We do our best to provide the most relevant and timely information to our readers, but please confirm dates, times, and availability before attending an event.

Events are posted on Little Lake County from information found on, but not limited to, attraction sites, government city sites; as well as submissions from individual attractions, press releases, and PR firms. All events are subject to change without notice and Little Lake County cannot be held responsible.

Little Lake County loves hearing about events!!  Events must be low cost or free and for kids, families or parents. Events must not require pre-registration to attend, and must welcome walk-ins. To submit your event for the calendar please click the green +Post Your Event button on the calendar below.

Questions about the calendar? Please contact Melissa.

{TR} = Ticket Required – this are free events that require a ticket, generally they are handed out just prior to the event.

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Los Bilingüitos Storytime 3:30 pm
Los Bilingüitos Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Dec 1 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Kids ages 4 to 7 will give their imaginations a workout, listening to stories, singing songs and creating craft projects in the art center. Niños de 4 a 7 años trabajarán con sus imaginaciones, escuchando [...]
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Family story time at Aspen Drive 10:00 am
Family story time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Family Story Times are lively and fun caregiver/child-shared play-based education programs. Stories, songs, rhymes, and movement are intentionally chosen to strengthen language development during the First Five Years of life. We sing, read, play, talk, [...]
Family Storytme Drop-in 10:00 am
Family Storytme Drop-in @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
All Ages | DROP IN Stories, songs, crafts, and fun! All ages will enjoy this special time reading about something new each week.
Monday Morning Stories 10:00 am
Monday Morning Stories @ Fox Lake District Library
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Wake up, it’s morning! Start the week off right with rhymes, silly songs, and stories at Monday Morning Stories! The first and third program of each month will include a craft, while the second and [...]
Preschool Story Time at Kohl Children’s Museum 11:00 am
Preschool Story Time at Kohl Children’s Museum @ Kohl Children's Museum
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Story Time takes place every Monday at 11 a.m. Walk into the pages of a different book every two weeks with our interactive storytelling led by Museum professionals. Pre-school age stories on Mondays at 11 a.m. are chosen [...]
Family Storytime 5:30 pm
Family Storytime @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Dec 2 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music, movement and a craft. First come, first serve.
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Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Dec 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:25 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
Two-Year-Old Storytime 10:15 am
Two-Year-Old Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Dec 3 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Toddlers love to move, so we’ve designed a lively storytime just for them! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and rhythm activities.   For children ages 2 to 2 1/2 years-old. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower [...]
Storytime Tuesdays with Sharon at “Wiggly Field” 10:30 am
Storytime Tuesdays with Sharon at “Wiggly Field” @ Barbara's Bookstore
Dec 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Reading to young children affects their brain activity and may just give them that boost they need to support and promote their early reading skills. Research shows that specific areas of the brain are affected [...]
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Dec 3 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Stop by with your preschooler for stories and songs.   For children ages 3, 4, and 5 Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Baby Storytime 11:00 am
Baby Storytime @ Grayslake Area Public LIbrary,
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
0-18 MONTHS | DROP IN Get out of the house with baby! Bring your newborn to 18-month-old to the library for a fun storytime including songs, parachute play, bubbles, and more!
Spanish Preschool Storytime: Ven Bailalo 6:00 pm
Spanish Preschool Storytime: Ven Bailalo @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Toda la familia están bienvenidos a venir con su niño/a prescolar para la hora del cuento en español. Disfruta de cuentos, canciones, rimas y diversión. Tus niños podrán repasar las formas, los colores, y números [...]
Tuck-me-in Tales 6:30 pm
Tuck-me-in Tales @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Dec 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Ages 0-6 with an adult. Free. Drop-in. Dress in pajamas, snuggle with your stuffed animal, and wind down from the day with books, songs, and rhymes. This program is free and open to ages 0-6 years with an [...]
