Comfort Food Makeovers 1/23/2020

Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, 5:30-6:30 PM

Join University of Illinois Extension Nutrition and Wellness Educator, Susan Glassman, as she demonstrates some simple swaps of ingredients to enjoy comfort foods while making a change to healthier cooking. Take home a recipe book with new ideas for meals, and taste a recipe made during the class. Feel confident making small changes! Please register by Jan. 20 by calling University of Illinois Extension at (815) 224-0889 or online at There is no cost for this event, but space is limited, so don’t wait to register!

Teen Tech – Jan. 7, 21, 23, & 28

We are back in session with Teen Tech this month, and we will be introducing our new Nikon digital camera. Participants will also have a chance to practice using our Cricut Maker, 3D pens, and 3D printer, all purchased through the Project Next Generation grant. This program is designed for children and teens of middle school age and up.

Tuesdays, Jan. 7, 21, & 28, 2020, 3:30-6:00 PM and Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, 3:30-5:30 PM

***Our Jan. 23rd, session was originally scheduled to have a demonstration of virtual reality by Revelation VR of Peru. We will still have Teen Tech that day, but the virtual reality presentation has been rescheduled for Feb. 5th.***

Stuffed Animal Sleepover 1/3/2020

Drop off your cuddly companions for a night of fun at the library! Then follow their adventures on our Facebook page to see what they get up to! Drop off stuffed animals on Friday, January 3, by 5:00 PM, and pick up on Saturday. Please be sure not to leave a toy with us that your child cannot sleep without!

BONUS: A giant sloth stuffed animal will be joining us for the sleepover! We are holding a naming contest for this cuddly creature, and the winning name will receive a prize!

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