• Full STEAM Ahead
    Come make a maze with us at Full STEAM Ahead on Friday, Jan. 25th at 3:30PM!

     
  • STEAM at the Library
    Geeky Girls will be on Friday, Jan. 18th at 3:30PM! We will be making 'Hydro Dipping Flower Pots', which is fancy way to say that we will be painting flower pots in a whole new way!

     
  • Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    To celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Day, we will be hosting a viewing of the movie, 'Our Friend, Martin' on Satruday, Jan. 19th at 2PM. It's a movie for kids, but with a message for everyone!
  • Lap Sit
    Lap Sit is a playgroup for kids up to five years old and their caregivers. It's a time to learn, to play and to socialize! Join us just about every Friday from 10:15-11:00AM for a fun time!

     
  • January Story Times
    Join us for Story Time each Wednesday at 10AM with Cindy and 3PM with Diane for some great stories! This month we  will read about snowmen, rocks, dragons, hugs and groundhogs! Don't miss Stories with Mrs. Pilkington on Jan. 16th at 3PM!



     
  • Teens
    Check out our newest display on the Teen bulletin board! It's all about random acts of kindness! Write an encouraging message to a teacher, friend, relative or a total stranger; leave it for them to find and fell wonderful about yourself! We have the supplies, you just need to bring some good vibes to share with others!
  • Young Explorers Club ***DATE CHANGED***
    *** Please note the date change due to weather.***
    The Morgan County Audubon Society will be hosting the Young Explorers Club on Saturday, J
    an. 26th at 11AM. We want to hear what birds you have seen at your bird feeders and learn about owls!

     



Full STEAM Ahead

Make a maze!

Join us on Friday, January 25th at 3:30PM for Full STEAM Ahead! We will be making mazes, and you can make one of any design. Perhaps a simple, flat maze will suit your style, or you might want to make an intricate maze with differently levels. Whatever suits your style, we are excited to see what you can come up with!
To celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Day, we will be hosting a viewing of the movie, 'Our Friend, Martin' on Satruday, Jan. 19th at 2PM. It's a movie for kids, but with a message for everyone!

Our Friend, Martin: "What begins as a routine project for a 6th grade class turns into a time-traveling adventure they'll never forget! Historic footage and colorful animation come together in this inspiring film about civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr."

Young Explorers Club - DATE CHANGE

Morgan County Audubon Society

*** Please note the date change!***
The Morgan County Audubon Society will be hosting a Young Explorers Club at the Library! It is a four part series that will focus on birds and mammals of Illinois. The first session was huge success! Join us for the next session on Jan. 26th from 11am-noon to learn about owls and to discuss what birds you have been seeing at your feeders. What if you weren't able to make it to the fist session? No problem! Join us anyway, we will have bird feeders that you can take home and we will get you caught up on the Junior Bird Feeder Challenge.


 

STEAM at the Library

Little Learners, Geeky Girls and Full STEAM Ahead!

We have two of our three of our STEAM prorgams this month! We have Geeky Girls on Friday, Jan. 18th who will be making 'Hydro Dipping FLower Pots', which is fancy way to say that we will be painting flower pots, but in a unique way! Full STEAM Ahead will meet on Friday, Jan. 25th to try make our own marble mazes.
    

We have Story Time every Wednesday at 10AM with Cindy and 3PM with Diane! Join us for some great stories this month!

Jan. 2nd - Snowmen
Jan. 9th - Old rocks
Jan. 16th - Appreciate a Dragon Day @ 10AM, Stories with Mrs. Pilkinton @ 3PM
Jan. 23rd - Hug Day
Jan. 30th - Groundhog Day




 

Lap Sit

August and September

Lap Sit continues on through October at 10:15 AM on Fridays and we welcome friends, new and old, to come and play! We will have some fun ideas for you try here and at home as we explore a new topic each week.

Dec. 28th - New Year celebration ideas for little ones

Jan. 4th - CANCELLED
Jan. 11th - Early Years will be here!
Jan. 18th - New books
Jan. 25th - The letter "G"


 
S.T.E.A.M. stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. Thanks to a generous grant from the Jacksonville Children's Foundation, we are now able to offer ongoing S.T.E.A.M. programming that will include animation, electronics, 3D printing and more!

Learn more!


 

Lap Sit

Early Years is back!

Lap Sit is our playgroup for kids 5 and under and the important people in their lives. This is a program that we run year round, every Friday at 10:15 AM. We are happy to announce that the Early Years staff is back to help us out and is bringing some great ideas and cool toys! Join us for a time to play and learn!