Events

Tomorrow

  1. Yoga at the Library
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Monday, May 1st
    • End time: 07:00pm
    • Come stretch and breath your Monday stress away with yoga instructor Jill Feinberg.

      Please wear comfortable, stretchy clothes, and bring your own yoga mat and water bottle.

      You will need a punch card to attend class. Punch cards are good for five sessions and are available at the front desk for $20.

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  2. Board Meeting

Tuesday, May 2nd

  1. Book Babies
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Tuesday, May 2nd
    • End time: 10:30am
    • Children ages 0-3 and their caregivers are invited to come enjoy songs, rhymes, stories, and playtime every Tuesday morning from 10:00-10:30 starting September 6th. Book Babies is designed to help children develop their early literacy, motor, and social skills. Don't miss the fun!

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Wednesday, May 3rd

  1. After School Art: Apprentices
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, May 3rd
    • End time: 04:30pm
    • Artists in Pre-K through 2nd grade are invited to come to the library once a month anytime between 3:00 and 5:00 to create projects that explore the elements of art. Projects will take approximately a half hour to complete. Children in Preschool and Kindergarten must be accompanied by a caregiver.

      January 11 - Aerial View Snowman
      February 1 - Heart Garlands
      March 1 - Geometric Paintings
      April 5 - Yarn Paintings
      May 3 - Line Scupltures

      Please sign up at least a week prior to the event you plan to attend, to guarantee supplies for your child. You can sign up at the Kid's Circulation Desk, by calling 309-446-9575, or by emailing Katie at khahn@brimfieldlibrary.org.

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Thursday, May 4th

  1. Summer Reading Sign Up Kickoff
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Thursday, May 4th
    • End time: 07:00pm
    • All ages are invited to come to the library between 10:00 and 7:00 on Thursday, May 4th to sign up for the Brimfield Public Library's 2017 Summer Reading Program: Reading by Design. Pick up a goody bag and calendar, make crafts, and enter to win fun prizes.

      Can't make the kickoff? Registration will continue through June 2nd. Call 309-446-9575, email Katie at khahn@brimfieldlibrary.org, or sign up at the library.

      Two Summer Reading Options:
      Is your summer schedule already packed? Sign up for the Streamlined Summer Track. Pick up a reading bag filled with goodies any time after June 5th, keep track of what you read, and bring your reading log any time the library is open to collect your prizes. Streamlined summer participants may attend Special Events for All Ages.

      Do you have time to read AND attend fun, weekly programs? Sign up for the All Access Track. Pick up a reading bag filled with goodies any time after June 5th, keep track of what you read, bring in your reading log any time the library is open to collect your prizes, attend Special Events, AND come to fun, weekly programs created especially for your age group. (Need to miss a few weeks? Not a problem! Please let the library know ahead of time, so that we can plan accordingly and cut down on waste. Thank you.)

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Saturday, May 6th

  1. Maker Mania
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, May 6th
    • End time: 02:00pm
    • Come enjoy our spring photography exhibit, get a 3D scan of yourself, make amazing pictures with our green screen, watch our 3D printers in action, learn about next year's FIRST robotics teams, and more! This event is open to all ages.

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Monday, May 8th

  1. Wonder Kids' Club
    • Start time: 03:30pm
    • End date: Monday, May 8th
    • End time: 04:30pm
    • Kids in Preschool* - 2nd Grade are invited to come to the library every month to explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) concepts through stories and hands-on projects.

      Monday, January 9 - Milk Science
      Monday, February 6 - Three Little Pig Science
      Monday, March 6 - Building and Navigating Mazes
      Monday, April 3 - Birds and Nests
      Monday, May 8 - Water Experiments

      Please sign up to guarantee we have enough supplies. You can sign up at the Kid's Circulation Desk, by calling 309-446-9575, or by emailing Katie at khahn@brimfieldlibrary.org.

      *Children in preschool must be accompanied by a caregiver.

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  2. Yoga at the Library
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Monday, May 8th
    • End time: 07:00pm
    • Come stretch and breath your Monday stress away with yoga instructor Jill Feinberg.

      Please wear comfortable, stretchy clothes, and bring your own yoga mat and water bottle.

      You will need a punch card to attend class. Punch cards are good for five sessions and are available at the front desk for $20.

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Tuesday, May 9th

  1. Book Babies
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Tuesday, May 9th
    • End time: 10:30am
    • Children ages 0-3 and their caregivers are invited to come enjoy songs, rhymes, stories, and playtime every Tuesday morning from 10:00-10:30 starting September 6th. Book Babies is designed to help children develop their early literacy, motor, and social skills. Don't miss the fun!

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  2. Vlogging Tips and Tricks
    • Start time: 05:30pm
    • End date: Tuesday, May 9th
    • End time: 06:30pm
    • Interested in starting a video blog? Are you already a vlogger, but want to up your game? Come get tips from photographer and videographer Mark Nycz on making and editing great videos for your vlog. Participants must already have a Gmail account.

      This workshop is open to ages 10-18 and limited to six participants. Please sign up at the library, call 309-446-9575, or email khahn@brimfieldlibrary.org to reserve your spot.

      Mark Nycz is a Midwest based photographer and videographer who brings the experience and passion of his travels in the military into his art. He currently has work on display at the Peoria Riverfront Museum Planetarium. More examples of his work are available at www.nyczphotography.com.

      This workshop is developed pursuant to a Library Services and Technology Act grant administered by the Illinois State Library using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services

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