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Baby Rhyme Storytime 9:30 am
Baby Rhyme Storytime @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Dec 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Ages 0-14 months with an adult. Free. Ticket required. Reading starts at birth! Miss Kelsey guides you and your baby through research-based activities and books that promote reading readiness. Best for infants, crawlers, and beginning [...]
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Cook Park Library
Dec 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
Toddler Storytime 9:30 am
Toddler Storytime @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Dec 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music, movement and a craft. First come, first serve.
Drop-in Storytime 10:30 am
Drop-in Storytime @ Deerfield Public Library
Dec 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays in this drop-in storytime for all ages.
Wednesday Storytime at Deerfield Square 10:30 am
Wednesday Storytime at Deerfield Square @ Barnes & Noble Deerfield
Dec 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join Barnes & Noble Deerfield Square every Wednesday at 10:30am in the Kids’ Department on the Hundred Acre Wood stage for Storytime. Fun for ages 2 through 8.
Baby Rhyme Storytime 11:00 am
Baby Rhyme Storytime @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Dec 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
:  Ages 0-14 months with an adult. Free. Ticket required. Reading starts at birth! Miss Kelsey guides you and your baby through research-based activities and books that promote reading readiness. Best for infants, crawlers, and [...]
Wonderful 1’s & 2’s Storytime 11:00 am
Wonderful 1’s & 2’s Storytime @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Dec 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
AGES 1-2 | DROP IN Singing, dancing, bubbles, and crafts are all part of this active storytime, designed for walking one and two-year-old children and their caregivers.
Drop-in Storytime 1:00 pm
Drop-in Storytime @ Deerfield Public Library
Dec 4 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays in this drop-in storytime for all ages.
Story Time for K-3 at Kohl Children’s Museum 3:30 pm
Story Time for K-3 at Kohl Children’s Museum @ Kohl Children's Museum
Dec 4 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Early elementary age appropriate stories on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. are chosen based on age appropriateness but all ages are welcome to attend. September 4, September 11, September 18, September 25: Little Skink’s Tail by Janet Halfman While [...]
Family Storytme Drop-in 6:00 pm
Family Storytme Drop-in @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ALL AGES | DROP IN Stories, singing, crafts and more! The entire family is invited to enjoy these special storytimes. Children younger than age 3 must be accompanied by an adult.  
Preschool Storytime 6:00 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music, movement and a craft. First come, first serve.
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Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
Family Story Time at Cook Park Library 10:00 am
Family Story Time at Cook Park Library @ Cook Memorial Public Library District
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Family Story Times are lively and fun caregiver/child shared play-based education programs. Stories, songs, rhymes, and movement are intentionally chosen to strengthen language development during the First Five Years of life. We sing, read, play, [...]
Family Storytme Drop-in 10:00 am
Family Storytme Drop-in @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
All Ages | DROP IN Stories, songs, crafts, and fun! All ages will enjoy this special time reading about something new each week.
Stories and More 10:00 am
Stories and More @ Fox Lake District Library
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Stories and more for 3-5 year old’s with their caregiver in the Children’s Activity Center at 10.  
Babies and Books 10:15 am
Babies and Books @ Waukegan Public Library
Dec 5 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Help your infant (6 to 23 months) develop new learning skills and sensory awareness by exploring books, singing songs and trying fun new activities together. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Preschool Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Dec 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music, movement and a craft. First come, first serve.
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Dec 5 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Stop by with your preschooler for stories and songs.   For children ages 3, 4, and 5 Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Dec 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
AGES 1-2 | DROP IN Singing, dancing, bubbles, and crafts are all part of this active storytime, designed for walking one and two-year-old children and their caregivers.
Family Story Times at Cook Park 6:30 pm
Family Story Times at Cook Park @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Cook Park Library
Dec 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
 Listen to stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes during this story time for families. Children can wear their pajamas so they are ready to be tucked into bed when they get home. For children ages [...]
Pajama-Rama Storytime 6:30 pm
Pajama-Rama Storytime @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Dec 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Storytime for families. Wear your pajamas if you wish & bring your bedtime stuffie. We will read stories, play some games. April 18: It’s Raining Cats and Dogs! May 16:  Monsters June 20: Teddy Bear [...]
