Spring Break Programs and Art Show at Gail Borden Library


Upstate 8 High School Conference Art Show March 7 – 31

The library will host this annual art show in March at 270 N. Grove Ave., Elgin. The show will include artwork from students at all ten high schools in the Upstate 8 Conference: Bartlett, East Aurora, Larkin, Fenton, Glenbard East, Glenbard South, Elgin, South Elgin, Streamwood and West Chicago.


The community is invited to view the artwork of talented students in the following categories: drawing, painting, mixed media/printmaking, digital illustration, photography, digital photography, ceramics, sculpture and jewelry, and digital art & graphic design.


The art show will be on display during regular library hours, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.


Spring Break Programs


Space Crew Training Drop-in

📆 Thursday, March 30 ⏰ 11:00am - 12:00pm

📍 Main Library - Sally Lee Fox & Eagle Rooms

Drop-in for an out-of-this-world experience where kids can "train" to be a member of the Gail Borden space crew, learn how to survive in alien environments and return safely home. Grades K and up.

Preschool Music Concert with Laura Doherty

📆 Friday, March 31 ⏰ 10:00am - 10:45am

📍 Main Library - Meadows Community Rooms ABC

Join us for an upbeat music concert especially for little ones! Wiggle across the dance floor with award-winning musician Laura Doherty. Best for ages 2-6 with caregiver. No registration required!

Outer Space Bingo

📆 Friday, March 31 ⏰ 2:00pm - 2:45pm

📍 Main Library - Meadows Community Rooms ABC

Drop in for a fun Outer Space themed game of bingo. Winners will receive out-of-this-world prizes!