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Utility Bill Clinic

Drop-ins Welcome, Appointments Encouraged

2023-06-05 14:30:00 2023-06-05 15:00:00 America/Chicago Utility Bill Clinic Meet one-on-one for 30 minutes with a Citizens Utility Board (CUB) counselor to review your electric, gas, and phone bills to get advice on reducing your costs. Appointments encouraged! Lake Villa District Library - AS Meeting Room

Monday, June 05
2:30pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-06-05 14:30:00 2023-06-05 15:00:00 America/Chicago Utility Bill Clinic Meet one-on-one for 30 minutes with a Citizens Utility Board (CUB) counselor to review your electric, gas, and phone bills to get advice on reducing your costs. Appointments encouraged! Lake Villa District Library - AS Meeting Room

Lake Villa District Library

AS Meeting Room

Meet one-on-one for 30 minutes with a Citizens Utility Board (CUB) counselor to review your electric, gas, and phone bills to get advice on reducing your costs. Appointments encouraged!

Citizens Utility Board (CUB) and Lake Villa District Library are hosting a free event to advise residents on reducing electric, gas, and both landline and cell phone bills.

Each participant will speak one-on-one with a CUB counselor to review their bills.

At CUB's clinic, you will receive information on:

  • Spotting unnecessary charges on natural gas, electric, and phone bills.
  • Energy efficiency programs and rebates that can help lower your utility bills.
  • Decoding your gas and electric bill, spotting errors, and avoiding scams.
  • Your options when it comes to phone, TV, and internet.
  • Utility rates, and making the right choices in the electric and gas markets.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Education & Learning |

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Lake Villa District Library

Phone: 847-356-7711

Hours
We're closed Monday May 27 due to Memorial Day.
Mon, May 27 Closed
(Memorial Day.)
Tue, May 28 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, May 29 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, May 30 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, May 31 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 01 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 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 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

Mon, May 27, All day
Lake Villa District Library
The Library is Closed for Memorial Day.

Mon, May 27, All day
Lake Villa District Library - Lobby - Program and Exhibit Area
Celebrate your graduation at our lobby display. Snap a selfie or a group pic with your friends and tell us your plans for next year.

Tue, May 28, All day
Lake Villa District Library - Lobby - Program and Exhibit Area
Celebrate your graduation at our lobby display. Snap a selfie or a group pic with your friends and tell us your plans for next year.

Tue, May 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
Join guitarist Dave Hiltebrand for an immersive therapeutic music experience. Listen to his guitar compositions created in the moment, and leave feeling calm and rejuvenated.

Tue, May 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Lake Villa District Library
GRADES 4-8: Join us to discuss "Dark Life" by Kat Falls. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Youth Desk.
This event is full

Wed, May 29, All day
Lake Villa District Library
Show some love this month by decorating a sweet Heart Charm for someone who needs a little appreciation.

Wed, May 29, All day
Lake Villa District Library - Lobby - Program and Exhibit Area
Celebrate your graduation at our lobby display. Snap a selfie or a group pic with your friends and tell us your plans for next year.

Wed, May 29, 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, May 29, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
Create pastel landscapes using unconventional colors Inspired by artist Wolf Khan. This project explores emotional well-being through art & demonstrates how we can see things in a different light.
This event is full

Thu, May 30, All day
Lake Villa District Library - Lobby - Program and Exhibit Area
Celebrate your graduation at our lobby display. Snap a selfie or a group pic with your friends and tell us your plans for next year.

Thu, May 30, All day
Lake Villa District Library
PRESCHOOL (ages 3-5): Enjoy a free take-home activity! All kits are first come, first served starting 9am.

Thu, May 30, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
Even before Fort Sumter, baseball was already labeled the "national pastime." Civil War soldiers played baseball more than they fought. Learn how the war helped spread the game across the nation.

Fri, May 31, All day
Lake Villa District Library - Lobby - Program and Exhibit Area
Celebrate your graduation at our lobby display. Snap a selfie or a group pic with your friends and tell us your plans for next year.

Fri, May 31, 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, May 31, 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.

Sat, Jun 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!

Mon, Jun 03, 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.

Tue, Jun 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, Jun 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Lake Villa District Library
Artificial Intelligence is changing how candidates and hiring authorities navigate a job search. Learn the pros and cons of AI, as well as how to leverage tools to accelerate your search.
Register

Wed, Jun 05, 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, Jun 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Celebrate the Very Hungry Caterpillar, the Very Lonely Firefly, the Grouchy Ladybug, the Very Quiet Cricket, and more!

Wed, Jun 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
ELEMENTARY (going into kindergarten - grade 5): Don't miss these fun activities about the animals you love!

Wed, Jun 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, Jun 06, 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 06, 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 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
Learn about the different types of cicadas in Lake County and the 17-year lifecycle of periodic cicadas. Explore the wild adaptations that have helped this creature survive throughout the decades.

Fri, Jun 07, 9:30am - 10:30am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Blend the rules and create a masterpiece!

Fri, Jun 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Meeting Room
An opportunity to learn, participate in thoughtful discourse, and reach informed opinions on the issues in America's foreign policy process. Reading materials available at the Adult Services Desk.

Fri, Jun 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Dive into the fascinating world of insects and get an up-close, hands-on experience with some of the most colossal and peculiar bugs on our planet!

Fri, Jun 07, 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.

Sat, Jun 08, 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 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 are available at the Circulation Desk.

Sat, Jun 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Bring your brains and we'll supply the bricks!

Sun, Jun 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Laugh out loud as nationally-known family entertainer Chris Fascione brings children’s stories to life with his energy, humor and imagination!

Mon, Jun 10, 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 10, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - Administrative Conference Room
Regular meeting of the Lake Villa District Library Board of Trustees.

Tue, Jun 11, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
ELEMENTARY (kindergarten - grade 5): Vote for the best fruit snacks...after you taste a few, of course!

Tue, Jun 11, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YA Program Room
MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL (grades 6-12): Vote for the best fruit snacks...after you taste a few, of course!

Tue, Jun 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
Amazon, Apple and Netflix are just a few of the options available for people interested in cutting the cable cord. Find out all the best services as well as streaming devices like Roku and Apple TV.

Wed, Jun 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Offsite
Join us for stories, songs and rhymes with the Lindenhurst Park District!

Wed, Jun 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Meeting Room
Going into GRADES 4-5: Join us to discuss "James and the Giant Peach" by Roald Dahl. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Youth Desk.

Wed, Jun 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Impress us with your trivia knowledge and compete against other families!

Wed, Jun 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Meeting Room
We'll talk craft; discuss writing-related questions; and celebrate big and small victories in terms of process, production, and publication.

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 (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 - 8:00pm
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!
Registration opens Wednesday, June 5 2024 at 10:00am

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!
Registration opens Wednesday, June 5 2024 at 10:00am

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!
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

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!