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Looking for the perfect book?  If you're looking for the next book in a series or want to find an author who is a lot like your favorite author, NoveList Plus is the ticket!  Find author read-alikes, book discussion guides, and "Grab and Go" book lists to help you find just the right book.  Click on the NoveList graphic to the left to start using NoveList Plus.

   

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Book Club Resources:

LitLovers - resource for "all things literary" including blook club tips, discussion guides and recipes.

BookBundlz - a one stop resource that caters to book clubs and book enthusiasts.

Please let us know what books your club has chosen as early as possible and we will help you obtain multiple copies of your title.  Check our library catalog, and let us know what titles you would like us to order. 

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Events

Toddler Time

Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
Description: Toddler Time is an interactive story time program for children ages 18-35 months and their adult ...

Noon Chair Yoga for Everybody Fall Session 1 2018

Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Description: Certified yoga instructor Joan Zigulich of Yoga Pathway will lead you in a Chair Yoga practice to...

1 pm Chair Yoga for Everybody Fall Session 1 2018

Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Description: Certified yoga instructor Joan Zigulich of Yoga Pathway will lead you in a Chair Yoga practice to...

Preschool Story Time

Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Time: 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Description: Preschool Story Time combines stories, songs and crafts for kids from 3-5 years old.   ...

Stories & STEM

Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Time: 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Description: Explore biology, health, and nutrition through books, art, and experiments! We'll learn about the...

Stranger Than Fiction Book Club

Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Description: Stranger Than Fiction Book Club meets monthly to discuss current nonfiction titles. For the Septe...

Preschool Story Time

Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018
Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
Description: Preschool Story Time combines stories, songs and crafts for kids from 3-5 years old.   ...

Snack & STEM

Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018
Time: 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Description: Join us on Thursdays for fun STEM activities and a brain-boosting snack! Register for each activi...

Intro to Word

Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Description: Learn how to create, format, edit and save documents in Microsoft Word. Other t...

Strange & Wonderful Illinois

Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Description: Veteran Road-Trippers Jim and Paula Hantak will bring this presentation to the library. Learn intere...

Family Story Time

Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Description: Children from birth through age 6 and their families will enjoy stories, songs and fun activities...

Baby Bookworms

Date: Friday, September 21, 2018
Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
Description: Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and fun for you and your baby! For babies from birth through 17 mont...

Computer Basics

Date: Friday, September 21, 2018
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Description: This class is for adults with a limited knowledge of computers. Learn the main parts of the compu...

Teen/Tween Funtastic Fridays

Date: Friday, September 21, 2018
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Description: Join us for a fun activity in the Teen Room on the following Fridays! All programs begin at 3:30....

Halloteen Reading Challenge

Date: Saturday, September 22, 2018 - Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Description: Read for four hours during the month of October to earn a treat bag and some goodies. Halloteen b...

Booo!k Club

Date: Saturday, September 22, 2018 - Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Description: Read (or be read to) for four hours during the month of October to earn a trick or treat bag and ...

Learn to Jump Double Dutch with Black Girls Jump

Date: Saturday, September 22, 2018
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Description: Join Black Girls Jump! for double dutch in the parking lot behind the library!  Children and...

Zumba® Kids (7-11)

Date: Sunday, September 23, 2018
Time: 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Description: Taught by licensed instructor, Jo Moran, Zumba® Kids classes are rockin', high-energy dance part...

Zumba® (12+) for Teens!

Date: Sunday, September 23, 2018
Time: 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Description: Zumba® is an easy to follow, calorie burning, Latin inspired fitness dance party! This is a grea...

Computer Basics

Date: Monday, September 24, 2018
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Description: This class is for adults with a limited knowledge of computers. Learn the main parts of the compu...

Yoga for Kids, Tweens, and Teens

Date: Monday, September 24, 2018
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Description: Joan Zigulich teaches you to exercise, relax, focus and strengthen your mind and body through pos...

Angry Birds Live!

Date: Monday, September 24, 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Description: Those darn pigs just keep stealing our eggs. Come to the library to play a live-action version of...

