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Bookmobile Stop: The Greens of Elgin

2020-10-20 16:00:00 2020-10-20 16:45:00 America/Chicago Bookmobile Stop: The Greens of Elgin Bookmobile

Tuesday, October 20
4:00pm - 4:45pm

Add to Calendar 2020-10-20 16:00:00 2020-10-20 16:45:00 America/Chicago Bookmobile Stop: The Greens of Elgin Bookmobile stop: Greens of Elgin - front circle - 801 N. McLean - Elgin 60123 Bookmobile

Bookmobile stop: Greens of Elgin - front circle - 801 N. McLean - Elgin 60123

The bookmobile will visit each stop every two weeks, and will have a variety of materials for checkout including books, and movies for all ages. 
You will be able to return your items to the bookmobile or any library branch - no matter where you borrowed your items from. 
Also, you will be able to register for a library card.

AGE GROUP: | All Ages |

EVENT TYPE: | Bookmobile Stop |

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Bookmobile


Hours
About the library

Upcoming events

Sat, Oct 31, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Main Library - Meadows Community Rooms ABC
Early voting for all Kane county precincts.

Canceled
Sat, Oct 31, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
En esta sesión discutiremos esta lectura corta del libro "Abriendo puertas: Ampliando perspectivas" disponible en la Biblioteca.

Sat, Oct 31, 11:00am - 11:30am
Main Library
Join us via Zoom for Halloween books, songs, dancing, and lots of fun! Class is structured with visual schedules. Costumes encouraged.
Register

Sat, Oct 31, 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.

Sun, Nov 01, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Main Library - Meadows Community Rooms ABC
Early voting for all Kane county precincts.

Sun, Nov 01, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual
Acompáñenos en línea para una actividad para toda la familia. Vamos a decorar calaveritas de azúcar para celebrar el Día de los Muertos. Cada familia va a decorar una calaverita.
This event is full

Sun, Nov 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Disfruta esta tradición popular mexicana con un cuento bilingüe, una demostración de cómo pintar caras y una representación de una ofrenda especial con música en vivo.

Mon, Nov 02, 8:30am - 7:00pm
Main Library - Meadows Community Rooms ABC
Early voting for all Kane county precincts.

Mon, Nov 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes in this virtual storytime for ages 3-6. No registration.

Mon, Nov 02, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual
Intermediate-level participants practice structured and spontaneous conversational skills. Led by Pita Betancourt and Nohora Chacon.

Mon, Nov 02, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Highland Oaks - 2750 W. Highland Ave. - Elgin 60124

Mon, Nov 02, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Is it magic or is it STEAM? Join us to learn a couple of magic tricks with a basis in science. Grades K-2, registration required.
This event is full

Mon, Nov 02, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270
Drop in and help out the library with cleaning, book displays, and other various projects.
This event is full

Mon, Nov 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: 850 Villa St. - corner of Nancy Ann & Suzanne Ln. - Elgin 60120

Mon, Nov 02, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
Is it magic or is it STEAM? Join us to learn a couple of magic tricks with a basis in science. Grades 3-5, registration required.
This event is full

Mon, Nov 02, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Grove Room
Learn how Excel’s cells, worksheets & workbooks easily allow users to manipulate, calculate, and format numbers and other types of data.

Mon, Nov 02, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Eastside Rec Center - 1080 E. Chicago St. - Elgin 60120

Mon, Nov 02, 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, Nov 02, 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, Nov 03, All day
Main Library - Meadows Community Rooms ABC
Polls are open 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. for select Kane County precincts only.

Tue, Nov 03, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Bowes Creek Active Adult - main entrance - 3651 Centennial Way - Elgin 60124

Tue, Nov 03, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Edgewater by Del Webb - Creekside Lodge - 2554 Edgewater Dr. - Elgin 60124

Tue, Nov 03, 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

Tue, Nov 03, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
We will read a fall themed story and play virtual Fall Themed Bingo! Join us for the fun!
This event is full

Tue, Nov 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Join in and share what you are reading or learn about new books.
Register

Tue, Nov 03, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: The Greens of Elgin - front circle - 801 N. McLean Blvd. - Elgin 60123

Tue, Nov 03, 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, Nov 03, 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, Nov 03, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Join Elda on Facebook Live and learn how to make delicious & super trendy Hot Chocolate Bombs!

