Events

Today

  1. Stories & STEAM
    • Start time: 04:00pm
    • End date: Monday, January 22nd
    • End time: 05:00pm
    • Children in Pre-K - 2nd Grade are invited to come listen to a classic fairy tale or fable and then explore related STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) concepts through hands on projects.To ensure we have enough materials for participants, please sign up for the program at the Children's Circulation Desk, by calling 309-446-9575, or by emailing Katie at khahn@brimfieldlibrary.org.January 22 - The Snow QueenFebruary 12 - RapunzelMarch 19 - The Tortoise and the HareApril 16 - The Three Billy Goats GruffMay 14 - Jack and the BeanstalkImagine, Innovate, Inspire programming is developed pursuant to a Library Services and Technology Act Grant administered by the Illinois State Library through Project Next Generation using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.  

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  2. Yoga at the Library
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Monday, January 22nd
    • 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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Tomorrow

  1. Book Babies
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Tuesday, January 23rd
    • 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. Brimfield Book Club
  3. Intro to Filmmaking Workshop
    • Start time: 03:30pm
    • End date: Tuesday, January 23rd
    • End time: 05:00pm
    • Students in grades 5-12 are invited to join instructor George Bean for two hands-on workshops (January 16 and 23) that explore the technology involved in filmmaking - learn to use the camera’s manual settings, try out different audio recording techniques, play with lighting options, and more! This workshop is limited to 6 participants. Register to reserve your spot.

      Imagine, Innovate, Inspire programming is developed pursuant to a Library Services and Technology Act Grant administered by the Illinois State Library through Project Next Generation using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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Wednesday, January 24th

  1. Knitting Club
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, January 24th
    • End time: 03:00pm
    • Do you knit, crochet, do needlework, or other forms of fiber art? Bring your projects to the library and socialize while you work.

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  2. WeDo Robotics Club 2
    • Start time: 04:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, January 24th
    • End time: 05:00pm
    • So many kids are interested in robotics, that we are adding an additional session!Kids in 1st-4th Grade are invited to come explore beginning engineering and programming concepts using LEGO's WeDo 2.0 robotics kits.This program is limited to 12 participants. Please sign up to reserve your spot at the Children's Circulation Desk, by calling 309-446-9575, or by emailing Katie at khahn@brimfieldlibrary.org.Imagine, Innovate, Inspire programming is developed pursuant to a Library Services and Technology Act Grant administered by the Illinois State Library through Project Next Generation using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.  

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Monday, January 29th

  1. Mindstorms Robot Club
    • Start time: 03:30pm
    • End date: Monday, January 29th
    • End time: 05:00pm
    • Students in grades 5-8 are invited to explore engineering and programming concepts using LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robotics kits. Each month we will build a robot and attempt to complete challenging, but fun tasks. Each session is limited to 10 participants.

      Imagine, Innovate, Inspire programming is developed pursuant to a Library Services and Technology Act Grant administered by the Illinois State Library through Project Next Generation 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, January 29th
    • 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, January 29th
    • 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 30th

  1. Book Babies
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Tuesday, January 30th
    • 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. Movie Making Workshop
    • Start time: 03:30pm
    • End date: Tuesday, January 30th
    • End time: 05:00pm
    • Students in grades 5-12 are invited to come work with instructor George Bean and a small group of students to create a short movie from start to finish over the course of five weeks (January 30, February 6, 13, 20, 27). Learn how to storyboard, write a script, set up video cameras, record video and audio, and edit your footage. Participation in past film workshops is helpful, but not necessary. This workshop series is limited to 6 participants. Register to reserve your spot.

      Imagine, Innovate, Inspire programming is developed pursuant to a Library Services and Technology Act Grant administered by the Illinois State Library through Project Next Generation using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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Wednesday, January 31st

  1. Knitting Club
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, January 31st
    • End time: 03:00pm
    • Do you knit, crochet, do needlework, or other forms of fiber art? Bring your projects to the library and socialize while you work.

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