All Libraries

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

Hennepin

Dr. Seuss is on the Loose: The Life of Theodor Seuss Geisel

Thursday, March 5th @ 6:00 P.M.
Historian, Jim Gibbons, will present the life of Theodor Seuss Geisel, whose life was not boring, not even a trifle. You’ll hear about One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish; How the Grinch Stole Christmas; and If I ran the Zoo; Ten Apples up on Top; and The Lorax too! Oh, the things you shall learn, no time will you waste; we’d tell you more still, but we’ve run out of space!

Homework Helper

Hennepin

Homework Helper

Anytime during Library Hours

Starting in Hennepin this Spring. Students are welcome to work on homework at the library during library hours.

Hennepin Story Time

Hennepin Story Time

Every Thursday @ 3:30pm

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

Granville

Dead People of Illinois

Tuesday, March 24th @ 6:00 – 7:00 P.M. Dead people – you can’t live with them, and you can’t live without them. John Lynn searching for dead people in all the right places, this “underground” presentation explores hundreds of Illinois cemeteries to find interesting graves and headstones, intriguing lives and deaths, and lots and plots of […]

St. Patrick’s Day craft

Saturday, March 7th @ 10:00 A.M. Make Marshmallow Shamrock Stamping and a leprechaun craft with a fork beard.

Hands-on Science: Sphero & Makey Makey

Tuesday, March 10th @ 5:30 – 7:00 P.M. Kids have the opportunity to explore STEM activites through hands on activities. This is part of the IEEE Chicago Section Grant.

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.

Irish Soda Bread

Saturday, March 17th @ 2:30 P.M. A St. Patrick’s Day tradition of Irish Soda Bread will be available to taste at the library.

Magnolia

Homework Helpers

Every Tuesday 3:30 – 7:00 P.M.

Every Thursday 3:30 – 6:00 P.M.

Every Saturday 9:00 – Noon

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

The Life Story of Anne Frank

Tuesday, March 10th @ 6:00 P.M. Historian, Jim Gibbons, will present the Life Story of Anne Frank – a young girl of faith, hope, relentless spirit, and wisdom beyond her years. Her story, “The Diary of Anne Frank,” has been read by millions throughout the world and transcribed into 67 different languages. Anne’s diary was turned into […]

Social Emotional: Reading Time & Activity

Thursday, March 12th & Thursday, March 26th @ 4:00 – 5:00 P.M.
Freedom House will be doing children programs on topics about feelings, being unique, and self-esteem.

Lego Building

Build with legos at the library on select Saturdays of the month. Select Saturdays @ 10:30 A.M. Saturday, March 21st Saturday, April 18th Saturday, May 30th  

Story Hour

Magnolia

First Saturday of the month @ 10:00 A.M.

First Saturday of the month a guest reader comes in.

McNabb

Movie Night

Wednesday, March 18th @ 5:30 P.M.
Watch a movie at the library third Wednesday every month. Snacks will be provided.
Movie this month will be the new movie Maleficent.

Medicare and Open Enrollment

Monday, March 16th @ 9:30 – 11:30 A.M.
Putnam County Community Center Representative visits to the library for seniors who have questions about Medicare and open enrollment.

Eat. Read. Social.

Third Saturday of every month 9:00 A.M. – Noon Enjoy a quick bite & coffee with your books and friends.

Story Hour & Craft

Wednesday, March 4th @ 6:00 P.M.
Story hour and craft at the library. What’s in a shell? Looking/ Feeling different types of shells. Making clay shell neckless.

Homework Helpers

Every Wednesday 3:30 – 7:00 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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