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Virtual Beginner ESL Class

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2024-03-06 15:00:00 2024-03-06 17:00:00 America/Chicago Virtual Beginner ESL Class (Adults) Beginner Level English Learning. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois. Online -

Wednesday, March 06
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-03-06 15:00:00 2024-03-06 17:00:00 America/Chicago Virtual Beginner ESL Class (Adults) Beginner Level English Learning. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois. Online -

(Adults) Beginner Level English Learning. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Learn and improve your English by enrolling in multilevel ESL classes offered in partnership with the Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Aprende y mejora su inglés inscribiéndose en clases de ESL de varios niveles que se ofrecen en asociación con la Asociación Vietnamita de Illinois.

*See note below/vea la nota abajo*

**New students must fill out an intake form**

** Nuevos estudiantes deben completar un formulario de admisión**

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScHjLRUs9phq319jXshARSmZxniMwim89VIS7eiANuodMxioQ/viewform

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | ELL and Language Learning |

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These events are presented online via the Library's Zoom or another virtual host. 

Upcoming events

Wed, Apr 17, 9:00am - 10:00am
Online
(Adults) A free online US citizenship class to help prepare you for the civics questions in the citizenship interview. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois
Registration is now closed

Wed, Apr 17, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room E,Meeting Room F
(Birth - 24 months with adult) Caregivers and babies will enjoy singing, reading and chasing bubbles! This is a great first "playgroup" for children.

Wed, Apr 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Wed, Apr 17, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Online
(Adults) Beginner Level English Learning. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Apr 17, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Services
(Pre-Kindergarten - 4th) Free tutoring for children having difficulty in reading and math. Bring what your child is struggling with to tutoring session. If you need to cancel, call 815-740-2662.
Register

Wed, Apr 17, 3:00pm - 8:30pm
Black Road Branch - Youth Services
(Pre-Kindergarten - 4th) Free tutoring for children having difficulty in math and reading. Bring what your child is struggling with to tutoring session.
Register

Wed, Apr 17, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Apr 17, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Apr 17, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Wed, Apr 17, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room E
Make a simple sampler with optional lettering. Supplies included.
This event is full

Wed, Apr 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D
Share your love of reading with this lively book group!  There is a morning and evening session each month. Books can be picked up at the Circulation Desk.

Wed, Apr 17, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Online
(Adults) Advanced Level English Learning. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Thu, Apr 18, 9:00am - 10:00am
Online
(Adults) A free online US citizenship class to help prepare you for the civics questions in the citizenship interview. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois

Thu, Apr 18, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room F
(3 - 5 years with adult) A chance for children to explore the world of books through stories and songs in a group environment with a craft.

Thu, Apr 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Thu, Apr 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Thu, Apr 18, 11:00am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Thu, Apr 18, 3:00pm - 8:30pm
Black Road Branch - Youth Services
(Pre-Kindergarten - 4th) Free tutoring for children having difficulty in math and reading. Bring what your child is struggling with to tutoring session.
Register

Thu, Apr 18, 5:45pm - 8:30pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D
Join WriteOn members in a safe, comfortable and supportive atmosphere to share your work, and constructive feedback so that everyone can benefit from our shared knowledge.

Thu, Apr 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Board Room 208 (2nd Level)
Joliet Public Library Meeting of the Board of Trustees

Fri, Apr 19, 9:00am - 10:00am
Online
(Adults) A free online US citizenship class to help prepare you for the civics questions in the citizenship interview. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois

Canceled
Fri, Apr 19, 10:00am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch
(Adults, registration required) Practice your English in a small group setting. Build your vocabulary, learn common phrases and build your confidence in expressing yourself by talking to others.

Fri, Apr 19, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room F,Meeting Room E
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Sat, Apr 20, 9:00am - 11:00am
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D
(Adults, registration required) To begin, or continue your English learning journey, register today! Experience English learning in person.

Sat, Apr 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - Burnham Room 201 (2nd Level)
(Grades K-5) Parents/guardians get crafty at the Library with your kids and work together on a fun craft! Apr. 20: Leaf Snow Globe

Canceled
Sat, Apr 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
OSB - Local History Room
Historian Tina Beaird will tell us all about how to find out about our ancestors who played sports!

