All Libraries

Please view each of our locations’ programs below. Call us with questions or concerns.

Closed Staff Training

Closed – Staff Training

Friday, September 20th 

All Putnam County Public Library Branches are closed for Staff Training. We will reopen Saturday, September 21st. 

Closed – Labor Day

All Putnam County Public Library Branches are closed for Labor Day. We will reopen Tuesday, September 3rd.

Coloring Contest

Coloring Calendar Contest
Starting Monday, July 22nd Kids 12 and under will be able to participate in coloring pages in our calendar. There will be a selection of pages to color. You can pick up at your local branch. Please place name and branch on the back. Enjoy coloring!

Hennepin

#MeToo Movement

Thursday, September 5th @ 6:30 P.M.

Freedom House will be here to discuss the#MeToo movement. Learn the cultural impact, sexual impact, abuse, harassment, media stories, and what is being done in our society to heal.

Mary Todd Lincoln

Thursday, September 5th @ 6:30 P.M.

Mary Todd Lincoln will be at the library discussing her life with her husband President Lincoln and the years in the White House. Megan Baznik will be playing Mary Todd Lincoln.

Hennepin Story Time

Hennepin Story Time

Every Friday @ 10:30am

Join us for story time in Hennepin. For children 2 – 5 years of age.

Granville

Genealogy for Beginners

Tuesday, September 17th @ 6:00 – 8:00 P.M.

Barb Kessler will be here to discuss how to get started to find out your family history.

Let’s Make Slime

Saturday, September 7th @ 10:00 A.M.

Make slime at the library. Each participant will get to take some slime home with them.

Book Discussion Group

Book Discussion Group

Meets 1st & 3rd Monday of every month. No assigned book to read.
Group directed. Instead share your own insights, opinions, and views.
Make recommendations. Please join us and share!

Preschool Story Times

Preschool Story Time

Every Tuesday @ 11:00 A.M.

Stop in for stories, crafts, activities and more!
For children 2 – 5 years of age.

Wee Ones

Wee Ones

Every Thursday at 10am

30 minutes of stories and songs!
Ideal for little ones under 3 years of age.

Putnam

Books and Brunch

A morning gathering to enjoy coffee and a light breakfast with fellow readers.

Library Closed

Putnam

Condit (Putnam) branch of the P.C. Library District is now opened!

Wood Carving

Saturday, September 21st @ 10:30 A.M.

Leon Gass will be teaching the art of wood carving.

Magnolia

Homework Helpers

Every Tuesday & Thursday 3:30 – 4:30 P.M.

Kids have the opportunity to do their homework at the library with others during the school year.

Story Hour

Magnolia

Saturday, August 3rd @ 10:00 A.M.

First Saturday of the month a guest reader comes in.

McNabb

Movie Night

Wednesday, September 18th @ 5:30 P.M.

Watch a movie every third Wednesday of the month. This month’s movie is Wizard of Oz. Snacks will be provided.

STEM Demonstrations

Saturday, September 7th @ 4:00 – 6:00 P.M.

At the McNabb Car show general demonstration of STEM activities including aerospace stomp rockers, robotics, 3D printing, and more! Brought to you by the University of Illinois Extension Office and 4-H. 

Friends of the Library

Wednesday, September 4th @ 6:00 P.M.

Are you interested in supporting the library in a meaningful way? Create funding opportunities for your branch.

Library Craft

Wednesday, September 4th @ 4:00 P.M.

Children’s bead craft at the library.

Homework Helpers

Every Wednesday 3:30 – 4:30 P.M.

Kids have the opportunity to do their homework at the library with others during the school year.

Books and Brunch

Coffee

Second Saturday of the month.
A morning gathering to enjoy coffee and
a light breakfast with fellow readers.

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