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Prophetstown, IL 61277
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Brain Exercise Classes Held Monthly

Experience a monthly journey with Kara Schweitzer, an educator from University of Illinois Extension, as she leads participants through interactive activities crafted to stimulate the brain and enhance cognitive function and memory. Regardless of age, whether you're young or old, it's never too late to embark on the path of brain training. Dive into this enjoyable and informative class with Kara. Next class is Wednesday, April 17th at 1:30.

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Tiny T’s Caterpillar Story Hour Planned for May

Prophetstown Library has begun a toddler story hour that will be held on the first Monday of the month.
This month, we will read about caterpillars and their journey into butterfly.
Our toddler hour is stories and crafts for 2-5 year olds.

Our May Caterpillar story hour will be held on Monday, May 6th at 10:00 a.m.




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Mindful Meditation April

Beginner Meditation Classes to resume on Monday, April 22nd at 5:00 p.m. downstairs at The Prophetstown Library. No matter if you've never done this practice before, we invite you to participate. This is a free class and is being taught by a trained coach. Studies show that regular meditation can lower the symptoms of depression, reduce the frequency of negative thoughts, and generate more positivity in life.

Story and Craft Hour

Plan on joining us on Saturday, April 13th at 10 a.m. for our Story and Craft Hour at Henry C. Adams Memorial Library. This event is for all school age kids.

Family Reading

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All school age kids are invited to our April Story and Craft Hour on Saturday, April 13th at 10 a.m. at Henry C. Adams Memorial Library. This event is for all school age kids of any age! This month for April, we will be creating rain sticks instruments!

This month during the week of April 15th-April 20th we will continue on our Family Reading Initiative, encouraging all kids to read in their households.  ALL children that comes to the library during these dates and checks out books, will receive a hooting owl cupcake!


Try our New Catalog

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Book Club

The next library book club meeting will be held on April 16th at 2:00 p.m. and the book is "Abolitionist's Daughter" by Diane C. McPhail. If you would like to join the book club, please email or phone the Library, and we will get the book ordered for you.


New Books!


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!

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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.