ADULT PROGRAMS
Every month we have a large selection of adult programming with a variety of topics. Please check out our Adult Programming Calendar.
Friday, Nov. 1 @ 2:00pm
Joan Davis returns with resources including books and websites to help you make informed decisions about your diet. Ms. Davis will suggest practical do’s and don’ts for successfully turning over a ‘green’ leaf and also share cooking tips and kitchen gadgets that will simplify food preparation.
Monday, Nov. 4 @ 7:00pm
The documentary, Honor Flight: One Last Mission, is a heartwarming story of the founding of an Honor Flight hub in Port Washington, Wisconsin and four of the WWII veterans who take their tribute flight. Join Linda Rockwell from JourneyCare for a viewing of the film followed by a discussion and Q&A.
Wednesday, Nov. 6 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm 
Join Martha and Jillian for an easy knitting sampler and learn a new trio of stitches to take your knitting to the next level. In this series of workshops, we will be learning the pie crust basket weave stitch, diamond brocade stitch and knitted ruching. Each workshop will focus on its own stitch so if you can’t make every class no problem! Basic knitting skills required.
Thursday, Nov. 7 @ 7:00pm
You probably know Abraham Lincoln lived part of his life in Illinois, but did you know that Walt Disney, Betty Freidan and Charles Walgreen also called the Prairie State home? Join historian Leslie Goddard, Ph.D., for this illustrated lecture on ten intriguing Illinoisans and how they changed the world.
Looking for more programs this fall? We have some great crafting opportunities: Knitwits and our seasonal Adult Crafts! We also have an Afternoon Book Club as well as many more programs for this month. Please be sure to check out our Adult Programming Calendar.
TEEN PROGRAMS
Looking for a break from school work? Grab your friends and drop by the Library for our teen only programs (ages 12-18). For more information visit our Teen Programming Calendar.
Thursday, Nov. 7 @ 7:00pm
Join us for teen crafts this fall and put your own unique spin on these fun projects. All materials provided, just bring your creativity!
Thursday, Nov. 21 @ 7:30pm
Join this fun group and earn volunteer hours! Meet your new favorite book, new people, and give us your two cents about teen services. Play a bookish guessing game for the chance to win a different prize every month! Snacks and drinks will be served.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Parents, we offer a variety of programs for children ages 0-12. If are you looking for a fun daytime or evening activity for your child, check out our Children's Programming Calendar.
Saturday, Nov. 2 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm 
Registration Required
(ages 7-10) Using Minecraft’s Creative Mode and any of the 700+ available building blocks and decoration resources, participants will build objects related to a preassigned theme. Live step-by-step tutorials will be provided for beginners, and rigorous high-tech challenges will be assigned to advanced gamers. Each program includes two activities, live demonstrations, and 90 minutes of nonstop excitement.
Monday, Nov. 4 @ 4:00pm, 4:30pm, 5:00pm or 5:30pm
Registration Required
Readers ages 6 and up can sign up to read to a certified therapy dog. These gentle dogs are non-judgmental and great listeners. Parents will need to sign a waiver form for participation. This program fills up quickly, so register early for one or more 20-minute sessions!
Lego Movie 2 (1hr and 47mins)
Wednesday, Nov. 6 from 2:30pm to 4:30pm 
Join us on one of LBES’ early release days for popcorn and an afternoon movie at the Library!
Thursday, Nov. 14 @ 6:30pm
(Ages 8-12) Join us for the brand new Graphic Novel Club! Read a new novel each month and come to the Library for a casual discussion.
We have a number of different programs for different age ranges: Pajama Storytime for ages 3+ and Tot Time for 0-23 months. We also have a wonderful program called New Mom Mondays for expecting moms and moms with babies ages 0-12 months. Please be sure to check out our Children's Programming Calendar.