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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Big Thinkers Storytime and Block Play for ages 0–6 9:30 am
Big Thinkers Storytime and Block Play for ages 0–6 @ Lake Forest Public Library
Jan 2 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Come for a special 10-minute storytime, stay for free play at imagination stations stocked with blocks and more! The Kasian Room is transformed into a family-friendly creative play space and discovery center. There are new [...]
Active Tots Time 10:00 am
Active Tots Time @ X-Factor Trampoline
Jan 2 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Come and enjoy 180 minutes of Tots Time
Babies and Books 10:15 am
Babies and Books @ Waukegan Public Library
Jan 2 @ 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)
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Rockin’ Tots 9:00 am
Rockin’ Tots @ Rockin' Jump
Jan 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
We understand trampolines are fun but big kids and toddlers don’t always mix. Rockin’ Tots offers a dedicated time when parents can have fun with their smaller children while socializing with their friends in a [...]
Family Dance Party 10:00 am
Family Dance Party @ Lake Villa District Library
Jan 3 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get ready to dance, shake, shimmy, groove! Make sure you’re ready to move-it, move-it for this music-filled party for you and your little ones. No registration required!
LMNOP (0-3) 10:00 am
LMNOP (0-3) @ Gigi's Playhouse at Bannockburn Green
Jan 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Language, Music N’ Our Peeps (LMNOP) guides parents and infants through learning basic sign language and through incorporating music and dance therapy into daily activities, to stimulate the child. Recommended for children newborn-36 months old.
Toddler Open Gym 2:30 pm
Toddler Open Gym @ Hunt Club Park Community Center
Jan 3 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Toddler Open Gym Day Pass: $4 residents, $5 non-residents 10 punch card pass $35 residents, $44 non residents. Fee is per child, parents are free. Toddler Open Gym is specially designed for children ages 0-5 [...]
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Toddler Open Gym 10:00 am
Toddler Open Gym @ Hunt Club Community Center
Jan 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Open Gym Day Pass: $4 residents, $5 non-residents 10 punch card pass $35 residents, $44 non residents. Fee is per child, parents are free. Toddler Open Gym is specially designed for children ages 0-5 [...]
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Parent/Tot Gym 9:00 am
Parent/Tot Gym @ Sullivan Community Center Gym
Jan 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Let your kids burn off that extra energy this winter at the Sullivan Community Center. You and your child will enjoy a variety of toys including balls, big wheels, scooters, hula hoops, push toys, and small basketball [...]
Stay & Play at the J 9:00 am
Stay & Play at the J @ Lake County JCC
Jan 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Have fun with your little one and connect with other families when you Stay & Play at the J! Our infant toddler play spaces have been expertly designed with the littlest hands, feet, and bodies [...]
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime 9:30 am
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime @ Lake Villa District Library
Jan 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
(Intended for babies and toddlers) Come be part of the fun at Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime! It’s a half-hour filled with rhyme, music, books and more for our littlest of listeners. No registration required!
Panera Storytime 9:30 am
Panera Storytime @ Panera Bread
Jan 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Join us for stories, milk and cookies at Panera Bread in Round Lake Beach on Rollins Road Ages 0-6
Terrific Twos Storytime 9:30 am
Terrific Twos Storytime @ Lake Forest Library
Jan 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Just for 2 year olds with a caregiver At the age of two years, children start to expand their vocabulary. Enjoy stories, rhymes, music, and movement that provide lots of opportunities for learning new words!
Together 2s & 3s (TR) 9:30 am
Together 2s & 3s (TR) @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jan 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Ages 2 and 3 with an adult. Free. Ticket required. Share stories and learn sign language with Miss Sarah. Activities and books centered around a letter of the day help your child develop letter recognition. [...]
Monday Morning Stories 10:00 am
Monday Morning Stories @ Fox Lake District Library
Jan 6 @ 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 [...]
Rock and Read 10:00 am
Rock and Read @ Glencoe Public Library
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 18 months-3 years with parent or caregiver Join Ms. Susan for Monday stories! Listen to books, move to the beat, and more at this active storytime. Older siblings are welcome.
Together 2s & 3s (TR) 10:30 am
Together 2s & 3s (TR) @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jan 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Ages 2 and 3 with an adult. Free. Ticket required. Share stories and learn sign language with Miss Sarah. Activities and books centered around a letter of the day help your child develop letter recognition. [...]
Wiggle Time 10:30 am
Wiggle Time @ Community Recreation Center
Jan 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Ages 1-4 Years Climb, jump, crawl and run! Youngsters practice large and fine moor skills. Parents and caregivers must remain with and supervise their child/children at the program.
Wonderful Walkers {TR} 10:45 am
Wonderful Walkers {TR} @ Indian Trails Public Library District
Jan 6 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Ages walkers – 24 months with a caregiver. Stories, songs, and fingerplays, followed by 10-minute playtime. Limit: 20. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
Preschool Story Time at Kohl Children’s Museum 11:00 am
Preschool Story Time at Kohl Children’s Museum @ Kohl Children's Museum
Jan 6 @ 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 Story Time 1:30 pm
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Jan 6 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Ages 2–5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Customers from other library districts [...]