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Friday Fun Times 10:30 am
Friday Fun Times @ Deerfield Public Library
Dec 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for an education and entertaining time at the Library, There’ll be stories, music, and fun!
Spanish Toddler Storytime: Ven Bailalo 10:30 am
Spanish Toddler Storytime: Ven Bailalo @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Dec 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music, movement and a craft. First come, first serve. Disfruta de cuentos, música, y Zumba. Tus niños podrán repasar temas prescolares en una forma activa y [...]
Pre-Tree Lighting Holiday Storytime at The Book Stall 4:00 pm
Pre-Tree Lighting Holiday Storytime at The Book Stall @ The Book Stall
Dec 6 @ 4:00 pm
Grow your heart three sizes and celebrate holiday cheer with The Book Stall on Friday, December 6th! We’ll start at 4 PM with a Storytime featuring our own Jon Grand reading holiday classics (plus a [...]
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Saturday Storytime 10:30 am
Saturday Storytime @ The Book Stall
Dec 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
The Book Stall hosts a free storytime every Saturday at 10:30 AM. 6/23 – Our free Saturday Storytime features special guest star Jacob Grant, author/illustrator of the new picture book, Bear’s Scare! 6/30-Author Ruth Spiro will [...]
Special Saturday Storytime with Matthew Cordell: “Explorers” 10:30 am
Special Saturday Storytime with Matthew Cordell: “Explorers” @ The Book Stall
Dec 7 @ 10:30 am
We are thrilled to welcome Caldecott Award-winning author and illustrator Matthew Cordell back to The Book Stall for a Special Edition of our weekly Saturday Storytime. He’ll be reading from his newest title, Explorers, on [...]
Preschool Storytime 3:30 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Dec 7 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Stop by with your preschooler for stories and songs.   For children ages 3, 4, and 5 Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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Los Bilingüitos Storytime 3:30 pm
Los Bilingüitos Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Dec 8 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Kids ages 4 to 7 will give their imaginations a workout, listening to stories, singing songs and creating craft projects in the art center. Niños de 4 a 7 años trabajarán con sus imaginaciones, escuchando [...]
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Family story time at Aspen Drive 10:00 am
Family story time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Family Story Times are lively and fun caregiver/child-shared play-based education programs. Stories, songs, rhymes, and movement are intentionally chosen to strengthen language development during the First Five Years of life. We sing, read, play, talk, [...]
Family Storytme Drop-in 10:00 am
Family Storytme Drop-in @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
All Ages | DROP IN Stories, songs, crafts, and fun! All ages will enjoy this special time reading about something new each week.
Monday Morning Stories 10:00 am
Monday Morning Stories @ Fox Lake District Library
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Wake up, it’s morning! Start the week off right with rhymes, silly songs, and stories at Monday Morning Stories! The first and third program of each month will include a craft, while the second and [...]
Preschool Story Time at Kohl Children’s Museum 11:00 am
Preschool Story Time at Kohl Children’s Museum @ Kohl Children's Museum
Dec 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Story Time takes place every Monday at 11 a.m. Walk into the pages of a different book every two weeks with our interactive storytelling led by Museum professionals. Pre-school age stories on Mondays at 11 a.m. are chosen [...]
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Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Dec 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:25 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
Two-Year-Old Storytime 10:15 am
Two-Year-Old Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Dec 10 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Toddlers love to move, so we’ve designed a lively storytime just for them! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and rhythm activities.   For children ages 2 to 2 1/2 years-old. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower [...]
Storytime Tuesdays with Sharon at “Wiggly Field” 10:30 am
Storytime Tuesdays with Sharon at “Wiggly Field” @ Barbara's Bookstore
Dec 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Reading to young children affects their brain activity and may just give them that boost they need to support and promote their early reading skills. Research shows that specific areas of the brain are affected [...]
