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Library Hours:
M-Th 9am-9pm
Fri/Sat 9am-5pm
Sun 1pm-5pm


Ebanns serve as 2017 Library Card Sign-Up Spokespersons


CLPL Board president Chuck Ebann and his wife, Ellen, are the honorary spokespersons for the 2017 Library Card Sign-Up Month campaign in September.


the ebanns


September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!





Sign up for a Crystal Lake Public Library card or renew an expiring card in September, and you'll get a chance to enter a drawing for gift certificates.


Also, visit a Library Card Sign-Up Month sponsor in September, present your Library card and you will get special savings and offers.


2017 Library Card Sign-Up Month Sponsors and Offers:

lcsum sponsors


Reading Without Walls Challenge



reading without walls challenge



Kids/ Teens in 4th-12th Grades


Join CLPL's Reading Without Walls Challenge! The program runs from September to December and will culminate with a RWWC Finale Party on Dec. 28. Get more information and the challenge list from the Adult or Youth Services desks.




Upcoming Programs




banned books week


Google Drive Intermediate

Monday, Sept. 25 | 9:30 a.m.


Coloring for Adults
Monday, Sept. 25 | 2 p.m.


Drop-in LEGO® Monday

Monday, Sept. 25 | 3:45 p.m.


The Real Cost of Home Ownership
Monday, Sept. 25 | 7 p.m.


cost of home ownership




Terminal CIty: Chicago's Passenger Stations in the Golden Era of Rail
Tuesday, Sept. 26 | 7 p.m.







Banned Books Week - all ages
Wednesday, Sept. 27 | 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.


banned books


Wednesday Matinee: "Going in Style" PG-13, 2017
Wednesday, Sept. 27 | Noon


Drop-in Family Storytime
Wednesday, Sept. 27 | 7 p.m.




College Fair Etiquette Workshop

Wednesday, Sept. 27 | 7 p.m.


college etiquette





eBay Selling: Tips, Tricks and Ideas
Thursday, Sept. 28 | 7 p.m.

ebay selling tricks






Spanish Drop-in Family Storytime

Thursday, Sept. 28 | 7 p.m.


spanish storytime


Johnny Appleseed Festival

Saturday, Sept. 30 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Library staffers will read stories in front of the Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake



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The CLPL Pumpkin Patch


pumpkin patch


Calculate Your Savings by Using Library Materials


How much can your family save each year using Library materials? Use our Library Use Value Calculator to find out. Click here to calculate your savings by using Library materials.