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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Family Drop-in Storytime 10:00 am
Family Drop-in Storytime @ Warren Newport Public Library
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Promote a lifelong love of reading with this fun, multi-age storytime for ages 2-pre-K with an adult. No registration required!
Saturday Storytime 10:30 am
Saturday Storytime @ The Book Stall
Mar 2 @ 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 [...]
Under Five Family Time 10:30 am
Under Five Family Time @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Mar 2 @ 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 [...]
Books and Bites{TR} 11:00 am
Books and Bites{TR} @ Indian Trails Library District
Mar 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Ages 2-7 with a caregiver. Sweeten up your Saturday with a bite-sized storytime followed by a simple craft and snack. Limit: 30. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the event.
Preschool Storytime 3:30 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Mar 2 @ 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
Mar 3 @ 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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Story Time in the Lenhardt Library 10:00 am
Story Time in the Lenhardt Library @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Bring your child for nature-themed stories and activities Monday mornings in the Lenhardt Library! Afterward, pick up a Bingo Activity Card at the Information Desk and take a walk through the Garden and in the [...]
Preschool Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum 11:00 am
Preschool Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum @ Kohl Children\'s Museum
Mar 4 @ 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 [...]
Raising Readers 2:00 pm
Raising Readers @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Mar 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Help your child get ready to read with stories, finger plays, and music. Receive information on child development and early literacy skill building. These story times are geared toward ages 0-3 but all ages are [...]
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Wiggling Ones 9:30 am
Wiggling Ones @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Mar 5 @ 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 [...]
Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Mar 5 @ 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
Mar 5 @ 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)
Raising Readers 10:30 am
Raising Readers @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Mar 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Help your child get ready to read with stories, finger plays, and music. Receive information on child development and early literacy skill building. These story times are geared toward ages 0-3 but all ages are [...]
Wiggling Ones 10:30 am
Wiggling Ones @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Mar 5 @ 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
Mar 5 @ 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
Mar 5 @ 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.
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Baby Rhyme Storytime 9:30 am
Baby Rhyme Storytime @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Mar 6 @ 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 [...]
Raising Readers 10:30 am
Raising Readers @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Mar 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Help your child get ready to read with stories, finger plays, and music. Receive information on child development and early literacy skill building. These story times are geared toward ages 0-3 but all ages are [...]
Wednesday Storytime 10:30 am
Wednesday Storytime @ Barnes and Noble Deerfield
Mar 6 @ 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
Mar 6 @ 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
Mar 6 @ 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
Mar 7 @ 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
Mar 7 @ 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
Mar 7 @ 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
Mar 7 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Description:  Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Preschool Storytime (TR) 1:30 pm
Preschool Storytime (TR) @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Mar 7 @ 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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Ven Y Lee Conmigo – Come and Read with Me! 1:00 pm
Ven Y Lee Conmigo – Come and Read with Me! @ Ela Area Public Library
Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Mama! Papa! te gustaría que tus hijos se diviertan y al mismo tiempo desarrollen su imaginación? Ven e introducelos al maravilloso mundo de las fábulas, narraciones y lecturas de cuentos infantiles, acompáñanos a vivir esta [...]
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Mad Hatters Family Story Time 10:30 am
Mad Hatters Family Story Time @ Cook Park Library
Mar 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Grab your hat for a lively story time presented by a performance troupe of the Junior League of Chicago. Drop in. This is a family event; children must be accompanied by a caregiver.
Saturday Storytime 10:30 am
Saturday Storytime @ The Book Stall
Mar 9 @ 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
Mar 9 @ 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
Mar 10 @ 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 [...]