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September is Library Card Sign-up Month!





Get a Library card, renew a card or simply use your card during the month of September and you will be eligible to enter CLPL's Library Card Sign-up Month Incredible Drawing! Prizes include gift certificates from the Library Card Sign-up Month sponsors.


Visit our Sponsors!

Visit our 20 sponsoring business locations and show your Library card to get more Incredible savings.

Incredible Offers include the following:


Bentley's Pet Stuff - 10% off entire store (excludes food, sale items and Origen Acana brand)

Breaking Bread Catering & Deli - 10% off entire purchase. Free delivery to Crystal Lake and Cary

Catapult Records and Toys- 10% off entire purchase

Chili's Grill & Bar- 20% off entire purchase

Conscious Cup Coffee Roasters- 10% off drinks

Cut 'N Cuddle Dog Grooming- Free tooth brushing w/service


Dairy Queen- 12% off entire purchase

Enlightened Balance- Free gift with purchase


Flying Friends Wild Bird Shop- 40% off first bag of bird seed and 20% off everything else

Julie Ann's Frozen Custard- 10% off entire purchase

Kaleidoscoops Ice Cream- 10% off entire purchase

Kitchen Outfitters- 10% off entire purchase

Modern Age Comics Inc.- Coupon for 1 free comic (Yellow or Green dot selection), or 25% off a graphic novel. Offer good for new cardholders/card renewals only. Must get coupon from Library Circulation Desk.

Out of the Box- 10% off entire purchase

Pop's Corn Crib- 50% purchase of second item of equal or less value

Portillo's- Coupon for a free slice of chocolate cake or fruit cup. Offer good for new cardholders or card renewals only. Must get coupon from LIbrary Circulation Desk.

Subway, Crystal Lake Route 14 location- Buy a 6-inch sub and any drink, get a 6-inch sub for $0.99

Thomas' Tails- Free bag of treats w/any $15 purchase

Trinity Academy of Gymnastics- 1st time signups: waive registration fee. Existing members: free open gym pass, 1 pass per library card

Wendy's, Crystal Lake Route 14 location- Free small Frosty


Passport Services @ CLPL

passport services

Visit our Passport Services page for more info!






Upcoming Programs


Astronomy for Everyone: Size and Scale of the Universe

Tuesday, Sept. 25 | 6:30 p.m.



Wednesday Matinee "Book Club" PG-13, 2018

Wednesday, Sept. 26 | Noon


Sidewalk Art, Grades 1-5 with caregiver

Wednesday, Sept. 26 | 2:30 p.m.



DIY Hot Glue Stencils, Grades 6-8, Drop-in

Wednesday, Sept. 26 | 4 p.m.


Drop-in Family Storytime, Birth-5 with caregiver

Wednesday, Sept. 26 | 6:30 p.m.


DIY Hot Glue Stencils, Grades 9-12, Drop-in

Wednesday, Sept. 26 | 7 p.m.



Study Space, Grades 6-12

Thursday, Sept. 27 | 3 p.m.


Spanish Language Family Storytime, All ages with caregiver

Thursday, Sept. 27 | 6:30 p.m.


College Application Essay Workshop

Thursday, Sept. 27 | 7 p.m.



A Matter of Balance (Wait List)

Friday, Sept. 28 | 2 p.m.


Storytime at the Johnny Appleseed Festival

Saturday, Sept, 29 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.



Drop-in LEGO® Monday, Ages 4 and up

Monday, Oct. 1 | 3:45 - 5:15 p.m.



iPhone Basics (Wait List)

Tuesday, Oct. 2 | 11a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


Pajama Jam Family Storytime, All ages with caregiver

Tuesday, Oct. 2 | 6:30 p.m.



Google Drive Basics (Wait List)

Tuesday, Oct. 2 | 7 p.m.


Tips to a Great College Application

Tuesday, Oct. 2 | 7 p.m.



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