Books $.50 to $2.00, DVD's $2.00
With deals like these at our book store, it's easy to
wrap up your holiday shopping early!
Library Holiday Closings
NEW YEAR'S DAY
Saturday, December 23 - Closed
Monday, January 1 - Closed
Monday, December 25 - Closed
December 2, 10 a.m. - 12 noon
fundamentals of making flyers, cards, banners, and more using
Microsoft Publisher. We will make a Christmas card and learn how to
use and edit templates.
Make-It Take-It Holiday Craft
Looking for a fun, FREE holiday
craft activity to enjoy with your kids or
Bring them to the Chatham Area Public Library, where you'll have the
chance to create a special holiday-themed craft project together.
This "make and take" activity will be Saturday, December 9
from 10:00 a.m. - noon. Our activity room will be stocked with craft
samples and supplies for you and your child to create a cute, easy
AMERICAN GIRL EVENT, Featuring Kaya
Wednesday, December 27th, 1 -
Yes! It's almost time for our
annual American Girl event, this year featuring Kaya.
Kaya is an adventurous Nez Perce girl
living in 1764 who has a deep respect for the earth and a great love
for animals, especially her Appaloosa Horse, High Steps. Young
readers, kindergarten age and older, and their parents are invited to
join us as we welcome special guest Lyn Youngbuck
to this event. Ms. Youngbuck, a Native
American woman, will show artifacts, tell stories and answer
questions to help us learn more about Native American peoples and
cultures such as Kaya's.
Registration is required for this
event and is limited. You won't want to miss this special event. Call
early to reserve your spot at 217-483-2713.
Family Evening Storytime
Thursdays @ 6:30 p.m.
Dec. 7 Catch That
Cookie (Cookie Decorating Story Time)
14 Noisy VS Quiet
28 Marvelous Manners
Preschool Storytime Fridays
@ 10:15 a.m.
Dec. 1 Noisy VS Quiet
8 Catch That Cookie (Cookie
Decorating Story Time)
15 Spotlight on Bob Shea
22 Reindeer Games
29 Marvelous Manners
Babytalk Lap-Sit - a
program intended for children newborn - 3 yrs. with an adult, Tuesday
morning at 9:45 and 10:45 a.m. This storytime includes stories, finger plays, and
Family Game Day
Winter boredom kicking in? Join us in the library as
we open up our galleries and fill them up with board games for our Family
Game Day on Thursday, December 28 from 1 - 4 p.m. We will have games
for all ages and ability levels. Librarians will be on hand to teach
games and join in on the fun.
Movies at the Library!
Free admission, popcorn, and
11 and Up movie
Tuesday, January 2nd, 2:00 p.m.
"Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The
Wednesday, January 3rd 10:00 a.m.
and 2:00 p.m.
"Despicable Me 3"
Nuns, Nazis, & Notre Dame
Monday, December 4, 6:00 p.m
Tim Pletkovich's new book Nuns, Nazis and
Notre Dame: Tales of the Great Depression, World War II and the
Fighting Irish, he examines the early life of Gerald A. O'Reilly.
Gerry's story takes us from the alleys of trolley-car Brooklyn
to the hallways of Notre Dame, to the innermost thoughts of an elite 10th Mountain Division soldier
thrust into the horror of battle in Italy's harsh Apennine
mountains. Join us to hear the author speak about an interesting and
Spice of Life
Spice of Life Book Group is for adults 18 and
older and meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, December 5, 6 p.m. - Me, Myself & Why?,
Yours, Mine, &
Ours, and You & I, Me & You from the FBI Outta the Bag Series by Mary Janice Davidson
Spicy Read: Merry Christmas Baby
Tuesday Evening Book Club
Tuesday, December 12, 6 p.m. - The Trouble with Goats and
by Joanna Cannon (2016)
England 1976. Mrs. Creasy is
missing. The neighbors blame her disappearance on the heat wave,
but ten-year-olds Grace and Tilly aren't convinced. Inspired by the
local vicar, they take matters into their own hands and go looking
for God--believing that if they find Him they might also find Mrs.
Creasy. Grace and Tilly go door to door in
search of clues. As they try to make sense of what they've seen and
heard, a complicated history of deception begins to emerge.
Bite Into A Good Book
December 13, 12 p.m. - The Fire by
Night by Teresa Messineo
Jo McMahon and
her friend Kay, who met in nursing school, now serve in World War II
on different fronts. Jo tends to six seriously wounded soldiers in a
makeshift medical unit in war-torn France. Kay is trapped in a
squalid Japanese POW camp in Manilla, where
thousands of Allied men, women, and children are awaiting their
fates, which rest in the hands of a
THE OUTER EDGE
Monday, December 18, 6 p.m. - Lost Gods by
Continuing the Outer Edge's December tradition, we'll
be reading another book by Brom! In this
one a young man descends into Purgatory to save his wife and unborn
child in this gorgeous, illustrated tale of wonder and terror from
the mind of master storyteller and acclaimed artist.
We welcome writers of all levels of experience and
genres to join us for critique of member's pieces, writing exercises,
and discussion. Our upcoming meeting will be on
Wednesday, December 27, 6 p.m. Please email email@example.com
for more information.
a blanket and a book. Winter Reading Program for adults begins