Wed, Nov 04, 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, Nov 04, 2:45pm - 3:30pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Willow Lake Estates - club house - 161 W. River Rd. - Elgin 60123

Wed, Nov 04, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270
Drop in and help out the library with cleaning, book displays, and other various projects.
This event is full

Wed, Nov 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Blackhakw Apts. - 926 Congdon Ave. - Elgin 60120

Wed, Nov 04, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Grove Room
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, Nov 04, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Virtual
In the spirit of National Novel Writing Month, let’s write our own books! You'll receive a Book Bootcamp Kit to conquer writer’s block and start your next adventure. Grades K-8. Registration required.
This event is full

Wed, Nov 04, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Crestwood Apts. - info office - 45 Poplar Creek Dr. - Elgin 60120

Thu, Nov 05, 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

Thu, Nov 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Lobby - Piano
Join us for drop-in piano performances in the Lobby by community members.

Thu, Nov 05, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Paper quilling is the art of taking thin strips of paper and rolling it into coils to make a piece of art. Learn about quilling while you make a quilled turkey of your own!
This event is full

Thu, Nov 05, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: River's Edge Townhomes - 2 Clifford Ct. - Elgin 60123

Thu, Nov 05, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
Paper quilling is the art of taking thin strips of paper and rolling it into coils to make a piece of art. Learn about quilling while you make a quilled turkey of your own!
This event is full

Thu, Nov 05, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Surrey Drive - Surrey Dr. and Maple Ln. - Elgin 60123

Thu, Nov 05, 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, Nov 05, 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.
This event is full

Thu, Nov 05, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Mulberry Ct, - Mulberry Ct. & Mulberry Ln. - Elgin 60123

Fri, Nov 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
This energetic virtual program is all about movement! Sing and dance to kid-friendly music hits and listen to storytime favorites. Best for ages 2-6.

Fri, Nov 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Virtual
Tom Perrucci from Premier Medicare Benefits will review Medicare Supplements, Advantage Plans, Part D Prescription Coverage, and cost saving strategies. Please register for the link to Zoom.
Register

Sat, Nov 07, 10:00am - 10:45am
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Veneto Park - Veneto Ct. & Tuscany Dr. - Streamwood 60107

Sat, Nov 07, 11:00am - 11:45am
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Buckskin Ln. Park - Streamwood 60107

Sat, Nov 07, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: ReStore/Elgin Flea Market - 800 N. State St. - Elgin 60123

Sat, Nov 07, 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, Nov 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Do you want to be in the room where it happens? Don't throw away your shot at solving the puzzles in this Hamilton-themed escape room!

Mon, Nov 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes in this virtual storytime for ages 3-6. No registration.

Mon, Nov 09, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual
Intermediate-level participants practice structured and spontaneous conversational skills. Led by Pita Betancourt and Nohora Chacon.

Mon, Nov 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Show off your digital dance moves with Blockly code on this virtual coding dance party! Using today's hit songs, you will create characters that move and shake to the beat . Grades 2 and up
This event is full

Mon, Nov 09, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Hunter's Ridge Apts. - southeast parking lot - 1068 Todd Farm Rd - Elgin 60123

Mon, Nov 09, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Mark Ave./Greater Grace Church - 991 Deborah Ave. - Elgin 60123

Mon, Nov 09, 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.

Mon, Nov 09, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Wing Park Apts./Garden Qtr. Townhomes - south east parking lot - 6 Tivoli Pl. - Elgin 60123

Mon, Nov 09, 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, Nov 10, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Este programa ofrece apoyo, confianza e información para interactuar con los niños y apoyar su educación. Con Family Focus. En inglés y español.

Tue, Nov 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: State St. Towers - main entrance - 104 S. State St. - Elgin 60123

Tue, Nov 10, 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

Tue, Nov 10, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Create a ring out of Pringles chips! Grades K-2 Registration required. No supplies for pickup.

Tue, Nov 10, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270
Drop in and help out the library with cleaning, book displays, and other various projects.
This event is full

Tue, Nov 10, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
Create a ring out of Pringles chips! Grades 3-5 Registration required No supplies for pickup
This event is full

Tue, Nov 10, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Buena Vista Apts. & Townhomes - playground by the office - 222 Locust St. - Elgin 60123

Tue, Nov 10, 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, Nov 10, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library - Meadows Community Rooms ABC
Monthly meeting of the Library Board which is generally held on the second Tuesday of the month.

Tue, Nov 10, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Tom Perrucci from Premier Medicare Benefits will review Medicare Supplements, Advantage Plans, Part D Prescription Coverage, and cost saving strategies. Please register for the link to Zoom.
Register

Tue, Nov 10, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Join Elda on Facebook Live as she spices up your fall season with this delicious and easy-to-make pumpkin pie bread.

