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Grupo de Conversación en Inglés Online

English Conversation Group

2020-09-22 18:30:00 2020-09-22 19:45:00 America/Chicago Grupo de Conversación en Inglés Online Virtual

Tuesday, September 22
6:30pm - 7:45pm

Add to Calendar 2020-09-22 18:30:00 2020-09-22 19:45:00 America/Chicago Grupo de Conversación en Inglés Online Practica conversar, mejora tu pronunciación y adquiere confianza con un tutor. Practice everyday conversations, improve your pronunciation and gain confidence. With Literacy Connection tutors. 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.

El grupo se reúne a través de la plataforma de reuniones virtuales Zoom. Puede participar en una computadora, tableta o teléfono celular.   
Al registrarse le contactaremos con el enlace y código para participar:   
O envíenos un correo electrónico a biblioteca@gailborden.info (incluya su nombre y teléfono)   
O envíenos un mensaje de texto al 224-407-2399 (incluya su nombre y teléfono)   
Para obtener ayuda técnica para acceder a Zoom:   
Envíenos un correo electrónico a biblioteca@gailborden.info (incluya su nombre y teléfono)   
O envíenos un mensaje de texto al 224-407-2399 (incluya su nombre y teléfono)   
  
The group meets on the Zoom digital platform. You can participate on a computer, tablet or phone.   
After registering we will contact you with the link and code to participate:     
Or send us an email to biblioteca@gailborden.info (include your name and phone)    
Or send us a text message to 224-407-2399 (include your name and phone)    
For tech help accessing Zoom:    
Send us an email to biblioteca@gailborden.info (include your name and phone)    
Or send us a text message to 224-407-2399 (include your name and phone)    
  

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | En Espanol |

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Virtual


Hours
About the library

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

Upcoming events

Wed, Sep 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Especially for the little ones, this storytime will include songs, stories, and fingerplays for ages 1-2.

Wed, Sep 23, 2:45pm - 3:30pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Willow Lakes Estates - club house - 161 W. River Rd. - Elgin 60123

Wed, Sep 23, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Join us on Facebook Live to learn how to bake Rice Krispie treats. As the treats cool, we will read stories.

Wed, Sep 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Blackhawk Apts. - 926 Congdon Ave. - Elgin 60120

Wed, Sep 23, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270
Drop in and help out the library with cleaning, book displays, and other various projects.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Sep 23, 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.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Sep 23, 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Virtual
Learn how you can utilize Performance Rights Organizations, streaming platforms and sync licensing to monetize your music. Pre-recorded at https://bit.ly/gbfbylah

Wed, Sep 23, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Grove Room
Learn how to add visual interest and tell stories by displaying numbers and data sets in chart or graph format.

Wed, Sep 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Crestwood Apts. - info office - 45 Poplar Creek Dr. - Elgin 60120

Wed, Sep 23, 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

Wed, Sep 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library - Elgin Room
The Contemporary Book Group discusses current literary selections once a month. The September 2020 discussion: American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Sep 24, 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, Sep 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Lobby - Piano
Join us for drop-in piano performances in the Lobby by community members.

Thu, Sep 24, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: River's Edge Townhomes - 2 Clifford Ct. - Elgin 60123

Thu, Sep 24, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Virtual
We’re having a book party- and you’re invited! Join us to celebrate the The One and Only Ivan movie as we read/discuss a section of the book, learn to draw Ivan, and create a Ruby craft.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Sep 24, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Surrey Drive - Surrey Dr. & Maple Ln. - Elgin 60123

Thu, Sep 24, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Ven y disfruta de un tiempo especialmente para ti, este mes con el tema DACA – Todas Somos Dreamers. Contaremos con invitadas que estarán compartiendo sus experiencias, retos y logros. En español.

Thu, Sep 24, 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, Sep 24, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Elgin Room
Visit this walk-in service to assist you with your legal questions. No registration. Provided in partnership with the Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center.  

