Looking for a good book to read this summer? This class will look at one of our online databases, NoveList, to help you explore what to read next. We will also look at free online resources such as Goodreads and Fantastic Fiction to get ideas for new books and new authors you might enjoy.
Join us Saturday, June 2 at 10:00 a.m. Our Computer Classes are free and open to all adults. Registration is preferred; call the library at 483-2713 to register.
Our Writers’ Group meets to discuss writing, review pieces, keep in community of other writers, and support each other in our writing journeys. We welcome writers of all levels of experience and genres to join us for critique of member’s pieces, writing exercises, and discussion.
Our next meeting will be on May 23 at 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Please email email@example.com for more information.
Have you heard of the Cloud, but you’re not quite sure what that means or where to go to access it? Take a look at some common cloud applications and learn how easy and convenient cloud computing can be.
Join us on Saturday, May 19 at 10:00 a.m. Our Computer Classes are free and open to all adults. Registration is preferred; call the library at 483-2713 to register.
Wednesday, May 16 from 9:00 a.m. to noon.
An audiologist from Smith Hearing Technologies will be at the library to give free hearing screenings. Registration is required, please call the library at 483-2713 to sign up for a time slot.
Wednesday, May 9 at 6:00 p.m., Margaret Honnold will speak about her book, The Cloisonne Heart, in which she shares her experiences as a caregiver to her late husband, who suffered from Alzheimer’s disease. The role of a caretaker is extremely valuable and incredibly difficult. Her book tells her story as well as gives inspiration and encouragement to those in a caretaker role. Copies of her book will be available to purchase and have signed after her presentation.
Michelle Ramlow, from the Alzheimer’s Association, will share about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement to build a healthy brain and body. Learn how you can incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. This presentation is presented by the Greater Illinois Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Join us on Wednesday, May 2 at 6:00 p.m.
Our Computer Classes are free and open to all adults. Registration is preferred; call the library at 483-2713 to register.
Saturday, April 21 at 10:00 a.m. we will be looking at and using commonly accessed formulas and functions as well as work with tables in Excel. Basic knowledge of Excel is required.
Booktalk and Signing on Wednesday, April 18 at 6:00 p.m.
Enjoy fascinating stories from the popular book Cotton, Violins & Shots in the Night: A
Timeline Visit to Rochester, Illinois, as presented by authors Ray and Pam Bruzan. A recent Illinois Times book review recommended, “If you live in Springfield or another town nearby, you should pick up this book.” Meet the authors as they share stories and
photographs of individuals who lived and created the history of Central Illinois. A book sale and signing will follow their presentation.
The next meeting of the Friends of Genealogy (FOG) group is scheduled for Saturday, April 14, at 2:00 p.m.
Membership in this group is open to anyone interested in learning genealogy research skills or assisting others. Guests are welcome to attend. A donation of any amount is requested as a membership fee.
Join us for our inaugural meeting of the Taste Buds Cookbook Club on Saturday, May 5 at 11:30 a.m.! The theme will be appetizers.
If you love to cook and want a fun, casual environment to try and share new recipes, the Taste Buds Cookbook Club is just for you! Each quarter you make a recipe from a selected cookbook or theme and then bring your dish to share with the group. We will have a discussion about your experience cooking and the cookbook itself. Don’t forget to bring a copy of the recipe and serving utensils. Library will provide beverages, plates and utensils.
The Taste Buds Cookbook Club will meet quarterly at 11:30 am. Open to cooks ages 14 and more seasoned! Registration is required.