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Dec 10 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Stop by with your preschooler for stories and songs.   For children ages 3, 4, and 5 Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Baby Storytime 11:00 am
Baby Storytime @ Grayslake Area Public LIbrary,
Dec 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
0-18 MONTHS | DROP IN Get out of the house with baby! Bring your newborn to 18-month-old to the library for a fun storytime including songs, parachute play, bubbles, and more!
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Baby Rhyme Storytime 9:30 am
Baby Rhyme Storytime @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Dec 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Ages 0-14 months with an adult. Free. Ticket required. Reading starts at birth! Miss Kelsey guides you and your baby through research-based activities and books that promote reading readiness. Best for infants, crawlers, and beginning [...]
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Cook Park Library
Dec 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
Drop-in Storytime 10:30 am
Drop-in Storytime @ Deerfield Public Library
Dec 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays in this drop-in storytime for all ages.
Wednesday Storytime at Deerfield Square 10:30 am
Wednesday Storytime at Deerfield Square @ Barnes & Noble Deerfield
Dec 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join Barnes & Noble Deerfield Square every Wednesday at 10:30am in the Kids’ Department on the Hundred Acre Wood stage for Storytime. Fun for ages 2 through 8.
Baby Rhyme Storytime 11:00 am
Baby Rhyme Storytime @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Dec 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
:  Ages 0-14 months with an adult. Free. Ticket required. Reading starts at birth! Miss Kelsey guides you and your baby through research-based activities and books that promote reading readiness. Best for infants, crawlers, and [...]
Wonderful 1’s & 2’s Storytime 11:00 am
Wonderful 1’s & 2’s Storytime @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Dec 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
AGES 1-2 | DROP IN Singing, dancing, bubbles, and crafts are all part of this active storytime, designed for walking one and two-year-old children and their caregivers.
Drop-in Storytime 1:00 pm
Drop-in Storytime @ Deerfield Public Library
Dec 11 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays in this drop-in storytime for all ages.
Story Time for K-3 at Kohl Children’s Museum 3:30 pm
Story Time for K-3 at Kohl Children’s Museum @ Kohl Children's Museum
Dec 11 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Early elementary age appropriate stories on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. are chosen based on age appropriateness but all ages are welcome to attend. September 4, September 11, September 18, September 25: Little Skink’s Tail by Janet Halfman While [...]
Family Storytme Drop-in 6:00 pm
Family Storytme Drop-in @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ALL AGES | DROP IN Stories, singing, crafts and more! The entire family is invited to enjoy these special storytimes. Children younger than age 3 must be accompanied by an adult.  
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Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
Family Story Time at Cook Park Library 10:00 am
Family Story Time at Cook Park Library @ Cook Memorial Public Library District
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Family Story Times are lively and fun caregiver/child shared play-based education programs. Stories, songs, rhymes, and movement are intentionally chosen to strengthen language development during the First Five Years of life. We sing, read, play, [...]
Family Storytme Drop-in 10:00 am
Family Storytme Drop-in @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
All Ages | DROP IN Stories, songs, crafts, and fun! All ages will enjoy this special time reading about something new each week.
Stories and More 10:00 am
Stories and More @ Fox Lake District Library
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Stories and more for 3-5 year old’s with their caregiver in the Children’s Activity Center at 10.  
Babies and Books 10:15 am
Babies and Books @ Waukegan Public Library
Dec 12 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Help your infant (6 to 23 months) develop new learning skills and sensory awareness by exploring books, singing songs and trying fun new activities together. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Dec 12 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Stop by with your preschooler for stories and songs.   For children ages 3, 4, and 5 Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Dec 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
AGES 1-2 | DROP IN Singing, dancing, bubbles, and crafts are all part of this active storytime, designed for walking one and two-year-old children and their caregivers.
Family Story Times at Cook Park 6:30 pm
Family Story Times at Cook Park @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Cook Park Library
Dec 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
 Listen to stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes during this story time for families. Children can wear their pajamas so they are ready to be tucked into bed when they get home. For children ages [...]
