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Theresa Winterbauer

(815) 756-9568 ext. 3300|

April 2019

Movie Showing: Mary Poppins Returns

April 19 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

After Mary Poppins departed from London, Jane and Michael Banks grew up into loving and responsible adults.  When Michael becomes a single father of three children after the death of his wife, Mary Poppins revisits the Cherry Tree Lane home to try to help Michael and his family.  With her unique magical skills and the aid of her friend Jack, Mary Poppins helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives. This PG movie runs for 2 hours…

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Le Corsaire Ballet with NIU Theatre

April 20 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join students of NIU’s School of Theatre & Dance for some pirate fun!  Help us tell pirate stories, play some games, learn a jig, and hear about NIU’s upcoming swashbuckling ballet, Le Corsaire!  Enjoy a little dancing, a little history, and a lot of pirates during this interactive program. No registration is needed to attend this FREE event!  It is intended for children and families and is held in conjunction with Northern Illinois University's theatre group. For additional information, please…

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Earth Day Family Event

April 22 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Do you love animals? Would you like to help them? Bring your family and spend an hour with us learning about the importance of Earth Day! We will be spotlighting endangered species throughout the world who need our help. On a local level, we will explore what we can do in our own backyard to help out monarch butterflies and honeybees. Local bee-keeper Doug Hawthorne will answer questions about beekeeping for beginners. Oaken Acres Wildlife Refuge will give a brief…

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Read to Rover

April 23 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Sophie loves to hear stories!  Certified therapy dog Sophie, a Goldendoodle, 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 Sophie. For more information, or to sign up, call (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350 or ask at the Youth Services Desk.

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May 2019

Summer Fun Mural Painting

May 31 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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Do you love summer?  Do you enjoy art?  Join Jo Plenger-Schulz and help create a summery temporary mural that will be displayed at the library! Over the course of two 1.5-hour sessions, you will get to help design and paint a summer-themed mural.  The finished mural will be approximately 6 feet long and 3 feet wide, and it will be displayed in the children’s department.  Acrylic paints will be used, so wear old clothes or a paint shirt—the paint will…

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June 2019

Summer Fun Mural Painting

June 1 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on June 1, 2019 at 1:30 PM

Do you love summer?  Do you enjoy art?  Join Jo Plenger-Schulz and help create a summery temporary mural that will be displayed at the library! Over the course of two 1.5-hour sessions, you will get to help design and paint a summer-themed mural.  The finished mural will be approximately 6 feet long and 3 feet wide, and it will be displayed in the children’s department.  Acrylic paints will be used, so wear old clothes or a paint shirt—the paint will…

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