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Registration begins for June kids & teens programs!

Registration opens at 9am

2024-06-01 09:00:00 2024-06-01 23:59:00 America/Chicago Registration begins for June kids & teens programs! Register for programs online, call 847-245-5116, or visit the Youth and Young Adult desks. This month will feature in-person, Zoom and kit programs! Lake Villa District Library -

Saturday, June 01
9:00am - 11:59pm

Add to Calendar 2024-06-01 09:00:00 2024-06-01 23:59:00 America/Chicago Registration begins for June kids & teens programs! Register for programs online, call 847-245-5116, or visit the Youth and Young Adult desks. This month will feature in-person, Zoom and kit programs! Lake Villa District Library -

Register for programs online, call 847-245-5116, or visit the Youth and Young Adult desks. This month will feature in-person, Zoom and kit programs!

In-Person Programs

No need to register:

Please register:

Zoom Programs

Book Discussions

  • Chicka Chicka Book Club (kindergarten - grade 1): June 26
  • Bookworm Buddies (grades 2-3): June 18
  • Novel Thoughts (grades 4-5): June 12
  • #BestBookFriends (grades 4-8): June 25
  • Page Turners (grades 6-8): June 24

Lake Villa District Library

Phone: 847-356-7711

Hours
Mon, Jun 10 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jun 11 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jun 12 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jun 13 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jun 14 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 15 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 16 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Connect with Lake Villa District Library and discover all it has to offer---best-selling books, award-winning movies and music, access to digital content and activities for people of all ages. Plus free Wi-Fi and space to meet, study and work.

First established in 1949, Lake Villa District Library serves Lake Villa Township and those who live within the township’s boundaries; including the communities of Lake Villa, Lindenhurst, portions of Round Lake Beach, Round Lake Heights and Antioch. The population served is approximately 40,000.

Please let us know if you or someone in your party requires accommodations.

Photographs or videos may be taken at library programs and events. Please notify library staff if you do not wish to be photographed.

Upcoming Events

Thu, Jun 13, 9:30am - 10:00am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us on our lawn for stories, songs & fun! We’ll move indoors if it rains.

Thu, Jun 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YA Program Room
MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL (going into grades 6-12): Bring your water bottle, and we'll provide everything you need to decorate it!

Thu, Jun 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
ELEMENTARY (going into kindergarten - grade 5): Let your imagination run wild and create the coolest, weirdest, prettiest or scariest bug the world has ever seen!

Thu, Jun 13, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us on our lawn for stories, songs & fun! We’ll move indoors if it rains.

Thu, Jun 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
Learn how to make simple syrups and herb extractions to craft a myriad of herb flavored and scented alcohol-free mocktails while sampling several examples.
This event is full

Fri, Jun 14, 9:30am - 10:30am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Play Time is where the fun happens!

Fri, Jun 14, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
Stop by the library and stay a while. Play cards, board games or work on a craft. Or just come by to enjoy refreshments and meet new people. Please register.

Fri, Jun 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - Lobby - Entrance Tables
Staff from U.S. Representative Schneider's office will be available to assist with federal issues such as Medicare, Social Security, Veteran Services, passports and immigration.

Fri, Jun 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL (kindergarten - grade 12): Learn coding with Fiero Code software! No experience necessary. Bring your own device and headphones, or use the library’s equipment.

Sat, Jun 15, 9:30am - 10:00am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us on our lawn for stories, songs & fun! We’ll move indoors if it rains.

Sat, Jun 15, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Enjoy a movie on our screen and we'll provide the popcorn!

Mon, Jun 17, 9:30am - 10:00am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us on our lawn for stories, songs & fun! We’ll move indoors if it rains.

Mon, Jun 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Celebrate the mail with letter writing, envelope decorating, stamp making, and more!

Mon, Jun 17, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - YA Program Room
MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL (grades 6-12): Check out these micro robotic versions of your favorite (or least favorite) bugs!

