Due Dates Extended!

Please hold onto your CLPL materials until the Library reopens (we're aiming to reopen in mid-May).

No late fees will be applied.

Please don't return CLPL materials to other libraries. They have nowhere to store the items and can't send them to CLPL while the building is closed for repairs.
Library repairs project proceeds at steady pace
10 am-6 pm
815.459.1687, x5
Library staff will:
  • Answer questions/find information
  • Recommend something good to read, watch or listen to based on your interests
  • Suggest sources that provide materials to read or watch
  • Assist with CLPL eResources
  • Recommend other libraries to obtain materials from using your CLPL card while the CLPL building is closed for repairs
  • Assist with Library cards- obtaining/renewing cards
We've got something for everyone!
Author Jenn McKinlay
Tuesday, March 23
7-8:30 pm
Zoom Meeting
Join Adult Services to discuss the works of best-selling mystery author Jenn McKinlay: "Books Can Be Deceiving," "Cloche and Dagger," and "Sprinkle with Murder," to name a few. Registration required.

Thursday, March 25
7-8:30 pm
Join us for a special evening webinar with best-selling mystery author Jenn McKinlay. Registration required.
Virtual Adult Storytimes, Mary Sherman Morgan: American Rocket Scientist
Celebrate Women’s History Month with Katie from Adult Services as she reads excerpts from "Wonder Women: 25 Innovators, Inventors, and Trailblazers Who Changed History" by Sam Maggs.

¡Aprende hacer esta botana sabrosa para cualquier ocasión! ¡Acompáñanos! Vea este programa en el canal de YouTube de CLPL.

Join Eneida from Adult Services to learn how to make this delicious snack for any occasion!

Take-&-Make Craft Kits for Kids, Teens & Adults!
March 1-31
Grab a take-and-make craft kit to bring home and assemble. Register for the program, and we'll send you instructions on how to pick up your craft kit using our curbside service at the Crystal Lake Nature Center at 330 N. Main St., Crystal Lake. Kits include assembly instructions. New crafts each month.

Click here to register for:

March 1-31
Seems like 'somebunny' has hidden colored eggs in a few youth programs this month. Watch the programs, find the eggs and enter to win an egg-cellent prize.

Listening to a good story is as easy as picking up your phone. Stories will be updated weekly. Just call the Library's main line at 815-459-1687, ext. 2. Then press "1" to hear the kids' Dial-a-Story.

Virtual CLPL Preschool Fair
Searching for a preschool? Visit our Virtual Preschool Fair to learn more about area schools.

Wednesday, March 10
4-5 pm
Do you love trivia? Match wits against members of the Youth Services team! Who will get the trophy? Will it be you? Register for this program with your CLPL card and provide an email address in order to receive a Zoom invitation.  

126 Paddock Street, Crystal Lake, IL