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Drop-In Craft

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2024-07-01 16:00:00 2024-07-01 20:00:00 America/Chicago Drop-In Craft Beat the heat with a cool craft, while supplies last. Ela Area Public Library - Children's Program Room A and B (R186-187)

Monday, July 01
4:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-07-01 16:00:00 2024-07-01 20:00:00 America/Chicago Drop-In Craft Beat the heat with a cool craft, while supplies last. Ela Area Public Library - Children's Program Room A and B (R186-187)

Ela Area Public Library

Children's Program Room A and B (R186-187)

Beat the heat with a cool craft, while supplies last.

For kids of all ages with an adult.

No registration.

AGE GROUP: | Kids |

EVENT TYPE: | Arts and Crafts |

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Ela Area Public Library

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

Hours
Mon, Jul 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jul 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jul 24 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jul 25 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jul 26 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jul 27 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 28 12:00PM to 5:00PM

Upcoming Events

Tue, Jul 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Adult Computer Lab (R202)
Do you have technology questions that... more
Do you have technology questions that aren’t covered by classes here? Bring questions about Microsoft Office Products, Google Drive (including Google Docs, Sheets & Slides) and Amy will answer them.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Jul 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Children's Program Room A and B (R186-187)
Join Mark for a lively, interactive... more
Join Mark for a lively, interactive cartooning class. The library will provide your supplies.
Registration is now closed

Canceled
Tue, Jul 23, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Oak Ridge Marsh Nature Park
Embark on a journey through our... more
Embark on a journey through our community's oak woodlands with Ancient Oaks Foundation! Teens gain firsthand knowledge about conservation efforts and earn volunteer hours. Rain Date Thursday, July 25.

Tue, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Ela Area Public Library
Tell your own stories, create fun... more
Tell your own stories, create fun characters, and embark on fantastical quests in this role-playing game club. Each 2-hour session will be a separate adventure. Sign up for one, some, or all meetings.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 23, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Ela Area Public Library - Forge Makerspace Room (R168)
Share your love for your favorite K-pop... more
Share your love for your favorite K-pop groups and make new friends in an exciting and creative atmosphere!

Wed, Jul 24, 10:00am - 11:30am
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room A (R117A)
Join us for an hour of socializing and... more
Join us for an hour of socializing and artistic expression. Use our supplies or bring your own. Refreshments will be provided.

Wed, Jul 24, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - 2nd Floor Conference Room
Senator McConchie’s staff members will... more
Senator McConchie’s staff members will be at the Library to assist you.

Wed, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room A (R117A)
Get creative with recycled materials to... more
Get creative with recycled materials to create bug retreats for your garden! Craft bug hotels that offer shelter and nesting spaces for beneficial insects, promoting a healthy ecosystem.

Wed, Jul 24, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Children's Program Room A and B (R186-187)
Your stuffed animal friends will have... more
Your stuffed animal friends will have amazing adventures at our summer camp! Drop them off July 17-19 and come back for an open house on Wed. to pick up your camper and create a keepsake photo album.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - 2nd Floor Conference Room
Achieving your goals can be difficult, so... more
Achieving your goals can be difficult, so join other goal-oriented folks as we discuss the tips, tricks, books and ideas that inspire us in an environment dedicated to positivity and support.

Wed, Jul 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room A and B (R117)
Learn how to make these delicious rolls... more
Learn how to make these delicious rolls from scratch as well as all the tips and tricks to make them look as beautiful as they taste.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 25, 9:30am - 10:15am
Ela Area Public Library
We'll sing, dance, and listen to great... more
We'll sing, dance, and listen to great stories together while we beat the summer heat inside the cool library. Special guests from the community may be stopping by to join the fun!

Thu, Jul 25, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Front Lawn
Donate the gift of blood.
Register

Thu, Jul 25, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Ela Area Public Library - Children's Program Room A and B (R186-187)
If you didn't qualify for Paris, you can... more
If you didn't qualify for Paris, you can still compete in the Bingo events at the library! Games are ongoing; drop by for friendly competition and a chance to win awesome prizes.

Thu, Jul 25, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ela Area Public Library - 2nd Floor Conference Room
Join us quarterly to discuss a wide range... more
Join us quarterly to discuss a wide range of nonfiction books. In July, we will meet to discuss Historic Chicago Bakeries by Jennifer Billock.
This event is full

Fri, Jul 26, 10:00am - 11:00am
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room A and B (R117)
Get your dance moves ready for a morning... more
Get your dance moves ready for a morning of silliness with Grammy-nominated children's entertainer Ralph's World! We'll rock out to fun songs and dance along!
This event is full

Fri, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Children's Conference Room
Tell your own stories, create fun... more
Tell your own stories, create fun characters, and embark on fantastical quests in this role-playing game club. Each 2-hour session will be a separate adventure. Sign up for one, some, or all meetings.
This event is full

Fri, Jul 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Back Lawn
Exchange book recommendations, swap... more
Exchange book recommendations, swap stories, and revel in the pleasure of reading outdoors.  In case of inclement weather, we’ll read indoors in a cozy environment.

