Special Story Time

The Library Will BE Closed during the day February 10-13th  (it will be open 4pm – 8pm only).

The Library will be Closed all day Fri., Feb. 14th  and Mon., Feb. 17th.
So there will be NO regular daytime Story Time on these days.

Special Story Time

Normal Daytime Story Time classes will be canceled Feb. 10th – 13th. But there will be a specialStory Time and Guest Speaker for ages 0 – 10 Thursday, February 13th
from 5:30pm –6:00pm* at the library.


*Please check the website in case of location change.

Drop-In Holiday Craft

Come on in the library between the hours of 11:00 am and 2:00 pm on Saturday, December 7th. The focus of this craft will be a pinecone—and when you’re finished, you’ll have a perfect holiday keepsake or gift. We will be using paints, so dress appropriately and be creative!

We interrupt this Story Time for…

A visit from a real pilot! We hope you can attend this extra-special Story Time class at 10:30 am on Friday, December 6th and stay for the high-flying New (on DVD) kid’s movie afterward! Sign-up is on-line. Please call (815) 478-3987 and ask for the children’s department if you have any questions.

Random Act of Kindness Party

RAOK Party

Do something nice for someone just because. Then tell about your Random Act of Kindness at the library for a celebratory dinner on Friday, November 15th

Some examples of a RAOK include:

– giving your mom flowers and/or a hug

– donating used books to the library

– volunteering your time to help out organizations such as an animal shelter, the library, or a soup kitchen

-helping someone with their yard work

-visiting a nursing home and reading to a senior

-reading to a child

-planting a tree

-making a card for a soldier to thank them for all they do for our country

-donating items to a homeless shelter…

Or think of one or two of your own, complete it before Nov. 15th @ 5 pm., and discuss it with us at the party!

Craft Kids

Get into the Holiday spirit of giving thanks by creating a special craft today, Friday, November 8th at 4 pm. For Kindergarten through 5th graders who would like to make a card to show their caring and appreciation for our brave Troops.

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