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Rockin’ Tots 9:00 am
Rockin’ Tots @ Rockin' Jump
Jan 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
We understand trampolines are fun but big kids and toddlers don’t always mix. Rockin’ Tots offers a dedicated time when parents can have fun with their smaller children while socializing with their friends in a [...]
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime 9:30 am
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime @ Lake Villa District Library
Jan 7 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
(Intended for babies and toddlers) Come be part of the fun at Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime! It’s a half-hour filled with rhyme, music, books and more for our littlest of listeners. No registration required!
Big Thinkers Storytime and Block Play for ages 0–6 9:30 am
Big Thinkers Storytime and Block Play for ages 0–6 @ Lake Forest Public Library
Jan 7 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Come for a special 10-minute storytime, stay for free play at imagination stations stocked with blocks and more! The Kasian Room is transformed into a family-friendly creative play space and discovery center. There are new [...]
Tot Open Gym 9:30 am
Tot Open Gym @ Grayslake Recreation Center
Jan 7 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Ages: Walking through 6 years with adult The Park District supplies all you need to have fun with your little one in the Recreation Center Gym! Tot Open Gym is a great way for toddlers [...]
Wiggling Ones 9:30 am
Wiggling Ones @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jan 7 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Ages 12-24 months with an adult. Free. Ticket required. Giggle, sing, and jam along with your toddler in this music- and movement-centered program. This is an active program; be prepared to move! Tickets are available [...]
Active Tots Time 10:00 am
Active Tots Time @ X-Factor Trampoline
Jan 7 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Come and enjoy 180 minutes of Tots Time
Parent/Tot Open Gym 10:00 am
Parent/Tot Open Gym @ Mundelein Park District Community Center
Jan 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Now that fall is in full swing and the temperatures are dropping, mark your calendar for Parent/Tot Open Gym drop in’s. Tuesdays & Thursdays 10 am – Noon starting November 8 and running through April [...]
Stay and Play at the J 10:00 am
Stay and Play at the J @ JCC at Am Shalom
Jan 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Have fun with your little one and connect with other families when you Stay & Play at the J! Our newly refurbished infant toddler play spaces have been expertly designed with the littlest hands, feet, [...]
Two-Year-Old Storytime 10:15 am
Two-Year-Old Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Jan 7 @ 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 [...]
Tales for Tots 10:30 am
Tales for Tots @ Glencoe Public Library
Jan 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
All ages with parent or caregiver Read, sing, talk, and play to build early literacy skills! Join us for stories, songs and more, followed by time for socialization and play.
Wiggling Ones 10:30 am
Wiggling Ones @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jan 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Ages 12-24 months with an adult. Free. Ticket required. Giggle, sing, and jam along with your toddler in this music- and movement-centered program. This is an active program; be prepared to move! Tickets are available [...]
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 11:00 am
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Jan 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Gym Schedule-  Cost is $5 per hour Tuesdays from 11:00am to 12:00pm  Starting Aug 19th Thursday from 10-11am Fridays Session 1 7:00pm – 8:00pm Starting Aug 23rd An adult must accompany children age 5 and under. [...]
Toddler Open Gym 11:00 am
Toddler Open Gym @ Hunt Club Community Center
Jan 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Toddler Open Gym Day Pass: $4 residents, $5 non-residents 10 punch card pass $35 residents, $44 non residents. Fee is per child, parents are free. Toddler Open Gym is specially designed for children ages 0-5 [...]
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Library
Jan 7 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 & 3 w/caregiver Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area [...]
Playdate Connection! 6:00 pm
Playdate Connection! @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Jan 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
This fun parenting workshop is geared toward parents and their 0-3 year old children. Experts from Family Focus will provide guidance and support on healthy interactions with your little one. Learn about child development with [...]
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Rockin’ Tots 9:00 am
Rockin’ Tots @ Rockin' Jump
Jan 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
We understand trampolines are fun but big kids and toddlers don’t always mix. Rockin’ Tots offers a dedicated time when parents can have fun with their smaller children while socializing with their friends in a [...]
Stay & Play at the J 9:00 am
Stay & Play at the J @ Lake County JCC
Jan 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Have fun with your little one and connect with other families when you Stay & Play at the J! Our infant toddler play spaces have been expertly designed with the littlest hands, feet, and bodies [...]
Baby & Me 9:30 am
Baby & Me @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Jan 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Ages 6-24 months – This is a special library time to share stories, songs, rhymes and bounces. There will also be time after storytime for play and to talk to each other.
Playtime with Littles 9:30 am
Playtime with Littles @ Fox Lake District Library
Jan 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Drop-in at this child led unstructured play for babies through 2 year old with a caregiver in the Children’s Activity Center. Meet other parents and caregivers for playtime and socializing. We have music, play mats, [...]
Toddler Time 9:30 am
Toddler Time @ Fremont Public Library
Jan 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
1-2 years with an adult. Drop in. Get ready to jump, dance, wiggle, and stomp as we share stories, music and movement for toddlers on the go! Siblings welcome. Registration is not required, but recommended for [...]
