What's Going on for Kids!

Programs will be inside, on the grounds, or on Facebook as designated.
All visitors must wear masks while in the library.
Please sign up for any program you wish to attend ahead of time so that we may have plenty of supplies on hand.

Take It and Make It 
Starting September 4
Every Saturday
Drop by to pick up a new craft every week. 
When you complete your craft, post a picture on our Facebook page.
For kids in 1st through 5th grades

Starting September 7 
10:15 A.M. Outside

Join us for a time of stories geared for children ages 6 mos to 5 years
 to help develop a love for reading.
Other dates:
Sept. 14, Sept. 21, Sept. 28
October 5, October 12,
October 19, October 26,
November 2, November 9, 
November 16,
November 23,  December 7
 December 14, December 21, December 28

Science Demonstration with Ms Faith and Ms Holly
Wednesday, September  8
6:00 P.M. on Facebook

Watch Ms. Faith and Ms. Holly on Facebook demonstrate a Science experiment 
using items you can find in your home.
For kids in 3rd through 6th Grade
Other Dates:
October 13
November 10
December 8

Fire Extinguisher Chemistry
Wednesday, October 20
6:00 P.M. 

Discover how a fire extinguisher works and why you need different types of fire extinguishers!
This program is for the whole family and will be outside, weather permitting.

Fall Festival
Saturday, October 23
11:00 - 1:30 P.M.

Bring the whole family to
our Annual Fall Festival
as we celebrate everything we love about the autumn season!

Draw a Haunted House
Wednesday, October 27
6:00 P.M. 

For children in 1st through
5th Grade.

Learn how to draw a haunted house that could match your own imaginings. 

Build Your Own Spaceship
Thursday, October 28
6:00 P.M. 
                 For children in               1st through 5th Grade

Use crafting materials to make a spaceship like non other!

Outdoor Movie Night!
Friday, October 29
                     6:00 P.M. 
The whole family can enjoy the cool night air as we watch Jurasic World
on the grounds of the library. 

Evening With Santa
Monday, December 6
6:00 P.M. 
Pre-k through 3rd Grade

It's our favorite night of the year when the Jolly Ol Elf himself
comes for a visit.
Listen to Santa read
"T'was the Night Before Christmas" and have a special one-on-one meeting with him. 
Space is limited, so sign up early.

Christmas Cookie Baking
Wednesday, December 22
6:00 P.M. 
Family Event

There is no better smell than Christmas Cookies in the oven. Help us make a mess of cookies and decorate them, too.

Christmas Movie Night
Thursday, December 23
6:00 P.M. 

Family Event
Join us for an evening watching a favorite Christmas Movie!
Popcorn and drinks will be served as we show a classic on the big screen.

Please utilize our e-resources 
listed on the right or below. 

Need a library card? 
Click on the Online Library Card tab 
to learn how to get a library card.
Or bring needed information and a parent (for those who are under the age of 18) to get your own library card. 
Call ahead to determine if you are a resident or non-resident.

Contact us by email at 
or send messages through Facebook and Instagram 
or call us at  815-939-1696. 

Remember that we are a community, 
we are going through this together, 
and we are here for you. 

Electronic Resources

Axis 360 is another place 
to get free e-books and e-audio books. 
You do need a library card and pin number 
in order to create and account.

Storybooks and Read-alongs