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Family Book Club: Snowflakes and Snowmen Everywhere!

Pick up kit from Main Library from Nov 25-Dec 2

2022-12-02 00:00:00 2022-12-02 23:59:00 America/Chicago Family Book Club: Snowflakes and Snowmen Everywhere! Explore games, crafts, snacks and books all about snow and snowmen in this winter version of our family book club. This is a "kit only" program. Registration required. Main Library -

Friday, December 02
All day

Add to Calendar 2022-12-02 00:00:00 2022-12-02 23:59:00 America/Chicago Family Book Club: Snowflakes and Snowmen Everywhere! Explore games, crafts, snacks and books all about snow and snowmen in this winter version of our family book club. This is a "kit only" program. Registration required. Main Library -

Explore games, crafts, snacks and books all about snow and snowmen in this winter version of our family book club. This is a "kit only" program. Registration required.

**NOTE:  Kits contain supplies for 1 of each craft.  If you have multiple children in your family, please register each child separately.**

"In the meadow we can build a snowman"... and make snowman crafts, snacks and more! If you like snow and snowmen, pick up this kit with craft, snack and game ideas to complete with your family whether it is snowing outside or not. (Note:  This is NOT a Zoom meeting event.) 

This program has supplies to be picked up at the KidSpace Youth Reference Desk at the Main Library (270 N. Grove Ave, Elgin). Program supplies will be ready for pick up between Friday, November 25th through Friday, December 2nd.  The kit will include the basic materials & instructions for the suggested craft projects.  You will need to secure the ingredients for the snack ideas as well as some general crafting items listed below.  Best for families with children in K-5th grade.  

If you would like to pick up the supplies at the Main Library Drive Up Window instead of inside the library at the Youth Desk, please call the Youth Desk at 847-429-4685 before arriving at the library.  

Program Supplies in the bag:

1 "Snowmen & Snowflakes EVERYWHERE!" book club plan document (stapled packet)

1 white craft stick

1 segment of ribbon (various colors)

1 blue pipe cleaner

1 white “puddle” printed on cardstock

1 larger white pompom

1 black construction paper rectangle

1 set of 2 brown arms

2 small orange rectangle

1 white cardstock rectangle

1 strip of patterned paper (may vary)

1 “Snowflake” packet (3 pages)

1 Winter Puzzle packet (sudoku/logic puzzles)

1 glyph paper packet

2 half sheets of white printer paper

1 segment of baker’s twine

1 popsicle stick

1 small baggie packed with the following:

4 googly eyes

3 small buttons

1 small white pompom

1 white cardstock circle

1 scalloped blue circle

1 small piece of silver pipe cleaner

Program Supplies to gather at home for CRAFTS:

Colored pencils/markers/crayons

Liquid glue

Glue stick

Q-tips

Black marker

Scissors

Stapler

Pencil

Ingredients to gather at home for SNACKS:  (if you want to make all snacks suggested)

Mini toaster waffles

Cream cheese, jam, or spread of choice

Chocolate chips

Candy corn

Pretzel Sticks

Bananas

Carrot (shredded would work best)

Grapes

Raisins/dried cranberries

Skewers

Mini chocolate chips

Graham Cracker Squares

White candy melts or vanilla frosting

M&Ms (blue especially)

Full-size marshmallows

Black icing gel

1 can evaporated milk (12 oz) or 1.5 cups of heavy whipping cream

Granulated sugar

Vanilla extract

Ingredients to gather at home for GAMES:

Several containers of Cool Whip whipped topping

Snowman accessories (chocolate chips, pretzel sticks, M&Ms, Cheerios, Bugles, etc.)

Paper Plates

Timer

Blindfolds

Carrot (either paper or real)

Straws

Mini marshmallows

Mugs

AGE GROUP: | Family | Elementary School |

EVENT TYPE: | Book Clubs & Discussion Groups | Activity |

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Upcoming Events

Wed, Feb 01, All day
Main Library
Snuggle up with books this winter by registering for the Winter Reading Challenge. Receive a prize just for signing up. Earn badges by reading and doing activities. Prize pickup starts February 13th

Wed, Feb 01, 9:15am - 9:45am
Main Library - Meadows Community Rooms ABC
Families are invited to share stories, rhymes and musical activities together in this interactive storytime. For children 1 - 3 years with an adult caregiver. No registration.

Wed, Feb 01, 10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library - Story Room - South
This fun storytime will include short stories, fingerplays, rhymes, and music movement activities with a parent or caregiver. For ages 12-23 months.
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Wed, Feb 01, 10:00am - 10:30am
Rakow Branch
Join us for stories, rhymes, and songs in this interactive Storytime. Ages 1-3 years old with adult caregiver.
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Wed, Feb 01, 10:45am - 11:15am
Rakow Branch
Preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. Ages 3-5 years old
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Wed, Feb 01, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Main Library - Meadows Community Rooms ABC
Interactive lecture/discussion series which meets during the week of the ESO's Classics Masterworks series and will broaden your understanding of the music to be performed that week. Please register

Wed, Feb 01, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
In The Community
Diviértase jugando lotería y aprenda sobre los recursos de la biblioteca. ¡Habrá premios! Nos reuniremos en Senior Services: 205 Fulton Street en Elgin. --------------------

Wed, Feb 01, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Bookmobile - Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Amber Lane – corner of Amber Ln. & Knotty Pine Dr., Elgin 60123 – 3:30-4:15

Wed, Feb 01, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Sally Lee Fox Room
Drop-in service. Come and talk to one of our representatives about the free citizenship and DACA renewal services that we offer. No registration needed. Families are welcome! Spanish help available.

