Upcoming Events

Aug 20 2019 - 9:45am
For ages newborn - 3 yrs & caregivers Twice every Tuesday morning at 9:45 and 10:45 a.m. (stories and themes are the same for each one). This storytime focuses on developing your baby’s pre-literacy skills and will introduce a love for books by using song, movement, and rhyme.  No registration... more
Aug 20 2019 - 10:45am
For ages newborn - 3 yrs & caregivers Twice every Tuesday morning at 9:45 and 10:45 a.m. (stories and themes are the same for each one). This storytime focuses on developing your baby’s pre-literacy skills and will introduce a love for books by using song, movement, and rhyme.  No registration... more
Aug 20 2019 - 6:00pm
Sharpie vase
We will decorate cute white cylindrical vases with Sharpie markers. Registration is required and starts August 1. Use the "Register Here" button to the left to register online. Craft Night is held the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. This program is for adults in high school or older.
Aug 21 2019 - 12:00pm
The Dog Stars by Peter Heller
This month we will be reading The Dog Stars by Peter Heller.   Hig survived the flu that killed everyone he knows. His wife is gone, his friends are dead, he lives in the hangar of a small abandoned airport with his dog, his only neighbor a gun-toting misanthrope. In his 1956 Cessna, Hig flies the... more
Aug 21 2019 - 6:00pm
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The life, times and rough and tumble story of America’s balladeer, Woody Guthrie is brought to life by Barry Cloyd in this one-man original presentation. Guthrie’s stories and songs chronicle America’s human history of struggle, work and the hard-driving spirit that saw our country through the Dust... more
Aug 21 2019 - 6:00pm
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Ramblin' Readers is a weekly book group that meets at the Library each Wednesday at 6:00 PM to enjoy the great outdoors and chat about parts of a book. We will leave the Library at 6:00 and head toward the Chatham Community Park, chat about the book, enjoy each other's company, and make our way... more
Aug 22 2019 - 6:30pm
Preschool Storytime
For children of all ages with their parent/caregiver. Includes stories and a craft. No registration. Just drop on in. 
Aug 23 2019 - 10:15am
Preschool Storytime
For preschool children and their parent/cargiver. Includes stories and a craft. Storytime is suspended during June and July. No registration - just drop in!
Aug 23 2019 - 5:30pm
Illinois Prairie Pastel Society Art Show - August through September 2019
Join us for the opening wine and hors d'oeuvres reception in celebration of the Illinois Prairie Pastel Society's exhibit that will run here at fhe Library from August-September 2019. The public is invited and welcome to attend!
Aug 23 2019 - 7:45pm
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
The Library invites you to join us in our back lawn to watch an outdoor screening on Friday, August 23.  The movie will be begin at sunset (approx. 7:45 p.m). You are welcome to bring lawn chairs, blankets, snacks, beverages (no glass) and of course, YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY. Snacks, pizza and... more

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Time Items
All day
Kids' Winter Reading Challenge Jan 21 2019 (All day) to Feb 2 2019 (All day)
 
Adult Winter Reading Program Feb 2 2019 (All day)
 
10:00am
Feb 2 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm