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Preschool Storytime - Spring Session

2023-04-13 13:30:00 2023-04-13 14:00:00 America/Chicago Preschool Storytime - Spring Session Six weeks of stories, songs, fingerplays, and more for ages 3-5 with an adult. Ela Area Public Library - Children's Program Room B (R186)

Thursday, April 13
1:30pm - 2:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-04-13 13:30:00 2023-04-13 14:00:00 America/Chicago Preschool Storytime - Spring Session Six weeks of stories, songs, fingerplays, and more for ages 3-5 with an adult. Ela Area Public Library - Children's Program Room B (R186)

Ela Area Public Library

Children's Program Room B (R186)

Six weeks of stories, songs, fingerplays, and more for ages 3-5 with an adult.

One time registration for all six classes in this session. No class on March 30.

Ela Library cardholders have priority registration. Non-Ela cardholders may be placed on the waitlist and notified by email.

AGE GROUP: | Kids |

EVENT TYPE: | Storytimes |

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Ela Area Public Library

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

Hours
Mon, May 20 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, May 21 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, May 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, May 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, May 24 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, May 25 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, May 26 12:00PM to 5:00PM

Upcoming Events

Tue, May 21, 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.

Rescheduled
Tue, May 21, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
New date Tuesday, May 14, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Ela Area Public Library
Great Decisions is America’s largest... more
Great Decisions is America’s largest discussion program on world affairs.

Tue, May 21, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Ela Area Public Library - 2nd Floor Conference Room
Board of Trustees Monthly meeting

Tue, May 21, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room A (R117A)
Amazon, Apple and Netflix offer just a... more
Amazon, Apple and Netflix offer just a few of the options available for people who are interested in cutting the cable cord.
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 21, 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.

Wed, May 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
At Your Home
Genealogist Grant Din shows you how to... more
Genealogist Grant Din shows you how to document your Asian American ancestry in this presentation.

Canceled
Wed, May 22, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Ela Area Public Library
Stop by the Teen Lounge on certain... more
Stop by the Teen Lounge on certain Wednesday nights and catch a flick!

Wed, May 22, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room A and B (R117)
The fool-proof, or infallible four refer... more
The fool-proof, or infallible four refer to four of the over 50 wild mushrooms that are easy to identify, abundant and what we call “choice” edibles, meaning delicious.

Thu, May 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
your home
Join Mark on Zoom for a lively,... more
Join Mark on Zoom for a lively, interactive cartooning class. Learn to draw the weirdest summer sports and see who will go home with the aluminum foil medal!

Sat, May 25, 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, May 27, All day
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room A and B (R117)
The library will be closed all day.

Wed, May 29, 10:00am - 11:30am
Ela Area Public Library
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, May 29, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - 2nd Floor Conference Room
Stop by to discuss issues of concern with... more
Stop by to discuss issues of concern with Illinois House Rep. Syed

Canceled
Wed, May 29, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Ela Area Public Library
Stop by the Teen Lounge on certain... more
Stop by the Teen Lounge on certain Wednesday nights and catch a flick!

Thu, May 30, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room A (R117A)
Worried about what information is being... more
Worried about what information is being collected by internet companies and advertisers as you surf the net? Mike from Very Smart People is teaching what you need to know to keep yourself hidden!

Fri, May 31, 10:00am - 11:00am
Ela Area Public Library - Children's Program Room A and B (R186-187)
Join instructor Katy Roth as she teaches... more
Join instructor Katy Roth as she teaches essential American Sign Language vocabulary to you and your child.
This event is full

Sat, Jun 01, All day
Ela Area Public Library
Step right up for summer fun! Visit the... more
Step right up for summer fun! Visit the Children's Desk at the library to learn how you can earn prizes by completing reading and activity challenges.

Sat, Jun 01, 8:30am - 11:30am
Parking Lot
Free with a nonperishable food donation.

Sun, Jun 02, All day
Ela Area Public Library
Step right up for summer fun! Visit the... more
Step right up for summer fun! Visit the Children's Desk at the library to learn how you can earn prizes by completing reading and activity challenges.

Mon, Jun 03, All day
Ela Area Public Library
Make your own Rainbow out of yarn &... more
Make your own Rainbow out of yarn & macrame cord in this month's craft. Kits include supplies, directions and video instruction.

Mon, Jun 03, 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, Jun 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Ela Area Public Library - Children's Program Room A and B (R186-187)
Explore the wide world of science! We... more
Explore the wide world of science! We will share fun, hands-on activities and experiments. Dress for a mess.
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Mon, Jun 03, 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.

Mon, Jun 03, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - 2nd Floor Conference Room
All are welcome! In the 2nd floor... more
All are welcome! In the 2nd floor conference room, take the elevator to the 2nd floor and it's the first room you see.

Mon, Jun 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
At Your Home
Currently, three periodical cicada broods... more
Currently, three periodical cicada broods have emerged in Illinois!

Tue, Jun 04, 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, Jun 04, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room A (R117A)
Garden Club of Lake Zurich

Tue, Jun 04, 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.

Tue, Jun 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
At Your Home
Join us for a special event with Dr.... more
Join us for a special event with Dr. Grandin, one of the world’s most accomplished and well-known adults with autism.
Register

Wed, Jun 05, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room A and B (R117)
Stop by the library for fun STEAM... more
Stop by the library for fun STEAM challenges to work on together! We'll have all the materials ready for you to build, create, experiment, and play.

Wed, Jun 05, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Front Lawn
Let’s celebrate the season and summer... more
Let’s celebrate the season and summer reading with FREE gelato and Italian ice from Joey’s.

