Winter Wonders

It's going to be a winter wonderland soon! Whether you prefer staying cozy and warm indoors or bundling up to venture into the great outdoors, there is something to do during these chilly, snowy months for all. Take a look at some ideas we've come up with for you and your family and friends!


Winter Break Activities at the Librarywinter-fun-robot-with-book

Our Harnish Main Library will have special activities in the Youth Department from December 26th-30th for all the kids out of school for the holidays. The activities will vary from day to day, but will include board games, coloring, and the opportunity to play with robots.

Holiday Rock on the Foxwinter-fun-rock-on-the-fox

A holly jolly festival in the heart of old downtown Algonquin, at Riverfront Park on December 3rd. Santa starts the festivities with a tree lighting ceremony, then the night is filled with activities like ice carving and candy cane hunts. Don't forget to stop by the library's table to say hello and get a free holiday book from the Friends of the Library!

winter-fun-lego-gingerbread-manHoliday Lego Bricktacular

This is an indoor winter wonderland! Starting on December 1st, little LEGO fans are invited to LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Chicago’s annual Holiday Bricktacular to join in seasonal bunches of LEGO building fun, marvel in spectacular creations, and more! 

WinterFest at Volo Bogwinter-fun-snow-sculpture

Get bundled up for bundles of fun! An outdoor extravaganza, complete with live music, winter crafts, a snow sculpting contest, and more. Surely enough to fill a day with snowy, festive fun and get everyone in the holiday spirit!

Glenview Ice Center Winter Carnivalwinter-fun-ice-skate

The Glenview Ice Center’s annual Winter Carnival will be during the winter break from school. There is a variety of activities, including charity hockey games, public skating sessions with cartoon and movie characters and pro hockey mascots, and a family New Year's party. Hooray!

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