Monday, March 26 7 p.m. "Moongaze" with the Lake County Astronomical Society. Volunteers will set up telescopes in the Library parking lot and provide guidance and information about the moon and its topography. All ages welcome. Event dependent upon weather and will be rescheduled if necessary.
Very Important Volunteers (VIVs) Needed to Help with the Summer Reading Program
The Library is seeking VIVs to assist with the Summer Reading Program. Volunteers must be at least 12 years old and able to fill a three-hour weekly time slot for at least six of the program's eight weeks. This is a great volunteer opportunity for students.
The Summer Reading Programs runs from June 11 to August 5. Interested individuals should pick up a VIV application from the Adult or Youth Services Desks at the Crystal Lake Public Library, 126 Paddock St., Crystal Lake, starting March 26.
Individuals age 50-plus can refresh their driving skills and learn safety tips in this two-day class.Must attend both days. Register here
Making the Most of Social Security Tuesday, March 20 7-8 p.m. Learn about filing options for married couples, divorced individuals and widows that can often provide monthly lifetime social security payments higher than the standard filing options. Register here
Pixel Art Monday, March 26, 3 p.m. Ames II Design and make pixel art with perler beads or post-it notes. Well bring the supplies, you bring the creativity. Grades 6-12.
Escape Room: Star Wars - Grades 6-8 Tuesday, March 27, 1-2 p.m. and 3-4 p.m. Thursday, March 29, 1-2 p.m. Ames II Registration Required. Can you beat our Escape Room? Use your smarts and creativity to win and be able to escape in this Star Wars-themed Escape Room! Star Wars knowledge not required. Grades 6-8.
Escape Room: Star Wars - Grades 9-12 Thursday, March 29, 3 p.m. Ames II Registration Required. Can you beat our Escape Room? Use your smarts and creativity to win and be able to escape in this Star Wars-themed Escape Room! Star Wars knowledge not required. Grades 9-12.
Smash Bros. Party Wednesday, March 28, 3:30 p.m. Ames II Lets play Smash Bros. on the WiiU! Feel free to bring your DS to play on. Snacks provided. Grades 6-12.
Retro Cartoons Friday, March 30, 2 p.m. Ames II Just like Saturday mornings - well watch 90s and other old school cartoons. Feel free to bring pillows and blankets to get comfortable on the floor. Grades 6-12.