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Gr 3-8: TAKE-AND-MAKE KITS

All Day 6/14 - 6/25
Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Grades 3 – 8: No-Sew Pillows Spruce up your space with a DIY pillow — no sewing skills required. Each kit contains materials for a craft or project kids can do at home (with caregiver supervision). Register online, then pick up your kit by June...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Gr K-2: TAKE-AND-MAKE KITS

All Day 6/14 - 6/25
Children, Elementary
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Grades K – 2: Make Your Own Kinetic Sand Mix together the ingredients to make moldable sand that won’t stick to your hands. Each kit contains materials for a craft or project kids can do at home (with caregiver supervision). Register online, th...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Toddler/PreK: TAKE-AND-MAKE KITS

All Day 6/14 - 6/25
Children, Birth to PreK
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 27
Event Details:
Toddler/PreK: Paper Bag Kites Decorate a paper bag and watch it soar as a kite. Each kit contains materials for a craft or project kids can do at home (with caregiver supervision). Register online, then pick up your kit by June 25. Kits not pic...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Take & Make Kit: A Spoonful of Honey

06/15/2021 @ 9:00am - 06/19/2021 @ 9:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: None
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/Maker
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Sign up for this sweet Take & Make kit, compliments of Honey Lake Bee Co.  Kit includes 3 oz jar of honey, honey wand, and recipe ideas. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Watch Now: All Ages Story Time

All Day
Children, Birth to PreK
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
Watch Now on YouTube! A new, on-demand story time every Monday! Stories, songs, and rhymes to help your child build confidence, comprehension, and critical thinking skills. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Watch Now: All Ages Story Time

All Day
Children, Birth to PreK
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
This program will become available the week of June 21.  A new, on-demand story time every Monday! Stories, songs, and rhymes to help your child build confidence, comprehension, and critical thinking skills. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Beach Reads Book Talk

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Welcome summer with a great book! Adult Services librarian Liz will share page turners perfect for your vacation reading list. Register. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Virtual Programs

Registered participants will receive an email with a link to join the virtual program. Programs can be accessed from a computer, tablet, or mobile phone. First-time participants may need to download and run the free software upon joining a program. For this reason, we recommend joining a few minutes early.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Watch Now: All Ages Story Time

All Day
Children, Birth to PreK
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
This program will become available the week of June 21.  A new, on-demand story time every Monday! Stories, songs, and rhymes to help your child build confidence, comprehension, and critical thinking skills. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Watch Now: Skunk and Badger

All Day
Children, Everyone
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Everyone
Event Details:
This program will become available on June 22. A virtual puppet performance by the BALibrary librarians, adapted from the first chapter of our Book of the Summer, Skunk and Badger, by Amy Timberlake. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Story Time in the Sun

10:30am - 11:00am
Children, Birth to PreK, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: BALibrary Lawn
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Everyone
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Meet us outside for stories, songs, and rhymes! Families will sit together on provided blankets, set apart for social distancing. Please register just one name per family group. BALibrary Lawn. Safety precautions ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Tech Topics: Cutting the Cable Cord

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adults, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Technology Topics
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Are you thinking about cutting the cord with your cable company? Learn about popular video streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu, as well as devices used to stream content. Also learn how to use library apps from these streaming dev...

Disclaimer(s)

Virtual Programs

Registered participants will receive an email with a link to join the virtual program. Programs can be accessed from a computer, tablet, or mobile phone. First-time participants may need to download and run the free software upon joining a program. For this reason, we recommend joining a few minutes early.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Watch Now: All Ages Story Time

All Day
Children, Birth to PreK
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
This program will become available the week of June 21.  A new, on-demand story time every Monday! Stories, songs, and rhymes to help your child build confidence, comprehension, and critical thinking skills. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Story Time Dance Party in the Sun

10:30am - 11:00am
Children, Birth to PreK, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: BALibrary Lawn
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Everyone
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Meet us outside to bop to the beat and share some stories! Families are asked to move and groove in their own dance areas, set apart for social distancing. BALibrary lawn. Safety precautions will be in place for outdoor pro...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Normal Memory Loss vs. Alzheimer's

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community/Nonprofit, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:
Understanding Brain Health, in collaboration with Bacoa and Right at Home Are you concerned about changes in your memory and cognitive ability, or those of someone you care about? Learn the differences between normal age-related memory c...

