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Tuesday, April 23, 2019


6:30 PM - Green Cleaning with Essential Oils      


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Sarah   217-243-5435   
Description:  Essential oils are one of the best-smelling, naturally antibacterial options for homemade cleaning recipes. Add oils to green your laundry routine, santiize the kitchen and nix mold in the bathroom--all while making your house smell clean. No scary fumes needed. Join Wellness Advocate, Diana Baranzelli, as she share her passion of utilizing essential oils to clean her home. 


Wednesday, April 24, 2019


2:00 PM - Finances and Budgeting for Adults      


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Chris      
Description:  National Child Abuse Awareness Month recognizes the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect and promotes the social and emotional well-being of children and families. During the month of April and throughout the year, communities are encouraged to increase awareness and provide education and support to families through resources and strategies to prevent child abuse and neglect. Each year, the White House and many states issue proclamations to raise awareness and to encourage communities to take steps to improve the well-being of children.

Through a partnership between MacMurray College and the Jacksonville Public Library, this program series will serve to educate the community about child abuse prevention and other topics to help support families. All programs will take place at the Jacksonville Public Library.

Wednesday, April 24 at 2 p.m.: Alison, a financial advisor, will present a program about finances and budgeting


Saturday, April 27, 2019


2:00 PM - Movie Matinee for Adults: First Man      


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Sarah      
Description:  This is the riveting story of NASA's mission to land a man on the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969. A visceral, first-person account, the movie will explore the sacrifices and the cost, on Armstrong and on the nation, of one of the most dangerous missions in history. 


Wednesday, May 1, 2019


3:30 PM - Professional Preparation Workshop Series: Professional Goals, Skills and Networking      


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Sarah   217-243-5435   
Description:  If you or someone you know is looking for a career, this workshop series led by Pam Daniel will teach you everything you need to know to successfully land a job. These classes are free and open to the public. As the classes do build upon each other, it is suggested that students plan to attend all sessions to get the most out of the series. 

In this session, attendees will learn how to do the following:  Identify their long and short-term career goals; identify their key skills, attributes and preferences related to their profession; develop networking strategies and explore various interpersonal communication skills; and identify ethical behaviors and recognize the difference between work ethics and professional ethics. 


Saturday, May 4, 2019


2:00 PM - The Art and Science of Fly Fishing      


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Sarah   217-243-5435   
Description:  Have you ever wanted to learn the basics of fly fishing or wanted to find information to help get you started with the hobby? This presentation will help you understand the basics of the sport and eliminate some misconceptions you may have. We'll talk about the equipment needed, what resources are available to get you started and where you can go to pursue different fish. This program is for ages 12 and up.  


Wednesday, May 8, 2019


3:30 PM - Professional Preparation Workshop Series: Cover Letters and Resumes that Work      


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Sarah   217-243-5435   
Description:  If you or someone you know is looking for a career, this workshop series led by Pam Daniel will teach you everything you need to know to successfully land a job. These classes are free and open to the public. As the classes do build upon each other, it is suggested that students plan to attend all sessions to get the most out of the series.

In this session, attendees will learn how to effectively construct a pwerful cover letter and resume, develop a plan for their own job search and produce artifical follow-up letters and professional email communications. 


Sunday, May 12, 2019


4:00 PM - Music Under the Dome Concerts      


Location:  JPL Rotunda
Contact:  Chris   243-5435   
Description:  Sally Barris is an A-list Nashville songwriter with a bright spirit and an expressive mountain soprano.
Her songs have been covered by such top-level artists as Martina McBride and Lee Ann Womack.

The Minnesota native has performed Mountain Stage, New Bedford Summer Fest, Wildflower
Arts & Music Festival and The Kerrville Folk Festival.



Wednesday, May 15, 2019


3:30 PM - Professional Preparation Workshop Series: Interview Skills      


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Sarah   217-243-5435   
Description:  If you or someone you know is looking for a career, this workshop series led by Pam Daniel will teach you everything you need to know to successfully land a job. These classes are free and open to the public. As the classes do build upon each other, it is suggested that students plan to attend all sessions to get the most out of the series.

Attendees will learn how to effectively research a specific company prior to an interview as well as utilize resources to obtain a desired position; understand the entire interview process, including reactions during an interview (mock interview will be completed in class); and produce artifical interview follow-up letters and professional email communications. 


Wednesday, May 22, 2019


3:30 PM - Professional Preparation Workshop Series: Portfolio Skills      


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Sarah   217-243-5435   
Description:  If you or someone you know is looking for a career, this workshop series led by Pam Daniel will teach you everything you need to know to successfully land a job. These classes are free and open to the public. As the classes do build upon each other, it is suggested that students plan to attend all sessions to get the most out of the series.

Attendees will learn how to effectively construct a paper and digital portfolio. 

