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Updated: March 2, 2013 6:51AM


Antioch Public Library
757 N. Main St.
(847) 395-0874;

Yoga: Teens can improve muscle tone and flexibility, improve mental focus, and learn new ways to cope with stress through yoga Feb. 2 at noon. This class teaches several poses as well as breathing and relaxation techniques. Wear non-binding clothes and bring a yoga mat or beach towel. Registration required.

Belly dance: Student will focus on basic belly dance moves and techniques Feb. 2, 9, and 16 at 10 a.m. Cost of each class is $5 payable at time of class. Registration required.

Preschool storytime: Walk-in storytime is 30 minutes of stories for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 Feb. 4 at 1 p.m. and Feb. 8 at 10 a.m. Children attend this storytime independently and should be comfortable in the room with other children and without their caregiver.

Anime Club: Mondays from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m., Teens are invited to hang out and explore Japanese culture through anime and manga Mondays at from 4:30 to 6 p.m. For ages 12 to 19. Registration required.

Knitting: Participants ages 7 to 12 will expand on whatever knitting skills they have Feb. 4 at 6:30 p.m. It is best to bring their own needles. Any size will do, but we suggest size 8, 9 or 10. Registration required.

Family storytime: Ages newborn to age 5 with caregiver will enjoy Valentine’s Day storytime Feb. 5 at 6:30 p.m. Registration required.

Yoga: This basic yoga class for adults will be held Feb. 6 and Feb. 13 at 9:30 a.m. It is important to wear non-binding clothes. Bring your own mat or towel. Registration required.

Hearts story, craft: Ages 3 to 6 can listen to books about love and friendship before decorating a foam heart with tissue paper, stickers and construction paper Feb. 6 at 10 a.m. Registration required.

Creative writing: Kids ages 7 to 12 will be given the opportunity to work on a story of their choosing Feb. 6 at 4 p.m. Time will be given at the end to share and discuss their stories. Registration required.

e-books to Kindle Fire: Learn how to use the library’s e-book service, MyMediaMall, to download free e-books to your Kindle Fire Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. Bring your Kindle Fire and your Amazon account login information with you to the workshop. Registration required.


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

Cool Science: Grades 4 to 6 can learn and try different science experiments Feb. 5 at 4 p.m. Registration required.

Lincoln: Grades 1 to 6 can learn interesting and fun facts about our 16th president and make an edible log cabin Feb. 6 at 6:30 p.m. Pretzels and canned chocolate frosting will be used for the craft. Registration required.

Book group: Grades 4 to 6 can discuss “The White Giraffe” by Lauren St. John Feb. 7 at 4 p.m. Registration requested. .

Stimulus: Preschool teachers and aides, parents and caretakers of preschoolers can explore all the resources the library has to help you Feb. 9 from noon to 3 p.m. Registration requested.


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

Movie for grown-ups: “It’s Kind of a Funny Story” will be shown Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. Registration required.

Author visit: Bestselling author Lisa Gardner will discuss her latest work of suspense, “Touch and Go,” Feb. 6 at 1 p.m. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Registration required.

Sale: Used book sale will be held Feb. 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This sale will feature an overstock of books and DVDs.

Lake Villa

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

Knitter: Work on your knitting or crochet project Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. for ages 18 and up.

Literary League: All writers, published or not, are welcome to attend the monthly support group for writers Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. Registration required.

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