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Kids Programs
Grades K-2
Tuesdays, Nov. 19 & Dec. 17
4:15-5 pm
Join us as we read fun books, enjoy a snack, play games or make a craft. For CLPL cardholders only. Registration required.
Grades K-5
Wednesday, Nov. 20
3-4:30 pm
(D47 Early Release Day)
Meet us at the Smooth Brick Club, 6312 Northwest Hwy., Crystal Lake, for challenges and building time. Smooth Brick Club is a brick building learning center using LEGO bricks to explore the imagination. No charge for this program.
For CLPL cardholders only. Registration required.
All Ages
Tuesday, Nov. 26
1-3 pm
Enjoy a Beyblades tournament on this day off from school. Grand prize will be awarded to the winner. No Library card needed. Registration with age required.
Teen Programs
Thursday, Nov. 7
7-8 pm

Learn what it's like to attend McHenry County College. Experts will share their experiences and answer questions. No registration needed.
Wednesday, Nov. 13
Grades 6-8: 4-5 pm
Grades 9-12: 7-8 pm
Relax at the Library and make glitter jars. Supplies provided. No registration needed.
Grades 6-8
Wednesday, Nov. 20
3:30-4:30 pm
School's out early! Create pixel art with perler beads. Supplies provided. No registration needed.
Adult Programs
Wednesday, Nov. 6
1-3 pm
The movie "Honor Flight/One Last Mission" is an inspiring story of a Midwestern community that sent thousands of WWII veterans to visit the national memorial built in their honor. Hosted by Steve Schwertfeger. Registration required.
Thursday, Nov. 14
6:30 pm
Dr. Kathy Hinz, superintendent of Crystal Lake Elementary District 47, and Steve Olson, superintendent of Community Consolidated High School District 155, will talk about the school districts' recent successes, challenges and strategic plan progress. Open to the public. No registration needed.
Meet Alyssa Wees
Saturday, Nov. 23
3-4:30 pm
The Library's monthly writers group meeting will welcome Alyssa Wees, author of "The Waking Forest." Registration required.
Happy Thanksgiving & Holiday Season
The Library will close early at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27 and will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 28-29.

We are thankful to have patrons like you! We wish you the best this Thanksgiving and throughout the holiday season.