Upcoming Events
Thu, Dec 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
St. Charles Public Library - Huntley Meeting Room
This program is filled with stories, music and movement

Thu, Dec 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
St. Charles Public Library - Helen Gale Story Room
Join us for an extra wiggly story time followed by a time to play with other children and meet other caregivers. Designed with sensory differences in mind, and open to all.

Thu, Dec 05, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
St. Charles Public Library - Helen Gale Story Room
We will learn by doing! Please only register for one date. This same exact program is offered on three different dates to help accommodate all participants.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Dec 05, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Creek Bend Nature Center LeRoy Oaks Forest Preserve - 37W700 Dean St., St. Charles
Come hear stories and do a craft! Kids are welcome to wear their pajamas.

Thu, Dec 05, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
St. Charles Public Library - Bisbee Room
Meeting

Thu, Dec 05, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
St. Charles Public Library - Carnegie Community Room
Small business owners can get end-of-year tax tips from Harry Eng.

Fri, Dec 06, 9:00am - 7:30pm
St. Charles Public Library - Huntley Meeting Room
All children's materials must go! Books, movies, audio, games, and much more. Just in time for the holidays.

Fri, Dec 06, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
St. Charles Public Library - Helen Gale Story Room
Do you love to create works of art? This program will introduce you to a few of the many great artists in history. We will then use these artists as our inspiration to create our own masterpieces!
This event is full

Fri, Dec 06, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
STC Underground
Get in the holiday spirit with an Ugly Sweater Cake! A professional baker will teach you how to cover your own mini sweater cake with fondant icing and make festive decorations. Register

Sat, Dec 07, 9:00am - 4:30pm
St. Charles Public Library - Huntley Meeting Room
All children's materials must go! Books, movies, audio, games, and much more. Just in time for the holidays.

Mon, Dec 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
St. Charles Public Library - Huntley Meeting Room
This program is filled with stories, music and movement!

Mon, Dec 09, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
St. Charles Public Library - Helen Gale Story Room
A playtime for meeting other children and caregivers!

Mon, Dec 09, 6:30pm - 8:45pm
St. Charles Public Library - Huntley Meeting Room
Business Librarian Chris Flood welcomes TUG Career Services.

Tue, Dec 10, 9:30am - 10:00am
St. Charles Public Library - Helen Gale Story Room
Lapsit story time for parents/caregivers and children, which include songs, stories, and play. Simple sign language will also be covered.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 10, 10:00am - 11:30am
St. Charles Public Library - Bisbee Room
The Library offers two book discussion groups: Mornings at 10:00 a.m. and Evenings at 7:00 p.m.

Tue, Dec 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
St. Charles Public Library - Huntley Meeting Room
This program is filled with stories, music and movement!

Tue, Dec 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
St. Charles Public Library - Helen Gale Story Room
Interactive story time for children and their parents/caregivers, which include songs, stories, and movement.

Tue, Dec 10, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
St. Charles Public Library - Huntley Meeting Room
Interactive story time for independent children who have not yet entered kindergarten including songs, stories, and play.

Tue, Dec 10, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
St. Charles Public Library - Carnegie Community Room
Every second Tuesday of the month get loud and geek out with anime, snacks, and activities! Cosplay is always welcome. DROP IN

Tue, Dec 10, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
St. Charles Public Library - Helen Gale Story Room
This program is filled with stories, music, movement, and a special bedtime snack. Pajamas are encouraged!

Tue, Dec 10, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
St. Charles Public Library - Bisbee Room
The Library offers two book discussion groups: Mornings at 10:00 a.m. and Evenings at 7:00 p.m.

Tue, Dec 10, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
St. Charles Public Library - Huntley Meeting Room
Looking for an outstanding, holiday appetizer? Create a charcuterie board!
This event is full

Wed, Dec 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
St. Charles Public Library - Huntley Meeting Room
This program is filled with stories, music and movement!

Wed, Dec 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
St. Charles Public Library - Helen Gale Story Room
Interactive story time for children and their parents/caregivers, which include songs, stories, and movement.

