We do our best to provide the most relevant and timely information to our readers, but please confirm dates, times, and availability before attending an event.

Events are posted on Little Lake County from information found on, but not limited to, attraction sites, government city sites; as well as submissions from individual attractions, press releases and PR firms. All events are subject to change without notice and Little Lake County cannot be held responsible.

Little Lake County loves hearing about events!!  Events must be low cost or free and for kids, families or parents. Events must not require pre-registration to attend, and must welcome walk-ins. To submit your event for the calendar please fill out this form:

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{TR} = Ticket Required – this are free events that require a ticket, generally they are handed out just prior to the event.

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Saturday Storytime 10:30 am
Saturday Storytime @ The Book Stall
Jun 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
The Book Stall hosts a free storytime every Saturday at 10:30 AM. 6/23 – Our free Saturday Storytime features special guest star Jacob Grant, author/illustrator of the new picture book, Bear’s Scare! 6/30-Author Ruth Spiro will [...]
Preschool Storytime 3:30 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Jun 1 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Description:  Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Los Bilingüitos Storytime 3:30 pm
Los Bilingüitos Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Jun 2 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Kids ages 4 to 7 will give their imaginations a workout, listening to stories, singing songs and creating craft projects in the art center. Niños de 4 a 7 años trabajarán con sus imaginaciones, escuchando [...]
Panera Storytime 9:30 am
Panera Storytime @ Panera Bread
Jun 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Join us for stories, milk and cookies at Panera Bread in Round Lake Beach on Rollins Road Ages 0-6
“The Very Hungry Caterpillar Turns” 50 10:00 am
“The Very Hungry Caterpillar Turns” 50 @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
For children birth to age 5 with their caregiver. Eric Carle’s classic picture book has been delighting readers since 1969. Join in a celebration of this well-loved tale with books, songs and a craft. Ages 0–5 with [...]
Story Time in the Sun at Charles E. Brown Park 10:00 am
Story Time in the Sun at Charles E. Brown Park @ Charles E Brown Park
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Meet us at the park for stories and activities in nature! Weather permitting. Drop in. Charles E. Brown Park, W. Long Grove Rd, Deer Park.
Preschool Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum 11:00 am
Preschool Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum @ Kohl Children\'s Museum
Jun 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Story Time – Preschool Story Time takes place every Monday at 11 a.m. Walk into the pages of a different book every two weeks with our interactive storytelling led by Museum professionals. Pre-school age stories on Mondays at [...]
Family Story Time 1:30 pm
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Jun 3 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Ages 2–5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Customers from other library districts [...]
Wiggling Ones 9:30 am
Wiggling Ones @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jun 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Ages 12-24 months with an adult. Free. Ticket required. Giggle, sing, and jam along with your toddler in this music- and movement-centered program. This is an active program; be prepared to move! Tickets are available [...]
Baby Time 10:00 am