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Virtual - Bookies "The Secrets We Kept"

9:30am - 11:30am
Virtual CLPL
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Join Mary from Adult Services for our monthly daytime book club to discuss The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott. Digital copies are available on Overdrive and eReadIllinois. ...

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Zoom - Invite

To access this program, you will receive an invitation to a Zoom meeting to the email you have given within 24 hours of the program.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Virtual - Earth Day Storytime with Ms. Terri

10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Ms. Terri will read 2021 Caldecott winner, We are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom and illustrated by Michaela Goade. Click here to watch this virtual storytime at 10 am on the CLPL YouTube Channel. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Virtual - Blow Off Some STEAM

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, General Interest, STEM
Event Details:
Have fun exploring science, technology, engineering, art and math (S.T.E.A.M.). Ms. Ashlee will demonstrate a STEAM activity and then YOU can try it at home! This month make a rain cloud in a jar! Click here to watch this virtual program at 4 pm on t...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Virtual Library Board Meeting

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Meeting
Event Details:
Because of the COVID-19, inadequate air flow inside the Library building, and an interior construction project, the Board of Library Trustees of the City of Crystal Lake will be holding a virtual meeting to consider essential business. In lieu of ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Take-and-Make Crafts - April

All Day
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Click on the link below to view and register to pick up one of our Take and Make Crafts: Youth Take-and-Make Craft: Seeds Elementary Take-and-Make: Shrinky Dinks Middle School Take-and-Make: Friendship Bracelets Teen Take-and-Make: S...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Our teen librarian Karin celebrates Earth Day with this nature-themed jewelry craft. Watch this program on the CLPL YouTube Channel. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Virtual - Zero Waste Lifestyle

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual CLPL
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: General Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 86
Event Details:
Allison Love Sheller shares her experience and knowledge about living a zero waste lifestyle. The average person creates 4.38 pounds of trash every day - that's half a ton of garbage per year!  While zero waste may seem like a high bar in our co...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom - Invite

To access this program, you will receive an invitation to a Zoom meeting to the email you have given within 24 hours of the program.

Zoom - Recording

Library staffers will be recording this LIVE Zoom program.  This video may be used in other Library publications and promotions, including, but not limited to Facebook and YouTube.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Take-and-Make Crafts - April

All Day
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Click on the link below to view and register to pick up one of our Take and Make Crafts: Youth Take-and-Make Craft: Seeds Elementary Take-and-Make: Shrinky Dinks Middle School Take-and-Make: Friendship Bracelets Teen Take-and-Make: S...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Virtual - National Poetry Month: Sarah Kay

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
CLPL Page, Bekah, gives us the scoop on Sarah Kay, spoken-word poet, as we continue to celebrate National Poetry Month. Watch this program on the CLPL YouTube Channel. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Virtual - Cat Kid Comic Club

4:15pm - 5:00pm
Virtual CLPL
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Book Club, General Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Let's make comics together! Dream up your own stories and unleash your own creativity with some inspiration from Lil' Petey, Flippy and Molly! This is a program for grades 1 - 5. Registration is required in order to attend this Zoom program. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom - Invite

To access this program, you will receive an invitation to a Zoom meeting to the email you have given within 24 hours of the program.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Take-and-Make Crafts - April

All Day
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Click on the link below to view and register to pick up one of our Take and Make Crafts: Youth Take-and-Make Craft: Seeds Elementary Take-and-Make: Shrinky Dinks Middle School Take-and-Make: Friendship Bracelets Teen Take-and-Make: S...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
Explore the “Nuestras Historias” exhibition which includes works from the museum's permanent collection. Nuestras Historias highlights the Museum’s Permanent Collection to showcase the dynamic and diverse stories of Mexican identity in North America....
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Take-and-Make Crafts - April

All Day
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Click on the link below to view and register to pick up one of our Take and Make Crafts: Youth Take-and-Make Craft: Seeds Elementary Take-and-Make: Shrinky Dinks Middle School Take-and-Make: Friendship Bracelets Teen Take-and-Make: S...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Adult Dial-a-Story

All Day
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Call Anytime! Looking for a screen break and a good story to relax you? Call the Library at 815.459.1687 and press 2 to hear our new Dial-a-Story every week. Stories will be updated weekly with selections for kids and adults. We’re excited to sh...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Take-and-Make Crafts - April

All Day
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Click on the link below to view and register to pick up one of our Take and Make Crafts: Youth Take-and-Make Craft: Seeds Elementary Take-and-Make: Shrinky Dinks Middle School Take-and-Make: Friendship Bracelets Teen Take-and-Make: S...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Youth Dial-a-Story

All Day
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Call Anytime! Looking for a screen break and a good story to relax you? Call the Library at 815.459.1687 and press 2 to hear our new Dial-a-Story every week. Stories will be updated weekly with selections for kids and adults. We’re excited to sh...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Virtual - Storytime with Ms. Karamy

10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join Ms. Karamy as she reads a super silly book called "Underwear" by Jenn Harney.  Click here to watch this virtual storytime at 10 am on the CLPL YouTube Channel. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Virtual - Middle School Graphic Novel Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual CLPL
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Join us as we discuss, "Diana, Princess of the Amazons." This is a special program for students in grades 6 - 8. Registration is required with an email in order to attend this program.    ...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom - Invite

To access this program, you will receive an invitation to a Zoom meeting to the email you have given within 24 hours of the program.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Take-and-Make Crafts - April

All Day
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Click on the link below to view and register to pick up one of our Take and Make Crafts: Youth Take-and-Make Craft: Seeds Elementary Take-and-Make: Shrinky Dinks Middle School Take-and-Make: Friendship Bracelets Teen Take-and-Make: S...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Virtual - Teen Cuisine: Soft Pretzels

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
Join Karin, our teen librarian, to learn how to make this tasty snack food favorite. Watch this program on the CLPL YouTube Channel. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: General Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 88
Event Details:
Want to attract monarch butterflies and other butterflies, birds, and bees to your yard, but don’t know how? Join The Land Conservancy of McHenry County for tips on gardening with native plants that will provide beauty and everything a pollinator cou...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom - Invite

To access this program, you will receive an invitation to a Zoom meeting to the email you have given within 24 hours of the program.

Zoom - Recording

Library staffers will be recording this LIVE Zoom program.  This video may be used in other Library publications and promotions, including, but not limited to Facebook and YouTube.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Take-and-Make Crafts - April

All Day
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Click on the link below to view and register to pick up one of our Take and Make Crafts: Youth Take-and-Make Craft: Seeds Elementary Take-and-Make: Shrinky Dinks Middle School Take-and-Make: Friendship Bracelets Teen Take-and-Make: S...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Virtual - Storytime with Ms. Susan

10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join Ms. Susan and R.O. as they share the brand new book Look out, Leonard! by Jessie James. Meet Leonard, the clueless shrew in this hilarious story about getting lost in the jungle. Click here to watch this virtual storytime at 10 am on the CL...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, General Interest
Event Details:
Learn to make your own dinosaur fossil using cotton swabs, white glue, paper and scissors! Click here to watch this virtual program at 4 pm on the CLPL YouTube Channel. ...