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Sky Tonight Portable Planetarium

Grades 2-8 without caregiver. Grades K-1 with caregiver

2024-03-27 10:00:00 2024-03-27 16:00:00 America/Chicago Sky Tonight Portable Planetarium See the moon and stars in the Youth Services Department when the portable planetarium from Discovery Center visits the EGVPL! Elk Grove Village Public Library -

Wednesday, March 27
10:00am - 4:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-03-27 10:00:00 2024-03-27 16:00:00 America/Chicago Sky Tonight Portable Planetarium See the moon and stars in the Youth Services Department when the portable planetarium from Discovery Center visits the EGVPL! Elk Grove Village Public Library -

See the moon and stars in the Youth Services Department when the portable planetarium from Discovery Center visits the EGVPL!

Learn about our solar system and the upcoming eclipse during this fun and out-of-this world experience!

Sign up for 1 of 5 sessions: 10 or 11 am, 1, 2, or 3 pm.

Required registration is limited to EGVPL cardholders. If space is available, non-cardholders may register 3 days prior to the start of the event.

Registration opens on Monday, March 4, at 9 am. Please register in person at the Youth Services Reference Desk, or by calling 847-439-0447 x267. 

AGE GROUP: | Middle School | Elementary |

EVENT TYPE: | STEM | Special Event | Presentation/Lecture |

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Elk Grove Village Public Library

Phone: 847-439-0447

Hours
Mon, Apr 22 9:00AM to 10:00PM
Tue, Apr 23 9:00AM to 10:00PM
Wed, Apr 24 9:00AM to 10:00PM
Thu, Apr 25 9:00AM to 10:00PM
Fri, Apr 26 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Sat, Apr 27 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Apr 28 1:00PM to 5:00PM

Upcoming events

Tue, Apr 23, All day
Visit Youth Services every day to create a new craft or play a game. Visita el Youth Services (Servicios para Jóvenes) cada día para crear una nueva manualidad o jugar un nuevo juego.

Tue, Apr 23, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Drop-in technology help. Got a technology question? Our librarians are here to help!

Canceled
Tue, Apr 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Where does garbage go and how can we make sure our recyclables are able to be re-used?

Tue, Apr 23, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Large Meeting Room A/B/C
David Wylly and Robin Dawson from Medicare Solutions Network will explain what Medicare covers, what it doesn't, and your potential out-of-pocket exposure.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Apr 24, All day
Visit Youth Services every day to create a new craft or play a game. Visita el Youth Services (Servicios para Jóvenes) cada día para crear una nueva manualidad o jugar un nuevo juego.

Wed, Apr 24, 10:00am - 11:15am
Large Meeting Room A/B/C
Practice reading and writing English in a relaxed and supportive environment.

Wed, Apr 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Kids Korner A/B
Discuss books, movies, and everything in between!

Wed, Apr 24, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Large Meeting Room A/B/C
Town Hall Meeting

Thu, Apr 25, All day
Visit Youth Services every day to create a new craft or play a game. Visita el Youth Services (Servicios para Jóvenes) cada día para crear una nueva manualidad o jugar un nuevo juego.

Thu, Apr 25, 8:00am - 6:00pm
Join us for a day trip for a delicious lunch and to see the spectacular Carol King Musical: Beautiful!

Thu, Apr 25, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Kids Korner A/B
Join us to make a special embroidery project!
This event is full

Thu, Apr 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Large Meeting Room A/B/C
Join us for a practical session on basic troubleshooting for personal devices.

Thu, Apr 25, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Maker Space
Design a simple one–color decal that you can cut out and stick on your window, laptop, or iron onto a t-shirt using Inkscape and the Cricut cutting plotters.
This event is full

Thu, Apr 25, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kids Korner A/B
*Required registration for this program begins Tuesday, April 2, 9am, for EGVPL cardholders. Please register in-person at the Youth Services Desk or by phone at 847-439-0447 x267*

Fri, Apr 26, All day
Visit Youth Services every day to create a new craft or play a game. Visita el Youth Services (Servicios para Jóvenes) cada día para crear una nueva manualidad o jugar un nuevo juego.