Family Story Time 10:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Jan 8 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Description:  Ages 2-5 w/ caregiver (siblings welcome) Location: Story Room Other Information: Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Patrons from other library districts are admitted as space is available. No registration required. Story [...]
Wee Wanderer Wednesdays 10:00 am
Wee Wanderer Wednesdays @ Crabtree Nature Center
Jan 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for a special program for little naturalists. For children ages 2-6 with a caregiver. Experience nature through storytelling, music, play, and art! We’ll spend some time outdoors if weather permits, so dress accordingly. [...]
Kids Sing-A-Long Miss Jamie from the Farm 10:30 am
Kids Sing-A-Long Miss Jamie from the Farm @ Mariano's Buffalo Grove
Jan 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Planting seeds through song as Miss Jamie from the Farm takes your kids (ages 5 and under) on an imaginative 30-minute musical adventure to her “farm.” Children will learn values like hard work, healthy eating [...]
Storytime Sparks for Ages 0-2 10:30 am
Storytime Sparks for Ages 0-2 @ Lake Forest Library
Jan 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Ages 0–2 with caregiver From birth to 2 years old, babies learn through their senses. Books that promote interaction between you and your little one are the best! Bring your babies and young toddlers for [...]
Toddler Time 10:30 am
Toddler Time @ Fremont Public Library
Jan 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
1-2 years with an adult. Drop in. Get ready to jump, dance, wiggle, and stomp as we share stories, music and movement for toddlers on the go! Siblings welcome. Registration is not required, but recommended for [...]
Wiggle Time 10:30 am
Wiggle Time @ Community Recreation Center
Jan 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Ages 1-4 Years Climb, jump, crawl and run! Youngsters practice large and fine moor skills. Parents and caregivers must remain with and supervise their child/children at the program.
Art Play 10:45 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Jan 8 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
All ages w/caregiver Through process-oriented art, kids explore their imagination and develop creative thinking skills. Join us for an open-ended art project for all ages and abilities. Mess-makers welcome! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please [...]
Parent/Tot Time Out 11:00 am
Parent/Tot Time Out @ Lindenhurst Park District Community Center Gym
Jan 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
  This program is for you if you need to get out of the house, meet other parents and let your children burn off some excess energy! Equipment such as balls, mats, toys, and more [...]
Wonderful 1’s & 2’s Storytime 11:00 am
Wonderful 1’s & 2’s Storytime @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Jan 8 @ 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.
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Parent/Tot Gym 9:00 am
Parent/Tot Gym @ Sullivan Community Center Gym
Jan 9 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Let your kids burn off that extra energy this winter at the Sullivan Community Center. You and your child will enjoy a variety of toys including balls, big wheels, scooters, hula hoops, push toys, and small basketball [...]
Rockin’ Tots 9:00 am
Rockin’ Tots @ Rockin' Jump
Jan 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
We understand trampolines are fun but big kids and toddlers don’t always mix. Rockin’ Tots offers a dedicated time when parents can have fun with their smaller children while socializing with their friends in a [...]
Toddler Open Gym 9:00 am
Toddler Open Gym @ Hunt Club Community Center
Jan 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Toddler Open Gym Day Pass: $4 residents, $5 non-residents 10 punch card pass $35 residents, $44 non residents. Fee is per child, parents are free. Toddler Open Gym is specially designed for children ages 0-5 [...]
Parent and Tot Drop-in 9:15 am
Parent and Tot Drop-in @ Jewett Park Community Center - Pine A
Jan 9 @ 9:15 am – 11:15 am
Interact with other parents and childcare providers, while your child plays with other children. Our awesome classroom has a play kitchen, climbing toys, puzzles and games. Simple craft items will be available for you to [...]
Baby & Toddler Playtime 9:30 am
Baby & Toddler Playtime @ Barrington Area Library
Jan 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 Ages 0-3 w/caregiver Children learn as they play and explore hands-on activities, while you connect with other grown-ups in this fun class. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. [...]
Big Thinkers Storytime and Block Play for ages 0–6 9:30 am
Big Thinkers Storytime and Block Play for ages 0–6 @ Lake Forest Public Library
Jan 9 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Come for a special 10-minute storytime, stay for free play at imagination stations stocked with blocks and more! The Kasian Room is transformed into a family-friendly creative play space and discovery center. There are new [...]
Tot Open Gym 9:30 am
Tot Open Gym @ Grayslake Recreation Center
Jan 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Ages: Walking through 6 years with adult The Park District supplies all you need to have fun with your little one in the Recreation Center Gym! Tot Open Gym is a great way for toddlers [...]
Active Tots Time 10:00 am
Active Tots Time @ X-Factor Trampoline
Jan 9 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Come and enjoy 180 minutes of Tots Time
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 10:00 am
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Jan 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Open Gym Schedule-  Cost is $5 per hour Tuesdays from 11:00am to 12:00pm  Starting Aug 19th- Thursday from 10-11am Fridays Session 1 7:00pm – 8:00pm Starting Aug 23rd An adult must accompany children age 5 and under. [...]
Parent/Tot Open Gym 10:00 am
Parent/Tot Open Gym @ Mundelein Park District Community Center
Jan 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Now that fall is in full swing and the temperatures are dropping, mark your calendar for Parent/Tot Open Gym drop in’s. Tuesdays & Thursdays 10 am – Noon starting November 8 and running through April [...]
