Virtual
Practica conversar, mejora tu pronunciación y adquiere confianza con un tutor. Practice everyday conversations, improve your pronunciation and gain confidence. With Literacy Connection tutors.

Tue, Aug 04, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual
Looking for the ultimate user manual for all things Apple? Join this virtual Zoom meeting with your Apple device to learn, share and help each other in this group.

Wed, Aug 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Are you a fan of BTS, NCT, Blackpink, or other K-pop groups? Come meet other local fans, share your favorite songs, and make a K-pop-themed paper craft.

Wed, Aug 05, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Main Library
Join us for drop-in piano performances in the Lobby by community members.

Wed, Aug 05, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Ann St. Park - 250 Ann Street - South Elgin 60177

Wed, Aug 05, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual
Estudiantes de todos los niveles practicarán con otras personas que hablan español o inglés como primer idioma. Learners of all levels practice a new language with native English and Spanish Speakers.

Wed, Aug 05, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Nature Ridge Elementary - school drop off loop - 1899 Westridge Blvd., Bartlett 60103

Wed, Aug 05, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Blue Heron Park - 350 Blue Heron Way, Bartlett 60103

Wed, Aug 05, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
1950s in Elgin are remembered as the "good old days" and a time of unprecedented growth and prosperity to many. Historian Jerry Turnquist will take you back to this exciting time. Please register
Register

Thu, Aug 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Join us on the library facebook page for a storytime full of adventure ! There will be a story, and craft or activity you can do from home. https://www.facebook.com/gailbordenpubliclibrary

Thu, Aug 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Lobby - Piano
Join us for drop-in piano performances in the Lobby by community members.

Thu, Aug 06, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Garfield Elementary - 420 May St., Elgin 60120

Thu, Aug 06, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: River's Landing Apts. - 3 Times Square Rd., Elgin 60120

Thu, Aug 06, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Illinois Court - Illinois Ct. & Illinois Ave., Elgin 60120

Thu, Aug 06, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
We are journeying into outer space tonight as we test your knowledge of the beyond! Link: https://www.crowd.live/AHDDJ

Fri, Aug 07, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Virtual
We're going to the zoo today! Check out this virtual experience of the Lincoln Park Zoo and then join us via Zoom at 2 PM to hear from a zoo educator. Register and please provide e-mail address.

Sat, Aug 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Has your child finished the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program? Congratulations! Please join us on Zoom for special party for graduates of this early literacy program. Please register.