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

Granville Memorial Donation Thank You’s

The Granville Library Branch would like to thank those people who so generously donated to the library in the memory of some very special and irreplaceable people.   LINDA BRYANT – MEMORIAL                                                       Marlene J. Stevenson Spring Hill Apartments LLC Bernadette Egan & Family John B. & Diane Holmbeck Diane R. Wilson Lisa & Barry […]

Read 1000 Books before Kindergarten

Putnam County Public Library District will be offering a new service.
Read 1000 Books before Kindergarten.
Do you have a child between the ages of 0-5? We will be offering prizes for every 100 books that are read to your child until they reach 1000 books. For more information stop by any of our library branches to pick up your first logbook.

Hennepin

PCCC’s Outreach

PCCC’s Outreach
Thursday, June 16th from 9:30-11:30 a.m.
PCCC’s outreach worker will be at the library to answer questions about and discuss available benefits and services for older adults. No appointment is necessary.

Bad Art Craft

Bad Art Craft

Hennepin Library Branch

Thursday, June 16th Pick up all day long 9:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M.

Craft to go on select Thursdays. Underwater Graham Crackers

McNabb Library Branch

Saturday, June 18th Pick up all morning.

Craft to go on select Saturdays. Underwater Graham Crackers

Cricut MakerSpace

Cricut MakerSpace
Thursday, June 9th & Friday, June 10th All Day event.
Come in to learn how to use the Cricut Maker on select Thursdays and Fridays. Crafty Adults Welcome! All Day event. Call ahead. Bring your own tumbler as we will be making wet vinyl tumblers.

Oceans of Possibilities Door Prizes

Oceans of Possibilities Door Prizes

Arrgghh… Mateys!

Starting June 1st we are diving deep at the library having door prizes throughout the summer months.

Announcing winners at the start of the following month. Stop by for your chance at the treasure.

Get Caught Reading Month of May

Get Caught Reading Month of May
We will have bookmarks in select books in the library. The ones who find them will receive a prize.
Hennepin, Magnolia, &McNabb Branches

Granville

Our summer reading challenge is Ocean of Possibilities!

Our summer reading challenge is Ocean of Possibilities!

When you sign up for the summer reading program, you can pick up a chart and stickers to record your

progress, along with a baggie of Goldfish crackers!  When you return your books, pick something out of our

Pirate’s treasure box! We’ll have a fun Message in a Bottle activity to share over the summer with our friends and patrons. Raffle tickets are available for the Summer Reading Challenge prize, to be given away in August.

Take and Go Bags

Take and Go Bags
Every Month this Summer
From the UoI Extension Office

June – Nature Flip book

July- Pollinator

August – Gift of Gold

Find Your Spark! with 4-H

Find Your Spark! with 4-H: This 1.5-hour program will help you find a new interest. Join us for a nature craft and a presentation on pet care.

Wednesday, July 6th @ 10:00 A.M.
Beth Dellatori from University of Illinois Extension Office will present the Find your Spark! 4-H Activity. We will learn about taking care of pets and make a nature craft. Beth will bring a pet or two we can meet too! This will be at Hopkins Park, barring inclement weather, then we’ll meet at the library. The program is free but participants need to register by June 27th at the library or through the link on our Facebook page.

Event Date: July 6
Open Registration April 1.
Close Registration June 27.
10:00-11:30 am
Limit 20

go.illinois.edu/glspark

Camping 101: UoI Extension Office

Camping 101: This one-hour program will teach you how to pack your bags for camping with healthy snacks and first aid supplies to have a safe, healthy, fun adventure.

Friday, June 24th @ 10:00 A.M.

Beth Dellatori from the University of Illinois Extension Office will present the CAMPING 101 Activity. We will learn about outdoor safety, including healthy snacks, staying hydrated, and first aid. We will have a snack and a drink

available. Program is free but participants must register before June 13th at the library or through the link on our Facebook page.

Event Date: Friday, June 24
Open Registration Friday, April 1.
Close Registration Monday, June 13.
10:00-11:00 am
Limit 20

go.illinois.edu/glcamp

May Crafts

May Crafts
All Month
Mexican Paper Flowers

Passive Programs

Passive Programs

All March

Puzzle table & Spring coloring sheets

Homework Helper

Homework Helper

Tuesdays until 7:00 P.M.

Students are welcome to work on homework at the library during library hours.

Putnam

Books and Brunch

Books & Brunch
First Saturday of the month during library hours. Food, Books, and Friends.

Magnolia

Story Hour

Story hour in Magnolia
First Saturday of the Month @ 10:00 A.M.

Get Caught Reading Month of May

Get Caught Reading Month of May
We will have bookmarks in select books in the library. The ones who find them will receive a prize.
Hennepin, Magnolia, &McNabb Branches

Outdoor Yoga

Outdoor Yoga
Monday, June 6th @ 2:00 P.M.
Bring your yoga mat for kids.

Wii Morning

Wii morning
Saturday, June 11th @ 10:00 A.M.

McNabb

Bad Art Craft

Bad Art Craft

Hennepin Library Branch

Thursday, June 16th Pick up all day long 9:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M.

Craft to go on select Thursdays. Underwater Graham Crackers

McNabb Library Branch

Saturday, June 18th Pick up all morning.

Craft to go on select Saturdays. Underwater Graham Crackers

Disney movie night

Disney movie night
Wednesday, June 1st @ 4:00 P.M.
Kids choice on movie and popcorn

Get Caught Reading Month of May

Get Caught Reading Month of May
We will have bookmarks in select books in the library. The ones who find them will receive a prize.
Hennepin, Magnolia, &McNabb Branches

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