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   Wednesday, May 3, 2017
9:30 AM -
Kid's Garden Club
Event Location: JPL Green Space
Contact: Cindy   243-5435

Learn about seeds




10:00 AM -
Toddler Story Time
Event Location: JPL Story Time Room
Contact: Cindy   243-5435

Topic: Birds




3:00 PM -
Story Time
Event Location: JPL Story Time Room
Contact: Cindy   243-5435

Topic: Birds




   Friday, May 5, 2017
10:15 AM -
Lap Sit
Event Location: JPL Meeting Room
Contact: Cindy   243-5435



   Saturday, May 6, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Women's Self Defense
Event Location: JPL Meeting Room
Contact: Hillary   243-5435

Learn prevention, awareness, and simple self-defense techniques for real life situations with certified Level 4 Commando Krav Maga (CKM) Instructor and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Coach, Kristie Osborn. Girls ages 13-17yrs., must have a parent sign a waiver and may be accompanied by a female adult. Cost is $15 per participant. Space is limited and registration is required. Contact the library at (217) 243-5435 or hpeppers@jaxpl.org for details.




   Sunday, May 7, 2017
4:00 PM -
Music Under the Dome Concert
Event Location: JPL Rotunda
Contact: Hillary   243-5435

Dr. Rudolf Zuiderveld is a Professor Emeritus of Music at Illinois College and Organist for the First Presbyterian Church in Springfield, IL.  Zuiderveld is a renowned organist who shares the glory of music through concerts and lectures across the country and occasionally in his native Netherlands. 

    Anne Marie Stahel has toured widely in Europe as a flautist in addition to teaching at the Conservatory of  Music in Lucerne, Switzerland. Stahel is director of  liturgical music, organist and choir director for Our Savior Catholic Church in Jacksonville.

 




   Monday, May 8, 2017
4:30 PM -
JPL Board Meeting
Event Location: JPL Conference Room
Contact: Chris   243-5435



6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Baby Steps
Event Location: JPL Meeting Room
Contact: Cindy   243-5435

We are partnering with child development educators from Early Years to bring an exciting new program, Baby Steps! It is a focused play group for babies from birth to 12 months old. While the babies engage in play designed to help them develop social and cognitive skills, parents will discuss developmental milestones and strategies to help their babies grow physically and emotionally.




7:00 PM -
Raising Monarchs
Event Location: JPL Meeting Room
Contact: Cindy   243-5435

Master Gardener Anita Moody and Master Naturalist Stacy McQueen have been raising Monarch butterflies for many years. The Monarch population is still in decline, but with attention and care they have a fighting chance.  Learn how you can make a difference and bring more of these precious and helpful butterflies into the world. Experienced and novice gardeners alike will benefit from this presentation.




   Wednesday, May 10, 2017
9:30 AM -
Kid's Garden Club
Event Location: JPL Green Space
Contact: Cindy   243-5435

Kids of all ages are invited to join the  library’s garden club. Each Tuesday at 9:30am kids will learn how to plant seeds, how plants grow, what bugs do and help to tend the garden. By the end of summer there will flowers and vegetables for everyone to enjoy!




10:00 AM -
Story Time
Event Location: JPL Story Time Room
Contact: Cindy   243-5435

Topic: Lost Socks Day




3:00 PM -
Story Time
Event Location: JPL Story Time Room
Contact: Cindy   243-5435

Topic: Lost Socks Day




   Friday, May 12, 2017
10:15 AM -
Lap Sit
Event Location: JPL Meeting Room
Contact: Cindy   243-5435



2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lego Club
Event Location: JPL Children's Department
Contact: Cindy   243-5435



   Monday, May 15, 2017
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Baby Steps
Event Location: JPL Meeting Room
Contact: Cindy   243-5435

We are partnering with child development educators from Early Years to bring an exciting new program, Baby Steps! It is a focused play group for babies from birth to 12 months old. While the babies engage in play designed to help them develop social and cognitive skills, parents will discuss developmental milestones and strategies to help their babies grow physically and emotionally.




