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Children's Department Visit

10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Children's Department

Only one reservation per group is required, as long as your group size is 6 people or fewer. 

We are delighted to welcome you back to the library! Visits are for family groups or individuals to browse the 2nd floor children’s collection, get book suggestions or assistance with library materials, and to use internet computers. Games, toys, puzzles, coloring sheets, and scavenger hunts are not available at this time. 

  • Arrive during your scheduled 30 minutes. You will be admitted at any time during your scheduled visit slot
  • All family members over the age of 2 must be wearing face coverings during their visit
  • If you arrive outside of the time slot for your scheduled visit, you may be asked to wait if the area you wish to visit is at capacity
  • Visitors are encouraged to wash hands in the mezzanine restroom before entering the children’s department
  • Please bring strollers upstairs into the children’s area during your visit, do not park on the first floor
  • A check out station is available in the Children’s Department to reduce queuing on the first floor.

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Children's Department Visit

10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Children's Department

Only one reservation per group is required, as long as your group size is 6 people or fewer. 

We are delighted to welcome you back to the library! Visits are for family groups or individuals to browse the 2nd floor children’s collection, get book suggestions or assistance with library materials, and to use internet computers. Games, toys, puzzles, coloring sheets, and scavenger hunts are not available at this time. 

  • Arrive during your scheduled 30 minutes. You will be admitted at any time during your scheduled visit slot
  • All family members over the age of 2 must be wearing face coverings during their visit
  • If you arrive outside of the time slot for your scheduled visit, you may be asked to wait if the area you wish to visit is at capacity
  • Visitors are encouraged to wash hands in the mezzanine restroom before entering the children’s department
  • Please bring strollers upstairs into the children’s area during your visit, do not park on the first floor
  • A check out station is available in the Children’s Department to reduce queuing on the first floor.

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A Tale of Two Tails with Mark Anderson

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Virtual
Grades K-3

Kids will begins by drawing tons of animals with amazing tails! Peacocks! Scorpions! Lemurs! Rattlesnakes! Hippos! (Hippos?)

Yes, hippos! (Wait until you learn how they use their tails. It’s gross.)

Then they'll draw in their own creative stories! (Again, you have to sign up if for no other reason than that hippo thing. Ugh!)

Registration required. Zoom link will be emailed to you at the time of registration.
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Children's Department Visit

10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Children's Department

Only one reservation per group is required, as long as your group size is 6 people or fewer. 

We are delighted to welcome you back to the library! Visits are for family groups or individuals to browse the 2nd floor children’s collection, get book suggestions or assistance with library materials, and to use internet computers. Games, toys, puzzles, coloring sheets, and scavenger hunts are not available at this time. 

  • Arrive during your scheduled 30 minutes. You will be admitted at any time during your scheduled visit slot
  • All family members over the age of 2 must be wearing face coverings during their visit
  • If you arrive outside of the time slot for your scheduled visit, you may be asked to wait if the area you wish to visit is at capacity
  • Visitors are encouraged to wash hands in the mezzanine restroom before entering the children’s department
  • Please bring strollers upstairs into the children’s area during your visit, do not park on the first floor
  • A check out station is available in the Children’s Department to reduce queuing on the first floor.

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Library Livestream!

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Virtual
All ages

Chat with your Glencoe librarians on Twitch as we play Animal Crossing, Pokemon, Minecraft, and other favorite games.

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Registration is open

Family Storytime on Zoom

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Ms. Susan doing a finger play
Glencoe Public Library
Virtual
All ages

The Family Storytime you know and love, now on Zoom! Join us as we share stories, songs, and smiles during this interactive storytime. Log in early and/or hang out for a few extra minutes at the end for hellos, how are yous, and chatting with Glencoe librarians and other grown-ups!

Registration required. Zoom link will be emailed to you at the time of registration.
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Virtual Minecraft Mania

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
A Minecraft dirt block
Glencoe Public Library
Virtual
Grades 1-6

Join a Minecraft expert to learn tips and tricks for building fantastic Minecraft creations! 

All participants need a device that can access Zoom and a device that can access Minecraft. If playing on a laptop/computer, this can be the same device. If you do not have your own Minecraft account, Minecraft Mania and the library have a limited number of accounts we can provide temporary access to.

Registration required. Zoom link to event will be emailed to you the week before the program.

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Library Livestream!

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Virtual
All ages

Chat with your Glencoe librarians on Twitch as we play Animal Crossing, Pokemon, Minecraft, and other favorite games.

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VIRTUAL Your City @ Home: Field Museum

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Virtual
Join us for an exclusive tour of the Dinosaur Range with mammalian paleontologist William Simpson!

