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

Watch Now: Story Time Shorts

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 on April 27.  Tune into our YouTube Channel for quick rhymes, songs, and movement activities, then follow along at home. New videos added throughout the month. Head to youtube.com/YSatBALibrary. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Exploring Google Calendar & Photos

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adults, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Technology Topics
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
Discover in-depth features of two of the most popular Google Drive apps. Schedule appointments using calendar. Manage, share and edit photos. Registered participants will receive an email with a link to join the virtual program one day before the ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Photo Preservation and Restoration

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Teens, Adults, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Everyone
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 77
Event Details:
Join our genealogists as they guide you in preserving, digitizing, and restoring your old family photos.  From simple, free programs to powerful photo editing software, you’ll be able to save your precious photographic memories for generations t...

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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 April 26.  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.

Bridgerton Read Alikes Book Talk

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
So you’ve read all the books in the super popular series that the hit Netflix show is based on, and you want more. We’ve got you covered! Adult Services librarian Liz will share some popular Regency romances that are just what the Duke ordered. Regis...

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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 April 26.  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 Live: Interactive 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: 11
Event Details:
Books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities to build language and literacy skills. ...

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 "Everyone" group.

Family Reading: It's Not All Rainbows

7:00pm - 7:45pm
Children, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Everyone
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver (best for grades K - 5) Enjoy a family night filled with social-emotional learning and laughter. In the book It’s Not All Rainbows by Jessika von Innerebener, we learn from Kevin the Unicorn that it’s okay to have a bad day - ...

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.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Preserving Family Heirlooms

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Teens, Adults, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Everyone
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 86
Event Details:
Learn how to preserve valuable family documents, photos, fabrics and glass for future generations through proper storage and simple preservation techniques. Attendees will see archival products and hear preservation dos and don'ts for historic and mo...

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 April 26.  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 April 26.  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 April 26.  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.
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
This program will become available on May 3.  Puppets and live exotic animals pair up to bring you an educational and entertaining video adventure. Tune in each week to catch a new animal friend. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Tech Topics: Streaming Music

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adults, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Technology Topics
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Details:
Explore the many options for streaming music. Learn what content and features are offered on popular streaming services such as Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, and Freegal. Register. Registered participants will receive an email with a link to join t...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
This program will become available on May 10.  Puppets and live exotic animals pair up to bring you an educational and entertaining video adventure. Tune in each week to catch a new animal friend. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21

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.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Zimmerman Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Regular monthly meeting of the library's Board of Trustees. The meeting takes place in the Zimmerman Room on the mezzanine level. See the meeting notice and agenda on the library website as these documents become available. Committee meetings of...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Meditation Workshop

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens, Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 53
Event Details:
Mindful Awareness is the moment-by-moment process of actively and openly observing one's physical, mental, and emotional experiences. Mindfulness has scientific support as a means to reduce stress, improve attention, boost the immune system, reduce e...

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
Program Type: Music
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 97
Event Details:
Roy Orbison, the greatest voice of Rock 'n Roll is honored with narrative and songs like Oh, Pretty Woman, In Dreams, Crying, You Got It, and others by singer/guitarist Randy Walker. ...

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.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Buying & Selling Online

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adults, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Technology Topics
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Details:
Learn tips for how to buy and sell items as well as how to stay safe and avoid scams while using sites like Craigslist, Ebay, and Facebook Marketplace. Register. Registered participants will receive an email with a link to join the virtual program...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
Join Community Engagement Librarian Sam and local thought-leader Dr. Zina Jacque for a discussion of Brené Brown’s book on true belonging and courage. ...

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.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Getting Started with OverDrive & Hoopla

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Adults, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Technology Topics
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Details:
Learn how to use two of the Library’s most popular apps, OverDrive & Hoopla. This program will cover downloading e-books, audiobooks, movies and TV shows to your personal devices. Register. Registered participants will receive an email with a ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The College Admission Process: When to Start

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens, Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 58
Event Details:
The college admission process has changed dramatically in recent years, especially as a result of Covid-19. Which application deadline is best? How many college applications should a student complete? Where and when does a student even begin? Don't f...

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
Program Type: Book Discussion, Community/Nonprofit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Join Community Engagement Librarian Sam for a tutorial on using the library’s Foundation Directory Online database to discover grants for your nonprofit or small business. We’ll also touch on grants from the state of Illinois. 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.