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Follow our programs on these platforms:
Facebook Video and Facebook Live
Grab and Go Activity Kits
Pop Culture Trivia
Mondays at 10 a.m.

Each week we dig deeper into Pop Culture with Trivia on a select topic. Pop Culture Trivia is posted every Monday Morning with answers posted the next morning. Each week is a new topic!

Murder Mystery Book Club
Thursday, November 5 at 10:30 a.m.

The title for the month of November is The Widow’s House by Carol Goodman, copies of the book are available through the Hoopla database. Share your thoughts on the title through our Facebook post on 11/5.

Medicare 101
Saturday, November 7 at 10:30 a.m.

Alexandria from Humana will present a free online informational program on preparing for Medicare open enrollment.  This webinar will be presented on zoom, registration is required. Signup at the library website events page or call (847) 587-0198.

Intro to GoogleDocs  
Tuesday, November 10 at 5 p.m.
Facebook & Youtube

In this video tutorial, join Alex to learn how to use Google Docs to create documents. 

Intro to Freegal Database
Monday, November 16 at 5 p.m.
Facebook & Youtube
Want to listen to your favorite music or discover new tunes?  This video tutorial introduces you to the library music database Freegal.

Hanging Floral Bouquet  
Wednesday, November 18 at 10 a.m.
Hanging Flower CraftFacebook & Youtube
Create an indoor garden by making your own Hanging Flower Bouquet with your instructor Liz. The pre-recorded video will be available on Facebook and Youtube. View some of Liz's past craft tutorials by viewing her Youtube Playlist.

"I'm Thankful For..."
Wednesday, November 25 at 10 a.m.
2020 has been a rollercoaster year, and staff wanted to share what made the year brighter for us. Share in the comments what you’re thankful for this year. Pictures are encouraged but not required.

Westworld movie CoverFriday Flicks 
Friday, November 27 at 10:30 a.m.
Facebook & Youtube

Calling all film buffs! Watch the movie and then share your thoughts on our Facebook Post! This month’s movie is Star Trek IV : The Voyage Home. Check out a copy of the film on Hoopla Digital or by visiting the library.

Murder Mystery Book Club  
Thursday, December 3 at 10:30 a.m.
Facebook & Youtube

The title for 12/3 is In Peppermint Peril by Joy Avon, copies of the book are available through the Hoopla database. Share your thoughts on the title through our Facebook post on 12/3.
Children's Programs
Turkey Tom Scavenger Hunt
November 1 - 22
Village of Fox Lake
Be on the lookout for Turkey Tom in the community! Get the form and clues from the Village of Fox Lake. Follow the riddles to follow Turkey Tom's adventures then hand in your form to be entered to win big!

Read Aloud with Ms. Thea
Wednesdays at 1 p.m.

Join Ms. Thea for a read aloud with some of her favorite fall and Thanksgiving books! A pre-recorded video will be uploaded to the YouTube playlist and shared on our Facebook Page.
  • Pete the Cat Falling for Autumn by Kimberly and James Dean
  • Thanksgiving for Emily Ann by Teresa Johnston
  • Turkey Trouble by Wendi Silvano
  • Thanksgiving Rules by Laurie Friedman

Storytime Online
Thursdays at 10 a.m.
Facebook & Youtube

Miss Hannah brings you stories, action rhymes, flannel activities, and more at storytime online! Watch all the past Storytime Online Videos on our Youtube Playlist. There will be no Storytime on 11/26.

Weekly Book Picks
Fridays at 4 p.m
Facebook Live

Come join us on Facebook Live every Friday at 4 pm. Miss Liv has picked out themes and she will share book titles and descriptions from every collection in the Children's Library.

Grab & Go Craft
Monday Thru Saturday
November 2 - 14


Come into the Children's department and see what amazing craft is at the GRAB & GO Counter. For the first two weeks in November, we will have a CORN craft all bagged up with the supplies needed. BUT only while supplies last! Make an appointment to pick one up while supplies last. 

Craft Tutorial: Photo Coasters
Tuesday, November 10 at 12 p.m.

Join Ms Courtney for a crafty tutorial as you learn how to make a photo coaster together.

The Library Box
Saturday, November 14 at 12 p.m.
Facebook Live

Join Miss Courtney and Miss Liv for another episode of The Library Box live on Facebook! It's a surprise, so tune in to find out what they will be doing!

STEAM to Go Kits
Monday Thru Saturday
November 16 - 21


Chromatography is a method of separating the different components of a mixture. As an example, we will be separating the different dyes from a package of M&M’s. Make an appointment to pick one up while supplies last. 

Radical Readers
Saturday, November 17 at 4 p.m.

Listen to the first chapter read of the book Dr. Carbles is Losing His Marbles! by Dan Gutman. Then, if you like the first chapter, read the rest of the book by checking it out from the library or on Hoopla Digital.

Messy Art @ Home Bags
Monday Thru Saturday
November 23 - 28


This week’s Messy Art @ Home Bag will include the main materials to make a Feather Painted Turkey. Make an appointment to pick one up while supplies last. 

Messy Art: Feather Painted Turkey 
Monday, November 23 at 1 p.m.
Step-by-step instructions will be uploaded to Youtube and posted to our Facebook page on the first day the kits are available. Follow along as Ms. Thea as she creates a feather painted turkey from the messy art kit.
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