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Take and Make Craft

01/06/2021 @ 3:00pm - 01/30/2021 @ 12:00pm
Off Site
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Youth, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Offsite
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Grab a take-and-make craft kit to bring home and assemble. These crafts are ideal for preschoolers through 3rd graders, or anyone who wants to do a fun craft. Register for the program, and we will contact you with instructions on how you can pick up ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Virtual - Bookies: "Caramelo"

9:30am - 11:30am
Virtual CLPL
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Join Mary from Adult Services on Zoom for our monthly book club. This month's selection is Caramelo by Sandra Cisneros. The ebook is available through our digital collection, and the eaudiobook is available through hoopla. Lala Reyes' gr...

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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 "Adult" group.

Virtual - Meditate with Megan

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
Join Megan from Adult Services for a simple guided meditation at 1 pm. Watch this program on the CLPL YouTube Channel. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Virtual - Memory Cafe

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual CLPL
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: General Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Reminisce with new friends at our Memory Cafe.  Come together with a cup of your favorite beverage in the comfort of your own home.  Join Marcia with hosts Christina and Rudy from Independence Health & Therapy for an enjoyable afternoon...

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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 "Adult" group.

Virtual – WCLPL Readers’ Radio

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
Join Anna from Adult Services to learn about some books that will help you reach your New Year’s resolutions at 7 pm. Watch this program on the CLPL YouTube channel. ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Virtual - Teen Cuisine: Mac 'n' Cheese Bites

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
Join our teen librarian Karin to learn how to make some tasty mac’n’cheese bites today at 1 pm. Watch this on the CLPL YouTube channel. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Virtual - Penguin Storytime with Ms. Seanine

10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Ms. Seanine interviews a penguin who visited Crystal Lake.  Seanine also will share a story about penguins by Polly Dunbar! 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: 7
Event Details:
This month we will discuss the series: Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales. Read any book from this series and share what you thought of it. The books can be found on Hoopla. Click here to access Hoopla with your library card. https://www.hooplad...

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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.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Virtual - Snuggle in Storytime with Ms. Susan

7:00pm - 7:45pm
Virtual CLPL
Cancelled
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Welcome to Snuggle in Storytime! Join us as Ms. Susan reads out loud, E. Nesbit's classic story, The Enchanted Castle. All you need is your imagination and something to snuggle in with; your pet, your stuffy, a blanket or a parent/caregiver...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: General Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Join Sarah Michehl from The Land Conservancy of McHenry County for some winter landscaping tips that really show off the beauty of our native grasses, wildflowers, and shrubs. The connection between wildlife and these particular plants will also be s...

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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 "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: General Interest, Storytime
Event Details:
Tune in for our series of storytimes for adults with Katie from Adult Services at 1 pm. Join her this week as she reads an excerpt from Checked Out by Elizabeth Spann. Watch this program on the CLPL YouTube channel. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Virtual - English Conversation Club

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Virtual CLPL
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: En Español, General Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Join our conversation club! Practice your conversational English, and increase your confidence in your skills. All levels welcome. ¡Venga a nuestro grupo de conversación! Practique su inglés conversacional y adquiera confianza en sus habilidades. ...

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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 - 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 shares a special story. 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.
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth, Family
Program Type: 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. Our project this month is making a catapult!  Click here to watch this v...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Virtual - Snuggle in Storytime with Ms. Susan

7:00pm - 7:45pm
Virtual CLPL
Cancelled
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Welcome to Snuggle in Storytime! Join us as Ms. Susan reads out loud, E. Nesbit's classic story, The Enchanted Castle. All you need is your imagination and something to snuggle in with; your pet, your stuffy, a blanket or a parent/caregiver...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Virtual Library Board (Budget) Meeting

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Meeting
Event Details:
In order to follow the State of Illinois’ orders, the Board of Library Trustees of the City of Crystal Lake will be holding a virtual meeting to perform essential business. Because of the COVID-19 and inadequate air flow inside the Library buildin...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, General Interest
Event Details:
Watch as Shannan from Adult Services teaches you how to create vibrant greenery with royal icing and sugar cookies. Watch this program on the CLPL YouTube channel ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Virtual - Bullet Journaling for Beginners

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual CLPL
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, General Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 44
Event Details:
Did you resolve to be more organized in 2021? Let Katy from Adult Services introduce you to the popular Bullet Journal system. ...

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 "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Virtual - Snuggle in Storytime with Ms. Susan

7:00pm - 7:45pm
Virtual CLPL
Cancelled
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Welcome to Snuggle in Storytime! Join us as Ms. Susan reads out loud, E. Nesbit's classic story, The Enchanted Castle. All you need is your imagination and something to snuggle in with; your pet, your stuffy, a blanket or a parent/caregiver...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Take and Make Craft

All Day 2/1 - 2/27
Off Site
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 67
Event Details:
Grab a take-and-make craft kit to bring home and assemble. Register for the program, and we will contact you with instructions on how you can pick up your craft kit using our curbside service at the Crystal Lake Nature Center at 330 N. Main St., Crys...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Virtual - 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 My Heart is Like a Zoo by Michael Hall. Click here to watch this virtual storytime at 10 am on the CLPL YouTube Channel. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Virtual - Maker Academy: Groundhog Cupcakes

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
Join Ms. Jamie as she shows you how to make a tasty groundhog treat to enjoy while we wait to see if the groundhog tell us we have 6 more weeks of winter or if we will have an early spring! Click here to watch this virtual program at 1 pm on the CLPL...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

HOGWARTS HAS GONE VIRTUAL!

3:45pm - 4:00pm
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth, Teen, Adult, Family, All Ages
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
Hogwarts has gone virtual! Instead of Harry Potter Book Night, we are having Harry Potter Book Week! Join us for a week of programs, activities, and trivia. Watch a special welcome video from Professor Dumbledore. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Virtual - Wand Making

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual CLPL
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, General Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 43
Event Details:
No need to go to Ollivander's to get your wand! Ms. Ashlee shows you how to make your own wand. Use your own supplies at home or register to pick up the supplies from our take-and-make pick up service while supplies last. Please register each ch...