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A Tiny Spark

2020-09-15 10:00:00 2020-09-15 10:45:00 America/Chicago A Tiny Spark Firefly Family Theatre presents the story of Spark, the tiniest firefly in Firefly Grove. Determined to find her light, she sets out on a journey through the forest making friends along the way. Your home

Tuesday, September 15
10:00am - 10:45am

Add to Calendar 2020-09-15 10:00:00 2020-09-15 10:45:00 America/Chicago A Tiny Spark Firefly Family Theatre presents the story of Spark, the tiniest firefly in Firefly Grove. Determined to find her light, she sets out on a journey through the forest making friends along the way. Your home

Firefly Family Theatre presents the story of Spark, the tiniest firefly in Firefly Grove. Determined to find her light, she sets out on a journey through the forest making friends along the way.

Registration is required. Registration begins September 1 at 10am. This program is recomended for ages 2-6.

The link to this live program and a finger puppet template is below:

Topic: A Tiny Spark! - Ela Public Library
Time: Sep 15, 2020 10:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86591060861

Meeting ID: 865 9106 0861
Passcode: firefly

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Phone: 847-438-3433
Fax: 847-438-9290

Hours
Mon, Sep 28 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Sep 29 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Sep 30 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Oct 01 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Oct 02 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Oct 03 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Oct 04 12:00PM to 5:00PM

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Registration opens Sunday, November 1 2020 at 10:00am

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Registration opens Monday, November 2 2020 at 12:00pm

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Tue, Nov 17, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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Registration opens Sunday, November 1 2020 at 12:00pm

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Wed, Nov 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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Thu, Nov 19, 10:00am - 6:00pm
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Thu, Nov 19, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Mon, Nov 23, All day
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Registration opens Sunday, November 1 2020 at 12:00pm

Mon, Nov 23, 10:00am - 11:30am
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Wed, Nov 25, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
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The library will be closed from 5pm to 9pm.

Thu, Nov 26, All day
Meeting Room A and B (R117)
The library will be closed all day.

Fri, Nov 27, All day
Tell us what you like to read and we’ll make some selections just for you! We’ll place up to 5 books on hold for you at the drive-up window. For kids in grades K-5.
Registration opens Monday, November 2 2020 at 10:00am

Fri, Nov 27, All day
Pick a theme and we'll pick out some books just for you! We'll place up to 5 books on hold for you at the drive-up window and supplemental bundle materials will be emailed to match the chosen theme.
Registration opens Monday, November 2 2020 at 12:00pm

Sun, Nov 29, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Tue, Dec 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
2nd Floor Conference Room (R203)
This monthly event provides information and support to those in a caregiving role. Call Lisa Gaggiano at 847 438-9160 for information on where and when the group is meeting.

Wed, Dec 02, All day
Have fun with a new letter every week. Each session of this five part series will explore 4-6 letters through videos and supplemental take home kits. This is Session 2 of 5. For children ages 3-5.
Registration opens Sunday, November 1 2020 at 12:00pm

Wed, Dec 09, All day
Have fun with a new letter every week. Each session of this five part series will explore 4-6 letters through videos and supplemental take home kits. This is Session 2 of 5. For children ages 3-5.
Registration opens Sunday, November 1 2020 at 12:00pm

Thu, Dec 10, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Join us for our monthly Zoom meetings and have fun and socialize as we knit and crochet. Email either Debbie @ dmiller@eapl.org -or- Brenda @ bgornick@eapl.org for an invite to join us.

Tue, Dec 15, 10:00am - 11:30am
Join our monthly event for those persons experiencing memory loss and their care partners as we meet in a new way--through the Zoom platform. For more information contact either person listed below.

Wed, Dec 16, All day
Have fun with a new letter every week. Each session of this five part series will explore 4-6 letters through videos and supplemental take home kits. This is Session 2 of 5. For children ages 3-5.
Registration opens Sunday, November 1 2020 at 12:00pm

Thu, Dec 17, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Join us in our monthly Zoom meetings to discuss and learn about fabrics and quilt making. All levels welcome. (NR) Email Debbie at dmiller@eapl.org for an invite to join.

Thu, Dec 24, All day
Meeting Room A and B (R117)
The library will be closed all day.

Fri, Dec 25, All day
Meeting Room A and B (R117)
The library will be closed all day.