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Registration begins for July kids & teens programs!

Registration opens at 9am

2022-07-01 09:00:00 2022-07-01 23:59:00 America/Chicago Registration begins for July 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 DIY kit programs! Lake Villa District Library -

Friday, July 01
9:00am - 11:59pm

Add to Calendar 2022-07-01 09:00:00 2022-07-01 23:59:00 America/Chicago Registration begins for July 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 DIY 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 DIY kit programs!

In-Person Programs

No need to register:

Please register:

DIY Programs (Kits can only be collected during the pickup dates.)

    Register: July 1-15                          Available for pickup: July 16-24

    Zoom Programs

    YouTube Programs

    Lake Villa District Library

    Phone: 847-356-7711

    Hours
    Mon, Sep 26 9:00AM to 9:00PM
    Tue, Sep 27 9:00AM to 9:00PM
    Wed, Sep 28 9:00AM to 9:00PM
    Thu, Sep 29 9:00AM to 9:00PM
    Fri, Sep 30 9:00AM to 6:00PM
    Sat, Oct 01 9:00AM to 5:00PM
    Sun, Oct 02 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 special 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

    Sat, Oct 01, All day
    Lake Villa District Library
    Add some fall flair with these colorful trees!

    Sat, Oct 01, 9:00am - 11:59pm
    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!

    Sat, Oct 01, 9:30am - 10:00am
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    FAMILY (all ages): Join us for in-person stories, songs & fun! No registration necessary.

    Sun, Oct 02, All day
    Lake Villa District Library
    PRESCHOOL (ages 3-5): Keep cool and groovy with these Pete-tastic games! All kits are first come, first served starting 1pm.

    Mon, Oct 03, 9:30am - 10:00am
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    BIRTH - AGE 2: Join us for in-person stories, songs & fun! No registration necessary.

    Mon, Oct 03, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    ELEMENTARY (kindergarten - grade 5): Listen to great children’s novels read aloud in weekly installments.

    Mon, Oct 03, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
    Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
    Learn about wills, trusts, powers of attorney probate and guardianship. Take the first step to create or update a plan that is appropriate for you.

    Tue, Oct 04, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    ELEMENTARY (kindergarten - grade 5): Orange you glad it's time for fall crafts?
    Registration opens Saturday, October 1 2022 at 9:00am

    Tue, Oct 04, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
    Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A
    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, Oct 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library - YA Program Room
    MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL (grades 6-12): Craft like Harry Potter. Eat waffles like Eleven.

    Wed, Oct 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Lake Villa District Library - YA Program Room
    MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL (grades 6-12): Bring your own game or play one of ours! Win a prize if you beat the librarian.

    Thu, Oct 06, All day
    Lake Villa District Library
    ELEMENTARY (kindergarten - grade 5): These spiders are too cute to spook. All kits are first come, first served starting 4pm.

    Thu, Oct 06, 9:30am - 10:00am
    Lake Villa District Library
    FAMILY (all ages): Join us for in-person stories, songs & fun! No registration necessary.

    Thu, Oct 06, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library
    Staff members from Representative Joyce Mason’s office will be available to assist constituents.

    Thu, Oct 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
    "I don't have time" is a common statement from so many in this fast-paced digital world. Learn more about various apps or programs to manage everything from schedules and tasks to projects and teams.

    Fri, Oct 07, 9:30am - 10:00am
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    FAMILY (all ages): Read with your Rep!

    Fri, Oct 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library - AS Meeting Room
    Join the discussion on America's most thought-provoking foreign policy challenges. Ask for reading materials at the Adult Services Desk.

    Sat, Oct 08, All day
    Lake Villa District Library
    MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL (grades 6-12): Celebrate the 77th birthday of the microwave with fast, fun foods! All kits are first come, first served starting 1pm.

    Sat, Oct 08, All day
    Lake Villa District Library
    Add some fall flair with these colorful trees!

    Sat, Oct 08, 9:30am - 10:00am
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    FAMILY (all ages): Join us for in-person stories, songs & fun! No registration necessary.