Disclaimer(s)

Virtual Programs

Registered participants will receive an email with a link to join the virtual program. Programs can be accessed from a computer, tablet, or mobile phone. First-time participants may need to download and run the free software upon joining a program. For this reason, we recommend joining a few minutes early.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Watch Now: All Ages Story Time

All Day
Children, Birth to PreK
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
This program will become available the week of June 21.  A new, on-demand story time every Monday! Stories, songs, and rhymes to help your child build confidence, comprehension, and critical thinking skills. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Live: Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Children, Birth to PreK
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities build language and literacy skills in this interactive story time. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Virtual Programs

Registered participants will receive an email with a link to join the virtual program. Programs can be accessed from a computer, tablet, or mobile phone. First-time participants may need to download and run the free software upon joining a program. For this reason, we recommend joining a few minutes early.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Long Shadow Director Interview

7:00pm - 7:00pm
Teens, Adults
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion, Community/Nonprofit
Event Details:
In collaboration with other Illinois libraries. Join a special virtual screening event of The Long Shadow in recognition of Juneteenth. After registering, you will receive a link to stream the film at your convenience between Monday, Jun...

Disclaimer(s)

Virtual Programs

Registered participants will receive an email with a link to join the virtual program. Programs can be accessed from a computer, tablet, or mobile phone. First-time participants may need to download and run the free software upon joining a program. For this reason, we recommend joining a few minutes early.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 184
Event Details:
What goes into a normal day at one of the largest native plant nurseries in the US? Join Education and Outreach Specialist Kaitlyn O’Connor to learn how more than 700 plants are grown, selected, and shipped. Program offered in partnership with Chicag...

Disclaimer(s)

Virtual Programs

Registered participants will receive an email with a link to join the virtual program. Programs can be accessed from a computer, tablet, or mobile phone. First-time participants may need to download and run the free software upon joining a program. For this reason, we recommend joining a few minutes early.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Watch Now: All Ages Story Time

All Day
Children, Birth to PreK
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
This program will become available the week of June 21.  A new, on-demand story time every Monday! Stories, songs, and rhymes to help your child build confidence, comprehension, and critical thinking skills. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Live: Story Time Dance Party - for PRIDE!

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children, Birth to PreK, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Everyone
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Celebrate the rainbow of families in this special edition virtual dance party, featuring affirming stories and the happiest dance tracks. For all families! ...

Disclaimer(s)

Virtual Programs

Registered participants will receive an email with a link to join the virtual program. Programs can be accessed from a computer, tablet, or mobile phone. First-time participants may need to download and run the free software upon joining a program. For this reason, we recommend joining a few minutes early.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Watch Now: All Ages Story Time

All Day
Children, Birth to PreK
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
This program will become available the week of June 21.  A new, on-demand story time every Monday! Stories, songs, and rhymes to help your child build confidence, comprehension, and critical thinking skills. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Teaching Garden Grand Opening

12:00pm - 4:00pm
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: BALibrary Teaching Garden
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Event Details:
Stop by and meet this wonderful new space at BALibrary! Ask the Master Gardeners questions, visit our partners at the Rotary for a free kid’s book, participate in a storytime, and pick up fun Take and Make kits designed for both kids and adults. Unva...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Watch Now: All Ages Story Time

All Day
Children, Birth to PreK
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
This program will become available the week of June 21.  A new, on-demand story time every Monday! Stories, songs, and rhymes to help your child build confidence, comprehension, and critical thinking skills. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Watch Now: All Ages Story Time

All Day
Children, Birth to PreK
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
This program will become available the week of June 28.  A new, on-demand story time every Monday! Stories, songs, and rhymes to help your child build confidence, comprehension, and critical thinking skills. ...