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 click the green +Post Your Event button on the calendar below.

Questions about the calendar? Please contact Melissa.

{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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Playtime with Littles 9:30 am
Playtime with Littles @ Fox Lake District Library
Jul 3 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Drop-in at this child led unstructured play for babies through 2 year old with a caregiver in the Children’s Activity Center. Meet other parents and caregivers for playtime and socializing. We have music, play mats, [...]
Art Play 10:45 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Jul 3 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
All ages w/caregiver Through process-oriented art, kids explore their imagination and develop creative thinking skills. Join us for an open-ended art project for all ages and abilities. Mess-makers welcome! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please [...]
After School Program 2:30 pm
After School Program @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Jul 3 @ 2:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Supervised activities, gaming, snacks and mentoring for kids ages 8-18. Participants are expected to demonstrate the six community character traits. Respect, Perseverance, Responsibility, Safety, Integrity, Kindness   Participants are also expected to follow the library code [...]
LEGO Club 3:00 pm
LEGO Club @ North Chicago Public Library
Jul 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Help your children explore their latent creativity by bringing them to Lego Club every Wednesday after school! We have boxes of Legos for you and your children to enjoy. For ages 3 to 12.
Anime Club 3:30 pm
Anime Club @ Warren Newport Public Library
Jul 5 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Join us in The Vault for Anime Club
Under Five Family Time 10:30 am
Under Five Family Time @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jul 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Recover from the hustle and bustle of the busy week and join us rhymes, songs, dancing, books as well as a themed craft perfect for the pre-K crowd. Siblings are always welcome. Ages 0–5 with [...]
Stay and Play 10:00 am
Stay and Play @ Glencoe Public Library
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Birth – Age 3 Whether you come for Rock and Read or Book Babies, you’re welcome to socialize, play, and have fun between classes. We’ll have puppets, toys, music, and more for you to explore. [...]
Preschool Tinkers 9:30 am
Preschool Tinkers @ Fremont Public Library
Jul 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
2.5-5 years with an adult. D