    Sat, Oct 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
    Lake Villa District Library - AS Meeting Room
    LVDL's monthly book discussion that meets on the second Saturday of each month. Copies of the book, The Keeper Of Lost Things, are available at the Circulation Desk.

    Sun, Oct 09, All day
    Lake Villa District Library
    BABY/TODDLER (birth-age 2): Learn, match and play with colors! All kits are first come, first served starting 1pm.

    Mon, Oct 10, 9:30am - 10:00am
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    BIRTH - AGE 2: Join us for in-person stories, songs & fun! No registration necessary.

    Mon, Oct 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    ELEMENTARY (kindergarten - grade 5): It’s alive…it’s ALIVE! Are you ready to have fun?

    Mon, Oct 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Meeting Room
    MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL (grades 6-12): Don’t scream, it’s only a spider. And it’s trapped in soap.
    Registration opens Saturday, October 1 2022 at 9:00am

    Mon, Oct 10, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    ELEMENTARY (kindergarten - grade 5): Listen to great children’s novels read aloud in weekly installments.

    Mon, Oct 10, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library - AS Meeting Room
    Regular meeting of the Lake Villa District Library Board of Trustees.

    Tue, Oct 11, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    FAMILY (all ages): Join us for an evening of stories, songs & fun! No registration necessary.

    Wed, Oct 12, 1:30pm - 2:45pm
    Lake Villa District Library - AS Meeting Room
    Instructor Stacy Freeman provides an overview of what Excel is and it's practical applications. Bring your questions.

    Wed, Oct 12, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    KINDERGARTEN - GRADE 1: Join us to read and discuss "The Water Princess" by Susan Verde. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Youth Desk.

    Wed, Oct 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A
    How does the Supreme Court work? Tauya Forst, JD, professor of justice studies and Richard Forst, JD, lecturer at College of DuPage present an overview of constitutional law and the Supreme Court.

    Thu, Oct 13, 9:30am - 10:00am
    Lake Villa District Library
    FAMILY (all ages): Join us for in-person stories, songs & fun! No registration necessary.

    Thu, Oct 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
    Steve Darnell illustrates how radio is a "theater of the mind" highlighting the music, voices and sounds of some of radio's best known mystery and horror programs to create frightening "pictures."

    Thu, Oct 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    ELEMENTARY (kindergarten - grade 5): No bones about it—this will be tortellini awesome. Hip hip penne!

    Fri, Oct 14, 9:30am - 10:30am
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    FAMILY (all ages): Blend the rules and create a masterpiece!

    Sat, Oct 15, All day
    Lake Villa District Library
    Add some fall flair with these colorful trees!

    Sat, Oct 15, 9:30am - 10:00am
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    FAMILY (all ages): Join us for in-person stories, songs & fun! No registration necessary.

    Sat, Oct 15, 10:00am - 4:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    FAMILY (all ages): Is fort building your family’s forte? Stop by and prove it!

    Sun, Oct 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library - YA Program Room
    HIGH SCHOOL (grades 9-12): Join us to discuss "Firekeeper's Daughter" by Angeline Boulley. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Young Adult Desk.

    Mon, Oct 17, 9:30am - 10:00am
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    BIRTH - AGE 2: Join us for in-person stories, songs & fun! No registration necessary.

    Mon, Oct 17, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    ELEMENTARY (kindergarten - grade 5): Listen to great children’s novels read aloud in weekly installments.

    Tue, Oct 18, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    GRADES 2-3: Join us to discuss "13th Street: Battle of the Bad-Breath Bats" by David Bowles. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Youth Desk.

    Tue, Oct 18, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
    Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A
    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, Oct 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
    RJ's Eatery
    It's the library in hangout mode! Join us on the third Tuesday of each month at RJ's Eatery!

    Wed, Oct 19, 1:30pm - 2:45pm
    Lake Villa District Library - AS Meeting Room
    Instructor Stacy Freeman provides an overview of what Word is and it's practical applications. Bring your questions.

