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 [...]
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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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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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 & Me with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital 9:30 am
Baby & Me with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital @ Kohl Children's Museum
Jan 6 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Baby & Me Baby & Me is a networking group for parents and their children up to 12 months, to come and meet others in your position – not just first time parents, but all [...]
Baby Bounce 9:30 am
Baby Bounce @ Fremont Public Library
Jan 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Birth-one year with an adult. Drop in. Siblings welcome. Registration recommended for email reminders.  
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
Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Indian Trails Library District - Temporary Location
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages infants & crawlers with a caregiver. Stories, songs, fingerplays and sign language followed by 15-minute playtime. Limit: 20. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
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 [...]
Baby Bounce 10:30 am
Baby Bounce @ Fremont Public Library
Jan 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Birth-one year with an adult. Drop in. Siblings welcome. Registration recommended for email reminders.  
Stay and Play 10:30 am
Stay and Play @ Glencoe Public Library
Jan 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Birth – Age 3 Whether you come for Rock and Read or Book Babies, you’re welcome to socialize, play, and have fun between classes. We’ll have puppets, toys, music, and more for you to explore. [...]
Book Babies 11:00 am
Book Babies @ Glencoe Public Library
Jan 6 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 0-18 months with parent or caregiver Introduce your baby to the library with stories, songs, and active play designed to teach infants and toddlers their first literacy skills. Older siblings are welcome.
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Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Jan 7 @ 9:30 am – 10:25 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
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 [...]
Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Barrington Area Library
Jan 7 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Up to 24 months w/ caregiver Share songs, stories and rhymes with your baby and connect with other new parents in this story time and play time.   Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card [...]
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, [...]
Baby Storytime 11:00 am
Baby Storytime @ Grayslake Area Public LIbrary,
Jan 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
0-18 MONTHS | DROP IN Get out of the house with baby! Bring your newborn to 18-month-old to the library for a fun storytime including songs, parachute play, bubbles, and more!
Baby and Me 12:00 pm
Baby and Me @ Highwood Public Library
Jan 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Parent baby storytime
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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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.
Baby Rhyme Storytime 9:30 am
Baby Rhyme Storytime @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jan 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Ages 0-14 months with an adult. Free. Ticket required. Reading starts at birth! Miss Kelsey guides you and your baby through research-based activities and books that promote reading readiness. Best for infants, crawlers, and beginning [...]
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Cook Park Library
Jan 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
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, [...]
New Parents & Babies Playgroup 10:00 am
New Parents & Babies Playgroup @ Vernon Area Public Library District,
Jan 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 Ages 0-14 months with an adult. Free. Drop-in. Meet other caregivers in this casual playdate that takes place between our Rhythm & Rhyme storytimes for babies. Swap stories and find support while tots play and [...]
Twice As Nice Mother & Child Mobile Diaper Pantry 10:00 am
Twice As Nice Mother & Child Mobile Diaper Pantry @ Warren Newport Public Library,
Jan 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Twice as Nice Mother & Child Mobile Diaper Pantry will provide families struggling to afford diapers for their children with FREE disposable diapers and wipes. Registration with Twice & Nice Mother & Child, as [...]
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 [...]
Baby Rhyme Storytime 11:00 am
Baby Rhyme Storytime @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jan 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
:  Ages 0-14 months with an adult. Free. Ticket required. Reading starts at birth! Miss Kelsey guides you and your baby through research-based activities and books that promote reading readiness. Best for infants, crawlers, and [...]
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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 [...]
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)
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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 [...]
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.
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
Inchworms 11:00 am
Inchworms @ Glencoe Public Library
Jan 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages Birth – Crawlers with adult Get on the floor for stories, rhymes, songs, and bounces that build early literacy skills in our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome to attend. Little one already walking? [...]
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 [...]
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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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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 [...]
Baby & Me with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital 9:30 am
Baby & Me with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital @ Kohl Children's Museum
Jan 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Baby & Me Baby & Me is a networking group for parents and their children up to 12 months, to come and meet others in your position – not just first time parents, but all [...]
Baby Bounce 9:30 am
Baby Bounce @ Fremont Public Library
Jan 13 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Birth-one year with an adult. Drop in. Siblings welcome. Registration recommended for email reminders.  
