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Story and Craft Hour

Bring your elementary age children to the library for Story and Craft Hour! Saturday, February 11th at 10 AM

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cinderellaCinderella at Prophetstown Library February 4th

Saturday, February 4th at 10 a.m, The Prophetstown Library will host, magical legend, Cinderella. This fairytale superstar, will be reading some Disney classics as well as some fun crafts.  All school age kids are invited to help her look for her slipper!

Birth to Five Illinois - January 14th

birth to fiveBirth to Five Illinois is reimagining a more equitable Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) system that ensures family and community voice is centered and prioritized at every level of decision-making.

We are looking for a diverse group of parents/family members caring for a child under the age of 8 who are passionate about creating more opportunities for young children and families in your region. Read more...

Family Reading Night

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February Brings Valentine's Day and Chocolate Dogs!
Plan on joining us on Saturday, February 11th at 10 a.m. for our Story and Craft Hour at Henry C. Adams Memorial Library. This event is for all school age kids. This month for February, we will be learning about Valentine's Day along with a very special candy craft!

This month during the week of February 13th thru the 17th, we will continue on our Family Reading Initiative, encouraging all kids to read in their households. Any school age kids that comes to the library during these dates and checks out books, will receive a handcrafted chocolate dog.

We hope to see everyone utilizing our local library and reading amongst all ages, 2 years-101 years old. Be sure to stop in to see all of our new books we have added for February, including a hand-selected romance section for the month of love. There is a book of interest for everyone!

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Book Club

The next library book club meeting will be held on February 21st at 2:00 pm, and the book is "A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II" by: Sonia Purnell. If you are interested in joining the book club, please contact us at the library. We would love to have you!


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Wi-Fi Hotspots Available for Checkout

The Henry C. Adams Memorial Library staff is pleased to announce the addition of 4 WI-FI hotspots for checkout at the library. These hotspots allow our patrons access to 4g internet almost anywhere! Stop at the library to check one out today!

Explore More IllinoisExplore More IL

Explore More Illinois is a free service provided by your library that provides instant online access to free and discounted tickets to museums, science centers, sporting events, zoos, park districts, theatres, and other fun and local cultural venues.