Mon, Jun 17, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
As the 20th Century approached, America's new role as a world power loomed large in its international reputation. But at home a hitherto marginalized voice strove to be heard, listened to, & heeded.

Tue, Jun 18, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
Going into GRADES 2-3: Join us to discuss "Mia Mayhem Rides the Waves" by Kara West. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Youth Desk.

Tue, Jun 18, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Meeting Room
If you knit, crochet, needlepoint or enjoy any other handicraft, here is a great opportunity to work on it at the library with new friends.

Tue, Jun 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Timothy O'Toole's
It's the library in hangout mode; a book club with a twist, held at Timothy O'Toole's in Lake Villa.

Tue, Jun 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
Classical guitarist and composer Nathan Cornelius plays new and newly-arranged guitar music, including some of his own work. Hear music inspired by literature, other music, and special places.

Wed, Jun 19, 9:30am - 10:00am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us to learn about the guitar and listen to a musical story with guest guitarist Nathan Cornelius!

Wed, Jun 19, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
Nathan Cornelius shares stories, photos, and music from his artist residencies at Shenandoah National Park in Virginia and Isle Royale National Park in upper Michigan.

Wed, Jun 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Donut games, donut crafts, donut holes and more!

Wed, Jun 19, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
Open your own “Air Bee and Bee” with recycled materials. Recycled soup cans and paper make these easy to create and fun to share!

Wed, Jun 19, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - YA Program Room
ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL (kindergarten - grade 12): Mario time... oh yeah! Drop in to race against other gamers!

Thu, Jun 20, 9:30am - 10:00am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us on our lawn for stories, songs & fun! We’ll move indoors if it rains.

Thu, Jun 20, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
Open your own “Air Bee and Bee” with recycled materials. Recycled soup cans and paper make these easy to create and fun to share!

Thu, Jun 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Meeting Room
MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL (grades 6-12): Sip, sip, hooray! Make boba tapioca pearls from scratch and take home a cup of boba milk tea.

Thu, Jun 20, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us on our lawn for stories, songs & fun! We’ll move indoors if it rains.

Thu, Jun 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
Get hooked on fishing with tournament angler Eugene Kim! Learn about fishing basics including local fishing spots, techniques, gear, lures, and more.

Fri, Jun 21, 9:30am - 10:30am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
PRESCHOOL (ages 3-5): Come on, let's crawl! Dress up and dance at our Ugly Bug Ball!

Fri, Jun 21, 11:00am - 11:30am
Lake Villa District Library
Join us for a 30-minute walk outside around the library. Chat about what you're reading or watching, make new friends, or just enjoy the walk. Meet outside the upper level entrance.

Fri, Jun 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - Lobby - Entrance Tables
Staff from State Representative Mason's office will be available to assist with state issues such as unemployment, utility assistance, SNAP and Medicaid.

Fri, Jun 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE SCHOOL & HIGH SCHOOL (kindergarten through grade 12): Even if you don’t like bugs, you’ll love learning to drawing these insects!

Sat, Jun 22, 9:30am - 10:00am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us on our lawn for stories, songs & fun! We’ll move indoors if it rains.

Sat, Jun 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
Get ready to bug out with Bug Bingo! Learn about the wild world of bugs and win prizes with this twist on the classic game.

Sun, Jun 23, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join Spark the Firefly and her friends for a summer night in Firefly Grove. Gather around the campfire to sing songs, listen to stories and watch the stars.

Sun, Jun 23, 4:45pm - 7:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL (going into grades 6-12): With great movies comes great responsibility…to join the fun!

Mon, Jun 24, 9:30am - 10:00am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us on our lawn for stories, songs & fun! We’ll move indoors if it rains.

Mon, Jun 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
ELEMENTARY (going into kindergarten - grade 5): Show off your inner Spider-Man at this race against the odds! Costumes welcome!

Mon, Jun 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Meeting Room
LVDL's monthly mystery book discussion that meets on the fourth Monday of the month.

