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Upcoming Events
Tue, Jul 14, 10:15am - 10:45am
LCPL Zoom Room
Go nose-to-beak with more than 75 Antarctic penguins as a guide takes us through the Omaha Zoo's penguin exhibit at feeding time! Those... more
Go nose-to-beak with more than 75 Antarctic penguins as a guide takes us through the Omaha Zoo's penguin exhibit at feeding time! Those participating must have Zoom capability and an email address.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Jul 14, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children and families are invited to tune in for a short digital storytime. This session will last 10-20 minutes and will feature books... more
Children and families are invited to tune in for a short digital storytime. This session will last 10-20 minutes and will feature books and songs to foster pre-literacy skills. bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Registration is now closed

Tue, Jul 14, 2:45pm - 3:15pm
LCPL Zoom Room
Go nose-to-beak with more than 75 Antarctic penguins as a guide takes us through the Omaha Zoo's penguin exhibit at feeding time! Those... more
Go nose-to-beak with more than 75 Antarctic penguins as a guide takes us through the Omaha Zoo's penguin exhibit at feeding time! Those participating must have Zoom capability and an email address.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Jul 15, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children from birth through 23 months and a caregiver are invited to tune in weekly for a 10 to 15-minute lapsit program that fosters... more
Children from birth through 23 months and a caregiver are invited to tune in weekly for a 10 to 15-minute lapsit program that fosters child development and pre-literacy skills. bit.ly/LCPLstorytime

Thu, Jul 16, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children in mid to upper elementary school grades are invited to tune in weekly to learn about a book and hear the first chapter. All... more
Children in mid to upper elementary school grades are invited to tune in weekly to learn about a book and hear the first chapter. All books are available on Hoopla or Overdrive. bit.ly/LCPLstorytime

Thu, Jul 16, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
LCPL Zoom Room
In this event, kids will meet several Rocky Mountain animals as a ranger takes us to the Rocky Mountain National Park! To participate,... more
In this event, kids will meet several Rocky Mountain animals as a ranger takes us to the Rocky Mountain National Park! To participate, you must be able to access Zoom and have an email address.

Fri, Jul 17, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - Bit.Ly/LCPLstorytime
Children in early elementary grades are invited to join us for a picture book reading. This special program will feature a longer... more
Children in early elementary grades are invited to join us for a picture book reading. This special program will feature a longer picture book, read in its entirety. bit.ly/LCPLstorytime

Sat, Jul 18, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children and families are invited to tune in for a short digital storytime. This session will last 10-20 minutes and will feature books... more
Children and families are invited to tune in for a short digital storytime. This session will last 10-20 minutes and will feature books and songs to foster pre-literacy skills. bit.ly/LCPLstorytime

Sun, Jul 19, 3:00pm - 3:15pm
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - Bit.Ly/LCPLstorytime
Children in early elementary grades are invited to join us for a picture book reading. This special program will feature a longer... more
Children in early elementary grades are invited to join us for a picture book reading. This special program will feature a longer picture book, read in its entirety. bit.ly/LCPLstorytime

Tue, Jul 21, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children and families are invited to tune in for a short digital storytime. This session will last 10-20 minutes and will feature books... more
Children and families are invited to tune in for a short digital storytime. This session will last 10-20 minutes and will feature books and songs to foster pre-literacy skills. bit.ly/LCPLstorytime

Tue, Jul 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Hobart Zoom
Our July title is The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin. Pick up a copy at the Hobart curbside and join us for a virtual chat! Contact... more
Our July title is The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin. Pick up a copy at the Hobart curbside and join us for a virtual chat! Contact us at hobart@lcplin.org for event details.

Wed, Jul 22, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children from birth through 23 months and a caregiver are invited to tune in weekly for a 10 to 15-minute lapsit program that fosters... more
Children from birth through 23 months and a caregiver are invited to tune in weekly for a 10 to 15-minute lapsit program that fosters child development and pre-literacy skills. bit.ly/LCPLstorytime

Wed, Jul 22, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
LCPL Zoom Room
Get up close and personal with the sharks of Mote Marine Laboratory, and talk with their ocean experts about their study of shark... more
Get up close and personal with the sharks of Mote Marine Laboratory, and talk with their ocean experts about their study of shark behavior. To attend, you need a Zoom program and an email address.
Registration opens Wednesday, July 15 2020 at 3:00pm

Thu, Jul 23, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children in mid to upper elementary school grades are invited to tune in weekly to learn about a book and hear the first chapter. All... more
Children in mid to upper elementary school grades are invited to tune in weekly to learn about a book and hear the first chapter. All books are available on Hoopla or Overdrive. bit.ly/LCPLstorytime