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Wednesday, January 29, 2020


10:00 AM - Story Time: Theme--Rosemary Wells' Birthday      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Rosemary Wells is the writer and illustrator of the Max & Ruby series, which follows the everyday adventures of sibling bunnies, curious three-year-old Max and bossy seven-year-old Ruby. Join the library in celebrating the author's birthday by listening to stories written by her!
3:00 PM - Story Time: Theme--Rosemary Wells' Birthday      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Rosemary Wells is the writer and illustrator of the Max & Ruby series, which follows the everyday adventures of sibling bunnies, curious three-year-old Max and bossy seven-year-old Ruby. Join the library in celebrating the author's birthday by listening to stories written by her!


Thursday, January 30, 2020


1:30 PM - ESL Conversation Group      


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Chris      
Description:  


Friday, January 31, 2020


10:15 AM - Lap Sit: Craft      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Lap Sit is a playgroup for kids up to five years old and their caregivers. It's a time to learn, to play and to socialize!


Monday, February 3, 2020


4:00 PM - Little Learners (K-2) STEAM Group: Balloon Fun      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Learn how to make balloons expand with science during this month's STEAM group for K-2nd grade.
6:30 PM - Adult Craft Class: Paper Flowers & Cards      


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Bridget      
Description:  Are you looking for a beautiful gift for your significant other or friend for Valentine's Day? Join the library's craft class to make paper flowers out of cupcake liners. We will also be making greeting cards. Registration is required; please call 217-243-5435 or stop at the adult circulation desk.


Tuesday, February 4, 2020


7:00 PM - Stir It Up Cooking Class for Kids: Candy Airplanes      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library for this month's Stir It Up cooking class for kids. We'll be making candy airplanes! This class is designed as a parent/child experience to introduce kids to the kitchen.


Wednesday, February 5, 2020


10:00 AM - Story Time: Topic--Harriet Tubman      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library for Story Time to learn all about American abolitionist and activist, Harriet Tubman.
3:00 PM - Story Time: Topic--Harriet Tubman      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library for Story Time to learn all about American abolitionist and activist, Harriet Tubman.


Friday, February 7, 2020


10:15 AM - Lap Sit: Topic--Love Songs      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Lap Sit is a playgroup for kids up to five years old and their caregivers. It's a time to learn, to play and to socialize! Join the library this week to celebrate Valentine's Day with music.


Saturday, February 8, 2020


9:00 AM - 5:00 PMMake and Take Craft for Kids: Valentines      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library for a fun and easy make and take craft for kids.


Sunday, February 9, 2020


12:00 PM - 4:00 PMMake and Take Craft for Kids: Valentines      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library for a fun and easy make and take craft for kids.
1:00 PM - Library Program: All About Heart Health      


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Sarah      
Description:  Heart disease is a leading cause of death nationwide and right here in Morgan County. Keeping your heart healthy is one of the most important ways to keep your entire body healthy and to make sure you are feeling your best. Tammy Lackland from Molina Healthcare will discuss the 7 simple steps to maintaining a healthy heart. There will also be a question and answer session afterward.
4:00 PM - Music Under the Dome: Anna Ferraro      


Location:  
Contact:  Chris      
Description:  Anna Ferraro is a pianist on a mission--a mission of producing inspirational music that listeners want to hear over and over again. An award-winning classical pianist, Anna has also garnered years of experience in church music, collaborative piano, and teaching. Anna's past experience includes being the producing artist of two solo albums, garnering first place prizes from the Illinois Symphony Guild's Scholarship Competition (2011), the Jacksonville Symphony Guild's "Talent Among Us" (2012), and competing as a national finalist for the NFMC collegiate division (2013). She holds a B.A. in Music from Thomas Edison State University (2013).


Monday, February 10, 2020


7:00 PM - Library Program: Moments in Lincoln's Life      


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Sarah      
Description:  Do you think you know everything there is to know about Abraham Lincoln? Learn more by attending this one-hour program based on Tom Emery's book by the same name. He will discuss some of the lesser-known experiences of the 16th president with fresh looks on the more famous episodes. Emery will cover Lincoln's presidential life, including his early romances, his work as a surveyor and postmaster, first political campaigns and some of his notable friendships. Other topics will include Lincoln's law career, how he celebrated Christmas and holiday seasons, and little-known facts about the assassination, as well as a look at Lincoln's descendants.


Wednesday, February 12, 2020


10:00 AM - Story Time: Topic--Valentine's Day      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library to hear stories about Valentine's Day!
3:00 PM - Story Time: Topic--Valentine's Day      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library to hear stories about Valentine's Day!


Friday, February 14, 2020


10:15 AM - Lap Sit: Valentine Craft      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Lap Sit is a playgroup for kids up to five years old and their caregivers. It's a time to learn, to play and to socialize! Join the library as we make a Valentine craft this week.
2:30 PM - Lego Club: Make a Mini Version of Your Favorite Thing      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library for Lego Club this month to make a miniature version of your favorite thing. Let your imagination roam wild!


Sunday, February 16, 2020


1:00 PM - Adult Craft Class: Paper Flowers & Cards      


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Bridget      
Description:  Are you looking for a beautiful gift for your significant other or friend for Valentine's Day? Join the library's craft class to make paper flowers out of cupcake liners. We will also be making greeting cards. Registration is required; please call 217-243-5435 or stop at the adult circulation desk.


Wednesday, February 19, 2020


10:00 AM - Story Time: Topic--Weddings      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library this week to hear stories about weddings.
3:00 PM - Story Time: Topic--Weddings      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library this week to hear stories about weddings.


Friday, February 21, 2020


10:15 AM - Lap Sit: Wordless Books      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Lap Sit is a playgroup for kids up to five years old and their caregivers. It's a time to learn, to play and to socialize! Join the library this week to discover some wordless books.
4:00 PM - Geeky Girls (2nd-5th) STEAM Group: Botley the Robot      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Learn how to code with Botley the Robot at this month's Geeky Girls STEAM Group for 2nd-5th graders.


Saturday, February 22, 2020


2:00 PM - Movie Matinee for Adults: Downton Abbey      


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Sarah      
Description:  The worldwide phenomenon, "Downton Abbey," returns as a spectacular motion picture, with the beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff preparing for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England unleashes scandal, romance and intrigue that leaves the future of Downton hanging in the balance. Written by series creator Julian Fellowes and starring the original cast, this grand cinematic experience will have you cheering for your favorite characters all over again.


Wednesday, February 26, 2020


10:00 AM - Story Time: Re-imagined Fairy Tales      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library for Story Time to hear some re-imagined fairy tales.
3:00 PM - Story Time: Re-imagined Fairy Tales      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library for Story Time to hear some re-imagined fairy tales.


Friday, February 28, 2020


10:15 AM - Lap Sit: Topic--Telling Stories      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Lap Sit is a playgroup for kids up to five years old and their caregivers. It's a time to learn, to play and to socialize! Join us this week to learn about telling stories.
4:00 PM - Full STEAM Ahead Group (2nd-5th): Botley the Robot      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library to learn about coding with Botley the Robot.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

10:00 AM -
Story Time: Theme--Rosemary Wells' Birthday


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Rosemary Wells is the writer and illustrator of the Max & Ruby series, which follows the everyday adventures of sibling bunnies, curious three-year-old Max and bossy seven-year-old Ruby. Join the library in celebrating the author's birthday by listening to stories written by her!
3:00 PM -
Story Time: Theme--Rosemary Wells' Birthday


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Rosemary Wells is the writer and illustrator of the Max & Ruby series, which follows the everyday adventures of sibling bunnies, curious three-year-old Max and bossy seven-year-old Ruby. Join the library in celebrating the author's birthday by listening to stories written by her!


Thursday, January 30, 2020

1:30 PM -
ESL Conversation Group


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Chris      
Description:  


Friday, January 31, 2020

10:15 AM -
Lap Sit: Craft


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Lap Sit is a playgroup for kids up to five years old and their caregivers. It's a time to learn, to play and to socialize!


Monday, February 3, 2020

4:00 PM -
Little Learners (K-2) STEAM Group: Balloon Fun


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Learn how to make balloons expand with science during this month's STEAM group for K-2nd grade.
6:30 PM -
Adult Craft Class: Paper Flowers & Cards


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Bridget      
Description:  Are you looking for a beautiful gift for your significant other or friend for Valentine's Day? Join the library's craft class to make paper flowers out of cupcake liners. We will also be making greeting cards. Registration is required; please call 217-243-5435 or stop at the adult circulation desk.


Tuesday, February 4, 2020

7:00 PM -
Stir It Up Cooking Class for Kids: Candy Airplanes


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library for this month's Stir It Up cooking class for kids. We'll be making candy airplanes! This class is designed as a parent/child experience to introduce kids to the kitchen.


Wednesday, February 5, 2020

10:00 AM -
Story Time: Topic--Harriet Tubman


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library for Story Time to learn all about American abolitionist and activist, Harriet Tubman.
3:00 PM -
Story Time: Topic--Harriet Tubman


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library for Story Time to learn all about American abolitionist and activist, Harriet Tubman.


Friday, February 7, 2020

10:15 AM -
Lap Sit: Topic--Love Songs


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Lap Sit is a playgroup for kids up to five years old and their caregivers. It's a time to learn, to play and to socialize! Join the library this week to celebrate Valentine's Day with music.


Saturday, February 8, 2020

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Make and Take Craft for Kids: Valentines


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library for a fun and easy make and take craft for kids.


Sunday, February 9, 2020

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Make and Take Craft for Kids: Valentines


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library for a fun and easy make and take craft for kids.
1:00 PM -
Library Program: All About Heart Health


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Sarah      
Description:  Heart disease is a leading cause of death nationwide and right here in Morgan County. Keeping your heart healthy is one of the most important ways to keep your entire body healthy and to make sure you are feeling your best. Tammy Lackland from Molina Healthcare will discuss the 7 simple steps to maintaining a healthy heart. There will also be a question and answer session afterward.
4:00 PM -
Music Under the Dome: Anna Ferraro


Location:  
Contact:  Chris      
Description:  Anna Ferraro is a pianist on a mission--a mission of producing inspirational music that listeners want to hear over and over again. An award-winning classical pianist, Anna has also garnered years of experience in church music, collaborative piano, and teaching. Anna's past experience includes being the producing artist of two solo albums, garnering first place prizes from the Illinois Symphony Guild's Scholarship Competition (2011), the Jacksonville Symphony Guild's "Talent Among Us" (2012), and competing as a national finalist for the NFMC collegiate division (2013). She holds a B.A. in Music from Thomas Edison State University (2013).


Monday, February 10, 2020

7:00 PM -
Library Program: Moments in Lincoln's Life


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Sarah      
Description:  Do you think you know everything there is to know about Abraham Lincoln? Learn more by attending this one-hour program based on Tom Emery's book by the same name. He will discuss some of the lesser-known experiences of the 16th president with fresh looks on the more famous episodes. Emery will cover Lincoln's presidential life, including his early romances, his work as a surveyor and postmaster, first political campaigns and some of his notable friendships. Other topics will include Lincoln's law career, how he celebrated Christmas and holiday seasons, and little-known facts about the assassination, as well as a look at Lincoln's descendants.


Wednesday, February 12, 2020

10:00 AM -
Story Time: Topic--Valentine's Day


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library to hear stories about Valentine's Day!
3:00 PM -
Story Time: Topic--Valentine's Day


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library to hear stories about Valentine's Day!


Friday, February 14, 2020

10:15 AM -
Lap Sit: Valentine Craft


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Lap Sit is a playgroup for kids up to five years old and their caregivers. It's a time to learn, to play and to socialize! Join the library as we make a Valentine craft this week.
2:30 PM -
Lego Club: Make a Mini Version of Your Favorite Thing


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library for Lego Club this month to make a miniature version of your favorite thing. Let your imagination roam wild!


Sunday, February 16, 2020

1:00 PM -
Adult Craft Class: Paper Flowers & Cards


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Bridget      
Description:  Are you looking for a beautiful gift for your significant other or friend for Valentine's Day? Join the library's craft class to make paper flowers out of cupcake liners. We will also be making greeting cards. Registration is required; please call 217-243-5435 or stop at the adult circulation desk.


Wednesday, February 19, 2020

10:00 AM -
Story Time: Topic--Weddings


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library this week to hear stories about weddings.
3:00 PM -
Story Time: Topic--Weddings


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library this week to hear stories about weddings.


Friday, February 21, 2020

10:15 AM -
Lap Sit: Wordless Books


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Lap Sit is a playgroup for kids up to five years old and their caregivers. It's a time to learn, to play and to socialize! Join the library this week to discover some wordless books.
4:00 PM -
Geeky Girls (2nd-5th) STEAM Group: Botley the Robot


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Learn how to code with Botley the Robot at this month's Geeky Girls STEAM Group for 2nd-5th graders.


Saturday, February 22, 2020

2:00 PM -
Movie Matinee for Adults: Downton Abbey


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Sarah      
Description:  The worldwide phenomenon, "Downton Abbey," returns as a spectacular motion picture, with the beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff preparing for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England unleashes scandal, romance and intrigue that leaves the future of Downton hanging in the balance. Written by series creator Julian Fellowes and starring the original cast, this grand cinematic experience will have you cheering for your favorite characters all over again.


Wednesday, February 26, 2020

10:00 AM -
Story Time: Re-imagined Fairy Tales


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library for Story Time to hear some re-imagined fairy tales.
3:00 PM -
Story Time: Re-imagined Fairy Tales


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library for Story Time to hear some re-imagined fairy tales.


Friday, February 28, 2020

10:15 AM -
Lap Sit: Topic--Telling Stories


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Lap Sit is a playgroup for kids up to five years old and their caregivers. It's a time to learn, to play and to socialize! Join us this week to learn about telling stories.
4:00 PM -
Full STEAM Ahead Group (2nd-5th): Botley the Robot


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library to learn about coding with Botley the Robot.