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Summer Safety Expo

Birchwood Recreation Center 435 W. Illinois Avenue, Palatine, United States

May is National Water Safety Month! Learn tips and tricks to stay safe this summer. Take the safe swimmer pledge and enjoy games, demonstrations and giveaways from various community members...

Event Series Brick Builders

Brick Builders

Various Locations IL, United States

Join other BRICK enthusiasts creating and building with Library supplied LEGO bricks. Themes and challenges will be provided but ingenuity and creativity is encouraged. Grades K-5 with an adult caregiver.

Event Series LEGO Club


Geneva Public Library 227 S 7th Street, Geneva, IL, United States

Create a masterpiece! Use LEGO bricks to build your own unique design at the LEGO Club! Join us in the Discovery Spot to complete LEGO challenges, free build, and make...


Keshav’s Garden Planting Party

Indian Prairie Public Library 401 Plainfield Road, Darien, IL, United States

Help us get Keshav’s Garden ready to grow for summer. In this hands-on experience, complete with gardening expertise provided by the Darien Garden Club, help plant seeds and small plants...

Event Series Field Watchers

Field Watchers

Naper Settlement 523 S. Weber Street, Naperville, IL, United States

Every Tuesday Starting March 5 • 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM • Free Program • Pre-Registration Required • For Students (6-12) and their Parents/Caregivers • Adults must accompany students Unleash your curiosity...

Event Series Stay and Play

Stay and Play

Arlington Heights Memorial Library 500 N. Dunton Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL, United States

Drop in and explore hands-on activities with your little one and mingle with other caregivers during this special play group. For ages 0-5; siblings welcome. Caregiver required.

Event Series Cicada Adventures

Cicada Adventures

Various Locations IL, United States

The 17-year periodical cicadas are set to emerge again this summer! Don't miss out on the chance to celebrate their emergence on a guided hike! Cicada Adventures will take place...


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