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Census Forum
Thursday, January 30th, 6:00p.m.-7:00p.m.
Wednesday, February 5th, 10:30a.m.-11:30a.m.
Charleston Carnegie
Public Library
Rotary Room
712 6th St. Charleston, IL
You’re invited! Join us for an informational meeting about the 2020 Census. Learn how it affects you, your business, & how you can help with the Complete Count effort.
Light refreshments will be provided.
Brought to you by the Charleston Complete Count Committee
Holiday Closings
From all of us here at the
Charleston Carnegie Public Library,
we wish you and yours a happy and safe New Year.

Closing early @ 5:00pm Tuesday, December 31
Closed Wednesday, January 1
For Kids
Family Movie: Abominable
Thursday, January 14
Rotary Room B
Children under 8 must bring an
A teen and her friends must outwit some evil villains in order to take a lost Yeti home.
Make and Take
Saturday, January 18
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 Winter crafts to make one, some, or all of our crafts, then take them home!
Indoor Playdates
Preschoolers (3-5yrs.)
Monday, January 20
Tuesday, January 21
Toddlers (1-3yrs.)
Thursday, January 23
Play in our Craft Room with a variety of age-appropriate friends and toys!
Library Legos
Thursday, January 23
Rotary Room A
Grades K-8
Kids under eight, please
bring a grown up to help!
If you love Legos, join us as we build together, take on challenges, show off building skills, and just have fun.
For Teens
Teens Buttons
Tuesday, January 7
In the Zone
Middle & High Schoolers
Design and assemble awesome buttons. Limit of 2 buttons per student. 
Teen Movie: Fast and the Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw
Thursday, January 16 
Rotary Room B
Officer Luke Hobbs must combat a genetically altered cyber villain endangering innocent citizens while forging an unexpected partnership with rebel Deckard Shaw. Feel free to bring your own snack and drinks!
Teen Craftivity
Tuesday, January 21
In the Zone
Middle & High Schoolers
Join us in the Zone for this month’s Amber polishing. Choose your own piece of amber and polish it into whatever shape pleases you. Inclusions (plant or insect) are possible—just please don’t clone a dinosaur.
For Adults
Adult Use of Cannabis: What You Need to Know
Tuesday, January 7
Rotary Room B
Adults 18+
Join us for a presentation by Travis Diss from The Clinic Effingham. With adult use of cannabis coming in
January, lots of people are curious about how it will work. In this presentation, Travis will cover the new laws and how they apply to you. He will outline the key differences in the state’s medical and adult use programs as well as going over how to use it while remaining inside the new laws, and additions covered under the new laws such as clubs, home grow, and a few others. Finally, we will look at the type of products one may encounter in an adult- use dispensary. 
Travels with the Glossers
Wednesday, January 8
Rotary Room A
Explore with Phil & Diana Glosser their trip on the middle Rhine River through
Germany, France and Belgium with stops in Mainz, Koblenz, Rudesheim, Heidelberg, Speyer, Mannheim, Strasbourg, Basel, Colmar, and the Alsatian Wine Route. View the churches, castles, fortifications, markets, and art, and hear the history of the excursion of 700 KM by ship, 197,090 steps and 170 floors climbed.
Movie Wednesday: Downton Abbey
Wednesday, January 8
Rotary Room B
The Crawley family prepares for an official royal visit to their family house in Yorkshire in 1927. They experience physical, social, and psychological upheavals as King George V, Queen Mary, and their royal entourage descend on the eponymous mansion. Feel free to bring your own snacks!
Grandma's Got Gmail Open House
Monday, January 20
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.
Altered Book Junk Journal
Monday, January 27
Rotary Room A
Junk Journal: A book which is often made through found and recycled materials to be used as a way to collect and record memories, thoughts, ideas, and inspiration. Learn how to make your own junk journal. We will supply the books and various craft supplies to start your altered book. You will be shown various ideas and techniques to be able to finish it at home.
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Fri 3  
Sat 4  
Sun 5  
Mon 6  
Tues 7 Teens Buttons 4:00pm-5:00pm

Adult Use of Cannabis: What You Need to Know 5:00pm
Wed 8 Travels with the Glossers 11:00am

Movie Wednesday 1:00pm
Thurs 9  
Fri 10  
Sat 11  
Sun 12  
Mon 13  
Tues 14 Family Movie 4:00pm
Wed 15  
Thurs 16 Teen Movie 4:00pm
Fri 17  
Sat 18 Make & Take 10:30am-4:00pm
Sun 19  
Mon 20 Indoor Playdates 10:30m-11:30

Grandma's Got Gmail Open House 2:00pm
Tues 21 Indoor Playdates 10:30m-11:30

Teen Craftivity 4:00pm-5:00pm
Wed 22  
Thurs 23 Indoor Playdates 10:30m-11:30

Library Legos 4:00pm-5:00pm
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Sun 26  
Mon 27 Altered Book Junk Journal 6:00pm
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Wed 29  
Thurs 30 Census Forum 6:00pm
Fri 31  
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