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The CLPL building is closed, but Virtual CLPL is open with programs, services and a call center. Material due dates have been extended to July 1. No materials can be returned at this time. 

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events
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This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
Every Monday in the month of May explore one of Chicago’s world class museums from the comfort of your home! This week, visit Sue the T. Rex while you explore specially curated content, online exhibits and virtual reality walk-thrus of The Fi...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Join our teen librarian Karin in making Peanut Butter Stuffed Chocolate Chunk Cookies from Ree Drummond's book The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A New Frontier. To watch the program at 7 pm, visit the CLPL YouTube Channel.  ...

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Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
Every Monday in the month of May explore one of Chicago’s world class museums from the comfort of your home! This week, see some of the art world's most iconic masterpieces while you explore specially curated content, online exhibits and...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, En Español
Event Details:
Strawberries and cream is a delicious Mexican dessert. It’s great for any special occasion especially on a hot summer day! Join Eneida from Adult Services on our YouTube Channel to learn how to make this tasty treat at 7 pm. Fresas con Crem...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Virtual - Stew Cohen Reads "The Call of the Wild" Chapter 1

May 24, 2020
7:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
Join radio personality Stew Cohen (Star 105.5) for this exciting presentation of Jack London's short adventure novel "The Call of the Wild." Visit the CLPL YouTube Channel to listen to Chapter 1. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
Every Monday in the month of May explore one of Chicago’s world class museums from the comfort of your home! This week explore specially curated content, online exhibits and virtual reality walk-thrus of The Shedd Aquarium using Google Arts &...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Virtual- Paddock Street Writers Guild

May 30, 2020
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual CLPL
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: General Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
All writers are welcome to join Katy for a virtual meeting of CLPL's monthly writers' group ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Virtual - Caudill Book Club Grades 4 - 8

June 3, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual CLPL
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth, Teen
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
The Caudill Book Club is back. Join Ms. Seanine for her annual summer book club. This is a special program for students in 4th - 8th grades. We will pick books to read from the 2021 Caudill Book Award Nominee list and then discuss them. Grab a snack ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Virtual - Forever Young Adult Book Club

June 4, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual CLPL
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
A YA book discussion group for those of us who are a little less Y and a little more A. Discussing: We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia. Digital copies are available for download on Hoopla. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Virtual - Caudill Book Club Grades 4 - 8

June 10, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual CLPL
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth, Teen
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
The Caudill Book Club is back. Join Ms. Seanine for her annual summer book club. This is a special program for students in 4th - 8th grades. We will pick books to read from the 2021 Caudill Book Award Nominee list and then discuss them. Grab a snack ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Virtual - Caudill Book Club Grades 4 - 8

June 17, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual CLPL
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth, Teen
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
The Caudill Book Club is back. Join Ms. Seanine for her annual summer book club. This is a special program for students in 4th - 8th grades. We will pick books to read from the 2021 Caudill Book Award Nominee list and then discuss them. Grab a snack ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Virtual - Caudill Book Club Grades 4 - 8

June 24, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual CLPL
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth, Teen
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
The Caudill Book Club is back. Join Ms. Seanine for her annual summer book club. This is a special program for students in 4th - 8th grades. We will pick books to read from the 2021 Caudill Book Award Nominee list and then discuss them. Grab a snack ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Virtual - Caudill Book Club Grades 4 - 8

July 1, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual CLPL
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth, Teen
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
The Caudill Book Club is back. Join Ms. Seanine for her annual summer book club. This is a special program for students in 4th - 8th grades. We will pick books to read from the 2021 Caudill Book Award Nominee list and then discuss them. Grab a snack ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Virtual - Caudill Book Club Grades 4 - 8

July 8, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual CLPL
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth, Teen
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
The Caudill Book Club is back. Join Ms. Seanine for her annual summer book club. This is a special program for students in 4th - 8th grades. We will pick books to read from the 2021 Caudill Book Award Nominee list and then discuss them. Grab a snack ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Virtual - Caudill Book Club Grades 4 - 8

July 15, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual CLPL
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth, Teen
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
The Caudill Book Club is back. Join Ms. Seanine for her annual summer book club. This is a special program for students in 4th - 8th grades. We will pick books to read from the 2021 Caudill Book Award Nominee list and then discuss them. Grab a snack ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Virtual - Caudill Book Club Grades 4 - 8

July 22, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual CLPL
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth, Teen
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
The Caudill Book Club is back. Join Ms. Seanine for her annual summer book club. This is a special program for students in 4th - 8th grades. We will pick books to read from the 2021 Caudill Book Award Nominee list and then discuss them. Grab a snack ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Anime Club

September 10, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Crystal Lake Public Library
Library Branch: Crystal Lake Public Library
Room: Ames II
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
Teen Anime Club...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Paddock Street Writers Guild

September 26, 2020
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Crystal Lake Public Library
Library Branch: Crystal Lake Public Library
Room: Ames II
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
All writers are welcome at CLPL's monthly writers' group! ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Friends of the Crystal Lake Library Meeting

September 28, 2020
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Crystal Lake Public Library
Library Branch: Crystal Lake Public Library
Room: Ames II
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Meeting
Event Details:
The Friends of the Crystal Lake Library will be meeting to plan events and fundraisers. New members welcome!...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Anime Club

October 8, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Crystal Lake Public Library
Library Branch: Crystal Lake Public Library
Room: Ames II
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
Teen Anime Club...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Paddock Street Writers Guild

October 24, 2020
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Crystal Lake Public Library
Library Branch: Crystal Lake Public Library
Room: Ames II
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
All writers are welcome at CLPL's monthly writers' group! ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Friends of the Crystal Lake Library Meeting

October 26, 2020
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Crystal Lake Public Library
Library Branch: Crystal Lake Public Library
Room: Storytime I & II
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Meeting
Event Details:
The Friends of the Crystal Lake Library will be meeting to plan events and fundraisers. New members welcome!...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

NaNoWriMo Write-In

November 7, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Crystal Lake Public Library
Library Branch: Crystal Lake Public Library
Room: Ames II
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
National Novel Writing Month Write-In Event...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Anime Club

November 12, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Crystal Lake Public Library
Library Branch: Crystal Lake Public Library
Room: Ames II
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
Teen Anime Club...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Paddock Street Writers Guild

November 21, 2020
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Crystal Lake Public Library
Library Branch: Crystal Lake Public Library
Room: Ames II
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
All writers are welcome at CLPL's monthly writers' group! ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Friends of the Crystal Lake Library Meeting

November 30, 2020
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Crystal Lake Public Library
Library Branch: Crystal Lake Public Library
Room: Storytime I & II
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Meeting
Event Details:
The Friends of the Crystal Lake Library will be meeting to plan events and fundraisers. New members welcome!...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Anime Club

December 10, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Crystal Lake Public Library
Library Branch: Crystal Lake Public Library
Room: Ames II
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
Teen Anime Club...