Toddler Play Day 10:00 am
Toddler Play Day @ Warren Newport Public Library,
Jan 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages Birth – 3 Years with Caregiver Drop in to enjoy unstructured playtime for little toddlers! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the [...]
Babies and Books 10:15 am
Babies and Books @ Waukegan Public Library
Jan 9 @ 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)
Tales for Tots 10:30 am
Tales for Tots @ Glencoe Public Library
Jan 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
All ages with parent or caregiver Read, sing, talk, and play to build early literacy skills! Join us for stories, songs and more, followed by time for socialization and play.
Family Story Time 11:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Jan 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Description:  Ages 2-5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. [...]
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Jan 9 @ 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.
Precious Prints 11:15 am
Precious Prints @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Jan 9 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Ages 2-5 – Create a seasonal work of art with paint and your handprint! This keepsake is sure to be cherished. Child must be accompanied by an adult. Dress for mess. Space limited to the [...]
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Rockin’ Tots 9:00 am
Rockin’ Tots @ Rockin' Jump
Jan 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
We understand trampolines are fun but big kids and toddlers don’t always mix. Rockin’ Tots offers a dedicated time when parents can have fun with their smaller children while socializing with their friends in a [...]
Playdate @ the Library 9:30 am
Playdate @ the Library @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jan 10 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Ages birth to 4 with an adult. Free. Drop in. Chase away the wintertime blues here: Little ones can play with friends without all that stifling snow gear. We’ll set up a wide variety of [...]
Storytime Sparks for Ages 0-2 9:30 am
Storytime Sparks for Ages 0-2 @ Lake Forest Library
Jan 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Ages 0–2 with caregiver From birth to 2 years old, babies learn through their senses. Books that promote interaction between you and your little one are the best! Bring your babies and young toddlers for [...]
Bookflix Storytime 10:00 am
Bookflix Storytime @ Fremont Public Library
Jan 10 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 2-5 with an adult. Drop in. Enjoy entertaining and educational rhymes, songs, and books animated on-screen using the Bookflix app. Bookflix transforms picture books and non-fiction books into miniature movies on screen!
Library Playdate 10:00 am
Library Playdate @ Lake Villa District Library
Jan 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
(Open to babies, toddlers and preschoolers) Join us for playtime and socialization with other kids and caregivers! No registration required.
LMNOP (0-3) 10:00 am
LMNOP (0-3) @ Gigi's Playhouse at Bannockburn Green
Jan 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Language, Music N’ Our Peeps (LMNOP) guides parents and infants through learning basic sign language and through incorporating music and dance therapy into daily activities, to stimulate the child. Recommended for children newborn-36 months old.
Noisy Time! 10:00 am
Noisy Time! @ Indian Trails Library District
Jan 10 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Explore the world around us with stories, rhymes and lots of music and movement. Limit: 25. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
Storytime Dance Party 10:30 am
Storytime Dance Party @ Barrington Area Library
Jan 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Ages 2-6 w/caregiver Dance, wiggle, and shake at this groovin’ storytime. Be ready to rock and don’t forget your dancing shoes! Meeting Room. Drop in
Tot Time 10:30 am
Tot Time @ Lake Bluff Library
Jan 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
(ages 0-23 months) Join us with your littlest ones for this laid back program. Children will listen to a short story, then socialize, play with age appropriate toys, and listen to music. Chat with other [...]
Wiggle Time 10:30 am
Wiggle Time @ Community Recreation Center
Jan 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Ages 1-4 Years Climb, jump, crawl and run! Youngsters practice large and fine moor skills. Parents and caregivers must remain with and supervise their child/children at the program.
Noisy Time! 10:45 am
Noisy Time! @ Indian Trails Library District
Jan 10 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Explore the world around us with stories, rhymes and lots of music and movement. Limit: 25. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
Open Gym for Tots and Toddlers 11:30 am
Open Gym for Tots and Toddlers @ Island Lake Village Hall Gym
Jan 10 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Ages: Up to 6 Yrs. Fee: $2.00 Per Child (Goes to Special Events) Time: 11:30 – 1:00 Location: Village Hall Gymnasium Instructor: Parents Must Be Present At All Times PLEASE CALL AHEAD TO MAKE SURE [...]
Toddler Open Gym 2:30 pm
Toddler Open Gym @ Hunt Club Park Community Center
Jan 10 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Toddler Open Gym Day Pass: $4 residents, $5 non-residents 10 punch card pass $35 residents, $44 non residents. Fee is per child, parents are free. Toddler Open Gym is specially designed for children ages 0-5 [...]
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 7:00 pm
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Jan 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Gym Schedule-  Cost is $5 per hour Tuesdays from 11:00am to 12:00pm  Starting Aug 19th- Thursday from 10-11am Fridays Session 1 7:00pm – 8:00pm Starting Aug 23rd An adult must accompany children age 5 and under. [...]
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Child Development Screening 10:00 am
Child Development Screening @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Are you wondering about your child’s development? The library is now an ASQ screening site! Screen your child to see if they are on the right track in 5 key areas (communication, gross motor, fine [...]
