HISTORY COMES TO LIFE AT THE LIBRARY

This Sunday, September 16 from 2-4pm the Library will celebrate the Illinois Bicentennial with special guest presenter Betty Carlson Kay – educator, author and actress.  Miss Kay is one of the Illinois Roads Scholars selected to present her programs during the Illinois Bicentennial year.  Her programs fascinate school children and adults.  She is passionate about history and very knowledgeable about Illinois, the Civil War and President Lincoln.

Her program “Three Illinois Women in the Civil War” will be a memorable afternoon and a delightful way to celebrate 200 years of statehood.  Bring the whole family for this engaging program along with light refreshements, interesting displays and door prizes!

 

Check out Miss Kay in action as well as some of her many books and her CD! We have some of her publications available for checkout.

LOCATION CHANGE ** LOCATION CHANGE **

SUMMER READING WILL BE AT THE YMCA NEXT WEEK –   WEEK #7         JULY 17, 2018 AT 9:15, 10:15 & 11:15 WITH
MRS. JOCHEM WHO WILL BE TAKING US TO OUR CREATIVE IMAGINATIONS! THE YMCA WILL ALLOW MRS. JOCHEM MORE ROOM TO INSPIRE US IN OUR ARTISTIC ENDEAVORS

THIS IS A LOCATION CHANGE SO PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS. AGAIN SUMMER READING WILL NOT BE AT THE LIBRARY NEXT WEEK – WE WILL BE AT THE YMCA FOR THE REGULAR THREE SESSIONS 9:15, 10:15 & 11:15

REMEMBER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR PRIZE DRAWINGS YOU MUST TURN IN YOUR COMPLETED READING LOG NEXT WEEK DURING WEEK #7 AT THE YMCA DURING ANY OF THE THREE SESSIONS.

BOOK BINGO SUMMER READING CHALLENGE FOR ADULTS & TEENS

Calling all Adult and Teen readers!!! Come to the Library to pick up your BOOK BINGO CARD.  Or click the pics above or on FaceBook to get your BOOK BINGO SUMMER READING CHALLENGE CARD that you can just print at home. This is a special Summer Reading Challenge only for adults & teens.   There will be prizes!!!  BOOK BINGO RUNS FROM JULY 11 THROUGH AUGUST 15!  Your name will be entered for each ‘BINGO’ you make.

BOOK BINGO CARDS are available at the circulation desk or via email to Robin at klutzy62@gmail.com

 

ILLINOIS BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2018

The Library is very excited to host Betty Carlson Kay – historian, author and actress – who will be presenting her program “Three Illinois Women During the Civil War”

This will be a lively and educational performance that will delight all ages.  This is the Library’s celebration in honor of the Illinois Bicentennial.  Mark your calendars so you do not miss this wonderful program.  In the Heritage Room on Sunday, September 16 from 2-4pm – refreshments will be served.

 

Betty Kay as Mother Bickerdyke and disguised as Albert Cashier so she could be a Civil War Soldier.

Story Hour meets Wednesday July 11 from 9:30-10:30

Robin will be leading Story Hour this week with the delightful tale of “Elmer the Elephant”. – a very different looking elephant from the rest of the herd.  This tale will show us how Elmer learns to accept himself just as he is!  We will be making these adorable milk jug elephants and we will show you how you can turn them into a nightlight!