Baby Playtime 9:30 am
Baby Playtime @ Ela Area Public Library
Jan 13 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Meet new friends and enjoy some unstructured playtime. Professional doulas Kirsten and Michelle will bring coffee and the answers to your questions about labor and delivery, the postpartum period and the changing needs of your [...]
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!
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 [...]
Baby Bounce 10:30 am
Baby Bounce @ Fremont Public Library
Jan 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Birth-one year with an adult. Drop in. Siblings welcome. Registration recommended for email reminders.  
Stay and Play 10:30 am
Stay and Play @ Glencoe Public Library
Jan 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Birth – Age 3 Whether you come for Rock and Read or Book Babies, you’re welcome to socialize, play, and have fun between classes. We’ll have puppets, toys, music, and more for you to explore. [...]
Book Babies 11:00 am
Book Babies @ Glencoe Public Library
Jan 13 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 0-18 months with parent or caregiver Introduce your baby to the library with stories, songs, and active play designed to teach infants and toddlers their first literacy skills. Older siblings are welcome.
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Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Jan 14 @ 9:30 am – 10:25 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Barrington Area Library
Jan 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Up to 24 months w/ caregiver Share songs, stories and rhymes with your baby and connect with other new parents in this story time and play time.   Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card [...]
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, [...]
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!
Baby Storytime 11:00 am
Baby Storytime @ Grayslake Area Public LIbrary,
Jan 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
0-18 MONTHS | DROP IN Get out of the house with baby! Bring your newborn to 18-month-old to the library for a fun storytime including songs, parachute play, bubbles, and more!
Baby and Me 12:00 pm
Baby and Me @ Highwood Public Library
Jan 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Parent baby storytime
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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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 [...]
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Cook Park Library
Jan 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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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, [...]
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 [...]
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)
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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.
Baroque to Baby 11:00 am
Baroque to Baby @ David Adler Music and Arts Center
Jan 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
These baby-centric concerts are designed to encourage parents and caretakers to take a break in their day to share the joy of music with their babies. Listen to baby-approved classical selections and sing along to [...]
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 [...]
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A Taste of Storytime 10:00 am
A Taste of Storytime @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jan 18 @ 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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Toddler Open Gym 10:00 am
Toddler Open Gym @ Hunt Club Community Center
Jan 19 @ 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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Stay & Play at the J 9:00 am
Stay & Play at the J @ Lake County JCC
Jan 20 @ 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 with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital 9:30 am
Baby & Me with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital @ Kohl Children's Museum
Jan 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Baby & Me Baby & Me is a networking group for parents and their children up to 12 months, to come and meet others in your position – not just first time parents, but all [...]
Baby Bounce 9:30 am
Baby Bounce @ Fremont Public Library
Jan 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Birth-one year with an adult. Drop in. Siblings welcome. Registration recommended for email reminders.  
Baby Playtime 9:30 am
Baby Playtime @ Ela Area Public Library
Jan 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Meet new friends and enjoy some unstructured playtime. Professional doulas Kirsten and Michelle will bring coffee and the answers to your questions about labor and delivery, the postpartum period and the changing needs of your [...]
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime 9:30 am
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime @ Lake Villa District Library
Jan 20 @ 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 20 @ 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
Sunshine Squad 9:30 am
Sunshine Squad @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jan 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Ages 0-5 years with an adult. Free. Ticket required. Help build a better, more compassionate world–starting with your own family! This diversity-focused storytime fills you with sunshine to brighten your home, school, and community. ! [...]
Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Indian Trails Library District - Temporary Location
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages infants & crawlers with a caregiver. Stories, songs, fingerplays and sign language followed by 15-minute playtime. Limit: 20. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
Monday Morning Stories 10:00 am
Monday Morning Stories @ Fox Lake District Library
Jan 20 @ 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 [...]
Baby Bounce 10:30 am
Baby Bounce @ Fremont Public Library
Jan 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Birth-one year with an adult. Drop in. Siblings welcome. Registration recommended for email reminders.  
Stay and Play 10:30 am
Stay and Play @ Glencoe Public Library
Jan 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Birth – Age 3 Whether you come for Rock and Read or Book Babies, you’re welcome to socialize, play, and have fun between classes. We’ll have puppets, toys, music, and more for you to explore. [...]
