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Updated: April 15, 2013 2:13AM


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

Teen Iron Chef: Teens will have one hour to create a candy sushi masterpiece Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. Enter the competition as a team or individually. Registration required.

Story and craft: Ages 3-12 can listen to stories of underwater adventures before making an aquatic friend to take home Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. Registration required.


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

Movie for adults: “My Man Godfrey” will be shown and discussed Feb. 15 at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments. Registration requested.

Teen tattoos: Learn about the art and history of henna Feb. 16 from 1 to 4 p.m. Choose from a few basic designs and leave with your own henna tattoo. For grades 7 to 12. Registration required.

Superheroes: Find out how these superheroes came to be and learn about their creators Feb. 17 at 2 p.m. Then make a super-colossal superhero craft. For grades 1-4.


Warren-Newport Public Library
224 North O’Plaine Road
(847) 244-5150

Jam night: New or experienced musicians can bring their instruments and jam with other musicians Feb. 15 from 7 to 9 p.m. All levels and styles are welcome. This program is open to both teens and adults. Registraation required.

Travel: Experience Wyoming and South Dakota during the Sunday Sojourns series Feb. 17 at 2 p.m. Ralph Danielsen will show some of our planet’s most unearthly features that inspired the creation of our national park system. Registration required.

Matinee: Kids of all ages with an adult are invited to see “The Princess and the Frog” Feb. 18, at 2 p.m.

Lake Villa

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

Celebration: LVDL Foundation’s annual A Night at the Library will be held Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. Enjoy wine and beer tastings, appetizers and snacks from local restaurants, sounds of The LCHS Jazz Band, photo booth and silent auction Admission is $5. Must be 21 and over.

Teen knitting: Teens in grades 7 to 12 and learn basic knitting stitches Feb. 17 and 24 at 4 p.m. Registration required.

Cake box creations: Teens in grades 7 to 12 can make things from waffles to cookies and more Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. Registration required.


Cook Memorial Library
413 N. Milwaukee Ave.
(847) 362-2330;

Career coach: Iris Seeley will help you edit your resume, practice interview questions, write cover letters, discuss career possibilities, or guide you through the job search Feb. 15 from 1 to 4 p.m. Reservations for one-half hour private appointment required.

Party: Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome to join in the Anime Dance Party where J-Rock songs will be spinning and Vocaloid videos will be playing Feb. 15 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Learn the latest anime-inspired dance moves. Registration is not required.

Oscars: Columbia College film instructor and expert Reid Schultz will discuss the hits, misses and controversies of Academy Awards Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. Registration required.

Chocolate: Tweens in grades 4-6 can participate in chocolate trivia, games and tastings Feb. 18 at 3:45 p.m. Registration required.


Fremont Public Library
1170 N. Midlothian Road
(847) 918-3225;

Real Estate: Lori Progar of Coldwell Banker will talk about what’s happening in today’s changing real estate market Feb. 15 at noon. Registration required.

Olive oil tasting: Explore the history, production and health benefits of olive oil, and enjoy a tasting of a variety of premium oils Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. The discussion will be led by Sandy Washburn of Oh! Olive in Libertyville. Prizes. Registration required.

North Chicago

North Chicago Public Library
2100 Argonne Drive
(847) 689-0125

Book group: “Wimpy Kid: Roderick Rules” will be discussed Feb. 16 at 11:30 a.m. There will be food and prizes.

Show: Puppet show will be performed Feb. 16 at 1 p.m.

Movie and craft: Librarian John Heideman has prepared a fun President’s Day craft and movie Feb. 18 from noon to 2:30 p.m.

Round Lake

Round Lake Area Library
906 Hart Road
(847) 546-7060

Concert: Enjoy songs in English and Spanish, sung by vocal impersonator Ray Lozano accompanied by Myles Greene on the keyboard, Feb. 17 at 2 p.m.


Wauconda Area Public Library
801 N. Main St.
(847) 526-6225;

Discussion Group: Discuss American foreign policy challenges and international politics Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. Registration required.


Waukegan Public Library
128 N. County St.
(847) 623-2041

FAFSA workshop: Federal Student Aid application workshop Feb. 17 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Registration required.


Zion-Benton Public Library
2400 Gabriel Ave.
(847) 872-4680;

Performance: WTTW Kids Readers Are Leaders performances featuring Miss Lori’s “Campus” Feb. 14 at 10:30 a.m. Families and kids ages 3-8. Original songs, engaging activities and stories. Free book for children.

Crocheting: Kids in grades 4-8 can learn to crochet with Jean and Barb Feb. 14 at 3:30 p.m. All supplies will be provided. Registration required.

Genealogy: Tony Burroughs, leading expert in African American genealogy, will talk about finding history Feb. 16 from 1 to 4 p.m. Registration required.

Cupcake wars: Teens can create cupcakes Feb. 16 from 1 to 3 p.m. Prizes will be awarded.

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