Toddler Time

Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
Description: Toddler Time is an interactive story time program for children ages 18-35 months and their adult ...

Make It, Take It Tuesdays

Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Time: 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Description: Join us on Tuesdays in the Teen Room to create something new!  Register for each activity yo...

Yak & Yarn

Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Description: The Yak and Yarn Club is open to crocheters and beginning knitters as well. 6th grade - adult are ...

Intro to Photography with Ruth Hoskins

Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Description: Get a solid grounding in the skills and tools you'll need to explore the world of digital photogr...

Toddler Time

Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
Description: Toddler Time is an interactive story time program for children ages 18-35 months and their adult ...

Noon Chair Yoga for Everybody Fall Session 1 2018

Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Description: Certified yoga instructor Joan Zigulich of Yoga Pathway will lead you in a Chair Yoga practice to...

1 pm Chair Yoga for Everybody Fall Session 1 2018

Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Description: Certified yoga instructor Joan Zigulich of Yoga Pathway will lead you in a Chair Yoga practice to...

Preschool Story Time

Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Time: 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Description: Preschool Story Time combines stories, songs and crafts for kids from 3-5 years old.   ...

Stories & STEM

Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Time: 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Description: Explore biology, health, and nutrition through books, art, and experiments! We'll learn about the...

Kindred Spirits Book Club

Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Description: This month's selection is: 'A Fall of Marigolds' by Susan Meissner. Copies of the book are availab...

Preschool Story Time

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018
Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
Description: Preschool Story Time combines stories, songs and crafts for kids from 3-5 years old.   ...

Core Values Assessment One-On-One

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018
Time: 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Description: After completing the CVI workshop on Sep 24, sign up for a one-on-one CVI sessions. Sign up ...

Intro to Word

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Description: Learn how to create, format, edit and save documents in Microsoft Word. Other t...

In a Pickle

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Description: Alison Platt will show us how to prepare, season, and jar some delicious dill pickles. ...

Family Story Time

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Description: Children from birth through age 6 and their families will enjoy stories, songs and fun activities...

Baby Bookworms

Date: Friday, September 28, 2018
Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
Description: Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and fun for you and your baby! For babies from birth through 17 mont...

Computer Basics

Date: Friday, September 28, 2018
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Description: This class is for adults with a limited knowledge of computers. Learn the main parts of the compu...

Teen/Tween Funtastic Fridays

Date: Friday, September 28, 2018
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Description: Join us for a fun activity in the Teen Room on the following Fridays! All programs begin at 3:30....

After Hours w/Classical Guitarist Peter Fletcher

Date: Friday, September 28, 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Description: Enjoy some wine and cheese and the music of Classical Guitarist Peter Fletcher. Doors open at 6:3...

Zumba® Kids (7-11)

Date: Sunday, September 30, 2018
Time: 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Description: Taught by licensed instructor, Jo Moran, Zumba® Kids classes are rockin', high-energy dance part...

Zumba® (12+) for Teens!

Date: Sunday, September 30, 2018
Time: 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Description: Zumba® is an easy to follow, calorie burning, Latin inspired fitness dance party! This is a grea...

Yoga for Kids, Tweens, and Teens

Date: Monday, October 1, 2018
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Description: Joan Zigulich teaches you to exercise, relax, focus and strengthen your mind and body through pos...

Spider Web Watercolor Painting

Date: Monday, October 1, 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Description: Kids in preschool through 5th grade and invited to create a beautiful spider web painting with cr...

Toddler Time

Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
Description: Toddler Time is an interactive story time program for children ages 18-35 months and their adult ...

Cards for Hospitalized Kids

Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Time: 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Description: Join us once a month, anytime from 3:30-5:00, to make handmade holiday cards for kids who are hos...

John Lynn - Main Street Illinois

Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Description: The product of a 30-year continuing project to capture the many ways our Illinois towns offer Roots,...

Yak & Yarn

Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Description: The Yak and Yarn Club is open to crocheters and beginning knitters as well. 6th grade - adult are ...

Stampin' Up

Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Description: Esther Thoele of Stampin' Up will teach you how to use decorative rubber stamps and accessories to m...