1. Family Movie Night: Beauty and the Beast
    • Start time: 05:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, August 16th
    • 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 Beauty and the Beast (2017).

      *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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  1. FIRST LEGO League Robotics Team Informational Meeting
    • Start time: 08:00pm
    • End date: Thursday, August 17th
    • End time: 09:00pm
    • Interested in joining Brimfield Public Library's new First LEGO League robotics team for students in 4th-7th grade? Come to our informational meeting on Thursday, August 17th from 7:00-8:00pm in the Activity Room - meet the coaches, Bryan Siegel and Jessica Higgs, get a copy of the practice and competition schedule, learn what being on the team entails, and fill out a team member application. Can't make the meeting? Fill out an application here: Applications are due Thursday, August 17th by 7:45pm.

      FIRST limits FLL team size to ten members. In order to make selection of team members as fair as possible, the library will prioritize students who live in the Brimfield library district (same as the school district). We will then take students oldest to youngest.

      Can't commit to the FLL team schedule? Didn't get a spot on the team this year? Don't worry! The library will offer a series of less formal robotics and coding workshops throughout the school year.

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Monday, August 21st

  1. Solar Eclipse Viewing
    • Start time: 12:00pm
    • End date: Monday, August 21st
    • End time: 02:00pm
    • While the eclipse will not be a total eclipse in our area (it will be in southern Illinois), we will still have quite a viewing experience in Brimfield. The library will provide safe viewing glasses and will stream the NASA LiveStream from Carbondale. Drop in to try different activities and learn more about eclipses during this special event.

      This event is open to all ages; parents are responsible for ensuring their children follow safe viewing guidelines.

      Glasses are made available by STARnet, NASA @ My Library, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Research Corporation for Science Advancement, and Google.

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  2. Yoga at the Library
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Monday, August 21st
    • End time: 07:00pm
    • Come stretch and breath your Monday stress away with yoga instructor Nancy Shallumberg. Nancy has kindly offered to fill in while Jill is on vacation. Nancy teaches at the RiverPlex and has 30 years of yoga experience.

      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, August 22nd

  1. Brimfield Book Club