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This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adult, Kids, Teens, Tweens
Program Type: Technology Programs, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
4th Grade to Adults. Challenge yourself with 3D printing projects! Watch our Challenge video, log into TinkerCAD, and create your Challenge design. Submit your 3D design for a free print from the Library in the color of your choice. There will b...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Gnome For Home Take & Make

All Day 10/3 - 10/7
Library Branch: Main Branch
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Craft Programs, Take & Make
Event Details:
Celebrate the Spookiest Day of the year with this Halloween themed “take gnome” craft. Every Home needs a Gnome and you can make your own with this kit. (Hot glue gun not included). *Available at the Adult & Teen Services desk while supplies l...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Digital Media Lab Programming Area
Age Group: Adult, Teens
Program Type: Craft Programs, Non-Library Group, Community Group
Event Details:
Join the fiber arts club to hang out with other knitters, crocheters, and fiber artists in a relaxed social gathering. Bring your projects & WIPs. All ability levels are welcome- beginner to advance! What is fiber art? Fiber art is the crea...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Library Branch: Online
Room: Video (Pre-Recorded)
Age Group: Adult, Teens, Tweens
Program Type: Virtual Program
Event Details:
Get inspired and save money this Halloween with tips on creating costumes with items you may already have in your closet!  Videos are posted on Facebook, YouTube, and www.newlenoxlibrary.org and can be viewed by everyone.   ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Cosplay & Costume Club

12:30pm - 3:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Digital Media Lab Programming Area
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Craft Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
  Bring your cosplay, costume, and historical clothing projects to work on with like-minded peers. Experienced makers will teach a short skill-building workshop at the start, then host an open lab to work on your projects. Bring a project wit...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Movers + Shakers

10:30am - 11:00am
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Ages 6–23 months with a caregiver Storytime Room at the Library Books, songs, rhymes, and bounces for on-the-move babies with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Registration required.   ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

New! Wacky Rascals

10:30am - 11:00am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Ages 4-6 Storytime Room at the Library Get wacky with songs and silly stories, then wrap it all up with some creative mischief. Dress for mess. Registration required.   ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Room: Zoom (Live)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
In 1906, the U.S. Congress changed the immigration law and required specific additional information in the naturalization petitions. The petition then included when and where the immigrant arrived. It also listed when and where they were born. Natura...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Pajama Time

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Evening Programs, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Ages 3–8 with a caregiver. Storytime Room at the Library. Throw on your jammies for a family slumber party! Grab your favorite stuffed animal and cuddle up for bedtime stories and a simple craft. No younger siblings, please (stroller babies welc...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Music Makers

10:30am - 11:00am
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Ages 0–6 years with a caregiver Storytime Room at the Library. Listen to stories and explore music while we dance around and sing songs. Registration required.   ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Cooking with Kyra

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Room: Video (Pre-Recorded)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: After-School Programs, Storytime, Virtual Program, Cooking & Food
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Ages 4–10 Requires caregiver supervision DIY video posted at 4:30 Hear a story and follow along with Ms. Kyra’s video to make a simple snack. Registration required for ingredient supply bag. October 12: Mummy Dogs Registration sta...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Conversation & Literacy Club

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Study Room 3
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Adult Programs, Education & Skills
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Conversation Club is a place for any adults including English as a Second Language (ESL) Learners looking to improve literacy in a fun and supportive environment. Join us every Wednesday night from 5:00pm - 6:00pm upstairs in Adult and Teen Services....
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Fiction Book Club

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Study Room 4
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Adult Programs, Book Discussion, Non-Library Group, Community Group
Event Details:
This member-run book club meets the second Wednesday of every month and reads a variety of titles, both fiction and non-fiction. Come discuss, share and enjoy the experience of reading with a group! Call to reserve a copy of the book, or stop by Circ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Digital Media Lab Programming Area
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Adult Programs, Craft Programs, Technology Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
We’ll use the Digital Media Lab’s SawGrass500 to create a design in their CreativeStudio, print it, and heat transfer onto an item. This month we will be creating trick or treat (or halloween) tote bags. You MUST indicate a time as an appointme...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Wee Readers

10:30am - 11:00am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
10:30–11 am Storytime Room at the Library Get ready for super stories, spectacular songs, and silly rhymes. Registration required.    ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Entire Library
Age Group: Adult, Teens
Program Type: Adult Programs, Teen Programs, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Join us for our first after hours Live Action Clue Mystery Game at the library! Search for clues as you move from room to room in search of cursed objects, suspects and more. Compile all the evidence to submit your accusation: Who, What, Where. Solve...
This event is in the "Birth - Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Goofy Ghouls

10:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Birth - Pre-K, Kids
Program Type: Family Programs, Saturday Programs
Event Details:
All Ages Makerspace Boooos and ghouls….join us for spooktacular games, haunted crafts, not-so-scary tricks, and otherworldly treats. Wear your costumes! No registration required. Treats are limited and available while supplies last.   ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Digital Media Lab Programming Area
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Adult Programs, Craft Programs, Technology Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
We’ll use the Digital Media Lab’s SawGrass500 to create a design in their CreativeStudio, print it, and heat transfer onto an item. This month we will be creating trick or treat (or halloween) tote bags. You MUST indicate a time as an appointme...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Room: Zoom (Live)
Age Group: Adult, Kids, Teens, Tweens
Program Type: Technology Programs, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Are you interested in joining our OctoberTinkerCAD Challenge? Want to follow along and ask questions as Sam makes a design? Register for this virtual tutorial! A TinkerCAD account is required; an email and guardian's permission is needed to c...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Movers + Shakers

10:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Ages 6–23 months with a caregiver Storytime Room at the Library Books, songs, rhymes, and bounces for on-the-move babies with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Registration required.   ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Art Club: Frankenstein Selfie

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Room: Video (Pre-Recorded)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: After-School Programs, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
1st-4th Grade DIY video posted at 4:30 pm Create some awesome art with a step-by-step video to help you create a masterpiece. Registration required for art supply bag. Frankenstein Selfie DIY bags with supplies for DIY video programs c...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Library Parking Lot
Age Group: Adult, Seniors, Teens
Program Type: Adult Programs, Education & Skills, Non-Library Group, Teen Programs
Event Details:
Job seekers of all kinds, we're here to help! The New Lenox Library is partnering with the Workforce Services Division of Will County to bring you the Mobile Workforce Center. The Mobile Workforce Center offers a variety of services for job seek...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

New! Wacky Rascals

10:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Ages 4-6 Storytime Room at the Library Get wacky with songs and silly stories, then wrap it all up with some creative mischief. Dress for mess. Registration required.   ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Study Room 4
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Adult Programs, Book Discussion, Non-Library Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Join our long-running book club as they discuss a different mystery each month! Stop at the Circulation desk to pick up a copy of the book at any time.  ...