Sat, Jul 27, All day
Ela Area Public Library
Master the lost magic of coding and save... more
Master the lost magic of coding and save the world of Ozaria from impending darkness in this online adventure game! Recommended for ages 7-16.

Mon, Jul 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Children's Program Room A and B (R186-187)
Explore the force of magnetism with... more
Explore the force of magnetism with several hands-on experiments--then design and build your own magnet maze game to take home.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 29, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Teen Lounge
Drop by the Teen Lounge to watch a movie... more
Drop by the Teen Lounge to watch a movie on select Monday Nights. All movies start at 6pm.

Mon, Jul 29, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Ela Area Public Library - Children's Program Room A and B (R186-187)
Gather the whole family for fun and cozy... more
Gather the whole family for fun and cozy stories, songs, and a collaborative craft. Pajamas are encouraged!

Mon, Jul 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
At Your Home
Artist Victoria Elizabeth returns to... more
Artist Victoria Elizabeth returns to teach you step-by-step how to paint a summer-vibes piece of art.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 30, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room A (R117A)
Join us for an artistic adventure and... more
Join us for an artistic adventure and give your favorite book a fresh new look! Use your creative talents to redesign book covers, adding flair and imaginative interpretations to familiar titles.

Tue, Jul 30, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Ela Area Public Library - Children's Program Room A (R187)
Magic, riddles, and mischief are all... more
Magic, riddles, and mischief are all happening at the carnival! Come to discuss The Magic Misfits by Neil Patrick Harris and learn a magic trick of your own. Snacks will be provided.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 30, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Forge Makerspace Room (R168)
Learn to make a beautiful faux stain... more
Learn to make a beautiful faux stain glass rose. Perfect decoration for the home or to give as a gift!
This event is full

Wed, Jul 31, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Ela Area Public Library - Children's Program Room A and B (R186-187)
Learn all about wheel and axle... more
Learn all about wheel and axle systems--then design, build, and test your own wind-powered vehicle to take home.

Thu, Aug 01, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Lakewood Forest Preserve (Wauconda)
Forest bathing is based on the Japanese... more
Forest bathing is based on the Japanese practice of "shinrin-yoku," which is a form of therapeutic relaxation.

Thu, Aug 01, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ela Area Public Library
Yoga is for every body! Join instructor... more
Yoga is for every body! Join instructor Isabel Raci in a gentle seated yoga and meditation session, perfect for seniors and those with limited mobility. Attend any or all sessions.

Thu, Aug 01, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room A (R117A)
Enjoy an evening of relaxation before the... more
Enjoy an evening of relaxation before the hustle of the school year begins. Indulge in a chill atmosphere filled with soothing lo-fi beats, delicious snacks, and a variety of relaxing crafts.

Fri, Aug 02, 10:00am - 10:45am
Ela Area Public Library - Children's Program Room B (R186)
Meet new friends and enjoy cuddly, bouncy... more
Meet new friends and enjoy cuddly, bouncy fun with your little one! We'll share some of our favorite rhymes, stories, and songs.

Sat, Aug 03, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Ela Area Public Library - Forge Makerspace Room (R168)
Create an incredible item using... more
Create an incredible item using engineering and other STEM concepts to discover the joy of lifelong STEM exploration with KiwiCo. Education.
This event is full

Mon, Aug 05, All day
Ela Area Public Library
Design your own bouquet of flowers in... more
Design your own bouquet of flowers in this month’s craft kit. Supplies for 2 flowers included. Kits include supplies, directions and video instruction.

Mon, Aug 05, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room A (R117A)
Senior adults of all skill levels are... more
Senior adults of all skill levels are welcome. Refreshments and supplies will be provided.

Mon, Aug 05, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - 2nd Floor Conference Room
Thinking of joining? Come to the Rotary... more
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Tue, Aug 06, 10:00am - 11:30am
Online Class - Zoom
Learn how to convert your vinyl records... more
Learn how to convert your vinyl records and cassette tapes into digital format through the Digital Media Labs. * Zoom link will be emailed prior to the start of the class *

Tue, Aug 06, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Children's Program Room A and B (R186-187)
Just in time for the start of the school... more
Just in time for the start of the school year, make friendship bracelets with special messages to trade with friends new and old! At this open house we supply alphabet beads and colorful pony beads.

