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Activities in August
Tuesday, August 1 – Shakespeare Reading Group 5-7 pm Reading Arden of Faversham
Wednesday, August 2 – National Coloring Book Day Free Coloring books available to color at the library. Come enjoy the cool air and color for a while!
Thursday, August 3 – Imagination Station 1:00pm The key to the world of Imagination and Discovery is found at the Eldorado Library! Let’s have fun learning about the upcoming total solar eclipse through hands on activities.
Monday, August 7 – 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, August 14 – Book Review Eclipse Special 10am Amateur photographer, Brian Voigt will be presenting a program on photographing the celestial bodies and eclipse safety. Sponsored by The Friends of the Eldorado Library.
Monday, August 21 – Eclipse Viewing The library will close from 1 to 1:30 in order to participate in viewing this exciting event. Free Viewing glasses will be available. Come join us!
Monday, August 21 – 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. Click here for safety information
Tuesday, August 22 – 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.
Thursday, August 24 – Teen Movie Night 4:30-6:45 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
After saving Xandar from Ronan’s wrath, the Guardians are now recognized as heroes. Now the team must help their leader Star Lord (Chris Pratt) uncover the truth behind his true heritage. Along the way, old foes turn to allies and betrayal is blooming. And the Guardians find that they are up against a devastating new menace who is out to rule the galaxy. Rated PG13
Monday, August 28 – 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. This month, we will be planning the float for the T&C Days parade.
Check back regularly for upcoming monthly events.
3M Cloud Library – New and improved ebook and digital audiobook service!
Now 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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