Events for Kids


We're excited to be working with the Village of Lake Zurich Parks and Recreation Department and the Ancient Oaks Foundation to bring you storywalks in area parks and nature preserves.
For locations and titles visit our Storywalk page.


Summer Storytime @Home
Ms. Anna & Ms. Jillian present Storytime @ Home videos with all your favorite songs, rhymes & books!
Register by Friday, August 13th and a link to view the video will be emailed to you and available for two weeks.

Monster & Boy Author Visit with Hannah Barnaby

Meet the author of the amazing Monster & Boy series. Participants will receive a kit with the book and activities available for pick up beginning August 13. Please read the book and complete the craft before we meet with the author on the Zoom session.
Saturday, August 21 at 10:30am. For ages 5-9.

Art Programs

Art Programs with Christine Thornton 
Gather your own supplies and join Christine online. Each class features an instructional video through YouTube and the chance to connect with the teacher and classmates on Facebook.
A link to the video is sent to your email. Registration is required.
Mandala Drawing: This colorful, ancient drawing tradition promotes calm and focus.
The video is available Thurs., August 5th 10am- Wed. August 11th 9pm. For ages 7 and up.
Art Programs with Mark Anderson
Get your paper and pencils ready and join Mark on Zoom for these live, interactive cartooning classes. The zoom link will be sent to your email the morning of the program.
Bizarre Bugs and Irregular Insects
Play fun drawing games and create your own creepy crawlies! Even if you don't love bugs, you'll love drawing these!
Monday, July 26 from 1-2pm. Please register. For ages 5-12.

Book Match

Must provide library card number and email address at time of registration. Books will be pulled within a week from the date of the program and placed at the Drive Up for pickup. You will be notified by a librarian via email when they are available.

Kids Book Match
We will choose up to five books based on your chosen theme. Coordinating supplemental materials and a sticker are provided.
Friday, August 13. Please register. For ages 0-8.

Tween Book Match
Tell us what chapter books you like to read and we'll make some selections just for you! You choose the categories, and we'll select up to three books for you to enjoy.
Friday, August 13. Please register. For ages 8-12.

Storytime at Home

Weather with Ms. Anna

Bugs with Ms. Stephanie


Frogs with Ms. Jillian

Spring Animals with Ms. Anna

Butterflies with Ms. Stephanie

Colors with Ms. Anna

Rain with Ms. Jillian

Flowers with Ms. Anna

Spring with Ms. Stephanie

Dinosaurs with Ms. Jillian 

Crafternoon at Home

Toilet Paper Tubes - Ms. Anna shows you how to get creative at home with just an empty toilet paper tube, scissors, paint, and markers!
Recycled Self Portrait -Learn how to turn cardboard boxes, scissors, glue, and markers into a fun self-portrait!

Science at Home

Rainbow Skittles - Ms. Stephanie shows you what happens when you mix warm water and Skittles!


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