Events

Tomorrow

  1. Gingerbread House Decorating Workshop
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Monday, December 11th
    • End time: 06:00pm
    • All ages are invited to come to the library's Maker Space anytime between 3:30 and 6:00 on Monday, December 11 to decorate festive graham cracker gingerbread houses with candy and frosting. A $1 registration fee is required to help cover the cost of materials. Register by Wednesday, December 6 to guarantee we have a house for you.

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  2. Yoga at the Library
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Monday, December 11th
    • 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, December 12th

  1. Book Babies
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Tuesday, December 12th
    • 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 5th. 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. Adobe Premier Pro Film Editing Workshop
    • Start time: 03:30pm
    • End date: Tuesday, December 12th
    • End time: 05:00pm
    • Want to learn how to make your own movies? Students in Grades 5-12 are invited to come learn the basics of using Adobe Premier Pro to edit video footage in a series of four workshops.

      Thursday, November 2 5:30-7:00
      Thursday, November 9 5:30-7:00
      Tuesday, December 5 3:30-5:00
      Tuesday, December 12 3:30-5:00

      There are only six spopts available in this workshop series - sign up to reserve your spot by emailing khahn@brimfieldlibrary.org or calling 309-446-9575.

      Can't make a session? Professional videographer and instructor Georege Bean will work with you to get you caught up during the next session.

      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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Wednesday, December 13th

  1. Maker Club for 5th-8th Grade
    • Start time: 03:30pm
    • End date: Wednesday, December 13th
    • End time: 05:00pm
    • Come to Maker Club once a month and learn how to make cool stuff.

      September - Become the writer, director, and producer of your own short LEGO stop motion short film.
      October - Need an accessory for your Halloween costume? Want something to decorate your locker or desk? Come find a 3D design online and learn how to get it ready to print.
      November - Learn how to make simple, yummy meals with a microwave.
      December - Turn old T-shirts into new accessories and gifts. Bring your old T-shirts or use the ones we have.

      Sign up for these programs at the Children's Circulation Desk, call 309-446-9575, or email Katie at khahn@brimfieldlibrary.org.

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Monday, December 18th

  1. LEGO Mindstorm Robotics Club
    • Start time: 03:30pm
    • End date: Monday, December 18th
    • End time: 05:30pm
    • Robotics enthusiasts in grades 5-8 are invited to come see if they can build and program a robot using LEGO Mindstorms kits to overcome the month's robot challenge.

      Space is limited to ten participants. Sign up by emailing khahn@brimfieldlibrary.org or calling 309-446-9575 to reserve your spot.

      This program 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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  2. LEGO Club
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Monday, December 18th
    • End time: 07:00pm
    • All Ages* are invited to come to the library every month for an hour of creative construction. Each month participants will be challenged to create something that fits the month's build theme, and will then have the opportunity to share their LEGO creations.

      Themes
      September - Fairy Tales and Fables
      October - Creepy Crawlies
      November - Sports and Games
      December - The Best Gift Ever
      January - Amazing Mazes
      February - Travel
      March - Silly and Seussical
      April - Nature
      May - Buildings and Bridges

      No registration necessary. *Children under 5 must be accompanied by a caregiver.

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  3. Yoga at the Library
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Monday, December 18th
    • 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, December 19th

  1. Book Babies
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Tuesday, December 19th
    • 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 5th. 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. Fiction Addiction
    • Start time: 02:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, December 19th
    • End time: 03:00pm
    • Are you a high schooler who loves to read and/or write? Join us during homeroom from 2:16 to 3:04 once a month in the high school library to discuss what you're reading, watching, and writing, do simple DIY projects, and get advanced reader copies of books before they're released.

      Don't attend the high school, but want to come? Sign in at the front desk, and then come up to the library.

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