Today the library is open from: 9am-9pm


Homeschool Happenings: Holiday Party

Happy holidays from Homeschool Happenings! Join us for a nondenominational party featuring games and card making. Please bring a wrapped present (gently used, or new costing less than $5) for a white elephant gift exchange. If you don’t have a gift ...

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Family Fun Science: Gingerbread Houses

It’s the holiday season and a perfect time to build a gingerbread house with the family! Join us for our third annual Gingerbread House Family Fun Science. We’ll have the supplies to build—graham crackers, frosting, and candy. Bring your creative ...

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Memorial Ornament Workshop

The holidays can be a very difficult time when you’ve lost someone dear. Celebrations which previously brought joy, can feel very isolating. One way of coping with this is through honoring and remembering our loved ones, through new rituals. Consider joining ...

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CD Weaving

Learn the basics of weaving and make yourself a cool medallion using yarn and an old CD! This program is for ages 11-17. No registration is required. For more information, contact Susan at or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3400.

3D Design: String Light Clip-ons

Want to add something extra to your string light decorations? We’ll be using TinkerCad to create snowflake clip-ons to bring a bit more wintry wonderland your way! Program will include a walkthrough of how to make the clip-ons. Patrons will also ...

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3D Design: Holiday Decorations

The holiday season is here, and that means it’s time to decorate! And what better to decorate with than your own creations? We’ll be using TinkerCad to create decorations & holiday items, including a Spherical Ornament, Dreidel, Toy Soldier Ornament, and ...

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Homeschool Happenings: Cats Galore!

Learn all about cats with games and crafts, and meet some live kitty guests from Tails Humane Society! This free program is for kids ages 5-13. Parents will be asked to stay during this program to ensure the safety of the cats. ...

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Bookworm Barbs Book Club: Too Small Tola

Tola’s older brother may be very fast, and her older sister may be really smart, but don’t you worry: Tola is going to be great too! In the busy city of Lagos, Nigeria, Tola lives with her sister, her brother, and ...

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Family Fun Science: Paper Airplanes

Who is ready to make paper airplanes?  Join us at the library and you will get to make and test paper airplanes, and then compete in two possible competitions.  Whose plane can travel the furthest when launched from the balcony?  This ...

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