Tue, Aug 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Forge Makerspace Room (R168)
Learn to make a beautiful faux stain... more
Learn to make a beautiful faux stain glass rose. Perfect decoration for the home or to give as a gift!
This event is full

Tue, Aug 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - 2nd Floor Conference Room
This monthly drop-in event provides... more
This monthly drop-in event provides information and support to those in a caregiving role. For further information please contact Lisa Gaggiano at Ela Township 55+ (847) 438-9160.

Wed, Aug 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ela Area Public Library
Join Mark for a lively, interactive... more
Join Mark for a lively, interactive cartooning class. The library will provide your supplies.
Registration opens Thursday, August 1 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Aug 08, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Forge Makerspace Room (R168)
Join us for our monthly Yarn crafting... more
Join us for our monthly Yarn crafting meetings, have fun & socialize as we knit & crochet & discuss everything yarn. All levels welcome. (R)

Thu, Aug 08, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room A and B (R117)
Start your school year off right--with... more
Start your school year off right--with new friends! Families are invited to mingle, play, and craft with other soon-to-be kindergarteners from your community.

Thu, Aug 08, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Ela Area Public Library - Forge Makerspace Room (R168)
Join us in our Quilt talks meeting to... more
Join us in our Quilt talks meeting to discuss and learn about fabrics and quilt making. All skill levels are welcome, "Show and tell" is always a fun feature! (R)

Fri, Aug 09, 9:30am - 10:30am
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room A and B (R117)
Start your school year off right--with... more
Start your school year off right--with new friends! Families are invited to mingle, play, and craft with other soon-to-be kindergarteners from your community.

Mon, Aug 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Ela Area Public Library - 2nd Floor Conference Room
Books are available in large print,... more
Books are available in large print, audio, and regular print formats.

Mon, Aug 12, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - 2nd Floor Conference Room
A social worker from Ela Township will be... more
A social worker from Ela Township will be available for drop-in support and resource information.

Mon, Aug 12, 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Children's Program Room A and B (R186-187)
Beat the heat with a cool craft, while... more
Beat the heat with a cool craft, while supplies last.

Tue, Aug 13, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Children's Program Room A and B (R186-187)
Beat the heat with a cool craft, while... more
Beat the heat with a cool craft, while supplies last.

Tue, Aug 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Consume
Join us for Books & Brews. We will meet... more
Join us for Books & Brews. We will meet in-person at Consume in Lake Zurich. Contact readers@eapl.org with questions.

Thu, Aug 15, 10:00am - 10:45am
Paulus Park
Send the big kids off to school and bring... more
Send the big kids off to school and bring your littles to Paulus Park. We'll share summer stories, songs, and rhymes at this fresh air storytime!

Mon, Aug 19, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Forge Makerspace Room (R168)
Learn to use a sewing machine and create... more
Learn to use a sewing machine and create a simple project. All materials and equipment provided. Due to high interest, registration is limited to one class per person per season. For ages 14+
This event is full

Mon, Aug 19, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Teen Lounge
Drop by the Teen Lounge to watch a movie... more
Drop by the Teen Lounge to watch a movie on select Monday Nights. All movies start at 6pm.

Mon, Aug 19, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - 2nd Floor Conference Room
Thinking about joining the Rotary Club of... more
Thinking about joining the Rotary Club of Lake Zurich? Come to the meeting and get acquainted. Public is welcome.

Tue, Aug 20, 10:00am - 11:30am
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room A (R117A)
People experiencing memory loss due to... more
People experiencing memory loss due to Alzheimer's disease or other cognitive issues are invited to attend with care partners. For questions call BACOA at 847 381-5030.

Tue, Aug 20, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Ela Area Public Library - 2nd Floor Conference Room
Board of Trustees 2nd Decennial Committee mtg

Tue, Aug 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room A (R117A)
Join us for Tea & True Love book... more
Join us for Tea & True Love book discussion. We will meet in-person at the library

Wed, Aug 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - 2nd Floor Conference Room
Achieving your goals can be difficult, so... more
Achieving your goals can be difficult, so join other goal-oriented folks as we discuss the tips, tricks, books and ideas that inspire us in an environment dedicated to positivity and support.

Thu, Aug 22, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Front Lawn
Give the gift of blood
Register

Thu, Aug 22, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room A and B (R117)
For 20s & 30s. Chill out with fellow... more
For 20s & 30s. Chill out with fellow gamers for a night of game discussions and relaxation! Share your gaming experiences, recommendations, and strategies while enjoying a cozy atmosphere.