photo of the cover of the July August 2024 newsletter shows staff, children and caregivers during a story time at Madoli Farms in Crystal Lake.

Read the July/August 2024 Beacon Newsletter

Check out what’s happening at Crystal Lake Public Library in July and August! Registration for July/August programs opens at 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 26.

Click here to read the July/August 2024 Beacon newsletter

Read the Rainbow

Read the Rainbow Pride Celebration!

All Ages
Wednesday, June 26
6-8:30 pm
Library Lawn
Everyone is welcome when CLPL celebrates Pride 2024! We’ll have crafts, games and music. Refreshments will be available from Joe+Dough from 6:30-7:30 pm. Bring a T-shirt, tote or something else to tie dye with us. Craft supplies are limited and first-come, first-served. Registration required.

Click here to register

graphic for the Home of the Brave Heritage Fest

Home of the Brave Heritage Fest

Saturday, June 29
(Rain date Sunday, June 30)
10 am-2 pm
Colonel Palmer House
5516 Terra Cotta Road, Crystal Lake
Join the Crystal Lake Park District and CLPL as we commemorate the veterans who defend our country. A Blue & Gold Star Ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Attendees can also enjoy music, crafts and stories. The library will have supplies to make thank you cards for veterans.

graphic for the Summer Adventures program

Summer Adventures!

Grades K-5
Monday, June 24
Wednesdays, June 19, 26
1-2:30 pm
Program Rooms I & II
Drop by Youth Services for a surprise, hands-on activity. Crafts, games, building, robots – the activity will change every week. No registration required.