Events

Egg Candling

Friday, March 22, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am

Learn a fascinating way to see the chicks grow before they even hatch through candling eggs. We'll use our high intensity Ovascope to see how much the chicks grow in a week.

Event Type: 
All Ages

Prom Shoppe

Saturday, March 23, 2019 -
10:00am to 3:00pm
Let the library help you say yes to the dress! Many dresses have been donated for all occasions, not just prom. Do you aspire to be in a pageant, having an upcoming special event or graduation? We are here to help with that special moment! Some dresses are new, while others are gently used, and are in a variety of tastes and sizes.

Check out the library's Instagram page during March for special sneak peeks of dresses generously donated by Gipper Prom. The dress shoppe is only open for one day. 
Event Type: 
Tweens & Teens

The Little Mermaid Story Hour

Sunday, March 24, 2019 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm

All Ages

Illinois Youth Dance Theatre will read Hans Christian Andersen's classic children's tale, The Little Mermaid, and then dance for you. Children will be able to dance with characters from the story, take pictures and ask questions. We will make a shell necklace as a keepsake from our under the sea adventure!

 

Event Type: 
All Ages

Troll Headbands

Monday, March 25, 2019 -
9:30am to 11:30am

Fun for all ages

Can't stop the feeling! You will have sunshine in your pocket after making your own troll-inspired, crazy colorful headband.

Event Type: 
Kid City

Troll Dance Party

Monday, March 25, 2019 -
11:00am to 12:30pm
Grades 1 - 5
Move your feet and show your true colors while you learn some groovy new dances taught by Full Circle Dance Center.
Event Type: 
Kid City

Manners Monkey Paint Class

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:30am

Ages 7-10

Joni Downey is the creator of Characters of Character whose mission is to provide a foundation for children to establish civic values. Joni will read a story, and then we'll bring the character to life on canvas. Meet Manners Monkey with a gentle high five or hug!

Event Type: 
Kid City

Color Explosion Alcohol Ink Art Workshop

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm

Grades 6-12

Learn how to use this exciting technique and take home your own unique wall hanging.

Event Type: 
Tweens & Teens

Citizenship Class

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm

Getting ready to take your exam to become a U.S. Citizen? This class will cover the 100 civic questions, N-400 application, and the English portion needed for the citizenship interview. Must be a legal resident in order to participate.  Presented in Partnership with Mano a Mano.

No registration required 

Event Type: 
Adult Services

Entre nosotras

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Para adultos
Acompáñanos a disfrutar de una tarde de pláticas, consejos, risas, y mucho más... todo ENTRE NOSOTRAS

For adults
Join us to enjoy an evening full of talking, laughing, giving each other advise and much more... everything just BETWEEN US.
Event Type: 
Español

Colorful Critters Workshop

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Ages 3-6
Join the safari! Your child will be able to select a furry friend, stuff it with lots of love and happy wishes, and name it. Kid City will offer an animal clinic for lots of imaginative play.
Event Type: 
Kid City

Pages