Rock Decorating 10/19/2019

Stop by the library during Harvest Fest on Saturday, October 19, 2019, between 1:00 and 3:00 to decorate rocks with geometric designs, words of kindness or encouragement, whimsical animals, or favorite characters.

Materials are supplied.

Bring your imagination; kids 8 and under please bring an adult!

Hearty & Healthy Polish Cooking 9/26/2019

Chicago native chef Michael Niksic rolls into the library bringing with him a boatload of fun, information, and savory ample servings from his e-book “Hearty & Healthy Polish Cooking.” His decades of food service experience along with some choices from his book in progress “Fish Fear My Name” will also be shared this evening. Limited seats, please register!

Teen Tech (History Fair) starts 9/19/19

7th and 8th grade students are invited to work at the library after school with technologies that support their History Fair projects. We have a 3D printer and 3D pens (for small artifacts), a Cricut machine (for 2D display elements), and will have a digital camera and a laptop (for videos and video editing). Different technologies will be introduced in different weeks. Oglesby Library is Bringing History into the Future with Technology, due to a Project Next Generation grant. Funding for this grant was awarded by the Illinois State Library, a Department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).

Teen Tech begins Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, from 3:30 – 6 PM and continues on Tuesdays & Thursdays until 11/19 (some weeks until 5 PM)

Candy Sushi 8/13/2019

Teens, come create colorful and delicious candy “sushi” rolls using a variety of candies (Rice Krispies, Fruit Roll-Ups, Swedish Fish, etc.) that you can eat or take home on Tuesday, August 13, 2019, from 3:30 until around 4:30 PM.

For teens (grades 6 and up), please sign up.

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