Sunshine Squad 10:30 am
Sunshine Squad @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jan 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Ages 0-5 years with an adult. Free. Ticket required. Help build a better, more compassionate world–starting with your own family! This diversity-focused storytime fills you with sunshine to brighten your home, school, and community. ! [...]
Book Babies 11:00 am
Book Babies @ Glencoe Public Library
Jan 20 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 0-18 months with parent or caregiver Introduce your baby to the library with stories, songs, and active play designed to teach infants and toddlers their first literacy skills. Older siblings are welcome.
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Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Jan 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:25 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime 9:30 am
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime @ Lake Villa District Library
Jan 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 [...]
Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Barrington Area Library
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Up to 24 months w/ caregiver Share songs, stories and rhymes with your baby and connect with other new parents in this story time and play time.   Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card [...]
Stay and Play at the J 10:00 am
Stay and Play at the J @ JCC at Am Shalom
Jan 21 @ 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, [...]
Storytime! at ZB Library 10:30 am
Storytime! at ZB Library @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Jan 21 @ 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!
Baby Storytime 11:00 am
Baby Storytime @ Grayslake Area Public LIbrary,
Jan 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
0-18 MONTHS | DROP IN Get out of the house with baby! Bring your newborn to 18-month-old to the library for a fun storytime including songs, parachute play, bubbles, and more!
Baby and Me 12:00 pm
Baby and Me @ Highwood Public Library
Jan 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Parent baby storytime
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Stay & Play at the J 9:00 am
Stay & Play at the J @ Lake County JCC
Jan 22 @ 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 Rhyme Storytime 9:30 am
Baby Rhyme Storytime @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jan 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Ages 0-14 months with an adult. Free. Ticket required. Reading starts at birth! Miss Kelsey guides you and your baby through research-based activities and books that promote reading readiness. Best for infants, crawlers, and beginning [...]
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Cook Park Library
Jan 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
Playtime with Littles 9:30 am
Playtime with Littles @ Fox Lake District Library
Jan 22 @ 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, [...]
New Parents & Babies Playgroup 10:00 am
New Parents & Babies Playgroup @ Vernon Area Public Library District,
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 Ages 0-14 months with an adult. Free. Drop-in. Meet other caregivers in this casual playdate that takes place between our Rhythm & Rhyme storytimes for babies. Swap stories and find support while tots play and [...]
Play Dough Play Date! 10:30 am
Play Dough Play Date! @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Jan 22 @ 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 22 @ 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 [...]
Baby Rhyme Storytime 11:00 am
Baby Rhyme Storytime @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jan 22 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
:  Ages 0-14 months with an adult. Free. Ticket required. Reading starts at birth! Miss Kelsey guides you and your baby through research-based activities and books that promote reading readiness. Best for infants, crawlers, and [...]
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Baby & Toddler Playtime 9:30 am
Baby & Toddler Playtime @ Barrington Area Library
Jan 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 23 @ 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, [...]
Tot Open Gym 9:30 am
Tot Open Gym @ Grayslake Recreation Center
Jan 23 @ 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 [...]
Babies and Books 10:15 am
Babies and Books @ Waukegan Public Library
Jan 23 @ 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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Playdate @ the Library 9:30 am
Playdate @ the Library @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jan 24 @ 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 24 @ 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
Jan 24 @ 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.
Morning Make-Believe 10:00 am
Morning Make-Believe @ Lake Villa District Library
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
(Intended for babies, toddlers and preschoolers) Did you know playing “make-believe” builds developmental skills? We provide the space and props–your child provides the imagination! No registration required.
Inchworms 11:00 am
Inchworms @ Glencoe Public Library
Jan 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages Birth – Crawlers with adult Get on the floor for stories, rhymes, songs, and bounces that build early literacy skills in our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome to attend. Little one already walking? [...]
Toddler Open Gym 2:30 pm
Toddler Open Gym @ Hunt Club Park Community Center
Jan 24 @ 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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Tot Shabbat 10:30 am
Tot Shabbat @ Congregation B’nai Tikvah
Jan 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join Congregation B’nai Tikvah for a family friendly Shabbat morning service with music teacher Jeremy Raskin Appropriate for families with children birth through age 8
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Toddler Open Gym 10:00 am
Toddler Open Gym @ Hunt Club Community Center
Jan 26 @ 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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Stay & Play at the J 9:00 am
Stay & Play at the J @ Lake County JCC
Jan 27 @ 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 with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital 9:30 am
Baby & Me with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital @ Kohl Children's Museum
Jan 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Baby & Me Baby & Me is a networking group for parents and their children up to 12 months, to come and meet others in your position – not just first time parents, but all [...]
