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Friday, July 28, 2017


10:15 AM - Lap Sit      


Location:  JPL Meeting Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  


Saturday, July 29, 2017


10:00 AM - Summer Reading Closing Party      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  


Monday, July 31, 2017


11:00 AM - 11:45 AMBookmobile      


Location:  400 W. Morgan Street
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  Grace Methodist Church
12:00 PM - 12:45 PMBookmobile      


Location:  824 N. West Street
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  Dunlap Court
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMBookmobile      


Location:  101 W. Walnut Court
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  Walnut Court
2:00 PM - Bookmobile      


Location:  1120 W. Walnut Street
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  West Central Mass Transit
3:00 PM - 3:45 PMBookmobile      


Location:  12 Greenbriar Drive
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  Greenbriar Apartments


Wednesday, August 2, 2017


3:00 PM - Story Time      


Location:  Story Time Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  

Topic: Ice Cream


9:30 AM - Kid's Garden Club      


Location:  JPL Green Space
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  

Kids of all ages are invited to join the  library’s garden club. Each Tuesday at 9:30am kids will learn how to plant seeds, how plants grow, what bugs do and help to tend the garden. By the end of summer there will flowers and vegetables for everyone to enjoy!


10:00 AM - Toddler Story Time      


Location:  Story Time Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  

Topic: Ice Cream




Monday, August 7, 2017


11:00 AM - 11:45 AMBookmobile      


Location:  400 W. Morgan Street
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  Grace Methodist Church
12:00 PM - 12:45 PMBookmobile      


Location:  824 N. West Street
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  Dunlap Court
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMBookmobile      


Location:  101 W. Walnut Court
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  Walnut Court
2:00 PM - Bookmobile      


Location:  1120 W. Walnut Street
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  West Central Mass Transit
3:00 PM - 3:45 PMBookmobile      


Location:  12 Greenbriar Drive
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  Greenbriar Apartments


Wednesday, August 9, 2017


3:00 PM - Science Story Time      


Location:  Story Time Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  

Topic: New Books


9:30 AM - Kid's Garden Club      


Location:  JPL Green Space
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  

Kids of all ages are invited to join the  library’s garden club. Each Tuesday at 9:30am kids will learn how to plant seeds, how plants grow, what bugs do and help to tend the garden. By the end of summer there will flowers and vegetables for everyone to enjoy!


10:00 AM - Story Time      


Location:  Story Time Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  

Topic: New Books




Thursday, August 10, 2017


2:00 PM - Effective Communication With Alzheimer's Patients      


Location:  
Contact:  Chris   243-5435   
Description:  

Communication is more than just talking and listening – it’s also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and  communicate at each stage of the disease.  Please RSVP to (217) 726-5184.
 

 




Friday, August 11, 2017


2:30 PM - 4:30 PMLego Club      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  

Topic: Build the Perfect Classroom


10:15 AM - Lap Sit      


Location:  JPL Meeting Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  


Monday, August 14, 2017


4:30 PM - JPL Board Meeting      


Location:  JPL Conference Room
Contact:  Chris   243-5435   
Description:  
7:00 PM - Climate, Soil and Critters      


Location:  JPL Meeting Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  Climate change is real and happening right now. Its impacts can already be seen on a local level. Duane Friend is an Environmental and Energy Stewardship Educator with the University of Illinois Extension Office who will walk you through what climate change is, how it will impact your garden and trees, what changes you can expect to see in the future and the steps you can take to combat it.


Wednesday, August 16, 2017


7:00 PM - Poetry Group      


Location:  
Contact:  Hillary   243-5435   
Description:  


Friday, August 18, 2017


2:30 PM - 4:30 PMLego Club      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  
10:15 AM - Lap Sit      


Location:  JPL Meeting Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  


Saturday, August 19, 2017


10:00 AM - Dad's Hair Braiding Workshop      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  A hair braiding workshop just for Dad! Dads can come learn how to braid their daughter's hair, just in time for the start of school.


