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Activities in January

Monday, January 1 – New Year’s Day – Library Closed

Thursday, January 4 – Story Time with Jean Whitlock 10:45-11:45 am

This preschool activity meets twice monthly. Stories, songs, crafts and snacks will make reading fun and help children 0-5 years old learn to love books and prepare them for group activities and school readiness. Theme this week is Pizza.

Monday, January 8 – Adult Coloring 2-3:30pm
Did you know that coloring exercises your mind? Come and get a mental workout with us as we color amongst friends. This program is for ages 16+. Supplies available or bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Eldorado Library

Monday, January 8 – Book Review @ 10 am

Ryan Nelson will be giving a presentation on Shakespeare Saved My Life by Laura Bates. This is a fascinating true story of the ways in which studying Shakespeare’s plays impacted prisoners in maximum security prisons. Sponsored by the Friends of the Eldorado Library

 

Tuesday, January 9 – Shakespeare Reading Group – 5-7 pm

King Lear, part 1- This tragedy written by William Shakespeare is based on an old British story about a king named Leir or Lyr. The play might have been first performed in December 1606. It was first printed in 1608. It was printed again in 1623 in the First Folio.

Saturday, December 13 – Family Movie Matinee @ 2-4 pm

My Little Pony : The ponies of Equestria prepare for their first Friendship Festival, which is overseen by Princess Twilight Sparkle in Canterlot.

 Monday, January 15 – Martin Luther King, Jr Day – Library closed

 Tuesday, January 16 – Shakespeare Reading Group – 5-7 pm

King Lear, part 1- This tragedy written by William Shakespeare is based on an old British story about a king named Leir or Lyr. The play might have been first performed in December 1606. It was first printed in 1608. It was printed again in 1623 in the First Folio.

Thursday, January 18 – Story Time with Jean Whitlock 10:45-11:45 am

This preschool activity meets twice monthly. Stories, songs, crafts and snacks will make reading fun and help children 0-5 years old learn to love books and prepare them for group activities and school readiness. Theme this week is Winter & Snow.

Thursday, January 18 – Movie night 4:30-6:30

Dunkirk: Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II. Rated PG-13 for realistic battle scenes.

Monday, January 22 – Friends of the Eldorado Library Meeting 10 am.

This organization supports the Eldorado Memorial library in a variety of ways, including programming, fundraising and many activities throughout the year. All members and prospective members are encouraged to attend and participate.

Tuesday, January 23 – Cooking for Adults 11:00-1:00
U of I Extension’s Robin Johnston leads this hands-on cooking program.  
Learn all about how easy and fun it is to cook nutritious meals and snacks.

Monday, January 22 – Adult Coloring 5:30-6:30
Did you know that coloring exercises your mind? Come and get a mental workout with us as we color amongst friends. This program is for ages 16+. Supplies available or bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Eldorado Library

Thursday, January 25 – Essential Oils 101 5pm

Katrina Cerutti will educate you on the basics of essential oils.

 

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3M Cloud Library – New and improved ebook and digital audiobook service!

3m menu buttonNow you can check out ebooks and digital audiobooks from one convenient place, the 3M Cloud Library! Our e-book consortium has moved its entire collection from Overdrive (Southern Illinois Libraries on the Go) to the 3M Cloud Library (formerly called eRead Ilinois). This will provide you with access to more than 32,000 e-books! These ebooks and digital audiobooks can also be found when searching the online SHARE catalog. To download the new service or for more 3M Cloud Library information, go to http://ebook.3m.com. If you need assistance or a walk-through on how to use the new service, visit or contact the library at 273-7922.

 


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