Wed, Dec 11, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
St. Charles Public Library - Huntley Meeting Room
Become a scientist! Hypothesize, build and test wacky science experiments.
This event is full

Wed, Dec 11, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
St. Charles Public Library - Carnegie Community Room
Join us to play games like Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, and other modern games.

Wed, Dec 11, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
St. Charles Public Library - Huntley Meeting Room
Monthly Meeting of Library Board

Thu, Dec 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
St. Charles Public Library - Huntley Meeting Room
This program is filled with stories, music and movement

Thu, Dec 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
St. Charles Public Library - Helen Gale Story Room
Join us for an extra wiggly story time followed by a time to play with other children and meet other caregivers. Designed with sensory differences in mind, and open to all.

Thu, Dec 12, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
St. Charles Public Library - Huntley Meeting Room
Children and adults decorate a cookie together! Please register everyone attending.
This event is full

Thu, Dec 12, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
St. Charles Public Library - Bisbee Room
Meeting

Thu, Dec 12, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
St. Charles Public Library - Helen Gale Story Room
Nani?! Middle schoolers have their own night of anime! Each month we will watch anime while sampling some Asian snacks.

Thu, Dec 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
St. Charles Public Library - Carnegie Community Room
“Venezuela La Verdad,” suitable for English speakers, won Best Feature Documentary & Best of Festival at Spain's 2019 Fusion Film Festival. It now has been nominated for an Emmy for Best... more
“Venezuela La Verdad,” suitable for English speakers, won Best Feature Documentary & Best of Festival at Spain's 2019 Fusion Film Festival. It now has been nominated for an Emmy for Best Documentary.

Fri, Dec 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
St. Charles Public Library - Helen Gale Story Room
Children will listen to a story then create an exciting art project.
This event is full

Sat, Dec 14, 9:15am - 12:15pm
St. Charles Public Library - Huntley Meeting Room
The St. Charles Writers Group is a workshop for novice or experienced writers that meets the second and the fourth Saturday of each month.

Sat, Dec 14, 9:30am - 11:00am
St. Charles Public Library
Behind-the-Scenes Library Tour, led by director Edith Craig.

Sat, Dec 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
St. Charles Public Library - Helen Gale Story Room
Family Bilingual Story Time is presented in both English and Spanish. Participen del programa bilingüe para la familia en inglés y español.

Sun, Dec 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
St. Charles Public Library - Carnegie Community Room
Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra's acclaimed Chamber Music Institute presents the Sterling Brass Quintet and the Maud Powell String Quartet as they perform classical chamber works.

Mon, Dec 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
St. Charles Public Library - Huntley Meeting Room
This program is filled with stories, music and movement!

Mon, Dec 16, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
St. Charles Public Library - Helen Gale Story Room
A playtime for meeting other children and caregivers!

Tue, Dec 17, 9:30am - 10:00am
St. Charles Public Library - Helen Gale Story Room
Lapsit story time for parents/caregivers and children, which include songs, stories, and play. Simple sign language will also be covered.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
St. Charles Public Library - Huntley Meeting Room
This program is filled with stories, music and movement!

Tue, Dec 17, 10:00am - 11:30am
St. Charles Public Library - Carnegie Community Room
Northern lights soar above a cozy winter cottage nestled in a pine forest.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
St. Charles Public Library - Helen Gale Story Room
Interactive story time for children and their parents/caregivers, which include songs, stories, and movement.

Tue, Dec 17, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
St. Charles Public Library - Carnegie Community Room
Northern lights soar above a cozy winter cottage nestled in a pine forest.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 17, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
St. Charles Public Library - Huntley Meeting Room
Interactive story time for independent children who have not yet entered kindergarten including songs, stories, and play.

Tue, Dec 17, 5:00pm - 10:00pm
St. Charles Public Library - Huntley Meeting Room
Study for finals with us! Free pizza, snacks, and drinks provided courtesy of the Friends of St. Charles Public Library. We stay open until 10:00 p.m. for the late night crammers. DROP IN

Tue, Dec 17, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
St. Charles Public Library - Helen Gale Story Room
This program is filled with stories, music, movement, and a special bedtime snack. Pajamas are encouraged!

