All types of writers are welcome to join us for our monthly Writers’ Group meeting. We meet the fourth Wednesday of each month.
Come on Wednesday, October 26th at 6:00 p.m. as we read, critique, and discuss two members’ pieces. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Tuesday, October 25, 6:00 p.m.
This program is cosponsored by the Chatham Area Chamber of Commerce. This program will include what types of businesses should use social media, social media platforms businesses should consider and implementing social media platforms. Call 217-416-1142 for more information.
The Chatham Area Public Library will be partnering with community businesses for an event called “Show Your Library Card” this October 1 – 31, 2016. Simply show your library card at these participating businesses and receive a discount or gift! Your library card is worth more than you think!
Representative Elizabeth Isbell
10% off order.
351 Williams Ln., Chatham
Free consultation with Dr. Taylor.
Chatham Dental Center
120 N. Main St., Chatham
Free book, “Beating All Odds.”
John’s Appliance Service Center
116 W. Walnut St., Chatham
10% off service charges.
470 North Main Plaza, Chatham
$50 when you open a new personal checking account and apply for a debit card.
Modern Woodmen of America
7036 Kingsmill Ct., Springfield
Free financial planning/life insurance/retirement consultation.
Power Works Fitness
347 Williams Ln., Chatham
No enrollment fee.
309 N. Main St., Chatham
10% off in-store fresh flower purchase.
Saturday, October 15, 10 a.m.
Bernard Sieracki, previous lobbyist and current teacher of public administration, will be giving a book talk on his book, “A Just Cause.” The book is the firsthand account of the eight-week political crises beginning with governor Rod Blagojevich’s arrest, through his impeachment and trial, and ending in his conviction and removal from office. Join us to hear Sieracki discuss this compelling story.
Writers of all types of genres are welcome to attend our monthly Writers’ Group on the fourth Wednesday of each month. This month, we’ll meet on Wednesday, September 28 at 6:00 p.m. We will be having two of our members read a piece they’ve written and then we’ll critique and discuss it. Email email@example.com for more information.
Back by popular demand, we’re having another round of tea tasting on Saturday, September 24 at 11 a.m. Wendy Schluter will be here to prepare and serve tea and finger foods. Come learn some tea history and how to prepare it while sampling white, green, oolong, herbal, and black teas. Seating is limited, so call the library to reserve your spot.
The library’s adult Craft Night is held on the third Tuesday of each month. All adults are welcome to join, but seating is limited. Call the library to reserve your spot.
On Tuesday, September 20 at 6:00 p.m. we’ll be cutting the pages of a book to make a pumpkin. Bring an exacto knife if you’d like, but we will have scissors to use.
Tim Pletkovich, author of the book Civil War Fathers: Sons of the Civil War in World War II, will speak about a handful of men who fought in the Civil War and whose sons fought in WWII. A rare look at the social, cultural, and economic changes that took place over almost a hundred years through the eyes of only two generations.
He’ll also share the story of how his middle school class started contacting World War II veterans and the stories and relationships that came out of a class project.