Train Storytime! 3:00 pm
Train Storytime! @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Jan 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We’ll read train books and then play with wooden toy train sets. Kids (Ages 0-6)
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Toddler Open Gym 10:00 am
Toddler Open Gym @ Hunt Club Community Center
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Open Gym Day Pass: $4 residents, $5 non-residents 10 punch card pass $35 residents, $44 non residents. Fee is per child, parents are free. Toddler Open Gym is specially designed for children ages 0-5 [...]
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Parent/Tot Gym 9:00 am
Parent/Tot Gym @ Sullivan Community Center Gym
Jan 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Let your kids burn off that extra energy this winter at the Sullivan Community Center. You and your child will enjoy a variety of toys including balls, big wheels, scooters, hula hoops, push toys, and small basketball [...]
Stay & Play at the J 9:00 am
Stay & Play at the J @ Lake County JCC
Jan 13 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Have fun with your little one and connect with other families when you Stay & Play at the J! Our infant toddler play spaces have been expertly designed with the littlest hands, feet, and bodies [...]
Toddler Open Gym 9:00 am
Toddler Open Gym @ Hunt Club Community Center
Jan 13 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Toddler Open Gym Day Pass: $4 residents, $5 non-residents 10 punch card pass $35 residents, $44 non residents. Fee is per child, parents are free. Toddler Open Gym is specially designed for children ages 0-5 [...]
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime 9:30 am
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime @ Lake Villa District Library
Jan 13 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
(Intended for babies and toddlers) Come be part of the fun at Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime! It’s a half-hour filled with rhyme, music, books and more for our littlest of listeners. No registration required!
Terrific Twos Storytime 9:30 am
Terrific Twos Storytime @ Lake Forest Library
Jan 13 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Just for 2 year olds with a caregiver At the age of two years, children start to expand their vocabulary. Enjoy stories, rhymes, music, and movement that provide lots of opportunities for learning new words!
Together 2s & 3s (TR) 9:30 am
Together 2s & 3s (TR) @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jan 13 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Ages 2 and 3 with an adult. Free. Ticket required. Share stories and learn sign language with Miss Sarah. Activities and books centered around a letter of the day help your child develop letter recognition. [...]
Monday Morning Stories 10:00 am
Monday Morning Stories @ Fox Lake District Library
Jan 13 @ 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 [...]
Rock and Read 10:00 am
Rock and Read @ Glencoe Public Library
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 18 months-3 years with parent or caregiver Join Ms. Susan for Monday stories! Listen to books, move to the beat, and more at this active storytime. Older siblings are welcome.
Toddler Storytime {TR} 10:00 am
Toddler Storytime {TR} @ Indian Trails Library District
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 2-3 with a caregiver. Join us for stories, rhymes and songs. Limit: 20.  Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the event.
Together 2s & 3s (TR) 10:30 am
Together 2s & 3s (TR) @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jan 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Ages 2 and 3 with an adult. Free. Ticket required. Share stories and learn sign language with Miss Sarah. Activities and books centered around a letter of the day help your child develop letter recognition. [...]
Wiggle Time 10:30 am
Wiggle Time @ Community Recreation Center
Jan 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Ages 1-4 Years Climb, jump, crawl and run! Youngsters practice large and fine moor skills. Parents and caregivers must remain with and supervise their child/children at the program.
Toddler Storytime {TR} 10:45 am
Toddler Storytime {TR} @ Indian Trails Library District
Jan 13 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Ages 2-3 with a caregiver. Join us for stories, rhymes and songs. Limit: 20.  Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the event.
Mitten Window Clings 11:00 am
Mitten Window Clings @ Highland Park Public Library
Jan 13 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Make a set of ‘stained glass’ mitten to hang in your window. This program will be in the Youth Services department; no registration is required. This program is for families with children ages 3-14. No [...]
Preschool Open Gym 11:00 am
Preschool Open Gym @ Wauconda Community Center
Jan 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Come for open play at the Community Center Gym. During this unstructured play, children can socialize through group and parallel play. This is the perfect time for you and your child to meet your friends [...]
Preschool Story Time at Kohl Children’s Museum 11:00 am
Preschool Story Time at Kohl Children’s Museum @ Kohl Children's Museum
Jan 13 @ 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 Story Time 1:30 pm
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Jan 13 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Ages 2–5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Customers from other library districts [...]
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Rockin’ Tots 9:00 am
Rockin’ Tots @ Rockin' Jump
Jan 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
We understand trampolines are fun but big kids and toddlers don’t always mix. Rockin’ Tots offers a dedicated time when parents can have fun with their smaller children while socializing with their friends in a [...]
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime 9:30 am
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime @ Lake Villa District Library
Jan 14 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
(Intended for babies and toddlers) Come be part of the fun at Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime! It’s a half-hour filled with rhyme, music, books and more for our littlest of listeners. No registration required!
Big Thinkers Storytime and Block Play for ages 0–6 9:30 am
Big Thinkers Storytime and Block Play for ages 0–6 @ Lake Forest Public Library
Jan 14 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Come for a special 10-minute storytime, stay for free play at imagination stations stocked with blocks and more! The Kasian Room is transformed into a family-friendly creative play space and discovery center. There are new [...]
