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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Rockin’ Tots 9:00 am
Rockin’ Tots @ Rockin' Jump
Oct 1 @ 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
Oct 1 @ 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!
Active Tots Time 10:00 am
Active Tots Time @ X-Factor Trampoline
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Come and enjoy 180 minutes of Tots Time
Two-Year-Old Storytime 10:15 am
Two-Year-Old Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 1 @ 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 [...]
Parent/Child Open Gym 10:30 am
Parent/Child Open Gym @ Centennial Ice Arena
Oct 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Centennial Gymnastics also offers open gym time weekly for ages 1 1/2-6 years old, and offers a gymnastic practice session weekly for those enrolled in classes.  Open Gym [Parent/Child Ages 1 1/2-6] Tuesday 10:30 a.m. [...]
Tales for Tots 10:30 am
Tales for Tots @ Glencoe Public Library
Oct 1 @ 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.
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 11:00 am
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Oct 1 @ 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 Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Library
Oct 1 @ 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 [...]
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Rockin’ Tots 9:00 am
Rockin’ Tots @ Rockin' Jump
Oct 2 @ 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 [...]
Playtime with Littles 9:30 am
Playtime with Littles @ Fox Lake District Library
Oct 2 @ 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 Storytime 9:30 am
Toddler Storytime @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 2 @ 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.
Toddler Time 9:30 am
Toddler Time @ Fremont Public Library
Oct 2 @ 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
Oct 2 @ 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 [...]
My First Yoga 10:30 am
My First Yoga @ Glencoe Public Library
Oct 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Ages 3-5 Ms. Lani from Banner Day Camp will lead preschool-aged children through basic poses and breathing exercises in these fun, easy-to-follow classes. No yoga experience is necessary. Parents or caregivers are welcome to stay [...]
Storytime Sparks for Ages 0-2 10:30 am
Storytime Sparks for Ages 0-2 @ Lake Forest Library
Oct 2 @ 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
Oct 2 @ 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 [...]
Art Play 10:45 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Oct 2 @ 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 [...]
Family Drop-in Storytime 11:00 am
Family Drop-in Storytime @ Warren Newport Public Library
Oct 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Interact with your child during this engaging storytime that focuses on letter recognition and other pre-reading skills. Features the same theme, stories and songs as registered storytimes. Please choose one day and time to attend. [...]
Parent/Tot Time Out 11:00 am
Parent/Tot Time Out @ Lindenhurst Park District Community Center Gym
Oct 2 @ 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
Oct 2 @ 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
Oct 2 @ 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.
Parent/Child Open Gym 11:15 am
Parent/Child Open Gym @ Centennial Ice Arena
Oct 2 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Centennial Gymnastics also offers open gym time weekly for ages 1.5-5 years old with a parent.  Open Gym Times: Tuesday 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Wednesday 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 a.m.
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Parent/Tot Gym 9:00 am
Parent/Tot Gym @ Sullivan Community Center Gym
Oct 3 @ 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
Oct 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 [...]
Artsy Tots 9:30 am
Artsy Tots @ Artist @Heart
Oct 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
When? Thursdays 9:30-10:15AMHow Much? $5/toddler or $50 punch card for 12 classesAges: 18 Months – 4 Years​ Students will discover ways to create art using watercolor, finger painting, clay, gel sticks, paint, collage and more! This is a messy [...]
Baby & Toddler Playtime 9:30 am
Baby & Toddler Playtime @ Barrington Area Library
Oct 3 @ 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. [...]
Parent-Tot Playtime 9:30 am
Parent-Tot Playtime @ Round Lake Area Park District
Oct 3 @ 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.
Active Tots Time 10:00 am
Active Tots Time @ X-Factor Trampoline
Oct 3 @ 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
Oct 3 @ 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. [...]
Babies and Books 10:15 am
Babies and Books @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 3 @ 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
Oct 3 @ 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
Oct 3 @ 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
Oct 3 @ 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
Oct 4 @ 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
Oct 4 @ 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 @ Indian Trails Library District,
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Introduce your child to art with this short storytime followed by a process oriented art project. Dress to get messy! Limit: 20. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
Friday Morning Stories and Wiggles at Cook Park Library 10:00 am
Friday Morning Stories and Wiggles at Cook Park Library @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Cook Park Library
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Enjoy stories, songs, and shaking your wiggles out in this fun storytime for children (ages 2-6) and their caregivers. Drop in
LMNOP (0-3) 10:00 am
LMNOP (0-3) @ Gigi's Playhouse at Bannockburn Green
Oct 4 @ 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.
