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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Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Sep 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:25 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 3 @ 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 [...]
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Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Cook Park Library
Sep 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
Playtime with Littles 9:30 am
Playtime with Littles @ Fox Lake District Library
Sep 4 @ 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, [...]
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Baby & Toddler Playtime 9:30 am
Baby & Toddler Playtime @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 5 @ 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. [...]
Bounce and Rhyme Tot Time *TR* 10:00 am
Bounce and Rhyme Tot Time *TR* @ Ela Area Public Library
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:35 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, [...]
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LMNOP (0-3) 10:00 am
LMNOP (0-3) @ Gigi's Playhouse at Bannockburn Green
Sep 6 @ 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.
Walk-in Family Storytime 10:00 am
Walk-in Family Storytime @ Antioch Public Library District
Sep 6 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
(Ages newborn-5 with a caregiver) This is an interactive walk-in storytime for any child from newborn to five years old. This storytime features short picture books, songs, flannel boards, rhymes, and lots of movement!   [...]
Walk-in Family Storytime 2:00 pm
Walk-in Family Storytime @ Antioch Public Library District
Sep 6 @ 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 [...]
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Baby & Me with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital 9:30 am
Baby & Me with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital @ Kohl Children's Museum
Sep 9 @ 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
Sep 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Birth-one year with an adult. Drop in. Siblings welcome. Registration recommended for email reminders. REGISTER
Baby Playtime 9:30 am
Baby Playtime @ Ela Area Public Library
Sep 9 @ 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 [...]
Monday Morning Stories 10:00 am
Monday Morning Stories @ Fox Lake District Library
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Wake up, it’s morning! Start the week off right with rhymes, silly songs, and stories at Monday Morning Stories! The first and third program of each month will include a craft, while the second and [...]
Baby Bounce 10:30 am
Baby Bounce @ Fremont Public Library
Sep 9 @ 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
Sep 9 @ 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
Sep 9 @ 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
Sep 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:25 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 10 @ 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 [...]
Baby Storytime 11:00 am
Baby Storytime @ Grayslake Area Public LIbrary,
Sep 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
0-18 MONTHS | DROP IN Get out of the house with baby! Bring your newborn to 18-month-old to the library for a fun storytime including songs, parachute play, bubbles, and more!
Saplings Kids Club – Outer Space 11:00 am
Saplings Kids Club – Outer Space @ Barbara's Book Store
Sep 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall will host two fun-filled outer-space-themed kids craft events in September as part of its Saplings Kids Club fall lineup. During each event, children will learn about space while participating in a fun-filled craft [...]
Family Yoga 1:30 pm
Family Yoga @ Ela Area Public Library
Sep 10 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
Certified yoga instructor Magica Bottari combines unique kid-friendly yoga poses with playful stories and games to create an enriching experience for young children and their caregivers. Please bring yoga mats if possible. No prior yoga [...]
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Baby & Me 9:30 am
Baby & Me @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Sep 11 @ 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 Cook Park Library 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Cook Park Library
Sep 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
Playtime with Littles 9:30 am
Playtime with Littles @ Fox Lake District Library
Sep 11 @ 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, [...]
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Baby & Toddler Playtime 9:30 am
Baby & Toddler Playtime @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 12 @ 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. [...]
Bounce and Rhyme Tot Time *TR* 10:00 am
Bounce and Rhyme Tot Time *TR* @ Ela Area Public Library
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:35 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, [...]
Babies and Books 10:15 am
Babies and Books @ Waukegan Public Library
Sep 12 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Help your infant (6 to 23 months) develop new learning skills and sensory awareness by exploring books, singing songs and trying fun new activities together. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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Library Playdate 10:00 am
Library Playdate @ Lake Villa District Library
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
(Open to babies, toddlers and preschoolers) Join us for drop-in playtime and fun! No registration required.
LMNOP (0-3) 10:00 am
LMNOP (0-3) @ Gigi's Playhouse at Bannockburn Green
Sep 13 @ 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.
Inchworms 11:00 am
Inchworms @ Glencoe Public Library
Sep 13 @ 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? [...]
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Baby & Me Storytime at Deer Park Town Center 11:00 am
Baby & Me Storytime at Deer Park Town Center @ Barnes & Noble Deer Park
