Current Library Services
We are excited to announce our doors will be unlocked and open for browsing beginning Monday, February 1st! We ask that our visitors wear a mask, covering both nose & mouth, and "scrub your paws" upon entering the building. We also ask that browsing times be limited and social distancing guidelines be maintained. Curbside pickup will still be offered and we will continue to offer computer use by appointment. To schedule a curbside or computer appointment, call the library at 309-523-3440. We look forward to seeing all of our patrons safely again!
Family Storytime Sessions with Ms. Celeste
Monday through Friday (beginning Mon. 4/26): 10am-4pm
For children of all ages. Story Time is back, beginning Monday, Apr. 26th at 10am! Ms. Celeste will be having 30-minute sessions of in-person storytime per family! Masks are required. Sign up for your time slot by following the link to the registration form by clicking here. You may also register by calling us at 309-523-3440 or by visiting our Calendar of Events page here on the website.
Kids in the Kitchen: Mother's Day Recipe
Thursday, May 6: 10-11am
For kids of all ages. Join us for our final recipe this season by making some delicious cookies for our special Mother’s Day "Kids in the Kitchen" Cooking Class with Nina Struss! This cooking class will be the perfect activity for dad and the kids to do together while mom gets to sleep in, wake her up with some delicious cookies in bed! Does Mom want to cook too? Perfect! There’s no better present than getting in some quality time! This recipe serves up to 36, so Mothers, Grandmas, and Aunties can all get some tasty treats! For registration and recipe links, visit the Calendar of Events page here on our website.
Lots of Virtual Resources Right Here!
Explore our website for some fun things to do from home
Looking for things to do while staying safe at home? Click around here on our website for a variety of fun & educational things for the whole family! Watch movies and listen to music with Hoopla, check out books and audiobooks with Overdrive or eRead Illinois and visit our "Databases" page for tons more free, online resources like our great site, Scholastic Teachables! Also, check under the Children & Teen tabs at the top of the Home page for resources specifically geared towards these age groups. Enjoy & stay safe!