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Kits can ONLY be reserved during the times advertised! Be sure to call early during the advertised time frame to get your kit.
 
STEAM Club to go KitsSTEAM Kits: CD Balloon Hovercraft
January 7 - January 9

Curbside Pickup - Call to reserve your kit
Children will construct a hovercraft and learn about friction and airflow. You will need a water or soda bottle lid for this project. (While Supplies last)
 


Coloring and Cocoa Kits
January 11 - January 16
Curbside Pickup - Call to reserve your kit
Stay cozy with a craft kit! We’re partnering with the Village of Fox Lake Parks and Recreation to give out Coloring and Cocoa Kits! Call us between January 11-16 and we will set up a curbside pickup for you to get your kit. Kits are available for both children and adults, on a first come first serve basis while supplies last. Limit 1 kit per person.
 


Curbside Craft: Friendship Necklace
January 11 - January 16
Curbside Pickup - Call to reserve your kit
This week we will have a friendship bracelet craft all bagged up with the supplies needed. But only while supplies last so be sure to call to reserve a craft kit!
 


Messy Art @ Home: Cotton Ball Painted Snowman
January 11 - January 16
Curbside Pickup - Call to reserve your kit
This week’s Messy Art @ Home Bag will include the materials to make a cotton ball painted snowman. Make an appointment to pick one up while supplies last.
Pop Culture Trivia
Mondays at 10 a.m.
Facebook

Each week we dig deeper into Pop Culture with trivia on a selected topic. Pop Culture Trivia is posted every Monday morning, with answers posted the next day. Each week will feature a new topic.
 

Book Cover: In Peppermint Peril
Murder Mystery Book Club
Thursday, January 7 at 10:30 a.m.
Facebook & YouTube

The title for 1/7 is The Ripper’s Shadow by Laura Joh Rowland, copies of the book are available through the Hoopla database. Share your thoughts on the title through our Facebook post on 1/7.
 

Fabric Wreath
Wednesday, January 20 at 10 a.m.
Facebook & Youtube

Use scrap fabric and a wreath form to create a unique wreath with your instructor Liz. The pre-recorded video will be available on Facebook and Youtube.
 
 
Intro to Chilton Library
Thursday, January 21 at 5 p.m.
Facebook & Youtube

Want to find a resource to assist with car repairs or basic troubleshooting? This video tutorial will introduce you to the new online Chilton database!
 
 
Wills & Basic Estate Planning Part 1: Your Last Will & Testament RR
Monday, January 25 at 4 p.m.
Zoom
In this online zoom webinar, local Attorney Robert Monahan will answer your questions about what a will is, why you need one, its key provisions, how a will fits into a basic estate plan, and the risks and benefits of doing your will yourself. Registration is required to attend this online zoom event. Register here.
Keep an eye out for part II of this webinar in February.
 
 
Intro to Gale Legal Forms
Tuesday, January 26 at 5 p.m.
Facebook & Youtube

Learn a basic introduction on how to navigate this database to locate a specific legal form to print or fill out online. 
 
 
A Winnie Named WinnieFriday Flicks
Friday, January 29 at 10 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 A Bear Named Winnie starring Michael Fassbender. Check out a copy of the film on Hoopla Digital or by visiting the library.
 
 
Herb Garden Seed Starter
Seed Starter GardeningSaturday, January 30 at 10 a.m.
Facebook & YouTube

Bring a little green inside, by planting your own herb garden. Your instructor Liz will show you how to start the seeds in an egg carton container. Stay tuned for later posts and videos documenting the growth of the seedlings.
The pre-recorded video will be available on Facebook and Youtube.
 

 
The Secret, Book & Scone SocietyMurder Mystery Book Club
Thursday, February 4 at 10:30 a.m.
Facebook & YouTube

The title for 2/4 is The Secret, Book & Scone Society by Ellery Adams, copies of the book are available through the Hoopla database. Share your thoughts on the title through our Facebook post on 2/4.

 

Winter Reading Program: Read to Succeed!
December 14 - January 31
Wandoo Reader Online
Readers grade K - 6th can read 100 minutes and earn ticket vouchers to a Chicago Wolves game and other goodies! Keep track of your reading minutes online, on Wandoo Reader, and complete challenges this winter break. When you reach 100 minutes you can schedule a curbside pickup to receive your voucher. 
 
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
 

Weekly Book Picks for Kids
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 books. She will share the book titles and descriptions from every collection in the Children's Library to get you excited about reading. On January 8th a special guest will present some of the new books in the library!
There will be no Weekly Book Picks on Friday, January 1st.
 

Brown Bear Brown Bear What Do You See?Storytelling with Ms. Thea
Wednesday, January 6 at 1 p.m.
YouTube

Join Ms. Thea for a re-telling of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin as she uses fun felt pieces! A pre-recorded video will be uploaded to the YouTube playlist and shared to our Facebook Page.
 

Zoey & Sassafras Caterflies and IceRadical Readers
Tuesday, January 19 at 4 p.m.
YouTube
Listen to the first chapter of the book Ready Freddy! Ready, Set, Snow! by Abby Klein ; illustrated by John McKinley. Then if you like the first chapter, read the rest of the book by getting a free copy to own from the library! Call the library to get your book, as supplies last.
 

Sneezy the SnowmanRead-Aloud with Ms. Thea
Wednesday, January 20 at 1 p.m
YouTube

Join Ms. Thea for a read-aloud of Sneezy the Snowman by Maureen Wright. A pre-recorded video will be uploaded to the YouTube playlist and shared to our Facebook Page.
 

The Library Box
Saturday, January 23, at 11am
Facebook Live

Join Miss Courtney and Miss Liv with another episode of the library box! It’s a surprise tune in to find out what we are doing.
 

Messy Art Tutorial: Cotton Ball Painted Snowman
Monday, January 25 at 1 pm
YouTube
Step-by-step instructions will be posted on our Facebook page the first day the kit is available. Follow along with Ms. Thea as she creates a cotton ball painted snowman from the messy art kit via a pre-recorded video.
 

Craft Tutorial: Snowman
Wednesday, January 27 at 4 pm
YouTube
Get crafty with Miss Courtney! At this step-by-step tutorial, learn how to make a snowman out of a scrap 2x4 piece of wood.
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