Thu, Sep 24, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Mulberry Ct. - Mulberry Ct. & Mulberry Ln. - Elgin 60123

Thu, Sep 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Join Dr. Nathalie Edmond as she discusses strategies for talking about race with children, teens and adults from a compassionate place. Please click on title for more information.
Register

Thu, Sep 24, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Family Trivia is back! Work together as a family on this month's sporty trivia theme! Follow this link: https://www.crowd.live/UQ9KE

Thu, Sep 24, 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.

Fri, Sep 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
This energetic program is all about movement! Sing and dance to kid-friendly music hits and listen to storytime favorites. Best for ages 2-6.

Fri, Sep 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Family concert with interactive songs about community and kindness, and songs which tell the stories of people (both famous and ‘ordinary’) and their positive effect on others.

Fri, Sep 25, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Main Library - Grove Room
New to computer or need a refresher on how to get started? Learn how to use the mouse and keyboard, pick up basic computer skills and browse the internet in this series.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Sep 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual
Now that you have completed Intro, Intermediate, and Advanced 3D design classes, take your skills to the next level by completing our freestyle challenges or design a creation of your own! Grades 3-8

Fri, Sep 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Watch an awesome juggling show with Chris Fascione via Zoom!

Sat, Sep 26, 10:00am - 10:45am
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Veneto Park - Veneto Ct. & Tuscany Dr. - Streamwood 60107

Sat, Sep 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Zoom
Come listen and see the beautiful sights of a European river cruise. Registration on zoom is required to attend on your smartphone or tablet.
Register

Sat, Sep 26, 11:00am - 11:45am
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Buckskin Lane Park - Streamwood 60107

Canceled
Sat, Sep 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
En esta sesión discutiremos esta lectura corta del libro "Abriendo puertas: Ampliando perspectivas" Disponible en la Biblioteca.

Sat, Sep 26, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: ReStore/Elgin Flea Market - 800 N. State St. - Elgin 60123

Sat, Sep 26, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Elgin Room
Aprende a crear y compartir documentos y otras aplicaciones de Google

Sat, Sep 26, 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.

Sat, Sep 26, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270
Drop in and help out the library with cleaning, book displays, and other various projects.

Mon, Sep 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes in this storytime for ages 3-6.

Mon, Sep 28, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual
Intermediate-level participants practice structured and spontaneous conversational skills. Led by Pita Betancourt and Nohora Chacon.

Mon, Sep 28, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Virtual
Join the Rakow Readers for a book discussion on Zoom. This month: "The Island of Sea Women" by Lisa See. Please register to be emailed the Zoom invitation link.
Register

Mon, Sep 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Journey through Minecraft to rescue Stampy, Lizzy and Preston who are stuck in a pit! You will solve a series of problems with Blockly code to collect the tools needed for the rescue. Grades 2 and up
This event is full

Mon, Sep 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is open to High Schoolers interested in making a difference in the library community.
Register

Mon, Sep 28, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Hunter's Ridge Apts. - southeast parking lot - 1068 Todd Farm Road - Elgin 60123

Mon, Sep 28, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Mark Ave/Greater Grace Church - 991 Deborah Ave. - Elgin 60123

Mon, Sep 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Este mes leeremos los capítulos 1-4 del libro: "Yo no soy tu perfecta hija mexicana" por Erika L. Sánchez. Disponible en la Biblioteca.

Mon, Sep 28, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Wing Park Apts/Garden Qtr. Townhomes - southeast parking lot - 6 Tivoli Place - Elgin 60123

Mon, Sep 28, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
¡30 minutos de cuentos, música, rimas, manualidades y mucho más para el disfrute de toda la familia! No necesita registrase.

Mon, Sep 28, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual
This writer's peer group, led by author Kathleen York, will inspire and motivate you using prompts and exercises for creative writing. Writers of all genres are welcome to participate. Please Register
Register

Tue, Sep 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: State Street Towers - main entrance - 104 S. State St. - Elgin 60123

Tue, Sep 29, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
This group is for kids entering 2nd-5th grades who already know Spanish and want to improve their Spanish-speaking skills outside the classroom. Great for dual language students! Registration required
This event is full

Tue, Sep 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Join other teen writers to share what youre writing and help you through the creative writing process.