    Wed, Oct 19, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Zoom Meeting Room
    FAMILY (all ages): Impress us with your monster knowledge and compete against other families! Register ONCE for your whole family.

    Thu, Oct 20, 9:30am - 10:00am
    Lake Villa District Library
    FAMILY (all ages): Join us for in-person stories, songs & fun! No registration necessary.

    Thu, Oct 20, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library
    Staff members from Representative Joyce Mason’s office will be available to assist constituents.

    Thu, Oct 20, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A,AS Zoom Meeting Room
    Celebrate the Fall season with this colorful watercolor project! Attend in-person or via Zoom. Registration opens October 1.

    Thu, Oct 20, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library - AS Meeting Room
    Meeting to discuss book sale.

    Thu, Oct 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    GRADES 4-5: Join us to discuss "Gregor the Overlander" by Suzanne Collins. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Youth Desk.

    Fri, Oct 21, 9:30am - 10:00am
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    FAMILY (all ages): Leave it on the (library) floor and dance!

    Fri, Oct 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    ELEMENTARY (kindergarten - grade 5): Let the wild rumpus start!

    Sat, Oct 22, All day
    Lake Villa District Library
    Add some fall flair with these colorful trees!

    Sat, Oct 22, 9:30am - 10:00am
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    FAMILY (all ages): Join us for in-person stories, songs & fun! No registration necessary.

    Sun, Oct 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    ELEMENTARY (kindergarten - grade 5): Are you a LEGO master builder? Bring your brains and we’ll supply the bricks.

    Mon, Oct 24, 9:30am - 10:00am
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    BIRTH - AGE 2: Join us for in-person stories, songs & fun! No registration necessary.

    Mon, Oct 24, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    ELEMENTARY (kindergarten - grade 5): Listen to great children’s novels read aloud in weekly installments.

    Mon, Oct 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, Oct 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library - YA Program Room
    GRADES 6-8: Join us to discuss "Whichwood" by Tahereh Mafi. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Young Adult Desk.

    Tue, Oct 25, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    FAMILY (all ages): Join us for an evening of stories, songs & fun! No registration necessary.

    Wed, Oct 26, 11:30am - 12:30pm
    Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
    Laurel Mellien of Headstones and History has visited over 1,000 cemeteries throughout the Midwest and will share her best finds from her travels.

    Wed, Oct 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
    Join the Alba Trio for a thematic performance of spooky songs just in time for Halloween! From "Phantom of the Opera," to the "Tarantala" or spider's dance, you're in for a treat. No tricks here.

    Thu, Oct 27, 9:30am - 10:00am
    Lake Villa District Library
    FAMILY (all ages): Join us for in-person stories, songs & fun! No registration necessary.

    Thu, Oct 27, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    FAMILY (all ages): Play the game, hone your skills and meet new friends!

    Thu, Oct 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
    Author Laura Enright examines the evolution of the vampire in myth, literature, and media and how an ancient bogeyman, by turns, has become a romantic figure, superhero, and even a teen dream. 

    Fri, Oct 28, 9:30am - 10:00am
    Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
    FAMILY (all ages): Trick or treat, smell my feet, give me something good to READ!

    Fri, Oct 28, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Lake Villa District Library - YA Program Room
    MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL (grades 6-12): Come with us and you will see: This, our town of Halloween!

    Sat, Oct 29, All day
    Lake Villa District Library
    Add some fall flair with these colorful trees!

    Sat, Oct 29, 9:30am - 10:00am
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    FAMILY (all ages): Join us for in-person stories, songs & fun! No registration necessary.

    Sat, Oct 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Lake Villa District Library
    FAMILY (all ages): Trick-or-treat in the library parking lot without ever leaving your car! Starting October 1, REGISTER FOR A TIME SLOT by phone (847-245-5116) or stopping by the Youth Desk.

    Mon, Oct 31, 9:30am - 10:00am
    Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
    BIRTH - AGE 2: Join us for in-person stories, songs & fun! No registration necessary.