Sun, Apr 21, 9:00am - 10:00am
Online
(Adults) Advanced Level English Learning. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Sun, Apr 21, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Online
(Adults) Intermediate Level English Learning. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Sun, Apr 21, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Online
(Adults) Intermediate Level English Learning. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Sun, Apr 21, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Online
(Adults) Advanced Level English Learning. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Sun, Apr 21, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Online
(Adults) Beginner Level English Learning. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Sun, Apr 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online
(Adults) High Beginner Level English Learning. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Mon, Apr 22, 9:00am - 10:00am
Online
(Adults) A free online US citizenship class to help prepare you for the civics questions in the citizenship interview. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois

Mon, Apr 22, 9:30am - 12:15pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room F
(Ages 18 months-3 years with adult) Toddler Time is a story program for children who are not yet ready for the structure of storytime. Your child will enjoy stories, songs and a simple craft.

Mon, Apr 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Online
(Adults) Beginner Level English Learning. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Mon, Apr 22, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Mon, Apr 22, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Mon, Apr 22, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Services
(Pre-Kindergarten - 4th) Free tutoring for children having difficulty in reading and math. Bring what your child is struggling with to tutoring session. If you need to cancel, call 815-740-2662.
Register

Mon, Apr 22, 3:00pm - 8:30pm
Black Road Branch - Youth Services
(Pre-Kindergarten - 4th) Free tutoring for children having difficulty in math and reading. Bring what your child is struggling with to tutoring session.
Register

Mon, Apr 22, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Grades 8-12) Earn community service hours by helping us spruce up the library and community for spring!
This event is full

Mon, Apr 22, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Digital Media Studio (Lower Level) - DMS
Paint in layer to color your coloring page

Mon, Apr 22, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Online
(Adults) Advanced Level English Learning. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Tue, Apr 23, 9:00am - 10:00am
Online
(Adults) A free online US citizenship class to help prepare you for the civics questions in the citizenship interview. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois

Tue, Apr 23, 10:15am - 11:00am
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Ages 18 months-3 years with adult) Make friends in this guided music and play program! Some weeks we'll be shaking our wiggles out, and others, we'll use our imagination through hands-on activities.

Tue, Apr 23, 3:00pm - 8:30pm
Black Road Branch - Youth Services
(Pre-Kindergarten - 4th) Free tutoring for children having difficulty in math and reading. Bring what your child is struggling with to tutoring session.
Register

Tue, Apr 23, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room F,Meeting Room E
(Grades 1-3) Learn basic coding principles while working with adorable robots.

Tue, Apr 23, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Online
(Adults) High Beginner Level English Learning. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Tue, Apr 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Online - Virtual Meeting Room
(Adults, registration required) Practice your English in a small group setting. Build your vocabulary, learn common phrases and build your confidence in expressing yourself by talking to others.

Tue, Apr 23, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room F
(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Wed, Apr 24, 9:00am - 10:00am
Online
(Adults) A free online US citizenship class to help prepare you for the civics questions in the citizenship interview. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois

Wed, Apr 24, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room E,Meeting Room F
(Birth - 24 months with adult) Caregivers and babies will enjoy singing, reading and chasing bubbles! This is a great first "playgroup" for children.

Wed, Apr 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Wed, Apr 24, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Online
(Adults) Beginner Level English Learning. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Wed, Apr 24, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Services
(Pre-Kindergarten - 4th) Free tutoring for children having difficulty in reading and math. Bring what your child is struggling with to tutoring session. If you need to cancel, call 815-740-2662.
Register

Wed, Apr 24, 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Black Road Branch - Youth Services
(Pre-Kindergarten - 4th) Free tutoring for children having difficulty in math and reading. Bring what your child is struggling with to tutoring session.
Register

Wed, Apr 24, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Wed, Apr 24, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Wed, Apr 24, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Wed, Apr 24, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D
Learn to organize through your Inbox/Sent/Drafts/Trash and manage Spam.
This event is full

Wed, Apr 24, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Online
(Adults) Advanced Level English Learning. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Thu, Apr 25, 9:00am - 10:00am
Online
(Adults) A free online US citizenship class to help prepare you for the civics questions in the citizenship interview. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois

Thu, Apr 25, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room F
(3 - 5 years with adult) A chance for children to explore the world of books through stories and songs in a group environment with a craft.