Mon, Jun 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YA Program Room
Going into GRADES 6-8: Join us to discuss "Ghost" by Jason Reynolds. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Young Adult Desk.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Calling all of Spidey’s amazing friends to watch an episode (or two) and enjoy snacks!

Tue, Jun 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
The monarch butterfly population in North America has sharply declined over the last two decades. Many of us have heard planting milkweed can help. What else can we do to help this iconic insect?

Tue, Jun 25, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Lake Villa District Library
Going into GRADES 4-8: Join us to discuss "Dark Life" by Kat Falls. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Youth Desk.

Wed, Jun 26, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - Lobby - Entrance Tables
Staff from State Senator Edly-Allen's office will be available to answer questions and provide assistance with state issues, programs, and services.

Wed, Jun 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join your friendly neighborhood librarians for a fun celebration of the greatest web-slinging superhero!

Wed, Jun 26, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Lake Villa District Library
Going into KINDERGARTEN - GRADE 1: Join us to read and discuss "Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears" by Verna Aardema. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Youth Desk.

Wed, Jun 26, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
LVDL's Backyard
It's our turn to host the Lindenhurst/Lake Villa Community Partners 2024 Summer Concert Series! Live music, good vibes, and memories to make... Join us in the parks, for goodness' sake!

Thu, Jun 27, 9:30am - 10:00am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us on our lawn for stories, songs & fun! We’ll move indoors if it rains.

Thu, Jun 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
ELEMENTARY (going into kindergarten - grade 5): Make a special place for the bugs in your backyard to stay the night!

Thu, Jun 27, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us on our lawn for stories, songs & fun! We’ll move indoors if it rains.

Thu, Jun 27, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
Join Rainbow Mental Health as they answer your questions and discuss LGBTQIA+ identities, pronouns, mental health, and more. Learn ways to support LGBTQIA+ friends, family, & members of our community.

Fri, Jun 28, 9:30am - 10:30am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Have fun molding your imagination!

Fri, Jun 28, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
Stop by the library and stay a while. Play cards, board games or work on a craft. Or just come by to enjoy refreshments and meet new people. Please register.

Fri, Jun 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - Lobby - Entrance Tables
Staff from U.S. Representative Schneider's office will be available to assist with federal issues such as Medicare, Social Security, Veteran Services, passports and immigration.

Fri, Jun 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
ELEMENTARY (kindergarten - grade 5): Make art inspired by great artists!

Fri, Jun 28, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - YA Program Room
MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL (going into grades 6-12): Watch anime and hang out with fellow anime/manga fans! We'll screen up to TV-14 or PG-13.

Sat, Jun 29, 9:30am - 10:00am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us on our lawn for stories, songs & fun! We’ll move indoors if it rains.

Sat, Jun 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Play the game, hone your skills and meet new friends!

Sun, Jun 30, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join Grammy®-nominated artist Nanny Nikki for a fun, high-energy and interactive children’s show featuring sing-along songs, dancing, puppets and more!

Canceled
Mon, Jul 01, 9:00am - 10:00am
Lake Villa District Library
Please register for this program and experience the wait list process.

Wed, Jul 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - Lobby - Entrance Tables
Staff from State Representative Weber’s office will be available to answer questions and provide assistance with state issues, programs, and services.

Wed, Jul 03, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Lake Villa District Library
The Library will be closing at 5:00 pm for the Independence Day Holiday.

Thu, Jul 04, All day
Lake Villa District Library
Library Closed for Independence Day!

Mon, Jul 08, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - Administrative Conference Room
Regular meeting of the Lake Villa District Library Board of Trustees.

Fri, Jul 12, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - Lobby - Entrance Tables
Staff from U.S. Representative Schneider's office will be available to assist with federal issues such as Medicare, Social Security, Veteran Services, passports and immigration.

Fri, Jul 12, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Lobby
Staff from State Representative Mason's office will be available to assist with state issues such as unemployment, utility assistance, SNAP and Medicaid.