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

6:30 PM -
Green Cleaning with Essential Oils


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Sarah   217-243-5435   
Description:  Essential oils are one of the best-smelling, naturally antibacterial options for homemade cleaning recipes. Add oils to green your laundry routine, santiize the kitchen and nix mold in the bathroom--all while making your house smell clean. No scary fumes needed. Join Wellness Advocate, Diana Baranzelli, as she share her passion of utilizing essential oils to clean her home. 


Wednesday, April 24, 2019

2:00 PM -
Finances and Budgeting for Adults


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Chris      
Description:  National Child Abuse Awareness Month recognizes the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect and promotes the social and emotional well-being of children and families. During the month of April and throughout the year, communities are encouraged to increase awareness and provide education and support to families through resources and strategies to prevent child abuse and neglect. Each year, the White House and many states issue proclamations to raise awareness and to encourage communities to take steps to improve the well-being of children.

Through a partnership between MacMurray College and the Jacksonville Public Library, this program series will serve to educate the community about child abuse prevention and other topics to help support families. All programs will take place at the Jacksonville Public Library.

Wednesday, April 24 at 2 p.m.: Alison, a financial advisor, will present a program about finances and budgeting


Saturday, April 27, 2019

2:00 PM -
Movie Matinee for Adults: First Man


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Sarah      
Description:  This is the riveting story of NASA's mission to land a man on the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969. A visceral, first-person account, the movie will explore the sacrifices and the cost, on Armstrong and on the nation, of one of the most dangerous missions in history. 


Wednesday, May 1, 2019

3:30 PM -
Professional Preparation Workshop Series: Professional Goals, Skills and Networking


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Sarah   217-243-5435   
Description:  If you or someone you know is looking for a career, this workshop series led by Pam Daniel will teach you everything you need to know to successfully land a job. These classes are free and open to the public. As the classes do build upon each other, it is suggested that students plan to attend all sessions to get the most out of the series. 

In this session, attendees will learn how to do the following:  Identify their long and short-term career goals; identify their key skills, attributes and preferences related to their profession; develop networking strategies and explore various interpersonal communication skills; and identify ethical behaviors and recognize the difference between work ethics and professional ethics. 


Saturday, May 4, 2019

2:00 PM -
The Art and Science of Fly Fishing


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Sarah   217-243-5435   
Description:  Have you ever wanted to learn the basics of fly fishing or wanted to find information to help get you started with the hobby? This presentation will help you understand the basics of the sport and eliminate some misconceptions you may have. We'll talk about the equipment needed, what resources are available to get you started and where you can go to pursue different fish. This program is for ages 12 and up.  


Wednesday, May 8, 2019

3:30 PM -
Professional Preparation Workshop Series: Cover Letters and Resumes that Work


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Sarah   217-243-5435   
Description:  If you or someone you know is looking for a career, this workshop series led by Pam Daniel will teach you everything you need to know to successfully land a job. These classes are free and open to the public. As the classes do build upon each other, it is suggested that students plan to attend all sessions to get the most out of the series.

In this session, attendees will learn how to effectively construct a pwerful cover letter and resume, develop a plan for their own job search and produce artifical follow-up letters and professional email communications. 


Sunday, May 12, 2019

4:00 PM -
Music Under the Dome Concerts


Location:  JPL Rotunda
Contact:  Chris   243-5435   
Description:  Sally Barris is an A-list Nashville songwriter with a bright spirit and an expressive mountain soprano.
Her songs have been covered by such top-level artists as Martina McBride and Lee Ann Womack.

The Minnesota native has performed Mountain Stage, New Bedford Summer Fest, Wildflower
Arts & Music Festival and The Kerrville Folk Festival.



Wednesday, May 15, 2019

3:30 PM -
Professional Preparation Workshop Series: Interview Skills


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Sarah   217-243-5435   
Description:  If you or someone you know is looking for a career, this workshop series led by Pam Daniel will teach you everything you need to know to successfully land a job. These classes are free and open to the public. As the classes do build upon each other, it is suggested that students plan to attend all sessions to get the most out of the series.

Attendees will learn how to effectively research a specific company prior to an interview as well as utilize resources to obtain a desired position; understand the entire interview process, including reactions during an interview (mock interview will be completed in class); and produce artifical interview follow-up letters and professional email communications. 


Wednesday, May 22, 2019

3:30 PM -
Professional Preparation Workshop Series: Portfolio Skills


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Sarah   217-243-5435   
Description:  If you or someone you know is looking for a career, this workshop series led by Pam Daniel will teach you everything you need to know to successfully land a job. These classes are free and open to the public. As the classes do build upon each other, it is suggested that students plan to attend all sessions to get the most out of the series.

Attendees will learn how to effectively construct a paper and digital portfolio.