Library Newsletter October 2016 issue

The October 2016 issue of the "Cutting Edge" library newsletter.

Painting Party

Sunday, Sept. 25 at the Norway Community Building at 4:00pm

Sponsored by the Friends of the Robert Rowe Library


fall painting

Mining for Minecraft

Saturday, September 24th from 11:00am to 1:00pm.

If you love Minecraft you will want to join us  to solve the Metals Mystery and the Gems Mystery, try our rock experiments, bowl for creepers, and much more.

Please register by calling 815-496-2031 before Thursday, September 22nd .


Preschool Play Group

Starting September 22 at 11:00am.

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

Join us for stories, games, songs and crafts.


Tots and Toddlers

         Join us on the first Tuesday of every month at 4:30 pm.  October 4th, November 1st, December 6th.       dancing penguin

  This interactive program for ages 0 - 3 years will include singing, ryhmes and stories. Siblings are welcome.

Head in a Jar

Tuesday, October 11, at 3:30pm

head in a jar

 Create a frightfully scary decoration for spooky fun. Choose between Dracula or Frankenstein.

 For ages 5 - 12.

 Please call 815-496-2031 to register before Friday, Oct. 7.

Basic Genealogy Class

Wednesday, Oct. 12th ay 6:30pm

The Sheridan Historical Society will host a Basic Genealogy Class to be held at the Robert Rowe Library.

If you have an interest in researching your family history but are not sure how to get started, this is the class for you.

Please register for this program by Friday, Oct. 7.

This class is free but donations to the Sheridan Historical Society are welcome.

Family tree

Gifts in a Jar

Come and make a one-of-a-kind gift for someone special or yourself on

Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 7:00pm

You can choose a soupmix, cookie mix or a body scrub.

Each gift is $5.00 per jar whichs helps defray the cost of the supplies.

gifts in a jar

Please register by calling 815-496-2031.

Friends of the Library Meeting

FOL logoTuesday, October 4th at 6:30pm

Come join our semi-annual meeting and help out a very worthwhile organization.



Bingo at the Library

Friday, October 28th at 2:00pm


Try your luck at our monthly Bingo for fun and prizes.

Bring a friend. Light snacks will be served.

Must be 18 years and older to play.

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