This virtual field trip is one of a nine-part series with Chicago-area museums and cultural institutions. Your City @ Home is sponsored by 41 Illinois public libraries.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS ZOOM-BASED PROGRAM. PLEASE REGISTER HERE.
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Registration is open

Family Storytime on Zoom

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Ms. Susan doing a finger play
Glencoe Public Library
Virtual
All ages

The Family Storytime you know and love, now on Zoom! Join us as we share stories, songs, and smiles during this interactive storytime. Log in early and/or hang out for a few extra minutes at the end for hellos, how are yous, and chatting with Glencoe librarians and other grown-ups!

Registration required. Zoom link will be emailed to you at the time of registration.
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Library Livestream!

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Virtual
All ages

Chat with your Glencoe librarians on Twitch as we play Animal Crossing, Pokemon, Minecraft, and other favorite games.

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Registration begins 5/25/2021 at 8:00 AM

Children's Department Visit

10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Children's Department

Only one reservation per group is required, as long as your group size is 6 people or fewer. 

We are delighted to welcome you back to the library! Visits are for family groups or individuals to browse the 2nd floor children’s collection, get book suggestions or assistance with library materials, and to use internet computers. Games, toys, puzzles, coloring sheets, and scavenger hunts are not available at this time. 

  • Arrive during your scheduled 30 minutes. You will be admitted at any time during your scheduled visit slot
  • All family members over the age of 2 must be wearing face coverings during their visit
  • If you arrive outside of the time slot for your scheduled visit, you may be asked to wait if the area you wish to visit is at capacity
  • Visitors are encouraged to wash hands in the mezzanine restroom before entering the children’s department
  • Please bring strollers upstairs into the children’s area during your visit, do not park on the first floor
  • A check out station is available in the Children’s Department to reduce queuing on the first floor.

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Registration begins 5/26/2021 at 8:00 AM

Children's Department Visit

10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Children's Department

Only one reservation per group is required, as long as your group size is 6 people or fewer. 

We are delighted to welcome you back to the library! Visits are for family groups or individuals to browse the 2nd floor children’s collection, get book suggestions or assistance with library materials, and to use internet computers. Games, toys, puzzles, coloring sheets, and scavenger hunts are not available at this time. 

  • Arrive during your scheduled 30 minutes. You will be admitted at any time during your scheduled visit slot
  • All family members over the age of 2 must be wearing face coverings during their visit
  • If you arrive outside of the time slot for your scheduled visit, you may be asked to wait if the area you wish to visit is at capacity
  • Visitors are encouraged to wash hands in the mezzanine restroom before entering the children’s department
  • Please bring strollers upstairs into the children’s area during your visit, do not park on the first floor
  • A check out station is available in the Children’s Department to reduce queuing on the first floor.

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Registration begins 5/27/2021 at 8:00 AM

Children's Department Visit

10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Children's Department

Only one reservation per group is required, as long as your group size is 6 people or fewer. 

We are delighted to welcome you back to the library! Visits are for family groups or individuals to browse the 2nd floor children’s collection, get book suggestions or assistance with library materials, and to use internet computers. Games, toys, puzzles, coloring sheets, and scavenger hunts are not available at this time. 

  • Arrive during your scheduled 30 minutes. You will be admitted at any time during your scheduled visit slot
  • All family members over the age of 2 must be wearing face coverings during their visit
  • If you arrive outside of the time slot for your scheduled visit, you may be asked to wait if the area you wish to visit is at capacity
  • Visitors are encouraged to wash hands in the mezzanine restroom before entering the children’s department
  • Please bring strollers upstairs into the children’s area during your visit, do not park on the first floor
  • A check out station is available in the Children’s Department to reduce queuing on the first floor.

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Registration begins 5/28/2021 at 8:00 AM

Children's Department Visit

10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Children's Department

Only one reservation per group is required, as long as your group size is 6 people or fewer. 

We are delighted to welcome you back to the library! Visits are for family groups or individuals to browse the 2nd floor children’s collection, get book suggestions or assistance with library materials, and to use internet computers. Games, toys, puzzles, coloring sheets, and scavenger hunts are not available at this time. 

  • Arrive during your scheduled 30 minutes. You will be admitted at any time during your scheduled visit slot
  • All family members over the age of 2 must be wearing face coverings during their visit
  • If you arrive outside of the time slot for your scheduled visit, you may be asked to wait if the area you wish to visit is at capacity
  • Visitors are encouraged to wash hands in the mezzanine restroom before entering the children’s department
  • Please bring strollers upstairs into the children’s area during your visit, do not park on the first floor
  • A check out station is available in the Children’s Department to reduce queuing on the first floor.

View More