Wed, Feb 01, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library
Drop in and help out the library with cleaning, book displays, and other various projects. For teens in grades 9-12.
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Wed, Feb 01, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Bookmobile - Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Nature Ridge Elementary – school drop off loop – 1899 Westridge Blvd. – Bartlett 60103 - 5:00-5:30

Wed, Feb 01, 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Bookmobile - Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Rushmore Drive, Bartlett 60103 – 5:30-6:00

Wed, Feb 01, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Grove Room,Hispanic Services - Zoom
Aprende en la biblioteca o desde tu casa. Participa con otras personas que hablan español o inglés como primer idioma. Learn at the Library or from home with native English and Spanish speakers.

Wed, Feb 01, 6:15pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Story Room
Join us for stories, songs, movement activities and a fun craft! Drop-in program!

Wed, Feb 01, 6:15pm - 7:00pm
Bookmobile - Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Blue Heron Park – 350 Blue Heron Way – Bartlett 60103 - 6:15 – 7:00

Wed, Feb 01, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Main Library - Conference Room
The Walking Book Club meets weekly on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 pm to walk, followed by the book discussion at 7:45 pm at the Main Library.

Thu, Feb 02, All day
Main Library
Snuggle up with books this winter by registering for the Winter Reading Challenge. Receive a prize just for signing up. Earn badges by reading and doing activities. Prize pickup starts February 13th

Thu, Feb 02, 9:15am - 9:45am
Main Library - Story Room - South
This fun storytime will include short stories, fingerplays, rhymes, and music movement activities with a parent or caregiver. For ages 12-23 months.
This event is full

Thu, Feb 02, 9:30am - 11:30am
Rakow Branch
Get help with common tech issues like Microsoft Office, using a tablet, hotspots, syncing email with your phone, downloading content, and more. Drop in for personalized assistance at your library.

Thu, Feb 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library - Story Room - North
Calling all preschoolers! This storytime features stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 3-6.
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Thu, Feb 02, 10:00am - 11:30am
Main Library - Computer Training Room
New to computers or need a refresher on how to get started? Learn how to use the mouse and keyboard, pick up basic computer skills and browse the internet in this series. Sponsored by Comcast.
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Thu, Feb 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Lobby - Piano
Piano performance in the lobby by volunteer community members.

Thu, Feb 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
South Elgin Branch
Join us for stories, rhymes, and songs in this interactive Storytime. Ages 1-3 years old with adult caregiver.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Feb 02, 11:15am - 11:45am
South Elgin Branch
Preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. Ages 3-5 years old
Registration is now closed

Thu, Feb 02, 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library - Grove Room
Free tax preparation for individuals and families who qualify for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. This service is by appointment only. Call 224-535-9856 to make an appointment.

Thu, Feb 02, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
In The Community - Sprinter
TechKnow Mobile stop: JetXpress Laundry - 425 Dundee Ave., Elgin 60120

Thu, Feb 02, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Virtual - Kidspace - Zoom
We're having a book party & you're invited! Meet Odder- a curious, storytelling otter. When she faces off with a shark, her life changes in a big way. We'll read from the book & make an otter craft.
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Thu, Feb 02, 4:45pm - 5:30pm
South Elgin Branch - South Elgin - Hoffer Room
This STEAM activity will have you flipping, twisting and rotating! They will be given the challenge to arrange congruent triangles to create a heart shape!

Thu, Feb 02, 4:45pm - 5:30pm
Rakow Branch - Rakow - Corridor West
Did the groundhog see his shadow? Learn about groundhog day and create a cute groundhog craft.
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Thu, Feb 02, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Main Library - Meadows Community Rooms ABC
Kane County State's Attorney Jamie Mosser, Elgin Police Chief Lalley and Katrina Baugh will provide information on the new Safe-T Act. Offered in English & Spanish. Please Register

Thu, Feb 02, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
In The Community
Venga al centro de bienvenida U-46 y aprenda sobre los programas de la biblioteca, recursos y participe en clases de tecnología. Presentado en español. Welcome Center 1019 E. Chicago Street

Thu, Feb 02, 6:30pm - 6:50pm
Main Library - Story Room - South
Especially for two year-olds, this storytime will include songs, stories, and fingerplays. Please register.
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Thu, Feb 02, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Conference Room
Usando material de USCIS que incluye preguntas de educación cívica, el formulario de solicitud y otros requisitos para la entrevista de ciudadanía.

Thu, Feb 02, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
In The Community - Community Engagement - Zoom
This program explores the contributions of more than 30 African American men and women over the past 100 years.

Thu, Feb 02, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Main Library - Computer Training Room
In this series, learn how to use Microsoft Excel to manipulate, format, and organize numbers and other types of data. Sponsored by Comcast.
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