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Friday Fun Times 10:30 am
Friday Fun Times @ Deerfield Public Library
Dec 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for an education and entertaining time at the Library, There’ll be stories, music, and fun!
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A Taste of Storytime 10:00 am
A Taste of Storytime @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
For children birth to age 5 with their caregiver. A storytime so good it needs to be nibbled! The whole family is invited to this dynamic new storytime which combines all of our weekly storytime offerings into [...]
Saturday Storytime 10:30 am
Saturday Storytime @ The Book Stall
Dec 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
The Book Stall hosts a free storytime every Saturday at 10:30 AM. 6/23 – Our free Saturday Storytime features special guest star Jacob Grant, author/illustrator of the new picture book, Bear’s Scare! 6/30-Author Ruth Spiro will [...]
Holiday Storytime with Sherri Rinker 3:00 pm
Holiday Storytime with Sherri Rinker @ The Book Stall
Dec 14 @ 3:00 pm
We are SO excited to welcome Sherri Duskey Rinker back to The Book Stall (811 Elm St. in Winnetka) for a Special Holiday Storytime on Saturday, December 14th at 3 PM. We’ve hosted Sherri before, [...]
Preschool Storytime 3:30 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Dec 14 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Stop by with your preschooler for stories and songs.   For children ages 3, 4, and 5 Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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Los Bilingüitos Storytime 3:30 pm
Los Bilingüitos Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Dec 15 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Kids ages 4 to 7 will give their imaginations a workout, listening to stories, singing songs and creating craft projects in the art center. Niños de 4 a 7 años trabajarán con sus imaginaciones, escuchando [...]
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Family story time at Aspen Drive 10:00 am
Family story time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Family Story Times are lively and fun caregiver/child-shared play-based education programs. Stories, songs, rhymes, and movement are intentionally chosen to strengthen language development during the First Five Years of life. We sing, read, play, talk, [...]
Family Storytme Drop-in 10:00 am
Family Storytme Drop-in @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
All Ages | DROP IN Stories, songs, crafts, and fun! All ages will enjoy this special time reading about something new each week.
Monday Morning Stories 10:00 am
Monday Morning Stories @ Fox Lake District Library
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Wake up, it’s morning! Start the week off right with rhymes, silly songs, and stories at Monday Morning Stories! The first and third program of each month will include a craft, while the second and [...]
Preschool Story Time at Kohl Children’s Museum 11:00 am
Preschool Story Time at Kohl Children’s Museum @ Kohl Children's Museum
Dec 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Story Time takes place every Monday at 11 a.m. Walk into the pages of a different book every two weeks with our interactive storytelling led by Museum professionals. Pre-school age stories on Mondays at 11 a.m. are chosen [...]
Las Posadas Storytime, Craft & Tamales 4:00 pm
Las Posadas Storytime, Craft & Tamales @ Zion-Benton Public LIbrary
Dec 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Hear a story about the tradition of Las Posadas.  Stay for a craft and tamales! Escucha un cuento de la tradicion de las posadas.  Artensanias y tamales despues de la cuento.
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Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Dec 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:25 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
Two-Year-Old Storytime 10:15 am
Two-Year-Old Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Dec 17 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Toddlers love to move, so we’ve designed a lively storytime just for them! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and rhythm activities.   For children ages 2 to 2 1/2 years-old. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower [...]
Storytime Tuesdays with Sharon at “Wiggly Field” 10:30 am
Storytime Tuesdays with Sharon at “Wiggly Field” @ Barbara's Bookstore
Dec 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Reading to young children affects their brain activity and may just give them that boost they need to support and promote their early reading skills. Research shows that specific areas of the brain are affected [...]
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Dec 17 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Stop by with your preschooler for stories and songs.   For children ages 3, 4, and 5 Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Baby Storytime 11:00 am
Baby Storytime @ Grayslake Area Public LIbrary,
Dec 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
0-18 MONTHS | DROP IN Get out of the house with baby! Bring your newborn to 18-month-old to the library for a fun storytime including songs, parachute play, bubbles, and more!