Spanish Toddler Storytime: Ven Bailalo 10:30 am
Spanish Toddler Storytime: Ven Bailalo @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 4 @ 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 [...]
Tot Time 10:30 am
Tot Time @ Lake Bluff Library
Oct 4 @ 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 [...]
Art Start 11:00 am
Art Start @ Indian Trails Library District
Oct 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Introduce your child to art with this short storytime followed by a process oriented art project. Dress to get messy! Limit: 20. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
Preschool Open Gym 11:00 am
Preschool Open Gym @ Wauconda Community Center
Oct 4 @ 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 [...]
Walk-in Family Storytime 2:00 pm
Walk-in Family Storytime @ Antioch Public Library District
Oct 4 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
 (Ages 0 to 5) A series of stories and songs for preschool-aged children on the subject of librarians, libraries, and starting school. September 6: Libraries and Back to School September 20: Fall Harvest October 4: Dinosaurs October [...]
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 7:00 pm
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Oct 4 @ 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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Family Drop-in Storytime 10:00 am
Family Drop-in Storytime @ Warren Newport Public Library
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
interact with your child during this engaging storytime that focuses on letter recognition and other pre-reading skills. Features the same theme, stories and songs as registered storytimes. Please choose one day and time to attend. [...]
Under Five Family Time 10:30 am
Under Five Family Time @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Oct 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Ages 0-5 with an adult. Free. Ticket required. After a busy week, spend quality time together enjoying stories, rhymes, music, and themed crafts perfect for the pre-K crowd. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served [...]
Preschoolers Build with Boxes 3:00 pm
Preschoolers Build with Boxes @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Oct 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Create a building and parking garage with your preschooler using cardboard boxes and tape and then take the cars for a run. Kids (Ages 0-6)
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Creatures of the Night 1:30 pm
Creatures of the Night @ River Trail Nature Center
Oct 6 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Experience some creepy, spooky and nocturnal animals of the forest preserves.
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Parent/Tot Gym 9:00 am
Parent/Tot Gym @ Sullivan Community Center Gym
Oct 7 @ 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 [...]
Panera Storytime 9:30 am
Panera Storytime @ Panera Bread
Oct 7 @ 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
Oct 7 @ 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
Oct 7 @ 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
Oct 7 @ 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
Oct 7 @ 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
Oct 7 @ 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. [...]
Wonderful Walkers {TR} 10:45 am
Wonderful Walkers {TR} @ Indian Trails Public Library District
Oct 7 @ 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 Open Gym 11:00 am
Preschool Open Gym @ Wauconda Community Center
Oct 7 @ 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
Oct 7 @ 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
Oct 7 @ 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
Oct 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 [...]
Wiggling Ones 9:30 am
Wiggling Ones @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Oct 8 @ 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
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Come and enjoy 180 minutes of Tots Time
Baby Play Day 10:00 am
Baby Play Day @ Warren Newport Public Library,
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet new friends and enjoy unstructured playtime while your child socializes and explores toys, books and a hands-on early literacy activity just for babies and toddlers.
Two-Year-Old Storytime 10:15 am
Two-Year-Old Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 8 @ 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
Oct 8 @ 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
Oct 8 @ 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
Oct 8 @ 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 Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Library
Oct 8 @ 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
Oct 8 @ 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
Oct 8 @ 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
Oct 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 [...]
Playtime with Littles 9:30 am
Playtime with Littles @ Fox Lake District Library
Oct 9 @ 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 Storytime 9:30 am
Toddler Storytime @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 9 @ 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.
Toddler Time 9:30 am
Toddler Time @ Fremont Public Library
Oct 9 @ 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
Oct 9 @ 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 [...]
Stories in the Woods 10:00 am
Stories in the Woods @ Heller Nature Center
Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Adult/Child, Ages 6 months-6 years Enjoy story time with a naturalist, then take a short hike and create a craft to take home. Fee is for one Adult and one Child, $3/additional child. No pre-registration [...]
