Thursday, June 16, 2016

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events!

Scrabble Saturday                                                                            Saturday, June 25,                                                                               1:00 P.M.  - 2:00 P.M.                                                                          4th Grade and older                                                                            Compete against family and friends with the word game that has you pull out tiles and fill the available spaces on the board for the most points.

Earth Stewards Presents Nature’s Heroes
Tuesday, June 28
1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.
Children in 3rd – 5th Grade
Tom Kearney of Earth Stewards will present a special nature program that includes hands-on activities along with the presentation geared towards intermediate school-aged children.

NASA: Race to the Moon
Tuesday, June 28
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p .m
For Children in Kindergarten and up
James Knapper presents a program on the history of the Race to the Moon.

Movie Day - Air Bud 1
Wednesday, June 29
1:00 p.m.
All Ages
Bring your friends over for Movie Day when we watch Air Bud, starring the adorable golden retriever/sports star. Lemonade and popcorn will be served.

YA/Adult - Craft Night
Wednesday, June 29
6th grade and up
6:30 -7:30 p.m.
 Make a special summer decorative item. All materials are provided; there is no fee for this event.

Koehler  Chiropractic - Heads Up
Thursday, June 30
6:30 P.M. —7:30 P.M.
1-2-3 Quick and Easy methods to understanding concussions in young athletes.  Presented by the Doctors of the Foundation of Wellness Professionals

Movie Night for Grown-ups - National Treasure
Friday, July 1
6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Have a date night at the Library after hours when we will be presenting the Nicholas Cage classic, National Treasure. Lemonade and popcorn will be served.

Make-and-Take Craft
Tuesday, July 5
Kids in Kindergarten -5th Grade
1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.
 Work on your crafting skills by making something patriotic! All materials are provided; there is no fee for this event.

Movie Day - Space Buddies
Wednesday, July 6
All Ages
Bring your friends over for Movie Day when we watch Space Buddies about five puppies who blast off to a cosmic adventure when they become accidental stowaways aboard an unmanned space shuttle. Lemonade and Popcorn will be served.

Music of the 1940’s
Thursday, July 7
6:30 P.M. -7:30P.M.
Ron Selle & Darlene Agner return with a spectacular presentation of storytelling and music of the 1940s. You won’t want to miss it.

Giant Word Winder
Friday, July 8
10:30 a.m.
For Kids in 3rd Grade and up
Word Winder Game inventor David L. Hoyt will visit to lead us in a few rounds of Giant Word Winder! On a room size playing board, children will create words. A fun and creative learning experiance you won’t want to miss! Check out word Finder on You Tube.

Movie Night for Grown-ups - Joy
Friday, July 8
6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Have a date night at the Library after hours when we will be Joy starring Jennifer Lawrence as the inventor of the Miracle Mop, and QVC star. Lemonade and popcorn will be served.

For more information or to register for any of our programs, stop in at the Library 
at 2701 W. Tower Road or call us at 815-939-1696.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016


Have you registered for our 
Summer Reading Program yet?

The deadline is Saturday, June 18th,
 you still have time!

Sign up by stopping in at the Front Desk at the Library!

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Read for the Win! Programs

Programs start on June 11

Movie – Kung Fu Panda 2                                                                                                                 Saturday, June 11,                                                                                                                              11:30 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.,                                                                                                                       All Ages,                                                                                                                                             Join us for the kick-off of the Summer Reading Program with a fun time watching the Jack Black comedy animation feature Kung Fu Panda 2 and stick around for a Panda Treat.

Adult Email Basics
Monday, June 13   
10:15-11:30 A.M.   
Learn how to do the basics of email: creating letters and attaching files are some of the skills that will be taught. If you do not have an email the instructor will show you how to create a free email account.

Lego Robotics Summer Camp                                                                                                   Monday, June 13 – Thursday, June 16,                                                       1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.,                                                                                 4th through 8th Grade                                                                                 Want to build a robot out of Legos? Kids will get the opportunity to design, build, and program a robot using the Lego Mindstorm NXT Robotic Kits. Working as a team, kids will complete tasks and keep track of their findings in order to complete the robotics challenge by the end of camp. Presented by the University of Illinois Extension Office. Cost for the program is $10.

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:00 A.M.
Storytime is a mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. Parents and guardians can bring their 6-months to five-year-old children.

Stay Thirsty - Dehydration  & Hydration                                                                                   Tuesday, June 14th                                                                                                                              6:30 P.M.                                                                                                                                              Hear about powerful new methods to enhance performance and reduce injury through fluid intake will be presented by the Doctors of the Foundation of Wellness Professionals.

Father's Day Craft
Friday, June 17th
10:30 A.M.-11:30 A.M.
Kindergarten and up
Make a special craft for dad by creating a special wind chime with Miss Pat. All supplies are provided, there is no fee for this program.

Coloring for Adults
Friday, June 17
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Come for an afternoon of coloring and relaxation as you create beautiful pictures. Bring your own coloring book and medium (colored pencils, markers, or crayons) or use our colored pencils and coloring pages.

Father and Child Lego Building
Saturday, June 18,
11:00 A.M. – 12 Noon or 1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Make it a special day with Dad in an afternoon of building fun. For children in Kindergarten and older.

Adult Intro to the Internet
Monday, June 20  
10:15-11:30 A.M.
Learn the basics of the Internet: how to find the information you want, how to store it, and how to share it.