Baby Steps YS February 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 amSee more details
Ms. Nona leads a fun and educational playtime for infants and caregivers to enjoy together. Appropriate for birth to 18 months old. For more information, or to register your child for the program, please call 347-7111 ext. 3.
Teen Advisory Board Meeting February 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmSee more details
Teen Advisory Board consists of junior high and high school students that assist in choosing which teen programs, speakers, or activities we bring to the Pekin Public Library.
Arm Knitting - For Tweens February 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 amSee more details
Back by popular demand- Arm Knitting for Tweens!! Grades 4th - 6th can make a scarf for themselves or for a loved one. We supply everything but your arms. Registration is required, yarn is limited. Please call 347-7111 ext. 3 for questions and to register.
Lego Time! February 25, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmSee more details
Come and explore the world of Legos! We will have monthly challenges or build one of your own creations. Ages K-5 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Home School Class - World Mythology February 27, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 amSee more details
World Mythology: Last year's classical mythology students have requested a sequel! World Mythology will explore ancient stories that are told allover the globe. We'll meet some crazy heroes, find out where the names of the days of the week come from, map the locations of stories with common themes from many different cultures, and apply ancient truths to current situations. Once again we'll use puzzles, games, posters, food, and songs to help us remember important ideas. Starting in September, students from third grade through high school are invited to attend bimonthly on the second and fourth Mondays from 9:30 - 11:00. The instructor will be available for additional discussion from 11:00 - 11:30. For more information call 347-7111 ext. 3. Please register for this class in Youth Services.
Read Me a Story (Family Style) YS February 27, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pmSee more details
Come join Ms. Nona for a fun-filled evening of stories, songs, activities, and a craft for families. This week's theme: Hat Day
Tech Tuesday - Training Room February 28, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 7:00 pmSee more details
Make an appointment for a half hour one-on-one tutoring session to answer basic tech questions such as: Making an email account; searching the internet; using a new device; downloading an eBook, using PowerPoint, etc. Just let us know in advance what topic you would like to discuss.
We are not able to:•Run diagnostics •Troubleshoot or fix malfunctioning devices • Computer maintenance
Preschool Storytime YS February 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 amSee more details
Ms. Nona shares stories, songs, activities, and a craft with children ages 3-5 s they enjoy a fun-filled morning while getting ready for kindergarten.
This week's theme: Hat Day
STEM Adventures, Grades 3-6: Candy Science February 28, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmSee more details
In STEM Adventures, children in grades 3-6 investigate topics in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. This month's topic is candy science. Do you know how they get the Ms on M&Ms? How about how chocolate is made? Together we will explore the science of sweets!
Space is limited. To register please call 347-7111 ext. 3 or stop by the Youth Services Desk.
Toddler Time YS March 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 amSee more details
This entertaining program, led by Ms. Nona, is for toddlers ages 18-36 months and their parent or caregiver. Basics such as colors, numbers, and letters are taught through stories, activities, and crafts. Come enjoy interactive play with children of the same age.
This week's theme: Happy Birthday Lollie!
Aspiring Writers Circle March 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmSee more details
If you have a knack and passion for creative writing, and are looking for a place for peer support, for networking, to share stories and for feedback and encouragement, you will want to join us. The Circle is open to Playwrights and Poets, Bloggers and Freelancers, Children’s authors and Graphic Novelists, Fiction and Nonfiction writers - anyone who enjoys writing in any form.
Bring your ideas, a pen, a notebook. First meeting will be moderated.
Happy Baby Yoga March 1, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pmSee more details
Mommy and baby yoga class that teaches techniques in gentle breathing and stretching, which can aid in babies' digestion. Holli Green, yoga instructor from Parkside Athletics Club, will be leading this class.This class is for infants 3½ - 18 months old. Please register for this class in Youth Services or calling 347-7111 ext. 3
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