Wed, Nov 11, 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, Nov 11, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual
Join us for a Veteran's Day panel discussion on YouTube

Wed, Nov 11, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Ann Street Park - 250 Ann St. - South Elgin 60177

Wed, Nov 11, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Nature Ridge Elementary - school drop off loop - 1899 Westridge Blvd. - Bartlett 60103

Wed, Nov 11, 6:00pm - 8:15pm
Virtual
Transitions help control behavior through song and dance. Learn songs, rhymes, and other strategies specifically for transition times. This is a Gateways Certified Workshop. Please register.

Wed, Nov 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Grove Room
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, Nov 11, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Virtual
Can you find the long lost treasure? Bring your maps, your pencils, and your characters on a quest for buried treasure, ancient curses, and epic stories. Grades K-8. Registration required.
This event is full

Wed, Nov 11, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Virtual
Learn tips & tricks for crafting a cover letter.
Register

Wed, Nov 11, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Blue Heron Park - 350 Blue Heron Way - Bartlett 60103

Thu, Nov 12, 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

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

Thu, Nov 12, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Join us to learn about cryptography and how the Navajo Code Talkers used it during World War II then create some code generators of your own!

Thu, Nov 12, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270
Drop in and help out the library with cleaning, book displays, and other various projects.
This event is full

Thu, Nov 12, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Garfield Elementary - 420 May St. - Elgin 60120

Thu, Nov 12, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
Join us to learn about cryptography and how the Navajo Code Talkers used it during World War II then create some code generators of your own!

Thu, Nov 12, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Rover's Landing Apts. - 3 Times Square Rd. - Elgin 60120

Thu, Nov 12, 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, Nov 12, 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.
This event is full

Thu, Nov 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Joy Symonds and a local therapist offer strategies and skills to cope with the holidays during times of grief, loss, and disappointment. Program will be presented on Zoom. Please register.
Register

Thu, Nov 12, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Illinois Court - Illinois Ct. & Illinois Ave. - Elgin 60120

Thu, Nov 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Join a quest to discover whether our Solar System has another massive planet beyond Neptune. Jim Kovac, a member of the Chicago Society for Space Studies, will present via Zoom. Please Register
Register

Fri, Nov 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
This energetic virtual program is all about movement! Sing and dance to kid-friendly music hits and listen to storytime favorites. Best for ages 2-6.

Sat, Nov 14, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Grove Room
Aprende a buscar y encontrar en tu teléfono o computadora y conoce recursos locales y de la Biblioteca. No hay costo ni hay que tener tarjeta de la biblioteca. Computer Class in Spanish.

Sat, Nov 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
The Doctor needs your help! Work your way through the puzzles in this virtual escape room so you can find your way back to the TARDIS.

Sun, Nov 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
The Proud Boys, Boogaloo, The  Base: Extremist groups are in the news. Join us for an informative discussion with attorney Junaid Afeef featuring a panel of experts. For details click on event title.
Register

Mon, Nov 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes in this virtual storytime for ages 3-6. No registration.

Mon, Nov 16, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual
Intermediate-level participants practice structured and spontaneous conversational skills. Led by Pita Betancourt and Nohora Chacon.

Mon, Nov 16, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Highland Oaks - 2750 W. Highland Ave. - Elgin 60124

Mon, Nov 16, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Arrrrr! Join our merry band of Pirates on the High Seas. Who knew Pirates used STEAM? We did! Grades K-2, registration required.

Mon, Nov 16, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270
Drop in and help out the library with cleaning, book displays, and other various projects.
This event is full

Mon, Nov 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: 850 Villa St. - corner of Nancy Ann & Suzanne Ln. - Elgin 60120

Mon, Nov 16, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
Arrrrr! Join our merry band of Pirates on the High Seas. Who knew Pirates used STEAM? We did! Grades 3-5, registration required.
This event is full

Mon, Nov 16, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Grove Room
Learn to use formulas to automatically calculate and manipulate totals, percentages, averages, and ranges.

Mon, Nov 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Eastside Rec Center - 1080 E. Chicago St. - Elgin 60120

Mon, Nov 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Financial Literacy Educator, Donna Rasmussen, will discuss costs of owning a home & the impact on your budget. Learn about the different types of loans for homebuyers along with answers to questions.
Register

Mon, Nov 16, 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, Nov 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Join us for a virtual storytime to celebrate what is good in the world. Stories, songs, and rhymes about being grateful. Best for ages 2-6. No registration.

