New Program for Home School kids at Grayslake Library

Hey, have you heard about our new program for kids called…….You’re the Expert! We had our first meeting in March and everyone had a great time! We heard presentations on cake decorating, flags, architecture in Rome, the history of the railroad and really neat information on playing a clarinet. Our next meeting is THIS THURSDAY, April 10.

So please come and join us! And if there’s something YOU’D like to present at our MAY 8 meeting, please let Colleen Ryan know.

WHEN? The second Thursday of the month from 2-3:30
WHO? All school-age kids
WHERE? The Grayslake Area Public Library, Youth Services Department
So save these important dates:
APRIL 10 and MAY 8
Oh, in case you were wondering we WILL have some YUMMY treats!!

Registration is required by calling 847-223-5313 or by contacting Colleen at

See you then!
Colleen Ryan
Grayslake Area Public Library
Home School Resources


Lake County Curriculum Resale Request to Sell

The Lake County Curriculum Resale will be on May 22 from 6-9 p.m. at the Lakeland E-Free Church on Hunt Club Rd. in Gurnee (just north of Washington on west side of road). Anyone interested in being a seller please send an email with a request to sell. Tables are not yet available, only spots at which to sell. More information to the sellers will be available at a later date. Please know that when tables do become available, they will be offered to you in the order that you requested to sell, so do not wait too long if you want any chance of a table. Also, it would be prudent for you to be sure you can bring your own table just in case. Mickie Bulka

Music Classes and Music Theory for all ages, Gurnee

Sign up for private music lessons at Family Piano Co.! Private
music lessons help develop essential skills that are useful in everyday life such as; strong reading and mathematical skills; help with the development of  social skills by providing a community of musicians; and helps students develop a sense of identity and accountability through music. We offer flexible scheduling and cancellation policies. Our teachers are well-qualified and teach with various styles and techniques. Our goal is to find a teacher that fits your learning style and goals. Call 847-775-1988
for more info regarding scheduling and teacher availability!
- 30 minute lessons for just $18.50 per lesson!
- A FREE Lesson when you pay for your first month of lessons.
- 10% off your first purchase of sheet music.
- $10 off your first piano tuning with us!
Family Piano Co. is not just a music lesson hub. We also offer pianos for sale and/or rent, band & orchestra rentals, piano tunings, piano repair work and sell sheet music and method books for many different instruments. Visit for more details about our services!

Theater Performance of “No Love Lost” for all ages, Richmond

Apple Tree Theater Presents:
No Love Lost, an original play by Mark Drinnenberg
Good clean fun for the whole family: Baseball, Love and Springtime! What could be better?

Thursday March 20th 7 pm
Friday March 21st 7 pm
Saturday March 22nd 2 pm* and 6 pm

Tickets sold at the Door: Adults $7.00, Ages 3 – 18 $4.00, Seniors 62+ $4.00, Children under 3 free (*Special group rates for Saturday afternoon: Buy 10 tickets, get one free)

Memorial Hall Civic Theater
10308 Main St (Rt. 12)
Richmond, IL

Home School Mtg at Grayslake Library

Just a final reminder that the next Home School Support Group Meeting at Grayslake Public Library is THIS MONDAY!

When: Monday, March 3

Time: 7 p.m.

Topic: What will the neighbors say?

Let’s talk about ways to respond to – and educate – skeptical friends, relatives, and the cashier at Jewel. Then, during the second half of our meeting we’ll share ideas for organizing your home school day.

It will be a GREAT night and we hope to see you there! Registration is requested, but not required. You can register by calling the library at 847-223-5313