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McHenry County Conservation District Series

Presented by Aimee Collins via Zoom

Spring Wildflowers - Tuesday, March 23 @ 6:30 p.m. - Learn about the fleeting presence of spring wildflowers, including what to look for and when to expect it.

Planting for Pollinators - Saturday, April 10 @ 2:00 p.m. - Discover how to create a pollinator friendly garden for your home.

Recreational Opportunities Close to Home - Tuesday, May 4 @ 6:30 p.m. - Learn about recreational sites and activities available right here through the McHenry County Conservation District.

*Programs will be recorded and posted to this YouTube playlist.

Visit the Library in person or call 847-639-2274 to register (for live attendance or to be sent the recording link afterward). Please notify us of special accommodation requests.

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Illinois Student Assistance Commission College Series

Presented by Daina Sauls via WebEx

FAFSA Follow-up - Monday, March 8 @ 6:30 p.m. - A presentation of what happens after a FAFSA is completed, including the SAR (Student Aid Report), completing the verification process, using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, reviewing aid award letters using ISAC's interactive tool, and how aid is disbursed.

FAFSA Workshop - Monday, March 22 @ 6:30 p.m. - An opportunity to drop in with any questions you may have about the FAFSA.

All About Scholarships - Monday, April 5 @ 6:30 p.m. - An introduction to the process of applying for scholarships that addresses the basics of a scholarship application, along with tips on how to submit a successful application.

Scholarship Workshop - Monday, April 19 @ 6:30 p.m. - Get assistance finding and applying for scholarships.

Managing College Costs - Monday, May 10 @ 6:30 p.m. - Discover useful information for planning a college budget. Topics include how to plan your college financing and strategies for saving money without losing out on academic opportunities.

Drop-in Office with Daina - Monday, May 24 @ 6:30 p.m. - An opportunity to drop in with any questions you may have regarding any of the series programs' topics.

Visit the Library in person or call 847-639-2274 to register. Please notify us of special accommodation requests.

Take & Make Craft Kits

1st Monday of each month: March 1, April 5, May 3

We now offer monthly craft kits for our adult patrons! Why should the kids have all the fun?  Supplies are available for pick up at the Circulation Desk, but they are limited. First come, first served!

Read with a Red

Online Adult Book Club via Zoom

Read with a Red is an online book club that currently meets via Zoom to discuss all types of books. There are multiple copies of the book selections held at the Library for checkout, and FRGML cardholders can access eBook or eAudiobook versions through our digital resources when available.

Thursday, March 11 @ 7:00 p.m.
Driving Miss Norma
by Tim Bauerschmidt
& Ramie Liddle

Thursday, April 8 @ 7:00 p.m.
Fruit of the Drunken Tree
by Ingrid Rojas Contreras

Thursday, May 13 @ 7:00 p.m.
The Seven Husbands
of Evelyn Hugo
by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Visit the Library in person or call 847-639-2274 to register. Please notify us of special accommodation requests.