We have all kinds of drop-in activities in The Vault this summer! MONDAYS: Maker Mondays Try out littleBits or Sphero the robotic ball, or work on the craft of the week! TUESDAYS: Tabletop Tuesdays Play our extensive collection of tabletop (board and card) games with other teens WEDNESDAYS: Video Games Play video games on our Wii U and Playstation 4 THURSDAYS: Anime… Read more »
From June 6-10, the library will be partially closed as we upgrade some of our services. (Our new self-checkout machines, available starting June 11, will be super-fast and capable of checking out stacks of books all at once!) This closure includes The Vault. Services available June 6-10 include: browsing collection on the Bookmobile in the library parking lot 9 a.m. –… Read more »
May 7 is Free Comic Book Day! This national initiative is designed to promote comics, literacy, and awesomeness. These are things we love in The Vault, so we’ve teamed up with Jay’s Comics & Cards in Grayslake to bring you free comic books all day on May 7. Stop by The Vault to pick out your FCBD exclusive issue!
Summer is just around the corner, and with summer comes Renaissance Fair season! Are you interested in visiting one but don’t know where to start? Check out Renaissance Fairs by Kristen Rajczak! You’ll find information on what it’s like to attend or even work at a Fair. There’s tips on how to assemble a costume, and a guide to doing your own research on… Read more »
It’s baseball season again! Both the Cubs and the Sox played amazing games on opening day, so why not celebrate with some baseball books? Game Seven by Paul Volponi is about 16-year-old Julio Ramirez, Jr. Julio has dreamed his whole life of following in his father’s footsteps and becoming a player on Cuba’s national team. But when his father defects to the USA to play for the… Read more »