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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.
AG Bags
February 1 - 6

Curbside Pickup - Call to reserve your kit
We're partnering with the Lake County Farm Bureau to give out Ag Bags! Corn Bags and Apple Bags are available, including facts, puzzles, and a craft in each bag. Call us between February 1-6 and we will set up a curbside pickup for you to pick up your kit.
Kits are available on a first-come, first-serve basis while supplies last | Limit of 1 bag per person.

Group Painting Kits
February 8 - 20
Curbside Pickup - Call to reserve your kit
Paint on your own, paint in pairs, or with your whole family!
In partnership with the Village of Fox Lake, we put together group painting kits. Let us know how many people are in your group. We will put together your kit and schedule a curbside pickup for you.
In your painting kit, you will receive one 4”x4” wooden disc per person, three colors of paints, and other supplies to create your painting.

Curbside Craft: Valentine's Chick
February 8 - 13
Curbside Pickup - Call to reserve your kit
Call to reserve your curbside craft kit. This week we will have a Valentine's Chick craft all bagged up with the supplies needed. But it's only while supplies last so be sure to call early in the week!

STEAM Kits: Paper Heart Structures
February 15 - 20
Curbside Pickup - Call to reserve your kit
Children will construct paper hearts using different colored strips of paper and test out different STEAM challenges. (While Supplies last) 

Messy Art @ Home: Magnet Popsicle Stick Frame
February 22 - 27
Curbside Pickup - Call to reserve your kit
This week’s Messy Art @ Home Bag will include the materials to make a Magnet Popsicle Stick Frame. Make an appointment to pick one up while supplies last.
Herb Garden Transplant
Facebook & YouTube
We had so much fun planting seedlings last month, we added a second carton! Stay tuned this month to see how our seedlings are growing. Once they are sprouted we will post a video on how to transplant them to pots.
Blind Date with a BookBlind Date with a Book
February 1 - 13 
Curbside Pickup - Fill out the Online Form

Looking for your next great read? Fill out the online form on our website and expert staff will match you with a book. You'll receive a call when your book date is ready to pick up at a curbside pick up appointment. Please allow 1-2 days for the book to be selected and prepared for pick up.
Pop Culture Trivia
Mondays at 10 a.m.

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 is a new topic!

Murder 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.
Intro to Google Slides
Tuesday, February 9 at 5 p.m.
Facebook & Youtube

In this tutorial, learn how to use Google slides to create a “how-to” presentation to share with your friends and family.
Intro to Flipster
Thursday, February 18 at 5 p.m.
Facebook & Youtube

Want to read some digital magazines?  This tutorial will show you how to navigate the database Flipster to view digital magazine topics on your computer or mobile device.
Wills & Basic Estate Planning Part II: Probate RR
Monday, February 22 at 4 p.m.
In this online zoom webinar, local Attorney Robert Monahan will answer your questions about what probate is, when is it necessary, the process, and advantages and disadvantages. Registration is required to attend this online zoom event. Register here.
2 Ways to Soothe
Wednesday, February 24 at 10 a.m.
Facebook & Youtube

Learn how to create a DIY Rice Pack and a Bunny Buddie to help soothe irritations and injuries with your instructor Liz. This is a great craft for parents to help soothe little one’s injuries. The pre-recorded video will be available on Facebook and Youtube.
Friday Flicks
Friday, February 26 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 Don Bluth’s classic The Secret of N.I.M.H. Check out a copy of the film on Hoopla Digital or by visiting the library.

Book Before She Was Helen by Caroline B. CooneyMurder Mystery Book Club
Thursday, March 4 at 10:30 a.m.
Facebook & YouTube

The title for 3/4 is Before She was Helen by Caroline B. Cooney, copies of the book are available through the Hoopla database. Share your thoughts on the title through our Facebook post on 3/4.

Storytime Online
Thursday, February 4 & 25 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.

Read aloud with Ms. Thea
Wednesday, February 10 at 1 p.m.

Join Ms. Thea for a read-aloud of Love Monster by Rachel Bright. A pre-recorded video will be uploaded to the YouTube playlist and shared to our Facebook Page.

Valentine's Zoom BINGO RR
Saturday, February 13 at 11 a.m.

Get ready for Zoom BINGO and win prizes! Call to set up your curbside pickup to get your Bingo Card and Bingo Squares. We will be doing a Valentine's Day Bingo over zoom. All prizes will need to be picked up via curbside pickup after the program at your convenience. Recommended for ages 4-12. Registration Required - Sign up here!

Radical Readers
Tuesday, February 16 at 4 p.m.
Listen to the first chapter of the book Zoey and Sassafras: Caterflies and Ice by Asia Citro ; illustrated by Marion Lindsay. Then if you like the first chapter, read the rest of the book by checking it out on Hoopla Digital, the Libby App, or from the library! Call the library to get your book, as supplies last.

The Library Box
Saturday, February 20 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: Magnet Popsicle Stick Frames
Monday, February 22 at 1 pm
Follow along with Ms. Thea as she creates a Popsicle Stick Frame from the messy art kit via a pre-recorded video. Step-by-step instructions will be posted on our Facebook page the first day the kit is available.

Craft Tutorial: Scrabble Coaster
Wednesday, February 24 at 4 pm
Get crafty with Miss Courtney! At this step-by-step tutorial. Learn how to make coasters out of scrabble tiles. A great gift for friends and loved ones!
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