Fri, Apr 26, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Computer Lab
A series of modded Minecraft workshops, for experienced players in grades 5-8, that will build on knowledge over 3 consecutive classes.
This event is full

Sat, Apr 27, All day
Drop by the library to make a simple craft on your own or with the help of a parent/caregiver. The craft will be available in Youth Services, while supplies last.

Sat, Apr 27, All day
Visit Youth Services every day to create a new craft or play a game. Visita el Youth Services (Servicios para Jóvenes) cada día para crear una nueva manualidad o jugar un nuevo juego.

Sat, Apr 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Calling all needlework artists, meet up to work on some fun embroidery designs! Participants should have experience using a needle and thread. All supplies included.

Sun, Apr 28, All day
Visit Youth Services every day to create a new craft or play a game. Visita el Youth Services (Servicios para Jóvenes) cada día para crear una nueva manualidad o jugar un nuevo juego.

Mon, Apr 29, All day
Visit Youth Services every day to create a new craft or play a game. Visita el Youth Services (Servicios para Jóvenes) cada día para crear una nueva manualidad o jugar un nuevo juego.

Mon, Apr 29, 10:00am - 11:15am
Conference Room
Practice speaking English in a relaxed and supportive environment.

Mon, Apr 29, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Conference Room
Join in on a continuing D&D campaign! For participants that have completed a One-Shot session, or with facilitator consent.

Tue, Apr 30, All day
Visit Youth Services every day to create a new craft or play a game. Visita el Youth Services (Servicios para Jóvenes) cada día para crear una nueva manualidad o jugar un nuevo juego.

Tue, Apr 30, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Drop-in technology help. Got a technology question? Our librarians are here to help!

Tue, Apr 30, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Kids Korner A/B
Acompáñenos para el ultimo dia de Día (Día de los Niños / Día de los Libros) y celebra Dia de los Niños. Join us for the last day of Día (Children's Day / Book Day) and to celebrate Children’s Day.

Tue, Apr 30, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Conference Room
Committee of the Whole Meeting

Tue, Apr 30, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Large Meeting Room A/B/C
This presentation will cover some initial warning signs of dementia, what first steps to take, and who the stakeholders in care should be.

Wed, May 01, 10:00am - 11:15am
Large Meeting Room A/B/C
Practice reading and writing English in a relaxed and supportive environment.

Wed, May 01, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Volunteering for grade 6, 7, 8

Wed, May 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Conference Room
What are your money goals? Paying off credit cards? Saving for a house? Building your retirement nest egg?

Thu, May 02, 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Kids Korner A/B
Bring a special mom in your life a spring plant in a hand-decorated flowerpot you create.
Registration opens Friday, April 26 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, May 02, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Conference Room,A/V Recording Studio
No appointment needed! Stop by the AV Studio for help with any tech issues you are having!

Thu, May 02, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Maker Space
Design your own custom earrings using Inkscape and cut them from colored acrylic using the Muse laser engraver.
This event is full

Thu, May 02, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Kids Korner A/B
Hang out and learn a song on the ukulele. All experience levels are welcome! Ukuleles are provided by the library.
Registration opens Friday, April 26 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, May 02, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Large Meeting Room A/B/C
Join community advocates in the Elk Grove area to learn about mental health resources and personal experiences with their effectiveness.

Fri, May 03, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Conference Room
Play and create with friends during May Minecraft Club. Pick either Friday (Session A) or Saturday (Session B) to attend in May.
Registration opens Friday, April 26 2024 at 9:00am

Sat, May 04, All day
Drop by the library to make a simple craft on your own or with the help of a parent/caregiver. The craft will be available in Youth Services, while supplies last.

Sat, May 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Maker Space
Design a night light using Inkscape, engrave it on acrylic using the Muse laser cutter, and light it up in a variety of colors with an LED base.
This event is full

Sat, May 04, 11:00am - 11:45am
Kids Korner A/B
Get ready for Mother's Day with a special event celebrating the moms in our lives.