Tue, Nov 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Bowes Creek Active Adult - main entrance - 3651 Centennial Way - Elgin 60124

Tue, Nov 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Join certified Yoga Instructor, Boontiva, to learn how to release tension, connect with breathing, & enhance relaxation with Chair Yoga. Click title for details on what you will need to participate.
Register

Tue, Nov 17, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Edgewater by Del Webb - Creekside Lodge - 2554 Edgewater Dr. - Elgin 60124

Tue, Nov 17, 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

Tue, Nov 17, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Let's have some fun with dice and dominoes and engage in some fun with numbers!
This event is full

Tue, Nov 17, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: The Greens of Elgin - front circle - 801 N. McLean Blvd. - Elgin 60123

Tue, Nov 17, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Virtual
It's the Japanese art of paper folding! Make a paper crane, a heart, and more. Tune in on 11/17 to get help or share your creations.

Tue, Nov 17, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Join the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum for a virtual presentation on race and women’s rights. This session will focus on three Chicago activists - Ida B. Wells, Frances Willard and Jane Addams.
Register

Tue, Nov 17, 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, Nov 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Professional organizer, Jennifer Barnes, will show how to best organize your home to provide healthy and efficient work spaces for adults & kids in this new normal with new difficulties we are facing.
Register

Tue, Nov 17, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Join Elda and learn to make an easy and inexpensive DIY fall centerpiece that will look beautiful on your holiday table.

Wed, Nov 18, 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, Nov 18, 2:45pm - 3:30pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Willow Lake Estates - club house - 161 W. River Rd. - Elgin 60123

Wed, Nov 18, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270
Drop in and help out the library with cleaning, book displays, and other various projects.
This event is full

Wed, Nov 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Blackhakw Apts. - 926 Congdon Ave. - Elgin 60120

Wed, Nov 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Elgin Room
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, Nov 18, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Virtual
Robots are taking over the world! Will you join the robot rebellion? Will you side with the humans? Learn how technology can create conflict in storytelling. Grades K-8. Registration required.

Wed, Nov 18, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Virtual
Learn about the key aspects of creating a professional resume that will grab the reader’s attention and help get your foot in the door for interviews.
Register

Wed, Nov 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Crestwood Apts. - info office - 45 Poplar Creek Dr. - Elgin 60120

Wed, Nov 18, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Wear your PJs and cuddle up to hear stories, songs, and rhymes in this storytime. Best for children ages 2 to 6. Please register.

Wed, Nov 18, 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, Nov 19, 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

Thu, Nov 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Lobby - Piano
Join us for drop-in piano performances in the Lobby by community members.

Thu, Nov 19, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Let’s read a book about inventing, then we will imagine what things we can invent for our world.

Thu, Nov 19, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: River's Edge Townhomes - 2 Clifford Ct. - Elgin 60123

Thu, Nov 19, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
Let’s read a book about inventing, then we will imagine what things we can invent for our world.
This event is full

Thu, Nov 19, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Surrey Drive - Surrey Dr. and Maple Ln. - Elgin 60123

Thu, Nov 19, 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, Nov 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
¡Disfruta de un tiempo especialmente para ti! Aprende y practica técnicas de respiración para reducir la ansiedad y el estrés. En español.

Rescheduled
Thu, Nov 19, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
New date Tuesday, November 17, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Join the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum for a virtual presentation on race and women’s rights. This session will focus on three Chicago activists - Ida B. Wells, Frances Willard and Jane Addams.

Thu, Nov 19, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Mulberry Ct, - Mulberry Ct. & Mulberry Ln. - Elgin 60123

Fri, Nov 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
This energetic virtual program is all about movement! Sing and dance to kid-friendly music hits and listen to storytime favorites. Best for ages 2-6.

Sat, Nov 21, 10:00am - 10:45am
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Veneto Park - Veneto Ct. & Tuscany Dr. - Streamwood 60107

Sat, Nov 21, 11:00am - 11:45am
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Buckskin Ln. Park - Streamwood 60107

Sat, Nov 21, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: ReStore/Elgin Flea Market - 800 N. State St. - Elgin 60123

Sat, Nov 21, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Grove Room
Aprende a crear y compartir documentos y otras aplicaciones de Google.

Sat, Nov 21, 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, Nov 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes in this virtual storytime for ages 3-6. No registration.

Mon, Nov 23, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual
Intermediate-level participants practice structured and spontaneous conversational skills. Led by Pita Betancourt and Nohora Chacon.

