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Virtual - Open Books, Open Dialogue

6:30pm - 7:15pm
Virtual CLPL
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: General Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Join a panel discussion with multidisciplinary professionals who are passionate readers and believe literature can positively promote inclusion, empathy, and growth. Get book suggestions, conversation starters, and an activity to try at home.  ...

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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 "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: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Join Megan from Adult Services as she shows you how to create a cozy and stylish knitted cowl. Watch this program on the CLPL YouTube Channel. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Virtual - Air Fryer Basics

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual CLPL
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: General Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 68
Event Details:
In this class, you’ll get two lessons in one! Andrea Pracht of My Kitchen Clatter will walk us through the basics of owning and using an air fryer.  As she demonstrates the air fryer features, Andrea will also teach the steps of making homemade ...

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 Celebration

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
Celebrate National Poetry Month every Friday afternoon in April as our staff navigates the minds of the world's most illustrious poets in an attempt to uncover what makes their work so successful. Watch this program on the CLPL YouTube Channel. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Take-and-Make Crafts - May

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: Flower Bouquets Elementary Take-and-Make: Solar System Bead Activity Middle School Take-and-Make: Constellation Embroidery ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
Get an exclusive look at the Cloudbuster climbing exhibit, the Zoom Room and more! Chicago Children’s Museum’s mission is to improve children’s lives by creating a community where play and learning connect. Housed in Navy Pier, the Museum is intentio...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
It isn't your typical book club! There are no assigned books, no discussions to prepare for, it’s just a group of book lovers getting together to talk about our shared passion. Join Katy and Katie from Adult Services on Zoom to distantly socialize wi...

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 - May

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: Seeds Elementary Take-and-Make: Shrinky Dinks  Middle School Take-and-Make: Friendship Bracelets Teen Take-and-Make: P...
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 - May

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: Seeds Elementary Take-and-Make: Shrinky Dinks  Middle School Take-and-Make: Friendship Bracelets Teen Take-and-Make: P...
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 special story, you never know what surprises she has in store for you! Click here to watch this virtual storytime at 10 am on the CLPL YouTube Channel. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Take-and-Make Crafts - May

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: Seeds Elementary Take-and-Make: Shrinky Dinks  Middle School Take-and-Make: Friendship Bracelets Teen Take-and-Make: P...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, General Interest, Storytime
Event Details:
Ms. Seanine and Ms. Ashlee join forces to battle the Dark Side of the Force. Seanine will read Are you Scared Darth Vader? and Ashlee will show you how to make Star Wars paper bag puppets. Click here to watch this virtual program on the CLP...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Katie from Adult Services celebrates Star Wars Day by reading a selection from "From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back." Watch this program on the CLPL YouTube Channel.   ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Take-and-Make Crafts - May

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: Seeds Elementary Take-and-Make: Shrinky Dinks  Middle School Take-and-Make: Friendship Bracelets Teen Take-and-Make: P...
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:
Spring is here and so are thunderstorms. Ms. Susan and R.O. have a wonderful storytime about storms but with a twist. Could there be trucks up in the clouds, making all that noise? Tune in as we read Thurdertrucks by Cheryl Klein and Katy B...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Take-and-Make Crafts - May

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: Seeds Elementary Take-and-Make: Shrinky Dinks  Middle School Take-and-Make: Friendship Bracelets Teen Take-and-Make: P...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: General Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:
Every family has a story. Let Shannan from Adult Services teach you how to research, organize, plan and tell yours in this four-part genealogy series. In session two, “Organize,” learn tips and tricks to help you get your information together in prep...

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 "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: General Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Join us for a fireside chat with journalist, author and filmmaker Alex Kotlowitz. Kotlowitz's most notable books are "An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago" and the award-winning national bestseller "There Are No Children Here." Known not jus...

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 - May

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: Seeds Elementary Take-and-Make: Shrinky Dinks  Middle School Take-and-Make: Friendship Bracelets Teen Take-and-Make: P...