Special Events

Mane in Heaven (R)

Enjoy a special storytime and a visit with the miniature therapy horses from Mane in Heaven. Research has shown that reading with animals can enhance children’s self-esteem, motivate speech and build confidence. Children will hear some horse stories and have time to interact with the minis. This program is for accompanied children 5 and over.
Because of capacity limitations, we reserve the right to limit programs to Ela Library cardholders.
Event Date: 
Sat, 07/15/2017 -
11:30am to 12:00pm



Mane in Heaven (R)

Enjoy a special storytime and a visit with the miniature therapy horses from Mane in Heaven. Research has shown that reading with animals can enhance children’s self-esteem, motivate speech and build confidence. Children will hear some horse stories and have time to interact with the minis. This program is for accompanied children under 5.
Because of capacity limitations, we reserve the right to limit programs to Ela Library cardholders.
Event Date: 
Sat, 07/15/2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am



Moon Viewing

The Lake County Astronomical Society members will be on hand with their powerful telescopes to view the Moon. Weather permitting. Rain date is August 3.
Event Date: 
Wed, 08/02/2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm



Total Eclipse of the Sun (NR)

Share the excitement! Let’s view Solar Eclipse 2017 together. In lake Zurich, we will only be able to see a partial eclipse, but we will still have a totally fun time! Weather permitting, we will provide eclipse glasses and solar snacks. The eclipse will start at 11:54am, peak at 1:20pm and end at 2:43pm.
Event Date: 
Mon, 08/21/2017 -
11:30am to 3:00pm



Monkey See Monkey Do (NR)

There’s no business like monkey business! Madcap Puppets’ thrilling puppet show features stories from around the world as we follow two mischievous monkeys who have escaped from the zoo! This program is recommended for children in grades kindergarten and up.
Because of capacity limitations, we reserve the right to limit programs to Ela Library cardholders and students in district 95 and St. Francis de Sales. Please bring your library card to all events.
Event Date: 
Mon, 07/31/2017 -
10:00am to 11:00am



Animal Quest (NR)

Get up close and personal with some amazing and exotic animals at this fun and educational program presented by Jessica and Steve Reedy.
Because of capacity limitations, we reserve the right to limit programs to Ela Library cardholders. Please bring your library card to all events.
Event Date: 
Thu, 07/20/2017 -
10:00am to 10:45am



National Library Week

Visit our activity table this week and make a craft in honor of National Library Week. While you are here, fill out a raffle slip for a special prize! Drawing will be held on Saturday, April 15.
Event Date: 
Sun, 04/09/2017 (All day)



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