Presentation

"Lady Diana Spencer, Princess of Wales." Presented by Jim Gibbons (Sponsored by FOL)

Oct 5 2017 6:00 pm

Historian, Jim Gibbons will discuss the life of Princess Diana, her marriage, motherhood, her royal presence, and her death which still remains controversial today.  Gibbons will explain how Diana's legend lives on as she lived her life like a "Candle in the Wind."  Please sign-up for this sure to be popular program!

Thank you to Friends of the Library for sponsoring this program!

Friends of the Library will have a short meeting starting at 5:45, before the program begins!

Are You Curious About Medical Cannabis? Presented by: Kirsten Velasco

Sep 14 2017 6:30 pm

Kirsten Velasco, Patient Advocate for Illinois Women In Cannabis will present a program about Medical Cannabis, aka Medical Marijuana.  It is now available in Illinois. What does it mean for you? Is it safe? How does a patient get it?  What forms is it available in?  This program can answer all your questions and clear up any misconceptions about medical cannabis.  It is most beneficial for seniors, veterans and anyone with a chronic illness.  Please phone the library to sign-up!

Project Diabetes presented by University of Illinois Extension

Jun 20 2017 6:30 pm

To register please call University of Illinois Extension at 815-224-0889 or register online at https://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=16641

 

Project Diabetes is a two part series aimed at anyone who wants to prevent or manage diabetes, and for families or caretakers.  Receive research-based information to help you understand the disease and learn to live well with diabetes.

Project Diabetes presented by University of Illinois Extension

Jun 13 2017 6:30 pm

To register please call University of Illinois Extension at 815-224-0889 or register online at https://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=16641

Project Diabetes is a two part series aimed at anyone who wants to prevent or manage diabetes, and for families or caretakers.  Receive research-based information to help you understand the disease and learn to live well with diabetes.

iPhone Camera Course Workshop - presented by IV Cellular!

May 23 2017 1:30 pm
May 23 2017 3:30 pm

Learn basic tips on getting the most out of your camera phone, plus, learn about composition, backing up your photos and much more.  Open to everyone! Any carrier!  Presented by IV Cellular!! Call the library to reserve a spot!  815-538-5142

Communication Strategies - presented by The Alzheimer's Association

Feb 23 2017 3:00 pm
Feb 23 2017 4:30 pm

As people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias progress in their journey and the ability to use words is lost, families need new ways to connect.  Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer's, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help ou connect and communicate at each stage of the disease. Please phone 309-681-1100 to sign-up for this program.  Space is limited!

"The Story of the Amboy Marsh Nature Preserve" presented by naturalist, John McKee

Dec 1 2016 2:00 pm

The Amboy Marsh Nature Preserve includes 302 acres of wetland, forest and prairie in Lee County between Sublette and Amboy. John McKee will share his knowledge of this site and its plants, animals and birds.  Please phone the library to sign-up so we can save you a chair!  815-538-5142

"Our Lady of the Angels School Fire" presented by Jim Gibbons

Nov 17 2016 6:30 pm

Join us for this riveting presentation on the 1958 tragedy in which 92 children and 3 nuns perished in the fire at Our Lady of the Angels school in Chicago.  Please call the library to sign-up!  815-538-5142

"1967 - The Tumultuous Sixties Arrive in Hollywood" - presented by Alan Wenzel

Oct 4 2016 6:30 pm
Oct 4 2016 7:30 pm

This program examins three significant movies from 1967, "In the Heat of the Night", "The Graduate", and "Bonnie and Clyde", all of which have connections to Illinois!  This program is funded by a grant from the Illinois Humanities Council.  Illinois Humanities is supported in part by the national Endowment for the Humanities and the Illinois General Assembly.  There will be a short Friends of the Library meeting before the program at 6:15.  Please call the library to sign-up!  815-538-5142

 

 

 

 

 

Do You Have a Revolutionary Patriot In Your Family Tree?

Sep 20 2016 2:00 pm

Linda Sigmon Byrd, Volunteer Field Genealogist, will provide some guidance with your first steps into the world of genealogy.  The NSDAR, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is a service organization that honors and preserves the legacy of our Patriot ancestors. Come to this workshop to find out more about the NSDAR, and how to begin your journey into genealogy.

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