Wed, Jun 05, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
At Your Home
Celebrating the 400th anniversary of... more
Celebrating the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus, the World's Fair of 1893 was an amazing event on many levels.
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 06, 10:00am - 11:30am
Online - Zoom
Scan your photos quickly with the... more
Scan your photos quickly with the library’s new Epson FastFoto scanner.
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 06, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Front Lawn
Donate the gift of blood.
Register

Thu, Jun 06, 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, Jun 06, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room A and B (R117)
Learn to play the ukulele during this... more
Learn to play the ukulele during this four-session series.
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 06, 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, Jun 06, 6:15pm - 7:15pm
Meeting Room A and B
Ukulele
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Fri, Jun 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Children's Program Room A and B (R186-187)
Create your own designs or try one of our... more
Create your own designs or try one of our challenges; work on your own or as a team. However you like to build, we'll supply the bricks and you supply the imagination!

Sun, Jun 09, All day
Ela Area Public Library
Step right up for summer fun! Visit the... more
Step right up for summer fun! Visit the Children's Desk at the library to learn how you can earn prizes by completing reading and activity challenges.

Mon, Jun 10, 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, Jun 10, 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!

Tue, Jun 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Adult Computer Lab (R202)
Prerequisite: Comfortable using a mouse... more
Prerequisite: Comfortable using a mouse and keyboard. Learn the basic skills to create, modify and print documents.
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jun 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room A and B (R117)
Inflate your imagination with a show... more
Inflate your imagination with a show bursting with larger-than-life balloon creations, magic, and slapstick comedy! Afterwards, kids can take photos with Smarty Pants and the big balloon sculptures.
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jun 11, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room A (R117A)
Explore the beauty of wildlife through... more
Explore the beauty of wildlife through the art of silhouette creation. Use recycled materials, such as old magazines, to create stunning silhouettes of various animals.
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jun 11, 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.
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Jun 12, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Ela Area Public Library - Children's Program Room A (R187)
Preschoolers can fine-tune their art and... more
Preschoolers can fine-tune their art and fine motor skills to get ready for school in this fun crafting class made just for them! Dress for a mess.
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Jun 12, 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.
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Jun 12, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room A and B (R117)
Love puzzles?
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Canceled
Wed, Jun 12, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Ela Area Public Library
Alex Scot, a trauma coach with a TikTok... more
Alex Scot, a trauma coach with a TikTok following of over 400,000 will be teaching how to use TikTok and grow a following on the popular platform.

Thu, Jun 13, 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, Jun 13, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room A and B (R117)
Chaos ensues as teens take on the... more
Chaos ensues as teens take on the ultimate crafting challenge, navigating through a whirlwind of mystery materials. With limited time and resources, who will triumph in this epic clash of creativity?
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 13, 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, Jun 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room A (R117A)
Caregivers: How much do you know about... more
Caregivers: How much do you know about managing money? This program by the Alzheimer’s Association will help you learn about the costs of caregiving and the benefits of early planning.

Thu, Jun 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ela Area Public Library
Paint your own sticky note holder.
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 13, 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)

Sun, Jun 16, All day
Ela Area Public Library
Step right up for summer fun! Visit the... more
Step right up for summer fun! Visit the Children's Desk at the library to learn how you can earn prizes by completing reading and activity challenges.

Mon, Jun 17, 10:00am - 11:00am
Ela Area Public Library - Children's Program Room A and B (R186-187)
Explore the wide world of science! We... more
Explore the wide world of science! We will share fun, hands-on activities and experiments. Dress for a mess.
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Mon, Jun 17, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - 2nd Floor Conference Room
All are welcome! In the 2nd floor... more
All are welcome! In the 2nd floor conference room, take the elevator to the 2nd floor and it's the first room you see.

Mon, Jun 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room A and B (R117)
Discover the allure of honeybees and why... more
Discover the allure of honeybees and why they're essential to our ecosystems.
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jun 18, 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, Jun 18, 10:30am - 11:15am
Ela Area Public Library - Children's Program Room A and B (R186-187)
Join us for a bilingual English/Spanish... more
Join us for a bilingual English/Spanish storytime featuring stories, songs, and crafts! You do not need to know how to speak Spanish as we will learn simple vocabulary words together.

Tue, Jun 18, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room A (R117A)
Great Decisions is America’s largest... more
Great Decisions is America’s largest discussion program on world affairs.
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jun 18, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Ela Area Public Library - 2nd Floor Conference Room
Board of Trustees Monthly meeting

Tue, Jun 18, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room A (R117A)
From cheap airfare to travel planners to... more
From cheap airfare to travel planners to useful travel apps, Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People will show you the best ways to enable your computer to help you see the world!
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Jun 19, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Forge Makerspace Room (R168)
Watch an inspiring documentary about... more
Watch an inspiring documentary about Juneteenth while painting alongside fellow participants. Celebrate freedom and creativity in this unique event.
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Jun 19, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ela Area Public Library - Meeting Room B (R117B)
Join licensed social worker, Beth Sousa,... more
Join licensed social worker, Beth Sousa, to learn about the effects of stress, what burnout is, and how to practice relaxation techniques.
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 20, 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, Jun 20, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - Adult Computer Lab (R202)
Prerequisite: Word Basics or related... more
Prerequisite: Word Basics or related experience Learn to create basic spreadsheets with formulas & charts.
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 20, 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.
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 20, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Ela Area Public Library - 2nd Floor Conference Room
Get ready to dive into hands-on research... more
Get ready to dive into hands-on research with Zooniverse. From classifying galaxies to identifying wildlife, there's something for every teen volunteer to make an impact in the scientific community.
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 20, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Ela Area Public Library - Forge Makerspace Room (R168)
Learn how to weave your own rainbow bracelet.
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am