Wee Wanderer Wednesdays 10:00 am
Wee Wanderer Wednesdays @ Crabtree Nature Center
Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for a special program for little naturalists. Children ages 2-6 w/adult. Tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 9:30 am. Limit 16 children. COST: FREE
Storytime Sparks for Ages 0-2 10:30 am
Storytime Sparks for Ages 0-2 @ Lake Forest Library
Oct 9 @ 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
Oct 9 @ 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 [...]
Art Play 10:45 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Oct 9 @ 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
Oct 9 @ 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
Oct 9 @ 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
Oct 9 @ 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
Oct 10 @ 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
Oct 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 [...]
Baby & Toddler Playtime 9:30 am
Baby & Toddler Playtime @ Barrington Area Library
Oct 10 @ 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. [...]
Parent-Tot Playtime 9:30 am
Parent-Tot Playtime @ Round Lake Area Park District
Oct 10 @ 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.
Active Tots Time 10:00 am
Active Tots Time @ X-Factor Trampoline
Oct 10 @ 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
Oct 10 @ 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. [...]
Babies and Books 10:15 am
Babies and Books @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 10 @ 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
Oct 10 @ 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
Oct 10 @ 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
Oct 10 @ 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.
Ven Y Lee Conmigo – Come and Read with Me! 1:00 pm
Ven Y Lee Conmigo – Come and Read with Me! @ Ela Area Public Library
Oct 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Mama! Papa! te gustaría que tus hijos se diviertan y al mismo tiempo desarrollen su imaginación? Ven e introducelos al maravilloso mundo de las fábulas, narraciones y lecturas de cuentos infantiles, acompáñanos a vivir esta [...]
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Rockin’ Tots 9:00 am
Rockin’ Tots @ Rockin' Jump
Oct 11 @ 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
Oct 11 @ 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 [...]
LMNOP (0-3) 10:00 am
LMNOP (0-3) @ Gigi's Playhouse at Bannockburn Green
Oct 11 @ 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
Oct 11 @ 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.
Spanish Toddler Storytime: Ven Bailalo 10:30 am
Spanish Toddler Storytime: Ven Bailalo @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 11 @ 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 [...]
Tot Time 10:30 am
Tot Time @ Lake Bluff Library
Oct 11 @ 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 [...]
Noisy Time! 10:45 am
Noisy Time! @ Indian Trails Library District
Oct 11 @ 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.
Preschool Open Gym 11:00 am
Preschool Open Gym @ Wauconda Community Center
Oct 11 @ 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 [...]
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 7:00 pm
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Oct 11 @ 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
Oct 12 @ 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 [...]
Music & Movement Dance Party 10:00 am
Music & Movement Dance Party @ Fremont Public Library
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 2-6 with an adult. Drop in. Wiggle, dance, and sing to silly songs and stories.
Saturday Storytime 10:00 am
Saturday Storytime @ Barrington Area Library
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 2 – 6 w/ caregiver Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic Saturday morning story time class. Dress for a mess! Program Room. No registration required.
STEM for ages 0-5 11:00 am
STEM for ages 0-5 @ Round Lake Area Public LIbrary
Oct 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Ages 0-5 with a caregiver – Discover science, technology, engineering and math through stories and experiments. Spaces limited. First come, first serve. September: Palentology October: Chemistry
Halloween Trick or Treat Path 1:00 pm
Halloween Trick or Treat Path @ Viking Park
Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join the Gurnee Park District for our Halloween Trick or Treat Path and receive treats from nearly 50 costumed characters! Saturday, October 12 1:00-3:00pm Viking Park | 4374 Old Grand Ave, Gurnee – Ages: 1-6 [...]
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Parent/Tot Gym 9:00 am
Parent/Tot Gym @ Sullivan Community Center Gym
Oct 14 @ 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 [...]
Terrific Twos Storytime 9:30 am
Terrific Twos Storytime @ Lake Forest Library
Oct 14 @ 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
Oct 14 @ 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
Oct 14 @ 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
Oct 14 @ 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
Oct 14 @ 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
Oct 14 @ 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. [...]
