Here's a look at some of the events coming up at the library:
Teen Advisory Group (TAG)
Tuesday, Sept. 3, 6-7 p.m.
Want your voice to be heard? Do you have ideas for the library? Are you looking for volunteer opportunities? Check out TAG and share your opinions and ideas. Talk about teen related topics, have a say in Teen Programming, and find out about volunteer options at the library. There will be door prizes, snacks, and fun at every meeting. Ongoing participation can count towards leadership experience. This is a Drop-In program and everyone in grades seven to 12 is welcome.
ACT Practice Test
Saturday, Sept. 7, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
And ACT Test Results & Strategies for Parents and Students, Saturday, Sept. 14, 10-11 a.m.
Are you ready for your upcoming ACT test? This is a Kaplan sponsored ACT practice test. It will be timed and graded by Kaplan Test Prep. Students and parents are invited to learn ACT test strategies from a Kaplan representative. Registration is required and must include both test & results sessions. Students MUST check in promptly at 9:30 am and bring several No. 2 pencils and a calculator. No supplies will be provided.
Mondays, Sept. 9, 16, 23 and 30 at 10 a.m.
Thursdays, Sept. 12, 19 and 26 at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Families with children of all ages are invited to these special storytimes at the library. Children under 3 must be accompanied by an adult.
Tuesdays, Sept. 10 and 24 at 11 a.m.
Bring your 0- to 18-month-old to the library for some fun baby play. We'll spend some time reading, singing, playing and socializing. This is a Drop In, no registration is required.
Wednesday, Sept. 11, 4:30 p.m.
Are you the next Novel Detective? Find out what makes a book so good. Let’s investigate and rate the books! Grades 2-3 need only apply. You may pick up your copy at the Circulation Desk now. Please read before attending the program.
Green Series September Program – “Backyard Chickens Are Coming Home to Roost!”
Wednesday, Sept. 18, 7–8:30 p.m.
Join Sharon Gaughan, Education Program Director, Prairie Crossing Learning Farm, as she will focus on the benefits and basics of backyard chicken keeping. Topics will include chicken breeds and behavior, the essentials of feeding and housing a backyard flock, local ordinances regarding backyard chickens, and other things to consider before you get your own hens.
The Green Series is a partnership between the Grayslake Area Library and the Village of Grayslake. Designed to provide opportunities for Grayslake Area residents to learn about the financial, health and environmental benefits of sustainable practices.
The Green Series is free however space is limited. To register for this program and to find out more about the Grayslake Area Public Library please go to, www.grayslake.info. For more information about the September topic please go to www.prairiecrossing.com/farm/learning. For more information on the Grayslake Environmental Stewardship Committee please go to www.villageofgrayslake.com.
For more information about these programs or to register, visit the Grayslake Public Library website.