Monday, August 21, 2017


11:00 AM - 2:00 PMSolar Eclipse Viewing      


Location:  
Contact:  Sarah   243-5435   
Description:  Join the library in viewing the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.  The library will host a brief informational lecture followed by a showing of the documentary Total Eclipse before the eclipse begins around 1:15pm.

There will be snacks and crafts for both adults and children.  Protective glasses for viewing the eclipse will be provided. This program is free to the public and all ages are invited.



Tuesday, August 22, 2017


2:00 PM - Oral History for Genealogy      


Location:  
Contact:  Hillary   217-243-5435   
Description:  Dr. Linda Ryan will discuss how to collect oral history to compliment family genealogy.


Wednesday, August 23, 2017


3:00 PM - Science Story Time      


Location:  Story Time Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  

Topic: Craft Stick


10:00 AM - Science Story Time      


Location:  Story Time Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  

Topic: Static Electricity




Friday, August 25, 2017


10:15 AM - Lap Sit      


Location:  JPL Meeting Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  


Monday, August 28, 2017


10:00 AM - World Book Online for Home and School      


Location:  JPL Meeting Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  Did you know that you have full access to the World Book Encyclopedia and educational database from home with your library card? Learn how to use the World Book database to create elementary and middle school lesson plans, activities, assignments and discussion topics. There are also primary source documents and world newspapers. This is the perfect program for homeschooling parents and for those who want to keep their children engaged outside of school.


Wednesday, August 30, 2017


3:00 PM - Story Time      


Location:  Story Time Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  

Topic: Quilts


10:00 AM - Story Time      


Location:  Story Time Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  

Topic: Quilts




Saturday, September 23, 2017


9:30 AM - 6:00 PMBookstock      


Location:  JPL Greenspace
Contact:  Chris or Hillary   243-5435   
Description:  A day long Backyard Roots Music Festival featuring top regional and national acts! Free and open to the public. Food and drink available.

10:00am  Tom Irwin
11:30am   Stone and Snow
1:00pm Linda McRae
2:30pm  Ben Bedford
4:00pm The Grimm Family Band
 

Calendar of Events - List View
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Friday, July 28, 2017

10:15 AM -
Lap Sit


Location:  JPL Meeting Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  


Saturday, July 29, 2017

10:00 AM -
Summer Reading Closing Party


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  


Monday, July 31, 2017

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Bookmobile


Location:  400 W. Morgan Street
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  Grace Methodist Church
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Bookmobile


Location:  824 N. West Street
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  Dunlap Court
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Bookmobile


Location:  101 W. Walnut Court
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  Walnut Court
2:00 PM -
Bookmobile


Location:  1120 W. Walnut Street
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  West Central Mass Transit
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Bookmobile


Location:  12 Greenbriar Drive
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  Greenbriar Apartments


Wednesday, August 2, 2017

3:00 PM -
Story Time


Location:  Story Time Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  

Topic: Ice Cream


9:30 AM -
Kid's Garden Club


Location:  JPL Green Space
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  

Kids of all ages are invited to join the  library’s garden club. Each Tuesday at 9:30am kids will learn how to plant seeds, how plants grow, what bugs do and help to tend the garden. By the end of summer there will flowers and vegetables for everyone to enjoy!


10:00 AM -
Toddler Story Time


Location:  Story Time Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  

Topic: Ice Cream




Monday, August 7, 2017

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Bookmobile


Location:  400 W. Morgan Street
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  Grace Methodist Church
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Bookmobile


Location:  824 N. West Street
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  Dunlap Court
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Bookmobile


Location:  101 W. Walnut Court
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  Walnut Court
2:00 PM -
Bookmobile


Location:  1120 W. Walnut Street
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  West Central Mass Transit
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Bookmobile


Location:  12 Greenbriar Drive
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  Greenbriar Apartments


Wednesday, August 9, 2017

3:00 PM -
Science Story Time


Location:  Story Time Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  

Topic: New Books


9:30 AM -
Kid's Garden Club


Location:  JPL Green Space
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  

Kids of all ages are invited to join the  library’s garden club. Each Tuesday at 9:30am kids will learn how to plant seeds, how plants grow, what bugs do and help to tend the garden. By the end of summer there will flowers and vegetables for everyone to enjoy!