Mon, Nov 23, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Virtual
Join the Rakow Readers for a book discussion on Zoom. This month: "The Dutch House" by Ann Patchett. Please register to be emailed the Zoom invitation link.
Register

Mon, Nov 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
May the force be with you. Learn to program droids, and create your own Star Wars game in a galaxy far, far away using Blockly code. Grades 2 and up
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Mon, Nov 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270
Make a craft to give to someone in need.
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Mon, Nov 23, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Hunter's Ridge Apts. - southeast parking lot - 1068 Todd Farm Rd - Elgin 60123

Mon, Nov 23, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Mark Ave./Greater Grace Church - 991 Deborah Ave. - Elgin 60123

Mon, Nov 23, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Wing Park Apts./Garden Qtr. Townhomes - south east parking lot - 6 Tivoli Pl. - Elgin 60123

Mon, Nov 23, 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
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Mon, Nov 23, 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, Nov 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: State St. Towers - main entrance - 104 S. State St. - Elgin 60123

Tue, Nov 24, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Join this virtual three-part series using the Tinkercad Platform to learn the fundamentals of coding. Grades 6-8 Registration Required
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Tue, Nov 24, 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

Tue, Nov 24, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Take this program for a spin! Design, mini probability and fun are all included!
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Tue, Nov 24, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270
Drop in and help out the library with cleaning, book displays, and other various projects.
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Tue, Nov 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Join other teen writers to share what youre writing and help you through the creative writing process.
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Tue, Nov 24, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
Take this program for a spin! Design, mini probability and fun are all included!
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Tue, Nov 24, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Buena Vista Apts. & Townhomes - playground by the office - 222 Locust St. - Elgin 60123

Tue, Nov 24, 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, Nov 24, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Join Elda on Facebook Live to learn how to make easy and delicious Cranberry Pecan Cheese Balls!

Wed, Nov 25, All day
ALL LOCATIONS
The Main Library, Rakow Branch and South Elgin Branch close at 5 p.m.

Wed, Nov 25, All day
Virtual
Download the Thanksgiving Family Book Club activity guide from our website OR pick up your kit and activity guide to enjoy Thanksgiving books & activities with your family all weekend long.

Wed, Nov 25, 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, Nov 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual
We are going to celebrate all things Clifford at this virtual party!

Wed, Nov 25, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Virtual
Join us on Facebook Live to learn how to bake mini pumpkin pies. As the treats bake, we will read stories.

Wed, Nov 25, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Main Library - Sally Lee Room B
Join us on Facebook Live to learn how to bake mini pumpkin pies. As the treats bake, we will read stories.

Wed, Nov 25, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Join this virtual three-part series using the Tinkercad Platform to learn the fundamentals of coding. Grades 6-8 Registration Required
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Wed, Nov 25, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Ann St. Park – 250 Ann St. – South Elgin 60177

Wed, Nov 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270
Help us create wonderful and unusual works of art for the library.

Wed, Nov 25, 4:15pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Nature Ridge Elementary – school drop off loop – 1899 Westridge Blvd. – Bartlett 60103

Wed, Nov 25, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Blue Heron Park – 350 Blue Heron Way – Bartlett 60103

Thu, Nov 26, All day
ALL LOCATIONS
All library locations are closed for Thanksgiving Holiday.

Fri, Nov 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
We are celebrating all things Dog Man at this party with crafts, activities, and more!

Fri, Nov 27, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Join this virtual three-part series using the Tinkercad Platform to learn the fundamentals of coding. Grades 6-8 Registration Required
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Sat, Nov 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270*
Drop in and help out the library with cleaning, book displays, and other various projects.
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Rescheduled
Sat, Nov 28, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
New date Saturday, November 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Drop in and help out the library with cleaning, book displays, and other various projects.

Mon, Nov 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes in this virtual storytime for ages 3-6. No registration.

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

Mon, Nov 30, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
What do you get when you combine Math & Art? Tons of awesome fun! Join us to learn about the art of Paul Klee and complete a Paul Klee challenge. Grades K-2, registration required.

Mon, Nov 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is open to High Schoolers interested in making a difference in the library community.
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Mon, Nov 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: 850 Villa St. - corner of Nancy Ann & Suzanne Ln. - Elgin 60120

Mon, Nov 30, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
What do you get when you combine Math & Art? Tons of awesome fun! Join us to learn about the art of Paul Klee and complete a Paul Klee challenge. Grades 3-5, registration required.
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Mon, Nov 30, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Este mes leeremos los capítulos 14-20 del libro. Disponible en la biblioteca: https://gailborden.bibliocommons.com/v2/search?query=yo+no+soy+tu+perfecta+hija+mexicana&searchType=smart

Mon, Nov 30, 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.

Mon, Nov 30, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Eastside Rec Center - 1080 E. Chicago St. - Elgin 60120

Mon, Nov 30, 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.