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Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Cook Park Library
Dec 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
Drop-in Storytime 10:30 am
Drop-in Storytime @ Deerfield Public Library
Dec 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays in this drop-in storytime for all ages.
Wednesday Storytime at Deerfield Square 10:30 am
Wednesday Storytime at Deerfield Square @ Barnes & Noble Deerfield
Dec 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join Barnes & Noble Deerfield Square every Wednesday at 10:30am in the Kids’ Department on the Hundred Acre Wood stage for Storytime. Fun for ages 2 through 8.
Wonderful 1’s & 2’s Storytime 11:00 am
Wonderful 1’s & 2’s Storytime @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Dec 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
AGES 1-2 | DROP IN Singing, dancing, bubbles, and crafts are all part of this active storytime, designed for walking one and two-year-old children and their caregivers.
Drop-in Storytime 1:00 pm
Drop-in Storytime @ Deerfield Public Library
Dec 18 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays in this drop-in storytime for all ages.
Story Time for K-3 at Kohl Children’s Museum 3:30 pm
Story Time for K-3 at Kohl Children’s Museum @ Kohl Children's Museum
Dec 18 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Early elementary age appropriate stories on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. are chosen based on age appropriateness but all ages are welcome to attend. September 4, September 11, September 18, September 25: Little Skink’s Tail by Janet Halfman While [...]
Las Posadas The Legend of the Poinsetta 5:30 pm
Las Posadas The Legend of the Poinsetta @ Zion-Benton Public LIbrary
Dec 18 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Join ZB Library for this storytime and craft night. Noche de cuentos y artesanias para las posadas.
Family Storytme Drop-in 6:00 pm
Family Storytme Drop-in @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ALL AGES | DROP IN Stories, singing, crafts and more! The entire family is invited to enjoy these special storytimes. Children younger than age 3 must be accompanied by an adult.  
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Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
Family Story Time at Cook Park Library 10:00 am
Family Story Time at Cook Park Library @ Cook Memorial Public Library District
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Family Story Times are lively and fun caregiver/child shared play-based education programs. Stories, songs, rhymes, and movement are intentionally chosen to strengthen language development during the First Five Years of life. We sing, read, play, [...]
Family Storytme Drop-in 10:00 am
Family Storytme Drop-in @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
All Ages | DROP IN Stories, songs, crafts, and fun! All ages will enjoy this special time reading about something new each week.
Stories and More 10:00 am
Stories and More @ Fox Lake District Library
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Stories and more for 3-5 year old’s with their caregiver in the Children’s Activity Center at 10.  
Babies and Books 10:15 am
Babies and Books @ Waukegan Public Library
Dec 19 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Help your infant (6 to 23 months) develop new learning skills and sensory awareness by exploring books, singing songs and trying fun new activities together. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Dec 19 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Stop by with your preschooler for stories and songs.   For children ages 3, 4, and 5 Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Dec 19 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
AGES 1-2 | DROP IN Singing, dancing, bubbles, and crafts are all part of this active storytime, designed for walking one and two-year-old children and their caregivers.
Family Story Times at Cook Park 6:30 pm
Family Story Times at Cook Park @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Cook Park Library
Dec 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
 Listen to stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes during this story time for families. Children can wear their pajamas so they are ready to be tucked into bed when they get home. For children ages [...]
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Friday Fun Times 10:30 am
Friday Fun Times @ Deerfield Public Library
Dec 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for an education and entertaining time at the Library, There’ll be stories, music, and fun!
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Saturday Storytime 10:30 am
Saturday Storytime @ The Book Stall
Dec 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
The Book Stall hosts a free storytime every Saturday at 10:30 AM. 6/23 – Our free Saturday Storytime features special guest star Jacob Grant, author/illustrator of the new picture book, Bear’s Scare! 6/30-Author Ruth Spiro will [...]
