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Are You Smarter than a Librarian?

2023-06-14 18:30:00 2023-06-14 19:30:00 America/Chicago Are You Smarter than a Librarian? ELEMENTARY (going into kindergarten - grade 5): Can you beat a librarian using your head and your mind and your brain? Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B

Wednesday, June 14
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-06-14 18:30:00 2023-06-14 19:30:00 America/Chicago Are You Smarter than a Librarian? ELEMENTARY (going into kindergarten - grade 5): Can you beat a librarian using your head and your mind and your brain? Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B

Lake Villa District Library

YS Program Room A/B

ELEMENTARY (going into kindergarten - grade 5): Can you beat a librarian using your head and your mind and your brain?

No registration required.

Parents/caregivers of children under 10 years of age are required to remain in the library building during the program. For more information, see our Unattended Children Policy.

AGE GROUP: | Youth |

EVENT TYPE: | Fun & Games |

TAGS: | SR23 |

Lake Villa District Library

Phone: 847-356-7711

Hours
Mon, Sep 18 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Sep 19 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Sep 20 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Sep 21 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Sep 22 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Sep 23 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Sep 24 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

Fri, Sep 22, All day
Lake Villa District Library
Set sail with a wine cork sailboat! These are cute and easy to make.

Fri, Sep 22, 9:30am - 10:00am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Have fun molding your imagination!

Fri, Sep 22, 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, Sep 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
ELEMENTARY (kindergarten - grade 5): Calling all master builders! Can you engineer a LEGO race car?

Sat, Sep 23, 9:30am - 10:00am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us for stories, songs & fun!

Sat, Sep 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
ELEMENTARY (kindergarten - grade 5): Craft your dreams and celebrate fall!

Sun, Sep 24, All day
Lake Villa District Library
PRESCHOOL (ages 3-5): Enjoy a free take-home activity! All kits are first come, first served starting 1pm.

Sun, Sep 24, 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!

Mon, Sep 25, 9:30am - 10:00am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us for stories, songs & fun!

Mon, Sep 25, 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.

Tue, Sep 26, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
Each pint of blood collected can help save up to three lives and will touch the lives of even more. Pay it forward and make an impact in our community!
Register

Tue, Sep 26, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Paw Patrol is on a roll...it's time for an ultimate party!

Wed, Sep 27, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Zoom Meeting Room
FAMILY (all ages): Impress us with your knowledge of Pokémon and compete against other families! Register ONCE for your whole family.

Wed, Sep 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Conference Room
With over 16K courses, taught by industry experts, you’ll find the personalized learning you need. And with your LVDL card, it’s completely free. No subscription. No paywall.

Thu, Sep 28, 9:30am - 10:00am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us for stories, songs & fun!

Thu, Sep 28, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us for stories, songs & fun!

Thu, Sep 28, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
Chicago Bears Football season is back! Get ready for some fun, exciting, and tasty tailgate appetizers. Please register.

Fri, Sep 29, All day
Lake Villa District Library
Set sail with a wine cork sailboat! These are cute and easy to make.

Fri, Sep 29, 9:30am - 10:30am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Play Time is where the fun happens!

Fri, Sep 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - Lobby - Entrance Tables
Staff from U.S. Representative Brad Schneider's office will be available to assist with federal issues including Medicare, Social Security, veteran services, passport help, immigration, and more.

Fri, Sep 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Lobby
Staff from State Representative Joyce Mason's office will be available to assist with state issues including unemployment, utility assistance, SNAP, and Medicaid.

Fri, Sep 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - YA Program Room
MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL (grades 6-12): Meet and hang out with fellow anime/manga fans! We'll screen up to TV-14 or PG-13.

Sat, Sep 30, 9:30am - 10:00am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us for stories, songs & fun!

Sun, Oct 01, 1:00pm - 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!

Sun, Oct 01, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YA Program Room
MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL (grades 6-12): Need volunteer hours? Join us to put together craft kits and earn volunteer credit!

Mon, Oct 02, All day
Lake Villa District Library
Learn an enchanting new fidget craft! This month you can learn to make origami stars to collect and admire.

Mon, Oct 02, 9:30am - 10:00am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us for stories, songs & fun!

Mon, Oct 02, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
PRESCHOOL (entering kindergarten next year): Reinforce skills and concepts your child needs for entering kindergarten next year. Each month's Monday evening and Tuesday morning sessions are identical.

Tue, Oct 03, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - Lobby - Entrance Tables
The U of I Extension Office Master Gardeners are back at LVDL! If you need help identifying an insect, weed or have a fall garden question, they're the best people to ask. No registration...stop by!

Tue, Oct 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
PRESCHOOL (entering kindergarten next year): Reinforce skills and concepts your child needs for entering kindergarten next year. Each month's Monday evening and Tuesday morning sessions are identical.

Tue, Oct 03, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - Lobby - Entrance Tables
The U of I Extension Office Master Gardeners are back at LVDL! If you need help identifying an insect, weed or have a fall garden question, they're the best people to ask. No registration...stop by!

Tue, Oct 03, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A
If you knit, crochet, needlepoint or enjoy any other handicraft, here’s a great opportunity to work on it at the library with new friends.

Wed, Oct 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - Lobby - Entrance Tables
Staff from State Representative Tom Weber's office will be available to assist anyone with issues involving any Department of State of Illinois, legislative issues, or general government information.

Wed, Oct 04, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Meeting Room
Get an overview of computer basics---files, attachments, documents---in this hands-on class.

Wed, Oct 04, 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 05, 9:30am - 10:00am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us for stories, songs & fun!