Little Learners *TR* 9:30 am
Little Learners *TR*
Jan 14 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Stories, songs, and playtime for accompanied children 24-35 months. This is a ticketed event* *Tickets required. Free tickets are available to Ela cardholders beginning at 9am the day of the program and are first-come, first-served. [...]
Tot Open Gym 9:30 am
Tot Open Gym @ Grayslake Recreation Center
Jan 14 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Ages: Walking through 6 years with adult The Park District supplies all you need to have fun with your little one in the Recreation Center Gym! Tot Open Gym is a great way for toddlers [...]
Wiggling Ones 9:30 am
Wiggling Ones @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jan 14 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Ages 12-24 months with an adult. Free. Ticket required. Giggle, sing, and jam along with your toddler in this music- and movement-centered program. This is an active program; be prepared to move! Tickets are available [...]
Active Tots Time 10:00 am
Active Tots Time @ X-Factor Trampoline
Jan 14 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Come and enjoy 180 minutes of Tots Time
Parent/Tot Open Gym 10:00 am
Parent/Tot Open Gym @ Mundelein Park District Community Center
Jan 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Now that fall is in full swing and the temperatures are dropping, mark your calendar for Parent/Tot Open Gym drop in’s. Tuesdays & Thursdays 10 am – Noon starting November 8 and running through April [...]
Stay and Play at the J 10:00 am
Stay and Play at the J @ JCC at Am Shalom
Jan 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Have fun with your little one and connect with other families when you Stay & Play at the J! Our newly refurbished infant toddler play spaces have been expertly designed with the littlest hands, feet, [...]
Two-Year-Old Storytime 10:15 am
Two-Year-Old Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Jan 14 @ 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! at ZB Library 10:30 am
Storytime! at ZB Library @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Jan 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Attend weekly storytimes to boost your child’s development! Each storytime will include early literacy skills geared at the birth through six age group. Siblings welcome!
Tales for Tots 10:30 am
Tales for Tots @ Glencoe Public Library
Jan 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
All ages with parent or caregiver Read, sing, talk, and play to build early literacy skills! Join us for stories, songs and more, followed by time for socialization and play.
Wiggling Ones 10:30 am
Wiggling Ones @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jan 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Ages 12-24 months with an adult. Free. Ticket required. Giggle, sing, and jam along with your toddler in this music- and movement-centered program. This is an active program; be prepared to move! Tickets are available [...]
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 11:00 am
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Jan 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Gym Schedule-  Cost is $5 per hour Tuesdays from 11:00am to 12:00pm  Starting Aug 19th Thursday from 10-11am Fridays Session 1 7:00pm – 8:00pm Starting Aug 23rd An adult must accompany children age 5 and under. [...]
Toddler Open Gym 11:00 am
Toddler Open Gym @ Hunt Club Community Center
Jan 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Toddler Open Gym Day Pass: $4 residents, $5 non-residents 10 punch card pass $35 residents, $44 non residents. Fee is per child, parents are free. Toddler Open Gym is specially designed for children ages 0-5 [...]
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Library
Jan 14 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 & 3 w/caregiver Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area [...]
Toddler Art 11:30 am
Toddler Art @ Round Lake Area Public LIbrary
Jan 14 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Ages 1-2 – Bring your toddler to listen to a story and make crafts that will help them practice their fine motor skills. Each session will have a different theme. Make sure to dress in [...]
Tuck-me-in Tales 6:30 pm
Tuck-me-in Tales @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jan 14 @ 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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Rockin’ Tots 9:00 am
Rockin’ Tots @ Rockin' Jump
Jan 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
We understand trampolines are fun but big kids and toddlers don’t always mix. Rockin’ Tots offers a dedicated time when parents can have fun with their smaller children while socializing with their friends in a [...]
Stay & Play at the J 9:00 am
Stay & Play at the J @ Lake County JCC
Jan 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Have fun with your little one and connect with other families when you Stay & Play at the J! Our infant toddler play spaces have been expertly designed with the littlest hands, feet, and bodies [...]
Playtime with Littles 9:30 am
Playtime with Littles @ Fox Lake District Library
Jan 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Drop-in at this child led unstructured play for babies through 2 year old with a caregiver in the Children’s Activity Center. Meet other parents and caregivers for playtime and socializing. We have music, play mats, [...]
Toddler Time 9:30 am
Toddler Time @ Fremont Public Library
Jan 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
1-2 years with an adult. Drop in. Get ready to jump, dance, wiggle, and stomp as we share stories, music and movement for toddlers on the go! Siblings welcome. Registration is not required, but recommended for [...]
Family Story Time 10:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Jan 15 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Description:  Ages 2-5 w/ caregiver (siblings welcome) Location: Story Room Other Information: Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Patrons from other library districts are admitted as space is available. No registration required. Story [...]
Kids Sing-A-Long Miss Jamie from the Farm 10:30 am
Kids Sing-A-Long Miss Jamie from the Farm @ Mariano's Gurnee
Jan 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
FREE 30 minute music show best suited for 3/4 year olds but 0-2 and 5-8 will have a great time, too! We meet in the cafe, usually, and snacks are occasionally provided. Space is limited, [...]