Preschool Storytime 3:30 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Dec 21 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Stop by with your preschooler for stories and songs.   For children ages 3, 4, and 5 Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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Los Bilingüitos Storytime 3:30 pm
Los Bilingüitos Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Dec 22 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Kids ages 4 to 7 will give their imaginations a workout, listening to stories, singing songs and creating craft projects in the art center. Niños de 4 a 7 años trabajarán con sus imaginaciones, escuchando [...]
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Monday Morning Stories 10:00 am
Monday Morning Stories @ Fox Lake District Library
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Wake up, it’s morning! Start the week off right with rhymes, silly songs, and stories at Monday Morning Stories! The first and third program of each month will include a craft, while the second and [...]
Preschool Story Time at Kohl Children’s Museum 11:00 am
Preschool Story Time at Kohl Children’s Museum @ Kohl Children's Museum
Dec 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Story Time takes place every Monday at 11 a.m. Walk into the pages of a different book every two weeks with our interactive storytelling led by Museum professionals. Pre-school age stories on Mondays at 11 a.m. are chosen [...]
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Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Dec 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
Storytime Tuesdays with Sharon at “Wiggly Field” 10:30 am
Storytime Tuesdays with Sharon at “Wiggly Field” @ Barbara's Bookstore
Dec 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Reading to young children affects their brain activity and may just give them that boost they need to support and promote their early reading skills. Research shows that specific areas of the brain are affected [...]
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Babies and Books 10:15 am
Babies and Books @ Waukegan Public Library
Dec 26 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Help your infant (6 to 23 months) develop new learning skills and sensory awareness by exploring books, singing songs and trying fun new activities together. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Dec 26 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Stop by with your preschooler for stories and songs.   For children ages 3, 4, and 5 Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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Saturday Storytime 10:30 am
Saturday Storytime @ The Book Stall
Dec 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
The Book Stall hosts a free storytime every Saturday at 10:30 AM. 6/23 – Our free Saturday Storytime features special guest star Jacob Grant, author/illustrator of the new picture book, Bear’s Scare! 6/30-Author Ruth Spiro will [...]
Preschool Storytime 3:30 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Dec 28 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Stop by with your preschooler for stories and songs.   For children ages 3, 4, and 5 Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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Monday Morning Stories 10:00 am
Monday Morning Stories @ Fox Lake District Library
Dec 30 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Wake up, it’s morning! Start the week off right with rhymes, silly songs, and stories at Monday Morning Stories! The first and third program of each month will include a craft, while the second and [...]
Preschool Story Time at Kohl Children’s Museum 11:00 am
Preschool Story Time at Kohl Children’s Museum @ Kohl Children's Museum
Dec 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Story Time takes place every Monday at 11 a.m. Walk into the pages of a different book every two weeks with our interactive storytelling led by Museum professionals. Pre-school age stories on Mondays at 11 a.m. are chosen [...]
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Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Dec 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
Two-Year-Old Storytime 10:15 am
Two-Year-Old Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Dec 31 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Toddlers love to move, so we’ve designed a lively storytime just for them! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and rhythm activities.   For children ages 2 to 2 1/2 years-old. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower [...]
Storytime Tuesdays with Sharon at “Wiggly Field” 10:30 am
Storytime Tuesdays with Sharon at “Wiggly Field” @ Barbara's Bookstore
Dec 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Reading to young children affects their brain activity and may just give them that boost they need to support and promote their early reading skills. Research shows that specific areas of the brain are affected [...]
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Dec 31 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Stop by with your preschooler for stories and songs.   For children ages 3, 4, and 5 Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)

12 Comments

  1. The events seem to revolve in most part around children and families and although that is nice, there is not a lot for single adults. is there a separate web site for those events?

  2. Is there a way to print out the calendar of just the month of June in one page? A printer friendly version?
    When I try to print it, it is wanting to print 25 pages in strange columns.
    Thanks.

  3. Rockin Jump no longer has rockin tots on Saturdays in the summer if you want to make that change. They said it would return in the fall.

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