All ages. Stop by the Rakow Branch all week long to learn about and pedal the Bike Machine from Working Bikes, Chicago, which can be used to harness electricity to power water pumps, lights and more.

There will also be bike-related crafts, opportunities to walk or ride your bike around the beautiful prairie area, see wildlife, play games and more.


Yoga with Danae

South Elgin Branch
Tuesday, June 18 ♦ 6 − 6:45 pm

Relax and stretch on your mat or in a chair.

Bike, Walk, Stop and Read 

Rakow Branch
Tuesday, June 18 ♦ 6:30 pm

Ride, walk or drive to the Library. Then sit outside and listen to stories about bikes and outdoor activities.

Lemonade will be provided. 


Rakow Branch Parking Lot
Wednesday, June 19 ♦ 6:30 − 7:30 pm

Learn about BMX racing, talk with men and women racers from The Hill BMX, check out bikes and safety gear, watch riders show off their skills and more. 

Get in the Orange Zone

454 Redington Dr., South Elgin, 60177
Thursday, June 20 ♦ 3 pm

Register here.

Bike to the Library Day

Rakow Branch & South Elgin Branch 
Saturday, June 22 ♦ All Day

Ride your bike to either Branch and  get a prize.

Bike Drive

Rakow Branch Parking Lot
Saturday, June 22 ♦ 9:30 am − Noon

Give your old bikes new life by donating them for communities in need.


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