2018 Lunchapalooza

What’s Lunchapalooza? If you guessed it involves lunch and outdoor concerts, you are correct! We have a couple of sessions this summer featuring musicians who will perform for the whole family on our back patio at the Harnish branch. The fun starts today! You are welcome to bring a lunch…

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Happy Earth Day!

Celebrate Earth Day by brushing up on how to be green and by taking time to appreciate our wonderful planet Earth! Many Earthlings’ first thought when they think of Earth Day is to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.  Or to plant a tree. And we have books to help you with those things and more.…

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Monarch and Bluestem Award Winners

The Monarch Award and Bluestem Award are book awards in Illinois, where children get to vote the winner! There is a committee that nominates the books. Monarch Award nominees are books for Kindergarten-3rd grade children. Bluestem Award nominees are books for 3rd-5th grade children. Once the nominees are selected kids get…

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Children’s Book Swap

Spring cleaning and finding books that you don’t want anymore? Bring them to our Book Swap and trade them in for something new! On Sunday, March 26th, from 2-4 p.m. you’ll have the chance to freshen up your book collection and help others do the same. The event will be held in…

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Museum Adventure Pass

The library offers Museum Adventure Passes year-round, but with Spring Break approaching, we thought a reminder would be nice. It’s fun to go somewhere on Spring Break, and you don’t even have to go far!  Museums, and gardens and zoos, oh my! Where to venture to? Check out this list…

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