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This Week at the Library

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Sunday May 1
Monday May 2
Tuesday May 3
Wednesday May 4
Thursday May 5
Friday May 6
Saturday May 7
Sunday May 8
Monday May 9
Tuesday May 10
Wednesday May 11
Thursday May 12
Friday May 13
Saturday May 14
Sunday May 15
Monday May 16
  • All Day Continuing--Exhibit: Collage Art by Rachel Newell

    May 2-28
    Enjoy the color and whimsy of Rachel Newell's masterful hand-cut collage art. (Public Meeting Room)

Tuesday May 17
Wednesday May 18
  • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Oreo Moon Phase

    Join Miss Elizabeth to explore the phases of the moon using Oreo cookies! They will experience and explore how the moon changes its shape every night when looked at from Earth. Ages 5-12. Registration required.

    Register here: bit.ly/3uX9G4w

  • 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm CANCELLED - PJ's and Storytime

    Fun for the whole family! We’ll share books, rhymes, & songs to help wind down your evening. This storytime is designed to engage children of various ages. Pajamas are encouraged, but not required.

  • 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm RESCHEDULED: Illinois Libraries Present: An Evening with Michelle Zauner

    Please note: this program has been rescheduled to Thursday, June 30 at 7:00 pm.


    Join us for an evening with musician and author Michelle Zauner as she discusses her music career and her beloved bestselling memoir, Crying in H Mart. Jessica Hopper joins her in conversation. This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present. Come to the library for a watch party or register for the Zoom link at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_46vjmKeWTqO0mDeN0Gqp2g.

Thursday May 19
Friday May 20
Saturday May 21
Sunday May 22
Monday May 23
  • All Day Continuing--Exhibit: Collage Art by Rachel Newell

    May 2-28
    Enjoy the color and whimsy of Rachel Newell's masterful hand-cut collage art. (Public Meeting Room)

  • 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Board of Trustees Meeting
    Recurs monthly
Tuesday May 24
  • 10:30 am – 11:00 am Sign & Sing Story Time

    Join our friends from Communication Junction for an in-person story time filled with stories, songs, movement, and bubbles! Ages 0-5.
    Please register here:https://engagedpatrons.org/Events.cfm?SiteID=2335

    Recurs monthly
  • 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Understanding Community Solar

    What is community solar and how does it work? What are the options for my household or business? How can I make an informed choice? How much might I save on my energy bill? Panelists from Ameren, Citizens Utility Board, and Illinois Power Agency answer these questions and more in this live virtual event. Register for the Zoom link at https://bit.ly/3DFSti8 or come to the library for an interactive watch party.

Wednesday May 25
  • 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Red Cross Blood Drive

    For appointments, call the Red Cross at 1-800-733-2767 or visit http://www.redcrossblood.org/give. You are eligible to donate at this drive if your last whole blood donation was on or before March 30, 2022.

  • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Magnetic Slime

    Did you know you can make slime that is magnetic? Join Miss Elizabeth in making and discovering the interesting qualities of this unique slime! Due to special ingredients this is for ages 10-18. Registration required.

      Register here: bit.ly/3uX9G4w

  • 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Illinois Libraries Present: Jessamine Chan & Emily Maloney

    Join Jessamine Chan and Emily Maloney for a discussion about the systems of power that impact our lives, our families, and our finances, through the lens of their acclaimed books, The School for Good Mothers and Cost of Living. This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present. Come to the library for a watch party or register for the Zoom link at https://bit.ly/ILP_JessamineEmily.

Thursday May 26
  • 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm Lego Club

    Bring your friends and your imagination! Compete in a timed challenge and show off how creative you can be during the free build. Ages 4 and up.

    Recurs monthly
Friday May 27
Saturday May 28
  • All Day Final Day--Exhibit: Collage Art by Rachel Newell

    May 2-28
    Enjoy the color and whimsy of Rachel Newell's masterful hand-cut collage art. (Public Meeting Room)

Sunday May 29
Monday May 30
  • All Day Memorial Day - Library Closed
Tuesday May 31
Wednesday June 1
  • 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm Adult Game Night

    Hang out with friends, meet new ones, and play board games! Bring your own game or borrow one from the library’s extensive collection. Ages 18 & up.  More info

Thursday June 2
Friday June 3
  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am Storytime @ the Library

    Join us for some fun with stories, songs, puppets and a craft that encourages development of Early Literacy skills in young children. Parent/guardian participation with the craft is required. Ages 3 -5.

    Recurs monthly
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Monday June 27
Tuesday June 28
Wednesday June 29
Thursday June 30

New Books

I'm not small by Crews, Nina, author, illustrator.
Build! by Red Nose Studio, author, illustrator.
The greatest stories ever played : video games and the evolution of storytelling by Hansen, Dustin, author.
Layla the last black unicorn by Haddish, Tiffany, 1979- author.
The Berenstain Bears share & share alike! by Berenstain, Mike, 1951- author, illustrator.
Confessions of an alleged good girl by Goffney, Joya, author.
Bloom of the flower dragon by West, Tracey, 1965- author.
The dangerous gift by Sutherland, Tui, 1978- author.
I cried to dream again : trafficking, murder, and deliverance : a memoir by Kruzan, Sara, 1978- author.
What is the AIDS crisis? by Medina, Nico, 1982- author.
Sylvie by Reidy, Jean, author.
Are we there yet? by Lang, Suzanne, author.
Grumpy Monkey says no! by Lang, Suzanne, author.
The summer of bitter and sweet by Ferguson, Jenny, 1985- author.
After : the graphic novel. Volume 1 by Todd, Anna, author.
It's a sign! : an Elephant & Piggie like reading! book by Pumphrey, Jarrett, author.
Peppa Pig and the great race
How to money : your ultimate visual guide to the basics of finance by Chatzky, Jean Sherman, 1964- author.
Volcano & earthquake by Van Rose, Susanna, author.
Wild witchcraft : folk herbalism, garden magic, and foraging for spells, rituals, and remedies by Beyer, Rebecca (Witch), author.
Workforce Development Center
A Stroke of Genealogy: a Three Course Series from the Census Bureau
Get four free at-home Covid-19 tests from the Federal Government
Mobile Printing is Available; follow this link to submit print jobs from home!