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Theresa Winterbauer

(815) 756-9568 ext. 3300|

Upcoming Events

June 2018

Cold-Blooded Creatures

June 21 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Bubba’s back! Are you ready to see this 8-foot-long alligator who weighs over 200 pounds, along with a variety of snakes, lizards, and a tortoise? Jim Nesci captivates the audience with a collection of wondrous creatures. Cold-Blooded Creatures offers the latest information about reptiles from an experienced expert in the reptile industry. Jim will address the relationship between reptiles and dinosaurs. He will treat everyone to many unknown facts about this misunderstood group of creatures and tell humorous stories about…

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Stand-Up Giraffe Craft

June 21 @ 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Add spots to the l-o-n-g neck of your giraffe. For more information, please contact Theresa at or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Read to Rover

June 25 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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One event on June 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

Miller loves to hear stories!  Certified therapy dog Miller, a Golden Retriever, visits the library to listen to children read. Children may register at the Youth Services Desk for a 10-minute time slot to read to Miller. For more information, or to sign up, call (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350 or ask at the Youth Services Desk.

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Science Tellers: Wild West Show

June 28 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join Science Tellers for an action-packed story set in the Wild West in which two young heroes saddle up to foil a legendary bank-robbing outlaw’s devious plans--but not before stopping a runaway train, escaping an abandoned mine shaft, and discovering how a mysterious piano can play an "instrumental" part in putting a rotten cowboy back behind bars!  Throughout the story, audience volunteers help explore the fascinating science behind chemical reactions, combustion, air pressure, inertia, and more. No registration is needed to attend this…

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Beaded Fish Craft

June 28 @ 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Choose colored beads to string on pipe cleaners to make your own little school of fish. For more information, please contact Theresa at or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Movie Showing: Jumanji, Welcome to the Jungle

June 30 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Four teenagers in detention discover an old video game console with a game they’ve never heard of. When they decide to play, they are immediately sucked into the jungle world of Jumanji in the bodies of their avatars. They’ll have to complete the adventure of their lives filled with fun, thrills, and danger or be stuck in the game forever! This PG-13 movie runs for 119 minutes. (1 hour and 59 minutes). It is sponsored by the Friends of the…

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July 2018

English Country Dancing

July 12 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

When was The Beginning of the World?  What color are Buttered Peas?  Ponder the answers to these questions and more at Diane Johns' workshop on English country dancing!  Wear soft-soled shoes and comfortable clothes to start learning the basic steps; no experience is necessary! This FREE program is geared towards participants ages 6 and up.  Space is limited to 26 participants.  Registration will occur at the library shortly before the program begins--first come, first serve! This event is sponsored by the…

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