Preschool Open Gym 11:00 am
Preschool Open Gym @ Wauconda Community Center
Oct 14 @ 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
Oct 14 @ 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
Oct 14 @ 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
Oct 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 [...]
Wiggling Ones 9:30 am
Wiggling Ones @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Oct 15 @ 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
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Come and enjoy 180 minutes of Tots Time
Two-Year-Old Storytime 10:15 am
Two-Year-Old Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 15 @ 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 [...]
Parent/Child Open Gym 10:30 am
Parent/Child Open Gym @ Centennial Ice Arena
Oct 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Centennial Gymnastics also offers open gym time weekly for ages 1 1/2-6 years old, and offers a gymnastic practice session weekly for those enrolled in classes.  Open Gym [Parent/Child Ages 1 1/2-6] Tuesday 10:30 a.m. [...]
Tales for Tots 10:30 am
Tales for Tots @ Glencoe Public Library
Oct 15 @ 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
Oct 15 @ 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
Oct 15 @ 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 Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Library
Oct 15 @ 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 [...]
Precious Prints 6:00 pm
Precious Prints @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 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
Oct 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 [...]
Playtime with Littles 9:30 am
Playtime with Littles @ Fox Lake District Library
Oct 16 @ 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 Storytime 9:30 am
Toddler Storytime @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 16 @ 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.
Toddler Time 9:30 am
Toddler Time @ Fremont Public Library
Oct 16 @ 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
Oct 16 @ 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 [...]
Storytime Sparks for Ages 0-2 10:30 am
Storytime Sparks for Ages 0-2 @ Lake Forest Library
Oct 16 @ 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
Oct 16 @ 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 [...]
Art Play 10:45 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Oct 16 @ 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
Oct 16 @ 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
Oct 16 @ 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
Oct 16 @ 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.
Parent/Child Open Gym 11:15 am
Parent/Child Open Gym @ Centennial Ice Arena
Oct 16 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Centennial Gymnastics also offers open gym time weekly for ages 1.5-5 years old with a parent.  Open Gym Times: Tuesday 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Wednesday 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 a.m.
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Parent/Tot Gym 9:00 am
Parent/Tot Gym @ Sullivan Community Center Gym
Oct 17 @ 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
Oct 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 [...]
Baby & Toddler Playtime 9:30 am
Baby & Toddler Playtime @ Barrington Area Library
Oct 17 @ 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. [...]
Parent-Tot Playtime 9:30 am
Parent-Tot Playtime @ Round Lake Area Park District
Oct 17 @ 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.
Active Tots Time 10:00 am
Active Tots Time @ X-Factor Trampoline
Oct 17 @ 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
Oct 17 @ 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. [...]
Toddler Storytime {TR} 10:00 am
Toddler Storytime {TR} @ Indian Trails Library District
Oct 17 @ 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
Oct 17 @ 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
Oct 17 @ 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
Oct 17 @ 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
Oct 17 @ 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
Oct 18 @ 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
Oct 18 @ 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 [...]
LMNOP (0-3) 10:00 am
LMNOP (0-3) @ Gigi's Playhouse at Bannockburn Green
Oct 18 @ 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.
Spanish Toddler Storytime: Ven Bailalo 10:30 am
Spanish Toddler Storytime: Ven Bailalo @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 18 @ 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 [...]
Preschool Open Gym 11:00 am
Preschool Open Gym @ Wauconda Community Center
Oct 18 @ 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 [...]
Walk-in Family Storytime 2:00 pm
Walk-in Family Storytime @ Antioch Public Library District
Oct 18 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
 (Ages 0 to 5) A series of stories and songs for preschool-aged children on the subject of librarians, libraries, and starting school. September 6: Libraries and Back to School September 20: Fall Harvest October 4: Dinosaurs October [...]
Kids Night Out 5:00 pm
Kids Night Out @ Taste Buds Kitchen
Oct 18 @ 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
Oct 18 @ 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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A Taste of Storytime 10:00 am
A Taste of Storytime @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Oct 19 @ 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 [...]
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Parent/Tot Gym 9:00 am
Parent/Tot Gym @ Sullivan Community Center Gym
Oct 21 @ 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 [...]
Panera Storytime 9:30 am
Panera Storytime @ Panera Bread
Oct 21 @ 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
Oct 21 @ 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
Oct 21 @ 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