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:

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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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)
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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
Baby Time @ Barrington Area Library
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Up to 24 months w/ caregiver Share songs, stories and rhymes with your baby and connect with other new parents in this story time and play time.   Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card [...]
Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
Two-Year-Old Storytime 10:15 am
Two-Year-Old Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Jun 4 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Toddlers love to move, so we’ve designed a lively storytime just for them! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and rhythm activities. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Wiggling Ones 10:30 am
Wiggling Ones @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jun 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 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 [...]
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Jun 4 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Description:  Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Storytime 11:00 am
Storytime @ Pottery Barn Kids
Jun 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Join Pottery Barn Each Week for a story time as we read aloud some of your favorite books.  Become a book club member and receive a special gift after attending five story times.
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Library
Jun 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 & 3 w/caregiver Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area [...]
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Baby Rhyme Storytime 9:30 am
Baby Rhyme Storytime @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jun 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Ages 0-14 months with an adult. Free. Ticket required. Reading starts at birth! Miss Kelsey guides you and your baby through research-based activities and books that promote reading readiness. Best for infants, crawlers, and beginning [...]
Family Story Time 10:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Jun 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Description:  Ages 2-5 w/ caregiver (siblings welcome) Location: Story Room Other Information: Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Patrons from other library districts are admitted as space is available. No registration required. Story [...]
Wednesday Storytime 10:30 am
Wednesday Storytime @ Barnes and Noble Deerfield
Jun 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us every Wednesday at 10:30 am for stories and activities for kids ages 4 and up.
Baby Rhyme Storytime 11:00 am
Baby Rhyme Storytime @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jun 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
:  Ages 0-14 months with an adult. Free. Ticket required. Reading starts at birth! Miss Kelsey guides you and your baby through research-based activities and books that promote reading readiness. Best for infants, crawlers, and [...]
K-3 Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum 3:30 pm
K-3 Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum @ Kohl Children\'s Museum
Jun 5 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Story Time – K-3 Early elementary age appropriate stories on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. are chosen based on age appropriateness but all ages are welcome to attend. October 17, October 24, October 31: Froggy Plays Soccer by Jonathan London [...]
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Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
Preschool Storytime (TR) 10:00 am
Preschool Storytime (TR) @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 3-5 without an adult. Free. Ticket required. Children attend this storytime independently to help them get ready for school while the accompanying adult remains in the library. Adults join at 10:30 AM to sing [...]
Babies and Books 10:15 am
Babies and Books @ Waukegan Public Library
Jun 6 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Description:  Help your infant (6 to 23 months) develop new learning skills and sensory awareness by exploring books, singing songs and trying fun new activities together. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Jun 6 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Description:  Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Family Story Time 11:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Jun 6 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Description:  Ages 2-5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. [...]
Preschool Storytime (TR) 1:30 pm
Preschool Storytime (TR) @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jun 6 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Children ages 3-5 without an adult. Free. Ticket required. Promotes pre-reading and listening skills, builds literacy, and nurtures a love of reading in preparation for school success. Children will also gain confidence by attending classes [...]
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StoryWalk® at the Library 10:30 am
StoryWalk® at the Library @ Barrington Area Library
Jun 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
All ages w/caregiver Celebrate our new StoryWalk®, created from the book Picture a Tree by Barbara Reid, and installed along the Library’s trail to Citizen’s Park. We will lead small groups every 15 minutes. Before [...]
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THE FUN THREE “A’s IN THE GARDEN ~ ART, ACTIVITIES AND ADVENTURES! 9:30 am
THE FUN THREE “A’s IN THE GARDEN ~ ART, ACTIVITIES AND ADVENTURES! @ Glencoe Community Garden
Jun 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Let’s explore the Garden using all of our senses. Discover the GCG, in at least 150 different ways, through sight, sound, touch, taste and smell with play educator, Linda Semel. All ages welcome with a parent or caregiver.