Thu, Oct 05, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Conference Room
With over 16K courses, taught by industry experts, you’ll find the personalized learning you need. And with your LVDL card, it’s completely free. No subscription. No paywall.

Thu, Oct 05, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us for stories, songs & fun!

Fri, Oct 06, 9:30am - 10:30am
Lake Villa District Library
FAMILY (all ages): Say "hi" to Lake Villa firefighters and explore a fire truth! (Weather permitting.)

Fri, Oct 06, 10:00am - 11:30am
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.

Sat, Oct 07, All day
Lake Villa District Library
MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL (grades 6-12): Enjoy a free take-home activity! All kits are first come, first served starting 9am.

Sat, Oct 07, 9:30am - 10:00am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us for stories, songs & fun!

Mon, Oct 09, All day
Lake Villa District Library
Learn an enchanting new fidget craft! This month you can learn to make origami stars to collect and admire.

Mon, Oct 09, 9:30am - 10:00am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us for stories, songs & fun!

Mon, Oct 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): All out, all game, all party!

Mon, Oct 09, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - Administrative Conference Room
Regular meeting of the Lake Villa District Library Board of Trustees.

Mon, Oct 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
Interested in tarot cards? Discover the history, lore, theory and basics of tarot readings with Barbara Meyer. Please register. Ages 18+
This event is full

Tue, Oct 10, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YA Program Room
MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL (grades 6-12): Vote for the ultimate pumpkin-flavored food...after you taste a few, of course!

Tue, Oct 10, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
ELEMENTARY (going into kindergarten - grade 5): Vote for the ultimate pumpkin-flavored food...after you taste a few, of course!

Wed, Oct 11, 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.

Wed, Oct 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
GRADES 4-5: Join us to discuss “The Dragonet Prophecy” by Tui T. Sutherland. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Youth Desk.

Thu, Oct 12, 9:30am - 10:00am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us for stories, songs & fun!

Thu, Oct 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room B
Join us for a sampling of sweets and snacks from around the world! Adults 18+. Please register.
This event is full

Thu, Oct 12, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us for stories, songs & fun!

Fri, Oct 13, 9:30am - 10:00am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Dance the morning away with friends!

Fri, Oct 13, 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, Oct 13, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - Lobby - Entrance Tables
Staff from U.S. Representative Brad Schneider's office will be available to assist with federal issues including Medicare, Social Security, veteran services, passport help, immigration, and more.

Fri, Oct 13, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Lobby
Staff from State Representative Joyce Mason's office will be available to assist with state issues including unemployment, utility assistance, SNAP, and Medicaid.

Fri, Oct 13, 5:45pm - 7:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - YA Program Room
MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL (grades 6-12): Volunteer as tribute for these fun after-hours games. May the odds be ever in your favor!
Registration opens Sunday, October 1 2023 at 1:00pm

Sat, Oct 14, 9:30am - 10:00am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us for stories, songs & fun!

Sat, Oct 14, 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.

Sun, Oct 15, All day
Lake Villa District Library
BABY/TODDLER (birth-age 2): Enjoy a free take-home activity! All kits are first come, first served starting 1pm.

Sun, Oct 15, 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!

Mon, Oct 16, All day
Lake Villa District Library
Learn an enchanting new fidget craft! This month you can learn to make origami stars to collect and admire.

Mon, Oct 16, 9:30am - 10:00am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us for stories, songs & fun!

Mon, Oct 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YA Program Room
GRADES 6-8: Join us to discuss “City of Ghosts” by Victoria Schwab. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Young Adult Desk.

Tue, Oct 17, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
GRADES 2-3: Join us to discuss “The Haunted Mustache” by Joe McGee. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Youth Desk.

Tue, Oct 17, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A
If you knit, crochet, needlepoint or enjoy any other handicraft, here’s a great opportunity to work on it at the library with new friends.

Tue, Oct 17, 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, Oct 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Zoom Meeting Room
GRADES 4-8: Join us to discuss “They Threw Us Away” by Daniel Kraus. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Youth Desk.
Registration opens Sunday, October 1 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Oct 18, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
Halloween, as we know it, is a surprisingly modern holiday. Hear about the true origins of the spookiest night of the year, some of the wildest ways people celebrate, and the legends that surround it.

Wed, Oct 18, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
KINDERGARTEN - GRADE 1: Join us to read and discuss “National Geographic: Storms” by Miriam Busch Goin. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Youth Desk.

Wed, Oct 18, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Meeting Room
For the month of magic, DIY a teacup fairy garden. We’ll make whimsical miniatures and give old teacups new life!
Registration opens Sunday, October 1 2023 at 1:00am

Wed, Oct 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
Edgar Allan Poe, Mary Shelly, Bram Stoker, M.R. James, and Shirley Jackson jump off the page and provide inspiration for spine-tingling magic and spell-binding stories as told by William Pack

Thu, Oct 19, 9:30am - 10:00am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us for stories, songs & fun!

Thu, Oct 19, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - AS Program Room A/B
For the month of magic, DIY a teacup fairy garden. We’ll make whimsical miniatures and give old teacups new life!
Registration opens Sunday, October 1 2023 at 1:00am

Thu, Oct 19, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us for stories, songs & fun!

Fri, Oct 20, 9:30am - 10:30am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Play Time is where the fun happens!

Fri, Oct 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
ELEMENTARY (kindergarten - grade 5): Calling all master builders! Can you engineer a LEGO Superbowl trophy?

Sat, Oct 21, 9:30am - 10:00am
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Join us for stories, songs & fun!

Sat, Oct 21, 12:00pm - 1:45pm
Lake Villa District Library - YS Program Room A/B
FAMILY (all ages): Enjoy a movie on our screen and we'll provide the popcorn!