Public Computers
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ALL public computers will be unavailable Monday, April 25th through Wednesday, April 27th due to both computer and software upgrades to the public computers and printing and reservation system.

The public computers will be available again starting Thursday, April 28th.

The library is sorry for any inconvenience and thanks you for your patience during this upgrade.

Read It and Reap!
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a program to have parents or caregivers read 1,000 books to their child before kindergarten to prepare them and have them exceeding in school.

Prizes will be handed out at the library for every 100 books read by parents or caregivers. There is no time limit and the program will continue year round. Please register in person at the Youth Services desk.

For more information about the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program please visit their official website or stop by the Youth Services desk.

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Join the Youth Services department for a program out of this galaxy!

On May 4th @ 3:30 p.m. in the Carnegie North room Pre K - 5th graders can get Jedi training and create Star Wars themed crafts. For more information please contact the Youth Services department at (217) 753-4900 x5612.

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Join the Youth Services department on Wednesday, May 4th from 5-6 p.m. in the Bicentennial Conference Room for OTAKU CLUB!

Otaku Club is for tweens and teens and is all about anime, manga and cosplay! Come and join in the fun!
Note: Any tween ages 10-12 must have a permission slip signed by a parent or legal guardian to be able to attend club meetings. Permission slips available upon request.

Come into the library and browse the shelves or search the catalog to find our latest additions.
Below are some of the titles added this month or click here to view a complete list of new items.

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