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Escape the Haunted House! A Virtual Escape Room Challenge

Pickup Kit at Main Library between October 19-23rd

2020-10-23 11:00:00 2020-10-23 11:45:00 America/Chicago Escape the Haunted House! A Virtual Escape Room Challenge Enter if you dare, but BEWARE! They say the old house on the hill is haunted, but if you make it out to the other side a wonderful surprise awaits. Will you be able to escape? Please register. Virtual

Friday, October 23
11:00am - 11:45am

Add to Calendar 2020-10-23 11:00:00 2020-10-23 11:45:00 America/Chicago Escape the Haunted House! A Virtual Escape Room Challenge Enter if you dare, but BEWARE! They say the old house on the hill is haunted, but if you make it out to the other side a wonderful surprise awaits. Will you be able to escape? Please register. Virtual

Enter if you dare, but BEWARE! They say the old house on the hill is haunted, but if you make it out to the other side a wonderful surprise awaits. Will you be able to escape? Please register.

This program has supplies to be picked up at the Main Library/Rakow Branch. All registered participants can pick up materials for the program at the Main Library KidSpace Desk (address: 270 N Grove Ave. Elgin) beginning Friday October 16 up through the time of the event - Friday October 23rd.  Please ask staff for the "Haunted House Escape Room Kit."    

If you would like to pick-up the supplies at the Main Library Drive-up Window instead of inside the library at the youth desk, please call the youth desk at, 847-429-4685, before you arrive to the library.

This virtual program will take place in ZOOM. Participants will receive an email invitation with login information and links 24 hours before the program begins.

New to Zoom? Click here for instructions.

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Hours

Today's hours

We're open 9:00AM to 5:30PM

Mon, Nov 30 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Tue, Dec 01 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Wed, Dec 02 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Thu, Dec 03 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Fri, Dec 04 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Dec 05 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sun, Dec 06 9:00AM to 5:30PM

About the branch

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

Upcoming events

Wed, Dec 02, All day
All Branches
The drive-up windows at Main & Rakow will be open. Curbside service at South Elgin and the Bookmobile contactless service will continue. Reference Services & Interlibrary loan (ILL) will continue.

Wed, Dec 02, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual - Hispanic Services - Zoom
Test
Registration is now closed

Wed, Dec 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Especially for the little ones, this virtual storytime will include songs, stories, and fingerplays for ages 0-2. No registration.

Wed, Dec 02, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Andrea Norman, Medicare Benefit Advisor, from Ascension Complete will go over Medicare options and answer questions on enrolling for Medicare. Please register for link to Zoom. Register

Wed, Dec 02, 2:45pm - 3:30pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Willow Lakes Estates – club house – 161 W. River Road – Elgin 60123

Wed, Dec 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Blackhawk Apts. – 926 Congdon Ave. – Elgin 60120

Canceled
Wed, Dec 02, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library
Drop in and help out the library with cleaning, book displays, and other various projects.

Wed, Dec 02, 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, Dec 02, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Virtual
If you wrote a book for National Novel Writing Month, join us for a virtual celebration! We'll share our books over Zoom and celebrate the craft of writing. Grades K-8. Registration required.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Dec 02, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Crestwood Apts. of Elgin – info office – 45 Poplar Creek Dr. – Elgin 60120

Wed, Dec 02, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Virtual
Join Miss Katie for book talks highlighting “the best of the best” picture books from 2020's publishing crop! A great opportunity to discover holiday gifts for little ones.

Thu, Dec 03, All day
All Branches
The drive-up windows at Main & Rakow will be open. Curbside service at South Elgin and the Bookmobile contactless service will continue. Reference Services & Interlibrary loan (ILL) will continue.

Thu, Dec 03, All day
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

Canceled
Thu, Dec 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Join us for drop-in piano performances in the Lobby by community members.

Thu, Dec 03, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Let’s use our kindness to create a homemade card for a gift! So many options: a cool holiday card, a birthday card, a get well card, a thank you card. Grades K-2. Registration required.
This event is full

Thu, Dec 03, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: River’s Edge Townhomes – 2 Clifford Ct. – Elgin 60123

Thu, Dec 03, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
Let’s use our kindness to create a homemade card for a gift! So many options: a cool holiday card, a birthday card, a get well card, a thank you card. Grades 3-5. Registration required
This event is full

Thu, Dec 03, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Surrey Dr. – Surrey Dr. & Maple Ln. – Elgin 60123

Thu, Dec 03, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Virtual
Singing, clapping, simple stories and lapsit bounces at this virtual 1/2 hour program. Best for birth-23 months. Please register.

Thu, Dec 03, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Learn how QuickBooks desktop accounting software (2018 Desktop Premier Version) allows users to manage their company finances by adding items, working with customers & vendors, and running reports.

Thu, Dec 03, 6:30pm - 6:45pm
Virtual
Join us for an English and Spanish bedtime story. Some weeks will also have a guitar lullaby.

Thu, Dec 03, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Mulberry Ct. – Mulberry Ct. & Mulberry Ln. – Elgin 60123