Bike, Walk, Move Week

Bike Walk Move Week

June 17 - 23

 

Stop by the Rakow Branch all week to pedal power the Machine Bike! Crafts will be available for all ages at the Rakow Branch and South Elgin Branch. 

 

Events


Family Zumba

Rakow Branch
Monday, June 18    2 – 3 pm      

Get your body moving and your heart pumping through dance.
Instructor: Elizabeth Sotelo.  

 

 

Yoga with Danae

South Elgin Branch
Tuesday, June 19     5:30 – 6:30 pm      

Walk, bike, or move youself to South Elgin for some yoga!   

 

Active Transportation: Mobility Through Walking, Biking and Public Transportation 

Rakow Branch
Tuesday, June 19     6 – 7 pm     

Adults. Join Parker Thompson from Elgin Bike Hub to explore how we can make active transportation a first-order option, so that walking and biking are safe, viable ways to move about our flourishing city with equitable access to longer, healthier, happier lives. 
Speaker: Parker Thompson, Elgin Bike Hub.

 

Bike Maintenance 

Rakow Branch
Wednesday, June 20     2 – 3 pm

Families. Hear simple bike maintenance tips for young riders. Presenter: Robert Noe.

South Elgin Branch
Wednesday, June 20      5:30 – 7 pm      

 Ages 11+. Hear bike maintenance tips and ask questions. Presenter: Greg Anderson, Spin Doctor Cyclewerks.

 

Yoga for Kids 

Rakow Branch
Thursday, June 21     2 – 3 pm 

Ages 8-12. Kids learn basic yoga postures during this fun and relaxing session.  

 

Yoga for Cyclists 

Rakow Branch
Thursday, June 21     6:30 – 7:30 pm     

Adults. Learn appropriate postures, warm-up and recovery stretches.  

 

Bike Drive 

Rakow Branch - Parking Lot
Saturday, June 23    9:30 am – Noon

Give your old bikes new life by redistributing them for local and global communities. Organizer: Working Bikes of Chicago.

 

 

 Bike to the Library Day!

Rakow and South Elgin Branch
Saturday, June 23     All Day!  

Ride your bike to South Elgin Branch or Rakow Branch and receive a special treat!

 

     R = Registration Required ▪ Three ways to register ▪ Online at gailborden.info/register ▪ Call 847-429-4597 ▪ In Person  

 

 

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