Upcoming Programs and Events

  • Pokemon Trading Card League: Game Day
    When: Thursday, February 23, 2017 – 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    Where: Harnish Meeting Room Staff

    Bring your 60 best trainer cards, Pokemon, energy cards and get ready to play! You must have attended the training session in order to participate in Game day.
  • Critique – Algonquin Area Writers Group
    When: Thursday, February 23, 2017 – 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Where: Harnish Program Room

    Join interesting and diverse local writers in a writing critique group. No need to bring a writing piece on your first visit. We welcome beginners to advanced.
  • Italian Basics with Chef Cherise
    When: Thursday, February 23, 2017 – 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM
    Where: Harnish Meeting Room

    Cooking tips & tricks with a skills demonstration of Homemade Linguine, Spicy Marinara Sauce, Chopped Salad & Vinaigrette & Italian Biscotti Cookies.
  • Animals A to Z: B is for Bear
    When: Friday, February 24, 2017 – 4:30 PM – 5:15 PM
    Where: Harnish Meeting Room Staff

    Let’s explore our ABC’s while learning about some amazing animals. For ages 4-6 years to attend on their own.
  • Winter Reading Pottery Painting @ U Paint it 2 Create It Ceramics
    When: Friday, February 24, 2017 – 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Where: UPaint It 2 Create It

    Unleash your inner artist and paint a themed or freestyle pottery item. Choose from a set selection of pieces or choose another piece & pay difference over library cost.
  • Winter Reading Pottery Painting @ U Paint it 2 Create It Ceramics
    When: Friday, February 24, 2017 – 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

    Unleash your inner-artist and paint a winter themed pottery piece. Choose paint colors & decide on a design. Pottery is glazed, fired & ready in about a week.
  • Proof Standards for Researching Your Family History
    When: Saturday, February 25, 2017 – 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Where: Harnish Meeting Room

    Learn about direct evidence & compelling proof arguments to meet all of the elements of a standard genealogical proof required for each genealogical link between any two generations.
  • Knitting For Everyone
    When: Sunday, February 26, 2017 – 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Where: Harnish Meeting Room

    Beginners to advanced. Learn to knit a fingerless mitt. Refresher lessons, advanced knitting skills and/or problem projects to the Knit Doctor. Supplies provided. Drop-ins welcome.
  • Pediatric Therapeutic Playgroup
    When: Monday, February 27, 2017 – 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
    Where: Harnish Program Room

    An inclusive playgroup for children who may benefit from therapeutic play. Children play while families meet. Siblings welcome.
    Siblings are welcome. This group will be run by a speech therapist from Elgin Pediatric Therapy.
    Please contact the library if your child requires any special accommodations.
  • Pub Trivia at Moretti's Ristorante and Pizzeria Lake in the Hills
    When: Monday, February 27, 2017 – 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

    Teams of up to 4 members will compete to be named Pub Trivia Champions! Prizes awarded for 1st and 2nd place. Library will pay for one appetizer per team.

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