Friday, August 29, 2014

Step into Fall

Find out what is happening at the Library this fall!

Check out The Bookmark! on the Newsletter page.
Find events geared for Kids, Young Adults, and Adults

Monday, August 25, 2014

Children ages 6 months through five years will love Story Time.  Sign up for either Tuesdays or Thursdays from 10-11 AM.  The fun starts 9/9/14.

The Young Adult Pizza and Book Club is currently reading PEAK by Roland Smith. Students in grades 5-8 can register for the book discussion (and some DELICIOUS pizza). We will meet Monday, September 15th at 6:30 PM.  Pick up your copy of PEAK today!

Tiny Explorers will meet Tuesday, September 16th or Thursday, September 18th from 10-11 AM. for children 6 months to 5 years old. Sign up for either Tuesday or Thursday by calling the library at 815-939-1696.

"Email Basics" will meet Monday 10/20 and Wednesday 10/22 from 10-11:30 AM. Participants need to attend both sessions. These classes will be taught by Theresa Shafiabady. Sign up today to learn exciting new ways to utilize your email account!

Would you like to Build Your Own Rocket?
If you are in grades 5-8, call us to register for this exciting opportunity. We will meet at the library on Thursday, September 11, 2014 from 6-7:30 PM. The program is hosted by the U of I Extension Office.

Can You Dig It?  Join us for a fascinating and fun evening of Unearthing the Mysteries of History with Archaeologist Thomas Pitkin on Tuesday, September 9th from 6:30-7:30. All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Join us for "Lego Building".  If you are in grades K-5 register today!

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