Thu, Apr 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Thu, Apr 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Thu, Apr 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Thu, Apr 25, 3:00pm - 8:30pm
Black Road Branch - Youth Services
(Pre-Kindergarten - 4th) Free tutoring for children having difficulty in math and reading. Bring what your child is struggling with to tutoring session.
Register

Thu, Apr 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D
(Grades 8-12) Can you tell the difference between almost identical drinks and treats? Kool-Aid Jammers and Capri Suns? Oreos and the store brand cookies?Come put taste buds to the test!

Thu, Apr 25, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room F
Use your camera in manual mode.
Registration opens Thursday, April 25 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Apr 25, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Burnham Room 201 (2nd Level)
(All ages) Meet ten different exotic animals during this exciting, interactive presentation with Animal Quest.

Thu, Apr 25, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - McGuire Room 109
We will learn time management strategies, clutter clearing skills and easy stress relief tools.

Fri, Apr 26, 9:00am - 10:00am
Online
(Adults) A free online US citizenship class to help prepare you for the civics questions in the citizenship interview. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois

Fri, Apr 26, 10:00am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - McGuire Room 109
(Adults, registration required) Practice your English in a small group setting. Build your vocabulary, learn common phrases and build your confidence in expressing yourself by talking to others.

Fri, Apr 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - Burnham Room 201 (2nd Level)
(Ages 2-5 with adult) Children will hear stories, enjoy music and explore topics with hands-on activities.

Fri, Apr 26, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room E,Meeting Room F
(Children of all ages with adult) Dress your best and dance with us at this after hours event. We'll have a photo op and all things Barbie & Ken!

Sat, Apr 27, 9:00am - 11:00am
Study Room
(Adults, registration required) To begin, or continue your English learning journey, register today! Experience English learning in person.

Sat, Apr 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room E,Meeting Room F
Meet real authors from our area to talk about books, publishing and the power of words! Authors will be signing and selling their books for kids, teens and adults.

Sun, Apr 28, 9:00am - 10:00am
Online
(Adults) Advanced Level English Learning. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Sun, Apr 28, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Online
(Adults) Intermediate Level English Learning. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Sun, Apr 28, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Online
(Adults) Intermediate Level English Learning. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Sun, Apr 28, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Online
(Adults) Advanced Level English Learning. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Sun, Apr 28, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Online
(Adults) Beginner Level English Learning. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Sun, Apr 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online
(Adults) High Beginner Level English Learning. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Mon, Apr 29, 9:00am - 10:00am
Online
(Adults) A free online US citizenship class to help prepare you for the civics questions in the citizenship interview. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois

Mon, Apr 29, 9:30am - 12:15pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room F
(Ages 18 months-3 years with adult) Toddler Time is a story program for children who are not yet ready for the structure of storytime. Your child will enjoy stories, songs and a simple craft.

Mon, Apr 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Online
(Adults) Beginner Level English Learning. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Mon, Apr 29, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Mon, Apr 29, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Mon, Apr 29, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Services
(Pre-Kindergarten - 4th) Free tutoring for children having difficulty in reading and math. Bring what your child is struggling with to tutoring session. If you need to cancel, call 815-740-2662.
Register

Mon, Apr 29, 3:00pm - 8:30pm
Black Road Branch - Youth Services
(Pre-Kindergarten - 4th) Free tutoring for children having difficulty in math and reading. Bring what your child is struggling with to tutoring session.
Register

Canceled
Mon, Apr 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch
(Grades 4-8) Join us monthly and get a chance to build, program and play with your very own robot and complete challenges to show off your skills! In partnership with the U of I Extension Office.

Mon, Apr 29, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Online
(Adults) Advanced Level English Learning. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Tue, Apr 30, 9:00am - 10:00am
Online
(Adults) A free online US citizenship class to help prepare you for the civics questions in the citizenship interview. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois

Tue, Apr 30, 10:00am - 7:00pm
Black Road Branch - Youth Services
(Children of all ages with adult) Spending time together is the best way to celebrate children and families! Take the time to play some special board games in the Youth Services Department today.

Tue, Apr 30, 10:00am - 7:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Services
(Children of all ages with adult) Spending time together is the best way to celebrate children and families! Take the time to play some special board games in the Youth Services Department today.

