Library Notes

Jan 4, 2011 02:38AM



Antioch

Antioch Public Library District, 757 Main St., (847) 395-0874.

Tiny Tots: An interactive storytime with tiny tots and their adult that will include short stories, songs, finger play a simple craft and more will be held at 10 a.m. Jan. 10.

Chess Cookies: If you’re a beginner, learn how to play, and if you already know your way around the board, find others to play with at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 11. For ages 6 to adult.

Book Club: Discuss book 7 in the series (“Sunset of the Sabertooth”) and join in some other fun activities at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 12. For ages 6 to 8.

Teen Game Time: Play any video game owned by the library (rated T or younger) on the big screen or play a board or card game (bring your own, or use the library’s) at 4 p.m. Jan. 15. Registration requested.

Grayslake

Grayslake Area Public Library, 100 Library Lane, (847) 223-5313.

Tournament: A Mario Kart tournament will be held 4:40 p.m. Jan. 13. There will be fun, games and prizes. For fourth- through sixth-graders.

Where in the World?:Travel to a new country and discover games, crafts, languages and facts at 2 p.m. Jan. 16. For kids in first through fourth grades.

Gurnee

Warren-Newport Public Library, 224 N. O’Plaine Road, (847) 244-5150.

Book Group: Discuss “The Age of Innocence” at 7 p.m. Jan. 11. Registration requested.

Kool Reads Book Groups: Kids in sixth through eighth grades can discuss “The Danger Box” by Blue Balliett at 11 a.m. Jan. 15. Also a Teen Read-A-Thon will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Jan. 15. Teens can escape from the cold and chill out with a good book. Registration requested.

Arm Chair Travel: Discover Southern Italy’s archeological gems, ancient Greek temples and Vesuvius with Ralph Danielsen at 2 p.m. Jan. 16.

Lake Villa

Lake Villa District, Library, 1001 E. Grand Ave., (847) 356-7711.

Knitters’ Night Out: Work on your knitting or crochet project at 7 p.m. Jan. 11. Must be at least 18 to attend.

Remembering Aprons: The library staff will discuss aprons and the people to whom aprons are tied in our memories at 1 p.m. Jan. 13. Registration requested.

Climate Change: In this century, there is no greater challenge to our society or to humanity as a whole than the rising specter of human-induced climate change. Join Ray Wiggers for this insightful and informative presentation at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 12. Registration requested.

Workshop: Design Your Own Comic, a creative writing workshop for kids in third through sixth grades, will be held at 1 p.m. Jan. 15. Participants can create their own original comics with artist Christine Thornton.