Presentation

"From Prairie to Farm to City: Music to Commemorate Illinois's Bicentennial." - presented by dulcimer player Phil Passen.

Apr 19 2018 6:30 pm

The music in this presentation, performed by singer and hammered dulcimer player Phil Passen, reflects the story of Illinois, which has been shaped not only by its' land and natural feaures - the prairies, lakes, and rivers - but also by the many cultures that have flourished her: those of Native Americans, French, Germans, African Americans, Latin Americans, and numerous others.  This program is funded by a grant from the Illinois Humanities Council.  Illinois Humanities is suppported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Illinois General Ass

"The Unsinkable DEBBIE REYNOLDS" - presented by Debi Gajewski of the StorySpinners!

Mar 22 2018 6:30 pm

This program will unfold the life of Debbie Reynolds and how she managed to stay afloat throughout her life.  You will hear amazing things about her life in the theater, on stage and in her personal life...an inside view of Hollywood and its' start!  Please sign-up!  815-538-5142

"Robert Louis Stevenson: Myths Revealed" - presented by Tricia L. Kelly!

Feb 22 2018 6:30 pm

We may think of Stevenson as the author of Treasure Island or a Child's Garden of Verses, but he also wrote chilling tales like the Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and the short story The Body Snatcher. Tricia recounts the stranger-than-fiction life of Stevenson and shares some of the ghastly, real-life people and event that inspired Stevenson's writing! Please phone the library to sign-up!  815-538-5142

"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!

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