Baby Playtime 9:30 am
Baby Playtime @ Ela Area Public Library
Jan 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Meet new friends and enjoy some unstructured playtime. Professional doulas Kirsten and Michelle will bring coffee and the answers to your questions about labor and delivery, the postpartum period and the changing needs of your [...]
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime 9:30 am
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime @ Lake Villa District Library
Jan 27 @ 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!
Baby Gym 10:00 am
Baby Gym @ Fremont Public Library
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Mobile infants under 18 months with an adult. Drop in. Feeling cooped up? Getting Cabin Fever? You and your baby can get your wiggles out with new friends at this unstructured playtime focused on gross motor [...]
Monday Morning Stories 10:00 am
Monday Morning Stories @ Fox Lake District Library
Jan 27 @ 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 [...]
Stay and Play 10:30 am
Stay and Play @ Glencoe Public Library
Jan 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Birth – Age 3 Whether you come for Rock and Read or Book Babies, you’re welcome to socialize, play, and have fun between classes. We’ll have puppets, toys, music, and more for you to explore. [...]
Book Babies 11:00 am
Book Babies @ Glencoe Public Library
Jan 27 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 0-18 months with parent or caregiver Introduce your baby to the library with stories, songs, and active play designed to teach infants and toddlers their first literacy skills. Older siblings are welcome.
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Baby & Me 9:30 am
Baby & Me @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Jan 28 @ 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.
Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Jan 28 @ 9:30 am – 10:25 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime 9:30 am
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime @ Lake Villa District Library
Jan 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 [...]
Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Barrington Area Library
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Up to 24 months w/ caregiver Share songs, stories and rhymes with your baby and connect with other new parents in this story time and play time.   Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card [...]
Stay and Play at the J 10:00 am
Stay and Play at the J @ JCC at Am Shalom
Jan 28 @ 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, [...]
Storytime! at ZB Library 10:30 am
Storytime! at ZB Library @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Jan 28 @ 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!
Baby Storytime 11:00 am
Baby Storytime @ Grayslake Area Public LIbrary,
Jan 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
0-18 MONTHS | DROP IN Get out of the house with baby! Bring your newborn to 18-month-old to the library for a fun storytime including songs, parachute play, bubbles, and more!
Baby and Me 12:00 pm
Baby and Me @ Highwood Public Library
Jan 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Parent baby storytime
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Stay & Play at the J 9:00 am
Stay & Play at the J @ Lake County JCC
Jan 29 @ 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 Rhyme Storytime 9:30 am
Baby Rhyme Storytime @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jan 29 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Ages 0-14 months with an adult. Free. Ticket required. Reading starts at birth! Miss Kelsey guides you and your baby through research-based activities and books that promote reading readiness. Best for infants, crawlers, and beginning [...]
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Cook Park Library
Jan 29 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
Playtime with Littles 9:30 am
Playtime with Littles @ Fox Lake District Library
Jan 29 @ 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, [...]
New Parents & Babies Playgroup 10:00 am
New Parents & Babies Playgroup @ Vernon Area Public Library District,
Jan 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 Ages 0-14 months with an adult. Free. Drop-in. Meet other caregivers in this casual playdate that takes place between our Rhythm & Rhyme storytimes for babies. Swap stories and find support while tots play and [...]
Play Dough Play Date! 10:30 am
Play Dough Play Date! @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Jan 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 [...]
Baby Rhyme Storytime 11:00 am
Baby Rhyme Storytime @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jan 29 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
:  Ages 0-14 months with an adult. Free. Ticket required. Reading starts at birth! Miss Kelsey guides you and your baby through research-based activities and books that promote reading readiness. Best for infants, crawlers, and [...]
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Baby & Toddler Playtime 9:30 am
Baby & Toddler Playtime @ Barrington Area Library
Jan 30 @ 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 30 @ 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 30 @ 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, [...]
Tot Open Gym 9:30 am
Tot Open Gym @ Grayslake Recreation Center
Jan 30 @ 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 [...]
Babies and Books 10:15 am
Babies and Books @ Waukegan Public Library
Jan 30 @ 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)