Play Dough Play Date! 10:30 am
Play Dough Play Date! @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Jan 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Make new friends and play with play dough! Play dough allows children to use their creativity and imagination while developing their hand-eye coordination. The library will provide the dough & tools and will take care [...]
Storytime Sparks for Ages 0-2 10:30 am
Storytime Sparks for Ages 0-2 @ Lake Forest Library
Jan 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Ages 0–2 with caregiver From birth to 2 years old, babies learn through their senses. Books that promote interaction between you and your little one are the best! Bring your babies and young toddlers for [...]
Toddler Time 10:30 am
Toddler Time @ Fremont Public Library
Jan 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
1-2 years with an adult. Drop in. Get ready to jump, dance, wiggle, and stomp as we share stories, music and movement for toddlers on the go! Siblings welcome. Registration is not required, but recommended for [...]
Wiggle Time 10:30 am
Wiggle Time @ Community Recreation Center
Jan 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Ages 1-4 Years Climb, jump, crawl and run! Youngsters practice large and fine moor skills. Parents and caregivers must remain with and supervise their child/children at the program.
Art Play 10:45 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Jan 15 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
All ages w/caregiver Through process-oriented art, kids explore their imagination and develop creative thinking skills. Join us for an open-ended art project for all ages and abilities. Mess-makers welcome! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please [...]
Parent/Tot Time Out 11:00 am
Parent/Tot Time Out @ Lindenhurst Park District Community Center Gym
Jan 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
  This program is for you if you need to get out of the house, meet other parents and let your children burn off some excess energy! Equipment such as balls, mats, toys, and more [...]
Preschool Open Gym 11:00 am
Preschool Open Gym @ Wauconda Community Center
Jan 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Come for open play at the Community Center Gym. During this unstructured play, children can socialize through group and parallel play. This is the perfect time for you and your child to meet your friends [...]
Wonderful 1’s & 2’s Storytime 11:00 am
Wonderful 1’s & 2’s Storytime @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Jan 15 @ 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.
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Parent/Tot Gym 9:00 am
Parent/Tot Gym @ Sullivan Community Center Gym
Jan 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Let your kids burn off that extra energy this winter at the Sullivan Community Center. You and your child will enjoy a variety of toys including balls, big wheels, scooters, hula hoops, push toys, and small basketball [...]
Rockin’ Tots 9:00 am
Rockin’ Tots @ Rockin' Jump
Jan 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
We understand trampolines are fun but big kids and toddlers don’t always mix. Rockin’ Tots offers a dedicated time when parents can have fun with their smaller children while socializing with their friends in a [...]
Toddler Open Gym 9:00 am
Toddler Open Gym @ Hunt Club Community Center
Jan 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Toddler Open Gym Day Pass: $4 residents, $5 non-residents 10 punch card pass $35 residents, $44 non residents. Fee is per child, parents are free. Toddler Open Gym is specially designed for children ages 0-5 [...]
Parent and Tot Drop-in 9:15 am
Parent and Tot Drop-in @ Jewett Park Community Center - Pine A
Jan 16 @ 9:15 am – 11:15 am
Interact with other parents and childcare providers, while your child plays with other children. Our awesome classroom has a play kitchen, climbing toys, puzzles and games. Simple craft items will be available for you to [...]
Baby & Toddler Playtime 9:30 am
Baby & Toddler Playtime @ Barrington Area Library
Jan 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 Ages 0-3 w/caregiver Children learn as they play and explore hands-on activities, while you connect with other grown-ups in this fun class. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. [...]
Big Thinkers Storytime and Block Play for ages 0–6 9:30 am
Big Thinkers Storytime and Block Play for ages 0–6 @ Lake Forest Public Library
Jan 16 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Come for a special 10-minute storytime, stay for free play at imagination stations stocked with blocks and more! The Kasian Room is transformed into a family-friendly creative play space and discovery center. There are new [...]
Bounce and Rhyme Tot Time *TR* 9:30 am
Bounce and Rhyme Tot Time *TR* @ Ela Area Public Library
Jan 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:05 am
Stories, songs and playtime for accompanied children ages birth – 23 months. This is a ticketed event.* *Free tickets are available to Ela cardholders beginning at 9am the day of the program and are first-come, [...]
Parent-Tot Playtime 9:30 am
Parent-Tot Playtime @ Round Lake Area Park District
Jan 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
More than just an open gym, this playtime will cover the use of many manipulative play items such as balls, building blocks, trucks, and trains, and small interactive games like bowling, magnetic fishing, etc.
Tot Open Gym 9:30 am
Tot Open Gym @ Grayslake Recreation Center
Jan 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Ages: Walking through 6 years with adult The Park District supplies all you need to have fun with your little one in the Recreation Center Gym! Tot Open Gym is a great way for toddlers [...]
Active Tots Time 10:00 am
Active Tots Time @ X-Factor Trampoline
Jan 16 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Come and enjoy 180 minutes of Tots Time
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 10:00 am
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Jan 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Open Gym Schedule-  Cost is $5 per hour Tuesdays from 11:00am to 12:00pm  Starting Aug 19th- Thursday from 10-11am Fridays Session 1 7:00pm – 8:00pm Starting Aug 23rd An adult must accompany children age 5 and under. [...]