Tue, Sep 29, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Let's have some fall fun! Leaf prints just require washable markers, leaves, and paper.

Tue, Sep 29, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270
Drop in and help out the library with cleaning, book displays, and other various projects.

Tue, Sep 29, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Buena Vista Apts. & Townhomes - playground by the office - 222 Locust St. - Elgin 60123

Tue, Sep 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Visita el programa en vivo en: https://bit.ly/gbplFBLV Familiarízate con aplicaciones para conectar disfrutar y hacerte la vida mas fácil.

Tue, Sep 29, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Grove Room
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.

Tue, Sep 29, 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, Sep 29, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Join Elda's Craft Corner on Facebook Live at https://bit.ly/gbplFBLV and learn how to make your own personalized notebook.

Wed, Sep 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Especially for the little ones, this storytime will include songs, stories, and fingerplays for ages 1-2.

Wed, Sep 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Have you taken Intro to 3D Design and now want more? Come to the next class in this series to learn additional design techniques and take on a new and tougher 3D challenge. Grades 3-8
This event is full

Wed, Sep 30, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Ann St. Park - 250 Ann Street - South Elgin 60177

Wed, Sep 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270
Help us create wonderful and unusual works of art for the library.

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

Wed, Sep 30, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Grove Room
Learn to use formulas to automatically calculate and manipulate totals, percentages, averages, and ranges.

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

Thu, Oct 01, 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, Oct 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Lobby - Piano
Join us for drop-in piano performances in the Lobby by community members.

Thu, Oct 01, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Tell a story with your very own puppet, create a puppet stage, and learn about Pura Belpré’s storytelling legacy. Grades K-2. Registration required.

Thu, Oct 01, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Garfield Elementary - 420 May St. - Elgin 60120

Thu, Oct 01, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270
Drop in and help out the library with cleaning, book displays, and other various projects.

Thu, Oct 01, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
Tell a story with your very own puppet, create a puppet stage, and learn about Pura Belpré’s storytelling legacy. Grades 3-5. Registration required.

Thu, Oct 01, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: River's Landing Apts. - 3 Times Square Rd. - Elgin 60120

Thu, Oct 01, 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, Oct 01, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Illinois Court - Illinois Court & Illinois Ave. - Elgin 60120

Fri, Oct 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
This energetic program is all about movement! Sing and dance to kid-friendly music hits and listen to storytime favorites. Best for ages 2-6.

Fri, Oct 02, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Main Library - Grove Room
New to computer or need a refresher on how to get started? Learn how to use the mouse and keyboard, pick up basic computer skills and browse the internet in this series.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Oct 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Dragons meet puzzles in this escape room - can YOU figure it out?

Sat, Oct 03, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual
Únete a este tributo con invitados especiales y música. Celebraremos y reconoceremos a algunos de los muchos héroes de nuestra comunidad hispana, conservando servicios valiosos durante la pandemia.

Sun, Oct 04, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Join Elgin's Poet Laureate in a writing workshop modeled after June Jordan's Poetry to the People, a grassroots approach. Explore poetry writing even if you have never written poetry before.
Register

Mon, Oct 05, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual
Stop by the Main Library starting on October 5 at 9 AM to pick up supplies to create craft at home and more! Pick up from Oct 5 to Oct 23.

Mon, Oct 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes in this storytime for ages 3-6.

Mon, Oct 05, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual
Intermediate-level participants practice structured and spontaneous conversational skills. Led by Pita Betancourt and Nohora Chacon.

Mon, Oct 05, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Highland Oaks - 2750 W. Highland - Elgin 60124

Mon, Oct 05, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Let’s create a beautiful and fun paper spinner. Grades K-2. Registration required.

Mon, Oct 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Old Oaks Estates - 850 Villa St - corner of Nancy Ann & Suzanne Ln - Elgin 60120

Mon, Oct 05, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270
Drop in and help out the library with cleaning, book displays, and other various projects.

Mon, Oct 05, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
Let’s go low tech to create a pencil sketch animated cartoon! Grades 3-5. Registration required.

Mon, Oct 05, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Eastside Rec Center - 1080 E. Chicago St. - Elgin 60120

Mon, Oct 05, 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

Mon, Oct 05, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
¡30 minutos de cuentos, música, rimas, manualidades y mucho más para el disfrute de toda la familia! No necesita registrase.

Tue, Oct 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Bowes Creek Active - main entrance - 3651 Centennial Way - Elgin 60124

Tue, Oct 06, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Edgewater - Creekside Lodge - 2554 Edgewater Dr. - Elgin 60124

Tue, Oct 06, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
This group is for kids entering 2nd-5th grades who already know Spanish and want to improve their Spanish-speaking skills outside the classroom. Great for dual language students! Registration required
This event is full

Tue, Oct 06, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Join us to create a luminary that lights up with brilliant fall colors.
This event is full

Tue, Oct 06, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Greens of Elgin - front circle - 801 N. McLean - Elgin 60123

Tue, Oct 06, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Meadows Community Rooms ABC
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.

Tue, Oct 06, 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, Oct 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
A step by step guide to build a spending plan for your finances. Learn how to track spending and ways to save, how to set financial goals and financial tools to help you reach them. Please register
Register

Tue, Oct 06, 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.

Tue, Oct 06, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Join Elda's Craft Corner on Facebook Live at https://bit.ly/gbplFBLV and learn how to create all-themed t-light papier-mâché candles.

Wed, Oct 07, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Especially for the little ones, this storytime will include songs, stories, and fingerplays for ages 1-2.

Wed, Oct 07, 2:45pm - 3:30pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Willow Lakes Estates - club house - 161 W. River Rd. - Elgin 60123

Wed, Oct 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Blackhawk Apts. - 926 Congdon Ave. - Elgin 60120

Wed, Oct 07, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270
Drop in and help out the library with cleaning, book displays, and other various projects.

Wed, Oct 07, 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, Oct 07, 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Virtual
Have you ever thought about throwing your own concert? Fundraising event? Poetry Slam? Find out what it takes to curate, plan, and execute a successful event.

Wed, Oct 07, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Grove Room
Learn how to create tables and pivot tables, sort and filter data, work with large spreadsheets, and more.

Wed, Oct 07, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Virtual
Bring your best scientist goggles and your best evil laugh to create your very own spooky story. Grades 3-8. Registration required.

Wed, Oct 07, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Crestwood Apts. - info office - 45 Poplar Creek Dr. - Elgin 60120

Thu, Oct 08, 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, Oct 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Lobby - Piano
Join us for drop-in piano performances in the Lobby by community members.

Thu, Oct 08, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Join us as we read the story, Drawn Together by Minh Lê, then we will learn about Zentangles and make art together!

Thu, Oct 08, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: River's Edge Townhomes - 2 Clifford Ct. - Elgin 60123

Thu, Oct 08, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

Thu, Oct 08, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
Join us as we read the story, Drawn Together by Minh Lê, then we will learn about Zentangles and make art together!

Thu, Oct 08, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Surrey Drive - Surrey Dr. & Maple Ln. - Elgin 60123

Thu, Oct 08, 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, Oct 08, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Mulberry Ct. - Mulberry Ct. & Mulberry Ln. - Elgin 60123

Thu, Oct 08, 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.

Fri, Oct 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
This energetic program is all about movement! Sing and dance to kid-friendly music hits and listen to storytime favorites. Best for ages 2-6.

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

Sat, Oct 10, 11:00am - 11:45am
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Buckskin Lane Park - Streamwood 60107

Sat, Oct 10, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: ReStore/Elgin Flea Market - 800 N. State St. - Elgin 60123

Sat, Oct 10, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Grove Room
Aprende a enviar y recibir correos con texto, imágenes y videos

Sat, Oct 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Prepare for your hero studies by tackling the puzzles in this digital escape room!

Sat, Oct 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Vamos a explorar juntos lo más rico y divertido de varios países de Latinoamérica. We’ll explore and enjoy places, flavors and curious facts of various Latin American countries In English and Spanish.

Sun, Oct 11, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Join Elgin's Poet Laureate in a writing workshop modeled after June Jordan's Poetry to the People, a grassroots approach. Explore poetry writing even if you have never written poetry before.
Register

Mon, Oct 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes in this storytime for ages 3-6.

Mon, Oct 12, 10:30am - 11:15am
Virtual
Oba William King is recognized as one of the most exciting storytellers of his peer group. Join us for this virtual show full of rhythm and rhyme!

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

Mon, Oct 12, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Virtual
Dive deep under the sea and explore the ocean and all the creatures that live there like sharks, stingrays, and many more in this virtual interactive aquatic adventure! Take home a real shark tooth!

Mon, Oct 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Help Steve or Alex build a house, make a farm, and collect coal as they make their way through a virtual world in this Minecraft Adventure with Blockly code! Grades 2 and up
This event is full

Mon, Oct 12, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Hunter's Ridge Apts. - southeast parking lot - 1068 Todd Farm Road - Elgin 60123

Mon, Oct 12, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Mark Ave/Greater Grace Church - 991 Deborah Ave. - Elgin 60123

Mon, Oct 12, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Wing Park Apts/Garden Qtr. Townhomes - southeast parking lot - 6 Tivoli Place - Elgin 60123

Mon, Oct 12, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
¡30 minutos de cuentos, música, rimas, manualidades y mucho más para el disfrute de toda la familia! No necesita registrase.

Tue, Oct 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Participa e infórmate sobre temas relacionados con la educación y formación de tus hijos, también realizaremos actividades.

Tue, Oct 13, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: State Street Towers - main entrance - 104 S. State St. - Elgin 60123

Tue, Oct 13, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
This group is for kids entering 2nd-5th grades who already know Spanish and want to improve their Spanish-speaking skills outside the classroom. Great for dual language students! Registration required
This event is full

Tue, Oct 13, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Learn how to write hidden messages for your friends or family to discover. For grades K-2.

Tue, Oct 13, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
Learn how to write hidden messages for your friends or family to discover.

Tue, Oct 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Buena Vista Apts. & Townhomes - playground by the office - 222 Locust St. - Elgin 60123

Tue, Oct 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Visita el programa en vivo en: https://bit.ly/gbplFBLV Aprende a encontrar lo que necesitas y lo que no sabias que necesitabas.

Tue, Oct 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Grove Room
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.

Tue, Oct 13, 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, Oct 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Join Keith Rauschenberger, CFP®, MBA, an experienced retirement planner as he leads you through a multi-week book discussion on retirement, investments and financial planning. Please register.
Register

Tue, Oct 13, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Main Library - Meadows Community Rooms ABC
Monthly meeting of the Library Board which is generally held on the second Tuesday of the month.

Tue, Oct 13, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Join Elda's Craft Corner on Facebook Live at https://bit.ly/gbplFBLV and learn how to transfer your photos to wood to make a shabby-chic farm styled piece of art.

Wed, Oct 14, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Especially for the little ones, this storytime will include songs, stories, and fingerplays for ages 1-2.

Wed, Oct 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Now that you have completed our Intro and Intermediate 3D design classes, take your skills to the next level by completing our advanced challenge! Grades 3-8

Wed, Oct 14, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Ann St. Park - 250 Ann Street - South Elgin 60177

Wed, Oct 14, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270
Drop in and help out the library with cleaning, book displays, and other various projects.

Wed, Oct 14, 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, Oct 14, 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Virtual
Learn to sell beats online via personal websites like wix.com or music production sites like beatstars.com. Prerecorded video can be found at https://bit.ly/gbfbylah

Wed, Oct 14, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Nature Ridge Elementary - school drop off loop - 1899 Westridge Blvd., Bartlett 60103

Wed, Oct 14, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Grove Room
Learn how to use conditional formatting, work with multiple sheets in an Excel workbook, calculate percentages, and use PMT & VLOOKUP functions..