Tue, Apr 30, 10:15am - 11:00am
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Ages 18 months-3 years with adult) Make friends in this guided music and play program! Some weeks we'll be shaking our wiggles out, and others, we'll use our imagination through hands-on activities.

Tue, Apr 30, 3:00pm - 8:30pm
Black Road Branch - Youth Services
(Pre-Kindergarten - 4th) Free tutoring for children having difficulty in math and reading. Bring what your child is struggling with to tutoring session.
Register

Tue, Apr 30, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Online
(Adults) High Beginner Level English Learning. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Tue, Apr 30, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Digital Media Studio Lower Level - DMS
Build awareness and drive engagement to your FB page

Tue, Apr 30, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Online - Virtual Meeting Room
(Adults, registration required) Practice your English in a small group setting. Build your vocabulary, learn common phrases and build your confidence in expressing yourself by talking to others.

Tue, Apr 30, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room F
(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Wed, May 01, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room E,Meeting Room F
(Birth - 24 months with adult) Caregivers and babies will enjoy singing, reading and chasing bubbles! This is a great first "playgroup" for children.

Wed, May 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Wed, May 01, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Services
(Pre-Kindergarten - 4th) Free tutoring for children having difficulty in reading and math. Bring what your child is struggling with to tutoring session. If you need to cancel, call 815-740-2662.
Register

Wed, May 01, 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Black Road Branch - Youth Services
(Pre-Kindergarten - 4th) Free tutoring for children having difficulty in math and reading. Bring what your child is struggling with to tutoring session.
Register

Wed, May 01, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Wed, May 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room E,Meeting Room F
(Ages 5 and up with adult) The library will supply Lego™ bricks for free play and the occasional challenge! Are you up for it? Seating is limited.

Wed, May 01, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Wed, May 01, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Wed, May 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room E,Meeting Room D,Meeting Room F
James Healy will present his one-man, one-act semi-biographical play of the life and travels of Louis Jolliet.

Thu, May 02, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room F,Meeting Room D
(3 - 5 years with adult) A chance for children to explore the world of books through stories and songs in a group environment with a craft.

Thu, May 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Thu, May 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Thu, May 02, 11:00am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Thu, May 02, 3:00pm - 8:30pm
Black Road Branch - Youth Services
(Pre-Kindergarten - 4th) Free tutoring for children having difficulty in math and reading. Bring what your child is struggling with to tutoring session.
Register

Fri, May 03, 10:00am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - McGuire Room 109
(Adults, registration required) Practice your English in a small group setting. Build your vocabulary, learn common phrases and build your confidence in expressing yourself by talking to others.

Fri, May 03, 11:00am - 11:45am
Ottawa Street Branch - Board Room 208 (2nd Level)
The vitamins you need for better health and a live style habit that can make a difference. Presenter: Isabel Dyche of the University of Illinois-Extension.

Fri, May 03, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room E,Meeting Room F
Join us for a book sale! Proceeds benefit Library programs and equipment.

Sat, May 04, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room E,Meeting Room F
Join us for a book sale! Proceeds benefit Library programs and equipment.

Sat, May 04, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D
Friends Spring Book Sale

Sat, May 04, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Burnham Room 201 (2nd Level)
Speak Up -Non Profit Organization talent show

Sat, May 04, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Zoom: University Of Illinois-Extension
Improve your Diet and lower your spending with these lessons you will learn. Presenter: Isabel Dyche of the University Of Illinois-Extension
Register

Sun, May 05, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room E,Meeting Room F
Join us for a book sale! Proceeds benefit Library programs and equipment.

Mon, May 06, 9:30am - 12:15pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room F
(Ages 18 months-3 years with adult) Toddler Time is a story program for children who are not yet ready for the structure of storytime. Your child will enjoy stories, songs and a simple craft.

Mon, May 06, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Mon, May 06, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Mon, May 06, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Services
(Pre-Kindergarten - 4th) Free tutoring for children having difficulty in reading and math. Bring what your child is struggling with to tutoring session. If you need to cancel, call 815-740-2662.
Register

Mon, May 06, 3:00pm - 8:30pm
Black Road Branch - Youth Services
(Pre-Kindergarten - 4th) Free tutoring for children having difficulty in math and reading. Bring what your child is struggling with to tutoring session.
Register

Mon, May 06, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch
This group meets every month to share, learn and network with other creatives. This group will do outings, meetups, shoot in the greenscreen room and share techniques.