Sep 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities featuring sensory growth for your little ones. Plus, get a [...]
Baby & Me Storytime at Deerfield Square 11:00 am
Baby & Me Storytime at Deerfield Square @ Barnes & Noble Deerfield
Sep 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities featuring sensory growth for your little ones. Plus, get a [...]
Baby & Me Storytime at Mellody Farm 11:00 am
Baby & Me Storytime at Mellody Farm @ Barnes & Noble Mellody Farms
Sep 15 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities featuring sensory growth for your little ones. Plus, get a [...]
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Baby & Me with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital 9:30 am
Baby & Me with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital @ Kohl Children's Museum
Sep 16 @ 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
Sep 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Birth-one year with an adult. Drop in. Siblings welcome. Registration recommended for email reminders. REGISTER
Baby Playtime 9:30 am
Baby Playtime @ Ela Area Public Library
Sep 16 @ 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
Sep 16 @ 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
Sep 16 @ 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
Sep 16 @ 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
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Wake up, it’s morning! Start the week off right with rhymes, silly songs, and stories at Monday Morning Stories! The first and third program of each month will include a craft, while the second and [...]
Baby Bounce 10:30 am
Baby Bounce @ Fremont Public Library
Sep 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Birth-one year with an adult. Drop in. Siblings welcome. Registration recommended for email reminders.  
New Mom Mondays at Lake Bluff Library 10:30 am
New Mom Mondays at Lake Bluff Library @ Lake Bluff Public Library
Sep 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
(For expecting moms and moms with babies ages 0-12 months) New and expecting moms can drop in to chat about the trials and triumphs of parenting, community programs for babies, and most importantly to meet [...]
Stay and Play 10:30 am
Stay and Play @ Glencoe Public Library
Sep 16 @ 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
Sep 16 @ 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
Sep 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:25 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime 9:30 am
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime @ Lake Villa District Library
Sep 17 @ 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 Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 17 @ 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 [...]
Baby Storytime 11:00 am
Baby Storytime @ Grayslake Area Public LIbrary,
Sep 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
0-18 MONTHS | DROP IN Get out of the house with baby! Bring your newborn to 18-month-old to the library for a fun storytime including songs, parachute play, bubbles, and more!
Family Yoga 1:30 pm
Family Yoga @ Ela Area Public Library
Sep 17 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
Certified yoga instructor Magica Bottari combines unique kid-friendly yoga poses with playful stories and games to create an enriching experience for young children and their caregivers. Please bring yoga mats if possible. No prior yoga [...]
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Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Cook Park Library
Sep 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
Playtime with Littles 9:30 am
Playtime with Littles @ Fox Lake District Library
Sep 18 @ 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, [...]
Storytime Sparks for Ages 0-2 10:30 am
Storytime Sparks for Ages 0-2 @ Lake Forest Library
Sep 18 @ 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
Sep 19 @ 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. [...]
Bounce and Rhyme Tot Time *TR* 10:00 am
Bounce and Rhyme Tot Time *TR* @ Ela Area Public Library
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:35 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, [...]
Babies and Books 10:15 am
Babies and Books @ Waukegan Public Library
Sep 19 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Help your infant (6 to 23 months) develop new learning skills and sensory awareness by exploring books, singing songs and trying fun new activities together. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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Storytime Sparks for Ages 0-2 9:30 am
Storytime Sparks for Ages 0-2 @ Lake Forest Library
Sep 20 @ 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
Sep 20 @ 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
Sep 20 @ 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
Sep 20 @ 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 [...]
Inchworms 11:00 am
Inchworms @ Glencoe Public Library
Sep 20 @ 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? [...]
Walk-in Family Storytime 2:00 pm
Walk-in Family Storytime @ Antioch Public Library District
Sep 20 @ 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 [...]
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A Taste of Storytime 10:00 am
A Taste of Storytime @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Sep 21 @ 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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Baby & Me Storytime at Deer Park Town Center 11:00 am
Baby & Me Storytime at Deer Park Town Center @ Barnes & Noble Deer Park
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities featuring sensory growth for your little ones. Plus, get a [...]
Baby & Me Storytime at Deerfield Square 11:00 am
Baby & Me Storytime at Deerfield Square @ Barnes & Noble Deerfield
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities featuring sensory growth for your little ones. Plus, get a [...]
Baby & Me Storytime at Mellody Farm 11:00 am
Baby & Me Storytime at Mellody Farm @ Barnes & Noble Mellody Farms
