Library Open House

Open House Invitation

Winter Reading Program, "At Home With Rowe"

The 2017 winter reading program begins on Tuesday, January 17 and runs through Saturday, February 18.

Many exciting activities are planned including an Ugly Photo Contest, Pajama Day, Game Night, old movie classic Saturdays, ice fishing and fairy garden programs.

The culmination of the program will be the annual Soup and Bread Cook-off.


Saturday Movie Classic

Join us each Saturday at 11:00am  for a movie classic.

January 28 - "Cheaper by the Dozen"

February 4 - "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea"

February 11 - "Treasure Island"

February 18 - "The Incredible Mr. Limpett"

Movie camera

Daughters of American Revolution

DAR Tuesday, February 7 at 6:30pm

Do you have a Revolutionary patriot on your family tree?

Ms. Linda Sigmon Byrd, Volunteer Field Genealogist, will show you how easily you can find out if a member of your family contributed to the the cause of the American Revolution.

This program is free and open to all ages.

Please register for this program by calling the library at 815-496-2031.

Game Night

Wednesday, February 8 at 3:30pm

For all ages

Come play Pop-up basketball, Toss Across, Giant Jenga or make your our board game.

Dungeons and Dragons and more...

Board games

Ugly Photo Contest

Isugly sweater there ugly in your home? Take a picture and enter our very first "Ugly Contest". 

 Each nameless entry will be put on display for you to choose your favorite and vote.

Contest begins Monday, Jan. 23 continues through Saturday, Feb. 11.

Entries must be received prior to Monday, Jan. 23

Creating a Miniature Fairy Garden

Fairy garden Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Fairy gardens are a magical space and a lovely addition to any garden or deck.

A special thank you to Redbud Creek Farm for presenting this fabulous program.

Please register for this program.

Suitable for all ages.


Preschool Play Group

Meets every Thursday  at 11:00am.

This program is geared toward 3 - 5 years and lasts approximately 30 minutes.

Join us for stories, games, songs and crafts.


E Reader One-on-One Classes

e readerThe library is offering one-on-one classes on how to use an e-reader to download e-books and audio books from the library's website.  Call 815-496-2031 to schedule an appointment with a member of the library staff.

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