Parent/Tot Open Gym 10:00 am
Parent/Tot Open Gym @ Mundelein Park District Community Center
Jan 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Now that fall is in full swing and the temperatures are dropping, mark your calendar for Parent/Tot Open Gym drop in’s. Tuesdays & Thursdays 10 am – Noon starting November 8 and running through April [...]
Toddler Storytime {TR} 10:00 am
Toddler Storytime {TR} @ Indian Trails Library District
Jan 16 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 2-3 with a caregiver. Join us for stories, rhymes and songs. Limit: 20.  Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the event.
Babies and Books 10:15 am
Babies and Books @ Waukegan Public Library
Jan 16 @ 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)
Tales for Tots 10:30 am
Tales for Tots @ Glencoe Public Library
Jan 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
All ages with parent or caregiver Read, sing, talk, and play to build early literacy skills! Join us for stories, songs and more, followed by time for socialization and play.
Toddler Storytime {TR} 10:45 am
Toddler Storytime {TR} @ Indian Trails Library District
Jan 16 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Ages 2-3 with a caregiver. Join us for stories, rhymes and songs. Limit: 20.  Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the event.
Family Story Time 11:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Jan 16 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Description:  Ages 2-5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. [...]
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Jan 16 @ 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.
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Rockin’ Tots 9:00 am
Rockin’ Tots @ Rockin' Jump
Jan 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
We understand trampolines are fun but big kids and toddlers don’t always mix. Rockin’ Tots offers a dedicated time when parents can have fun with their smaller children while socializing with their friends in a [...]
Storytime Sparks for Ages 0-2 9:30 am
Storytime Sparks for Ages 0-2 @ Lake Forest Library
Jan 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Ages 0–2 with caregiver From birth to 2 years old, babies learn through their senses. Books that promote interaction between you and your little one are the best! Bring your babies and young toddlers for [...]
Art Start 10:00 am
Art Start @ Lake Villa District Library
Jan 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
(Intended for babies, toddlers and preschoolers) Encourage your child’s creativity through “process-focused” (open-ended) art activities. Explore, create and have fun together! No registration required.
LMNOP (0-3) 10:00 am
LMNOP (0-3) @ Gigi's Playhouse at Bannockburn Green
Jan 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Language, Music N’ Our Peeps (LMNOP) guides parents and infants through learning basic sign language and through incorporating music and dance therapy into daily activities, to stimulate the child. Recommended for children newborn-36 months old.
Art Play 10:30 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Jan 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
All ages w/caregiver Through process-oriented art, kids explore their imagination and develop creative thinking skills. Join us for an open-ended art project for all ages and abilities. Mess-makers welcome! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please [...]
Kids Sing-A-Long Miss Jamie from the Farm 10:30 am
Kids Sing-A-Long Miss Jamie from the Farm @ Mariano's Vernon Hills
Jan 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
FREE 30 minute music show best suited for 3/4 year olds but 0-2 and 5-8 will have a great time, too! We meet in the cafe, usually, and snacks are occasionally provided. Space is limited, [...]
Tot Time 10:30 am
Tot Time @ Lake Bluff Library
Jan 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
(ages 0-23 months) Join us with your littlest ones for this laid back program. Children will listen to a short story, then socialize, play with age appropriate toys, and listen to music. Chat with other [...]
Wiggle Time 10:30 am
Wiggle Time @ Community Recreation Center
Jan 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Ages 1-4 Years Climb, jump, crawl and run! Youngsters practice large and fine moor skills. Parents and caregivers must remain with and supervise their child/children at the program.
Preschool Open Gym 11:00 am
Preschool Open Gym @ Wauconda Community Center
Jan 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Come for open play at the Community Center Gym. During this unstructured play, children can socialize through group and parallel play. This is the perfect time for you and your child to meet your friends [...]
Open Gym for Tots and Toddlers 11:30 am
Open Gym for Tots and Toddlers @ Island Lake Village Hall Gym
Jan 17 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Ages: Up to 6 Yrs. Fee: $2.00 Per Child (Goes to Special Events) Time: 11:30 – 1:00 Location: Village Hall Gymnasium Instructor: Parents Must Be Present At All Times PLEASE CALL AHEAD TO MAKE SURE [...]
Toddler Open Gym 2:30 pm
Toddler Open Gym @ Hunt Club Park Community Center
Jan 17 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Toddler Open Gym Day Pass: $4 residents, $5 non-residents 10 punch card pass $35 residents, $44 non residents. Fee is per child, parents are free. Toddler Open Gym is specially designed for children ages 0-5 [...]
Kids Night Out 5:00 pm
Kids Night Out @ Taste Buds Kitchen
Jan 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kids Night Out @ Taste Buds Kitchen | Bannockburn | Illinois | United States
Every 3rd Friday at TBK is Kids Night Out! Parents: you deserve a night out…and so do the kids! Drop them off for this 3-hour evening workshop. Pack up your adventure bags and let’s get [...]
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 7:00 pm
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm