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Bead Buddy Keychain

Large Meeting Room

Use scraps of felt and a wooden bead to make a cute keychain.  All ages welcome.  Young children will require adult assistance.  Registration is required.  Call 815-943-4671 for more information.

Free

Lunch & Listen: The Mystery of Locked Rooms

Large Meeting Room

It’s storytime for big kids!  Bring your lunch and listen to staff read a portion of ‘The Mystery of Locked Rooms‘ by Lindsay Currie then complete activities that compliment the book.  Enjoy a virtual visit with author Lindsay Currie, too!  This activity meets weekly on Wednesdays beginning June 5 and is appropriate for students in […]

Library closes @ 3PM

The Library will close at 3PM on Wednesday, July 3 in honor of Independence Day.  The Library will also be closed on Thursday, July 4.  Regular hours resume Friday, July 5.

Library Closed Today

The Library will be closed Thursday, July 4 in honor of Independence Day.  Regular hours resume Friday, July 5.  

Recurring Event Summer Storytime

Summer Storytime

Out of Library

Listen to stories from favorite authors and enjoy a coordinating activity.  Sessions will be held at the Lions Park pavilion, weather permitting.  In the event of inclement weather, this activity will be moved into the library.  Registration is required.  Call 815-943-4671 for more information.

Melted Crayon Jewelry

Large Meeting Room

What to do with leftover crayon pieces?  Make jewelry! Join us to repurpose leftover crayons into a wearable work of art.  All ages welcome.  Younger children will require adult assistance.  Register by clicking the RSVP button below.  Call 815-943-4671 for more information.

Free

Lunch & Listen: The Mystery of Locked Rooms

Large Meeting Room

It’s storytime for big kids!  Bring your lunch and listen to staff read a portion of ‘The Mystery of Locked Rooms‘ by Lindsay Currie then complete activities that compliment the book.  Enjoy a virtual visit with author Lindsay Currie, too!  This activity meets weekly on Wednesdays beginning June 5 and is appropriate for students in […]

Tie Dye T-shirts

Out of Library

Everyone's favorite summer activity is back!  Bring a white t-shirt and use a variety of techniques to make it colorful.  All ages welcome.  Register by clicking the RSVP button below.  This event will be held outdoors.  In the event of inclement weather, this event will be rescheduled for Tuesday, July 16 at 1:30pm.  Call 815-943-4671 […]

Free

Crafter’s UFO Night

Large Meeting Room

Calling all crafters!  Got a stash of UFO’s (Unfinished Objects)? Spend an evening with fellow crafters getting those UFO’s closer to completion.  All who knit, crochet, cross stich, embroider, sew, and paper craft are invited.  Light refreshments will be provided.  Registration is required.  Call 815-943-4671 for more information.

Free

Taylor Swift Party

Large Meeting Room

Hey Swifties! Come celebrate all things Taylor at the Library's Taylor Swift party!  Make friendship bracelets, complete a trivia challenge, enjoy a photo booth, and more.  Registration is required.  All ages welcome.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  Registration for this event opens June 3.  All participants must register.  Call […]

Free