Library Offers Drop-In Craft for Kids

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Events specifically for children or teens as well as those for the whole family. Deadline is two weeks before event date.

Drop-in craft: 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18, Wauconda Area Library, 801 N. Main St., Wauconda. All children in preschool through sixth grade can create a simple craft. Materials will be provided for free. For details, call (847) 526-6225, ext. 212.

Game Day: 2-5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18, Lake Villa District Library, 1001 E. Grand Ave., Lake Villa. Teens in grades 7-12 can play provided board and card games or bring their favorites. Registration requested; call (847) 356-7711 or visit

'The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe': 2:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18, Fremont Public Library, 1170 N. Midlothian Road, Mundelein. American Eagle Productions will present a musical version of "The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe" from C.S. Lewis' "Chronicles of Narnia." This program is open to children of kindergarten age and older. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult. To register, visit or call (847) 918-3218.

Teen Action Group: 4-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, Wauconda Area Public Library, 801 N. Main St., Wauconda. Teens can have pizza and let the library know what they think about book selection, teen programming and more. Free, registration required; call (847) 526-6225 or visit

Library Seeks Teen Volunteers: 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, Ela Area Public Library, 275 Mohawk Trail, Lake Zurich. An orientation meeting for students in eighth grade and older who want to learn about new opportunities and help with special projects at the library. To sign up, call (847) 438-3433, e-mail or visit

Chess Nuts: 4 p.m. Fridays, Jan. 22 and Feb. 5 and 19, Grayslake Area Public Library, 100 Library Lane, Grayslake. Ages 8-12 can join other chess enthusiasts for a pickup game. Signups preferred, but drop-ins are welcome. For information or to register, call (847) 223-5313 or visit

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