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September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!


September is Library Card Sign-Up Month



September is Library Card Sign-Up Month. If you sign up for, renew or use your Library card during the month of September, you are eligible to enter our drawing to win gift certificates from our local sponsors. Also, if you present your Library card at a sponsoring business location, you will receive the following discounts:


  • Aroma Coffee & Wine, 77 E. Woodstock St., Crystal Lake
    10% off entire purchase
  • Breaking Bread, 230 W. Virginia St., Crystal Lake
    10% off entire purchase. Free delivery to Crystal Lake and Cary locations.
  • Cut 'N Cuddle Dog Grooming, 42 Brink St., Crystal Lake
    Free tooth brushing with service
  • Enlightened Balance, 30 N. Williams St., F, Crystal Lake
    Free gift with purchase
  • Julie Ann's Frozen Custard, 6500 Northwest Hwy., Crystal Lake
    10% off entire purchase
  • Kitchen Outfitters, 64 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake
    10% off entire purchase
  • Modern Age Comics, 5150 Northwest Hwy., Crystal Lake
    Coupon for 1 free yellow, green or red dot comic, or 25% off a graphic novel. Offer for new cardholders/renewals only. Get coupon at Circulation Desk.
  • Off Your Rocker Pottery, Free delivery (website only). Code: CLPL
  • Out of the Box, 71 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake
    10% off entire purchase
  • Pop's Corn Crib, 88 E. Woodstock St., Crystal Lake
    50% off purchase of second item of equal or lesser value, popcorn only
  • Smoothology Smoothie Cafe, 67 E. Woodstock St., Crystal Lake
    15% off entire purchase
  • Subway-Route 14, 6166 E. Northwest Hwy., Crystal Lake
    Buy a 6-inch sub and any drink, and get a 6-inch sub for $0.99
  • Thomas' Tails, 31 E. Crystal Lake Ave., Crystal Lake
    Free bag of treats with any $15 purchase

Passport Services @ CLPL



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Upcoming Programs



Koffee Klatch

Thursday, Sept. 19 | 10-11:30 am



Drop-in STEM, Grades K-5

Thursday, Sept. 19 | 3:45-5:15 pm





Film Lovers Group, "Blazing Saddles" R, 1974

Thursday, Sept. 19 | 6 pm, BYO dinner



Microsoft Word 2013 - en español

jueves 19 de septiembre | 6-8 pm





Spanish Language Family Storytime - Cuentos en español, All ages with caregiver

jueves 19 de septiembre | 6:30 pm



Drop-in Preschool Crafts, Up to age 6 with caregiver

Friday, Sept. 20 | 9:30-11 am





Family Story and Playtime, Birth-5 years with caregiver

Saturday, Sept. 21 | 10:30 am



Family STEM Saturday: Span-tastic Bridges, Ages 3 and older

Saturday, Sept. 21 | 3-4 pm





English Conversation Club/Grupo de Conversación

Monday, Sept. 23 | 1-2:30 pm



LEGO® Mondays, Ages 4 and up, Drop-in

Monday, Sept. 23 | 3:45-5:15 pm



Intro to Anime Drawing Style, Adults and Teens Ages 16+ (Waiting list)

Monday, Sept. 23 | 7-8 pm





College Application Essay Workshop

Tuesday, Sept. 24 | 7-8 pm





Google Drive Intermediate

Wednesday, Sept. 25 | 9:30-11 am





Wednesday Matinee - "Fighting with My Family" PG-13, 2019

Wednesday, Sept. 25 | Noon, BYO lunch



DIY Locker Magnets, Grades 6-8, Drop-in

Wednesday, Sept. 25 | 3:30-4:30 pm





Police: Your Community Helpers, Family Program

Wednesday, Sept. 25 | 3:30 pm





Drop-in Family Storytime, Birth-5 years with caregiver

Wednesday, Sept. 25 | 6:30 pm



The "Need to Knows" of Wealth Transfer

Wednesday, Sept. 25 | 6:30-8 pm





AARP Driver Safety Course

Thursday and Friday, Sept. 26-27 | 10 am-2 pm





PowerPoint 2013 - en español

jueves 26 de septiembre | 6-7:30 pm





Spanish Language Family Storytime - Cuentos en español, All ages with caregiver

Thursday, Sept. 26 | 6:30 pm



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