Events

Yesterday

  1. Library Closed
  2. Yoga at the Library
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Monday, January 16th
    • 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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Today

  1. Book Babies
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Tuesday, January 17th
    • 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. Math Games Club
    • Start time: 02:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, January 17th
    • End time: 03:00pm
    • Come play math games with us! Using the RightStart Math curriculum games, we'll play four to six different math games covering grades K-8 each time we meet. Join other homeschoolers who want to make math fun!

      For more about RightStart Math check out their website: http://rightstartmath.com

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  3. Death Cafe
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, January 17th
    • End time: 07:00pm
    • What do you fear about death and why? What do you want your legacy to be? How does your view of death affect the way you live? Join us in a relaxed setting to discuss death and eat cake.

      Death Cafe meetings are an opportunity to share thought-provoking, engaging and respectful conversations on death. They are not intended as a bereavement support group, counseling, or therapy.

      Please RSVP, so that we know how much cake to buy. Contact Patti: 309-446-9575 or psmith@brimfieldlibrary.org.

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Tomorrow

  1. After School Art: Journeymen
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, January 18th
    • End time: 05:00pm
    • Artists in 3rd through 6th grade are invited to come to the library once a month anytime between 3:00 and 5:00 to create projects inspired by famous artists or art styles. Projects will take approximately 30-45 minutes to complete.

      January 18 - Louise Nevelson Found Sculptures
      February 8 - Jim Dine Textured Valentines
      March 8 - Monet Water Lily Collages
      April 12 - Andy Warhol Mixed Media Self Portraits
      May 10 - Georgia O'Keeffe Giant Nature Paintings

      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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  2. Photography: Composition and Posing
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, January 18th
    • End time: 07:00pm
    • Students ages 10-18 are invited to join photographer Terry Kelch for a workshop focused on composing and posing studio photo shoots. This workshop will take place in the library's Maker Space.

      The library has six DSLR cameras available for students to use. Please sign up at the library, call 309-446-9575, or email khahn@brimfieldlibrary.org to reserve a camera. If you have your own DSLR camera, you are welcome to bring it and join the workshop.

      Terry Kelch started taking pictures in the 4th grade, after she received a camera for Christmas. She has been a professional photographer for twenty-six years and enjoys working with people of all ages to capture moments and emotions.

      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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Thursday, January 19th

  1. Family Movie Night: Middle School: The Worst Years Of My Life
    • Start time: 05:00pm
    • End date: Thursday, January 19th
    • End time: 07:00pm
    • All ages* are invited to bring your sleeping bag, blankets, and pillows to the library, and enjoy a variety of snacks while you watch Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life.

      *Children under the age of eight must be accompanied by a caregiver.

      Special thanks to Princeville State Bank for sponsoring this event.

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Saturday, January 21st

  1. Photography: Capturing Expressions
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, January 21st
    • End time: 12:00pm
    • Students ages 10-18 are invited to join photographer Terry Kelch for a workshop focused on capturing expressions. This workshop will take place in the library's Maker Space.

      The library has six DSLR cameras available for students to use. Please sign up at the library, call 309-446-9575, or email khahn@brimfieldlibrary.org to reserve a camera. If you have your own DSLR camera, you are welcome to bring it and join the workshop.

      Terry Kelch started taking pictures in the 4th grade, after she received a camera for Christmas. She has been a professional photographer for twenty-six years and enjoys working with people of all ages to capture moments and emotions.

      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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Monday, January 23rd

  1. Yoga at the Library
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Monday, January 23rd
    • 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, January 24th

  1. Book Babies
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Tuesday, January 24th
    • 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. Brimfield Book Club

Wednesday, January 25th

  1. 3D Printing Workshop: Basic 3D Design
    • Start time: 05:30pm
    • End date: Wednesday, January 25th
    • End time: 06:30pm
    • Come learn how to create a simple 3D design using Autodesk 123D, a free 3D design software that you can download and use at home!

      This workshop is open to all ages, but children ten and under must be accompanied by an adult or teen. All participants will receive a voucher good for a free 3D print of their choice.

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