Sat, May 04, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Conference Room
Play and create with friends during May Minecraft Club. Pick only Friday (Session A) or Saturday (Session B) to attend in May.
Registration opens Friday, April 26 2024 at 9:00am

Mon, May 06, All day
Take your pencil for a walk through our Illustration Trail. Draw some favorite characters from featured Children’s book artists, show us your art, and get a prize! Try one or all!

Mon, May 06, 10:00am - 11:15am
Conference Room
Practice speaking English in a relaxed and supportive environment.

Mon, May 06, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Conference Room
Join in on a continuing D&D campaign! For participants that have completed a One-Shot session, or with facilitator consent.
Registration opens Friday, April 26 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, May 07, All day
Take your pencil for a walk through our Illustration Trail. Draw some favorite characters from featured Children’s book artists, show us your art, and get a prize! Try one or all!

Tue, May 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
Large Meeting Room A/B/C
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Tue, May 07, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Drop-in technology help. Got a technology question? Our librarians are here to help!

Tue, May 07, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Kids Korner A/B
Give a special mom in your life some flowers that will last and last when we create mixed-media artwork in this workshop.
Registration opens Friday, April 26 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, May 07, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kids Korner A/B
*Required registration for this program begins Tuesday, April 2, 9am, for EGVPL cardholders. Please register in-person at the Youth Services Desk or by phone at 847-439-0447 x267*

Tue, May 07, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Large Meeting Room A/B/C
Board Meeting

Wed, May 08, All day
Take your pencil for a walk through our Illustration Trail. Draw some favorite characters from featured Children’s book artists, show us your art, and get a prize! Try one or all!

Wed, May 08, 10:00am - 11:15am
Large Meeting Room A/B/C
Practice reading and writing English in a relaxed and supportive environment.

Wed, May 08, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Group Study Room C
Need a hand completing job applications or cover letters, preparing for an interview, or finding networking opportunities?

Wed, May 08, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Large Meeting Room A/B/C
Add some fluff to your day and make a flower door hanger with a handful of pretty pom poms.

Wed, May 08, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Kids Korner A/B
Get excited about books and reading at this club designed specifically for emergent and early readers.
Registration opens Friday, April 26 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, May 08, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Large Meeting Room A/B/C
Add some fluff to your day and make a flower door hanger with a handful of pretty pom poms.
This event is full

Wed, May 08, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Kids Korner A/B
Design, create, build, and have fun... with LEGOS! Registration is required and limited to EGVPL cardholders.
Registration opens Friday, April 26 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, May 09, All day
Take your pencil for a walk through our Illustration Trail. Draw some favorite characters from featured Children’s book artists, show us your art, and get a prize! Try one or all!

Thu, May 09, 10:30am - 11:30am
Conference Room
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Thu, May 09, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Large Meeting Room A/B/C
Join us for a user-friendly session covering essential features, navigation tips, and key functionalities to ensure you make the most of your Apple devices.

Thu, May 09, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Maker Space
Join us for a casual get-together, where crafters can spend some time together, chatting and working on their knitting or crochet. No registration necessary.

Thu, May 09, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Kids Korner A/B
Drop off a favorite stuffed animal for a sleepover! Help your stuffie get settled in with a bedtime storytime and then leave your stuffie at the library for an overnight adventure.
Registration opens Friday, April 26 2024 at 9:00am

Fri, May 10, All day
Take your pencil for a walk through our Illustration Trail. Draw some favorite characters from featured Children’s book artists, show us your art, and get a prize! Try one or all!

Sat, May 11, All day
Drop by the library to make a simple craft on your own or with the help of a parent/caregiver. The craft will be available in Youth Services, while supplies last.

Sat, May 11, All day
Take your pencil for a walk through our Illustration Trail. Draw some favorite characters from featured Children’s book artists, show us your art, and get a prize! Try one or all!

Sat, May 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Maker Space
Create a candle for Mom using a small jar and scented wax.
This event is full

Sun, May 12, All day
Take your pencil for a walk through our Illustration Trail. Draw some favorite characters from featured Children’s book artists, show us your art, and get a prize! Try one or all!

Mon, May 13, 10:00am - 11:15am
Conference Room
Practice speaking English in a relaxed and supportive environment.

