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Back to School Book Sale
Friday, August 17 10:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday, August 18 10:00am to 5:00pm
Charleston Carnegie Public Library Book Sale Room
 

Thank you to EIU student volunteers for working the Book Sale on Saturday morning as a part of their Jumpstart day!
 
Hardcover books, audio books, DVDs and vinyl records are $2. Paperback books, children’s books, music CDs, puzzles and games are 50¢. A large selection of sale books are 25¢.
 
Books are sorted into categories such as Mystery, Romance, Sci-fi/Fantasy, Hobbies & Crafts, History, Inspiration, Biography, Cookbooks, Sports, Gardening, Classics, and Children’s books.
 
In honor of back to school, we are offering 50% off
of total purchase to any student!
*Please show proof of student ID, or equivalent at checkout (homework, school planner, schedule, etc.).

 
We accept cash or checks.
 
All proceeds from the book sale support the
Charleston Carnegie Public Library. Thank you for your support!
Cultivating Creativity Exhibit
July 23– August 20
2nd floor Atrium Landing in the Library
The Tarble Arts Center is pleased to announce the opening of the 2017-2018 Cultivating Creativity: Consolidated Communications Children’s Art Exhibition at the Charleston Carnegie Public Library.
The Cultivating Creativity Children’s Art Exhibition displays the most outstanding art produced by school art programs throughout East-Central Illinois duringthe 2016-2017 school year. Cultivating
Creativity is a community engagement program created by the Tarble Arts Center to help raise awareness of the importance of including the visualize arts as part of the regular school curriculum. Stop by and check out these amazing works of art while they are here!
For Kids
Dog Safety
Thursday, August 2
10:30am—Ages 0-5
1:00pm— Ages K-5th
Do your children know what to do around an unfamiliar dog? Come to the Library and find out. The Charleston Area Dog Club will demonstrate proper ways to approach and meet dogs. Children must be with an adult.
Library Legos!
Wednesday, August 8
4:00pm-5:15pm
Rotary Room A
Grades K-8
Kids under eight, with an adult to help!
If you love Legos, join us as we build and just have fun. 
Make and Take
Saturday, August 18
10:30am-1:00pm, or while supplies last.
KidSpace Atrium
Kids under eight, with an adult to help.
EIU student volunteers will be on hand
to help with the take home crafts as part
of their Jumpstart day! Drop in for some crafts to make one, some, or all of our crafts, then take them home!
Little Wheels Play Date
Wednesday, August 22
10:30am-11:30am
Library Parking Lot
Ages 2 to 6
Do you need a big open space to use your wheels? Come 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!
For Teens
Teens Buttons
Tuesday, August 7
4:00pm-5:00pm
In the Zone
Middle & High Schoolers
Design your buttons using our button maker! Limit of 2 buttons per student. 
For Adults
Movie Wednesday
Wednesday, August 8
1:00pm
Rotary Room B
Join us for the remake of Overboard starring Anna Faris. A spoiled, wealthy yacht owner is thrown overboard and becomes the target of revenge from his mistreated employee. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks!
Grandma's Got Gmail Open House
Saturday, August 18
11:00am-1:00pm
Rotary Room
Ages 50+
Irritated with technology? 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. EIU student volunteers will be on hand to answer technology questions  as part of their Jumpstart day! Students will work
one on one with seniors for anything from, “What’s an App?” to “How do I put a profile picture on Facebook?” and everything in-between! Feel free to bring your own devices and any questions you have.
Hope to see you and your friends there!
August
Wed 1  
Thurs 2 Dog Safety 10:30am (Ages 0-5), 1:00pm (Ages K-5th)
Fri 3  
Sat 4  
Sun 5  
Mon 6  
Tues 7 Teen Buttons 4:00pm-5:00pm
Wed 8 Library Legos! 4:00pm-5:15pm

Movie Wednesday 1:00pm
Thurs 9  
Fri 10 Literature & Libations Vol. 2
6:00pm
Sat 11  
Sun 12  
Mon 13  
Tues 14  
Wed 15  
Thurs 16  
Fri 17 Back to School Book Sale 10:00am-6:00pm
Sat 18 Back to School Book Sale 10:00am-5:00pm

Make and Take 10:30am-1:00pm

Grandma's Got Gmail 11:00am-1:00pm
Sun 19  
Mon 20  
Tues 21  
Wed 22 Little Wheels Play Date 10:30am-11:30am
Thurs 23  
Fri 24  
Sat 25  
Sun 26  
Mon 27  
Tues 28  
Wed 29  
Thurs 30  
Fri 31  
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