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Holiday Hours
Monday, December 31 Closing early @ 5:00pm
Closed Tuesday, January 1
For Kids
Snow! A Celebration of the Season Story Time
Monday, January 14
10:30am, 1:15pm, or 5:30pm
Tuesday, January 15
10:30am
Craft Room
Stories, Songs,  Activities, and other early literacy builders that celebrate snow!
PRESCHOOL STORY TIME AND BOOKS & BABIES RESUME THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 11!
Snow! A Celebration of the Season Books & Babies
Thursday, January 17
10:30am
Craft Room
Stories, Songs,  Activities, and other early literacy builders that celebrate snow!
Preschool Indoor Picnic
Monday, January 14
11:30am-1:00pm
Rotary Room A
Bring a sack lunch and join us for a warm indoor picnic. We will have plenty of room to spread out and enjoy the company of other families.
Library Legos
Wednesday, January 16
4:00pm-5:15pm
Rotary Room A
Grades K-8
Kids under eight, please bring a grownup!
If you love Legos, join us as we build together, take on challenges, show off building skills, and just have fun. 
Make and Take
Saturday, January 19
10:30am-4:00pm, or while supplies last.
Kids under eight, please bring a grown-up to help.
KidSpace Atrium
Love to Craft? Drop in  for some autumn crafts to make one, some, or all of our crafts, then take them home!
For Teens
Teen Buttons
Tuesday, January 8
4:00pm-5:00pm
Zone
Middle & High Schoolers
Make a couple awesome buttons for yourself and rock that ‘80’s style. Limit of 2 buttons per student. 
Teen Craftivity
Tuesday, January 22
4:00pm-5:00pm
In the Zone
Middle & High Schoolers
Join us in the Zone for this month’s DIY “make it” project. Make it here and take it home!
For Adults
Ask us about our new collection!!
Movei Wednesday: Crazy Rich Asians
Wednesday, January 9
1:00pm
Rotary Room B
This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family. Feel free to bring your
own snacks!
Heart in a Book Craft Night
Tuesday, January 15
6:00pm
Rotary Room B
Adults 18+
Love is in the air and so are big hearts. We will use magazines to make folded hearts that can be hung in your house. Perfect for the season of Valentines. Bring a friend for a night of fun.
Senior Social Group: Iceland with the Glossers
Wednesday, January 23
11:00am
Rotary Room B
Iceland…..From black sand beaches to waterfalls, there is so much to experience on this volcanically and geologically active island of Iceland.  Come and enjoy photos and tales of churches, continental shelves, glaciers, northern lights, Icelandic horses, and the geothermal life. Of course there’ll be a bit about cuisine and farming in a place where only lichen, moss and scrub grass grow; and always, at the periphery of one’s vision – Icelandic fairies.
Grandma's Got Gmail Open House 
Monday, January 21
2:00pm-3:30pm
Information Desk Area
Not sure how to use the tablet or smart phone your kids thought you needed? Be a part of our Grandma’s Got Gmail outreach program. We have teamed up with volunteers from Eastern Illinois
University’s Civic Engagement and Volunteerism office that can work with you one on one to help you with all of your technology needs. Feel free to bring your own devices and any questions you have
Financial Workshop 
Wednesday, January 23
6:30pm
Rotary Room B
Adults 18+
Have you set some financial goals but feel a little overwhelmed with where to start? Join us for a Financial Workshop!  Dave Price, a financial planner from Effingham, will help you take a deep breath and feel empowered to take control in 2019! This informative workshop will cover topics such as: Creating a “zero based” budget, ideas for getting out of debt. How am I going to retire or pay for college costs? Learn how to add some financial tools to your “toolbox” to help “build” your financial house.
Did Dinosaurs Live in Illinois?
Thursday, January 24
6:00pm
Rotary Room B
Join Katie Lewandowski, PH.D. as she talks about why there are no dinosaur fossils in Illinois.  She will talk about what sorts of environments existed in the midcontinent and what happened to them.  She will discuss what types of dinosaurs would have roamed across Illinois, and highlight what kinds of fossils we do have here in Illinois.
January
Tues 1 CLOSED
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Mon 7  
Tues 8 Teen Buttons! 4:00pm-5:00pm
Wed 9 Movie Wednesday: Crazy Rich Asians 1:00pm
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Fri 11  
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Sun 13  
Mon 14 Snow! A Celebration of the Season Story Time 10:30am, 1:15pm, or 5:30pm

Preschool Indoor Picnic 11:30am-1:00pm
Tues 15 Snow! A Celebration of the Season Story Time 10:30am

Heart in a Book Craft Night 6:00pm
Wed 16 Library Legos 4:00pm-5:15pm
Thurs 17 Snow! A Celebration of the Season Books & Babies 10:30am
Fri 18  
Sat 19 Make and Take 10:30am-4:00pm
Sun 20  
Mon 21 Grandma's Got Gmail Open House 2:00pm-3:30pm
Tues 22 Teen Craftivity 4:00pm-5:00pm
Wed 23 Senior Social Group: Iceland with the Glossers 11:00am

Financial Workshop 6:30pm
Thurs 24 Did Dinosaurs Live in Illinois? 6:00pm
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Wed 30  
Thurs 31  
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