Wed, Dec 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
St. Charles Public Library - Huntley Meeting Room
This program is filled with stories, music and movement!

Wed, Dec 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Creek Bend Nature Center at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve - LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve
Children are invited to hear stories and make nature crafts at the Creek Bend Nature Center at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve.

Wed, Dec 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
St. Charles Public Library - Helen Gale Story Room
Interactive story time for children and their parents/caregivers, which include songs, stories, and movement.

Wed, Dec 18, 5:00pm - 10:00pm
St. Charles Public Library - Huntley Meeting Room
Study for finals with us! Free pizza, snacks, and drinks provided courtesy of the Friends of St. Charles Public Library. We stay open until 10:00 p.m. for the late night crammers. DROP IN

Thu, Dec 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
St. Charles Public Library - Huntley Meeting Room
This program is filled with stories, music and movement

Thu, Dec 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
St. Charles Public Library - Helen Gale Story Room
Join us for an extra wiggly story time followed by a time to play with other children and meet other caregivers. Designed with sensory differences in mind, and open to all.

Thu, Dec 19, 5:00pm - 10:00pm
St. Charles Public Library - Huntley Meeting Room
Study for finals with us! Free pizza, snacks, and drinks provided courtesy of the Friends of St. Charles Public Library. We stay open until 10:00 p.m. for the late night crammers. DROP IN

Thu, Dec 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
St. Charles Public Library - Helen Gale Story Room
We will learn by doing! This is an interactive, independent program where students grades 1-3 will work together to create and learn.
This event is full

Fri, Dec 20, 9:00am - 6:00pm
St. Charles Public Library - Youth Services
The stuffed animals go wild!

Fri, Dec 20, 4:30pm - 7:00pm
St. Charles Public Library - Huntley Meeting Room
Join us for a special Movie Night! We will be watching Elf (PG) while working on gingerbread creations.
This event is full

Sat, Dec 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
St. Charles Public Library - Helen Gale Story Room
The stuffed animals go wild!

Canceled
Mon, Dec 23, 6:30pm - 8:45pm
St. Charles Public Library
Business Librarian Chris Flood welcomes TUG Career Services.

Tue, Dec 24, All day
St. Charles Public Library
Library is closed due to holiday

Wed, Dec 25, All day
St. Charles Public Library
Library is closed due to holiday

Fri, Dec 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
St. Charles Public Library - Huntley Meeting Room
Get ready to sing, clap, dance and spin along during this visit by award-winning musician and crowd-favorite Jim Gill.

Sat, Dec 28, 9:15am - 12:15pm
St. Charles Public Library - Huntley Meeting Room
The St. Charles Writers Group is a workshop for novice or experienced writers that meets the second and the fourth Saturday of each month.

Tue, Dec 31, 11:30am - 12:00pm
St. Charles Public Library - Huntley Meeting Room
Bring in the new year with a glow-in-the-dark dance party, complete with a countdown to noon!

Tue, Dec 31, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
St. Charles Public Library
Library closes early due to holiday

Thu, Jan 02, 9:30am - 3:30pm
St. Charles Public Library - Carnegie Community Room
FEE $45 in library district/$65 outside library district

Thu, Jan 02, 9:30am - 11:00am
St. Charles Public Library - Technology Center
Learn how to be internet awesome in this two day session about internet safety and digital citizenship and then test your skills in Google's Interland game.
This event is full

Fri, Jan 03, 9:30am - 3:30pm
St. Charles Public Library - Carnegie Community Room
FEE $45 in library district/$65 outside library district

Fri, Jan 03, 9:30am - 11:00am
St. Charles Public Library - Technology Center
Learn how to be internet awesome in this two day session about internet safety and digital citizenship and then test your skills in Google's Interland game.
This event is full

Sat, Jan 04, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
St. Charles Public Library - Huntley Meeting Room
Join us to read stories about people from diverse backgrounds; best for ages 4 to 8 with caregiver.