Monday, August 4, 2014

Aug. 11-14, 1p.m. till 3 p.m.  Lego Robotics Camp
Want to learn build a robot out of Legos?  Kids in grades 5 through 8 will get the opportunity to design, build, and program a robot using the Lego Mindstorm NXT Robotics kits.  Working as a team youth will complete tasks and keep track of their findings in order to complete the robotics challenge by the end of camp. Co-sponsored with the University of Illinois Extension Office.

 
Aug 16th,  11 a.m. till 12 P.M., Lego Building
Have fun with other Lego enthusiasts creating objects with our Lego blocks.
 This play session is meant for children in Kindergarten through 5th Grade.


Aug. 16th, 1:30 p.m. till 2:30 p.m., Back to School Craft
Celebrate school going back into session with a fun craft. This craft time is for kids in 3rd through 5th Grade.



If you would like to sign up for one of these program, stop in at the Front Desk or call the Library at 815-939-1696




Friday, July 25, 2014

A Big Thank You!


We want to thank all those who helped make our summer program

Paws to Read


 a big success!



Monday, July 21, 2014

Check it out!

Take a gander at our 

to see what we did at the 

Paws to Read Finale


Monday, July 14, 2014




This Week at the Library!




Read to the Dog, Monday, July 14  at  1:00 P.M. till 2:00 P.M.
Area certified therapy dogs will be at the Library and wish to have children read their favorite books to the dogs. If the child cannot read, parents can read to both the child and the dog. This program is for students in pre-kindergarten students and older along with their parents.
Call the Library at 815-939-1696 to register for this program.

Storytime, Tuesday, July 15 at 10:00 A.M.
Join us for a time of themed stories, crafts and music that encourages literacy for young children. For Children ages 3-5 and parents/grandparents/guardians. Call the Library at 815-939-1696 to register for this program.
 
YA Book Club, Monday, July 14th  at 1:00 P.M.
A book club for kids in 6th through 8th Grade. Read the book ahead of time and get together with others to discuss what you liked or didn’t like about the book. This session’s book is Elephant Run. Call the Library at 815-939-1696 to register for this program.

Kid Art Works, Tuesday, July 15 at 1:00 P.M.
Carra Mau-Bridges will instruct children using a variety of mediums: Canvas Painting, Origami, Drawing, and Watercolors. Each lesson will revolve around a famous artist. For children in grades Kindergarten thru Second grade.
Call 815-939-1696 to register.


Adult Craft Night, Tuesday, July 15th  at  6:30 P.M.
Adults need to explore their crafty side as well. Join us as we create sunflowers to decorate the home. Call the Library at 815-939-1696 to register for this program.



Lapsits, Thursday, July 17 at 10:00 A.M.
Children 2 and under are invited to join us for a wonderful interactive experience that incorporates music, stories and play activities as a part of this learning exploration.
For Children ages 6 months to 2 years old and their parents/grandparents/guardians. Call the Library at 815-939-1696 to register for this program.
 
Craft Day, Thursday, July 17 at 1:00 P.M.
Have fun making a craft with Miss Pat that is something to bark about. This week we are painting animal prints. For children in grades 3rd through 5th. Call the Library at 815-939-1696 to register for this program.