   Tuesday, May 16, 2017
7:00 PM -
Twilight Tales
Event Location: JPL Story Time Room
Contact: Cindy   243-5435

Topic: Love a Tree Day




   Wednesday, May 17, 2017
9:30 AM -
Kid's Garden Club
Event Location: JPL Green Space
Contact: Cindy   243-5435

Kids of all ages are invited to join the  library’s garden club. Each Tuesday at 9:30am kids will learn how to plant seeds, how plants grow, what bugs do and help to tend the garden. By the end of summer there will flowers and vegetables for everyone to enjoy!




10:00 AM -
Story Time
Event Location: JPL Story Time Room
Contact: Cindy   243-5435

Topic: Police




3:00 PM -
Story Time
Event Location: JPL Story Time Room
Contact: Cindy   243-5435

Topic: Police




7:00 PM -
Poetry Group
Event Location: JPL Conference Room
Contact: Hillary   243-5435



   Thursday, May 18, 2017
6:30 PM -
Author Vist with C. Ed Traylor
Event Location: JPL Meeting Room
Contact: Hillary   243-5435

A retired Illinois State Policeman will be at the library to discuss his new crime thriller The Crossing, a novel that details a sweeping terror plot that is derailed after a chance traffic stop in Central Illinois. The book has earned recognition from the Public Safety Writers Association  and has been heralded for its fast pace, intricate detail and gripping conclusion.  The author will discuss his novel as well as his 29 year career in law enforcement. 

 




   Friday, May 19, 2017
10:15 AM -
Lap Sit
Event Location: JPL Meeting Room
Contact: Cindy   243-5435



3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Craft Time
Event Location: JPL Children's Department
Contact: Cindy   243-5435

Felt Hair Bows




   Saturday, May 20, 2017
3:00 PM -
Saturday Stories
Event Location: JPL Story Time Room
Contact: Cindy   243-5435

Topic: Armed Services Day




   Monday, May 22, 2017
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Baby Steps
Event Location: JPL Meeting Room
Contact: Cindy   243-5435

We are partnering with child development educators from Early Years to bring an exciting new program, Baby Steps! It is a focused play group for babies from birth to 12 months old. While the babies engage in play designed to help them develop social and cognitive skills, parents will discuss developmental milestones and strategies to help their babies grow physically and emotionally.




   Wednesday, May 24, 2017
9:30 AM -
Kid's Garden Club
Event Location: JPL Green Space
Contact: Cindy   243-5435

Kids of all ages are invited to join the  library’s garden club. Each Tuesday at 9:30am kids will learn how to plant seeds, how plants grow, what bugs do and help to tend the garden. By the end of summer there will flowers and vegetables for everyone to enjoy!




10:00 AM -
Science Story Time
Event Location: Story Time Room
Contact: Cindy   243-5435

Topic: How Your Lungs Work




3:00 PM -
Science Story Time
Event Location: Story Time Room
Contact: Cindy   243-5435

Topic: How Your Lungs Work




   Thursday, May 25, 2017
7:00 PM -
Community Book Club
Event Location: JPL Conference Room
Contact: Hillary   243-5435

There will be a discussion of The Master and His Emissary by Iain McGilchrist at 7pm. Books can be checked out from the library or purchased at Our Town Books on the square.




   Friday, May 26, 2017
10:15 AM -
Lap Sit
Event Location: JPL Meeting Room
Contact: Cindy   243-5435



   Wednesday, May 31, 2017
9:30 AM -
Kid's Garden Club
Event Location: JPL Green Space
Contact: Cindy   243-5435

Kids of all ages are invited to join the  library’s garden club. Each Tuesday at 9:30am kids will learn how to plant seeds, how plants grow, what bugs do and help to tend the garden. By the end of summer there will flowers and vegetables for everyone to enjoy!




10:00 AM -
Story Time
Event Location: JPL Story Time Room
Contact: Cindy   243-5435

Topic: Bike Safety




3:00 PM -
Story Time
Event Location: JPL Story Time Room
Contact: Cindy   243-5435

Topic: Bike Safety




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