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities featuring sensory growth for your little ones. Plus, get a [...]
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Baby & Me with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital 9:30 am
Baby & Me with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital @ Kohl Children's Museum
Sep 23 @ 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
Sep 23 @ 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
Sep 23 @ 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
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Wake up, it’s morning! Start the week off right with rhymes, silly songs, and stories at Monday Morning Stories! The first and third program of each month will include a craft, while the second and [...]
Stay and Play 10:30 am
Stay and Play @ Glencoe Public Library
Sep 23 @ 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
Sep 23 @ 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
Sep 24 @ 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
Sep 24 @ 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
Sep 24 @ 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 Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 24 @ 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 [...]
Baby Storytime 11:00 am
Baby Storytime @ Grayslake Area Public LIbrary,
Sep 24 @ 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!
Family Yoga 1:30 pm
Family Yoga @ Ela Area Public Library
Sep 24 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
Certified yoga instructor Magica Bottari combines unique kid-friendly yoga poses with playful stories and games to create an enriching experience for young children and their caregivers. Please bring yoga mats if possible. No prior yoga [...]
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Baby Rhyme Storytime 9:30 am
Baby Rhyme Storytime @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Sep 25 @ 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
Sep 25 @ 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
Sep 25 @ 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,
Sep 25 @ 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 [...]
Storytime Sparks for Ages 0-2 10:30 am
Storytime Sparks for Ages 0-2 @ Lake Forest Library
Sep 25 @ 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
Sep 25 @ 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
Sep 26 @ 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. [...]
Bounce and Rhyme Tot Time *TR* 10:00 am
Bounce and Rhyme Tot Time *TR* @ Ela Area Public Library
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:35 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, [...]
Babies and Books 10:15 am
Babies and Books @ Waukegan Public Library
Sep 26 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Help your infant (6 to 23 months) develop new learning skills and sensory awareness by exploring books, singing songs and trying fun new activities together. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Starry Night Storytime 6:00 pm
Starry Night Storytime @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Ages 0-6 with an adult. Free. Drop in. Rain or shine, see the stars before bedtime! Bring your little star to an evening storytime sure to get out those last few wiggles. Attendance is limited [...]
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Storytime Sparks for Ages 0-2 9:30 am
Storytime Sparks for Ages 0-2 @ Lake Forest Library
Sep 27 @ 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
Sep 27 @ 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
Sep 27 @ 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.
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Tummy Time/De Boca Abajo 11:00 am
Tummy Time/De Boca Abajo @ Round Lake Area Public LIbrary
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ages 0-8 months – Bring your babies to a drop-in time of baby friendly activities. Bring blankies and their favorite stuffed animal. Drop-in at any time within the hour and stay as long as you [...]
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Baby & Me Storytime at Deer Park Town Center 11:00 am
Baby & Me Storytime at Deer Park Town Center @ Barnes & Noble Deer Park
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities featuring sensory growth for your little ones. Plus, get a [...]
Baby & Me Storytime at Deerfield Square 11:00 am
Baby & Me Storytime at Deerfield Square @ Barnes & Noble Deerfield
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities featuring sensory growth for your little ones. Plus, get a [...]
Baby & Me Storytime at Mellody Farm 11:00 am
Baby & Me Storytime at Mellody Farm @ Barnes & Noble Mellody Farms
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities featuring sensory growth for your little ones. Plus, get a [...]
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Baby & Me with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital 9:30 am
Baby & Me with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital @ Kohl Children's Museum
Sep 30 @ 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
Sep 30 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Birth-one year with an adult. Drop in. Siblings welcome. Registration recommended for email reminders. REGISTER
Baby Playtime 9:30 am
Baby Playtime @ Ela Area Public Library
Sep 30 @ 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
Sep 30 @ 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
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Wake up, it’s morning! Start the week off right with rhymes, silly songs, and stories at Monday Morning Stories! The first and third program of each month will include a craft, while the second and [...]
Baby Bounce 10:30 am
Baby Bounce @ Fremont Public Library
Sep 30 @ 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
Sep 30 @ 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
Sep 30 @ 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.

12 Comments

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

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

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

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