Wed, Oct 14, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Blue Heron Park - 350 Blue Heron Way - Bartlett 60103

Thu, Oct 15, 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, Oct 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Lobby - Piano
Join us for drop-in piano performances in the Lobby by community members.

Thu, Oct 15, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Test your knowledge and have a fun night playing trivia! All registered participants will receive an email with the zoom login and trivia information. No supplies to be picked up.

Thu, Oct 15, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Garfield Elementary - 420 May St. - Elgin 60120

Thu, Oct 15, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
Test your knowledge and have a fun night playing trivia! All registered participants will receive an email with the zoom login and trivia information. No supplies to be picked up.

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

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

Thu, Oct 15, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
We are going virtual this year with craft pick up and a virtual meet up via Zoom with the author and illustrator of 8 Little Zombies on how to draw your own zombie! Pick up supplies starting on Oct 5.

Fri, Oct 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
This energetic program is all about movement! Sing and dance to kid-friendly music hits and listen to storytime favorites. Best for ages 2-6.

Sat, Oct 17, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Grove Room
No hay costo ni hay que tener tarjeta de la biblioteca. Favor registrarse. Puede registrarse para la serie completa o para una sola clase.

Sat, Oct 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Strange things are afoot in Hawkins, Indiana. Can you solve the puzzles and figure out what's going on?

Sat, Oct 17, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270
Drop in and help out the library with cleaning, book displays, and other various projects.

Sun, Oct 18, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Join Elgin's Poet Laureate in a writing workshop modeled after June Jordan's Poetry to the People, a grassroots approach. Explore poetry writing even if you have never written poetry before.
Register

Mon, Oct 19, 8:30am - 7:00pm
Main Library - Meadows Community Rooms ABC
Early voting for all Kane county precincts.

Mon, Oct 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes in this storytime for ages 3-6.

Mon, Oct 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual
Intermediate-level participants practice structured and spontaneous conversational skills. Led by Pita Betancourt and Nohora Chacon.

Mon, Oct 19, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Highland Oaks - 2750 W. Highland - Elgin 60124

Mon, Oct 19, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Halloween is coming! Let’s do some spooky STEAM challenges, oh my! Grades K-2. Registration required.

Mon, Oct 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Old Oaks Estates - 850 Villa St - corner of Nancy Ann & Suzanne Ln - Elgin 60120

Mon, Oct 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270
Make a craft to give to someone in need.

Mon, Oct 19, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
Halloween is coming! Let’s do some spooky STEAM challenges, oh my! Grades 3-5. Registration required.

Mon, Oct 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Eastside Rec Center - 1080 E. Chicago St. - Elgin 60120

Mon, Oct 19, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
¡30 minutos de cuentos, música, rimas, manualidades y mucho más para el disfrute de toda la familia! No necesita registrase.

Tue, Oct 20, 8:30am - 7:00pm
Main Library - Meadows Community Rooms ABC
Early voting for all Kane county precincts.

Tue, Oct 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Bowes Creek Active - main entrance - 3651 Centennial Way - Elgin 60124

Tue, Oct 20, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Edgewater - Creekside Lodge - 2554 Edgewater Dr. - Elgin 60124

Tue, Oct 20, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
This group is for kids entering 2nd-5th grades who already know Spanish and want to improve their Spanish-speaking skills outside the classroom. Great for dual language students! Registration required
This event is full

Tue, Oct 20, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
We'll have a story and play a fun game! Join me!

Tue, Oct 20, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Greens of Elgin - front circle - 801 N. McLean - Elgin 60123

Tue, Oct 20, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270
Drop in and help out the library with cleaning, book displays, and other various projects.

Tue, Oct 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
Meet up with other fans of the Animal Crossing games, trade tips, and try some real-life crafting!

Tue, Oct 20, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Looking for a job? Don’t know how to start? Join Billie to learn how apply, interview, and land your first job.

