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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Baby & Me with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital 9:30 am
Baby & Me with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital @ Kohl Children's Museum
Apr 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Baby & Me Baby & Me is a networking group for parents and their children up to 12 months, to come and meet others in your position – not just first time parents, but all [...]
Baby Playtime 9:30 am
Baby Playtime @ Ela Area Public Library
Apr 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Meet new friends and enjoy some unstructured playtime. Professional doulas Kirsten and Michelle will bring coffee and the answers to your questions about labor and delivery, the postpartum period and the changing needs of your [...]
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime 9:30 am
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime @ Lake Villa District Library
Apr 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
(Intended for babies and toddlers) Come be part of the fun at Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime! It’s a half-hour filled with rhyme, music, books and more for our littlest of listeners. No registration required!
Panera Storytime 9:30 am
Panera Storytime @ Panera Bread
Apr 1 @ 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
Baby and Toddler Touch n’ Play 10:00 am
Baby and Toddler Touch n’ Play @ Fremont Public Library
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Ages birth to 2 years. Explore sensory stations with your little one. Don’t dress your best because we may make a mess!
Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Indian Trails Library District - Temporary Location
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages infants & crawlers with a caregiver. Stories, songs, fingerplays and sign language followed by 15-minute playtime. Limit: 20. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
Stay and Play 10:30 am
Stay and Play @ Glencoe Public Library
Apr 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Whether you come for Book Babies or Rock and Read, you’re welcome to socialize, play, and have fun between classes. We’ll have puppets, toys, music, and more for you to explore. Children must be accompanied [...]
Book Babies 11:00 am
Book Babies @ Glencoe Public Library
Apr 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Introduce your baby to the library with stories, songs, and active play designed to teach infants and toddlers their first literacy skills. Older siblings are welcome.
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Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Apr 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime 9:30 am
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime @ Lake Villa District Library
Apr 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
(Intended for babies and toddlers) Come be part of the fun at Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime! It’s a half-hour filled with rhyme, music, books and more for our littlest of listeners. No registration required!
Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Barrington Area Library
Apr 2 @ 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 [...]
Baby Storytime 11:00 am
Baby Storytime @ Grayslake Area Public LIbrary,
Apr 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
0-18 MONTHS | DROP IN Get out of the house with baby! Bring your newborn to 18-month-old to the library for a fun storytime including songs, parachute play, bubbles, and more!
Baby and Me 11:15 am
Baby and Me @ Highwood Public Library
Apr 2 @ 11:15 am – 11:45 am
Parent baby storytime
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Drop In, Tune Up, and Play On 9:15 am
Drop In, Tune Up, and Play On @ JCC Duman Early Childhood Center
Apr 3 @ 9:15 am – 10:00 am
Play with your little one in our expertly designed infant-toddler play spaces, connect with other families, and enjoy music and sensory activities. There is no-cost to participate, and no registration required. These drop-in playtimes are [...]
Baby Rhyme Storytime 9:30 am
Baby Rhyme Storytime @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Apr 3 @ 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 [...]
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Cook Park Library
Apr 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
Playtime with Littles 9:30 am
Playtime with Littles @ Fox Lake District Library
Apr 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, [...]
New Parents & Babies Playgroup 10:00 am
New Parents & Babies Playgroup @ Vernon Area Public Library District,
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 Ages 0-14 months with an adult. Free. Drop-in. Meet other caregivers in this casual playdate that takes place between our Rhythm & Rhyme storytimes for babies. Swap stories and find support while tots play and [...]
Baby Rhyme Storytime 11:00 am
Baby Rhyme Storytime @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Apr 3 @ 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 [...]
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Baby & Toddler Playtime 9:30 am
Baby & Toddler Playtime @ Barrington Area Library
Apr 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 Ages 0-3 w/caregiver Children learn as they play and explore hands-on activities, while you connect with other grown-ups in this fun class. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. [...]
Babies and Books 10:15 am
Babies and Books @ Waukegan Public Library
Apr 4 @ 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)
Family Storytime 6:00 pm
Family Storytime @ Fremont Public Library
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Birth – 6 years old. Stories, rhymes, and songs for families to enjoy together. Pajamas optional! Drop in; registration recommended for email reminders.
Starry Night Storytime (TR) 6:00 pm
Starry Night Storytime (TR) @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Ages 0-6 with an adult. Free. Ticket required. Rain or shine, we will see the stars before bedtime! Bring your little star to a nighttime storytime sure to get out those last few wiggles. TICKET [...]
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Family Dance Party 10:00 am
Family Dance Party @ Lake Villa District Library
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get ready to dance, shake, shimmy, groove! Make sure you’re ready to move-it, move-it for this music-filled party for you and your little ones. No registration required!
Inchworms 11:00 am
Inchworms @ Glencoe Public Library
Apr 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages Birth – Crawlers with adult Get on the floor for stories, rhymes, songs, and bounces that build early literacy skills in our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome to attend. Little one already walking? [...]
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Baby & Me with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital 9:30 am
Baby & Me with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital @ Kohl Children's Museum
Apr 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Baby & Me Baby & Me is a networking group for parents and their children up to 12 months, to come and meet others in your position – not just first time parents, but all [...]
Baby Bounce 9:30 am
Baby Bounce @ Fremont Public Library
Apr 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Birth-11 month-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in; registration recommended for email reminders
Baby Playtime 9:30 am
Baby Playtime @ Ela Area Public Library
Apr 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Meet new friends and enjoy some unstructured playtime. Professional doulas Kirsten and Michelle will bring coffee and the answers to your questions about labor and delivery, the postpartum period and the changing needs of your [...]
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime 9:30 am
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime @ Lake Villa District Library
Apr 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
(Intended for babies and toddlers) Come be part of the fun at Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime! It’s a half-hour filled with rhyme, music, books and more for our littlest of listeners. No registration required!
Baby Bounce 10:30 am
Baby Bounce @ Fremont Public Library
Apr 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Birth-11 month-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in; registration recommended for email reminders
Stay and Play 10:30 am
Stay and Play @ Glencoe Public Library
Apr 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Whether you come for Book Babies or Rock and Read, you’re welcome to socialize, play, and have fun between classes. We’ll have puppets, toys, music, and more for you to explore. Children must be accompanied [...]
Yoga for Baby & Me 10:30 am
Yoga for Baby & Me @ Ela Area Public Library
Apr 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Certified yoga instructor Marti Anne LaHood guides you and your infant through a fun and stress-free hour of massage techniques, stretches, songs and games. Please bring a yoga mat if possible. No prior yoga experience [...]