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Library Card Upgrades
Have you lost your library card or want to switch to the current library card style? During  National Library Card Sign-Up Month, we will begiving away library card upgrades for FREE in September!

Chance to WIN!!
First time library card holders in September will be entered to win a $15 AMC gift card! Any person who wants to obtain a library card needs to fill out a library card application form at the Service Desk at the main entrance. Adults must show a photo ID and proof of current residence. Children age five through middle school must have a parent or guardian's signature on their application form, the parent or guardian will be held responsible for materials borrowed by the child. Encourage your friends and family to get a library card too!
Prize drawing will be held on October 1st,
you do not need to be present to win.
Banned Books Week
September 22-28! Stop by and check out a banned/challenged book today!
For Kids
Make and Take
Saturday, September 14
10:30am-4:00pm, or while supplies last.
Kids under eight with an adult
KidSpace Atrium
Love to Craft? Drop in  for some fall inspired crafts to make one, some, or all of them and then take them home!
Miss Brenda's Preschool Story Time
September 16– December 3
Mondays, 10:30am or 1:15pm
Tuesdays, 10:30am
Craft Room
Ages 3-5
Wake up Mr. Turtle and participate in stories, activities, crafts, and other fun literacy builders celebrating fall fun. One program, but different times and days to come enjoy the fun.
Books & Babies
Thursdays, September 19-December 5
Craft Room
Ages infant through 36 months with caregiver.
Bouncing rhymes, songs, finger plays, stories, and other early literacy fun will be presented. 
Little Wheels Play Date
Wednesdays, September 11 & 25
Library Parking Lot
Ages 2 to 6 with adult
Do you need a big open space to use your wheels? Join us in the south end of the parking lot to have fun on your scooters, bikes, trikes, skateboards,
roller skates, or anything that has
wheels. Don't forget your helmets!
Library Legos
Thursday, September 19
Rotary Room A
Grades K-8
Kids under eight with an adult
If you love Legos, join us as we build together, take on challenges, show off building skills, and just have fun.
For Teens
Teen Buttons
Tuesday, September 3
Middle and High Schoolers
Design and create your own buttons! Limit of 2 buttons per student.
Keep it clean, keep it kind!
Teen Craftivity
Tuesday, September 17
while supplies last!
Middle and High Schoolers
Design and create your own ring dish! Paint your critter and dish however you like with our silver or gold paint to hold your tiny treasures!
For Adults
Autumn Craft
Tuesday, September 10
Rotary Room A
Ages 18+
Make a Hello Fall farmhouse sign to frame at home!  All materials will be provided to make one  8.5 X 11 sign ready to frame. Bring a friend and enjoy a fun crafty evening!
Movie Wednesday: Aladdin
Wednesday, September 11
Rotary Room B
Ages 18+
Join us as we watch the newly released, live action Aladdin. A street rat pursues the princess of Agrabah with the help of a powerful genie who can grant him three wishes. His primary opponent is a malevolent sorcerer who serves as the city's grand vizier and the chief advisor to the Sultan. Feel free to bring your snacks and drinks!
Grandma's Got Gmail
Open House

Friday, September 13
Information Desk area
Not sure how to use a tablet or smart phone? Be a part of our Grandma’s Got Gmail outreach program. We have teamed up with volunteers from EIU’s Civic Engagement and Volunteerism that can work with you one on one to help you with all of your technology needs. Anything from, “What’s an App?” to “How do I put a profile picture on Facebook?” Feel free to bring your own devices and any questions you have. Hope to see you and your friends there!
You've Got Snail Mail!
Monday, September 25
Rotary Room A
Come learn how to make your own envelopes and stationary from scrapbook paper. You will be shown how to make your own envelope template. Then spend a little quiet time to write those letters you have been meaning to send. You will go home with a homemade envelope and 4 pieces of stationary. Postage NOT included.
Make sure you check out the Ready To Respond newsletter brought to you by the Charleston Fire Department!
Tues 3 Teen Buttons 4:00pm-5:00pm
Wed 4  
Thurs 5  
Fri 6  
Sat 7  
Sun 8  
Mon 9  
Tues 10 Autumn Craft 6:00pm
Wed 11 Little Wheels Play Date 10:30am-11:30am

Movie Wednesday 1:00pm
Thurs 12  
Fri 13 Grandma's Got Gmail Open House 2:00pm-3:30pm
Sat 14 Make and Take 10:30am-4:00pm
Sun 15  
Mon 16 Miss Brenda's Preschool Story Time 10:30am or 1:15pm
Tues 17 Miss Brenda's Preschool Story Time 10:30am

Teen Craftivity 4:00pm-5:00pm
Wed 18  
Thurs 19 Books & Babies 10:30am

Library Legos 4:00pm-5:00pm
Fri 20  
Sat 21  
Sun 22  
Mon 23 Miss Brenda's Preschool Story Time 10:30am or 1:15pm
Tues 24 Miss Brenda's Preschool Story Time 10:30am
Wed 25 Little Wheels Play Date 10:30am-11:30am

You've Got Snail Mail! 6:00pm
Thurs 26 Books & Babies 10:30am
Fri 27  
Sat 28  
Sun 29  
Mon 30 Miss Brenda's Preschool Story Time 10:30am or 1:15pm
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