Tue, Oct 20, 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, Oct 20, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Join Keith Rauschenberger, CFP®, MBA, an experienced retirement planner as he leads you through a multi-week book discussion on retirement, investments and financial planning. Please register.
Register

Tue, Oct 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
What are the different types of debt, the benefits and costs of it? Learn how to tackle the debt you have, and how you can improve your credit score. Please Register
Register

Tue, Oct 20, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Join Elda's Craft Corner on Facebook Live at https://bit.ly/gbplFBLV and learn how to repurpose old books to make a spooky book page wreath.

Wed, Oct 21, 8:30am - 7:00pm
Main Library - Meadows Community Rooms ABC
Early voting for all Kane county precincts.

Wed, Oct 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Especially for the little ones, this storytime will include songs, stories, and fingerplays for ages 1-2.

Wed, Oct 21, 2:45pm - 3:30pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Willow Lakes Estates - club house - 161 W. River Rd. - Elgin 60123

Wed, Oct 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Blackhawk Apts. - 926 Congdon Ave. - Elgin 60120

Wed, Oct 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270
Help us create wonderful and unusual works of art for the library.

Wed, Oct 21, 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, Oct 21, 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Virtual
This program will focus on effective grant writing and how to find grants that may apply to you. Pre-recorded video can be found at ps://bit.ly/gbfbylah 

Wed, Oct 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Crestwood Apts. - info office - 45 Poplar Creek Dr. - Elgin 60120

Wed, Oct 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library - Elgin Room
The Contemporary Book Group discusses current literary selections once a month. October 2020 discussion: News of the World by Paulette Jiles.

Thu, Oct 22, 8:30am - 7:00pm
Main Library - Meadows Community Rooms ABC
Early voting for all Kane county precincts.

Thu, Oct 22, 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, Oct 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Lobby - Piano
Join us for drop-in piano performances in the Lobby by community members.

Thu, Oct 22, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: River's Edge Townhomes - 2 Clifford Ct. - Elgin 60123

Thu, Oct 22, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270
Drop in and help out the library with cleaning, book displays, and other various projects.

Thu, Oct 22, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Virtual
We’re having a book party- and you’re invited! Join us to meet Narwhal & his BFF Jelly as we read from/discuss the first graphic novel in this series. We’ll also create a squiggly jellyfish craft.

Thu, Oct 22, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Surrey Drive - Surrey Dr. & Maple Ln. - Elgin 60123

Thu, Oct 22, 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, Oct 22, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Grove Room
Visit this walk-in service to assist you with your legal questions. No registration. Provided in partnership with the Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center.  

Thu, Oct 22, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Mulberry Ct. - Mulberry Ct. & Mulberry Ln. - Elgin 60123

Thu, Oct 22, 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, Oct 22, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual
Wild Ones of Northern Kane County presents Dr. Doug Tallamy’s video about how we can start in our own yards to rebuild wildlife habitat and transform the world. Please register for link to Zoom.
Register

Thu, Oct 22, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Main Library - Elgin Room
Wild Ones of Northern Kane County presents a video of Dr. Doug Tallamy talking about how we can start in our yards to transform the world. Registration required for in-person or online. See "online"

Fri, Oct 23, 8:30am - 7:00pm
Main Library - Meadows Community Rooms ABC
Early voting for all Kane county precincts.

Canceled
Fri, Oct 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
This energetic program is all about movement! Sing and dance to kid-friendly music hits and listen to storytime favorites. Best for ages 2-6.

Fri, Oct 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join us for Halloween family fun! This virtual halloween party will include stories, crafts, and interactive games! Please register.

Fri, Oct 23, 11:00am - 11:45am
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 event is full

Fri, Oct 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual
Now that you have completed Intro, Intermediate, and Advanced 3D design classes, take your skills to the next level by completing our freestyle challenges or design a creation of your own! Grades 3-8

Fri, Oct 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Join us for Halloween family fun! This virtual halloween party will include stories, crafts, and interactive games! Please register.

Rescheduled
Fri, Oct 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
New date Friday, October 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual
Now that you have completed Intro, Intermediate, and Advanced 3D design classes, take your skills to the next level by completing our freestyle challenges or design a creation of your own! Grades 3-8