Tue, May 07, 10:30am - 11:15am
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Ages 18-months to 4 years with adult) Meet new friends in our music and play program! We will be shaking our wiggles out and using our imagination through hands-on play.

Tue, May 07, 3:00pm - 8:30pm
Black Road Branch - Youth Services
(Pre-Kindergarten - 4th) Free tutoring for children having difficulty in math and reading. Bring what your child is struggling with to tutoring session.
Register

Tue, May 07, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room E,Meeting Room F
(Grades 4-7) Code our robots for special missions and games.

Tue, May 07, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch
Create a masterpiece of your favorite flower. We will paint on canvas utilizing acrylic paint.

Rescheduled
Tue, May 07, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
New date Wednesday, May 08, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch
Greetings, candle enthusiasts and lovers of all things cozy and fragrant! I'm Tanesha, your guide into the enchanting world of candle making.

Tue, May 07, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room F,Meeting Room D
(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Tue, May 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online
Kal Penn will be joined in conversation with Bridget Petrites, Evanston Public Library.
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Wed, May 08, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room E,Meeting Room F
(Birth - 24 months with adult) Caregivers and babies will enjoy singing, reading and chasing bubbles! This is a great first "playgroup" for children.

Wed, May 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Wed, May 08, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Services
(Pre-Kindergarten - 4th) Free tutoring for children having difficulty in reading and math. Bring what your child is struggling with to tutoring session. If you need to cancel, call 815-740-2662.
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Wed, May 08, 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Black Road Branch - Youth Services
(Pre-Kindergarten - 4th) Free tutoring for children having difficulty in math and reading. Bring what your child is struggling with to tutoring session.
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Wed, May 08, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Wed, May 08, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Wed, May 08, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch
Greetings, candle enthusiasts and lovers of all things cozy and fragrant! I'm Tanesha, your guide into the enchanting world of candle making.

Wed, May 08, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Wed, May 08, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Board Room 208 (2nd Level)
Work with other likeminded creators to develop your very own comic book

Canceled
Wed, May 08, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch
Local musicians of all levels Local musicians of all levels are welcomed to join in, share and create. The Joliet Library's Musician's Club is a place for anyone who writes or plays music of any kind.

Thu, May 09, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room F,Meeting Room D
(3 - 5 years with adult) A chance for children to explore the world of books through stories and songs in a group environment with a craft.

Thu, May 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Thu, May 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Thu, May 09, 11:00am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Thu, May 09, 3:00pm - 8:30pm
Black Road Branch - Youth Services
(Pre-Kindergarten - 4th) Free tutoring for children having difficulty in math and reading. Bring what your child is struggling with to tutoring session.
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Thu, May 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Grades 5-7) Ever wonder where those missing socks go? Come pay homage to your missing socks on National Lost Sock Memorial Day.

Fri, May 10, 10:00am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - McGuire Room 109
(Adults, registration required) Practice your English in a small group setting. Build your vocabulary, learn common phrases and build your confidence in expressing yourself by talking to others.

Fri, May 10, 10:30am - 11:15am
Ottawa Street Branch - Burnham Room 201 (2nd Level)
(Ages 3-8 with adult) Calling all caregivers! Dress your littles in their fanciest attire and join us for a special tea party where we will celebrate YOU!

Fri, May 10, 11:00am - 11:45am
Ottawa Street Branch - Board Room 208 (2nd Level)
The vitamins you need for better health and a live style habit that can make a difference. Presenter: Isabel Dyche of the University of Illinois-Extension.

Rescheduled
Sat, May 11, 9:00am - 11:00am
New date Saturday, May 11, 9:30am - 11:30am
Black Road Branch
(Adults, registration required) To begin, or continue your English learning journey, register today! Experience English learning in person.

Sat, May 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
OSB - LH
Genealogist Tina Beaird will guide us through the political process and explain what records may exist and how to find them to help you find your ancestors that perhaps served politically.