10:00 AM -
Story Time


Location:  Story Time Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  

Topic: New Books




Thursday, August 10, 2017

2:00 PM -
Effective Communication With Alzheimer's Patients


Location:  
Contact:  Chris   243-5435   
Description:  

Communication is more than just talking and listening – it’s also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and  communicate at each stage of the disease.  Please RSVP to (217) 726-5184.
 

 




Friday, August 11, 2017

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lego Club


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  

Topic: Build the Perfect Classroom


10:15 AM -
Lap Sit


Location:  JPL Meeting Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  


Monday, August 14, 2017

4:30 PM -
JPL Board Meeting


Location:  JPL Conference Room
Contact:  Chris   243-5435   
Description:  
7:00 PM -
Climate, Soil and Critters


Location:  JPL Meeting Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  Climate change is real and happening right now. Its impacts can already be seen on a local level. Duane Friend is an Environmental and Energy Stewardship Educator with the University of Illinois Extension Office who will walk you through what climate change is, how it will impact your garden and trees, what changes you can expect to see in the future and the steps you can take to combat it.


Wednesday, August 16, 2017

7:00 PM -
Poetry Group


Location:  
Contact:  Hillary   243-5435   
Description:  


Friday, August 18, 2017

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lego Club


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  
10:15 AM -
Lap Sit


Location:  JPL Meeting Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  


Saturday, August 19, 2017

10:00 AM -
Dad's Hair Braiding Workshop


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  A hair braiding workshop just for Dad! Dads can come learn how to braid their daughter's hair, just in time for the start of school.


Monday, August 21, 2017

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Solar Eclipse Viewing


Location:  
Contact:  Sarah   243-5435   
Description:  Join the library in viewing the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.  The library will host a brief informational lecture followed by a showing of the documentary Total Eclipse before the eclipse begins around 1:15pm.

There will be snacks and crafts for both adults and children.  Protective glasses for viewing the eclipse will be provided. This program is free to the public and all ages are invited.



Tuesday, August 22, 2017

2:00 PM -
Oral History for Genealogy


Location:  
Contact:  Hillary   217-243-5435   
Description:  Dr. Linda Ryan will discuss how to collect oral history to compliment family genealogy.


Wednesday, August 23, 2017

3:00 PM -
Science Story Time


Location:  Story Time Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  

Topic: Craft Stick


10:00 AM -
Science Story Time


Location:  Story Time Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  

Topic: Static Electricity




Friday, August 25, 2017

10:15 AM -
Lap Sit


Location:  JPL Meeting Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  


Monday, August 28, 2017

10:00 AM -
World Book Online for Home and School


Location:  JPL Meeting Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  Did you know that you have full access to the World Book Encyclopedia and educational database from home with your library card? Learn how to use the World Book database to create elementary and middle school lesson plans, activities, assignments and discussion topics. There are also primary source documents and world newspapers. This is the perfect program for homeschooling parents and for those who want to keep their children engaged outside of school.


Wednesday, August 30, 2017

3:00 PM -
Story Time


Location:  Story Time Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  

Topic: Quilts


10:00 AM -
Story Time


Location:  Story Time Room
Contact:  Cindy   243-5435   
Description:  

Topic: Quilts




Saturday, September 23, 2017

9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Bookstock


Location:  JPL Greenspace
Contact:  Chris or Hillary   243-5435   
Description:  A day long Backyard Roots Music Festival featuring top regional and national acts! Free and open to the public. Food and drink available.

10:00am  Tom Irwin
11:30am   Stone and Snow
1:00pm Linda McRae
2:30pm  Ben Bedford
4:00pm The Grimm Family Band