Mon, May 13, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Large Meeting Room A/B/C
Get ready for the Farmers' Market with this sturdy tote.
This event is full

Tue, May 14, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Drop-in technology help. Got a technology question? Our librarians are here to help!

Tue, May 14, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Large Meeting Room A/B/C
Learn how Andrew Carnegie's philanthropic interests led to the establishment of free public libraries in this dramatic portrayal by Terry Lynch.

Tue, May 14, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kids Korner A/B
*Required registration for this program begins Tuesday, April 2, 9am, for EGVPL cardholders. Please register in-person at the Youth Services Desk or by phone at 847-439-0447 x267*

Wed, May 15, 10:00am - 11:15am
Large Meeting Room A/B/C
Practice reading and writing English in a relaxed and supportive environment.

Wed, May 15, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Large Meeting Room A/B/C
With a little creativity, join us and paint a flower using a spoon.
This event is full

Wed, May 15, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Kids Korner A/B
Join our board game group, Kids on the Board!
Registration opens Friday, April 26 2024 at 12:00am

Wed, May 15, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Large Meeting Room A/B/C
With a little creativity, join us and paint a flower using a spoon.
This event is full

Wed, May 15, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Kids Korner A/B
Create colorful Spring birds and a beautiful birdhouse for them to live in.
Registration opens Friday, April 26 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, May 16, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Large Meeting Room A/B/C
Social gathering for women 55 years & older. Limited to 30
This event is full

Thu, May 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Large Meeting Room A/B/C
Discover the power of efficient note-taking and productivity apps.

Thu, May 16, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Maker Space
Design a simple one–color decal that you can cut out and stick on your window, laptop, or iron onto a t-shirt using Inkscape and the Cricut cutting plotters.
This event is full

Thu, May 16, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Join us on Zoom with Financial Educator Karen Chan, a certified financial planner, for our spring series of money smart topics.
Register

Fri, May 17, 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Kids Korner A/B
Design, create, build, and have fun... with LEGOS! Registration is required and limited to EGVPL cardholders.
Registration opens Friday, April 26 2024 at 9:00am

Sat, May 18, All day
Drop by the library to make a simple craft on your own or with the help of a parent/caregiver. The craft will be available in Youth Services, while supplies last.

Sat, May 18, 9:00am - 11:00am
The Library is offering this document destruction event as a courtesy to residents who have sensitive documents to recycle.

Sat, May 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Maker Space
Make personalized pins up to 2¼” wide using old magazines and our button maker. No registration necessary.

Sat, May 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Vengan a explorar un nuevo tema cada mes con libros y experiencias interactivas. Come explore a new theme each month through books and interactive experiences. All language abilities are welcome.

Mon, May 20, 10:00am - 11:15am
Conference Room
Practice speaking English in a relaxed and supportive environment.

Mon, May 20, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Large Meeting Room A/B/C
Enjoy an afternoon movie in the Lee Maternowski Room. Popcorn will be served!

Mon, May 20, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Conference Room
Join in on a continuing D&D campaign! For participants that have completed a One-Shot session, or with facilitator consent.
Registration opens Friday, April 26 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, May 21, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Drop-in technology help. Got a technology question? Our librarians are here to help!

Tue, May 21, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Large Meeting Room A/B/C
Committee of the Whole Meeting

Tue, May 21, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Conference Room
The group will discuss The Measure by Nikki Erlick. Please contact Julie Hadler if you would like to participate and need a book.

Wed, May 22, 10:00am - 11:15am
Large Meeting Room A/B/C
Practice reading and writing English in a relaxed and supportive environment.

Canceled
Wed, May 22, 10:15am - 2:30pm
You’ve been invited to the Dunn Speakeasy for the wedding of the year! 

Thu, May 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
A/V Recording Studio
No appointment needed! Stop by the AV Studio for help with any tech issues you are having!

Thu, May 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Maker Space
Learn how 3D scanning works, scan a rough 3D bust of yourself using a Kinect and the Microsoft 3D Scan app, and prepare it for 3D printing.
This event is full

Thu, May 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Large Meeting Room A/B/C
Join author Ovid Wong as he helps you start on the wellness path of happiness.