Sat, May 11, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Zoom: University Of Illinois-Extension
Improve your Diet and lower your spending with these lessons you will learn. Presenter: Isabel Dyche of the University Of Illinois-Extension
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Mon, May 13, 6:30am - 8:00am
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room F
20s and 30s Book Club

Mon, May 13, 9:30am - 12:15pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room F
(Ages 18 months-3 years with adult) Toddler Time is a story program for children who are not yet ready for the structure of storytime. Your child will enjoy stories, songs and a simple craft.

Mon, May 13, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Mon, May 13, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Mon, May 13, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Services
(Pre-Kindergarten - 4th) Free tutoring for children having difficulty in reading and math. Bring what your child is struggling with to tutoring session. If you need to cancel, call 815-740-2662.
Register

Mon, May 13, 3:00pm - 8:30pm
Black Road Branch - Youth Services
(Pre-Kindergarten - 4th) Free tutoring for children having difficulty in math and reading. Bring what your child is struggling with to tutoring session.
Register

Mon, May 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Burnham Room 201 (2nd Level),McGuire Room 109
(Grades K-6) What could be more exciting than seeing a baby chick emerge from an egg? Join us, with the U of I Extension Office, to learn about hatching chicks and meet our incubating eggs.

Mon, May 13, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D
(Grades 5-7) Use Lego Spike Prime sets to build and code real robots.

Mon, May 13, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Ages 5 and up with adult) The library will supply Lego™ bricks for free play and the occasional challenge! Are you up for it?

Mon, May 13, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
DMS Maker Lab - Maker Lab Lower Level
Perler Beads have been around a long time and are a classic craft. They are fun even for us adults, too, and you may find yourself jumping in and creating along with the kiddos.

Tue, May 14, 10:30am - 11:15am
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Ages 18-months to 4 years with adult) Meet new friends in our music and play program! We will be shaking our wiggles out and using our imagination through hands-on play.

Tue, May 14, 3:00pm - 8:30pm
Black Road Branch - Youth Services
(Pre-Kindergarten - 4th) Free tutoring for children having difficulty in math and reading. Bring what your child is struggling with to tutoring session.
Register

Tue, May 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room E,Meeting Room D
(Grades K-6) What could be more exciting than seeing a baby chick emerge from an egg? Join us, with the U of I Extension Office, to learn about hatching chicks and meet our incubating eggs.

Tue, May 14, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room F
(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Wed, May 15, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room E,Meeting Room F
(Birth - 24 months with adult) Caregivers and babies will enjoy singing, reading and chasing bubbles! This is a great first "playgroup" for children.

Wed, May 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Wed, May 15, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Services
(Pre-Kindergarten - 4th) Free tutoring for children having difficulty in reading and math. Bring what your child is struggling with to tutoring session. If you need to cancel, call 815-740-2662.
Register

Wed, May 15, 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Black Road Branch - Youth Services
(Pre-Kindergarten - 4th) Free tutoring for children having difficulty in math and reading. Bring what your child is struggling with to tutoring session.
Register

Wed, May 15, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Wed, May 15, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room F
(Grades K-2) We will read a book together, discuss, and do activities and a craft that go along with the title.

Wed, May 15, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Wed, May 15, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Wed, May 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Grades 7-12) Learn to make your own Kool-Aid Flavor Lip Gloss!

Thu, May 16, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room F,Meeting Room D
(3 - 5 years with adult) A chance for children to explore the world of books through stories and songs in a group environment with a craft.

Thu, May 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Thu, May 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Thu, May 16, 11:00am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Thu, May 16, 3:00pm - 8:30pm
Black Road Branch - Youth Services
(Pre-Kindergarten - 4th) Free tutoring for children having difficulty in math and reading. Bring what your child is struggling with to tutoring session.
Register

Thu, May 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room E,Meeting Room F
Joliet Public Library Meeting of the Board of Trustees

Fri, May 17, 10:00am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - McGuire Room 109
(Adults, registration required) Practice your English in a small group setting. Build your vocabulary, learn common phrases and build your confidence in expressing yourself by talking to others.

Fri, May 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room E,Meeting Room F
(Ages 3-5) Looking for fun? Stop by the library to play indoor learning games with friends.
Registration opens Friday, April 19 2024 at 9:00am

Fri, May 17, 11:00am - 11:45am
Ottawa Street Branch - Board Room 208 (2nd Level)
The vitamins you need for better health and a live style habit that can make a difference. Presenter: Isabel Dyche of the University of Illinois-Extension.