2024 Summer Reading Programs & Drop-ins

Tuesday, May 28, 2024
9:00 am
2024 Summer Reading Programs & Drop-ins
All Programs are on Thursdays & require registration

Adult Programs requiring registration are noted with an *

Drop-ins are Mondays at 10:00 a.m., June 3 through July 8 & Thursday, July 18 & 25; all ages are welcome

Youth Programs

June 6

Will It Float? Ages 5-7 10:00 a.m.


Fizzy STEM Fun  Ages 8+  2:00 p.m.


June 13

Theater Improv Part I  Ages 8+  10:00 a.m.


Kids Silly Sculpting  Ages 5+  2:00 p.m.


June 20

Theater Improv Part II  Ages 8+  10:00 am


Nailed It! Tween Challenge  Ages 10+  2:00 pm


June 27

Perler Bead Fun  Ages  5-7  10:00 am


Perler Frames  Ages 8+  2:00 pm


July 11

Pawprint Ministries 10:00 a.m.

Call Jana Howe, Youth Services Librarian, at 217-877-8174 to register your family. We offer 15 minute session with 6 families per session.

Fairy Lights String Art  Ages 10+  2:00 pm


Family Drop-ins

June 3 Tiny Art Show Drop-in 10:00 a.m. (while supplies last)

Stop in to create a tiny work of art to be displayed around the library

June 10 Edible Lawnmower Drop-in 10:00 a.m. (while supplies last)

Marshmallow rice treats, icing and candy make cute and tasty lawnmowers. Come in and see how!

June 17 Friendship Bracelets Drop-in 10:00 a.m.

Show your friends some love by making colorful bracelets for them.

June 24 Messtival 10:00 a.m.

Join us for some messy fun at the library.

July 8 Freezer Pop Holder Drop-in 10:00 a.m.

Come make a freezer pop holder so you can enjoy a favorite summer snack while keeping your hands warm.

Thursday, July 18

Family Book Page Art Drop-in  10:00 am

Create an adorable keepsake of your choice from book pages!

Thursday, July 25

LEGO Challenge Ocean/Shark Theme Drop-in 10:00 am

This drop-in is during Shark Week so design a cool undersea LEGO scene.

Adult Programs - Ages 16+

*Thursday, June 6 Paint 'O Mat Doormat Design Program 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.


Make a cute outdoor doormat to welcome guests to your home.

*Saturday, June 22 Seeing Beauty in Ordinary Things Paint Program with Jennifer Stout 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


Learn about the art of artist Wayne Thiebaud while creating your own art piece.

*Thursday, July 25 Team Trivia Night 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. - register by calling Pam, Adult Services Librarian, at 217-877-8174

Gather friends and family together for a fun night of trivia, pizza and prizes.

*Saturday, July 27 Paul Jacobs Resin Art Program 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Make some tasty and refreshing mocktails.

June 13 & July 18 - no registration necessary Tech Club Meeting 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Need help with your devices? Come to our Tech Club Meeting with The Tech Guy, Abhi Morisetty, for assistance.

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