This Week at the Library
Tuesday, June 23 or Thursday, June 25, 10:00 A.M., Tiny Explorers, 6 months-5 years, Children explore hands on learning using a variety of materials and activities. Counting, color and shape recognition and sensory development are included.
Tuesday, June 23, Red, White, and Blue Craft Night, 6:30-7:30 P.M. Flex those crafting skills by putting together and decorating a starry wind chime with Miss Pat. Supplies are provided.
We are taking this drawing class Outdoors, if weather is permitting, to learn how to draw landscapes. Local Artist Mary LeRoy is the instructor. All supplies are furnished. Please pre-register.
Thursday, June 25, Hide and Seek Science, 1:00 - 2:00 P.M., All Ages
Don’t miss this special program by local science expert Tom Kearney of Earth Stewards. Learn about nature, camouflage, and communication. A great afternoon of interaction and exploration.
Join us for an afternoon movie in which we watch Wild starring Reese Witherspoon as Cheryl Strayed who decides to hike the Pacific Crest Trail as a way of dealing with her grief over her mother’s death and getting her life back on track. There will be a short discussion time after the movie.
Monday, June 29, Art to the Rhythm, 1-2:30 P.M. , Grades K-2,
Children will join local artist Mary LeRoy for a time of creation and drawing using a variety of mediums, showing how art relates to rhythm.
Tuesday, June 30, Food Sculptors, 1:00-2:00 P.M., Grades 3-5, Encourage the kids to play With Their food. Children will learn about food value and have fun making food sculptures from vegetables and fruits.
Tuesday, June 30, Yes, You Can! : Canning Foods Safely, 6:15 – 7:30 P.M. Home canning is chic again. Wouldn't it be nice to enjoy your garden or farmers market produce all year long? Whether just starting out or updating your food preservation knowledge, join University of Illinois Extension, nutrition and wellness educator, Drusilla Banks for this timely seasonal program.