Library Newsletter - Sept. 2014

The Sept. 2014 edition of the Library newsletter.

Spooky Stories for Kids

Ghost and haunted house

Saturday, October 25 at 11:00amJoin us for scary stories, games and treats.

For children in grades 3rd - 5th.

Jerry Lewis- Live at Paramount Theater in Aurora

Jerry LewisSunday, Oct. 26th at 3:00pm. One Show Only

 Spend an afternoon with Jerry Lewis as he shares stories and rarely seen film clips.

Tickets are only $64.00. Transportation is on your own.

If interested call 815-496-2031 or ask at the Circulation Desk to reserve your ticket to enjoy an afternoon of fun and laughter.

Happy 20th Anniversary, Robert Rowe Library

The Robert Row20th Anniversary staffe Library celebrated 20 years of service to the community on May 3, 2014.

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"Love My Library" Essay Contest

The winners of the "Love My Library" Essay Contest:

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High School: Christian Smith

Junior High:

First place - Branden Franzen

Second place - Chelsey Soli

Third place - Trinity Davenport

Thank you to all the particiapants. Everyone did an outstanding job.

A Huge Thank You


Thank you to the donating individuals, organizations, and busninesses that helped with the Summer Reading Program 2014.  We truly appreciate your help and support.  We could not have done it without you.

Preschool Playgroup

Childrens handprintsMeets Thursdays at 10:30am

Geared for children ages 3 - 5, and lasts approximately 30 minutes.

Includes stories, games, crafts, activities, etc.

Friends of the Library

Friends logoRobert Rowe Public Library would like to thank the Friends of the Library for all of their contributions and time spent serving the community of Sheridan and the surrounding areas.  We would like to invite you to join the Friends of the Library.  The annual membership fee is $5.00 or $10.00 for a family.  As a Friend you will have the opportunity to show community pride for the library, make new friends, learn about library progra

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.

General Philip Sheridan

Library Director accepting a portrait of Gen. Philip Sheridan from the artist.

A portrait of General Philip Sheridan was recently donated to the library.  General Sheridan was a Civil War general for which the village is named.  the portrait was painted by Shane Ward and donated to the library by James Ward.  the painting hangs in the library's Community Room.

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